MADRAS Top Stories
 
The Hindu: At Tag Centre last evening, V.R.Anil Kumar’s book, Vivaha Samskara – In Grihya Sutras of Four Vedas, was released under the auspices of the MadrasBookClub, in association...
The Hindu: Mythology states that the Asura king Mahabali visits Kerala during the ten-day festival of Onam. But now he has more reasons to visit Chennai and stay here longer as the celebrations in the city are spread out over many days. There are over 10 lakh Malayalees...
The Telegraph India: Educated persons in India often quote Macaulay and the EnglishEducation Act of 1835 (legislating the primacy of English over all Oriental languages in British-dominated India) in their arguments for and against the education or language policies adopted by...
The Telegraph India: When a semi-nude poster of Aamir Khan from Raj Kumar Hirani’s yet-to-be released film PK was released recently, there were the usual howls of protest from the morality brigade. Was this obscenity? The All IndiaHuman Rights and Social Justice, an NGO, felt it...
The Times of India: MUMBAI: The Madras high court, in a recent order, has held that the restrictive provisions introduced in the Income Tax (I-T) Act, which...
The Times of India: MADURAI: DMK chief M Karunanidhi's son M KAlagiri surrendered before the judicial magistrate court I here on Tuesday in a case pertaining to alleged grabbing of land owned HinduReligious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) department in Madurai for...
The Times of India: KOZHIKODE: Self-financing engineering colleges, along with a dozen other government engineering colleges (GEC) and other colleges in the state are busy adapting their time-tables to enable virtual lectures by IIT professors in their classrooms under the MHRD-...
The Times of India: MADURAI: The NationalInvestigationAgency (NIA) on Tuesday interrogated CPM member S MillerPrabhu, 33, of Thanjavur in connection with a case involving Thameem Ansari, who is accused of helping the Pakistani intelligence agency. NIA's deputy superintendent...
Zeenews: The Madras High Court on Tuesday exempted self-styled godman Nithyananda from a personal appearance before a court in Coimbatore....
The Hindu: The Madras High CourtBench here on Tuesday suggested that the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption shed the archaic procedures for laying a trap in corruption cases and use gadgets such as spy cameras and mobile phones to catch the guilty. Justice N....
The Times of India: CHENNAI: In a month, Tamil Nadu will have a full-fledged law and rules specifying permission formalities as well as penal consequences for people responsible for causing borewell deaths. The government on Tuesday informed the Madras high court that it would...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: A bomb hoax caused a flutter in the Madras high court premises for more than 2 hours on Tuesday morning. Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, however,...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: About a week after the Centre formally informed media conglomerate Sun Group that the licence for its cable television operations had been cancelled, the Centre on Tuesday submitted to the Madras high court a secret file explaining the reasons for...
The Hindu: The Madras High CourtBench here has come down heavily upon government officials for making the common man run from pillar to post even for availing basic services such as ‘patta’ (land ownership document) transfer, community certificates, income...