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Krithika Srinivasan

TN tea stall raises toast to women’s liberty

A small shop in Villupuram, run exclusively and frequented by women for banter over a hot cuppa, is brewing its own revolution of its own.

07 Dec 2022

Disabled teenager from Villupuram bolts like lightning and bags gold medals

Thanks to her resolute training regimen and grit, the teenager has won gold medals in nearly all athletic sports tournaments she attended so far.

05 Dec 2022

Eleven years after gang-rape, Irular victims await justice

It was in November 2011 that the Thirukovilur police took under custody nine irular men, who lived near Thenpennai river bank at TK Mandapam village, in connection with a theft.

23 Nov 2022

Villupuram’s teacher toys with a sustainable idea

The teacher was featured in a Mann Ki Baat sessions in December 2020, where he praised her efforts in moulding words into craft.

13 Nov 2022

Three years on, disabled brothers await house under PMAY in Gingee

The brothers live in a squalid settlement on their father's land and survive on Lourthusamy's income from driving an auto, and the Rs 1000 that each gets under the old age pension scheme.

27 Oct 2022

Lalitha - friend and counsel in caste victims’ fight for justice

Lalitha is waiting in the sweltering corridors of Villupuram District Court patiently for the next case to be called.

23 Oct 2022

Custodians of Villupuram history

According to the group of archaeological aficionados, history is not something transcribed in textbooks or some distant land.

09 Oct 2022

Reshuffle in government postings leaves Villupuram disabled librarians in a lurch

Just like Vasanthi, other disabled librarians demand that their posting allotments be altered to consider aspects of accessibility for the community.

04 Oct 2022

Tamil Nadu: Warden for world of words in this Irular tribal settlement

This villupuram librarian has so far enrolled over 3K children from tribal and  underprivileged communities to govt libraries

18 Sep 2022

Accidents frequent on Chennai-Trichy National Highway at Arasur junction, locals demand bridge

Data from official sources say about 150 accidents have happened at the junction since it came to public use in 2009.

08 Sep 2022

Techies launch software training centre to lift lives of Villupuram’s rural youth

The centre, which will operate in collaboration with the State Skill Development Corporation and the district administration, was inaugurated by Villupuram MP D Ravikumar on Saturday.

29 Aug 2022

As power tariff up in TN, this Villupuram man’s tryst with solar power shows the way

The recent hike in electricity tariff in the State has once again sounded the clarion call on why more people must shift to using renewable energy resources.

20 Aug 2022

Quit drug campaigns haven’t cut supply chains in Villupuram

The campaign trail involved over 20,000 students who participated in various events, according to official sources.

20 Aug 2022

Skaters trip as rink eludes Villupuram champs

Villupuram is home to 35 talented young skaters that brought back the State-level skating championship trophy from Puducherry on August 6 and 7.

18 Aug 2022

Kallakurichi: 12th century statues of Chola kings go missing

Many had given donations to this temple during the reigns of various kings who ruled Tamil Nadu.

16 Aug 2022