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'Mother Nature' is a living being... with rights and duties': Madras High Court

Conservation: HC grants mother nature "living being" status with rights and duties
'Mother Nature' is a living being... with rights and duties': Madras High Court (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
'Mother Nature' is a living being... with rights and duties': Madras High Court (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Apr 30, 2022 03:18 PM IST
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'Can't play Jesus'; Lawyer sent to jail for making out during hearing: Report

The Madras high court has sentenced lawyer Santhana Krishnan to imprisonment of two weeks and a fine of 6,000 for making out during an online hearing. He has also been asked to pay 4 lakh to the woman in the viral video.
Court said there would not have been any grievance had he engaged in the act after logging out of the virtual platform.
Court said there would not have been any grievance had he engaged in the act after logging out of the virtual platform.
Published on Apr 14, 2022 08:08 AM IST
By | Written by Poulomi Ghosh

‘One after hijab, another after dhoti’: Madras HC on plea for temple dress code

A two-judge bench of the Madras high court frowned on the controversies around the dress code during Thursday’s hearing on a petition that sought directions to the government to prescribe a dress code for entering temples
The Madras high court made the observations on a petition that wanted the bench to rule in favour of a dress code for entering temples. (ANI)
The Madras high court made the observations on a petition that wanted the bench to rule in favour of a dress code for entering temples. (ANI)
Updated on Feb 11, 2022 06:30 AM IST
By, Chennai

Training material on LGBTQIA+ pulled for review: NCERT to HC

The Union ministry of social justice and empowerment also informed the court that they are “actively working” towards setting up at least one Garima Greh in every state and union territory for destitute transgender persons.
In the previous hearing held on December 6, the judge said that NCERT rightly posted material on its website to sensitise teachers but “in a very shocking development”, it was taken down within hours of its publication due to pressure from some quarters. (File/Representative use)
In the previous hearing held on December 6, the judge said that NCERT rightly posted material on its website to sensitise teachers but “in a very shocking development”, it was taken down within hours of its publication due to pressure from some quarters. (File/Representative use)
Published on Dec 29, 2021 12:06 AM IST

India has ‘holy cows’ grazing everywhere, says Madras HC

India has “holy cows” grazing from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh to Vadipatti in Tamil Nadu and one dare not poke fun at them, the Madras HC has said.
All over the country, national security happens to be the ‘ultimate holy cow’, Madras HC said.
All over the country, national security happens to be the ‘ultimate holy cow’, Madras HC said.
Updated on Dec 22, 2021 06:32 AM IST
By, Chennai
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