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Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer Rajesh Lakhoni (File | EPS)
Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer: FIR registered over alleged bribery of voters in RK Nagar bypoll

The FIR was filed on the basis of a complaint lodged with the police by the returning officer of RK Nagar constituency on April 21.

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Chief Minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah (File | AFP)
Karnataka strongly opposed to Cauvery Management Board, says CM Siddaramaiah

The Supreme Court is currently hearing the appeals filed by Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala against the 2007 award of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal on water-sharing.

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Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. (File | PTI)
Kerala, Tamil Nadu decide to hold talks on inter-state water disputes

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today called on his Tamil Nadu counterpart K Palaniswami here and the two decided to hold official-level talks to solve the water disputes.

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Senthil Balaji (File | ANI)
Income Tax department raids properties of disqualified AIADMK MLA Senthil Balaji, kin, friends

The Income Tax department raided the house of MLA Senthil from the TTV Dhinakaran faction and his relatives after they came under the scanner.

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Kamal Haasan with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. (Photo | ANI)
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal urges actor Kamal Haasan to enter politics

The actor, who has increasingly made political statements, said it was "a great privilege" that the Delhi Chief Minister desired to meet him.

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Supreme Court. (File | PTI)
Supreme Court reserves verdict; will Tamil Nadu get due share of Cauvery?

Political parties and Tamil organisations are concerned over what they believe was the Centre’s attempt to drag the dispute.

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PMK sees Centre’s bid to ‘eclipse’ Keezhadi

PMK founder S Ramadoss on Wednesday charged that there seemed to be a conspiracy to ‘eclipse’ the excavations already made at Keezhadi in Sivaganga district last year, which re-established the gloriou

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Ex-IIT director’s nomination to Anna varsity panel upheld

The nomination of Ananth Padmanabhan, former director, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, as one of the members of the search panel for selecting a vice-chancellor of Anna University, has b

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Retired Supreme Court judge Ibrahim Kalifullah addressing the gathering after inaugurating the Crescent School of Law at BS Abdur Rahman University on Wednesday | Express
Find ways to use law to help the poor, urges Kalifullah

The Crescent School of Law was inaugurated at B S Abdur Rahman University by former Supreme Court judge Justice Ibrahim Kalifullah on Wednesday.

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Slew of projects to offset dropping of Sirkazhi one: NLCIL

The NLC India Limited has proposed to set up various power projects totalling 5,300 MW capacity in different parts of Tamil Nadu to compensate the 4,000 MW Sirkazhi Thermal Project, which has been shi

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‘MLAs only against EPS, not the govt’

The senior counsel of some of the disqualified rebel MLAs Dushyant Dave told Justice M Duraiswamy of the Madras High Court on Wednesday that the 18 MLAs revolted only against Chief Minister Edappadi K

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Launderer sealed for polluting groundwater

Officials from the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) have sealed a private launderer BJ Expo Private Limited in Vellanur, Avadi, for functioning without any form of government approval and fo

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Ruling faction to submit GC meet resolutions to EC soon

A team of senior ministers and functionaries of the ruling faction of the AIADMK is likely to visit Delhi within a few days to file the resolutions, adopted at the general council meeting held on September 12, before the Election Commission of India.

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Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, addressing mediapersons in Chennai airport on Wedneday | shiba prasad sahu
Greenfield airport in five years: Minister

The Centre and the State are working together to firm up plans on setting up a second airport, a greenfield facility, and developing an aerocity around it.

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Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami (File | PTI)
Eight arrested for sending saris to Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami, Speaker Dhanapal

Cases would be registered against them for 'insulting' the Chief Minister and the Speaker, police said.

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Anna University Building, Guindy (File | EPS)
Anna University VC appointment: Madras HC upholds appointment of member in search committee

When the PIL was taken up for hearing today, the advocate general produced the original copies of the letter.

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Two girls die of viral fever in Tamil Nadu

A three-year-old and a 10-year-old died of viral fever.

20 Sep 2017

CBI main office in New Delhi. | PTI
CBI books two IAS officers, 11 others in Puducherry medical admission scam

According to an FIR, "the accused officers cheated bona fide students who were issued provisional admission certificate during counselling," but were later denied seats.

20 Sep 2017

File photo: Edappadi K Palaniswamy | EPS
CM Palaniswami takes holy dip in Cauvery, draws ridicule from TTV Dhinakaran

The chief minister took the holy dip at the Cauvery Pushkaram function at a temple in Mayiladuthurai in Nagappattinam district.

20 Sep 2017

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Man held for murdering mother over property dispute in Tamil Nadu

A 39-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly murdering his mother over a property dispute in the district, police said today.

20 Sep 2017

T T V Dhinakaran addressing the press. (File | EPS)
No stay on disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs, no floor test for now: Madras High Court

Madras HC extended the stay order on floor test in Tamil Nadu assembly until further order. It also adjourned the case on the MLAs disqualification to October 4.

20 Sep 2017