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Apr 24, 2017
South India's Drought Part 3: Parched lands in Nagapattinam lead to distress migrationThis is the third article from an eight-part series of ground reports on the ongoing water crisis in south India. In this piece the author writes about how the Dalits in Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu are forced to migrate because of the acute water crisis and no land rights.
Apr 09, 2017
Tamil Nadu declares drought: RK Nagar sits pretty, water woes for the rest of the statePolitical wisdom with the right perspective from rural folk, I have found most times, is the best. Sample this from M Subbayan in Tiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu, 360 km from Chennai.
Jan 10, 2017
Tamil Nadu declares drought as 144 farmers die amid worst North East monsoon in 140 yearsThe Tamil Nadu government declared a drought on 10 January, 2017, after 144 farmers ended their lives between October and December, 2016.
Dec 07, 2016
Jayalalithaa a ruthless administrator who got the job done, but demanded absolute submissionOn one side, you see in Jayalalithaa a woman who was the personification of authoritarianism. But on the other hand, she was an able and efficient administrator who came up with innovative schemes
Dec 06, 2016
How Jayalalitha's administrative skills helped Tamil Nadu recover from tsunami nightmareJayalalithaa's efforts following the tsunami that shook Tamil Nadu on 26 December, 2004 showed her to be an effective administrator.
Dec 02, 2016
Cyclone Nada weakens into depression, mild to moderate rainfall experienced in Tamil NaduCyclonic storm Nada on Friday further weakened into a depression as per expectations, with making its land fall between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam in Tamil Nadu
Dec 02, 2016
Cyclone Nada further weakens, makes landfall in Tamil NaduCyclonic storm Nada weakened into a depression, with making its landfall between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam in Tamil Nadu, the MeT Department said.
Aug 10, 2016
Why converting to Islam won't help Nagapattinam's DalitsWhy the recent conversion threat of Nagapattinam’s Dalits is not likely to make any difference to their lives
Dec 31, 2015
Sri Lankan Navy detains 29 fishermen from Tamil NaduTwenty nine fishermen from Nagapattinam district in Tamil Nadu were on Thursday detained by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they were fishing off Trincomallee coast in Sri Lanka, a fisheries department official said.
Dec 26, 2015
Tamil Nadu pays tribute to tsunami victims on eleventh anniversary of tragedyFloral tribute and processions across Tamil Nadu on Saturday marked the 11th anniversary of the deadly Tsunami waves that struck the state on this day in 2004 claiming over 7,000 lives, leaving a trail of destruction.