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.
The State Government submitted that it has been asserted in the memorandum that only 2956 transgenders have been provided with the first lot of cash relief and there are a further 8493 transgender persons who are entitled to receive the same benefit.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) issued notices to the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Department of Water Resources, Central Water Commission, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu governments, among others, over the proposed dam on the Cauvery river.
The seven convicts - S. Nalini, Murugan, Santhan, A.G. Perarivalan, Jayakumar, Robert Payas, and P. Ravichandran - have been in jail since 1991 in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. Stalin asked Presient ram Nath Kovind to direct the remission of their sentence and their release.
The Vedanta company in its affidavit has again asked the court to allow it to run the plant and states that it is the duty of Tamil Nadu Government to ensure that no law and order issues arise if the plant is reopened.