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Decclan Chronicle
Thaman pins hope on Puyalaa Kilambi VaromG. Arumugam, turns independent with a movie titled Puyalaa Kilambi Varom. Thama
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
G. Arumugam, turns independent with a movie titled Puyalaa Kilambi Varom. Thaman and Madhusri play the lead pair. Set in Madurai, the film has an unusual theme and Thaman, who is yet to see a big hit, hopes that PKV would do the necessary trick... Read more
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Daily Mail
Stunning colourised photographs from 19th and 20th century British Rajabout Indian Forestry work which included a boy who had been brought up by wolv
Daily Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
about Indian Forestry work which included a boy who had been brought up by wolves' This is the gopura, or temple tower, in Madurai in the south of India. Gopurams are widely found outside temples, particularly in the south of India. They are often... Read more
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The Hindu
T Dept did hand over gutkha scam report to Chief SecretaryWhile the State government has informed the Madras High Court (Madurai Bench) t
The Hindu / Posted 23 hours ago
While the State government has informed the Madras High Court (Madurai Bench) that it did not receive any letter from the Income Tax Department on the multi-crore gutkha scandal in July last year, documents perused by The Hindu reveal that a detailed... Read more
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The Hindu
Composer Deva: the monarch of Gaana musicsuch as Seerkazhi Govindarajan (Kariyangal Niraivetrum Ganapathiye), P. Susheel
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
such as Seerkazhi Govindarajan (Kariyangal Niraivetrum Ganapathiye), P. Susheela (Meenakshi Paamalai), Balamuralikrishna, Madurai Somu, Soolamangalam Sisters, Banumathi Ramakrishna and S. Varalakshi. “Even now I do devotional album and most... Read more
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The Indian Express
Drought shadow looms over deep southis mainly in Kerala’s Wayanad district. Similarly, the Mullaperiyar dam in Iduk
The Indian Express / Posted 2 days ago
is mainly in Kerala’s Wayanad district. Similarly, the Mullaperiyar dam in Idukki (Kerala) irrigates Theni, Dindigul, Madurai, Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram districts of southern Tamil Nadu, with its waters also feeding the Vaigai dam in Theni.... Read more
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The Hindu
When life is a beachIf you live in Madurai, you never think of kite surfing or kayaking as an adven
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
If you live in Madurai, you never think of kite surfing or kayaking as an adventure sport option while chalking out a trip to a nearby destination. But an exciting piece of information drives me to Kathadi, a little over 100 km away, en route... Read more
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The Economic Times
Coimbatore to get Metro Rail, project report to be prepared: CM K PalaniswamiCulture and Heritage Museum featuring the hoary cultural tradition of the Tamil
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
Culture and Heritage Museum featuring the hoary cultural tradition of the Tamil people at a total cost of Rs 50 crore at Madurai Ulaga Tamizh Sangam and Rs 15 crore will be allotted for the purpose this year. He also announced institution of an... Read more
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The Hindu
Egaraj was a true fireman till the tragic endwho is employed in a private firm in Chennai. Posted at Virudhunagar fire stat
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
who is employed in a private firm in Chennai. Posted at Virudhunagar fire station, Egaraj was one of the many firemen from Madurai region deputed to Chennai for 10 days. He was supposed to complete his deputation on Monday and return to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Reverse cattle trade banLast month, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court (HC) directed that the c
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
Last month, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court (HC) directed that the central government’s notification effectively banning the cattle trade nationwide should be stayed for four weeks. Two months ago, the Union ministry of environment and... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Who was Colonel John Pennycuick? Appeal to trace man's familyblinded for life by acid due to contaminated water.Colonel Pennycuick was a pio
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 5 days ago
blinded for life by acid due to contaminated water.Colonel Pennycuick was a pioneering engineer and created a vital dam in Madurai, India (Image: Getty Images North America) Mr Ibrahim said: "It would be a dream come true to trace John... Read more
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The Economic Times
Museum in honour of former President Abdul Kalam to be inaugurated on July 27the issue, saying that would not work. Referring to road works in Tamil Nadu,
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
the issue, saying that would not work. Referring to road works in Tamil Nadu, he said work was underway on four laning the Madurai-Paramakudi stretch and added that Rs 600 crore would be sanctioned for four laning the Paramakudi-Rameswaram... Read more
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dna
Do not engage manual scavengers: HC asks Centre, TN govta total of 30 persons have lost their lives by manual scavenging in the distric
dna / Posted 6 days ago
a total of 30 persons have lost their lives by manual scavenging in the districts of Chennai, Thiruvallur, Cuddalore, Madurai, Trichy, Villupuram, and Virudunagar between January 1, 2014 and March 20 this year. A survey conducted by the Tamil... Read more
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Business Standard India
Cattle sale ban: SC to hear plea seeking modification of July 11 orderthe country. The fresh plea, mentioned for urgent hearing before a bench heade
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
