‘630 idols seized by police examined so far’

Chennai: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) informed the Madras High Court Thursday that 630 idols seized by the idol wing of the state police have so far been inspected by it. Assistant Solicitor General G Karthikeyan submitted a copy of the communication from ASI Regional Director (South) M Nambirajan before Justice R Mahadevan stating that […]

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Madras High Court: Seven newly appointed judges sworn in

CHENNAI:  Seven newly appointed judges of the Madras High Court were sworn in today. Chief Justice Indira Banerjee administered the oath of office to them. With this, the total strength of the Madras High Court has reached 63 out of the sanctioned strength of 75. All the judges are from the Bar. The Law Ministry had […]

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ED raids Karti Chidambaram’s premises in Delhi and Chennai

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today conducted searches at multiple premises linked to Karti Chidambaram, the son of Congress leader P Chidambaram, in connection with its money laundering probe in the Aircel- Maxis case. Official sources said the raids are being conducted in Delhi and Chennai since early morning. The central probe agency, on December 1 […]

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Madras HC gives clean chit to MIOT Hospital

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Giving a clean chit to the private MIOT Hospital here, the Madras High Court today observed that it has taken all requisite permission for construction and the building is in conformity with regulations and there has been no violation. The first bench, comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice MM Sundresh, which disposed of […]

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Rameswaram a great tourist, pilgrim site:HC

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High court today described the Rameswaram Island and temple as a great tourist and pilgrim site and stressed the need for keeping them clean and tourist-friendly. A division bench of Justice R.Sudhakar and Justice V.M.Velumani directed the Municipal Commissioner to implement the recommendations of the Advocate Commissioner for improving […]

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Sex workers’ body to set up RTI centres in four metros

The All India Network of Sex Workers will set up RTI centres in the four metros – Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai – to enable community members get information from government officers in their fight to get their rightful place in society. “The AINSW will have one RTI centre each in four metropolises – Kolkata, […]

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Chennai: 3-yr-old gets Rs 92L for parent’s death in accident

A 3-yr- old girl Kavinaya of Chennai was awarded Rs.92L by a Chennai Court as a compensation. Her software engineer father and mother were fatally knocked down by a recklessly driven sand-laden truck in Chennai. Rs 50 lakh will be kept in her name in a nationalized bank until she’s 18, her grandparents will get […]

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Chennai boy’s murder cracked: Retired army officer held

A week after the killing of a 13-year old boy in an Army premises here, Tamil Nadu CB-CID has cracked the case with the arrest of a retired Army officer who confessed to his involvement in the incident. The special team of the Crime Branch of CID police arrested the 58-year old Lt. Col (Retd) […]

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