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Tamil Nadu Assembly passes resolution to seek Centre nod to help Sri Lanka

CM MK Stalin had moved a resolution to urge Centre for permission to send essential commodities to the crisis-hit country Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin moved a resolution in the state Assembly to urge the Centre to allow Tamil Nadu to send essential commodities to crisis-hit Tamil Nadu. The resolution was passed unanimously...

Covid-19 cases rise at IIT-Madras; 26 more test positive

Chennai: The Covid-19 scare at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras in Chennai in Tamil Nadu grew further with detection of 26 more cases. With this, the total number of confirmed cases on the campus has increased to 171 since April 19. “Today, a few more cases were reported at IIT-Madras. These are part...

Tamil Nadu: 11 electrocuted in temple procession in Thanjavur

  CMO announces Rs 5 lakh each to kin of deceased   Chennai: A temple chariot procession in Kalimedu in Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu early on Wednesday morning turned out to be the last one for 11 persons who were electrocuted during the event. All the devotees, including two children, died on the spot....

Couple gets diesel, petrol as wedding gift; video goes viral

Chennai: Close friends can get quite creative with wedding gifts. In the latest example of this creativity, a newly wed couple in Tamil Nadu got a litre each of diesel and petrol as wedding gift from friends on their reception! The video of the couple receiving the gifts has gone viral on social media. The...

Tamil Nadu chopper crash: Rajnath Singh to brief Parliament today

CDS Bipin Rawat and his wife who were among the 13 who died in the chopper crash on Wednesday will be laid to rest in Delhi on Friday New Delhi: Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will on Thursday give a statement in the Parliament regarding the IAF chopper crash in Tamil Nadu in which Chief...

CDS Bipin Rawat and wife, 11 others killed in Tamil Nadu chopper crash

IAF confirms death of Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat and 12 others in the accident in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday New Delhi: Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 11 others were killed in the helicopter crash that happened in Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. The deaths...

Tamil Nadu chopper crash: Majority of 14 on board IAF helicopter reported dead

Chennai: A majority of the 14 passengers on board an IAF helicopter that crashed in Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday have died. According to the Tamil Nadu government, eight passengers were confirmed dead, while another report said that 11 bodies had been recovered. Three passengers were rescued and taken to the Wellington cantonment hospital....

IAF helicopter with CDS Bipin Rawat, wife on board crashes in Tamil Nadu

Four reported dead in chopper crash in Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday; Bipin Rawat was among those on board Chennai: An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter with senior Defence officials on board crashed in Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. According to official sources, four bodies have been recovered while three have been recovered from the...

Resolution against NEET presented in Tamil Nadu Assembly

The resolution seeking permanent exemption from NEET was presented by CM MK Stalin   Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government has sought exemption from the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for medical course. The resolution was presented by Chief Minister MK Stalin in the Assembly on Saturday. The resolution comes close on heels of a...

Farm laws: Tamil Nadu passes resolution urging Centre to withdraw three laws

Chennai: Even as protests continue against the three farm laws introduced by the Centre, the Tamil Nadu government on Saturday passed a resolution urging the Centre to withdraw these laws. Tamil Nadu is the seventh state Assembly to do so. Earlier, Punjab, Rajasthan, Chhatisgarh, Delhi, Kerala and West Bengal had passed a resolution against these...

Rajinikanth says no plan to enter politics in future, dissolves outfit

Superstar Rajinikanth on Monday said he has no intention of entering politics and disbanded the Rajini Makal Manram (RMM) or the Rajini People’s Forum, indicating an end of his political aspirations. On Monday, he stated that since he had no plans to enter politics in the future, he was disbanding the RMM. His fans would...

Tamil Nadu govt wants ban on season 2 of ‘The Family Man’, makers clarify

The Tamil Nadu government has approached the Centre seeking a ban on the second season of the Amazon Prime web series ‘The Family Man’ not just in the state but throughout the country. A letter has been written by the state’s information technology minister T Mano Thangaraj to Union minister Prakash Javadekar claiming that the...