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121 safe shelters built in TN

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 17:11

A total of 121 safe shelters have been constructed across Tamil Nadu for accommodating people at times of natural calamities, the Assembly was informed on Tuesday.

DMK members barred from attending rest of Assembly session

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 15:55

DMK members in Tamil Nadu Assembly were on Tuesday evicted en masse for the fourth time in the ongoing Budget session, thus attracting a House rule that barred them from attending the rest of the session, slated to end on August 12.

The language of dress code

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 14:49

It is a paradoxical case of societal norms versus what may be a practically simple thing to do and accept.

Jaya opposes installing buoys on IMBL with Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 12:58

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Tuesday termed as "inappropriate" the Centre`s proposal to conduct feasibility study on installing buoys on International Maritime Boundary Line as the state government has not accepted IMBL with Sri Lanka as a settled issue.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 38 Tamil Nadu fishermen

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 11:53

Thirty-eight fishermen from Kottaipattinam and Rameswaram were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy personnel on charges of crossing International Maritime Boundary Line.

`Water release to TN as per tribunal distress sharing formula`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 00:48

Denying the Opposition charge that Karnataka has `compromised` the interests of its farmers, Water Resources Minister M B Patil on Monday said the state has released Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu as per distress sharing formula of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal.

DMK deliberating on Katju`s allegation

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 00:47

DMK is deliberating on former Supreme Court judge M Katju`s allegation that UPA`s "TN partner" lobbied for a corrupt judge, a party leader said.

Manmohan Singh refuses to comment on Katju`s claim regarding appointment of corrupt judge

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 00:08

Former PM Manmohan Singh refused to comment on the claim by former SC judge Markandey Katju that 3 ex-CJIs made "improper compromises" during UPA rule in retaining a judge in TN under graft cloud.

Markandey Katju`s allegations regarding appointment of corrupt judge merits enquiry: Kiran Bedi

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 22:27

Kiran Bedi said that former SC judge Markandey Katju`s allegations regarding the appointment of a corrupt judge during the time of UPA rule must be immediately looked into.

Former UPA law minister refutes Katju`s charges, says never yielded to pressure from allies

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 17:33

Congress leader and former Union Law Minister HR Bharadwaj on Monday quashed the allegations of corruption in judiciary during the UPA regime made by Press Council of India chairman and former Supreme Court judge Justice Markandey Katju and claimed that no "undue favours" were given to the judge because proper procedure was followed.

Parties question timing of Katju`s charges, demand probe into allegations

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 16:52

Markandey Katju`s charges that three ex-Chief Justices of India had compromised in giving extension and elevation to an additional judge of Madras High Court at UPA government`s instance received mixed reactions from political parties with some including AIADMK demanding a probe while others questioned the timing of his disclosure.

Bandh observed in Thanjavur

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 12:24

Shops in many parts of this Cauvery delta area town remained closed Monday following a bandh call given by the Cauvery River Rights` Retrieval Committee demanding the constitution of Cauvery Management Board.