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DMK takes protests to the streets as Chennai's water woes persist

DMK takes protests to the streets as Chennai's water woes persist

DMK's TR Baalu also gave notice in Lok Sabha over the prevailing water crisis in the state.

Jun 24, 2019, 10:21 AM IST
Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami takes steps to tackle water crisis in Chennai and state

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami takes steps to tackle water crisis in Chennai and state

Palaniswami asserted that 525 millions of litre (MLD) of water is being supplied by the Chennai Metro Water per day to the city and that Rs 158.42 crore has been sanctioned to the civic body to "take

Jun 21, 2019, 17:57 PM IST
Water woes in Tamil Nadu: DMK holds protest, government says don't play politics

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
Tamil Nadu: Lord Balaji's devotee to donate golden hands worth over Rs 2 crore

Tamil Nadu: Lord Balaji's devotee to donate golden hands worth over Rs 2 crore

A devotee of Lord Balaji from Tamil Nadu, is donating jewellery worth Rs. 2.25 crores to Tirupati Balaji temple here.

Jun 15, 2019, 07:12 AM IST
Chennai IT companies take measures to reduce water consumption amid severe shortage

Chennai IT companies take measures to reduce water consumption amid severe shortage

Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR) also known as Rajiv Gandhi Salai is Chennai’s IT capital with hundreds of large IT parks and tech firms dotting the stretch.

Jun 13, 2019, 21:29 PM IST
NIA conducts raids in TN over suspected links with Sri Lanka church attackers

NIA conducts raids in TN over suspected links with Sri Lanka church attackers

Raids were conducted by a team of NIA sleuths at seven places in Coimbatore.

Jun 12, 2019, 13:41 PM IST
EPS-OPS write to party cadre, urge them to join hands and safeguard the party

EPS-OPS write to party cadre, urge them to join hands and safeguard the party

The AIADMK currently has two top posts of coordinator and co-coordinator held by DyCM O Panneerselvam and CM Edappadi K Palaniswami respectively. 

Jun 09, 2019, 23:38 PM IST
Hindi signboards of central govt offices blackened in Tamil Nadu over language row

Hindi signboards of central govt offices blackened in Tamil Nadu over language row

Interestingly, the text in English was left untouched, the police said as it launched an investigation into the mater.

Jun 08, 2019, 22:50 PM IST
Third aspirant commits suicide after failing to clear NEET examination

Third aspirant commits suicide after failing to clear NEET examination

Seventeen-year-old girl Monisha from Tamil Nadu`s Viluppuram committed suicide after failing to clear the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) examination here on Thursday.

Jun 06, 2019, 22:54 PM IST
Now, shops in Tamil Nadu can stay open 24x7

Now, shops in Tamil Nadu can stay open 24x7

The order comes with certain clauses such as increasing protection for women workers, a weekly holiday, and provision basic facilities. 

Jun 06, 2019, 15:55 PM IST
TN CM Palaniswami wants PM Narendra Modi to include Tamil for study in other states

TN CM Palaniswami wants PM Narendra Modi to include Tamil for study in other states

"This will be a great service to one of the most ancient languages of the world," tweeted Edappadi K. Palaniswami.

Jun 05, 2019, 12:14 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Muslim League wants ban on PUBG, says game offends Islamic sentiments

Tamil Nadu Muslim League wants ban on PUBG, says game offends Islamic sentiments

In its complaint, the Islamic body has compared PUBG to deadly online games like Blue Whale Challenge. 

Jun 04, 2019, 22:20 PM IST
Tamil Nadu government orders staff to wear saree, salwar kameez, dupatta, veshti

Tamil Nadu government orders staff to wear saree, salwar kameez, dupatta, veshti

The government said that the order was issued because it has been found that many employees are coming to office wearing “fashionable rather than formal attire”.

Jun 03, 2019, 09:51 AM IST
DMK's Stalin greets Sonia Gandhi; hails Congress as 'guarantee' for pluralism

DMK's Stalin greets Sonia Gandhi; hails Congress as 'guarantee' for pluralism

The Dravidian party chief said Congress was the "permanent guarantee for pluralism, secularism, social justice and equality enshrined in the Constitution".

Jun 02, 2019, 17:02 PM IST
Drop plea in SC against Madras HC order on Chennai-Salem highway project: Stalin to Centre

Drop plea in SC against Madras HC order on Chennai-Salem highway project: Stalin to Centre

The Centre moved the apex court Friday challenging the high court order quashing the land acquisition process for the Rs 10,000-crore Salem-Chennai eight-lane greenfield corridor project.

May 31, 2019, 23:14 PM IST
DMK demands Palaniswami's resignation as Tamil Nadu CM over AIADMK's election debacle

DMK demands Palaniswami's resignation as Tamil Nadu CM over AIADMK's election debacle

AIADMK managed to win just one seat in the recent election while DMK managed 23 wins in the state.

May 26, 2019, 12:33 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: Bomb threat to Nagapattinam mosque, security beefed up

Tamil Nadu: Bomb threat to Nagapattinam mosque, security beefed up

An anonymous letter saying the bomb would go off at the place of worship before this month-end was received by the police. 

May 26, 2019, 00:23 AM IST
Newly-elected MPs and MLAs meet Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam chief MK Stalin in Chennai

Newly-elected MPs and MLAs meet Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam chief MK Stalin in Chennai

The DMK President on Thursday thanked the people of Tamil Nadu, DMK cadres and alliance partners for a "resounding victory". The DMK-led alliance in the state, which includes the Congress, Viduthalai

May 24, 2019, 19:53 PM IST
Lok Sabha election 2019 results: DMK+ leads in 36 seats in Tamil Nadu, Congress wins Puducherry

Lok Sabha election 2019 results: DMK+ leads in 36 seats in Tamil Nadu, Congress wins Puducherry

The fight in Tamil Nadu was between the AIADMK-led front comprising the BJP and other regional parties and the DMK-led front consisting of the Congress, CPI, CPI-M and others.

May 23, 2019, 18:29 PM IST
DMK-led front appears on course for sweep in Tamil Nadu, leads in 35 seats

DMK-led front appears on course for sweep in Tamil Nadu, leads in 35 seats

The AIADMK-led NDA is ahead in only three constituencies, according to the latest Election Commission trends.

May 23, 2019, 12:22 PM IST