Six-year-old girl abandoned in Tirupur by depressed mother dies

The 39-year-old Shailaja, a resident of Bengaluru, had struggled to find work in recent months and survived on her father’s pension for a while.

published on : 4th January 2021

TN: Unable to provide food, jobless woman doctor poisons daughter

Due to unemployment, the woman entered into severe depression and decided to kill her daughter.

published on : 26th December 2020

Woman tosses unconscious 8-year-old near waste recycling unit in Avinashi

The child she left behind was a girl believed to be eight years old. Health officials said the child’s condition was serious and she was being shifted to Coimbatore for better treatment. 

published on : 25th December 2020

Forcibly evicted by neighbours from Tirupur village, alleges Dalit man

The Sundakadampalayam panchayat president has been accused of having had a role in the abuse, which included dragging the man to the police station with allegations of sexual harassment. 

published on : 17th November 2020

Tatkal ticket scam: IIT alumnus who made a killing through fake apps nabbed in Tirupur

The scammer had reportedly developed two Android apps to amass money by fraudulent means. The fake apps enabled customers to obtain confirmed Tatkal e-tickets owing to their speed.

published on : 24th October 2020

Tirupur hospital staff demands bribe for autopsy, suspended 

In the video clip, the staff, Madhavan, allegedly drunk, is seen demanded Rs 3,000 from relatives of a deceased person for performing postmortem.

published on : 6th October 2020

Tirupur: Two held for helping duo assault sexual harasser

Days later, Sangeetha invited Sivakumar to Palladam for her birthday celebration. Sivakumar met the women and had food in a hotel. 

published on : 6th October 2020

COVID-19 patients launch protest over substandard food in Tirupur Siddha Covid Care Centre

Patients complain that not all of them are given food and leftover sambar and rasam were being provided.

published on : 2nd October 2020

Elderly couple in Tirupur hit by train, eyewitnesses claim they died by suicide

Police said they would nonetheless investigate the deaths before coming to any conclusion.

published on : 2nd October 2020

Road rage complaint leads Tirupur cops to gang of kidnappers

Police secured a three-member gang that reportedly confessed to kidnapping a businessman for ransom and leaving him on the road after cops gave chase.

published on : 28th September 2020

Police arrest seven-member gang for abducting TN minister Udumalai Radhakrishnan's aide

Police sources said the motive behind the abduction of the minister's PA Karnan at knife point from the MLA's office in Udumalai was apparently to extort money

published on : 26th September 2020

Third death at Tirupur govt hospital during power failure?

The relatives of a 44-year-old female patient on Wednesday sought the Collector’s intervention and sought stringent action against those responsible for the alleged negligence.

published on : 25th September 2020

Two Covid patients die during power failure at Tirupur GH

Kin allege negligence, officials say oxygen lines had power backup

published on : 23rd September 2020

Tirupur cop raises funds, conducts funeral of man as kin refuse body citing Covid-19

When Mayilsamy informed the family of Joseph’s death, he was shocked to find that the relatives did not want to come and claim the body.

published on : 21st September 2020

Tirupur exporters’ hands full with orders after a brief lockdown lull

When the lockdown was announced in March, the 10,000 manufacturing units in Tirupur, which roughly employs over six lakh labourers, were staring at an uncertain future.

published on : 12th September 2020
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