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Sokkalingam takes charge as Salem Police Commissioner

I will ensure peaceful life for the citizens, says Sokkalingam K. Sokkalinagam. —Photo: P. Goutham K. Sokkalingam has assumed charge as the city’s Police Commissioner here on Monday. Prior to that, he held various positions including SP, State Human Rights Commission. Mr. Sokkalingam, belonging to Theni district, after taking over charge told the media here […]

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Fire Destroys Godown in Salem

A plastic recycling unit in Salem city which was totally destroyed in a fire on Sunday. — Photo: E. Lakshmi Narayanan A plastic recycling unit functioning in a residential locality here was destroyed in a major fire on Sunday. Fire and Rescue Service personnel brought the fire under control after a marathon 6-hour battle. The […]

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Security Tightened in Salem and Namakkal

Security being intensified at Salem Railway Junction on Sunday in view of the Babri Masjid demolition anniversary today. – Photo: E. Lakshmi Narayanan Security has been stepped up in Salem and Namakkal districts in view of the Babri Masjid demolition anniversary on December 6. The number of mobile patrols has been increased and temporary check […]

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Regulatory Order Extended 15 more days in Salem

Regulatory order under Section 41(2) of the Chennai City Police Act 1997 has been promulgated in the city for 15 days from Oct. 30 to Nov. 11. The order issued by Salem DIG and Commissioner of Police (in charge) G. Venkataraman prohibits assemblies, meetings, processions, agitations, demonstrations etc., without prior permission inside the urban limits. […]

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Salem Police Alert for Diwali Crowd

Ensuring crime-free shopping: Police monitoring the people through fixed surveillance speed dome cameras at various places in Salem on Wednesday. — Photo: E. Lakshmi Narayanan Thieves and anti-socials beware. The City Police have turned technology savvy to tackle the menace of pocket-pickers, bag lifters and eve teasers in the crowded Bazaar streets of the city […]

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Mettur Police Station Attacked

Protesting against the celebrations of ‘Ayutha Puja’ in Mettur Police station, a group of volunteers belonging to Periyar Dravida Kazhagam (PDK) stormed the station and ransacked it on Saturday night. The incident took place when policemen were preparing for the Ayutha Puja celebrations in which arms and ammunition would be readied for worship, a ritual […]

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Regulatory Order to be Extended 15 days more in Salem City

Regulatory order under Section 41(2) of Chennai City Police Act 1997 has been promulgated in the city for 15 days from October 15 to October 30. The order issued by IG and Commissioner of Police Sunil Kumar Singh prohibits assemblies, meetings, processions, agitations, demonstrations etc., without prior permission inside the urban limits. However, there will […]

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kalasam of Salem temple stolen

The kalasam mounted on the tower of the three-century old Sri Veradharaja Perumal Temple at Dasanaickenpatti was found stolen today morning. Priest of the temple Mani said the kalasam was intact till Saturday night when he left after conducting rituals associated with the Tamil month of Puratasi. The priest, who came to open the temple […]

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Seized Vechicles in Salem are Auctioned

The Office of Deputy Superintendant of Police, Prohibition Enforcement Wing, Salem district, will auction seized vehicles on its premises on October 11 at 3 p.m. A press release says that 70 vehicles including a car confiscated under the provisions of Section 14 (4) of Tamil Nadu Prohibition Act would be auctioned. For details contact Office […]

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Crazy for police job

The candidate pasted coconut shell on his head and covered it with a wig ‘Uneasy claim’:Police Commissioner Sunil Kumar Singh (left) and DIG G. Venkataraman looking at the candidate who tried to cheat on his height at selection of Grade II constable in Salem on Monday. — To gain that much-needed extra centimetre of height […]

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