Court extends IG Pon Manickavel’s tenure by a year

The Madras High Court has quashed a Government Order transferring the idol theft cases to the CBI. Instead, it appointed retired IG Pon Manickavel as a Special Officer to continue the probe. Continue Reading

HC orders interim stay on sale of online medicines

Following protests staged by the apex body of chemists and druggists all over the State 27 September, the Madras High Court today ordered a two-week interim stay on sale of medicines online. Continue Reading

From where you bought idols, HC asks Ranvir Shah

The Madras High Court today wanted to know from where city-based businessman Ranvir Shah, from whose properties the police found and seized large number of idols, purchased them. Continue Reading

Idol smuggling arrest: Court asks some tough questions

She was arrested on charges of pocketing money and gold collected as donations for making idols for Sri Ekambareswarar Temple in Kancheeputam in 2015. Kavitha’s counsel Ramesh who moved the court for bail said no summon was issued to his client. Continue Reading

No more delay

Irked by the inordinate delay in conducting local body polls in the State, the Madras High Court has directed the State Election Commission to furnish the schedule for holding civic polls on Monday (6 August). Continue Reading