No necessity for complete lockdown in TN: Minister

Tamilnadu Revenue Minister R B Udhayakumar today said that there is no necessity to implement complete lockdown in the State. Continue Reading

Kanimozhi, Raja challenge pleas for early hearing of 2G appeals

DMK MP and former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi, Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa and others have opposed the CBI and Enforcement Directorate pleas seeking early hearing of the probe agencies’ appeals challenging the acquittal of individuals and firms in the 2G spectrum allocation scam cases. Continue Reading

TN asks officials to prepare micro plan for Covid-19 vaccination

In a key step which indicates that vaccines for Covid-19 might arrive soon, the Director of Public Health (DPH) and Preventive Medicine has instructed all Deputy Directors of Health Services to prepare a micro plan, at the level of health sub-centres (HSC), primary health centres (PHC) and districts, for carrying out vaccination against Covid-19 in the near future. Continue Reading

11-year-old boy’s death in Chennai raises safety concerns

In a freak incident, an 11-year-old boy died of strangulation when a cloth cradle rope, with which he was playing, got accidentally entangled around his neck at his house at Ramapuram in the city. Continue Reading

High level panel to revive TN economy submits report

The 23-member high level committee headed by former RBI Governor Dr C Rangarajan and comprising economists, experts and officials, constituted by the Tamilnadu government to bring the State’s economy back on the growth trajectory post Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown, today submitted its report. Continue Reading

8 MPs suspended from RS for a week after chaos over 2 farm bills

Eight members, including Trinamool Congress’ Derek O’Brien, of the Rajya Sabha were today suspended for a week over Sunday’s chaos in the House during the passage of the two farm bills. Continue Reading

80% of Covid-19 patients treated at government hospitals: TN Minister

A further 5,516 Covid-19 cases were reported in Tamilnadu in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of infections to 5,41,993 in the State. Continue Reading