T Muruganandham

Tamil Nadu plastic ban: A dream too good to be true 

In 2002, when the government made the ban attempt, experts said the ban should be comprehensive and specific. However, the earlier ban was dismissed by the Assembly.

06 Jun 2018

Recap presidential election 2012: Jayalalithaa's  major contributions

Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK chose former Lok Sabha Speaker P A Sangma as an opposition candidate in the 2012 presidential election, the party was the third biggest contingent in Parliament.

08 Jun 2017

Concerns over huge fiscal deficit in Palanisami's maiden Tamil Nadu budget

The Debt-GSDP ratio would be 20.90 per cent which is well below the Debt-GSDP norm of 25 per cent.

16 Mar 2017

Tamil Nadu's Neduvasal agitation once again demonstrates State's reluctance to consult with people

Reluctance of the administration in the initial days to explain what the project is all about creates a vacuum that makes people suspicions, claim experts

06 Mar 2017

K Palanisamy wins confidence of MLAs amid din of protests

With the eviction of DMK members, the confidence motion turned out to be a battle between the Palanisamy and Panneerselvam.

19 Feb 2017

Three decades later, Tamil Nadu to experience political deja vu

Getting  ready to witness a trust vote after factional feud within the party in power, Tamil Nadu is reminded of a similar episode nearly three decades ago.

18 Feb 2017

Other parties hold breath as O Panneerselvam takes up opposition space

The verdict against AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala has indeed opened up a considerable space in State politics for DMK. 

15 Feb 2017

For the 3rd time, OPS doffs CM mantle with a smile

O Panneerselvam, a synonym for humility in Tamil Nadu politics for around a couple of decades, stepped down gracefully as the Chief Minister for the third time on Sunday.

06 Feb 2017

Special loans to cushion Tamil Nadu farmers against demonetisation

: Disbursal of crop loans under the special package announced last week to cushion the farmers from the impact of demonetisation exercise, is going on in full swing across the State and within a week’

30 Nov 2016

Arasu Fibre attempts to reach 124 municipalities 

For this purpose, the TACTV has called for the expression of interest for appointment of business partners for providing Internet services to end customers on a revenue-sharing basis.

02 Nov 2016

Tamil Nadu turns 60 on November 1, yet no big celebratory mood

While Karnataka, Kerala and Andhra celebrate States reorganisation with ardour, in TN, it is a lack lustre affair. Here is why we should also celebrate the occasion with equal fervour

28 Oct 2016

No-detention policy to stay in Tamil Nadu schools till Class VIII

The move to reduce it to Class V had garnered support from some states, while others, including Tamil Nadu, staunchly opposed it.

26 Oct 2016

Centre leaves no-detention policy to states' discretion

Tamil Nadu will continue to have the no-detention policy till Class 8 after the Central Advisory Board of Education meeting in Delhi chaired by the union HRD minister.

26 Oct 2016