Virudhunagar industrial park set to wean away people from cracker units

In the last few months, scores of people died in blasts in fire cracker units that had not been following safety measures, and were employing people illegally.

published on : 21st March 2023

LGBTQ+ community denounces Centre's opposition to legal validation of same-sex marriage

The very language used by the Centre in its affidavit reveals that the state needs a crash course on sex, sexuality and gender, said equal rights activist Harish Iyer.

published on : 12th March 2023

Araga: Spike in crime rate despite economic growth

The home minister also concurred with Congress MLA from Hanur, R Narendra’s views on the low rate of conviction.

published on : 24th February 2023

Pesticide in water pipeline at ex-MLA’s home in Odisha

The legislator’s brother alleged it was an attempt to kill the family, probe is underway

published on : 13th February 2023

Two workers die of suffocation inside STP at apartment complex, five booked  

The deceased are identified as Ravi Kumar of Gollarahatti village of Koratagere taluk in Tumakuru district, and Dileep Kumar from Odisha. 

published on : 6th February 2023

Worker crushed to death in Sriperumbudur after factory supervisor switches on machine

The deceased, N Raghu Kumar Ravat from Bihar, had turned 21 years old a few days ago, said the police. He joined the mould-making firm only two months ago. 

published on : 2nd February 2023

Shah: Changes in IPC, CrPC to improve conviction rate

Earlier, in Hubballi, Shah said the Union government is contemplating making forensic evidence mandatory for all offences attracting punishment of more than six years.

published on : 29th January 2023

SC agrees to consider whether Muslim girls can marry at 16

The order was passed in a batch of pleas by NCPCR challenging a Punjab and Haryana HC’s ruling which held 16-year-old Muslim girl can enter into valid marriage after attaining puberty.

published on : 14th January 2023

DCW issues notice to Delhi Police in connection with 5-year-old girl's 'abduction', 'sexual assault'

The girl was allegedly abducted and sexually assaulted in north Delhi's Bhalswa Dairy area, the police had said on Thursday.

published on : 23rd December 2022

Supreme Court seeks govt reply on women marriage age

Notice was issued by a bench headed by CJI in response to NCW plea seeking uniform marriagable age for women.

published on : 10th December 2022

Erode villagers want polluting private steel plant shut

When it rained last week, the steel plant operating in the SIPCOT campus released untreated chemical effluent, which led to the pollution of a local lake.

published on : 7th December 2022

After Malabar tour, focus shifts to Professional Congress’ Decode conclave

On Sunday, Sudhakaran will be inaugurating the programme  online at 9.30am as he has cited inconvenience in travelling to Kochi.

published on : 27th November 2022

Tharoor, Sudhakaran, Satheesan on same dais

Sudhakaran will inaugurate the conference at 9.30 am and Shashi Tharoor, who is the national president of AIPC, will deliver the keynote address.

published on : 26th November 2022

Centre asks Sipcot to apply for fresh ToR for industrial park near Chennai

The tribunal halted the project in Tiruvallur district because of its proximity to Pulicat lake bird sanctuary.

published on : 20th November 2022

School management, bus driver booked for negligence in Vijayawada

The bus driver was reportedly in inebriated state and the school management allegedly forced him to drop off the students despite knowing the fact he consumed alcohol.

published on : 18th November 2022

Bar on sedition law to stay as A-G says something may happen in Parliament

Recently, Union home minister Amit Shah had disclosed plans to amend the IPC and CrPC and present them before Parliament.

published on : 1st November 2022

NIA footprint in all states by 2024

The expansion in the NIA’s powers, Shah said, also involves granting it the authority to confiscate a terrorist’s property

published on : 28th October 2022

Kerala police under fire after Sriram gets reprieve

Court had dropped the charge of culpable homicide not amounting to murder against him in the Basheer case

published on : 21st October 2022

Thoothukudi: Villagers demand reconveyance of land given for SIPCOT

The petition said the State government acquired over 1,616 acre of land for the SIPCOT project in 1997, and that land parcels were leased to various industries.

published on : 18th October 2022

Delhi court grants bail to man accused in Jahangirpuri violence case

A Delhi court has granted bail to a  man accused of being part of an unlawful assembly in the Jahangirpuri violence case, stating that the investigation against him was complete.

published on : 15th October 2022
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