Crucial AIADMK executive meet today, key decisions likely

With the Tamilnadu Assembly polls about 7-8 months away, the crucial executive committee meeting of the ruling AIADMK would be held here today in which some key decisions were likely to be taken. Continue Reading

TN reports 5,647 Covid cases, 1,187 from Chennai

Tamilnadu today registered 5,647 new Covid-19 cases, taking the total number of persons tested positive for coronavirus infection in the State so far to 5,75,017. Continue Reading

SPB laid to rest with full police honours at his farm house

Legendary singer S P Balasubrahmanyam, popularly called as SPB, who passed away here yesterday, was today laid to rest with full police honours at his farm house at Thamaraipakkam about 25 km from here, in neighbouring Thiruvallur district. Continue Reading

OPS meets Madhusudhanan, triggers speculations

The meeting between Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, also the coordinator of the AIADMK, and the party’s presidium chairman Madhusudhanan has once again created speculations in the ruling party and the State’s political circles. Continue Reading

Tamilnadu CS chairs meeting with Collectors of Covid-hit districts

Tamilnadu Chief Secretary K Shanmugam today held a review meeting with Collectors of 15 Districts, which are hit hard by Covid-19, via video conferencing from the Secretariat. Continue Reading

BJP leaders hit out at Stalin for criticising farm bills

Senior leaders of the BJP have come down heavily on DMK president M K Stalin for criticising the Union government’s farm bills adopted by Parliament recently. Continue Reading

Four more labs in Tamilnadu approved for Covid testing

Four more labs in Tamilnadu have been approved for Covid-19 testing. They are Bhaarath Medical College and Hospital in Kancheepuram, Hicare Lab at Adambakkam in Chennai, Ganga Laboratory, a Unit of Ganga Medical Centre and Coimbatore & Laboratory Services and Sri Kumaran Hospital in Trichy. Continue Reading

Private colleges file plea against TN government

A section of private colleges in Tamilnadu has moved the Madras High Court seeking direction to the State government to release scholarship funds meant for students from SC and ST communities which are pending since 2017. Continue Reading

Officials get strict as Coimbatore posts record Covid cases, 200 more oxygen beds to be set up

With Coimbatore recording more than 600 fresh cases of Covid-19 for the second time after September 21, the district administration has announced that it would be implementing the recent G.O where people will be fined Rs 200 for not wearing masks, Rs 500 for coming out and moving around in a containment zone, not maintaining social distancing and for spitting in public places. Continue Reading