HC questions State on pay disparity in govt, private employees

Observing the huge difference in the salaries of employees of the government and private firms, the Madras High Court questioned the State government seeking an explanation on the indifference. Continue Reading

‘We are divided perhaps more than ever along lines of caste, religion’

CJI-designate Ranjan Gogoi on Monday said people are divided “more than ever” along the lines of caste, religion and ideology and what one should wear, eat or say are no longer insignificant questions about personal life. Continue Reading

Ex-AU controller of exams withdraws anticipatory bail plea

The Madras Hight Court dismissed today as withdrawn an anticipatory bail plea moved by former Anna University controller of examinations in connection with the alleged re-valuation scam. Continue Reading

Chidambaram accuses CBI of leaking charge sheet to media in Aircel case

Former union minister P Chidambaram today moved a Delhi court alleging that the CBI is leaking parts of the charge sheet in the Aircel-Maxis case to the media “to sensationalise” the issue and “make mockery of judicial process”. Continue Reading

SC reserves order on pleas seeking disqualification of lawmakers with criminal background

The Supreme Court today reserved its verdict on a batch of petitions seeking disqualification of lawmakers even before their conviction in criminal cases to curb criminalisation of politics in the country. Continue Reading

Court extends protection from arrest to Chidambaram, son in Aircel-Maxis cases

A Delhi court today extended till October 8 the interim protection from arrest granted to former Union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in Aircel-Maxis cases filed by the CBI and the ED. Continue Reading