the country. The fresh plea, mentioned for urgent hearing before a bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar, said the Madurai Bench of the HC had only stayed the operation of one of the two notifications, that is the Prevention of Cruelty to... Read more
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dna
SC to hear plea to modify its order on cattle rulesthe country. The fresh plea, mentioned for urgent hearing before a bench heade
dna / Posted 7 days ago
the country. The fresh plea, mentioned for urgent hearing before a bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar, said the Madurai Bench of the High Court had only stayed the operation of one of the two notifications, that is the Prevention of... Read more
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The Hindu
SC to hear plea against slaughter ban rulesnotification by August. The Centre, on July 11, also informed a Bench led by C
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
notification by August. The Centre, on July 11, also informed a Bench led by Chief Justice of India J.S. Khehar that the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court had already stayed “the rules” in May last. The court had duly recorded the Centre’s... Read more
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The Economic Times
Air India Express expects 10% rise in revenue in current fiscalwill be increased to four flights in September. The company is further explori
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
will be increased to four flights in September. The company is further exploring new routes. ``We find good potential in Madurai-Singapore and Surat-Dubai routes. And when Kannur airport comes into being, there is scope for flights from Kannur to... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Gemini Ganeshanum Suruli Raajanum’ review: Heart of the matterfilm, that dealt with the nostalgia of a groom-to-be. Gemini (Atharvaa) has a s
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
film, that dealt with the nostalgia of a groom-to-be. Gemini (Atharvaa) has a stubble. He wears glasses. And he's out in Madurai with a bunch of wedding invitations. Only, this film fancies itself to be a rom-com. And so, we go straight into the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Media personalities pay tributes to late radio veteran Gavin Singhrole as presenter of the Hot Brunch show on Hot 91.9. In a statement released
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
role as presenter of the Hot Brunch show on Hot 91.9. In a statement released on Friday, Hot 91.9 Managing Director Lloyd Madurai says medical staff tried to revive Singh but were unsuccessful in their attempts, pronouncing him dead at... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Former 947 host Gavin Singh diesexclusive local music slot “The Backyard” which showcased South African music t
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
exclusive local music slot “The Backyard” which showcased South African music talent. Managing director at 91.9, Lloyd Madurai, released a statement on Friday morning. 14 July 2017 Passing of Gavin Singh 13 July 2017 I deliver this statement... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Radio veteran Gavin Singh diesrole as presenter of the Hot Brunch show on Hot 91.9. In a statement released
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
role as presenter of the Hot Brunch show on Hot 91.9. In a statement released on Friday, Hot 91.9 Managing Director Lloyd Madurai says medical staff tried to revive Singh but were unsuccessful in their attempts, pronouncing him dead at... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Radio veteran Gavin Singh has diedwill not be easy‚ together as a Hot 91.9 family we will get through this togeth
Daily Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
will not be easy‚ together as a Hot 91.9 family we will get through this together‚” said Hot 91.9fm managing director Lloyd Madurai. Fellow radio personality Jeremy Mansfield said he was saddened by news of Singh’s death. “So sad to hear the news... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Parent moves Madras HC, says TN Class 11 public exam to put extra burden on kidsMadurai A Madurai resident on Wednesday moved the Madras High Court challenging
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
Madurai A Madurai resident on Wednesday moved the Madras High Court challenging the Tamil Nadu government’s decision to hold “public examination” at Class 11 level akin to the CBSE-held class 10 and 12-level board examinations. A Madurai bench of... Read more
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Business Standard India
TNUSRB 2017 call letter ready for downloadErode, Trichy, Ariyalur, Perambalur, Karur, Tiruppur, The Nilgiris, Pudukkottai
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
Erode, Trichy, Ariyalur, Perambalur, Karur, Tiruppur, The Nilgiris, Pudukkottai, Nagapattinam, Thiruvarur, Thanjavur, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Dindigul, Sivagangai, Tirunelveli, Theni, Ramanathapuram, Thoothukudi and Kanyakumari. Here is the... Read more
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New Kerala
RYTHM Foundation set to play big role in cancer care in partnership with CPAA - newkerala news #253573libraries in rural schools in the remote villages of Ladakh region and has also
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
libraries in rural schools in the remote villages of Ladakh region and has also donated USD 40,000 to the Akshaya Trust in Madurai to build a shelter for the homeless. Earlier in 2008, the foundation donated USD 30,000 towards UNICEF's water and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Anna University results for UG, PG April/May exam 2017 declared, check them herea print out. Separate links are available to check: UG/PG results April/May 2
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
a print out. Separate links are available to check: UG/PG results April/May 2017 examinations - Grade system (Chennai-Madurai) UG/PG results April/May 2017 examinations - Grade system (Coimbatore) UG/PG results April/May 2017 examinations -... Read more
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New Kerala
