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  • Clueless in TN

    Clueless in TN

    When the Union government ordered unlocking from 1 June, Palaniswami introduced a novel system of simultaneous lockdown and unlocking and fell between two stools.

    July 14, 2020
  • A heartless order

    A heartless order

    Most beneficiaries of private charity are without ration cards, bank accounts or even a fixed home address and fall outside the purview of government agencies. The reason given by the government for this ban order is that non-government agencies are not maintaining “social distancing” properly.

    April 20, 2020
  • Cinema for the Cans

    Cinema for the Cans

    The Tamil Nadu chief minister, Edappadi Palaniswami, has a lot to answer for not merely in terms of the in-house turmoil within the AIADMK, but in the sphere of the arts and culture no less. In the season of international film festivals ~ Mumbai in October followed by Kolkata and Goa in November ~ cinema …

    November 13, 2018
  • Two Leaves’ twirl

    Two Leaves’ twirl

    The ‘Two Leaves’ election symbol of the AIADMK founded by MG Ramachandran and inherited by J Jayalalitha has been allotted to an entity called ‘AIADMK (APTA)’ formed by the ‘shotgun’ merger of two AIADMK factions, one led by O Panneerselvam called the AIADMK (Puratchi Thalaivi Amma) and the other called AIADMK (Amma) led by Edappadi …

    November 26, 2017
  • TN CM meets PM, seeks Central help for various schemes

    TN CM meets PM, seeks Central help for various schemes

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the Centre should reconsider its decision to introduce NEET examination in Tamil Nadu and exempt the state from it in the interest of students. Talking to newspersons after his meeting with Modi, he said exemption should be given from NEET to …

    May 24, 2017
  • DMK challenges Tamil Nadu trust vote in Madras HC

    DMK challenges Tamil Nadu trust vote in Madras HC

    Seeking to declare Saturday's vote of confidence in the Tamil Nadu Assembly null and void, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday moved the Madras High Court and sought urgent hearing of the matter. "The vote of confidence was not done in a manner it should be done," the DMK alleged according to reports.   “The bench, …

    February 20, 2017