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Officials fail to fulfil assurance, Irula hamlet still waiting for water supply in Tamil Nadu

Despite assurance by officials, the Irula tribal hamlet near Bargur is yet to get water connection.

01 Nov 2022

Five years on, four Irula families await electricity

Three Irula families in Onnepuram and one in Kappukuzhi,  falling under Doddamanju panchayat in Anchetti taluk, are waiting to get hut power connections for over five years.

26 Oct 2022

Hosur people get a ‘Vidiyal’ from civic grievances in Tamil Nadu

It was in July 2019 that Hosur Municipal Corporation (HMC) launched a help line for public to air civic grievances through WhatsApp.

08 Oct 2022

44 Irulas from Krishnagiri suffer without power for 20 years

Forty four Irulas from 11 families in Kamarajar Nagar near Singarapettai in Uthangarai taluk are living without power connection and other basic amenities for over two decades.

24 Sep 2022

Five tribal children from Krishnagiri settlement enroled back in govt schools

On the last week of August, the boy and a girl were rescued and enroled in Class 2 and Class 5 in Panchayat Union Primary School at Gundalakuttai.

23 Sep 2022

Krishnagiri villagers leave habitat over lack of road

Thalli BDO Nagarathnam said his team will inspect the habitation and inform the district collector about the situation.

16 Sep 2022

Of identity, existence & celebration: Kelamangalam BMO arrange birth certificates for Kottayurkollai tribals

In a bid to encourage institutional delivery, they had started a community baby shower ceremony at Bettamugilam in April 2019.

04 Sep 2022

Patchy water supply hits 10 Irula homes in Krishnagiri

School education department officials visited and assured to readmit the students back to school.

24 Aug 2022

In a first, woman Irular panchayat president to hoist tricolour in office

Earlier, she hoisted the national flag at Panchayat Union Middle School at Vellakuttai panchayat on January 26, 2020.

14 Aug 2022

Laurels rain down on Hosur's ‘Lakeman’ as water table rises

The trio strived forward and supported the district administration in rejuvenating lakes in the surroundings of Hosur.

07 Aug 2022

Five arrested for forcing 10-year-old tribal girl to drink alcohol in Krishnagiri

A video of a ten-year-old tribal girl from Bettamugilalam panchayat in Denkanikottai taluk went viral on social media, where she was forced to smoke beedi and drink alcohol by a few people.

22 Jul 2022

14-year-old tribal boy, rescued from bonded labour, admitted in school in Krishnagiri

Sources in the village said that on Wednesday the boy along, with his parents, had gone to poach monitor lizard near Jagadevi forest.

01 Jul 2022

Kadambakuttai tribals await construction of road for a decade

Last year, Health Minister Ma Subramanian trekked to this habitation and assured people to fullfil basic amenities regarding health department.

23 Jun 2022

 Liquor abuse: 10-yr-old yet to get help

On June 9, a video showing the child allegedly forced by four persons into consuming liquor and smoking beedi went viral and shocked activists.

16 Jun 2022

Four child marriage attempts foiled in Tamil Nadu's Krishnagiri

Anchetti police constable N Naveedh and a Childline staff M Madhappan saved four girl children after fifteen hours of effort to stop child marriages.

14 Jun 2022