DMK slams Tamil Nadu govt over delay in bill reserving 7.5% seats in medical courses for govt school students
Chief Minister K Palaniswami, however, underplayed the issue, saying the DMK chief MK Stalin was trying to "derive political mileage" on the quota issue, as Assembly polls are due early next year
As per the proposal, minimum punishment for dowry deaths will be 10 years, while maximum punishment for stalking will be 7 years (on subsequent conviction)
Tamil Nadu against Centre's decision to conduct NEET exam, says state education minister KA Sengottiyan
Speaking to reporters, Sengottiyan said that Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami has requested the Centre to exempt students from the state from writing the entrance exam
In a statement in Chennai, Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami said the fire was caused due to a short circuit and condoled the death
Tuticorin custodial deaths: Tamil Nadu govt has decided to transfer probe to CBI, says K Palaniswami
The government's decision will be informed to the Madras High Court, which is seized of the matter, the Tamil Nadu chief minister told reporters.
Tuticorin custodial deaths: AIADMK vows justice for Jayaraj and Fenix; ruling party, DMK announce Rs 25 lakh to kin of deceased
Jayaraj and his son, arrested for 'violating' lockdown norms by allegedly extending business hours of their cellphone shop, died at a hospital in Tuticorin on 23 June, with the relatives alleging they were severely thrashed by police personnel
Tamil Nadu has suffered Rs 35,000 crore GST revenue loss during lockdown, says chief minister K Palaniswami
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said that development schemes won't be affected by the various austerity measures taken to handle the loss in revenue due to lockdown
Total shutdown in Chennai, Madurai and Coimbatore ends today; grocery shops to open from 6 am to 5 pm from tomorrow
Chief Minister K Palaniswami had on 24 April announced a complete shutdown from Sunday (April 26) in Chennai, Coimbatore and Madurai for four days, disallowing grocery shops as well and fully curtailing movement of the public.
Coronavirus Outbreak: One lakh rapid test kits from China to arrive in Chennai on 9 April, says E Palaniswami
Of the 4,612 people who were tested for the contagion, 571 turned positive, Palaniswami said
Coronavirus Outbreak: Tamil Nadu reports 17 new cases, taking total number of infections to 67 in state
The chief minister said migrant workers stranded in Tamil Nadu have already been provided food and shelter apart from medical help
Tamil Nadu govt says it has put NPR exercise on hold, flags concerns over queries on Aadhaar, details of parents
The AIADMK government's stand came amid demands by the main opposition DMK that the state should not take up NPR.
Five women, 2 children among 13 killed in car accident in Karnataka’s Tumakuru; five critically injured
Thirteen people, including five women and two children, were killed and five critically injured in a road accident in Karnataka early on Friday, police said.
Pinarayi Vijayan writes to S Jaishankar seeking help to bring back fishermen stranded in Iran due to coronavirus outbreak
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan appealed to the Ministry of External Affairs to take necessary steps and arrange for safe return of hundreds of fishermen, including Keralites, trapped in Iran following coronavirus scare
The bodies of all the 19 passengers killed in the mishap on Thursday had been brought to the state after post-mortem
Thousands join anti-CAA protest in Chennai, demand Tamil Nadu govt to adopt resolution against law in ongoing Assembly session
A large number of anti-CAA protesters, majority of them Muslims, held a massive protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act at Chepauk, even as agitations were held across Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.
DMK, allies pip ruling AIADMK combine in Tamil Nadu rural civic polls; make inroads in CM Palaniswami's bastion Salem
In a closely fought contest in polls to rural civic bodies in 27 districts in Tamil Nadu, the opposition DMK and its allies emerged winners, relegating the AIADMK combine to the second spot.
Tamil Nadu govt doctors call off strike, press for four-point charter of demands, including time-bound promotions
After striking work for a week, government doctors in Tamil Nadu affiliated to the Federation of Government Doctors Association on Friday called off the agitation
Daily Bulletin: India, Germany expected to sign 20 agreements today; govt officials in 20 US-allied countries targets of WhatsApp hack; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: Angela Merkel to hold talks with Narendra Modi today, 20 agreements expected to be signed; Tamil Nadu govt issues ultimatum to striking doctors to report for work by today; and more
Death of 2-yr-old Sujith Wilson in borewell sparks political slugfest in Tamil Nadu; Stalin alleges absence of planning in rescue ops
Rescuers pulled out the decomposed body of Sujith Wilson from deep inside a borewell, after a futile 80-hour attempt to save the child who had fallen in while playing near his house on Friday evening.
Campaigning ends for 21 Oct bypolls to 51 Assembly seats, two Lok Sabha constituencies across 18 states, including UP, Gujarat, Bihar
The BJP and its allies, which had nearly 30 of these assembly seats, are hoping that the winning momentum of Lok Sabha polls will continue.