TMC Scouts For ‘Clean Faces' To Counter BJP
To blunt saffron party’s corruption allegations against its elected leaders, Mamata’s party likely to field popular faces
Glitches Galore On Day 1 Of Vax Drive
Health minister promises that the glitches in the system will be streamlined in the days to come
Official Apathy Costs SHG Members Loan Waiver?
Even though the Chief Minister announced loan waiver benefits for women self-help groups, members of a Self-Help Group in the district have failed to avail of the benefits. The reason: alleged apathy of bank officials.
RaGa Vows To Protect Tamil Culture
Push-up challenge and a few dance moves, Kanniyakumari says cheers to Congress leader
Shocker As SC Asks Alleged Rapist If He'll Marry Victim
IN a shocking statement, Chief Justice of India S A Bobde on Monday asked a 23-year-old government servant whether he was ready to marry the woman who has accused him of rape.
Different Test, Similar Pitch Likely
India eschew safer option and opt for a turner for the final match against England, with ground staff watering only select areas of the strip at Motera
Hong Kong Detains 47 Under New Draconian Law
Hong Kong police on Sunday detained 47 pro-democracy activists on charges of conspiracy to commit subversion under the city’s national security law, in the largest mass charge against the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s opposition camp since the law came into effect last June.
Vaccine Makers Upset Over Price Cap
THE covid-19 vaccine makers disgruntled with the capping of vaccine cost at ₹250 per dose in private hospitals are likely to be subsidised by the government, this newspaper has learnt. the amount and details of the subsidy, however, are yet to be worked out.
Madurai Farmer Wins PM's Praises For ‘Banana Ropes
Ridicule was the only income that PM Murugesan received when he decided to tread a different path and came up with an idea to make ropes from banana fibre. however, 12 years later, the 52-year-old farmer from Madurai was mentioned in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Mann Ki Baat programme for his agro-based innovation.
EPS, Shah Hold Late-Night Meet; Seat Decision Today?
THE AIADMK top leadership held seat-sharing talks with BJP leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Chennai on Sunday night. The three-hourlong talks he held with Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Paneerselvam at a luxury hotel went on well past midnight. It is learnt that any breakthrough may be announced on Monday.
Maha mulls train, mall shutdown
Fresh coronavirus fear grips state as positive case tally crosses 8,000 for fourth straight day
Even Opposition awestruck at our performance, signs off Edappadi
During last Assembly session, CM profusely thanks Deputy CM, colleagues for cooperation
Deal done: AIADMK allots 23 seats to PMK, dialogue on with BJP
Just a day after the election dates were announced, the ruling AIADMK sealed the deal with its ally, PMK, by allotting the latter 23 seats.
RJD to enter Assam poll fray, join hands with Cong, AIUDF
The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has decided to contest the upcoming Assam elections.
Don't Believe Evm Is 100% Secure, Says Rahul Gandhi
With little over a month left for the Assembly elections, the State has started showing symptoms of poll fever. On Saturday, the district played host to Congress President Rahul Gandhi, and he said that there are many problems with Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and he believes the machines are not 100 percent secure.
Tha. Pandian: A lifetime in service of the oppressed
“UNTIL I die, I will keep Tamils awake and aware with my speech,” thundered Tha. Pandian just 10 days ago at a State conference of the Communist Party of India in Madurai.
Mamata unhappy with eight phases, BJP says it's fine
West Bengal CM alleges schedule drawn to please Modi and Shah, saffron brigade retaliates saying this will ensure free and fair polls
Funds crunch may delay breakfast for schoolkids
Mid-day meal scheme expansion might take longer, say officials
Coalition vs coalition in battleground of Assam
UNLIKe in the past, this year’s Assam elections will be fought among coalitions of parties.
Biden sends message to Iran with strike on Syria
17 pro-Iran fighters killed in first US attack under new administration
UK Slaps More Sanctions On Myanmar Military Over Human Rights Violations
LONDON BRITAIN slapped further sanctions on Myanmar's generals on Thursday for “overseeing human rights violations” since toppling civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, as clashes broke out between pro-junta supporters and anti-coup residents.
‘List Measures Taken To Regulate Fireworks Industry'
THE Madurai Bench of Madras High Court, on Thursday, sought counter-affidavit from the State government indicating measures taken by the government to regulate functioning of fireworks industry.
11th-Century Chozha Era Stone Inscription Found
A team of archeological enthusiasts from Tiruchy found a 11th century stone inscription in Arulmigu Uthamar Temple earlier this week. Notably, the inscriptions had reference to the name of the temple ‘Bikshandarkoil’ and finds its first-ever mention through this, they said.
Long Waits, Overcrowded Buses ‘Strike' Normalcy
Half of govt’s bus fleet stays off roads; train trouble adds to woes
No boards for class 9, 10,& 11 students
STUDENTS of Classes 9, 10, and 11 will be promoted without examinations in the 2020-2021 academic year, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced on Thursday.
‘Stalin Now Unleashing Malicious Propaganda Out Of Desperation'
EPS addresses people in RK Nagar, from where Jayalalithaa had won last Assembly polls
Task Cut Out For Politicos At Hustings
Issues galore in Vellore
Trustpuram Ground To Get Auditorium, Gallery
In a span of six months, 26 Corporation playgrounds in the city are set to get a facelift. While auditorium, gym equipment and multi purpose playgrounds are being constructed, improvement of current facilities are being taken up in the other areas.
Eight Hours Under The Scorching Sun: No Place To Go, No One To Tell
Moo - Ving Sight
EPS, OPS Pay Homage To Jayalalithaa, Desire To Contest From Present Seats
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam were the first to collect their poll ticket applications in Chennai, issued by the AIADMK to coincide with the 73rd birth anniversary of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, on Wednesday.