Tamil Nadu News


Give more funds to grade-II colleges: Faculties

Sources said that despite DCE order, grade II colleges of Mettupalayam, Palladam, Kangeyam, Avinashi, etc yet to start any arrangements for online classes.

published : 03 Aug 2020

Private travel agencies selling e-passes in Madurai using glitches in system?

In one of the leaked audio clips, the agent is heard telling the passenger that the agency would obtain e-pass for all the passengers, even for those who lack identity proof.

published : 03 Aug 2020

Sivaganga MP Karti P Chidambaram tests COVID-19 positive, 2nd parliamentarian in Tamil Nadu to get infected

The Congress leader said that he had shown 'mild symptoms' and as per medical advice, he will be under home quarantine.

published : 03 Aug 2020

Tamil Nadu will never ever allow three-language policy, asserts CM Edappadi Palaniswami

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami appealed to PM Modi to allow states to implement their own language policy.

published : 03 Aug 2020

No space for cattle as industries take over grassland along Thamirabarani

The prospects of cattle herding and the flora and fauna along Thamirabarani look bleak as the grasslands along the river are being converted for purposes such as industrial growth.

published : 03 Aug 2020

Nagapattinam MP Selvaraj tests positive for COVID-19

Lok Sabha member representing Nagapattinam, M Selvaraj tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday.  He is the first elected representative in district to get affected by the virus.  

published : 03 Aug 2020

This Tiruchy's woman police officer is a guardian angel to some

Sundays used to add to helplessness of destitute people in the city, as there was total lockdown, not anymore.

published : 03 Aug 2020

After 10-hour-wait for ambulance in Tamil Nadu's Theni, body wheeled to burial ground 

An woman, in her late 70s, who died shortly after testing positive for Covid, was wheeled to the burial ground on a pushcart since ambulance did not arrive even after a 10-hour wait. 

published : 03 Aug 2020

COVID-19 cases continue to soar in northern Tamil Nadu

Number of cases continued to soar in Chennai’s neighbouring districts with Chengalpattu reporting 446 cases, Kancheepuram 393 and Tiruvallur 317.

published : 03 Aug 2020

Man sets himself ablaze in Chennai after police officer assaults him for failing to pay house rent

The State government had made it very clear, multiple times, that landlords must not force tenants to pay rent till the economy recovers from the shock induced by the Covid-19 pandemic.

published : 03 Aug 2020

Murder sparks arson in Cuddalore

Violence and arson swept through the Thazhanguda fishing hamlet in Cuddalore on Saturday night after the brother of a local leader was hacked to death by a rival gang.

published : 03 Aug 2020

Siddha system of medicine to be offered for COVID-19 treatment in Puducherry

Pointing out that 200 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Puducherry today, the chief minister said that it is because Puducherry is doing more tests.

published : 02 Aug 2020

After two years in hiding, Sri Lankan underworld kingpin Angoda Lokka dies in Coimbatore

Trio who forged his identity papers and buried his body arrested by police

published : 02 Aug 2020

New education policy foments 'confusion' and is 'unacceptable' to Pondy: CM

Brushing aside the policy as 'unacceptable' for the union territory, the CM said, "What is relevant for northern States cannot be taken as suitable for the southern states."

published : 02 Aug 2020

TN Governor Banwarilal Purohit tests positive for COVID-19; he is asymptomatic and 'stable'

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit tested positive for COVID-19 in Chennai on Sunday. He is asymptomatic and clinically stable according to a hospital statement.

published : 02 Aug 2020