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'Bloodstains on lathis, no CCTV footage': P Jayaraj and Fenix thrashed all night by Sathankulam Police personnel, finds Judicial Magistrate’s report
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'Bloodstains on lathis, no CCTV footage': P Jayaraj and Fenix thrashed all night by Sathankulam Police personnel, finds Judicial Magistrate’s report

Mentioning Head Constable Revathy's statement in a four-page report to the Madras High Court Madurai Bench, the Judicial Magistrate probing the deaths said she feared to receive threats if she revealed the facts. In her statement, Revathy told the JM that the two persons were 'beaten up the entire night by police personnel there (Sathankulam PS) using lathis.'

Madras High Court issues notices to Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund, SEBI: Investors group
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Madras High Court issues notices to Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund, SEBI: Investors group

Notices have been issued to crisis-hit Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund and Sebi by the Madras High Court after a petition was filed by an investors group to safeguard nearly Rs 28,000 crore of investors' money stuck in six schemes shut down by the fund house, according to a statement

Madras HC declares Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar, nephew Deepak as legal heirs of former Tamil Nadu CM
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Madras HC declares Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar, nephew Deepak as legal heirs of former Tamil Nadu CM

A Madras High Court bench Wednesday said that Deepak and Deepa are second class legal heirs of the late chief minister Jayalalithaa, being the son and daughter of her late brother Jayakumar

Justice V Kanagaraj, retired judge of Madras High Court, appointed as new state election commissioner of Andhra Pradesh
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Justice V Kanagaraj, retired judge of Madras High Court, appointed as new state election commissioner of Andhra Pradesh

Justice V Kanagaraj, a retired judge of the Madras High Court, on Saturday assumed charge as the State Election Commissioner of Andhra Pradesh.

Madras High Court rules working women giving birth to child after twins in first delivery not entitled to maternity benefits
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Madras High Court rules working women giving birth to child after twins in first delivery not entitled to maternity benefits

The Madras High Court has ruled that if a working woman gives birth to a child in the second delivery after twins in the first, she is not entitled to maternity benefits as it should be treated as the third child.

Thousands join anti-CAA protest in Chennai, demand Tamil Nadu govt to adopt resolution against law in ongoing Assembly session
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Thousands join anti-CAA protest in Chennai, demand Tamil Nadu govt to adopt resolution against law in ongoing Assembly session

A large number of anti-CAA protesters, majority of them Muslims, held a massive protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act at Chepauk, even as agitations were held across Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.

Will not apologise for remark on Periyar rally, says Rajinikanth; Tamil fringe outfit DVK moves Madras HC demanding FIR against actor
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Will not apologise for remark on Periyar rally, says Rajinikanth; Tamil fringe outfit DVK moves Madras HC demanding FIR against actor

Amid a raging controversy over his remarks on a rally taken out by social reformer EV Ramasamy "Periyar" decades ago, superstar Rajinikanth on Tuesday said he stood by his comments maintaining they were factual and refused to apologise as demanded by fringe Dravidian outfits

Madras High Court grants 15 days parole to Ravichandran, convict serving life term in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case
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Madras High Court grants 15 days parole to Ravichandran, convict serving life term in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case

The petitioner submitted her son, who was convicted in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case,had been lodged in Madurai central prison for more than 27 years, after he was sentenced to life imprisonment.

Tamil Nadu local body polls: Panchayat president candidate files plea in Madras HC seeking CCTV monitoring of counting centres
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Tamil Nadu local body polls: Panchayat president candidate files plea in Madras HC seeking CCTV monitoring of counting centres

A candidate contesting the Tamil Nadu local body polls has approached the Madras HC to direct the Tamil Nadu SEC to monitor the counting of votes through CCTV cameras, and live telecast the feed in the counting centres

Tamil Nadu local body polls: First phase concludes amid stray incidents of booth capturing: phase two voting on 30 Dec
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Tamil Nadu local body polls: First phase concludes amid stray incidents of booth capturing: phase two voting on 30 Dec

The first phase of polls to elect councillors, panchayat union presidents and ward members for the local bodies concluded in Tamil Nadu on Friday with reports of stray incidents taking place in a few polling booths

Kartik Aaryan's Pati Patni Aur Woh leaked online by Tamilrockers on second day of film's release
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Kartik Aaryan's Pati Patni Aur Woh leaked online by Tamilrockers on second day of film's release

Pati Patni Aur Woh is a contemporary retelling of BR Chopra's comedy of the same name.

