O Panneerselvam says to look at alliance with BJP soon

O Paneerselvam, the ex-chief minister of Tamil Nadu and the leader of a prominent faction within the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhakam (All India Anna Dravida Advancement Front) has indicated that his faction is open to an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party. Panneerselvam had been expected to support the BJP after some crucial […]

All liquor shops in Tamil Nadu to remain shut for 3 months

The Madras High Court has asked the government of Tamil Nadu not to open any liquor shops for three months after complaints that it did not comply with the Supreme Court order on relocating roadside liquor shops. Unlike in most states in India, alchohol shops in Tamil Nadu are run directly by the state government under a […]

No exemption to Tamil Nadu on NEET: Health Minister

Exemptions to the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test cannot be given to any place or zones inside India as a common entrance test is required under the law, Faggan Singh Kulaste, junior minister in charge of health and family welfare said. “Section 10D of Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 prescribes conducting of a uniform entrance examination namely […]

CYCLONE VARDAH: No more heavy rain likely in Chennai, but seen in interior TN, Bangalore

Every big event sees a flood of fake messages on social media, particularly WhatsApp, as mischief makers take advantage of people’s desperation to feed them false information. Unfortunately, cyclone Vardah is no exception. There are several WhatsApp messages that contain apocalyptic warnings about a mega flood in store for Chennai and so on. While heavy […]

Jayalalitha’s successor: Crucial meet starts at AIADMK headquarters

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhakam (All India Anna Dravidian Progressive Party) started a crucial meeting of its top leadership at 6:30 PM today, minutes after the party hurriedly re-hoisted the flag on its headquarters. All the party’s MLA’s are attending the meeting. The decision to lower its flag at around 5:30 pm today […]

RPP Infra Projects wins Rs 254 mln contract from TN Civil Supplies

RPP Infra projects Ltd said it received a contract worth Rs 254 mln from Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corporation to construct scientific storage godown at Kodavasal village & taluk in Thiruvarur district. The godown is of 2500 MT and is to be completed within 24 months. R.P.P Infra Projects Ltd, founded in 1988, is a […]

Yamaha opens new Rs 1,500-cr manufacturing facility near Chennai

India Yamaha Motor Pvt. Ltd. (IYM), the leading two wheeler manufacturer, today inaugurated its third manufacturing facility at the industrial park in Vallam Vadagal situated at the outskirts of Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The new factory will be the first in the Yamaha Motor group to have a vendor park in its vicinity. Spread across 177 […]