Tamil Nadu government announces Rs 30 lakh cash award for Saurav Ghosal
Tamil Nadu government announces Rs 30 lakh cash award for Saurav Ghosal

The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday announced a cash award of Rs 30 lakh for squash player Saurav Ghosal for winning a silver medal in the ongoing Incheon Asian Games in South Korea.

Tamil Nadu government to set up facilities for shooters in three cities
Tamil Nadu government to set up facilities for shooters in three cities

With a view to encourage state shooters participating in international events, Tamil Nadu government today proposed to set up facilities at a cost of Rs 40 crore in Chennai, Coimbatore and Madurai.

Sexual, cyber law offenders to be brought under Goondas Act in TN

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.

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.

India must protect Sri Lankan Muslims: Karunanidhi

DMK president M Karunanidhi Wednesday urged the central and Tamil Nadu governments to protect Muslims who have been attacked by Buddhist radicals in Sri Lanka.

Five buses stoned; Congress committee secy injured in lathicharge

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.

Renovate Rajinikanth`s school, fans urge government

Fans of superstar Rajinikanth here will stage a protest.

No privilege proceedings against Nakkeeran Gopal for 3 weeks

Tamil Nadu Government gave an undertaking before Madras High Court that state Assembly`s Privileges Committee will not hold any proceedings against Editor of Tamil bi-weekly `Nakkeeran`.

Nuclear row: Cong says agitation not a solution

Backing the Kudankulam nuclear power project to the hilt, Congress on Friday cautioned the protesters against becoming a votary of "environmental fundamentalism".

TN govt proposes measures to streamline sand mining

Jayalalithaa said all departments concerned and district collectors should ensure sand mining was done without affecting the environment.

Environmental clearance for KNPP given by govt, HC

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.

TN increases sports quota seats in engg admission to 500

In an effort to promote sports in a big way, the TN govt on Tuesday decided to increase the sports quota seats in engineering admission from 100 to 500 from this academic year.

Jaya files defamation complaint against Tamil biweekly

Tamil Nadu Government filed a complaint in the Principal Sessions Court here against a Tamil bi-weekly for publishing a news item allegedly defaming Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.

AIADMK govt completes one year in office

As her govt completes one year in office, Jayalalithaa directed her partymen to celebrate the occasion by highlighting the govt`s achievements.

TN govt restrained from altering assembly complex

Madras HC restrained the AIADMK Government in Tamil Nadu from altering or modifying in any manner the new assembly-secretariat complex.

TN govt to withdraw notice to Alagiri, wife, son

The notice said the administration was crystal clear about alleged violation of certain conditions in construction of a building.

TN govt brings TNPSC under vigilance purview

The Tamil Nadu government has
brought the state public service commission (TNPSC) members
under the purview of the vigilance department.

TN directive to DCs on safe return of stranded Tamils in Libya

The Tamil Nadu government directed district collectors to ensure that those from the state, stranded in trouble-torn Libya, reach their respective towns safely on arrival to India.

PIL against TN govt`s association with Tamil Maiyam

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".

CAG raps TN govt for "wasteful expenditure"

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.