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Tamil Nadu may set a record by holding bypolls in 20 seats

Tamil Nadu may set a record by holding bypolls in 20 seats

Only 4 States have held byelections in 7 or more seats at a time In the event of the Election Commission notifying bypolls in all seats which have been declared vacant, Tamil Nadu will set a record in respect of holding by elections to the largest number of assembly constituencies …

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Madras HC bans online sale of drugs

Madras HC bans online sale of drugs

The Madras High Court on Wednesday directed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the competent authorities under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940, to immediately stop online sale of medicines that could be sold only in pharmacies on the prescription of a registered medical practitioner. Justice R. …

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Court steps in to save lands owned by 36,000 temples

Court steps in to save lands owned by 36,000 temples

Orders entire data to be uploaded on HR & CE website within three months In an attempt to protect temple properties, the Madras High Court on Wednesday directed the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR & CE) Department to collate details of properties owned by over 36,000 temples under its …

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Stalin will be in jail before DMK comes to power: Tamil Nadu CM

Stalin will be in jail before DMK comes to power: Tamil Nadu CM

‘Graft case based on false plaint; SC’s stay order on CBI probe proves my innocence’ A day after DMK leader M.K. Stalin claimed that all the Ministers in the current AIADMK government will be jailed once the opposition party came to power, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami hit back on …

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SC relaxation on firecrackers a big relief for manufacturers

SC relaxation on firecrackers a big relief for manufacturers

Court allows sale of crackers containing barium nitrate Fireworks manufacturers have welcomed the Supreme Court’s oral orders allowing the sale of fireworks containing barium nitrate during this Deepavali outside the National Capital Region. “It is a big relief for us as the fireworks made using barium nitrate constitute around 40% …

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It’s a strategic call to dissidents, says AIADMK

It’s a strategic call to dissidents, says AIADMK

The AIADMK leadership’s decision to reach out to “party brethren” who chose to part ways has sparked a debate whether the move is part of a strategy for reconciliation or a clear sign of weakness of a ruling party short of a comfortable majority in the Assembly. Against the backdrop …

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Govt. heaves a sigh of relief

Govt. heaves a sigh of relief

It’s advantage Edappadi as verdict is seen boosting the sagging morale of leaders, cadre Following the verdict of the third judge of the Madras High Court upholding Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal’s disqualification of the 18 legislators close to AMMK deputy general secretary T.T.V. Dhinakaran, there is lack of clarity on …

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Parties united in opposition to Committee’s decision

Parties united in opposition to Committee’s decision

Urge Centre to withdraw clearance; say State govt. should take legal steps All major political parties in the State have voiced opposition to the Expert Appraisal Committee’s decision to grant permission to develop the Terms of Reference for the Kerala government’s proposal to construct a new dam across the Periyar …

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Madras High Court upholds disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs

Madras High Court upholds disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs

Justice M. Sathyanarayanan concurs with the view taken by Justice Indira Banerjee on Speaker, P. Dhanapal’s decision. Justice M. Sathyanarayanan, the Supreme Court-appointed third judge of the Madras High Court, on Thursday upheld the validity of an order passed by Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Speaker, P. Dhanapal on September 18, 2017 disqualifying …

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