Friday, 31 March, 2023
TopicMK Stalin

Topic: MK Stalin

Rumble with Dhankhar a thing of the past, TMC in no mood to back DMK’s plea against TN governor

TMC had bitter equation with V-P Jagdeep Dhankhar when he was Bengal governor. But things have changed with his successor, who hosted Mamata Banerjee for an event in Chennai this week.

Tamil Nadu isn’t so ‘South’ now. Stalin wants to paint BJP ‘northern’ with anti-Hindi bogey

Why did the DMK react so quickly? It hasn’t been fulfilling its promises, Stalin’s losing his grip, and there's acknowledgement that BJP is growing in Tamil Nadu.

Our take on Siddique Kappan’s bail, Modi’s Kartavya Path and Teesta dispute—in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

Not ‘freebies’ –Tamil Nadu has given India a market-friendly Dravidian welfare model

As the ‘freebie’ debate again reaches the Supreme Court, Indian states should get to decide how to best use their resources for welfare.

From BoJack in veshti to black queen’s triumph, Chess Olympiad’s ‘Tamil identity politics’

Assertions of Tamil Nadu's autonomy & identity are at play in ongoing 44th Chess Olympiad, with DMK-led state govt continuing its discourse on federalism, say political observers.

Out in heavy rains for relief work, breaking temple caste barriers — Stalin’s 1st year as CM

Saturday marks one year of DMK assuming office in TN. Stalin has fashioned himself into a 'People's CM', and has also emerged as one of the non-BJP CMs uniting against Modi govt.

Some MPs have hidden talent while KCR & Stalin are more concerned about their ‘Hindi image’

Many top-ranked officials from Europe, US, UK, China, Nepal and Sri Lanka are making a beeline for India ignoring the scorching heat. How has India become so important?

Not Mamata, not KCR, not Stalin — few opposition leaders have congratulated Kejriwal for AAP win

Pinarayi Vijayan, Naveen Patnaik, Hemant Soren also have not sent messages to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal. Exceptions are NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Congress’ Tharoor and Milind Deora.

NEET to temples, Stalin’s Tamil Nadu has a new social justice formula — Mandal plus market

Stalin can perhaps sense the opposition void in the north where politics has been reduced to Hindu-Muslim binary. The DMK leader has taken the social justice baton.

India has two kinds of chief ministers. Regional stars, and BJP-Congress pick-and-throw

Kejriwal, Stalin, Jagan, Mamata are the karta dhartas of regional parties. While CMs of BJP and Congress are at the mercy of moody high command.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

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...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

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.