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  • Suvendu Adhikari elected as Leader of Opposition in West Bengal, Edappadi K Palaniswami in Tamil Nadu May 10, 2021 02:04 PM IST

    Suvendu Adhikari elected as Leader of Opposition in West Bengal, Edappadi K Palaniswami in Tamil Nadu

    Suvendu Adhikari, a former close aide of the Trinamool Congress supremo Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, had defeated her in the high-profile Nandigram constituency by 1,956 votes.

  • Tamil Nadu imposes COVID-19 lockdown from today: What is allowed, what is not May 10, 2021 09:06 AM IST

    Tamil Nadu imposes COVID-19 lockdown from today: What is allowed, what is not

    The total lockdown in Tamil Nadu will be enforced from 4 am on May 10 to 4 am on May 24

  • CM MK Stalin seeks 500 MT oxygen allocation from Centre for Tamil Nadu May 08, 2021 07:06 PM IST

    CM MK Stalin seeks 500 MT oxygen allocation from Centre for Tamil Nadu

    The chief minister, who had a telephonic conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, assured the PM that Tamil Nadu would stand by the Centre in the fight against coronavirus.

  • Tamil Nadu announces  two-week 'total lockdown' from May 10 to beat COVID-19 May 08, 2021 10:45 AM IST

    Tamil Nadu announces two-week 'total lockdown' from May 10 to beat COVID-19

    Tamil Nadu saw 26,465 new coronavirus cases on May 7, pushing the caseload to 13.23 lakh

  • MK Stalin's first govt order: Rs 4,000 to BPL families affected by COVID-19, free bus travel for women in Tamil Nadu May 07, 2021 01:39 PM IST

    MK Stalin's first govt order: Rs 4,000 to BPL families affected by COVID-19, free bus travel for women in Tamil Nadu

    Expanding the health insurance schemes, the DMK party chief has ordered to cover COVID-related expenses in private hospitals.

  • Tamil Nadu Cabinet has a Gandhi, Nehru, and Stalin May 06, 2021 07:49 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu Cabinet has a Gandhi, Nehru, and Stalin

    Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief MK Stalin, who has been elected the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, on May 6, released a list of 34 ministers who will be appointed to the state cabinet.

  • Tamil Nadu Election 2021: Kamal Haasan's MNM, Dhinakaran's AMMK, others may have played spoilsport for leading alliances May 05, 2021 02:47 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu Election 2021: Kamal Haasan's MNM, Dhinakaran's AMMK, others may have played spoilsport for leading alliances

    Although no party outside the two leading alliances managed to win a single seat, these outfits seemingly played a spoilsport for both, the DMK and the AIADMK, in several constituencies

  • Samsung pledges $5million for COVID-19 relief efforts May 04, 2021 04:29 PM IST

    Samsung pledges $5million for COVID-19 relief efforts

    Samsung will donate $3 million to the Centre as well as to the states of Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. In addition, Samsung will provide $2 million worth of medical supplies, including 100 oxygen concentrators, 3,000 oxygen cylinders, and one million LDS syringes in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, a statement said.

  • BJP's defeat in West Bengal may be seen as referendum on Centre's handling of COVID-19 : Nomura May 03, 2021 07:20 PM IST

    BJP's defeat in West Bengal may be seen as referendum on Centre's handling of COVID-19 : Nomura

    In the recent state elections, the BJP's tally in West Bengal has been restricted to 77 out of the total 293 seats. It also failed to win a seat in Kerala and had a worse- than-earlier result in Assam, winning 60 seats. But the party won a series of by-elections in seats across Karnataka, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra. along with four seats in Tamil Nadu.

  • BJP's defeat in West Bengal, TN may have a negative impact on market, but larger trend remains intact May 03, 2021 08:00 AM IST

    BJP's defeat in West Bengal, TN may have a negative impact on market, but larger trend remains intact

    The market will be disappointed with BJP's inability to breach TMC's citadel, but it will take comfort that the BJP has been able to retain power in Assam by overcoming the oft-repeated assertion of its critics, suggest experts.

  • Assembly Elections 2021 Exit Polls: Who’s got it right? May 02, 2021 05:11 PM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 Exit Polls: Who’s got it right?

    As trends have set the tone for assembly election outcomes, check out which exit poll has got it right?

  • Tamil Nadu Election Result 2021: MK Stalin leads charge, DMK makes a comeback after 10 years May 02, 2021 04:25 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu Election Result 2021: MK Stalin leads charge, DMK makes a comeback after 10 years

    DMK chief MK Stalin, who won from Kolathur in Chennai, is expected to be the next chief minister, almost eight years after his late father and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi named him the heir apparent.

  • Tamil Nadu Election Result 2021 | Kovilpatti Assembly Constituency: AIADMK's Kadambur Raju continues to lead TTV Dhinakaran with a thin margin May 02, 2021 10:02 AM IST

    Tamil Nadu Election Result 2021 | Kovilpatti Assembly Constituency: AIADMK's Kadambur Raju continues to lead TTV Dhinakaran with a thin margin

    Tamil Nadu Election Result 2021 | Kovilpatti constituency: The constituency witnesses a three-cornered contest, between TTV Dhinakaran, AIADMK Minister Kadambur Raju and CPI(M)’s K. Srinivasan.

