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Athur DMK candidate wins by a margin of over one lakh votes

Claiming that Dindigul is the fort of the AIADMK, the party had tasted many victories since 1972. However, due to intra-party fights and corruption charges against the elected representatives in the recent past, the party had lost its sheen in this district election after election, according to poll-watchers. The latest results of the 2021 election […]

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₹3.52 lakh recovered; trickster held

Dindigul Prakash , 33, son of Somasundaram of Nadar Mettu Street, Erode district, was arrested by a special team of police in Coimbatore and produced before a judicial magistrate court here on Saturday. Following a complaint from Poovannakrishnan, 45, and six others from Eriodu, the Dindigul Town North Police had registered a case. DSP Manimaran […]

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CPI(M) to stage demonstrations in 10,000 locations

To voice the anguish of the people of Tamil Nadu against the Central and State governments, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has planned to stage demonstrations in 10,000 locations across the State on August 25 and 26, said state secretary K. Balakrishnan here on Monday. Speaking to reporters, he said that at a time, […]

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Fervour marks Christmas

DINDIGUL Conduct of holy mass, singing of carols, elaborate decorations and grand feasts marked Christmas Day celebrations here on Wednesday. The city’s churches were decked up in blinkering lights, bright festoons, ribbons and luminous displays of Christmas tree and the nativity scene. The manger was set up with dolls and lights to depict the advent […]

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Farmers complain of pest in Bengal gram

Crop grown on over 200 ha in Dindigul district DINDIGUL In the black cotton soil belts of Reddiarchatram and Kanakkampatti, farmers have cultivated Bengal gram, a winter crop that requires little water and less expenditure and is cultivated only once a year during the season. As per records of the Agriculture department, Dindigul district has […]

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Onion prices soar to ₹ 130 per kg

DINDIGUL At the Oddanchatram vegetable market, touted to be the largest market in the State in terms of the volume of vegetables, the price of shallots or small onions soared beyond ₹ 120 on Wednesday. The price rise was reflected in the other markets in southern Tamil Nadu, including Dindigul and Madurai vegetable markets. The […]

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Many government schools are facing closure: CPI(M)

“The government has identified many schools with low students strength and there’s a plan to close them all, which will be detrimental to the policy of free quality education,” said Polit Bureau Members of CPI(M), G. Ramakrishnan. Speaking to reporters after a conference on protection of school education held here on Saturday, he said that […]

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Two arrested for damaging State bus in Dindigul

Police said they damaged the bus in protest against the arrest of a functionary of the Indian National League party The Dindigul South Police on Thursday arrested two persons for allegedly damaging the wind-shield and glass of a State Express Transport Corporation bus, plying from Chennai to Kodaikanal, here. The police identified the duo as […]