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DMK is threatening the Judiciary: Jayalalithaa on the proposed agitation announced by M K Stalin against her

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) supremo Ms J Jayalalithaa has said, the proposed agitation announced by the ruling DMK's youth wing against her for seeking frequent adjournments in the RS 66.65 crore disproportionate assets case, amounted to threatening the judiciary and it amounts to condemn of court.

DMK is threatening the Judiciary: Jayalalithaa on the proposed agitation announced by M K Stalin against her

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) supremo Ms J Jayalalithaa has said, the proposed agitation announced by the ruling DMK's youth wing against her for seeking frequent adjournments in the RS 66.65 crore disproportionate assets case, amounted to threatening the judiciary and it amounts to condemn of court.

Quraishi becomes new Chief Election Commissioner

Dr. S Y Quraishi, Election Commissioner, was on Tuesday appointed the new Chief Election Commissioner in the place of Navin Chawla , who demits office on Thursday.

Allow the government to help poor: Don't politicize every issue-Karunanidhi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has asked the opposition in the state to co-operate with the government to implement welfare schemes to the poor. "Don't politicies each and every issue", Mr Karunanidhi requested the opposition parties especially the main opposition AIADMK.

Seventy-five Percent of Resettlement of IDPs completed

Sri Lankan government has already resettled 267,393 IDPs in their native villages, the average per day being 700 improved with newly built infrastructure and basic facilities provided. Only 35, 333 IDPs remain to be resettled, said Mr. Keheliya Rambukwella, Defence Spokesman and Minister of Mass Media and Communication addressing a media briefing yesterday.

CBFC senior official caught red-handed while bribing to issue Censor Certificate

Regional Officer in Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), which certifies new films, and IFS officer, Mr. Rajasekar , was caught red-handed by the Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI), while he collected bribe for issuing film certification.

Malaysian court fines, jails Muslim protesters over temple

A Malaysian court on Tuesday fined 12 Muslims and sentenced one of them to a week in prison for illegally protesting the construction of a Hindu temple and parading a severed cow's head, reports from Kuala Lumpur said.

King’s four-nation tour to strengthen regional stability

'King Abdullah, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques' tour to Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon will attract the focus of both officials and public in the Arab world as he seeks to promote Arab coordination and unification, regional security and stability, and work toward reconciliation in Palestine and reviving the peace process.

India: Opposition paralyses Parliament over price rise

Demanding a debate on price rise under a motion that entails voting, the entire opposition on Tuesday prevented functioning of both Houses of Parliament and vowed to press the issue again on Wednesday, setting the stage for another showdown.


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