Union Minister of State L Murugan accused DMK president MK Stalin of undermining the unity within the INDIA bloc, alleging that Stalin, as part of the national alliance, initiated actions suggesting he would unilaterally choose the next Prime Minister. Murugan emphasized that Stalin’s stance raised questions about his acceptance of Congress leadership and Rahul Gandhi as the Prime Ministerial candidate.… Continue reading "Union Minister L Murugan urges Tamil Nadu government to conduct caste census"
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Predicting that the BJP will form governments in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asserted that his party will make the desert state a leader in investments and industry while claiming that under the incumbent Congress government, the state has turned “number one in crime” and “number one in corruption. As the campaigning ended for… Continue reading "BJP will form governments in Rajasthan, says PM"
Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief K Annamalai on Thursday clarified that he didn’t speak against ‘Periyar’ EV Ramasamy, a day after his comments that the BJP would remove all statues of the leader, who is also known as father of the Dravidian movement, from outside temples and abolish the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) department were criticised… Continue reading "‘No disrespect, we’ll just relocate Periyar statue’: Annamalai"
AIADMK General Secretary Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) responded to Tamil Nadu BJP chief K Annamalai’s claim that the saffron party and the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) would emerge as the prime contenders for the 2024 state elections. Taking a jibe at the BJP leader, EPS said on Friday, “Annamalai is saying so. What can I do about it? Go ask… Continue reading "AIADMK is the primary opposition party: Palaniswmai"
The next leg of Tamil Nadu BJP chief K Annamalai’s ‘En Mann En Makkal’ padayatra, which was scheduled to begin on October 6, has been postponed to October 16 due to his ill health. “The foot march was slated to start on October 6 but is now being postponed to October 16,” the party’s state unit said on its official… Continue reading "Annamalai’s padayatra postponed to Oct 16 due to illness"
Days after breaking the alliance with NDA, AIADMK general secretary Edappadi Palaniswami said that they are sure of the decision to break ties with the BJP. Reiterating the stand of the party, he said there was no pressure that was put on them by anyone to make the decision. The former CM also commented on I.N.D.I.A and Cauvery issues. According… Continue reading "Sure of breaking ties with BJP: Palaniswami"
In a significant development for the BJP in South India, the JD(S), led by former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda, officially joined the BJP-led NDA alliance on Friday. This move comes ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls scheduled for early next year. The alliance was announced after a meeting between JD(S) leader H.D. Kumaraswamy and Union home minister Amit… Continue reading "JD(S) part of NDA group ahead of Lok Sabha polls"
On September 5, seven Assembly seats across six states will hold bypolls to fill vacant seats, in what are set to be the first contests between the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance and the Opposition INDIA bloc ahead of several Assembly polls in major states later this year. In five seats, by-elections were necessitated by the deaths of the sitting MLAs,… Continue reading "Bypoll to be held in six states tomorrow"
Alleging that the BJP-led government at the Centre was treating Tamil Nadu with a step-motherly attitude when it came to allocation of funds, Chief Minister and DMK president M.K. Stalin on Monday said the State would get adequate funds only if the government was changed at the Centre. In a statement, Stalin said that though the allocation to non-BJP-ruled States… Continue reading "BJP trembles at the very mention of the Opposition front INDIA, says Stalin"
The BJP, which is in power in Gujarat for over 25 years, had spent over ₹ 209 crore in the 2022 state assembly polls, according to details submitted by the party to the Election Commission. The expenditure report was put in public domain by the poll panel on Thursday. According to the main election expenditure report on Gujarat polls submitted… Continue reading "BJP spent Rs 209 crore in 2022 Gujarat polls"