J Santhosh

Bank Manager in Soup After Raising 6 Apartments Violating Approved Plan

A manager of a nationalised bank, who built six apartments in Neelankarai in violation of approved plans, faces contempt of court.

16 Sep 2015

Assaulted, Locked Up Dog Trainer Dead

36-yr-old victim, who was an expert in handling pooches, allegedly shut in room and assaulted for being irregular to duty by employer

11 Sep 2015

Client Shoots Advocate to Death

History-sheeter surrenders; cops yet to confirm his involvement; Relatives of victim suspect foul play in murder

08 Sep 2015

It's a Home-Grown Racket

Various factors contribute to mushrooming of illegal children’s homes, including absence of sensitivity and apathy of government officials; selfish NGOs/trusts looking to make money by pocketing donations meant for children; and poverty of parents

07 Sep 2015

Cops' Assault Killed Refugee: Kin

Police claim Mohan, a diabetic, taken to hosp after turning dizzy at station; died without responding to treatment

05 Sep 2015

'Recording, a Boon for Litigants'

Legal fraternity believes that the Centre’s new move will usher in greater transparency in court proceedings

01 Sep 2015

TN Parties Shy Away From RTI

Echo union govt’s stand, say their inclusion would be unnecessary

29 Aug 2015

3 Yrs on, Relief Still Eludes Worker's Kin

Family clueless on whom to approach; no action by cops after FIR

25 Aug 2015

At Rock Bottom, Still Trickling Cityward

The villages near Tamaraipakkam, 30 kilometres away the city, have been selling their water to Metro Water, leaving little for agriculture and causing an acceleration in sea intrusion

08 Aug 2015

Villagers Wage A Futile Battle against Water Cos

While some residents of Illalur village, including a few policemen, have made money by opening up their wells to private players, the others are staring at a thirsty future

06 Aug 2015

How 'Mini Thanjavur' Is Left High and Dry

Once a rich paddy-growing basin, Minjur and its surrounding villages have lost their traditional occupation to fulfill Chennai city’s water needs

04 Aug 2015

Thirsty Chennai Sucks Out Groundwater from Villages

The giant Metro Water pipelines and tanker lorries of private operators bring millions of litres of ground water from the villages to the city.

03 Aug 2015

How Relationships have Changed In The Internet Age

In the backdrop of an affair culminating in violence in Ambur, experts see a correlation between the rise in the number of paramours and the constant interaction between sexes at work and after via smartphones. Women too are more assertive about emotional needs

20 Jul 2015

The Shadow Commissioning of Life

The recent controversy over allegations of underpayment against a Chennai-based private hospital by a surrogate mother,presents a grim picture.

16 Jul 2015

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