R Sivakumar

Paddy sowing doubles in Tamil Nadu 

In 2016-17 it was 35.54 lakh tonnes owing to drought conditions.

27 Sep 2018

Term-II textbooks to be available in a week

The authorities of the School Education department have expedited the process to ensure that term-II textbooks lands on the laps of students when they come back after holidays, in a week.

25 Sep 2018

Alagiri loyalists plan to meet DMK leadership with one lakh signatures

They are to knock the doors of Anna Arivalayam, DMK headquarters, armed with one lakh signatures of party members, on October 1.

24 Sep 2018

Fuel costs leave Chennai's private transporters stranded

The unstoppable spiralling of fuel cost, particularly diesel, is taking a heavy toll on private transporters operating buses and trucks as they incur huge losses.

22 Sep 2018

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