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  List of Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thereby, the bench decided that "in the appointment of Ms.Jayalalithaa as Chief Minister there has been a clear infringement of a Constitutional provision and that a writ of quo warranto must issue".
In effect her appointment as Chief Minister was declared null and invalid.
Therefore, technically, she was not the Chief Minister in the period between May 14, 2001 and September 21, 2001.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Chief_Ministers_of_Tamil_Nadu   (111 words)

 Tamil Nadu - Gurupedia
Tamil Nadu ("Land of the Tamils") is a state at the southern tip of India.
Tamil Nadu was created from the old Madras State in the 1950s, when India re-drew some state lines according to language.
Tamil is the official language of Tamil Nadu (as well as one of the official languages of India).
www.gurupedia.com /t/ta/tamil_nadu.htm   (1876 words)

 Tamil Nadu -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Tamil Nadu's recorded history dates back about 6000 years and the origin of its people is closely tied to the debates of the Aryan invasion theory.
Tamil Nadu was constituted by various kingdoms such as that of the Chera, the Chola and the Pandya.
Tamil Nadu had a bicameral legislature until 1986, when it was replaced with a unicameral legislature, like most other states in India.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Tamil_Nadu   (4904 words)

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 Tamil Nadu -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Tamil Nadu's population stood at 62,110,839 as of 00.00 hours of March 1 2001.
Tamil Chola kings conquered lands as far North as the Himalayas, and as far East as Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Kamarajar, a former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu was born in Virudhunagar district.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Madras_state   (4904 words)

 Jain Commission - Growth of Tamil Militancy Chapter 3 sections 1 to 5
In his statement given before the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Tiruchy, u/s 164 (5) Cr.P.C., Shri Nagarajan alleged that regarding the arrest of Kasi Anandan, he was informed by the DIG CID Shri Jaffar Ali that Kasi Anandan had been released on the oral instructions of the Chief Minister Shri Karunanidhi.
64.3 Shri R.Nagarajan was Secretary to the Chief Minister Shri M.Karunanidhi from 1973 to 1976.
Chief Minister, during his camp at Tiruchi, orally informed DIG, Tiruchy, Mr Saravanaperumal, that transport of essential goods by LTTE men need not be obstructed.
www.tamilnation.org /intframe/india/jaincommission/vol7/ch3sec1.html   (6767 words)

 Excelsior... Nation
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today lashed out at all the ten Union Ministers and leaders of opposition from the State for not making even a "feeble" attempt to project the plight of the Cauvery delta.....
Minister of State for Home I D Swami, in his address, sought to allay the fears that promotion of Hindi would push other regional languages into the background.
Tamil Nadu has the full backing of the interim orders of the tribunal and the order of the Supreme Court," she said.
www.dailyexcelsior.com /02sep15/national.htm   (3849 words)

 Bharathidasan - பாரதிதாசன்   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Tamils remember Bharathidasan mainly as the spokesman of the Tiravitar Kalakam, the revolutionary anti-caste, anti-clerical and iconoclastic movement, the brainchild of E.V.Ramasamy, otherwise known as Periyar.
The general critical remarks on Tamil poetry may not be found to be appropriate in the case of the poem selected for translation and study.
It is, therefore, not without reason that he has been hailed the spokesman of the Tamils of the twentieth century, for his work embodies some of the best qualities of the ancient Tamil literary tradition in as much as he, himself, incarnates the ideals of his generation.
www.tamilnation.org /literature/bharathidasan/wignesan.htm   (3366 words)

 Federal Restructuring
But the demands raised by different chief ministers belonging to all major political formations and the contending views in this forum indicate the growing sharpness of the battle of ideas on this question.
There was a virtual clamour from every chief minister, irrespective of his political hue, for greater devolution of powers.
The chief ministers had to return content with the promise that it will be taken up next.
www.cpiml.org /liberation/year_1996/december/article2.htm   (1387 words)

 The Hindu : Tamil Nadu News : `Include Tamil Nadu in drought-hit list'
The Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today wrote to the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, stressing the need to include Tamil Nadu in the list of States to be supported for handling drought-like conditions.
While these Ministers during the recent general elections cried themselves hoarse about their concern for the welfare of the farmers and the poor in Tamil Nadu, they have failed in their duty to take up the case of Tamil Nadu for assistance from the Government of India.
The people of Tamil Nadu will certainly take these Ministers and the parties they represent to task for the doublespeak they indulged in — saying one thing at the time of elections and forgetting their promises immediately after they secured for themselves office and authority at the Centre," she said.
www.hindu.com /2004/07/30/stories/2004073006480100.htm   (543 words)

 Khaleej Times - Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalitha who met Mr Vajpayee along with a 67-member all-party delegation said that Karnataka would have to face the wrath of the people of Tamil Nadu soon if the water was not released as per the directive of the CRA or the apex court.
The court had last week fixed hearing on Tamil Nadu's petition for release of 1.25 tmcft water to the state by Karnataka, but was reversed by CRA to 0.8 tmcft on September 8.
The former senator said that on September 16, the party brought to the notice of the Chief Election Commissioner that PPP Parliamentarians' candidates in Faisalabad had complained that the SSP and a sub-inspector were harassing and intimidating them and using coercive measures against supporters and workers of the party.
www.khaleejtimes.co.ae /ktarchive/230902/subcont.htm   (8872 words)

