Witnesses question encounter theory in Chittoor killing

Three witnesses in the killing of 20 men in Seshachalam forests in Andhra Pradesh have come out in the open questioning the encounter theory of the police.

Red sandalwood smuggler's relatives stage protest in Chennai

Relatives of two men killed in the Andhra Pradesh police operation against alleged red sanders smugglers, today staged a protest in Tiruvannamalai district of Tamil Nadu demanding a proper probe into the incident which left 20 people, many of them Tamils, dead.

Three killed in explosion in firecracker unit

Three persons were killed and 11 injured in an explosion at an unlicensed firecracker unit in Chengam at Tiruvannamalai district on Friday, Fire and Rescue sources said here.

Interim stay on single judge order on taking over Nithyananda trust`s land

Madras High Court passed interim stay on single judge`s order quashing show cause on taking over 2.83 acres of land belonging to a trust owned by controversial godman Nithyananda, in Tiruvannamalai.

HC quashes show cause notice in Nithyananda case

Madras High Court on Thursday quashed the show cause proceedings issued by Tamil Nadu Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department.