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Madras HC Judge To Take Lessons In Psycho-Education Before Passing Order On Same-Sex Relationship Case

Apr 30, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The judge added he honestly felt that such a session with a professional will help him understand same-sex relationships better and 'pave way for my evolution.'

‘Why Are We Acting Now, Though We Had A Year? Madras HC Slams Centre Over Covid Situation

Apr 30, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Chief Justice Sanjeeb Banerjee said there was a need to act on expert advice and not adhocism.


PM Modi Inaugurates 1000-Crore 'Discovery Campus' Of IIT Madras

Two research centres have already been planned for the Discovery Campus which will be functional by the end of the year.

LaLiga: Eden Hazard, Casemiro Have Tested Positive For COVID-19, Real Madrid Confirm

Nov 07, 2020 Stats Perform

Real Madrid announced positive coronavirus tests for Eden Hazard and Casemiro ahead of their match against Valencia.


Two Nurses, Doctor Test Positive For COVID-19 In Madras Medical College

Early last week, a 60-year-old cardiac patient came for consultation in the medicine department of the hospital. The cardiologist, who treated the patient and two staff nurses, one each from medicine and cardio department, one of whom has a 10-month old baby, developed Covid-19 symptoms, and tested positive.

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13 February, 2020

Caste Out Of Campus: Apartheid Methods Of Public Classification Lead To Prejudice

Saikat Majumdar

It is beyond comprehension why the classification of categories needs to be made public in our universities. The identification of one’s caste, much like that of race, sex, or even gender, is a private matter.


30 November, 2019

NIA Raids 2 Locations In Tamil Nadu In ISIS Module Case

IANS

The searches were conducted based on the warrants issued by Ernakulam's special NIA court.


20 August, 2019

Linking Aadhaar With Social Media: SC Agrees To Hear Facebook's Plea For Transfer Of Cases

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court issued a notice to the Centre, Google, Twitter, YouTube and others and sought their response by September 13.


08 April, 2019

SC Refuses Urgent Listing Of Plea Challenging Madras HC Order To Ban TikTok App

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court on Monday refused urgent listing of a plea challenging the recent Madras High Court order banning downloading of the 'TikTok' app over concerns of pornographic content.


04 December, 2018

IIT-M Authorities Find Used Condoms In Student's Room, Puts Up Details On Notice Board

Outlook Web Bureau

The hostel residents, both men, and women allege that officers barge into rooms, insult and click pictures without consent and their behavior violates the students' right to privacy and dignity.


22 November, 2018

Madras HC Quashes Defamation Case Against Magazine, Says Mighty State Can't Trample Press

Outlook Web Bureau

'If the voice of the fourth estate is stifled in this manner, India will become a Nazi State and the hard labour of our freedom-fighters and makers of our Constitution will go down the drain', Madras HC.


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01 November, 2017

Madras HC Allows Woman To File I-T Returns Without Quoting Aadhaar

Outlook Web Bureau

The counsel for the woman contended that the directions issued by the apex court in the case make it clear that Aadhaar scheme was always meant to be voluntary.


15 September, 2017

Shrinking Democratic Space In Institutes? IIT- Madras, Jamia Cancel Event Hosting 'Controversial Speakers’

Outlook Web Bureau

The IIT event scheduled for September 23 on socila equity had eminent panelists like K Stalin , socialist professor Nandini Sundar


04 August, 2017

IIT-Madras Researchers Rebuilding An Island Once Red-Flagged By Tamil Nadu Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

The island is back to life after it had shrunk from 16 hectares in 1986 to 1.5 hectares in 2015.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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