Stalin criticises TN government lagging in relief work

“Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get funds for relief work was not out of care for the people. He went there to receive an award given by a private organisation,” DMK president M K Stalin said today in a statement criticising the alleged lack of relief measures taken by the government in the aftermath of Gaja cyclone. Continue Reading

818 veterinarians in TN get postings

The Department of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services conducted scrutiny of original certificates and assessment of eligible veterinarians to work as Temporary Veterinary Assistant Surgeon on contract agreement basis in the vacant posts of Veterinary Assistant Surgeon, between 8 and 13 October. Continue Reading

Building of Jaya memorial a policy decision: TN govt to HC

The Tamilnadu government Wednesday informed the Madras High Court that the decision to construct a memorial for late chief minister Jayalalithaa was a policy decision and there was no conviction against her as of date. Continue Reading

SC declines urgent hearing on Vedanta’s access to Sterlite plant

The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined urgent hearing on a plea by the Tamilnadu government challenging the National Green Tribunal’s order allowing mining major Vedanta group access to the administrative unit inside its closed Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin in the state. Continue Reading

Bring down water level at Mullaiperiyar by 3 feet: SC

The Supreme Court today directed the Disaster Management sub-committee of Mullaperiyar Dam to consider reducing water level up to 139 feet from the present 142 feet, considering the “grave” flood situation in all the 14 districts of Kerala. Continue Reading

Local body polls: Two TN officials issued contempt notice

Chennai: The Madras High Court issued contempt notices to two senior officials of the Tamilnadu government for not conducting local body polls as per its orders. Continue Reading

Madras HC stays shifting of idol smuggling cases to CBI

The Madras High Court has ordered an interim stay on the government transferring the idol theft and smuggling cases to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Continue Reading

Idol theft case: HR and CE welcomes CBI probe

Chennai: An association of employees of the Hindu Religious Charitable Endowments department, yesterday welcomed the state government’s order transferring all idol theft cases to the CBI and pledged its full cooperation. Continue Reading