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AIADMK government presents interim budget ahead of Tamil Nadu assembly polls

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the assembly elections likely in April, the AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday presented an interim budget for 2021-22 with the COVID-19 pandemic contributing to a higher fiscal deficit of over Rs 84,000 crore. The budget, presented amid a boycott by DMK and its allies, projected a positive growth rate […]

In Tamil Nadu, today’s movie stars are tomorrow’s Chief Minister aspirants

By Venkatachari Jagannathan CHENNAI: Today’s movie stars are tomorrow’s political leaders and Chief Minister aspirant — that is the trend in Tamil Nadu. The latest to join that club is actor Rajinikanth, who on Thursday announced his decision to float a political party in January 2021. With this Rajinikanth puts an end to various speculations […]

Actor Rajinikanth to float party in January 2021, hopes for ‘honest’ Tamil Nadu government

CHENNAI: Actor Rajinikanth on Thursday said he would float his political party in January and an announcement in that regard will be made on December 31, 2020. With this Rajinikanth puts an end to various speculations about his plunge into Tamil Nadu politics. Announcing this in a tweet he added: “In the upcoming assembly polls, […]

AIADMK to announce Chief Minister candidate on October 7 for Tamil Nadu assembly polls

CHANNAI: The ruling AIADMK said on Monday that it would announce its chief ministerial candidate for the 2021 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls on October 7. The announcement would be made by Coordinator and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and Joint Coordinator and Chief Minister K Palaniswami, AIADMK Deputy Coordinator KP Munusamy told reporters after the […]

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