Chennai floods in 2015 man- made: CAG

The Controller and Auditor General of India said that the July 9, 2015 flood that ravaged Chennai was a man-made as against the popular belief that it was a natural one.

AIADMK favours simultaneous polls, but after 2021

The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu was in principle agreeable to the proposal to hold simultaneous polls to Parliament and state assemblies, but wants it to be considered after 2021, when the present state assembly's term would expire.

The Tamil Nadu assembly has unanimously passed the Lokayukta Bill. The move comes after the Supreme Court set 10 July as the deadline for all States to form Lokayukta, an anti-corruption ombudsman organisation.

Karnataka government unveiled a much-awaited farm loan waiver of up to Rs 34,000 Crore, giving relief to millions of farmers across the state, capping the waiver at Rs 2 Lakh per family, with Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy presenting a Rs 2.18...


The Expansion of Heathrow Airport


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