Rs 2,000 for people below poverty line: CM Palaniswami

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced that families below poverty line will be given special fund of Rs 2, 000.
Making the announcement under Rule 110 on the second day of the Budget session at the Assembly today, the Chief Minister said Rs 1,200 crore has been allocated for this purpose.

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SC tells TN to maintain Mullaiperiyar dam level at 139 ft

bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud considered the Centre’s submission that the sub-committee of the Mullai Periyar dam had met on 23 August and directed the Tamilnadu government to ensure that the water level is maintained at 139 feet, which is two feet below the permissible limit fixed by the apex court. Continue Reading

Rajinikanth questions AIADMK not attending Karunanidhi’s funeral

The stage was film industry’s memorial event for DMK leader M Karunanidhi. The event had DMK working president M K Stalin and top actors. But, it was actor Rajinikanth who hogged the limelight by going all guns blazing against the ruling AIADMK government for the first time for not being present during Karunanidhi’s funeral. Continue Reading