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SC restrains CBI from arresting Maran till September 14
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SC restrains CBI from arresting Maran till September 14

In a relief to former Telecom Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazagham leader Dayanidhi Maran, the Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the Madras high court order cancelling his bail in the alleged telephone exchange case. A three-judge bench headed by Justice T S Thakur sought Central Bureau of Investigation’s response on Maran’s plea and questioned its decision to arrest him in a case registered in 2013. “What were you doing for the last two years. Why you have not arrested BSNL ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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DMK's Stalin slaps passenger on Chennai metro

  Dravida Munnetra Kazagham leader M K Stalin was in the midst of a controversy on Thursday after a video showed him allegedly slapping a fellow passenger on board a metro train. The video shows the DMK leader and son of former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, to be hitting a passenger with the back of his hand. The man at the receiving end seems gob-smacked. The passenger, reportedly a party worker, who was standing alongside Stalin, was then asked to move from there.  “I did not ...
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Amidst revelry, Jayalalithaa files nomination for bypolls

Making her way past hundreds of joyous supporters, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday filed her nomination papers for June 27 bypoll to the Radhakrishnan Nagar Assembly constituency. In what is expected to be cakewalk for her in the wake of major opposition parties deciding to boycott the bypoll, the 67-year-old Jayalalithaa aims to make her debut from a constituency in this metropolis. Jayalalithaa, who was accompanied by ...
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Hindu population sees decline, Muslim numbers rise: 2011 census

The Muslim community has registered a moderate 0.8 per cent growth to touch 17.22 crore in the 10 year period between 2001 and 2011, up from 13.8 crore, while Hindu population showed a decline by 0.7 per cent at 96.63 crore during the period, according to the latest census data on religion. While the census figure on religion was released on Tuesday, more than four years after compilation of the data, the caste data is yet to be made public. Rashtriya Janata Dal, Janata Dal-United, Samajwadi ...
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Fresh hope for GST as BJP reaches out to Congress

New Delhi : Hope of the goods and services tax (GST) obtaining legislative approval revived after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) reached out to the Congress for convening a special session of Parliament next month. The Congress has so far been ...
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Congress braves backlash, stalls Parliament, derails GST

New Delhi: Risking political isolation, the Congress disrupted the ongoing monsoon session of Parliament for the 16th day, even as the government sought to stand its ground by tabling the goods and services tax (GST) bill in the Rajya Sabha for ...
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Thousands say goodbye as Kalam makes his way home

A sea of humanity, especially school and college students,  thronged Rameswaram to catch a last glimpse of former President A P J Abdul Kalam before his last rites on Thursday. The body of the 'people's President' was brought down to Rameswaram from New Delhi in the afternoon. Emotional welcome for mortal remains of Dr Kalam at Mandapam on the way to Rameswaram. Photograph: Press Information Bureau/Twitter The mortal remains of former President A P J Abdul Kalam were on Wednesday ...
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Campaign to save Mumbai blasts case convict gains momentum

NEW DELHI: Convicted as conspirator in the 1993 Mumbai blasts that killed over 250, former chartered accountant Yakub Memon could dodge the hangman's noose set for July 30, if a growing campaign by leading jurists and intellectuals persuades the ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago Spare him from the noose: Judges, politicians urge president to pardon Yakub  Rediff.com1 month ago
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Lalu-Mulayam-Mamata-Mayawati absence makes Sonia's iftar a political miss

Sonia Gandhi's iftar was meant to be a powerful show of unity of Opposition parties to take on the Modi Sarkar, but that was not to be... Sheela Bhatt/Rediff.com, who attended the iftar discovers that the Congress has found little breathing space in the year after its 2014 debacle. Image: Nitish Kumar, facing camera, and Sharad Pawar, back to the camera, at Sonia Gandhi's table at the iftar the Congress Party president hosted on July 13. Photograph: PTI Photo As Congress Party President Sonia ...
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Setback for Amma after Karnataka moves SC against 'illegal' acquittal

In a setback to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, the Karnataka government on Tuesday challenged her acquittal by the state high court in the illegal wealth case. In its petition, the Karnataka government called Jayalalithaa’s acquittal as illegal. Former state advocate general BV Acharya will be the state government's Special Public Prosecutor to argue the case in the apex court. All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazagham supremo Jayalalithaa was acquitted last month ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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