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TN raises 2 shutters of Mullaperiyar dam

Chennai, Nov 18 | Tamil Nadu government has opened two spillway shutters of the Mullaperiyar dam following heavy rains at the catchment areas of...

Tesla maintains $1 tn cap despite Musk selling more shares

San Francisco, Nov 17 | Despite CEO Elon Musk continuing to sell shares, electric vehicle company Tesla has managed to maintain its $1 trillion...

TN: College students forcibly given TCs citing low online attendance

Chennai, Nov 16 | Several colleges in rural districts of Tamil Nadu are forcibly giving transfer certificates (TC) to students citing low online attendance.Most...

TN inoculates 16.32 lakh people in 8th mega vaccination camp

Chennai, Nov 15 | The Tamil Nadu Health Department said that 16.32 lakh people were inoculated against Covid-19 as part of the state's eighth...

TN district tense after CPI leader hacked to death

Chennai, Nov 11 | Tension prevailed in Needamangalam in Tamil Nadu's Tiruvarur district on Thursday after the murder of a CPI leader by a...

HC tells TN govt to take ‘harsh measures’ against manual scavenging

Chennai, Nov 11 | The Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government to bring up harsh measures to eradicate the practice of...

TN for increasing Mullaperiyar dam water level to 152 feet

Chennai, Nov 5 | Tamil Nadu Water Resources Minister S. Duraimurugan who is leading a team of ministers and legislators from the state to...

TN guv wants govt to make use of TNAU to improve...

Chennai, Nov 1 | Tamil Nadu Governor, R.N. Ravi has called upon the state government to make full use of the expertise of the...

Weathermen forecast rain in TN on Monday

Chennai, Nov 1 | Tamil Nadu is likely to receive heavy rain on Monday following a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal near...

Mullaperiyar dam safe, says TN Water Resources Minister

Chennai, Oct 29 | Tamil Nadu Water Resources Minister Durai Murugan on Friday said that the Mullaperiyar dam was safe and that the state...

TN opens 2 spillway shutters of Mullaperiyar dam

Chennai, Oct 29 | The Tamil Nadu government, which manages the Mullaperiyar dam although it is geographically in Kerala's Idukki district, opened two spillway...

TN govt to bear cost of IIT education of labourer’s son

Chennai, Oct 28 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Thursday assured P.Arunkumar, son of a labourer who got admission in IIT-Hyderabad that...

TN to host national blind football for men and women from...

Chennai, Oct 26 | Tamil Nadu will host the national blind football tournament for men and women from October 27-30. This is the first...

Marriage registration in TN hit after technical glitch

Chennai, Oct 20 | Registration of marriages has taken a hit in Tamil Nadu after the registration department website stopped accepting the payment of...

TN ex-Transport Minister Vijayabhaskar summoned by DVAC

Chennai, Oct 20 | The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) of Tamil Nadu has summoned former state transport minister and AIADMK leader M.R....

Met department predicts heavy rains from Wednesday in south TN

Chennai, Oct 18 | The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains in south Tamil Nadu from Wednesday for next two to three...

TN Police on alert after fly-by night operators dupe people

Chennai, Oct 14 | Tamil Nadu Police is on high alert after several cases of cheating gullible people of their hard-earned money were reported...

Counting of votes for rural local body polls commences in TN

Chennai, Oct 12 | The counting of votes for the rural local body elections held on October 6 and 9 began at 74 centres...

Viral video shows TN cop forced to play flute for official...

Chennai, Oct 7 | In a major embarrassment to the Tamil Nadu police, a video of a senior police officer, clad only in his...

Stalin presents TN sports persons Rs 3.98 cr cash incentives

Chennai, Oct 7 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Thursday handed over cash awards totalling Rs 3.98 crore to paralympic athlete T...

Over 1L people inoculated in mega vaccine camps in 4 TN...

Chennai, Oct 4 | The state health department on Monday said that over one lakh people have been administered vaccines in the mega vaccination...

TN to set up Water Regulator as part of World bank...

Chennai, Sep 30 | The Tamil Nadu government is in the process of setting up a Water Regulatory Authority (WRA), and contemplating a Water...

Centre’s nod to Rs 100cr grant for TN medical devices park

Chennai, Sep 29 | With the Central government giving in-principle approval for setting up a medical devices park and providing Rs 100 crore grant,...

Man sets himself ablaze in front of TN CM’s residence

Chennai, Sep 27 | A 48-year-old man set himself ablaze in front of the residence of Chief Minister M.K. Stalin here on Monday morning,...

TN constitutes special teams for scrutiny of gold loans

Chennai, Sep 27 | After Chief Minister M.K. Stalin announced that all eligible gold loans up to 5 sovereigns would be waived, the registrar...

