#Tamil Nadu

Late actor Vivekh was conferred by Padma Shri in 2009, the actor was hugely influenced by Kalam's thinking. (Photo Credit: Green Kalam)

  • Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam gave an interview to Tamil actor Vivekh in 2008
  • Dr. Kalam in a speech said that actor Vivekh and he were thick friends
  • Late actor Vivekh was moved by the idea of planting trees as emphasised by Dr. Kalam in an initiative towards Green India

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
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  • Bihu consists of seven days of celebration for the new cultivation season of paddy 
  • Vishu celebrates the Malayalam New Year marked by the first day of Medam 
  • Puthandu is a joyous occasion celebrated by cleaning the house, visiting the temples and finishing the day with a feast. 

.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses supporters at Pavoorchatram during his election campaign for Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, in Thenkasi district. (PTI Photo)

  • In visuals emerging from Tamil Nadu on  Monday, Gandhi can be seen shaking a leg at one function
  • He was also seen displaying his athletic skills at a function in Tamil Nadu, where he is campaigning
  • In another video, Gandhi can be seen matching steps with the students at a school in Tamil Nadu's Mulagumoodubn

.Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives at Kanyakumari on Monday. (PTI Photo)

  • Tamil Nadu should show the way to India in keeping away the forces that are inimical to language: Rahul Gandhi
  • The Congress leader is in on a three-day tour of poll-bound Tamil Nadu
  • Tamil Nadu will go to polls in a single phase elections on April 6

.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Authorities have also been directed to ensure that health-safety protocols are strictly followed at containment zones. (PTI Photo)

  • The AIADMK-led state government has not introduced any new measures
  • All international air travel of passengers, except for purposes permitted by the MHA, will also remain suspended 
  • The government has also asked people aged over 65 and others to take all necessary precautions

.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
I will speak about alliances once it is finalised, said Kamal Hassan.(Photo Credit: Facebook@/Kamal Haasan)

  • Makkal Needhi Maiam (MKM) will announce the final list of candidates on March 7
  • Tamil Nadu elections will be held on April 6
  • The votes will be counted on May 2

PM Narendra Modi addresses a public meeting ahead of the Assembly election in Puducherry. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Dates for Assembly elections in Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry were announced on Friday
  • All these states and UT are outside the sphere of influence of political factors currently active in north India
  • These polls constitute an important indicator for the next Lok Sabha polls due in 2024

.Tamil Nadu, India
The bill was passed in the Legislative Assembly on Friday. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The internal reservation is provided within the Most Backward Classes
  • 10.5% of the 20% allotted to MBC will be reserved for Vanniyar Kshatriya Community
  • This is a temporary arrangement and a final one will be prepared in 6 months 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K. Palaniswami (L) along with Deputy CM and Finance Minister O. Panneerselvam. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Term of the fifteenth Tamil Nadu Assembly will end on May 24
  • The election will be held in one phase
  • Votes will be counted on May 2

.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
The CM took the decision in view of the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

Earlier, students of Class 8 were promoted without taking the annual exams