TN govt allots Rs 1,080 Cr for distribution of free laptops

 Tamil Nadu Government has allocated Rs 1,080 crore for distribution of laptops this fiscal under the free laptop scheme, one of the flagship schemes of ruling AIADMK, school education Minister K C Veeramani said today.

Coracle: TN CM orders action against those responsible

 Condoling the coracle mishap in Hogenakkal in which six members of a family were drowned, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today ordered police and district administration to take legal action against those responsible for the tragedy.

Rajinikanth thanks CM Jayalalithaa for Sivaji memorial
Rajinikanth thanks CM Jayalalithaa for Sivaji memorial

Superstar Rajinikanth on Wednesday thanked Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa for deciding to set up a memorial for late legendary Tamil actor Sivaji Ganeshan.

Jayalalithaa slams Elangovan but urges AIADMK workers to stop protests

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa on Sunday appealed to party workers to end their state-wide protests against TNCC president E V K S Elangovan for his alleged derogatory remarks over her August 7 meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.

AIADMK seeks apology, stir on, TNCC chief says he was mistaken

AIADMK on WEdnesday sought an apology from Tamil Nadu Congress president EVKS Elangovan for his alleged remarks on the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa as protests by the ruling party men and BJP continued in the state.

HC issues notice to Tamil Nadu CM on plea challenging appointment of CIC

The Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered issue of notice to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on a petition challenging appointment of Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners.

Jayalalithaa urges PM Modi to help bring home TN fisherman's body

 Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct Union External Affairs Ministry to arrange for bringing back the body of a Tamil Nadu fisherman, allegedly shot dead by pirates off Bahrain.

PM greets Chennai audience in Tamil

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Friday greeted by a thunderous applause as he prefaced his speech here with Tamil greeting 'vanakam' and said he was glad to be in Tamil Nadu to meet the people.

PM Narendra Modi meets Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa in Chennai
PM Narendra Modi meets Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa in Chennai

In a pleasant gesture seen in the the backdrop of the NDA's push to garner support for its key economic reforms bills in Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa at her Poes Garden residence.

Tamil Nadu sets up breastfeeding rooms in public places

In some good news for women, Tamil Nadu on Monday inaugurated over 300 breastfeeding rooms in public spots across the province.

Tamil Nadu: Gandhian Sasi Perumal dies during protest against liquor shop
Tamil Nadu: Gandhian Sasi Perumal dies during protest against liquor shop

Sasi Perumal, the Gandhian who had been demanding total prohibition in the state, on Friday died during a protest against liquor shops here, reports news agency ANI.

Jayalalithaa not to attend APJ Abdul Kalam's funeral, deputes 7 colleagues

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday said she would not attend the last rites of former president APJ Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram owing to her health condition and has deputed seven cabinet colleagues to represent her and the state government at the funeral.

Jayalalithaa drops Transport Minister V Senthil Balaji

 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday dropped Transport Minister V Senthil Balaji from her council of ministers, a Raj Bhavan statement issued here said.

SC issues notice to Jayalalithaa in disproportionate assets case
SC issues notice to Jayalalithaa in disproportionate assets case

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on a petition by the Karnataka government challenging the state high court verdict acquitting her and three others in a disproportionate assets case.

Jayalalithaa orders solatium to kin of 4 killed by elephants

 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday condoled the death of four persons killed in wild elephant attacks, and announced a total relief of Rs 12 lakh to their families.

Jayalalithaa orders higher outflow from Mettur Dam for Aadiperukku

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Saturday directed to increase the quantum of water released from Mettur Dam so that the farmers can joyfully celebrate 'Aadiperukku' festival on August 3.

Tamil Nadu govt files defamation case against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy

Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday filed a criminal defamation case in a city court against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for his recent tweet on the health condition of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.

Tamil Nadu govt launches 150 e-service centres

Tamil Nadu government has launched 150 e-service centres at an investment of 5.92 crore in the state where people can property tax, water tax and electricity consumption charges.

Mamata, Naveen, Jayalalithaa skip Modi's NITI Aayog meet

Apart from nine chief ministers from Congress-ruled states, West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee, Odisha's Naveen Patnaik, Tamil Nadu's J Jayalalithaa were among the non-NDA chief ministers who skipped the NITI Aayog meet here on Wednesday.

Interlinking of rivers: Tamil Nadu CM should seek support of parties, says CPI

CPI Tuesday welcomed the Tamil Nadu government's request seeking immediate commencement of work on interlinking of rivers and said the Chief Minister should seek support of other political parties as they would back it.