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Tamil Nadu: An SOP For The New Governments Please

May 01, 2021 G.C. Shekhar

Will there be chop and change of the bureaucracy that accompanies when an opposition party takes over or will there be continuity in the administration till the pandemic subsides a bit?

Former AIADMK Leader Sasikala Springs A Surprise, Quits Politics

Mar 03, 2021 G.C. Shekhar

Sasikala’s opting out will remove the main stumbling block before the ruling AIADMK and Dhinakaran’s AMMK coming together for the April 6 elections.

Rs 1.17Cr Spent On 'Food And Beverages' During Jayalalithaa's 75-day Treatment At Apollo Hospital

Documents submitted by Apollo Hospital before the inquiry commission probing the death of the former chief minister reveal that the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam has paid most of the bill, with the small matter of Rs 44.46 lakh left to be settled.

Madras High Court Upholds Disqualification Of 18 AIADMK MLAs, Bypolls Likely To Follow

Oct 25, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The 18 AIADMK MLAs were disqualified on September 18 last year under the anti-defection law after they met the Governor and expressed loss of confidence in Palaniswami.

18 Tamil Nadu MLAs Case: Why Change of Judge A Boost For TTV Camp

Appointment of Justice Sathyanarayan as third judge gives Dhinakaran group fresh confidence about a fair and fast ruling

20 February, 2018

Day Before Launching His Political Party, Kamal Haasan Says He Is In Politics Because 'AIADMK Is Bad'

Outlook Web Bureau

Haasan will kick off his state-wide tour on Wednesday with the launch of his political party Tamil Nadu's Madurai.

01 January, 2018

Will Rajinikanth Spoil The Plans Of Stalin, TTV Dhinakaran And Others?

G.C. Shekhar

Rajinkanth’s political entry on the last day of 2017 capped a year of churning and confusion post-Jayalalithaa as the state lurched from one spectacle to another.

21 December, 2017

RK Nagar By-Poll: Voting Begins In Late Jayalalithaa’s Constituency

Outlook Web Bureau

Polling began at 8 AM, with people arriving to exercise their franchise across booths in North Chennai, braving the misty conditions.

05 December, 2017

Jayalalithaa's Death Anniversary Today: Palaniswami, Pannneerselvam Lead Silent March In Chennai

Outlook Web Bureau

Chief minister of Tamil Nadu, Palaniswami and his deputy Panneerselvam, placed a wreath at the memorial, where Jayalalithaa was laid to rest in December 2016.


20 September, 2017

No Floor Test In Tamil Nadu Assembly Till Further Orders: Madras High Court

Outlook Web Bureau

The judge also directed that no poll notification be issued for the 18 Assembly seats falling vacant due to disqualification of the dissident MLAs.

22 August, 2017

Sasikala Loyalists Withdraw Support To EPS, Will Tamil Nadu Governor Now Ask For A Floor Test?

G.C. Shekhar

The aim of the Dhinakaran group is to topple the government before the general council is convened (to unseat Sasikala as general secretary) and the two factions petition the Election Commission to retrieve the Two Leaves symbol.


22 August, 2017

LIVE: 19 MLAs Supporting Dhinakaran Meet governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao, Seek Removal Of CM Palaniswami

Outlook Web Bureau

Palaniswami should have "consulted us" before the merger, and claimed that the Dhinakaran faction enjoyed the support of 25 MLAs.

Photo Gallery

Bajrang Dal members stage a protest against the recent killings of Hindus and vandalism of a Durga idol by miscreants in Bangladesh, at Krishnanagar in Nadia.

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Visually impaired make 'diyas' for the upcoming Diwali festival, inside Andh Kanya Prakash Gruh in Ahmedabad.

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Farmers ride tractors as they move towards a protest site during an agitation against Noida authority, in Noida.

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media persons after a cabinet meeting in Chandigarh.

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Kutumba Surakshya Mission NGO members protest against the recent killing of Hindus and vandalism of Durga idol in puja pandal by miscreants in Bangladesh, in front of the office of the Assistant High Commissioner of...

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This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.


The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.

Vikas Pathak
The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together


Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s

Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.

Naseer Ganai
Kashmir Minority Killings A Throwback To The Terrifying 90s


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu