Chennai, Tamil Nadu News Live Updates July 21: More than a week after the state revenue department sealed the AIADMK headquarters following the violence between two warring factions in the party, the office reopened Thursday amid tight security in Chennai. The Madras High Court on Wednesday asked the government to hand over the office keys to former chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, who was elected as the interim general secretary on July 11.
National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) chairperson Priyank Kanoongo Wednesday said he will visit Kallakurichi on July 27 to probe the unnatural death of a Class XII girl studying in a private school. “I will be visiting Kallakurichi, Tamil Nadu on 27 July to inquire into the case of suspicious death of a girl child in residential school,” he tweeted.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday conducted searches at 22 locations in Tamil Nadu in connection with a fresh case it has registered with regard to smuggling of arms and narcotics from Sri Lanka, claiming the smuggling aims to revive the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). The agency claimed the searches were conducted at the premises of the accused and suspects in Chennai, Tiruppur, Chengalpattu and Thiruchirapally districts in Tamil Nadu.
Chennai News Live Updates Today: NCPCR to conduct spot inquiry in Kallakurichi student death case on July 27; Hand over AIADMK HQ keys to EPS, orders Madras HC; Follow live updates.