'Tamil Nadu's Nochiyam panchayat burning waste on the banks of Marudaiyaru river', allege residents

After a previous news report on the same last February, authorities removed the garbage from the river and its banks in August and also promised that the practice would not continue.

published on : 12th January 2022

TN river filled to brim but farmers unable to use water as irrigation canals yet to be built

Speaking to The New Indian Express, N Suresh, a resident of Kottarai, said, "It has been five years since the construction of the dam began, but it is yet to be completed."

published on : 7th January 2022

Heavy rains wash waste from dump into Tamil Nadu's Marudaiyaru river

According to sources, the municipality started a bio-mining project at a cost of Rs 3.18 crore in 2019 and the contract was awarded to 'Our Land Pvt Ltd'.

published on : 1st December 2021

Fields submerged due to non-restoration of Marudaiyaru river in TN, farmers demand action 

Due to heavy rains, the river water submerged over 15 acres of paddy and maize, following which the farmers in the district destroyed the rotten crops and planted them again

published on : 15th November 2021

Complete Kottarai dam soon as it's already brimming, urge Perambalur public

The construction of the dam, which was taken up at a cost of Rs 108 crore in 2016, was slated for completion within two years

published on : 23rd October 2021