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Stalin meets brother Alagiri after 3 years to bury hatchet

In an attempt to sink differences within the Karunanidhi family and the party, DMK treasurer M.K. Stalin called on his elder brother M.K.

TN fireworks blast kills 37

In a devastating explosion at a fireworks factory at Mudalipatti village near Virudhunagar 37 persons, a majority of them onlookers, were killed while 40 others sustained serious injuries on Wednesday.

HC allows jallikattu till Jan. 29

Farmers, bull-tamers and jallikattu supporters got a respite with the Madras high court bench at Madurai on Thursday granting permission to conduct jallikattu, the ancient Tamil sport held on the eve

PM heaps praise on Chidambaram

In a strong message to Opposition parties gunning for Union home minister P. Chidambaram’s resignation for his alleged role in the 2G spectrum affair, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said his friend and Cabinet colleague has been performing the task given to him with “superb aplomb”.

Jayalalithaa takes dam fight to House

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa decided on Sunday to convene a special Assembly session on Thursday to adopt a resolution that Tamil Nadu will not give up its rights on Mullaiperiyar because

Special Assembly session in TN

On a day of fast-paced developments on the Mullaiperiyar dam issue, chief minister J.

4 killed in TN as police opens fire at mob

Four men were killed when the police fired on an unruly mob that indulged in arson and looting in Paramakudi following the arrest of dalit leader John Pandian at Vallanadu, in Thoothukudi district, in

‘No proof to link cash with voters’

Madurai collector and district election officer U. Sagayam has not made any specific recommendation to the Election Commission on the issue of countermanding the election to the Madurai (west) Assembly constituency in his three-page report regarding the cash-for-vote allegations.

TN students turn election officers

This election, college students are turning polling officers in Tamil Nadu. Thanks to Election Commission’s proactive role, many collegians in the state will become the ambassadors of Indian Constitution and democracy. All districts are roping in computer science and IT students for election duty.

DMK pins hopes on strategist Alagiri

Muthuvel Karunanidhi Alagiri, the man behind many a success in the battles for ballots down south, has once again emerged as the mascot for the DMK campaign in the 2011 elections.

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