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‘Gastronomical’ politics: Tamil Nadu’s DMK rakes up controversy using food as a weapon of attack
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‘Gastronomical’ politics: Tamil Nadu’s DMK rakes up controversy using food as a weapon of attack

The latest issue is over state higher education minister K Ponmudy’s statement that people who speak Hindi are those who sell 'pani puri'

DMK MP gives Rs 1 lakh as financial help to Khargone rape victim
India

DMK MP gives Rs 1 lakh as financial help to Khargone rape victim

Senthilkumar, who represents Dharamapuri Lok Sabha constituency in the southern state, is a radiologist by profession and is a Member of the Parliament's standing committee on health and family welfare

DMK protests against 'Hindi imposition' in JIPMER, Tamilisai asserts Tamil given priority
India

DMK protests against 'Hindi imposition' in JIPMER, Tamilisai asserts Tamil given priority

The row was triggered after JIPMER issued a circular on Sunday directing the use of Hindi in records and communications

Amit Shah's Hindi remark triggers 'imposition' debate: Understanding India's history of language politics
India

Amit Shah's Hindi remark triggers 'imposition' debate: Understanding India's history of language politics

Home Minister Amit Shah's statement that 'Hindi should be accepted as an alternative to English and not to local languages' invited the fury of Opposition leaders, as well as artistes such as AR Rahman and Prakash Raj. They called it an assault on India's pluralism

Madras High Court upholds 7.5 per cent reservation for government school students in medical colleges
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Madras High Court upholds 7.5 per cent reservation for government school students in medical colleges

Madras High Court was hearing a batch of petitions filed by private school students challenging the constitutionality of the Tamil Nadu Admission to undergraduate courses in Medicine, Dentistry, Indian Medicine and Homeopathy on preferential basis to students of Government Schools Act, 2020

Interview | BJP real alternative to DMK in Tamil Nadu; there is not Dravidian ideology, says K Annamalai
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Interview | BJP real alternative to DMK in Tamil Nadu; there is not Dravidian ideology, says K Annamalai

Annamalai spoke exclusively to News18 on a wide range of issues, including the BJP’s plans to grow in Tamil Nadu, its ‘anti-Tamil’ image, what he thinks about the ruling DMK, his party’s relationship with the AIADMK, as well as issues like ‘Dravidianism’ and ‘conversion’

BJP’s strong showing in Uttar Pradesh makes southern regional parties a trifle nervous
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BJP’s strong showing in Uttar Pradesh makes southern regional parties a trifle nervous

The BJP’s victory in Uttar Pradesh boosts its cadre to take on regional chieftains, but it still is a long road ahead in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It’s, however, a different tale in Karnataka

28-year-old Priya Rajan becomes Chennai’s first-ever Dalit woman mayor: All you need to know
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28-year-old Priya Rajan becomes Chennai’s first-ever Dalit woman mayor: All you need to know

Priya Rajan who joined DMK at the age of 18 is the third female to hold this post

Going it alone, BJP does unthinkable in Tamil Nadu by becoming third pole in Dravidian politics
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Going it alone, BJP does unthinkable in Tamil Nadu by becoming third pole in Dravidian politics

The BJP, ably led by Tamil Nadu unit president K Annamalai, has become the third largest party by winning 230 seats spread across the state

Tamil Nadu urban civic polls: From four to 22, BJP hails results, says rehearsal for next Assembly elections
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Tamil Nadu urban civic polls: From four to 22, BJP hails results, says rehearsal for next Assembly elections

This is the first time BJP has fought polls in the state without an ally and the state incharge and national general secretary CT Ravi said the results will give party cadres confidence to engage with voters in Tamil Nadu

TN Urban Civic Polls: DMK racing towards clean sweep, wrests West from AIADMK
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TN Urban Civic Polls: DMK racing towards clean sweep, wrests West from AIADMK

Buoyed by one more huge electoral win, DMK workers celebrated the victory across the state by bursting fire crackers, distributing sweets and hailing party chief MK Stalin's leadership

Tamil Nadu urban local body election 2022: Counting of votes underway; DMK leading in all 21 corporations
India

Tamil Nadu urban local body election 2022: Counting of votes underway; DMK leading in all 21 corporations

The urban local body elections were held in a single phase to fill 12,838 seats in 649 urban local bodies, 490 town panchayats, 138 municipalities and 21 corporations in the state

All about Tiruvalluvar: How Tamil saint poet weaved wisdom in seven words
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All about Tiruvalluvar: How Tamil saint poet weaved wisdom in seven words

Tirukkural is also key evidence in affirming that Tamil culture is one of the most beautiful flowers in the bouquet of Sanatana Dharma and not something distinct from the Vedic tradition

Christian conversion mafia has never been so active in Tamil Nadu. Here’s the reason why
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Christian conversion mafia has never been so active in Tamil Nadu. Here’s the reason why

Not only temples, but the Stalin government is also going after temple gold and funds to build so-called secular institutions

DMK members, supported by Congress, stage a walkout from Rajya Sabha over NEET issue
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DMK members, supported by Congress, stage a walkout from Rajya Sabha over NEET issue

DMK members wanted to raise the issue during the Zero Hour, but Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu did not agree, and asked them to raise the matter during the discussion on the Motion of Thanks to the President's Address

Tamil Nadu CM lashes out at Centre on NEET, calls for all-party meet on 8 January
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Tamil Nadu CM lashes out at Centre on NEET, calls for all-party meet on 8 January

Tamil Nadu has been seeking exemption from the National Entrance-cum-Eligibility Test

Dichotomy of democracy: When dynasts call themselves democrats and still no one calls them out
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Dichotomy of democracy: When dynasts call themselves democrats and still no one calls them out

Dynastic politics is endangering the concept of democratic socialism assured by the Constitution and it simultaneously aggravates corruption and authoritarianism in the political system

Why have over nine lakh public sector bank employees gone on a two-day strike across the country
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Why have over nine lakh public sector bank employees gone on a two-day strike across the country

The uproar began ever since the government had in its Budget announced its intent to take up privatisation of two public sector banks (PSBs) during the year

All-party meet convened by government; Opposition parties demand discussion on Pegasus row, price rise
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All-party meet convened by government; Opposition parties demand discussion on Pegasus row, price rise

Opposition leaders also raised the issue of extended jurisdiction of the BSF in some states and TMC leaders are learnt to have raised the issue of MSP and disinvestment of profitable PSUs

Chennai rains: Depression over Bay of Bengal likely to weaken into low pressure by tomorrow morning, says IMD
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Chennai rains: Depression over Bay of Bengal likely to weaken into low pressure by tomorrow morning, says IMD

The red alert for Chennai, indicating extremely heavy rainfall, has been withdrawn after the depression over Bay of Bengal crossed north Tamil Nadu coast, the IMD said