Thoothukudi

City in Tamil Nadu in India

Thoothukudi, also known by its former name Tuticorin, is a port city, a municipal corporation and an industrial city in Thoothukudi district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The city lies in the Coromandel Coast of Bay of Bengal. Thoothukudi is the capital and headquarters of Thoothukudi district. It is located about 590 kilometres southwest of Chennai, 190 kilometres northeast of Thiruvananthapuram and 580 kilometres southesst of Bengaluru. According to Confederation of Indian Industry, Thoothukudi has the second highest Human Development Index in Tamil Nadu next to Chennai. Thoothukudi City serves as the headquarters of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited. Major educational establishments in the city include Government Thoothukudi Medical College, Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Maritime Academy, V.O. Chidambaram College, Kamaraj College, Anna University and Government Polytechnic College. V. O. Chidambaranar Port Trust is one of the fastest growing Major Ports in India. Thoothukudi is an "Emerging Energy and Industrial hub of South India".

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The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has appreciated the CB-CID police for their quick investigation and searches in the Tuticorin custodial deaths case.
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

A total of five policemen have been arrested so far in the Tuticorin custodial death case
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

The sub-inspector, along with two other police personnel, were accused of assaulting the father-son duo who died in police custody.
Credit: DNA - Published 5 days ago

The total number of arrests so far in the case is now four.
Credit: DNA - Published 5 days ago

The total number of arrests so far in the case is now four.
Credit: DNA - Published 5 days ago

A three-page report by the Magistrate to the court registrar has revealed that the cops were lax in their response and even verbally abused the official.
Credit: DNA - Published 6 days ago

The alleged custodial deaths of a man and his son who were arrested for violating lockdown restrictions in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi district on June 19 has..
Credit: DNA - Published 6 days ago

So far, the Inspector and two Sub-Inspectors of the Sathankulam Police station have been suspended
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

In a letter to the NHRC, she has urged the commission to investigate and initiate necessary action against the officials responsible for the "custodial" death of..
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday expressed grief and regret over the death of a father- son duo in Tuticorin, allegedly after being thrashed by the police..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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