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Vaiko thanks Tarun Vijay for demanding for Tamil in HC

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 15:38

MDMK chief M Vaiko, an ally of NDA in Tamil Nadu, thanked BJP Rajya Sabha MP Tarun Vijay for urging President Pranab Mukherjee to request the Centre to take immediate steps for declaring Tamil for use as a language of the Madras High Court for passing orders and judgements.

Soldier commits suicide in Delhi

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 22:25

A 25-year-old army soldier committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan inside his room here over family issues, police said Saturday.

46 candidates lost chance to get admitted in MBBS colleges in Tamil Nadu

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 00:56

Tamil Nadu Government on Monday informed the Madras High Court that at least 46 students could not be admitted to MBBS or BDS courses this year as they had not completed 17 years of age as on the cut-off date December 31, 2013.

Justice Katju stirs up fresh controversy, says ex-CJI Balakrishnan backed corrupt judge

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 18:14

Stoking a fresh controversy, Press Council of India Chairperson Justice Markandey Katju on Monday alleged that the then Chief Justice of India (CJI) K G Balakrishnan had pushed for the elevation of a Madras High Court judge with "bad reputation" to the Supreme Court.

Katju`s allegation a blatant lie: Karunanidhi

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 23:39

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Friday dismissed as a blatant lie the allegation of Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju that his party had pressured the UPA regime over the appointment of an Additional Judge of Madras High Court.

Dog breeding centre given 3 months to improve facilities

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 02:52

The Madras High Court granted three months time to the Government Dog Breeding Centre at Saidapet in the city to improve facilities as per the recommendations of the Animal Welfare Board.

Madras HC directs AG to file status report on building collapse

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 13:26

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.

Kumbakonam mishap: HC orders appearance of former TN Chief Secy

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 01:36

The Madras High Court on Friday ordered the then Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary and School Education Secretary to appear before it on September 1 in a contempt petition regarding compensation to the families of 94 children who died in a fire accident in a school in Kumbakonam in 2004.

Stalin moves HC for CBI probe into building collapse

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 01:33

DMK Treasurer M K Stalin on Friday moved the Madras High Court seeking a CBI probe into the collapse of an under-construction multi-storeyed building in suburban Porur that left 61 persons dead in June last.

HC orders fresh probe in case involving forged signature of Shiela Dikshit

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 01:16

Madras High Court on Friday ordered the poilce here to reopen a complaint that a city-based financier was cheated Rs 62 lakh by two persons who produced papers with forged signatures of the then Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit and fake seals of central government to support their claim of being awarded a government project.

Delhi HC to hear plea on August 1 for CBI probe into Katju`s allegations

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 14:31

The Delhi High Court will hear on August 01 a PIL seeking a CBI probe into Press Council of India chairman Markandey Katju accusing three former chief justices of India of making "improper compromises" to save a tainted judge of the Madras High Court.

Madras HC orders reinstatement of bus conductor sacked 16 years ago

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 15:18

Sixteen years after a bus conductor`s dismissal from service for not issuing a ticket to a passenger, Madras High Court Bench has ordered the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation to reinstate him but set aside an order granting him 30 per cent back wages.