Dead people ‘working’ under MGNREGA scheme in Kancheepuram?

Scam unearthed after villagers stumble upon names of deceased in scheme’s registry; two officials alleged to have swindled  Rs 11 lakh by drawing their salaries

published on : 2nd December 2021

Raze church on encroached land in Kancheepuram: Madras HC

Judge orders disciplinary proceedings against RDO, tahsildar for not acting on complaint 

published on : 1st December 2021

L&T to set up data centres in Kancheepuram

Facilities and associated units will provide 500 direct and 600 indirect jobs

published on : 25th November 2021

Gang war between aides of notorious Kanchi don takes ugly turn, store vandalised with machetes

After the death of Don Sridhar, a gang war erupted in Kancheepuram. One faction is led by Dinesh, who was Sridhar’s driver, and Thyagarajan. The other is led by Sridhar’s brother-in-law Thanikachalam.

published on : 18th November 2021

Kancheepuram cops shoot dead man accused of robbery

The Kancheepuram police shot dead a 30-year-old migrant labourer near Padur on Monday afternoon and nabbed another man.

published on : 12th October 2021

Man who fired in air after snatching gold chain shot dead by police in Tamil Nadu

On Sunday evening, two men armed with a pistol escaped with a six sovereign gold chain near Sriperumbudur toll gate. The victim Indira was waiting for a bus when the incident took place.

published on : 11th October 2021

Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor project to use Kancheepuram L&T equipment

The equipment, which will expedite the construction, has been designed using a state-of-the-art finite element analysis software and has met stringent international codes.

published on : 10th September 2021

15 years on, Tamil Nadu's Manimangalam village awaits deliverance through MGNREGA 

Without access to this scheme, the Irular tribals, are subjected to employment in farmlands of dominant caste people for very meagre wages while the women do domestic chores in nearby localities.

published on : 16th August 2021

Kancheepuram: Tribal kids malnourished in absence of schooling, ration cards

Exacerbating the situation is the lockdown-induced closure of the anganwadis and schools that served noon meal to students from these families. 

published on : 12th August 2021

Kancheepuram: Man held for killing woman professor

Two days after a 45-year-old woman professor was found dead at her house in Kancheepuram, the taluk police have arrested her lover for alleged murder.

published on : 14th July 2021

33 kids test positive for COVID-19 at orphanage in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram

According to Health Department officials, the home has 105 inmates and the source of infection was a caretaker, who tested positive a week ago.

published on : 28th June 2021

Land scam: Records of more villages in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram, Ranipet under scrutiny

NHAI acquired land for widening the Chennai-Bengaluru bypass into six lanes between Sriperumbudur and Walajah and paid Rs 123 crore to 87 landowners.

published on : 28th June 2021

New COVID cluster in Tamil Nadu: 52 MBBS students from Kancheepuram college test positive

The RMO said that 12 students had been sent home with their parents after receiving an undertaking that they will be put under home quarantine while the other 40 students are being treated

published on : 24th March 2021

Proposal to build Tamil Nadu’s largest power plant rejected

CTNPL officials said application citing modification in environment clearance for main plant and captive port was submitted after taking opinion from environment ministry.

published on : 13th February 2019

Tamil Nadu rain fury: Over 10,000 putting up in 114 relief camps

Over 7,000 encroachments on 22,538 water bodies have been removed while 12,070 km of river ways were desilted.

published on : 4th November 2017