R Kirubakaran

Coimbatore minor's rape highlights lack of safety measures in city's parks

The residents said three more corporation-owned parks are there in the surrounding and alleged that most of them are unsafe too.

02 Dec 2019

Day after detaining suspected Maoist trainer near Coimbatore, police seize arms and ammo

The Maoist has been booked under sections of UAPA Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, and the Explosive Substances Act.

11 Nov 2019

Suspected Maoist trainer nabbed near Coimbatore

The STF has been conducting a combing operation in the West Zone following the recent Kerala police firing in Attapadi forest. 

10 Nov 2019

Suspected Maoist trainer held near Coimbatore

The man, said to be a master trainer in Maoist activities, was nabbed from Moolakangal, a densely forested area near here on the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border.

10 Nov 2019

Traffic cameras with NPR in Coimbatore will now be able to identify those violating seat-belt rules

At present, the smart cameras detect offences like stop-line violation and not wearing a helmet. The system then generates e-Challans for these offences.

02 Oct 2019

Auto driver held for trying to ‘topple’ Tamil Nadu Govt

Boobalan, the auto driver was booked and placed under preventive arrest; later case fell flat before the magistrate

22 Sep 2019

Heavy rains: Two die in building collapse

Parcel office on Coimbatore Railway Junction premises collapses; constructed in 1992, the building had a temporary steel roof; rains continue to batter region 

09 Aug 2019

TN college students become cyber warriors to help police handle data theft, stalking

Students who are technically capable and active on social media will be selected for the project, said a police official.

08 Jul 2019