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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...

Didn’t lower guard, Covid norms followed: EC officials | India News

NEW DELHI: Election Commission officials on Monday said the poll panel has been ahead of the Covid curve while planning and conducting polls in five...

EC trod with caution, was ahead of curve in ensuring safety of voters, personnel: Sources on Madras HC flak

After the Madras High Court observed that the Election Commission must be held “singularly” responsible for the second wave of coronavirus in the country, sources...

Tamil Nadu CM urges PM Modi to cancel allotment of 80KL oxygen to Andhra Pradesh, Telangana | India News

CHENNAI: Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to immediately cancel allotment of 80KL of oxygen —...

Tamil Nadu and Kerala have fought the Covid tsunami well so far | India News

The tsunami of Covid cases has led to a collapse of the health system in state after state exposing the lack of preparedness. People are...

‘National health emergency’: Supreme Court asks Centre for plan today | India News

NEW DELHI: A day after India’s daily new Covid-19 cases crossed the grim 3-lakh mark amid desperate cries for oxygen in hospitals, the Supreme Court...

Second wave of coronavirus in India: Top developments | India News

NEW DELHI: India on Sunday reported a surge of over 2.61 lakh cases, its highest daily count by far since the pandemic. The second wave...

EC makes record seizure worth over Rs 1,000 crore in ongoing assembly elections | India News

New Delhi: Total seizures of unaccounted cash, liquor, drugs, freebies etc in the current polls to five state/UT assemblies have crossed Rs 1,000 crore, surpassing...

10 states, including Maharashtra and UP, account for nearly 80 per cent of new Covid-19 cases | India News

NEW DELHI: Ten states comprising Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal have shown a steep rise...

Centre asks states to make rational use of medical oxygen, ensure no wastage | India News

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Thursday asked states to make rational use of medical oxygen and ensure there is no wastage while stressing that there...