Woman attempts self-immolation at collectorate in TN

A middle-aged woman today attempted self-immolation inside the District Collectorate premises here, alleging delay by Revenue Department in carrying out measurement of her plot, police said.

Rs 30 L to families of 10 police personnel killed in mishaps in TN

Tamil Nadu govt Tuesday announced an overall relief of Rs 30 lakh to the families of 10 police personnel killed in road accidents.

Chief Justice SK Kaul did not say he lost confidence in TN police: Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Tuesday asserted that Madras High Court Chief Justice SK Kaul did not say he had lost confidence in the state police as reported in a section of media.

3-year-old boy abducted in TN

A 13-year-old boy was allegedly abducted while returning home from tuition here, police today said.

Madras High Court allows rally against superstitious practices

The Madras High Court on Thursday directed Tamil Nadu Police to allow a rationalist outfit to hold a procession and a public meeting against superstitious practices as part of its 'atheist festival' in Salem district on May 30.

Meenakshi Temple website hacked, probe on

The website of the famous Meenakshi Temple here has been hacked, police said.

One held; country bombs seized in Madurai

One person was Thusday arrested and some country bombs, sickle and other weapons seized from him here, police said.

Kumbakonam fire tragedy: Parents, survivors disappointed with acquittal of 11 accused

Atmosphere outside Principal District Court complex, which on Wednesday pronounced verdict in the case of fire at a Kumbakonam primary school, was charged with emotion.

Gang attacks priest in Erode

Three persons attacked a priest of a local Jain temple and damaged some material kept inside, police said.

Kumbakonam fire tragedy: Life term for principal, 10 years` jail for school owner

A Thanjavur district court on Wednesday delivered its verdict in the 2004 Kumbakonam school fire tragedy case, which claimed the lives of 94 school children and injured 18 others nearly a decade ago.

Rowdy found dead in Ramanathapuram

A 29-year-old notorious rowdy P Lakshmanan was found dead with his throat slit near the Muruga temple here early Thursday, police said.

Madras HC Judge claims receiving threatening phone call

A judge of the Madras High Court has said he received a threatening phone call from an unidentified person following which police have launched an inquiry.

Man arrested for raping mentally challenged girl in TN

A man was Monday arrested for allegedly raping an eight-year-old mentally challenged girl here, police said.

Elderly woman, daughter found dead in TN

A 70-year-old woman and her daughter were today found dead in their house at Lakhmipuram near Tirumayyam, in what is suspected to be a murder over property dispute with their relatives, police said.

Hoax bomb threat calls keep police on their toes

A day after twin blasts at the Central Railway Station here left one person dead, a spate of hoax bomb threat calls kept the city police on their toes, even as they warned of strict action against those spreading rumours.

35 held for violence as CISF men taken off duty in mine II

A day after violence rocked the lignite town of Neyveli following killing of a man in firing by a CISF constable, the central force was temporarily taken off duty in Mine II of NLC complex even as the one-day strike by over 20,000 employees hit mining activities Tuesday.

TCS employee sexually assaulted, murdered: Tamil Nadu Police

In a sensational disclosure, two persons arrested by the Tamil Nadu police on Tuesday in connection with the murder of a Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) woman employee have confessed of sexually assaulting the victim, who went missing last week and was later found dead in Kanchipuram area, before stabbing her to death.

Four rape widow while posing as cops; arrested

Four persons, including two thieves, who posing as policemen allegedly gang-raped a 35-year-old widow about 10 days ago here have been arrested, police said Wednesday.

Teenager sexually assaults six-yr-old girl in TN

An 18-year-old boy was arrested Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl at nearby Mettutherunam, police said.

Paternal uncle held for sexually harassing niece

A 40-year-old man was today arrested for allegedly trying to sexually harass his teenage niece in the city.