The petitioners have demanded action against the people threatening Sandhya Ravishankar, saying their actions violate the freedom of press.
Ever since the series came out, Sandhya Ravishankar says she has been harassed by online trolls and on the phone, receiving multiple threats of violence.
Despite political turmoil, Tamil Nadu is cracking down hard on beach sand mining baron S. Vaikundarajan and others as a crucial hearing in the Madras high court nears.
S. Vaikundarajan has been accused of large-scale illegal mining, a charge he denies, though he admits to using all sorts of methods to tackle those who stand in his way.
Violations of regulations continued unchecked under both Jayalalithaa and Karunanidhi, while successive governments at the Centre chose not to act either.
The Madras high court is inching closer to a final verdict on allegations of large-scale loot, with official collusion, of precious minerals from the coast of Tamil Nadu