Union Home Minister Amit Shah challenged DMK and Congress for debate over development in Tamil Nadu. Shah said that the schemes and funds provided to the state by the Modi govt are not meant for help but it is the right of Tamil Nadu that were not being given to it earlier. "At times, I hear DMK...
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on December 05 took a fresh jibe at Amit Shah and said that Congress MLAs were ashamed of seeing him as Union Home Minister. He also blamed BJP for allegedly trying to topple the state government. "They (BJP) tried to make the government fall in Rajasthan. After meeting with Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan our MLAs told me that they were ashamed to see Amit Shah as Home Minister. There was a time when Sardar Patel was Home Minister and now it's him. They (BJP) were giving assurance that they have made five different governments fall and this will be the sixth one. BJP has been conspiring like this," said Gehlot.
Ahead of the fifth round of talks with protesting farmers, Union Ministers Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh along with Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at latter's residence on December 05. While the government is optimistic about today's meeting, scheduled for 2 pm, and hopes for "positive outcome", the protesting farmers are adamant about their demands and want rollback of the three new agriculture laws.
The nation is remembering former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on her 4th death anniversary on Dec 05. An event was organised to mark her death anniversary in Chennai which was attended by Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami and Dy CM O Panneerselvam. AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa served as CM of Tamil Nadu for over 14 years.
Navy Day celebrations underway at the War Memorial at Rajaji Salai, in Chennai on December 4."Navy Day is celebrated every year this day to commemorate Operation Trident and Operation Python in 1971, which were launched to attack Karachi. Missile boats were used in a very innovative manner," said Rear Admiral Puneet Chadha. Achievements and roles of Indian Navy are recognised on Navy Day, every year.
Edappadi K Palaniswami has been chosen as AIADMK's CM candidate for Tamil Nadu polls 2021. Party top leader and Deputy CM O Panneerselvam announced the development. AIADMK also constituted a steering committee of 11 members for assembly elections. Committee includes Ministers Dindigul C Sreenivasan, P Thangamani, SP Velumani, others. Panneerselvam informed that the nomination decision was taken unanimously. Later, the leaders paid tribute to former CM Jayalalithaa at her memorial at Marina Beach.
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Edappadi K Palaniswami has been chosen as AIADMK's Chief Minister candidate for Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2021. On October 07, AIADMK party constituted a steering committee of 11 members in Tamil Nadu. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and other AIADMK leaders attended the meet at party office in Chennai.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin held a protest rally in Tamil Nadu's Salem against Centre's farm laws on December 05. While addressing the protest, Stalin questioned Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Edappadi K. Palaniswami. He said, "We went to Court against the laws. Kerala and Punjab have already approached Court. Our CM says he's a farmer first, why has he not taken any step?" Meanwhile, fifth round of talks between the central govt and farmers are scheduled to be held today in Delhi.
Wall of a dilapidated church building collapsed due to strong winds in Dhanushkodi near Rameswaram. Strong winds are the effect of Cyclone Burevi, which had weakened to deep depression. Several areas in Tamil Nadu are also waterlogged, leaving normal life in a difficult state.
GHMC poll result threw up a hung house after counting of votes on Friday. No political party reached absolute majority mark of 76 in 150-seat corporation. Telangana’s ruling party TRS emerged as single largest party winning 55 seats. TRS had previously won 99 seats in 2016 GHMC elections. BJP put up a tremendous show, emerged single largest party in GHMC. BJP won 48 seats this year as compared to 4 seats in 2016 GHMC. BJP president JP Nadda congratulated party workers and the people of Telangana. Watch the full video for more details.
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Several Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers were injured in a clash with TMC workers. Bomb was hurled and shots were also fired during the clash. Clash took place during a door-to-door campaign organized by the BJP at Jamgram area.
Speaking to media in Chennai on December 03, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Propaganda Secretary A Raja spoke on matter if Rajinikanth's announcement of launching a party in January will affect DMK or not. Raja said, "Not at all. DMK vote bank won't be diluted at any cost. The antagonism and antipathy towards the corrupt government of Edappadi K Palaniswami will remain, which will be helpful to DMK."
After meeting Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said that he requested the former in the meeting to resolve farmers' issue as soon as possible as it affects..