Madras High Court says unwed couples staying in hotel room is no crime, points to live-in relationships
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Madras High Court says unwed couples staying in hotel room is no crime, points to live-in relationships

Observing that a live-in relationship of two adults is not deemed to be an offence, the Madras High Court has said that occupation of a hotel room by such unmarried couples will not attract a criminal offence

Madras HC grants 30-day parole to Robert Payas, one of the convicts serving life sentence for Rajiv Gandhi's assassination
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Madras HC grants 30-day parole to Robert Payas, one of the convicts serving life sentence for Rajiv Gandhi's assassination

Robert Payas, one of the convicts serving a life term for the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi has been given parole from 25 November till 24 December by Madras High Court

Woman rider trying to avoid AIADMK flagpole in Coimbatore injured after being hit by truck; no order against erecting flags, claims Tamil Nadu CM
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Woman rider trying to avoid AIADMK flagpole in Coimbatore injured after being hit by truck; no order against erecting flags, claims Tamil Nadu CM

The flagpole was reportedly put up by AIADMK workers to welcome Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswamy, who was visiting Coimbatore

Madras High Court says NEET only benefits those who spend lakhs on coaching classes and disadvantages poor
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Madras High Court says NEET only benefits those who spend lakhs on coaching classes and disadvantages poor

Opining that NEET has benefited only students who spend lakhs of rupees on coaching classes and put rural students at a disadvantage, the Madras HC advised the Centre to take note of it.

Weeks after illegal hoarding kills techie in Chennai, Madras HC allows Tamil Nadu govt, Centre to install banners for Modi-Xi Jinping meet in city
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Weeks after illegal hoarding kills techie in Chennai, Madras HC allows Tamil Nadu govt, Centre to install banners for Modi-Xi Jinping meet in city

The Madras High Court had earlier banned the erection of hoardings on roadsides and recently pulled up the government for not effectively implementing its order following the death of a woman techie.

Democratic erosion does not happen in one sweep, but slowly, says DY Chandrachud: SC judge bats for independence of judiciary, transfer of judges
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Democratic erosion does not happen in one sweep, but slowly, says DY Chandrachud: SC judge bats for independence of judiciary, transfer of judges

Prominent Supreme Court judge Justice DY Chandrachud weighed in on the challenges facing the Indian judicial system and noted that there was a need for more nuance in how to resolve the situation of a judge's 'wrongful behaviour'.

President accepts resignation of Madras High Court Chief Justice VK Tahilramani, appoints Justice V Kothari as acting Chief Justice
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President accepts resignation of Madras High Court Chief Justice VK Tahilramani, appoints Justice V Kothari as acting Chief Justice

The resignation of Madras High Court Chief Justice VK Tahilramani has been accepted, according to a government notification

Death of 23-year-old Chennai techie: Activists protest in Coimbatore against illegal hoardings, banners across Tamil Nadu
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Death of 23-year-old Chennai techie: Activists protest in Coimbatore against illegal hoardings, banners across Tamil Nadu

Social activists on Monday staged a protest in Coimbatore against the non-removal of illegal hoarding and banners across the state and within collectorate campus.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict Nalini Sriharan surrenders in Vellore after being out of jail on ordinary leave for 52 days
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict Nalini Sriharan surrenders in Vellore after being out of jail on ordinary leave for 52 days

Nalini Sriharan, one of the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, surrendered at a prison in Tamil Nadu, after being out of the jail for 52 days on ordinary leave granted by the Madras High Court.