Shobana Radhakrishnan

Palamedu Jallikattu: It showered gold coins as bull tamers demonstrated their skills

S Prabakarn, from Podhumbu, bagged the Best Tamer award. He urged the State government to provide a government job for the best bull tamers.

16 Jan 2022

Growing TN cities pin hopes on new urban development bodies

According to Madurai Corporation Commissioner KP Karthikeyan, an urban development authority for Madurai can help expedite approval for building plans.

29 Dec 2021

Kodaikanal residents worry over upcoming heliport project

"The operation of aircrafts here would affect the environment in several ways. It would disturb the breeding season of animals and birds," EFECT founder VS Veerapathiran said.

27 Dec 2021

This Madurai village’s Christmas fable is a ‘toy story’

Each  of these 700 families has its own unique mould for creating beautiful figurines 

24 Dec 2021

Dindigul college correspondent booked under POCSO Act gets bail late at night

Released at night after surrendering passport; to report to cops daily

07 Dec 2021

Centre flayed for not making Chennai Hajj embarkation point

The Union government refusing to earmark Chennai as an embarkation point for Hajj has not gone down well with the pilgrims in the State.   

05 Dec 2021

A window that opens to the world

Saran hopes to create an open space for children who do not get to see books beyond their classrooms. Ambedkar Library is just the beginning

28 Nov 2021

Madurai reviews POCSO cases; finds nine awaiting relief

“The family of the victims change the place of residence and contact numbers to escape from societal pressure.

24 Nov 2021

Waterbodies in Tamil Nadu gasping for life

In the rural context, encroaching just one feeder channel was more than enough to disconnect the whole cascade of tanks

03 Nov 2021

TASMAC incurred over Rs 300 crore loss in 6 years: RTI data

Going by data obtained through RTI applications by two social workers, TASMAC has incurred a total revenue loss of over Rs 300 crore in six years between 2010-11 and 2019-20.

01 Nov 2021

Deepavali lights off, contract workers of Madurai Corporation in a fix 

There were a total of 67 contract workers in the street light section whose employment period ranged from two to 14 years and 32 of them were orally informed that they were terminated.

27 Oct 2021

Madurai: Commuters drive on the road to trouble

With monsoon fast approaching, Madurai corporation's move to fill potholes on roads with gravel to prevent water from getting stagnated has invited the ire of the commuters.

22 Oct 2021

No room to walk: Roads in Madurai tell a harrowing tale 

Speaking to TNIE, a school teacher from BB Kulam, one R Selvam (28) said the city requires an overall infrastructural change.

20 Oct 2021

Close shave for students as ceiling caves in at government school near Madurai

Sources said around 860 students from class 9 to 12 study in the school. On Saturday, students told teachers the plaster of the ceiling was peeling off.

11 Oct 2021

Madurai man’s trials with ‘stranger’ bills

"In 1979, my parents Thangarasu and Surulliamman purchased a land in Sellur, and built a house there about 10 years ago.

06 Oct 2021