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''Will stand by Vijay if our ideologies match''

Actor Kamal Haasan said that he has never considered Rajinikanth as a competition in politics as well as movies. When the interviewer of Sun News questioned actor Kamal whether he would consider Vijay as a competitor if Vijay enters politics, Kamal Haasan said that he would happily stand by Vijay if their ideologies match.

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''Want Vijay to act in movie like Mullum Malarum''

Actor Kamal Haasan who has been actively participating in political talks in recent times said that he would like to see actor Vijay in movies like ‘Mullum Malarum’. In an interview with Tamil news channel Sun News, he stated that his most favourite film of Rajinikanth is Mullum Malarum.

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TTV Dhinakaran explains why he cannot release the video

AIADMK’s former deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran claimed that the video the VK Sasikala captured cannot be released as the Late Chief Minister was in casual attire, nightie. In an interview to News7, he said that they would hand over the video proof to authorities who inspect on this case only. He stated that they would be considered as traitors if they release the video to media houses as Jaya would not have liked to show herself to the public in casual attire.

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Amma herself asked Sasikala to take the video: TTV Dhinakaran

The sidelined deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran said that VK Sasikala captured that video as the late CM asked her to do so. In an interview to News7, Dhinakaran said that Jaya wanted to see herself and asked Sasikala to capture a video. He also said that they did not release the video as the late CM was in a casual attire ‘Nightie’.

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DMK releases photo of senior party members sharing light moment with M Karunanidhi

After rumours that surfaced online about the DMK leader M Karunanidhi, the party shared a photo in which senior party members Arcot Veerasamy, K Anbazhagan and MK Stalin were pictured having a light moment with the DMK leader.

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Don’t believe rumours, Karunanidhi is well: Kanimozhi

DMK MP and party chief M Karunanidhi’s daughter Kanimozhi on Tuesday reportedly asked people not to believe any rumours about the health of Karunanidhi. She reportedly said Karunanidhi is well. Another party legislator J Anbazhagan also asked everyone not to believe in any rumours about his leader.

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Dindigul: College student dies falling from 3rd floor

According to reports, a student of a private engineering college in Dindigul died after falling from the third floor of her college hostel on Tuesday. The girl allegedly called the parents on Monday night and asked them to bring her back home. The girl allegedly wanted the parents to come immediately as she was “scared of something”. The parents advised the second year student to be bold and were on their way to pick her up, police reportedly said.

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Friends take group selfie, while boy drowns and dies

According to reports, a 17-year-boy drowned in a pond and died when his friends were busy taking a group selfie in Bengaluru on Sunday. The group selfie taken by them shows the Vishwas G drowning in the background. The students from the National College were on an outing and entered the nearly 10-feet deep pond on the outskirts of the city. They left the pond without noticing that Vishwas was missing. Later, one of them noticed Vishwas drowning while scrolling through the photos. They contacted police, and the boy’s body was discovered in the pond.

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Kamal Haasan will join hands with BJP if needed

Actor Kamal Haasan reportedly said that he would join hands with BJP if needed. In an interview with the Times of India, Kamal said there is no untouchability in politics and if it is for the good of the people there can be a collaboration with BJP. Kamal also added that he doesn't know if his ideology is not compatible with BJP's ideology and if their ideology didn't come in the way of welfare and administration he can but collaborate with BJP.

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We watched Jayalalithaa getting treatment in hospital: TN Minister

Tamil Nadu minister Nilofer Kafeel has reportedly said that all the ministers including herself visited Apollo and watched former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa getting treatment. Kafeel also reportedly said she met Jayalalithaa when the former AIADMK chief was shifted to 2nd ward from Intensive Care Unit. The AIADMK ministers have been giving confronting information on whether they saw Jayalalithaa during her treatment in Apollo Hospital.

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Thengai Sreenivasan for Tamil cinema, Dindigul Sreenivasan for TN politics: S Ve Shekher

Actor S Ve Shekher on Tuesday took to Twitter to troll Tamil Nadu forests minister Dindigul Sreenivasan. Shekher tweeted, “Thengai Sreenivasan for Tamil cinema, Dindigul Sreenivasan for Tamil Nadu politics…(translated from Tamil)”. The minister had recently stated that they didn’t see former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in Apollo hospital and it’s a lie that Jayalalithaa ate idly. He reportedly added that they were forced to lie.

