CHENNAI: Leaders of the Alliance for Media Freedom met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday and urged him to withdraw the cases registered against the media and give up the crackdown on mediapersons. Publisher of THE HINDU N Ravi, Chairman of Kasturi and Sons N Murali and convenor of the organisation Peer Mohammed formed part of the delegation that met the Chief Minister.
Shields to best stalls distributed
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday distributed shields to government departments for setting up best stalls at an exhibition marking one year completion of his government. The Health and Family Welfare department bagged the top honours while the Housing and Urban Development, Highways and Minor Ports departments jointly received the second prize. The Handlooms and Textiles, Agriculture and PWD departments were the joint winners of the third prize.
To walk the talk
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami had said in the Assembly on Monday that the state government, unlike the previous DMK regime, had allowed more protests in the state to protect democratic rights of the people of the state. He replying to MK Stalin, the Opposition leader in the Assembly