Tamil Nadu government

4 lakh applicants for 1.2 lakh government college seats in Tamil Nadu

With over 4 lakh youngsters applying to government arts and science colleges in the State, academicians have flagged the need for better infrastructure.

published on : 29th July 2022

IRCDUC urges Tamil Nadu government to amend rules to add Bala Sabhas in gram panchayats

The children policy states that the State will adopt overarching measures to ensure that 'children are respected and given opportunities to partake in matters of concern to them'.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Tamil Nadu students can apply to colleges till July 27: Higher Education department

The State Higher Education Department, on Friday, announced that the time to apply for admissions into arts and science colleges and engineering colleges will end on July 27.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Ready to send 'acceptable reply' on anti-NEET Bill: Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian

Subramanian said the State had the right to enact laws related to admission in colleges, as per entry 25 in the concurrent list of the Constitution.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Madras HC asks Tamil Nadu government to reply on status of Police Wellbeing Programme

The court had also directed the government to continue the programme for five years and to allocate funds for it.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Oocyte sale case: Madras HC quashes Tamil Nadu government's order to seal Tiruppur scan centre

The scan centre, which was allegedly used for illegal sale of oocytes from a minor, was sealed on July 15 by the TN Medical Services Directorate.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Kallakurichi girl death: 'Ask parents to accept victim's body', State urges Madras HC

State Public Prosecutor Hasan Mohammed Jinnah told the court that the girl's body is kept at the Kallakurichi government hospital.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Tamil Nadu to soon send clarifications sought by Centre over anti-NEET Bill

Union Health Ministry said that NEET is a merit-based exam and it ensures historical reformation like quality education, transparency, national qualification and entrance exam.

published on : 21st July 2022

Tamil Nadu government allows panchayats to spend Rs 5,000 on gram sabha meet

The State government has increased the expenditure ceiling for conducting gram sabha meetings to from Rs 1,000 to Rs 5,000.

published on : 20th July 2022

Lack of alternatives to single use plastics dampens efforts in Tamil Nadu

Top officials said that the State generated an average plastic waste output of 1,178 tonnes per day during 2020-21.

published on : 19th July 2022

Tamil Nadu government set to hike electricity tariff, cites TANGEDCO's huge losses

Those who are having a bill above Rs 2,000 will mandatorily have to pay it online.

published on : 19th July 2022

Tamil Nadu government's high-power committee inspects Sterlite Copper plant

On behalf of Sterlite Copper, Vedanta group had moved the Supreme Court seeking permission to carry out maintenance of its copper smelter, which was shut down in public interest on May 28, 2018.

published on : 19th July 2022

Madras HC says building refugee camp part of government policy, cannot interfere

The court was hearing a PIL filed against the State government's decision to set up a Sri Lankan refugee camp on a land that was previously earmarked for a bus stand at Thoranakkalpatti in Karur.

published on : 19th July 2022

Form panel to prepare list of Agamic temples in Tamil Nadu: Madras HC

The bench said the retired judge must be a person well acquainted with the Agamic practices and temple affairs and the committee shall be constituted within a month.

published on : 16th July 2022

AIADMK clash: Lives saved due to police action, Tamil Nadu government tells HC

Explaining the events and attempts made by the police to control the situation, he said that the clash was between the supporters of EPS and OPS, not between the AIADMK and the police.

published on : 15th July 2022

PM Narendra Modi accepts Tamil Nadu's request, likely to inaugurate 44th Chess Olympiad

The Olympiad will be held between July 28 and August 10 and is expected to draw over 2,000 chess players from 187 countries.

published on : 15th July 2022

State has approved policy to remove invasive plant species: Tamil Nadu government to HC

The policy will address highly invasive, habitat-degrading plant species in the forest areas of Tamil Nadu for removal and management simultaneously.

published on : 15th July 2022

People want Tamil Nadu government to sell more sand to IREL after Rs 15 crore deal

They opine that more agreements with the public-sector unit will curb illegal mining of sand and rein in the sand mafia.

published on : 15th July 2022

Government school students in Tamil Nadu await supply of books after a month into classes

A teacher from Beema Nagar corporation school, too, pointed to notebooks not having reached them while an aided school at Ponmalaipatti mentioned not having received all the books.

published on : 14th July 2022

Revise CZMP maps in six months: NGT to Union Environment Ministry, Tamil Nadu government

These discrepancies were proved during the hearing and the green bench cancelled the CRZ clearance granted to the project in 2019.

published on : 14th July 2022
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