Cow slaughter ban: SC upholds Madras High Court's stay - newkerala news #253343were studying the market trends in the regard and may come up with the modifica
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
were studying the market trends in the regard and may come up with the modifications likely by end of August. Earlier, the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court had stayed the Centre's notification on cattle slaughter ban while the Kerala High... Read more
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The Indian Express
SC extends Madras HC stay on cattle trade rules to entire countryfor petitioners pleaded that this was necessary to avoid confusion regarding th
The Indian Express / Posted 10 days ago
for petitioners pleaded that this was necessary to avoid confusion regarding the applicability of the stay ordered by the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court. The Centre did not ask for any modification of the HC order, or for the stay to be... Read more
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asianage
SC extends Madras HC’s stay on cattle trade rules to entire nationNew Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday made it clear that the interim order pa
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday made it clear that the interim order passed by the Madurai Bench of the Madras high court, staying the Centre’s May 23 notification banning sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter, will... Read more
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dna
AIKS welcomes SC decision extending stay on rules on cattle toapex court's order came after the Centre asserted that it was not seeking lifti
dna / Posted 10 days ago
apex court's order came after the Centre asserted that it was not seeking lifting of the stay on the notification by the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court and was, rather, looking at it afresh by considering objections and suggestions. The... Read more
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dna
SC suspends cow slaughter ban across nation, govt to come up with new ruleswas studying the market trends in the regard and may come up with the modificat
dna / Posted 10 days ago
was studying the market trends in the regard and may come up with the modifications likely by end of August. Earlier, the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court had stayed the Centre's notification on cattle slaughter ban while the Kerala High... Read more
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asianage
SC backs Madras HC, stays Centre's cattle trade ban across countryof stakeholders and would come up with an amended notification. "Needless to s
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
of stakeholders and would come up with an amended notification. "Needless to say that the interim direction issued by the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court shall continue and extend to the entire country," the bench said. The bench then... Read more
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The Hindu
Reconsideringtopics and the Secretary of Ministry of Environment and Forests is re-visiting
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
topics and the Secretary of Ministry of Environment and Forests is re-visiting the rules. The Centre also said the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court has already stayed the rules in toto and it has no objection to the Supreme Court... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Beached’ by illegal sand mininggot stuck in court in July 2015, just before it was to be submitted to the Stat
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
got stuck in court in July 2015, just before it was to be submitted to the State government. A single judge order of the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court, in a case filed by aggrieved beach sand mining firms, directed that Mr. Bedi be... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Will AAA-2 happen?“Plans for the sequel were on, but now it is unclear whether they will take off
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
“Plans for the sequel were on, but now it is unclear whether they will take off at all.” AAA featured STR in the roles of Madurai Michael and Ashwin Thatha, while Shriya Saran and Tamannaah played his love interests. Sana Khan, who was signed on... Read more
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Business Standard India
Ahmedabad's UNESCO tag proves heritage sites are assets, not a burdenall old cities, he said, had preserved their historic fabric. "Besides Delhi,
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
all old cities, he said, had preserved their historic fabric. "Besides Delhi, cities such as Mumbai, Patna, Allahabad and Madurai could get the heritage tag," he said. Ahmedabad has 26 ASI-protected structures, hundreds of 'pols' that capture the... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Padha puja’ in school kicks up rowevents organised in schools run by religious minorities.Officials visit school
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
events organised in schools run by religious minorities.Officials visit school N. Marimuthu, Chief Educational Officer, Madurai, said officials from the School Education Department visited the school to inquire about the incident. “It was a... Read more
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Sunday Observer
SriLankan Airlines connects Visakhapatnam to the worldto 126 weekly flights to 14 cities, with its existing operations to Chennai, Tr
Sunday Observer / Posted 13 days ago
to 126 weekly flights to 14 cities, with its existing operations to Chennai, Trichy, Trivandrum, Mumbai, New Delhi, Gaya, Madurai, Varanasi, Kochi, Bangalore and Kolkata. SriLankan Airlines’ Chief Commercial Officer, Siva Ramachandran said:... Read more
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The Hindu
Madras HC refuses to extend interim stay on cattle salecase sometime after July 11 before some other Division Bench. S. Selvagomathy
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
