TN Lockdown

More lockdown relaxations in TN, theatres can function with 100% occupancy from November 1

So far, all kinds of shops, restaurants and bakeries were allowed to function till 11 pm. This restriction has been removed.

published on : 23rd October 2021

TN schools, colleges to reopen as scheduled from September 1, beaches to be closed on Sundays

The bar on public worship in places of worship on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and the bar on organising festivals will continue

published on : 30th August 2021

Cinema theatres to reopen from August 23 as Tamil Nadu announces more lockdown relaxations

All colleges will be opened from September 1, beaches are to be opened for the public and public transport from Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka can resume

published on : 21st August 2021

No more relaxations as lockdown extended in Tamil Nadu till August 9

The Chief Minister, in his statement, directed District Collectors and the police to take stringent steps to implement the guidelines issued by the government for containing COVID-19

published on : 30th July 2021

Lockdown extended in Tamil Nadu till July 31, teachers now allowed to visit schools

Schools, colleges, theatres, bars and swimming pools will remain closed

published on : 16th July 2021

Bus service to resume across TN from July 5, no e-Pass for inter-district travel

The inter-district and intra-district operation of buses by State-owned transport corporations will resume in all districts from July 5 with 50% seat occupancy.

published on : 2nd July 2021

Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till July 12. Check details here

The e-pass/ e-registration system for travelling from one district to another is withdrawn. 

published on : 2nd July 2021

Right to practise religion can take backseat when right to life is under threat, says Madras HC

The court refused to entertain a petition that sought full reopening of temples that were shut due to the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions

published on : 2nd July 2021

Lockdown extended in Tamil Nadu till July 5 with more relaxations, malls to reopen in Chennai

In four districts -- Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kanchipuram and Chengalpattu -- shopping malls/complexes can function between 9 am and 7 pm. But no permission has been give for theatres to reopen.

published on : 25th June 2021

Covid lockdown: Holistic plan required to feed stray animals, says Madras High Court

The issue pertains to a plea moved by an animal activist VE Shiva praying for a direction to the State government to feed the stray animals, which are starving due to the pandemic.

published on : 14th June 2021

Madras HC directs Tamil Nadu govt to consider financial aid to transgenders

In her plea, transgender activist Grace Banu had said there are over 50,000 transgenders in the state who have lost their livelihood due to the lockdown.

published on : 14th June 2021

Lockdown in TN extended till June 21; Tasmac shops, salons to open in 27 districts soon

Additional relaxations have been announced for 27 districts including Chennai where the COVID-19 infection has started receding

published on : 11th June 2021

Lockdown likely to be extended in Tamil Nadu for one more week with some relaxations

While the situation has now improved in Chennai, the western region of the state is seeing the highest number of cases in recent days

published on : 4th June 2021

Tamil Nadu announces free bus travel for differently-abled, transwomen

The DMK government has already announced free travel for women in government buses.

published on : 3rd June 2021

TN lockdown: Rail, air travellers too need e-registration, says govt 

Those travelling by rail and air also must register at the government's web portal ( before the journey.

published on : 31st May 2021
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