ISIS rises: How radical-violent Islam poses a threat to Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Dec 20: In a significant development, the National Investigation Agency conducted searches at seven locations in Tamil Nadu in connection with an Islamic State related case.

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ISIS co-conspirator from Tamil Nadu arrested

New Delhi, Oct 23: The National Investigation Agency today arrested a co-conspirator in an Islamic State related case. Mohammad Sulaiman, a resident of Ambethkar Nagar, Pattukkottai Taluka, Adirampattinam, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu was picked up by the NIA.

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Tamil Nadu’s Islamic State problem and why Cuddalore is back on the radar

cuddalorejailChennai, Oct 2: A specific threat to the Cuddalore jail in Tamil Nadu has once again raised the question about the big presence of the Islamic State in the state. Tamil Nadu and the ISIS have had a long association and it was from this state that the first known recruit was reported.

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Rajiv Gandhi’s killers: To release or not, here are the Governor’s options

rajivgandhikillersNew Delhi, Sep 11: The decision by the Tamil Nadu to release the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case may not be legally viable say experts. The AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu Sunday decided to recommend to the state Governor Banwarilal Purohit, the release of all seven life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

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In BJP’s southern push, where does Tamil Nadu stand: Will DMK remain a neutral force in 2019

Chennai, Aug 27: The decision by the DMK to invite BJP chief, Amit Shah for the Karunanidhi memorial meet has raised eyebrows. The DMK however says that there is nothing much to read into the confirmed list of speakers at ” The Southern Sun-Meeting of National Political leaders to be held on August 30.

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RIP Karunanidhi: A man of letters and a script writer, who wrote Tamil Nadu’s destiny

karuna1Chennai, Aug 8: As a script writer he would have lived a life of obscurity in the shadows of film stars who enjoy cult status in Tamil Nadu.

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Cauvery water dispute verdict LIVE: K’taka gets more water due to drinking water crisis in Bengaluru

The Cauvery waters verdict delivered today by a three judge Bench of the Supreme Court of India. It is a crucial day for the states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu as a lot would depend on this verdict.

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SC orders more Cauvery for Karnataka, setback for TN

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered that Karnataka would get an additional 14.75 tmcft of Cauvery water. In what is seen as a setback for Tamil Nadu, the court while delivering the Cauvery waters verdict said that Karnataka will provide 177.2 TMC water to Tamil Nadu. This would mean Karnataka will get additional 14.75 tmcft as compared to the tribunal’s order which had ordered release of 192 tmcft. As a result of this TN’s water share has been reduced to 177.25 tmcft.

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ISIS in Tamil Nadu: NIA secures arrest of key accused

The National Investigation Agency has secured the arrest of one Ansar Meeran a resident of Kanyakumari in connection with the Tamil Nadu Islamic State case.

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Ahead of big Cauvery verdict, tense atmosphere in Karnataka, TN

With the Cauvery Waters verdict round the corner, the atmosphere is tense in both Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. The verdict is expected to be delivered before the end of this month by the Supreme Court of India.

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