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TN Congress chief Gnanadesikan quits

Tamil Nadu Congress president BS Gnanadesikan Thursday resigned to enable the leadership reconstitute a new state unit. Gnanadesikan, in his resignation letter to party president Sonia Gandhi, said he did his level best to bring unity within the party and conducted several meetings at various levels. “To enable you to reconstitute the Pradesh Congress Committee without any hindrance, I am ...

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Jaya moves HC seeking bail, challenging conviction

Seeking immediate bail, jailed AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa today moved the Karnataka High Court challenging her conviction in the disproportionate assets case which cost her the chief minister’s job and disqualified her from being an MLA. Noted Supreme Court lawyer Ram Jethmalani is believed to have been drafted by Jayalalitha’s legal team for arguing the bail and stay application that ...

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Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalitha’s Letter to Indian PM Narendra Modi

Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalitha's Letter to Indian PM Narendra Modi

Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalitha’s Letter to Indian PM Narendra Modi: “At the outset let me thank you for the very prompt and effective action taken on my letter dated 1st June, 2014, in which I had brought to your attention the apprehension of 33 fishermen from Tamil Nadu by the Sri Lankan Navy. Owing to your immediate intervention, all ...

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Jaya to meet Modi on June 3 in first official engagement

In her first official engagement with Narendra Modi after he became Prime Minister, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa will meet him in Delhi next week, in a bid to push for Central assistance for her state. The June 3 meeting is scheduled against the backdrop of Jayalalithaa boycotting Modi’s swearing-in ceremony on May 26 to protest Sri Lankan President Mahinda ...

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AIADMK leads in Tamil Nadu

Chennai, May 16 (IANS) The AIADMK Friday established early leads in 11 Lok Sabha constituencies in Tamil Nadu, based on the counting of postal ballots. In Kanyakumari, the Bharatiya Janata Party has established an early lead. There are 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu.

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AIADMK upbeat ahead of counting in Tamil Nadu

Chennai/Puducherry: The poll prospects of 845 contestants, including 2G scam accused A Raja and Dayanidhi Maran, Congress’ Manishankar Aiyar and Finance Minister P Chidambaram’s son Karti, will be known tomorrow when votes polled for 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu are taken up for counting. Electoral authorities have set up 42 counting centres across the state for counting of votes ...

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BJP taking no chances, sounds out BJD, ADMK

Beyond the outward euphoria of exit polls, there’s a growing concern in the saffron camp over the numbers game, particularly if the NDA tally stops somewhere between 230-240 Lok Sabha seats. Though the party high command is in touch with AIADMK, BJD and even YSR Congress, among others, the lotus brigade led by its prime ministerial candidate, Narendra Modi, would ...

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Repoll in one Tamil Nadu polling station Thursday

Chennai, May 14 : The Election Commission Wednesday announced that repolling in a polling station in Salem parliamentary constituency would be held Thursday. In a statement issued here, the chief electoral officer said repoll was ordered in polling station no. 254 of Edappadi assembly segment. The repoll was ordered as the electronic voting machine displayed the message “Unknown Mode” and ...

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