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Madras HC Rejects Writ on ‘Lingaa’; Decks Cleared for Release on Rajinikanth’s Birthday

The Madras High Court on Wednesday dismissed the writ petition filed by Ravi Rathinam, who had challenged the producers of Rajinikanth-starrer ‘Lingaa’ as copyrights violation of his upcoming film’s story idea published on Youtube. Madurai bench Justice M. Venugopal said the petitioner can initiate civil or criminal proceedings since it was a private dispute. The film directed by K.S. Ravi ...

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Mullaperiyar Dam: SC Rejects Kerala’s Review Plea, Backs Tamil Nadu’s Observation

  Accepting Tamil Nadu’s observation that increasing the level would cause no damage to the dam, the Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the review plea filed by Kerala against the verdict to raise the water level at Mullaperiyar dam to 142 feet. The five-member bench headed by chief justice H L Datta supported the argument by Tamil Nadu, saying that ...

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