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The Vellore district administration ordered the demolition of the wall at Chittoor district (in photo) after Chittoor district collector took up the matter with his Vellore counterpart , citing the immediate need to restore emergency transport services.(HT Photo)

Coronavirus lockdown: Wall built along Tamil Nadu-Andhra Pradesh border demolished after protest

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2020 12:10 PM IST
The wall, measuring three feet in width and five feet tall, was constructed at Gudiyattam village in Vellore district, which shares its border with Chittoor district’s Palamaner block.
Indians stand in queues to fill vessels with drinking water from a water tanker in Chennai, capital of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.(AP file photo)
Indians stand in queues to fill vessels with drinking water from a water tanker in Chennai, capital of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.(AP file photo)

After prayers, Tamil Nadu now considers cloud seeding

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 11:55 PM IST
Five times earlier, the state has tried it out but with no positive results. In fact, in March 2019, Madras high court had urged the state and central governments to work out a way to make artificial rain.
Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday announced that the government would bring water on trains from Jolarpettai in Vellore district.(PTI PHOTO)
Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday announced that the government would bring water on trains from Jolarpettai in Vellore district.(PTI PHOTO)

Political parties continue to spar on bringing water to Chennai from Vellore

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2019 09:58 PM IST
With the failure of the monsoon and groundwater depletion, Chennai is facing acute water shortage. While Chennai city needs 800 million litres of water per day, the government is currently providing 525 million litres.
The raids conducted in Duraimurugan’s house, cars and the premises of an engineering college ended on Saturday morning.(Representative Image)
The raids conducted in Duraimurugan’s house, cars and the premises of an engineering college ended on Saturday morning.(Representative Image)

IT officials, Election Commission flying squads carry out raids at DMK leader’s properties in Tamil Nadu

By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2019 02:05 AM IST
DMK leaders said a three-member team reached Duraimurugan’s house in Katpadi, Vellore district on Friday at 10 pm.
An electrician from Tamil Nadu who was working in Poland for over a year now has suddenly died and his family alleges that he was murdered and have demanded the government probe the matter (Representative Photo)(REUTERS)
An electrician from Tamil Nadu who was working in Poland for over a year now has suddenly died and his family alleges that he was murdered and have demanded the government probe the matter (Representative Photo)(REUTERS)

Tamil Nadu electrician working in Poland dead, family alleges murder

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2018 09:38 PM IST
P Venkatesan, who had done a diploma in electronics and electrical, went to Poland in November 2017, through a Chennai-based placement agency to work as an electrician at a private hotel chain in Warsaw, according to his family members in Vellore district.
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