South | Press Trust of India | Friday December 5, 2014
A day after the Supreme Court rejected Kerala's plea to review its May 7 verdict holding as safe the Mullaperiyar dam, the Tamil Nadu Assembly today adopted a resolution urging the neighbouring state to extend support to raise the water level to 152 ...
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 14, 2014
State leaders led by Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah today extended their Independence Day greetings to the people of the state.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday August 11, 2014
The state government today introduced two bills in the Assembly to amend Tamil Nadu Act 14 of 1982. The bills look to bring sexual offences against women and cyber crime offences under the Goondas Act.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 5, 2014
A total of 11,140 persons have been booked under various cases for misusing their LPG supply and gas cylinders worth Rs 1.43 crore have been confiscated from them across Tamil Nadu, the state Assembly was informed today.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday August 1, 2014
Tamil Nadu Revenue Minister R B Udhaya Kumar on Thursday informed the state Assembly that there is no drought in the state and that the situation is being closely monitored.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 22, 2014
The ruling AIADMK and its arch rival DMK were engaged in a war of words in the Tamil Nadu assembly today over the power situation with Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa accusing the Karuanidhi-led party of turning the power-surplus state into a deficit o...
Tamil Nadu | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 21, 2014
Tamil Nadu's power needs are expected to touch 14,500 MW by the end of this fiscal, the state assembly was told on Monday.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday July 14, 2014
Kancheepuram district, housing one of the largest industrial areas in Tamil Nadu, would have atleast 33 sub-stations by the end of the 12th five year plan, Electricity Minister Natham R Viswanathan informed the State Assembly today.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 10, 2014
The Tamil Nadu state Assembly today paid homage to late BJP leader Gopinath Munde and some former MLAs who passed away during the inter-session period.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 24, 2014
Voting for all 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu and one state assembly seat began Thursday, officials said.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 12, 2013
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today moved a resolution in a special session of the state assembly demanding India's "complete boycott" of the Commonwealth meet in Colombo.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 14, 2013
Tamil Nadu Assembly on Tuesday witnessed an interesting debate on implementation of total prohibition in the state as the Jayalalithaa government defended its policy of allowing sale of Indian Made Foreign Liquor, saying it was implementing it with '...
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 11, 2013
Karnataka Janata Paksha president B S Yeddyurappa on Friday described the Congress win in May 5 assembly polls as good for the state, but said it remained to be seen how the party was going to govern.
South | Sarath Kumar | Tuesday April 2, 2013
The assembly was once again to make our stand very clear - The Sri Lankan authorities should be tried by an independent international court. Economic sanctions to be imposed against the sri Lankan government and the central government should take not...
India | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday March 27, 2013
With emotions running high in Tamil Nadu over the Sri Lanka issue, the state assembly today adopted a resolution asking the Centre to stop treating Sri Lanka as a friendly country.
South | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Thursday January 31, 2013
The Supreme Court today dismissed a petition challenging Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's decision to convert the state's new assembly and secretariat building in Chennai into a government hospital.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday November 30, 2012
The Tamil Nadu Government today celebrated the diamond jubilee of the state Assembly in Chennai. Held at the historic Fort St George, President Pranab Mukherjee, the Chief Guest, dwelt at length on the disruptions in Parliament and called for a "coll...
South | Reported by Sam Daniel, Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Friday November 30, 2012
The main opposition party DMK skipped the diamond jubilee celebrations of the Tamil Nadu assembly organised by the state government in Chennai today.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 16, 2012
The Tamil Nadu Assembly passed a series of bills, including the one to set up a state Heritage Commission.A total of 20 bills moved by the ministers of the respective departments during the course of the budget session were passed in the AIADMK-major...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 9, 2012
To check encroachment the Tamil Nadu government has said that it will create a database of 4.78 lakh acres of temple land coming under its control.Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Minister MSM Anandan informed the state assembly that a softw...
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 3, 2012
Aspiring to put the state on a higher growth orbit, Tamil Nadu government has proposed to introduce a new set of policies and reforms to accelerate the pace of industrialisation.The work on formulating five policies would be announced "shortly," a po...
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 3, 2012
In a bid to support the booming aviation industry in the state, the state government is planning to establish an Integrated Aerospace Park sprawling over 50 acres of land near the airport. "TIDCO (Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation) is pla...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 2, 2012
Infrastructure and basic amenities in 93 government and university constituent colleges in Tamil Nadu would be improved at a cost of Rs 100 crore, the state Assembly was informed today.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday April 27, 2012
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa on Friday constituted a 43-member working group, which included almost the entire state cabinet, to oversee preparations for the June 12 by-election to the Pudukottai assembly seat.