Chennai-based support group organises meet-up, sheds light on rights

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“As people, we have all the rights applicable for any human. However, our rights are being breached. It is happening right under the nose but many are unaware. Everyone, including people with disabilities, have all rights to dissent to any decision taken by the government,” said disability rights activist and Equals founder-trustee Meenakshi Balasubramanian.

First Su-30 MKI squadron in place in Thanjavur

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The Indian Air Force today commissioned a squadron of Sukhoi-30 MKI at the Air Force Station here, the first such base in south India for the high profile fighter jets, seen as a gamechanger in guarding the strategically important Indian Ocean Region (IOR).

Nadda elected BJP president

Posted on   3:05 pm

J P Nadda was elected unopposed as the BJP national president today after he emerged as the only leader in the fray following the nomination process in which his candidature was endorsed by top party leaders.

Chennai resident honoured for her contribution to academics and profession

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Most often it is the life of Mother Teresa that flashes across when we speak about nurses. However, the nursing community is largely unsung as they tend to work silently behind the scenes, acknowledging their work just to themselves. Saraswathi Vaidyanathan is one such nurse who has been presented with ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ by Tamilnadu Nurses and Midwives Council recently, recognising her contribution to academics and service.

CPI(M) keen on sending Yechury to Rajya Sabha

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In a bid to strengthen the fight against Narendra Modi government in Parliament, the CPI(M)’s West Bengal unit is keen to nominate party general secretary Sitaram Yechury to Rajya Sabha from the State, with the help of the Congress.

BJP leaders hail Nadda

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BJP leaders today hailed J P Nadda for his ‘simplicity’ and also his vast organisational experience to express confidence that the party will do well under him, as he appeared set to be the new national president of the party succeeding Amit Shah.