• Thu, Jul 27, 2017
  • Sasikala jail bribery case: D Roopa served notice

    Updated: Jul, 27, 201711:10 AM

    A top police officer, who came out with a controversial report on alleged special treatment in jail to AIADMK (Amma) leader V K Sasikala, was served a legal notice by transferred Karnataka DGP H N...
    Sasikala jail bribery case: D Roopa served notice
    You (D Roopa) are required to get an apology duly published in all leading newspapers in the next three days, failing which, I will be constrained to initiate appropriate legal proceedings both civil and criminal, against you to recover damages from you and the same is quantified as Rs 50 crore tentatively, Rao said in the notice issued to Roopa, a copy of which is with PTI.Roopa had alleged that Rs 2 crore had exchanged hands to provide special facilities to Sasikala and had dragged Rao into the case, claiming there was a talk that he was also a beneficiary.Though she was eased out of the prison department subsequently, she continues to stick to her stand.Rao claimed the allegations have caused severe damage to his name, fame and integrity, apart from causing mental agony to him.He argued that if Roopa could take pictures elsewhere on...
  • Don’t tweak Tamil institute’s autonomy: Meet tells Centre Don’t tweak Tamil institute’s autonomy: Meet tells Centre
    Updated: Jul, 27, 201705:45 AM

    The Governing Board of Central Institute of Classical Tamil here on Wedensday opposed the reported move by the Centre to bring it under a central university and said it should not lose its autonomous...

  • Our Lady of Snows festival inaugurated in Thoothukudi Our Lady of Snows festival inaugurated in Thoothukudi
    Updated: Jul, 27, 201705:30 AM

    One of the most famous festivals of southern districts, the festival of Our Lady of Snows Shrine Basilica, was inaugurated at Thoothukudi, on Wednesday. Thousands of devotees participated in the...

  • Chief Minister distributes welfare measures for diffabled Chief Minister distributes welfare measures for diffabled
    Updated: Jul, 27, 201705:15 AM

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami distributed free extra wheel fitted petrol scooters to differently-abled persons at the secretariat on Wednesday.

  • 200 kg rotten meat seized in Kovilpatti 200 kg rotten meat seized in Kovilpatti
    Updated: Jul, 27, 201705:00 AM

    More than 200 kilograms of rotten meat had been seized by officials attached to Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) at Kovilpatti in Thoothukudi district, on Wednesday.

  • Re-desilting of tank: DMK men held en masse in Salem Re-desilting of tank: DMK men held en masse in Salem
    Updated: Jul, 27, 201705:00 AM

    Hundreds of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) cadre and functionaries, including present and past MLAs, were arrested by the police for resorting to road blockades at various places and picketing the...

  • Miscreants damage Hindu outfit leader’s car in Kovai Miscreants damage Hindu outfit leader’s car in Kovai
    Updated: Jul, 27, 201704:45 AM

    Tension gripped Rathinapuri area in the city on Wednesday as the car of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) district organiser, L Sivalingam (45), was damaged by some unidentified persons on the previous...

  • Coracle rides suspended at Hogenakkal Coracle rides suspended at Hogenakkal
    Updated: Jul, 27, 201703:45 AM

    Steadily increasing inflow in Cauvery has resulted in temporary suspension of coracle rides at Hogenakkal in Dharmapuri district from Wednesday.

  • Double lifer for raping and murdering niece Double lifer for raping and murdering niece
    Updated: Jul, 27, 201701:34 AM

    The Namakkal district Mahila Court on Wednesday convicted a man and sentenced him to undergo double life imprisonment as he was found guilty of raping and murdering his niece.

  • Man beats wife and daughter to death at Krishnagiri Man beats wife and daughter to death at Krishnagiri
    Updated: Jul, 27, 201701:32 AM

    Denkanikottai police arrested a 38-year-old man for murdering his wife and daughter by beating them to death at Anchetty in Krishnagiri district on Wednesday.