Chennai

Striking Chennai lawyers to demonstrate on Monday

ChennaiChennai, Mar 8 : Lawyers attached with the Madras High Court on Sunday announced that they would participate in a demonstration outside the court premises on Monday.

The committee has also decided to be absent from the welcome address to new Chief Justice of the High Court, Justice Hemant Laxman Gokhale.

However, to "maintain the healthy traditions of the legal fraternity of Tamil Nadu", the State-level Joint Action Committee of Advocates (JACA) has allowed office-bearers to attend the swearing-in ceremony on Monday.

Family mourns loss of Indian worker abducted and killed in Afghanistan

Family mourns loss of Indian worker abducted and killed in AfghanistanChennai, Mar 6: Sounds of wailing filled the air as family members of Simon Paramanathan, the Indian worker who was killed by his abductors in Afghanistan, mourned their loss upon receiving his body in their hometown Chennai.

Tears rolled down their faces as grief stricken relatives waited outside the airport to receive Simon''s body on Thursday.

Tamil Nadu lawyers observe day-long hunger strike

 Tamil Nadu lawyers observe day-long hunger strikeChennai, Mar 3 : Protesting Tamil Nadu lawyers observed day-long hunger strike outside the High Court premises here on Tuesday.

The lawyers have been demanding immediate action against police officials who baton charged lawyers in the Madras High Court premises on February 19.

One of the strikers in the morning claimed that they would not change their mind until sufficient action was taken against the police.

Edserv Softsystems ends Day 1 with huge premium of 129%

Edserv Softsystems ends Day 1 with huge premium of 129%Shares of e-learning services provider Edserv Softsystems had a strong debut on the stock exchanges on Monday.

The company’s scrip got listed on Monday at Rs 55, down 8.33 per cent from its issue price of Rs 60 on the Bombay Stock Exchange, but later settled the day with whopping premium at Rs 137.55, up Rs 78 or 129 per cent.

During trading session, the scrip touched an intraday high of Rs 147 and intraday low of Rs 55 on BSE. The total traded quantity was 3,41,04,135 shares.

Activists attempt to attack Sri Lankan mission in Chennai

Activists attempt to attack Sri Lankan mission in ChennaiChennai, Mar. 2 : Activists fighting for Tamil victims of the Sri Lanka''s offensive against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, tried to attack the office of the Sri Lanka Deputy High Commissioner in Chennai on Monday.

Shouting slogans against the Indian and Sri Lankan Governments, around 200 activists of the Tamil Eelam Freedom Federation rushed towards the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commissioner''s office in Chennai.

Tamil Nadu lawyers continue to boycott high court proceedings

Tamil Nadu lawyers continue to boycott high court proceedingsChennai, Mar 2 : Protesting Tamil Nadu lawyers are continuing with their boycott of the Madras High Court. Monday marked the eighth of their strike.

Several advocates are on hunger strike outside the high court premises here.

The lawyers are demanding immediate action against police officials who baton charged lawyers in the Madras High Court premises on February 19.

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