T Muruganandham

Rebels reject ruling party’s overtures, say they will stand united

A fresh war of words has broken out between leaders of the ruling AIADMK and the 18 disqualified MLAs, backing rebel leader, and RK Nagar MLA, TTV Dhinakaran.

20 Jun 2018

Tamil Nadu slams H D Kumaraswamy, terms move on CWMA as ‘political’

The Tamil Nadu government reacted strongly to Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy’s intervention on the Cauvery Water Management Authority terming it a political move.

19 Jun 2018

Thanga Thamizhselvan’s decision seeds confusion in AMMK

Thanga Thamizhselvan, one of the 18 MLAs disqualified by Tamil Nadu Speaker P Dhanapal, said he would decide whether to file a petition withdrawing his case before the Bench comprising Chief Justice I

17 Jun 2018

Plastic ban may not be a cakewalk in Tamil Nadu

The Bill was introduced only the previous day amidst objections. Later,, the Bill was withdrawn on January 31, 2003.

06 Jun 2018

Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit, family pay for meals at Raj Bhavan as part of austerity drive

The official further said that the next major expenditure was on travel of the Governor. Purohit is on tour for 20 to 25 days a month. But he mostly travels by train or flight.

05 Jun 2018

Cauvery Water Management Authority may be formed in a week

Concerns over likely appointment of Union water resources secretary as chairman of the body.

02 Jun 2018

Centre told to notify Cauvery scheme ahead of monsoon

10 days after apex court’s nod to scheme, State government takes up matter with Union ministry.

28 May 2018

Humble millet is the latest 'superfood', but experts advise moderation

Organic stores that have mushroomed across the State, particularly in cities like Chennai, Coimbatore and Madurai, without fail showcase different varieties of millets and demand is rising.

20 May 2018

Tamil Nadu government to seek SC directive to notify Cauvery draft

The state government has also decided to urge the apex court to make Delhi the headquarters of the authority instead of Bengaluru as recommended in the draft scheme.

16 May 2018

Tamil Nadu a forerunner in organic farming yet lacking in policy, feel experts​

In Tamil Nadu too, environmental and agricultural experts have been urging the government to evolve its own policy for long.

06 May 2018

A ballot bailout?

The debate over Electronic Voting Machines just refuses to die down.

06 May 2018

Once part of Tamil Nadu’s identity, Palmyra in need of saving

However, the number of palmyra trees has fallen, over the years due to a variety of socio-economic changes in the state.

22 Apr 2018

Tamil Nadu: Non-issues, controversies push real problems to the back seat

Six weeks after BJP national secretary H Raja tendered an unconditional apology for his Facebook post saying Periyar statues would be removed in Tamil Nadu just like Lenin statues were

22 Apr 2018

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami writes to Modi, Arun Jaitley on affect of finance commission on Tamil Nadu

Edappadi K Palaniswami wrote a detailed letter on April 5 to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Chairman of the 15th Finance Commission.

11 Apr 2018