AIADMK, DMK field 2014 contestants in Kanchipuram again

Known as ‘Silk City’, Kanchipuram Lok Sabha constituency came into existence after 2008. Indian National Congress’ Perumal, Shri Viswanathan was the first MP of the constituency, he was succeeded by AIADMK’s Maragatham. Continue Reading

Pollachi case: HC asks govt to pay Rs 25 lakh to victim for revealing identity

Madurai Bench of the Madras high court yesterday ordered the Tamilnadu government and the police department to pay a compensation of at least Rs 25 lakh to the Pollachi case victim for revealing her identity. Continue Reading

Court bans Pollachi sex crime videos

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court today directed the Central government to remove videos related to Pollachi serial sexual assault case from the internet. Also, it wanted the Tamilnadu government to issue a fresh order for CBI probe. Continue Reading

Six of family die as car falls into canal in TN

Six members of a family died when a car they were travelling fell into Parambikulam-Aliyar-Project (PAP) canal near Pollachi in Coimbatore during wee hours of today. The family was returning from a pilgrimage. Continue Reading

Pollachi sex scandal: TN decides to transfer case to CBI

After the Opposition DMK targeted the ruling AIADMK and asked whether the latter was protecting the accused in the Pollachi sexual assault case, the state government decided to order a CBI probe into the case. Earlier yesterday the case was transferred to Crime Branch CID from local police. Continue Reading

Vaiko to hold black flag demo if Modi visits TN 1 March

The Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) chief Vaiko said yesterday his party would black flags against Prime Minister Narendra Modi if he comes to Kanyakumari on 1 March to launch BJP’s poll campaign. Continue Reading