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Suryah's Nenjam Marappathillai opens in cinemas after Madras HC clears release
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Suryah's Nenjam Marappathillai opens in cinemas after Madras HC clears release

On 2 March, the Madras High Court had ordered an interim stay on the release of Nenjam Marappathillai after Radiance Media Pvt Ltd filed a plea against the film's producers

Tamil Nadu govt withdraws permission for 100% occupancy in movie theatres
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Tamil Nadu govt withdraws permission for 100% occupancy in movie theatres

Days after allowing full capacity in cinemas, the government cited an advisory from the Centre and a petition in the Madras HC over the matter for revoking its decision

Ilaiyaraaja skips visit to Prasad Studio, will get his chamber vacated, says spokesperson
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Ilaiyaraaja skips visit to Prasad Studio, will get his chamber vacated, says spokesperson

The Madras Court had granted a day's access to Ilaiyaraaja to collect his belongings from the studio, however, the composer skipped his visit.

Prasad Studios disallows Ilaiyaraaja from entering premises citing security reasons
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Prasad Studios disallows Ilaiyaraaja from entering premises citing security reasons

While Madras HC suggested a court-appointed supervisor could oversee Ilaiyaraaja's visit to the studio while he collected his belongings, Prasad Studios declared they would only allow the maestro's representatives to access the recording room.

Ex-Madras HC judge CS Karnan arrested for 'offensive remarks' on SC, HC judges, their wives
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Ex-Madras HC judge CS Karnan arrested for 'offensive remarks' on SC, HC judges, their wives

Karnan's arrest has come a day after the Madras High Court directed DGP and Chennai Police Commissioner to personally appear before it on 7 December to apprise the court of the progress on the probe against him

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC extends parole of convict by one week for medical check-up
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: SC extends parole of convict by one week for medical check-up

A bench of justices L Nageswara Rao, Hemant Gupta, Ajay Rastogi also directed Tamil Nadu govt to provide a police escort to AG Perarivalan during his visit to the hospital

Madras HC accepted mistake by questioning validity of special courts for lawmakers, says SC
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Madras HC accepted mistake by questioning validity of special courts for lawmakers, says SC

A bench comprising justices NV Ramana, Surya Kant and Aniruddha Bose, made the remark while hearing a PIL filed by lawyer and BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay seeking speedy disposal of cases against the lawmakers

Madras HC won't initiate criminal contempt proceedings against Suriya following NEET remark
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Madras HC won't initiate criminal contempt proceedings against Suriya following NEET remark

Suriya had said last week that the courts were ordering students to sit for National Eligibility Entrance Test, when the judges were themselves holding only virtual courts amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Tamil actor Suriya's tweet on NEET is contempt to court, says Madras HC judge; demands action
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Tamil actor Suriya's tweet on NEET is contempt to court, says Madras HC judge; demands action

Suriya's note in Tamil stated that the government should create equal opportunities for everyone.

'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.