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23 September, 2017 5:51 PM At MGR centenary, a timely show of unity

Palaniswami, Panneerselvam launch scathing attack on DMK In an apparent show of strength and unity in a district which raised the first banner of revolt against the now-sidelined V.K. Sasikala and her clan under former MLA K.P. Munusamy, 30 Ministers lined up alongside Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami to mark the MGR Centenary celebrations here on Saturday 17

23 September, 2017 9:19 AM Village that gave 'shelter' to Humayun plays host to PM Narendra Modi

SHAHANSHAHPUR: Four centuries ago, an emperor stopped by, giving the village its name. Today, Shahanshahpur had another brush with fame when it hosted Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The village, some 30 km from Modi's Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi, has had its tryst with history. Legend has it that the village was named after 'Shahanshah' Humayun, who had taken 81

20 September, 2017 5:14 AM Canal in Bihar collapses a day before inauguration

BHAGALPUR/PATNA: Inauguration of the Ganga pump canal scheme was cancelled on Wednesday after wall of the canal collapsed during trial run and inundated areas of a township on Tuesday. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was scheduled to inaugurate the canal scheme, aimed at providing irrigation facilities in the state and neighbouring Jharkhand. The wall of the canal 35

20 September, 2017 2:17 AM Sealing of disqualified legislators’ offices begins

A day after Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal disqualified 18 AIADMK MLAs contending that they “voluntarily” gave up their party membership, authorities have commenced sealing of the offices used by them in their respective constituencies. On Tuesday, revenue department officials in Dharmapuri district led by tahsildars sealed the MLA offices in Harur 21

19 September, 2017 7:24 PM 5-year wait for ousted directors

Senior politicians, bureaucrats from State among those disqualified Businessmen, politicians, civil and police officials, realtors, jewellers, hoteliers and film producers from the State who figure on the list of 1.06 lakh directors disqualified by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs will have to wait for five years to get appointed or reappointed in any other 2

18 September, 2017 2:22 PM Shah appears in court as witness for Maya Kodnani in riots

BJP president Amit Shah today appeared before a special court here as a defence witness for for ex-Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, an accused in the 2002 Naroda Gam riots case, and said that he had met her in the state Assembly in Gandhinagar on the day the incident took place. Shah told special court judge P B Desai that he had later on February 28, 2002 had met Kodnani 33

18 September, 2017 11:54 AM Former Congress minister Qamar ul Islam passes away at 69

Islam was the All India Congress Committee ( AICC) secretary-in-charge for Kerala. Bengaluru: Former Congress minister and a prominent Muslim leader from the Hyderabad-Karnataka region, Qamar ul Islam, passed away at the age of 69, due to cardiac arrest, here today. Islam was the All India Congress Committee ( AICC) secretary-in-charge for Kerala 22

18 September, 2017 6:40 AM 2002 Gujarat riot case: BJP president Amit Shah appears as witness for Kodnani

BJP president Amit Shah today appeared before a special SIT court here as a defence witness for former BJP Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani in the 2002 Naroda Gam riot case. Shah’s deposition started before Judge P B Desai who had last Tuesday summoned him in response to an application filed by Kodnani. The court had allowed Kodnani’s plea to summon Shah and some others 36

17 September, 2017 2:28 PM Sharad faction steps up fight against Nitish, reinstates sacked state chiefs

NEW DELHI: The Sharad Yadav-led rebel JD(U) faction on Sunday appeared to be pushing for a split in the party as it appointed Chhotubhai Vasava as its acting president and formed a disciplinary committee to decide on action against Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar. The Yadav faction held a 'national executive' meeting and took a number of decisions 37

17 September, 2017 1:23 PM BJP MP from Rajasthan, Mahant Chandnath dead, RJD MP Mohd. Taslimuddin dies in Chennai

BJP MP from Alwar Mahant Chandnath, who was suffering from cancer, passed away at a hospital in New Delhi on September 17. The 61-year-old won the Rajasthan’s Alwar seat in the 2014 parliamentary elections after defeating Congress candidate and former Union Minister Jitendra Singh. BJP state spokesperson Anand Sharma said Mr. Chandnath was suffering 22