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Court reserves verdict in 2G spectrum case

April 26, 2017

NEW DELHI: A court here on Wednesday reserved verdict in the 2G spectrum allocation case, in which former Telecom Minister A. Raja and DMK Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi are being tried. CBI Special Judge O.P. Saini said the verdict may be delivered on July 15. The Central Bureau of Investigation court also directed both the prosecution and defence...

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Dinakaran remanded in five-day police custody

April 26, 2017

NEW DELHI: A court here on Wednesday sent sidelined AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dinakaran, arrested on the charge of attempting to bribe Election Commission officials, to five-day police custody. Special Judge Poonam Chaudhary allowed the Crime Branch to quiz Dinakaran, a nephew of jailed AIADMK party chief V.K. Sasikala, for five days after the Delhi Po...

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V.K. Sasikala's banners removed from AIADMK office

April 26, 2017

CHENNAI: AIADMK cadres on Wednesday removed sidelined party General Secretary V.K. Sasikala's banners from the party office here in Tamil Nadu. The removal comes hours after party Deputy General Secretary T.T.V. Dinakaran, a nephew of Sasikala, was arrested by Delhi Police on Tuesday night. Earlier, E. Madhusudanan, an AIADMK leader and part of f...

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'Dinakaran arrest not to impact proposed unification talks in AIADMK'

April 26, 2017

CHENNAI: The midnight arrest of AIADMK Deputy General Secretary T.T.V. Dinakaran by the Delhi Police will not affect the proposed unification talks between the two factions in the party, said a former AIADMK parliamentarian. "The law has done its duty. Dinakaran attacked democracy by trying to bribe the Election Commission officials. He was sent o...

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TTV Dinakaran arrested in EC bribery case

April 26, 2017

NEW DELHI: AIADMK leader T.T.V. Dinakaran was arrested by the Delhi police on Tuesday night after four days of grilling in the EC bribery case. Dinakaran was accused of trying to bribe an Election Commission (EC) official to retain the AIADMK symbol of two leaves for his party, AIADMK (Amma), for the RK Nagar bypolls in Tamil Nadu. The RK Nagar c...

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Palaniswami announces compensation for 4 killed CRPF men from TN

April 25, 2017

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday condoled the death of four CRPF personnel from the state who were killed in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh and announced a solatium of Rs 20 lakh each to their families. Palaniswami said he was deeply grieved at the death of four Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel hailing fro...

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Shutdown in TN, DMK's Stalin arrested

April 25, 2017

CHENNAI: Normal life was affected in Tamil Nadu amid a shutdown called by opposition parties on Tuesday to press for immediate resolution of farmers' issues. DMK Working President M.K. Stalin and others were arrested. Several DMK cadres, along with Stalin, protesting in Tiruvarur were detained by the police. DMK and other opposition parties were h...

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Now, protesting TN farmers drink urine

April 22, 2017

NEW DELHI: Protesting in the national capital for over a month, Tamil Nadu farmers on Saturday drank their own urine to draw the Centre's attention to the drought in their state and other demands. On Friday, they had collected their urine in plastic bottles and threatened to consume it if the Union government fails to respond to their demands, inc...

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Delhi Police question Dinakaran in poll symbol row case

April 22, 2017

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police on Saturday questioned sidelined AIADMK Deputy General Secretary T.T.V. Dinakaran for allegedly attempting to bribe Election Commission officials in a case related to the party's poll symbol. Dinakaran, the nephew of jailed party chief V.K. Sasikala, appeared before the investigators after arriving in the national capital f...

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CPI seeks Centre's intervention to help TN farmers

April 21, 2017

NEW DELHI: The CPI on Friday flayed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for what it said was "utter disregard" towards the plight of protesting Tamil Nadu farmers and sought the government's immediate intervention. Communist Party of India General Secretary S. Sudhakar Reddy and National Council Secretary K. Narayana visited the Jantar Mantar -- where th...

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