He said Anitha had scored 196.5 cut-off marks and it would have gained her a seat in one of the best State-run medical colleges. Dejected after failing to secure an MBBS seat despite her efforts, Anitha committed suicide on Friday at her home in Ariyalur.
She became the face of the state board students' fight against NEET after she chose to fight for her future and thousands of other students in the Supreme Court of India, She impleaded herself as a respondent demanding an exemption to NEET for Tamil Nadu.
Manithaneya Makkal Katchi leader Jawahirullah blamed the State and Central governments for the NEET fiasco.
The state government had passed two legislations seeking exemption from Neet in February and these were pending before the Union government since then. In Tamil Nadu entrance examinations to medical college and engineering admissions were based on plus two marks.
The political parties of Tamil Nadu favoured exemption for students of the state from NEET. Her family said she was found hanging. The Tamil Nadu government needs to provide relief to Anitha's family. She had been keeping aloof after counseling for medical admission commenced based on NEET scores once the Supreme Court dismissed the petitions of Anitha and a few others. Later on, the Centre made a decision to give a year's exemption if the Tamil Nadu government passed a resolution.
While the blame game over her death has already begun in the state, Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan urged students, teachers and parents to not think that not getting a seat is the "end of the world". The rural students also lack the economic wherewithal to equip themselves for the common entrance test As the opposition demanded health minister C.Vijaya Bhaskar's resignation following Anitha's death, he expressed "pain" and "shock".
The president framed the US tax code problem in terms of competitiveness. "I think Congress is going to make a comeback", he said. President Donald Trump will start his campaign to reform the nation's tax code Wednesday with a speech in Springfield, Mo.
From the beginning, Greywind says she suspected her daughter had been harmed - a suspicion that tragically proved true. Crews and Hoehn were arrested on Thursday and initially were each facing a Conspiracy to Commit Kidnapping charge.
Chairman of the House Appropriations committee Tom Cole told Reuters a government shutdown was unlikely and implausible. The Treasury Department has said the debt ceiling must be lifted by September 29 to avoid a government default.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi scrapped high value currency notes past year in a bid to fight corruption and wipe out black money. The domestic market was the prime source of new contract wins, while the trend in new export business also remained robust.
Maduro says the USA is seeking to stifle oil exports through sanctions and a "naval blockade" on the Latin American country. The new sanctions would also put more sway on the view that Venezuela is under military threat by President Trump.
The 30-year-old Upton is having a strong season for the struggling Tigers , batting.279 with 28 homers and 94 RBIs. The Angels are now only a game behind the Minnesota Twins for the second wild card spot in the American League.
The Cabinet reshuffle will be closely watched to gauge the message PM Modi wishes to send ahead of the 2019 General Elections. Besides, Uttar Pradesh is far too important a state electorally for the state party chief to juggle responsibilities.
Perez lost his life because he tried to make it happen, he tried to get at his post.that's the ultimate sacrifice", he said . At the news conference, Acevedo became choked up describing Perez as "one of the sweetest people I've ever met".
Richardson has tallied 18 sacks in his four seasons in the National Football League but had just one sack for NY in 2016. The 2013 first-round pick is scheduled to be a free agent in March and was owed $8.1 million this year.
If the trade doesn't go through by Wednesday night, both teams will need to mutually agree to extend the trade-review deadline. They have until Thursday to complete the trade.
Chelsea agree Zappacosta deal
Chelsea left it late on deadline day to complete the signings of full-back Davide Zappacosta and midfielder Danny Drinkwater . Meanwhile, BT Sport pundit James Horncastle says the signing of the 25-year-old seems like a panic buy by the London club.
Ahead of the Bell: Economy-GDP
That's an annualized rate of expansion of 4.5 per cent, the highest the figure has been since the third quarter of 2011. The Bank of Canada had predicted second-quarter real GDP to expand by 3% in its latest forecast, released in July.
Mosquitoes in Redding test positive for West Nile virus
Those pesky mosquitoes that torment your summer mornings and evenings may be more of a concern than an itchy bite. Those who do usually experience mild symptoms, such as a fever, headache, muscle aches, rash and fatigue.
Dhaka delight as Bangladesh Tigers maul Australia
The opener scored 112 runs but didn't get any support from the middle-order as the second highest score came for Steve Smith (37). It's often said that the biggest weapon of an athlete in his mind and Bangladesh proved exactly that.
Halo: 343 Industries Working with VR / AR for Future Titles
Note that they include a number of developers who already have published virtual reality apps, or just apps for Windows. This includes the recently revealed Dell Visor , which is priced at $400 and can offer support for full motion control.
ISIS leaves Lebanon-Syria border
Coalition aircraft struck a small bridge and cratered a road to hinder the convoy's progress. Iran has been one of Assad's main backers since Syria's conflict began in March 2011.
Parties push for more progress as Brexit talks resume
The EU wants to settle Britain's so-called Brexit divorce bill before talks begin on the new trade relationship with the UK. The UK isn't taking Brexit very seriously , according to European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker .
Protests Turn Violent in Berkeley; 13 Arrested
At Alamo Square Park and elsewhere in the city, counterprotesters, who had shown out in large numbers, rallied and rejoiced. However, protesters with an anarchist group arrived at the park wearing masks and hoods that covered their faces.