Ahead of polls in Tamil Nadu, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is aggressively campaigning in several cities of the state.
Rahul Gandhi held several rallies, road shows in Tenkasi on February 28.
He also drank tea at a tea stall in Adaikalapattanam village.
During his address to the masses in Tenkasi, he remembered former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Kamaraj and his leadership.
Highlighting K Kamaraj's determination to introduce Mid-day meals in the state, Rahul Gandhi said, "Tamil Nadu showed direction to India as the scheme was introduced later in country." "That's the kind of leader we want," he added.
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Where several states are complaining about the shortage of COVID vaccines, Tamil Nadu on the other hand asserted that the state does not have any such problem. Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan on April 10 informed that his state does not have any shortage of vaccines. "The no. of active cases in the state is now around 33,659 including 12,861 cases in Chennai. We are rapidly increasing COVID care centers. Here, we are planning 11,775 COVID care centres so that asymptomatic and mild cases don't occupy the oxygen beds," he said. "In Tamil Nadu, we don't have a shortage of vaccines. We have almost 18 lakh doses of vaccine available. We are aiming to do 2 lakh vaccinations in a day. In that case, our stock will last for 9 days," he added.
As Tamil Nadu assembly elections near, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) candidate from Manaparai, P Abdul Samad is giving push to the party's campaign. He made 'muruku' with locals. Tamil Nadu elections will be held in single-phase on April 06 and counting of votes will be done on May 02.
On the auspicious festival of Vishu, devotees offered prayers at Pazhavangadi Ganapathi Temple in Thiruvananthapuram on April 14. Festival celebrates harvest and marks the beginning of Malayalam year. Vishu is dominantly celebrated in states of Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
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.
Bengaluru police have booked Hitesha Chandranee, who had accused a Zomato delivery person of hitting her, for assault. An FIR has been filed against Hitesha Chandranee based on a complaint by the Zomato employee Kamaraj. She has been accused of wrongful restraint, assault, intentional insult and criminal intimidation. A video of Hitesha alleging that she had been assaulted by a Zomato employee over delayed delivery had gone viral on social media on March 9. According to Kamaraj, Hitesha had hit him with a slipper, hurled abuses at him and tried to punch him when she accidentally hurt herself.
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Polling began on April 10 for the fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly elections. BJP candidate from Kolkata's Tollygunge, Babul Supriyo arrived at Gandhi Colony Bharati Balika Vidyalaya polling booth,..