Madras High Court stays proceedings in defamation case against Senior Congress leader EVKS Elangovan

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The Madras High Court has stayed proceedings in a criminal defamation case registered against Senior Congress leader EVKS Elangovan over certain remarks made by him against the ruling party leaders in an interview to a Tamil daily in 2018. When a petition filed by Elangovan came up Monday, Justice G K Ilanthirayan granted interim stay… Read more »

Madras High Court quashes land acquisition process for Salem-Chennai green corridor project

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The Madras High Court Monday quashed land acquisition process for the Rs 10,000 crore Salem-Chennai eight-lane green corridor project, holding it required a mega realignment as the proposed route would have an adverse effect on environment. A special bench of Justice T S Sivagnanam and Justice Bhavani Subbarayan passed the order allowing a batch of… Read more »

Corruption spreading like cancer : Madras High Court

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Observing that corruption was spreading like “cancer”, the Madras High Court asked the Vigilance personnel in Tamil Nadu on Monday to conduct periodical raids in taluk offices, where it said bribe was demanded for issuing every document such as a legal heir certificate. Justice S M Subramaniam noted that the common man was absolutely frustrated… Read more »

Madras HC for restricting free rice to BPL families alone

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CHENNAI: Days after the ruling AIADMK objected to the burning of free mixers and grinders in the Vijaya government the Madras High Court has observed that free PDS rice given to ration card holders should be restricted only to families below the poverty line,  irrespective of their economic status. A Division Bench of Justices N. Kirubakaran and… Read more »

Plea to nullify land acquisition for road project filed in MHC

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Chennai:  In the Madras High Court today a petition seeking to declare as null and void the entire land acquisition proceedings initiated for the proposed greenfield Chennai-Salem highway project was filed. The plea also sought to declare as unconstitutional and null and void section 105 of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition,… Read more »