Tamil Nadu government

'What was Governor doing for three years?': SC flays RN Ravi over delay in granting assent to Bills

Taking note of the delay in granting assent to Bills, the bench said the issue was whether there was a delay in the discharge of the constitutional functions entrusted to the office of the governors.

published on : 20th November 2023

Rs. 350 crore scam in food procurement: TN govt tells Madras HC a detailed inquiry is on

Pointing out the need for going through voluminous records running to about 24, 000 pages involving 48 tenders, the State PP promised the court, “We will conclude the inquiry as soon as possible.”

published on : 15th November 2023

6.5 lakh heavy vehicles off the roads following stir by state lorry owners association

Tamil Nadu Sand and Lorry Owners Federation leader S Yuvaraj said the federation is also demanding to open sand quarries across the state. 

published on : 9th November 2023

TN government forms Fact Check Unit to check veracity of news across all media platforms 

This would be the official Fact Check Unit of the government for fake news, mis/disinformation, and hate speech pertaining to the government. 

published on : 1st November 2023

DMK govt files petition in SC against Governor Ravi accusing him of acting as a political rival

The Governor's refusal to act on the advice of the Council of Ministers and deliberate inaction in acting on the Bills and the files will defeat the parliamentary democracy, the government said.

published on : 31st October 2023

Udhayanidhi Stalin gives first review of 'Leo', mentions LCU in his post

While the makers of Leo have not yet revealed if the film will fall under LCU (Lokesh Cinematic Universe), Udhayanidhi’s mention in his post has raised expectations.

published on : 18th October 2023

Quo warranto writ cannot be issued for removal of a minister: Tamil Nadu govt tells Madras HC

Only the appointing authority can do so with the aid and advice of the chief minister and to issue a quo warranto writ, the respondent must have been disqualified to hold office.

published on : 14th October 2023

Government Rajaji hospital docs to perform surgeries after minister promise

GRH doctors staged a protest in front of the IMA hall demanding the state government to suspend the CHO and reduce the workload of obstetrics gynaecologists.

published on : 13th October 2023

Running out of supplies, say Tamil Nadu students in Israel

TN government says will bring them back if war situation escalates

published on : 10th October 2023

Tamil Nadu announces help-line numbers to Israel Tamils

This initiative aims to ensure that Tamil residents in Israel can easily access assistance and support during these challenging times.

published on : 9th October 2023

Appointment of VCs in violation of norms null and void; can lead to legal complications: UGC to TN govt

There has been a stand-off between the Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi and the state's DMK-led government over the appointments of vice-chancellors.

published on : 5th October 2023

Tamil Nadu government forms V-C search panel, omits governor’s UGC nominee 

Ravi had formed 3 V-C panels on Sept 6 with UGC representatives

published on : 21st September 2023

Tamil Nadu govt doctors want allowance G.O. to be implemented, hold stir

According to Government Order 293, doctors with higher qualifications are entitled to two special increments. These special increments shall count for pay fixation, dearness allowance, and pension. 

published on : 14th September 2023

Doctors stage sit-in agitation demanding implementation of GO 293

GO 293, which was passed in June 2021 promising them special increments and allowances

published on : 29th August 2023

Respond to court queries directly: Madras HC to govt department heads

The direction was given on an appeal alleging negligence in providing promotion to a government officer.

published on : 25th August 2023

Cauvery row: Supreme Court to hear TN’s plea on August 25

The bench was constituted by the CJI pursuant to considering the request put forth by Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi.

published on : 23rd August 2023

‘State can’t ban online games’: Companies to Court

 Online gaming companies have contended that the Tamil Nadu government can regulate online games but not prohibit it. 

published on : 22nd August 2023

Tamil Nadu, Karnataka must share rain distress: CM Siddaramaiah on Cauvery water issue

Siddaramaiah said Karnataka always released surplus water to Tamil Nadu, but could not release it now because of the weak monsoon.

published on : 13th August 2023

‘Online gambling addictive, affects social order’: TN govt to Madras HC

Countering arguments of online gaming companies, senior counsel Kapil Sibal underscored that physical space is different from virtual space where the canvass is far wider.

published on : 8th August 2023

International hockey back in Chennai after 5661 days

The Tamil Nadu government has been on a mission to host international events in the state.

published on : 3rd August 2023
1 2 > 
Isreal Conflict