Delta diaries: Cyclone Gaja flattened many schools in delta districts

When one’s house is lost, it impacts one’s lifestyle. But, when a school is lost, it collapses your livelihood – that is the importance education has in the growth of life. Continue Reading

Delta Diaries: Thanking them matters

It’s not just volunteers, but a whole lot of public sector workers who are working day and night without proper food and sleep on ground zero to restore the cyclone Gaja-hit delta districts back to form. Continue Reading

A Raja booked for making derogatory remarks against TN CM

A case has been registered against DMK leader and former Union minister A Raja for allegedly making derogatory remarks and levelling allegations of corruption against Tamilnadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his cabinet colleagues during a protest in September. Continue Reading

Delta Diaries: Electricity staff rushed off their feet restoring poles

It is estimated that two lakh electric poles were damaged or brought down when the cyclone barrelled down the districts of Thanjavur, Pudukottai, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam. All these poles have to be either replaced or re-installed to restore power supply to the affected areas. Continue Reading

Madras HC stays Ravi Shankar event at Thanjavur Big Temple

The protesters said the temple belongs to the Archaeological Survey of India and shouldn’t become a commercial place where one is allowed only when one pays a fee. Continue Reading

Sterlite’s Rs 100 crore deal to Thoothukudi turned down

The final hearing in the Sterlite Industries case was completed today at the Supreme Court during which Vedanta said that it is ready to provide infrastructure such as electricity and water projects worth Rs 100 crore in the locality if the plant is allowed to be reopened. Continue Reading