'Madras', 'Jeeva' to be hit by theatre shut down in Tamil Nadu
'Madras', 'Jeeva' to be hit by theatre shut down in Tamil Nadu

Tamil exhibitors decision to shut down theatres Tuesday in solidarity with former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalitha, who was jailed Saturday for corruption, will affect the box-office prospects of 'Jeeva' and 'Madras', say trade experts.

5 things to do in Chennai
5 things to do in Chennai

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Two more convicts seek acquittal in Kumbakonam School fire tragedy case

Two more officials of the Education Department, who were convicted in the 2004 Kumbakonam School fire tragedy that claimed 94 lives, filed petitions seeking suspension of sentence and bail at the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court here on Tuesday.

Chennai`s 375th anniversary: Historic coastal city celebrates `Madras Day`

A name that kindles the old world charm, `Madras,` in its latest avatar Chennai, turned 375 on Friday as festivities marked the birthday of this historic coastal city in South India.

Madras HC directs AG to file status report on building collapse

The Madras High Court on Monday directed the State Advocate General AL Somayaji to file a status report with regard to the recent collapse of a multi-storey building here that left 61 persons dead.

T R Baalu`s son gets pre-arrest bail from HC

Madras High Court today granted conditional anticipatory bail to former Union minister and senior DMK leader T R Baalu`s son T R B Raja, who apprehended arrest in a case related to a clash during the electioneering for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls.

HC directs removal of hoardings on roadsides, pavements

Taking a serious view of continued erection of digital banners along road sides and on pavements in the city despite its orders, the Madras High Court has directed the authorities to remove them and file a report by tomorrow.

MHAA opposes CJI`s proposal for 365 days work

Opposing Chief Justice of India R M Lodha`s suggestion to keep courts open 365 days a year, members of Madras High Court Advocates Association (MHAA) today decided to stage a demonstration here on June 13.

Madras HC extends time limit for issue, submission of school forms

Madras High Court today directed the State School Education Department to extend the time limit upto 15 days, instead of seven days, for issuance and submission of application forms for admission of children in schools.

Rameswaram temple conditions: HC directs setting up panel

Madras High Court bench here has issued directions for constitution of an expert committee to find out the possibility of linking the 22 holy water sites in the famous Rameswaram temple by a pipeline and sprinkling water on pilgrims at one place.

Drama witnessed in Madras High Court

There was high drama in the Madras High Court on Wednesday when a judge entered a jampacked court room where a bench was hearing a PIL seeking withdrawal of names recommended for appointment as additional judges and said the selection was "not fair".

Former player Madhusudan Rege passes away

Former cricketer Madhusudan Rege, who played one Test for India, has died aged 89.

Madras HC orders issue of notice to TN govt

The Madras High Court has ordered issue of notice to the state government on a PIL challenging auctioning of a prime property valued at several crores of rupees to private persons.

Prior govt permission for filling vacant posts not needed: Madras HC

Madras High Court has held that no prior permission was required from the government for filling up sanctioned posts in an aided private college.

Madras HC stays police show cause notice to DFB leader

The Madras High Court Bench here has stayed a show cause notice issued by police sub-inspector to Desiya Forward Bloc founder leader for initiating action under CrPC section 107 (apprehension of breach of peace) ahead of anniversary of freedom fighter Pon Muthuramalinga Thevar.

Bench quashes detention order under NSA

The Madras High court has quashed a detention order under stringent NSA against 10 persons who hurled explosives at a car.

Madras HC declines to stay bail granted to S Ramadoss

The Madras High Court on Monday declined to stay or cancel the bail granted to PMK founder-leader S Ramadoss by a local court in Villupuram, which was challenged by police.

Madras HC discharges Veerapandi`s family from case

Madras High Court Tuesday discharged family members of the deceased former DMK Minister Veerapandi S Arumugam from a disproportionate assets case.

PIL seeks DD to air Ambedkar documentary on Oct 14

A PIL was filed in the Madras High Court seeking direction to Doordarshan TV channel to broadcast a documentary on B R Ambedkar on October 14.

HC disposes petition against TNPCB July 23 order

The Madras High Court disposed of a petition seeking quashing of the TN Pollution Control Board`s July 23 consent order to operate KNPP .