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SC asks expelled AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa to join probe in criminal cases

SC asks expelled AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa to join probe in criminal cases

Supreme Court on Monday asked expelled AIADMK Rajya Sabha member L Sasikala Pushpa to join the probe into two criminal cases of alleged sexual harassment of her family maids and forging of documents in her anticipatory bail petition lodged by the Tamil Nadu police.

Sep 26, 2016, 18:40 PM IST

Rains continue in southern states

Monsoon rains continued to lash parts of southern states.

Nov 05, 2015, 16:46 PM IST
Supreme Court orders trial of 35 crew members of US vessel under Arms Act

Supreme Court orders trial of 35 crew members of US vessel under Arms Act

35 crew members of a vessel owned by a US firm, arrested in 2013 for allegedly carrying a huge cache of weapons illegally onboard, will be prosecuted under the Arms Act, the Supreme Court has said.

Jul 04, 2015, 00:46 AM IST

Show seriousness in deciding quantum of punishment: Madras HC

Stressing the need for showing all seriousness in deciding quantum of sentence, the Madras High Court bench here on Tuesday criticised the Assistant Sessions Judge of Kovilpatti in Thoothukudi district for converting the question on quantum of punishment to be asked to an accused and recording his answer a mere formality.

Apr 28, 2015, 20:00 PM IST

CJM stays bail to US ship crew

A court has granted interim stay of the conditional bail granted by a Judicial Magistrate to the 35 crew members of a US ship, describing it as `flawed`.

Dec 28, 2013, 12:54 PM IST

US firm claims vessel was not in Indian waters

The company owning the seized US ship MV Seaman Guard Ohio told a court that the vessel neither strayed into Indian waters nor was there any illegality in carrying arms and ammunition by it.

Oct 23, 2013, 20:16 PM IST

Weapons on US ship meant for anti-piracy mission: AdvanFort

The Tamil Nadu police arrested 35 crew members of an American ship detained last week for illegally entering Indian waters with a huge cache of arms and ammunition.

Oct 18, 2013, 14:09 PM IST

Principal murder: Colleges in Kanyakumari to be shut on October 21

Principal of the Infant Jesus College of Engineering Suresh was hacked to death on October 10 by three students who were suspended by him.

Oct 12, 2013, 11:49 AM IST

Tamil Nadu Govt orders probe into illegal sand mining

The Tamil Nadu Government ordered suspension of sand mining in Tuticorin district.

Aug 09, 2013, 16:18 PM IST

Anti-Kudankulam protestors lay siege to sea

Opposing the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, people belonging to various walks of life began a protest at the sea near the atomic power plant.

Oct 08, 2012, 08:30 AM IST