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TN govt's move on V-C appointments is pushback against governor's overreach. But a larger issue is at stake

April 27, 2022 9:48 am

Tamil Nadu must find a way of talking about the university's future that steers clear of short-term political one-upmanship.

No such thing as free land: Tamil Nadu draws up policy on compensation if airports are privatised

April 25, 2022 8:54 am

Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan says DMK-led government moving towards ‘comprehensive policy on land leases to address challenges faced in leasing government land’.

TN govt digs in heels as row over Ayodhya Mandapam takeover intensifies

April 30, 2022 11:11 pm

Situated in Chennai’s T Nagar, the temple was run by the Sri Ram Samaj, and an order to bring it under the government’s fold was issued in December 2013 by the then J Jayalalithaa establishment.

‘Denies equal opportunity for students from state boards’: Tamil Nadu Assembly passes resolution against CUET

April 11, 2022 2:37 pm

The resolution was passed unanimously in the Assembly as all parties, including the ruling DMK's allies Congress and VCK and even the state opposition AIADMK, supported it.

SC rejigs Mullaperiyar panel, to have an expert each from TN, Kerala

April 09, 2022 4:23 am

The top court directed the supervisory panel to conduct a safety review afresh

Tamil Nadu govt effects property tax revision after 24 years; Chennai residents to pay 50-150% more

April 03, 2022 7:33 am

The main opposition AIADMK lashed out at the move and said this was only a "trailer" and that more "bumper prizes were in store" for the people for electing its rival, the DMK, in the elections.

March 10, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Anti-liquor Violence

March 09, 2022 10:59 pm

In a major outbreak of violence, anti-liquor agitators indulging in looting, clashed with the police in Anantnag town in Kashmir, leaving at least 65 people injured.

Tamil Nadu sets up committee to probe irregularities in smart city project

March 03, 2022 11:18 am

According to the government order issued by chief secretary V Irai Anbu, the committee with IAS officer PWC Davidar will inquire into whether the selection of works under the project was implemented in accordance with the guidelines.

Tamil Nadu Covid-19 restrictions: TN back to normal as nearly all Covid curbs lifted, playschools to open

February 13, 2022 6:26 am

Tamil Nadu, Chennai Lockdown News: Relaxations were increased on the number of people who can attend public events — up from 100 to 200 at wedding functions and 100 at funerals.

Piyush Goyal refuses to answer DMK MP's question in English, triggers protests in Lok Sabha

February 11, 2022 12:30 pm

Since the beginning of the Budget Session, the Lok Sabha has witnessed a number of such instances where the Treasury benches and Opposition members argued over the language used during question hour.


TN suicide case: Govt. denying second post-mortem raises suspicion

February 09, 2016 12:12 pm

Chennai, Feb 09 (ANI): Speaking on the Villupuram medical students' suicide case, advocate Rajnikanth said many parts have been removed from one of the medical student's body after the post-mortem. He questioned the purpose of the Tamil Nadu government of denying the second post-mortem. He said it seemed that the Government was supporting the culprits. He asserted that the court is of the view that second post-mortem was unnecessary, which is not right and indicated something suspicious. He further added that they would appeal for conducting the second post-mortem.