Tamil Nadu

Former SC judge Ratnavel Pandian dead

Former SC judge Ratnavel Pandian dead

He tried his hands in politics before entering the legal profession Former Supreme Court judge S. Ratnavel Pandian died due to cardiac arrest at his residence in Anna Nagar here on Wednesday. He was 89. A multi-faceted personality who tried his hands in politics before entering the legal profession, he …

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Devotees throng Kancheepuram to pay their last respects

Devotees throng Kancheepuram to pay their last respects

Wait in long queues outside the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam to get a glimpse of the mortal remains of Sri Jayendra Saraswathi; hail his contributions to society Hundreds of devotees, cutting across religious and political affiliations, made a beeline to the temple town of Kancheepuram to pay homage to Jayendra Saraswathi, …

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HC to continue hearing suit filed against Nissan

HC to continue hearing suit filed against Nissan

Plea filed by firm disposed of by international tribunal Japanese auto maker Nissan Motor on Tuesday informed the Madras High Court that an international arbitral tribunal had disposed of its interim application to restrain the High Court from proceeding with an anti-arbitration suit filed by the State Government, and therefore, …

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Oppn. seeks probe into doctor’s death

Oppn. seeks probe into doctor’s death

State government will soon establish a counselling cell to address the issue, says Health Minister Vijaya Baskar A day after Dr. Krishna Prasath of the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh was found dead in his hostel room, Opposition leaders on Tuesday sought a probe into continuing …

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High Court orders notice to Edappadi, OPS

High Court orders notice to Edappadi, OPS

Former MLA Chinnasamy had challenged his removal from trade union post The Madras High Court on Monday ordered notices to All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) coordinator O. Panneerselvam, co-cordinator Edappadi K. Palaniswami and presidium chairman E. Madhusudanan on a civil suit preferred by former MLA R. Chinnasamy of …

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Assembly not a govt. office Assembly Secretary tells Madras HC

Assembly not a govt. office Assembly Secretary tells Madras HC

A submission was made on behalf of Assembly Secretary before the Madras High Court on Monday that the Legislative Assembly was not a government office, and therefore, Government Orders (GO) related to display of portraits in government offices would have no application to those displayed within the precincts of the …

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‘Budget high on rhetoric, poll-centric’

‘Budget high on rhetoric, poll-centric’

Representatives of political parties say budget proposals will not help rural economy The Union budget presented last month was high on rhetoric and aimed at the upcoming Assembly elections in many States and the general election scheduled for next year, said speakers at a discussion on the budget at VIT …

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After backlash, AIADMK decides to alter Jaya’s statue

After backlash, AIADMK decides to alter Jaya’s statue

Follows criticism on social media The ruling AIADMK has decided to make certain changes to the life-sized bronze statue of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, which was unveiled at the party headquarters here on Saturday, following widespread criticism that it did not bear facial resemblance to the late leader. The party …

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Security beefed up for PM Narenda Modi’s visit to Chennai today

Security beefed up for PM Narenda Modi’s visit to Chennai today

Over 2,000 police and paramilitary personnel have been deployed Security has been beefed up across the city in view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit here to launch the AIADMK government’s flagship programme — the Amma scooter scheme — on Saturday evening. Mr. Modi will fly down in a chartered …

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