Sidharth MP

The author is Chennai-based reporter with Wion

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Kamal Haasan on accident on 'Indian 2' set: Shameful that our industry is unable to provide safety for technicians

Reports emerged late Wednesday night that an accident had occurred on sets of Kamal Haasan-starrer, 'Indian 2', which was being filmed by director Shankar at EVP Film city on the outskirts of…

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Opposition misleading public to disrupt law and order over CAA: Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami

The opposition parties in the state have been rallying support against the act, with the DMK-led opposition having collected over 2 crore signatures calling for the act to be repealed.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister defends action against anti-CAA protests, says 'they didn’t have permission'

Palaniswami stated that 'the protestors did not have the required permission. When they were asked to get arrested, some people started pelting stones, slippers and bottles and that is when the…

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A sky-high launch for Suriya's aviation-film 'Soorarai Pottru'

A Special Spicejet Boeing 737 aircraft with the film’s poster painted on it was unveiled in the presence of the film’s crew and Spicejet’s Chairman and Managing Director Ajay Singh.

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Tamil Nadu: CM Palaniswami declares Cauvery delta 'protected agriculture zone', DMK calls it ‘farcical drama’

The move comes to ensure the state’s food security and has been welcomed by leaders from across party lines.

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Despite Auto sector slowdown, Lamborghini sales up by 16% in India; Over 50% sales from Southern states 

The brand’s latest offering - Huracan EVO RWD was unveiled in Chennai at a time when the Italian carmaker considers the five Southern Indian states its largest market in India, as more than 50 per…

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Tamil Nadu Governor has complete liberty to decide on Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict’s mercy plea, says Government of India

The government of Tamil Nadu had earlier proposed the release of the convicts to the Central Government, which was rejected by the Ministry of Home Affairs in April 2018 citing section 453 of the…

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Tamil Nadu minister clarifies after video of him making tribal children remove his footwear goes viral

A source told WION that the boys in the video were members of the tribal community and that their parents worked with the forest department. 

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Rajinikanth comes out in support of CAA & NPR, says youth being misled into protests

Rajini added that he would be the first to step out and rise in protest if and when CAA affects Indian Muslims

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Rajinikanth issued summons over ‘anti-social elements’ remark on Tuticorin violence, firing

During an appearance before the commission in October last year, fringe outfit leader Seeman had said that Rajinikanth should be summoned before the commission for deposition.

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Concerned about homelessness, Madras High Court asks why not limit individuals from buying more than one house?

The bench also observed as to why the authorities could not limit the NRIs from purchasing houses in India, in order to bring down the costs.

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P Chidambaram likens Budget to flop movie; suggests steps for growth revival

'The economy is ill and doctors are incompetent,' Chidambaram said on Budget 2020. 

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Coronavirus outbreak: Customs officials take extra precautions while seizing exotic pets

The virus that has claimed over 200 lives has been declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organisation.

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Security personnel guns down colleague at Defence facility near Chennai

In the vicinity, there are several other Ordnance Factories such as Engine Factory (EFA), Ordnance Clothing Factory(OCF) and Defence Installations like Combat Vehicle Research and Development…

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Crack down on 'objectionable content' against officials on social media: Madras HC orders cops

This comes after the High Court had earlier taken up the bail plea of Marudhachalam, a Chennai resident who was arrested for having posted defamatory, objectionable content about a sitting Judge…

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