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Put Matter To Rest: Rajnath Singh To Opposition On Kiran Bedi's Water Crisis Tweet

Jul 04, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Rajnath Singh said the Home Ministry had taken notice of Kiran Bedi's remarks -- in which she blamed 'corrupt politics' of Tamil Nadu for the water crisis in Chennai.

PM Modi Chairs All-Party Meet On Simultaneous Polls, Congress, Others Skip

Jun 19, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

PM Narendra Modi has invited the heads of all the political parties that have at least one member either in the Lok Sabha or in the Rajya Sabha to discuss the issue of simultaneous elections.


DMK Demands Tamil To Be Made Official Language In Central Govt Offices

The proposal came a day after the Centre dropped the contentious provision of compulsory teaching of Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states.

#StopHindiImposition: Parties Oppose Centre's Policy On Language Formula

Jun 02, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The Tamil Nadu government said it would continue with the two-language formula, seeking to cool frayed tempers.


Delhi HC Seeks Raja’s, Kanmozhi’s Response On 2G Early Hearing Plea

Justice A.K. Chawla issued notice to Former Union Telecom Minister A. Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi, and others to file a response on the plea.

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25 May, 2019

Time For Constructive Politics With Central Focus On States: M K Stalin

Outlook Web Bureau

'Whichever party comes to power at the Centre, it cannot neglect the states. It is time to support and embrace all kinds of races,' M K Stalin said.


23 May, 2019

Stalin Steers DMK To Success In Lok Sabha Polls

Outlook Web Bureau

The DMK-led front, which also comprises Congress and the IUML, is set for a clean sweep and is poised to win 37 of 38 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu with the lone seat appearing to go to the AIADMK.


23 May, 2019

DMK Pulls Off Stunning Lok Sabha Sweep, But Not In TN Assembly By-Polls

G.C. Shekhar

DMK leader M.K. Stalin’s words that there would be change of government both at Delhi and Chennai fell through as the BJP coasted to a massive win in the Lok Sabha elections while the AIADMK managed to retain its majority in the state Assembly.


23 May, 2019

Lok Sabha Election Results| As Congress Stares At Defeat, Priyanka Gandhi Meets Rahul Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Rahul Gandhi is facing a tough battle in Amethi as BJP rival Smriti Irani. However, he is leading from Kerala's Wayanad.


22 May, 2019

Lok Sabha Election Results: Regional Parties May Hold More Trumps Than BJP, Congress

Shastri Ramachandaran

As the results begin pouring in, the regional parties may be on top of the game.


20 May, 2019

Though Exit Polls Are Favourable, DMK's Stalin Says Will Wait For May 23

Outlook Web Bureau

DMK President MK Stalin Monday said he would wait for May 23 to know the people’s mandate, while Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami dismissed the predictions suggesting his AIADMK party would perform poorly.


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20 May, 2019

Exit Polls Predict DMK Sweep, But AIADMK Has Reason To Cheer

G.C. Shekhar

The exit polls may be projecting a discouraging outcome for the ruling AIADMK in the Lok Sabha elections, but the state government might not feel threatened about its stability as its ‘godfather’ in Delhi is projected to win comfortably.


14 May, 2019

M K Stalin Says No Chances For Non-BJP, Non-Congress 'Third Front' Post LS Polls

Outlook Web Bureau

'It doesn't seem to me that there is a chance' for the third front', said DMK President M K Stalin.


23 April, 2019

Lok Sabha Elections: 64.66% Voter Turnout In Third Phase Of Polling

Outlook Web Bureau

Election Commission officials in Delhi put the voting percentage at 64.66. Final figures are likely to change as queues of voters were seen at several centres even after the scheduled time for voting ended.


22 April, 2019

Lok Sabha Elections LIVE: 64.66% Voter Turnout In Phase Three, Says EC

Outlook Web Bureau

The polling for the third phase of Lok Sabha elections has begun. Follow us for live updates.


17 April, 2019

'BJP Cannot Stop Me From Winning', Says Kanimozhi After I-T Raid

Outlook Web Bureau

Officials of the Income-Tax Department and a static surveillance team of the Election Commission on Tuesday evening carried out a search at the residence of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) candidate and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi in Thoothukudi in southern Tamil Nadu.


13 April, 2019

Opposition 'Unhappy' With Me Over India's Rapid Global Strides: PM Narendra Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally in Tamil Nadu said: Today India is rapidly making a mark in the world. The Congress, DMK and their mahamilavati friends cannot accept this. That is why they are unhappy with me


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25 March, 2019

SC Seeks EC's Reply On Increasing VVPAT Sample Survey Per Assembly Segment

Outlook Web Bureau

A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Deepak Gupta sought the response of the poll panel and directed it to apprise whether the number of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) samples can be increased for the satisfaction of the electorate.


Photo Gallery

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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