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SC moved for staying Kudankulam’s 1989 environmental clearance


September 21st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court was moved Friday for staying the environmental clearance given to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) in 1989 as this was ... Read more...

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SC refuses to stop fuel loading in Kundankulam plant (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Declining to put on hold for now the loading of fuel rods in one of the two reactors of Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil ... Read more...

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SC moved against Kudankulam plant (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A private company's employee Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against a Madras High Court order giving the green signal to the commissioning of the Kudankulam ... Read more...

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SC moved against Kudankulam plant


September 11th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A private company's employee Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against a Madras High Court order giving the green signal to the commissioning of the Kudankulam ... Read more...

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Judicial activism shouldn’t erode constitutional principles: President (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday cautioned against judicial activism resulting in the erosion of constitutional principles of separation of powers between the three pillars of state ... Read more...

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Judicial activism shouldn’t erode constitutional principles: President


September 8th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday cautioned against judicial activism resulting in the erosion of constitutional principles of separation of powers between the three pillars of state ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee’s first official visit to Chennai, Tiruputi


September 7th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In his first official visit after assuming the highest constitutional position, President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a two-day tour to Chennai and Andhra Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Kudankulam project gets Madras High Court’s green signal (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) The Madras High Court Friday gave its nod to Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) to load the fuel in the first reactor of the ... Read more...

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Petitions against Kudankulam reactors dismissed by Madras High Court


August 31st, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) The Madras High Court Friday gave its nod to Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) to load the fuel in the first reactor of the ... Read more...

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Madras HC reserves order on Kudankulam petitions


August 29th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 29 (IANS) Disposing of a plea against Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), the Madras High Court Wednesday reserved its decision on other petitions filed by G. Sundarrajan for ... Read more...

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Plea on Kudankulam project filed in Delhi High Court


August 25th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) A plea was filed in the Delhi High Court against the department of atomic energy (DAE) and the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) for ... Read more...

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Madras High Court reserves order on Kudankulam


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) The Madras High Court Thursday reserved its decision on a couple of petitions filed against the two 1,000 MW Russian reactors at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project ... Read more...

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Madras HC seeks details of Kudankulam power project


August 21st, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) The Madras High Court Tuesday ordered the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) to file a fresh consent order for the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) ... Read more...

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Court frowns on ministers over Kudankulam launch date


August 16th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) With the protest against Kudankulam nuclear power plant entering its second year, the Madras High Court hearing two petitions against the project Thursday came down on ... Read more...

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Children petition against Kudankulam reactors


August 13th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) Around 250 children Monday petitioned the district collector in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu to stop work on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project in the region.The ... Read more...

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Tamil meet to go ahead Sunday: Karunanidhi


August 12th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) With police denying permission to hold the Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation's (TESO) public meeting and the judicial ruling expected Sunday afternoon, DMK president M.Karunanidhi Saturday said ... Read more...

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Anti-nuclear activists to continue protests at Kudankulam


August 11th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Anti-nuclear activists have claimed that the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board's (AERB) clearance to load enriched uranium fuel in the first 1,000 MW reactor at the Kudankulam ... Read more...

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Court demands criminal action in school girl’s death case (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) The Madras High Court Friday asked the Tamil Nadu government to take criminal and civil action against those responsible for the death of a six-year-old girl ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu school girl death: Motor vehicle inspector arrested


July 27th, 2012 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu police have arrested a motor vehicle inspector for issuing fitness certificate for a defective school bus that resulted in the death of a six-year-old ... Read more...

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Court queries school girl’s death in Tamil Nadu (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) The Madras High Court Thursday sought an explanation from the state transport department on how a bus, from which a minor girl slipped and was run ... Read more...

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Violence rising against women for using right to choose partner


July 20th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Incidents of violence against women for love marriages or entering into relationships are increasing in the country, a feminist legal group said Friday.Advocating the women's ... Read more...

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SC restrains RBI on approval to foreign law firms (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday restrained the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) from granting permission under the foreign exchange provisions to overseas law firms for setting ... Read more...

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SC declines plea on Tamil Nadu government’s secretariat (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday declined a plea for directing the Madras High Court not to hear a petition challenging the shifting of the Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

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Chidambaram need not resign, says Karunanidhi


June 9th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Chennai June 8 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Friday came to the defence of P. Chidambaram and said the union home minister need not resign as he was ... Read more...

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Chidambaram hit by court ruling, opposition wants him out (Second Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Madras High Court Thursday declined to dismiss a case against Home Minister P. Chidambaram for allegedly manipulating the 2009 elections in his Lok ... Read more...

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Congress rebuffs BJP’s demand for Chidambaram’s ouster


June 7th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Congress Thursday rejected the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) demand for Home Minister P. Chidambaram's resignation after the Madras High Court refused to dismiss ... Read more...

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Chidambaram in dock for poll result, opposition demands resignation (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Madras High Court Thursday refused to dismiss a case against union Home Minister P. Chidambaram for allegedly manipulating elections in his Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Throw Chidambaram out of cabinet, BJP tells PM


June 7th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday Asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to sack Home Minister P. Chidambaram after the Madras High Court refused to ... Read more...

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Sealed stands released for IPL qualifier and final


May 24th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) heaved a sigh of relief after the Madras High Court Thursday upheld their plea to permit them to open the ... Read more...

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Apex court takes over Rajiv assassins’ mercy pleas (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday transferred to itself petitions seeking commutation of the death sentence of the three assassins of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, on ... Read more...

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Apex court takes over Rajiv assassins’ mercy plea


May 1st, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday transferred to itself a petition seeking commutation of the death sentence of the three assassins of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, ... Read more...

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Committee to decide whether Chennai port will handle coal


April 12th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 12 (IANS) An expert committee set up by the Supreme Court is studying whether the Chennai Port Trust should be allowed to handle bulk cargoes of coal and ... Read more...

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Apex court stays hearing on plea against Azhagiri’s election


March 30th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday stayed proceedings in the Madras High Court on an election petition challenging the election of union Chemical and Fertiliser Minister and ... Read more...

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Declare Ram Sethu a national monument: Jayalalithaa


March 28th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take steps to declare Ram Sethu/Adam's Bridge as a national monument.In letter ... Read more...

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Rajiv killer Nalini’s ‘A’ class prison facilities restored


March 15th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 15 (IANS) The Madras High Court Thursday restored 'A' class facilities in terms of food, drinking water and a bed to Nalini Sriharan who is serving a ... Read more...

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