Madras HC reserves order on contempt petition by DMK

The Madras High Court today reserved its order on a contempt plea by the DMK against the Tamil Nadu State Election Commissioner and poll body secretary for not complying with a court order on holding local body polls and excused the officials from personal appearance. The first bench, comprising Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice […]

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TN SEC offers unconditional apology in Madras High Court

Tamil Nadu State Election commissioner M Malik Ferozh Khan and its secretary S Rajasekar today tendered an unconditional apology in the Madras High Court on a contempt plea by the DMK over failure by the poll body to conduct the civic elections as directed by the court. They submitted that preparatory steps have been taken […]

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TN SEC appears before HC in contempt plea

Top officials of the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission today appeared before the Madras High Court in connection with a contempt plea by the opposition DMK against them for not complying with a court order on holding local body elections. State Election Commissioner M Malik Ferozh Khan and its secretary S Rajasekar appeared before the […]

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Special court defers hearing in 2G spectrum scam case

A special court today deferred hearing in the 2G spectrum scam cases in which former telecom minister A Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi are among the accused. Special Judge O P Saini, who is exclusively dealing with cases arising out of the 2G spectrum scam, also issued production warrants against Unitech Ltd MD Sanjay Chandra […]

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DMK moves HC for contempt against SEC, others

The DMK today moved the Madras High Court seeking contempt proceedings against the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission and state government officials for not complying with the court’s order on holding local body elections. The DMK, represented by its organisation secretary R S Bharathi, sought contempt action against the officials for not implementing the court’s […]

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Madras HC allows Stalin to visit water body in TN CM’s constituency

The Madras High Court today allowed DMK Working President M K Stalin to visit a tank in Edappadi taluk in Salem district, falling under Chief Minister K Palaniswami’s constituency, to monitor desilting work claimed to be carried out by DMK cadres. Justice M Duraiswamy passed the order on a petition by DMK’s legal wing secretary […]

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Madras HC adjourns hearing on PIL on appointment of vigilance

The Madras High Court today adjourned to August 18 hearing on a PIL filed by DMK, challenging the appointment of the vigilance commissioner, to enable the Advocate General get instructions on the tenure. Hearing the plea filed by DMK organising secretary R S Bharathi, the first bench comprising Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice M […]

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Special court reserves verdict in 2G scam case

A special court today reserved its verdict in the 2G spectrum allocation scam cases involving former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and others as accused, six years after the CBI filed the first charge sheet. Special Judge O P Saini, who is exclusively dealing with the cases arising out of the 2G spectrum […]

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DMK moves Madras High Court challenging trust vote

Opposition DMK today moved the Madras High Court seeking to declare Saturday’s vote of confidence in the Tamil Nadu Assembly null and void. Counsel for DMK, R Shanmugasundaram, a former Rajya Sabha member, also sought an urgent hearing of the petition. The bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Huluvadi G Ramesh and Justice R Mahadeven posted […]

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Stalin moves Madras HC against removal of his PA

DMK treasurer and Leader of Opposition in Tamil Nadu Assembly MK Stalin has moved the Madras High Court, challenging the Assembly Secretary’s order, removing a Deputy Secretary-level officer who was appointed as his Special Personal Assistant. When the petition came up for hearing before Justice R Subbaiah today, Advocate General R Muthukumaraswamy took notice on […]

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