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Political parties hail verdict as Madras High Court rejects plea to reopen Sterlite unit

In its arguments during the hearing, Vedanta had claimed the closure order was nothing but 'naked discrimination' against the company

18 Aug 2020 6:56 PM

Madras High Court dismisses Vedanta's petition to reopen Sterlite copper unit

The court dismissed a batch of writ petitions from Vedanta and others challenging the closure.

18 Aug 2020 1:14 PM

SEC verdict: AIADMK demands Pondy CM's resignation

The Madras High Court dismissed a plea against recruitment process for the state election commissioner's post in the union territory

06 Mar 2020 4:42 PM

Supplementary chargesheets help finding the whole truth

A trial can be said to be fair only if investigation is truly complete and there are no loopholes or loose ends.

20 Jan 2020 1:41 AM

Madras HC directs police to videograph DMK anti-CAA rally

The DMK and its alliance parties had last week announced that they would take out a mega rally here on December 23 against CAA.

23 Dec 2019 9:57 AM


The weird world of TikTok

With close to 200 million users, we look at what makes TikTok India click with its audience.

24 Nov 2019 12:00 AM

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Madras HC grants 30-day parole to life convict Robert Payas

A division bench of justices gave the order on a plea by Payas seeking parole for making arrangements for his son's wedding.

21 Nov 2019 1:08 PM

Madras HC ban against banners, not flagpoles, says TN CM after woman injured

DMK leader A Saravanan slammed the AIADMK calling it 'power drunk' and 'insensitive to sufferings of the people'.

12 Nov 2019 10:05 AM

Tik Tok poses new risks for Net users, regulation needed

Despite citizen concerns over digital freedom, governments worldwide are moving towards greater regulatory control over content platforms.

05 Nov 2019 1:20 AM

Niece moves Madras HC to stall making of movie on Jayalalithaa

She said Jayalalithaa was a great political personality and the said life story cannot be filmed without adding her life as part of the film.

02 Nov 2019 1:04 AM


Save NEET exam seats

The sanctity of holding national examinations for medical and engineering seats could be undermined by such malpractices.

07 Oct 2019 1:53 AM

Justice V Kothari appointed acting Justice of Madras HC as Tahilramani quits

Her resignation has been accepted with effect from September 6, it said.

21 Sep 2019 10:11 AM

Petition filed in Madras HC against Chief Justice's transfer

She prayed the court to adjudicate whether a proposal to transfer a chief justice of a high court can be made by the President.

18 Sep 2019 7:43 PM

Madras HC refuses to extend parole of Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini

A division bench of Justice M M Sundresh and Justice Teekaa Raman was hearing the plea seeking an extension of her parole till October 15.

12 Sep 2019 2:56 PM

Transferred to Meghalaya, Madras HC Chief Justice V K Tahilramani resigns

Tahilramani is learnt to have said that she is going to resign and would like to submit her resignation letter to competent authorities.

07 Sep 2019 9:19 AM


HC dismisses Nalini's plea on premature release in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by an LTTE suicide bomber on May 21, 1991, during an election rally near Sriperumbudur.

29 Aug 2019 1:55 PM

Traceability not essential for WhatsApp: Tamil Nadu Advocate General

E Manoharan said that traceability is not essential to the platform and that it was a business decision.

27 Aug 2019 6:37 PM

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Madras HC extends Nalini's leave by 3 weeks

Last month, allowing petition by Nalini, court had granted her 30 days ordinary leave for making arrangements for her daughter's marriage.

22 Aug 2019 2:42 PM

Retd prof moves Madras HC seeking directive to demolish Vedanta's Sterlite plant

The Tamil Nadu government closed down the copper smelter unit on May 28, 2018 over pollution concerns.

20 Aug 2019 12:27 PM

Death and the viral fame

A boy from Bihar in an attempt to make TikTok videos and get more followers lost his life while performing extreme stunts.

01 Aug 2019 12:08 AM