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DMK will never allow this disgraceful situation created by the chief minister for women working in the Tamil Nadu police, said DMK's MK Stalin.

Tamil Nadu IPS officer accuses colleague of sexual harassment, inquiry ordered

By Divya Chandrababu, Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2021 10:06 PM IST
The IPS officer accused of sexual harassment has been placed under 'compulsory wait' and a committee constituted to inquire into allegations levelled by the woman IPS officer.
Justice CS Karnan.(PTI File)
Justice CS Karnan.(PTI File)

Tamil Nadu Police questions justice Karnan for his comments on women and judges

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Divya Chandrababu
PUBLISHED ON NOV 27, 2020 04:58 PM IST
His interrogation began after the Madras high court directed the director-general of police to supervise the investigation and the city commissioner to monitor the probe into the case
AIADMK cadres headed by MLA Chinnappan tried to block the road and raised slogans against the police(PTI)
AIADMK cadres headed by MLA Chinnappan tried to block the road and raised slogans against the police(PTI)

DMK and AIADMK cadres clash in Thoothukudi, 604 booked

Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu | By Asian News International | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2020 11:52 AM IST
The police had to resort to mild lathi charge to disperse the crowd which ended up slightly injuring MLA Chinnappan and DSP Kalai Kadhiran.
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)
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

Chennai | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
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.
Villagers stage a protest in solidarity with custodial death victims J Bennicks and P Jayaraj at Sathankulam on June 28.(PTI File Photo)
Villagers stage a protest in solidarity with custodial death victims J Bennicks and P Jayaraj at Sathankulam on June 28.(PTI File Photo)

Tamil Nadu custodial death case puts focus on another victim’s 14-year fight for justice

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Divya Chandrababu
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 05:12 AM IST
In a June 28 judicial probe into Bennicks and Jayaraj’s alleged custodial deaths, a police head constable testified that the two were thrashed with lathis in the police station through the night of June 19.
Locals in Tuticorin stage a protest against the custodial deaths Jayaraj and his son Bennicks.(PTI)
Locals in Tuticorin stage a protest against the custodial deaths Jayaraj and his son Bennicks.(PTI)

TN police start probe into Tuticorin custodial deaths after HC’s direction

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Sabir Hussain
PUBLISHED ON JUL 01, 2020 06:33 PM IST
The Madras High Court had directed a CB-CID probe into the matter although the state government had transferred the case to the CBI saying it feared that evidence could disappear by the time central agency took over the probe.
India has asked the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford to return a 15th century bronze statue of Tamil poet Tirumankai Alvar(Ashmolean Museum/Twitter)
India has asked the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford to return a 15th century bronze statue of Tamil poet Tirumankai Alvar(Ashmolean Museum/Twitter)

India seeks return of 15th century Tamil statue in Oxford

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2020 12:11 AM IST
The museum, which bought the statue in a London auction in 1967, informed the Indian high commission in December that new research questioned its provenance. Indian officials thanked the museum for alerting the mission.
Rescue personnel and volunteers help the injured passengers after a bus accident in Tamil Nadu’s Tirupur district on Thursday.(PTI)
Rescue personnel and volunteers help the injured passengers after a bus accident in Tamil Nadu’s Tirupur district on Thursday.(PTI)

20 killed in Tamil Nadu after truck rams into bus

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent & PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2020 02:12 AM IST
Among the dead, 18 were from Kerala and one from Karnataka, police said, adding that one of the bodies remained to be identified. The truck’s driver, Hemraj, has surrendered to the Tamil Nadu police.
The girl, the daughter of a daily wager, went missing on Monday evening and her body was recovered from a bushy area half a kilometre from her house a day later.(HT File Photo)
The girl, the daughter of a daily wager, went missing on Monday evening and her body was recovered from a bushy area half a kilometre from her house a day later.(HT File Photo)

Class 3 girl out to relieve herself, raped and murdered by 20-year-old in Tamil Nadu: Police

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By MC Rajan
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2020 09:49 AM IST
The Class 3 student used to go to her father’s workplace after school and on Monday evening too she had gone there. She went missing after telling him that she was going to relieve herself.
Police line tape. Crime scene investigation. Forensic science.(Getty Images)
Police line tape. Crime scene investigation. Forensic science.(Getty Images)

Two gunmen who killed Tamil Nadu cop identified, police suspect terror angle

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram/Chennai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2020 03:03 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Police chief J K Tripahty rushed to Thiruvananthapuram and met his Kerala counterpart Loknath Behra and urged for co-ordination.
Victim’s father said the accused Zafar Shah had been stalking her for about a year.(HT Photo/Representative)
Victim’s father said the accused Zafar Shah had been stalking her for about a year.(HT Photo/Representative)

Missing Kerala minor girl’s body found in TN, murderer held

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 05:39 PM IST
A Kerala minor was allegedly killed by her stalker, who didn’t like being rejected by the girl.
Bomb squads and sniffer dogs were employed in Tamil Nadu after a caller threatened to blow up DMK office in Chennai.(HT Photo/File/Representative)
Bomb squads and sniffer dogs were employed in Tamil Nadu after a caller threatened to blow up DMK office in Chennai.(HT Photo/File/Representative)

