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23 May 2018, Edition - 1044, Wednesday

FLASH NEWS:

  • Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter crash-lands in Natha Top in Jammu and Kashmir
  • NHRC takes cognizance of Tuticorin violence, issues notice to Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary and DGP
  • The Madras High Court directed Vedanta to stop the construction of the second unit of Sterlite copper smelter plant
  • Tamil Nadu government forms judicial commission to probe Tuticorin violence
  • J&K: Grenade attack in Bijbehara as 7 civilians were injured
  • MHA has sought a report from Tamil Nadu Government on the violence in Tuticorin
  • Mudarai HC stays expansion of Sterlite copper smelter plan
  • US President Donald Trump warned that his landmark summit with Kim Jong Un may not take place as planned
  • Sec 144 imposed in and around Tuticorin till May 25th
  • Shops were shut and 5000 policemen were deployed in Tuticorin after 11 people died while protesting against the Sterlite Plant

Coimbatore

Siddaramaiah’s effigy burnt

Covai Post Network

Thanjavur: The activists of the Thamizhaga Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (TMMK) burned the effigy of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in Thanjavur today, condemning the violence and attacks on Tamilians by Kannada fanatics in the state.

Led by TMMK district secretary Thiaga S Kamaraj, the activists raised slogans and demonstrated in front of the railway station in Thanjavur and then burned Siddaramaiah’s effigy.

The protesters urged the Centre and the Karnataka government to ensure the safety of Tamilians in Karnataka and arrest the hooligans behind the violence.

COIMBATORE WEATHER