For four days, a photographer in Chennai has been a social media sensation over reports that he saved a young woman from being raped. But the city police now says that Vasanth Paul, was unable to direct officers who accompanied him to the part of the city where he says he found a drugged woman shouting for help as men tried to undress her.
Indians workers stranded in the United Arab Emirates with expired work permits, no pay and limited food, water and sanitation have appealed to the Indian government for immediate repatriation and financial assistance.
Heroics on the silver screen - that's what Vasanth Paul queued up to catch in the first show of superstar Rajinikanth's Kabali on Friday. Little did the Chennai-based model and photographer know his own daring would be called upon not much after.
Apprehensions grew over the fate of the missing Indian Air Force transport aircraft with 29 people on board as search teams were yet to find any trace of the AN-32 plane while efforts were intensified over the Bay of Bengal where inclement weather appeared to be a hurdle.
Written by Smitha T K | Thursday July 21, 2016, Chennai
The next time you see the municipal corporation pick up dogs and taking it to their pound for sterilisation, spare a thought for poor creatures for they may not exactly be heading for the most welcoming of places.
The Madras High Court today issued notice to the Tamil Nadu government on a petition seeking cancellation of bail granted by a lower court to two MBBS students, who had thrown a five-month-old stray dog from the terrace of a three-storied building earlier this month.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today issued a notice to the District Collector, Chennai, seeking information about steps taken to deal with the alleged sale of drugs mixed with toffees to students and teenagers across the city.