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Madras HC asks for video footage of Assembly proceedings on trust vote day
Madras HC asks for video footage of Assembly proceedings on trust vote day

The video recording of the House proceedings on February 18 must be from the commencement till the end, the court said.

AIADMK MLAs likely to urge Sasikala to take over as Tamil Nadu CM at meet
AIADMK MLAs likely to urge Sasikala to take over as Tamil Nadu CM at meet

The meeting is likely to be held in Chennai on Sunday afternoon, party sources said.

Tamil Nadu merchants urged to boycott Coke, Pepsi from March 1
Tamil Nadu merchants urged to boycott Coke, Pepsi from March 1

K Chandru, a retired Madras High Court judge who was an activist in the 1970s and ‘80s, pointed out that the most recent example of a ban — “on Maggi noodles by the government” — was successfully challenged in court.

Chennai: Bogi smoke delays 19 flights
Chennai: Bogi smoke delays 19 flights

Bogi is celebrated a day ahead of the harvest festival (Pongal), where old and unwanted articles of the past year are burnt in a symbolic gesture to usher in the new aspects of life.

Port Blair-based missing fishing boat found, 6 rescued
Port Blair-based missing fishing boat found, 6 rescued

The Port Blair registered boat sailed from South Andamans on November 27 last and got trapped in cyclone “Vardah” following an engine glitch and went missing

Rally for seeking permission to hold bull-taming sport
Rally for seeking permission to hold bull-taming sport

The volunteers held banners and posters demanding that the sport be held this year.

Vaiko’s plea to CM to release seven convicts in Rajiv Gandhi case
Vaiko’s plea to CM to release seven convicts in Rajiv Gandhi case

In a letter to the Chief Minister, Vaiko also sought release of convicts who had completed ten years of jail term.

Work on Chennai-Dindigul double line nearing completion: Railways
Work on Chennai-Dindigul double line nearing completion: Railways

Southern Railway had undertaken the project for setting up double line between Chennai and Dindigul.

Sasikala holds meetings with dist level AIADMK cadres, MLAs
Sasikala holds meetings with dist level AIADMK cadres, MLAs

On Wednesday functionaries from Chennai, Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur, Vellore and Tiruvannamalai took part in the meetings.

Madras HC gets 2 more petitions seeking probe into Jayalalithaa’s treatment
Madras HC gets 2 more petitions seeking probe into Jayalalithaa’s treatment

Earlier, another AIADMK worker P A Joseph had filed a PIL seeking an inquiry commission or a fact-finding committee to probe the circumstances leading to the death of Jayalalithaa.

Lucky Gold: This New Year, tangerines come with the promise of happiness and prosperity
Lucky Gold: This New Year, tangerines come with the promise of happiness and prosperity

Citrus tangerina are a type of mandarin orange (Citrus reticulata), and belong to the Rutaceae family. Apparently, the name comes from Tangier, Morocco.

Non performing government officers will face penalties: Kiran Bedi
Non performing government officers will face penalties: Kiran Bedi

Lt Governor Kiran Bedi on Friday listed 22 directives in areas where she said there was scope for improvement

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