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C.G. Kumar


Born on the 13th June, 1972 at Mysore.

Pursued a degree in English at the PSG College of Arts & Science, Coimbatore and went on to take a degree in law from the Government Law College, Coimbatore in 1996.

Practicing law from 1996 dealing with civil, criminal, corporate, banking and IPR laws. Practicing in High Court of Madras at Chennai and District Court and has offices in Chennai and Coimbatore.

Appointed in April 2015 as Central Government Counsel to appear for the Government of India in their litigations before the Madras High Court.

Have represented Tamil Nadu in the Court Excellence Enhancement Programme conducted by the National Judicial Academy at Bhopal during 2012.

Member – Institutional Ethics Committee – GKNM Hospital, Coimbatore
Board of Studies (English) – PSG College of Arts & Science

Past member - Human Ethics Committee – Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore

Was the Secretary of the Coimbatore Advocates’ Association for two terms from 2007-2011.

Have been and continue to be on the Boards of listed public limited companies.

Active in Rotary since 1998. Was a youth exchange student to Seattle, Washington, USA for one year during 1989-1990.

Founded a light music band “Soul Octaves” in 2004 and is the lead vocalist. Have given close to 1000 concerts since 1997.

Married to Shobhana and remain very happy and blissful under her very able and loving care in the company of my daughter Laya & son Shreyas.

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Life Sentence For Hummer Killer: A Positive Precedent

In a fit of inebriated rage, in the wee hours of 29 January 2015, Muhammed Nisham, the very wealthy owner of the King's group of companies, rammed his Hummer into a hapless security guard, Chandrabose, who later died of his injuries. On 21 January, 2016, Nisham was sentenced to a life term by a Kerala court. Here is a rare case that has progressed from investigation to judgement within a year from the date of occurrence.
23/01/2016 12:56 AM IST
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Life In 22 Yards

There are striking similarities between cricket and life. Cricket, they say, is a game of glorious uncertainties. Life is filled with far more glorious uncertainties. The 22 yards in the middle is the same for everyone. It is up to each one of us to make good use of the pitch considering the attendant factors such as swing, seam, turn and bounce.
20/01/2016 8:21 AM IST