In the past two weeks, the fourth incident of students committing suicide registered in Tamil Nadu. The latest incident of a girl, studying in class XI, who committed suicide in Sivakasi region. The police confirmed the incident on July 27, and said the girl ended her life at home but didn't recover any suicide notes, and launched an investigation. The rising number of school students, especially girls raised alarming concerns.
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin innaugurated 'Anna-Kalaignar Arivalayam', his party's new office in the national capital, on April 1. On a three-day visit to Delhi, he met PM Modi seeking permission to allow the state goverment to provide humanitarian aids to the Sri Lanka Tamils. He then met Piyush Goyal and visited Government schools with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin paid a floral tribute on December 9, to Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat and others who died in the chopper crash, at Madras Regimental Centre. Those who died in military helicopter crash were brought to Madras Regimental Centre on December 8 from Military Hospital. General Rawat, his wife and 11 others were travelling from Sulur to Wellington when the chopper crashed.
On the suspension of 12 Members of Parliament on November 29, Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin said that such acts ''diminish the democratic spirit of the house''. The MPs were suspended due to ''unruly and violent behavior'' during the Monsoon session of the Parliament. Out of 12, six MPs were from Congress. ''I demand, on behalf of the DMK… read-more
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin will reportedly meet Governor RN Ravi on November 26. The meet will hold discussions regarding the continuous and heavy rainfall. Furthermore, Chennai Meteorological Department gave a red alert on November 26, which will last till November 27 in all the coastal districts and an orange alert to adjacent districts. Reportedly, Cuddalore and Nagapattinam were the most affected districts due to the heavy… read-more
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin requested the Union Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia to sign a temporary bubble deal with Malaysia and Singapore. The request made by him was to solve the Tamil diaspora's travel difficulties due to the ongoing pandemic. He further stated, the deal is important as Tamils who went to these countries during the pandemic were finding it… read-more
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin stated that he wishes to see MS Dhoni play for IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for seasons to come. CM Stalin further said that his father Karunanidhi was also his fan. He also congratulated Dhoni and his team on winning the tournament this year. "His state is Jharkhand but he is now like a loveable boy of Tamil Nadu," added CM Stalin.
Ahead of schools reopening for classes 1 to 8 almost after 600 days, Tamil Nadu CM M K Stalin distributed books among the students in Chennai on November 1. A government corporation school was also inspected by the chief minister in the Guindy area of the city. Furthermore, the students were welcomed by distribution of books and… read-more
Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK party announced that Tamil Nadu Formation Day will be celebrated on July 18, instead of November 1. While the previous ruling party AIADMK had announced that November 1 would be called Tamil Day. However, Tamil scholars, activists, and associations always confessed that November 1 should be celebrated as a special day, in order to signify the cause of the border struggle.
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When Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin boarded a metropolis bus that shuttles women for free in Chennai, passengers were got astonished. He got on the "M-19 b Kannagi Nagar-T Nagar" service. He inquired about the government's free bus transportation policy for women. ''The Joy on the women's face spread to me as well while taking up the review in the city bus,'' said CM in a tweet.