Tamil Nadu

Ex-VHP leader Maniyan arrested for comments against Ambedkar
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Confirming his arrest, the Mambalam police said Maniyan was charged with various sections of the IPC, including the SC/ST Act.
Majority thinks Udhayanidhi Stalin indulged in 'hate speech': Survey
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The survey had a sample size of 3,350. During the course of a speech delivered last Saturday, the young DMK leader, who's the son of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin, had compared Sanatan Dharma with a number of diseases and called for its eradication.
Udhayanidhi Stalin writes open letter to DMK cadres, clarifies position on Sanatana Dharma
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While sticking to his position of Dravidian equality, Udhayanidhi, the son of Chief Minister M.K. Stalin said, "The DMK was not against any religion."
TN Police register case against BJP IT Cell head Amit Malaviya
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Malaviya is accused of twisting Tamil Nadu Minister for Sports and Youth affairs , Udhayanidhi Stalin’s speech on Sanatan Dharma.
Ex- judges, bureaucrats write to CJI seeking suo moto action against Udhayanidhi Stalin
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The letter stated that Stalin Jr.'s comments amount to hate speech against a large population of India and strikes at the very core of the Constitution of India which envisages Bharat as a secular nation.
Sanatana dharma like dengue, has to be eradicated: Udayanidhi Stalin
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Udayanidhi in his speech said: "I thank the organisers for giving me the opportunity to speak at this conference to eradicate Sanatana Dharma. I congratulate the organisers for calling the conference as 'eradication of Santana dharma' instead of 'opposing Sanatana Dharma'.
Mekedatu dam souring Tamil Nadu's ties with Karnataka, casting a shadow on INDIA
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Sandeep Saxena, Additional Chief Secretary to government, Water Resources Department of Tamil Nadu told journalists that the state had pointed out that 37.9 tmc ft water was deficit as on August 9, 2023. This was as per the Supreme Court judgment of 2018 and Tamil Nadu officials demanded the CWMA to issue directions to release water on a day to day basis.
For Dravidian parties, anti-Hindi protests a way to re-assert Tamil identity
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The first such agitations in the state were carried in 1937 after Hindi teaching was made compulsory in the erstwhile Madras presidency by the first Congress government of the state led by C. Rajagopalchari. This move was opposed by E.V.S. Ramasamy Periyar or Thanthai Periyar considered as the father of the Dravidian movement.
Kamal Haasan undecided on joining Congress, DMK alliance in TN
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MNM was not invited to the Opposition alliance meeting at Patna and in Bengaluru. However, sources in the party, told IANS that Kamal Haasan and his MNM was not part of the opposition alliance and that presently the party was concentrating in developing its support base across the state in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections.
Not fit to continue..': CM Stalin complains to President Murmu about Tamil Nadu Governor
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He cited a communication from the Governor in which he dismissed the arrested minister Senthil Balaji from the council of ministers and later, the action was kept in abeyance. M.K. Stalin, in the letter to Droupadi Murmu, termed this a "serious violation of the Constitution".
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