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#MadrasHC- issues notice for withdrawal of cases against anti-nuclear activists

Chennai, June 18, 2013 PTI  The Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered issue of notice to Tamil Nadu Government asking why steps were not taken to withdraw cases filed against anti-nuclear activists protesting against Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project. First Bench comprising… Continue Reading →

#India – More rapes in Delhi in 2012 than 4 other metros , Mumbai child rapes spike by 20% #Vaw

Dwaipayan Ghosh, TNN | Jun 14, 2013, 01.39 AM IST The number of rapes in the capital last year (706) was more than those reported in four other metros – Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore and Chennai (484) – put together. NEW DELHI: Delhi‘s… Continue Reading →

#India – 273 bonded labourers rescued in Tiruvallur

SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT, The Hindu , June 12 The HinduThe Odisha natives, who had been working under inhuman conditions in brick kilns, were sent back home on Tuesday night — Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam At the end of an investigation that… Continue Reading →

Woman without dupatta denied Aadhaar photo #UID #WTFnews

    Christin Mathew Philip, TNN | May 31, 2013, 05.48 AM IST   CHENNAI: Is there a dress code to get an Aadhaar card? An incident on Thursday at an enrolment centre in Chennai shows that there indeed may be one,… Continue Reading →

Koodankulam:A Court in the Supreme Contempt of its People

  The Supreme Court’s verdict on Koodankulam rests on three hugely contested premises: the judges’ belief in the necessity of the nuclear energy for India’s progress, their faith in the country’s nuclear establishment to perform its role, and the judges’… Continue Reading →

Madars HC – Lankan woman seeks Rs 20 lakh for illegal detention #Vaw

TNN Apr 29, 2013, 05.38AM IST CHENNAI: A Sri Lankan Tamil woman, claiming that her Chennai-based husband had illegally admitted her in a private asylum at Urappakkam here and kept her confined there for 20 months, moved the Madras high court… Continue Reading →

Madras court orders CBI enquiry into a ‘ MISSING 17 YEAR OLD BOY “, as CB-CID botched up the investigations

  BACKGROUND OF THE CASE On October 15 of 2011, SANDESH, aged 17, student +1 at Maharishi Vidya Mandir, Hosur, went to a nearby store but he didn’t return back. We looked for him all night but could not find… Continue Reading →

“Emission from Sterlite plant was above permissible level”

Chennai, April 16, 2013 Special Correspondent The Hindu Photo Library A view of the Main entrance of Sterlite Industry in Tuticorin. The plant has been closed following an order by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board. People complained of eye irritation, constant… Continue Reading →

Don’t divide films based on region: Kay Kay Menon

Chennai, April 16 (IANS) Don’t divide cinema region-wise, says actor Kay Kay Menon, who is moving from Hindi cinema and theatre to the south with the Tamil film “Udhayam NH4”. “There is absolutely no need to divide cinema region-wise. Except… Continue Reading →

#India – Medical negligence: Father compensated for daughter’s death #Vaw

New Delhi | Wednesday, 2013 10:06:05 AM IST The father of a pregnant woman, who died after a negligent doctor treated her for cancer that she did not suffer from, has been awarded compensation of Rs.5 lakh by the apex… Continue Reading →

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