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




Tamil Nadu Live – News Headlines – 11 June

  • Congress – JDS coalition in the state is going strong despite the efforts to destabilize. We are confident and prepared for a smooth and fruitful conduct of legislative sessions: HD Kumaraswamy

  • Karnataka rebel MLAs submit their resignations to the Speaker. Speaker says he needs time to scrutinise and decide on the resignations

  • Ayodhya Case : Supreme Court orders Justice Kalifullah to submit status regarding progress of mediation by next Thursday. Matter to be heard from July 25 on day to day basis in case matter cannot be resolved by mediation : @barandbench

  • Six elected to Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu. Three from the AIADMK front and three from the DMK front. Vaiko and Anbumani Ramadoss are among those elected



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 – 1 July

  • DMK nominates M Shanmugam and P Wilson as its candidates for the forthcoming Rajya Sabha elections. The Third seat has been given to MDMK as per its agreement with the party

  • Congress President Rahul Gandhi meets all Chief Ministers of Congress ruled States

  • First day of Amarnath Yatra successfully concluded. Over 8000 devotees visited the cave and had darshan.

  • Kanchipuram Athi Varadar Festival begins today. Devotees eagerly look forward to the raising of Athi Varadar from beneath the temple tank once in 40 years.

Digital Edition – June 28

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 – 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


  • Congress President Rahul Gandhi will be interacting with the Indian overseas community today in Dubai.

  • M Nageshwara Rao Addl Director CBI to look after the duties of Director of CBI till the appointment of a new Director

  • Alok Verma is removed by the panel of PM and Justice Sikri from post of CBI director


  • M Nageshwara Rao Addl Director CBI to look after the duties of Director of CBI till the appointment of a new Director

  • Alok Verma is removed by the panel of PM and Justice Sikri from post of CBI director

  • Congress President Rahul Gandhi appoints Sheila Dikshit as the President of Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee

  • Ayodhya Land Dispute case adjourned to Jan 29th

  • Ayodhya Hearing Constitution Bench to be reconstituted after UU Lalit J recuses : @barandbench

  • The Committee on New Education Policy in its draft report has not recommended making any language compulsory: Prakash Javadekar


  • Prominent political parties in the state have conveyed to Thiruvarur district collector that by-election to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency can be deferred

  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar appeals to the people of Kerala to exercise utmost restrain on the Sabarimala issue

  • Crude bombs hurled at MP V Muralidharan’s ancestral home and CPM District Secretary P Sasi’s residence at Kannur

  • PM Narendra Modi PM to address a huge public meeting at Baripada, Odisha today

  • Happy to inform that by introducing quick water refilling system in train coaches we will soon be making water woes in trains a thing of the past: Piyush Goyal, Railway Minister


  • In the Assembly today, stressed the need to write-off Farm loans, Educational loans, Fishermen loans, Self help group loans in the cyclone affected areas keeping in mind the welfare of the people who have lost their main source of income: MK Stalin

  • Debate on Rafale deal dominates today’s Lok Sabha proceedings

  • I call on everyone to keep calm and restrain from acts of violence : Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Sabarimala

  • Happy to inform that by introducing quick water refilling system in train coaches we will soon be making water woes in trains a thing of the past: Piyush Goyal, Railway Minister

  • SC defers hearing of Ram Janmabhoomi – Babri Masjid title dispute case till January 10th