Do it without delay

The local police investigated it first. Then the case was transferred to the CB-CID, the State’s elite police wing. And now, the CBI has taken over the investigation into alleged sexual harassment of women in Pollachi by a gang of men who had shot videos of their acts. Continue Reading

Madras HC refuses to pass gag order on Stalin against Velumani

Taking umbrage at Stalin accusing him during electioneering, of massive corruption in his Ministry, Velumani had moved the court to pass a gag order on him. Continue Reading

Put them on fast-track

Only fast-tracking of investigation and trial in cases of crimes against women and ensuring the toughest of punishment to the convicts can provide a safe environment for females. From little girls to elderly women, no one is feeling safe in recent times as predators are on the prowl anywhere and everywhere. Continue Reading

Pollachi case: How and why sex scandal snowballed into political row

Beyond doubt, the Pollachi case is the most shocking and shameful sex scandal of recent times. But, it snowballing into a political row all of a sudden, that too weeks after the accused were arrested, has a loaded agenda behind it, especially with the Lok Sabha elections around the corner, it is felt. Continue Reading

In & out

On a day when Goondas Act was slapped against the men arrested in the shocking Pollachi sexual assault case, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court granted bail to Nirmala Devi, the prime accused in another sensational sexual case. Continue Reading