CM urges Modi to secure release of TN fishermen from Lankan custody

The Tamilnadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami yesterday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging the Centre take concrete action through diplomatic channels to secure the release of 46 Indian fishermen kept in Sri Lankan custody and their 26 boats as they were getting ruined. Continue Reading

JACTO-GEO calls off strike following appeal by CM, HC

A day after the Chief Minister K Palaniswami appealed to the protesting Tamilnadu government teachers and employees to resume work, Joint Action Council of Tamil Nadu Teachers’ Organisation and Government Employees Organisations called off their strike on Wednesday. Continue Reading

TN hikes relief for FRP boats damaged in Gaja to Rs 1.5 lakh

The Tamilnadu government Friday enhanced the compensation for fishermen whose fibre reinforced plastic boats fitted with nets had been damaged during the 16 November cyclone ‘Gaja’ that lashed the Cauvery delta districts of the state. Continue Reading