Jayanthi Pawar

50 years after the Keezhvenmani massacre, what has changed for Dalits in Tamil Nadu?

While some changes in wages and land ownership took place in the aftermath of the massacre, the struggle for Dalits remains focused on landless labour and caste discrimination.

25 Dec 2018

Chennai man dies in police station, kin allege custodial death

 A few hours after being brought to the police station, he fell unconscious and later when he was taken to the hospital, the doctors declared him brought dead.

22 Dec 2018

Chennai: Elderly woman killed as speeding MTC bus collides head-on with cab on Beach Road

The accident had caused a severe traffic jam in this stretch which lasted for about 30 mins. Because of this, the ambulance couldn’t reach the spot.

14 Dec 2018

IIT Madras professor ends life in campus quarters

The Kotturpuram police, who are yet to ascertain the reason behind 48-year-old Aditi Simha's suicide, have registered a case and further investigations are on.

05 Dec 2018

Chennai: Man arrested for posing as owner, installing hidden cameras in female tenants' rooms

Based on the complaint filed by the hostellers, the Chennai police have arrested Sanjeevi and further investigations are on.  

04 Dec 2018

Tamil Nadu waging quiet battle to make its roads accident-free

In 2017 alone, over 15,000 people were killed in the State in road accidents and the number of people maimed is much higher.

02 Dec 2018

Chennai woman kills month-old baby girl, arrested

A 25-year-old woman allegedly killed her newborn girl by banging her head on the floor since her husband censured her for giving birth to a girl child for the second time.

29 Nov 2018

Chennai woman arrested for killing girl child unwanted by her husband

Police said the woman feared that her husband would desert her as he had been picking up fights with her since the delivery of the second girl child a month ago.

28 Nov 2018

Elderly woman survives 12 hours in well after accidental slip in Chennai

The woman living alone in her house at was headed to her neighbour's house in the evengin when she is believed to have slipped and fell into the open well.

27 Nov 2018

Circular rings in cell phone ban for cops on security

Even officers from the rank of Sub-Inspector will be allowed to use phones, only for official work while on important duties. 

27 Nov 2018

WATCH | Chennai traffic cop pushes down 'escaping' colleague from running motorbike

A CCTV footage that surfaced today showed the traffic cop pushing down a police constable from a running motorbike in the middle of a busy road.

25 Nov 2018

Jilted lover assaults woman before  attempting suicide; both hospitalised 

In yet another case of crime against women,  a 26-year-old woman was assaulted by a man for snapping relationship with him at her house in Tiruvottriyur on Sunday night.

22 Nov 2018

32 highway patrolling vehicles to curb fatal mishaps across Tamil Nadu

Aiming to reduce fatality rates in road accident cases, the Government has planned to launch 32 highway patrolling vehicles across the State.

21 Nov 2018

Techie attacks woman and tries to end life in Chennai

The man barged into the victim's house and picked up an argument before slicing her throat and consuming poison himself.

19 Nov 2018