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  • SC extends Jayalalithaa's bail in disproportionate assets case Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday extended the bail granted to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa till the disposal of her appeal before the Karnataka High Court in disproportionate assets case in which she has been sentenced to four years in jail. The apex court also allowed the...
  • Political war between Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh over killing of 20 alleged red sander smugglers April 8, 2015

    Massive uproar by human rights activists and politicians continue in Chennai and Chittoor over the killing of 20 alleged red sander smugglers by the Andhra Pradesh police. The encounter has snowballed into a political war between Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. The Tamil Nadu government announced a compensation of Rs...
  • Andhra CM briefs Home Minister after police kills 20 smugglers; fresh protests in Chittoor, Chennai April 8, 2015

    Chennai: With growing pressure and allegations of human rights violations, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has called up Home Minister Rajnath Singh to brief him on the on killing of sandalwood smugglers in Chittoor. Sources said the Ministry of Home Affairs has sought a detailed report. Protests are underway...
  • DA case against Jayalalithaa; SC reserves verdict on plea against special public prosecutor April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on a plea of a DMK leader seeking removal of special public prosecutor (SPP) Bhawani Singh from appearing for the state before the Karnataka High Court hearing appeal of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa against her conviction in...
  • Family members of Tamil Nadu Agri engineer who committed suicide flee their house under political pressure March 31, 2015

    Chennai: The family of Tamil Nadu agriculture department engineer Muthukumarasamy who committed suicide last month allegedly under political pressure has fled from their house in Tirunelveli. APCV Shanmugam, Relative of Saraswathi, the wife of the engineer and congress leader said the family was facing threats from AIADMK functionaries and...
  • Tamil Nadu CM Panneerselvam violated oath of office, alleges Karunanidhi March 29, 2015

    Chennai: DMK president M Karunanidhi on Sunday slammed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam for his statement that the state's 2015-16 budget proposals were prepared under the directions of AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa and said such an act amounted to violating oath of office and secrecy. "The budget is a confidential document...
  • DMK backs Tamil Nadu farmers bandh against Karnataka dams across Cauvery March 23, 2015

    Chennai: The DMK has decided to support Tamil Nadu farmers' proposed bandh against Karnataka on March 28th. The farmers are opposing Karnataka's plan to build two dams across Cauvery at Mekedatu. The DMK chief M Karunanidhi has asked the ruling AIADMK to call for total bandh on March 28. He...
  • M Karunanidhi leads protest against land acquisition bill in Chennai March 20, 2015

    Chennai: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Karunanidhi, former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran and former MP TKS Elangovan led a protest in Chennai against the Centre's land acquisition bill on Friday. DMK General Secretary K Anbazhagan and senior leader Durai Murugan led the protests outside the Collectorates at Chennai and Vellore...
  • Jayalalithaa rejects Karunanidhi's charge of double standard on land bill March 15, 2015

    Chennai: Rejecting the 'double standard' charge levelled by arch rival and DMK President M Karunanidhi, AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa on Sunday asserted her party supported the land acquisition bill as it vests more power in states in matters such as granting exemptions unlike the previous version. Seeking to turn the tables against...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 12, 2015

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  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 12, 2015

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  • News 360: CNN-IBN reveals identity of AgustaWestland kingpin in VVIP chopper deal March 12, 2015

    In the latest development in the VVIP chopper deal, CNN-IBN on Thursday revealed the identity of AgustaWestland kingpin. The picture of middleman Christian Michel has been revealed for the first time. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has started tracking down the trail from Dubai to Delhi and also began tracking...
  • Oppostion parties demand Modi to raise fishermen issue with Sri Lanka March 7, 2015

    Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramesinghe kicked off a storm by asking Indian fishermen to stay on their side of the maritime border otherwise they will be shot at. Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said, "What kind of good days are these that now even Sri Lanka has started warning us." ...
  • AAP win shows secularism still important to India: Kanimozhi February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: With AAP sweeping to a landslide win and BJP biting the dust in the Delhi elections, DMK Parliamentary Party Leader Kanimozhi on Tuesday said that the results showed that the country still holds secularism as vital. "I think, in a way it is an unexpected result, I mean, this...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob January 28, 2015

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  • News 360: Shiv Sena drops a political bomb, says drop 'secularism' from preamble January 28, 2015

