On nearly 61 different occasions at the Chennai airport, pieces of glass - some from its ceiling - have allegedly fallen on or around passengers, a safety lapse that now has to be explained by the Civil Aviation Ministry.
Tamil Nadu has entered unhindered election mode, with the two major competing teams deciding how to divide up seats among themselves, and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa announcing that she will run for office from the constituency that elected her after she was acquitted in a major corruption case.
There's gloom in Chennai's Virugambakkam neighbourhood. A 15-year-old girl, upset after her father allegedly scolded her for skipping tuition classes, hanged herself on Wednesday. Her mother, seeing her child's body, killed herself too.