Tamil Nadu Live – News Headlines – 12 July

  • President Kovind to visit Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh from July 12 to 15. He will visit the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, SHAR, Sriharikota to witness the launch of Chandrayaan2 being undertaken by ISRO

  • 50 wagons train carrying 2.5 million litres water flagged off from Jolarpettai to Chennai. Two trains to transport around 10 million litres every day

  • Supreme Court declines to stay installation of CCTV and streaming of CCTV footage from Delhi schools




tamilnaadulive news headlines – 9 June

  • Karnataka CM has instructed the state authorities to request the Cauvery Water Management Authority to release water to Tamil Nadu keeping in mind the interests of farmers in Mandya District of Karnataka

  • MDMK Chief Vaiko’s nomination for Rajya sabha seat accepted

  • More than Rs 1000 cr decline in allotment to Tamil Nadu in the regular Budget compared to the allocation in the interim budget: A Raja – DMK MP in Lok Sabha today

  • Supreme Court declines to entertain application filed by P Rajagopal, founder of restaurant chain Saravana Bhavan, seeking an extension of time to surrender before the Court citing medical grounds : @barandbench

  • Met with hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior at PGI Chandigarh to present the Maharaja Ranjit Singh Award. Happy to share that I intend to recommend the name of the three-time Olympic gold champion for the highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna: Capt Amarinder Singh – Punjab CM

Digital Edition – July 5

  • Vision for the decade : From 1.85 trillion dollars in 2014, the economy has reached 2.7 trillion US dollars in five years; it is well within our capacity to reach 5 trillion dollars in the next few years : FM Nirmala Sitharaman
  • Special Court convicts MDMk Chief Vaiko found guilty under sedition charges in a case filed by DMK back in 2009, sentenced to one year jail term along with 10,000 rupees fine
  • Budget 2019 – In a departure from the past, the conventional way of carrying the Budget papers in a briefcase gives way to the Indian tradition of a ‘Bahi khata’ – a ledger
  • Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to present the Union Budget 2019 in Lok Sabha today
  • Lok Sabha Election to Vellore Constituency to be held on Aug 5th: ECI

Digital Edition – June 27

  • AICC suspends South Chennai District Congress President Karate Thiagarajan for anti-party activities

  • Congress sets up disciplinary action committee in Tamil Nadu

  • Resolve at tomorrow’s Gram Sabha meetings that hydrocarbon projects will not be allowed! Don’t miss this opportunity given by our Democracy to save ourselves!: TTV Dhinakaran

  • TN recently announced a Startup policy to emerge as leaders in this space in India: K Pandiarajan – TN Minister

  • Vedanta tells Madras HC that closure of Sterlite copper plant at Thoothukudi was a politically motivated response to a law and order problem. Senior Advocate Aryama Sundaram arguing for Vedanta: @Bar&Bench

Digital Edition – 21 June

  • Puducherry – SC defers hearing in the case relating to power tussle between the LG and the elected govt till July 10. Court says that the interim order passed earlier which restrained the govt from implementing any decisions on financial matters to continue: @barandbench

  • Prime Minister Modi practices Yoga and leads the Yoga Day 2019  celebrations in Ranchi

  • Let our motto be Yoga for peace, harmony and progress: PM Modi

  • Telangana CM KCR dedicates the KaleshwaramProject – World’s largest lift irrigation project to the nation

  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paid tributes to the brave Air-warriors of the Indian Air Force, who lost their lives in the An-32 crash in Arunachal Pradesh

  • Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to chair the Pre-Budget Consultation Meeting in New Delhi today which will be attended by the Finance Ministers of States/UTs & Senior Officers of the Ministry of Finance & State Govts among others

Digital Edition – June 18

  • Congress Parliamentary Party leader Sonia Gandhi takes oath as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha

  • Newly elected members take oath in Lok Sabha today

  • Tamil Nadu Govt. issues an ordinance converting the Avadi Municipality into a Corporation. Avadi in Chennai, becomes Tamil Nadu’ s 15th Municipal Corporation

  • Supreme Court agrees to hear on June 19 plea filed by Congress leader Paresh Dhanani seeking direction for ECI to hold simultaneous polls for filling of Rajya Sabha vacancies : @barandbench

  • Govt. issues advisory to all Private Satellite TV Channels for appropriate representation of children in dance based Reality Shows

  • Government announces Special Train for pilgrims during Amarnath Yatra which will run twice a week from Delhi to Udhampur and vice versa

Digital Edition – 17 June

  • BJP Parliamentary board selects JP Nadda as the party’s Working President.

