HC grants anticipatory bail to DMK MLA, wife in SIDCO case

DMK MLA M Subramanian and his wife who were involved in an alleged grabbing of a government property by forging documents, were yesterday granted anticipatory bail. Continue Reading

IPL match-fixing scam: HC quashes charge memo against IPS officer

IPS officer G Sampath Kumar was allegedly involved in match-fixing scam and betting during the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL), and was issued a charge memo levelling eight charges in 11 September 2015. Yesterday the Madras High Court quashed the memo issued to him. Continue Reading

HC concerned about relaying of roads in Chennai

The Madras High Court expressed concern over non-maintenance of roads in the city and has directed the Chennai Corporation Commissioner to file a status report on the condition of the roads and the amount spent to maintain them. Continue Reading

Would use military force to remove encroachment, warns HC

Warning the revenue authorities of Kancheepuram, the Madras High Court on Thursday warned that it would not hesitate to use military force to remove an encroachment if the previous order is not complied with by Friday. Continue Reading

Riots case: Balakrishna Reddy moves HC, challenges conviction

Former Tamilnadu minister Balakrishna Reddy, who was convicted by a special court in the case related to a protest against illicit liquor in Hosur, filed a plea in the Madras High Court challenging his conviction on Thursday. Continue Reading

Pongal cash gift: TN govt files modification plea in HC

A day after the Madras High Court stayed the distribution of Rs 1,000 as Pongal gift to all ration card holders. The Tamilnadu government on Thursday filed a modification plea. It has sought to add one more category of ‘sugar cards’ to the green list. Continue Reading