Jayanthi Pawar

Suffering in the shadows: Transwomen at Nungambakkam harrassed

Though he was let off with a warning three days later, he and a friend came on a motorbike and threw stones and beer bottles at me as I was waiting for customers.

16 Sep 2018

Two construction staff fall to death from tenth floor in Saidapet

Two construction labourers slipped to death from the 10th floor of an under-construction site of government quarters at Saidapet on Monday night.

12 Sep 2018

Victims suffer as drunk drivers refuse to change course

The driver had knocked down a cow before that, and the car finally came to a halt after hitting a signboard on the platform.  

09 Sep 2018

State leaving no stone unturned in bid to curb accident-related deaths

The government is working to bring down the number of deaths caused by road accidents across the State.

09 Sep 2018

Under permanent police protection

The ACP on Monday along with his wife Kala Rani,15-year-old son Vishal studying in class 8, and daughter Jeeva Sri studying in class 2, met the boy and offered to be his guardians.

05 Sep 2018

Teen falls to death from MIT flyover after bike hits wall

Police find 1.2-kg ganja in the backpack of deceased 17- year-old pillion rider; vehicle driven by 16-year-old friend suspected to be under the influence of drugs.

01 Sep 2018

Freedom of expression becoming a ticket to prison, lament activists

Previously, such arrests were made under Section 66 A of the IT Act 2000 — punishment for sending offensive messages through communication services.

19 Aug 2018

Baby rescued from stormwater drain by residents of SVS nagar

After safely pulling out the child by his legs, Geetha disentangled the umbilical cord from around his neck and washed him with hot water.

16 Aug 2018

WATCH | Chennai cops detain activist Thirumurugan Gandhi minutes after court sets him free

Thirumurugan Gandhi was again rounded up by the cops on Friday and taken forcibly in a car as he was walking out of the office of the Joint Commissioner of Police.

10 Aug 2018

Thirumurugan Gandhi held in Bengaluru for UN speech on police firing in Thoothukudi

He was held on charges of sedition for addressing the United Nations Human Rights Council about the police firing on anti-Sterlite protesters at Thoothukudi recently.

10 Aug 2018

Three killed, 30 injured in stampede at Rajaji Hall as public pay homage to Karunanidhi’s mortal remains

Senbagavali, Saravanan (35) and another 60-year-old man whose identity is yet to be known died and around 30 others sustained injuries as they were caught in the stampede.

09 Aug 2018

Perungudi building collapse: Victims worked beyond duty hours

Most of the victims of the Saturday’s scaffolding collapse at Perungudi were working beyond the duty hours just in the hope of being paid additional amount.

23 Jul 2018

22-year-old man injured in alleged police attack

A complaint has been lodged against a police officer for allegedly attacking a 22-year-old young man during a vehicle check near Chetpet.

21 Jul 2018

Hearing-impaired 11-year-old girl in Chennai allegedly raped by 18 men over six months

The victim’s mother said the assaults began on January 15 when the lift operator, Ravi, 66, took the child to an isolated place in the apartment complex and raped her. 

17 Jul 2018

Deadly force: Experts question Tamil Nadu's encounter killings

The recent gunning down of Anandan, accused of attacking a policeman, has put the focus back on ‘encounter’ killings in the country. 

08 Jul 2018