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

Tight security for Nadigar Sangam polls; 3,161 members to cast votes

The HC allowed the association to conduct the elections as scheduled on 23 June. The Judge, however, directed that the results shall not be declared till further orders. Continue Reading

Bad buzz

The Madras High Court imposed a ban on ‘Bus Day’ celebrations in 2011 owing to public nuisance and threat to road-users. The police, too, had issued warnings against the practice many a time. Despite the ban and vigil, students continue to indulge in it. Continue Reading

Setback for Kiran Bedi: Supreme Court refuses to grant interim stay

The Supreme Court has refused to grant interim stay on the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court order that clipped the powers of Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi. Continue Reading

HC orders TNPSC to publish reserve list, fill up vacancies

Tamilnadu Public Service Commission was ordered by the Madras High Court yesterday to publish the reserve list of candidates who had applied for various posts in government service as mandated in the TNPSC rules and fill up all vacancies. Continue Reading

AIADMK moves HC, seeks stay on cancellation of LS polls in Vellore

A petition filed by AIADMK alliance candidate A C Shanmugam, seeking a stay on the cancellation of Vellore Lok Sabha election, came up for hearing in the Madras High Court today. Continue Reading

Highway or no way

The Madras High Court’s Monday order quashing the land acquisition process for the Rs 10,000 crore Salem-Chennai eight-lane green corridor project, holding that it required a mega realignment as the proposed route would have an adverse effect on environment, is a lesson to planners and officials. Continue Reading