Home Minister Amit Shah held a roadshow in Thousand Lights assembly constituency, wherein he campaigned for the party's candidate Khushbu Sundar on April 03. The Home Minister urged people to vote for the double-engine government so that the development train reaches Tamil Nadu. Amit Shah said, "State's development is possible only if we defeat dynastic and corrupt DMK-Congress. Only the development journey started under PM's leadership can make Tamil Nadu of MGR and Jayalalithaa's dreams."
Ahead of Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a rally in Thally and said BJP does only politics of humanity and justice not of caste, creed, and religion. Targeting DMK, Defence Minister said, "The DMK tries to gain votes on communal basis. But the BJP does not do politics of caste, creed, and religion. We do politics of humanity and justice. We firmly believe in justice for all and appeasement of none." "We can never forget that the first person to support our former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee to form the govt was Jayalalithaa. Inspired by the ideals of MGR, we will work for the empowerment of weaker sections of society," he said.
Actor Kangana Ranaut broke down at the trailer launch of her upcoming film Thalaivi. She broke down while praising and thanking her director, Vijay, for believing in her talent. "I want to say that he is one person who has made me feel good about my talent. Especially the kind of camaraderie they show with the male hero, they never show with an actress. But I learnt from him, how to treat actors and how to show creative partnership," she said. Later, at a press conference, Kangana also explained why she broke down. Thalaivi features Kangana in the role of late former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa and is slated to release on April 23.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 19 interacted with leading doctors from across the country via video conferencing on the COVID-19 situation. With 2,73,810 new COVID cases, the country reported highest ever spike today.
COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a video conference meeting with top pharma companies in the country on April 19. With 2,73,810 new COVID cases, the country reported highest ever spike today.
Hitting back at senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh for his critique of the government's COVID-19 management, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday alleged the second wave of the pandemic was instead fuelled by Congress ruled states as they were busy raising doubts about vaccines rather than vaccinating people. Responding to Singh's letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vardhan also said that the letter drafters of the senior Congress leader have done a great disservice to his standing. Tweeting the letter to Singh, the health minister said, "History shall be kinder to you Dr Manmohan Singh ji if your offer of 'constructive cooperation' and valuable advice was followed by your @INCIndia leaders as well in such extraordinary times !" Singh on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Modi suggesting five measures to battle the COVID-19 crisis, including ramping up vaccination and boosting supply of medicines. Watch the full video for more details.
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Coronavirus cases continue to surge in the country. Amid COVID scare, Tamil Nadu government has intensified surveillance. On the orders of the District Collector, 29 monitoring teams have been set up to monitor Rameswaram. The team instructed locals about COVID SOPs and police kept a tab over the vehicular movement. Thermal screening of bus passengers were also done in the region. Tamil Nadu has 16,79,740 active cases as of now.
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday, hours after chairing an emergency meeting on the coronavirus situation in the state. He tested positive for the second time in eight months. Yediyurappa will be shifted to Manipal hospital from Ramaiah Memorial hospital in Bengaluru where he was admitted earlier today following a fever.
Expelled All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala on March 29 visited Ramanathaswamy Temple in Tamil Nadu's Rameswaram. She performed puja at the temple. Sasikala, who was released from a Bangalore jail, few months back, has also left politics.
Former AIADMK General Secretary who served a sentence on corruption charges, VK Sasikala has announced she will step away from politics and the public life. Her move after being released from jail was hotly speculated and her announcement to shun any post and politics was not anticipated. Watch the video for more.
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Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu O Panneerselvam and his family cast their votes in Periyakulam on Apr 06. The voting is underway to decide the fate of 957 candidates in the fray today. A total of 2.74 crore voters are exercising their franchise today.
Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on April 03 held a roadshow in Bodinayakanur in Theni district. Panneerselvam offered prayers at a temple before the roadshow. Large number of people turned up to support AIADMK. Elections in Tamil Nadu for 234 seats will be held on April 6. The counting of votes will take place on May 2.
Ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, Deputy Chief Minister of state, O Panneerselvam filed his nomination as AIADMK candidate from Bodinayakanur. The Assembly elections in TN are scheduled to be held in a single phase on April 6. The counting will take place on May 2. After filing the nominations, Panneerselvam said that he has done all works in the Bodinayakanur constituency.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami cast his vote at a polling station in Siluvampalayam village. Polling across 234 Assembly constituencies in 38 districts of the state began at 7 am on April 06. A total of 3,998 candidates are in the poll fray. The counting of votes will be done on May 2.
With the campaign heat of assembly elections picking up in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami held roadshow for AIADMK candidate and state minister MR Vijayabhaskar in Karur. Massive crowd gathered amid COVID-19, in support of the AIADMK. Tamil Nadu elections are scheduled to be held on 6th April and counting of votes will be done on May 2.
DMK led by MK Stalin will take on the incumbent AIADMK government led by E Palaniswami. This is the first assembly election where both parties will be fighting without their iconic figures. The upcoming polls will be a litmus test for both the incumbent CM Palaniswami and MK Stalin. While the DMK will be looking to carry forward the momentum from the Lok Sabha polls, the AIADMK will look to reverse the trend and keep the DMK at bay. Stalin’s son Udhaynidhi’s entry into the political fray is also being watched keenly by observers. So what to expect in the upcoming assembly election in the state? Hindustan Times’ Editor-in-chief Sukumar Ranganathan explains all there is to know about the upcoming polls in Tamil Nadu.
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As five states of India is undergoing assembly elections, BJP chief JP Nadda said the party is confident of gaining power. He added that signals from West Bengal clearly states that BJP is walking towards victory. "In Tamil Nadu, under the leadership of AIADMK we are forming the government. The signals in the two phases of West Bengal clearly have shown that BJP is heading towards victory," said BJP's JP Nadda in Chennai. He added, "In Assam, we are retaining the government of NDA along with UPPL and AGP. In Puducherry also we are making a clear way of formation of the government. In Kerala, we will be a formidable force."
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday attacked the DMK-Congress combine over "corruption and dynasty" and said only the AIADMK-BJP alliance can "protect" those who believe in the culture of Tamil Nadu. "Only the AIADMK-BJP alliance can protect Tamil Nadu's fishermen, unemployed youth, women, and all those having faith in Tamil Nadu's culture," he said in Chennai. Watch the full video for more details.
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Ahead of Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a public rally in Dharapuram on March 30. While addressing a rally, PM Modi said, "In a few days from now, Tamil Nadu will..
Pictures of several Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, including that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, can be seen inside the temple meant to commemorate late Tamil..