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MK Stalin will be crowned president of DMK, say leaders

Chennai: That M.K. Stalin will soon don the president’s crown in the DMK was made clear at the party’s executive committee meeting here on Tuesday when party’s principal secretary Duraimurugan hailed him from dais as the ‘president-to-be.’ “Just as we all followed in the footsteps of Kalaignar (late DMK chief M. Karunanidhi), we shall work under the leadership of Thalapathi ...

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DMK breaking under MK Alagiri assault: AIADMK

Chennai: Those who know the DMK well and can gauge the emerging post-Karunanidhi possibilities could quickly, and easily, dismiss MK Alagiri's Monday declaration at the Marina as just another rattle of his rusted sabre. But, to the ruling AIADMK, his assertion that the loyal followers of Kalaignar are all with him has come as sweet music and a sure indicator ...

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AIADMK dubs Rajinikanth as immature, opportunist

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Minister for Fisheries D. Jayakumar, on Tuesday slammed Rajinikanth for his remark that the government acted petty in refusing to allow former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi to be buried alongside DMK founder C N Annaduai on the Marina, until the high court intervened. Speaking to reporters, Jayakumar said Rajinikanth had shown ignorance of the history of AIADMK ...

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Omarosa is the hero America deserves

There is only one Omarosa. It is fitting that even in her own lifetime, Omarosa Onee Manigault Newman has joined the ranks of the mononymous. History has had its Voltaires and its Rasputins. It has never yet seen an Omarosa. Many eminent figures in modern political life are bland technocrats who do not seem destined for historical representation. This is ...

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The biggest policy mistake of the last decade

In the great economic battle of the past decade, the winner is the tried and true — in a rout. After the 2008 financial crisis, old-fashioned Keynesians offered a simple fix: Stimulate the economy. With idle capacity and unemployed workers, nations could restore economic production at essentially zero real cost. It helped the U.S. in the Great Depression and it ...

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Everest has fallen in Tamil Nadu: Son MK Stalin in firm control

Chennai: Driving down the crowded roads of Moolakadai in north Chennai flooded with the 'proletariat' on Sunday, I found posters, aplenty, stuck on the ancient walls and put up on bamboo banners of modest sizes, stating in mournful poetry: 'Tamilnaattil Imayam Sainthathu'. Translated, it means, the Everest has fallen in Tamil Nadu. From the very ordinary people, such as those ...

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LT Governor Kiran Bedi now makes wearing helmets compulsory

Puducherry: Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi plans to take up campaign urging people to wear helmets and orders were issued to implement the helmet wearing order to reduce fatalities on the road. The Lt Governor's move came after the reports that 969 road accidents were reported in Puducherry this year among which 91 were fatal. According to a  Raj Nivas ...

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CM, leaders condole death of Somnath Chatterjee

Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and leaders of various political parties on Monday condoled the death of senior Parliamentarian and former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee. Expressing grief over the veteran’s death, Mr. Palaniswami said Somnath was a long-time member of the CPI (M) and had the distinction of having served as the longest Member of Parliament — ten ...

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