When the farmers of the region realised that their charter of 33 demands were not addressed, they decided to take the issue up, in the Assembly elections that followed in the same year.
05 Mar 2021
A Chennai-based artist, Karthikeyan is the creative director of the project and leads a team of 15 artists, who are students at Barathiyar Palkalaikoodam.
21 Feb 2021
The program -- ‘Kaaduvarai Siragukal’-- initiated by the NGO provides all necessary facilities required to conduct the last rites, free of cost.
27 Dec 2020
Confined within the four walls of his house during the lockdown, his financial insecurities lined up like a firing squad. “My office was shut down.
06 Dec 2020
The oneroom school building of these tribal children got a new lease of life with vibrant paintings.
22 Nov 2020
Dr Celine’s father, Raj Natarajan Gounder, hailed from Perumapalayam. He moved to the US in the late 1960s and worked at the Boeing Company.
10 Nov 2020
Hari is known for setting up organic gardens and effective waste management systems in the unkempt lands in the panchayats.
11 Oct 2020
A psychologist associated with the initiative, M Nirmal Kumar said, “With the help of district education departments, schools that require support will be identified.
10 Oct 2020
Still on a summer night when the crickets and the cicadas chirp ominously, you can hear the sawing grunt of a leopard.
06 Sep 2020
The 41-year-old man’s admiration for ‘Dhoni as a father’ has now taken the shape of a handwoven portrait.
23 Aug 2020
Ten years ago, Gobi-based woman Manjula Parthiban fell in love with the art of beekeeping. What started off as a hobby eventually developed into a large-scale business, with Rs 20 lakh annual turnover
06 Aug 2020
The 69-year-old lawyer had gone from Chennai to Erode for a case at munsif court and was stuck without a job owing to the lockdown
25 Jul 2020
Somu, who is blind, and Palaniammal, who has a physical disability, earn a living by selling incense sticks and camphor in the locality.
12 Jul 2020
The power of youth can never be underestimated. Their tenacity of purpose can ignite a movement towards realising a dream.
08 Jun 2020
@ Erode Ironically, access to free and affordable healthcare for conditions termed non-critical near enough disappeared during a pandemic.
05 Jun 2020
The students in tribal hamlets of Kadambur, Thalavady and Bargur hills share their ordeal of the unbridged digital divide.
02 Jun 2020
Women and girls living in the hamlets have been forced to compromise on their menstrual hygiene.
18 May 2020
It may be noted that Iniyan became a grandmaster when he crossed the 2,500 point mark in the Elo Ratings at the Noisiel Open in France in March 2019.
08 May 2020
Erode was the second district to report COVID-19 cases in the State. There was a spurt in the number of cases within a fortnight and the district was declared a hotspot with 70 coronavirus cases.
01 May 2020
Novel thinking helps Erode native earn amid lockdown woes
27 Apr 2020