Jeyalakshmi Ramanujam

Budget fails to address gender inequality, women development: Expert

Speaking on the 2023 Union Budget, experts from different industries said it fell short of addressing gender inequality, especially for its silence on issues of transpersons.

02 Feb 2023

Son of soil who feels its pulse

Chief Minister MK Stalin, Minister P Moorthy, and Madurai MP S Venkatesan lauded Sudharsan.

29 Jan 2023

Madurai professor's five books on temple architecture among 108 books released by Stalin

This book detailed the similarities he found in the Nayakar Dynasty temple architectural structures.

22 Jan 2023

Pudukkai man beats odds to become one of TN’s finest bull-rearers

Tamilselvan, however, takes great pride in raising jallikattu bulls and says nothing brings him more happiness than watching his bulls win.

19 Jan 2023

Pro-jallikattu protest saved sport and bred winners

Vijay has so far won two bikes and one car from jallikattu events at Avaniyapuram.

19 Jan 2023

Bulls steal show at Alanganallur Jallikattu

Udhaya flags off event that sees 825 bulls & 465 tamers battle for supremacy; over 50 people hurt; spectators include political bigwigs & HC judges; 2,500 cops guard venue

18 Jan 2023

'Alanganallur' Jallikattu grips bulls and men in race

Only double-vaccinated tamers with RT-PCR negative certificates were allowed to participate.

17 Jan 2023

Jallikattu: From Indus ritual to Tamil cultural icon

TNIE spoke to eminent scholars and archaeologists who conducted research on jallikattu to understand its significance and history.

17 Jan 2023

Temple in Madurai village stands tall against caste bias, celebrates valour, jallikattu

If jallikattu is deep rooted in cultural ethos, the tales of valour that accompany the sport is the icing on the cake that many a tamer looks to emulate.

14 Jan 2023

Transparency first for Upparpatti village panchayat

Stating that practising transparency in governance was harder than promising it, the advocate-turned-president said he wants to be loyal to the voters despite the challenges in front of him.

10 Jan 2023

MKU to install Mahakavi Bharathiyar statue in front of Tamil Department

A six-feet statue of Mahakavi Bharathiyar will be installed at the Madurai Kamaraj University by the Tamil department.

03 Jan 2023

Tit for Tat: Angry pilgrims in TN ‘capture’ bus

All 120 women, residents of Pommanamkottai village, had booked two buses to go on a pilgrimage to Aadi Parasakthi temple in Chennai. 

30 Dec 2022

Sirumalai hills preps up for eco-tourism drive ahead of 2023 new year celebrations

Representatives at the Sirula reception centre at Pudur, will give a small brief on eco-tourism. The itinerary will be arranged as per the visitors' interest.

28 Dec 2022

Residents await green light for rail overbridge in Thirumangalam road in Tamil Nadu

Dakshin Railway Employees Union Divisional Joint Secretary R Sankara Narayanan said the Madurai - Thirumangalam stretch is a double line track.

26 Dec 2022

Madurai Kamaraj University starves for a canteen

The university houses 20 schools comprising 77 departments.

22 Dec 2022