Archive for the Crime, Law & Order Category

April 21, 2018

S. V. Shekher’s house stoned during protest by mediapeople

The house of actor-politician S V Shekher in Mandavelipakkam was stoned by a group of people during the course of a protest by some journalists. This took place on Friday afternoon. The group was arrested by police and detained at […]

April 15, 2018

‘One-way’ traffic system on mada streets makes life easy

'One-way' traffic system on mada streets makes life easy

The ‘one-way’ traffic system seems to be holding strong at peak hour times on Mylapore’s mada streets in the Sri Kapali Temple zone. It is holding because of sustained patrol and manning by the Traffic Police; their vans now glide […]

April 11, 2018

Protestors outside hotel where CSK team resides picked up

The zone around Hotel Crowne Plaza in Alwarpet was highly secured on Tuesday as the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) cricket team prepared to set out for its match at Chepauk in the IPL 2018n tourney. Activists, fringe political parties and […]

April 10, 2018

Restricted access to Marina; issue taken to court

The issue of restricted entry to Marina Beach has been taken to court but the judges have asked the petitioner to formally file a case on the issue. The petitioner cited reports in newspapers on city police barricading the beach, […]

April 8, 2018

Marina Beach continues to be barricaded; heavy police presence

Entry to the Marina beach continues to be regulated in an informal manner. This follows city police securing the place to discourage possible protests by people who are demanding that the centre set up the Cauvery Water Management Board. Police […]

April 4, 2018

Thefts from bikes parked outside park reported

Two thefts from parked two-wheelers outside Nageswara Rao Park were reported on Wednesday evening. Both vehicles were parked outside the rear gate of this busy park ( on Luz Avenue) before the owners went inside the park for their daily […]

April 3, 2018

Why policewomen offered safety pins to devotees . . .

So why were policewomen distributing safety pins to women who were attending the ther ( chariot) and arabathimoovar processions of the Panguni festival in Mylapore last week? Simple. To use these pins to secure their neck gold chains and pin […]

March 1, 2018

Protest held alongside Mandaveli MRTS station

Traffic on Sringeri Mutt Road was dirupted for sometime on Wednesday morning when members of a state government staff association staged a protest and sat on the road. Police had to bar vehicles on a busy link road that runs […]

February 24, 2018

Burglaries at shops on Mundakakanni Amman Street: one arrested

At least five shops were broken into and burgled on Mundakakanni Amman Koil Street early last Sunday morning. Among them was the local Amudham grocery store, a vegetables sales shop and a cellphone store. Mylapore police now say one man […]

February 19, 2018

Shops on Mundakakanni Amman Street burgled early on Sunday

A few shops were broken into and burgled on Mundakakanni Amman Koil Street early on Sunday morning. Among them was the local Amudham grocery store, a vegetables sales shop and a cellphone store. The burglar made off with cash kept […]

January 22, 2018

Traffic diversions for Republic Day

Several traffic diversions were implemented today morning from Light House to War Memorial in lieu of the rehearsals for the Republic Day celebrations. These changes will also be in effect on Wednesday, Jan 24 and on Republic day, from 6 […]

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