PM in Chennai tomorrow for launch of Amma two-wheeler scheme

Feb 23 2018

Modi will be in Chennai to attend the launch of the AIADMK govt's ambitious scheme of providing 50% subsidy to working women to buy two-wheelers.

Tamil Nadu most peaceful state in India: CM Palaniswami

Feb 19 2018

TN CM has hit out at Radhakrishnan over his remarks that TN was turning out to be a "training centre" for extremists, saying the state was the "most peaceful".

Merged with ruling faction on Modi's advice: Panneerselvam

Feb 17 2018

Panneerselvam told AIADMK office-bearers in Theni district that he merged his faction with the ruling faction on the advice of PM Modi.

TN farmers welcome, political leaders oppose Cauvery verdict

Feb 16 2018

It was a mixed reaction in Tamil Nadu over the SC's judgment as TN farmers welcome, political leaders oppose Cauvery verdict.

DMK warns of intensifying stir against bus fare hike in TN

Jan 27 2018

The DMK staged state-wide agitations against the recent hike in bus fares in TN and warned of intensifying its protests if the revision was not rolled back immediately.

High level talks on for Rs 25,000 crore investment in TN: CM

Jan 13 2018

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said high level talks were on with 15 companies for attracting investment to the tune of about Rs 25,000 crore.

AIADMK leader Sasikala's husband surrenders before CBI court

Jan 11 2018

Sasikala's husband M. Natarajan surrendered before a CBI court here in connection with a case involving evasion of duty on the import of a luxury car from Britain.

TN announces Rs 750 cr for retirement dues of transport workers

Jan 10 2018

In an effort to pacify striking transport corporation workers, the Tamil Nadu govt announced that Rs 750 crore would be released this week towards retirement benefits.

TN Guv should have ordered floor test, say DMK and Dhinakaran

Jan 08 2018

Dhinakaran hit out at TN Governor Banwarilarl Purohit, saying rather than addressing the Assembly, he should have ordered the K Palaniswami govt to face a floor test.

DMK, Congress boycott Tamil Nadu Governor's address

Jan 08 2018

DMK, Congress boycotted Governor Banwarilal Purohits inaugural address to the TN Assembly and their MLAs trooped out of the House.

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