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Chennai: Late Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa is remembered on her second death anniversary with top AIADMK leaders O Pannnerselvam and K Palaniswami leading the partymen in paying tribute to her.
Thiruvananthapuram: Cautioning against using children as a 'shield' during agitations, including the recent Sabarimala stir, Kerala Social Justice Minister K K Shylaja says the state government will have to take action against such a practice.
Amaravati: Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu expresses concern over the manner in which the Judiciary and Speakers of Legislatures are dealing with cases of political defections and says they need to be disposed of within a specific timeframe.
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