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The Hindu
TN Assembly elections: Venue of swearing-in ceremony for new govt.Politics of perception has often determined the venue of a newly elected govern
TN Assembly elections: Venue of swearing-in ceremony for new govt.
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Politics of perception has often determined the venue of a newly elected government’s swearing-in ceremony. A strong advocate of autonomy of the State, DMK’s contempt for Governors is well explained by its founder C.N. Annadurai’s remark:“Aatukku... Read more
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The Hindu
It’s not all water under the bridgeChennai is no longer a bastion of the DMK, but the party thinks memories of the
It’s not all water under the bridge
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
Chennai is no longer a bastion of the DMK, but the party thinks memories of the December floods will make voters align with it. Chennaiyai Pidi, Kotayil Kodi (Capture Chennai and the flag will fly at Fort St. George), was once a popular slogan among... Read more
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The Hindu
Madras miscellany: Vanishing land lines?a meeting the other day, I was once again asked for my telephone number. When I
Madras miscellany: Vanishing land lines?
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
a meeting the other day, I was once again asked for my telephone number. When I provided it, my interrogator said in an almost shocked voice, “But that’s a land line! What’s your mobile number?” He made it sound as though I was committing some sort... Read more
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asianage
Really, what’s in a name?the word Chennai before the late 1990s. Madras was a British-built city, and ca
Really, what’s in a name?
asianage / Posted 16 days ago
the word Chennai before the late 1990s. Madras was a British-built city, and came up around their first fort in India, Fort St George, which is today where the Tamil Nadu Assembly is. The communists then renamed Calcutta, which again was a... Read more
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asianage
Really, what's in a name?the word Chennai before the late 1990s. Madras was a British-built city, and ca
Really, what's in a name?
asianage / Posted 16 days ago
the word Chennai before the late 1990s. Madras was a British-built city, and came up around their first fort in India, Fort St George, which is today where the Tamil Nadu Assembly is. The communists then renamed Calcutta, which again was a... Read more
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The Economic Times
Political parties wooing electorates with liquor, cash, household benefits and drugsCFL bulbs, rice bags, or utensils? Once the complaint is registered in the cont
Political parties wooing electorates with liquor, cash, household benefits and drugs
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
CFL bulbs, rice bags, or utensils? Once the complaint is registered in the control room located on the seventh floor of Fort St George Building in Chennai, the flying squad stationed nearest to the place of the alleged gift distribution gets an... Read more
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The Hindu
Tamil Nadu Assembly elections 2016: PWF rally — Spirited battle on prohibition plankinto how the opposition may counter Jayalalithaa’s proposal in the coming weeks
Tamil Nadu Assembly elections 2016: PWF rally — Spirited battle on prohibition plank
The Hindu / Posted 22 days ago
into how the opposition may counter Jayalalithaa’s proposal in the coming weeks. Speaking from a platform modelled on the Fort St George, alliance leaders questioned the locus standi of the AIADMK in making such a promise. Phased implementation... Read more
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