Two bomb threats in 24 hours keep Tamil Nadu police busy

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2019 10:59 PM IST
A man threatened to blow up the DMK headquarters in a phone call to police on a day when an anonymous email had also threatened to blow up famous Hindu temples in the state.
School children pay homage to the Sujith Wilson, 2-year-old who died due to fell into an abandoned borewell, in Tiruchirappalli district .(ANI Photo)
School children pay homage to the Sujith Wilson, 2-year-old who died due to fell into an abandoned borewell, in Tiruchirappalli district .(ANI Photo)

In bitter end to 80-hr rescue, Sujith found dead in borewell

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 06:53 AM IST
Sujith Wilson’s body has been taken out by the National Disaster Response Force and State Disaster Response Force and his body is being sent to hospital for autopsy, after he which he would be handed over to his parents, said officers.
The Tamil Nadu police, which had formed seven teams to crack the case, sought the help of their Karnataka counterparts to nab Murugan.(CCTV PHOTO.)
The Tamil Nadu police, which had formed seven teams to crack the case, sought the help of their Karnataka counterparts to nab Murugan.(CCTV PHOTO.)

Lalitha Jewellery heist: Mastermind S Murugan surrenders in Bengaluru

Hindustan Times, Chennai/Bengaluru | By M Manikandan/Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 09:26 PM IST
The case pertains to the October 2 heist at the jewellery store, which was captured on CCTV cameras that showed a masked duo looting jewels worth Rs 13 crore.
There has been a massive security deployment in Tamil Nadu ahead of the(HT PHOTO)
There has been a massive security deployment in Tamil Nadu ahead of the(HT PHOTO)

Cops detain 2 Nigerians in Chennai for illegal stay ahead of Modi-Xi summit

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
PUBLISHED ON OCT 10, 2019 12:56 AM IST
A landlord sounded the police after the two Nigerians who were house hunting, allegedly failed to show identity proofs.
Police said the girl is now 20 weeks pregnant and a team of Trichy Government Hospital doctors are monitoring her condition with the assistance of District Children Protection Unit.(Representative image)
Police said the girl is now 20 weeks pregnant and a team of Trichy Government Hospital doctors are monitoring her condition with the assistance of District Children Protection Unit.(Representative image)

4 men rape mentally ill teen for 7 months in Trichy, leave her pregnant: Cops

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 10:22 PM IST
Police said the accused were known to the teenager’s grandfather under whose care she was when her mother used to go to work.
The body has been sent to Coimbatore Government Medical College Hospital for autopsy(Getty Images/iStockphoto for representation)
The body has been sent to Coimbatore Government Medical College Hospital for autopsy(Getty Images/iStockphoto for representation)

Nepalese student kills himself in TN agriculture university hostel

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 06:15 PM IST
Santhosh Neupare, a post-graduate second-year student from Nepal at Tamil Nadu Agriculture University , was found hanging inside his hostel room where he was staying from 2017.
The Supreme Court.(HT Photo)
The Supreme Court.(HT Photo)

SC upholds death to man for raping girl, killing brother

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2019 07:48 AM IST
Justices RF Nariman and Surya Kant confirmed Manoharan’s death sentence while justice Sanjiv Khanna dissented saying the case did not fall under the rarest of the rare category to warrant capital punishment.
Mughilan was one of the key faces of anti-Sterlite protests after the Thoothukkudi police had opened fire against those agitating for the closure of the Vedanta Group’s Sterlite copper smelter’s closure.(REUTERS)
Mughilan was one of the key faces of anti-Sterlite protests after the Thoothukkudi police had opened fire against those agitating for the closure of the Vedanta Group’s Sterlite copper smelter’s closure.(REUTERS)

TN environmental activist arrested for sexual assault

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2019 10:15 PM IST
52-year-old Mughilan who has not been seen in public since February 15 was found in Mannargudi - Tirupati train at Tirupati railway station on Saturday evening, said CB-CID sources.
The National Investigation Agency has arrested Popular Front of India member Mohammad Faruk, a resident of Trichy, in connection with the murder of catering contractor Ramalingam in February this year.(HT File)
The National Investigation Agency has arrested Popular Front of India member Mohammad Faruk, a resident of Trichy, in connection with the murder of catering contractor Ramalingam in February this year.(HT File)

PFI member linked to Ramalingam murder arrested

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2019 11:55 PM IST
The NIA had earlier carried out searches at 20 locations, including the houses of accused persons on May 2, in connection with the case during which incriminating material had been seized.
The Enforcement Directorate Wednesday attached assets worth Rs 40.34 crore of a private granite firm, in which expelled Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam eader MK Alagiri’s son Durai Dhayanidhi is a director, according to an ED official.(PTI)
The Enforcement Directorate Wednesday attached assets worth Rs 40.34 crore of a private granite firm, in which expelled Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam eader MK Alagiri’s son Durai Dhayanidhi is a director, according to an ED official.(PTI)

