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The Hindu
A fusion of cultures and persuasionsMadras was, and has been, a crucible of cultures, traditions and beliefs. In th
A fusion of cultures and persuasions
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Madras was, and has been, a crucible of cultures, traditions and beliefs. In the last instalment of our series chronicling the various persons, places and events that shaped the city, we take a look at how Madras embraced its differences and... Read more
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The Hindu
What’s in a name? PlentyThe proposed move to rename high courts after Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai will
What’s in a name? Plenty
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
The proposed move to rename high courts after Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai will result in a waste of money and cause confusion Recently, a Bill was moved in Parliament to change the names of the three Charter High Courts of Bombay, Calcutta and... Read more
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The Hindu
When Fort St. George came under a security blanketParking lot on the campus was out of bounds for visitors, mediapersons : The F
When Fort St. George came under a security blanket
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Parking lot on the campus was out of bounds for visitors, mediapersons : The Fort St. George campus, which houses the Chief Secretariat, came under a heavy security blanket on Monday when Chief Minister Jayalalithaa presented the Home Department’s... Read more
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The Hindu
The triumph of Madras: A stroll along the roads from Beach Station to Labour StatueThe author strolls along the history-rich roads from Beach Station to Labour St
The triumph of Madras: A stroll along the roads from Beach Station to Labour Statue
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
The author strolls along the history-rich roads from Beach Station to Labour Statue, taking in the sights, sounds and the sunset The incessant horn of a train disrupts the calm of the morning. A restaurant van arrives noisily, bringing with it the... Read more
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The Hindu
Madras Week: Happy Birthday!Raising a toast to the city, 377 years after it was founded, is at once a tribu
Madras Week: Happy Birthday!
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
Raising a toast to the city, 377 years after it was founded, is at once a tribute and a promise. It is a celebration of its manifold facets and a firm resolution to ensure that this glorious heritage is retained and built upon in a rapidly-changing... Read more
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The Hindu
DMK MLAs stage protest in Fort St. Georgecaught the Assembly official by surprise by visiting the Assembly much earlier
DMK MLAs stage protest in Fort St. George
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
caught the Assembly official by surprise by visiting the Assembly much earlier than the scheduled time. DMK MLAs led by Stalin on Thursday, are staging a dharna inside Fort St. George demanding entry into the office of the Opposition leader. The... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Jaya announces hike in freedom fighters’ pensionyear while its higher education enrolments went up by 44.8 per cent. In her ad
Jaya announces hike in freedom fighters’ pension
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
year while its higher education enrolments went up by 44.8 per cent. In her address after unfurling the national flag at Fort St George in Chennai on the occasion of the 70th Independence Day, she announced a Rs 1,000 increase in the freedom... Read more
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The Hindu
TN hikes pension for freedom fightersStudent enrolment in higher education institutions has increased to 44.8 per ce
TN hikes pension for freedom fighters
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
Student enrolment in higher education institutions has increased to 44.8 per cent, the highest among States in the country. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday announced a hike in pension for freedom fighters from Rs. 11,000 to Rs.... Read more
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New Kerala
True freedom rests in economic freedom: newkerala.com #105217Aug 15 : True freedom is economic freedom and the Tamil Nadu government is taki
True freedom rests in economic freedom: newkerala.com #105217
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
Aug 15 : True freedom is economic freedom and the Tamil Nadu government is taking various measures towards that, Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said on Monday. Unfurling the national flag at Fort St. George here on Independence Day, Jayalalithaa... Read more
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The Hindu
Siege by sullage will end at Fort St. George moatArmy, Tamil Nadu government and Archaeological Survey of India come together to
Siege by sullage will end at Fort St. George moat
The Hindu / Posted 1 months ago
Army, Tamil Nadu government and Archaeological Survey of India come together to restore British-era design The 2.3 km moat surrounding the historic Fort St. George here will ward off a decades-old challenge — a steady flow of sullage from Tamil... Read more

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