Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu: Ash packets sent to Raj Bhavan after Governor rejects bill on online gambling
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A party member on Thursday said that this was a symbolic protest to bring to the notice of society that 42 people had lost their lives due to losses from online gambling, adding "ash packets were sent to the Governor to make him realise the gravity of the issue". Governor R.N. Ravi had returned the bill passed by the state legislative assembly four months after it was lying dormant on his table.
New political alignment on cards: OPS to forge alliance with Sasikala, Dhinakaran
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The three are from the powerful Thevar community of South Tamil Nadu and Thevar's have been the traditional support base of the AIADMK. Recently a meeting of the Thevar community decided to make an alliance between the three high profile leaders who had been very powerful during the golden time of AIADMK when.
TN actor-politician Seeman booked over remarks on migrant workers
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Addressing a rally at Erode on February 13, the NTK founder-leader threatened the migrant workers that cases would be registered against them. Political strategist Prashant Kishor had come out against Seeman for openly calling for violence against Hindi-speaking people in Tamil Nadu.
PK dares Bihar, Tamil Nadu Police to register FIR against him
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"There are truths about some people who have uploaded fake videos for the provocation but that does not mean violent incidents are not taking place against Hindi-speaking people in Tamil Nadu. I have uploaded two videos where Hindi-speaking people were beaten by local Tamil youths. One such incident had happened in the train in Kongu district. I challenge Bihar and Tamil Nadu police to declare my two videos fake and register FIR against me," PK said, during the 161st day of Padyatra at Maharajganj in Siwan district on Saturday.
Stalin's life journey and political journey can't be differentiated, says Rajinikanth
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Rajinikanth was speaking to reporters on Saturday after visiting the photo exhibition marking Stalin's 70th birthday. The chief minister had turned 70 on March 1. The Tamil actor said that the photo exhibition on Stalin was organised brilliantly and added that the DMK leader had worked hard to reach the position of chief minister of Tamil Nadu.
TN tussle: BJP's top leadership to reach out to AIADMK
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The BJP's national leadership, however, wants a truce as it knows clearly that without the backing of the AIADMK, the party will be a big zero in Tamil Nadu, despite the super victories of Pon Radhakrishnan and C.P. Radhakrishnan in the Lok Sabha elections without any alliance.
RSS to provide dates after Madras HC directs police to allow route marches in Tamil Nadu
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The Madras High court division bench comprising Justices R Mahadevan and Mohammed Shaffiq told the appellants to approach state authorities with three different dates of their choice for holding the route march, and directed the authorities to grant permission for holding the marches on one of these dates.
TN BJP chief insists Tejasvi Surya didn't open emergency exit in IndiGo flight
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Surya is being targeted by the opposition Congress in Karnataka over the issue after reports emerged that it was the BJP MP who had allegedly pulled open the emergency exit of an IndiGo flight before take-off at the Chennai airport in December last year.
Thanks to governor, Tamil Nadu turns into battleground for BJP-DMK proxy war
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Earlier, in his customary address to the legislative assembly that is drafted by the state government, the governor had omitted references to the Dravidian model of governance, and the law and order situation in the state. Predictably, the governor's 'walkout' was criticised by the ruling party and its allies, who include the Congress party.
DMK suspends leader for remarks against Tamil Nadu Governor
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The party announced that it has temporarily suspended Krishnamoorthy for 'unlawful activities'. This came a day after Krishnamoorthy sparked a row with derogatory remarks against the Governor while criticising him for allegedly deviating from the approved text in his speech in the Assembly.
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