fighter Subramania Bharati.

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Tamil Nadu Govt Announces Sep 11 As Mahakavi Day

The Tamil Nadu Government led by MK Stalin, announced to celebrate Mahakavi Day, on September 11. The death anniversary of nationalist poet and freedom fighter Subramania Bharati, which falls on September 11, will be observed as Mahakavi Day, said Tamil Nadu Government on September 10. State ministers would pay floral tributes to a statue of the firebrand poet here on Sunday.

Sat, 10 Sep 2022 - 08:20 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mahakavi Day, MK Stalin, Tamil Nadu Government, freedom fighter Subramania Bharati, India

 RN Ravi, Manmohan Singh

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TN Governor Condemns Manmohan Singh For Negotiating Terrorist Accord With Pakistan Shortly After 26/11

Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi criticized Manmohan Singh for signing a terrorist accord with Pakistan just months after the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. On July 31, he spoke at a seminar on "Contemporary Challenges to Internal Security" in Kochi, "Do we have Sathrubodh? Is Pakistan a friend or an enemy? That has to be clear." India's internal security, he claims, is… read-more

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 - 12:32 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Tamil Nadu Government, Governor RN Ravi, Manmohan Singh, 26/11 Attack, Pakistan

Courtesy: ANI

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin

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TN Govt Issues Notices To Schools For Shutting Amid Kallakurichi Student Suicide Case

Tamil Nadu Government issued notices to 987 private schools for shutting down, amid the Kallakurichi student suicide case. In the issued notice, dated July 19, they sought an explanation behind the shut down of schools against the government's order, which said it will take strict action if any school closes in connection with the death of a 17-year-old student. Notably, on July 18, a student of Kallakurichi school committed suicide.

Tue, 19 Jul 2022 - 07:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Tamil Nadu Government, Schools, Suicide Case, School Shut, Notices

Courtesy: ANI

Ukraine Returnees Protest

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Ukraine Returnees Demands Continuation Of Courses In India, Holds Protest: Chennai

Ukraine returnee students staged protests and dharnas in Chennai, Tamil Nadu against the Central & State governments. On May 15, medical students demanded an allowance to continue their courses in Indian medical institutions without entrance exams and lakhs of fees. Notably, amid the Ukraine-Russia invasion war, many Indian students had to return, dropping out of  Ukraine colleges. Therefore, medical students demand continuation in Tamil… read-more

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 12:46 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ukraine Returnees, students, MBBS, Tamil Nadu Government, protest

Courtesy: New Indian Express

Medical Exams


Madras HC Upholds 7.5% Quota For Govt School Students In Medical Colleges: TN

The Madras high court, on April 7, upheld the 7.5% reservation provided by the Tamil Nadu government for students from government schools in admission to medical courses. ''It was to help deserving students from the underprivileged and marginalised sections of the society get admission to medical colleges,'' stated the state government. Notably, Only 31% of the seats in medical colleges were earlier reserved for general category students.

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 06:14 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Legal, Tamil Nadu Government, Madras High Court, medical colleges, Education

Courtesy: India Today

DMK's New Office

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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.

Sat, 02 Apr 2022 - 07:30 PM / by Devadutta Deb

Tags: Tamil Nadu Cabinet, DMK, CM MK Stalin, Delhi-NCR, Tamil Nadu Government

Courtesy: ANI

MK Stalin

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Tamil Nadu Govt Launches New Initiative To Help Road Accident Victims

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin launched a unique scheme for the citizens of the state. On March 21, MK Stalin said, "People who help those involved in a road accident and take them to a medical care facility within the golden hour period will be rewarded with a certificate of appreciation and a Rs 5,000 cash reward". This is similar to the previous scheme, providing free-medical treatment to road-accident victims.

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 - 07:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Scheme, Tamil Nadu Government, MK Stalin, Road Accident Victims, Cash Reward

CM M K Stalin

Photo: The Indian Express

Tamil Nadu CM To Give Women Head Of A Family Housing Plan

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin announced Tamil Nadu Urban Habitat Development Board's tenements would favour women house heads in the State. Celebrating Women's Day, the MK Stalin addressed the DMK's Women Wing and assured benefits to women of the State. The THUHDB scheme is similar to previously announced M Karunanidhi scheme, which gave preference and favours to women beneficiaries. Furthermore,opposition AIADMK, the State Police also organised… read-more

Wed, 09 Mar 2022 - 10:01 AM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: Tamil Nadu, Tamil Nadu Government, M K Stalin, Women Empowerment, Tamil Nadu Elections

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Madras HC

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Madras HC Recommends Special Quota In Govt Jobs For Transgenders: Tamil Nadu

The Madras HC strongly recommended special quota reservation in government jobs for 'transgenders'. On March 2, Justice MS Ramesh reviewed a petition filed by Saratha, and directed the government to provide relaxation in fitness tests in few jobs and also asked to revise the upper age limit to 45, instead of 29. The HC passed an order reviewing petitions, asking the TNUSRB to make the recommended changes.

Thu, 03 Mar 2022 - 08:14 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Transgender, Special Reservation, Madras HC, Tamil Nadu Government, Petitions

Courtesy: The Times Of India

Madurai bench of Madras HC

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Identify Govt Teachers Running Private Tuitions & Businesses: Madras HC To Govt

Reviewing a petition, the Madurai bench of Madras High Court directed the state Government to form a special team to identify those government teachers taking private tuitions and running private businesses in the educational field. Justice SM Subramaniam asked the government to ensure quality education at state-run schools. He also asked them to provide telephone/mobile numbers to parents for reporting misconducts of government teachers at… read-more

Wed, 02 Mar 2022 - 05:11 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Madurai bench, Madras High Court, Private tuitions, Tamil Nadu Government, Government Teachers

Courtesy: ANI