Jayanthi Pawar

No jobs, lights or hospitals, but liquor flows freely in Chennai's Navalur

Situated in an isolated place, this settlement of uniformly-built, matchbox-type houses forms the backyard of a college, with a board  that reads ‘Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board Tenements’ in Navalur

11 Nov 2018

Chennai: Woman delivers, abandons child in hospital loo

The hospital staff had given her a pain killer injection after which she went to the rest room in the ground floor.

03 Nov 2018

Chennai: Engineering student drives rashly, car mows down six-year-old girl, aunt

Locals who witnessed the accident nabbed Saran and allegedly thrashed him and damaged his car, police said.

02 Nov 2018

Student suffers seizure at swimming pool, dies in Chennai's Guindy

A 15-year-old district-level gold medallist in swimming suffered a seizure and died at a Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu (SDAT) swimming pool at Guindy on Sunday morning.  

22 Oct 2018

Chennai auto drivers arrested for setting man on fire over petty quarrel

As Krishnamoorthy refused to give them the cigarette, Govindaraj poured the petrol on the former to threaten him and the duo set him on fire and fled the scene.

19 Oct 2018

Three students steal phone for alcohol

The robbery happened on Sunday at 7 pm when Jayapandi was at Majestic Colony.

18 Oct 2018

Phone snatchers strike again in Chennai, this time in Virugambakkam

But sporadic incidents continue to be reported and this incident on Sunday has come as a shock since the robbers dragged the victim.

17 Oct 2018

Speeding tanker mows down infant in Chennai's Villivakkam

The house is situated on Third Street, North Jagannatha Nagar at Rajamangalam is a residential area and the family stays in a one- bedroom house.

17 Oct 2018

In third case this year, youth dies in custody; three Chennai cops transferred

Facing a few criminal cases, including a murder case, Karthik was recently staying away in Tiruvallur on instructions from the MKB Nagar police. 

16 Oct 2018

Mother throws newborn into lake: Postpartum depression to be blamed?

Wenty-seven-year-old Uma had been complaining about experiencing pain while breastfeeding ever since she gave birth to her son a month and a half ago.

14 Oct 2018

Two years on, police still clueless about murder of woman in Egmore

Another officer said the initial investigation in the first three months was not properly conducted by an officer who was then supervising the probe.

24 Sep 2018

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