Monday, 27 March, 2023
TopicM.K. Stalin

Topic: M.K. Stalin

Why Stalin govt’s decision to move ‘Tamil Nadu Day’ to 18 July from 1 November sparked a row

Previous AIADMK govt had begun celebrating Tamil Nadu Day on 1 November since 2019, but CM M.K. Stalin announced the move to 18 July Saturday, drawing flak from opposition parties.

Stalin urges Kejriwal, 3 other chief ministers to lift ‘unreasonable’ ban on firecrackers

In a letter to his counterparts in Delhi, Rajasthan, Odisha & Haryana, the Tamil Nadu CM said firecrackers' sale falling within the norms of Supreme Court & NGT must be permitted.

RN Ravi sworn-in as Tamil Nadu Governor

Ravi, a former IPS officer, is the state's 26th Governor and was appointed as the Centre's Interlocutor for the Naga peace talks in 2014, a responsibility he continues to discharge.

3 questions for those dreaming of beating Narendra Modi, but answer the third first

Can Modi be defeated? If yes, how? Is anyone trying to defeat him? These are key questions opposition leaders hoping to take on Modi in 2024 need to answer.

Why Stalin consoling OPS over his wife’s demise has sparked hope of civil political culture in TN

There are hopes of an amicable political culture evolving in the state, long known for acrimonious rivalries between Karunanidhi & MGR and then between him and Jayalalithaa.

Late night mails, surprise inspections, friends across the aisle — MK Stalin’s first 100 days

M.K. Stalin assumed office as Tamil Nadu CM on 7 May, after his DMK-led coalition stormed to power winning 159 of the 234 seats in the state.

CM M K Stalin asks PM Modi to provide more Covid vaccines for Tamil Nadu

On his first visit to Delhi after assuming office as Chief Minister, Stalin said he urged PM Modi to operationalise the Union govt's vaccine manufacturing facilities in Tamil Nadu.

Unemployed TN girl who donated gold chain to relief fund gets job days after letter to CM Stalin

R. Sowmiya, a Computer Science Engineering graduate, had written a letter to M.K. Stalin during his recent visit, who then promised her a job.

Wall Street banker sworn in as Tamil Nadu finance minister faces trial by fire in new job  

Palanivel Thiaga Rajan is an alumnus of MIT Sloan School of Management. He takes over as TN finance minister at a time when the state is reeling under high debt and huge fiscal deficit.

‘Congratulations to Mamata Didi’: PM Modi says Centre will continue to support Bengal govt

The prime minister also extended his greeting to Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, who heads the Left front in the state, and DMK supremo M K Stalin, whose party won in Tamil Nadu.

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Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.