Tag Archives: Tamil Nadu
During 2014 And 2016, 26,500 Students Committed Suicide : Government
The government told Parliament that between 2014 and 2016, 26,600 students committed suicide in the country. Giving this information in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, Union Home Minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said that in the year 2016, 9,474 students, in the year 2015, 8,934 students and in..
Massive Fire In Tamil Nadu Forest; Careless Attitude Of Forest Department To Be Reason Behind Death
Ten trekkers have died and 14 seriously injured in a massive forest fire on the Kurangani Hills, Chennai in Tamil Nadu, an official said on Monday. Chief Minister K. Palaniswami ordered a probe into the incident. The hill is located in Theni district, around 520 km from Chennai. Speaking to IA..
Supreme Court Directs Karnataka To Release 177.25 tmcft Cauvery Water To Tamil Nadu
The Supreme Court today directed the Karnataka government to release 177.25 tmcft of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu from its inter-state Biligundlu dam. The judgement clarified that Karnataka will now have an enhanced share of 14.75 tmcft water per year while Tamil Nadu will get 404.25 tmcft, which ..
Water Crisis Coming Soon : 30% Of Ground Level Water Blocks In India Are At Higher Level Risk
The groundwater level is falling steadily by 30 percent in the country. Given this crisis of water, the central government will spend Rs.6000 crores under Atal Bhujal Yojna. Under the scheme, work will be done to improve the process of recharging the water level through the involvement of the societ..
Indian Fishermen Chased Away By Sri Lankan Navy In Indian Waters
Nearly 2,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen were allegedly chased away by the Sri Lankan Navy while they were fishing in Indian territorial waters, a fishermen association leader said. The fishermen from this island town had put out to sea yesterday in 400 boats and were fishing in the Indian waters when t..
PETA Urges Tamil Nadi Government To Ban Jallikattu
Animal rights body PETA today urged Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami to ban jallikattu, claiming that at least 23 people have died since the state allowed the bull-taming sport in January last year. PETA claimed that 23 people and six bulls have died since the passage of the Prevention of ..
Supreme Court Refers ‘Jallikattu’ Matter To Constitution Bench
The Supreme Court today referred the pleas related to 'jallikattu' to a five-judge Constitution bench which would decide if the bull-taming sport fell under cultural rights or perpetuated cruelty to animals. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice R F Nariman said the petitions challengi..
After Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan To Step Into Politics; Will Announce Party’s Name On Feb 21
Kamal Hasan will announce his political party's name on February 21 at Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram and begin a state-wide tour the same day. The tour will be held in phases. He will begin the journey from Ramanathapuram -- his hometown -- and later visit people from the districts of Madurai, Dindigu..
Andhra Pradesh To Release 3.33 TMC FT Of Krishna River Water To Tamil Nadu
Andhra Pradesh has agreed to release 3.33 tmc ft of water from the Krishna river to Tamil Nadu to meet the drinking water requirement of the Chennai city. AP Water Resources Department Secretary Shashi Bhushan Kumar issued an order last night permitting the NTR Telugu Ganga Project chief engineer..
Rajinikanth Finally Takes The Plunge, Resets Tamil Nadu Politics
In a decision that could redraw Tamil Nadu s political landscape superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday accused political parties of "looting" the people and vowed to form a new outfit to pursue "spiritual politics" and contest the next Assembly election. After two decades of uncertainty the 68-year-old..