Tamil Nadu Government

Madras HC tells state government to use drones to assess quantum of mining

The court stressed that although industrial development is the nation's development, wealth and the public interest must be protected, and the interest of the nation.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Save lives, retain 10-km buffer in Pulicat bird sanctuary near Chennai: Fishers

The federation, comprising of fishermen from various villages in the Ponneri taluk of Tiruvallur district, urged the government to fulfil their long-pending demands.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Semester exams to be held online in Tamil Nadu from February 1

Higher education minister K Ponmudi, who made the announcement on Friday, said students will write their final semester exams on rotational basis at their respective institutes.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Suki Sivam urges Tamil Nadu government to restore status of temples as 'kendras' of Hinduism

This remark of Suki Sivam, made during the HR and CE advisory committee meeting chaired by the Chief Minister on Thursday, is likely to trigger a debate in the coming days.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Can social media firms be treated as accused in criminal cases: Madras HC asks state government 

Duraimurugan had earlier given an undertaking to the court that he would not repeat the offence if granted bail.

published on : 21st January 2022

Tamil Nadu archaeology department plans excavations at seven places in 2022

The Chief Minister said that the archaeology department has proposed to conduct a reconnaissance survey in the sea off the coast of Korkai in Thoothukudi district.

published on : 21st January 2022

Tamil Nadu government doctors can compete for 50 per cent quota and open seats in PG courses: HC

The Madras High Court on Wednesday dismissed a batch of petitions challenging the quota and weightage marks given to government doctors serving in hills and rural areas.

published on : 20th January 2022

Expert panel in place for flood mitigation in Chennai: Tamil Nadu government to HC

She said that an expert committee, with representatives from various departments including PWD, Water Resources, CMDA and Corporation, was formed last year.

published on : 20th January 2022

Tamil Nadu government urged to open more river sand quarries amid huge demand

CREDAI former president N Nandhakumar said that there could be competition in getting river sand once the quarries open and one has to wait and watch.

published on : 17th January 2022

‘Locked’ city streets keep Chennaiites at bay for a day

It was a feeling of déja vu for Chennaiites as lockdown returned on Jan 9, to contain the surge of Covid-19 cases.

published on : 10th January 2022

Officials struggle to vaccinate teens as many parents refuse consent

While there are those who have vaccinated themselves but are worried about its safety on children, there are also the crop of anti-vaxxers.

published on : 10th January 2022

Execute Pongal hamper scheme well, says Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin

In a press statement, Stalin said he visited PDS shops and learnt that the Pongal gift hamper scheme has been received well by the general public.

published on : 10th January 2022

Tamil Nadu: CM-headed advisory committee to streamline maintenance of HR&CE temples

HR&CE Minister PK Sekar Babu will be the vice-chairman of the committee which will include retired judge D Mathivanan, Kundrakudi Ponnambala Adigalar and Santhalinga Marudachala Adigalar.

published on : 7th January 2022

What's current status of NEET Bill in Tamil Nadu, ask students

The future of the bill, which says that medical admissions in the State would happen by considering class 12 marks only, remains uncertain as it is still lying in the governor's office.

published on : 3rd January 2022

My aim is to create a grievance-less Tamil Nadu: CM MK Stalin

The chief minister distributed welfare assistance to 45,344 beneficiaries at the event held at Care College Campus at Thayanur on Tiruchy-Dindigul road on Thursday.

published on : 31st December 2021
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