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Train ticket helps police to nab the murderer in Chennai

May 26, 2017

CHENNAI: A train ticket helped police to identify the victim of a murder and catch the killer in Vyasarpadi late on Tuesday night. Investigators on Thursday identified the victim as Dhanasekaran(23), an Airport employee who worked in the facility's cargo section. "We recovered the body from the railway tracks on Wednesday," an investigating o...

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IT raid on Kaleesuwari Refinery Oil Private Limited

May 17, 2017

CHENNAI: The income tax department officers on wednesday raided edible oil manufacturing firm 'Kaleesuwari Refinery Private Limited' in Tamil Nadu, suspecting tax evasion. Raids were on at more than 54 places across the State. Kaleesuwari Refinery are the manufacturers of "Gold Winner" brand of edible oils. ...

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CBI raids Chidambaram, son's residences; vendetta politics, says ex-minister

May 16, 2017

CHENNAI: The CBI on Tuesday raided the residences of former Union Minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram here in connection with the grant of FIPB approvals when he was the Finance Minister. Chidambaram has termed it vendetta politics and declared the raids will not stop him from being critical of the government. A team of 11 CBI of...

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CBI raid at Chidambaram's residence

May 16, 2017

CHENNAI: Officials from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided the residence of former union minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti in Chennai on Tuesday morning. According to reports, the raid may be followed in his native place Karaikudi also. The raids are happening at around 14 different locations in Chennai. According to repor...

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Petrol price cut by 2.16 a litre, diesel by 2.10

May 16, 2017

CHENNAI: Petrol price was on Monday cut by Rs 2.16 per litre and diesel by Rs 2.10 a litre. The reduction, which will be effective from Monday midnight, comes on back of a marginal 2 paise a litre increase in petrol and 52 paise per litre hike in diesel rates effected from May 1. Indian Oil Corp (IOC), the nation's largest fuel retailer, said the...

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A K Viswanathan is new Chennai police commissioner

May 13, 2017

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu government on Saturday appointed A K Viswanathan as commissioner of Greater Chennai Police. He replaces Karan Singha who has now been transferred and posted as member of Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board. M Ravi has been posted as ADGP, headquarters in the existing vacancy, while Sunil Kumar Singh as additional c...

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19-year-old head severed, thrown into police station

May 11, 2017

'Suventhan' CHENNAI: In an extremely barbaric incident in Tamil Nadu last night, a teen was hacked, allegedly by a gang that later flung his severed head into a police station. In CCTV footage, two bikers stop at the entrance, throw the head and drive off into the night. The police have identified the victim as Suventhan, 19. Based on the video ...

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TN govt plans to revise syllabus for state board schools

May 11, 2017

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has decided to revise the syllabus for state board schools, beginning with higher secondary classes in 2018-19. This comes in the wake of criticism that the state government syllabus is below par and is insufficient to equip students to meet the challenges of multiple national-level competitive examinations. "Te...

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Justice Karnan vacates Chennai room, to visit Srikalahasti temple

May 10, 2017

CHENNAI: Calcutta High Court Justice C.S. Karnan, sentenced to jail for six months by the Supreme Court, was not at the state guest house here where he checked in on Tuesday and is expected to go to the temple town of Srikalahasti in Andhra Pradesh, officials said. Officials also said two other advocates who came along with Karnan have been asked ...

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Justice Karnan in State Guest House in Chennai

May 09, 2017

CHENNAI: Calcutta High Court Justice C.S. Karnan, sentenced to jail for six months by the Supreme Court, reached here on Tuesday and moved into the State Guest House. An employee at the guest house confirmed that Karnan was there. The apex court ordered the Director General of West Bengal Police to set up a team to implement its order "forthwith...

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