• Tue, Jan 22, 2019
  • The Madras High Court has yet again taken strong exception to the State failing to implement the court orders regarding idol theft cases and has warned of initiating contempt proceedings against...
    Idol theft: Officials warned for hindering probe
    The special bench comprising Justice R Mahadevan and Justice PD Audikesavalu who heard the case through video conferencing on Monday with the latter sitting at the Madurai bench, wondered as to who was behind the court order not being implemented.Earlier, as the bench commenced its sitting Additional Advocate General PH Aravindh Pandian on informing the court that the team led by court-appointed Special Officer Pon Manickavel has been provided with all the facilities, sought the court to dispense his presence for the day.But later when the plea pertaining to idol thefts came up, Pon Manickavel informed the bench that despite court orders, a mere one per cent of the facility has been provided resulting in almost 60 days being lost.He said the investigating officer DSP Paneerselvam attached to Sivakanchi police station was yet to handover...
  • Orders on plea to stay holding of GIM reserved Orders on plea to stay holding of GIM reserved

    The Madras High Court on Monday reserved orders on a plea seeking to stay the holding of the Global Investors Meet (GIM) 2019 conference in Chennai till the government frames guidelines to protect...

  • ISRO to set up chair, provide 12 lakh rupees as annual grant ISRO to set up chair, provide 12 lakh rupees as annual grant

    In a bid to get students interested in space technology, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has decided to establish Research Chairs at universities and educational institutions to cater to the...

  • No prison rules were violated, says Sasikala's advocate No prison rules were violated, says Sasikala's advocate

    Refuting allegations that special treatment was accorded to her in the Parappana Agrahara central prison at Bengaluru, an advocate representing ousted AIADMK leader VK Sasikala said no prison rules...

  • Don't have any political ambitions, says Ajith Kumar Don't have any political ambitions, says Ajith Kumar

    Popular Tamil cinema star Ajith Kumar denied that he had any political ambitions, saying he was careful to ensure there was no political undertones even in his films.

  • O Panneerselvam takes dig at Stalin over 'yagna for CM post' claim O Panneerselvam takes dig at Stalin over 'yagna for CM post' claim

    Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam took a dig at MK Stalin over his yagna for CM post claim, saying the DMK president was very confused and seeking to know whether he believed in...

  • TN Government warns JACTO-GEO for 'indefinite strike' TN Government warns JACTO-GEO for 'indefinite strike'

    TN Government has warned the office bearers of JACTO-GEO severe consequences for disrupting normal course of government activities.

  • Didn't perform Yagna, just worshipped says OPS Didn't perform Yagna, just worshipped says OPS

    DMK president MK Stalin on Sunday accused the Deputy Chief Minister of performing 'yagna' at the Secretariat in a desperate attempt to become Chief Minister.

  • 10 percent reservation for economically weaker section in GC: Madras HC orders central government to file response 10 percent reservation for economically weaker section in GC: Madras HC orders central government to file response

    The petition filed by DMK president MK Stalin, sought the quashing of the bill saying that the economic criterion cannot be the sole basis for reservation.

  • OPS has connection in Kodanadu killings says AMMK Karnataka State Sec Pugazhendhi OPS has connection in Kodanadu killings says AMMK Karnataka State Sec Pugazhendhi

    He accused O Panneerselvam of having connection in Kodanadu killings and demanded an honest enquiry by Pon Manickavel, and the CM’s resignation.