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AIADMK nominees to Rajya Sabha polls file nomination


Chennai: Five nominees of the ruling AIADMK party on Wednesday filed their nominations for the Rajya Sabha biennial elections from Tamil Nadu scheduled to be held June 27. They filed their paper in p

Left in deep woods on Rajya Sabha seat


Chennai: CPI’s emergency executive committee meeting on Friday in the presence of the party’s general secretary Sudhakar Reddy and senior leader A.B. Bard­han decided to get the AIADMK to commit supp

Akhilesh Yadav calls on new pal Jayalalithaa in surprise meeting


Chennai: Raising speculation about the formation of a third front for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Singh Yadav on Monday made a surprise call on his Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu parties want airport named after MGR

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Chennai: Stepping up pressure on the Centre and to further strengthen its earlier de­mand to name the modernized domestic airport terminal II in Che­nnai after former chief minister and AIADMK founde

Sunrisers has Lankans: Jayalalithaa taunts Karunanidhi


Chennai: Accusing DMK president M. Karunanidhi of duplicity in his “championing” the cause of Sri Lankan Tamils, Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday demanded to know his stand on grandson Kal

Anti-Lanka stand: DMK, AIADMK demand boycott of Commonwalth meet in Colombo


Chennai: Joining her arch rival DMK on the Lankan Tamils issue, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday said that India should stay away from the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CH

Differences in Opposition lets govt breathe easy


Differences among opposition parties over the strategy in Parliament on FDI in retail on Monday helped the government breathe easy as an all-party meeting failed to evolve a consensus on whether there

Rahul’s team feels voter pulse

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It may be early, but the Congress party has seemingly entered into election mode already. Rahul Gandhi has deputed a four-member team to TN to assess the party’s prospe­cts in 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

Jaya has big plans for women self help groups

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In an attempt to provide women self-help groups (SHGs) better opportunities to market their products at national and global level, chief minister J. Jayalalithaa on Sunday ordered creation of a state

AIADMK leader, son killed in revenge attack


An armed gang late on Wednesday night waylaid the car of a senior AIADMK functionary in Sivagangai and hacked him, his nine-year-old son, six-year-old daughter and the driver. The little girl is fight

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