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.
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.
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.
The Q Branch CID of the Tamil Nadu Police today moved a court here seeking custody of three crew members of the detained US vessel, arrested for illegally carrying arms and ammunition in Indian waters, for further investigation.
Panna Ismail, one of the terror suspects arrested by Tamil Nadu Police recently, was on Saturday discharged from the government hospital here where he was undergoing treatment for bullet injuries sustained in the operation to nab him.