J Santhosh

Tenant Data Collection Not Legal: Experts

On a day when City Police Commissioner S George notified the order asking house owners to submit details of tenants to their respective police stations, legal experts on Thursday wondered whether it was tenable.

06 Dec 2013

Call Bills Won't Burn Holes in Cops' Pockets

Tamil Nadu policemen and their families will perhaps foot the cheapest cellphone bills as the State government is all set to procure a whopping 9.6 lakh SIM cards from the PSU telecom operator BSNL to implement a comprehensive Closed User Group (CUG) scheme for the police force.

30 Nov 2013

Before vrooming gets fatal...

In the light of recent accidents due to drag racing, police are going tough on such young bikers

28 Nov 2013

Astrologer's solution results in death

Two years ago, an astrologer predicted imminent death in a family in Coimbatore if the couple cohabits.

28 Oct 2013

Open door, footboard ride led to Palavakkam death

The death of 15-year-old Kannan, who slipped from an MTC bus and was crushed under the wheels, could have been avoided, as it was found that the doors of the bus had been left open.

26 Oct 2013

Panna Ismail being harassed by cops, say kin

Relatives of ‘Panna’ Ismail, one of the two terror suspects arrested in the recent Puttur operation, have claimed that Ismail was innocent and it is the repeated police harassment that destroyed their lives.

18 Oct 2013

Blind rage for protest space still on

A group of visually challenged persons in the city are proving that physical disabilities are no barrier when it comes to putting up a fight for their rights.

24 Sep 2013

Blood red money plant

16 Sep 2013

'Loss of business far better than daily torture'

Ramachandran (name changed) is one of the many fruit vendors one would come across at the busy Koyambedu market. Just like in any other trade, timely availability of capital is crucial for procuring quality goods.

16 Sep 2013

Drones may soon replace men in kakhi for surveillance operations

Surveillance by the men in khaki could undergo a drastic change if the latest technology employed by the State police proves sustainable.

16 Sep 2013

Two blackmail teacher with sleaze photo

Ex-students threaten woman with hubby’s pics; caught by locals, let off after warning.

09 Sep 2013

Street vendors cheer legitimacy to trade after LS passes livelihood bill

Roadside vendors are ubiquitous in every Indian city and were not recognised under law, until intensive campaigning by NGOs working for welfare of the street vendors forced the government to frame the law.

09 Sep 2013

Does Centre's claim on LPG subsidy have any Aadhar?

The Union Government’s announcement that direct cash transfer of subsidies to LPG customers would be launched in the State from next month in a phased manner has left LPG customers confused.

06 Sep 2013

Struck terror in public, cops' heart

The very name rattles. Jai Shankar, the serial rapist- murderer, who escaped from the Bangalore prison, was one who struck terror in the minds of police officers who have dealt with the brutal crimes committed by him.

04 Sep 2013

Third eye helps city cops crack several cases

Many cases, including the recent murder of an elderly woman at JJ Nagar, were solved with the help of images captured by CCTV cameras in the vicinity.

07 Aug 2013

These cameras can be outsmarted too

Even as the police are banking on latest technologies to track down criminals, there have been instances when criminals outsmarted CCTV cameras.

07 Aug 2013

Goondas out of jail, courtesy babus

However, over the years, the Goondas Act has become a toothless law thanks to the sloppy enforcement by the bureaucracy and police.

05 Aug 2013

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