No political party in the country should try to mix patriotism or the Army with politics, says Tamil Nadu Finance Minister PTR Palanivel Thiagarajan.
The Chief Minister, who is also the chief of the ruling DMK, alleged that the national flag was insulted by BJP cadres.
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.
Thiagarajan was returning after paying respect to the mortal remains of martyr D Lakshmanan at the Madurai airport when the incident occurred.
Finance Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan said that in the next five years, all government schools will be modernised with the required infrastructure.
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.
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).
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.
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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.
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.