Stop my tour, get jail & fine, warns Governor

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CHENNAI: In a new twist to the ongoing tussle between Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit and the opposition parties led by the DMK over his field visits to the districts to review government departments, Raj Bhavan has threatened “imprisonment” of those preventing the governor from exercising his powers vested under the Constitution. The governor will continue to undertake such visits to the districts in future too, Raj Bhavan said in a statement on Sunday. A statement from Raj Bhavan on Sunday reiterated that the “office of the governor” is protected…

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Stop my tour, get jail & fine, warns Governor

Stop my tour, get jail & fine, warns Governor thumbnail

CHENNAI: In a new twist to the ongoing tussle between Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit and the opposition parties led by the DMK over his field visits to the districts to review government departments, Raj Bhavan has threatened “imprisonment” of those preventing the governor from exercising his powers vested under the Constitution. The governor will continue to undertake such visits to the districts in future too, Raj Bhavan said in a statement on Sunday. A statement from Raj Bhavan on Sunday reiterated that the “office of the governor” is protected…

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State to get 5 more centres to aid women by yr-end

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CHENNAI: In an effort to reach out to more women in need of protection, the state will by this year-end set up five one-stop centres, providing them temporary shelter, counselling, legal and medical aid. The first such facility was opened in Tambaram in January 2017. Until April this year, the centre helped 84 women, 34 of who were victims of domestic abuse. While most of the women seeking help were in the 18-35 years age group, the facility, managed by five members including a counsellor and a helper, also helped…

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State to get 5 more centres to aid women by yr-end

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CHENNAI: In an effort to reach out to more women in need of protection, the state will by this year-end set up five one-stop centres, providing them temporary shelter, counselling, legal and medical aid. The first such facility was opened in Tambaram in January 2017. Until April this year, the centre helped 84 women, 34 of who were victims of domestic abuse. While most of the women seeking help were in the 18-35 years age group, the facility, managed by five members including a counsellor and a helper, also helped…

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Telangana youth charred in apartment blaze

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CHENNAI: A 23-year-old from Telangana staying at a Saidapet apartment was charred after a fire broke out in his room in the early hours of Sunday. Police recovered the body of S Bharadwaj, who had had come to the city on a work assignment from Germany where he was employed as a mechanical engineer. Police ruled out foul play and are investigating the cause of the fire. The blaze that broke out in the four-storied Mount Kailash apartment in Abdul Razack First Street was visible 2km away. The first and…

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