Civic Issues

CMDA must plan well for Chennai expansion

The appointment of P K Sekar Babu as the Minister in-charge of the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) in February 2023 was seen by the real estate sector as a focused attempt by the DMK to get someone with core knowledge of the city to help steer its expansion. The Chennai...

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Why does PMK see red in NLC expansion plan?

The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) is up in arms against the land acquisition move for the Neyveli Lignite Corporation's (NLC) third mine expansion project. The party has been insisting that land owners who part with their lands for the project, be given a guarantee of employment in NLC. But one...

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NLC expansion

TN budget: Debate throws up mixed reactions

The Tamil Nadu budget-2023-24 presented by Finance Minister PTR Palanivel Thiaga Rajan on March 20, 2023 has evoked mixed reactions in the State.In a panel discussion on the budget, anchored by G. Ananthakrishnan, a senior journalist, on behalf of, Prof. R. Gandhi, former deputy...

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TN Budget