The main Opposition party of Tamil Nadu, the AIADMK on Wednesday started distribution of application forms for the Lok Sabha elections. The General Secretary of the AIADMK and Opposition leader of Tamil Nadu, Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) in a statement on Wednesday said that the application forms for general and reserved constituencies can be collected by paying Rs 20,000 and… Continue reading "AIADMK commences distribution of application forms for Lok Sabha polls"
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The Election Commission officials along with the senior officers of the Commission to Tamil Nadu will be visiting Chennai on February 23rd and 24th. In a communication sent by the Secretariat of the Election Commission of India to the Chief Electoral Officer, Tamil Nadu, it was stated that the visit is being made to discuss and review the poll preparedness… Continue reading "ECI with senior officials to visit Chennai on Feb 23-24"
The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Wednesday, February 12, adopted resolution against the Central government’s proposed One Nation One Election saying it is impractical and against the basis of democracy. The DMK government said the One Nation One Election is not enshrined in the Indian constitution. It is against the idea of democratic decentralisation. Chief Minister M K Stalin moved the… Continue reading "TN Assembly adopts resolution against One Nation One Election"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to launch the Khelo India Youth Games 2023 on Friday at the iconic Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai, marking the beginning of a two-week-long sporting extravaganza. The event, slated to take place from January 19 to 31, will witness the participation of over 5,500 athletes across 26 competitive sports. The city of Chennai is… Continue reading "Police deploy 22,000 personnel for Modi’s visit to the city today"
Gujarat, Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu have ranked as best performing states in the startup ranking for 2022 based on their initiatives taken to develop the startup ecosystem for promoting budding entrepreneurs. Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan and Telangana are categorized as top performers. The new ranking was released by union commerce minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday. The states and union… Continue reading "Tamil Nadu placed under ‘Best Performer’ category in States’ Startup Ranking 2022"
A second batch of the central committee on Friday inspected the damage wrecked by the recent heavy rain across the Thoothukudi district and the subsequent spate in Thamirabarani river during the middle of last December. The seven-member team, comprising KP Singh, Ranganath Audam, R Thangamani, Dr Ponnusamy, Rajesh Tiwary, KM Balajee and A Vijayakumar, inspected breaches in rivers and tanks,… Continue reading "Seven-member Central Committee visits flood-affected areas in Thoothukudi district"
Chief minister M K Stalin on Thursday said an appointment had been sought from Union home minister Amit Shah for an all-party MP delegation to meet him and seek immediate release of 37,907.19 crore towards relief and restoration in the flood affected districts of Tamil Nadu. An official release came hours after Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said at an… Continue reading "MPs to call on Shah, seek funds for Tamil Nadu"
The central and Tamil Nadu governments on Friday sparred over the flood situation in the southern state after Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman countered chief minister MK Stalin’s claim of a delay by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) in issuing a weather warning, and state finance minister Thangam Thennarasu accused the Centre of refusing relief funds for rain-affected districts. The… Continue reading "Centre, Tamil Nadu spar over release of flood relief"
A central team of officials on Wednesday visited areas affected by the unprecedented rain in Thoothukudi, interacted with people, and held discussions with officials. Normal life continues to be affected in Thoothukudi district and road network remained cut-off in several areas. Many places in Thoothukudi still have knee-high water and network connectivity, safe drinking water, and access to food and… Continue reading "Central team visits flood hit Thoothukudi"
The six-member inter-ministerial central team led by Kunal Satyarthi, Advisor (Policy and Plan), National Disaster Management Authority on Tuesday praised the Tamil Nadu government for “doing enormous amounts of work in preparing to face Cyclone Michaung and in the response. The casualties have been extremely minimal. We appreciate that the government has responded extremely well.” Satyarthi said this while visiting… Continue reading "Central team visit flood-hit areas in Chennai"