Madras HC orders removal of AIDS awareness posters

CHENNAI - The Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered the Tamil Nadu State Aids Control Authority (TANSACA) to remove all posters in the state having a photograph of Thilakavathi and her child within a week.

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Ravi Shankar for citizenship rights for Tamil refugees

CHENNAI - Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Tuesday said the more than 100,000 Sri Lankan Tamils living as refugees in 112 camps in Tamil Nadu should be given immigrant status.

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Talks end in stalemate between Hyundai and workers

CHENNAI - Talks between the striking workers and management of Hyundai Motor India ended in a stalemate Saturday as the shutdown at two plants of the car factory entered the third day.

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Wrong asset disclosure will be seen as misconduct: Chief justice

CHENNAI - Under a proposed law making it mandatory for high court and Supreme Court judges to disclose their assets, declaring false information will be considered misconduct, Chief Justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan said here Saturday.

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Tamil Nadu seeks apex court bench in Chennai

CHENNAI - Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Saturday requested the setting up a Supreme Court bench in Chennai for the benefit of the people and for use of Tamil as the official language in the state high court.

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Madras High Court says tainted armymen can be tried in criminal courts

CHENNAI - The armed forces personnel accused of committing murder, rape and other such crimes can be tried in a criminal court and not necessarily through court martial, the Madras High Court has noted.

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India to do more for Sri Lanka’s displaced

NEW DELHI/CHENNAI - Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday announced Rs.500 crore ($100 million) for the rehabilitation and relief of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Sri Lanka’s northeast.

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Jayalalitha claims it was Raja who threatened judge

CHENNAI - While Madras High Court Judge R. Reghupathi has refused to name the minister who allegedly threatened and pressurised him, Tamil Nadu’s Leader of Opposition J. Jayalalitha Thursday said Minister for IT and Communication A. Raja was the culprit.

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Jayalalithaa says Union Minister Raja threatened Madras HC judge

CHENNAI - Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday accused Union Communication Minister A. Raja of threatening the Madras High Court Judge R Reghupati.

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Sack minister mentioned by judge, BJP tells PM

CHENNAI/NEW DELHI - A Madras High Court judge’s stunning declaration that a union minister had asked him to give bail to a father-son duo accused of forging marksheets prompted the BJP to demand Tuesday that the prime minister probe the matter and sack the as yet unnamed ministerial colleague.

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