Chennai CoP Viswanathan transferred, Mahesh Kumar Aggarwal is new Commissioner

In a major reshuffle, the Tamilnadu government has announced transfers and postings of 39 IPS officers with immediate effect including AK Viswanathan, Greater Chennai Police Commissioner, who has been transferred and appointed as the Additional Director General of Police (ADGP, Operations) Chennai. Continue Reading

Lockdown rules to be followed in Madurai for next 7 days

Tamilnadu government on Monday announced yet another complete lockdown in Madurai district for seven days from 23 June midnight under the National Disaster Act, 2005 following surge in novel coronavirus cases and to check the spread of the virus. Continue Reading

TN govt appoints monitoring officers, Beela gets Krishnagiri

The Tamilnadu government has appointed senior IAS officers as monitoring officers for 33 districts, with former Health Secretary Dr Beela Rajesh made in-charge of Krishnagiri, where the coronavirus cases were relative very low. Continue Reading

Mayilaappoor becomes Mylapore again as TN withdraws G O changing names of places

Giving a sigh of relief to many residents of 1,018 places whose names were changed recently, the Tamilnadu government has withdrawn within a week the controversial order changing the English spellings of 1,018 towns. Continue Reading

Differently-abled in Tamilnadu to get Rs 1,000 each

Tamilnadu government has decided to give Rs 1,000 each to differently-abled persons in the State, to help them tide over Covid-19 crisis. Continue Reading

TN govt caps Covid charges at private hospitals

The Taminadu government today capped the charges for Covid-19 treatment in private hospitals across the State and announced that no fee over and above the fixed slab can be claimed from patients. Continue Reading

TASMAC closure: TN to move SC against HC order

The Madras High Court on Friday ordered closure of all state-run liquor outlets in Tamilnadu, a day after they reopened following easing of Covid-19 lockdown curbs, saying there was total violation of guidelines, but allowed door delivery through online mode.
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TN releases order to distribute Rs 1,000 to members of 14 boards

The Tamilnadu government today released an order to give coronavirus relief fund of Rs 1,000 to members of the 14 welfare boards. Continue Reading