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Edappadi K Palaniswami


COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: Bus services resume with 50 per cent strength; state records 1162 positive cases

June 01, 2020 11:29 pm

Tamil Nadu recorded more than 1000 positive cases for the second consecutive day, with 1162 cases recorded today. Among these, Chennai reported 967 positive cases, bringing the city's total to 15,770.

Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: State gets investment task force; smartphones for Class 10 SSLC students in Chennai

May 28, 2020 12:37 am

In a tweet, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced that the state has signed MoUs with 17 institutions for investments worth Rs 15,128 crore and to create 47,150 jobs in Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu Covid wrap: Parlours, salons to open in state except Chennai; HC grants bail to 12 who prevented burial of doctor

May 23, 2020 11:01 pm

The Madras High Court on Saturday granted conditional bail to 12 people who had been arrested on April 20 for preventing the burial of the body of a neurosurgeon from Chennai who had died of COVID-19.

COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: Barring Chennai, autos allowed to ply across state; total cases cross 14,000

May 23, 2020 12:13 am

Autos and cycle rickshaws outside the jurisdiction of Greater Chennai Police and carrying only one passenger and driver each will be allowed to start operations across the State from Saturday between 7 am and 7 pm.

COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: Govt announces measures to cut expenditure; 2,500 field workers roped in for Chennai slums

May 22, 2020 12:08 am

The field workers will track 300 homes from Saturday and advise residents on the importance of social distancing, wearing masks and washing their hands with soap and water to maintain hygiene.

COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: Class X board exams rescheduled to June 15; free food at Chennai Amma canteens till May 31

May 19, 2020 11:29 pm

Tamil Nadu Minister for School Education K A Sengottaiyan said that the government will make all necessary arrangements for students to write the exams without any hurdle. Not more than 10 students will be allowed to take up the exam in one classroom.

Tamil Nadu & Puducherry lockdown guidelines: Relaxations in 25 districts, liquor shops to reopen

May 18, 2020 9:03 pm

Tamil Nadu & Puducherry lockdown guidelines: There have been no relaxations in restrictions across containment zones and 12 other districts, including Chennai. Movement of people across the state has been restricted between 7 pm and 7 am except for emergencies.

COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: TN panel says only gradual lifting of lockdown possible; govt issues rules for inter-state movement

May 14, 2020 9:57 pm

Tamil Nadu on Thursday reported 445 new COVID-19 cases, of which Chennai accounted for 363 cases. The number of cases reported on Thursday is the lowest the state has reported in the past 10 days.

Tamil Nadu wrap: Palaniswami govt further eases lockdown curbs, constitutes high-level panel to revive state economy

May 09, 2020 9:06 pm

Shops selling groceries and essentials, which come under the jurisdiction of the Chennai police, are allowed to operate between 6 am to 7 pm. All standalone and neighbourhood shops can function between 10.30 am and 6 pm.

TN CM writes to Kejriwal on ‘issues’ with Covid centre

April 25, 2020 1:15 am

Palaniswami wrote to Kejriwal two days after a 60-year-old from Tamil Nadu died at a COVID care centre in Sultanpuri.