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Chennai Police arrests DMK MP RS Bharathi for alleged hate speech, interim bail granted

DNA Saturday, 23 May 2020
The DMK leader was later in the day granted interim bail by Egmore court in Chennai.
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News video: DMK MP arrested for 'hate speech', lawyer says he's being hunted for corruption complaints against CM

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Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Rajya Sabha MP, RS Bharathi was arrested by Chennai police on May 23 at around 05:00 am for his alleged hate speech. He allegedly made hate speech against people from Scheduled Castes (SC) community on February 14, 2020. RS Bharathi was produced before Metropolitan...

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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 understand what the government's hesitation was as they could have done it much earlier so that people will have faith in system." "They have completely shaken people's faith in the govt and entire system because of their delays. This kind of atmosphere is very unhealthy," she added. "I hope that the govt doesn't interfere and they will not try to indulge in tampering of evidence or anything. I hope the investigation should go in right way," DMK leader further stated. Five police officials including a sub inspector and two constables have been arrested in custodial death of father-son duo.

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Watch: Former MP Arjunan hits cop after being asked for e-pass in TN's Salem [Video]

Watch: Former MP Arjunan hits cop after being asked for e-pass in TN's Salem

Former MP of DMK party, KR Arjunan was caught fighting with police on duty at a toll gate in Salem on Jun 28. Ex MP was stopped by police on duty near Salem checkpost and sought e-pass as per lockdown protocol. Arjunan behaved rudely with the cops and the argument led to pushing between the two. He kicked the officer and left the zone but no one retaliated. No FIR have been filed against the ex-MP yet. Arjunan was with DMK when he was an MP and then jumped to AIADMK. He is not with any party now actively.

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DMK MLA J Anbazhagan passes away in Chennai due to COVID-19 [Video]

DMK MLA J Anbazhagan passes away in Chennai due to COVID-19

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MLA J Anbazhagan passed away at a private hospital in Tamil Nadu's Chennai. He was suffering from COVID-19. DMK president MK Stalin visited the hospital after his death on June 10. The Chepauk-Triplicane MLA was being treated for coronavirus disease and his condition had turned critical on June 09.

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Egmore Egmore neighbourhood in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


Chennai Chennai Metropolis in Tamil Nadu, India

750-bedded COVID hospital with yoga room set to open today in Chennai [Video]

750-bedded COVID hospital with yoga room set to open today in Chennai

National Centre for Ageing in Chennai has been turned into a 750-bedded COVID hospital. Fully-equipped hospital is set to open today in Guindy area. It is likely to be inaugurated by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami. Several beds in the hospital are fitted with oxygen and ventilators. To ease patients' stress level, hospital authorities has build special rooms consisting of library, yoga centre. Over 20,000 active cases exist in Tamil Nadu's capital.

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Engineers in Chennai invent 'etiicos' to connect with COVID-19 patients, doctors [Video]

Engineers in Chennai invent 'etiicos' to connect with COVID-19 patients, doctors

A group of engineers in Chennai have come up with a technology to form a bridge between COVID-19 patients and health workers. The device name is called "etiicos COVID-19 Patient Care System." It inter-connects patients and attendees wirelessly within 1kilo meter radius circles. More than 100 patients can be displayed in the monitor. Etiicos Covid-19 Patient Care System inventor, Vigneshwar KG said, "Both patients and doctors are affected psychologically and it also affects the number of death cases. This is a digital solution which connects corona patients and doctors and nurses."

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Indian Coast Guard rescues 6 Sri Lankan fishermen in Chennai [Video]

Indian Coast Guard rescues 6 Sri Lankan fishermen in Chennai

Indian Coast Guard rescued six Sri Lankan fishermen by a merchant vessel YM Summit from 170 nautical miles east of Chennai in Tamil Nadu. The rescue operation was coordinated by Indian Coast Guard Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) of Mumbai and Chennai on July 05 morning. The merchant vessel was on her way to Visakhapatnam when she sighted a capsized fishing boat with six survivors atop, at about 07:15 am on 05 Jul 2020, approximately 170 nautical miles east of Chennai. The master transmitted the information to MRCC, Mumbai which was timely shared with MRCC, Chennai for further coordination. MRCC Chennai coordinated with the vessel for safe rescue of the survivors. The six survivors are identified as natives of Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. They were reportedly stranded and adrift at sea, braving the vagaries of rough weather for four days. MRCC, Chennai further, coordinated with the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission, Chennai and MRCC Colombo to verify the credentials and arranging for their safe return to home.

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