R Sivakumar

Ahead of monsoon, fire department fortifies logistics in Chennai

With the induction of 1500 new recruits, the strength of TNFRS has increased to 7,200.

15 Sep 2018

Soon, a ‘smart’ history sheet of your traffic violations

All key violations will be entered into the data of motorists and will be made accessible to enforcement authorities, part of the department’s crackdown on violators.

14 Sep 2018

Friction between DMK, Congress over poor Bharat Bandh show?

Several reasons are cited for the fresh round of bitterness between the DMK and the Congress.

13 Sep 2018

Tamil Nadu government's Rs 1.6 thousand crore boost for micro-irrigation projects

Drip irrigation, a component of micro-irrigation, is best suited for horticultural crop cultivation.

11 Sep 2018

24% drop in fatalities due to road accidents in Tamil Nadu

Data compiled by the Transport department shows that the number of fatal mishaps — 6996 in 2018, against 9,231 in the same period in 2017 —  have fallen by 24.21 per cent.

04 Sep 2018

Five districts selected for integrated farming

Apart from the food and horticultural components, the project will support agro-based industries such as livestock farming.

03 Sep 2018

Digging nearing completion at Keezhadi site

Efforts are being made to construct an in-situ museum at Keezhadi, for which the Tamil Nadu government had already earmarked Rs 1 crore, besides trying to get funds from the Centre.

01 Sep 2018

Stalin takes charge, attacks saffron party

Before the 95-year-old Anbazhagan could even complete the announcement, ecstatic delegates burst into celebrations.

29 Aug 2018

DMK cadre expect Stalin to adopt impartial approach

Now becoming the sole authority in the party organisations, his decisions should be focused on the welfare of the general public and the party cadre.

29 Aug 2018

Generational change in DMK

Leadership change after 5 decades, just ahead of Dravidian party celebrating its 70th year.

29 Aug 2018

Stage set for Stalin’s formal coronation

Following the demise of Annadurai in 1969, his successor Karunanidhi managed to become the party’s  president with sweeping powers. He remained in the position till his death on August 7.

28 Aug 2018

Party ready for power switch: Will the son fill void left by his father?

The real test of Stalin lies in building up a strong alliance to face the next Lok Sabha elections.“In the 2004 and 2009 polls, DMK was the backbone of the UPA.

27 Aug 2018

In 7 months, 64,000 loose license for using mobile phone while driving in Tamil Nadu

Texting or talking on the mobile phone while driving can cost you your driving licence for six months. Just ask the 64,105 people in Tamil Nadu were stripped of their licence between January and July.

23 Aug 2018

DMK to have a new president after 50 years, general council to formalize MK Stalin’s ascendance

As a prelude to the election of Stalin as the party’s head, district units and various wings of DMK have passed resolutions to the effect that they accept his leadership.

20 Aug 2018

Augment storage capacity to better harness Cauvery, say experts

The discharge from Tamil Nadu’s premier reservoir has now scaled up, exceeding two lakh cusecs. The Cauvery is flushing out surplus for the 42nd time since 1934.

20 Aug 2018