Jayanthi Pawar

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

Monster techie Daswant gets the noose for minor neighbour’s rape, murder; tight case built with irrefutable evidences

Police relied on scientific evaluation and deposition of 30 odd witnesses to corner Daswant in Mahila Court.

20 Feb 2018

I am blaming myself for being a bad father: Hasini's father

Reposing faith in the judicial system, Babu, father of the victim, was waiting in a separate room opposite the Mahila court in the Chengalpet court complex on Monday.

20 Feb 2018

Tamil Nadu cop's death: The 6.30 am wake up call Inspector’s sons would no longer get

Slain police officer Periyapandi had the habit of calling his family at dawn; rest of the team sent to Rajasthan too suffer injuries, hospitalised; 8 persons booked.

14 Dec 2017

Tamil Nadu: IPS trainee officer does a Munnabhai in UPSC exam

A trainee IPS officer was allegedly caught trying to do a Munnabhai to better his UPSC score here on Monday.

31 Oct 2017

Heavens cry as Tamil Nadu farmer kills self

Shortage of rain & resultant drought, worst in TN history, has taken a life in Agaram & made it hell for others

20 Jun 2017

Another Tamil Nadu farmer too considered taking his life

THE land is brown, dry and dusty. Like Chandrasekaran, farmers here have their hopes pinned on rains.

20 Jun 2017

Nobody believed me, Chennai rape victim wrote in her suicide note

Nobody believed me...” These words of a 15-year-old girl in her suicide note came as a stark reminder as to how families often ignore what minor sexual abuse victims reveal to protect family honour. 

01 Apr 2017

Train tragedy: Felt a push but held on to the pole, managed to survive, says friend of victims

Sudhakar recounts the tragedy he saw up-close; when the train stopped, around 40 people ran to the site to help the boys who had slipped off and lay bleeding.

24 Feb 2017

Shattered dreams, devastated family

Praveen Raj (18), the youngest in the family decided to start working three years back to support his family and for his sister’s wedding. But this dream was short lived.

24 Feb 2017

Missing three-year-old Chennai girl was killed by neighbour for her anklets

 A day after the body of a three-year-old missing girl was found in the Tiruvottiyur dump yard with signs of torture, police have arrested a 26-year-old woman.

21 Feb 2017

Chennai toddler's killer was eating ice cream after the murder, says victim's father

K Revathy, the woman accused of killing the 3-year-old child, was spotted having ice cream apparently minutes after she disposed the child’s body in a corporation dumpyard on Saturday.

21 Feb 2017

Chennai techie arrested by NIA in recent bomb blast case

Sulaiman was arrested this afternoon soon after he arrived here from his native city of Madurai.

28 Nov 2016