Tamil Nadu

Police agree not to bar Sofia’s return to Canada

SHRC member wonders why officials are keen on arresting the research scholar The police on Monday agreed not to object to or obstruct the travel plans of Lois Sofia who was arrested for allegedly raising anti-BJP slogans in the presence of party’s State president Tamilisai Soundararajan on a Chennai-Thoothukudi flight on September …

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All accused in Kannada actor Rajkumar abduction case acquitted

All accused in Kannada actor Rajkumar abduction case acquitted

The judge said that the prosecution failed to prove that the nine accused had any connection with Veerappan in the abduction. The Third Additional District Court in Gobichettipalayam, Erode district acquitted all nine people accused in the abduction of Kannada actor Rajkumar and three others by forest brigand Veerappan and …

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Prashant Bhushan seeks JPC probe into Rafale deal

Prashant Bhushan seeks JPC probe into Rafale deal

Says government forcing Air Force personnel to lie over the issue Claiming that the Centre’s Rafale defence deal with France was not only the “the largest defence scam” in the country but also one in which national security had been severely compromised, noted advocate Prashant Bhushan on Sunday urged the …

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Health cover scheme in new avatar launched

Health cover scheme in new avatar launched

Each beneficiary family to get free cover of ₹5 lakh; State’s corpus to stay Health Minister C. Vijaya Baskar launched a new health cover scheme that combines the Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme (CMCHIS) with the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana. The latter was launched by the Prime Minister …

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