Tamil Nadu Police

  • Madras High Court seeks details of cyber crime complaints September 17, 2014

    Madurai: The Madras High Court on Wednesday directed the cyber crime cell of Tamil Nadu Police to submit to it by September 22 details of complaints received in the past one decade of offences like sharing objectionable photographs of women on the Internet. The details, including status of the complaints, should...
  • Chennai: Police, commuters hold up traffic to save a life June 18, 2014

    It's not a story you read about everyday, in Chennai, Police and doctors coming together to save someone's life, they cleared up traffic to transport a heart in less than 14 minutes over a distance of 12 kms helping in saving the life of a 21 year old. ...
  • TCS employee murder case: Tamil Nadu Police arrests one more accused February 26, 2014

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Police on Wednesday made the third arrest in the gruesome murder of a 24-year-old woman employee of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). The accused was arrested from West Bengal and is being brought back to Chennai by train. The arrest came just a day after two migrant workers...
  • TCS employee murder case: Two arrested, hunt on for accomplices February 26, 2014

    Two weeks after a 24-year-old TCS employee was found dead, the Tamil Nadu Crime Branch has arrested two people saying that they have confessed to sexual assault and robbery. The hunt is on for their accomplices. Watch the video for more. ...
  • TCS employee murder: Arrested men confess to sexually assaulting the victim February 25, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Police Crime Branch-CID (CB-CID) on Tuesday arrested two people in connection with the murder of a 24-year-old female employee of TCS. In a press release, the state police informed that the two accused, Ram Mandal and Utham Mandal, confessed that they sexually assaulted the victim and took away...
  • Tamil Nadu: Jayalalithaa lauds police force for its professionalism January 27, 2014

    Chennai: Patting her police force for its professionalism, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday lauded the men in uniform for displaying it during last year's arrest of alleged terrorists in Andhra Pradesh. In her address at the Valedictory function of the 4th All India Police Commando Competition, she said Tamil...
  • TN Police arrests Editor of Captain TV on sexual harassment charges December 22, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Police on Sunday arrested an Editor of Chennai based TV company Captain TV on charges of sexual harassment. The arrest was made after a former employee alleged that she was sexual harassed by the accused. The company, Captain Media is however saying that the charges are false...
  • India charges 33 aboard armed US antipiracy ship October 19, 2013

    India has charged 33 men aboard an armed ship operated by a US maritime security firm for failing to produce papers authorising it to carry weapons in Indian waters, police said on Saturday, a move that could trigger diplomatic tensions. The captain and the chief engineer were not among those arrested...
  • IPL: Court to hear Sreesanth, Jiju's bail pleas today June 10, 2013

    New Delhi/Chennai: The bail pleas of suspended Rajasthan Royals cricketers S Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan, alleged bookie Jiju Janardhanan and 15 others in connection with the IPL spotfixing scandal will be heard by a MCOCA court in Delhi on Monday. Sreesanth has been claiming innocence saying he has been wrongly...
  • IPL: Legal action against Chennai hotelier, says TN Police May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The Chennaibased hotelier, who is a suspect in the IPL betting case, is in more trouble as the Tamil Nadu CBCID said it was considering taking legal action against him as he had failed to honour its summons on Thursday. R Srinivasan, DSP, CBCID, said, "The CBCID will take...
  • Bangalore blast: 2 more arrested from Tamil Nadu May 3, 2013

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu police made more arrests in connection with the Bangalore blast on Friday. Two people were arrested from Coimbatore. Valayal Hakeem and Asgar Ali were arrested for possessing explosive material. The blast took place on April 17 near the BJP headquarters in Bangalore. ...
  • Security of Pakistani inmates in Tihar jail beefed up April 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The vigil has been stepped up in Tihar Jail to preempt any attack on Pakistani inmates in the wake of the brutal assault on Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh in a Pakistani jail. "Jail superintendents have been asked to keep a strict vigil on other inmates so...
  • Sri Lankan monk assault case: TN Police arrests 12 people March 17, 2013

    Thanjavur: Tamil Nadu Police has arrested 12 people on Sunday in connection with the assault of a Sri Lankan monk in Thanjavur. The monk, who is on a study tour, was assaulted by members of outfits protesting against alleged atrocities on Lankan Tamils. A van carrying him and students of...
  • Granite scam: Durai Dayanidhi surrenders in Madurai court December 14, 2012

    Chennai: Union Steel Minister MK Alagiri's son Durai Dayanidhi on Friday surrendered at a Madurai court four days after being granted anticipatory bail in the granite scam case by the Madras High Court. Accompanied by a battery of advocates and DMK workers, he paid a personal security of Rs 10,000,...
  • Illegal granite mining: Durai granted anticipatory bail December 10, 2012

