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Row erupts after Tamil Nadu govt plans to launch Kalaignar canteens on lines of Amma canteens

November 27, 2021 9:52 am

🔴 Taking to Twitter, Panneerselvam said while AIADMK has no objection to the current government naming schemes after Kalaignar, it is not in practice to have two different names for one scheme and it is not agreeable.

TN announces Welfare Board, 'Kalaignar' award for journalists

September 08, 2021 7:45 am

Information Minister M P Saminathan announced institution of "Kalaignar Ezhuthukol Award" for journalists making exemplary journalistic contributions towards social development and the uplift of marginalised people.

Karunanidhi First Death Anniversary Event Highlights: Stalin condemns abrogation of Section 370, Mamata makes speech in Tamil

August 07, 2019 8:05 pm

Karunanidhi First Death Anniversary Event Live: Catch the latest news in Chennai as we bring you live updates on the first death anniversary of Karunanidhi today.


Kalaignar Karunanidhi passes away at 94

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi passes away at 94

Muthuvel Karunanidhi: Looking back at his life in active politics for over seven decades

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

Muthuvel Karunanidhi, the man fondly called Kalaignar - the artist, breathes his last. A look back at his illustrious life and all that he achieved in over seven decades of being an active politician.

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Budget 2023-24: Focus aligns with BJP support base of middle class, women, youth

Updated: February 2, 2023 03:14 IST

Party leaders were apprehensive about middle class being disillusioned due to focus on poor; Modi says Budget fulfils the dreams of an aspirational society, including the poor, middle class, farmers

Govt’s ‘mitr kaal’ budget proves it has no roadmap to build India’s future: Rahul Gandhi

Updated: February 2, 2023 03:13 IST

Gandhi's reaction came after the presentation of the Union budget for 2023-24 by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

No compulsion, but new tax regime more attractive, says Sitharaman after Budget 2023

Updated: February 2, 2023 03:11 IST

Under the revamped new tax regime, the personal income tax rebate limit has been increased to Rs 7 lakh from the previous Rs 5 lakh.

Union Budget 2023: Rs 990 crore allocated for G20 presidency

Updated: February 2, 2023 03:09 IST

India took over the Presidency of G20 in December 2022, culminating with the G20 Summit scheduled to take place in September 2023, which is expected to be one of the highest-profile international gatherings to be hosted by this country.

Budget 2023 | Tourism sector to be promoted on mission mode, focus on developing 50 destinations: FM Sitharaman

Updated: February 2, 2023 03:09 IST

These destinations will be selected through challenge mode, using an integrated and innovative approach, while the focus of development of tourism would be on domestic as well as foreign tourists, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said.

Budget 2023: MHA allocation hiked by 6%, lion’s share for police

Updated: February 2, 2023 03:09 IST

The allocation for the 3,000-strong Special Protection Group (SPG), which now protects the Prime Minister, has been increased from Rs 385.95 crore to Rs 433.59 crore in this budget.

Punjab State Women Commission chairperson Manisha Gulati removed from post

Updated: February 2, 2023 03:00 IST

The social security and women and child development department withdrew a 2020 letter that had given Manisha Gulati an extension as chairperson saying it was issued ‘with bonafide mistake’.

Budget 2023: 44% hike in outlay for procuring fuel, ammo, spares; overall defence budget up by 13%

Updated: February 2, 2023 02:42 IST

Of Rs 5.94-lakh crore earmarked for defence sector, Rs 90,000 crore goes to revenue procurements.

Sensex see-saw on Budget day: Up 2 per cent, ends flat

Updated: February 2, 2023 02:33 IST

While Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s announcements on capex push, income tax reliefs and fiscal deficit at 5.9 per cent for 2023-24 provided strength to the market, it witnessed profit booking after the Budget announcements, leading to a decline.

‘Budget 2023 will prove to be a milestone in making of modern India’: Haryana CM Khattar

Updated: February 2, 2023 02:29 IST

“The seven priorities of the government towards the country and the society mentioned by the finance minister in the budget will benefit every section. This budget presented in ‘Amrit Kaal’ will prove to be a milestone in the making of modern India,” Khattar added.