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Check posts were set up at key intersections in towns and cities, including 193 here and at district borders as part of measures to effectively implement the complete shutdown.(ANI)

Under Sunday lockdown, all activities halt in Tamil Nadu

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Chennai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 19, 2020 01:53 PM IST
Barring milk supply and health care services, all other activities came to a halt and markets were closed down. Shops, including those selling essential commodities, were shut.
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The Chennai Police arrested a journalist on Sunday, a day after he displayed a book on the state government’s alleged corrupt activities at a book fair, the Chennai Press Club said(Reuters File Photo)
The Chennai Police arrested a journalist on Sunday, a day after he displayed a book on the state government’s alleged corrupt activities at a book fair, the Chennai Press Club said(Reuters File Photo)

Journalist held in Tamil Nadu, press body cries foul

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2020 02:15 AM IST
In a statement, the Chennai Press Club said that Anbazhagan removed his bookstall but BAPASI officials lodged a false complaint against him.
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A mysterious thief in Chennai has been stealing women clothing for the past few weeks.(Sourced)
A mysterious thief in Chennai has been stealing women clothing for the past few weeks.(Sourced)

Chennai police in search of a mysterious women’s underclothing thief

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2020 12:27 AM IST
The CCTV footage shows a man wearing a towel and with his face covered entering the apartment area where clothes are drying. He then picks up the women undergarments leaving everything else.
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DMK chief MK Stalin, Congress leader P Chidambaram, Rajya Sabha MP Vaiko and senior leaders hold placards during a protest march against the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 in Chennai on Monday.(ANI Photo)
DMK chief MK Stalin, Congress leader P Chidambaram, Rajya Sabha MP Vaiko and senior leaders hold placards during a protest march against the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 in Chennai on Monday.(ANI Photo)

Chidambaram, Stalin among 8,000 booked for anti-CAA rally in Chennai

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2019 07:04 AM IST
The police said that the cases have been filed under three sections for unlawful assembly, and conducting rally without permission.
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In Tamil Nadu, protests were initiated by student associations from premier institutions like IIT-M and Loyola College. Later, it spread to the University of Madras.(PTI PHOTO.)
In Tamil Nadu, protests were initiated by student associations from premier institutions like IIT-M and Loyola College. Later, it spread to the University of Madras.(PTI PHOTO.)

In Chennai, 600 people held for protests over citizenship law

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2019 01:09 AM IST
About 600 people, including well-known faces TM Krishna, actor Siddharth, VCK MP Thol Thirumavalavan, SDPI state president Tehlan Baqavi were booked by the Chennai police under various sections of IPC including unlawful assembly.
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Based on a complaint by the policeman, Red Hills police registered a case against Ramanathan under sections of attempt to murder and possessing a weapon without licence.(FILE PHOTO.)
Based on a complaint by the policeman, Red Hills police registered a case against Ramanathan under sections of attempt to murder and possessing a weapon without licence.(FILE PHOTO.)

TN Hindu Mahasabha member arrested for firing at policeman

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2019 01:34 AM IST
According to the Red Hills police, the name of the functionary is Ramanathan and he is actively working with the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha as deputy secretary of the state unit. He is alleged to have opened fire based on a misunderstanding.
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The mounted police unit, which was last seen in the city 86 years ago, will not be unique to Mumbai if it returns.(HT File Photo)
The mounted police unit, which was last seen in the city 86 years ago, will not be unique to Mumbai if it returns.(HT File Photo)

Horsing around? Mumbai Police wants mounted unit back for crowd control

By Faisal Malik | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 23, 2018 12:11 PM IST
Other state forces such as Kerala Police, Karnataka Police and city forces such as the Chennai Police and Kolkata Police have equestrian units.
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The mounted police unit, which was last seen in the city 86 years ago, will not be unique to Mumbai if it returns.
The mounted police unit, which was last seen in the city 86 years ago, will not be unique to Mumbai if it returns.

Mumbai Police wants return of horse-mounted unit for crowd control

By Faisal Malik | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 22, 2018 11:59 PM IST
Earlier proposals for a mounted unit in the 1990s and 2009 never saw any implementation due to a shortage of funds
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The scaffolding of the building is suspected to have given away due to weight, police said.(HT Photo)
The scaffolding of the building is suspected to have given away due to weight, police said.(HT Photo)

Under-construction building collapses in Chennai; 1 killed, 32 injured

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Chennai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2018 05:51 PM IST
Chief minister K Palaniswami expressed grief on the death of the man and announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the family of the deceased.
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