Madras HC refuses to stay temple priests’ appointments

Madras High Court today refused to issue a stay order on the new rules framed by the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department for the appointment of priests. Continue Reading

Pondy teacher gets 20 years for sexually assaulting UKG student

The Madras High Court has sentenced a Puducherry-based teacher to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment, in a case pertaining to the sexual assault of a four-year-old UKG girl. Continue Reading

Keep LB polls in abeyance, Madras HC tells Pondy govt

The Madras High Court has directed the Puducherry government and the State Election Commission (SEC) to keep in abeyance, all further proceedings related to the local body polls, proposed to be held in the Union Territory without reserving wards for Backward Classes (BCs) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates. Continue Reading

Madras HC comes to the rescue of elusive tiger, hunt widens for T23 on Day-11

The Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the Tamilnadu forest department not to shoot down the elusive tiger on the prowl near Gudalur and Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) areas. Continue Reading

Madras HC orders notice to TN govt on Nalini’s plea for release

The Madras High Court has ordered issuance of notice to the Tamilnadu government on a plea filed by S Nalini, one of the seven life convicts in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, seeking direction to the State to release her without wainting for the Governor’s nod. Continue Reading

Civic polls: HC askes SEC to consider AIADMK’s plea

The Madras High Court on Friday directed the Tamilnadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) to respond to a plea made by the principal Opposition AIADMK on the 6 and 9 October rural local body elections in nine new districts. Continue Reading