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Tag Archives: Tamil Nadu

Supreme Court: Jayalalithaa will not be declared convict in Corruption Case

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Karnataka government moved to the Supreme Court seeking a review of its verdict through which it had abated the proceedings  in the disproportionate Property case against  Jayalalithaa but the court  rejected the appeal. The Supreme Court says that the Former chief minister of Tamil Nadu Jayalalithaa was not declared as ...

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MS Dhoni, Tamil Nadu Cricketers Rescued from Hotel Fire

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MS Dhoni and the Tamil Nadu cricket team, who are in the capital city Delhi to play the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament, were exiled safely. Chennai: Cricketers from Tamil Nadu and Jharkhand including some well-known names such as M.S. Dhoni, L. Balaji and Dinesh Karthik persisted a scare as a ...

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After 40 minutes of silence at Jaya memorial, O Panneerselvam shatters Sasikala’s peace

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CHENNAI: After performing to be a willing pawn in the hands of V K Sasikala ever since J Jayalalithaa‘s death on December 5, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam surprised everyone on Tuesday night, blaming Sasikala and senior party leaders of “forcing” him to resign as Chief Minister. The surprise ...

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Tamil Nadu doctors too join jallikattu protests

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The Tamil Nadu Government Doctors’ Association (TNGDA) marked their disagreement at an unhappy move of jallikattu ban in the form of a dharna. The participation of youth, specially students against the ban, made it more powerful. Chennai: With the ongoing protests against the ban on jallikattu on a rise, the ...

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Jallikattu ordinance cleared by Centre, Tamil Nadu CM says ‘joyous news’ soon

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New Delhi: Jallikattu seems set to become legal again, with the Centre and Tamil Nadu government working in tandem to bring a state ordinance to evade an SC ban on the traditional and popular bull-taming sport. A draft ordinance that the state government sent to the Union home ministry on ...

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Missing Chennai Autorickshaw Driver killed, Five Arrested

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On January 10, Sivanandam attracted Praveen out of his house offering the used autorickshaw, which the latter was looking to buy. He took Praveen to Ganesh’s courier firm where a rest of the gang joined for a binge session. The prime suspect Ganesh who masterminded the murder is so far ...

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Nearly 40 traffickers convicted in Karnataka in rare success for prosecutors

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Human traffickers, pimps, and brothel owners were among 39 people convicted by a district court in Ballari with the sentencing due on Wednesday, according to the prosecutor Rathod Ramsingh, who said he hoped the verdict would discourage others. Campaigners welcomed the verdict, saying that it should encourage other victims to ...

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Tamil Nadu police keep strict vigil to prevent conduct of Jallikattu

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Tension prevailed in the area as people have gathered in large numbers after news spread that Jallikattu would be conducted at the venues where the event was held previously. Local people hoisted black flags in many places protesting a ban on the sport. Alanganallur: A large posse of police personnel ...

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Student held for murder attempt, 3 more on run in Chennai

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A college student was arrested and police are on the lookout for three of his associates who together tried to strangulate and have murder a call taxi driver in an attempt to hijack the car. Cops’ timely intervention saves call taxi driver’s life. Chennai: A college student was arrested and ...

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Couple get death for ‘honour’ killing in Tirunelveli

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It is believed that this is the first case of a death penalty awarded for ‘honour’ killing. Tirunelveli: A couple was sentenced to capital punishment by the Tirunelveli district court on Wednesday in an honour killing case. The judgment has been greeted by social and political outfits, as it has ...

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