Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicMK Stalin

Topic: MK Stalin

Our take on Siddique Kappan’s bail, Modi’s Kartavya Path and Teesta dispute—in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

Not ‘freebies’ –Tamil Nadu has given India a market-friendly Dravidian welfare model

As the ‘freebie’ debate again reaches the Supreme Court, Indian states should get to decide how to best use their resources for welfare.

From BoJack in veshti to black queen’s triumph, Chess Olympiad’s ‘Tamil identity politics’

Assertions of Tamil Nadu's autonomy & identity are at play in ongoing 44th Chess Olympiad, with DMK-led state govt continuing its discourse on federalism, say political observers.

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.

Some MPs have hidden talent while KCR & Stalin are more concerned about their ‘Hindi image’

Many top-ranked officials from Europe, US, UK, China, Nepal and Sri Lanka are making a beeline for India ignoring the scorching heat. How has India become so important?

Not Mamata, not KCR, not Stalin — few opposition leaders have congratulated Kejriwal for AAP win

Pinarayi Vijayan, Naveen Patnaik, Hemant Soren also have not sent messages to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. Exceptions are NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Congress’ Tharoor and Milind Deora.

NEET to temples, Stalin’s Tamil Nadu has a new social justice formula — Mandal plus market

Stalin can perhaps sense the opposition void in the north where politics has been reduced to Hindu-Muslim binary. The DMK leader has taken the social justice baton.

India has two kinds of chief ministers. Regional stars, and BJP-Congress pick-and-throw

Kejriwal, Stalin, Jagan, Mamata are the karta dhartas of regional parties. While CMs of BJP and Congress are at the mercy of moody high command.

AIADMK, BJP stage walkout as TN Assembly adopts resolution against Centre’s farm laws

When the house convened Saturday, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin piloted the resolution, calling for withdrawal of the three farm laws and sought it to be adopted unanimously.

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.

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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