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The contempt case against Savukku Shankar

On Friday, the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court ordered the arrest of Savukku Shankar for contempt. A bench comprising Justice G R Swaminathan and B Pugalendhi refused to suspend the sentence which is normally given so the person who has been sentenced can go on appeal against such...

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G Square case: How no one comes out looking good

The G Square-Vikatan-Kevin case is much like the idiyappam that Tamils love. The case flashed in the media when Kevin, described by the police as being associated with the Vikatan Group, was arrested some six hours of the filing of an FIR for trying to extort money from property developer G...

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G Square case
Crime

Perarivalan case judgment bolsters federalism: Lawyer

The Supreme Court judgment in the Perarivalan case has important implications for the relationship between the state and central governments as well as in defining the powers of the state government and how much discretion the Governor has. On May 22, the Supreme Court used the extraordinary...

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