C Shivakumar

Tamil Nadu government to draft new policy for slum rehabilitation

In 2014, the Tamil Nadu government made an assurance to implement new policy for rehabilitation and resettlement of slum dwellers.  

31 May 2019

Be wary about new GO on property registration is Chennai developers’ guideline

The slashing of guideline value by 33 per cent has created some misconceptions in the minds of people regarding buying of real estate.

09 Jun 2017

New omnibus terminus  likely to come up at Kilambakkam 

Various options including walkways, provision for shuttle services and connectivity to the Urapakkam suburban railway station are being explored.

08 Jun 2017

South-bound omnibuses likely to find new terminus at Kilambakkam, Tamil Nadu

A new bus tirminus has been proposed for Kilambakkam, near Guduvanchery, that will be a home for south-bound omnibuses.

08 Jun 2017

Three more airports to be operational in TN

The Tamil Nadu government is likely to sign an MoU with the Civil Aviation Ministry and Airports Authority of India to make three airports functional.

07 Jun 2017

Tamil Nadu: 300 unauthorised buildings given amnesty by state housing department

After the Chennai Silks incident, Housing department is relaxing norms for those buildings that have violated rules.

05 Jun 2017

Kilambakkam bus terminus plan in full swing

The meeting of the State Housing and Urban Development minister proposed bus terminus for south bound buses in Kilambakkam.

05 Jun 2017

Hurdles over, Kilambakkam bus terminus plan in full swing

The meeting of the State Housing and Urban Development minister proposed bus terminus for south bound buses in Kilambakkam.

05 Jun 2017

GIM projects worth Rs 16,000 crore mired in approval issues across Tamil Nadu

The state may have attracted a total of Rs 2 lakh crore worth investment during the global investors meet (GIM) but several projects are mired in several issues.

21 Mar 2017

Union government plans to rank 500 cities in the country

 In what is probably a first of its kind effort to rank urban India, NITI Aayog, the policy think-tank of the union government, is planning to bring out an ‘Urban Transformation Index’ (UTI) for 500 c

19 Mar 2017

Ports under DRI radar for stash of fake notes

 The Chennai and Mumbai ports, and the Inland Container Depot in Tughlaqabad, New Delhi, are now under the radar of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), after a tip-off that counterfeit currency — including `500 and `2,000 notes — has reached the country’s shores. Container cargo in these three places is being screened, according to sources.

19 Mar 2017

Large consignments of fake currencies reached Indian shores? DRI blocks outbound cargo in Chennai port to check

Chennai Port sources confirmed that searches are being conducted in a certain portion of the port.

18 Mar 2017

Norms coming to convert Tamil Nadu farmland

If you are unable to buy or sell agriculture land for erecting a house or for commercial purposes, your wait might end soon.

18 Mar 2017

Koyambedu Market to enforce e-restrictions for trucks, vendors

The Koyambedu Market gates will soon have access control and shop licencees will be given radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to enter the market.

17 Mar 2017

Amma Shelter Fund coming to provide housing

30K tenements need reconstruction, 17K new units must to fulfil the city’s needs

15 Mar 2017