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TN fishermen on death row in Lanka return home, thank PM Modi  Nov 20, 8:29 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 20 (ANI): The five Tamil Nadu fishermen, who returned home on Thursday after being incarcerated in a Sri Lankan prison, thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for securing their release.
Urban Development Ministry accords 'In-principle' approval for Chennai monorail project   Nov 20, 4:04 pm
New Delhi, Nov.20 (ANI): The Urban Development Ministry has accorded 'In-principle' approval to the Tamil Nadu Government to take up phase one of the Chennai Monorail Project (CMP).
Rudy welcomes Lanka's move to release five Indian fishermen, lauds PM Modi  Nov 20, 1:12 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 20 (ANI): Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday welcomed Colombo's move to release five Tamil Nadu fishermen who were sentenced to death on charges of drug trafficking, describing the decision as arising out of the great positioning of India internationally under the pioneering leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Sri Lanka releases five Tamil Nadu fishermen facing death sentence  Nov 20, 8:24 am
Colombo, Nov.20 (ANI): Sri Lanka has released the five Indian fishermen who were convicted of drug smuggling and sentenced to death by the Colombo High Court.
NHRC issues notice to TN Govt. on Manual Scavenging  Nov 18, 4:39 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 18 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report, published with a photograph, showing a labourer cleaning a manhole without protective gear on Santhom High Road in Tamil Nadu's Chennai city on October 25 after the city received heavy rainfall.
Rajinikanth should do some good for the people of Tamil Nadu: Soundarajan  Nov 18, 1:17 pm
Chennai, Nov. 18 (ANI): Amid speculation about veteran actor Rajinikanth entering politics, Tamil Nadu BJP chief Tamilisai Soundarajan on Tuesday said the latter should do some good for the people of the state.
Fishermen row: Tamil Nadu BJP chief to meet Swaraj  Nov 18, 1:17 pm
Chennai, Nov. 18 (ANI): Tamil Nadu BJP chief Tamilisai Soundarajan will be meeting External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday to discuss the problems faced by fishermen of the state.
Dharmapuri: Four more crib deaths at Govt. hospital  Nov 18, 11:26 am
Dharmapuri (Tamil Nadu) Nov. 18 (ANI): Four infants died at the government hospital in Dharmapuri, raising the death toll in the last four days to nine.
'Govt., police should protect public', says Soundarajan on bomb threat  Nov 18, 10:25 am
Chennai, Nov. 18 (ANI): The chief of BJP's Tamil Nadu unit, Tamilisai Soundarajan, on Tuesday confirmed her party office has received an anonymous bomb threat letter and said that the state government and police should take extra care to protect the general public.
Thousands of Muslims form human chain against militancy in Coimbatore  Nov 17, 7:01 am
Coimbatore, Nov. 17 (ANI): Thousands of Muslims belonging to Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamaath (TNTJ) formed a human chain to vent their protest against militancy in Coimbatore.
India appeals at Lankan SC against Tamil Nadu fishermen facing death sentence  Nov 11, 9:35 pm
New Delhi/Nay Pyi Taw, Nov. 11 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Tuesday confirmed that India has hired a top lawyer in Sri Lanka who has made an appeal at the Supreme Court of the Democratic Socialist Republic on behalf of the five Indian fishermen who face the death sentence in the island nation.
TN police recovers 11 bombs in Madurai  Nov 10, 8:59 pm
Madurai, Nov. 10 (ANI): The Tamil Nadu police on Monday recovered eleven bombs from a garbage dump in the city, thus averting what security forces are suspecting was a major terror strike.
Eleven bombs recovered in Madurai  Nov 10, 5:33 pm
Madurai, Nov. 10 (ANI): The Tamil Nadu police on Monday recovered eleven bombs here.
BJP condemns arrest of RSS cadres by Tamil Nadu police  Nov 9, 7:52 pm
New Delhi, Nov.9 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday condemned the arrest of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) cadres during their annual founder's day procession in Chennai, adding that the action by the Tamil Nadu government and state police was 'uncalled for'.
India likely to file appeal against Colombo HC's death sentence to five fishermen on Monday  Nov 9, 12:32 pm
Colombo, Nov.9 (ANI): India is reportedly preparing to file an appeal before Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on November 10 challenging the death sentences handed out to five Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu by the Colombo High Court on charges of drugs smuggling.
Sonia meets senior Tamil Nadu Congressmen after Vasan's exit  Nov 6, 8:46 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 6 (ANI): Days after Tamil Nadu strongman G. K. Vasan's exit from the party, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday held a meeting with senior Congressmen from the state, including former finance minister P. Chidambaram.
Families of fishermen in death row in Srilanka on hunger strike  Nov 6, 1:24 pm
Chennai, Nov. 6 (ANI): The fishermen in Tamil Nadu and their families began a hunger strike from today, urging the release of five Tamil fishermen from Sri Lankan custody.
Tamil fishermen issue can be resolved via dialogue, says Sri Lanka minister  Nov 5, 9:25 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 5 (ANI): Sri Lanka International Monetary Co-Operation Minister Sarath Amunugama on Wednesday said that the issue surrounding the five Tamil Nadu fishermen, who were sentenced to death by a Sri Lankan court, can be resolved through a dialogue between New Delhi and Colombo.
Karti Chidambaram admits Vasan's exit has hit Congress  Nov 5, 6:16 pm
Chennai, Nov. 5 (ANI): Former union minister P Chidambaram's son Karti on Wednesday candidly admitted that Tamil Nadu strongman G. K. Vasan's departure from the party is a blow for the Congress.
'Secessionist' Vaiko won't have place in NDA, says Swamy  Nov 4, 8:20 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 4 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday stated that if Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) chief Vaiko wants to play with the idea of Tamil Nadu's secession from India, then he has no place within the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).
Nehru-Gandhi family's grip is suffocating everyone in Congress, says Swamy  Nov 4, 5:26 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 4 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday blamed the Congress party leadership for Tamil Nadu strongman G. K. Vasan's departure from the party, adding that the Nehru-Gandhi family has got a suffocating grip on everyone.
Vasan's exit will terribly affect Congress in Tamil Nadu: D. Raja  Nov 3, 5:43 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 3 (ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja on Monday said former union minister G.K. Vasan's decision to quit the Congress will terribly affect the Sonia Gandhi-led party in Tamil Nadu.
Congress central leadership has become a liability, says BJP  Nov 3, 3:29 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 3 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said that the Congress central leadership had become a liability for state leaders of that party, adding that GK Vasan's breaking away from the party was just the first consequence in a chain reaction.
Vasan quits Congress, launches new party (Update:G K Vasan)  Nov 3, 2:10 pm
Chennai, Nov. 3 (ANI): Tamil Nadu strongman G.K. Vasan launched a new party on Monday shortly after quitting the Congress.
G.K. Vasan quits Congress, may launch new party  Nov 3, 1:11 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 3 (ANI): Tamil Nadu strongman G.K. Vasan on Monday formally quit the Congress party, saying he wanted to give the state a political alternative.
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