    Chennai: A Madurai court on Monday granted anticipatory bail to the son of DMK MP Alagiri, Durai Dayanidhi, who is wanted in 30,000 crore illegal granite mining scam. A total of 17 FIRs have been filed against eight companies, including Olympus, in connection with the scam. As many as 60 people...
  • Nithyananda plays down sacking, says he was going to resign anyway October 23, 2012

    Chennai: Controversial godman Swami Nithyananda was on Saturday removed as the successor to a 1500yearold mutt in Madurai. He faces several criminal charges, including rape. Nityananda was appointed as the successor at the mutt in August this year, but the decision had received widespread criticism, including from the Tamil Nadu...
  • Suspected spy for Pakistan arrested in Tamil Nadu September 18, 2012

    Chennai: A suspected spy, passing sensitive defence information to Pakistan's intelligence agency through its High Commission in Colombo, was arrested in Tamil Nadu on Monday. "Thameen Ansari, 33 of Tanjavur district is a frequent visitor to Sri Lanka on the pretext of exporting vegetabls there. He was handled by two Sri...
  • TN police issue lookout notice for Alagiri's son August 31, 2012

    Chennai: A look out notice has been issued for Durai Dayanidhi, the son of DMK MP Alagiri. According to Tamil Nadu police sources, Durai is wanted for questioning in an illegal granite mining case. Sources further said that the Tamil Nadu police have also asked the immigration department to stop Durai,...
  • Chennai: Cops watch as man burns to death July 10, 2012

    Chennai: In another incident that has shocked the police, a 46yearold labourer who was brought for questioning in connection with a theft case, set himself ablaze in the Kanathur police station. His family alleges foul play in his death after the man succumbed to injuries in a hospital on Monday...
  • Cops fired in self defence at Velachery: Jaya April 25, 2012

    CHENNAI: Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday asserted that the police were left with no option but to fire at the bank robbers as they endangered the lives of people in thickly populated Velachery on the night of February 22. Intervening after Deputy Leader of the Opposition Panruti S Ramachandran...
  • Murder most foul on Vyasarpadi tracks March 31, 2012

    CHENNAI: Its something thats straight out of your average Kollywood flick, except this time it was the cops who found the killers first. After four men slit the throat of a man, who had an altercation with them, and threw his body across the railway track near Vyasarpadi station to...
  • Velachery residents back encounter killing March 1, 2012

    CHENNAI: A batch of pleas have been made in the Madras High Court supporting the action of police personnel in killing five youths, said to be involved in two bank robberies, in an encounter in the wee hours of February 23. Yuvaraj Mohandas and five other advocates and M Vasudevan...
  • Rs 5 lakh each for TN women raped by cops November 29, 2011

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday announced a solatium of Rs 5 lakh for each of the four tribal women, who were allegedly raped by policemen in Villupuram district, and suspended five uniformed men. In a statement issued here, Jayalalithaa said she had ordered payment of Rs.500,000...
  • Tamil Nadu cops face sexual assault probe November 28, 2011

    Chennai: A judicial inquiry is being conducted into the sexual assault charges made by four tribal women against Tamil Nadu policemen in Villupuram district, an official said on Sunday. The Irula tribal women complained against policemen belonging to Tirukoilur police station in Villupuram district, around 150 km from here, said...
  • Definite clues in Advani yatra bomb case: Police October 31, 2011

    Madurai: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Tamil Nadu police probing planting of a powerful pipe bomb on the yatra route of BJP leader L K Advani on Monday claimed to have obtained 'definite clues' and expressed confidence about nabbing the culprits. Definite clues had been obtained in the case and...
  • TN Police releases DMK leader MK Stalin July 30, 2011

    New Delhi: DMK leader MK Stalin, who was taken into preventive custody on Thursday morning in Thanjavur, has been released by the Tamil Nadu Police. He had objected to the police from stopping his cavalde and threatened to stage a roadblock. After the police intercepted his convoy, Stalin threatened to hold...
  • SC directs TN govt to transfer cops over HC violence February 26, 2009

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government to transfer four police officers including one joint commissioner and three DCPs on Wednesday. The apex court had expressed its displeasure over the February 19 Madras High Court incidents and asked the Tamil Nadu government to inform under whose...
  • Chennai cops want public support in fighting terror February 10, 2009

    They believe that every citizen should be a friend of police. ...
  • Chennai cops fail to stop students' clash, suspended November 13, 2008

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Government has initiated disciplinary action against six Chennai police officials for standing by and watching as two groups of students clashed with each other on Wednesday evening at a college in the city. An Assistant police commissioner and an inspector have been suspended while four sub inspectors have...
  • TN police want techies' help to tackle terror August 16, 2008

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu police has befriended a group of software professionals to monitor the cyber world as the terrorists have now started using Internet for their illegal activities. This technical group is called the E friends of police and is the latest weapon in the hands of the police to...