Chennai: Congress in Tamil Nadu on Monday rejected reports that it was planning a parallel rally to counter the launch of a new outfit by senior leader G K Vasan, who broke away from the party.
The Centre has taken favourable decision on the demand for enlisting Narikuravas, a gypsy community living in Tamil Nadu, in the Scheduled Tribes list, Shipping Minister G K Vasan said here.
Union Shipping Minister G K Vasan on Saturday repeated his demand that Commonwealth conference should be moved out of Sri Lanka and India should be represented at the changed venue.
"Karnataka not releasing water to Tamil Nadu is a wrong decision which should not be allowed," Vasan told the Prime Minister in his brief meeting with him in Delhi.
Shortage of LPG supply to Tamil Nadu may soon became a thing of the past with the setting up of a new LPG handling facility at Ennore Port here.
GK Vasan asked Karnataka to implement in right earnest the Supreme Court verdict asking it to release water to Tamil Nadu from Cauvery river.
Union Shipping Minister G K Vasan said the state party unit was against imparting training to Sri Lankan Defence personnel.
As many as 43 Indians are under the captivity of Somalian pirates, the government said on Monday.
Senior Congress leader and Union Shipping Minister G K Vasan said his party had been saying it for the past one year.
Joining leaders of various political parties in Tamil Nadu voicing their concern over training of Sri Lankan airmen here, Union Minister G K Vasan ton Friday said the move was "unacceptable and regrettable".
Describing Pranab Mukherjee as 100 per cent fittest for Presidency, Shipping Minister GK Vasan said oppn should support and unanimously elect him.
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62nd National Film Awards