Rs 106 crore for 1km: Land rate jacks up road project cost in TN

The cost of land acquisition for the ECR project, estimated at Rs 356 crore in 2012, surged to Rs 756 crore in 2019, and went up to Rs 940 crore in February this year.

16 Aug 2023

100 buses of TNSTC get a makeover, to ply on mofussil routes

The renovated buses have been allocated to Villupuram (16), Salem (15), Kumbakonam (37), and Tirunelveli (32), and will ply on mofussil routes.

12 Aug 2023

Chennai - Tiruchendur Express to run faster by 40 mins from Aug 15

Currently, the Chendur express departs from Egmore at 4.05 pm and reaches Tiruchendur at 6.50am the following day.

11 Aug 2023

Railway okays Kilambakkam station

This will transform Kilambakkam into a multimodal transport hub, enabling connectivity to MTC, mofussil (TNSTC), SETC buses, and suburban trains.

10 Aug 2023

Governor delaying nod to probe Madras University vice-chancellor S Gowri for 5 months 

The state higher education department wrote a letter on March 9 seeking permission based on evidence gathered by the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption.

09 Aug 2023

Aadhaar must for students to get scholarship, community benefits in TN

Move to help govt identify proportion of each community availing benefits of various schemes

08 Aug 2023

MTC fights traffic pain as Metro, corporation works eat into road space in Chennai

Residents of Semmancheri and Perumbakkam say travel time has gone up by 45-60 mins

03 Aug 2023

TN transport department gets tough on overloaded goods vehicles

Similarly, under section 114 of CMVA, the driver of an overloaded vehicle should take the vehicle to the weighing scale to assess the load of the vehicle.

03 Aug 2023

Sans new buses, TNSTC toils to cope with rising demand

Experts have told TNIE that Chennai requires an additional 2,000 buses to meet its growing demand.

02 Aug 2023

MTC must correct course in Chennai to get off bumpy ride

The last time MTC received new buses was way back in September 2019. Experts have told TNIE that Chennai requires an additional 2,000 buses to meet its growing demand.

31 Jul 2023

TN demotes 45 revenue officials and promotes 110, as per 2018 SC order

The demoted officers contended that the move contradicts several SC rulings declaring reservation in promotions as illegal.

24 Jul 2023

Ladies coaches to be in middle on Chennai's suburban trains

Bringing two ladies coaches together will enhance monitoring of the coaches with fewer RPF staff, thereby improving the safety for women travellers,” said an official.

17 Jul 2023

Four-lane flyover from Teynampet to Saidapet covering 3.2 km allotted Rs 621 crore

Travel time between Teynampet and Saidapet will be reduced by nearly 30 minutes as congestion at intersections in Anna Salai will soon become a thing of the past.

10 Jul 2023

1.23 lakh beneficiaries added to social security schemes after data vetting

35 lakh listed under 12 schemes, may be excluded from Rs 1,000 for women heads of family

08 Jul 2023

Govt plans to conduct survey on all migrant workers in Tamil Nadu 

As per the first survey conducted in 2015-16, Tamil Nadu had 10.2 lakh migrant workers from West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, and northeastern region.

03 Jul 2023

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