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Past articles by Priyanka:

Chennai corp to organise doorstep vaccinations for 30 or more citizens aged over 45

Resident Welfare Associations, companies or any groups that can mobilise over 30 people can avail this service. → Read More

After chaos at many places, TN govt to supply Remdesivir to private hospitals directly

The DMK government will be launching a web portal to take requests for the drug directly from private hospitals. This will come into practice from May 18. → Read More

Santhosh Babu IAS and Padma Priya leave MNM, cite 'personal reasons'

Sources within the party tell TNM that there was a growing dissent against the manner in which Kamal Haasan has been running the party. → Read More

Chennai journo recounts 'unhygienic' stay in COVID centre, Corporation intervenes

After Pradeep and his mother, both diabetics, took to Twitter to complain, the Chennai Corporation immediately responded and got the centre cleaned. → Read More

'Mahendran a betrayer': Kamal Haasan hits back at MNM Vice President over resignation

Kamal further alleged that Mahendran did not allow those working with true intentions for the party to grow within its structure. → Read More

13 patients die at Chengalpattu GH after oxygen supply is allegedly disrupted

Speaking to TNM, post-graduate doctors at the hospital allege negligence on the part of administrators. → Read More

Stalin likely to take oath on May 7, here's a look at who could be in his cabinet

Duraimurugan who won with a slim margin in Katpadi will be the first to choose a portfolio as he is second in command to Stalin. → Read More

Udhayanidhi Stalin makes victorious poll debut in Chepauk-Thiruvallikeni

As of 5 pm, Udhanyanidhi Stalin was leading by a difference of over 59,000 votes. → Read More

Coimbatore couple mortgages jewellery to donate 100 fans to govt hospital

On hearing that the hospital could not keep its air conditioners running as they were treating COVID-19 patients, the couple thoughtfully decided to donate the fans. → Read More

Chennai residents allege shortage of vaccines, Corp says supply from Centre low

The number of vaccinations, both Covishield and Covaxin administered on Sunday, reflected the shortage when the number dipped to an all-time low of 3755. → Read More

Chennai faces shortage of vaccines, Corp says supply from Centre low

The number of vaccinations, both Covishield and Covaxin administered on Sunday, reflected the shortage when the number dipped to an all-time low of 3755. → Read More

TN govt to allow Sterlite plant to reopen for 4 months to provide oxygen supply

Eight parties at the meeting, including the AIADMK, DMK, Congress, BJP, PMK and Left parties endorsed the reopening of the plant for oxygen production. → Read More

Tamil Nadu wants diversion of oxygen to Andhra and Telangana be stopped immediately

This mandatory diversion, argues the Chief Minister, can lead to major crises in Chennai and other districts. → Read More

How Tamil Nadu is managing oxygen supply and expanding storage

While Tamil Nadu currently does possess the ability to meet demands for medical oxygen, health authorities fear that as cases rise, they could face trouble. → Read More

‘No oxygen shortage in TN’: State govt assures Madras High Court

The court had taken suo motu notice of newspaper reports about transfer of oxygen cylinders from Tamil Nadu to other states. → Read More

Oxygen shortage in Vellore govt hospital led to five deaths, relatives allege

The health authorities, however, deny the allegations of oxygen shortage. → Read More

Saravana stores outlet in Chennai closed after 39 employees get COVID-19

According to the city corporation, of the 39 persons who tested positive, most stayed in a dormitory in the same building as the furniture store. → Read More

'Killed for standing up for ourselves': Family of 2 Dalit men killed in Ranipet tell TNM

The family of the murdered men tell TNM that the crimes were premeditated and demand that the police take strict action → Read More

No vaccine shortage in Tamil Nadu — because there are not enough takers

The Tamil Nadu health department is planning a slew of measures to ramp up vaccination in the state. → Read More

Ranipet double murder:Two Dalit men killed for allegedly waving hands at dominant caste men

The Ranipet district police have arrested two more persons in connection with the murder of two Dalit men - Suriya and Arjunan, on Wednesday, near Arokkanam. Of the two men arrested - Sathya and Karthi, the former is the son of an AIADMK secretary according to the district Superintendent of police Sivakumar. → Read More