Tamil Nadu

Madras HC orders toll free number to report harassment

Madras HC orders toll free number to report harassment

Chennai: The Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered the Tamil Nadu government to set up an exclusive toll-free number to enable students to report sexual harassment. Dismissing a case filed by two government school heads against their transfers, the court ordered setting up of the toll-free number in eight weeks’[Read More…]

Madras HC strikes down land acquisition for 8-lane expressway

Chennai: The Madras High Court on Monday canceled the land acquisition announcements for the controversial eight-lane expressway between Chennai-Salem. The state government issued notification last May and began acquiring lands for the project evoking strong protests by the farmers. The PMK and others had filed a case in the High[Read More…]

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