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Palanivel Thiagarajan


Steps will be taken to solve problems faced by tea industry: Tamil Nadu FM Palanivel Thiagarajan

September 21, 2022 2:22 pm

It was the duty of the government to fulfill the needs of the farmers with subsidy and and give produces to the people at affordable rates, the Finance Minister said said.

TN Finance Minister PTR on 'freebie' debate: 'Why should I change my policy for you?'

August 19, 2022 10:26 am

Tamil Nadu Finance Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan questioned the central government on its stance on 'freebies', and sought to know on what basis state governments should change their policy. "Is this some extra constitutional diktat from heaven?"

BJP Madurai president quits day after party supporter hurls slipper at TN finance minister Palanivel Thiagarajan

August 15, 2022 6:56 am

Tamil Nadu Finance Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan was returning from the Madurai airport after paying his respects to slain soldier D Lakshmanan.

Revert to 2014 rates, not feasible for Tamil Nadu to slash fuel tax, minister PTR replies to PM

April 29, 2022 10:07 am

Though revenue to Centre has increased manifold, there is no matching increase for states, says TN finance minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan

Tamil Nadu budget disappointing, DMK govt is depending on borrowings: AIADMK

March 19, 2022 7:34 am

The borrowings ought to decrease with a rise in revenue, but the DMK government borrowed Rs 2.28 lakh crore since it came to power.

Budget focuses on comprehensive growth: Tamil Nadu Finance Secretary

March 19, 2022 7:00 am

Adequate funds have been allotted to several existing schemes introduced by the government and also to new schemes so that there is a substantial increase in state's own tax revenues (SOTR), said Additional Chief Secretary, Finance department, N Muruganandam.

Why Tamil Nadu Finance Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan briefly switched from Tamil to English during Budget speech

March 20, 2022 8:11 am

While the Finance Minister highlighted the major initiatives and schemes of this government in Tamil, he elaborated on the aggregate fiscal position in English.

TN Budget: Rs 1,000 per month for girls from govt schools pursuing higher studies

March 19, 2022 9:02 am

Students who studied in government schools from classes 6 to 12 will be eligible for the cash-benefit scheme.

Tamil Nadu budget aims to reduce revenue deficit by over Rs 7,000 crore

March 19, 2022 9:08 am

As Finance Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan presents the DMK government’s first full budget in the Assembly, members of the Opposition AIADMK stage a walkout.

Tamil Nadu Budget 2022 Highlights: Rs 5,157.56 crore allocated for free electricity to farmers

March 20, 2022 9:04 am

Tamil Nadu Agriculture Budget 2022-23 Highlights: Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu Finance Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan Friday said that for the first time since 2014, the state’s revenue deficit will fall by over Rs 7,000 crore in 2022-2023 and that the fiscal deficit will decline from 4.61 per cent to 3.80 per cent.