Tamil Nadu
India  /  Published 08.05.21

Lockdown in Tamil Nadu from May 10 to 24

With Tamil Nadu witnessing a sharp increase in the COVID-19 cases, the government on Saturday announced clamping a two-week "total lockdown" across the state to curb the spread of the pandem...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Chennai

Opinion  /  Published 08.05.21

Glory and shame

Watching television on election day is unnerving for senior citizens, because of the cacophony of shrieking voices and the maniacal jumping around on screen of all sorts of numbers and images. Therefo...
By Ramachandra Guha in

Opinion  /  Published 05.05.21

India’s political chemistry is changing

The passion and conviction were all too visible in Mamata Banerjee’s first words to the media after the magnificent win registered by her party in West Bengal. She would be going to a Constituti...
By Saba Naqvi in

India  /  Published 03.05.21

DMK front takes Tamil Nadu

In neighbouring Puducherry, N. Rangasamy’s AINRC and ally BJP won 13 of the 22 seats declared till 10pm. The state has 30 seats. ...
By M.R. Venkatesh in Chennai

Opinion  /  Published 03.05.21

Editorial: In other news

The psephologists must be relieved. The results of the assembly elections in four states and one Union territory seem to be consistent with the predictions made by the pundits in the exit polls. But t...
By The Editorial Board in


India  /  Published 02.05.21

Tamil Nadu: DMK ahead in 145 seats

Poll issues Local vs outsider: The AIADMK-led alliance includes the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK), Tamil Maanila Congress, and some other smaller parties. The DMK, whi...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Chennai, New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.04.21

Bengal: exit polls predict tight race

West Bengal, the biggest and most politically crucial state going to the poll, will be a thrilling cliffhanger but the opinion polls differ on who will seize the crown. The India Today-Axis My India p...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.04.21

EC accountable for Covid surge: HC

Observing that the situation now was one of survival, the judges warned orally that they would not hesitate to stop the counting of votes on May 2. On Sunday, Tamil Nadu reported 15,000 new Covid cas...
By PTI in Chennai

Business  /  Published 27.04.21

Vedanta can run TN unit to produce oxygen

Vedanta Limited has told the Supreme Court that the Tamil Nadu government should not be allowed to take over its Rs 150-crore oxygen plant in the state even as the main political parties of Tamil Nadu...
By R. Balaji, M.R. Venkatesh in Chennai

India  /  Published 24.04.21

SC prods TN on Vedanta

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Tamil Nadu government to inform by Monday if it was willing to take over the oxygen plant of Vedanta Ltd’s closed Sterlite Industries copper factory in T...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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