Cabinet reshuffle in TN: PTR shifted to IT, Thangam Thennarasu to Finance; Rajaa gets Industries
Incidentally, the portfolio change for PTR came weeks after the release of audio clips attributed to him in which he allegedly charged that the chief minister’s son and son-in-law have amassed wealth.
PTR says second audio also fabricated, alleges it's the handiwork of a blackmail gang
Rajan said all the ministers in the government have been working as a cohesive team to achieve 'spectacular' results, adding, "Why would I ever say anything negative about any of them?"
BJP team meets governor, seeks probe into ‘PTR audio clip’
Reacting to it, on Sunday, the BJP said it will urge the governor to initiate an independent forensic audit of the audio clip.
Will file complaint with Governor RN Ravi, Centre for probe into audio clip: EPS
Addressing the media at the Madurai airport, Palaniswami questioned why Chief Minister MK Stalin was maintaining silence over the issue.
PTR audio leak: TN BJP leader urges Governor to initiate forensic audit on clip
The audio clip, purportedly a recording of the finance minister's interaction with journalists, alleges that a DMK minister and one of his relatives had amassed huge ill-gotten wealth.
'Malicious, fabricated', says PTR on audio clip about Tamil Nadu CM Stalin's family
Thiaga Rajan said this would be his only statement on the issue and he would go back to ignoring such malicious slander.
Governor’s discretionary funds reduced from Rs 5cr to Rs 3cr: TN Finance Minister
The minister said this in response to the issue raised by a few MLAs regarding the funds allocated for the Raj Bhavan.
Raj Bhavan flouted rules in spending funds: TN Finance Minister
Finance minister claims there is no detail for Rs 11.32 cr of Rs 18 crore allocated to the discretionary fund of governor
TN Finance Minister flays hike in governor’s discretionary funding during AIADMK rule
The minister said the discretionary funds of the governor which stood at Rs 50 lakh per year were increased to Rs 5 crore in 2019-20.
‘DMK govt implemented 86 per cent of its promises’: Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan
PTR says the last two AIADMK govts could execute only 50% of the announcements made during their 2 tenures
INTERVIEW | Tamil Nadu budget lays foundation for inclusive growth, says Finance Minister PTR
There are 2.33 crore families or ration cards in Tamil Nadu. If we were to give Rs 1,000 per family per month to every ration card, that is roughly Rs 27,960 crore annually.
Tamil Nadu yet to fix 'eligibility' for Rs 1K honorarium, says PTR
The scheme is to be launched on September 15, the birth anniversary of DMK founder and former CM CN Annadurai.
Chief secretary Irai Anbu to chair meet on flood mitigation, river restoration
The department is already carrying out flood mitigation works worth Rs 184 crore in Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Cuddalore.
It’s time to reclaim Tamil Nadu’s spot in IT ecosystem: PTR
He was speaking on the topic of ‘The role of information technology in shaping a trillion dollar economy’, at the state government’s Umagine technology conference in the city.
PTR: AIADMK has no history of reducing state’s deficits
Viswanathan charged the state government does not deserve praise for the decrease in revenue deficit as it is because all the business activities have become normal after the lockdown.
Social media admin held for posting meme against DMK regime's scheme; Oppn slams move
The police action led to a political furore with the principal opposition AIADMK and its ally the BJP strongly condemning the action, even as "#ArrestMeToo_stalin" trended on Twitter.
Kovai Semmozhi Poonga off the blocks, Rs 43 crore allocated
The remaining land would be taken up once the prison is relocated.
Poor to benefit as guideline value back to 2017 rate
Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan said for deeds of sale and gift exchange, 5% stamp duty, 2% transfer duty and 2% registration fee will be applicable.
Hogenakkal 2.0 helps spread lakhs of smiles in Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri
The groundwater in Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri has fluoride content between 1.5 -12.4 (mg/l) which is well above the WHO guideline value which is 1 mg/l.
1,000 civil services aspirants to get Rs 7.5K stipend
Along with providing quality training, a monthly stipend will be provided by the state government to financially support and encourage students to prepare for the exams.
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test