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Thoothukudi: City in Tamil Nadu in India
Thoothukudi, also known by its former name Tuticorin, is a port city, a municipal corporation and an industrial city in Thoothukudi district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The city lies in the Coromandel Coast of Bay of Bengal. Thoothukudi is the capital and headquarters of Thoothukudi district. It is located about 590 kilometres southwest of Chennai, 190 kilometres northeast of Thiruvananthapuram and 580 kilometres southesst of Bengaluru. According to Confederation of Indian Industry, Thoothukudi has the second highest Human Development Index in Tamil Nadu next to Chennai. Thoothukudi City serves as the headquarters of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited. Major educational establishments in the city include Government Thoothukudi Medical College, Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Maritime Academy, V.O. Chidambaram College, Kamaraj College, Anna University and Government Polytechnic College. V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust is one of the fastest growing Major Ports in India. Thoothukudi is an "Emerging Energy and Industrial hub of South India".

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Thoothukudi custodial death case: CBI team arrives in TN's Madurai [Video]

Thoothukudi custodial death case: CBI team arrives in TN's Madurai

A team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officers arrived in Tamil Nadu's Madurai. They arrived at Madurai Airport on July 10. CBI will take over the probe in Thoothukudi custodial death case...

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Indian policemen arrested over custodial deaths of father and son [Video]

Indian policemen arrested over custodial deaths of father and son

Police in Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu state had picked up the duo for breaking coronavirus lockdown rules.

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Tuticorin custodial death case: 'TN Govt has delayed arrests', says Kanimozhi [Video]

Tuticorin custodial death case: 'TN Govt has delayed arrests', says Kanimozhi

While speaking to ANI in Chennai on July 02, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader Kanimozhi spoke on Tuticorin custodial death case. She said, "The arrest is very much delayed and I don't..

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Tuticorin custodial death case: 5 police officials arrested [Video]

Tuticorin custodial death case: 5 police officials arrested

Residents of Sathankulam burst firecrackers on July 01 after sub inspector Ragu Ganesh was arrested by CB-CID in connection with custodial death of father-son duo in Tuticorin. Three other police..

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Madurai lawyers protest over custodial deaths of father-son duo [Video]

Madurai lawyers protest over custodial deaths of father-son duo

Lawyers of Madurai District Court have come in support of the father-son duo who were killed in police custody in Tuticorin after they allegedly kept their shop open during curfew period. The..

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Fire breaks out at matchbox factory in TN's Thoothukudi, 2 injured [Video]

Fire breaks out at matchbox factory in TN's Thoothukudi, 2 injured

Fire broke out at a matchbox factory in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi on June 26. Fire tenders rushed to the spot and brought the flames under control. Two workers got injured in the incident. The injured..

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Samudra Setu: INS Jalashwa departs from Iran's Bandar Abbas port for TN's Tuticorin [Video]

Samudra Setu: INS Jalashwa departs from Iran's Bandar Abbas port for TN's Tuticorin

India's amphibious warship Indian Navy Ship (INS) Jalashwa, which has been deployed to bring back the stranded citizens from Iran under Operation Samudra Setu, has departed from Bandar Abbas port on..

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Op Samudra Setu: INS Airavat carrying 198 Indians arrives in Thoothukudi [Video]

Op Samudra Setu: INS Airavat carrying 198 Indians arrives in Thoothukudi

Indian Navy Ship (INS) Airavat carrying 198 Indian citizens, who were stranded in Maldives, arrived in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi on June 23. All the passengers were screened and their luggage was..

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Op Samudra Setu: Indian Navy's ship leaves Port of Male with Indian citizens [Video]

Op Samudra Setu: Indian Navy's ship leaves Port of Male with Indian citizens

Indian Navy Ship (INS) Airavat left Port of Male in Maldives for Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu) after embarkation of 198 Indian citizens. 5th round of operation Samudra Setu for evacuation of Indians from..

