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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.

AIADMK State Executive Meeting On December 1

Nov 25, 2021 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.


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 to enable private outlets to rake in huge profits.

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

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.

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19 December, 2018

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

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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.


25 October, 2018

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

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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.


27 June, 2018

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

G.C. Shekhar

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.


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21 December, 2017

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

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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.


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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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