Don’t believe rumours on lockdown: Radhakrishnan

Tamilnadu Health Secretary Dr J Radhakrishnan today urged people to not beleive ‘rumours’ that lockdown would be imposed after election due to rising Covid-19 cases. Continue Reading

Don’t arrest suspects of offences where punishment is less than 7 years: DGP to cops

Amid incidents of custodial deaths and increasing Covid-19 cases, Tamilnadu Director-General of Police J K Tripathy has issued an order to all Commissioners/Superintendents of Police that investigating officers should not arrest suspects involved in cognizable offences where the punishment under law is seven years in prison or less. Continue Reading

Cops, sanitary workers get safety gear

In the backdrop of rising number of Covid-19 cases in Tamilnadu, HCL has provided safety equipment to police personnel and sanitary workers in the State in order to help them protect themselves from the highly contagious virus as they continue to provide essential services during the pandemic. Continue Reading

1 lakh and growing: Can Covid be controlled in TN?

With Tamilnadu now crossing one lakh Covid-19 cases, overtaking China and many other countries in the world, people are worried about the ‘grim situation’ and express fear. Continue Reading

Chennai, neighbouring districts to go under complete lockdown?

With the raising Covid-19 cases, that too at an alarming rate, giving sleepless nights to people and healthcare managers, there is a buzz that a complete lockdown would be implemented in Chennai, Thiruvallur, Chengalpet and Kancheepuram districts which have emerged fertile grounds for the spread of coronavirus. Continue Reading

Lockdown 4.0: What’s in store?

State governments favoured more relaxations in lockdown restrictions for scaling up economic activities in non-containment coronavirus zones, as the Centre mulled easing some strict curbs in the fourth phase of the shutdown from Monday. Continue Reading

Editorial: Act tough

Tamilnadu on Tuesday saw as many as 57 new COVID-19 cases, the highest spike in a single day so far and 50 of them had travelled to Delhi to attend a religious congregation (Tablighi Jamaat) recently, the government said. Continue Reading