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As cops keep a tight rein, anger over Greenfield corridor gathers steam - Times of India

21Jun2018
Times of IndiaAs cops keep a tight rein, anger over Greenfield corridor gathers steamTimes of IndiaThe 277.3km-long proposed highway is designed to cut through 159 villages in Salem, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri, Tiruvannamalai, Kancheepuram and Chennai districts. The JAC has formed micro-level groups in nearly 80 villages, comprising farmers whose ...
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26 farmers arrested in Tiruvannamalai - The Hindu

21Jun2018
26 farmers arrested in TiruvannamalaiThe HinduSubsequently, they decided to hold the meeting at the CPI(M) party office near the Tiruvannamalai Collector's office. “A total of 24 farmers who were heading towards the meeting venue were picked up by the police. However, many took part in the meeting ...
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'Undeclared emergency' prevails in TN, farmers' association general secretary says - Times of India

20Jun2018
Times of India'Undeclared emergency' prevails in TN, farmers' association general secretary saysTimes of IndiaCHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Vivasaigal Sangam (TNVS) state secretary P Shanmugam on Wednesday condemned the detention of farmers and TNVS functionaries in Tiruvannamalai, who were on the way to attend a “an indoor meeting” to discuss the pros and ...Chennai-Salem road: NHAI to acquire 1900 hectares of landNYOOOZall 5 news articles »
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We need our lands, not compensation - The New Indian Express

23Jun2018
The New Indian ExpressWe need our lands, not compensationThe New Indian ExpressThe proposed project covers five districts - Kancheepuram, Tiruvannamalai, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri and Salem and could destroy reserved forests, agriculture lands, wells and borewells.When the farmers heard about the project, they were disheartened.Chennai-Salem corridor may turn windfall for land ownersTimes of Indiaall 2 news articles »
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