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Deccan Chronicle: Chennai: The city police commissioner on Thursday informed the Madras High Court that the request from farmers’ leader P. Ayyakannu to conduct an indefinite fast, particularly on Marina is to be declined. “There are so many places earmarked by the...
Indian Express: In the current debate on the place of the Muslims in India, one variable has not been factored in — their socio-economic situation — as if the dominant repertoire had shifted for good towards the politics of symbols and identity. In socio-economic terms,...
Deccan Chronicle: Chennai: After finding out that 90 per cent of the thesis was plagiarised, the University of Madras has decided to withdraw the guideship of professor T.Santhanam from D.G.Vaishnav College in Chennai at the syndicate meeting held here on Thursday. Earlier,...
The Times of India: Chennai: The NationalCouncil of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has made it clear that the 18,000-odd CBSE schools that follow its syllabus should not give homework to children up to Class II, and only three subjects should be taught to children up...
The Times of India: Chennai: Claiming that the petition moved against his election from RK Nagar assembly constituency is baseless and cooked up with unsubstantiated...
Deccan Chronicle: An exasperated Supreme Court, unwilling to accept the callous indifference any more, shown by 11 states including Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, has sought explanation from them for non appointment of the institution of Lokayukta, to enquire into issues of...
The Hindu: Many jewellery showrooms across the city reported double the volume of normal sales on Wednesday on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya, a day considered auspicious to purchase precious metals. According to industry...
The Hindu: The State government on Thursday informed the Madras High Court of having created 32 posts of DistrictChildProtectionOfficers and sanctioned ₹6.04 crore to construct a new building for an observation home for boys and girls in Madurai for effective...
The Hindu: The NationalCouncil of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) on Thursday told the Madras High Court that as per the National Curriculum Framework (NCF)-2005 developed by it, no homework should be given to school students up to Class II and only homework...
The Hindu: The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) has sent a questionnaire to Chief Minister’s Additional Secretary Jayashree Muralidharan in the case relating to the missing classified documents in the sensational gutkha scam. While a reply from Ms....
The Hindu: The University of Madras has reduced the exam fees for UG and PG courses at its syndicate meeting on Thursday. The decision follows objections from some of the members that the students would not be able to pay the increased fee. The university had earlier...
The Hindu: The Chennai city police on Thursday told the Madras High Court that permission could not be granted to hold protests on the Marina beach, which was “not a permitted place for organising any sort of agitation”, since it was situated appurtenant to arterial...
The Hindu: The Madras High Court on Thursday cleared the decks for the release of the much-awaited Rajinikanth starrer Kaala alias Karikalan. The court dismissed a plea made by K.S. Rajasekaran alias K.S. Nagaraja of Vinmeen Creations to restrain Wunderbar Films from...
The Hindu: AmmaMakkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) leader and R.K. Nagar MLAT.T.V. Dhinakaran has urged the Madras High Court to reject an election petition filed by independent candidate M.L.Ravi of Desiya Makkal Sakthi Katchi to declare his election from the...