TN govt systems under cyber attack, probe launched

The Tamilnadu government’s public department has come under a malicious ransomware attack, resulting in several files being locked by a 16-digit encryption code that served as unique ID of the miscreants. Continue Reading

TN, Kerala set up panels on water disputes

The Tamilnadu and Kerala governments have agreed to set up technical sub-committees to assess the Nirar-Nallar multipurpose straight-cut scheme to avoid a long circuitous route and convey water from Upper Nirar to river Nallar. Continue Reading

TN opposes bringing fuels under GST, FM explains why he skipped meet

Tamilnadu government on Friday opposed the idea of bringing fuels under the goods and services tax (GST) by saying the petrol and diesel remain one of the last vestiges of a State’s right to manage its own revenue, according to Finance Minister of the State P T Palanivel Thiagarajan. Continue Reading

Sterlite firing scar on our democracy: High Court

The First Bench of the Madras High Court has directed the authorities concerned to drop all cases registered against protesters involved in the anti-Sterlite agitation, which had ended in police firing that killed 13 people in May 2018. Continue Reading