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12 May, 2018 6:02 PM ‘BJP govt. in Karnataka will solve Cauvery crisis’

Will keep the issues faced by Tamils in mind, says Pon Radhakrishnan A day after BJP State President Tamilisai Soundararajan admitted that her party delayed taking a decision on the Cauvery water sharing issue due to the Assembly elections in Karnataka, Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan on Saturday said the “new BJP government in Karnataka” would solve 41

11 April, 2018 7:33 PM Black flags to greet PM

Condemning the Central government for not forming the Cauvery Management Board as per the Supreme Court verdict, Opposition parties and activists in the State have decided to show black flags to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is visiting the city on Thursday. The DMK will stage demonstrations near the airport, the Guindy police station, Saidapet and at a few other 95

10 April, 2018 6:10 PM Tight security for CSK vs KKR match, cover for players as well as spectators

Protestors have warned that IPL matches should not take place in Tamil Nadu at a time when there are widespread agitations over the Cauvery issue.  Chennai: IPL Commissioner Rajeev Shukla met Union Home Secretary Rajeev Gauba on Tuesday over possible security threat to T20 matches being conducted in Tamil Nadu. Opposition to the matches in the state 40

16 February, 2018 7:50 PM Cauvery verdict: Palaniswami vows to fight for State’s ‘rightful share’

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister questions DMK’s track record on the Cauvery water issue. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Friday vowed to take all necessary steps including consultation with legal experts to ensure that the State got its rightful share of Cauvery water. In a statement, Mr. Palaniswami said that several decisions in the case went in the State’s 43

14 January, 2018 11:28 AM Pongal celebrated in India-Myanmar border town of Moreh

Tamil Sangam Moreh, an organisation of Tamil traders, said the three-day Pongal festival will conclude with a feast at the Kondong Lairembi temple near Moreh. Tamil Sangam Moreh, an organisation of the Tamil traders at the India-Myanmar border town of Moreh organised its 50th Pongal festival on January 14. It will continue for three days. People from other 43

11 January, 2018 1:59 AM CM must hold talks with unions to end strike: Vijayakanth

Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami should hold talks with the striking trade unions to end the transport corporation workers’ strike immediately, founder of Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) Vijayakanth said here on Wednesday. The workers were fighting for their rights and the failure of the Chief Minister to end the strike through talks should 65

21 December, 2017 6:55 PM Sahitya Akademi Awards announced for 24 languages; Tamil poet's family declines award

The Sahitya Akademi on Thursday announced its annual awards in 24 languages. New Delhi: The Sahitya Akademi on Thursday announced its annual awards in 24 languages, but the family of late Tamil poet Inqulab has decided not to accept the award. Inqulab, who was born as Shahul Hameed, won the Sahitya Akademi Award in Tamil for his collection of poems titled 45

11 December, 2017 1:44 AM T.N. Congress leaders campaign in Gujarat

With the contest hotting up in the Gujarat Assembly elections, the Congress has roped in a number of members from the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee to woo Tamil voters. Some seats going to the polls in the second phase have a sizeable Tamil population. To reach out to these voters, Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president Su. Thirunavukkarasar is currently 77

18 October, 2017 7:06 PM From Nepal to US, how Diwali is celebrated across the world

Here's a little Diwali trivia for you. 10 countries have declared holidays on Diwali. And the list doesn't include India. NEW DELHI: Did you know Diwali is an official holiday in 10 different countries, not counting India. And did you also know that the festival of lights is celebrated in a big way in at least 25 nations with major Hindu, Buddhist, Jain and Sikh populations 95

18 September, 2017 9:30 AM Rohingya crisis: Why India needs to have a concrete refugee policy and a law

India is home to the largest number of refugees in South Asia yet it does not have a specific legal framework to deal with the problem. Rohingya crisis presents an opportunity to put in place a law relating to status of refugees. According to United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), more than 3 lakh Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar since 69