 

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Natarajan’s health condition worsens

Reports say that the health condition of AIADMK leader VK Sasikala’s husband M Natarajan “remains critical”. The hospital, where he has been admitted, has reportedly issued a bulletin saying, “Currently he is admitted to the liver intensive care unit with worsening liver failure, kidney failure and lung congestion. His condition remains critical”. The 74-year-old, who has been undergoing treatment for the past nine months for liver failure, has reportedly been advised a combined kidney and liver transplant.

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4,820 special buses to be operated on Diwali

Tamil Nadu transport minister MR Vijaya Bhaskar has reportedly said that 4,820 special buses will be operated from Chennai for Diwali. He also reportedly said that the buses will ply from 5 bus terminals in Chennai from October 15 to October 17. So far, 32,204 passengers have booked tickets online, say reports. Further, the buses will be operated from Koyambedu, Anna Nagar, Tambaram Sanatorium, KK Nagar and Poonamallee.

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I saw Jayalalithaa eating grapes: Nephew

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s nephew Deepak Jayakumar, in an interview to Tamil news channel, has said that he saw his aunt eating grapes when she was admitted to Apollo hospital. Earlier, Tamil Nadu forests minister Dindigul Sreenivasan had said no one saw Jayalalithaa in hospital, while cooperation minister Sellur K Raju on Tuesday reportedly said all ministers including himself saw Jayalalithaa in hospital.

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Tamil Nadu: Varsity professor stabbed multiple times

According to reports, a professor from Madurai Kamaraj University has reportedly been stabbed multiple times by a guest lecturer on Tuesday. The victim, Jenefa, has been admitted to hospital and is undergoing treatment. Jenefa, the head of the department of journalism and science communication in the university, suffered serious injuries. The guest lecturer, Jothimurugan, has reportedly been arrested by police. Police are reportedly investigating the matter.

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Tamil Nadu: 100 superspeciality medical seats to fall vacant

Since the Supreme Court has declined to extend the September 14 deadline for admission, nearly 100 superspeciality seats in state-run medical colleges of Tamil Nadu will remain vacant in 2017, says a report by the Times of India. The report said, 53 seats fall vacant in Madras Medical College, 14 in Kilpauk Medical College, 11in Stanley Medical College, nine in Madurai Medical College, five in Thanjavur Medical College, six in Tirunelveli Medical College and one in Chengalpet Medical College.

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All ministers including me saw Jayalalithaa in hospital: Sellur K Raju

Tamil Nadu minister for cooperation Sellur K Raju has reportedly said that all ministers including himself saw former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa when she was admitted to Apollo Hospital. Earlier, State forest minister Dindigul Sreenivasan, at a party meeting, had said, “None of us saw Jayalalithaa when she was hospitalised... We were forced to lie”.

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Dengue Warning: two dead in Chennai

Officials of State Health Department reportedly confirmed two dengue deaths in Chennai within 48 hours. Reports also added that over 900 have been hospitalised with high fever with 40 confirmed of the dengue virus. Since January, Tamil Nadu has reported more than 7,000 cases of dengue, the second highest in the country after Kerala.

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No more Ilayaraja songs on Karaoke apps

After sending a legal notice to S P Balasubramaniam, the music composer Ilayaraja has sent notice to karaoke apps, those charge users to sing for karaoke. The Isai Gnani has sent letters to Smule and 15 other apps that give karaokes of Ilayaraja’s compositions. According to media reports, the copyrights consultant of Ilayaraja said that the maestro is only opposing to use his songs for monetary gains and that his songs are available for free on youtube.

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Youth abducting toddler caught on cam

A 3-year-old boy, who was playing with his friends, was reportedly abducted by a youth in a bicycle. Cops are reportedly investigating the alleged abduction which was recorded on a CCTV footage in RK Nagar on Monday. The police officer reportedly said that the child appeared to be calm in the footage.

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