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Tamil Nadu: State in southern India
Tamil Nadu is a state in southern India. Its capital and largest city is Chennai. Tamil Nadu lies in the southernmost part of the Indian subcontinent and is bordered by the union territory of Puducherry and the South Indian states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh. It is bounded by the Eastern Ghats on the north, by the Nilgiri Mountains, the Meghamalai Hills, and Kerala on the west, by the Bay of Bengal in the east, by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait on the southeast, and by the Indian Ocean on the south. The state shares a maritime border with the nation of Sri Lanka.

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'Won't need Army, Navy, Air Force if...': Rahul Gandhi slams PM Modi over China [Video]

'Won't need Army, Navy, Air Force if...': Rahul Gandhi slams PM Modi over China

Rahul Gandhi invoked China face-off during Tamil Nadu campaign. The congress leader linked China's aggression to economy. Gandhi said Chinese president should be wearing made in India shirt. He said if..

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'Knickerwallahs from Nagpur': Rahul Gandhi mocks RSS in Tamil Nadu [Video]

'Knickerwallahs from Nagpur': Rahul Gandhi mocks RSS in Tamil Nadu

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi targeted Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in Tamil Nadu’s Tiruppur. Gandhi is leading the Congress party’s campaign ahead of state elections. Gandhi called RSS..

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AMMK workers hold special prayers for Sasikala's speedy recovery [Video]

AMMK workers hold special prayers for Sasikala's speedy recovery

The workers of Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) offered prayers at a temple in Tamil Nadu's Madurai on January 24. They offered prayers for the speedy recovery of former chief minister J..

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'Knickerwallahs' from Nagpur can't decide future of Tamil Nadu: Rahul Gandhi [Video]

'Knickerwallahs' from Nagpur can't decide future of Tamil Nadu: Rahul Gandhi

Congress will not allow Prime Minister Narendra Modi to destroy the foundation of India, said Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi in Dharapuram on January 24. "We will not allow Narendra Modi to destroy the..

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China wouldn't dare to enter India if our farmers, labourers were prosperous: Rahul Gandhi [Video]

China wouldn't dare to enter India if our farmers, labourers were prosperous: Rahul Gandhi

During his interaction with weavers in Tamil Nadu's Erode, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on January 24 said had India's farmers, labourers and weavers were prosperous, China would have never dared to..

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Rahul Gandhi holds roadshow in TN's Uthiyur [Video]

Rahul Gandhi holds roadshow in TN's Uthiyur

Stepping up the party's campaign for assembly polls in Tamil Nadu to be held later this year, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi held a roadshow in Uthiyar village on January 24. The Congress leader is on a..

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Others see weakness in farmers, I see country's strength: Rahul Gandhi [Video]

Others see weakness in farmers, I see country's strength: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on January 24 interacted with weavers in Tamil Nadu's Odanilai. He reviewed the weaving work done by the weavers. Rahul said that he sees country's true strength when he..

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Not here to share 'Mann Ki Baat', but to resolve problems: Rahul Gandhi in TN [Video]

Not here to share 'Mann Ki Baat', but to resolve problems: Rahul Gandhi in TN

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during his visit to Tamil Nadu said he is there to understand the problems of people and to resolve them. "I have not come here to tell you what to do or tell you my Mann..

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Watch: Rahul Gandhi's tax promise as he holds roadshow ahead of Tamil Nadu polls [Video]

Watch: Rahul Gandhi's tax promise as he holds roadshow ahead of Tamil Nadu polls

Indian National Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi conducted a roadshow in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore, months ahead of Assembly elections in the state. He was greeted by crowds lined along the streets,..

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I respect Tamil language, might learn it also: Rahul Gandhi [Video]

I respect Tamil language, might learn it also: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on January 23rd said that he respects the Tamil Language and may try to learn it as well. Congress believes that if Tamil Nadu is India then India is Tamil Nadu too, he..

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GST will be restructured if UPA comes to power: Rahul Gandhi [Video]

GST will be restructured if UPA comes to power: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on January 23 addressed the representatives of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in Coimbatore. He said that when United Progressive Alliance (UPA) will come to..

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Rahul Gandhi launches Tamil Nadu poll campaign from Coimbatore [Video]

Rahul Gandhi launches Tamil Nadu poll campaign from Coimbatore

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on January 23 arrived in Coimbatore on a three-day visit to the state. Congress workers welcomed their leader by weaving flags. Hoardings and banners have been put up in..

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Tamil Nadu health minister gets Covaxin shot, says ‘let’s end Covid together’ [Video]

Tamil Nadu health minister gets Covaxin shot, says ‘let’s end Covid together’

Tamil Nadu health minister C Vijayabaskar voluntarily took the vaccine Covaxin at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai. Vijayabaskar, who is a doctor and a member of the IMA, had earlier..

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Slowly, but steadily, fear of the Covid vaccine is waning

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Tamil Nadu: Heartbreaking video of caretaker grieving for dead Elephant

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This is how Tamil Nadu villages celebrated their daughter Kamala Harris' swearing-in

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Tamil Nadu CM says no 'political' talk with PM Modi, Amit Shah; rules out truce with Sasikala


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Ahead of polls, EPS, Amit Shah talk on Tamil Nadu alliance


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64% vaccine turnout after 2 days, government expects footfall to rise

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Tamil Nadu: IT seizes Rs 21 crore cash, detects 700 crore unaccounted income from govt contractor

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