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M.K. Stalin

Spell Out Strategy To Treat Those Lacking Facilities For Home Isolation, Provide COVID Test Results Soon: AIADMK

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

In a statement, the former Chief Minister said the then AIADMK government launched concrete and concerted measures since the outbreak of the pandemic in Tamil Nadu on March 7, 2020, and contained the contagion.

MK Stalin Welcomes Supreme Court's Order On OBC Quota For Admission Into Medical Colleges

Jan 07, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The contributions of both Tamil Nadu, a pioneering state committed to social justice and that of the DMK would find a place in history for sure, the Dravidian party chief said.

TN CM Seeks People’s Cooperation To Contain Omicron, To Roll-out Vaccine For 15 - 18 Yr Soon

His first task as the CM was to contain the second wave and his ministerial colleagues, officials and staff of various departments including health and family welfare and civic bodies and police stood by him in his efforts.

Union Minister Murugan Slams DMK, Says It 'Chokes' Free Speech

Dec 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Asked about an 'attack' on Naam Tamilar Katchi (NTK) cadres days ago by DMK functionaries at Dharmapuri, Murugan alleged that carrying out such acts was customary for Tamil Nadu's ruling party.

IAF Mi-17 Helicopter Crash Claims The Lives Of CDS Bipin Rawat, His Wife Madhulika And 11 Other Passengers

"With deep regret, it has now been ascertained that Gen Bipin Rawat, Mrs Madhulika Rawat and 11 other persons on board have died in the unfortunate accident," the IAF said in a tweet.

03 December, 2021

TN CM Tasks Panel To Find Permanent Solution To Avert Flooding

Outlook Web Desk

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.

02 December, 2021

Kerala CM Writes To M.K Stalin To Abstain From Opening Mullaperiyar Dam At Night

Outlook Web Desk

On Thursday, Tamil Nadu opened eight shutters of the dam, again during wee hours of the day at around 3.00 AM, and without sufficient warning released 6,413 cusecs of water which was later increased to 8,017 cusecs at 4.00 AM by raising all 10 shutters.

30 November, 2021

Inundation Woes Continue To Hassle People Of Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Stalin Inspects Rain Hit Areas

Outlook Web Desk

In the wake of monsoon rains and water-logging, 15,111 medical camps have been set up in Greater Chennai Corporation localities in which over 4,88,000 people have participated.

25 November, 2021

AIADMK State Executive Meeting On December 1

Outlook Web Desk

The AIADMK district secretary-level meeting held on Wednesday was vociferous with several leaders accusing the present leadership of soft-pedaling certain issues and not acting as a constructive opposition.

22 November, 2021

Tamil Nadu To Conduct Study On Farmers' Losses Due To Heavy Rain

Outlook Web Desk

In a high level meeting of the ministers and officials at Tamil Nadu secretariat, Chief Minister M.K. Stalin directed the state agriculture minister and chief secretary to conduct a detailed study on the losses incurred by farmers, including the poultry and cattle farmers.

15 August, 2021

Stalin Unfurls Tricolour, But He Basks In A Right Earned By His Father

G.C. Shekhar

It was Karunanidhi who got Chief Ministers the right to unfurl Tricolour on I-Day

13 August, 2021

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

G.C. Shekhar

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 provide some relief to the working class and middle class.

26 June, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Tamil Nadu To Give INR 3 Crore To Gold Medal Winners


The government also gave Rs 5 lakh each to Tokyo-bound Nethra Kumanan, Varun Thakkar, K C Ganapathy, G Sathian, A Sarath Kamal and paralympian T Mariappan

19 June, 2021

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

G.C. Shekhar

With his experience at managing disasters – tsunami, cyclones and floods-, Gagandeep Singh Bedi’s appointment as Commissioner of Greater Chennai Corporation during the second wave of Covid-19 was a real master stroke.

22 May, 2021

Anti-Sterlite Agitation: Tamil Nadu Govt To Compensate 93 Arrested Protesters With Rs 1 Lakh

Outlook Web Bureau

The state government has also decided to withdraw cases against most protesters

07 May, 2021

M.K. Stalin Takes Oath Along With Gandhi And Nehru

G.C. Shekhar

Tamil Nadu's newly minted cabinet will have a Gandhi running the Khadi and rural employment department, and a Nehru captaining urban development.

07 May, 2021

DMK Chief MK Stalin Sworn In As Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

DMK president MK Stalin took oath as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on Friday morning.

03 May, 2021

Assembly Polls 2021: Here’s What Rahul Gandhi Can Learn From Mamata, Stalin And Vijayan

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

While Rahul has repeatedly tried to justify the Congress’ poor poll performance by accusing the BJP of capturing key institutions, Mamata, Stalin and Vijayan have proved that electorate support trumps all other factors

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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