Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicTamil Nadu Assembly elections

Topic: Tamil Nadu Assembly elections

Madras HC dismisses A Raja’s plea for urgent hearing of petition against EC campaign ban

The EC Thursday banned the DMK MP from campaigning for 48 hours after finding him guilty of making derogatory remarks against Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami.

Trip to the moon, rolling beedis, washing clothes — TN & Kerala show new ways to woo voters

Candidates in Tamil Nadu and Kerala have come up with bizarre and innovative ways to win over voters — be it by selling vegetables, frying fish or making parathas. 

PM Modi dubs A Raja as ‘outdated 2G missile’, slams remark on Palaniswami’s mother

Asking Congress and DMK leadership to control their leaders, the PM said the people of Tamil Nadu are noting everything & would never tolerate insult to the women of the state.

‘Traitorous’ AIADMK will be taught a lesson, aunt Sasikala is helping: AMMK founder Dhinakaran

T.T.V. Dhinakaran claims his party is the true heir to Jayalalithaa’s legacy, and the late CM’s close aide Sasikala is advising him despite ‘stepping aside’ from politics.

CAA will not be allowed in Tamil Nadu if DMK is voted to power, says Stalin

DMK chief says AIADMK supported BJP on issues like Article 370 & Triple Talaq, but is now 'enacting a drama' as if it’s the protector of the minorities.

Amma’s memories, sour dosa & wishes for my ‘paati’ — a reporter’s day in western Tamil Nadu

iWitness — the story behind the story of ThePrint journalists’ experiences on assignment.

Move over Kolaveri Di. Here’s why Tamil song Enjoy Enjaami is creating ripples this poll season

Produced by A.R. Rahman's Maajja and sung by Dhee and Arivu, Enjoy Enjaami talks about the feudal system, landless farmers and the caste system.

Conversion, temples — themes defining BJP manifestos in 4 states. But cow missing in Kerala

The coming assembly elections are crucial for the BJP as they will decide the success or failure of the party’s expansion plans in the south, and its push in Bengal.

How BJP is banking on Karnataka to lead its poll push in Tamil Nadu, Kerala & Puducherry

The BJP has sent senior ministers, Bengaluru corporators and even its social media team in Karnataka to the poll-bound states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

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Representational image | Patient suffering from monkeypox | Photo: CDC/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Monkeypox doesn’t pose Covid-sized threat, no reason to panic

There are uncertainties about this outbreak to iron out, but all the pieces are in place to study, treat and ultimately contain monkeypox infections.

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.


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.