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Rs 265 crore fund meant for tribal welfare in Tamil Nadu sent back to Centre, State government 

Following an RTI query, the Directorate of Tribal Welfare noted the returned amount was diverted to the forest department, rural development department and the town panchayat. 

published on : 1st June 2022

119 fishing boats in Tamil Nadu delta region unregistered, finds annual inspection in Nagapattinam

Of the 1,580 vessels that were inspected by the fisheries department, 119, including 76 purse seine boats, were found lacking a permit.

published on : 31st May 2022

Banking services take a hit in TN following strike call by employee unions

DMK threw its weight behind the strike by offering its 'total support' to the protest

published on : 16th December 2021

Aim to promote all languages, no intention to impose any, says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said the government has not taken any decision on the draft education policy. 

published on : 2nd June 2019

Madras High Court sets aside case against DGP Jaffar Sait 

'This Court is of the view that the continuance of the proceedings against the petitioner would amount to abuse of process of court,' the judge said.

published on : 1st June 2019

SRM founder to give 300 students free education 

Making good on a poll promise, Perambalur MP TR Parivendar has announced 300 students belonging to economically weaker sections in his constituency would be given free education at his SRM institutes.

published on : 1st June 2019

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.  

published on : 31st May 2019

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.

published on : 6th June 2018

Construction of new bridges to ease congestion in Chennai

Apart from giving a fillip to the road infrastructure, the proposed bridges would help mitigate the woes of the public during monsoon as the sub-paths in these areas were prone to be flooded. 

published on : 5th June 2018

Tamil Nadu girl commits suicide after failing NEET exams

According to her parents the girl committed suicide by consuming poison after she scored 39 out of 720 in NEET 2018.

published on : 5th June 2018

Tamil Nadu: Is DMK leader M K Kanimozhi disappointed in brother Stalin’s leadership? 

“We are all pulling the chariot, but it has not moved. Before our hands get tired, lose confidence and fall, please come back,” reads a line in Kanimozhi's poem.

published on : 5th June 2018

TN farmers receive ₹3, ₹4, ₹5 and ₹10 as crop insurance disbursal

Farmers are eligible to receive up to Rs.26,000 per acre of paddy based on the yield loss, up to Rs.12,000 for pulses, and up to Rs 20,000 for millets as compensation under crop insurance.

published on : 23rd March 2018

MK Stalin and TN Fisheries Minister rebuke Rajinikanth for 'political vacuum' remarks

MK Stalin and TN minister for Fisheries assailed actor Rajinikanth for his observations on 'political vacuum' prevailing in TN and comments on Tamil language respectively

published on : 7th March 2018

Don't think 'Bigg Boss' is tarnishing Tamil culture: Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan says he has immense faith in law and in government.

published on : 13th July 2017

45 days on, TN Govt yet to send necessary data on AIIMS project

The Central government sent a letter asking for details about accessibility of school and colleges, and job opportunities for family members of AIIMS faculty in the five locations. 

published on : 12th July 2017
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