Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday dedicated to the nation key projects in Tamil Nadu, including the 2x500 mw Neyveli new thermal power plant, and laid the foundation stone for important initiatives in the state.
Amit Shah on April 13 accused the Congress and TMC of doing injustice with Gorkha community across the country. He appealed the Gorkhas in Darjeeling to instil their trust in Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He was addressing a public meeting on April 13.
External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar met Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France in New Delhi on April 13. Le Drian is on a three-day visit to India from April 13-15. It will be the first high-level physical interaction between India and France since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. Indo-Pacific will be the key focus of discussions between the two ministers. During his visit, the French Foreign Minister will also meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. India and France enjoy a strategic partnership since 1998 which has been marked by regular high-level exchanges and growing cooperation in diverse areas. Watch the full video for more.
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A closed circuit television camera captured a policeman thrashing staff and patrons at an eatery in Tamil Nadu on April 11. The incident reportedly occurred near Gandhipuram bus stand. The cop was seen hitting people with his cane. Reports suggested that the eatery was violating restrictions amid Covid-19 surge. Watch the full video for more.
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A police inspector thrashed passengers while they were eating food after 10 pm at a food stall in Coimbatore Gandhipuram bus stand. The incident got captured in CCTV. In the view of the rising COVID-19 cases, night curfew has been imposed in Tamil Nadu starting from 10 pm to 5 am. The step has been taken to mitigate the spread of contagious disease.
Amid sudden surge in COVID-19 cases, Tamil Nadu government has shut all beaches in Chennai, Chengalpet and Kanchipuram districts for public on weekends and all government holidays starting from April 11. The decision is taken to avoid mass gathering at beaches amid surge in COVID-19 cases. The Marina beach in Chennai wore a deserted look during the weekend lockdown. Tamil Nadu reported 6,618 fresh COVID cases in last 24 hours, taking the number of active infections to 41,955.
The flowers of the Golden Shower trees are blooming across Coimbatore ahead of Tamil New Year. These are the symbol of cultural significance for the people. The flower blooms once in year during the month of April in Tamil Nadu. The entire tree turns golden yellow and shower flowers in April. Puthandu or Tamil New Year's Day is celebrated on Apr 14. People decorate their houses and keep these flowers with gold, diamond and other precious items.
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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DMK president MK Stalin held a public rally in Tiruppur on March 19. DMK is contesting the elections in alliance with Congress and other regional parties. DMK is contesting against the AIADMK only in three of the eight assembly constituencies in Tiruppur, while the party has allotted the remaining seats to its alliance partners. Tamil Nadu will go to Assembly polls in single phase on April 06. Counting of votes will be held on May 02.
Ahead of upcoming Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, Union Home Minister Amit Shah attended a public meeting at Tirunelveli on April 3 and said that people have to decide whether they want to go with those who think about the state or those who want to make their son as CM. "PM Modi thinks about farmers, unemployed youth and fishermen of Tamil Nadu. Stalin thinks about making his son Udhayanidhi Stalin, CM. People of Tamil Nadu have to decide if they want to go with those who think about the state or those who make their son, CM," said Shah. "Tamil Nadu Elections 2021 is a very important poll for the future of the state. These elections will decide if Tamil Nadu will walk on the path of dynasty or on the path of Makkal Thilagam MG Ramachandran," Home Minister added.
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 Nadu chief ministers J Jayalalithaa and MG Ramachandran. In the upcoming Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections, BJP is contesting the elections in coalition with the AIADMK. Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu are scheduled to be held on April 6 and counting of votes will be done on May 6.
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.
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..
Nation remembered former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa on her 73rd birth anniversary. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid rich tributes to the former AIADMK veteran for her services to people...
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