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21 Mar 2018, Edition - 981, Wednesday


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  • DMK’s Stalin writes to CMs of 10 states, demanding fiscal autonomy for states
  • Former Maharashtra CM Sushilkumar Shinde speaks on Congress’ U-turn on Lingayats
  • Disruption in Lok Sabha leads to the house being adjourned for the day
  • Ceasefire violations at an all-time high as Pak has violated ceasefire 600 times in nearly 2 months


The government is missing at the cyclone hit Kanyakumari: Duraimurugan

Covai Post Network

Deputy leader of opposition in Tamil Nadu Assembly, Durai Murugan today took a dig at the State government saying that they are busy erecting banners and cut outs and have no time to inquire about drowning people in Ockhi cyclone hit Kanyakumari.

“If there is a government, it will take measures. But there is no government at all and they are only busy in celebrations at this time of distress”, Durai Murugan told reporters near Airport here.

“They are least bothered about who is drowning and who is floating and are busy erecting banners and cutouts,” he alleged.

On R K Nagar by-poll, senior DMK leader said that victory chances are bright for the party candidate.

The party will welcome any party’s support to DMK in the bypoll, Durai Murugan said in reply to the decision of MDMK general secretary, Vaiko extending support to the party.