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TN CM Tasks Panel To Find Permanent Solution To Avert Flooding

TN CM Tasks Panel To Find Permanent Solution To Avert Flooding

The Chief Minister, referring to his Tuticorin visit on Thursday, said people knew more than officials on the reasons for inundation and requested officials to factor in local wisdom in their proposals to avert flooding.

03 December 2021
Lok Sabha Adjourns Till 3pm Amid Oppn Protests

Lok Sabha Adjourns Till 3pm Amid Oppn Protests

For the second straight day, Lok Sabha proceedings were disrupted on Tuesday amid Opposition protests over various issues. As the House reconvened at 2 pm,...

30 November 2021

DMK Government Plans To Close Amma Pharmacies: Palaniswami

Citing reports about the "Stalin's government's plans" to close down the Amma Pharmacy outlets, Palaniswami said the government should drop its proposed move...

BJP To Be Centre Of Indian Politics For Many Decades: Political Strategist Prashant Kishor

BJP To Be Centre Of Indian Politics For Many Decades: Political Strategist Prashant Kishor

The political strategist Prashant Kishor said the problem with Rahul Gandhi is that: ‘he thinks it's just a matter of time that people will throw him (Modi)...

28 October 2021

An Unfolding Dalit Movement In Tamil Nadu Has Escaped Nation’s Attention

Poet and activist Meena Kandasamy visits ground zero of the grassroots movement down South to understand the caste divide in the state.

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03 October 2021
TMC Spent Rs 154 Crore On Campaigning Ahead Of State Elections This Year

TMC Spent Rs 154 Crore On Campaigning Ahead Of State Elections This Year

According to its Election Expenditure Statement submitted to the Election Commission, The DMK in Tamil Nadu spent over Rs 114.14 crore in electioneering.


20 August 2021
Plan Systematically For 2024, Sonia Gandhi Tells 19 Opposition Party Leaders At Virtual Meet

Plan Systematically For 2024, Sonia Gandhi Tells 19 Opposition Party Leaders At Virtual Meet

Sonia Gandhi Friday held virtual meeting with the leaders of 19 political parties including the chief ministers of some Opposition-ruled states.


20 August 2021
Promises To Keep: Stalin Faces Reality Check In 100 Days As Tamil Nadu CM

Promises To Keep: Stalin Faces Reality Check In 100 Days As Tamil Nadu CM

The first 100 days in office have been a challenge for new CM Stalin


14 August 2021
DMK Govt Keeps Electoral Promise, Recruits Trained Aspirants Of All Castes As Temple Priests

DMK Govt Keeps Electoral Promise, Recruits Trained Aspirants Of All Castes As Temple Priests

The 208 appointees include "Bhattacharyas," "Odhuvars" Poojaris and technical and office assistants who were recruited after due process, the government said.


13 August 2021
TN Chief Minister M K Stalin Likely To Participate In Sonia Gandhi's Opposition Parties' Meet Upon Invitation

TN Chief Minister M K Stalin Likely To Participate In Sonia Gandhi's Opposition Parties' Meet Upon Invitation

'We are expecting an official invite today. Probably it will be received by his (Chief Minister's) office,' said a senior DMK leader


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13 August 2021
Tamil Nadu Govt Slashes State Tax For Petrol By Rs 3 Per Litre

Tamil Nadu Govt Slashes State Tax For Petrol By Rs 3 Per Litre

State Finance Minister P.T. Palanivel Thiaga Rajan, during his budget speech in the assembly, said that he had been instructed by Chief Minister M.K Stalin to...


20 August 2021
White Paper, Black Matter: Cash-Strapped DMK Finds It Difficult To Fulfil Poll Promises

White Paper, Black Matter: Cash-Strapped DMK Finds It Difficult To Fulfil Poll Promises

The manifesto was a painkiller, but reality will be a migraine for the ordinary Tamil. FM Palanivel Thiaga Rajan blames the AIADMK and hints at higher living...


11 August 2021
Tamil Nadu Man Writes Rs 2.6 Lakh Cheque To Govt To Help Clear State's Public Debt

Tamil Nadu Man Writes Rs 2.6 Lakh Cheque To Govt To Help Clear State's Public Debt

Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan announced on Monday that if the total public debt of Rs.5.70 lakh crore of Tamil Nadu is shared among the state’s...


06 August 2021
Hallelujah! This Pastor Thinks DMK Win Was Divine Intervention

Hallelujah! This Pastor Thinks DMK Win Was Divine Intervention

For once, DMK and BJP are on the same page. A priest from Kanyakumari claims Stalin’s party won the elections only because of Christian charity. And that...


20 July 2021
DMK MLA Shows The Way, Pulls Down His Birthday Posters From School Wall

DMK MLA Shows The Way, Pulls Down His Birthday Posters From School Wall

DMK MLA R. Manickam was furious upon finding his 62nd birthday posters plastered on a local government school’s compound wall and supervised their removal...


23 July 2021
Stalin To Stalin, First Signs Of Son-Rise In DMK’s Tamil Nadu

Stalin To Stalin, First Signs Of Son-Rise In DMK’s Tamil Nadu

Ask DMK about rationalism…and also about raising a son, politically. There’s a Stalin in the story, and also a Gandhi.


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12 July 2021
Is BJP Planning A Division Of Tamil Nadu?

Is BJP Planning A Division Of Tamil Nadu?

Speculation about Kongu Nadu, carved out of Western districts sparks debate.


09 July 2021
The Squirrel Did It

The Squirrel Did It

'I happily pass on the title of scientific minister to my brother Senthil Balaji,' says an AIADMK ex-minister who’d once been the butt of jokes. Why? Call it...


21 June 2021
Real Advice Or Just Optics? Stalin Hopes Experts Solve TN’s Economic Problems

Real Advice Or Just Optics? Stalin Hopes Experts Solve TN’s Economic Problems

The positive spin off is willingness of DMK government to take external help


19 June 2021
Covid Warrior: How This IAS Officer Turned The Tide In Chennai

Covid Warrior: How This IAS Officer Turned The Tide In Chennai

With his experience at managing disasters – tsunami, cyclones and floods-, Gagandeep Singh Bedi’s appointment as Commissioner of Greater Chennai...


25 June 2021
A Union Of Opposites

A Union Of Opposites

After downgrading the definition of Centre, Stalin meets PM with shop list


11 June 2021
Cherry Sour On Pondy Cake

Cherry Sour On Pondy Cake

N. Rangasamy, the new CM, contracted Covid but that didn’t dull his political senses! He’s keeping his ambitious ally, the BJP, at bay—and plotting a...


04 June 2021
Tiger By The Tail

Tiger By The Tail

The LTTE and the ISI? Did you ever think there could be a connection there. A Manoj Bajpayee-starrer stirs up a hornet’s nest in Tamil Nadu.


28 May 2021
Bye Bye Big Boss

Bye Bye Big Boss

After a humbling rout in TN, Kamal’s Makkal Needhi Maiam is imploding. A spate of desertions later, actress Kasturi asks, “Is this a political party or the...


21 May 2021
First Bloom Of Lotus

First Bloom Of Lotus

The BJP marks its presence in the land of Periyar


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