• Wed, Feb 22, 2017
  • Couple robs woman of gold chain, held

    Updated: Feb, 22, 201701:55 AM

    The Valasarawalkam police on Tuesday arrested a couple on charges of robbery and recovered a gold chain weighing five sovereigns from them.
    Couple robs woman of gold chain, held
    Police said the couple, S Suriyakumar, (23) and his wife Kamakshi (19), of Ponnathur Taluk, Tiruvannamalai, had entered the house of Chandrakala (38), of Tirupati Nagar, Valasarawalkam on February 17, under the guise of water can suppliers. The couple requested Chandrakala buy water can supplied by them. Chandrakala replied that she was buying water cans from another supplier and added that she would contact them if needed. While Chandrakala was talking to them, the couple wrapped a shawl around her face and snatched her gold chain before fleeing. Chandrakala lodged a complaint with the Valasarawalkam police, who arrested the couple after identifying them with he help of CCTV footages from the neighbouring areas. Suriyakumar had been working as a water can supplier in Valasarawalkam area and used to supply water cans to Chandrakala as...
  • Lift crushes man’s head in Kanchi shop Lift crushes man’s head in Kanchi shop
    Updated: Feb, 22, 201701:53 AM

    In a gory accident, a 20-year-old salesman at a textile shop was crushed to death while trying to clear a dead rat from the top of an elevator at a shop in Kancheepuram on Tuesday.

  • Jayalalithaa's birthday events likely to test police efficiency Jayalalithaa's birthday events likely to test police efficiency
    Updated: Feb, 22, 201701:40 AM

    With both VK Sasikala and O Panneerselvam camps announcing plans to celebrate late chief minister J Jayalalithaa’s birthday in a grand manner on February 24, the police are likely to have a tough time...

  • Rough ride for autos Rough ride for autos
    Updated: Feb, 21, 201711:53 AM

    With patronage increasing for Uber, Ola and other app-based cab aggregator services, autorickshaw drivers are forced to comply with fare norms or drop prices in order to attract more customers.

  • Civic polls on May 15, State Election Commission tells High Court Civic polls on May 15, State Election Commission tells High Court
    Updated: Feb, 21, 201707:15 AM

    The State Election Commission (SEC) has informed the Madras High Court that the local body elections, which was deferred owing to a single judge’s order, would be held on May 15.

  • Ennore kid killed by playmate’s mother Ennore kid killed by playmate’s mother
    Updated: Feb, 21, 201706:45 AM

    In a swift operation, Ennore police have arrested a 35-yearold female neighbour in the murder of three-year-old girl of Tsunami Colony in Ennore.

  • ‘Happy place’ for young cancer fighters ‘Happy place’ for young cancer fighters
    Updated: Feb, 21, 201706:30 AM

    A 4,000 sq ft park was inaugurated at the Adyar Cancer Institute by actress Gautami Tadimalla on Monday. Built by the Madras Mylapore Round Table 3 and Madras Mylapore Ladies Circle 4, the park Happy...

  • Man knocks CoP’s door over ‘botched up’ surgery Man knocks CoP’s door over ‘botched up’ surgery
    Updated: Feb, 21, 201706:15 AM

    A 27-year-old man, who recently underwent a spine surgery, has filed a police complaint against a city-based neuro surgeon, alleging that the surgery was botched and had resulted in further...

  • No pendency of bill, clarifies resort MD No pendency of bill, clarifies resort MD
    Updated: Feb, 21, 201706:15 AM

    The management of the Golden Bay Resort, where the AIADMK MLAs were staying for over a week, ahead of the trust vote faced by Chief Minister Edapadi K Palanisamy in the Assembly, has stated that there...

  • ED requests courts to expedite cases against Sasikala family members ED requests courts to expedite cases against Sasikala family members
    Updated: Feb, 21, 201706:00 AM

    Even as AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala is cooling her heels at a prison in Bangalore after being convicted in the Disproportionate Assets case, a CBI case against her husband M Natarajan in the...