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General Observer appointed

Suresh Kumar, an IAS officer, has been appointed as the General Observer for Ottapidaram bypoll. People may contact him on 6383799109 or meet him in person at the Circuit House near Old Corporation office with suggestions or complaints, said the District Election Officer in a press release. Source: Read Full Article

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Dhinakaran elected AMMK general secretary

‘Elevation carried out in consultation with Sasikala and senior leaders of the party’ T.T.V. Dhinakaran, deputy general secretary of the Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK), was elected general secretary of the organisation at a meeting of office-bearers and senior functionaries in Chennai on Friday. The AMMK, which was floated as a temporary organisation, will now […]

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Advocates urged to encourage their clients to take to mediation

A district mediation centre and an awareness camp was inaugurated here under the aegis of the Principal District Judge Meena Sathish at the integrated court complex on Tuesday. Speaking on the occasion, the district judge said the camp was being organised in compliance with the Madras High Court directive to observe the 14th Mediation Day. […]

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Surgical Strike General: ‘It can’t be left unanswered’

‘You can’t get emotional about it. The plan has to be deliberated, debated and options need to be looked at.’‘I am not saying sooner or later, but it can’t be too late.’ Forty Central Reserve Police Force troopers were murdered in cold blood on the Jammu-Srinagar highway near Pulwama in south Kashmir. In an unprecedented […]

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Stalin asks EC to hold bypollsalong with general election

Says the exercise would save valuable time for voters, EC and govt. staff DMK president M.K. Stalin on Friday urged the Election Commission to hold bypolls to 21 Assembly seats in Tamil Nadu, along with the Lok Sabha election this year. In a memorandum to Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora, which was handed over in […]

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Priyanka takes charge as Congress general secretary

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday took charge as All India Congress Committee general secretary and will helm the party’s affairs in Uttar Pradesh East. She arrived at the party headquarters at Akbar Road after dropping her husband at the office of the Enforcement Directorate for questioning in a money laundering case. She also met some […]

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Cabinet okays 10% quota for poor among general category

The Union Cabinet has approved 10 per cent reservation in jobs and educational institutions for the economically backward section in the general category, sources said on Monday. The government is likely to bring a constitutional amendment bill in Parliament on Tuesday, they said, adding that the quota will be over and above the existing 50 […]

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SBI General IPO likely after polls

PSU insurers’ merger good for industry, says the firm’s MD SBI General Insurance Ltd. (SBIGIL) is looking to hit the market with an initial public offering (IPO) after October 2019 and will start the preparatory exercises in this direction by March, Pushan Mahapatra, managing director and chief executive officer said. SBIGIL is a joint venture […]