Saturday December 20, 2014
Having suffered a huge 'Nokia' setback in 2014 in terms of thousands of job losses and a significant revenue loss, the country's third largest state in terms of industrial output now faces an uphill task ahead in 2015 amid a politically charged-up en...
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday December 16, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Tuesday said it would release 30 Sri Lankan fishermen and their 19 boats December 22 so that they can celebrate Christmas with their families.
India | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday December 11, 2014
The Supreme Court today rejected AIADMK chief and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's plea to advance the hearing of her appeal against her conviction and sentence in a disproportionate assets case.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 9, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today urged Union Finance and Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley to take steps to issue the "Digital Addressable System" licence to the Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation without any furthe...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday December 8, 2014
MDMK chief Vaiko today walked out of the BJP-led NDA alliance, just days after he hit out at two BJP leaders for criticizing him over his remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday December 7, 2014
The need for a relook at the Planning Commission has been raised since 1992. It was also the wish of his predecessor Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today at his meeting with chief ministers to arrive at a consensus about the new bo...
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 6, 2014
The Tamil Nadu government today urged the Centre to instruct the Finance Ministry to reconsider its decision to scrap supply of subsidised kerosene through the public distribution system and to restore monthly allocation of the fuel to the state.
South | Sam Daniel Stalin | Sunday December 7, 2014
Though he succeeded her as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu nearly ten weeks ago, O Panneerselvam is determined to prove he is no replacement for J Jayalalithaa, the chief of his party.
India | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Friday December 5, 2014
In signs of growing trouble for the NDA alliance in Tamil Nadu, MDMK Chief Vaiko hit out at two BJP leaders for criticizing him over his remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He also questioned the Prime Minister's silence over the matter.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 30, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has called for more public support in caring for HIV patients, and move towards an HIV-free society.
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Written by Suparna Singh | Friday November 28, 2014
J Jayalalithaa, the former chief minister of Tamil Nadu who was recently released from jail in a corruption case, may be about to receive a break in another case.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday November 24, 2014
Continuing the war of words with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam over his absence from the assembly session, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Sunday said he would attend the sessions if proper seating arrangements were made for him by the AIA...
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 16, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today said Kerala cannot 'interfere' on the regulation of flow from the reservoir after the neighbouring state expressed concerns over the water level in Mullaperiyar dam nearing the contentious 142 feet.
India | Edited by Mala Das | Monday November 10, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday over the death sentence handed out to five Indian fishermen which has sparked protests in their home state of Tamil Nadu.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 9, 2014
The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday asserted that it was determined to increase the height of Mullaperiyar dam to 152 feet. The state government also said that it would take all possible efforts to restrain the Kerala government from constructing dam...
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Tuesday November 4, 2014
MDMK leader Vaiko has accused Tamil Nadu chief minister O Paneerselvam of "belittling his office" and asked why he does not use the chief minister's chamber in Chennai's Fort St George or have a nameplate outside his office that announces his designa...
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday November 4, 2014
MDMK leader Vaiko has accused Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam of "belittling his office" and asked why he does not use the chief minister's chamber in Fort St George in Chennai or have a nameplate outside his office that announces his desig...
South | Press Trust of India | Monday November 3, 2014
Family members of five Tamil Nadu fishermen, sentenced to death in a drug trafficking case by a Sri Lankan court, and representatives of fishermen association would meet state Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today to press for securing their release.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 29, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Tuesday announced a solatium of Rs.250,000 to the families of 30 people who died due to recent rains.
South | Edited by Veer Arjun Singh (with inputs from IANS) | Thursday October 30, 2014
30 people have been killed due to incessant rains in Tamil Nadu in the last 10 days. The state has received 204.5 mm rainfall in this period, which is 35 per cent more than the normal.