Gautham Selvarajan

Gang attacks photographer on Chennai's Marina Beach near DGP office

Around 6 am when the victim and his friends were clicking pictures near the 'I LOVE CHENNAI' selfie point, one of the accused approached them and started an argument.

13 hours ago

Kodungaiyur custodial death: Family claims injuries on body, SHRC orders report from Chennai top cop

Although police claimed they had picked up Rajasekar for questioning in a jewellery theft case on Saturday morning, his family claimed he was taken into custody on Sunday morning.

14 Jun 2022

Remote-controlled signals to help police reduce traffic snarls in Chennai

The Greater Chennai Traffic Police (GCTP) will reportedly spend `15 crore and upgrade 302 signals to control traffic through remote-control technology.

28 May 2022

Demand drives artificial fruit ripening

Chemicals used cause headache, dizziness, sleep disorder, memory loss, and even cancer.

17 May 2022

Don’t ‘CLApp’ yet: Application to help TN cops apply for leaves needs more reach

It has been almost five months since the launch of CLApp (Complete Leave App), a mobile application launched to streamlinine the leave application process of the Chennai city police personnel.

07 May 2022

Erratic transfers affecting lives, say Chennai cops

Transfer is a usual occurrence in the police department, but it becomes an issue when it is unsystematic, say personnel from city police.

06 May 2022

Fixed working hours, weekly offs seem unrealistic promises for Tamil Nadu's police personnel

Despite a G.O. saying that senior officers should ensure that police personnel work only eight hours a day, weekly offs and limited working hours continue to be a distant dream for personnel.

04 May 2022

Back-to-back shifts, lack of loos take a toll on cops

A police writer of crime division said it is difficult for women personnel to get married.

03 May 2022

Listing houses for rent online in Chennai? Beware of fraud QR codes, links 

Similar types of cybercrime have been reported in Mumbai, Pune, Mangaluru and other parts of India. According to reports, it is slowly making an entry into Chennai.

21 Mar 2022

Chennai police to use geographic mapping technology to fight crime

The GIS-based mapping technology will boost police intelligence by providing data-based accurate information regarding the crime and criminal.

14 Mar 2022

Nine years after ban, TN unable to spit out gutka trade

Illegal tobacco products brought from B’luru, cops unable to get specific details on source

11 Mar 2022

TN govt amends existing law to protect LGBT+ persons from police abuse

The order explains that for the purpose of this rule, “harassment does not include the right of police to make any inquiry as per the procedure established by law.”

18 Feb 2022

Chennai cops seize 485-kg ganja in one month, demand special unit for narcotics

While 17.5 kg and 49.5 kg of the contraband was seized in the last two weeks of December, 101 kg, 166 kg and 150 kg of ganja was confiscated in the first three weeks of January, respectively.

07 Feb 2022

CM MK Stalin launches CLAPP application to help Chennai police personnel apply for leave

The app will be initially rolled out to the Armed Reserve police personnel and will later be expanded to cover other units of the city police.

22 Jan 2022

SIM card swap scams on rise in Tamil Nadu, police unearth modus operandi

Explaining the modus operandi, a senior CCB official said, using phishing e-mails impersonating banks, the fraudster obtains victim's bank account information and registered mobile number.

17 Jan 2022