C Shivakumar

After Kerala, TN has 2nd highest senior citizens in the country

Tamil Nadu has the second highest percentage of senior citizens (above 60 years) in the country, only next to neighbouring Kerala.

11 hours ago

TN urge Madras HC to set up specialised bench for commercial disputes

In a bid to resolve disputes pertaining to trade and businesses, the State government has come out with a proposal to establish a specialised bench to hear commercial disputes.

23 Jun 2017

Act or ordinance for single window policy for services soon

The Tamil Nadu government is likely to pass an ordinance or an Act in the Assembly to mandate time-bound delivery of all services provided by the State to industries and businesses.

23 Jun 2017

Tamil Nadu housing board chooses hazardous land for homes for poor people

In a questionable move, the State housing board has chosen a site within the special and hazardous zone in Ernavur to build houses for 7,000 urban poor and slum dwellers.

22 Jun 2017

Max trade dispute pendency in Madras HC

Of 16,884 disputes pending in high courts with original jurisdiction, Madras HC tops with 5,865

21 Jun 2017

Greying Tamil Nadu has second highest senior citizens: Report

Draft national policy on the geriatric club highlights need for special attention to elderly women and rural poor

20 Jun 2017

Two lakh homes planned for economically weak in Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Nadu government will be constructing two lakh houses for the economically weaker sections (EWS) under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) at a cost of Rs 7,800 crore, according to sources.

19 Jun 2017

Amendment proposes third-party inspection to ensure fire compliance

The draft rules and guidelines, under the Section 113-C amendment of the State Town and Country Planning Act of 1971 to regularise or grant amnesty to unauthorised buildings built before July 1, 2007,

18 Jun 2017

Egmore station overbridge set to grow

CMDA project will allow pedestrians to cross over busy Poonamallee High Road

17 Jun 2017

STPs lack capacity to provide enough water for coal plants: Greenpeace

Greenpeace study says Union govt’s move to tap treated water from sewage treatment plants a difficult ask; 1,000-MW plant requires 84 million litres a day

15 Jun 2017

PWD green light to terminal at ‘flood bowl’

The Public Works Department has given approval to the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority to develop a 66-acre marshland opposite Sathangadu Iron and Steel Market, which acts as a natural water

15 Jun 2017

Unauthorised buildings get another lifeline

Govt partially accepts proposals of Justice Rajeswaran Committee, second time structures are getting lifeline

13 Jun 2017

Justice Rajeswaran Committee reforms get watered down

The recommendations of the Justice Rajeswaran Committee, which was appointed to frame draft rules and guidelines for implementation of Section 113-C of the Town and Country Planning Act to grant amnes

13 Jun 2017

17k illegal plot owners to get TNSCB amnesty

Extending amnesty to the families who bought Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board (TNSCB) plots from original beneficiaries, the board has decided to provide them tenurial rights under certain conditions.

12 Jun 2017

CMDA looks at solid plan to tackle waste heaps

Top priority is given for generating alternative fuel from garbage.

11 Jun 2017

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