Villupuram

Sexual harassment of TN IPS officer: Special DGP’s plea to transfer trial turned down

The special DGP is facing charges of sexually harassing an IPS officer during bandobust duty in February this year for a tour programme of the then Chief Minister

published on : 27th October 2021

Will transform rural Villupuram through education: First woman district panchayat vice chairperson

Sheeladevi was elected District Panchayat Ward Member from ward 10 (SC-Women) of Marakanam block in the recently concluded rural local body elections.

published on : 26th October 2021

In male-dominated goldsmithery, this TN woman etches her mark

She recently made hand-cut designs on about 1,000 gold rings overnight, raising eyebrows in the industry. Each of these rings weighed between two and eight grams.

published on : 10th October 2021

Plea to axe ‘bogus’ names from rolls disposed of

A voter of Villupuram district approached the Madras High Court on Wednesday seeking orders to remove the names of bogus voters from the rolls for the local body polls.

published on : 7th October 2021

Villupuram: Demanding separate panchayat, villagers boycott civic elections

Protest only as prez post reserved for SCs, charge residents of neighbouring village

published on : 7th October 2021

First phase of local body election begins at Kallakurichi, Villupuram on Wednesday

District administrations are all set to conduct the first phase of local body election at eleven Panchayat Unions Ward limits  in Villupuram and Kallakurichi on Wednesday. 

published on : 6th October 2021

Tamil Nadu's independent poll candidates pin hopes on new-age promises

K Nandagopal, a 32-year-old differently-abled candidate from Kundalapuliyur panchayat union in Vikravandi, wants to arrange door-delivery of weekly wages for PwD workers under MGNREGA scheme.

published on : 5th October 2021

Another post auction in Villupuram?

While that’s what the DEO claims, villagers from  Ponnankuppam alleged that another auction for the post of panchayat councilor was held on Saturday night for Rs 20.8 lakh.

published on : 21st September 2021

Villupuram: Either get Covid vaccine or quit job, MGNREGA workers told

This is not an isolated case. Several other villagers, said if the workers are sent home, it would drastically affect their economic status.

published on : 19th September 2021

Villupuram: Man booked for assaulting Dalit girl

On August 25, an 11-year-old girl was allegedly assaulted and verbally abused with casteist slurs by a Caste Hindu man at Nedimozhiyanur village.

published on : 17th September 2021

Acid accident: Four students injured in Villupuram govt school lab

Girls were clearing acid bottles from demolished lab, HM suspended

published on : 14th September 2021

Villupuram: Scheduled Caste girl alleges casteism, seeks help from Stalin

Meanwhile, Inspector Vinayaga Murugan, of Periyathachur station, said they had made a CSR entry as it was a non-cognisable offence.

published on : 14th September 2021

Actor Suriya Sivakumar’s shooting site in Villupuram’s Gingee still in darkness

Nothing, however, has changed for people of Irular settlement at Anjancheri village as they are yet to get basic amenities like drinking water, electricity, and housing, according to sources. 

published on : 6th September 2021

Woman arrested in Tamil Nadu after video showing her torturing two-year-old son goes viral

Identified as Thulasi (22), the accused was seen brutally thrashing her son, Pradeep, and repeatedly punching him on his face. She was sent away to her parental home after a quarrel with her husband.

published on : 30th August 2021

Child labour: Learning lessons, not from textbook, but hard-knock life

The recent electrocution of a 13-year-old boy in Villupuram district, while erecting a flag pole, has exposed deeper problems in society.

published on : 27th August 2021
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