Saravana Bhavan hotel owner Rajagopal admitted to Stanley Hospital

According to the police, “He is in the IMCU. After his surrender in court yesterday, he was brought here at 6.15 pm. He is stable. He has giddiness and is taking treatment for it. Doctors will decide on his discharge from hospital. But once discharged, he will be taken for remand to Puzhal.” Continue Reading

Madras High Court allows constructing memorial for Jayalalithaa at Marina

Passing orders on a petition filed by advocate M L Ravi, the Justice Sathyanarayana and Justice Rajamanickam bench today said since Jayalalithaa was not sentenced, she was not an accused who had been punished. Continue Reading

HC refuses to hear AIADMK lawyer’s plea against restricting Pongal cash gift

The Madras High Court has refused to hear a plea against the restriction it placed on distributing Rs 1,000 as Pongal gift to all ration card-holders in Tamilnadu.

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Minister Balakrishna Reddy gets three years jail in stone-pelting case

Tamilnadu Minister Balakrishna Reddy has been awarded three years’ imprisonment in a 1998 stone-pelting case. The verdict was delivered by a special court hearing cases against MPs and MLAs. Continue Reading

Let truth triumph

Even as charges and counter-allegations marring the issue of violence that happened in Thoothukudi earlier this year during anti-Sterlite protest are traded, the CBI has taken over the probe into the police firing during the agitation that claimed 13 lives. Continue Reading

Indira Banerjee among three judges elevated to SC

Notifications announcing the appointments of Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice KM Joseph, Madras HC Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Orissa HC Chief Justice Vineet Saran to the Supreme Court were issued today. Continue Reading