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

Corruption trial of Suu Kyi hears payoff claim

A former ally of Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s leader ousted in a February military takeover, testified at her corruption trial on Friday that he had handed to her large amounts of cash and gold in proceedings supporters say are meant to discredit her. Continue Reading

Court summons EPS, OPS

AIADMK leaders and former Chief Ministers Edappadi K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam have been summoned to appear before a special court on 24 August, in connection with a criminal defamation case. Continue Reading

Special court summons Stalin, Thiruma & others

The Special Court constituted to hear complaints against MPs and MLAs has issued summons to DMK president and the Leader of the Opposition in the Tamilnadu Legislative Assembly, M K Stalin, Congress leader S Thirunavukkarasar, VCK chief Thol Thirumavalavan, former Deputy Mayor Karate Thiyagarajan and three others in connection with staging a protest without permission and disrupting public life.

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ED moves Delhi HC challenging anticipatory bail to Chidambaram

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today approached the Delhi High Court seeking cancellation of anticipatory bail granted to former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in the Aircel-Maxis case. The plea is likely to be heard tomorrow. Continue Reading