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Chennai erupts in joy as Amma set to become CM on Saturday
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Chennai erupts in joy as Amma set to become CM on Saturday

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazagham supremo Jayalalithaa will be sworn in for the fifth time as Tamil Nadu chief minister on Saturday along with 28 ministers, nearly eight months after she was forced to quit over corruption charges. An Amma supporter is jubilant after she was let off by the Karnataka HC, paving her way back to power. Photograph: Reuters On a day of fast paced developments, 67-year-old Jayalalithaa was elected as legislature party leader at a meeting of party MLAs, 11 days ... Rediff.com, 1 day ago
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'Verdict proves I have done no wrong; victory for honesty'

Hailing the Karnataka high court verdict acquitting her in the disproportionate assets case, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazagham chief Jayalalaithaa on Monday said it has proved that she did no wrong and vowed to continue to work for the welfare of people of Tamil Nadu. “Today’s verdict gives me immense satisfaction, this has removed the slander imposed on me, this has erased the blame put on me by political enemies,” she said in her first reaction hours after her ...
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67-kg cake, celebrations for Amma's birthday

A 67 kilogram cake, special poojas and a slew of welfare activities marked the 67th birthday of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazagham supremo J Jayalalithaa, who was greeted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A Jayalalithaa supporter celebrates the AIADMK chief’s birthday. Photograph: Reuters “Birthday greetings to Jayalalithaa ji. May she be blessed with a long life, filled with good health,” Modi tweeted. Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah also greeted the former chief minister ...
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From 1996 to 2015: Twists and turns in Jayalalithaa case

Following is the course of events in the disproportionate assets case against Jayalalithaa that witnessed legal turns in the last 19 years after the Dravida Munnetra Kazagham government decided to form Special Court on coming to power in 1996. 1996: Subramanian Swamy, then Janata Party chief, files a case against Jayalalithaa alleging that during her tenure as chief minister from 1991 to 1996, she amassed properties worth Rs 66.65 crore disproportionate to her known sources of income.
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'Comeback queen' Jaya reigns supreme after acquittal

The acquittal allows the AIADMK chief to plan a new political path and also prepare her party for the assembly elections scheduled next year. In a dramatic turn of events, All-India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazagham chief Jayalalithaa on Monday wriggled herself out of the legal vortex she was caught in and has got the decks cleared for her return to the chief minister’s post she had lost eight months ago. The ‘Comeback Queen’, known for her resilience and determination to ...
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Concept of marital rape can't be applied in India, says government

The concept of marital rape cannot be applied in India as marriage is treated as a sacrament or sacred as per mindset of the Indian society, government said on Wednesday. “It is considered that the concept of marital rape, as understood internationally, cannot be suitably applied in the Indian context due to various factors, including level of education, illiteracy, poverty, myriad social customs and values, religious beliefs, mindset of the society to treat the marriage as a ...
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Rajya Sabha passes transgenders bill, first private member proposal in 46 years

In a rare legislative action, a private member’s Bill seeking to protect the rights of transgenders was passed unanimously by voice vote in Rajya Sabha on Friday. The ‘Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 2014’, moved by Dravida Munnetra Kazagham’s Tiruchi Siva was passed after leader of the House and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said it would not be proper if the House is divided on this issue as all feel in favour of the rights of transgenders. The Bill was passed with ...
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Uproar in Lok Sabha over communal incidents

Heated exchanges were witnessed in Lok Sabha on Tuesday between opposition and Treasury benches over the rising number of communal incidents, as Congress and Trinamool Congress members accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of creating an atmosphere of “religious intolerance” despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assurance to minorities. Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu led the charge for the government accusing Congress of playing “communal ...
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Centre was not informed, share India's outrage: PM on hardliner's release

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday denounced the release of hardline separatist leader Masarat Alam by the Jammu and Kashmir government of which Bharatiya Janata Party is a partner, saying he shared the “outrage” over the unacceptable decision and would take whatever action is required. Modi spoke in Lok Sabha as members from various political parties created an uproar over the development, terming it as “anti-national” and dangerous to the country’s ...
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Karuna condemns Lankan PM's remarks on Indian fishermen

Slamming Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe for his remarks that Indian fishermen may be shot if they intruded into Lankan waters, Dravida Munnetra Kazagham said it "amounted to a slap" on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's face ahead of his tour to the island nation. "It is not proper for the Lankan Prime Minister to give an interview amounting to a slap on the Indian PM's face ahead of his goodwill tour," DMK President M Karunanidhi said. ...
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