Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chandigarh among other cities, install vending machines for face masks, sanitisers and gloves
The railways is planning to install such vending machines at several other railway stations as well, including at few other suburban railway stations in Mumbai.
Seventeen years since Khwaja Yunus died in Mumbai Police custody, Indian cops still unaccountable for custodial deaths
In a depressing continuation of the widespread practice of custodial torture, P Jayaraj, 59, and J Fenix, 31, died gruesome deaths in Thoothukudi last month
Jayaraj and his son J Benicks died days after being arrested on 19 June and lodged in Kovilpatti sub-jail for keeping their shop in the Sathankulam open despite the lockdown
The draft of the bill, which seeks life in jail for public servants convicted of torture, was prepared by the Law Commission to implement the UN Convention against Torture.
Tuticorin custodial deaths: Rajinikanth says those involved in 'brutal killing' of father-son duo should be aptly punished
Rajinikanth also expressed shock over the ''inappropriate behaviour'' of some policemen.
'Bloodstains on lathis, no CCTV footage': P Jayaraj and Fenix thrashed all night by Sathankulam Police personnel, finds Judicial Magistrate’s report
Mentioning Head Constable Revathy's statement in a four-page report to the Madras High Court Madurai Bench, the Judicial Magistrate probing the deaths said she feared to receive threats if she revealed the facts. In her statement, Revathy told the JM that the two persons were 'beaten up the entire night by police personnel there (Sathankulam PS) using lathis.'
Hari, in a letter dated 28 June, wrote that incidents of police brutality should never take place again in Tamil Nadu.
Custodial deaths of Jeyaraj and Fenix: Accused Tuticorin cops should be arrested immediately; law allows it
What has happened in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin is worse than some of the most violent cases India has witnessed (since the Delhi gangrape case in 2012 for which 4 people involved were hanged, recently).
Custodial deaths of P Jayaraj and Fenix prove shadow of colonial policing still looms large, erode confidence in rule of law
Jayaraj and Fenix died at a Kovilpatti hospital on 23 June after being arrested for allegedly extending business hours of their cellphone shop in violation of lockdown norms. Their relatives have accused police of severely thrashing the father and son at Sathankulam Police Station.
Tuticorin custodial deaths: AIADMK vows justice for Jayaraj and Fenix; ruling party, DMK announce Rs 25 lakh to kin of deceased
Jayaraj and his son, arrested for 'violating' lockdown norms by allegedly extending business hours of their cellphone shop, died at a hospital in Tuticorin on 23 June, with the relatives alleging they were severely thrashed by police personnel
NIA carries out searches across Tamil Nadu to probe Islamic State-influenced 'conspiracy' to kill Hindu activists
The agency conducted searches at six locations in these districts as part of further investigation in the ISIS Coimbatore Case
IMD lifts red alert for Kerala, but warns of downpour in coastal Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu; no respite from Karnataka floods yet, says Skymet
Meanwhile, 'Orange Alert' warnings have been issued for Idukki and 'Yellow alert' for Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kozhikode and Wayanad districts in Kerala
India rejects asylum request of former Maldives vice president Ahmed Adeeb, sends him back from Tuticorin port
India sent back a former Maldives vice president who sought asylum after fleeing the Indian Ocean archipelago nation to avoid police.
DMK releases first list of 20 candidates for Lok Sabha polls; A Raja to contest from Nilgiris, Kanimozhi fielded from Tuticorin
Maran will contest from Central Chennai, while Raja has been fielded from Nilgiris. Raja and Maran had unsuccessfully contested these seats in 2014. Rajya Sabha MP and the daughter of late DMK chief M Karunanidhi, Kanimozhi is also contesting from Tuticorin
Supreme Court sets aside NGT order permitting reopening of Vedanta's Sterlite plant in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin
Mining company Vedanta's Sterlite Copper Plant saw major protests in Tamil Nadu against pollution to the water caused by the plant with the presence of heavy metals found in the underground water.
Sterlite row: Madras High Court asks Tamil Nadu pollution board to study impact of effluents from smelter on Uppar river
A petition alleged that effluents from the Sterlite copper smelter in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, polluted the rivers and water bodies in the region.
CONCOR aims annual turnover of Rs 25,000 cr in five years, to cross 100 terminals in 2020: Piyush Goyal
CONCOR recorded a turnover of Rs 6,000 crore last year. It aims to take it to Rs 25,000 crore in the next five years, Goyal said.
Supreme Court refuses to stay NGT order of Tamil Nadu govt's decision to close Vedanta's Sterlite copper plant in Tuticorin
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay the green tribunal's order of setting aside the Tamil Nadu government's decision to close Vedanta's Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin.
DMK on Friday urged the Tamil Nadu government to enact a law to ensure the continued closure of Vedanta's copper plant Sterlite at Tuticorin.
Sterlite row: Tamil Nadu govt moves Supreme Court challenging NGT order to reopen Thoothukudi copper smelter
The Tamil Nadu government had sought permanent closure of Vedanta's Sterlite copper plant in May 2018. The state pollution control board had said the smelter, which was shut pending renewal of its operating license, had been preparing to resume production without permission.