news Friday, July 03, 2015 - 05:30
Image source: Screenshot/Polimer News 1. The man in the spotlight after he was shown in a video receiving a tap on his cheek from DMK treasurer MK Stalin, Karthik Rajendran, has now said that he had not been slapped. Son of a DMK sympathiser, he told that he had been asked to move by MK Stalin because he had mistakenly stepped on a woman commuter’s feet while travelling on the Chennai Metro. 2. The Marans are facing the heat: Interrogation of former Union Minister Dayanidhi Maran is set to enter its third day with CBI calling him for another round of questioning on Friday. However, the Supreme Court has refused to hear a plea by the Marans challenging the attachment of Rs 742 crore assets by the Enforcement Directorate in the Aircel-Maxis deal, reports Kanu Sarda. 3. A Rs 42 lakh Audi Q3 car was found surrounded by water near Kovalam. Retrieval measures took five hours, however, the car has been completely damaged. Allegedly, miscreants who drove the car away near the beach and left it when it got stuck in the sand have been blamed for the incident. With both the owner and the insurance company refusing to take the car, a case of unclaimed property has been registered. 4. The body of the dalit youth, V Gokulraj, found last week with his head severed near the railway tracks near Pallipalayam, has now been handed over to his mother. Emotional scenes were witnessed, as Chitra, mother of the youth signed documents to receive the body amidst high security both inside and near the hospital. 5. A school fight ended in shock after one of the students of a Kancheepuram school on Wednesday sustained fatal head injuries during a fight with his classmate. The Class 11 student who was exchanging blows with the other student hit his head awkwardly on the pavement after which he turned unconscious. Though rushed to the hospital he did not respond to treatment. The other boy has been detained.   

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