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TN objects Centre's move to introduce common medical entrance test

February 10, 2016 11:30 am

Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa said her government has consistently been of the view that common entrance exams "by design favour the urban elite" and rural students and students from poorer socio-economic background are unable to compete with students from such urban elite background in the examinations

SC relief for Chennai girl: ‘By the time we came to know of the mistakes, it was too late’

July 03, 2015 3:56 am

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the Tamil Nadu government to pay the sum to the victim who is now 18 years old.

Tide of illiberalism

March 13, 2015 12:09 am

Tamil Nadu government must not let vigilante groups decide what people can read, see or debate

Tamil Nadu moves SC on order against anti-land grab cells

February 23, 2015 1:41 am

The government had issued two orders in 2011, forming 36 anti-land grab cells in the state.

Bill planned to rename Madras, Bombay high courts

January 18, 2015 10:52 am

There have been demands to rename the high courts as Mumbai High Court and Chennai High Court.

Cauvery water: TN govt files fresh plea in SC

September 26, 2012 12:16 am

Five days after the meeting of the Cauvery River Authority (CRA) for an amicable water-sharing formula ended without a solution,the Tamil Nadu government

TN response sought over quota

September 11, 2012 12:58 am

The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from Tamil Nadu government on a petition challenging its law providing 69 per cent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions

One-day fast asking TN govt to go in for appeal on SC order

August 21, 2012 4:27 pm

SC directed that there shall be no tourism activity in any of the core zones of tiger reserves.

Cauvery dispute: SC pulls up govt

August 14, 2012 4:01 am

The Supreme Court Monday sought the Centre’s response to the Tamil Nadu government’s plea to convene a meeting of the Cauvery River Authority

Two more ex-DMK ministers arrested

June 05, 2012 1:23 am

The Tamil Nadu government’s crackdown on top DMK leaders saw two more former ministers arrested in connection with different cases


TN suicide case: Govt. denying second post-mortem raises suspicion

February 09, 2016 12:12 pm

Chennai, Feb 09 (ANI): Speaking on the Villupuram medical students' suicide case, advocate Rajnikanth said many parts have been removed from one of the medical student's body after the post-mortem. He questioned the purpose of the Tamil Nadu government of denying the second post-mortem. He said it seemed that the Government was supporting the culprits. He asserted that the court is of the view that second post-mortem was unnecessary, which is not right and indicated something suspicious. He further added that they would appeal for conducting the second post-mortem.