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

Jun 19, 2021 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.

Tamil Nadu's New Health Minister MA Subramanian Is Also A Marathon Runner

May 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Besides being a politician, MA Subramanian is a fitness enthusiast who has run many marathons and holds multiple records.


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

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

A Challenging Time Awaits Stalin

May 02, 2021 G.C. Shekhar

DMK voted back to power after a decade


Tamil Nadu: An SOP For The New Governments Please

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?

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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.


29 April, 2021

Will Congress Be Stuck With The ‘Opposition’ Party Tag?

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

If the exit polls are correct, barring in Tamil Nadu, the Congress will remain in the Opposition in Assam, Kerala and Bengal. A loss has also been predicted in the union territory of Pondicherry.


22 April, 2021

President, Vice-President And Other Political Leaders Condole Death Of Sitaram Yechury's Son

Outlook Web Bureau

Sitaram Yechury, the General Secretary of CPI (M)'s 35-year-old son, Ashish, died on Thursday morning at a hospital in Gurgaon after a two-week battle with coronavirus.


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


03 April, 2021

DMK MP Kanimozhi Tests Positive For Covid, Hospitalised

Outlook Web Bureau

Kanimozhi, who has been actively campaigning for the April 6 Assembly polls, has cancelled her programmes after testing positive for the virus


02 April, 2021

Leaders Of Congress And DMK 'Keep Insulting Women': PM Modi In Tamil Nadu

Outlook Web Bureau

PM Modi said Congress and DMK had no agenda and alleged that the two parties, facing polls as allies, will not guarantee either safety or dignity for the people.


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02 April, 2021

DMK Confident Of M K Stalin's Victory From Kolathur Constituency For Third Straight Time

Outlook Web Bureau

DMK's electioneering is driven by several teams like a small group of men affiliated to the Labour Progressive Front, party's trade union wing.


01 April, 2021

EC Bars DMK Leader A Raja From Campaigning For 48 Hours

Outlook Web Bureau

Tamil Nadu Election 2021: The DMK leader was earlier issued a show-cause notice by the Election Commission.


31 March, 2021

DMK Worried About Being Dubbed Anti-Women After Raja's Speech

G.C. Shekhar

Opponents exploit A. Raja’s derogatory comments on Chief Minister Palaniswami’s birth and his mother.


30 March, 2021

DMK Launching its ‘Outdated 2G Missile’ To Attack Women Of Tamil Nadu: Modi Takes Dig At A Raja

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday attacked DMK MP A Raja for his comments on Tamil Nadu CM’s mother and alleged that the DMK was attacking the women of the state


29 March, 2021

Tamil Nadu Assembly Polls 2021: If DMK Emerges Victorious, We Will Not Implement CAA, Says MK Stalin

Outlook Web Bureau

DMK chief MK Stalin also hit out at the ruling AIADMK for ‘supporting’ the Citizenship Amendment Act in Parliament


29 March, 2021

Amid Backlash, DMK MP A Raja Apologises To Tamil Nadu CM For His Comments On Latter’s Mother

Outlook Web Bureau

DMK leader A Raja had claimed that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami was born out of an ‘illicit relationship’


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28 March, 2021

Hate Speech Row: AIADMK Urges EC To Bar DMK Leader A Raja From Campaigning For Assembly Polls

Outlook Web Bureau

The AIADMK has alleged that DMK MP A Raja made ‘vulgar’ comments about Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami.


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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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