One man stands surrounded by the debris of agricultural distress in this country: Sharad Pawar. In his second term as Agriculture Minister, he faces the formidable task of redeeming himself by solving the farm crisis that has claimed so many lives in India

Amaravathy polluted beyond redemption

Immediate desilting of Amaravathy irrigation channels demanded

Speedy disbursal of compensation to affected farmers sought

KARUR: Farmers and residents affected by industrial pollution bitterly complained about their plight when the members of the Tamil Nadu Assembly Committee on Public Sector Undertakings came visiting their localities in the district.

ON Inspection: Assembly Petitions Committee Chairman Kovai Thangam, and other members enquiring about facilities in GH in Karur on Thursday.

KARUR: Assembly Petitions Committee has recommended construction of a bridge across the Amaravathy river at Pasupathypalayam in Karur in lieu of the existing causeway there, according to its chairman and Valparai MLA Kovai Thangam.