June 14, 2021 3:29 pm
Government points to smuggling and rise in illicit liquor while AIADMK brings up visuals of MK Stalin protesting against its decision to open Tasmac shops during the first wave of Covid.
June 14, 2021 8:55 am
BJP Tamil Nadu unit president L Murugan said that Stalin had protested against the AIADMK government's decision to reopen TASMAC outlets during the pandemic last year and added that he had reversed his stand after assuming power this year.
August 20, 2020 9:32 am
Opening liquor shops again was like clearing a "big way" for the spread of the virus in Tamil Nadu's capital, DMK chief Stalin alleged in a Facebook post.
June 26, 2020 9:27 pm
In her letter, Kanimozhi said the incident is a collective failure of police and other officials and a gross violation of human rights.
May 16, 2020 8:34 pm
As per the guidelines issued by the TASMAC, liquor shops were provided with tokens in seven different colours. Each liquor shops were instructed to disperse only 500 tokens per day.
May 15, 2020 11:35 pm
According to a circular issued by the Tamil Nadu government, the workforce will be halved to ensure social distancing and continue regular functioning of the offices.
May 15, 2020 3:24 pm
The Tamil Nadu government on May 8 had moved the Supreme Court challenging the high court order saying that the closure of such shops would lead to "grave losses" in revenue and complete halt in commercial activities.
May 10, 2020 8:19 pm
On Saturday, the Tamil Nadu government moved the Supreme Court against an order passed by the Madras High Court, which directed closure of all government-run retail liquor outlets in the state till the lockdown was lifted.
May 08, 2020 11:34 am
Liquor outlets of the Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation Limited (Tasmac) opened to long queues everywhere in Tamil Nadu, except Chennai and containment zones
May 07, 2020 11:14 pm
Coronavirus: Tamil Nadu reported 580 new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday with Chennai, Thiruvallur, and Villupuram accounting for 73 per cent of the cases.