Court dismisses Hindu Makkal Katchi leader’s plea to quash case for damaging Periyar statue

As per the prosecution, nearly 60 HMK members staged a protest on November 28, 2006, demanding the state government not to unveil the statue at Srirangam.

published on : 30th November 2023

SC directs mapping agency to check if car park in Mullaiperiyar is in lease area of Tamil Nadu

A Bench led by Justice Abhay S Oka asked the SoI to first demarcate and survey the area under the lease agreement and to identify the construction of the mega car park.

published on : 29th November 2023

Minister Ponmudy skips Periyar University convocation

Ravi awarded degree to 257 graduates in various disciplines, including 153 PhD scholars, gold medals to 104 PG and UG graduates.

published on : 25th November 2023

Mullaiperiyar storage at 136 ft, 1st flood alert issued

Meanwhile, official sources said that 4,000 cusecs of water has been released to Vaigai river from Vaigai dam for irrigation purposes.

published on : 25th November 2023

14-yr-old boy drowns in Periyar while swimming

While swimming, Mishal got caught in a strong undercurrent. The water level in the Periyar river was also high due to the recent monsoon rain.

published on : 12th November 2023

‘No disrespect, we’ll just relocate Periyar statue’: State BJP prez Annamalai

"The BJP objects to the presence of Periyar’s statue with atheistic slogans in front of Ranganathaswamy temple and the words of Periyar inscribed on statue hurt feelings of people, " Annamalai said.

published on : 10th November 2023

A2B owner praises Periyar for 'opening up' restuarant industries to all castes, causes stir

The recent interview of Srinivasa Raja with Actor-filmmaker Chitra Lakshmanan for his YouTube Socialtalkies show has led to controversy.

published on : 23rd October 2023

Nagapattinam man held for issuing death threat to Periyarist

Police probing the case arrested the suspect from Nagapattinam on Tuesday and sources said that the suspect is attached to Puratchi Tamilar Makkal Kazhagam.

published on : 19th October 2023

Submit records of graft complaints, government tells Periyar University

On May 29, the panel held inquiries with university administration and university officials involved in the allegations and the enquiry panel received an official response from the university.

published on : 27th September 2023

Samba cultivation in Madurai lies at the mercy of NE monsoon

Usually, the second season (samba) of paddy cultivation begins in early September and the work should have intensified by now.

published on : 26th September 2023

Glorious giver of life continues to suffer in silence  

Every year, the world marks the fourth Sunday in September as River Day. Here, we take a stroll on the banks of the mighty Periyar

published on : 23rd September 2023

Social reformer Periyar's statue found defaced near Pollachi

A team rushed to the spot and pacified people who were holding a protest and cleaned the statue with water.

published on : 21st September 2023

Lawyers spar over Periyar, Anna birth anniversaries in Tamil Nadu

They argued that the event was not related to legal fraternity and speakers might touch upon sanatana dharma.

published on : 20th September 2023

Win for INDIA bloc is an ideological ambition: CM Stalin

Addressing a huge gathering in Kandaneri, Stalin blamed the BJP-led Union government for destroying the rights of states. 

published on : 18th September 2023

Tigers on prowl leave Vandiperiyar in grip of fear

Forest officials have ramped up patrols in the area, and local residents have been asked to inform them immediately should a tiger be spotted.

published on : 11th September 2023

Plea seeking access to Mullaiperiyar Dam binned

Three more PILs filed seeking various directions in connection with the dam were dismissed by the above division bench last week for similar reasons.

published on : 24th August 2023

Parappuram-Vallamkadavu bridge opens for traffic today

The cost of construction of the bridge was Rs 23 crore, and Rs 3 crore was spent for laying the approach road.

published on : 24th August 2023

TN's Periyar University professor suspended over missing library books

According to sources, university vice-chancellor R Jagannathan placed the professor under suspension allegedly after he received complaints from several students.

published on : 22nd August 2023

Central water panel inspects TN's Mullaiperiyar dam

Five members, including the central water committee chief engineer, and engineers from Tamil Nadu and Kerala, inspected the Mullaiperiyar dam, baby dam, and shutter on Thursday.

published on : 18th August 2023

Madurai Bench of Madras HC bins plea to construct second tunnel in Mullaiperiyar Dam

But the judges pointed out that the idea of constructing a second tunnel was only a suggestion made by the expert committee appointed by the apex court.

published on : 17th August 2023
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