Saravanan M P

Coconut farmers urge Tangedco to insulate overhead power lines

According to details shared by Tangedco,  branches of 39,972 trees were trimmed in  Udumalaipet division in the last six months.

30 Jan 2023

Child marriages have not reduced despite campaigns: Tiruppur activists

According to data shared by Social Welfare Department (Tiruppur), 97 child marriages were stopped in 2019.

23 Jan 2023

6k acres of farm land turn plots in two TN districts

V Ramalingam (65) a farmer said, “I own five acres of land at Poonalkinar village in Udumalaipet taluk.

18 Jan 2023

Lay-offs snap lifeline of Tiruppur migrant workers

Speaking to TNIE, a worker from West Bengal, Mohammed Yusuf (25), said, “I was working as tailor for a salary of Rs 15,000.

05 Jan 2023

Petitions of 45k people seeking govt certificates binned

The revenue department rejected over 45,508 applications related to income certificates, legal heir certificates, residence certificates, community certificates etc in Tiruppur last year.

04 Jan 2023

Tiruppur, Coimbatore farmers urge PWD to repair PAP canal to curb water loss

PAP Farmers Welfare Association Treasurer S Vijayasekaran said, "Apart from water theft, water loss is another major issue in PAP canal.

29 Dec 2022

Six years on, kin of 63 TNSTC victims await compensation

One of the 63 families awaiting compensation is of Senthil (21), a Sivaganga native, who died in in Avinashipalayam in 2016.

17 Dec 2022

269 held in Tiruppur for bid to smuggle rice in a year 

President of Palladam Consumer Association KVS Mani Kumar said, “The quality of rice distributed in PDS shops is very good in state, and we thank the government for this.

14 Dec 2022

397 deaths on railway tracks in Tiruppur in five years

Panchayat president of Mangalam village P Marudhachala Moorthi said, “One of the main reasons for these deaths is trespassing.

02 Dec 2022

Pharmacist stops painkiller supply, youth beat him up

An official from the drug control department (Tiruppur) said, “We regularly inspect pharmacies and issue show-cause notices to those who violate norms.

01 Dec 2022

PAP water theft: 31 illegal power connections cut

TANGEDCO shared this details in reply to an RTI query filed by an activist recently.

30 Nov 2022

5,000 without land pose as farmers in Tiruppur, get PM Kisan aid

The agricultural department completed the land verification process two months ago in ten blocks of the district. As per the records, there are 93,752 registered beneficiaries.

26 Nov 2022

Family of boy with congenital deformity seeks help from Tamil Nadu government

The family of a 19-year-old boy suffering from a rare disorder has sought help from the district administration for livelihood and to meet his medical expenses.

22 Nov 2022

PAP inspection panel issues notice to 520 farmers

Even though the committee conducts inspections, farmers expressed disappointment over the outcomes.

18 Nov 2022

Damage of PDS stock rises in Tiruppur

According to data shared by TNCSC officials, there are 1,163 PDS shops in Tiruppur district, employing 836 full-time salesmen and 399 part-time salesmen.

11 Nov 2022