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SC acts on plea against Maran

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the CBI and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) on a plea seeking initiation of inquiry against DMK leader Dayanidhi Maran for allegedly misusing

How Karunanidhi got his mojo back

Ending suspense over its stand on FDI in retail sect­or, DMK president M. Kar­u­nanidhi on Tuesday said his party would vote in fa­v­o­ur of the UPA gover­nment in Parliament with ‘bittern­e­ss’ about

DMK comes to rescue once again


Every time the DMK flexes its muscles against the UPA government to rev­erse any “anti-people” decision, it had invariably tak­en a U-turn at the last mo­m­ent in the name of rescuing the Central gove

FDI issue: DMK galvanises UPA


The DMK’s announcement that it would support the UPA-2 government in the event of a vote on FDI in multi-brand retail, though 'in bitterness', strengthened the government’s hand on Tuesday.

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DMK to support UPA govt on FDI issue with 'bitterness'

Breaking its silence, DMK ON Tuesday decided to support with ‘bitterness’ the UPA government in Parliament on FDI in retail sector issue in order to prevent ‘communal’ forces coming to power.

"When t

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

Centre fails to get firm assurance from DMK on FDI

Ahead of a crucial all party meeting on Monday in Delhi, the Centre on Sunday failed to get a firm assurance from its key ally DMK on FDI in multi-brand retail.

This emerged clear after a 90-minute m

DMK leader Arumugam dead

Senior DMK leader and former Tamil Nadu minister Veerapandi S. Arumugam died in Chennai on Friday after a brief illness.

Arumugam, 75, was admitted to a hospital two days ago. His condition turned cr

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.

TMC to move no-confidence motion Thursday


Trinamool Congress, a former ally of UPA, will move a no-confidence motion against the UPA government on Thursday when Parliament meets for the winter session.

Party sources said the motion would be

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