Covid Vaccination Drive Speeds Up; Tamil Nadu, Bengal & Gujarat Top Performers; Bihar Sees Max Wastage

Covid Vaccination Drive Speeds Up; Tamil Nadu, Bengal & Gujarat Top Performers; Bihar Sees Max Wastage

Between May 1 and July 13, over 41 lakh extra Covid-19 vaccine doses were extracted by the states, while Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, and Gujarat performed the best, data by the Health Ministry showed. On the contrary, Bihar accounted for half of the 2.5 lakh doses wasted across the country. Tamil Nadu extracted 5.88 lakh … Read more

Hindu Groups Stage Protests After Demolition of 9 Temples in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore

A temple being demolished in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

A temple being demolished in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu According to reports, it was found that the temples were encroaching the eastern bund of Muthankulam lake as claimed by the civic body officials. CNN-News18 Chennai Last Updated:July 18, 2021, 14:13 IST FOLLOW US ON: The demolition of nine Hindu temples along the eastern bund of Muthankulam … Read more

Tamil Nadu Extends Lockdown Till July 31 With Some Relaxations: Check What’s Allowed

Didn't Back Doubling Gap Between 2 Astrazeneca Doses, Say Govt Advisory Body Members: Report

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Friday announced extension of the lockdown in the state till July 31 with some relaxations. Among these, Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs), industrial schools, and typewriting training institutes can function with 50 per cent of students on a rotational basis. Strict Covid protocols should be adhered to while opening … Read more

Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra, Maharashtra, Odisha Covid PM Modi Meet CMs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with the Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Odisha, Maharashtra, Kerala via video conference on Friday to discuss the COVID-19 situation in these states. This comes after these states reported the maximum number of cases in the last week. Here is a look at the current  spread … Read more

After Tamil Nadu, Puducherry to Oppose Karnataka’s Mekedatu Dam Project

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After Tamil Nadu, the AINRC-led NDA government in Puducherry has decided to oppose Karnataka’s proposed dam on river Cauvery at Mekedatu, with Chief Minister N Rangasamy set to take up the issue with the Centre, official sources said on Wednesday. Rangasamy would write shortly to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra … Read more

Tamil Nadu Bifurcation Debate An Offshoot of DMK’s ‘Centre vs Union Govt’ Controversy

TN Assembly Witnesses Debate Between BJP and CM Stalin on Use of Words 'Union Govt'

The current debate over the bifurcation of Tamil Nadu to carve out the ‘Kongu Nadu’ region is due to the clash of terminologies after the DMK government addressed the Centre as the ‘Union government’ in the spirit of constructive collaboration and state autonomy. For the DMK, batting for state autonomy is the way to keep … Read more

In Sasikala-Dhinakaran Battle, AMMK Cadres Are in Chaos in Tamil Nadu

AMMK general secretary TTV Dhinakaran and former AIADMK chief VK Sasikala

As expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala is trying to re-establish her footing while her nephew and AMMK founder TTV Dhinakaran is gearing up for the local body polls in Tamil Nadu, there is a sense of chaos within AMMK cadres. Sasikala, the close aid of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa, has been in talks with … Read more

Tamil Nadu Govt to Resume Bus Services to Puducherry from July 12

Karnataka Mulls Easing Weekend & Night Curfew, Reopening Malls in 3rd Level of Unlock

Representational photo. (Image: PTI) Competitive examinations for central and state government services shall be permitted, an official release here said. PTI Chennai Last Updated:July 10, 2021, 22:27 IST FOLLOW US ON: Effective July 12, bus services to neighbouring Puducherry would be operational and retail outlets would be permitted to be open till 9 pm, the … Read more

Tamil Nadu Lockdown Extended Till July 19 With More Relaxations; Check What’s Open, What’s Not

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File picture of police checking e-passes in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore during the lockdown in the state Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin said the existing lockdown relaxations would continue except in containment zones. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Saturday extended the Covid-19 lockdown by another week till 6am on July 9. The state … Read more

Tamil Nadu BJP President L Murugan Sworn in As Cabinet Minister

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L Murugan showed a confident, though slightly fixed smile from atop a campaign vehicle as the procession wound its way on a busy road in the middle of a hectic work day. Motorists stared bemused at the man clad in saffron, posing with a medieval-looking spear in his hand. The crowd in front of the … Read more

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