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CRPF, CISF for dam security?

The intelligence bureau of the Union home ministry has recommended replacement of the Kerala police with Central security cover for the Mullaiperiyar dam, a bone of contention between Tamil Nadu and Kerala. As early as 2006, the home ministry, in a preliminary report, had suggested that the dam be

Child abuse sends boy to juvenile home

A 12-year-old boy was arrested for sexually abusing a mentally unsound child in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu on Saturday.

Police said Panchavarnam working in a match factory at Poolavoorani used to take her

Two held in Madurai pipe bomb case


In a breakthrough in the case of pipe bomb that was planted on the scheduled route of BJP leader L.K. Advani, the special investigation team of the CB-CID arrested two persons on Tuesday.

The accused

Pipe bomb found on Advani yatra route in Madurai

Hours before top BJP leader L.K. Advani resumed his Janchetna Yatra against corruption from Madurai on Friday, a high-intensity indigenous explosive was spotted on his convoy route near Tirumangalam on the Madurai-Tenkasi highway.

Centre should review nuke policy: Advani

Asking the government to review its nuclear policy, BJP leader L.K. Advani on Friday said contractual obligations or commercial interests cannot override concerns of safety and security of the people.

Pipe bomb defused ahead of LK yatra

Senior BJP leader L.K. Advani escaped a bid on his life as a high-intensity indigenous explosive was defused under a stream-bridge on his route near Tirumangalam barely a couple of hours before he resumed his Janchetna Yatra

Bomb found on Advani's yata route in Tamil Nadu

A pipe bomb was found under a bridge from which Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani' anti-corruption yatra was supposed to pass in Tamil Nadu near Madurai on Friday morning, police said.

98-year-old woman wins ward election

Age is not a bar for Thadakathi to serve the people. This 98-year-old woman was the oldest contestant in the recently concluded local body polls to the Pudukulam a village panchayat in Madurai distric

Bomb placed in parked bus defused in TN

A powerful bomb placed in a bus parked in a depot in the city was today defused by police who said it could have been placed to cause disturbance before the next month's local body elections in Tamil

Approach JM to book Sachin, Sania for insulting tricolour: HC

The Madras High Court Bench on Thursday directed a petitioner to approach the judicial magistrate to file cases against sports stars Sachin Tendulkar, Sania Mirza and TV host Mandira Bedi for allegedl

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