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Memo to Venkaiah Naidu: Loan waiver didn’t become a fashion overnight; Centre must share the blame too

Taking cues from his cabinet colleague Arun Jaitley, Union urban development minister M Venkaiah Naidu too has joined the club of those warning against the farm loan waiver spree, now spreading fast across the country, Karnataka being the latest state. ...

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Tamil Nadu CM to wait for courts to decide on cattle trade restrictions

CHENNAI: Playing it safe on the contentious cattle trade restrictions, Chief Minister ‘Edappadi’ K Palaniswami on Tuesday said his government would wait for the courts to decide on the matter. His refusal to move a special resolution against the Centre’s ...

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Shortage of fodder, survival of sheep worry officials

No provision in the scheme to cultivate fodder Even as the State government is gearing up to launch the distribution of sheep to Golla Kuruma community shepherds from June 20, officials of the district Animal Husbandry Department are worried over ...

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Election Commission Orders FIR Over ‘Bribing Of Voters’ In RK Nagar Bypoll

The bypoll slated for April 12 was cancelled subsequently following allegations of large-scale distribution of money to voters, entailing raids by the tax authorities. CHENNAI: The Election Commission has asked the Tamil Nadu chief electoral officer to lodge a police ...

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Forced out of their homes for dam building in ’60s, these TN families remain bonded labourers

“They lost their homes, were never compensated and were practically driven into bondage. The state has conveniently forgotten them.” More than 200 people whose families were forced from their homes in southern India by the construction of Aliyar dam in ...

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