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In suo-moto hearings of Jayaraj-Bennix death case, the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has passed several orders to speed up the delivery of justice.
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Tuticorin custodial deaths:CBI takes over probe from CB-CID; visits bereaved family for questioning

As on Thursday, the CB-CID, which handled the case, as per the court's orders had arrested 10 police personnel from the Sathankulam Police Station, where the alleged custodial torture had taken place.
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Tuticorin custodial death: CBI team to arrive today to begin probe, directed by HC to file status report by July 28

A CBI counsel informed a bench of Justice Sathyanarayanan and Rajamanickam that a team of seven CBI officers from Delhi would reach Madurai on Friday.
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Tuticorin custodial death case: High Court orders protection, paid-leave for lady cop witness

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has appreciated the CB-CID police for their quick investigation and searches in the Tuticorin custodial deaths case.
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CB-CID arrests one more policeman in Tuticorin custodial death case

A total of five policemen have been arrested so far in the Tuticorin custodial death case
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Tuticorin custodial death case: CBI arrests sub inspector

The sub-inspector, along with two other police personnel, were accused of assaulting the father-son duo who died in police custody.
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Tuticorin custodial death: Witness intimidated, CCTV footage erased, says Magistrate's letter to HC

A three-page report by the Magistrate to the court registrar has revealed that the cops were lax in their response and even verbally abused the official.
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'Beyond acceptable': Sunil Chhetri condemns alleged custodial deaths of father-son in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi

The alleged custodial deaths of a man and his son who were arrested for violating lockdown restrictions in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi district on June 19 has sparked protests across parts of the state.
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If earlier police excesses were probed, Tuticorin custodial death of father-son duo could have been avoided, say locals

So far, the Inspector and two Sub-Inspectors of the Sathankulam Police station have been suspended
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Tuticorin custodial deaths: Will seek permission from Madras HC to transfer case to CBI, says Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami

In a letter to the NHRC, she has urged the commission to investigate and initiate necessary action against the officials responsible for the "custodial" death of the father-son duo.
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Rahul Gandhi expresses grief & regret over death of father-son duo

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday expressed grief and regret over the death of a father- son duo in Tuticorin, allegedly after being thrashed by the police and demanded justice for the two.
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Custodial death of father-son duo in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin sparks outrage, Kanimozhi writes to NHRC

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INS Jalashwa departs from Iran's Bandar Abbas port for Tuticorin with 687 Indians


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INS Jalashwa brings back nearly 700 stranded Indians from Male

With this voyage, INS Jalashwa alone has so far repatriated around 2,700 Indians from the Maldives and Sri Lanka under Operation 'Samudra Setu'. On June 1, the vessel repatriated approximately 700..
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India to get its second spaceport, land acquisition work begins in Tamil Nadu

Days after Union minister for department of space Jitendra Singh informed the Rajya Sabha in the current session that β€œthe government has a proposal to set up a rocket launching pad near..
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Tamil Nadu: NIA searches 6 locations across 5 districts for IS links

The early morning searches were carried out at two locations in Coimbatore City, besides one location each in Sivaganga, Tiruchirapalli, Nagapattinam, and Toothukudi districts.
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Maldives police arrest ex-VP Ahmed Adeeb as India denies entry

Adeeb was detained early on Thursday in Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu after arriving illegally on a tugboat
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India sends back Maldives' ex-vice president attempting illegal entry: sources

India has sent back former vice-president of the Maldives, Ahmed Adeeb, to his home country, two sources familiar with the matter said on Saturday, days after he illegally entered through a tugboat in..
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Ex-Maldivian VP Adeeb Ahmed still being questioned by Indian officials, not allowed to leave tugboat

Intelligence agencies and officials on Friday continued to question former Maldivian vice-president Abdul Adeeb Ahmed Ghafoor onboard a tugboat named Virgo-9 which is anchored a few nautical miles off..
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Maldives ex-vice president detained on arrival by boat in India

Indian authorities are questioning the former vice president of the Maldives, Ahmed Adeeb, for illegally entering the country after he arrived on a tugboat in the southern Indian port city of..
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Former Maldives Vice President Ahmed Adeeb detained in Thoothukudi for illegally entering India

Police sources said he was trying to enter India to seek political asylum.
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