Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
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Why there’s a growing chorus in AIADMK against BJP alliance as local polls near

Many in AIADMK feel the alliance is counterproductive due to the BJP’s ‘outsider image’, ‘Hindutva narrative’, and lack of support from minority communities. 

We should have released a white paper in 2014 to show what was inherited from UPA: FM Sitharaman

Referring to the issuance of oil bonds during the UPA tenure, FM Nirmala Sitharaman said the Modi government is paying for the fuel price reductions done by the previous govt.

DMK govt appoints trained aspirants of all castes as temple priests in Tamil Nadu

CM MK Stalin handed over appointment orders of the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department to 75 people, marking appointments to 208 positions under various categories.

In a first in Tamil Nadu, DMK govt presents budget exclusively for agriculture

Minister for Agriculture MRK Panneerselvam said the budget was aimed at increasing farmers' income and it allocated Rs 34,220.65 crore for agriculture and related departments.

SubscriberWrites: Can DMK replace Congress as the liberal party of India

While the present ruling party’s love affair with conservatism has just begun, the void for a truly liberal party in national politics has widened with the fall of Congress, writes Balaji Alagurajan.

Country not run by IAS, politicians must be accountable, Tamil Nadu FM says ahead of budget

Tamil Nadu Finance Minister in an exclusive interview with ThePrint says the 13 August state budget will be a vision document, different from the 'irrelevant' Union budget of the past few years.

42 for BJP, 3 for Congress in top 50 MPs with largest victory margins in 2019

EC data shows that while four MPs won with 6 lakh-plus votes, nine others won by over 5 lakh votes.

Raghuram Rajan, Nobel laureate Esther Duflo to join Economic Advisory Council of Stalin govt

Former Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian, Economist Jean Dreze and former Union minister S Narayan will also be a part of council meant to revitalise Tamil Nadu's economy.

DMK govt will work on getting ‘official’ tag for all Eighth Schedule languages, says Stalin

According to Article 343 of the Constitution, the official language of the union government is Hindi in Devanagari script. The Eighth Schedule has 22 languages.

How MK Stalin can preserve power in Tamil Nadu using gorilla politics

MK Stalin comes with extraordinary aspirations. If Tamil Nadu's new CM takes care of the ordinary, 'the extraordinary will take care of itself'.

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For BJP, Gyanvapi is like Babri. It’ll swing elections but take India back to a dark past

Secular Indians are mistaken if they think that the Place of Worship Act will prevent masjid-mandir controversies from proliferating. It is proved wrong every day.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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