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    Tamil Nadu govt is in a comatose state: MK Stalin

    DMK President M K Stalin called up the people of the State to find their own means of protecting themselves from the Coronavirus and not depend on the government, which, he alleged, had failed in all aspects in controlling the spread of the disease. Giving statistics to prove what he called a gross failure of the government to combat the pandemic despite putting the State under lockdown, Stalin,...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    Tamils cheer for Kamala Harris, OPS terms it moment of pride

    Chennai: The nomination of US senator Kamala Harris, who has her connections with Chennai, as the vice- presidential running mate for the American Presidential elections 2020, is a moment of pride for Indians and Tamil Nadu, said state deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam. Reacting to Tuesday's announcement, Panneerselvam recalled her roots and conveyed his hearty wishes. "It...

    • yesterday
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    Palaniswami, OPS, Stalin welcome SC verdict on equal property rights for daughters

    Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswamy, Deputy Chief Minister O Pannerselvam and Leader of the Opposition M K Stalin welcomed the Supreme Court order bestowing equal rights to women in inheriting family property. Expressing happiness over the verdict, Palanisamy said the APex Court had upheld social justice in the country. The judgment would pave the way for...

    • yesterday
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    Tamil Nadu CM asks PM Modi for Rs 9K crore grant to fight COVID

    Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswamy urged the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allocate Rs 9,000 crore as a special grant to combat Covid-19 and its after-effects on the State economy, besides stepping up to Rs 3000 crore the Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness package. 'We have received Rs 512.64 crore from the Centre in two tranches under the package out of an...

    • yesterday
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    Tamil Nadu school admissions to begin from August 17

    Admissions to Classes one, five and nine in all schools would begin on August 17 all over the State, Minister for School Education K A Sengottaiyan said on Tuesday. Urging all to ensure that social distancing and other Covid-19 preventive measures were followed during the admission process, he said admission for LKG and Class One in private schools would be done online. However, reopening of...

    • 2 days ago
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    Is the AIADMK divided over next Tamil Nadu CM?

    Chennai: A tweet by dairy development minister Rajenthra Bhalaji saying that they would face the next Assembly elections by projecting Edappadi K Palaniswamy as the chief ministerial candidate came as a surprise to many within the AIADMK and outside of it on Tuesday. Seen as a reply to Cooperation Minister Sellur K Raju, who had, told the media in Madurai that the party would win the elections and...

    • 2 days ago
  • Tamilnadu

    DK, MDMK come out in support of Kanimozhi over Hindi row

    Chennai: Dravidar Kazhagam President K Veeramani and MDMK founder Vaiko had flayed the incident at the Chennai airport on Sunday when DMK MP representing Thoothukudi constituency was asked if she was an Indian by an officer of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) when she was asked to give her instructions either in English or Tamil. That this had happened in Chennai, the capital...

    • 2 days ago
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    Whoa, CISF, inga Hindi Vindi chalta nai

    Hyderabad: For people from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand, picking up a word or two of Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada or Telugu could be a tough task. Now, the personnel of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) posted at airports across South India — a majority of whom are from the three Hindi-speaking states — are all set to give their best shot at picking up a few words in the regional...

    • 2 days ago
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    Cop arrested in Sathankulam custodial torture case dies of COVID-19

    Madurai: One of the 10 policemen arrested in connection with the custodial torture and murder of a father-son duo at Sathankulam in Thoothukudi district has died of COVID-19, police said. Special sub-inspector Paul Durai (56) died at the Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH) in Madurai early Monday. Paul Durain was one of the 10 policemen arrested in connection with the alleged...

    • 3 days ago
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    Trans people win hearts of Chennaites with 'Go Corona Go' number

    Chennai: Transgender volunteers recruited by the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) to spread awareness of social distancing norms are winning the hearts of the people of Chennai with their story-telling songs. Their story-telling methods are drawing the attention of hundreds of people in the streets of Chennai. While they perform folk songs and dances like Kolattom, their latest...

    • 4 days ago

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