CM MK Stalin Expresses Stance Against NEP, Calls It ‘Stumbling Block’: Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin on August 30, said that the government apart from opposing National Education Entrance Test (NEET), is also against the National Education Policy (NEP). He stated that the NEP “is not a stepping stone, but a stumbling block”. He further stated, “we are resisting because we are a society which fought for the right to education”. The CM also intends on framing a State Education Policy.
Tags: DMK, MK Stalin, NEP, NEET, Tamil Nadu
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Man Arrested For Throwing Footwear At Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan's Car: Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu police have arrested a man for allegedly hurling footwear at state's finance minister Palanivel Thiagarajan's car. The incident occurred when the minister was returning after paying homage to a slain Indian Army soldier hailing for the district. After a heated argument with BJP workers, one member blocked Thiagarajan's car at the airport, and hurled footwear, which got stuck in the windshield, reported PTI.
Tags: Tamil Nadu, K Annamalai, Palanivel Thiaga Rajan, DMK, MK Stalin
DMK Minister KR Periyakaruppan Loses It On Journalist; Video Goes Viral
In Tamil Nadu's Shivaganga district, DMK minister KR Periyakaruppan took it out on a journalist, and the video has been garnering popularity on social media. Reportedly, the minister arrived at an event two hours late. And when confronted by a journalist for being late, he allegedly threatened him. He is seen asking angrily "who waited for three hours?"
Tags: Tamil Nadu, Shivaganga, KR Periyakaruppan, DMK, Chennai
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin Discharged From Hospital After Contracting COVID-19; Casts Vote In Presidential Polls
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin who was admitted to hospital after he contracted COVID-19, has been discharged. Following his discharge, he arrived at the secretariat complex at around 10 am, and was the first to cast his vote in the complex. The presidential polls to elect the 15th president of India began on July 18, and votes counting of votes is scheduled to take place on July 21.
Tags: Tamil Nadu, Chennai, DMK, MK Stalin, presidential election
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin Recovering Well & In Good Health: Hospital
The hospital treating Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin gave an update about his current condition, stating that Stalin is "recovering well and in good health". CM Stalin tested postive for COVID-19, and was admitted to Kauvery hospital, on July 13. Meanwhile, PM Modi over a phone call, wished CM Stalin a speedy recovery. Futhermore, Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi and several other leaders wished him good health.
Tags: MK Stalin, DMK, Tamil Nadu, Chennai, PM Modi
Tamil Nadu Govt Asks Panel To Draft Distinctive State Education Policy As Alternative To NEP
The DMK-led Tamil Nadu government has asked the 13-member panel headed by Justice D Murugesan, to draft a distinctive state education policy. The distinctive state education policy will be introduced as an alternative for the National Educational Policy (NEP), opposing the three-language formula and entrance exams for all UG courses. The panel is asked to submit recommendations within one year, and to keep in mind the youths of the state.
Tags: NEP, Chennai, Distinctive State Education Policy, DMK, Tamil Nadu
Courtesy: The Times Of India
Tamil Nadu BJP President K Annamalai Booked For Protesting Against Fuel Prices
Tamil Nadu BJP president K Annamalai has been booked for leading a protest which witnessed a footfall of 5,000, demanding the state government to reduce the petrol and diesel prices, on May 31. Annamalai stated that the central government has reduced the fuel prices and asked the state governments to do the same. He alleged that DMK promised to reduce fuel prices in their manifesto.
Tags: fuel prices, Petrol, Diesel, DMK, K Annamalai
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
'Remember, DMK Govt Gave Free Electricity To Farmers': Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin
On the occasion of International Labour Day, Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin, addressed an event in the capital city of Chennai, on May 1. He said that the DMK government doesn't just extend greetings, but also works towards the upliftment of the workforces. He then recalled the steps taken by DMK government in the past, for labour welfare. "Remember, the DMK government provided free electricity to the farmers," he said.
Tags: Labour Day, Tamil Nadu, DMK, MK Stalin, Labour Law
AIADMK Workers Stage Protest Against Hike In Property Tax: Tamil Nadu
AIADMK members led by party coordinator O Panneerselvam, staged a protest in Chennai's Valluvar Kottam area, against the hike in property tax announced by the Tamil Nadu Government. The DMK-led government, on April 3, announced a revision in the property tax rates, with an increase of up to 150%, reported ANI. The move which was reportedly aimed to increase funds for the local bodies, triggered agitation from the opposition.
Tags: Tamil Nadu, Chennai, Property Tax, DMK, AIADMK
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin Inaugurates DMK Office In Delhi; DMK In National Politics
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.
Tags: Tamil Nadu Cabinet, DMK, CM MK Stalin, Delhi-NCR, Tamil Nadu Government