Tag: Tamil Nadu

Jayalalithaa sacks Cabinet Minister BV Ramana

Newsroom24x7 Desk Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Saturday dismissed Dairy Development Minister BV Ramana from her cabinet. Ramana has also been dropped from the post of District Secretary of the ruling AIADMK. Rural Industries Minister P Mohan will now look after the Dairy Development portfolio. While the AIADMK sources were tight-lipped about

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11 coaches of Bengaluru-bound train derail in TN, several injured

Newsroom24x7 Desk Vellore : A train moving at its full capacity of speed was derailed out of the tracks rendering several injuries and disrupting railway movement in the Tamil Nadu region of Southern India today. As many as eleven coaches of a Bengaluru-bound train got derailed today near Vellore, bringing rail commute to a standstill.

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Centre allows Jallikattu Bull sport, TN welcomes it

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Centre today came out with a notification allowing controversial bull taming sport Jallikattu in poll-bound Tamil Nadu following extensive demand for its restoration by political parties in the state. Despite animal rights wings registering objections to the sport, Union government made a decision allowing the sport to function, albeit with

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Sri Lankan navy arrests 24 TN fishermen

Newsroom24x7 Desk Rameshwaram : Boats venturing across the water territory again caught attention of Navy vigilance, but this time Indian fishermen got stuck on the other side of water fence. The Sri Lankan navy today arrested 24 fishermen from Rameshwaram waters and also chased away at gun point several others for allegedly fishing in Lankan

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Tamil Nadu case: Landmark Supreme Court judgement on Article 16(4A) of Constitution, accelerated promotion and consequential seniority

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India last week set aside a Madras High Court order and directed the Tamil Nadu government to revise the seniority list of Assistant Divisional Engineers applying the ‘catch up rule’ within four months. The Tamil Nadu Government also has been asked by the Supreme Court that any

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Jayalalitha is Tamil Nadu Chief Minister for the fifth time

Newsroom24x7 Staff   Chennai: AIADMK leader J Jayalalitha was sworn-in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the fifth time today. (Original news updated) Tamil Nadu governor K Rosaiah administered Jayalalitha the oath of office as chief minister After her election as AIADMK legislature Party leader, Chief Minister O. Panneeselvam submitted his resignation and state

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Indian Television: Impact person of the decade

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai: AS CEO Star India, Uday Shankar has played a pivotal role in turning his TV network into a market leader in terms of viewership. Not content with the topnotch position and setting the rules of the game with state-of-the-art technology, he is now making big foray in the regional TV arena. After acquiring

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State Governments offering to sell 10 year securities

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai, Feb. 6: Thirteen State Governments have offered to sell 10 year securities by way of auction for an aggregate amount of Rs. 11,620 crore at Face Value. The states offering to sell 10 year securities by auction to raise between  Rs. 1000 crore to Rs. 1500 crore are Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya

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Tiger Population in India goes up to 2226, 30.5% increase since the last estimate

Prakash Javadekar releases Status of Tigers in India Report 2014 Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 20: Minister of Environment, Forests& Climate Change  Prakash Javadekar today said that Government initiatives to streamline Tiger Conservation along with effective Forest Management and Community Participation has led to increase in the number of tigers. All around involvement of all stakeholders has

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