‘Can cops seize vehicles under Mines Act?’

Madras HC recently sought for the constitution of a Full Bench to clarify whether police officers have the power to seize vehicles under the Mines and Mineral Act, 1957.

published on : 6th December 2022

Madurai Bench of Madras High Court grants relief to ex-gentleman cadet

High Court recently directed the Centre to pay Rs 1 lakh compensation to an ex-gentleman cadet, who was discharged from service after suffering an injury.

published on : 6th December 2022

Madurai bench sets the bar high; 8.6K cases disposed of in 57 days

The first division bench, comprising justices R Mahadevan and J Sathya Narayana Prasad, disposed of 6,512 cases during the period.

published on : 4th December 2022

Consider a plea seeking to change river Thamirabarani's name as Porunai: HC 

He also referred to various books in Tamil literature, addressing the River Thamirabarani as River Porunai.

published on : 4th December 2022

Madras HC: No quota benefit after conversion

Rejects plea of Hindu man, who embraced Islam, to give him reservation in govt job under BC Muslim category

published on : 4th December 2022

‘Take action against number plate violations’

Chandrasekar alleged in his petition that photos of politicians are found on the number plates of many vehicles instead of just the vehicle registration number.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Notice on plea to pay crop insurance for 423 farmers

The PIL, filed by MDMK leader Vaiko’s son G Durai Vaiyapuri, said the farmers have not been paid insurance amount for the year 2016- 17.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Ban mobile in temples: Madras HC to Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment Dept

This is against the agama rules and compromises the security of the temple, he added.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Two more nabbed in Arupukottai double murder case from Madurai

Recently, the five persons came out on bail, and before long, Selvam and his relative Rathinavel Pandian were found dead on a road.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Madurai: Vets remove 65 kg of plastic waste from cow's stomach

Parameswaran, a local cattle owner, had brought his cow to the hospital last month as the animal had not been drinking water or eating anything for several days together.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Notice on plea to protect and maintain Jain beds in Madurai

Thirumurugan also filed another PIL to provide basic infrastructure, staff, and other facilities to safeguard paintings and other antiquities in Ramalingavilasam palace in Ramanathapuram.

published on : 2nd December 2022

HC issues notice to TN govt on plea to set up NIPER in Madurai

It was started by the Union government in Mohali in 1998 and later established in Ahmedabad, Guwahati, Hajipur, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Raebareli.

published on : 2nd December 2022

30-km solar fence installation stalled in Dindigul forest range

However, the project has been delayed due to alleged inaction by revenue departments in clearing encroachments along the forest stretches.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Gokulraj killing: Swathi faces contempt action

Swathi, despite several opportunities given by the high court, was either “repeatedly evading from making a true statement” or was “denying certain obvious facts”, the judges said.

published on : 1st December 2022

Interim injunction against illegal brick kiln activities in Thoothukudi

The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered an interim injunction against illegal brick kiln activities in the Thoothukudi district.

published on : 1st December 2022

Sexual abuse of kids in schools: TN told to implement laws strictly

School edu dept told to ensure formation of internal complaints committee in schools

published on : 30th November 2022

Intercom facility launched in Madurai prison for inmates to converse with visitors

Sources said family members, relatives and legal counsels of inmates have to submit a petition seeking permission to meet the inmates.

published on : 29th November 2022

Farmers call off harvest as price of lady's finger plummets

Being one of the extensively grown vegetable crops in the district, bhendi is cultivated on thousands of hectares here and most markets in the district procure the vegetable from local farmers.

published on : 28th November 2022

Children's literary fest begins in Madurai

Actor and author Janaki Sabesh narrated three stories for the children and their parents.

published on : 27th November 2022

Madurai Deputy Mayor refutes road encroachment allegation against him

Claiming that Nagaraj had encroached on a small portion of a road in ward 80 in zone 5, Shivaji, a Madurai resident, lodged a complaint with the local bodies ombudsman in October.

published on : 26th November 2022
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