 Businessworld: Exercise your authority
The division of the waters and the construction of the Sutlej-Yamuna canal were agreed between the chief minister of Punjab, Harchand Singh Longowal, and the Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi, in 1985 - in a peace pact that ended the militancy in Punjab but cost Longowal his life.
Exasperated, the Sup-reme Court asked the Union government to play a direct role: the Prime Minister was required to bring the chief ministers of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka together and bring them to their senses.
But the chief ministers did not agree to meet with him, he did not press, and the chief minister of Karnataka sensed Vajpayee's weakness and defeated all attempts at conciliation.
www.businessworldindia.com /aug0204/bwopinion.asp   (825 words)

 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Nation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The DMK chief, accorded a hero’s welcome by party cadre on his return from Delhi, said he was happy at the all-time high number of ministerial berths allotted to the DMK.
Karunanidhi expressed hope that the 12 ministers from Tamil Nadu would soon meet to pool their talent and experience and chalk out a list of priorities “that can bring good to the state”.
The declaration of Tamil as a classical language, expediting the implementation of the Sethu Samudram project and taking up of the national rivers inter-link project were among the key issues emphasised by the DMK for inclusion in the common minimum programme, he said.
www.telegraphindia.com /1040524/asp/nation/story_3284746.asp   (533 words)

 Another actor in politics
WHERE Rajnikant, the superstar of Tamil cinema, baulked at the opportunity some years ago, another actor, Vijaykant, who is idolised as "Puratchi Kalaignar" (revolutionary artist), has taken the courage to step in.
There were also paintings on "Tamil Nadu of tomorrow", showing rivers awash with surplus water, a casteless society, prosperous weavers and so on.
She was nominated to the State government's high-level committee on the noon-meal scheme and later made propaganda secretary of the party, of which she is now the general secretary.
www.flonnet.com /fl2220/stories/20051007003203900.htm   (1961 words)

 Polling for Tamil Nadu assembly underway
Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president M Karunanidhi, Union Ministers P Chidambaram and Dayanidhi Maran were among the early voters.
Meanwhile, actor and Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam chief, Vijayakanth, rushed to Chennai as his name did not figure in the list of voters in Virudachalam constituency, from where he is contesting.
Hi, this is the time to expect return from the people those who are contested in first polls of tamil nadu elections especially by the...
www.rediff.com /election/2006/may/08ptn.htm   (686 words)

 Netguruindia News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
August 3: The Centre-state confrontation on transfer of three top Tamil Nadu officers has intensified with the Jayalalitha government depicting the Centre's insistence on the transfers as a "violation of the Government of India's own norms".
The reply pointed out that Muthukaruppan was on the "debarred list" for central deputation and the period of the debarred list was yet to expire.
Chief minister Jayalalitha had written letters to her counterparts in other States on the issue on the ground that "this is a matter that affects all state governments.
www.netguruindia.com /news/Aug01/04/NAT4.html   (363 words)

 BBC News | SOUTH ASIA | New round of Indian kidnap talks
Veerappan abducted Mr Rajkumar from his farmhouse in the southern state of Tamil Nadu on 30 July, and has presented a long list of demands for the film star's release.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi said his government would approach the courts for the release on bail of the associates..
Mr Karunanidhi also held a meeting with Karnataka's Chief Minister SM Krishna in which $1m (50m Indian rupees) were set aside for the rehabilitation of victims of alleged police excesses during searches for Veerappan in the past.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/south_asia/895905.stm   (375 words)

 Tamil Canadian Services: Tamil Eelam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
And today, as Lester James Peiris is seen shaking hands with a leading director of the Tamil film industry who is honoured by his films being screened in a Colombo film festival, and all these taking place under the sponsorship of the Lake House Group, the circle seems to be complete.
Whatever might be the weaknesses of Tamil cinema, its great strength has been that from the time of Annadurai’s ‘Velaikkari’ (1947), it has remained the most decisive medium of political communication in Tamil Nadu.
Running through a list of his films from ‘Pahal nilavu’ to ‘Kannaththil muttamiddaal,’ it can be said he has presented human situations in a gripping manner.
www.tamilcanadian.com /pageview.php?ID=1996   (1384 words)

 M. Karunanidhi: biography and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Karunanidhi), (born June 3 1924) is one of the founder members and the present leader of the DMK (DMK: dravida munnetra kazhagam (dmk) is a regional political party in the tamil nadu state...
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He has been the Chief Minister (Chief Minister: a chief minister is the elected head of government of a british crown colonyoverseas...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/m_karunanidhi   (418 words)

