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New Delhi: It is impossible to be sure if an armoured convoy would have reduced the death toll in Thursday’s suicide attack. What remains a fact is that the demand for an...
The Times of India: MANGALURU: Celine Aranha, social worker, teacher, activist and guide, who contributed to the formation and growth of DK Parisarasaktha Okkoota, breathed her last on Friday. She was 87. Celine was born on July 22, 1932 in Kalyanpur to Santan Aranha and Louisa...
Capital Press: OregonEUGENE (EugeneLivestock Auction) Feb. 9 Receipts: 134 Comments: Prices steady overall, butcher bulls up $5-8. Much lighter head count due to forecasted weather. Top cows: High Dressers: 44.00-46.00; Low Dressers: 34.00-42.00 Top 10 Cows: 52.50 Top...
The Telegraph India: I believe that freedom of thought is a fundamental human right. I don’t want to be a nut and bolt of the state. I want to be a free person. And that is why I resigned.” — Hemantkumar Shah, former principal of H.K.Arts College, Ahmedabad. Earlier this week,...
The Hindu: Chettinad Charitable Trust, represented by its trustee and renowned industrialist A.C. Muthiah,76, has filed a civil suit in the Madras High Court accusing industrialist M.A.M.R.Muthiah, 48, of having “falsely, fraudulently, cunningly and clandestinely”...
The Hindu: Taking serious note of a series of cases related to bank loan defaulters flying abroad without discharging their liabilities, the Madras High Court has directed a nationalised bank to take possession of the passport of a loan defaulter whose pharmaceutical...
The Hindu: Justice A. Arumughaswamy Commission of Inquiry (CoI) on Friday told the Madras High Court that it has “almost completed” the inquiry into circumstances that led to hospitalisation of former Chief MinisterJayalalithaa on September 22, 2016 and medical...
The Hindu: The Madras High Court on Friday dismissed a public interest litigation petition filed by a non-governmental organisation against an announcement made by Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on the floor of the Assembly on Monday to pay ‘special financial...
The Times of India: Tirupur: The forest department has planned to keep crop-raiding wild elephant Chinna Thambi as captive animal at Varakaliyar camp near Pollachi in Coimbatore district. The forest department captured Chinna Thambi around 3pm on Friday at Sarkar Kannadipudur...
The Times of India: Tirupur: The forest department captured the crop-raiding wild elephant Chinna Thambi at Sarkar Kannadipudur village near Madathukulam in Tirupur district on Friday, ending its 15-day sojourn in non-forest areas. It took more than seven hours for the forest...
The Hindu: Former Telecommunications MinisterDayanidhi Maran, his elder brother Kalanidhi Maran of Sun TV Network and a few other accused in the illegal telephone exchange case have approached the Madras High Court again challenging the charges framed by a special court...
The Hindu: Wild elephant Chinna Thambi, which has been raiding crops in and around Udumalpet in Tirupur ever since its translocation from the Thadagam Valley to Varagaliar near Top Slip, was captured from Kannadipudur and lodged in a kraal on Friday. V. Ganesan, Field...
The Times of India: Chennai: The idol wing CID on Friday informed the Madras high court that industrialist and idol theft suspect Kiran Rao was not cooperating with the investigation and had flouted the undertaking made to the court as a condition for anticipatory bail. “She is...
The Times of India: Chennai: The state government’s decision to distribute Rs 2,000 each to about 60 lakh families is a policy decision in which courts cannot interfere, said the Madras high court on Friday, dismissing a PIL against the move. The division bench, however, said it...
The Times of India: Madurai: The Madurai bench of the Madras high court has expressed displeasure at the central and state government authorities for their lack of interest in preserving ancient monuments in the state and sought for a report on the such monuments and action taken...