Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicTamil Nadu Assembly elections

Topic: Tamil Nadu Assembly elections

PM Modi urges people to vote in large numbers as polling begins in 4 states

Polling is underway for 31 seats in the third phase of Bengal elections and 40 seats in the final phase in Assam. Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are voting in single-phase polls.

How the BJP-AIADMK alliance isn’t sitting well in Kanyakumari — with anyone

AIADMK’s alliance with BJP in Tamil Nadu elections may be the most talked-about in the southern state. But this is coming at a price for the ruling party.

AIADMK urges Chief Electoral Officer to cancel’ candidature of Stalin, 4 other DMK leaders

The ruling AIADMK alleged that DMK president M K Stalin and four others of his party are 'distributing a sum of Rs 5,000 to voters'.

Amit Shah urges to reject ‘corrupt and dynastic’ DMK-Congress alliance in Tamil Nadu

Only the AIADMK-BJP alliance can protect Tamil Nadu's fishermen, unemployed youth, women and all those having faith in the state's culture, said Shah.

Home Minister Amit Shah holds road show in Chennai ahead of 6 April Assembly elections

Shah was campaigning for BJP's Thousand Lights candidate Khushbu Sundar. He travelled atop an open van with AIADMK candidates from nearby constituencies at the roadshow.

‘Investment’ or ‘corruption’ doesn’t matter, TN politicians & voters just love freebie culture

The Madras HC has said the state’s freebie culture is making voters lazy. While political parties say freebies are essential, experts say it’s all part of the political game. 

‘Did Modi send you’ to ‘Are you really South Indian’ — questions on the road to Kanyakumari

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DMK & Congress leaders keep insulting women while BJP empowers them, says Modi in TN rally

Addressing a rally at Madurai, PM Modi alleged that DMK and Congress will not guarantee either safety or dignity for the people while the law & order situation will suffer under them.

‘Dear PM Modi, campaign for my opponent’ — DMK leaders’ cheeky request ahead of polls

In a coordinated strategy, several DMK leaders copy-pasted the same tweets, urging PM Modi to campaign for their opponents saying it will help widen their victory margin.

Why this constituency in Tamil Nadu is the BJP’s ‘island of hope’

Coimbatore South will see a three-way fight between BJP's Vanathi Srinivasan, Congress' Mayura S. Jayakumar and actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

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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