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Why does PMK see red in NLC expansion plan?

The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) is up in arms against the land acquisition move for the Neyveli Lignite Corporation's (NLC) third mine expansion project. The party has been insisting that land owners who part with their lands for the project, be given a guarantee of employment in NLC. But one...

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NLC expansion

TN budget: Debate throws up mixed reactions

The Tamil Nadu budget-2023-24 presented by Finance Minister PTR Palanivel Thiaga Rajan on March 20, 2023 has evoked mixed reactions in the State.In a panel discussion on the budget, anchored by G. Ananthakrishnan, a senior journalist, on behalf of, Prof. R. Gandhi, former deputy...

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TN Budget

Erode bypoll: Periyar kin not quite Periyarist

Erode Venkatappa Ramasamy or EVR Periyar has never been a part of electoral politics but his name was never missed in any of the polls in Tamil Nadu. EVKS Elangovan (74), his grandson, has been fielded in the bypoll for Erode East assembly constituency scheduled for February 27 on behalf of the...

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TN BJP wants Modi to contest from state: Annamalai

BJP state president K Annamalai recently set off a charge that could galvanise Tamil Nadu BJP’s workers into an aggressive campaign right away for the 2024 parliamentary elections: the idea that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should or would contest from Tamil Nadu. “Our workers and leaders have...

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