HC rejects TN’s plea against Rs 100 crore penalty

The Madras High Court today dismissed a petition filed by the Tamilnadu government, challenging the Rs 100 crore penalty imposed on the State by the National Green Tribunal for not cleaning the Buckingham Canal, Adyar and Cooum rivers. Continue Reading

Vishal starrer Ayogya’s release cancelled at last minute

It’s problems aplenty in Tamil cinema. A couple of releases for this week have been postponed and a notice has been served on a producer for non-payment of debts besides an ad-hoc committee appointed by the government to run the affairs of the Tamil Film Producers Council alleging irregularities. Continue Reading

HC says Kiran Bedi can’t interfere into government’s activities

The Madras High Court today quashed the Centre’s order in 2017 giving power to Puducherry Governor Kiran Bedi to go through government documents. Continue Reading

HC quashes plea against Rs 2,000 cash assistance scheme

“On going through the report, we are of the view that there is no irregularity or arbitrariness in the special financial help scheme announced by the government,” said the Madras High Court bench yesterday, thus dismissing a PIL challenging the Tamilnadu government’s move to extend a cash assistance of Rs 2,000 each to about 60 lakh BPL families. Continue Reading