Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday announced distribution of Amma mobile phones to trainers of women’s self-help groups. Making this announcement in the state assembly, Jayalalithaa said in the first phase, 20,000 mobile phones at an outlay of Rs.15 crore would be distributed.
National Human Rights Commission today said it has taken suo motu cognisance of a media report alleging death of a Sri Lankan refugee in police custody here and has issued notice to the Tamil Nadu government seeking report within four weeks.
Former India cricketer Dinesh Karthik's love for a sports has proved to turn ugly. Karthik has moved a consumer forum seeking compensation from automobile designer Dilip Chhabria for his failure to refund the booking amount for a sports car worth Rs 35 lakh.
Government citizen-centric web platform MyGov and Google India on Wednesday announced the final shortlisted top five teams from Delhi, Chennai and Pune to build the official mobile app for the Prime Minister's Office (PMO).
Master health check-up plans, including a special one for women and Rs 120 crore allocation for Adyar Cancer Institute here, are among highlights of the Rs 500 crore worth of health schemes announced by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the Assembly on Tuesday.
Sounding the poll bugle well ahead of next year's Assembly elections, AIADMK supremo and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday told party workers to reach out to all the 5.62 crore voters in Tamil Nadu and announced the appointment of vote canvassers for the mammoth task.
Madras High Court today dismissed a PIL challenging appointment of the state Chief Information Commissioner for reportedly violating a section of the RTI Act, which mandates that the Leader of the Opposition be consulted before it is done.