Bliss or mess

In an important order on marital disputes, the Madras High Court recently ruled that the refusal of a spouse to cooperate in a conjugal relationship after 16 years of marriage cannot be grounds for granting divorce or dissolution of the marriage. Continue Reading

Gaja relief fund from Centre in two weeks: Central counsel tells court

The Centre will announce the exact amount of Cyclone Gaja relief fund in two weeks. Till then, the State can make use of Rs 1,277 crore available in the coffers of the State Disaster Relief Fund, said the counsel representing the Centre, in the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court today. Continue Reading

Madras HC orders probe of TN CM govt road contracts

In its petition, the DMK, represented by its organising secretary R S Bharathi, has alleged irregularities and corruption in award of road contracts. It has accused Palaniswami of abusing his power and allotting projects worth Rs 3,500 crore to his relatives and ‘benamis’. Continue Reading