Sidharth MP

The author is Chennai-based reporter with Wion

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Heavy rain, gusts predicted for Tamil Nadu Coast as cyclone to pass by Nov 25

Following the cyclone warning issued by the Indian Meteorological Department(IMD), twelve teams of the National Disaster Response Force have been deployed across the North and Central Coastal…

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What’s #EmptyTwitterTrash and why did it trend?

The Hashtag #EmptyTwitterTrash trended on Twitter from late Saturday until Sunday evening, with over 62K tweets put out by individual accounts and those of social media influencers, celebrities…

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Ahead of TN Polls, Kamal Haasan urges fans to get Voters IDs checked and ready

The Election Commission of India on Monday released the draft electoral rolls for Tamil Nadu, which is headed for Assembly polls in 2021. 

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Amid monsoon, water levels in reservoirs around Chennai over half capacity 

The four reservoirs have a combined storage of 6706 Million Cubic feet (Mcft) as on date, whereas they had 3148Mcft on the same day the previous year. Current storage of 6706Mcft is nearly 60% of…

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Farmers plant trees to wish Bollywood actor Juhi Chawla on her birthday

On the occasion of actor Juhi Chawla’s 53rd birthday on Friday, farmers from the Cauvery basin in Tamil Nadu planted trees to convey their wishes to the actor.

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Tamil Nadu: Arundhati Roy’s book removed from university syllabus after ABVP plaint

Reacting to the development, Arundhati Roy maintained that she hadn’t known of the book has been on the syllabus

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'Very happy and thrilled that she has scripted history': Kamala Harris' aunt tells WION

A US senator from California, Harris has a track record of shattering glass ceilings. She served as San Francisco’s first female district attorney and was California's first woman of colour to be…

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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Nalini’s counsel optimistic on release of all 7 convicts by December

Seven people including Nalini and her husband were convicted by the special TADA court for their role in the assassination of former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi

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Tamil Nadu government denies permission for BJP’s Vel Yatra; BJP awaits word from Delhi

Referring to a Government Order dated 31st October, the Advocate General told the Court that religious, social and political gatherings would be permitted with not more than 100 people, only after…

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US election 2020: Ancestral village keeps sweets, firecrackers ready, hoping for Kamala Harris’ win

Goin by engravings on the temple wall, Kamala’s relatives who live in India had donated a small sum to the temple fund in 2014. The engraving bears the name Kamala Harris, with the donation sum Rs…

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Kamal Haasan chairs MNM party meeting to strategise for 2021 polls

It is understood that the main agenda of the meeting is to work on establishing booth committees for all constituencies and to draw the plans for the actor’s state-wide campaign tour, besides…

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Tamil Nadu: New guidelines for coronavirus unlock declared

According to the Government, over the last one week, the daily cases have been consistently below 3000 and total Active cases across the state have come down to less than 25,000

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#GoBackStalin trends on Twitter against DMK chief

In what was a first, #GoBackStalin trend started gaining traction on social media, while he was in his home state.

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Atomic research facility IGCAR to transfer spin-off tech to start-ups, industries

According to the IGCAR, their major offerings for which Intent of MOU will be exchanged include Thermal Imaging technology for early detection of breast cancer, Autonomous Gamma Dose Logger (to…

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After government takes executive route, Tamil Nadu assents to 7.5% NEET quota bill

Visible urgency in getting the assent for the bill arises from the fact that NEET results have been declared and medical admissions processes have begun

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