Order of the Madras High Court in the matter of G. Eswari Vs District Collector, Erode District & Others dated 04/06/2018 regarding power loom factories illegally running in in Survey No.38, 39, Minnakadu Thottam, Thanneerpandalpalayam, Veerappan Chatram Post, Erode, Tamil Nadu. The petitioner complains of unbearable noise as also dust from the power looms.

Madras High Court directs the Pollution Control Board to ensure that the Power Looms are not operated beyond the permitted working hours and to ensure that the noise level does not exceed the permissible decibel level.

Vehicles proceeding towards Omalur Main Road diverted for three hours. Farmers from seven districts gathered in protest against the Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) gas pipeline cutting through their farmlands on Tuesday. They assembled near the Five Road Junction and attempted to lay siege to the GAIL’s office. Police removed 834 persons, including 80 women. They were later released in the evening.

A functionary of Hindu Makkal Katchi resorted to a novel protest in Chennimalai on Monday to oppose the Kerala government's move to construct a dam across River Siruvani at Attapadi.

State Public Relations Co-ordinator of the party T. Senthil Kumar performed angapradakshinam at the Chennimalai Murugan temple to express his protest as Kerala's move would affect the farming community in Erode, Tirupur and Coimbatore districts. Siruvani was one of the tributaries of River Bhavani, which was the primary source of water for irrigation in Erode district.

ERODE: The indiscriminate dumping of garbage on one side of Sathyamangalam main road in Kavunthapadi near here poses serious threat to the health of people.

Huge amount of rotting garbage is being dumped on the roadside every day.

Not only is this mounting trash pile an eyesore but the stench emanating from these dump sites has made it impossible for people to reside in the nearby colonies i

The burning of electrical wires and cables by a few scrap collectors on Park Road here poses serious damage to the environment and constitutes a health risk for the residents and shopkeepers in the area.

This report includes the visit of Effluent Treatment Plants/ Common Effluent Treatment Plants based on advanced / latest technologies established at Ahemdabad(Gujarat), Mumbai, Tirupur & Erode (Tamilnadu). The purpose of the visit was to study the technologies being employed there and to explore the possibility of using the same in the state also.

On the lines of National Rural Health Mission, the National Urban Health Mission will be launched in 429 towns, having over one lakh population, within four months, Union Health Minister Dr Anbumani R

On August 28, senior police officers and forest department personnel of two contiguous districts in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka held a joint meeting to combat the growing Naxal presence in forest areas.

...among local villagers because he involves them in sandalwood smuggling and shares the benefits

The Madras High Court has ordered the Central Ground Water Board to conduct a scientific study on the groundwater in Erode area of Tamil Nadu within two months. It has also directed the Tamil