  • Tamil Nadu Election Result 2021 | Coimbatore South Assembly Constituency: Kamal Hassan leads Vanathi Srinivasan May 02, 2021 09:34 AM IST

    Tamil Nadu Election Result 2021 | Coimbatore South Assembly Constituency: Kamal Hassan leads Vanathi Srinivasan

    Tamil Nadu Election Result 2021 | Coimbatore South constituency: Makkal Needhi Maiam's President Kamal Hassan leads against BJP's Vanathi Srinivasan.

  • Tamil Nadu Election Result 2021 | Edappadi Assembly Constituency: AIADMK CM Edappadi K Palaniswami leads with over 20,000 votes against T Sambathkumar May 02, 2021 09:08 AM IST

    Tamil Nadu Election Result 2021 | Edappadi Assembly Constituency: AIADMK CM Edappadi K Palaniswami leads with over 20,000 votes against T Sambathkumar

    Tamil Nadu Election Result 2021 | Edappadi constituency: CM Edappadi K Palaniswami leads as per early trends

  • All arrangements in place for counting of votes in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry May 01, 2021 07:12 PM IST

    All arrangements in place for counting of votes in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

    Counting is set to start at 8 AM in 75 counting centres across the state and all arrangements are in place to smoothly conduct the exercise, which would be monitored by observers, authorities said.

  • COVID-19: List of states that will not begin vaccination drive for 18-44 age group from May 1 Apr 30, 2021 10:33 AM IST

    COVID-19: List of states that will not begin vaccination drive for 18-44 age group from May 1

    Several states like Maharashtra, Punjab, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh said they do not have sufficient doses to vaccinate those in the 18-44 age group. Here is the full list:

  • Tamil actor Siddharth receives rape, death threats, accuses BJP IT cell of leaking number Apr 29, 2021 03:13 PM IST

    Tamil actor Siddharth receives rape, death threats, accuses BJP IT cell of leaking number

    Actor Siddharth took to Twitter to report the incident on April 29 and said that he has recorded all the abusive calls he has received and will be handing them over to the police.

  • Tamil Nadu to allow Sterlite to produce oxygen, bar on operating other units Apr 26, 2021 02:00 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu to allow Sterlite to produce oxygen, bar on operating other units

    The unit was sealed by the state government in May 2018, days after 13 agitators were killed in police firing during a violent anti-Sterlite protest in the southern district.

  • Coronavirus second wave | Tamil Nadu govt imposes fresh COVID-19 restrictions from April 26 Apr 24, 2021 08:20 PM IST

    Coronavirus second wave | Tamil Nadu govt imposes fresh COVID-19 restrictions from April 26

    As per the new COVID-19 restrictions that will come into force from 4 am on April 26, cinema theatres, shopping malls, gyms, convention halls, bars, and recreation centres will remain closed.

  • COVID-19 update | Locals oppose plan to reopen Vedanta's copper smelter plant in Tamil Nadu for oxygen production Apr 23, 2021 05:23 PM IST

    COVID-19 update | Locals oppose plan to reopen Vedanta's copper smelter plant in Tamil Nadu for oxygen production

    Though the Union government had supported the Vedanta's recent move on April 22, the state government had opposed to it. The state government had then asked the Thoothukudi administration to conduct a public hearing and send its report on April 23, so that they can submit an affidavit before the Supreme Court.

  • Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami writes to PM Modi, seeks 20 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine from Centre Apr 23, 2021 12:45 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami writes to PM Modi, seeks 20 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine from Centre

    In a letter to PM Modi, the chief minister said directions are being issued by National and "certain State regulators," prioritising supplies by individual manufacturers to certain states and restricting Remdesivir sales only within the state where the drug was being produced.

  • COVID-19 vaccine wastage at 23%, Tamil Nadu leads with 12%: Report Apr 20, 2021 01:30 PM IST

    COVID-19 vaccine wastage at 23%, Tamil Nadu leads with 12%: Report

    States used over 10 crore doses and wasted more than 44 lakh till April 11, an RTI reply has said.

  • COVID-19 2nd wave: These states, UTs report highest numbers Apr 19, 2021 03:25 PM IST

    COVID-19 2nd wave: These states, UTs report highest numbers

    The nationwide tally of COVID-19 cases mounted to 1,50,61,919 with a record single-day rise of 2,73,810 coronavirus infections reported on April 19.

  • COVID-19 second wave | Tamil Nadu govt imposes night curfew, issues new guidelines to tackle surging cases Apr 18, 2021 08:06 PM IST

    COVID-19 second wave | Tamil Nadu govt imposes night curfew, issues new guidelines to tackle surging cases

    The Tamil Nadu government has banned inter and intra-state travel of both private and public vehicles during the night curfew, which will be effective from April 20.

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