The Supreme Court today heard a batch of pleas filed by the Tamil Nadu Government challenging a Madras High Court decision to quash a state quota law that provided 10.5% special reservation to Vanniyars, a most backward community.
The Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government to take extreme care and caution to ensure that public funds are not expended for publicity purposes of political leaders, including in hoardings and other materials.
The Supreme Court today refused to grant bail to two police officers accused in the case of custodial deaths of a man and his son in Tamil Nadu. The bench of Justices Vineet Saran and Dinesh Maheshwari refused to grant bail to Inspector S. Sridhar and Sub-Inspector P. Raghu Ganesh who were charge-sheeted as accused by the CBI in the Jayaraj-Bennix case.
Madras High Court Audikesavalu while hearing a PIL filed by Rangarajan Narsimhan dismissed a PIL seeking directions to be issued to the Tamil Nadu government to withdraw the 'Annai Tamil Archanai' scheme that allows devotees to opt for the chanting of hymns by priests in Tamil instead of in Sanskrit.
According to the Appeal in the Top Court, Tamil Nadu government has alleged that NGT without recording any reasons as contemplated in Rule 22(2) of Rules, 2011 proceeded to dispose off, despite the order under review was passed by the NGT Southern Bench.
The Madras High Court was hearing a plea saying government hospitals in Tamil Nadu were not serving healthy food for patients in them. The Court asked the government to see the poor get quality treatment. The court will hear the case in four weeks' time.