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Summer crops raised

With water level touching below 54 feet in Mettur Dam, the farmers of surrounding areas have raised various summer cash crops in the dry water spread area. This time, the water release from the dam was stopped by the last week of February after ... The Hindu, 1 week ago
Deccan Chronicle

Water so near, yet so far: unquenched thirst in Mettur

In the upcoming Assembly elections, the key candidates fielded in the Mettur constituency S. Semmalai (AIADMK), G.K. Mani (PMK), S.R. Parthiban (Makkal DMDK) and Bhupathi (DMDK) will have to walk the extra mile to convince people on implementing projects for ...
 The Hindu5 days ago Jayalalithaa replaces 12 candidates  Deccan Chronicle3 weeks ago TN polls: Opening day draws 77 candidates  New Delhi Pioneer1 week ago DMK changes two candidates, rejects revolt  The Gulf Today1 week ago
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The Hindu

Like Sisyphus, he keeps on trying without fail

Be it any election in any part of the country, you will most likely find K. Padmarajan of Salems Mettur town in the fray. When the 56-year-old, contesting as an independent candidate from Mettur, filed his nomination papers on Friday, it was the 173rd time he ...
 The Hindu6 days ago
United News of India

G.K. Mani in fray for fourth time

The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) has fielded the party president and three time MLA G. K. Mani in the Mettur Assembly constituency. This is the fourth time that Mr. Mani is in the fray in Mettur. Mr. Mani made his election debut in 1991 at ...
 The Hindu1 week ago PMK fields CM candidate Anbumani from Pennagaram, Mani in Mettur  United News of India1 week ago
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With Heavyweights in Fray, Tight Race Awaits Mettur

SALEM: Among the rural constituencies in Salem District, Mettur has become a hotly contested constituency as PMK has fielded its state president G K Mani who joins the fray with heavy weights. AIADMK has fielded S Semmalai, the most articulate ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago Six MLAs in Salem district denied seats  The Hindu3 weeks ago AIADMK denies seats to six MLAs in Salem district  The Hindu3 weeks ago

Daughter-in-law murdered

Periyasamy (62), farmer, murdered his daughter-in-law R. Brindha (26) in the latters house at B. Mettur near Uppiliyapuram on Friday. Brindhas husband Raja is serving in the military at Tripura and the couple have three children. Police believe the crime was ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

Water level dips below 58 feet in Mettur

A view of the Mettur Dam with water level reaching below 58 feet mark on Sunday.— Photo: E. Lakshmi Narayanan Water level in the Stanley reservoir in Mettur has dipped below 58 feet mark due to poor inflow for the past few weeks. The water level in the ...
 The Hindu1 month ago briefly  The Hindu2 months ago

Three of family found murdered

Three persons of the same family, including two women, were murdered at Marikundukaattu Valavu village near Mettur late Saturday night. The victims were identified as Mannathan (85), a farmer, his wife Mayili (75) and daughter Pappathi (40). Police sources ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Man arrested

A chicken shop owner was arrested for assaulting a customer in Mettur here in the late hours on Friday. Kumaravel (43) of Mettur was running a chicken shop in railway station area. At 10 p.m. Madhi alias Rajini (32) came to the shop and asked for chicken. But ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Old bridge closed for traffic

The 16 Gate Ellis Surplus sluices bridge in Mettur was closed for traffic, following the construction and inauguration of a new bridge nearby. The bridge near the sluices was constructed in 1934 and vehicles from Thangama Puri Pattinam, located on the left ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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