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February 16, 2019

Panguni Festival: Police to use help of CCTV cameras to check offences

Panguni Festival: Police to use help of CCTV cameras to check offences

Mylapore Police have started taking precautionary measures to ensure public safety is maintained during the annual Panguni Festival of Sri Kapali Temple. This festival which draws huge numbers of people is scheduled to take place from March 11 this year. […]

January 30, 2019

Conpeople steal dresses at Alwarpet boutique

A boutique in Alwarpet’s C. P. Ramaswamy Road had complained to Abiramapuram police that a group of shoppers stole a bunch of dresses on the pretext of shopping. The theft took place top of this week. CCTV visuals show two […]

December 18, 2018

Sri Kapali Temple idols case; arrested officer given bail

Arrested HR&CE officer N. Thirumagal was given conditional bail by a magistrate;s court in Kumbakonam on Monday ; she has to sign daily at a police station in Tiruchi till the court decides on this case. She was arrested for […]

December 17, 2018

Senior officer of temples dept. arrested in Sri Kapali Temple idols swapping case

The Additional Commissioner of HR&CE ┬ádepartment which manages all state temples and its lands, N. Thirumagal was arrested in the city on Sunday by the TN Idol Wing Police for what it said was her involvement in the swapping of […]

November 26, 2018

Senior citizen conned; loses gold ring, large amount of cash

A senior citizen of Mylapore was conned by a bunch of men on the weekend and lost his gold ring and Rs.44,000 in cash. The man is said to have withdrawn cash from a bank and was walking home when […]

November 20, 2018

Harassment by transgenders: social media news remains grey but causes a lot of buzz

This is a story that fueled social media the past fortnight but remained in the grey zone all through. It relates to alleged harassment by a bunch of transgenders at Thirumylai MRTS rail station. Messages zipped across social media saying […]

November 2, 2018

Sri Kapali Temple idol case: judges taken aback that dept. records have been destroyed

A government advocate representing the state’s Idol Theft Wing – CID Police has told a bench of Madras High Court that records of the 1994 period of Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore have been destroyed. This statement was made in the […]

October 24, 2018

St. Bede’s staff badly injured by speeding car; accident in San Thome

A non-teaching staff of St Befe’s AI Hr Sec School, San Thome is critical in hospital after he was hit and thrown off by a speeding car near the roads junction outside San Thome Cathedral. Christy was walking to work […]

October 18, 2018

Fire at Chettiar Hall in Alwarpet; case of sabotage?

Was the fire that burnt a section of Chettiar Hall on TTK Road in Alwarpet early last Sunday a case of sabotage? Local police seem to have arrived this motive after they picked up a man who was seen setting […]

October 7, 2018

Abhiramapuram police detain youth for rash driving

Abhiramapuram police detained two young men for driving rashly on a motorbike on Greenways Road on Saturday. Police said the motorist swerved and got close to a car of a High Court judge on this road. Police are stationed at […]

September 25, 2018

Senior citizen robbed at knifepoint at Luz Church Road

On Sunday, a senior citizen was robbed while walking at Luz Church Road in the morning. 70 year old Paramasivan, a resident of Kapali Thottam, Mylapore was approached by a person in an auto claiming to be a policeman. He […]

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