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VIEW PICS | AIADMK factional feud: Party HQ sealed after clashes; General Council elects EPS as interim general secretary while OPS sacked

It was a day of high drama and tension for Tamil Nadu's principal opposition party, the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) party. Bringing dual leadership in the party to an end, the executive general council elected Edappady K Palaniswami (EPS) as its Interim General Secretary and vested in him full powers to helm the organisation, in a meeting at Vanagaram in Chennai today. The party's General Council meet also expelled rival leader O Panneerselvam (OPS) from the party's primary membership and post as treasurer. Following acts of violence by supporters of the two factions, the party headquarters in Royapettah was sealed by revenue authorities.

published on : 11th July 2022

IN PICS: Inside Chennai's first flower exhibition at Kalaivanar Arangam

More than four lakh flowers of 27 varieties are on display at the exhibition which will be open to the public till June 5.

published on : 4th June 2022

Tamil Nadu schools reopen following stringent Covid protocols

The schools in Tamil Nadu reopened for classes 1 to 12 on February 1, after being shut following the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

published on : 1st February 2022

TN showcases the Centre-rejected Republic Day tableau at state celebrations

The Tamil Nadu government showcased the Republic Day tableau, which was rejected by a Central committee, depicting a statue of Queen Velu Nachiyar riding a horse with a sword in hand and women soldiers.

published on : 26th January 2022

Chennai rains : A thermocol boat ride, concerned mother and many waterlogged roads!

The Chennai Corporation has kept 52 boats and 507 water pumps in readiness.

published on : 10th November 2021

Alternate day attendance, 20 students per classroom: Schools, colleges reopen in Tamil Nadu amid Covid protocol

The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu M K Stalin said the parents and teachers should realise that reopening of schools and colleges has been allowed considering the educational and psychological concerns of students.

published on : 1st September 2021

Tamil Nadu Lockdown: State to continue restrictions till June 7

The Tamil Nadu chief minister, M K Stalin has announced the distribution of COVID-19 relief kits containing 13 grocery items to all rice cardholders in the state free of cost during the month of June.

published on : 30th May 2021

Tamil Nadu COVID-19 lockdown: List of services affected and unaffected from May 10-24

With a view to intensify the measures for preventing further spread of COVID-19, Chief Minister MK Stalin announced that full lockdown will be in force for two weeks in Tamil Nadu from May 10. Here are the major services that will be allowed to function and those prohibited.

published on : 8th May 2021

Election 2021: Change of guard in TN, Left retains Kerala and Didi's hattrick in Bengal

Four states and one UT fought elections over almost two months even as the country had its own battles to fight an invisible coronavirus. Here are a few glimpses of how party leaders celebrated their victories. 

published on : 3rd May 2021

Thala, Thalapathy and Thalaivar: Glimpses of star power from Tamil Nadu voting booths

As voters came out to exercise their franchise on the busiest day of this election season, Tamil Nadu is scripting a political history which will not only decide the next five years but the decades ahead. 

published on : 6th April 2021

Cyclone Nivar: Flood repair in full swing as Chennai, Puducherry limp back to normalcy

Despite the sincere efforts, many localities in Chennai witnessed waterlogging as Cyclone Nivar made landfall.Heavy downpour triggered by very severe cyclonic storm Nivar lashed Puducherry and its suburbs on Thursday, uprooting trees, damaging electric poles and leaving several areas inundated

published on : 26th November 2020

Cyclone Nivar: Heavy rains leave Chennai waterlogged, authorities say major flooding like 2015 impossible

Chennai on Tuesday received over 100 mm of rainfall which led to waterlogging in many parts of the city.

published on : 25th November 2020

Take a look at these pictures to get an idea about life inside a COVID ward in Chennai

Braving coronavirus fears, TNIE lensman Shiba Prasad Sahu has captured the lives of people and that journey continued even after his encounter with the deadly virus, when he shot with his mobile camera giving us a closer view of what happens in a COVID-19 ward during treatment. Shiba is thankful to all the dedicated healthcare workers who make sure every patient goes home cured. Here's a look at how time passes in the Govt Medical College, Omandurar Estate, Chennai.

published on : 15th August 2020

Tamil Nadu: Adaiyaaru to Saithaappettai, 14 name changes for Chennai residents to take note of

The Tamil Nadu government has issued a notification as per the recommendation of an experts committee for changing the names of 1,018 places, including of many important places the capital. Hereafter the District Collector will take steps for changing the names of these places through the local bodies concerned. Check out 14 Chennai neighbourhoods that will get a revised name tag under the new move.

published on : 12th June 2020

Lockdown 4.0: 7 things Chennai residents should know as Tamil Nadu extends statewide restrictions till May 31

Many relaxations introduced as the part of lockdown 4.0 is not applicable to Chennai limits as the number of coronavirus cases remains unchecked in the district. Here are seven things Chennaiites must need to know.

published on : 18th May 2020

For the homeless in Chennai, life comes to a standstill following intense lockdown

As Tamil Nadu enters a four-day intense lockdown, with many of us retreating to the safe confines of our homes, for those on the roads, very little has changed. The TNIE lensmen bring us a glimpse of those who have made the outside their home. 

published on : 28th April 2020

COVID-19: Tamil Nadu government to impose fresh lockdown restrictions from Sunday. What does it mean for you?

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday announced fresh restrictions during the lockdown period to avoid people's unnecessary movement as the state is entering the second stage of coronavirus spread. The fresh restrictions will come into force from March 29. 

published on : 28th March 2020

Tamil Nadu lockdown: From hospitals to food delivery, what services will be affected and exempted. Find out

With Tamil Nadu all set to go into lockdown from 6 pm on Tuesday, shops other than those selling essential commodities like milk, meat and groceries will not function. How about eateries, meat stalls and government offices? Find out here.

published on : 24th March 2020

COVID-19 impact: With holidays and offices closed, here's how the shutdown in South India looks

With COVID-19 positive cases inching towards 150, many states have issued elaborate restrictions to reduce the transmission of the virus. Schools, malls, theatres, amusements parks and other places which attracts huge crowd have been closed.

published on : 18th March 2020

IN PICS | Ernakulam-Bengaluru KSRTC bus collides with lorry in Tamil Nadu, 19 dead

According to preliminary information, the tyres of the container lorry burst and lost control, hitting a divider before ramming into the bus.

published on : 20th February 2020
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