The Chief Minister of Tamilnadu opposed to this and therefore EPRLF militants were accommodated in the camps at Malkangiri and Koraput in Orissa.
Knowing it well that all hideouts in Tamil Nadu may be known, it is safer to leave Tamil Nadu and escape to Karnataka to avoid apprehension as far as possible; but the culprits were chased and they had to commit suicide or die.
The State of Tamil Nadu and DMK party also submitted that there were specific allegations made by the former Prime Minister Shri V.P. singh that certain persons connected to the Congress Party in Karnataka helped in harbouring Sivarasan, the prime accused after the assassination.
www.india-today.com /jain/vol7/chap29.html   (1225 words)

 The Hindu : Karnataka News : Congress finalises list of new Ministers
The Congress High Command is stated to have approved the list of party legislators to be accommodated in the coalition Ministry in the State.
The Chief Minister, N. Dharam Singh, has said that the names of the legislators would be kept under wraps for a few more days to avoid any last-minute pressure on the High Command.
Following the finalisation of the Congress list, the Chief Minister, who was originally scheduled to return on Saturday, returned to Bangalore late tonight.
www.hindu.com /2004/12/04/stories/2004120402490600.htm   (325 words)

 Latest News from Sri Lanka
The Sri Lankan minister was in the city to participate in an international conference on Mahabharata.
Former Hindu Affairs Minister T Maheswaran, who is running for the Sri Lankan parliament as a United National Front (UNF) candidate in Colombo district, was shot in the neck as he was coming out of an election meeting in Jinthupitya in north Colombo.
Former Minister of Hindu Cultural Affairs and a Colombo district United National Party candidate Thiyagaraja Maheswaran was shot and seriously wounded by unidentified gunmen while he was returning after a campaign meeting at Ginthupitiya, Kotahena at 8 pm yesterday.
www.spur.asn.au /LTTE_Atrocities_T_Maheshwaran.htm   (1643 words)

 News Headings
NEW DELHI, Oct 13 — The Prime Minister, Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee, was sworn-in Prime Minister for a third term today, a distinction he shares with two of his predecessors, Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi.
The Congress President, Mrs Sonia Gandhi, the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Mr N.Chandrababu Naidu, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Mr M.Karunanidhi, the Vice President, Mr Krishna Kant, former Prime Ministers, Mr I.K.Gujral and Mr P.V.Narasimha Rao, and Chief Election Commissioner, Dr M.S.Gill, were among those present on the occasion.
The DMK has two ministers with Cabinet rank and one Minister of State, the Trinamool Congress one Cabinet and one Minister of State, the Shiv Sena has two Cabinet rank ministers and one with Minister of State rank.
www.tribuneindia.com /1999/99oct14/head.htm   (1395 words)

 Category:Tamil Nadu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tamil Nadu is a state in South India.
The main article for this category is Tamil Nadu.
There are 13 subcategories shown below (more may be shown on subsequent pages).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Tamil_Nadu   (76 words)

 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Nation
He was brought in the SIT even before his suspension was formally revoked in March this year with a design by the Chief Minister to investigate the case in a particular manner, Desai claimed.
Vahanvati admitted that though Batish’s name was in the list of 121 probable candidates considered by the Centre for appointment as judicial members of CAT from the Bar to fill seven vacancies in different states, but during the process of scrutiny his name was eliminated by the government with a concurrent order of the CJI.
Home Minister expressed happiness over the decrease of violence consistently in Jammu and Kashmir and exuded confidence that “state police, in tandem with other security forces, will be able to sustain the momentum of improvement in the overall scenario and foil any attempt of the militants to queer the pitch”.
www.tribuneindia.com /2005/20051006/nation.htm   (5415 words)

 rediff.com: Karunanidhi supports arch rival Jayalalithaa
In a rare instance of support to his arch rival Jayalalithaa, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam chief and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi on Saturday suggested that the Centre should send invitations to all chief ministers for swearing-in ceremonies of presidents and prime ministers.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has raised a storm over her exclusion from the list of invitees for President A P J Abdul Kalam's swearing-in ceremony.
That was why, he added, he had fought with the Centre and got the right to participate in the Independence Day ceremonies when he was the chief minister.
www.rediff.com /news/2002/jul/27karuna.htm   (166 words)

 Kaumudi Online Business Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Centre had already given Rs.1,000 crore to Tamil Nadu for flood relief work and if the state government came out with a relief and rehabilitation package, the Centre would release more funds, he said.
On Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's charge that the Central Ministers from Tamil Nadu had not done anything for the state, he said Sethusamudram Project, infrastructure development programmes at Chennai, Ennore and Tuticorin harbours and sanctioning of new railway projects in the state were the Central Ministers' achievements.
Union Minister of State for Surface Transport K.H. Muniyappa opposed disinvestment from public sector units and said that it would go against the interest of the nation.
www.kaumudi.com /news/010106/business.stm   (1295 words)

 Department of Information Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Chief Minister and Minister for IT, North Block, Secretariat Govt.
of Tamil Nadu Secretariat Chennai — 600 009
Chief Minister Govt of Pondicherry, Pondicherry - 605001
www.mit.gov.in /itmin.asp   (465 words)

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