TN CPI-M unit wants state govt to withdraw amended Act

Expressing apprehensions of possible misuse of the amended Goondas Act allowing detention of first time sexual and cyber crime offenders, CPI (M) on Tuesday urged the Tamil Nadu government to withdraw it as it was `undemocratic.`

Sexual, cyber law offenders to be brought under Goondas Act in TN

Tamil Nadu Government on Monday introduced two bills in the state Assembly to bring sexual offenders and cyber criminals under the purview of the stringent Goondas Act and also provide for invoking the provisions of the act against first time offenders.

TN to bring sexual, cyber crime offenders under Goondas Act

The state government on Monday introduced two bills in the Assembly to amend Tamil Nadu Act 14 of 1982 and bring offenders in cyber crime and sexual offences against women under the Goondas Act.

HC quashes detention under goondas act against TD Naidu

The Madras High Court on Thursday quashed the detention order under Goondas Act against Chairman of Deendayal Medical College and Hospital in Tiruvallur District.

Conman detained under Goondas Act in TN

Alleged conman Sukash Chandrasekar, arrested in connection with a Rs 19 crore case in Chennai among others, has been detained under the stringent Goondas Act, police said on Wednesday.

First Goondas Act detention of child sexual offender in TN

For the first time in Tamil Nadu, the stringent Goondas Act was on Tuesday slapped on a man arrested on the charge of sexually assaulting a three-year old girl.

Four rape accused booked under Goondas Act

Four persons, arrested on the charge of raping a 13-year-old girl for nearly one year here, were on Friday booked under the stringent Goondas Act.

HC direction to govt on providing police protection

The Madras High Court bench has directed the state government to take a decision on providing round-the-clock police protection for political functionaries.

Invoke Goondas Act against rapists of a college girl: Karnataka CM

Karnataka CM directed police to invoke the Goondas Act against 3 persons allegedly involved in gang-rape of a 17-year-old college student last week.

Rapists detained under Goondas Act in TN

Four persons, arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl about two years ago, were Wednesday detained under the stringent Goondas Act.

Goondas Act to be invoked in law student gang-rape case

Bangalore Police on Monday said they would invoke the Goondas Act against seven persons arrested in connection with the gang-rape of a law student from Nepal in the city last year.

`Book rape accused under Goondas Act`: AIADMK

The opposition AIADMK in Puducherry demanded booking accused in the alleged abduction and rape of a 17-year-old school girl under the Goondas Act.

Two detained under Goondas Act in TN

IP Yesudoss and his associate, who allegedly cheated several crores of rupees by floating Aphro Trust were Wednesday detained under the "Goondas Act",

HC quashes detention of Veerapandi Arumugam

Madras High Court quashed the detention of senior DMK leader and former minister Veerapandi S Arumugam and two others by police under the Goondas Act.

80 prisoners on 1 day fast over delay in taking up their pleas

80 undertrials and prisoners at Coimbatore Central Jail resorted to a one day fast protesting the delay in taking up their pleas on detaining them.

Two held for trying to set themselves afire

Two DMK functionaries were arrested for trying to set themselves ablaze protesting detention of former Minister Arumugam ,as 8 govt buses were stoned.

Goondas Act slapped on ex-DMK minister Arumugam

Former DMK minister Veerapandi S Arumugam was arrested earlier this month in a land grabbing case.

Lankan national arrested under Goondas Act

A Sri Lankan national, who was
arrested along with four others in connection with credit card fraud cases here, was Thursday detained under Goondas Act, police said.

High Court quashes detention of four DMK men

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has quashed the detention under the Goondas Act of four DMK men.

`Lottery King` Martin detained under Goondas Act

Santiago Martin, who controls a vast lottery empire across the country, was
arrested for his alleged involvement in various cases.