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Chennai: Citing poor storage, the Tamil Nadu government rules out opening the sluice gates of Mettur dam on June 12 for 'kuruvai' (short-term) paddy crop in the Cauvery delta, but announces a Rs 115-crore package for farmers to take up cultivation using available water resources.
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala assembly witnesses noisy scenes with the opposition UDF protesting the remarks of chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan that a section of it (opposition) is encouraging extremist elements.
Amaravati: The principal opposition - YSR Congress and Congress - releases 'charge sheets' on completion of four years of the Chandrababu Naidu government, alleging that not one promise the TDP had made ahead of the 2014 polls has been fulfilled.
Coimbatore: Minister of state for railways Rajen Gohain says the performance of Southern Railway is commendable even as Indian Railways is acting as the engine of growth for the economy.
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