Saturday, 1 April, 2023
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Topic: Tamil Nadu

Decoding VCK — chief says ‘anti-Manusmriti’ stance benefits all minorities, not just Dalits

Led by Thol. Thirumavalavan, the Tamil Nadu party began as Dalit Panthers Iyyakkam & entered electoral politics in 1999. It has since garnered considerable influence in the state.

Indian mothers spend 9 hrs a week on their young children, Americans 13. State must step in

States need to supplement parental efforts on child development activities, particularly when parents have lower levels of education.

Congress vs Congress: TN MPs, Dalit leader oppose EWS decision as party officially welcomes it

Jairam Ramesh welcomed SC’s decision on 10 per cent quota for EWS and praised Manmohan Singh’s efforts. Dissenting voices call it 'setback' to 'fight for social justice'.

Southern states make most use of Modi’s govt’s PMJAY health scheme, Tamil Nadu 1st, data shows

Kerala & Karnataka take second & third spots, says National Health Authority. Lakshadweep is at bottom when it comes to availing benefits of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.

‘Absurd’, says Tamil Nadu Police on Annamalai’s claim that Centre warned about Coimbatore blast

NIA is probing Coimbatore blast. Tamil Nadu BJP chief Annamalai is 'continuously defaming' the force with 'absurd' claim, state police said in statement issued Saturday.

Ready to face it all, says Sasikala after probe panel questions her role in Jayalalithaa death

The expelled AIADMK leader, among three others, reacted to allegations of the Arumughaswamy committee after the panel called for an investigation against Sasikala.

Committee probing J. Jayalalithaa’s death finds 4 ‘at fault’, including close aide Sasikala

The Arumugasamy Inquiry Committee tabled its report in the Tamil Nadu assembly Tuesday and recommended further investigation.

‘BJP will stoop to any level, DMK must move forward responsibly,’ says CM Stalin, eyes 2024 polls

Elected unopposed as DMK chief for the 2nd time Sunday, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin in his speech warned party cadres against becoming apathetic after Assembly poll win.

Chennai transgender groups are living their Bharatnatyam dream—for respect, dignity, livelihood

Students of Sathya Sai Dance Academy are Tamil Nadu’s first transgender auto driver, talk show host, physiotherapist and many others.

More PFI arrests, blame-game in Tamil Nadu over petrol bomb attacks on BJP-RSS cadres’ properties

Tamil Nadu BJP chief K. Annamalai has demanded police protection for BJP, RSS functionaries. Police say 14 arrests have been made in connection with the petrol bomb attacks.

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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...


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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.