MADRAS Top Stories

The Times of India: If I have to name a person as an unforgettable char acter, in my life it would be R Desikan, the consumer activist who died on the night of June 27. Considered the Ralph Nader of South India, he was a remarkable personality whose fighting spirit made him take...
Deccan Chronicle: Chennai: While directing the inspector-general of registration to appear...
Deccan Chronicle: A judgement of questionable wisdom, bordering virtually on perversity in granting a convicted rapist bail to pursue mediation with his victim, raises very serious questions about the lengths the judiciary can go in interpreting crime and punishment. As a piece...
The Siasat Daily: Chennai, June 29: A petition has been filed in the Madras High Court challenging a recent public notice by Tamil NaduGovernment that wearing of helmets by two-wheeler riders and pillion riders would be...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: Nine months after at least 16 persons acquired hepatitis C infection while undergoing dialysis at Stanley Medical College and Hospital in Chennai, the Tamil Nadu government on Monday told the Madras high court it will pay Rs 3 lakh each as interim...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: If antisocials are allowed to sell government land flouting rules, one day even the high court and Fort St George will be sold away, lamented the Madras high court, expressing shock at a case in which 66 acres of government land in Pallikkaranai off...
The Times of India: MADURAI: Husbands who were ordered by lower courts to pay maintenance or interim maintenance to their wives under the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) delay payments by filing petitions against the orders of lower courts. Consequently, the women are forced to...
Deccan Chronicle: Hyderabad: The NationalGreen Tribunal’s order regarding the constitution of an expert committee to study the dewatering of Hussainsagar is facing a problem. The NGT had appointed two people. One of them was Prof. Dr S. Mohan,...
Deccan Herald: It's a labyrinth of everyday sufferings for people in this poorly provided area If there is one place in the city where hygiene has slumped to the abyss, it is Pulakeshinagar AssemblyConstituency and the BBMP wards under its limits. Cleanliness is a luxury in...
Deccan Chronicle: Hyderabad: As per historical records, after almost a century of education being controlled by the Madras University in the princely state of Hyderabad, OU was established by the seventh NizamMir Osman Ali Khan with a grand vision for the people to satisfy...
Zeenews: The Madras High Court bench here on Monday refused to lift the stay on admissions to law courses in Dr Ambedkar Law University, the nodal agency for admissions to such courses in Tamil Nadu and its affiliated law colleges....
The Times of India: There is no stopping the flux of horror movies in Kollywood and one of the films in the pipeline is Jinn, directed by Sathish Chandrasekaran. What's different in this film is that the director claims it to be a true account of what happened...
The Times of India: After essaying the role of a supporting wife in 'Madras', Ritwika is glad to be receiving several offers. The actress even recently won the Filmfare award for the...
Zeenews: The Madras High Court on Monday granted an interim injunction against various unions of Neyveli Lignite Corporation restraining them from disrupting mining and generation activities of NLC....