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Mekedatu Reservoir: Tamil Nadu moves Supreme Court to restrain Karnataka from proceeding with Mekedatu reservoir

The Tamil Nadu government has moved the Supreme Court seeking to restrain Karnataka from proceeding with any activity regarding the proposed construction of a reservoir...

DMK govt presents exclusive farm budget, first in Tamil Nadu

In sync with its poll promise, the DMK government on Saturday presented a budget in the Tamil Nadu Assembly exclusively for agriculture featuring schemes for...

Tamil Nadu Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan cuts tax on petrol by Rs 3 per litre

TN Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan slashed the tax on petrol by Rs 3 per litre, on the instructions of the Chief Minister, while presenting...

Tamil Nadu’s finances are in bad shape, Finance Minister hints at bold reforms

Tamil Nadu Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan on Monday hinted at taking bold reforms to put the State’s finances back on track as he released...

View: Beware the new Surveillance Raj that invades personal and political spaces

The first census of independent India — a 10-yearly survey — was conducted in 1951 to gather statistics on population distribution, gauge the status of...

Tamil Nadu renews plea to scrap NEET, Centre says more cities from state added for exam

Tamil Nadu Minister for Medical and Family Welfare Ma Subramanian on Thursday demanded that the Centre scrap the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and...

View: With another 5 assembly elections on the cards, need to guard against two viruses, not one

Initial moves have been made for another set of assembly elections, even while the second Covid surge is not yet dead and many anticipate a...

Stalin rejects BSY’s request to let Karnataka build dam across Cauvery

Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin on Sunday rejected his Karnataka counterpart BS Yediyurappa‘s request for cooperation for the building of Mekedatu reservoir across the...

Delta Plus variant: Govt asks 8 states, UTs to take up immediate containment measures

The Union health ministry on Friday urged eight states and union territories to take up immediate containment measures including preventing crowds, conducting widespread testing as...

Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till June 28, offers more relaxations

The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday extended the lockdown in the state by one more week till Monday, June 28, while further easing more restrictions....

Yamaha looks to capitalise on preference for personal mobility post-COVID; to press ahead with retail expansion

Japanese two-wheeler major Yamaha is seeking to leverage on the ‘drastic shift’ in consumer behaviour, with preference for personal mobility over public transportation brought about...

Discoms’ outstanding dues to gencos fall 11.2 per cent to Rs 81,628 crore in April

Total outstanding dues owed by electricity distribution utilities or discoms to power producers fell 11.2 per cent to Rs 81,628 crore in April 2021 from...

Tamil Nadu cancels 12th class board exams, CM Stalin asks PM Modi to cancel NEET

The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday announced cancellation of class 12 state board examinations and said a committee would be set up to decide on...

India’s seven-day Covid average at new high, WHO issues warning on strain | India News

BENGALURU: India’s coronavirus crisis showed scant sign of easing on Tuesday, with a seven-day average of new cases at a record high and international health...

‘Didi significant frontline occupant of anti-BJP space, but let’s not decide on a leader right now’ | India News

File photo Discussing the implications of the recent round of assembly polls for the opposition, senior Congress MP Abhishek Singhvi told Subodh Ghildiyal that an...

Tamil Nadu Lockdown: Tamil Nadu announces lockdown to curb Covid-19; what will open and what won’t | India News

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday announced complete lockdown across the state from 4am of May 10 to 4am of May 24, an official...

MK Stalin becomes Tamil Nadu chief minister | India News

MK Stalin takes oath CHENNAI: DMK president M K Stalin was sworn in as chief minister of Tamil Nadu at a low-key ceremony on the...

M K Stalin retains seasoned leaders, Cabinet to have 34 ministers

DMK president M K Stalin’s Cabinet, including him, would be 34-member strong and he has retained senior leaders like Duraimurugan and over a dozen shall...

PK Sarkar: Prashant Kishor’s poli-tricks work magic again | India News

KOLKATA: While Mamata Banerjee has been the indisputable star of the Bengal polls, there’s one man who is in the spotlight for steering the ‘khela’...

Wait ends, successor dons the mantle of expectations | India News

CHENNAI: Soon after polling on April 6, DMK chief M K Stalin told the electorate to take precautions against Covid, wrote a letter to PM...

BJP main opposition in Bengal, will continue to spread its ideology: JP Nadda | India News

BJP president JP Nadda (File photo) NEW DELHI: With the hard work of party workers, the BJP has been established as the main opposition party...

DMK set to return to power after a decade

The DMK managed a comfortable victory in Tamil Nadu on Sunday in what analysts believe was an ideology-driven election. The DMK right from the start...

Phase-3 vaccination: Over 86,000 received first dose on May 1

A total of 86,023 beneficiaries in the age group of 18-44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine across 11 states on May 1,...

Assembly election results: Stage set for counting of votes in 4 states, Puducherry | India News

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission has made elaborate arrangements for counting of votes on May 2 for assembly polls in four states and Union Territory...

Vaccination drive for all above 18 years may get delayed as states yet to get a clarity on delivery

Registration for vaccinations for all above the age of 18 may have started on Wednesday but there seems to be a slip between the cup...