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Madras HC dismisses A Raja’s plea for urgent hearing of petition against EC campaign ban

The EC Thursday banned the DMK MP from campaigning for 48 hours after finding him guilty of making derogatory remarks against Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami.

EC bans DMK leader A Raja from campaigning for 48 hours for violating model code of conduct

The Election Commission found Raja to be guilty of violating the model code of conduct by making derogatory remarks against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami.

DMK MP A Raja apologises for remarks on Tamil Nadu CM’s mother, says words ‘misunderstood’

Raja clarified he didn’t intend to defame Palaniswami or his late mother, but was comparing CM to DMK leader Stalin using a children's analogy.

DMK MP A Raja booked for alleged vulgar comments against Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami

The case was filed on a complaint by AIADMK to Tamil Nadu chief electoral officer. The party has also approached EC to debar A. Raja from campaigning for 6 April assembly polls.

In 2010, Karunanidhi donated his Gopalapuram home to make it a hospital for the poor

The departed DMK veteran had already gifted his home to Annai Anjugam Trust. Chennai: DMK supremo M Karunanidhi had donated his residence at posh Gopalapuram...

2G scam: Focus to shift to DMK leaders A. Raja, Kanimozhi as CBI moves Delhi High Court

Until high court overturns the CBI court’s judgment, these leaders will have a smooth run; DMK will get a boost ahead of 2019 elections.

No appeal against 2G verdict yet as govt mulls replacing special prosecutor Anand Grover

Senior advocate Anand Grover was criticised for the prosecution’s failure to prove charges against former minister A. Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi, among others.

Manmohan Singh was aware of A Raja’s intentions in 2G case, but chose to remain silent: Vinod Rai

In his book 'Not Just An Accountant', then CAG Vinod Rai has written that Manmohan Singh was aware of the wrongdoings of A Raja but chose to remain silent.

Talk Point: Was former CAG Vinod Rai a ‘vigilante’, or was he India’s ‘conscience keeper’?

Andimuthu Raja, the former telecom minister who was recently acquitted in the 2G scam trial, has alleged in a new book that the entire episode was the opposition’s attempt to bring down the UPA-II.

Exclusive: 8 of 10 countries did not respond to India’s request for help in 2G probe

The Enforcement Directorate sent Letter Rogatories to try and get information, but most countries did not respond, severely weakening its case.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.