Aravind Raj

Father, son who opposed lake encroachment murdered in Tamil Nadu's Karur

The deceased Nallathambi and his father Ramar alias Veeramalai had filed a public interest litigation against encroachment of the lake before the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court.

17 Aug 2020

Tamil Nadu Congress functionary suspended for cultivating ganja on leased land

The uprooted ganja would be produced in the court after which a decision will be taken by the judge on destroying them.

29 Nov 2019

Ganja farmer suspended from Congress

 A Congress functionary was  suspended from the party by the district president on Thursday for cultivating ganja plants in a land taken on lease at Mamarathupatti.

29 Nov 2019

Tamil Nadu's Sithalavai residents threaten to boycott polls if railway station is shut down

The station is located between Mayanur and Lalapet and a lot of people depend on trains for daily travel.

20 Nov 2019

Aathupalayam Dam full after a gap of 15 years

Water from Noyyal and Lower Bhavani flows into the dam, which is 2,850 metres in length and 14.06 metres in height.


08 Nov 2019

Collector's 'response' to Tamil Nadu villager on abandoned borewell creates huge uproar

A man from Sembiyanatham village in Karur had called district collector T Anbalagan on Monday night to complain about the failure to close a defunct borewell.

05 Nov 2019

This Karur family is savouring sweet success for over a century

There is no sincerer love than the love of food,” said George Bernard Shaw.

03 Nov 2019

After Vellore, 9-year-old Karur girl dies of dengue

Following the death of Vaishnavi, her parents and relatives staged a protest alleging that lack of proper treatment caused her demise

20 Oct 2019

Script, mortar pestles of Pallava period found in Karur

Apart from three inscriptions, eight mortar pestles and one water tank made of stone, believed to be from the Sangam era, were also identified.

19 Oct 2019

Migrant labourers now enter Tamil Nadu agricultural fields for ‘higher’ pay

Farmers at Pillapalayam Panchayat in Karur district have recently engaged 50 people from Bihar and West Bengal to do paddy transplantation work in their fields. 

30 Sep 2019

Shot dead, justice sought for Ramesh

Family refus IT was raining heavily when Ramesh’s body was brought to the banks of Amaravathi River for funeral. Most residents of Kanakupillayar Temple Street were present to bid final goodbyes. ed t

14 Sep 2019

lllegal sale of gutka busted in Karur, 4 held

Karur Town Police on Thursday seized around 1.5 tons of gutka from a godown and arrested four persons in connection to it.

06 Sep 2019

Tamil Nadu teacher behind Kalvi Seer to be honoured with National Award

54-year-old Selvakannan has given the Paramathi school a new face by upgrading the school which now offers standards even many private schools lack.

28 Aug 2019

Karur father-son duo fighting against lake encroachment murdered by gang

A father and son, both agriculturalists, who had taken efforts to retrieve an encroached lake, were brutally murdered at Muthalaipatti village in Karur on Monday morning, allegedly by a gang of six.

30 Jul 2019

2 seniors held after tribal youth attempts suicide inside hostel

Two senior students were arrested allegedly for forcing a fresher attempt suicide inside the hostel of government arts college hostel. 

20 Jul 2019

Mugilan produced before judge at 2am

Activist Mugilan was produced before the judicial magistrate at 2am on Wednesday and subsequently remanded to judicial custody.

11 Jul 2019

Social activist Mugilan remanded for 15 days in sex abuse case

It was expected that the activist would appear before the magistrate at 10 am on Wednesday. But Mugilan was produced before magistrate Vijay Karthik in the dead of night at 2 am.

10 Jul 2019

Amidst TN water crisis, this pipeline is losing 10 litres of drinking water every minute!

The pipeline carrying Cauvery water is located near Aranganathampettai of Nerur panchayat in Karur.

04 Jul 2019

Karur students win gold at yoga olympiad

This is the first time the State has won gold since the Olympiad was launched.

03 Jul 2019

Want patta for land, show proof of planting five saplings

Doing his bit for the green cause, a deputy tahsildar prioritises applications for patta from those who show proof of planting at least five saplings. 

27 Jun 2019

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