M Sabari

5,584 guest lecturers in TN yet to get salary since April

Guest lecturers in government arts and science colleges are in the lurch as they allegedly have not been paid for the last five months.

22 Sep 2021

'Oondrukol' helps Covid orphans find their feet

Oondrukol, an initiative of District Collector S Karmegam, is helping children whose lives were shattered by Covid to continue education.

04 Sep 2021

DMK working to wrest local bodies

Having secured a thumping victory in the Assembly elections, the DMK, it appears, is wasting no time in dethroning arch rival AIADMK from local body posts.

31 Jul 2021

TN man dies after being assaulted by police, special sub-inspector arrested

Policemen involved in vehicle checking at Pappanaickenpatti check post stopped his vehicle. Irked over this, Murugesan picked up a quarrel with the police, despite his friends' attempts to stop him.

23 Jun 2021

Socialism marrying Mamta Banerjee? Yes, it's set to happen in Tamil Nadu this Sunday!

The groom's father A Mohan, 52, is the Salem district secretary of the Communist Party of India (CPI). The bride who is a relative, however, comes from a Congress family.

11 Jun 2021

Will Stalin reward lone DMK winner from Salem?

He was at loggerheads with the late strongman Veerapandi S Arumugam, who was among Stalin’s detractors.

04 May 2021

Emphatic win for EPS despite AIADMK’s disappointing defeat

The alliance led by the party had either won or was leading in 10 out of 11 seats in the district.

03 May 2021

Will Omalur residents lend a ‘hand’ to Congress in Tamil Nadu polls?

AIADMK functionaries exude confidence that the State government’s kudimaramathu scheme and the 10.5% reservation to Vanniyars would boost the party’s prospects.

31 Mar 2021

Edappadi: The man and the place

Till a few years back, not many outside the region had heard about this place. Today, it’s known for having given the State a CM when it was in crisis. 

23 Mar 2021

Will fifth time be the charm for ‘Rising Sun’ in Salem South?

There are 2.59 lakh voters in Salem south. Mudaliyars, Devanga Chettiars, Vanniyars and Pillais are the predominant communities here.

19 Mar 2021

Chennai-Salem Greenfield Corridor: Farmers want compensation as per market rates rather than by guideline value

Farmers, whose land will be acquired to implement the `10,000-cr Chennai-Salem Greenfield Corridor, are opposing the project fearing a lose of livelihood, threat to the ecosystem and measly compensati

17 Jun 2018

Tamil Nadu mandates admission of at least 50 per cent minority students to save status

If the number of eligible applications received from the minority community are less than 50 per cent of the seats, the institution should admit all such minority students.

27 Apr 2018

With Madras High Court's euthanasia order, relief at last for temple elephant

It was against this backdrop that Chennai-based animal rights activist Muralidharan brought her troubles to the notice of the High Court and sought permission to euthanise her.

22 Apr 2018