Former MP KC Palanisamy acquitted by special court in Chennai

The MP from AIADMK party was booked in 2012 by Registrar of Companies for not producing records of the company for which he was the managing director.

19 Sep 2019

Madras HC functions sans CJ for a week, experts worried

Tahilramani had resigned on September 6 after she was transferred to Meghalaya HC

17 Sep 2019

Madras high court advocates to resume work on Thursday

Even as the bar ends the protest over recent transfer of the Chief Justice Vijaya K Tahilramani, there are dissenting voices calling for reforms in the Supreme Court's collegium system.

12 Sep 2019

Egmore Court heritage building in Chennai lies idle

Though the renovation of the Egmore Metropolitan Magistrate Court had been completed several months back, the building is yet to be put in use.

10 Sep 2019

Srivilliputtur palkova granted Geographical Indication tag

The petition for the Geographical Indication tag was filed by one Sanjai Gandhi in 2014 for the society, and after careful scrutiny, the application was accepted and published in the journal last year

10 Sep 2019

After long wait, Tamil Nadu's Dindigul locks and Kandangi sarees get GI tag

While the lock-making industry in Dindigul is said to be over 150 years old, the Amrar Rajiv Gandhi Handloom Weavers submitted that Karaikudi is the home for products like the Kandangi sarees.

29 Aug 2019

Man gets five year jail term for sexually assaulting minor

Based on a complaint from the girl’s mother, Vadapalani All Women Police Station booked Vijayakumar under section 10 of the POCSO Act for aggravated sexual assault and he was arrested.

26 Aug 2019

Chennai youth gets five-year jail for sexually assaulting six-year-old

On December 2019, the victim was playing outside when the convict called her to the common bathroom and sexually assaulted her.

23 Aug 2019

Spl court orders collection of voice samples of accused

The CBI submitted all records of e-mail correspondences, signatures to the court and sought permission to cross check the voice samples.

11 Aug 2019

Consumer forum holds Railways liable for stolen properties of passengers

While railways argued that property theft is only due to passenger's negligence, the forum ruled it was the failure of the TTE in preventing the entry of unauthorised persons

05 Aug 2019

Ex-minister’s kin mortgaged govt land; goes to jail

CBI court sentences him and bank officials 5 years of rigorous imprisonment with fine

01 Aug 2019

Former TN minister's relative who mortgaged government land for Rs 2.8 crore gets 5 years in jail

The CBI also booked a former chief manager of the Bank of Baroda M Kailasam on charges of colluding with S Muthaih.

31 Jul 2019

Roca Group to expand sanitary biz in India

The company has invested a sizeable sum in startups to bring sanitary products infused with technology.

31 Jul 2019

Spanish sanitaryware firm Roca bets big on India

Barcelona-based Roca acquired Parryware from Chennai-based Murugappa group in 2008 and closed 2018 with a consolidated net profit of 95 million Euros.

30 Jul 2019

Bill to allow people with disability, leprosy contest civic elections tabled

Tamil Nadu government on Friday tabled a Bill in the Assembly that will allow people with leprosy, deaf and non-verbal persons also to contest in local body polls.

20 Jul 2019