Editorial: Unmask vested interests

Violence at an anti-CAA protest in Chennai days ago was due to instigation by vested interests and the agitation spilled over to several parts of Tamilnadu as people were swayed by rumours, Chief Minister K Palaniswami informed the Tamilnadu Assembly on Monday. Continue Reading

Editorial: Agri, Agree

In a bold and important move, Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Sunday announced eight Cauvery delta districts of Tamilnadu including the rice bowl, Thanjavur, will be categorised as a special protected agricultural zone and assured that permission will not be given for hydrocarbon projects. Asserting that steps will be taken to enact a separate law to confer the protected status to the delta districts, he said here that only agro-based industries will be encouraged on a need basis in the river Cauvery fed regions. Continue Reading

Chennai techie’s death: Lost faith in this government, says HC

Coming down heavily on the Tamilnadu government over illegal hoardings, the Madras High Court on Friday wondered how many more lives should be lost as a result of such banners, endangering the lives of the people. Continue Reading

Vellore LS polls: AIADMK vote bank intact, claims party

The ruling AIADMK, which lost the Vellore Lok Sabha seat to arch rival DMK on Friday, claimed the results showed that the vote bank built by late party supremo and former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa remained intact. Continue Reading

TN to build checkdams across Aliyar river after getting Kerala’s nod

After getting Kerala’s nod, further action will be taken to build checkdams at three locations across Aliyar river, announced Chief Minister K Palaniswami during the Assembly session. Continue Reading

Death toll of van-truck collision in Kerala rises to six

In a tragic incident, a van travelling from here collided with a stationary truck in Kerala killing five people on the spot. According to media reports, the toll rose to six yesterday with the death of an 8-year-old boy. Continue Reading

NDA allies from TN to attend dinner meet with Modi today

Leaders of the NDA in Tamil Nadu, including Chief Minister K Palaniswami, will attend the dinner meeting of alliance partners in New Delhi on Tuesday, the BJP state unit said here Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah are expected to be present at the meet. Continue Reading