Madras High Court on Friday granted bail to 167 workers of a multinational company, arrested and lodged in prison for staging an agitation against their firm in Kancheepuram, saying they cannot be treated like hardened criminals and such matters cannot be solved by use of police force.
Ending suspence over the contours of the alliance led by BJP in Tamil Nadu, the list of constituencies allotted to the partners for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls would be released by party chief Rajnath Singh in the next three days.
Six persons have been arrested by Crime Branch CID of Tamil Nadu Police in connection with the death of a man in the April 25 clash between PMK cadres and villagers near Marakkanam in Kancheepuram district.
Police investigating the case of unauthorised photography of sensitive areas in the Madras Atomic Power Station have arrested one more contract worker and seized from him pictures of a reactor and computer peripherals.
Two Korean hotels have been raided by the Prohibition Enforcement Wing and its owner, a Korean national, arrested for reportedly selling foreign liquor without permit and illegally smuggled liquor from Puducherry.