Twenty one fishermen who were released from Sri Lankan prisons reached Chennai airport on Wednesday. A total of 64 fishermen who belong to Rameshwaram and Mandapam were arrested in three separate arrests by the Sri Lankan Navy, allegedly for cross-border fishing in the month of October. Their boats and fishing nets were also taken by the Sri Lankan Navy. The… Continue reading "21 Tamil Fishermen released from Lanka prison reach Chennai"
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has demanded that the Union government undertake a nationwide caste census, adding that it was necessary for the proper implementation of social justice. The CM was speaking on Monday, November 27, at the inaugural ceremony in Chennai for the life-sized statue of former Prime Minister VP Singh. On the occasion of VP Singh’s death… Continue reading "Stalin reiterates demand for caste census in Tamilnadu"
The Tamil Nadu police have formed an Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) comprising 383 personnel with a budget of Rs 60 crore. The personnel for the squad will be redeployed from the CB-CID special investigation division, according to the government order issued by the home department recently. The squad will have state-wide jurisdiction and function under the supervision of an additional director… Continue reading "Tamil Nadu government forms antiterrorism squad"
The Supreme Court has taken note of 327 vacancies, out of total sanctioned strength of 1,369 judicial officers in lower courts in Tamil Nadu, and passed directions to fill these posts in a time-bound manner. A bench comprising Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and Justices J B Pardiwala and Manoj Misra took note of submissions of Additional Advocate General (AAG)… Continue reading "SC sets deadline for Tamil nadu to fill 327 judicial posts"
A leopard sought sanctuary inside a house at Coonoor in Tamil Nadu’s Nilgiris district, fearing Diwali crackers, said a forest official on Sunday. The wild cat entered the house at 3 a.m. today and has been lying inside the house for 15 hours. Meanwhile, the forest officials have deployed three CCTV cameras and an automatic camera in order to keep… Continue reading "Fearing crackers, Leopard takes shelter inside house in Tamil Nadu"
A Bench of Justices Aniruddha Bose and Bela M Trivedi of the Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of minister Senthil Balaji’s bail plea on medical grounds to November 6 at a joint request of the parties. Balaji was knocking the doors of the SC after the Madras HC refused to release him on medical bail on October 19.… Continue reading "Supreme Court defers Senthil Balaji’s plea to Nov 6"
Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma. Subramanian said the State government will soon file a petition in the Supreme Court seeking action from the Union government to fill up vacant MBBS seats. The Minister said six MBBS seats were left vacant last year, while the number mounted up to 86 vacant seats this year. He said that officials of the Health… Continue reading "Tamil Nadu govt to approach SC over 86 vacant MBBS seats"
Spiritual guru Bangaru Adigalar, founder of Melmaruvathur Adhiparasakthi Siddhar Peedam who died on Thursday, was laid to rest at Melmaruvathur on Friday with full state honours, including a gun salute. Adigalar’s mortal remains were buried as per Siddha custom at Putrukovil Mandapam within the Melmaruvathur temple complex. No Vedic rituals with Sanskrit mantras were performed till the mortal remains of… Continue reading "Spiritual leader Bangaru Adigalar laid to rest with state honours"
Spiritual guru Bangaru Adigalar, popularly known as ‘Amma’, who brought in revolutionary reforms such as paving the way for women to enter the sanctum sanctorum of Shakti temples, passed away on Thursday. Adigalar (82), suffered chest pain before his death at his residence in Melmaruvathur near Chennai. He is survived by his wife, two sons and two daughters. Prime Minister… Continue reading "Bangaru Adigalar passes away; PM, Governor, CM condole"
Two new judges, Justice N Senthilkumar and Justice G Arul Murugan, have been appointed to the Madras High Court as additional judges. On Monday Chief Justice S V Gangapurwala administered the oath of office to the two new judges at a simple function held on the premises of the Madras High Court. With their appointment, the total number of judges… Continue reading "Two new additional judges of Madras High Court sworn in"