Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicMK Stalin

Topic: MK Stalin

Stalin’s DMK returns to the top in Tamil Nadu, BJP nowhere in sight

Trends are a shot in the arm for DMK chief M.K. Stalin while adding to the troubles of the ruling AIADMK, rudderless since the death of Jayalalithaa.

The minister with a rising stock

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Mahagathbandhan is an incoherent alliance of rich dynasties, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also termed it an unholy alliance of various political parties for personal survival.

In Stalin’s first meeting as party chief, DMK accuses BJP of running an ‘electoral dictatorship’

The southern party slammed the Centre on issues ranging from demonetisation, Rafale deal, NEET and the prevailing economic situation.

DMK leader MK Stalin elevated to party president, secretary Durai Murugan becomes treasurer

Stalin's elevation comes about three weeks after the death of his father and party president M. Karunanidhi on 7 August. 

DMK working president M.K. Stalin files nomination papers for election as president

Party workers are expecting a unanimous win for Stalin at the General Council meet.

Death of a Dravidian stalwart, and the maid breaking the net as a stand-up comic

Dravidian politics lost one of its tallest figures as M. Karunanidhi passed away at 6.10 pm at Kauvery Hospital in Chennai.

Protests against Vedanta plant turns violent, 1 killed in police firing

Police said section 144 of CrPc has been invoked in and around the Sterlite unit to provide security to it as per the orders of the Madras High Court.

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How India’s Gazette came about, and what’s Saka-era calendar that govts use

The oldest extant calendar in India is the 5098 years old Saptarishi calendar of Kashmir, which is still issued every year by Kashmiri Pandits.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.