Tamil Nadu

Rain continues in Tamil Nadu, low pressure area persists

Rain continues in Tamil Nadu, low pressure area persists

Commuters had a harrowing time due to delayed services of buses and trains and severe traffic snarls Rains continued to lash Chennai and neighbouring districts of Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur besides other regions of Tamil Nadu, even as the MeT department forecast more rainfall due to a low pressure area persisting in …

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Probe panel urged to summon Rao, others

Probe panel urged to summon Rao, others

DMK functionary also questions official reports on Jaya’s death P. Saravanan, the DMK functionary who unsuccessfully contested the Thiruparankundram bypoll last year, has urged the Commission of Inquiry headed by Justice A. Arumughaswamy to summon the then Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O. …

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Sasikala, Dhinakaran move High Court against ‘ouster’

Sasikala, Dhinakaran move High Court against ‘ouster’

Want resolutions adopted by general council quashed V.K. Sasikala and T.T.V. Dhinakaran, who were ‘ousted’ by the AIADMK led by Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and his deputy O. Panneerselvam, have approached the Madras High Court seeking quashing of resolutions adopted by the party ‘general council’ against them. They also …

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Chennai rains: University exams postponed indefinitely

Chennai rains: University exams postponed indefinitely

The exams for the University of Madras and its constituent colleges are postponed to due to rain. Several government institutions have postponed the semester exams scheduled for Friday following heavy rain on Thursday. The exams for the University of Madras and its constituent colleges are postponed to due to rain. …

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Chennai rains: power expected to be restored before noon

Chennai rains: power expected to be restored before noon

Tamil Nadu Electricity Minister P. Thangamani on Friday said power has been shutdown in 70 localities across the city which have been identified as “low lying areas”. “But in most of the areas power supply is being maintained,” he said. Out of 1540 feeders, only 112 feeders were out of …

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Low pressure in bay to bring more rain to Tamil Nadu

Low pressure in bay to bring more rain to Tamil Nadu

Due to the influence of the low pressure area, Chennai is likely to get one or two spells of light rains. A low pressure area has formed over Sri Lanka and south west Bay of Bengal and it will bring moderate rain over most places in southern Tamil Nadu and …

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Water release from Sathanur dam stopped as inflow dips

Water release from Sathanur dam stopped as inflow dips

Present storage capacity is 6,942 mcft as against dam’s total capacity of 7,321 mcft After water was released from the Sathanur Dam on October 10, the discharge was stopped two days ago. The inflow to the dam has dwindled, following which, the discharge was halted. According to officials of the …

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Next EC hearing in AIADMK symbol case on November 6

Next EC hearing in AIADMK symbol case on November 6

The T.T.V. Dhinakaran faction of the AIADMK, during the Election Commission’s hearing in the party symbol dispute on Wednesday, argued that only the affidavits filed as per the electoral body’s March 22 order should be taken into account for deciding on the issue. The next hearing is on November 6. …

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Eminent neurologist Krishnamoorthy Srinivas no more

Eminent neurologist Krishnamoorthy Srinivas no more

Krishnamoorthy Srinivas, eminent neurologist and teacher, died early on Wednesday. He was 84. True to the ethics he lived by, he even attended his clinic at the Voluntary Health Services (VHS), Taramani, on Saturday, a day before he took ill. S. Suresh, honorary secretary, VHS, said: “The fact that he …

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Stalin alleges irregularities in kudimaramathu scheme

Stalin alleges irregularities in kudimaramathu scheme

DMK leader seeks release of White Paper on fund allocation, execution of projects across the State; says his party is ready for R.K. Nagar bypoll anytime Alleging irregularities in the 400-crore kudimaramathu scheme, Opposition Leader M.K. Stalin on Wednesday demanded that the State government come out with a White Paper …

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