7.3 lakh people take free ride in Chennai metro

CHENNAI: More than 7.3 lakh passengers travelled in metro trains here in four days after the last stretch between Washermenpet and was opened on Sunday. Limited () operated its...

TN: Woman dies in Chennai road accident

CHENNAI: A 25-year-old woman died on the spot while her husband and two children escaped with minor injuries after a they were travelling on collided with a at Chintadripet here on...

Harassment plaint on IG: HC says show sensitivity

CHENNAI: Expressing displeasure over the way the director of Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption acted on the complaint made by a woman superintendent of police alleging sexual harassment against IGP S...

Univ hands over luxury SUV to min, pays fuel bills

CHENNAI: As Dr MGR Medical University vice-chancellor, Dr S Geethalakshmi gave away her official vehicle, an 11-month-old Toyota Altis, and bought a 29.26 lakh luxury SUV six months into office. While...

Why 2,684 buildings in Chennai are death traps

CHENNAI: The New Delhi hotel fire that killed 17 people on Tuesday morning has brought to the fore how buildings that have ignored norms can become death traps during a blaze....

TN: Cop kills self as parents opposed his affair

MADURAI: A 27-year-old policeman committed suicide by hanging at his house in a village near Usilampatti in after his parents rejected his love affair. He was identified as V Sathish...

Puducherry CM continues dharna against L-G

PUDUCHERRY: chief minister , his cabinet colleagues, Congress and DMK legislators and representatives of the Congress allies continued their agitation for the second day on Thursday against lieutenant governor accusing her...

Ready to face polls, even alone: AIADMK

CHENNAI: The ruling AIADMK on Wednesday said the party was ready to face elections, even contest on its own, if other parties were ready to do so. Congress floor leader K...

TN: 823 women hostels apply for registration

CHENNAI: With the deadline to register women hostels in the city would end on Friday, a total of 823 hostels have registered with the Chennai . About 90 hostels have sought...

Case filed 47 yrs after theft of 7 idols

TRICHY: After 47 years, the idol wing police have registered a case in connection with a theft of seven idols worth Rs 110 crore from the Natanapureeswarar temple near in ....

Cheated banker plays detective, nabs fraudster

CHENNAI: A retired bank officer donned the role of a detective and tracked down a phishing scam involving online theft of money using . On Friday, Balasubramani, 65, transferred Rs...

Woman robs own house, detained

CHENNAI: A woman and her lover were detained at on Thursday for allegedly stealing 25 sovereigns of gold jewellery and Rs 5 lakh from her own house. She used duplicate keys...

HC judge orders CCTV cameras in chambers

CHENNAI: Justice S M Subramaniam of the has become the first judge in the country to voluntarily go under continuous CCTV glare, directing cameras to be installed in his chamber and...

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