Erode

  • TN: Jayalalithaa condoles death of 7 workers in textile dyeing unit 19-03-2014 02:45 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday condoled the death of seven workers, who lost their lives due to asphyxiation in a dyeing unit tank in Erode. "I extend my deepest condolences to the bereaved family members", she said in a statement. Seven workers died of asphyxiation and nine...
  • Tamil Nadu: 7 workers die after inhaling poisonous gas in Erode 18-03-2014 03:30 PM

    Chennai: In a tragic incident, seven workers at a dyeing plant died of asphyxiation after inhaling poisonous gas in Erode, Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. The tragedy occurred as the workers attended to a sewage tank pump. More details are awaited. ...
  • TN: Worker arrested for sexually torturing 10-year old girl 04-10-2013 08:45 AM

    Coimbatore: A construction worker was arrested today on charges of sexually 'torturing and harassing' a 10-year-old daughter of his female colleague for the last two years. Vijayakumar of Erode and working in Periyanaickenpalayam on the city outskirts, was allegedly having illicit affairs with a female worker for the last six...
  • Vasan against selling warship to Sri Lanka 12-09-2013 04:29 PM

    Erode: Voicing opposition to Centre's proposal to supply two naval warships to Sri Lanka, Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan has said he would urge Prime Minister Manmohan Singh not to sell the vessels. "I am against the selling of warships to Sri Lanka. I will meet the Prime Minister soon and...
  • Greed lured literate investors in Erode into emu scam: RBI 05-08-2013 02:19 AM

    Erode: Most of the duped investors in the multi-crore emu contract farming scam in the district last year were literates and very knowledgeable and had been lured by 'greed', according to a survey by Reserve Bank of India. The investors had been lured by attractive schemes offered by the emu...
  • Tamil Nadu: Man stangulates wife, burns her body 15-07-2013 08:52 PM

    Erode: One person hailing from Karnataka was on Monday arrested for allegedly strangling his wife to death and burning the body a week ago, police said. Police said the accused Kongalayiah of Chamrajnagar in Karnataka,came to Arasur and stayed there with his 25-year-old wife. He was working in a private...
  • Tamil Nadu: Heavy rain lashes Salem, Erode 01-06-2013 01:55 PM

    Salem: Water level in the Mettur reservoir on Saturday stood at 18.54 feet against the full level of 120 feet. Inflow into the dam was 72 cusecs while outflow 600 cusecs. Salem and its surroundings experienced heavy downpour on Friday night while scattered heavy rain was reported in Erode district....
  • Jaya strikes again, two DMK leaders arrested 04-08-2011 08:56 AM

    New Delhi: In the latest crackdown on Karunanidhi's aides by the Jayalalithaa government in Tamil Nadu, two DMK leaders were arrested in Erode on land grab charges on Thursday. The mayor of Erode, Kumar Murugesh and former DMK minister NKKP Raja were arrested. NKKP Raja was minister for textiles and...