Tamil Nadu

Kerala floods: TN CM announces additional aid of Rs 5 crore to flood-battered state

He also will be sending 500 metric tonnes of rice, 300 metric tonnes of milk powder, veshtis, lungis, 10,000 blankets, and essential medicines.

TN CM announces opening of Vaigai dam from Aug 20

While Vaigai Dam has been ordered open for a period of 120 days, CM Edappadi Palaniswami urged farmers to be judicious in their use of water.

No respite for Kalanithi Maran: SC rejects plea in illegal telephone exchange case

Kalanithi Maran was discharged by a trial court in the case, but it was set aside by the Madras High Court.

Regupathi Commission chief resigns, expresses disappointment at Madras HC order

On Aug 3, the HC had ordered TN govt to suspend the Commission set up to probe alleged financial irregularities in construction of the new Secretariat.

7-hour power cuts scheduled in Chennai: Here is the list of affected areas

TANGEDCO said that the power will resume before 4 pm if the maintenance work is completed earlier.

Kurangani’s aftermath: TN govt to introduce new policy for trekkers

According to the policy, it would be mandatory to involve the forest department in every step of the trek – from organising to choosing the route to setting the team size.

Chennai women conduct safety and sanitation audits, come up with a charter of rights

A meeting titled ‘Namathu Nagaram Namathu Urimai’ (Our city, our right), was organised by Prajnya, a Chennai-based NGO working in the domain of women’s rights.

Chennai to face 7-hour power cuts on Friday: Here is a list of areas

TANGEDCO also said that power will be resumed earlier if the maintenance works is completed before time.

Valparai records highest rainfall in India on Thursday, 1 person washed away in floods

A landslide in Attakatti, Valparai, located in Coimbatore district, has brought traffic to standstill.

Madras High Court judges boycott TN Governor’s I-Day ‘at home’ reception

The judges were miffed over seating arrangements at the swearing-in ceremony of Chief Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani on Monday.