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Stalin sworn in as TN CM, son Udhayanidhi not in cabinet...

Chennai, May 7 | DMK leader M.K. Stalin has sworn in as the chief minister along with a 34 member cabinet at the Tamil...

Three tribal youths in TN booked for teasing, slapping elephants

Chennai, May 6 | The Tamil Nadu Forest Department has registered a case against three tribal youths under the Wildlife Protection Act for teasing...

TN Governor invites Stalin to form government (Lead)

Chennai, May 5 | Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Wednesday invited DMK President and legislature party leader M.K. Stalin to form the next...

Covid: TN exempts disabled employees from attending office

Chennai, May 5 | The Tamil Nadu government has exempted its disabled employees from attending office following the surge in Covid -19 cases in...

Stalin stakes claim to form next govt in TN

Chennai, May 5 | A day after he was elected as the party's Leader of the Legislature Party, DMK President M.K. Stalin on Wednesday...

NGO urges TN govt to automate Covid bed status

Chennai, May 4 | Arappor Iyakkam, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), on Tuesday urged the Tamil Nadu government to automate the Covid-19 bed status updates...

TN announces further restrictions to contain Covid

Chennai, May 4 | With the Covid-19 infections touching about 20,000 per day in Tamil Nadu, the state government has further tightened the lockdown...

Tough Covid restrictions for TN from May 6

Chennai, May 4 | Tamil Nadu braces for tough Covid-19 restrictions from Thursday up till 4 a.m. on May 20. Standalone grocery outlets will...

TN Governor accepts Chief Minister Palaniswami’s resignation

Chennai, May 3 | Tamil Nadu Governor Bhanwarilal Purohit on Monday accepted the resignation of Chief Minister K. Palaniswami and also dissolved the 15th...

Lotus blooms in TN again after 20 years

Chennai, May 3 | After a gap of 20 years, BJP's Lotus has again bloomed in Tamil Nadu with four of its candidates set...

BJP wins 4 seats in TN, vote share only 2.6%

Chennai, May 3 | The BJP scripted success in the 2021 Assembly elections of Tamil Nadu winning 4 seats out of the 20 it...

TN CM resigns following electoral defeat

Chennai, May 3 | With the DMK winning the assembly polls, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami has sent his government's resignation to Governor...

Cult politics set to return in TN with Stalin’s win

Chennai, May 3 | With the DMK winning Tamil Nadu Assembly elections after crushing the AIADMK-led front, and M.K. Stalin set to become the...

Vedasandur seat continues to be TN’s political barometer

By Venkatachari JagannathansChennai, May 2 | The Vedasandur Assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu's Dindigul district will continue to be the barometer of state's poll...

DMDK’s Premalatha in third position in TN’s Virudhachalam

Chennai, May 2 | DMDK Treasurer Premalatha Vijayakant, wife of actor and party founder A. Vijayakant, was on Sunday trailing behind the Congress and...

BJP leads in four seats in TN

Chennai, May 2 | Tamil Nadu BJP President L. Murugan is ahead of his DMK rival N.Kayalvizhi in the Dharapuram constituency, as per the...

DMK leads in TN, cadres gather at party headquarters

Chennai, May 2 | With the DMK-led alliance in the lead in a majority of Tamil Nadu's 234 Assembly constituencies, party cadres have...

DMK alliance maintains lead in TN

Chennai, May 2 | The DMK-led alliance has established a good lead in Tamil Nadu with the front leading in 116 seats, followed by...

Early trends show AIADMK and DMK in close race in TN

Chennai, May 2 | It is going to be a close contest between the ruling AIADMK alliance and the opposition DMK alliance in the...

Counting of votes for TN Assembly begins (Lead)

Chennai, May 2 | Counting of votes for the Tamil Nadu assembly and the bypoll for the Kanniyakumari Lok Sabha seat began at 8...

Counting of votes in TN and Puducherry to begin at 8...

Chennai, May 2 | Counting of votes polled in the April 6 Tamil Nadu assembly election will begin at 8 a.m on Sunday.A total...

Sunday counting to decide fate of candidates in TN, Puducherry

Chennai, May 1 | The electoral fate of 3,998 candidates who fought in the April 6 Tamil Nadu assembly polls will be known on...

TN sets up Unified Command Centre to manage bed availability

Chennai, April 30 | Tamil Nadu has formed a Unified Command Centre (UCC) to manage bed availability in coordination with all the departments and...

Vaccination for 18+ from May 1 may not start for want...

Chennai, April 30 | Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J. Radhakrishnan on Friday said vaccination for those aged between 18 and 44 may not...

Ambulance drivers render yeoman service to Covid patients in TN

Chennai, April 30 | Ambulance drivers in Tamil Nadu are determined a lot catering to transporting Covid patients from homes to hospitals as well...

Closest possible trend: NDA to win Puducherry, DMK to storm to...

