AIADMK scraps dual leadership; EPS to take on the reigns, OPS ousted

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.

published on : 11th July 2022

Tamil Nadu Budget 2022-23: Fiscal deficit will reduce by Rs 7,000 crores, says PTR

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.

published on : 18th March 2022

Hijab row: Tension spreads to other colleges in Karnataka, govt announces 3-day holiday

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.

published on : 8th February 2022

Take a peek into this "modern" 98-year-old school in Kerala's Kasaragod

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.

published on : 29th October 2021

Delhi government to ask travellers from five states to show a COVID-19 test report

The requirement of the negative COVID-19 test report is likely to be implemented from Friday night, officials said.

published on : 24th February 2021

In Conversation | Modi is the most isolated Prime Minister that I have seen: Tavleen Singh

Senior journalist and author Tavleen Singh, once an ardent supporter of the government, is now among the many who have grown disillusioned.

published on : 17th February 2020

‘Don’t make education part of your dirty politics’: Arvind Kejriwal hits back at Amit Shah

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.

published on : 26th January 2020

Anti CAA stir: UP government starts process to seize property of rioters

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.

published on : 22nd December 2019

Modi government wants to divide the Indians: Sonia slams BJP on Citizenship Act

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.

published on : 14th December 2019

Already fulfilling sustainable development targets for 2030: Prakash Javadekar

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar addressed a press conference in New Delhi.

published on : 9th October 2019

 Why is BJP silent now: AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi on Unnao Rape survivor's accident

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. 

published on : 29th July 2019

Karnataka MLAs resignation spree: What happens to the JD(S)-Congress alliance?

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

published on : 7th July 2019

Budget 2019: Copies arrive at Parliament for Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden speech

In her maiden budget, newly appointed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that India will become a $ 3 trillion economy this year.

published on : 5th July 2019

Macron offers tax cuts in bid to quell 'yellow vest' unrest

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.

published on : 26th April 2019

Drug distributor faces criminal charges in opioid scandal

The U.S. government on Tuesday filed its first criminal charges against a major drug distributor.

published on : 24th April 2019

Robot mascot leads protest against autonomous weapons

Activists call on the German government to champion a ban on "killer robots" or fully autonomous weapons that can kill without human involvement.

published on : 22nd March 2019

Thousands of doctors and students protest against Algerian government

Thousands of students, university professors and health workers rallied in Algiers on Tuesday, demanding President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation after 20 years in power.

published on : 20th March 2019

National War Memorial: After 60 years, finally.

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.

published on : 24th February 2019
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