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

TN seeks GST Council to revise tax rates based on market conditions

Tamilnadu has informed the Goods and Service Tax Council that a decision on restructuring GST rates should be taken based on the revenue generated and conducive economic conditions. Continue Reading

Modi launches programme to vaccinate 500 million livestock

Asking people to shun single use plastic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the wanton use of plastic posed a hazard to the environment and had led to livestock and fish being killed. Continue Reading

TN CM to visit Israel

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today said his next foreign trip will be to Israel to know more about the agricultural practices followed there which will come in handy when farmers are affected due to lack of rain. Continue Reading

Farmer suicides increased after UPA’s loan waiver: Union Minister

Suicides by farmers increased after a loan waiver of Rs 70,000 crore was announced by the previous UPA government in 2008, Union Minister Parshottam Rupala said today. Continue Reading

2019 elections: Rahul says TN being remote-controlled is insult to Tamils

Rahul is in Tamilnadu to kickstart UPA’s campaign for the general elections. Answering a question from a reporter, he said there were three main issues that will be the talking point during the general elections: unemployment, farmer problems and attack on institutions. Continue Reading