Assets worth Rs 40 crore of Alagiri’s son attached

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2019 01:43 PM IST
The action was taken against the firm, Olympus Granite Private Limited, under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
Deputy Inspector General of Trichy region Vanitha Lakshmi and DIG Lokanathan of Thanjavur region tried to broker peace among communities on Thursday.(AFP File)
Deputy Inspector General of Trichy region Vanitha Lakshmi and DIG Lokanathan of Thanjavur region tried to broker peace among communities on Thursday.(AFP File)

Section 144 imposed after caste clash in Tamil Nadu’s Pudukkottai district

Hindustan Times,Chennai | By HT Correspondents
PUBLISHED ON APR 20, 2019 12:10 AM IST
Three policemen 15 locals were injured in stone-pelting in Ponnamaravathi town early Friday morning, when clashes broke out between two Other Backward Caste communities.
The National Investigation Agency has filed a charge sheet against six alleged sympathisers of terror group ISIS in Coimbatore, officials said here on Tuesday.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
The National Investigation Agency has filed a charge sheet against six alleged sympathisers of terror group ISIS in Coimbatore, officials said here on Tuesday.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

NIA files charge sheet against alleged ISIS sympathisers

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2019 06:11 PM IST
The case was re-registered by NIA on October 30, 2018 and investigation taken from Tamil Nadu Police, the spokesperson said.
The Tamil Nadu police have arrested a 19-year-old college student for the murder of her 50-year-old mother. Three others - her Facebook boyfriend, S Suresh, and two minors aged 16 and 17 - have also been arrested.(AFP/Representative Image)
The Tamil Nadu police have arrested a 19-year-old college student for the murder of her 50-year-old mother. Three others - her Facebook boyfriend, S Suresh, and two minors aged 16 and 17 - have also been arrested.(AFP/Representative Image)

19-year-old girl kills mother for Facebook love, arrested with boyfriend

Hindustan Times, Thiruvallur | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2018 05:50 PM IST
The girl, identified as S Devipriya, a resident of Anjaneyapuram in Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvallur, is a second year Bachelor of Commerce student at a college in Avadi.
Sources said the victim’s father rushed to the hall upon hearing gun shot and found his daughter lying in a pool of blood.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Sources said the victim’s father rushed to the hall upon hearing gun shot and found his daughter lying in a pool of blood.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Tamil Nadu policeman shoots dead girlfriend on her birthday, kills himself

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2018 03:39 PM IST
The accused, who served in Tamil Nadu police’s special battalion force in Vellore opened fire at his girlfriend following an argument on her birthday. He then shot himself in the head.
Police said the man has been hiding abroad for the last 20 years.(Reuters File Photo)
Police said the man has been hiding abroad for the last 20 years.(Reuters File Photo)

Man absconding for 20 years arrested in 1998 Coimbatore blasts case

Chennai | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2018 02:06 PM IST
On February 14, 1998, serial bomb blasts coinciding with the visit of senior BJP leader and then party president L K Advani had rocked the industrial city of Coimbatore, leaving 58 people dead and over 200 injured.
MDMK Chief Vaiko condemned the arrest and demanded his immediate release.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
MDMK Chief Vaiko condemned the arrest and demanded his immediate release.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Tamil activist Thirumurugan Gandhi held in Bengaluru

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 09, 2018 10:07 PM IST
Thirumurugan Gandhi was arrested upon his arrival from Geneva, where he attended a United Nations Human Rights Council meeting recently and raised the issue of Anti-Sterlite protests in Tuticorin district and subsequent police firing that left 13 dead.
A 28-year-old woman, who was set ablaze allegedly by her husband in Warangal district following an argument over her fidelity, died on Sunday, police said.(AFP File Photo)
A 28-year-old woman, who was set ablaze allegedly by her husband in Warangal district following an argument over her fidelity, died on Sunday, police said.(AFP File Photo)

Drunk man burns wife to death in Tamil Nadu on suspicion of affair

Hyderabad | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 05, 2018 07:08 PM IST
The deceased woman’s mother lodged a complaint with the police in Warangal alleging that her son-in-law used to harass her daughter frequently in a drunken state.
A DMK worker allegedly assaulted the employees of a restaurant in Chennai after it declined to serve him food since it had closed for the day.(YouTube grab from India Today)
A DMK worker allegedly assaulted the employees of a restaurant in Chennai after it declined to serve him food since it had closed for the day.(YouTube grab from India Today)

DMK worker accused of assaulting restaurant staff, video goes viral

Chennai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2018 09:11 PM IST
DMK took a serious view of the matter and suspended two persons following the incident, even as working president MK Stalin warned such kind of indiscipline will not be tolerated.
A general view shows Sterlite Industries Ltd's copper plant in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu.(Reuters File Photo)
A general view shows Sterlite Industries Ltd's copper plant in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu.(Reuters File Photo)

Advocate accused of instigating anti-Sterlite protests in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi arrested

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By C S Kotteswaran
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2018 09:15 PM IST
Thoothukudi police arrested advocate S Vanchinathan, the legal advisor for People’s Right Protection Centre, which actively participated in the Thoothukudi protests.
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