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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.

AIADMK Welcomes SC Verdict On OBC Quota

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

In a joint statement, the two leaders said the Friday judgement of the apex court was a 'victory' to the party's long-pending and sustained plea on the OBC quota front, they said, adding it will enable increasing seats in medical admissions.

Palaniswami Hits Out At DMK Government For Mishandling Tamil Nadu

"Though the law requires that a person be produced in court within 24 hours of being picked up by police, our party executives are being whisked away by the police under the pretext of inquiry and nothing is known about their whereabouts for two or three days," Palaniswami said.

TN Guv addresses Assembly, says govt geared up to tackle Omicron; AIADMK boycotts

Jan 05, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

As soon as Ravi began his address, Leader of the Opposition (LoP), K Palaniswami stood up and started reading out from a prepared text to corner the DMK regime on various issues including on the law and order front.

TN CM Unveils 70 New Govt-Run Pharmacies

The cooperative movement, a socio-economic juggernaut, is playing a pivotal role in the growth of Tamil Nadu's rural economy, poverty eradication and improvement of social integration, an official release here said.

06 December, 2021

Tamil Nadu: AIADMK Elects Panneerselvam, Palaniswami As Party Chiefs

Outlook Web Desk

AIADMK said the duo- O Panneerselvam and K Palaniswami- were elected unopposed to the top two posts- Coordinator and Joint Coordinator respectively- that together constitute the party's apex leadership.

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.

01 December, 2021

AIADMK Appeals Against High Court Order Quashing Taking Over Of Jayalalithaa's Veda Nilayam

Outlook Web Desk

By a November 24 order, Justice N Seshasayee had quashed all the orders passed from 2017, which culminated in the taking over of the property in 2020, besides chiding the previous government for its action relating to the sprawling property located at the posh Poes Garden.

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.

20 November, 2021

DMK Government Plans To Close Amma Pharmacies: Palaniswami

Outlook Web Desk

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.

07 July, 2021

Modi Cabinet 2.0: AIADMK Misses Out Again

G.C. Shekhar

Tamil Nadu BJP chief rewarded for good Assembly show


16 June, 2021

AIADMK Slams Ousted Leader Sasikala For ‘Audio Politics’, Says ‘Divide And Rule’ Tactic Won’t Work

Outlook Web Bureau

In the leaked audio clips, Sasikala was purportedly heard telling a few AIADMK members that it’s her responsibility to save the party and re-establish Jayalalithaa’s rule

16 June, 2021

Sasikala Vows To Return In New Audio Tapes Surfaced On Social Media

Outlook Web Bureau

Sasikala, who was expelled from the AIADMK in 2017 following her conviction in a disproportionate assets case, was released from prison earlier this year,

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.

02 May, 2021

A Challenging Time Awaits Stalin

G.C. Shekhar

DMK voted back to power after a decade

29 April, 2021

Exit Polls Project Regime Change In Tamil Nadu

G.C. Shekhar

If the results on May 2 match the exit poll numbers then M.K. Stalin would be sworn in as the next Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, bringing curtains down on 10 years of AIADMK rule.

06 April, 2021

Sasikala's Name 'Removed' From Voters List, Her Counsel Says It’s ‘Injustice’

Outlook Web Bureau

As Tamil Nadu goes to the polls on Tuesday, the name of Sasikala, which figured in the Thousand Lights Assembly constituency in Chennai, was deleted, her counsel said.


05 April, 2021

Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2021: Can EPS Stop Stalin?

G.C. Shekhar

DMK scion MK Stalin is inching closer to his chief ministerial dream

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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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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

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

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz