Star tortoise smuggling on the rise from TN, Chennai turns hub

Chennai, Sept 7 (BPNS) The Tamil Nadu forest and wildlife department are on high alert after several incidents of smuggling live Star tortoises were reported. The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau of Tamil Nadu found that Star tortoises that were smuggled to Kolkotta in a train were recently confiscated and the arrested were from Chennai. According […]

TN tops the senior citizens murder in NCRB report, 2O21

Chennai, Sept 6, (BPNS) The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) in its statement said that the state tops in the number of murders of older people in the year 2021. According to the NCRB records, 191 people aged above 60 were killed in Tamil Nadu during the year 2021. Maharashtra clocked second on the number […]

Officials prefer bribe money via GPay in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, September 3 (BPNS) Gone are those days when corrupt government officials would demand paper money for carrying out a service. Now, out of fear of anti-corruption officials, they have switched to electronic cash. There are also instances in which some officials demand ATM cards for receiving that unaccounted money and spend the same as […]

Palakkad murder, police arrest four

Thiruvananthapuram, August 18 (BPNS) The police on Wednesday arrested four persons in connection with the murder of a CPI(M) local committee member in Palakkad last Sunday. According to police, personal rivalry along with local political disputes resulted in the murder of K Shajahan. The 40-year-old was hacked to death on the eve of Independence Day […]