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Friday, February 28, 2020

Madras High Court


Tax deductions for sales promotions, gifts of pharma companies on Madras HC radar

February 22, 2020 6:17 am

The court has now asked the central government to submit details of the number of pharmaceutical companies existing in India since 2015.

Madras HC stays GST notice against AR Rahman till March 4

February 13, 2020 12:20 pm

AR Rahman's contention was that a composer of a musical work becomes the absolute owner of the copyright for their work under the Copyrights Act and subsequent transfer of such rights to producers of movies are exempted from tax.

SC stays HC proceedings on plea challenging Kanimozhi's election in LS polls

January 30, 2020 2:37 pm

A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant took note of the submissions of the DMK leader's lawyer and stayed the proceedings before the Madras High Court.

Madras HC concludes hearing on Vedanta plea challenging closure of Sterlite plant

January 09, 2020 2:07 pm

Vedanta had approached the high court on in February last year seeking to reopen the Sterlite plant which was closed following a May 23, 2018 order issued by the Tamil Nadu pollution control board.

Rajiv Gandhi case convict Robert Payas granted parole for son's wedding

November 21, 2019 3:08 pm

This is the first parole Payas has been granted in 28 years.

Madras HC: Must always believe child rape victim's testimony

October 22, 2019 1:39 pm

Justice S Vaidyanathan said, "in cases of rape victims, the court has to believe what is reported by the child. There are misconceptions that children lie. Such myths should not affect the manner in which the Court responds to cases of child sexual abuse."

Living persons on banners: Madras HC suggests reimposition of ban

October 11, 2019 2:55 am

The idea of the ban on featuring ‘living persons’ from posters and banners that the bench proposed is now new. Justice Vaidyanathan had issued a blanket ban order in 2017.

NEET impersonation: HC seeks report, includes Union ministries in case

October 05, 2019 6:24 am

The court was hearing a matter related to NRI quota in medical admission being sold as management quota. Noting that the NEET matter was serious, the court said the case may not be confined to Tamil Nadu due to the involvement of impersonators from other states.

Madras HC allows AIADMK govt to erect banners to welcome Modi, Xi to Tamil Nadu

October 03, 2019 1:37 pm

The HC had earlier banned the erection of hoardings on roadsides, and recently pulled up the government for not effectively implementing its order in the wake of the death of a 22-year-old woman.

Modi-Xi meet: TN govt seeks Madras HC nod for banners welcoming leaders

October 02, 2019 11:22 am

Stating that the state and the central governments proposed to put up the banners at designated places to welcome the top dignitaries, the petitioner-official asked the court to pass suitable orders on the proposal.