VELACHERY

  • Not all film scripts demand stars: Director Kinslin March 4, 2013

    Chennai: Debutant Tamil director Kinslin feels it is very important to have the right actor for the right script because not all scripts demand stars. "Not all scripts are suitable for star heroes because it is very important that you cast the right actor, suitable for the script. I chose a...
  • 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...
  • Velachery residents back encounter killing February 29, 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...
  • Chennai: Rights activists find human wall February 27, 2012

    CHENNAI: A 10member human rights group, which went to investigate the February 23 encounter site at Velachery on Sunday, claimed it was prevented entering the area by the police, who also instigated some persons to chase them away. The rights activists later lodged a complaint with the Commissioner of Police....
  • Bihar CM questions TN encounter, demands probe February 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has demanded a thorough inquiry into the encounter killing of five men, four of them from Bihar, who died when the police rained bullets at the house they were lodged in, at Velachery in Chennai. The incident happened on the morning of February...