Lashing out against the Election Commission, the Madras High Court on Monday termed it “the most irresponsible institution in the country” and should probably face murder charges for not preventing parties from breaching Covid-19 protocols during campaigning during the Assembly elections. It also warned of stopping the counting process on May 2 unless proper plans were drawn up for… Continue reading "Madras High Court comes down heavily on Election Commission"
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DMK MP A Raja has been booked by the city police over a complaint from the ruling AIADMK for allegedly making vulgar personal remarks against Chief Minister K Palaniswami, a senior official said on Sunday. The case was filed based on a complaint to the state Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) which was forwarded to the Greater Chennai Police, Commissioner Mahesh… Continue reading "Case filed against DMK’s Raja for comments on Palaniswami"
The DMK on Wednesday moved the Madras High Court with a plea to restrain the Election Commission from using electronic voting machines (EVMs) that were beyond the expiry period of 15 years, in the 6 April Tamilnadu Assembly polls. The other prayers of the DMK, represented by its Organisation Secretary R S Bharathi, were to provide CCTV live coverage/web-stream during… Continue reading "DMK approaches High Court asking ECI not to use old EVMs"
The President of India, in exercise of the power conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India, appointed the following Judges as Chief Justices of the High Courts : S. No. Name of the Judge S/Shri Justice Present High Court High Court where appointed as Chief Justice 1 Dr. S. Muralidhar Punjab & Haryana Orissa 2… Continue reading "Four Judges elevated as Chief Justices of Odisha, Telangana, Madras and J& K High Courts"