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24 Sep 2018, Edition - 1168, Monday

FLASH NEWS:

  • J&K: 1 jawan martyred in Tangdhar encounter
  • The Bishop was arrested after three days of interrogation on Friday
  • EPS-OPS govt invites DMK President MK Stalin, Kanimozhi and TTV Dinakaran for MGR centenary celebrations on 30th Sep
  • Kerala Nun Rape Case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal’s bail plea rejected as judicial custody has been extended till October 6th
  • Commander Abhilash Tomy rescued
  • Congress President Rahul Gandhi visits his LS Constituency Amethi
  • 15-year old boy lynched in Tamil Nadu for alleged theft
  • A team has been dispatched to the spot to probe the incident
  • Allegedly, the bishop is involved in more cases of sexual harassment against women
  • PM Modi inaugurates the Pakyong Airport near Gangtok, Sikkim

Tamilnadu News

CM and Dy CM also join in hunger strike to protest against centre on Cauvery

Covai Post Network

Chennai : For the first time in several years, the ruling party in Tamil Nadu sat on a hunger strike, in which chief minister and deputy chief minister Edapaddi Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam joined in, to protest against the centre’s failure to set up the Cauvery Management Board as ordered by the Supreme Court.

On Tuesday, the chief minister and deputy chief minister joined in other ministers and party cadres on a hunger strike even as opposition parties led by the DMK continued their protests and strikes across Tamil Nadu.

Road and rail roko agitations were on across Tamil Nadu, even as state governor Banwarialal Purihit called on prime minister Narendra Modi in Delhi, over the Cauvery issue.

Traders and shopkeepers also joined in the protest by shutting their establishments.

The DMK and its allies have been protesting for the past few days and continued it on Tuesday, blocked traffic at many places and also tried to stop trains.

The DMK has also called for a Tamil Nadu bandh on April 5 over the issue.

Protests also took place in other cities including Madurai, Tiruchirapalli, Coimbatore, Erode, Salem and Tiruvarur. The farmers too joined in the protests.

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