    The Bharatiya Janata Party led government at the Centre is facing yet another controversy after its ally Shiv Sena said it wants the words 'socialist' and 'secular' removed from the Preamble of the Constitution of India. ...
  • IAS officer vs State: Are religious rights being violated? January 28, 2015

    Claiming that the government is eluding him from his fundamental right to profess, practice or propagate any religion, IAS officer C Umashankar is taking on the Tamil Nadu government by asking him not to preach Christianity. ...
  • IAS officer threatens to move court after Tamil Nadu bans him from holding religious meets January 28, 2015

    Chennai: Claiming that the government is eluding him from his fundamental right to profess, practice or propagate any religion, IAS officer C Umashankar is taking on the Tamil Nadu government by asking him not to preach Christianity. Pulling up the IAS officer, the Tamil Nadu government has said that he was...
  • DMK government put pressure on DVAC to implicate me in DA case: Jayalalithaa January 22, 2015

    Bengaluru: The then DMK government had brought "pressure" on investigating officials to implicate her in the disproportionate assets case, AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa on Thursday alleged before the Karnataka High Court special bench hearing her appeals challenging her conviction. The quickness with which the Department of Vigilance and Anti Corruption (DVAC)...
  • DMK chief M Karunanidhi slams Arun Jaitley meeting Jayalalithaa January 19, 2015

    Chennai: DMK chief Karunanidhi has slammed Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's meeting with the AIADMK chief and former chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday. In a statement he said "Is it proper for a Union minister to meet a convicted person? I am reminded of the saying "cat is out...
  • ED allowed to drop Karunanidhi's daughter Selvi as witness January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: A special court on Tuesday allowed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to drop DMK chief M Karunanidhi's daughter S Selvi as a prosecution witness in a 2G scam-related money laundering case in which the trial is going on. The court's order came after ED's special prosecutor NK Matta contended...
  • Jayalalithaa DA case: DMK leader seeks removal of SPP January 6, 2015

    Bengaluru: DMK General Secetary K Anbazhagan on Tuesday filed a petition before a special bench of the Karnataka High Court, seeking removal of Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh in the disproportionate assets case against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others, alleging he was "sailing" with the accused....
  • DMK treasurer MK Stalin denies any rumours of his resignation January 4, 2015

    DMK chief M Karunanidhi's son and party treasurer MK Stalin on Sunday strongly denied any rumours of his resignation from the party. Stalin's supporters want him to replace Karunanidhi as the party president. ...
  • MK Stalin strongly denies rumours of his resignation from DMK, blames media for speculation January 4, 2015

    Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi's son and party treasurer MK Stalin on Sunday strongly denied any rumours of his resignation from the party. Stalin's supporters want him to replace Karunanidhi as the party president. Blaming the media for speculation, the DMK treasurer said, "This news is speculation. Someone with vested interests...
  • Former union minister D Napoleon quits DMK to join BJP December 21, 2014

    Chennai: Former union minister and long time DMK leader D Napoleon was inducted into Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday in the presence of party president Amit Shah in Chennai. The actor quit the DMK on Saturday. He is also the close relative of former minister KN Nehru. Napoleon's induction into the BJP...
  • Rajinikanth keeps everyone guessing even political parties woo him December 12, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu has seen several of its leading heroes and heroines take the plunge into politics. Parties across the political spectrum have been trying to woo superstar Rajinikanth for several years. But Rajinikanth has kept everyone, especially his fans guessing on whether he will take the plunge into politics....
  • Karunanidhi takes swipe at Tamil Nadu CM over seating arrangements in Assembly December 4, 2014

    Chennai: Peeved over the seating arrangements in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Thursday took a swipe at Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and said an "ailing" person like him, who had participated in debates for over 50 years, had been disregarded. After signing the Assembly attendance register,...
  • Joined Congress because of my sensibilities: Kushboo November 29, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-politician Kushboo who recently joined Congress after quitting DMK, on Saturday said she had joined the party because of her 'sensibilities' and her belief that only this party could bring about unity among various castes and creeds. Stating that she would work at the grassroot...
  • Hearing in the 2G case against Kanimozhi and A Raja begins on Monday November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and 17 others will face a trial in the 2G case on Monday. They have been accused of money laundering during the allocation of the 2G band. The case is being presided over special SBI judge OP Saini. In its...
  • 2G money laundering case: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa moves SC November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa, who along with former Telecom Minister A Raja and 17 others are facing a money laundering case arising out of the 2G scam, on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking setting aside of a lower court order of framing charges against him. A...