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AIADMK, DMK welcome SC ruling on local body polls, swing into action

Describing the SC verdict as historic, the chief minister, at Omalur in Salem district, said the AIADMK would register a massive victory in the local body elections.

published on : 6th December 2019

Supreme Court puts local body polls on hold in nine Tamil Nadu districts

SC directed the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission to conduct the delimitation exercise and other formalities afresh and conclude them in four months.

published on : 6th December 2019

Why are Kashmiris disappearing from WhatsApp four months after Article 370 abrogation?

Users of the messaging service noticed that they were leaving WhatsApp groups with just a "(phone number) left" message. At first, no one quite understood what was happening or why.

published on : 5th December 2019

SC reserves order on Tamil Nadu local body polls

The court observed that the time of elections itself is not negation of democracy, and the law must be followed even if it leads to postponement or stay of elections.

published on : 5th December 2019

Hyderbad-based writer Nandivelugu Karthikeya gears up for this third book 'Mondi'

This book is based on Edward de Bono’s lateral thinking, translated into Telugu.

published on : 5th December 2019

Process of delimitation of wards begins in 131 ULBs in Telangana

Delimitation of wards is a pre-requisite for the conduct of civic polls.

published on : 4th December 2019

Loco pilot stops train immediately after wheel derails, averts major mishap in Andhra

The loco pilot of Tirupati-Shirdi express stopped the train in time observing one of the wheels of the general compartment got derailed.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Declare polls after completion of legal procedures: Opposition

CPM State secretary K Balakrishnan termed the announcement as fraudulent and full of confusion and urged the SEC to announce a fresh schedule after completing legal proceedings.

published on : 3rd December 2019

SC to hear on Thursday DMK's plea against EC decision to hold TN rural polls sans legal formalities

The DMK alleged that the present Tamil Nadu government was dragging its feet for conducting polls and had not carried out delimitation activity for the newly made nine districts.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Elections to Tamil Nadu rural local bodies on December 27, 30; polls for urban bodies later

State Election Commissioner R Palaniswamy said, in all, direct elections would be held for 1,18,974 rural local bodies.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Tamil Nadu: Notification of elections to rural local bodies today

DMK president MK Stalin said his party was ready to face the elections even if SEC issued the notification without completing delimitation.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Maharashtra to ensure 80 per cent quota in private jobs for locals: Governor BS Koshyari

Koshyari said the government would provide meal at Rs 10 to common citizens and build a super-speciality hospital in every district of the state.

published on : 1st December 2019

Directive to use locally made medical devices sees resistance

In 2018, the Central government had issued draft guidelines for public procurement, stipulating that medical devices should have a minimum local content of 25-50 per cent to qualify for public procure

published on : 29th November 2019

BJP in Tamil Nadu sceptical over party's scope in local body elections

According to party sources, the national party has sufficient vote base in areas that come under Coimbatore, Tirupur, Nagarkoil, Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli corporations.

published on : 29th November 2019

Uddhav-led government to ensure 80 per cent jobs for locals, waive farm loans

The Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi's common minimum programme also figures Sena's full meal at Rs 10 campaign promise.

published on : 28th November 2019
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