Tamil Nadu

Centre has been releasing funds without prejudice: Pon. Radhakrishnan

No personal animosity between me and AIADMK leader Thambi Durai, says Union Minister Pon. Radhakrishnan Senior BJP leader Pon. Radhakrishnan and AIADMK propaganda secretary M. Thambi Durai have been embroiled in a war of words over the allocation of Central funds to Tamil Nadu. Against this backdrop, the Union Minister …

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NGT stays implementation of INO project

NGT stays implementation of INO project

National Board for Wildlife’s nod needed, says green panel The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday ordered a stay on the implementation of the Neutrino project in Theni district, pending approval from the National Board for Wildlife. Observing that the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) was set to come up in …

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Opposition yet to decide on seat-sharing

Opposition yet to decide on seat-sharing

AIADMK has already appointed election in-charges Opposition parties in the State rallying behind the principal opposition, DMK, are yet to exchange notes over whether to seek seats for the soon expected bypolls in 20 Assembly constituencies. While the ruling AIADMK has already appointed election in-charges for the bypolls, the allies …

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DVAC seizes ₹44 lakh during raids

DVAC seizes ₹44 lakh during raids

The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption (DVAC) has seized unaccounted money totalling ₹44.30 lakh during raids at various government offices across the State. According to a press release, the DVAC teams conducted raids in 24 districts on Thursday. The raids were conducted at Regional Transport Offices (RTOs), Tasmac offices, …

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Tamil Nadu may set a record by holding bypolls in 20 seats

Tamil Nadu may set a record by holding bypolls in 20 seats

Only 4 States have held byelections in 7 or more seats at a time In the event of the Election Commission notifying bypolls in all seats which have been declared vacant, Tamil Nadu will set a record in respect of holding by elections to the largest number of assembly constituencies …

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Madras HC bans online sale of drugs

Madras HC bans online sale of drugs

The Madras High Court on Wednesday directed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the competent authorities under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940, to immediately stop online sale of medicines that could be sold only in pharmacies on the prescription of a registered medical practitioner. Justice R. …

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Court steps in to save lands owned by 36,000 temples

Court steps in to save lands owned by 36,000 temples

Orders entire data to be uploaded on HR & CE website within three months In an attempt to protect temple properties, the Madras High Court on Wednesday directed the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR & CE) Department to collate details of properties owned by over 36,000 temples under its …

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Stalin will be in jail before DMK comes to power: Tamil Nadu CM

Stalin will be in jail before DMK comes to power: Tamil Nadu CM

‘Graft case based on false plaint; SC’s stay order on CBI probe proves my innocence’ A day after DMK leader M.K. Stalin claimed that all the Ministers in the current AIADMK government will be jailed once the opposition party came to power, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami hit back on …

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SC relaxation on firecrackers a big relief for manufacturers

SC relaxation on firecrackers a big relief for manufacturers

Court allows sale of crackers containing barium nitrate Fireworks manufacturers have welcomed the Supreme Court’s oral orders allowing the sale of fireworks containing barium nitrate during this Deepavali outside the National Capital Region. “It is a big relief for us as the fireworks made using barium nitrate constitute around 40% …

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