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Cauvery water row: Tamil Nadu seeks Rs 2,480cr compensation from Karnataka for not releasing wate

Cauvery water row: Tamil Nadu seeks Rs 2,480cr compensation from Karnataka for not releasing wate

The Tamil Nadu government sought a compensation of Rs 2,480 crore from Karnataka.

Stalin urges TN govt to move SC on Siruvani issue

Stalin urges TN govt to move SC on Siruvani issue

Addressing party workers here, he said Jayalalithaa should have moved the Supreme Court and obtained a stay on the proposal to construct the dam.

TN govt to continue distribution of free rice to mosques

Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in an official release said orders had been issued for distribution of 4,600 tonnes of rice to about 3,000 mosques.

Rajiv case: SC reserves verdict on states' power to remit jail terms

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on constitutional issues arising out of Tamil Nadu government's decision to set free the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, including the power of states to remit sentences.

TN govt has failed to prevent crimes against women: PMK

Condemning the gang-rape of a college student in Krishnagiri district, PMK founder leader S Ramadoss on Sunday accused the Tamil Nadu government of failing to control crime against women.

TN govt against concession for SC/ST in TET qualifying marks

Tamil Nadu Government today opposed in the Madras High Court a plea for extending concession in the minimum qualifying marks for reserved category candidates in TET, saying it had taken a policy decision not to compromise on quality of teachers.

Fisherman killing: TN govt gives compensation

The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday handed over Rs 50,000 each to the families of the three fishermen.

Tamils leading pathetic life in Sri Lanka: TN govt

The TN govt asked Centre to pressurize the Sri Lankan govt for the
rehabilitation of Tamils displaced in war.

TN govt to take legal action against AIADMK`s newspaper

The Tamil Nadu government has decided to take legal action against AIADMK`s newspaper `Namadu MGR`.

SC gives 2 weeks to TN govt to respond on law college violence

The Supreme Court asked the TN Govt to spell out the steps taken by it
against policemen who remained a mute spectator during a clash
between two group of students at the Chennai-based Dr Ambedkar
Law College in 2008.

TN Govt announces solatium to kin of deceased in boat tragedy

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M
Karunanidhi Monday announced a cash relief of Rs one lakh each to the kin of 15 people who were killed in a boat tragedy in Ramanathapuram.

TN Govt orders CBI probe into death threats to Jaya

Buckling under pressure from
AIADMK, Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday decided to hand over to
CBI five cases regarding repeated death threats issued to its
party chief Jayalalithaa.

HC orders issue of notice to TN govt

The Madras High Court Friday ordered issue of notice to the state government on a petition by suspended IAS officer C Umashankar, facing charges of stashing disproportionate wealth, challenging the Manual of the DVAC.

`TN Govt never planned to release prisoners in view of meet`

The Tamil Nadu government
never planned to release life convicts coinciding with the
just concluded World Classical Tamil conference, Chief
Minister M Karunanidhi said here today.

TN Govt invites AP CM, Guv for classical Tamil meet

The Tamil Nadu government today
extended invitations to Andhra Pradesh Governor and Chief
Minister to participate in next week`s World Classical Tamil
Conference at Coimbatore.

Jail officials asked to conduct checks for banned things: TN Govt

Jail authorities in Tamil Nadu have been directed to conduct cheks and take strict action against prisoners found in possession of banned things such as narcotic substances or communication gadgets.

Life convicts release: TN Govt told to file counter in 2 weeks

The Madras High Court on Monday directed
the Tamil Nadu government to file a counter affidavit in two
weeks on a petition by Janata Party President Dr Subramanian
Swamy seeking to quash a September 11, 2008 Government Order.

439 acres of land to be acquired for Tiruchy airport: TN Govt

The Tamil Nadu Government has
decided to acquire 439 acres of land for the expansion of
Tiruchirappali Airport as against the original plan of 2,000

Madras HC no to restrain TN govt from common curriculum

The Madras High Court has
declined to restrain the Tamil Nadu government from
introducing a common curriculum for standards and six from the
next academic year.

TN govt announces mega free housing scheme for poor

The Tamil Nadu government today
announced launch of a "mega" housing project to convert 21
lakh mud-walled dwelling units of the poor people into
concrete houses free of cost over a six-year period.