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Relief operations begin on war footing in Srikakulam district

Relief operations begin on war footing in Srikakulam district

Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu directly monitors the situation. Relief operations began on war footing on Friday morning in Srikakulam district where Titli cyclone caused devastation on Thursday. Road clearance on National Highway connecting Chennai-Kolkata was given top priority for the free movement of vehicles. Power has been restored in Srikakulam …

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Stalin demands recall of Governor

Stalin demands recall of Governor

At event to felicitate Nakkheeran editor, he vows to continue protest till this is done DMK president M.K. Stalin on Thursday called upon the Centre to recall Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit. Addressing an event organised by the Dravidar Kazhagam to ‘Save Freedom of Press’ and felicitate Tamil magazine Nakkheeran editor R.R. …

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AIADMK strength drops by 40 lakh

AIADMK strength drops by 40 lakh

‘Sasikala already removed from party’ Admitting to a steep fall in membership in the ruling party in less than two years after Jayalalithaa’s death, AIADMK co-coordinator and Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Thursday said the new membership tally was 40 lakh less than the much-touted figure of 1.5 crore …

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Were Regupathi panel’s records sent to government: HC

Were Regupathi panel’s records sent to government: HC

DMK accuses AIADMK regime of not following court order in letter and spirit The Madras High Court on Wednesday wanted to know whether the Regupathi Commission of Inquiry submitted materials collected in connection with alleged irregularities in the construction of a new Secretariat complex here to the Chief Secretary before …

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HC stays Clause 10 of salary challenge order

HC stays Clause 10 of salary challenge order

Says it amounts to compulsion on employees The Clause 10 of the Kerala Government Order, which asked the State employees who did not wish to contribute their one month’s salary to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund to submit a statement to that effect, was stayed by the Kerala High Court on …

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Poor post-monsoon rain keeps farmers worried

Poor post-monsoon rain keeps farmers worried

The failure of monsoon and also post-monsoon rain has been a cause of worry for farmers in Ballari district. For, crops cultivated in around 63.76 % (2.22 lakh hectares) of the total 3.49 lakh hectares has been lost during the kharif this year on the one hand and sowing for …

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Mysuru Dasara gets off to a traditional start

Mysuru Dasara gets off to a traditional start

Sudha Murthy announces ₹25 crore grant for flood-hit Kodagu The legendary Mysuru Dasara or ‘Nada Habba’ (State Festival) got off to a traditional start atop Chamundi Hills here on Wednesday with Sudha Murthy, writer and Chairperson of Infosys Foundation, Bengaluru inaugurating the 10-day long festivities by lighting the lamp and …

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Army recruitment: hardship doesn’t deter these youngsters

Army recruitment: hardship doesn’t deter these youngsters

35,000 to 40,000 candidates likely to appear; rally will be over on October 15 Fidgeting in the overcrowded queue lines leading to the 2nd APSP Battalion Grounds on Bellary Road, P. Venkata Ramana, a lanky youngster from Chirala of Prakasam district, expressed no complaints! Fuelled by the sole motive of …

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TDP plans to hold next ‘Dharma porata deeksha’ at Proddatur

TDP plans to hold next ‘Dharma porata deeksha’ at Proddatur

People aware of the ‘evil designs’ of Centre, says Somireddy The next venue of the ‘Dharma porata deeksha’, the Telugu Desam Party’s (TDP) flagship protest programme against the Centre’s alleged indifference to its requirements, is Kadapa district. The party has been considering holding the meeting either in Kadapa city or …

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