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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.

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.


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.

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03 December, 2021

TN CM Tasks Panel To Find Permanent Solution To Avert Flooding

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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.


30 November, 2021

Lok Sabha Adjourns Till 3pm Amid Oppn Protests

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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, there were protest from the members of the opposition. In less than two minutes, A Raja who was chairing the proceeding, adjourned the House till 3 pm.


20 November, 2021

DMK Government Plans To Close Amma Pharmacies: Palaniswami

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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.


28 October, 2021

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

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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) away. That's not happening’.


03 October, 2021

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

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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

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


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14 August, 2021

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

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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

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


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.


11 August, 2021

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

G.C. Shekhar

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 public, every family owed Rs. 2.63 lakhs as debt.


20 July, 2021

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

G.C. Shekhar

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 in person.


12 July, 2021

Is BJP Planning A Division Of Tamil Nadu?

G.C. Shekhar

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


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21 June, 2021

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

G.C. Shekhar

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


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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.

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