Journey to burial ground a regular 'adventure' for residents of this Ariyalur village

The deteriorating road, which runs alongside a canal, was laid 15 years ago and is the only route to the burial ground.

published on : 23rd September 2020

Ariyalur bank branch manager caught in Hindi-row transferred to regional office in Tiruchy

The move comes after political parties in Tamil Nadu condemned the manager and bank for allegedly refusing a loan to a senior citizen man because he did not know Hindi.

published on : 22nd September 2020

NEET aspirant's death: CM Palaniswami grants Rs 7 lakh aid, govt job to kin

“The State has always been concerned about students’ welfare and it would continue to work for their development.

published on : 11th September 2020

Anitha’s Ariyalur bids adieu to another NEET aspirant, kin says poor connectivity harmed his preparations

Vignesh’s aunt said that the youth was often seen going to the agricultural fields in the village in search of a mobile phone signal.  

published on : 10th September 2020

TN youth preparing for NEET kills self, villagers block road demanding exam be cancelled

His father Vishwanathan said Vignesh was already under a lot of pressure and expectations considering that it was his third attempt

published on : 9th September 2020

Periyar bust defaced in Ariyalur, cops have it cleaned, repainted

Villagers believe the tar was smeared on the bust at the entrance to a Samuthavapuram at least two months ago.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Library shut for over eight years in Tamil Nadu's Ariyalur

Cries of students and activists for opening it grew louder in the past few months as schools and colleges remain closed.

published on : 24th August 2020

Is PMK ceding its home turf in Ariyalur?

Absence of a strong leader, rising dissent among rank and file, and maintaining distance from the Dravidian majors have cost PMK dear in Ariyalur, its bastion.

published on : 4th August 2020

Lockdown takes the fun out of Jallikattu: Prized bulls sold for meat?

In 2017, the entire State came forward to keep the traditional sport of Jallikattu alive. It was important to preserve the native and indigenous varieties, argued activists.

published on : 2nd August 2020

CM Palaniswami lays foundation for Ariyalur medical college

Centre’s share will be Rs 195 cr while the State will provide 130 cr

published on : 8th July 2020

It’s survival, we will go back to Koyambedu: Ariyalur returnees

The fear of being rendered jobless is a greater threat than the coronavirus itself for workers who returned to Ariyalur from the Koyambedu market.

published on : 15th May 2020

Youth denied dignified cremation over caste differences in Tamil Nadu

When the body was taken to the graveyard, the people of another community of the village opposed to burn the body. They said it was meant for their community.

published on : 12th May 2020

No room for self-isolation in many homes in Ariyalur

As their houses do not have enough rooms for them to self-isolate, family members are also suffering.

published on : 8th May 2020

Koyambedu effect: 188 new cases in Ariyalur in a day

Ariyalur saw a major spike in cases on Thursday, with 188 people testing positive. A vast majority of them are those who returned from Koyambedu, and their contacts.

published on : 7th May 2020

With no money left, rural Ariyalur returns to barter system

Though the cashless economy has not been entirely forgotten, people said the barter system has been working for them as they have little or no money to spend.

published on : 27th April 2020
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