EPS chairs meet of IAS officers, reviews development projects

Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today held a review meeting with District Collectors and discussed the current status of various development projects that are taking place in the State. Addressing IAS officers, he urged them to act swift in… Continue Reading

TN CM Palaniswami asserts himself like his leader Jayalalithaa

In these last 2.5 years, Palaniswami, the joint coordinator of the AIADMK, has proved that he is a fast learner, both in government and political dynamics. And, the recently-concluded Assembly session has conveyed a message to his opponents, critics and supporters – that EPS has clearly emerged as a leader, someone who can give rivals a run for their money. Continue Reading

CM Palaniswami unveils electric car from Hyundai in Chennai

Palaniswami took a ride in the car after launching it at the Secretariat. It is said the car can travel 452 km if the battery is fully charged for six hours. Continue Reading

Rs 25 crore announced for restoration of Chitlapakkam Lake

Residents of Chitlapakkam have a reason to rejoice. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced in the ongoing Assembly session, Rs 25 crore for the restoration of Chitlapakkam lake. Continue Reading

Train carrying water from Jolarpettai reaches Chennai

Chennaiites have a reason to rejoice as the train from Jolarpettai, Vellore, carrying 2.5 million litres of water reached the filling station at the Integral Coach Factory Yard in Villivakkam yesterday afternoon. The water will reportedly be pumped to Kilpauk water works to be treated from where it will later be distributed to the rest of the city. Continue Reading

All-party meeting to be held 8 July to discuss 10% EWS reservation

Health Minister C Vijayabhaskar has said an all-party meeting will be convened Monday (8 July) to thrash out the issue of 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections (EWS). Continue Reading

Palaniswami orders Rs 186 crore relief for farmers hit by crop worm

The DMK also brought a special calling attention motion about construction of houses for those who lost them to Cyclone Gaja. In response, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam said 28,671 houses will be built at a cost of Rs 1,742 crore. Continue Reading

TN Assembly session: Senthil Balaji’s comments trigger tension

Heated discussions were witnessed in the Assembly today after DMK MLA Senthil Balaji started to speak during the discussion on demands for grants for the Energy Department. Continue Reading

CM, Chief Secretary come from agricultural background

With someone from farming background as the Chief Minister of Tamilnadu and now the State’s top administrative official also being an agriculture enthusiast, the coming days may see some interesting developments in the field of agriculture. Continue Reading