HC orders inspection of temple tank where Athi Vardar idol is kept

Ashokan of Mambalam had moved the court to have the temple tank desilted now that the Athi Varadar idol has been taken out of it and is giving darshan in the Vasantha Mandapam of the temple. Continue Reading

SC adjourns to 7 August appeal in 8-lane Salem green corridor case

The Supreme Court has adjourned to 7 August hearing in the appeal in the case related to the 8-lane green corridor proposed to connect Chennai and Salem. Continue Reading

Nalini out on parole for a month for daughter wedding

Nalini, who had sought six months parole to make arrangements for her daughter’s wedding in London, argued her case in the Madras High Court by herself. On 5 July, the court agreed to grant parole but for only a month. Continue Reading

MDMK leader Vaiko goes on appeal to Madras HC in sedition case

Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) general secretary Vaiko, who was recently convicted in a sedition case and sentenced to a year in prison by a special court, has gone on appeal to the Madras High Court. Continue Reading

Editorial: Take them to task

For the second time in 30 days, the Madras High Court has pulled up May 17 Movement founder Thirumurugan Gandhi, facing a slew of cases over his remarks against the Centre and Tamilnadu government on various issues. Continue Reading

Saravana Bhavan hotel owner Rajagopal admitted to Stanley Hospital

According to the police, “He is in the IMCU. After his surrender in court yesterday, he was brought here at 6.15 pm. He is stable. He has giddiness and is taking treatment for it. Doctors will decide on his discharge from hospital. But once discharged, he will be taken for remand to Puzhal.” Continue Reading

Editorial: Long arm of law

The Supreme Court delivered Tuesday two important verdicts in cases related to Tamilnadu. While one is about Saravana Bhavan chain of hotels owner P Rajagopal, the other one is a case against former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and two others for receiving unaccounted gift of over Rs 2 crore. Continue Reading

Much needed break

Nalini, in prison for over 27 years, wanted the court to direct the Superintendent of Police, Special Prison for Women in Vellore, to produce her before the court so that she could argue her case for leave as party-in-person. Continue Reading