Fresh rounds of talks between govt-farmers

The protesting farmers and the government are set to hold the next round of talks today to try and find a solution to end the stir which has been going on for more than a month. This will be the seventh round of talks between the two sides. Continue Reading

Chennai college organises Pongal festival at village

The Department of Business Administration (BBA) of DG Vaishnav College, Chennai, organised a programme ‘Vayalum Vazhalyum’, to honour the farmers on the occasion of Pongal festival at Kavarapatti near Gummipoondi on 27 December. Continue Reading

Farm reforms not done in a jiffy: Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said the farm reform legislations were brought in after elaborate stakeholder consultations and a lot of homework, and will benefit farmers. Continue Reading

‘Technology has helped farming’

Adoption of science and technology in all aspects of life has been the hallmark of modern civilisation. We expect technology to address challenges and make our lives easier, the same holds true for technological intervention in farming. Continue Reading

Covid-19: 664 cases in India, 16 dead

Fresh cases are being reported from across the country, with the number affected persons in Tamilnadu standing at 26. Continue Reading

BJP, Sena MLAs indulge in scuffle in Maharashtra Assembly

The Maharashtra Assembly today witnessed ruckus as the members of opposition BJP and the ruling Shiv Sena indulged in a scuffle and charged at each other, forcing the Speaker to adjourn the House for half-an-hour. Continue Reading

Rahul meets youth on hunger strike against night traffic ban on Kerala NH

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today visited five youths sitting on a relay hunger strike for 10 days against the restriction on movement of vehicles on a national highway that passes through a tiger reserve in neighbouring Karnataka. Continue Reading

TN govt focussing on development of agriculture: CM

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today said his government is not only focusing on the development of agriculture but also on other businesses that are associated with it. Continue Reading

TN, Kerala CMs agree to resolve river water-sharing issues

A high-level meeting between Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and his Tamilnadu counterpart Edappadi K Palaniswami yesterday agreed to review the 60-year-old Parambikulam-Aliyar Project (PAP) after forming a secretary-level committee to discuss the matter. Continue Reading