Madras High Court News
"Thali around the neck of a woman was a sacred thing which symbolises the continuance of married life and it is removed only after the death of the husband. Therefore, its removal by the petitioner/wife can be said to be an act which reflected mental cruelty of the highest order as it could have caused agony and hurt the sentiments of the respondent," the bench had said.
Madras High Court on Friday rejected a plea from Nalini Sriharan and Ravichandran, both convicted in the former PM Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. They had pleaded for their release without even the consent of the State Governor. The High Courts do not have the power under Article 226 of the Constitution to do so, unlike the Supreme Court, the HC said.
The Tamil Nadu government on Friday announced that an ordinance would soon be promulgated to take on online rummy. It has constituted a committee led by a retired judge to look into the matter and make recommendations to the state. In 2021, the Tamil Nadu government had enacted a legislation banning online rummy.