South | Press Trust of India | Monday April 20, 2015
Moments after a train from Bengaluru to Chennai was today halted by pulling an emergency chain, thieves snatched away gold chains, weighing about 17.5 sovereigns, from four women passengers, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 19, 2015
Family members of 20 persons gunned down during a police operation on April 7 today demanded jobs and compensation from the Andhra Pradesh government.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 19, 2015
Seven fishermen from Nagapattinam have been injured in a mid-sea attack allegedly by sea pirates suspected to be from Sri Lanka, police said today.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 13, 2015
Three persons, including two women, were charred to death after the ambulance van in which they were travelling hit a roadside tree and burst into flames near Erode today, police said.
India News | Reported by Uma Sudhir, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday April 11, 2015
Andhra Pradesh Forest Minister B Gopala Krishna Reddy today said the state government has evidence that the 20 men killed in police action in Chittoor this week "were habitual offenders" in trading red sandalwood illegally.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Uma Sudhir and J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday April 10, 2015
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has written to his Tamil Nadu counterpart O Panneerselvam assuring him of a speedy investigation into the controversial killing of 20 alleged red sandalwood smugglers in a police operation in Chittoor t...
India News | Friday April 10, 2015
As controversy rages over the deaths of 20 alleged sandalwood smugglers in Andhra Pradesh, a man from neighbouring Tamil Nadu's Dharmapuri district has alleged that seven of those killed were arrested by the Andhra Pradesh while they were on their wa...
Andhra Pradesh News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin and Uma Sudhir, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday April 9, 2015
The bodies of the 20 alleged sandalwood smugglers killed in the forests of Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh serve as an alarming visual diary of how the men, many of them from neighbouring Tamil Nadu, were killed. Some of the bodies have burn marks; others...
India News | Reported by Uma Sudhir and J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Indroneil B Biswas | Wednesday April 8, 2015
This morning's shooting in Andhra Pradesh of 20 alleged sandalwood smugglers threatens to create a political crisis with neighbour Tamil Nadu.
Tamil Nadu News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday April 1, 2015
The family of an engineer who was working with the Tamil Nadu government till he killed himself in February has denied that it is being pressured by the ruling AIADMK to drop the police case.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 19, 2015
A woman magistrate of Vedaranyam was attacked by some persons in Kumbakonam while returning from work, police said.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday March 17, 2015
A young woman has been raped allegedly by two men claiming to be policemen, in the Sivaganga District of Tamil Nadu.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 12, 2015
Sri Lankan naval personnel today allegedly hurled petrol bombs at a fishing boat from Thangachimadam in Tamil Nadu causing damage to the boat, police said.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Thursday March 12, 2015
A man, claiming to be the head of a pro-Hindu outift, has owned up responsibility for the attack on the office of a Chennai-based Tamil news channel this morning, and surrendered to the police in Madurai.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Thursday March 5, 2015
The contrast was stark and shocking. There was Parvadarajan, a 70 year old wheel chair bound passenger from Hyderabad who had just landed at Chennai airport. His son who had arranged a car to pick them up was stopped by the police from driving to th...
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 23, 2015
A bomb threat to the Doordarshan high power transmission station in Kumbakonam has turned out to be a hoax, police said today.
Chennai News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 22, 2015
A trip by school students to a theme park at nearby Sripermubudur ended on a tragic note after a 11-year-old boy drowned in a swimming pool there, police said today.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 13, 2015
Stepping up its vigil in curbing video piracy, police have seized Rs 1.44 crore worth of goods including several compact discs and have arrested 390 persons across Tamil Nadu.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 7, 2015
Furious over his students failing in a test, a teacher of a local school allegedly thrashed 45 of them, including 15 girls, with a bamboo stick following which he was arrested after a complaint was lodged, police said today.
Tamil Nadu News | Thursday February 5, 2015
The Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act or POCSO, introduced in 2012, has re-defined the laws on sexual offences against children to bring more perpetrators to book. But three years after the Act came into effect; the law seems to be falt...
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday February 2, 2015
Three persons have been arrested for posing as allopathic medical practioners without necessary qualification in the district, police said today.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 28, 2015
A Tamil newspaper has received a letter threatening an attack similar to the one on the office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday January 26, 2015
The 66th Republic Day was celebrated with fervour with Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah unfurling the national flag and Chief Minister O Panneerselvam giving away annual awards to police personnel and civilians.
Opinion | Brinda Karat | Saturday January 24, 2015
On January 22nd, the Madras High Court issued a show cause notice to the Tamil Nadu police. The case has not received the attention it should have. This is what it is about. A 16-year-old hearing and speech impaired girl is brutally gangraped. She ...