As musician AR Rahman has been slammed for the chaos that his recent Chennai concert turned into, Tamil Nadu minister Udhayanidhi Stalin says the report. He said there are some people who look for reasons to criticise AR Rahman, but the government will find out the real reason behind the overcrowding at the concert. The statement of Udhayanidhi came when he is already facing rage amid Sanatana Dharma remark.
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In Tamil Nadu, oppostiion, the All India Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) took a dig at CM MK Stalin. Opposition said, chief minister MK Stalin's visit to a Chennai hospital - to check-in on minister V Senthil Balaji after his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate - was due to 'fear', Former CM Edappadi Palaniswami said Stalin is afraid Balaji may reveal 'information' that could damage the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's political career.
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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.
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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
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.
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
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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.
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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 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.
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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
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