Mounting debts led to cricketer Chandrashekar’s suicide

Former national selector and India and Tamilnadu cricketer VB Chandrashekar, passed away in the city after he committed suicide at his residence at Mylapore yesterday. The death of the cricketer has shocked the sports fraternity. Continue Reading

Gold, Euros, laptops seized at Chennai airport

Customs officials seized gold, laptops and cigarettes from three passengers, besides euros from two people holding French passports, totally valued at Rs 53.2 lakh, on Friday night and Saturday morning at the Anna International airport here. Continue Reading

Spate of robberies scare residents of Chennai neighbourhood

For the neighbourhood, this New Year began with the shocker of a chain being snatched in broad daylight despite CCTVs being installed in a majority of houses. While it is not even a month since it happened, the residents witnessed another case and there are a couple of such incidents happening sporadically in the area. Continue Reading

Murder of actress: Police intensify hunt for missing body parts

Balakrishnan, a native of Thoothukudi living in Jafferkhanpet, Chennai, is said to have bludgeoned his estranged wife and then cut up her body for easy disposal. While two legs and an arm were found in the Pallikaranai dumpyard, the head and rest of the torso are yet to be traced. Continue Reading