New Delhi, April 29 | The BJP-led NDA is winning Puducherry, barely retaining Assam and losing Tamil Nadu, whereas the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress...

TN allows movement of poll officials, agents on May 2

Chennai, April 29 | The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday said complete lockdown will be there on counting day on May 2 but movement/transport...

TN corporates donate oxygen, food

Chennai, April 29 | Food products company GRB Dairy Foods Pvt Ltd on Thursday said it has donated 50 10-kg oxygen cylinders and accessories...

TN BJP denies Actor Siddharth’s charge of murder threats

Chennai, April 29 | The IT cell in-charge of the Tamil Nadu BJP has denied the allegations of actor Sidharth that he was threatened...

TN’s semi-urban areas continue to see spike in Covid cases

Chennai, April 29 | Tamil Nadu's semi-urban towns -- Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri, Tenkasi and Nagapattinam -- continued to witness surge in Covid-19 cases.While...

Indian Coast Guard locates TN fishing boat 1,000 km off Goa

Chennai, April 28 | The Indian Coast Guard on Wednesday said it has located the 11 missing Tamil Nadu fishermen and their boat about...

TN to source 1.5 cr Covid-19 vaccines

Chennai, April 28 | Tamil Nadu government has decided to procure 1.5 crore Covid-19 vaccines through Tamil Nadu Medical Services Corporation Ltd (TNMSC).In a...

TN hotel industry hit hard by ban on dining out

Chennai, April 27 | The hotel industry in Tamil Nadu is facing a huge crisis as the sale of parcels over the counter is...

TN PWD to provide oxygen pipelines for 12,370 more Covid beds

Chennai, April 27 | Tamil Nadu's Public Works Department on Tuesday announced that it will provide oxygen pipelines to an additional 12,370 beds Covid...

TN failed to argue its demand for oxygen properly in SC:...

Chennai, April 27 | DMK President M.K. Stalin on Tuesday faulted the Tamil Nadu government for failing to forcefully put forth its view about...

TN govt working closely with CII to boost Oxygen production

Chennai, April 27 | Tamil Nadu government has been working closely with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to augment the Oxygen production and...

TN to allow Vedanta’s Sterlite plant to produce oxygen (Ld)

Chennai, April 26 | The meeting of all recognised political parties chaired by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday decided to allow...

50 at TN weddings, 25 at funerals as limited lockdown kicks...

Chennai, April 26 | The limited lockdown orders recently issued by the Tamil Nadu government to prevent further spread of coronavirus kicked in on...

Banking hours restricted to 2 p.m. in TN from Monday

Chennai, April 25 | With sudden surge in Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu and to prevent further spread, bank branches in Tamil Nadu will...

Covid-19 spread: TN orders closure of temples, movie theatres

Chennai, April 24 | With the number of Covid-infected persons increasing in the state, the Tamil Nadu government has ordered closure of movie theatres,...

TN to go into total lockdown mode on Sunday

Chennai, April 24 | It is going to be a total lockdown in Tamil Nadu on Sunday, with some exceptions, to curtail the rapid...

Green corridor for oxygen tankers with police escort in TN

Chennai, April 24 | Providing green corridor for medical oxygen tankers, setting up of 24x7 call centre for hospitals/nursing homes to solve oxygen related...

TN receives 4L doses of Covid-19 vaccines

Chennai, April 24 | Tamil Nadu Health Minister C.Vijayabaskar on Saturday said the state has received four lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine.He said the...

TN Chief Minister requests PM to allot 20 lakh doses of...

Chennai, April 23 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to send 20 lakh doses of vaccine for...

People are dying, SC chides TN govt for not opening Vedanta...

New Delhi, April 23 | The Supreme Court on Friday expressed its dissatisfaction with Tamil Nadu government's stand that the Vedanta's oxygen plant cannot...

Bar orders restricting Remdesivir sales within producing states: TN CM to...

Chennai, April 23 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami told Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday that the orders of individual states restricting...

TN core Covid panel to meet today as cases surge

Chennai, April 22 | As Tamil Nadu's fresh cases touched 11,681 with 53 deaths, the state's core Covid panel will meet on Thursday to...

TN hoteliers want ‘oxygen’ to breathe as night curfew ‘choking’ business

By Venkatachari JagannathanChennai, April 21 | With nearly 50 per cent of the business gone since the outbreak of coronavirus and the lockdown last...

Close Tasmac liquor shops in TN: PMK’s Ramadoss

Chennai, April 20 | PMK Founder S. Ramadoss on Tuesday demanded the closure of liquor shops in Tamil Nadu to prevent the spread of...

Tension in TN hospital as kin cite lack of oxygen for...

Chennai, April 19 | Tension prevailed at the Government Vellore Medical College Hospital in Tamil Nadu on Monday with the relatives of patients alleging...

Business

RBI’s Regulations Review Authority sets up advisory group

Mumbai, May 7 | The Regulations Review Authority of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has constituted an advisory group to support it.The group...