Tuesday, 21 March, 2023
TopicTamil Nadu government

Topic: Tamil Nadu government

‘Crucial’ to TN’s $1 tn dream, why airport project has had villagers protesting for 100 days

Tamil Nadu govt views 4,791-acre ‘greenfield’ airport project as ‘crucial infra’, but villagers who may be displaced won’t hear of it and ecologists warn of flooding risk.

50% rise in CSE seats in engineering colleges: Tamil Nadu government plans to meet the rising demand for IT graduates

Tamil Nadu hosts some of the top engineering colleges in India like IIT Madras & VIT Vellore. The rise in demand has lead to an increase in CSE seats from 27,000 to 42,000 from 2021 to 2022.

Charak Shapath sets stage for latest stand-off between Tamil Nadu’s DMK govt & Centre

TN govt suspends Madurai Medical College dean after students recite oath endorsed by National Medical Commission. Students take responsibility, say they didn't consult faculty.

Resolutions against farm laws, CAA will be adopted in Tamil Nadu Assembly, says MK Stalin

Tamil Nadu govt has made a clear decision to pass a resolution seeking the withdrawal of these three farm laws reflecting the feelings of farmers across the country, Stalin added.

Why Tamil Nadu IT minister Manikandan was dropped from Palaniswami cabinet

IT minister Dr M. Manikandan being dropped from the TN cabinet is first ministerial sacking of Edappadi Palaniswami govt.

ISRO and IIT Madras can bring to life Sivakasi’s dying firecracker industry

Defence ministry too wants to indegenise ammunition production, and Tamil Nadu govt can use this to turn Sivakasi into a propellant manufacturing hub.

Tamil Nadu govt wants Rajiv Gandhi’s killers freed: Dangerous populism or liberal gesture?

Tamil Nadu government has recommended the release of the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case to the Governor, saying it is in...

Modi govt disapproves releasing Rajiv Gandhi case convicts fearing serious repercussions

The Supreme Court had termed Rajiv Gandhi's assassination an 'unparallel act' in the history of crimes committed in the country. 

Tamil Nadu governor must not let Raj Bhavan become a den of political activity

The Tamil Nadu governor’s review meetings with district authorities overstep constitutional boundaries.

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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.