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Tamil Nadu Cabinet recommends releasing of seven convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

Chennai, Sept 9 (IBNS): The Tamil Nadu Cabinet on Sunday decided to recommend state Governor  Banwarilal Purohit  to order the release of seven convicts linked to the assassination of former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Centre rejects TN govt's plea to release seven convicts

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IBNS): The central government on Friday rejected the Tamil Nadu government's plea to release seven convicts in the assassination case of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, media report said.

DMK moves HC over TN govt's denial to bury Karunanidhi's mortal remains at Marina beach

Chennai, Aug 7 (IBNS): In a conflict with the AIADMK government, the DMK moved the High Court over the state's denial to allow the burial of the mortal remains of former Chief Minister and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, who passed away on Tuesday, at Chennai's Marina Beach.

President rejects TN Govt's request to release Rajiv assassination convicts

New Delhi, Jun 15 (IBNS) : President Ram Nath Kovind has rejected the Tamil Nadu government’s request to release from prison the seven convicts in the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, media reports said.

Stalin, DMK MLAs wear black clothes in TN assembly protesting Tuticorin massacre

Chennai, May 29 (IBNS): DMK lawmakers, including opposition leader MK Stalin, on Tuesday entered the Tamil Nadu assembly by wearing black clothes as a mark of  protest against the killing of 13 people in Tuticorin during agitation over the Sterlite copper plant pollution issue, media reports said.

TN government cancels land allotment to Vedanta Group for Sterlite plant expansion

Chennai, May 29 (IBNS): A day after ordering a complete closure of the Sterlite copper plant in Tuticorin, the Tamil Nadu government has cancelled the land allotment for the second phase of expansion of the plant by Vedanta Group in the region, media reports said.

Tamil Nadu orders permanent closure of Sterlite plant in Tuticorin

Tuticorin, May 28 (IBNS): Prioritising Tamil Nadu people's demands after over a dozen deaths of protesters in police firing, the state government has issued an order to close the Sterlite copper plant permanently in Tuticorin on Monday, media reports said.

Cauvery water : TN Govt files contempt petiton against Centre in SC

New Delhi, Mar 31 (IBNS) : The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday moved the Supreme Court filing a contempt petition against Cabinet Secretary P.K. Sinha and Union Water Resources Secretary U.P. Singh for not having formulated a scheme on  the Cauvery water issue within the court-stipulated period of six weeks, media reports said.

Tamil Nadu government clears Jallikattu Ordinance

Chennai, Jan 21 (IBNS): In a major victory for people demonstrating across the state for the past few days, the Tamil Nadu government has cleared Jallikattu Ordinance.