Jeyalakshmi Ramanujam

Cloud of confusion hovers over boy’s death at school

A week has passed since the death of a Class X boy on school campus, but confusions and contradictions are yet to die away.  

22 Jan 2022

Alanganallur brothers steal jallikattu show on home turf

For two brothers of Alanganallur, their home soil has been a memorable ‘hunting ground’ since 2019 for they have each won prizes in the jallikattu games since 2019. 

18 Jan 2022

Alanganallur Jallikattu off to a roaring start even as Covid-19 held a nation on tenterhooks

In view of the increasing number of Omicron cases in the state, only double vaccinated tamers with RT-PCR negative certificates were allowed to participate in the event.

17 Jan 2022

Tamil Nadu college professor brings reality to special kids, virtually

D Tamilselvi who has a PhD in Robotics would admit that though she developed a robotics tool for the special children initially, it was a failure.

29 Dec 2021

A pricey journey fraught with danger  

People from all walks of life have requested the State government to hold discussions and regulate transport services and their tariffs.

25 Dec 2021

Cries that go unheard amid the pandemic din 

Madurai district alone, as many as 276 incidents of child marriage have been reported from January 2020 till now.

25 Dec 2021

'Testing time for us, chalk out a bill at once': Tamil Nadu teachers protest against sudden lay-offs

Responding to the issue, Anna University Vice Chancellor R Velraj said working in private engineering colleges is like working in private companies.

18 Dec 2021

Teachers want Bill chalked out to overcome testing times

No job security; no benefit and no money. The teaching and non-teaching employees of private colleges and teachers of self-financing courses in Government aided colleges are painting a sorry picture.

18 Dec 2021

Footboard travel of students: Who will take responsibility?

B Veeranan, a student studying in a private matriculation school in Anna Nagar residing in Karuppayurani, said the students prefer to travel on footboard mainly to make the girls notice them.

14 Dec 2021

New Tamil Nadu government colleges leave students in troubled waters

Speaking to The New Indian Express, Regional Joint Director for Collegiate Education, P Pon Muthuramalingam said courses are being offered based on the demand in a particular area.

11 Dec 2021

Audit objections eat into Madurai Kamaraj University's staff’s salary, pension

Sources said though the university authorities requested the principal secretary of higher education for funds, the officials refused to release the money citing the audit objections. 

05 Dec 2021

TANGEDCO nixes order mandating Covid vaccine for salary

“This circular has been issued as per a decision taken in a meeting led by the TANGEDCO chairman on November 26.

03 Dec 2021

Smart way to bypass sewage clogs, floods

A team of professors from Madurai built a remote sewer management and block removal system that they claim could help avoid manual scavenger deaths and unclog sewers in cities.

02 Dec 2021

Madurai schools need a lesson on the importance of installing complaint boxes to help students notify sexual abuse

All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA) District President R Sasikala said failing to install a complaint box would amount to contempt of court.

29 Nov 2021

Madurai Kamaraj University hostels not for the faint-hearted

An inmate of the boy's hostel said poisonous insects are often entering hostel rooms through the cracks on the broken windows and doors.

25 Nov 2021