Politicians and supporters alike, flouted social distancing norms during the Assembly elections in Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Assam resulting in many leaders testing positive for Covid-19
Kanimozhi, who has been actively campaigning for the April 6 Assembly polls, has cancelled her programmes after testing positive for the virus
E.V. Ramasamy popularly known as Thanthai Periyar founded the Dravidian Movement.
In a recent supplementary chargesheet, the Delhi Police, citing statements of those arrested, had named CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury along with other activists in the case.
DMK Leader and MP Kanimozhi also said that the BJP government is trying to push Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states through the three-language formula introduced by the National Education Policy 2020.
'Is Hindi the yardstick for being an Indian. Is this India or Hindia,' the DMK chief said in a tweet
Chidambaram also said that if the Central government is genuinely committed to both English and Hindi being the official languages of India, it must insisit that all government employees are bilingual in Hindi and English.
The incident is understood to have taken place when Kanimozhi was at the Chennai international airport to take a flight to Delhi.
Whereas previously each MP could allot funds for specific requirements of his constituency, since each area would have its unique set of issues that need to be addressed, now, the money can be redirected to any part of the country.
Union Minister Rajnath Singh said such leaders had no moral right to be members of the House.
Justice A.K. Chawla issued notice to Former Union Telecom Minister A. Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi, and others to file a response on the plea.
The overnight raids in Tamil Nadu's Theni district concluded on Wednesday early morning after Income Tax department seized Rs 1.48 crore in cash.
Officials of the Income-Tax Department and a static surveillance team of the Election Commission on Tuesday evening carried out a search at the residence of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) candidate and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi in Thoothukudi in southern Tamil Nadu.
Many well-heeled candidates in Tamil Nadu are offering expensive gifts and cash prize to paty workers to extract the maximum effort and energy from them in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
For both leaders it will be their first direct election. Kanimozhi, who has been elected twice to the Rajya Sabha, has been grooming the constituency, spending a large portion of her MPLAD funds there.
The hospital on Monday said the condition of ailing DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi has "declined"
The special court on December 21 last year acquitted Raja, Kanimozhi and others in the cases registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation and the ED.
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