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Tamil Nadu: Cyclone Gaja death toll rises to 45

18 Nov 2018

Tamil Nadu: Cyclone Gaja death toll rises to 45

The toll in cyclone Gaja has touched 45, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said on Sunday, appealing to leaders of all political parties to take part in the relief activities.

Tamil Nadu: Yogendra Yadav detained, claims he was manhandled

08 Sep 2018

Tamil Nadu: Yogendra Yadav detained, claims he was manhandled

Former Aam Aadmi Party leader and Swaraj Abhiyan chief, Yogendra Yadav was detained in Tamil Nadu today. He was to join the farmers' protest against the eight-lane Salem-Chennai Expressway.

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan want Chennai residents to boycott IPL

08 Apr 2018

Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan want Chennai residents to boycott IPL

Setting aside differences, Tamil superstars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan joined various outfits in their calls to boycott upcoming IPL matches in Chennai.

TN farmers protesting at Jantar Mantar consume human excreta

11 Sep 2017

TN farmers protesting at Jantar Mantar consume human excreta

On the 57th day of protests, 48 Tamil Nadu farmers demonstrating at Delhi's Jantar Mantar consumed human faeces.

Protesting TN farmers don't go hungry, thanks to gurudwara langar

04 Aug 2017

Protesting TN farmers don't go hungry, thanks to gurudwara langar

Farmers from Tamil Nadu have been demanding a loan waiver and drought-relief package at Delhi's Jantar Mantar for over 100 days.

IAF Officer, colleague beaten, Delhi Police arrest 3

24 Apr 2017

IAF Officer, colleague beaten, Delhi Police arrest 3

Delhi Police arrested a milk supplier, a hotel employee and a nightclub bouncer for assaulting an IAS Officer and his colleague in South Delhi's Tughlaqabad.

TN farmers at Jantar Mantar to now consume urine, feces

22 Apr 2017

TN farmers at Jantar Mantar to now consume urine, feces

Taking the bizarreness of their protests up a notch, Tamil Nadu farmers at Jantar Mantar have vowed to consume their urine on April 22. If the Centre still doesn't pay attention, they will eat human feces the next day.

Man in Modi mask flogs TN farmers in new protest

19 Apr 2017

Man in Modi mask flogs TN farmers in new protest

In the latest form of protest, farmers from Tamil Nadu who have gathered at Jantar Mantar are now being flogged by a man in a Narendra Modi's mask. The move meant to depict the Centre's insensitivity to their plight.

Tamil Nadu Farmers' Protest: Loan waiver to all farmers

05 Apr 2017

Tamil Nadu Farmers' Protest: Loan waiver to all farmers

The Madras High Court directed Tamil Nadu to waive all farm loans (cooperative banks/societies), irrespective of the area of land farmers held.