TN signs 24 MoUs with investment outlay of Rs 2,120 cr

Chennai, Sep 22 | The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday signed 24 Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) for various industrial projects involving an investment of...

Flying squads to enforce model code of conduct in TN local...

Chennai, Sep 22 | District collectors of the nine districts that are going to rural local body polls on October 6 and 9 will...

Vaccine shortage hits inoculation drive in TN

Chennai, Sep 22 | After two successful mega vaccination drives conducted on September 12 and 19, the inoculation drive in Tamil Nadu has been...

TN to sponsor students admitted under 7.5% govt school quota

Chennai, Sep 20 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Monday announced that the state government would take care of the expenses of...

Ford India workers’ future in TN govt’s hands: Ex-Union leader

By Venkatachari JagannathanChennai, Sep 20 | The job security of the Ford India Private Ltd's workers is in the hands of the Tamil Nadu...

TN Police forms 8 teams to curtail violence in Tirunelveli district

Chennai, Sep 17 | The Tamil Nadu Police have constituted eight special teams to maintain peace in Tirunelveli district, which reported five murders, including...

TN govt to conduct survey on college student dropouts

Chennai, Sep 17 | Tamil Nadu State higher education department is to conduct a detailed survey across the state to assess the number of...

Kamal Haasan’s MNM to field 1,521 candidates in TN local body...

Chennai, Sep 15 | Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) will field 1,521 candidates in the ensuing rural local body polls to the nine...

Rural local bodies polls in nine TN districts on Oct 6,...

Chennai, Sep 13 | Rural local body elections in nine new districts of Tamil Nadu will take place on October 6 and October 9,...

Bill seeking exemption for TN from NEET tabled in Assembly

Chennai, Sep 13 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Monday tabled a Bill seeking the withdrawal of National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for...

Nilgiris, TN’s 1st district to vaccinate 100% adults with one dose

Chennai, Sep 13 | Nilgiris has become the first district in Tamil Nadu to have administered at least one dose of vaccine to all...

Raids across TN after 10-year-old dies eating stale biryani

Chennai, Sep 11 | The officials of food safety department in Tamil Nadu conducted raids across the state on eateries specifically non-vegetarian restaurants and...

TN minister urges public to get vaccinated at Sunday’s mega camp

Chennai, Sep 10 | Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian has appealed to the people of his state to make maximum use of the...

TN earned Rs 33,811 crore revenue from liquor sales

Chennai, Sep 7 | The Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation Ltd (TASMAC), with its 5,402 liquor retail vending outlets, earned a sum of Rs...

No public celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi in TN

Chennai, Sep 7 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Tuesday said the state government has banned celebration of religious festivals in public...

TN to observe Periyar’s birthday as ‘Day of Social Justice’

Chennai, Sep 6 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Monday announced in the legislative Assembly that the birth anniversary of social reformer...

TN Hindu Munnani to go on hunger strike against ban on...

Chennai, Sep 6 | The Hindu Munnani will conduct a hunger protest on Monday at Valluvar Kottam against the DMK government's ban on installing...

After TN and Kerala, now K’taka to ban online gambling

Bengaluru, Sep 4 | The Karnataka government has decided to impose a ban on online gambling & betting in the state barring lottery and...

NHAI toll fee hike in TN may lead to price rise...

Chennai, Sep 1 | The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is set to increase the rates by 7 to 10 per cent in...

TN to set up trade centre for ornamental fish in Chennai

Chennai, Aug 28 | The Tamil Nadu government will build a trade centre for ornamental fishes here to facilitate exports and increase production...

TN urges Centre to revoke 3 farm laws (Ld)

Chennai, Aug 28 | The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday urged the Centre to revoke the three Union farm laws as they are affecting...

TN CM tables bill for 7.5% quota for govt school students...

Chennai, Aug 26 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin on Thursday tabled a bill in the assembly to provide 7.5 per cent reservation...

Ex-Union Minister seeks Centre’s intervention in Sri Lankan Navy attack on...

Chennai, Aug 24 | Former Union Shipping Minister and Tamil Manila Congress chief, G.K. Vasan has expressed unhappiness over the repeated attacks on the...

TN Health Deptt to conduct sero surveillance study in 10 districts

Chennai, Aug 24 | The Tamil Nadu Health Department is gearing up to conduct serum surveillance survey in ten districts of the state following...

TN to file appeal in SC against NGT’s order on Mekedatu...

Chennai, Aug 23 | Tamil Nadu will file an appeal in the Supreme Court against the order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT)...

Business

Bankers need not have heartburn, LIC staff deserved better pay: AIIEA

By Venkatachari JagannathanChennai, Jan 20 | The employees of one of the world's largest life insurance companies, the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC),...