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Water woes in Tamil Nadu: DMK holds protest, government says don't play politics

DMK workers on Wednesday held a protest in front of Coimbatore City Corporation Office demanding immediate solution for the severe water crisis.

Jun 19, 2019, 13:38 PM IST

Cyclone Fani: Tamil Nadu pitches in with Rs 10 crore aid to Odisha

The severe cyclonic storm has caused unprecedented and extensive damage in Odisha, especially in the holy town of Puri, said Palaniswami.  

May 05, 2019, 18:35 PM IST

Confer Param Vir Chakra on Wing Commander Abhinandan: TN CM Palaniswami to PM Modi

The MiG-21 Bison aircraft piloted by Wng Cdr Varthaman had shot down Pakistan Air Force F-16 fighter jet when it tried to violate India's air space.

Mar 08, 2019, 16:22 PM IST

Plastics ban: Tamil Nadu bill for imposing fine on offenders

Tamil Nadu Municipal Administration and Rural Development minister S P Velumani moved a bill in this regard in the state Assembly on Wednesday.

Feb 13, 2019, 18:25 PM IST

Tamil Nadu government announces special assistance of Rs 2,000 to BPL families

Making a statement under Rule 110 in the assembly, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said the proposal was part of the state government's efforts to ensure inclusive growth.

Feb 11, 2019, 14:11 PM IST

Cyclone Gaja: Death toll rises to 45, protests break out over relief work

Palainiswami said 1.7 lakh trees had been uprooted, 735 cattle died, 1.17 lakh houses damaged and 88,102 hectare agricultural land affected in six districts due to the cyclone.

Nov 19, 2018, 11:24 AM IST

Cyclone Gaja: JP Nadda speaks to TN Health Minister, assures of all possible help from Centre

Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Saturday assured all possible help from the centre to the areas affected by Cyclone Gaja. 

Nov 17, 2018, 22:07 PM IST

TN govt extends term for Justice Arumughaswamy committee probing Jayalalithaa's death

The Justice Arumughaswamy Commission, which has been probing the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, on Wednesday got an extension for its term from Tamil Nadu government. 

Oct 24, 2018, 16:35 PM IST

Even your father could not harm AIADMK, what are you going to do: Palaniswami asks Stalin

Hitting out at DMK, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Sunday claimed it was levelling graft charges against the ruling AIADMK only out of fear of anticipated adverse verdicts against its leaders in pending corruption cases.

Oct 21, 2018, 20:44 PM IST

TN Chief Minister K Palaniswami urges PM Modi's intervention for release of 6 fishermen held in Iran

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene for the release of six fishermen detained by Iranian authorities.

Oct 05, 2018, 16:58 PM IST

Palaniswami seeks Mehbooba's help in bringing back 130 Tamil Nadu tourists

A 22-year-old tourist from Tamil Nadu lost his life after he was injured in stone pelting in Jammu and Kashmir.

May 08, 2018, 17:07 PM IST

Cauvery verdict: Will take legal opinion, says Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami

The Tamil Nadu govt will consult legal experts before appealing against the top court ruling in Cauvery water sharing dispute case, CM Palaniswami said on Sunday. 

Feb 19, 2018, 00:34 AM IST

Had no desire to become CM, join hands with Palaniswami on PM Narendra Modi's advice: O Panneerselvam

Tami Nadu Dy CM O Panneerselvam has revealed that he decided to join hands with Palaniswami on PM Narendra Modi's advice.

Feb 17, 2018, 16:47 PM IST

AIADMK over 140 members for bringing 'disrepute' to party

Continuing to crack the whip, top AIADMK leaders O Panneerselvam and K Palaniswami today sacked more than 140 party functionaries belonging to Tuticorin district for bringing 'disrepute' to the organisation.

Jan 27, 2018, 13:19 PM IST

Tamil Nadu CM must resign if bus fare hike not rolled back: DMK's MK Stalin

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) is keeping up its attack on the state government over the bus fare hike that came into effect last week.

Jan 27, 2018, 11:54 AM IST

RK Nagar bypoll: Campaigning for the high-stakes election to end today

Campaigning for the high-stakes December 21 bypoll to the RK Nagar assembly seat here will end this evening and the outcome of the hustings is likely to be seen as a report card of the 17-month old AIADMK government.

Dec 19, 2017, 11:21 AM IST

Didn't murder anyone, will continue caricaturing, says cartoonist Bala out on bail

Freelance cartoonist G Bala, who was arrested on Sunday for his caricature on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Police Commissioner, was granted bail by the Tirunelveli District Court on Monday.

Nov 06, 2017, 12:04 PM IST

Chennai rains: Anna University, University of Madras postpone exams

Eight persons have died so far since the onset of the northeast monsoon in Tamil Nadu on October 27.

Nov 05, 2017, 09:24 AM IST

Sasikala's 5-day parole ends, to return to Bengaluru jail today

Deposed AIADMK leader V K Sasikala's five-day parole, for visiting her husband in a hospital here has ended.

Oct 12, 2017, 06:45 AM IST

Sasikala visits husband Natarajan at hospital

Sidelined AIADMK leader V K Sasikala, out of jail on a five-day parole, on Saturday visited her husband M Natarajan who is recovering at a hospital here after undergoing a liver and kidney transplant.

Oct 07, 2017, 16:59 PM IST