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Tag Archives: Chennai (Madras)

Tamil Nadu doctors too join jallikattu protests


The Tamil Nadu Government Doctors’ Association (TNGDA) marked their disagreement at an unhappy move of jallikattu ban in the form of a dharna. The participation of youth, specially students against the ban, made it more powerful. Chennai: With the ongoing protests against the ban on jallikattu on a rise, the ...

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Missing Chennai Autorickshaw Driver killed, Five Arrested


On January 10, Sivanandam attracted Praveen out of his house offering the used autorickshaw, which the latter was looking to buy. He took Praveen to Ganesh’s courier firm where a rest of the gang joined for a binge session. The prime suspect Ganesh who masterminded the murder is so far ...

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Couple get death for ‘honour’ killing in Tirunelveli


It is believed that this is the first case of a death penalty awarded for ‘honour’ killing. Tirunelveli: A couple was sentenced to capital punishment by the Tirunelveli district court on Wednesday in an honour killing case. The judgment has been greeted by social and political outfits, as it has ...

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17 farmers committed suicide in TN in 2 months Says CM Panneerselvam


The chief minister’s statement comes in the wake of opposition claims that over 100 farmers have died in the state due to shock or by committing suicide due to distress over a crop failure,  following a poor monsoon. Chennai: Amidst opposition claims that over100 farmers have expired due to drought ...

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Woman barges into minister’s press meet, alleges harassment by police in Chennai


The woman alleged that she was beaten by the policemen with batons and asked why she was lying down there. Chennai: A young woman from Bengaluru caused a flutter when she barged into the press meet addressed by a Tamil Nadu Minister, claiming harassment by the police at the city’s ...

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Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrests Chennai criminal’s brother in money laundering case


The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday said that it has arrested the brother of a Chennai-based criminal, wanted in several cases of extortion and murder, in connection with the money laundering probe against them. Senthil is the brother of Sridhar Dhanpal who is wanted in several cases of extortion and ...

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Excise raids reveal Rs 50 crore duty evasion by 3 Tamil Nadu jewellers


Evasion of central excise duty to the tune of Rs 50 crore allegedly by a three leading jewellers in Tamil Nadu has come to the front during raids at multiple locations over the last three days. The third jewellery retailer had not paid an excise duty to the tune of ...

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Turkish currency worth Rs 65 crore seized in Chennai


Chennai airport customs officials on Thursday seized nearly Rs 65 crore worth 3.4 crores Turkish Lira from a parcel booked to Ankara from airport postal customs office during the sorting and checking. Following the seizure of foreign currency, which is a huge in nature, state, and central intelligence agencies had ...

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Sasikala Pushpa’s husband beaten up at AIADMK party headquarters


Rajya Sabha member Sasikala Pushpa’s husband Lingeswara Thilakar along with advocates accompanying him was badly beaten up at the AIADMK headquarters here when they went to get the application form for the rebel MP to contest for the post of general secretary. Thilakar sustained bleeding injuries on his face as ...

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The phone call that got Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary into I-T sleuths’ web


I-T officials got vital clues when Chief Secretary P. Rama Mohana Rao called up Sekhar Reddy to discuss ‘safekeeping’ of cash the latter had. CHENNAI: It was an inoffensive phone call from Chief Secretary P. Rama Mohana Rao to his “friend” J. Sekhar Reddy on the day the late CM J ...

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