Tamil Nadu News


No possibility of reopening schools now, says Sengottaiyan

In the current situation, there is no possibility of reopening schools across the State, said School Education Minister KA Sengottaiyan.

published : 23 Sep 2020

Efforts of govt would reflect in polls: Sellur K Raju

Only those who win the confidence of the people could come to power, said Minister for Cooperation Sellur K Raju here on Tuesday.

published : 23 Sep 2020

Rs 14k crore river-linking work to kick off in Jan: Palaniswami

The Chief Minister said that in the first phase, channels would be dug for 118 kilometres from Cauvery to South Vellar.

published : 23 Sep 2020

Disburse pending IGST dues, TN tells Centre

The government on Tuesday renewed its demand for early disbursal of IGST due of Rs 4,321 crore.

published : 23 Sep 2020

Two more private train routes added

The Railway Board has added two more routes to the existing list of 12 routes planned for running private trains under Chennai cluster of the Southern Railway.

published : 23 Sep 2020

Shallot fields in Perambalur laid to waste by rot disease

Hence, I decided to destroy it and I do not know how I’m going to repay my loans without any yield,” he lamented. 

published : 23 Sep 2020

Coimbatore: 4-year-old girl raped by POCSO accused

Sources identified the suspect as a native of Villupuram. A few years ago, he settled in Palladam with his family members.

published : 23 Sep 2020

Ariyalur bank branch manager caught in Hindi-row transferred to regional office in Tiruchy

The move comes after political parties in Tamil Nadu condemned the manager and bank for allegedly refusing a loan to a senior citizen man because he did not know Hindi.

published : 22 Sep 2020

Tamil Nadu reports 5,334 new COVID-19 cases, 76 deaths in last 24-hours

Keeping with the trend of the capital district reporting just below 1,000 cases each day, Chennai reported 989 cases.

published : 22 Sep 2020

TN party announces hunger strike at 10,000 places demanding removal of community from SC list

Devendra Kula Vellalars were stigmatised with ‘unwanted’ identities such as dalits and harijans for the past 7 decades as all 77 castes in the SC list were seen in the same light, said Krishnaswamy

published : 22 Sep 2020

Madras HC issues notice to Centre, state on plea for better facilities to sanitary workers

The petitioner said according to data collected by the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis, since 2017 one sanitary worker has died every 5 days in India while cleaning sewers or septic tanks

published : 22 Sep 2020

Tussle between politicos to cost Tiruchy city of development project?

There are allegations that some of the traders, who oppose shifting of the Gandhi market, are backed by Tourism Minister Vellamandi N Natarajan who has been running business near the Gandhi market for

published : 22 Sep 2020

‘Elephants camping in Pethikuttai monitored’

The health of wild elephants, including a herd of 22 elephants, are regularly being monitored by the frontline staff at Pethikuttai reserve forest of Sirumugai forest range.

published : 22 Sep 2020

Panchayat secretary suspended from service for taking bribe

Kumaripalayam panchayat secretary Kandhasamy was suspended from service on Monday for swindling Rs 5.89 lakh by issuing fake bills for illegal tap water connections.

published : 22 Sep 2020

Flood alert issued in Hogenakkal

According to the Pennagaram Tahsildhar, Sethulingam Balachandiram, flood alert was issued in Hogenakkal as the water was released from Kabini and Krishnasagar dam in Karnataka.

published : 22 Sep 2020
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