Have a fun-filled New Year! Plan a quick getaway to MP's Orchha or Tamil Nadu's Yercaud

Have a fun-filled New Year! Plan a quick getaway to MP's Orchha or Tamil Nadu's Yercaud

New Year: January 1 FROM BANGALORE: YERCAUD, TAMIL NADU MISTY MORNINGS: Wake up early to spot locals walk to work in Yercaud. Pic by P BABURAJ In Tamil, the name Yercaud means lake forest. It is also explained as Seven Forest. Yercaud is located [Read More...]

Tamil Nadu govt names new chief secretary, fifth in three-and-a-half years

Tamil Nadu govt names new chief secretary, fifth in three-and-a-half years

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Tuesday got its fifth chief secretary in three-and-a-half years since the AIADMK government took charge in 2011. K Gnanadesikan, a 1982 batch IAS officer who was heading the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board, was named to replace Mohan [Read More...]

All in the name of Tamil New Year

All in the name of Tamil New Year

DMK president M. Karunanidhi is really a visionary. It is said he learnt several Hindu mythologies and even astrology just to pick holes in them, and in the end, emerged as a scholar in these subjects. Perhaps, this knowledge gave him the power to know [Read More...]

Jayalalithaa loyalist O Panneerselvam to be new Tamil Nadu CM

Jayalalithaa loyalist O Panneerselvam to be new Tamil Nadu CM

Chennai: Jayalalithaa loyalist and Tamil Nadu Finance Minister O Panneerselvam was on Sunday chosen to be the next chief minister after the AIADMK supremo was convicted and sent to jail for four years in a said here. The name of Panneerselvam was [Read More...]

Tamil Nadu Welcomes PM Modi's Plan Panel Overhaul Initiative

Tamil Nadu Welcomes PM Modi's Plan Panel Overhaul Initiative

New the name, structure and mandate of the new body. "The Planning Commission's approach has been arrogant and condescending. Its process of consultation, particularly with the states, has been weak and nothing came of the meetings," said Tamil Nadu [Read More...]

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