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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…]

HC upholds TN Speaker's decision disqualifying 18 TN MLAs

HC upholds TN Speaker’s decision disqualifying 18 TN MLAs

Chennai: The Supreme Court appointed third judge, Justice M. Sathyanarayanan of the Madras High Court, on Thursday upheld the Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker’s decision disqualifying 18 AIADMK legislators in 2017. Pronouncing his decision in the split verdict that had previously been delivered, Sathyanarayanan upheld Speaker P. Dhanapal’s disqualification order. With[Read More…]

Madras High Court allows Karti Chidambaram to travel abroad

Madras High Court allows Karti Chidambaram to travel abroad

Chennai: The Madras high court on Friday green signalled the overseas travel plans of Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union finance minister P Chidambaram, despite strong objections from the CBI in view of pending lookout circulars. However, the relief is not without conditions. Karti has been directed to inform his entire travel plans, including the places[Read More…]

Madras HC dismisses plea seeking ban on Vijay’s Mersal

The Madras High Court on Friday has dismissed a petition seeking a ban on Tamil superstar Vijay’s film, Mersal saying that freedom of expression is for all. The court said Mersal is only a film and not real life.  The filmmakers were attacked for “criticising” Centre’s flagship schemes, including the[Read More…]

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