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Tamil Nadu Government To Deny BJP Permission For Vetri Vel Yatra Citing COVID-19

COVID-19 was the reason cited by the Tamil Nadu government to deny BJP permission.Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government will deny the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) permission to hold a "Vetri Vel Yatra" (Victorious Spear March), the Madras High Court has been informed. The event, planned from November 6 to December 6, was conceptualised in honour of Lord Muruga known for his "Vel" or spear.Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami's government has cited the threat of COVID-19 and the continuing lockdown to deny the BJP permission for the event. Mr Palaniswami's AIADMK party is allied with the BJP.The Yatra was to begin at the Thiruttani Murugan Temple in Thiruvallur district, adjacent to Chennai, and end at the Thiruchendur Murugan Temple in Thoothukudi district in the southern part of the stat...
Sports

फैंटेसी ऐप पर पैसे हारने वाले लोगों की गई थी जान, 19 नवंबर तक जवाब मांगा

Hindi NewsSportsMadras High Court Issued Notice To Virat Kohli And Sourav Ganguly For Online Sports App Advertising And Endorsing.नई दिल्ली3 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकसौरव गांगुली और विराट कोहली को मद्रास हाई कोर्ट की मदुरई बेंच ने नोटिस जारी किया। - फाइल फोटोभारतीय क्रिकेट कंट्रोल बोर्ड के अध्यक्ष सौरव गांगुली और रॉयल चैलेंजर्स बेंगलुरु के कप्तान विराट कोहली को मद्रास हाई कोर्ट की मदुरई बेंच ने नोटिस जारी किया है। ये नोटिस ऑनलाइन स्पोर्ट्स फैंटेसी ऐप के प्रचार करने के लिए जारी किया गया। जस्टिस एन किरुबकरान और बी पुग्लेनिधि की बेंच ने इन दोनों से 19 नवंबर तक जवाब मांगा है।ऐप्स में पैसे हारने के बाद कई युवाओं ने किया सुसाइडस्पोर्ट्स वेबसाइट स्पोर्ट्सकीड़ा के मुताबिक गांगुली और कोहली के अलावा कुछ एक्टर्स को भी नोटिस जारी किया गया। मोहम्मद रिजवी नाम के वकील ने आरोप लगाते हुए लिखा कि ऐप्स में पैसे ...
Career and Education

TN to HC: No med admission till guv decides on 7.5% quota bill – Times of India

MADURAI: In a decision that could upend the admission schedule of medical colleges in TN this year, the state government told the Madurai bench of the Madras high court on Friday that it will not issue prospectus for medical admissions till a decision is taken by the constitutional authority on a bill to provide 7.5% horizontal reservation for government school students in admissions to undergraduate medical courses. The submission was made by advocate general Vijay Narayan before a bench of Justices N Kirubakaran and B Pugalendhi during the course of hearing of two PILs filed by S Ramakrishnan and V Muthukumar seeking direction to implement the horizontal quota this year. When the advocate general told the court that the TN governor was yet to take a decision on the bill, Justice Kir...
Business

Madras HC refuses to allow reopening of Vedanta’s copper smelter – Times of India

CHENNAI: The Madras high court refused to allow reopening of Vedanta's copper smelter on Tuesday. The smelter has been shut for more than two years over pollution concerns. In May 2018, 13 people died in protest against alleged pollution from the smelter. A week after that, the Tamil Nadu government ordered the smelter shut. A spokeswoman for Sterlite Copper, a unit of Vedanta Ltd, did not immediately comment on the matter. A lawyer for the Tamil Nadu government did not respond to messages and calls seeking comment on the court judgment. Source link
India

