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.
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.
Ravi awarded degree to 257 graduates in various disciplines, including 153 PhD scholars, gold medals to 104 PG and UG graduates.
Meanwhile, official sources said that 4,000 cusecs of water has been released to Vaigai river from Vaigai dam for irrigation purposes.
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.
"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.
The recent interview of Srinivasa Raja with Actor-filmmaker Chitra Lakshmanan for his YouTube Socialtalkies show has led to controversy.
Police probing the case arrested the suspect from Nagapattinam on Tuesday and sources said that the suspect is attached to Puratchi Tamilar Makkal Kazhagam.
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.
Usually, the second season (samba) of paddy cultivation begins in early September and the work should have intensified by now.
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
A team rushed to the spot and pacified people who were holding a protest and cleaned the statue with water.
They argued that the event was not related to legal fraternity and speakers might touch upon sanatana dharma.
Addressing a huge gathering in Kandaneri, Stalin blamed the BJP-led Union government for destroying the rights of states.
Forest officials have ramped up patrols in the area, and local residents have been asked to inform them immediately should a tiger be spotted.
Three more PILs filed seeking various directions in connection with the dam were dismissed by the above division bench last week for similar reasons.
The cost of construction of the bridge was Rs 23 crore, and Rs 3 crore was spent for laying the approach road.
According to sources, university vice-chancellor R Jagannathan placed the professor under suspension allegedly after he received complaints from several students.
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.
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.