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Court nod to Tipu Sultan fete, but 17 conditions to be met

The Tipu Sultan anniversary, planned to be held in a town near Vellore in Tamil Nadu called Gudiyatham, can go ahead, but with severe restrictions after the Madras high court gave assent to 17 precond

‘Marriages sans priest not illegal’

Nearly 50 years after the Tamil Nadu government legalised “self-respect” marriages which are conducted without a priest, the Madras high court has upheld the amendment made in the year 1968 to simplif

Will continue to sing, fight: S Kovan


Folk singer S. Kovan (centre), arrested on charges that include sedition, is taken to a police vehicle after he was produced before a court in Chennai on Wednesday. (Photo: AP)

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