  • PM Modi takes oath at the inaugural session of 17th Lok Sabha

  • Congress President Rahul Gandhi takes oath for a fourth consecutive term as a member of the Lok Sabha

  • When we come to Parliament, we should forget Paksh and Vipaksh. We should think about issues with a ‘Nishpaksh spirit’ and work in the larger interest of the nation: PM Modi addressing the Media ahead of Monsoon Session of Parliament

  • Delighted to announce the commencement of a four days a week Air India flight to connect Delhi-Chennai-Bali from 27th October 2019. This flight will enhance connectivity & push the flow of tourists & travellers between India & Bali: Hardeep Singh Puri – Union Civil Aviation Minister

  • President Ram Nath Kovind administered the Oath of Office to Dr.Virendra Kumar as Pro-tem Speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha

  • AMMK General Secretary TTV Dhinakaran demands TN Govt. to give details of the work done by the Govt to restore traditional water bodies in the State

Digital Edition – June 14

  • DMK condemns Southern Railway’s circular prompting that no regional language can be used to communicate between Communication Room and Station Master. Only Hindi or English is allowed. Post DMK Protests at southern railways HQ, Southern Railways withdrew the Circular

  • SCO summit begins. PM Modi outlines India’s commitment to peace and economic prosperity in the region. Says India has enjoyed historic, civilizational and traditional ties with the SCO region. Gives a template for strengthening cooperation – HEALTH.

  • DMK MLA from Vikkiravaandi Assembly constituency K. Radhamani is no more

  • Air India to commence thrice weekly flights between Sri Amritsar Sahib and Canada

  • Indian Medical Association announces Nationwide doctors’ strike on June 17

Digital Edition – June 9

  • PM Modi offers prayers at Lord Venkateswara Temple in Tirumala. AP Governor ESL Narasimhan, CM YS Jagan MoS Home G Kishan Reddy accompanied him

  • PM Modi was in Sri Lanka today. His first stop in Sri Lanka today was at St. Anthony’s church in Colombo, as a mark of respect for those killed in the Easter terrorist attacks

  • The TN Assembly should be convened immediately to disucuss the important issue of water shortage says DMK President MK Stalin

  • AIADMK coordinator OPS and Joint Coordinator EPS direct party functionaries not to air their views about party affairs in public



Digital Edition – June 8

  • The Southwest Monsoon has set in over Kerala today

  • PM Narendra Modi conferred with Maldives’ highest honour accorded to foreign dignitaries

  • PM Narendra Modi offers prayers and Thulabaram at Sri Krishna Temple in Guruvayoor, Kerala

  • New AP Cabinet was sworn-in today at AP Secretariat, Amaravati. Five of the twenty-five Ministers are designated as Dy Chief Ministers’

  • Today is World Oceans Day

Digital Edition – 7 June

  • I would be visiting the Maldives and Sri Lanka on 8th and 9th June. These visits indicate the importance we attach to the policy of ‘Neighbourhood First’ and will further cement ties with key maritime neighbours: PM Modi

  • The TN unit of BJP should be fully revamped says Dr Subramanian Swamy

  • TN CM EPS inaugurates a two-tier bridge built at a cost of Rs 441 cr in Salem and also flagged-off new buses

  • The tenure of Union Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha, has been extended for a period of three months from June 12

  • West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to skip NITIAayog meeting on June 15th. In her letter to the PM, she has quoted that NITI Aaayog has no financial powers or power to support States, and it is fruitless for her to attend the meeting

  • External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar arrives in Bhutan. This is EAM’s first visit after taking charge

  • Congress President Rahul Gandhi reaches Wayanad, conducts road show to thank the electorate

Digital Edition – May 31

  • Parliament Session to begin from 17th June. President Kovind to address the joint session on 20th June. Budget 2019 to be presented on 5th of July.

  • Cabinet clears pension scheme for Traders. 3 crore retails traders and shop keepers to benefit from this move

  • Cabinet approves a path breaking scheme that will provide pension cover to crores of farmers. The Central Govt. would spend Rs 10774.5 crores for a period of 3 years

  • Cabinet approves extension of PM-Kisan yojana to all farmers. Nearly 14.5 crore farmers to benefit from the scheme

  • PM Modi Cabinet Portfolios: Rajnath Singh – Defence, Amit Shah – Home, N Sitharaman – Finance, Dr S Jaishankar – External Affairs
    Nitin Gadkari – Road Transport  & Highways, MSME, Piyush Goyal – Railways, Commerce & Industry, Prakash Javdekar – I&B,
    Dr Harshvardhan – Health, Ravi Shankar Prasad – Law Justice, Communications and IT

  • New Union Cabinet meets for the first time today

  • DMK President MK Stalin slams the State Govt for appealing against the Madras HC order on the 8 way Salem Chennai Expressway project. Urges the Govt to withdraw its appeal in the SC

  • Congress President Rahul Gandhi to visit his constituency Wayanad on 7 & 8 June to thank the voters