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Supreme Court rejects petition against Patanjali's use of 'Coronil' name

27 Aug 2020

Supreme Court rejects petition against Patanjali's use of 'Coronil' name

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a plea seeking to restrain Patanjali Ayurved Ltd from using the trademark 'Coronil'.

TN: Cop, accused in custodial deaths case, dies of COVID-19

11 Aug 2020

TN: Cop, accused in custodial deaths case, dies of COVID-19

In an unfortunate development, a police officer, who faced action over the custodial deaths of a father and son in police custody in June in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi, died of coronavirus.

Sushant Singh Rajput's final film 'Dil Bechara' leaked online

25 Jul 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput's final film 'Dil Bechara' leaked online

Late beloved actor Sushant Singh Rajput's final movie Dil Bechara has fallen prey to piracy.

Custodial deaths in Tamil Nadu: Four cops arrested, people celebrate

02 Jul 2020

Custodial deaths in Tamil Nadu: Four cops arrested, people celebrate

A small yet substantial step in the long-drawn quest for justice for the father-son duo, who were brutally murdered in police custody last month, was undertaken with the arrest of four cops.

Tamil Nadu custodial deaths: Cops allegedly harassed judicial team

30 Jun 2020

Tamil Nadu custodial deaths: Cops allegedly harassed judicial team

A magistrate appointed by the Madras High Court to probe the deaths of a father-son duo in police custody in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin was allegedly harassed by cops, IE reported on Tuesday.

Tamil Nadu: Father, son die in police custody, outrage follows

27 Jun 2020

Tamil Nadu: Father, son die in police custody, outrage follows

In Tamil Nadu, the punishment for violating the coronavirus-induced lockdown is, shockingly, death, like the heart-wrenching story of one P Jayaraj and his son J Bennix has shown.

Anurag Kashyap's new Netflix film 'Choked' leaked online

05 Jun 2020

Anurag Kashyap's new Netflix film 'Choked' leaked online

Anurag Kashyap's latest film Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai has become the target of notorious piracy site Tamilrockers. The movie premiered on Netflix earlier today.

'Ponmagal Vandhal' leaked online before its premiere on Amazon Prime

29 May 2020

'Ponmagal Vandhal' leaked online before its premiere on Amazon Prime

Jyothika-starrer highly-anticipated Tamil movie Ponmagal Vandhal faced a huge trouble as it was leaked online even before its premiere on an OTT platform.

In garb of entertainment, TikTok promotes rape, domestic violence

19 May 2020

In garb of entertainment, TikTok promotes rape, domestic violence

From being a harmless app meant for leisure, TikTok has turned into a problematic platform, one that brazenly promotes rape, domestic violence, acid attacks, and strokes religious tensions.

Piracy strikes again! Rani Mukerji's 'Mardaani 2' leaked online

15 Dec 2019

Piracy strikes again! Rani Mukerji's 'Mardaani 2' leaked online

Rani Mukerji-starrer cop drama movie Mardaani 2 has become the latest victim of the seemingly unending practice of video piracy. The film was leaked online on Friday, just hours after its official theatrical release.

Coimbatore: Woman hit by truck while avoiding AIADMK flagpole

12 Nov 2019

Coimbatore: Woman hit by truck while avoiding AIADMK flagpole

A 30-year-old woman met with a road accident on Monday as an AIADMK flagpole allegedly fell on a highway in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

Ayodhya case: Meet the 92-year-old lawyer who defended Lord Rama

09 Nov 2019

Ayodhya case: Meet the 92-year-old lawyer who defended Lord Rama

On Saturday, the Supreme Court delivered its verdict in the long-drawn Ayodhya title dispute case.

AIADMK-leader says "book" wind for techie's death due to banner

06 Oct 2019

AIADMK-leader says "book" wind for techie's death due to banner

A 23-year-old techie died in Chennai in September after a banner of AIADMK fell on her. Her death even sparked the anger of Madras High Court which pulled up the ruling party for not keeping a check on deadly banners.

'Prassthanam', 'The Zoya Factor', 'PPDKP' leaked online by Tamilrockers

21 Sep 2019

'Prassthanam', 'The Zoya Factor', 'PPDKP' leaked online by Tamilrockers

Piracy giant Tamilrockers is turning out to be a menace for filmmakers these days.

Ex-judge assaults daughter-in-law for dowry, in front of her kids

21 Sep 2019

Ex-judge assaults daughter-in-law for dowry, in front of her kids

A disturbing video of domestic violence did rounds of social media late on Friday. In the CCTV footage, a woman was seen being assaulted by her husband, mother-in-law, and father-in-law.

Ram Jethmalani: A look at his most famous cases

08 Sep 2019

Ram Jethmalani: A look at his most famous cases

Ram Jethmalani, widely regarded as the doyen of criminal law, passed away on Sunday at his Delhi residence. He was 95.

Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani passes away. He was 95

08 Sep 2019

Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani passes away. He was 95

Celebrated lawyer and former Union Law Minister Ram Jethmalani passed away on Sunday morning at his Delhi residence. He was 95.

Hours after release, Tamilrockers leak Sushant-Shraddha's 'Chhichhore'

07 Sep 2019

Hours after release, Tamilrockers leak Sushant-Shraddha's 'Chhichhore'

Tamilrockers has made another movie a victim of its devious actions.

Prabhas' 'Saaho' leaked online within hours of its release

30 Aug 2019

Prabhas' 'Saaho' leaked online within hours of its release

Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor's much-talked about multilingual movie Saaho is the new release in town.

Tamilrockers strikes again, this time leaks all 'Sacred Games-2' episodes

16 Aug 2019

Tamilrockers strikes again, this time leaks all 'Sacred Games-2' episodes

Saif Ali Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer Sacred Games 2, which was released yesterday on Netflix, became the recent target of piracy giant Tamilrockers.

