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TopicM.K. Stalin

Topic: M.K. Stalin

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.

Mamata leaves Congress out as she dials Opposition leaders for meeting of non-NDA CMs

‘TMC will go its way, Congress will go its way,’ says West Bengal CM as she approaches Stalin, KCR to unite non-BJP forces over 'curbs on state autonomy’.

Chennai will soon have a Dalit woman mayor. Its symbolism is unmissable

Social activists in Tamil Nadu are concerned that reservation for the oppressed castes in mayoral positions will not bring in any real change, and only play into political parties' vote banks.

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.

How KCR’s idea of a non-BJP, non-Congress front has been a ‘non-starter’

The first to float the idea of a ‘federal front’, the Telangana Chief Minister’s many meetings with leaders wasn’t followed up with ‘seriousness’ and constant effort, say analysts.

Why Stalin govt’s decision to move ‘Tamil Nadu Day’ to 18 July from 1 November sparked a row

Previous AIADMK govt had begun celebrating Tamil Nadu Day on 1 November since 2019, but CM M.K. Stalin announced the move to 18 July Saturday, drawing flak from opposition parties.

Stalin urges Kejriwal, 3 other chief ministers to lift ‘unreasonable’ ban on firecrackers

In a letter to his counterparts in Delhi, Rajasthan, Odisha & Haryana, the Tamil Nadu CM said firecrackers' sale falling within the norms of Supreme Court & NGT must be permitted.

RN Ravi sworn-in as Tamil Nadu Governor

Ravi, a former IPS officer, is the state's 26th Governor and was appointed as the Centre's Interlocutor for the Naga peace talks in 2014, a responsibility he continues to discharge.

3 questions for those dreaming of beating Narendra Modi, but answer the third first

Can Modi be defeated? If yes, how? Is anyone trying to defeat him? These are key questions opposition leaders hoping to take on Modi in 2024 need to answer.

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Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and former PM Imran Khan | Photos from Facebook

Jinnah said Pakistan would be a ‘laboratory’. Experiments by Imran, Shehbaz prove him so right

If Yasin Malik’s sentence is a call for condemnation, then why is the establishment forgetting Hafiz Saeed? But neither Shehbaz nor Imran Khan would take note.

RBI sets aside more money for rainy day, payout drops

The central bank approved the transfer of 303.1 billion rupees to the government from its surplus funds, a third of the 991.2 billion rupees it had given last year.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

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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