The Enforcement Directorate is planning to grill minister V Senthilbalaji with 200 questions (50 per day) during the five-day custody period regarding his alleged involvement in the cash-for-job scam when he was the transport minister during the 2011-16 AIADMK regime, according to Maalaimalar. The central agency is reported to have framed questions based on the seizures it made. In the… Continue reading "ED likely to ask 50 questions to Senthilbalaji everday"
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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator joins Chennai school students in ocean health activity
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan, who is in Chennai for the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Environment and Climate Sustainability, engaged with high school students monitoring water conditions in the Bay of Bengal followed by a shore walk at Elliot’s Beach in the city on Thursday, July 27. Administrator Regan, along with students, performed an experiment to… Continue reading "U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator joins Chennai school students in ocean health activity"
The state government has received over 36 lakh applications online for the Kalaignar Magalir Urimai Thogai Scheme so far in the first phase of the special camps conducted in the state to identify beneficiaries. Chief Minister M K Stalin launched the special camp for registering the applications for Kalaignar Magalir Urimai Thogai Scheme at a function in Dharmapuri on July… Continue reading "State government receives 36 lakh applications online for Kalaignar Magalir Urimai Thogai Scheme"
The 3rd G20 Disaster Risk Reduction Working Group, under the India’s Presidency, started in Chennai . The inaugural session was addressed by the Special Representative for the UN Secretary-General Mami Mizutori, Sherpa Amitabh Kant, and Prime Minister’s Principal Secretary P K Mishra. The remarks were made by the representatives of TROIKA G20 countries Brazil and Indonesia along with India. During… Continue reading "3rd G20 Disaster Risk Reduction Working Group begins in Chennai"
Amid the tense political situation in the State with ED raids on Tamil Nadu Ministers, the State Cabinet meeting commenced under the chairmanship of Chief Minister M K Stalin at the Secretariat in Chennai on Saturday at 10.30 am. The meeting discuses the implementation of the Kalaignar Magalir Urimai Thogai scheme, the activities of the State Governor RN Ravi, and… Continue reading "CM Stalin chair TN cabinet meeting"
Tamil Nadu has attracted fresh investments to the tune of nearly 3 lakh crore from various companies by signing 240 new projects till date, the state government said on Wednesday. The new investments are expected to generate over 4 lakh new jobs in the state. With a vision of growing Tamil Nadu into a USD 1 trillion economy by 2030,… Continue reading "TN receives Rs 2.96 lakh crore investments till date: Govt"
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) sleuths have taken into custody a suspect in a terror act from Erode on Tuesday. According to sources, the officials of the premier investigation agency took into custody one Asif, 36, a native of Thrissur and residing in a farmhouse in Thottampalayam village near Bhavanisagar. He had stayed there on rent along with three others… Continue reading "NIA takes custody of terror suspect from Erode"
Sri Lankan Navy on Saturday arrested 15 fishermen from Ramanathapuram near Neduntheevu for crossing the Indian Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and fishing in their territorial waters, sources said. The two groups of fishermen, who ventured into sea by two mechanized boats bearing registration ‘IND-TN-10-MM-677’ and ‘IND-TN-10-MM-913’ on Saturday morning off Rameswaram were arrested. Fellow fishermen came to know of their… Continue reading "Sri Lankan Navy arrests 15 fishermen from Ramanathapuram"
Reiterating his opposition to the Uniform Civil Code, Chief Minister MK Stalin on Thursday said that through the Uniform Civil Code, the ruling BJP is attempting to impose its principles and exact revenge on people opposing its government. Speaking at the marriage in the city, Stalin referred to the announcement pertaining to UCC and said, “The country already has separate… Continue reading "BJP trying to impose its principles through UCC: Stalin"
The central government on Tuesday reviewed the drought preparedness of Tamil Nadu amid deficient southwest monsoon rainfall in at least ten districts of the state. The review meeting held in Chennai was co-chaired by Joint Secretary in the Union Agriculture Ministry Ashish Kumar Srivatsava and Tamil Nadu Agriculture Secretary and Agriculture Production Commissioner C Samayamoorthy, according to an official statement.… Continue reading "Centre reviews drought preparedness of Tamilnadu"