Tuesday, 9 August, 2022

Topic: DMK

‘Not all Tamil speakers Tamilians’: DMK mouthpiece hits out at Sitharaman for ‘your TN’ remark

In its mouthpiece 'Murasoli', DMK criticised Sitharaman for 'singling out' Tamil Nadu during a debate on inflation. Answer questions, don’t pass the buck, says the editorial.

‘Propagates separatism’ — A. Raja’s ‘separate Tamil Nadu’ comment draws BJP, AIADMK rebuke

Speaking at a meeting Sunday, former Union minister Raja said Prime Minister and home minister shouldn’t 'force' them into demanding a 'thani nadu (separate nation)'.

Hindi will reduce Tamils to status of ‘shudras,’ says DMK MP TKS Elangovan

The Rajya Sabha MP went on to claim that Hindi-speaking states in the country were not ‘developed’ while those with vernacular languages as mother tongue were doing better.

Out in heavy rains for relief work, breaking temple caste barriers — Stalin’s 1st year as CM

Saturday marks one year of DMK assuming office in TN. Stalin has fashioned himself into a 'People's CM', and has also emerged as one of the non-BJP CMs uniting against Modi govt.

BJP is no ‘alternative pole in Tamil Nadu politics’. Its local election results show why

Although the BJP has been heralded for its performance in Tamil Nadu's latest local body elections, the truth is far from it. DMK and AIADMK are way ahead.

Stalin countering BJP with social justice. He won’t succeed with silence on issues like hijab

The DMK has been playing the ‘progressive’ card, not through any meaningful action, but through anti-BJP, anti-Modi and anti-Brahmin politics, and appeasement.

BJP entry in Tamil Nadu local body polls shows Modi-Shah can leave state unit alone

BJP has shown it can emerge as an alternative pole in Tamil Nadu politics and wean the state away from caste-oriented politics and silver screen leadership.

China stalling return of Indian medical students cruel and political

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DMK ‘trying to remove’ Jayalalithaa, claims AIADMK, as Stalin govt shuts down Amma mini-clinics

Tamil Nadu government’s decision to shut down Amma mini-clinics has AIADMK and AMMK alleging ‘political vendetta’. DMK says clinics were not performing, lacked infrastructure.

Will not broker peace between Sasikala and AIADMK, says Tamil Nadu BJP chief

In an exclusive interview with ThePrint, K. Annamalai said anyone working for Tamil Nadu was welcome. He said the DMK government had no vision and BJP would win 150 seats in 2026.

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Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.


Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.