Jayanthi Pawar

Woman travelling alone in Chennai train assaulted in an attempt to rape

A 25-year-old woman travelling alone in an MRTS train in Chennai was attacked by a man on Monday night as he was attempting to rape her.

24 Apr 2018

Five youths stoned man to death

A 51-year-old mentally challenged man was allegedly attacked with stones by five youths when an argument broke out between the victim and the accused. 

07 Jun 2017

Audi car runs amok, two platform dwellers sustain injuries in Chennai

The Elephant Gate Traffic Investigation wing has registered a case and a court remanded Vignesh in judicial custody.

19 Mar 2017

Four of family injured in serial collisions on Gemini Bridge in Chennai

A rashly driven mini-truck crashed into the side wall of Chennai's landmark Gemini bridge this morning and triggered a series of collisions.

16 Mar 2017

Lost passport? File complaint online

You need not go through the pain of visiting a police station to lodge a complaint and then again for the ‘non-traceable’ certificate.

28 Feb 2017

Chennai train mishap: Four searing stories of scars, trauma and handicaps

Survivors of the crowded suburban train mishap, all breadwinners from lower middle class families, struggle to recover from physical, mental strain.

27 Feb 2017

Train tragedy: Felt a push but held on to the pole, managed to survive, says friend of victims

Sudhakar recounts the tragedy he saw up-close; when the train stopped, around 40 people ran to the site to help the boys who had slipped off and lay bleeding.

24 Feb 2017

Shattered dreams, devastated family

Praveen Raj (18), the youngest in the family decided to start working three years back to support his family and for his sister’s wedding. But this dream was short lived.

24 Feb 2017

Missing three-year-old Chennai girl was killed by neighbour for her anklets

 A day after the body of a three-year-old missing girl was found in the Tiruvottiyur dump yard with signs of torture, police have arrested a 26-year-old woman.

21 Feb 2017

Chennai toddler's killer was eating ice cream after the murder, says victim's father

K Revathy, the woman accused of killing the 3-year-old child, was spotted having ice cream apparently minutes after she disposed the child’s body in a corporation dumpyard on Saturday.

21 Feb 2017

The magic of a chisel & brush in prison

There’s more to P Selvam than being a murder convict serving a life sentence in Puzhal Prison.

06 Feb 2017

‘Swayam’ Strikes a Chord With Tech-age Students, say more autonomy for colleges is the need of the hour

More adept at using their smartphones than textbooks, the one announcement in the Budget that struck a chord with this group of students at MOP Vaishnav College for Women in Chennai was 'SWAYAM'.

02 Feb 2017

What Sahayak? Still called porters in Chennai Central railway station

A month after the last railway budget, 297 porters employed at the Central Railway Station received identity cards with ‘sahayak’ printed on it.

01 Feb 2017

Rescued mentally ill up man reunited with family after four years

 For almost four years, Radheshyam’s two children were repeatedly made to believe that their father would return home in a week.

13 Jan 2017

Three booked in Chennai for not standing for national anthem in cinema theatre

The girl who was involved in the December 11 incident at Kasi theatre is the same who was assaulted today along with her mother and brother. 

11 Jan 2017