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South Connect :Amit Shah slams Kerala govt., calls handling of Sabarimala issue ‘disappointing’

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Andhra Pradesh
Accusing the State government of extending full support to the promoters of the Kakinada Special Economic Zone (KSEZ) by using police power over farmers who were fighting for their land, State secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) P. Madhu on Monday said the party would call for massive transplantation in the land acquired for the purpose in the last week of December.
Telangana
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao laid stress on constituting the Federal Front. He said that Telangana state will play a key role in the coming years in the national arena.
“The Congress and the BJP failed in solving the problems of the country. There is a need of a Federal Front,” he said, adding that he will organise the Front after the Assembly elections.
Tamil Nadu
President Ram Nath Kovind today spoke to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and inquired about the situation in the state in the aftermath of cyclone Gaja, which has so far claimed 45 lives.
In a tweet, the president said the people and the Government of India were “standing by those in distress” in Tamil Nadu.
Karnataka
The Central government has approved an additional assistance of Rs. 546.21 crore to Karnataka, which was affected by floods and landslides in August, said an official statement on Monday.
A high-level committee meeting, chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, approved the additional assistance of Rs. 546.21 crore from the National Disaster Response Fund to Karnataka, affected by floods/landslides, said the statement from New Delhi.
Kerala
BJP President Amit Shah Tuesday slammed the Pinarayi Vijayan government’s handling of the situation in Sabarimala as “disappointing” and accused the Kerala government of treating pilgrims as “Gulag inmates” and making them spend nights next to “pig droppings”.
Asserting that his party stands firmly with every Ayyappa devotee who holds the Sabarimala tradition close to his heart, the BJP President said his party will not let the LDF “crush people’s faith with impunity”.

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South Connect: Our country will be safe in Rahul Gandhi’s hands: MK Stalin

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Tamil Nadu: With a little over a month left for the state of Tamil Nadu to cast its vote in the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and DMK President MK Stalin came together in a show of unity. Speaking at the public rally organised by the Congress party, Stalin slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi, terming the upcoming elections the second war of Indian independence. Stalin further stated that it is a battle for saving democracy. It is not just change of government; but the shift of power. We have joined hands with Rahul Gandhi in the war to capture power from Modi.

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South Connect: Rahul Gandhi highlights lack of women in high-rank role in Tamil Nadu

Anusha Bhattacharya

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Tamil Nadu: Speaking to scores of women students at a college in Chennai, Rahul Gandhi who visited the state today, asked questions like “How many times have you seen the Prime Minister of India standing in the middle of 3,000 women like this? How many times have you seen the Prime Minister of India like this, being open to any question from anybody?”. Rahul Gandhi used the almost all-women audience to highlight the lack of women in high-ranking roles, during his speech on the campaign trail for the upcoming lok sabha elections. He promised, if the party came into power in 2019, to solve that. the Congress chief had also promised that 33% of government jobs at all levels will be reserved for women if his party comes to power. The session largely involved the students asking various questions to the Congress president.

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South Connect: Pollachi sexual assault case: 4 accused detained under Goondas Act

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Tamil Nadu: The police have slapped the provisions of the Goondas Act on the four accused who have been arrested in connection with the Pollachi sexual assault case. Just a day earlier, the Pollachi Magistrate Court had extended the remand for three of the four accused by 15 days. The police is keeping all the four accused in action who had sexually assaulted and extorted other women. According to police, these 4 accused were involved befriending college-going girls online, filming them after they met them in person, and blackmailing them later with the videos for money.

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