Second accused Ramesh in Dharmapuri rape case surrenders

Shortly after the investigation officer in the Advasi student rape and death case of Dharmapuri was replaced today, another accused, Ramesh, has surrendered to the police. Post-mortem on the girl’s body also reportedly took place today in the presence of a team of doctors. Continue Reading

Waterfall and what a fall!

Dharmapuri is the land of King Adhiyaman Anji, the popular patron of poetess Avvaiyyar and, therefore, figures prominently in Tamil literature and history. But its glory seems to begin and end there. The region’s drought is as old as Tamil, predating even sand and stone. This arid area is, however, a horticultural paradise and is also a minefield of granite, marble and quartz. Continue Reading