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With eye on polls, Congress mends fences

The Congress, which had all along stayed away from the Tamil Eelam Supporters’ Organisation (Teso) launched by the DMK, despite being allies, recently attended a seminar conducted here only to ensure that the Congress is not seen to be the odd man out on the issue, especially when the general elections are just a year away.

Ahead of teso meeting, stalin in delhi

Even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh declared in the Lok Sabha that India’s stand on the US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for its alleged war crimes will depend on the text of the draft, DMK’s heir-apparent M.K. Stalin arrived here ahead of the Tamil Eelam Supporters’ Organisation (TESO) conference to be held in the national capital on Thursday.

Centre notifies Cauvery award

Overcoming the stiff opposition from Karnataka and just before the expiry of the Supreme Court deadline, the Centre on Tuesday notified the Cauvery Waters Dispute Tribunal final award in the official

Lobbying for TN RS seats begins

With six seats falling vacant in the Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu, parties and probable candidates have started positioning themselves to stake their claim for an Upper House berth.

Karuna may not go against Cong

Sikh devotees at Amritsar railway station on Sunday before leaving for Pakistan to celebrate the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak

Despite serious differences with the Congress on a host of issues, the DMK doesn’t seem inclined to embarrass its ally over the issue of FDI in multi-brand retail.

TMC bid flops, Opp.divide rescues govt

While fissures within Opposition ranks over FDI in multi-brand retail came to the government’s rescue on Thursday, the first day of Parliament’s Winter Session got washed out with both Houses adjourne

Govt doesn’t want session to run: Jaitley

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called on the Opposition to enable parliamentary democracy to deal with the challenges before the country.

Cauvery panel passes the buck to SC

The Cauvery Monitoring Co­mmittee (CMC) on Thu­r­sday directed Karnataka to release 4.88 tmcft of wa­ter to Tamil Nadu over the ne­xt fortnight, even as it re­s­o­l­ved to meet again on No­v­ember 28.

Gadkari removal among BSY ‘terms’ for patchup

Even as the BJP gave a clean chit to its president Nitin Gadkari in cases pertaining to alleged fraudulent funding to his companies, voices of dissent within the party continue to hit the headlines.

Gadkari removal among BSY ‘terms’ for patchup

Even as the BJP gave a clean chit to its president Nitin Gadkari in cases pertaining to alleged fraudulent funding to his companies, voices of dissent within the party continue to hit the headlines.

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