Palanivel Thiagarajan

Separate Army from politics, says PTR

No political party in the country should try to mix patriotism or the Army with politics, says Tamil Nadu Finance Minister PTR Palanivel Thiagarajan.

published on : 16th August 2022

In TN, your political games will not fructify: MK Stalin to BJP

The Chief Minister, who is also the chief of the ruling DMK, alleged that the national flag was insulted by BJP cadres.

published on : 14th August 2022

Tamil Nadu BJP Madurai district president Saravanan announces his resignation from party

He met State Finance Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan at his residence here on Saturday night and apologised for the action of a BJP worker who hurled a slipper at the Minister's car at Madurai airport.

published on : 14th August 2022

Post brawl with DMK supporters, BJP cadres hurl slippers at Tamil Nadu Finance minister's car

Thiagarajan was returning after paying respect to the mortal remains of martyr D Lakshmanan at the Madurai airport when the incident occurred.

published on : 13th August 2022

Tamil Nadu Budget 2022: School education department gets highest allocation of Rs 36,895 crore

Finance Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan said that in the next five years, all government schools will be modernised with the required infrastructure.

published on : 18th March 2022

Tamil Nadu Budget 2022: Police department to have exclusive Social Media monitoring centre

The state police department has received Rs 1385 crore more from the previous year budget and the fire department has received Rs 91 crore than the last year.

published on : 18th March 2022

Tamil Nadu Budget: State approves massive development along Chennai's Outer Ring Road

The total strip of land acquired for development of ORR corridor is 122m in which 50 m is being used for road development (25 metre for each carriageway).

published on : 18th March 2022

Tamil Nadu budget: PTR delivers deficit numbers surprise but warns of unstable financial year ahead

Tamil Nadu FM PTR 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.

published on : 18th March 2022

The great Tasmac robbery in Tamil Nadu: Spotlight back on thriving illegal liquor business industry in state

Ahead of budget, focus is on the thriving illegal liquor business in the State, which hurts the profits of govt’s main revenue earner

published on : 18th March 2022

PTR INTERVIEW | 'Expect reforms meant to increase revenue generation in Tamil Nadu budget'

The leakage is up to 50% in the TASMAC system. In commercial tax, it is up to 40-50%, TN Finance Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan says in an exclusive interview.

published on : 15th March 2022

ThinkEdu 2022 | TN expects fairness and good partnership from Centre: Palanivel Thiagarajan

In India, the transfer of wealth from the better states to poorer states has not helped to close the gap in inequality but has instead widened it.

published on : 9th March 2022