Why Oppose Rajiv Gandhi Case Convict’s Parole Plea? Court Asks Tamil Nadu

The bench has adjourned the hearing to August 12.Chennai: The Madras High Court on Monday wondered why the Tamil Nadu government was vehemently opposing the parole application moved by Rajiv Gandhi assassination case life convict AG Perarivalan, while the cabinet has recommended release of all seven convicts in the case."Your cabinet has recommended his release in toto. Then why are you opposing his application for parole for one month. Do not oppose for the sake of opposing," a division bench, comprising Justices N Kirubakaran and VM Velumani said to public prosecutor A Natarajan.The PP explained that he is not opposing for the sake of doing so, but but the applicant must have valid reasons to seek parole."Only last year he was out on leave. As per prison rules, a prisoner becomes elig...
Career and Education

Medical admission: HC clears decks for OBC reservation in All India Quota – Times of India

CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Monday cleared the decks for OBC reservation under All India Quota (AIQ) medical seats in non-central institutions and gave the Centre three months time to take a decision on the percentage. "...We find that on principle there is no legal or constitutional impediment for extending the benefit of reservation to OBC in the state surrendered AIQ seats of the UG/PG medical courses in the state-run medical colleges within Tamil Nadu, subject to any further directions or orders of the Apex Court," the first bench of Chief Justice A P Sahi and Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy said. Disagreeing with the contention of the Medical Council of India that permitting reservation in AIQ seats would compromise merit, the court said the argument gets diluted as NEET e...
Career and Education

Medical Admission: Madras HC Clears Decks for OBC Reservation in All India Quota

(Image for representation only) The bench restrained itself from passing a mandamus against the Centre to provide the reservation as it relates to a policy decision. PTI Last Updated: July 27, 2020, 10:39 PM IST The Madras High Court on Monday cleared the decks for OBC reservation under All India Quota (AIQ) medical seats in non-central institutions and gave the Centre three months time to take a decision on the percentage."...We find that on principle there is no legal or constitutional impediment for extending the benefit of reservation to OBC in the state surrendered AIQ seats of the UG/PG medical courses in the state-run medical colle...
Career and Education

Income Certificate for EWS Only Valid for Central Jobs, Education Institutions: TN Govt to HC

The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday informed the Madras High Court that the income certificate issued to the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) can be used only to apply for posts under the 10 per cent quota in central government jobs and educational institutions. Making his submissions before a division bench of Justices M M Sundresh and R Hemalatha, Advocate General Vijay Narayan said it was for the Centre to clarify whether the certificate issued by the state government was valid in other states or not. Such certificates are issued with the rider as per the memorandum of the central government, he said when a batch of petitions by Akhila Bharatha Brahmin Association and others seeking issuance of the income certificate for EWS, came up. ...
India

Government Cannot Sit On Release Plea Of Rajiv Gandhi Convicts: Madras High Court

Convict AG Perarivalan's mother requested the court to grant 90 days parole to her sonChennai: The Madras High Court on Wednesday made it clear that the Governor of Tamil Nadu,a constitutional authority, cannot sit on the state's recommendation on release of all seven life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case for so long and directed the Registry to inform counsel for the Governor's office to get instructions on the matter."No time limit is prescribed for such authorities to decide on such issues only because of the faith and trust attached to the constitutional post. If such authority fails to take a decision within a reasonable time, then the court will be constrained to interfere," a division bench, comprising Justices N Kirubakaran and VM Velumani said.The bench made the ...
Career and Education

OBC quota seats for MBBS: Madras HC verdict on July 27 – Times of India

CHENNAI: The fate of the demand made by top political parties in Tamil Nadu for reserving 50% reservation in all-India quota medical seats for OBC candidates will be known on July 27, when the Madras high court will deliver its verdict. The first bench of Chief Justice A P Sahi and Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy reserved its orders, after marathon arguments drew to a close on Friday. Representing the DMK, senior advocate P Wilson submitted that as states spend huge funds to provide infrastructure for medical seats, their reservation policy cannot be denied. “The Centre has to respect the federal system and allow states to follow their reservation policy. Tamil Nadu alone has been deprived of 2,729 OBC seats in PG medical admission under all India quota since 2016,” Wilson added. Ear...