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Linking Aadhaar to social media: SC to hear Facebook plea

The question is if linking social media to Aadhaar is breach of privacy. Upholding Aadhaar earlier, the SC had disallowed its use by private firms, stating it was contrary to right to privacy

Madras HC judge withdraws remarks on Christian institutions, conversion

“Christian missionaries are always on the source of attack in one way or the other and in the present era, there are several accusations against them for indulging in compulsory conversion of people of other religions into Christianity,"Justice Vaidyanathan had said


Madras HC judge takes back controversial observation against Christian educational institutes

The judge had made the comment while hearing a petition to quash an ongoing internal sexual harassment committee’s proceedings against a faculty member of the Madras Christian College (MCC).

From 50 sq km to just three in 30 years: Chennai’s Pallikaranai marsh is just about to vanish

The amicus team submitted that Pallikaranai marshland has been encroached by central government buildings like MRTS, NIOT, Centre for Wind Energy, IT companies and residential complexes.

Madras HC directive to centre on postal recruitment exam cancellation

The Centre had earlier this month cancelled the postal department exams in Tamil Nadu in view of opposition from various political parties to its conduct only in English and Hindi and excluding Tamil as one of the languages for the tests

Nalini's plea seeking direction to Tamil Nadu Governor for early release dismissed

A division bench comprising Justices R Subbaiah and C Saravanan held that Article 361 of the Constitution insulated the Governor of a state from being questioned or answerable before any court with respect to discharge his official duties.


Tamil Nadu: HC suspends one-year sentence imposed on Vaiko by lower court

Vaiko, a Rajya Sabha member, submitted that the trial court erroneously rested its conclusion based on inadmissible evidence. He referred to the order of the lower court and said the proof of guilt of the accused is very much on the prosecution.

Hiring over-qualified people to Group 4 posts will hit efficiency: Madras HC

If over-qualified candidates are appointed to perform Group-4 services, undoubtedly the efficiency level in public administration would be hit, Justice S M Subramaniam said

SC stays proceedings before Madras High Court in case against Tamil magazine

On June 4, the Madras High Court granted interim relief to Nakkheeran editor R Gopal by staying proceedings against him in the case in a lower court.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Madras HC grants Nalini 30-day parole for daughter’s wedding

Clad in a pink saree, Nalani was seen fighting tears as she narrated how she and her husband Murugan, both in jail, could not do anything for their daughter’s life and education.

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Madras High Court Judge Expresses Doubts Over Jayalalithaa’s Death

A fresh controversy surrounding former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa’s death ignited Thursday when Justice Vaidyalingam of the Madras High Court expressed doubts over her demise. “Media has raised a lot of doubts, personally I also have doubts in Jayalalithaa’s death,” said Justice Vaidyalingam. He was hearing the PIL filed by an AIADMK worker […]