Murder convicts Nalini & Murugan meet in prison

Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi murder convicts, Murugan and his wife Nalini who are under life imprisonment, met each other today at Vellore Special Women’s Prison amidst tight security. Continue Reading

A Raja booked for making derogatory remarks against TN CM

A case has been registered against DMK leader and former Union minister A Raja for allegedly making derogatory remarks and levelling allegations of corruption against Tamilnadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his cabinet colleagues during a protest in September. Continue Reading

Cauvery row: TN files plea in SC saying CWMA chief is partial

At present, Masood Hussain is the interim chairman of the CWMA – the statutory body that exercises power to monitor the storage, apportionment and regulation and control of Cauvery waters. Continue Reading

Delta Diaries: Electricity staff rushed off their feet restoring poles

It is estimated that two lakh electric poles were damaged or brought down when the cyclone barrelled down the districts of Thanjavur, Pudukottai, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam. All these poles have to be either replaced or re-installed to restore power supply to the affected areas. Continue Reading

DVAC conducts raids in Tamilnadu government hospitals

The DVAC is conducting inquires with employees of all levels across hospital departments. It is also conducting an inquiry into the purchases being made in hospitals after complaints of bribery and financial malpractice by the staff surfaced. Continue Reading

Sterlite’s Rs 100 crore deal to Thoothukudi turned down

The final hearing in the Sterlite Industries case was completed today at the Supreme Court during which Vedanta said that it is ready to provide infrastructure such as electricity and water projects worth Rs 100 crore in the locality if the plant is allowed to be reopened. Continue Reading