The ASI officials after examining the idols certified the idols to be suspected antiques, thereby preventing their sale abroad.
The court had also directed the government to continue the programme for five years and to allocate funds for it.
As per the Idol Wing, the painting was purchased by the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Massachusetts from Manhattan-based antique dealer Subhash Kapoor in 2006.
NZ Asiammal has been transferred to the Enforcement Division while KA Senthilvelan will take charge as the new Intelligence IG.
The idol wing CID police seized six metal idols, believed to be antiques, from a manufacturing unit near Swamimalai, on Wednesday.
What began as a 'road blockade protest' by over 3,000 people on Sunday devolved into full-blown violence and vandalism.
Police personnel were asked to provide help and support to the protection officers of the social welfare department in investigating and implementing the interim orders of the magistrates.
The police chief has instructed his personnel to take strict action against those who indulge in unlawful and criminal activities under the guise of running businesses late in the night.
CM MK Stalin presented State Girl Children Protection Day Awards for 2022 to the collectors of Coimbatore, Thanjavur, and Karur for their contributions to increasing female sex ratio.
According to sources, Rajasekar, a native of Alamathi village in Thiruvallur district, was taken into custody the Kodungaiyur police from Manali on Saturday in connection with a theft case.
The new police commissioners for Coimbatore and Tirunelveli cities are V Balakrishnan and Avinash Kumar respectively.
The chief minister said the old-school method of tracking released prisoners must be followed scrupulously as repeat offenders are the ones who are often involved in murders.
Sathish, a Grade-1 constable attached to Singanallur police station, was found to have slapped the delivery person at a traffic junction on Avinashi Road.
The Tamil Nadu police have initiated a process to withdraw 8.98 lakh cases filed against 15.6 lakh people who violated the guidelines during the lockdown.
A police note said that an app to track stolen and missing vehicles, 'Integrated vehicle monitoring system' will receive data from the Automated Number Plate Reader.
CM MK Stalin noted that over 5,590 personnel have applied for week-offs and medical leaves through the CLAPP application so far.
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.
The Vellore gang-rape occurred on March 16, when the victim, a doctor, after watching a movie with her male friend was returning to the private hospital where she was working.
The 'Kaaval Karanagal' initiative has been launched by the Tamil Nadu Police with the aim of providing help to the homeless, destitute and needy people.
Sources told TNIE that the deployment of TSP men was down to logistic reasons and the fact that Palakkad borders Tamil Nadu, where both the political outfits have a strong presence.