The family of one Kanakaraj, an accused in the murder of a realtor in the house of a BJP woman councillor, today sought intervention of the district collector to secure his release, claiming that he was innocent and not involved in the crime.
The indefinite strike by truckers demanding easier and faster passage of cargo vehicles at Kerala's Walayar check post entered the fourth day on Saturday, badly affecting flow of essential commodities to the consumer state.
In an exemplary punishment, a 32-year-old man was on Tuesday awarded double death sentence and two life imprisonments by a court here for brutally murdering a woman and her two children, including a 11-month old baby, in June last year.
Pandemonium prevailed in the city Corporation Council meeting here on Thursday when ruling AIADMK and opposition DMK members clashed over corruption charges against their respective leaders Jayalalithaa and M Karunanidhi.
Members of Aadhi Tamilar Viduthalai Iyakkam in Coimbatore expressed their outrage against the ban imposed by the Maharashtra Government on consumption and sale of beef across the state by eating 'beef biryani'.