Oct 15, 2021 03:50 PM IST
Stating that the blanket ban is ''not reasonable'', the Chief Minister said the sale of crackers falling within the norms set by the Supreme Court and the National Green Tribunal may be permitted in their respective states.
- Aug 14, 2021 05:07 PM IST
Firstly, the aim is to bring an additional area of 11.75 lakh hectare under net area sown so as to increase the present cropped area from 60 percent to 75 percent.
- Aug 02, 2021 08:42 AM IST
The chief minister, in a statement, also cautioned that the public should not force the government to impose a lockdown by not adhering to COVID-19 norms while in public.
- Jul 26, 2021 08:04 AM IST
The initiative follows the recent meeting the minister for medical and family welfare Ma Subramanian had with companies and representatives of various health care providers across the state.
- Jun 21, 2021 12:39 PM IST
Governor Banwarilal Purohit said the council would consist of Nobel laureate Esther Duflo of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), former Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan.
- May 03, 2021 12:47 PM IST
The DMK chief, who led his party to a comfortable win against the ruling AIADMK after a ten-year stint in the opposition, is now set to take over as Chief Minister.
- May 02, 2021 11:29 PM IST
After being perpetually in the wait as DMK’s crown prince, MK Stalin is gearing up to be the next chief minister of Tamil Nadu. This is the first assembly election that the party is fighting without the late M K Karunanidhi at the helm.
- Mar 14, 2021 02:34 PM IST
In an addendum to the party manifesto unveiled on Saturday, he said DMK had all along opposed the CAA and campaigned against it and he even ran a campaign in Tamil Nadu collecting one crore signatures pressing for scrapping the law. "The Central government will be urged to withdraw the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019," Stalin said in the addendum.
- Dec 17, 2019 12:10 PM IST
Stalin, the leader of opposition in the Assembly, addressing a protest here against the CAA asked if Prime Minister Narendra Modi has fulfilled his electoral promises like doubling farmers income and two crore jobs per year adding he has not delivered on such assurances.
- Nov 29, 2019 08:45 AM IST
Wishing Thackeray, a successful tenure as Chief Minister, Stalin, in a tweet, said he was happy to be in Mumbai for the Shiv Sena leader's swearing-in, a "momentous occasion."
- May 20, 2019 02:09 PM IST
Asked about the reported meeting of opposition parties convened by Sonia Gandhi to discuss the post-poll scenario on counting day, Stalin shot back, "who told you there is a meeting on May 23."
- Apr 02, 2019 07:45 AM IST
The Dravidian party chief, addressing a poll rally near here, described his party nominee for the Arakkonam Lok Sabha constituency, S Jagathrakshakan, as a deeply spiritual man who spent his money during his previous tenure as MP to renovate hundreds of temples in Arakkonam, besides developing infrastructure and undertaking other welfare initiatives.
- Dec 19, 2018 09:51 PM IST
"It could be discussed only after the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, once the opposition alliance emerged winners. All (opposition) parties will meet and decide on the issue. We will accept that," Banerjee told reporters at the state secretariat.
- Dec 18, 2018 01:15 PM IST
Amid murmurs in the opposition ranks about reservations over the proposal, Stalin said it may have led to a debate among friendly parties.
- Dec 10, 2018 03:22 PM IST
Sources in the AAP said during the 20-minute meeting held at the Chief Minister's residence here, Stalin stressed on the opposition unity ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
- Aug 30, 2018 03:38 PM IST
The estranged elder brother of Stalin said neither he nor his son Durai Dayanidhi yearned for any position in the party.
- Aug 14, 2018 04:40 PM IST
He was speaking at an "urgent" meeting of the party's executive committee here to mourn the death of Karunanidhi, Duraimurugan.
- Aug 10, 2018 09:56 AM IST
With the AIADMK trampled beyond recognition, there is little room for error for Stalin and the DMK in its course ahead
- Aug 09, 2018 01:40 PM IST
What lies ahead for Stalin is a series of tests — if he manages to overcome each hurdle along the way it will make him a strong leader. It will also help him claim the political legacy of Karunanidhi
- Aug 08, 2018 11:46 AM IST
With Karunanidhi's demise, Tamil identity politics has lost its last towering leader. Many now wonder what fate holds for his party, and for the state he leaves behind
- May 21, 2018 08:07 AM IST
Subsequently JDS leader H D Kumaraswamy too favoured bilateral talks to solve the issue. Cordial ties should be created with the new government and a solution hammered out through talks, Stalin said at a function at Nagapattinam district "Though we have got a legal victory, water to the necessary extent should be received and farmers should be provided with that," he said.
- May 05, 2018 03:22 PM IST
Stalin, answering a question on the possibility of joining hands with the Congress to defeat the BJP, said the “aim of all of us is to oust the BJP regime."
- Mar 10, 2018 04:25 PM IST
DMK Working President and Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly M K Stalin wrote to Chief Minister K Palaniswami urging that a special session should be held before the budget session scheduled to start next week, especially in light of "step-motherly attitude by the Centre" shown towards the state on the inter-state dispute involving poll-bound Karnataka.
- Dec 22, 2017 03:47 PM IST
Quoting certain observations made by the special judge in the verdict, Stalin said it showed the case was "fabricated with an aim of targeting and sidelining DMK" at the national level.
- Feb 25, 2017 05:04 PM IST
The ruling AIADMK today took strong exception to certain remarks made against late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa by DMK leader MK Stalin and sought an "open apology" from him.