• Sun, Dec 16, 2018
  • In the run-up to next year's Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told BJP workers in Tamil Nadu it was their duty to create awareness about the Centre's welfare schemes and hold meetings as...
    Reach out to people on Central schemes: PM Modi tells TN BJP workers
    The BJP believes in sabka saath sabka vikas, he said in an interaction with party workers from Tamil Nadu via video conferencing from New Delhi. Imagine the kind of contribution we can make if we get a chance to serve people of Tamil Nadu, he said. It is the duty of karyakartas to create awareness on these (central government schemes) and also enrol more people in these schemes and make them partners in the development journey, the prime minister added.No government at the Centre has done so much for Tamil Nadu as the BJP has done, he said. From health to housing and from skill to sanitation, lives of people are being improved across all sectors, Modi said.Citing examples, the prime minister said more than 70,000 people from Tamil Nadu have received free treatment under Ayushman Bharat, a National Health Protection scheme.Wonderful to...
  • Vedanta's Sterlite Copper hails NGT order allowing resuming Thoothukudi unit operations Vedanta's Sterlite Copper hails NGT order allowing resuming Thoothukudi unit operations

    Sterlite Copper, a subsidiary of Vedanta Ltd, Saturday welcomed the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order allowing the company to resume operations at its unit at Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu.

  • TN will challenge NGT order for reopening Sterlite plant in SC: Palaniswami TN will challenge NGT order for reopening Sterlite plant in SC: Palaniswami

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday said the state will challenge in the Supreme Court an order of the National Green Tribunal which set aside the government's closure of...

  • Salem-Chennai Expressway plan has 89 per cent takers, says TN CM Salem Salem-Chennai Expressway plan has 89 per cent takers, says TN CM Salem

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said the land acquisition proceedings for the Salem-Chennai Expressway project was not opposed by as many as 89 per cent of the people.

  • NGT gives green signal to reopen Sterlite Copper plant NGT gives green signal to reopen Sterlite Copper plant

    Updated: Dec, 15, 201804:54 PM

    The National Green Tribunal on Saturday set aside the Tamil Nadu government's order to permanently close mining company Vedanta Ltd's Sterlite Copper plant, saying it was non-sustainable and ...

  • Sonia to unveil M Karunanidhi statue as DMK's show of strength Sonia to unveil M Karunanidhi statue as DMK's show of strength

    The occasion is to unveil a life size bronze statue of late Chief Minister and DMK President M Karunanidhi at the Party Headquarters 'Anna Arivalayam'.

  • ‘Explain failure to amend MCOP rules to recognise CCTNS’ ‘Explain failure to amend MCOP rules to recognise CCTNS’

    The Madras High Court has directed the government to explain its failure in amending the Motor Claims Tribunal Original Petition (MCOP) rules for giving legal approval to the Crime and Criminal...

  • TTV’s plea challenging re-opening I-T assessments dismissed TTV’s plea challenging re-opening I-T assessments dismissed

    The Madras High Court on Friday dismissed the writ petitions filed by Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) leader TTV Dinakaran challenging the re-opening of the assessments by the Income Tax...

  • Police officers warned about pending FIR on temple demolition Police officers warned about pending FIR on temple demolition

    Taking strong exception to an FIR filed in connection with the demolition of an ancient temple in the ‘Girivalam’ route in Tiruvannamalai to pave way for the construction of a coffee shop pending for...

  • Camp for Forest dept jumbos in their regions from this year Camp for Forest dept jumbos in their regions from this year

    The State Government will soon issue an order for conducting rejuvenation camp for 52 elephants maintained by the Forest Department, said Forest Minister Dindigul C Srinivasan on Friday.