Arun Janardhanan


‘This is a cold-blooded murder… more gruesome than any case I have handled’
Wed, May 20, 2015

NHRC, SIT should get call detail records of all victims and all police officers involved, says forensic expert.

Cellphone records of 4 of 20 killed blow holes in Andhra police version of massacre
Tue, May 19, 2015

The Indian Express examined the CDRs of Perumal from Vettagiripalayam village, Palani from Kalasamuthiram village, Magendran from Gandhi Nagar village, and Munusamy of Padaveedu village.

Jayalalithaa calls legislature party meet on May 22
Sat, May 16, 2015

Jayalalithaa set to return as Chief Minister, party leaders says no question of change in HC verdict.

No word on Jayalalithaa plans as CM, ministers drop
Thu, May 14, 2015

A day after Jayalalithaa was acquitted by the high court in a disproportionate assets case, the Chief Minister and four of his ministers had visited Poes Garden.

Miscalculation error helped Jayalalithaa in DA case, claims Opposition
Wed, May 13, 2015

It is stated in the judgment that the total income of Jayalalithaa was Rs 34.76 cr.

Supporters sing and dance, Opp parties chorus: appeal
Tue, May 12, 2015

Outside her residence, men, women and children sang and danced all day.

Jaya set to return as CM, party may go for early polls
Tue, May 12, 2015

A senior AIADMK leader said Jayalalithaa has already outlined plans for her return.

Jayalalithaa is back: ‘Like gold refined by fire’
Tue, May 12, 2015

Hitting out at DMK, Jayalalithaa alleged the case was filed against her as a result of that party's "web of conspiracy."

AIADMK celebrates, prepares for Jayalalithaa swearing-in, maybe early polls too
Mon, May 11, 2015

Jayalalithaa met the Tamil Nadu CM and other cabinet ministers at her house for a tea party minutes after the verdict.

TN, Karnataka: Again Cauvery runs through it
Mon, May 11, 2015

Karnataka proposes two dam projects on river; TN says they violate final award of disputes tribunal

Jayalalithaa verdict: Karnataka HC to deliver judgment on Jaya DA case today
Mon, May 11, 2015

The Bangalore police is anticipating arrival of thousands of AIADMK supporters from Tamil Nadu on Monday.

Were picked up from Andhra, say Maoists held in Coimbatore
Wed, May 06, 2015

Maoist leader Roopesh said he and others were on hunger strike till Tuesday as police had denied them legal help.

Civil society leaders seek justice for ‘exiled’ Sri Lankan writer
Fri, May 01, 2015

Sharmila Seyyid is still being targeted by radical elements on social media for remarks.

‘Private member’ who reversed trend of 40 yrs, Transgender rights bill get passed
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

The bill calls for two per cent reservation in education, employment and special courts for transgender rights.

Vijayakanth meets Tamil Nadu bigwigs, to lead delegation to PM
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

The objective of the meeting, according to Vijayakanth, was to lead an all-party delegation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Tamil Nadu govt cancels plot allotted for Coca-Cola plant
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

The government has put the blame on company for delaying the launch of project.

Pondicherry varsity students, teachers to fast against V-C today
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

University warns of stern action against participants.

Karnataka CJ transfer: Ramadoss draws link with Jaya case, wants order cancelled
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

Ramadoss said Waghela is a non-controversial and 'refused to yield to several pressures in the Jayalalithaa case earlier.'

Long way from Delhi, AAP unit in Tamil Nadu makes itself count
Mon, Apr 13, 2015

A group of 50 AAP leaders had made their way into Panneerselvam’s residence on Greenways Road on March 21.

Tirupati killings: Two witnesses in Delhi to meet NHRC today
Mon, Apr 13, 2015

Third witness says he was picked up from bus, escaped from police station.

Tirupati Encounter: Lone witness to appear before NHRC
Sun, Apr 12, 2015

Madurai-based human rights organisation People’s Watch has given him shelter.

The Big picture: The Red Log Book
Sun, Apr 12, 2015

At one end is the woodcutter and at the other is the exporter.

Tirupati killings: Man who escaped says will reveal all to court
Fri, Apr 10, 2015

The man who escaped the attack emerged from hiding to reveal that he feared for his life.

In mourning, a tale of two villages
Fri, Apr 10, 2015

Villagers place bodies on road as mark of protest.

#InColdBlood: 7 of 20 ‘smugglers’ shot dead were picked up from bus by AP Police, says witness
Mon, Apr 13, 2015

‘Cops came in through rear door’, witness escaped as he was sitting with a woman.

Andhra Pradesh Police kill 20 working for ‘forest smugglers’, 7 shot in the face
Wed, Apr 08, 2015

DMK chief Karunanidhi said governments of both the states should announce relief to the families of the labourers killed.

Tamil Nadu leaders protest after police in Andhra kill 20 red sanders smugglers
Wed, Apr 08, 2015

Protesters target Andhra state buses and clubs, parties and leaders unite in condemnation of ‘encounter’ killings.

Chief Justice meets top cops after ‘lawyers’ lay siege to his house
Tue, Apr 07, 2015

On Monday morning, there were reports that the court will take a suo motu cognisance of the incident.

Hindu outfits plan to stall ‘thaali removal’ event, beef feast in TN
Mon, Apr 06, 2015

Arjun Sampath, leader of Hindu Makkal Katchi, said D K was trying to 'tarnish' the Tamil culture.

A long history of abusing power
Mon, Apr 06, 2015

The recent complaints of diverting tractors and farmers’ equipment to his own farm land were not new.

TN officer suicide: Ex-agri minister S S Krishnamoorthy, colleague held
Mon, Apr 06, 2015

Krishnamoorthy was being arrested early morning on Sunday and was taken to Tirunelveli for further probe.

Tamil Nadu’s caste fields: In 1 year, over 100 murders in two southern districts
Sun, Apr 05, 2015

DGP has finally taken note as killings of mostly Dalits by powerful higher caste members continue in Tamil Nadu.

‘At least 80% of tobacco packs should be warnings’
Sat, Apr 04, 2015

Ex-health minister says he was victim of the strong tobacco lobby

‘Married’ RSS pracharak feels the heat in TN
Fri, Apr 03, 2015

Mohanrajulu said that getting married was not a crime and there were no written rules regarding this.

Tamil film Komban runs into trouble before release
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

Plea says may promote enmity; HC decides today