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Former Telecom Minister A Raja addresses the gathering at his book launch 'The 2G Saga Unfolds' in New Delhi on Saturday. PTI Photo
Ex-CAG Vinod Rai was a 'contract killer' hired to end UPA-2, says former telecom minister A Raja

Raja went on to say that some forces were working against the UPA-2 and for that they used Rai as a tool.

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Tamil Nadu: Defamation plea against Rajinikanth comes up again

A plea has been filed in the Madras High Court to quash an order, dated April 12, 2017, of a Magistrate Court, which rejected a plea to initiate defamation proceedings against Shivaji Rao Gaikwad aka

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The 21-gun salute being given to Suresh near Dharmapuri on Friday | Express
Tamil Nadu: Jawan laid to rest with full honours

A soldier for 20 years, Suresh died in Pak firing along LoC on Thursday; `20 lakh solatium given to kin

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‘Indo-US trade has grown by over USD100 billion in 15 years’, says US Consul-General 

Trade between India and the United States of America has grown by over USD 100 billion in 15 years, said Robert Burges, US Consul-General in Chennai.

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Tamil Nadu: TV channel nominations

News 7 Tamil, an infotainment television channel has instituted awards for distinguished personalities/organisations of Tamil origin for their illustrious service in upholding Tamil ethos and furtheri

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Poor semester pass per cent shocks colleges and students in Tamil Nadu

Strict evaluation leads to students failing in papers leaving them flummoxed.

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TTV Dhinakaran (File | EPS)
Tamil Nadu: Aide brags of Rs 20 token, former CM Jayalalithaa Jaya’s video, lands TTV Dhinakaran in a soup

A supporter bragging about distribution of money during RK Nagar by-poll and release of Jayalalithaa’s video clip has landed independent MLA TTV Dhinakaran in hot waters.

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‘New party plan after impending HC verdict’, says RK Nagar MLA T T V Dhinakaran

RK Nagar MLA T T V Dhinakaran on Friday said his future course of action would depend on the verdict of Delhi High Court on his plea in the Two Leaves symbol case.

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Tamil Nadu: Setback for plan to build green homes for poor

The Housing and Urban Development Department’s plan to convert 20,000 huts or mud houses of economically weaker sections into green houses with a concrete roof and solar power.

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Ban on sand quarrying upheld; Tamil Nadu told to strictly adhere to earlier order

Says it is the duty of court to ensure that environment is protected when authorities failed to do so

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From today, travelling by train will be cheaper than buses in Tamil Nadu

From today, travel by train will be cheaper than that in buses. The State government on Friday announced hike in bus fares in eight public transport corporations it operates.

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The reason behind the increase is to handle the liabilities of transport corporations which have accumulated upto Rs. 22,048 crores and as per High Court orders. (Express File Photo)
Tamil Nadu: Ticket prices hiked after six years, minimum fares in MTC and town buses to be Rs 5

The reason behind the increase is to handle the liabilities of transport corporations which have accumulated upto Rs. 22,048 crores and as per High Court orders.

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Late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa (File Photo | PTI)
Former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalaithaa's nephew, niece move Madras HC to administer intestate properties

Deepak and Deepa, both children of Jayalalithaa's brother Jayakumar, moved the court claiming that they are the second class legal heirs as per the Hindu Succession Act, and entitled to inherit them.

19 Jan 2018

Vairamuthu. (Express Photo)
Madras HC stays proceedings against lyricist Vairamuthu in Hindu Goddess remarks row

According to the complainant, the lyricist had made some remarks against Hindu goddess Andal, which could lead to communal disharmony and a law-and-order problem as they hurt the religious sentiments

19 Jan 2018

Jallikattu is Tamil Nadu's traditional sport which is part of Pongal festivities. | (KK Sundar | EPS)
Madras HC allows conduct of jallikattu at Ulagampatti in Dindigul district

The judge gave the order on a PIL seeking permission to conduct the event at Ulagampatti village.

19 Jan 2018

TTV Dhinakaran (File photo)
TTV Dhinakaran cites technical hurdles in forming new party in Tamil Nadu

The sidelined AIADMK leader said there were no such difficulties in functioning as the AIADMK (Amma) if the court allowed them to use that name.

19 Jan 2018

Russian Consulate seeks CMDA approval to regularise its building

The Russian Consulate is seeking an approval from the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) to regularise its existing building, which has been built violating development regulations.

19 Jan 2018

‘Green’ MCC to meet 50% power needs from sun

The Madras Christian College will harness half of its power requirements from the sun. A 500-kw solar power plant spread over three acres was commissioned at the college’s farm on Thursday by US Consu

19 Jan 2018

Delimitation draft open for public suggestions

The Chennai Corporation has presented its ward delimitation draft to the public for suggestions. Members of the public or representatives of political parties may submit their suggestions to the Regio

19 Jan 2018

‘Need for privacy and protection of victims of crime’

President of World Society of Victimology (WSV) Marc Groenhuijsen, on Thursday stressed the importance of victim privacy and protection of victims of crime.

19 Jan 2018

O Panneerselvam (EPS | Sunish P Surendran)
Centre yet to clear Rs 4,474 crore to Tamil Nadu Education department, says deputy CM

The State Education Department has not received Rs 4,474 crore from the Centre under various schemes in the last few years, according to Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam.

19 Jan 2018