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Karuna taught Tamils to drink: AIADMK slams DMK over prohibition promise
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Karuna taught Tamils to drink: AIADMK slams DMK over prohibiti...

Amid a growing chorus for implementing prohibition in Tamil Nadu, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam on Thursday said the Jayalalithaa-led government was taking all steps to make the state ‘liquor-free’, and lambasted arch rival Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam for having “taught Tamils to drink” by removing prohibition in 1971. Taking a swipe at DMK president M Karunanidhi’s statement that his party would take steps to implement prohibition if voted to power in the ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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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 ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Jayalalithaa is back as CM, the question is for how long  Rediff.com2 months ago
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Congress will not contest TN bypoll

The Congress on Monday joined other opposition parties, including the Dravida Munetra Kazhagam and Pattali Makkal Katchi, in boycotting the June 27 by-election to Radhakrishnan Nagar constituency in Chennai, from where All India Anna Dravida Munetra Kazhagam supremo and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is seeking re-election to the Tamil Nadu assembly. Tamil Nadu Congress Committee President EVKS Elangovan alleged that the bypoll may not be held in a fair manner.   In a statement, he ...
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No end to logjam: Opposition disrupts Lok Sabha for 3rd week

Vociferous protests by Opposition members led by the Congress continued in the Lok Sabha on Monday as Speaker Sumitra Mahajan warned several of them of action if they did not stop displaying placards, forcing the adjournment of the house for almost two hours. The noisy scenes began soon after the house assembled and expressed grief at the loss of lives and property in different parts of the country due to cyclone and floods. When the Question Hour was taken up, over 30 members of the Congress ...
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Is Jayalalithaa unwell? New Delhi agog with rumours

M Karunanidhi's remark about the Tamil Nadu CM's health sets off speculation. New Delhi is agog with speculation about the health of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, with SMSes flying thick and fast about the possibility of her travelling abroad for treatment.  Insiders in AIADMK headquarters confirmed that Jayalalithaa, now 67, has been unwell for the past two months and undergoing medical treatment in her home in Chennai. Of course, she attends office for three hours ...
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Will Rahul throw wet blanket on Modi's agenda in Parliament?

Narendra Modi government's reform agenda is under threat of a washout, Archis Mohan reports. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi could be the only man standing between a monsoon session of Parliament that the Narendra Modi government could utilise to pursue its reform agenda, or one that is a complete washout because of the Congress demand that the ruling party dismiss External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje for their reported help to and business ...
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The 4 options before Supreme Court in Jaya case

The clue to the what lies ahead for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, following the Karnataka government appealing in the Supreme Court her acquittal in a disproportionate assets case, may lie in a 2001 court case, writes R Ramasubramanian. The much-awaited event in Tamil Nadu politics happened on Tuesday as the Karnataka government filed an appeal in the Supreme Court challenging the acquittal of Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and three others in the Rs 66.65 crore disproportionate ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago For Jayalalithaa, the ball is in Karnataka's court  Rediff.com2 months ago The return of Amma: Will Karnataka play party pooper?  Rediff.com2 months ago Did glaring math error lead to Jayalalithaa's acquittal?  Rediff.com2 months ago
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BJP remains ambivalent as Jaya awaits runaway victory in by-poll

Even as political parties in TN have decided not to field a candidate against CM Jayalalithaa in the assembly by-election, the BJP's ambivalence has shown up once again, says N Sathiya Moorthy. Even as all non-Communist political parties in Tamil Nadu have decided not to field a candidate against All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the R K Nagar assembly by-election, slated for June 27, it’s the ambivalence of the state unit of ...
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Marans' luck runs out, can they bounce back still?

With the home ministry rejecting the renewal of broadcast licences to Sun group, is it end of the road for Maran brothers? R Ramasubramanian reports from Chennai. It’s black Monday for the media moguls of South India, Kalanithi and Dayanidhi Maran. The shares of their Sun Television Network plummeted by 28 per cent within minutes of trading starting at the Bombay Stock Exchange on the very first day of the week. This happened as news broke out that the Union ministry for home ...
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IIT-M row: SC panel summons HRD sec, IIT director

The national scheduled castes panel on Tuesday issued notices to Union human resource development secretary and IIT-Madras Director asking them to appear before it on June 8 amid a political row over de-recognition of a students' body comprising mostly dalits. In the midst of bitter face-off, IIT-M authorities held talks with the students group Ambedkar-Periyar Study Circle in a bid to end the confrontation that has left the campus in turmoil and decided to convene a meeting of its Board of ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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