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18 Mar 2018, Edition - 978, Sunday


  • The Congress and other political parties have been alleging that EVMs tampered during polls and demanding reintroduction of the ballot paper system of voting.
  • J&K Minister Altaf Bukhari sings praises for Separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani | Bukhari: Geelani is a very big leader and my stature is too small
  • Pro-Khalistan terrorist convicted of killing former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh does not regreat his action, says his lawyer.
  • MS Dhoni all praise for Nepal after it was granted ODI status by the International Cricket Council (ICC)
  • Mohammed Shami issues clarification on wife’s ‘rape’ allegations
  • According to reports, a Bangladesh player broke the glass while celebrating the team’s win over Sri Lanka in the T20I Nidahas Trophy tri-series.
  • 43-year-old Tara had earlier confessed to his involvement in the assassination of Beant Singh in 1995.
  • Delhi: NCB (Narcotics Control Bureau) busts big drug racket.
  • 3 Bangladeshi nationals held in Pune | Arrested nationals said to have terror links | Accused have links with Al Qaeda affiliate | ATS to probe their terror links
  • Modi and his associates allegedly defrauded Punjab National Bank of around Rs 13,000 crore through fraudulent LOUs of PNB


Centre should ensure that TN gets its due share: CPI

Covai Post Network

Coimbatore: Despite curtailment of share of Cauvery water, Tamil Nadu has accepted the Supreme Court verdict and the ball is now in Centre’s court to ensure its implementation and see to it that due quantum is released to the State, veteran CPI leader, D Pandian said today.

Responding to a query on the issue, Pandian told reporters here that the State and the people, with due respect to the Court, have accepted the ruling.

However, it was the responsibility of the BJP-led Centre to see to it that Karnataka was adhering to the verdict and releasing the water. Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, who is speaking about Digital India, has to monitor the water release with digital technology, Pandian said adding that the Centre, which has failed to constitute Cauvery Management Board should not sit on the verdict but take steps to release the water to Tamil Nadu.

When asked about the confession of Deputy chief Minister, O Paneerselvam that he joined Edapadi K Palanisamy’s camp after Modi asked him to do so Pandian quipped. “when he himself has said that what is there for me to say?”