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CBI starts probe into Sattankulam case

A banner condemning the killing of Jayaraj and Benicks hangs near the Kamaraj statue in Sattankulam.   | Photo Credit: A. SHAIKMOHIDEEN Team makes enquiries at Jayaraj’s house, Benicks’s shop A team from the Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday commenced its investigation into the Sattankulam twin custodial deaths case.The CBI team first went to…

Beneficial interests acting versus advancement of Siddha: HC

Bench says it is not being given due recognition Doubting that vested interests were acting against the development and promotion of Siddha form of medication, the Madras High Court on Thursday directed the State government to spell out whether it plays a vital role in curing COVID-19 patients.Justices N. Kirubakaran and V.M. Velumani issued the…

Tamil Nadu records 3,965 fresh cases, 69 fatalities

Of the 3,965 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Tamil Nadu on Saturday, Chennai accounted for 1,185 infections, after reporting 1,200-odd cases for four days in a row. Thirty-six other districts also reported cases, accounting for 70% of the fresh infections in the State.In total, 1,34,226* persons have tested positive in the State since March 7.…

A new medical professional spends a month in hospital on COVID-19 task

S. Arasapriya, a 26-year-old front-line worker, has had an eventful first year as a doctor, but has no time to celebrate. Posted in the COVID-19 ward of the Ranee’s Government Hospital here, she had stayed at the doctor’s room for over a month. Then she was allotted quarters on the campus of the Pudukottai Government…

Death of male due to attack by Indian gaur in Kodaikanal draws villagers’ ire

Indian gaurs in Dindigul forest area. File photo   Forest officials accused of negligence; withdrawal of eco-watchers demanded A 30-year-old man identified as Kartik of MM Street, Kodaikanal, was gored to death by an Indian Guar on Friday. The victim, a mechanic, was walking home around noon, when he was attacked by the animal. He…

Madras High Court grants time to RBI to react to case versus IRAC norms

The RBI’s NPA norms are not in the interest of Indian economy as the norms are fixed by an international organisation, says the petitioner.   Litigant wants constitution of an expert body to form rules suited to Indian economy The Madras High Court has granted four weeks’ time for Reserve Bank of India to file…

For Arasapriya, patients matter more than her safety

A 26-year-old frontline worker, S. Arasapriya, has had an eventful first year as a doctor, but has no time to celebrate. Posted at the COVID-19 ward at the Pudukottai Government Medical College Hospital, she had been staying at the doctor’s room in the hospital, for over a month, before being allotted quarters on campus. “My…

Sellur Raju 3rd Minister to evaluate positive for COVID-19

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan says he is concerned over case surge in rural areas of T.N. Tamil Nadu Minister for Co-operation Sellur K. Raju on Friday became the third member of the Edappadi K. Palaniswami Cabinet to test positive for COVID-19. He has been admitted to a private hospital in the city.While Electricity Minister…