The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) annulled the dual leadership structure and formally appointed Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) as the party’s Interim General Secretary. O Panneerselvam was expelled from the party's primary membership for allegedly "anti-party" activities. Meanwhile, workers of the two rival factions clashed outside the party headquarters. AIADMK men threw stones at each other and damaged vehicles.
Presenting the first full-fledged budget of the DMK government led by Chief Minister MK Stalin today, Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan brought cheers to the state's economy by announcing that the revenue deficit which has been going up in an alarming trend since 2014 will be reversed this year. The revenue deficit is expected to be reduced by Rs.7,000 crore - i.e, it will go down from 4.61 percent to 3.80 percent. He said concrete steps taken by the state government and efficient administration has made this possible.
With the High Court hearing a batch of PILs questioning the order issued by the state government prescribing uniforms in college and school campuses claiming that wearing hijab is an essential religious practice as prescribed by the Quran, tension over the issue has spread to several colleges in #Karnataka. To avoid any further unrest among students over the hijab row, the Karnataka government has declared a holiday for all high schools and colleges across the state for the next three days.
During the past 18 months, when schools remained shut because of the pandemic, the Melangott school in Kasaragod -- established in 1923 -- was undergoing a makeover. The 98-year-old school built a fable-filled 'model' pre-primary section, a modern library block, two double-storey blocks, which house 10 smart classrooms, a spacious hall, and regular classrooms.
The requirement of the negative COVID-19 test report is likely to be implemented from Friday night, officials said.
Senior journalist and author Tavleen Singh, once an ardent supporter of the government, is now among the many who have grown disillusioned.
CM Arvind Kejriwal told Amit Shah not to make education a part of “dirty politics” or make fun of the hard work put in by students, teachers, and parents of Delhi government schools.
Violence broke out on December 21 during demonstrations against the amended Citizenship Act in Uttar Pradesh as protesters indulged in arson and clashed with police in Kanpur and Rampur.
Congress interim Chief Sonia Gandhi on Saturday accused the Narendra Modi government of dividing the country and said that the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act will destroy the soul of India.
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar addressed a press conference in New Delhi.
On July 28, the Unnao rape survivor had an accident wherein her car was hit by a truck. The opposition leaders believe it was not an accident.
The JD(S)-Congress government in Karnataka plunged into a crisis on July 7, with 13 MLAs submitting their resignation. TNIE Reporter Anusha Ravi talks how this would impact the alliance
In her maiden budget, newly appointed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that India will become a $ 3 trillion economy this year.
At the first major news conference of his presidency, President Emmanuel Macron pledged tax cuts as he outlined his response to months of anti-government protests that have challenged his authority.
The U.S. government on Tuesday filed its first criminal charges against a major drug distributor.
Activists call on the German government to champion a ban on "killer robots" or fully autonomous weapons that can kill without human involvement.
Thousands of students, university professors and health workers rallied in Algiers on Tuesday, demanding President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation after 20 years in power.
India's National War Memorial is set up. It will be inaugurated on February 25 in New Delhi, almost 60 years after it was first proposed.