HC asks Chennai Corporation to submit files on integrated SWDs

The city corporation was yesterday ordered by the Madras High Court to produce all files on the government order granting Rs 1,101.43 crore under World Bank funding to construct an integrated stormwater drain. Continue Reading

HC comes down heavily on encroachments on water bodies in TN

The Madras High Court yesterday cracked it’s whip on encroachments on water bodies in the State and also ordered a detailed report about number of lakes and reservoirs in Tamilnadu to be submitted. Continue Reading

2019 Elections: SC says no to by-poll in 3 TN constituencies

A petition seeking change of date of the election saying that the polls are held on 18 April which happens to be Big Thursday was dismissed by the Madras High Court. Continue Reading

Pollachi case: HC asks govt to pay Rs 25 lakh to victim for revealing identity

Madurai Bench of the Madras high court yesterday ordered the Tamilnadu government and the police department to pay a compensation of at least Rs 25 lakh to the Pollachi case victim for revealing her identity. Continue Reading

Court bans Pollachi sex crime videos

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court today directed the Central government to remove videos related to Pollachi serial sexual assault case from the internet. Also, it wanted the Tamilnadu government to issue a fresh order for CBI probe. Continue Reading

Periodical raids must be held in taluk offices by vigilance personnel: HC

The Madras High Court yesterday directed the State vigilance department to conduct regular raids at taluk offices after observing that the common man has to bribe officials even for getting a legal document. Continue Reading

HC dismisses plea against MGR arch construction

Advocate D Dinesh Kumar filed a petition in the Madras High Court challenging the construction of an arch in memory of former Chief Minister and AIADMK founder M G Ramachandran across Beach Road near the PWD headquarters. Continue Reading