Tamil Nadu News


BJP nominee in Tamil Nadu polls, Annamalai tests positive for COVID-19

A former Karnataka cadre IPS officer, Annamalai had taken voluntary retirement from service in 2019 and joined the BJP last year.

published : 11 Apr 2021

Srivilliputhur Congress candidate PSW Madhava Rao passes away

Madhava Rao had tested negative for the infection during admission but was treated at the Covid ward due to severe lung infection, and was later put on ventilator. 

published : 11 Apr 2021

Dalit women still face triple oppression: Rights activist

Taking part in a virtual discussion as part of the Prajnya Equality Colloquium Series, Jotheeswaran said brahminical patriarchy plays a critical role in keeping Dalits at the bottom.

published : 11 Apr 2021

JICA loan agreement for Madurai AIIMS signed, states RTI reply

The significant development comes more than two years after the foundation stone for the premier medical facility was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

published : 11 Apr 2021

Industries brace for impact of Covid surge

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) conducted a poll among 710 Chief Executive Officers (CEO) pertaining to both manufacturing and services sectors, on lockdown measures and night curfew.

published : 11 Apr 2021

SIC seeks retirement of 9 IAS officers

They were TRB chairpersons from 2011 to 2020, and were appointed during the AIADMK regime.

published : 11 Apr 2021

Migrants' exodus, scale-up testing: A look at Covid situation in Tamil Nadu districts

Coimbatore SIDCO Industrial Estate Manufacturers Welfare Association (COSIEMA) has called on the government to ensure that lockdown is not enforced, as fears remain among migrant workers.

published : 11 Apr 2021

A little empathy can save lives, says Puducherry L-G Tamilisai

They are constantly on a mission to save lives. At least for their sake, people should consider wearing masks, she said.

published : 11 Apr 2021

A few govts are being run as in US, says HC

...with a single person or a few persons exercising real authority, the court said

published : 11 Apr 2021

Plea seeking PM, President portraits binned by Madras HC

“The list includes photos of incumbent President and Prime Minister, but none of the offices are complying with the rules,” the petitioner added.

published : 11 Apr 2021

BJP leader raises question on safety of EVMs at GCT college

After visiting the centre, Nandakumar claimed that the district administration has failed to make arrangements to provide proper food, accommodation and restroom facilities for the agents.

published : 11 Apr 2021

AIADMK expels six more cadre

The AIADMK on Saturday expelled Satya Panneerselvam, Panruti MLA, and five other functionaries from Cuddalore district for anti-party activities.

published : 11 Apr 2021

Cancel CBSE board exams: Ramadoss

PMK founder S Ramadoss on Saturday demanded that CBSE board examinations for classes 10 and 12, scheduled from May 4, be cancelled in view of increasing Covid cases.

published : 11 Apr 2021

COVID-19: TN decides to close Chennai, Chengalpattu and Thiruvallur beaches during weekends

However, the government has relaxed the restriction that public worship in religious places would be allowed only till 8 p.m.

published : 10 Apr 2021

Covid-19: Doubling, positivity rate a cause for concern

On Friday, the district reported as many as 473 fresh Covid-19 cases, thereby pushing the number of active cases to 3,389. The district's cumulative tally stood at 62,070.

published : 10 Apr 2021