Jayalalithaa death: Judicial commission for inquiry against Sasikala

Chennai, Oct 18( BPNS) The Justice Arumugasamy commission that probed the death of former Chief Minister, J. Jayalalithaa tabled its report in the Tamil Nadu assembly on Tuesday. The commission has ordered an inquiry on V.K. Sasikala, former aide of Jayalalithaa, former health minister, C. Vijayabhaskar and former health secretary, Dr.J.Radhakrishnan and Dr.C. Sivakumar. It […]

In TN 1500 year old Temple land is now Wakf property

Chennai, Sept 22 (BPNS) The Tamil Nadu Wakf Board has claimed that the 1500-year-old Manendiyavalli  Chandrashekhara Swami temple land is now its property. The temple has 369 acres of property in and around Tiruchenthurai village in Tiruchi district of Tamil Nadu. The issue started when a local farmer, Rajagopal tried to sell his 1 acre […]

TN for framing new rules for Manual scavengers

Chennai, July 14 (BPNS) With manual scavenging still prevalent in several parts of Tamil Nadu and with reports of 43  people losing their lives (as per records of the state government in 2021)while engaging in manual scavenging, the state is formulating a new law against manual scavenging in the state. The Safai Karmachari Andolan, an […]

Suicides trigger TN govt promulgating ordinance against online rummy

Chennai, June 10 (BPNS) Suicides after losing money including on Thursday night by a 32-year-old woman have led to the Tamil Nadu government constituting a committee to provide recommendations in two weeks for the promulgation of an ordinance against playing online rummy.  The government on Friday constituted a four-member committee headed by Justice (Rtd) Chandru […]