Kangana Ranaut's 'Judgementall Hai Kya' leaked online by Tamilrockers

28 Jul 2019

Kangana Ranaut's 'Judgementall Hai Kya' leaked online by Tamilrockers

Tamilrockers, which hits out at every new release of the year, irrespective of its language, has now targeted Kangana Ranaut-starrer Judgementall Hai Kya.

Granted parole for daughter's wedding, Rajiv Gandhi's killer leaves prison

25 Jul 2019

Granted parole for daughter's wedding, Rajiv Gandhi's killer leaves prison

Nalini Sriharan, who is serving a life sentence in connection to Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case, walked out of prison on Thursday.

Tamilrockers leaks 'The Lion King' online just hours after release

19 Jul 2019

Tamilrockers leaks 'The Lion King' online just hours after release

Tamilrockers has done it again.

Hrithik Roshan's newly-released 'Super 30' leaked online by Tamilrockers

15 Jul 2019

Hrithik Roshan's newly-released 'Super 30' leaked online by Tamilrockers

Hrithik Roshan's Super 30 opened well at the box office on July 12, and made a collection of Rs. 30.02 crore in two days.

24-year-old man drowns while shooting TikTok video in Hyderabad lake

12 Jul 2019

24-year-old man drowns while shooting TikTok video in Hyderabad lake

A 24-year-old man from Hyderabad died recently while shooting a video on the famous video app, TikTok.

Tamil Nadu: Government to provide free shoes, socks to students

11 Jul 2019

Tamil Nadu: Government to provide free shoes, socks to students

Tamil Nadu government has decided to distribute free shoes and socks from next year to all government students from Classes VI to XII.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict Nalini Sriharan granted one-month parole

05 Jul 2019

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict Nalini Sriharan granted one-month parole

The Madras High Court on Friday granted a one-month ordinary leave to Nalini Sriharan, one of the seven convicts in former PM Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case, to make arrangements for the wedding of her daughter who lives in London.

'Spider-Man: Far From Home' leaked online before India, US release

01 Jul 2019

'Spider-Man: Far From Home' leaked online before India, US release

In what comes as a major setback for Marvel and their fans, the much-awaited MCU superhero flick, Spider-Man: Far From Home has been leaked online on various torrent websites and piracy networks.

Hostels shut, offices struggling: Water crisis cripples life in Chennai

19 Jun 2019

Hostels shut, offices struggling: Water crisis cripples life in Chennai

In the wake of delayed monsoons and grueling heat, a severe water crisis has plagued Chennai. All four reservoirs that supply the city with water- including the Chembarambakkam lake, Chennai's largest source of drinking water- have turned dry.

TN: Husband scolds wife for using TikTok, she commits suicide

14 Jun 2019

TN: Husband scolds wife for using TikTok, she commits suicide

In a bizarre incident, a 24-year-old woman from Tamil Nadu committed suicide on Thursday after her husband expressed his disapproval with her TikTok obsession.

Salman Khan's 'Bharat' leaked online by Tamilrockers

06 Jun 2019

Salman Khan's 'Bharat' leaked online by Tamilrockers

The latest target of piracy is the much-anticipated Eid flick, Bharat.

L-G Kiran Bedi can't interfere in Puducherry government's activities: HC

30 Apr 2019

L-G Kiran Bedi can't interfere in Puducherry government's activities: HC

Handing over a major setback to Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi, Madras High Court on Tuesday said she can't act independently and neither can she interfere in day-to-day activities of the government.

Age of consent should be reduced to 16: Madras HC

27 Apr 2019

Age of consent should be reduced to 16: Madras HC

On Friday, Madras High Court suggested that age of consent should be reduced from the current 18 years to 16 and that consensual teenage relationships should remain outside the purview of draconian POCSO Act.

Ban lifted from TikTok, users can download it again

24 Apr 2019

Ban lifted from TikTok, users can download it again

The Madras High Court has lifted the interim ban on the Chinese app, TikTok, on April 24, subject to certain conditions.

#TechBytes: 5 apps you can use in place of TikTok

17 Apr 2019

#TechBytes: 5 apps you can use in place of TikTok

TikTok, teenagers' favorite video-sharing app, has been taken down from Google Play Store over 'pornography' concerns.

Delhi: Teen 'shot dead by friend' while making TikTok video

16 Apr 2019

Delhi: Teen 'shot dead by friend' while making TikTok video

In a shocking incident, a 19-year-old man, Salman, was allegedly shot dead by one of his friends while shooting a video for mobile app, TikTok.

Petition in SC challenges Madras HC order to ban TikTok

08 Apr 2019

Petition in SC challenges Madras HC order to ban TikTok

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court against the Madras High Court's interim order calling for a ban on downloading the famous media app, TikTok.

Madras HC asks Centre to ban TikTok over pornographic content

04 Apr 2019

Madras HC asks Centre to ban TikTok over pornographic content

The Madras High Court yesterday asked the Centre to put a ban on the famous app, TikTok, saying that it encourages pornographic content.

TamilRockers at it again! Leak Akshay's 'Kesari' in HD quality

22 Mar 2019

TamilRockers at it again! Leak Akshay's 'Kesari' in HD quality

Akshay Kumar was beaming with pride after his recent release Kesari opened to rave reviews from audience and critics.

TN: Teacher accused in 'sex for degrees' case granted bail

13 Mar 2019

TN: Teacher accused in 'sex for degrees' case granted bail

The Madras High Court has granted conditional bail to a woman assistant professor, Nirmala Devi, accused in the sensational "sex for degrees" case, arrested 11 months ago.