Aravind Raj

BJP takes on DMK stronghold Aravakurichi

Political observers in Karur district, however, are of the opinion that the national party will have to face an uphill battle here.

12 Mar 2021

Old rivals to be pitted against each other in Karur?

And interesting constituency to watch this Assembly elections would be Karur, where DMK’s V Senthil Balaji is likely to lock horns with Transport Minister MR Vijayabaskar.

06 Mar 2021

Class 9 girl’s ‘Rocket Stove’ project earns pat from ISRO scientists

Being a user-friendly stove, it is based on Newton’s Third Law - For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction, says S Thapaswini, a student of Government Girls Higher Secondary School.

27 Feb 2021

MP Jothimani stages dharna  over Gandhi statue row

MP Jothimani was arrested in Karur on Saturday for staging a dharna against the municipality staff who took down the 70-year-old Gandhi statue at the Lighthouse Corner roundabout.

21 Feb 2021

Karur: Farmers protest for reopening of DPC

Farmers of Kovakulam staged a road roko and laid seige to a government bus in Karur on Thursday, as the DPC in their region had not been reopened after Pongal.

19 Feb 2021

Railway blocks link road work on ‘encroached’ land in Karur

The  Southern Railway officials on Friday objected to the government proceeding with the works on laying a link road connecting Karur railway station with National Highway-44.

13 Feb 2021

'Children, recite 20 Thirukkural couplets, get 1 litre petrol free for your parents': Karur petrol pump's unique offer

It is unclear if governments or international markets can bring down the cost of petrol, which has been skyrocketing for the past several weeks.

12 Feb 2021

Anganwadi staff irked over ‘forced’ vaccine shots

Time and again, they said it is voluntary. They still say it is voluntary. But what reportedly transpired in this small town on Wednesday was not a voluntary experience for many.

11 Feb 2021

Class 10 boy runs away from home after threats over online game in TN

The boy had recorded a video in his phone asking his parents not to search for him and ran away on Saturday.

10 Feb 2021

Underground chamber found at old temple in Aravakurichi

An underground cave-like chamber was discovered by HRCE Department officials while renovating the Mahabaleshwar temple at Malaikkovilur near Aravakurichi in Karur. 

05 Feb 2021

Former candidate for AIADMK in Aravakurichi joins BJP

AIADMK functionary V V Senthilnathan on Thursday joined the BJP in the presence of party general secretary C T Ravi and State president L Murugan in Chennai.

29 Jan 2021

Stalin is CM face of DMK-Congress alliance, says Rahul Gandhi in Tamil Nadu

Criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he charged that Modi had zero respect for the sentiments and language of the people of Tamil Nadu.

25 Jan 2021

Drumstick farmers devastated as rains, dew and disease damage crop

Farmers of Aravakurichi are a worried lot – drumsticks cultivated on thousands of acres have been badly hit by frequent rain, dew and disease.

20 Jan 2021

Karur youth murdered by woman’s relatives in broad daylight

Three of the woman’s relatives were arrested and police are looking for two others who are absconding. 

06 Jan 2021

TN: Spike in raw material price hits corrugated box industries, 40 units in Karur may shut

If the price of the paper increases further, all units in Karur might be forced to shut down,  said Karthikeyan, a functionary of the Karur Corrugated Box manufacturers association.

30 Dec 2020

A Cooum in the making in Karur?

Effluents from dyeing units and industries are polluting the Amaravathi river to such an extent that it could soon become the second Cooum in the State, activists and farmers fear.

27 Nov 2020

Govt school student’s dreams get wings as Minister sponsors fees

Marimuthu of Arasu Colony in Vangal Kuppichipalayam was a beneficiary of the government’s 7.5 per cent quota for medical aspirants.

21 Nov 2020

Malaysia, Maldives, US... Karur kai murukku tours the world

It is that time of the year when you don’t leave without taking at least one bite of all the sweets and savouries in your sight.

12 Nov 2020

NASA to give wings to dreams of three students from Karur

More than 25,000 projects from 73 countries entered the competition.

17 Oct 2020

DMK gearing up to hold mega digital public meeting with 50,000 participants in Karur

DMK party president Stalin will be addressing the gathering at the event which will kick off around 4 pm. Tamil activist Suba Veerapandian will also be delivering a speech, said sources.

23 Sep 2020

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