case sometime after July 11 before some other Division Bench. S. Selvagomathy (45), an activist-cum-lawyer based in Madurai, had filed the PIL petition on grounds that the statutory rules were repugnant to the parent Act itself since Section... Read more
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New Kerala
SC to hear petition over reservation to students in State Board, CBSE @ newkerala.compercent reservation quota to students who would be appearing in NEET this year"
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
percent reservation quota to students who would be appearing in NEET this year". On May 19, Justice N. Seshasayee of the Madurai bench of the court sought replies to the issues raised by the petitioners for cancellation of the test conducted on... Read more
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The Economic Times
Ministers head to major cities, state capitals to explain GSTnative states or states they represent in Parliament. For instance, commerce m
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
native states or states they represent in Parliament. For instance, commerce minister Nirmala Sitharaman has been assigned Madurai in Tamil Nadu (her native state) and Vijaywada in Andhra Pradesh. Social justice and empowerment minister Thaawar... Read more
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The Hindu
DGP posting: Court calls for recordsThe Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Thursday directed the State Chief
The Hindu / Posted 15 days ago
The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Thursday directed the State Chief Secretary to produce by Monday the “entire records” related to the two-year extension of service granted to Director General of Police (DGP) T.K. Rajendran on the day of... Read more
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The Hindu
TN govt proposes new housing policymade announcements concerning the health and family welfare sector. These incl
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
made announcements concerning the health and family welfare sector. These included procuring necessary equipments for cancer treatment at government hospitals and medical colleges in Chennai, Madurai and Thanjavur, at an overall cost of Rs 64 cr... Read more
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New Kerala
SC to examine cash-vote MLAs sting case @ newkerala.comwon the trust vote held in the state assembly on the back of support offered by
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
won the trust vote held in the state assembly on the back of support offered by 122 AIADMK legislators. South Madurai MLA Saravanan, who had deflected to the OPS faction, admitted on camera that Sasikala camp offered him money between... Read more
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Business Standard India
IT firms' Rs 10K-cr investment proposal in Tamil Nadu intact, says govtupon during the GIM, HCL Corporation had inked a memorandum of understanding (M
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
upon during the GIM, HCL Corporation had inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a Rs 500-crore project in Trichy and Madurai. According to the state government, the tech major has already invested Rs 150 lakh in setting up a facility,... Read more
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The Hindu
Theatre shutdown: Film industry fine with GST, resents State fettersTirupur alone, more than 56 theatres were empty. The scenario wasn’t too differ
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
Tirupur alone, more than 56 theatres were empty. The scenario wasn’t too different in Coimbatore, Erode, the Nilgiris, Madurai, Pudhucherry and other places as well. Most theatre owners had similar opinions about how the additional burden of... Read more
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New Kerala
SC stays Madras HC order directing TN Govt to waive farmers' loans @ newkerala.comto waive off all agricultural loans taking cognizance of their 23-day protest a
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
to waive off all agricultural loans taking cognizance of their 23-day protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court had also ordered cooperative societies and banks to waive off the loans of the farmers... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
TN crop loan waiver: SC stays Madras HC order asking govt to extend benefit to all farmersjustices MB Lokur and Deepak Gupta issued notice to the association of agricult
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 18 days ago
justices MB Lokur and Deepak Gupta issued notice to the association of agriculturists and stayed the April 4 order of the Madurai bench of the high court. The crop loan waiver scheme for farmers was notified by the Food and Consumer Protection... Read more
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The Hindu
The towers of justiceof its 155-year-old occupant. A great patron of Tamil Born 150 years ago was
The Hindu / Posted 18 days ago
of its 155-year-old occupant. A great patron of Tamil Born 150 years ago was the man who founded in September 1901 the Madurai Tamil Sangam, called by many the Fourth Tamil Sangam. Pandithurai Thevar of the Palavanatham zamin was kin of... Read more
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asianage
SC stays Madras HC's order to waive Tamil Nadu farmers' loanto waive off all agricultural loans taking cognizance of their 23-day protest a
asianage / Posted 18 days ago
to waive off all agricultural loans taking cognizance of their 23-day protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court had also ordered cooperative societies and banks to waive off the loans of the farmers... Read more
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dna
SC stays Madras HC order directing Tamil Nadu govt to waive farmers' loansto waive off all agricultural loans taking cognizance of their 23-day protest a
dna / Posted 18 days ago
to waive off all agricultural loans taking cognizance of their 23-day protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi. The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court had also ordered cooperative societies and banks to waive off the loans of the farmers... Read more
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