N Ramesh

Papanasam: AMMK may play spoilsport

Known for rolling green paddy fields, Papanasam, a part of the Thanjavur district, was a stronghold of Congress and its offshoot Tamil Maanila Congress till the 2001 Assembly elections.

03 Apr 2021

Tamil Nadu elections: Hot seat - Nannilam

A detailed look at the problems plaguing the Constituencies in Tamil nadu

27 Mar 2021

Will AIADMK contest again from Papanasam or make way for TMC?

Though Doraikannu belonged to Vanniyar community, the PMK, one of the alliance partners of the  AIADMK, is reportedly not interested in the constituency, which has a significant Vanniyar population.

05 Mar 2021

Surprise choice: Dravidian bastion of Thanjavur has caught BJP’s fancy

Political circles are surprised about the Thanjavur choice as it has mostly favoured the Dravidian parties, especially the DMK so far.

03 Mar 2021

Gang murders Muthupettai Panchayat union councilor 

The gang allegedly severed his head and took it with them on a two-wheeler wrapped in a lungi but dropped at a road bump in Azad nagar in Muthupettai.

22 Feb 2021

TN delta farmers welcome co-op loan waiver, urge write-off of commercial bank debts too

They also urged the government to make good the crop loans of farmers who have borrowed from commercial banks including nationalised ones

05 Feb 2021

Farmers in Thanjavur disappointed as Union Budget omits any mention of one-time loan waiver

A farmer from Tiruvarur also said their long pending demand to constitute a fund for natural disaster compensation was not announced

01 Feb 2021

Nivar, Burevi impact: 97% of crops in Thanjavur insured

As per the final estimates, a total of 3,26,819 acres cultivated by 1.18 lakh farmers has been insured. Around 2.9 lakh acres were insured last year.

26 Dec 2020

Thanjavur: Lack of pathway forces Dalits to go through paddy fields to reach cremation ground

On Friday, after a 60-year-old woman died, her relatives had to carry her body through paddy fields that were slushy due to the recent rains.

07 Dec 2020

Ten youths pitch in to build additional classrooms in Tamil Nadu school

The management of Panchayat Union Middle school in Thulukkaviduthi north village has been  awaiting funds from the government to build additional classrooms for more than a year.

31 Oct 2020

'Vanam' group of volunteers expands greenery, against convention

That Miyawaki succeeded in his undertaking is testified by what Vanam – a group of volunteers – is trying to achieve using his methods five decades and two oceans apart.

18 Oct 2020

Looking beyond RT- PCR tests in diagnosing Covid

Of the 1,100 people treated for Covid-19, 200, or 18 per cent, tested negative for the virus in RT-PCR test but diagnosed based on clinical symptoms.

04 Oct 2020

Hopes sprout as confluence of Cauvery, rain makes for a perfect samba jig

Farming is much like gambling; there is no guarantee what the rolling die would yield.

16 Aug 2020

M Karunanidhi demise: Tiruvarur constituency grieves loss of elected representative

Women in Azhagiri colony broke into opparis in front of Karunanidhi’s portrait decked with flowers.

08 Aug 2018