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Suspension is right in disciplinary proceedings: HC

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 14:58

Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has held that there was nothing wrong in suspending an employee, pending disciplinary action, as such an action alone would help the employer to conduct the disciplinary proceedings without any interference.

HC moved for CB-CID probe into girl`s mysterious death

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 20:14

A petition has been filed in Madras High Court Bench here seeking a CB-CID probe into the mysterious death of a teenaged nursing trainee with her mother suspecting rape and murder and alleging police pressure to withdraw her complaint.

Seeman arrested over toll plaza incident

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 23:30

Actor-director turned politician Seeman was arrested here on Saturday in connection with alleged altercation with staff of a toll plaza near Madurai, police said.

HC suggests appropriate action against Manapparai Judicial Magistrate

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 23:59

Setting aside the order of a lower court, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has suggested that appropriate action be taken against the Judicial Magistrate of Manapparai for refusing remand of an accused on the "specious" reasoning that police did not have territorial jurisdiction in a woman harassment case.

Construction worker returns after being rescued from Iraq

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 23:26

A 35-year-old construction worker from a village in the district, who returned on Sunday after being rescued from strife-torn Iraq, said he and his friends lived in constant panic with gun shots and shells booming around.

AI reintroduces Madurai-Mumbai-Madurai flight via Chennai

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 14:50

The Air India reintroduced the Madurai-Mumbai-Madurai flight via Chennai from Saturday.

Madras HC quashes Varsity VC`s appointment

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 14:11

The Madras High Court on Thursday set aside the appointment of Kalyani Mathivanan as Vice-Chancellor of the Madurai Kamaraj University.

Madurai: Van runs over 18 month old male toddler

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 12:52

Van runs over 18 month old male toddler Madurai: An 18 month old male child was killed on the spot when the rear tyres of the school van ran over it at Malainagar while the vehicle was being reversed, police said.

AIADMK records first ever victory in Madurai LS seat

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 16:18

The AIADMK sweep in Lok Sabha elections saw the ruling party recording its first ever win in Madurai constituency when its candidate R Gopalakrishnan won by a margin 1.99 lakh votes in a multi-cornered contest.

Devotees throng Meenakshi temple for celestial wedding

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 12:48

Thousands of Devotees thronged the famous Sri Meenakshi temple here to witness the celestial wedding of Goddess Meenakshi with Lord Sundareswarar, chief attraction of the festival, performed on Saturday amidst chanting of Vedic hymns.

Two arrested for making hoax bomb threat calls

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 18:14

Two persons were arrested today for making hoax bomb threat calls, warning of `explosions` at a local festival and at the Meenakshi temple in the city, police said.

Law and order deteriorated in Tamil Nadu: MK Stalin

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 23:44

DMK leader MK Stalin on Sunday alleged that the law and order situation in Tamil Nadu had deteriorated after Jayalalithaa took over as Chief Minister.