Tamil Nadu

TN BJP stages walkout from Assembly as CM Stalin pushes to reintroduce bills returned by governor

ERNAKULAM: Tensions flared in the Tamil Nadu Assembly’s special session as BJP lawmakers dramatically walked out, opposing a resolution slamming Governor RN Ravi and the return of 10 university-related bills. BJP MLA Vanathi Seenivasan said, “BJP has walked out of the Assembly after opposing the resolution criticising the Governor and sending back the 10 bills […]

Stalin’s associate, Tamil Nadu Minister E V Velu’s properties raided by I-T

NEW DELHI: On Friday, Tamil Nadu Public Works Department (PWD) Minister E V Velu, a prominent member of the DMK, came under scrutiny by Central agencies as the Income Tax department carried out raids at approximately 40 locations. These searches included his family’s residences and educational institutions. The minister is considered close to Chief Minister and […]

AIADMK workers favoured exiting NDA alliance: Palaniswamy

SALEM: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief Edappadi K Palaniswami said that the party’s decision to leave the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) was driven by the feelings of its workers about the “happenings” in the state, and that there was no meeting between the BJP and AIADMK leaders on seat […]

AIADMK meet to decide future of BJP alliance in Tamil Nadu

CHENNAI: The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) will hold a leadership meeting in Chennai on Monday evening to decide on the future of its alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Tamil Nadu. The meeting comes amid a strain in ties between the two parties, following comments made by BJP state president K […]

Drought at doorsteps; farmers blame Karnataka govt for Cauvery woes

MYSORE/MANDYA: As the water crisis in Karnataka continues unabated with the Cauvery basin witnessing a major shortage due to deficiency in the south-west monsoon and the state reeling through a drought-like situation which it never had experienced in the past 123 years, economic and farmers union members blame the state government over the mismanagement and inefficiency […]

Cauvery water dispute: SC refuses to interfere, farmers protest continue

MYSORE/MANDYA: In a setback, the Supreme Court has refused to interfere in the petitions of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over the release of Cauvery water. Karnataka had demanded a stay on the order passed by the Cauvery tribunal that directed to release 5000 cusecs of water to its neighboring state, while Tamil Nadu had demanded […]

After attacking Sanatan Dharma, Stalin revives ‘Hindi imposition’ charge against BJP

Reacting to Amit Shah’s remarks on the eve of Hindi Diwas, he said that Shah should stop ‘denigrating’ other languages than Hindi.

Under fire, Stalin Jr says BJP twisted his anti-Sanatan Dharma remark

Stalin Jr compared Sanatan Dharma with dengue, coronavirus, and malaria

WATCH | DMK Demands NEET Abolition, Protest Intensify in Tamil Nadu

Protests and hunger strike are happening in many parts of Tamil Nadu over the conduct of National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) as the DMK, the ruling dispensation are of the view that screening students through NEET for medical education will discourage and alienate students from the Tamil Nadu state syllabus as many students in the villages […]

India restricts imports of laptops & tablets, Netizens link it to Jio

The decision is expected to give an impetus to domestic electronic manufacturers and also encourage multinational companies to set up shops in India