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Yahoo Daily News: In a setback to Facebook, the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay the proceedings in the Madras High Court in a case related to linking of the social media profiles of users with Aadhaar. A Bench headed by Justice Deepak Gupta while issuing notice to the...
DNA India: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to make its stand clear on the question whether social media companies ought to share information of users and messages on its platforms with law enforcement agencies for crime detection purposes. The question...
Indian Express: Underscoring the need to strike a balance between privacy and security, the Supreme Court Tuesday agreed to hear a plea by Facebook to transfer to the apex court four petitions filed in the High Courts of Madras, Bombay and Madhya Pradesh seeking the “linking...
Indian Express: It all began with a petition by AntonyClementRubin in Madras High Court last year, seeking the court’s direction to the Central government to make it mandatory for social media users to link their Aadhaar number with email IDs and user accounts of different...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: In a major relief for 5,500 retired employees of state transport corporations, the government has sanctioned Rs 1,093 crore towards their pending terminal benefits. After repeated protests and several court cases, the transport department issued...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: Gayathri*, a ClassIII student at PS SeniorSecondary school, carries the weight of expectations on her shoulders. She knows that her teachers expect her to bring 5.6kg of books and notebooks to school every day. Her bag contains seven textbooks and...
The Times of India: Chennai: A woman who had lodged a false complaint that her estranged husband was sexually assaulting their 11-year-old daughter now faces imprisonment and/or fine under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act. “This case should be a lesson...
The Times of India: Chennai: Facing flak from the National Commission for Minorities, Christian associations and a section of the legal fraternity for his judicial observation that Christian educational institutions are ‘highly unsafe’ for the future of girl children, Justice S...
The Times of India: Vellore: Heavy rains lash Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and parts of Tamil Nadu, but getting to see a drop of water in Palar, an erstwhile perennial inter-state river, remains a distant dream for farmers in Tamil Nadu. Reason: The Andhra Pradesh government has...
The Times of India: Chennai: Rajiv Gandhi assassination case life convict S Nalini on Tuesday approached the Madras high court seeking extension of parole by one more month. The court granted her ordinary leave till August 25 to make arrangements for her...
The Times of India: CHENNAI: Facing flak from the National Commission for Minorities, besides Christian associations and a section of the legal fraternity, for his recent judicial observation that Christian educational institutions were “highly unsafe” for girl students,...
Deccan Chronicle: Chennai: Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology Madras have discovered that subjecting cancer cells to microgravity (the condition in which people or objects appear to be weightless due to very small gravitational force ) results in the formation of...
Deccan Chronicle: Chennai: S.Nalini, serving life sentence in Vellore prison for her involvement in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case and who was granted ordinary leave for 30 days to make arrangements for her daughter's marriage, has approached the Madras high court to grant...
Deccan Chronicle: Chennai: P.Madan and VenkatSomasundaram, producers of Tamil films Ennai Nokki PayumThota, starring Dhanush and Megha Akash and Thuruva Natchatiram, starring Vikram and Ritu Varma, on Monday appeared before the Madras high court in connection with a contempt...