Tamil Nadu Government on Monday introduced two bills in the state Assembly to bring sexual offenders and cyber criminals under the purview of the stringent Goondas Act and also provide for invoking the provisions of the act against first time offenders.
The bandh call given by opposition Congress on Saturday to condemn the incident of detection of a suspected explosive device under Union Minister V Narayanasamy`s car outside his home here last week, was marred by incidents of stone pelting and a lathicharge, leaving a top state Congress committee secretary injured.
The Tamil Nadu government has accorded environmental clearance for Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, the Madras High Court was informed, while hearing a batch of petitions relating to the project, located in Tirunelveli district.
A PIL was filed in the Madras High
Court on Wednesday seeking to forbear Tamil Nadu Government`s
association with Tamil Maiyam, an NGO under CBI scanner, from
conducting cultural festival "Chennai Sangamam".
The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has rapped Tamil Nadu government for "wasteful expenditure" of over Rs 10 crore on a new Secretariat complex proposed by AIADMK government in 2003, shelved by the ruling DMK in 2007.