DMK Government

Stalin seeks support for DMK and allies in local polls

Stalin requested the voters who extended their support to the alliance during the last Assembly elections to continue with the same to ensure good governance in local bodies as well.

published on : 4th October 2021

Palm jaggery to be sold through select ration shops in Tamil Nadu

During the budget session, Agriculture minister MRK Panneerselvam had announced that palm jaggery would be sold through ration shops.

published on : 2nd October 2021

DMK govt fulfilled 202 of 505 poll promises in four months: CM Stalin

The Chief Minister said he would update the status of the DMK's electoral promises once in three months.

published on : 25th September 2021

Tamil Nadu’s 7.5% quotas eclipsing a scheme for SC/STs introduced by DMK patriarch Karunanidhi

During 2006-11, the DMK government, under then chief minister M Karunanidhi, implemented a scheme through the Adi Dravidar Welfare Department.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Another shot at NEET workaround in Tamil Nadu

At least 16 youngsters have ended their lives over the medical entrance test that the state has opposed since its inception.

published on : 15th September 2021

Welcome extension of TN quota for professional courses

The quota in professional courses is expected to similarly open up avenues of opportunity in elite state institutions for students from difficult backgrounds.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Despite opposition from AIADMK, TN Assembly passes Bill to merge Jaya, Annamalai varsities

The AIADMK opposed the move strongly by staging a walkout and later, party MLAs staged a road roko in front of Kalaivanar Arangam where the Assembly is functioning now

published on : 31st August 2021

CM Stalin announces Rs 317 crore package for Sri Lankan Tamil refugees

Making a suo motu statement under Rule 110, the Chief Minister said his government would ensure decent and better livelihood opportunities for the Lankan Tamil refugees.

published on : 27th August 2021

TN to implement 7.5% quota for govt school students in professional courses this year

The decision to have special reservation for government school students was based on the recommendation of the justice (retired) D Murugesan committee, which was constituted on June 15 by the DMK govt

published on : 26th August 2021

TN Budget 2021: DMK govt okays World Bank-funded Chennai City Partnership 

Initially, the DMK government has sought more time before signing the agreement with the World Bank as the state wanted full ownership of what they are going to sign.

published on : 13th August 2021

Tamil Nadu's elected legislature to celebrate 100 years of chequered history

The first elected legislature in the State, originally called the Madras Legislative Council, was established in 1921 under the Government of India Act, 1919.

published on : 22nd July 2021

AK Rajan Committee submits 165-page report on impact of NEET on medical admissions in Tamil Nadu

Based on the panel report, the DMK government is likely to move a resolution seeking exemption for TN from the national-level entrance test and send it to the Centre and the President.

published on : 14th July 2021

Managing the power problems in Tamil Nadu

Past DMK regimes have had a history of power mismanagement, so the party became an easy dartboard for mockers saying the Rising Sun and blackouts are inseparable.

published on : 1st July 2021

DMK government will work to get 'official' tag for all Eighth Schedule languages: Tamil Nadu CM Stalin

Besides Tamil, Sanskrit, Telugu, Kannada, Odia and Malayalam are among the languages declared as classical in India.

published on : 6th June 2021

13 DMK ministers have local body experience

Every time a Cabinet takes charge, it’s often the ministers with MBBS degrees and PhDs that get noticed.

published on : 17th May 2021
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