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Saturday, May 28, 2022

Madras High Court


Centre sits on names of 2 advocates SC collegium cleared for Madras HC

May 29, 2022 1:15 am

Pending: advocate Abdul Hameed, former junior of Nalini Chidambaram; and leading criminal lawyer R John Sathyan

Go ahead with probe against NIFT director, but don't file final report: Madras HC

May 28, 2022 8:23 am

The judge was entertaining a criminal original petition from Anitha seeking to quash the police case registered against her under the provisions of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, based on a complaint from K Ilanchezhian, a senior assistant director at the institute.

Welfare of children of estranged couples paramount: Madras HC

May 28, 2022 6:48 am

The Madras HC bench was allowing an appeal from a city-based woman head constable, who had challenged an order passed in April this year by a Family Court, which granted custody of her two minor children to her erstwhile husband, who in turn left the children at his sister's house.

Madras HC stays installation of former CM Karunanidhi statue in Tiruvannamalai

May 20, 2022 10:10 am

Since the Tiruvannamalai Collector did not file a sworn affidavit after consulting his subordinates and prayed for more time to do so as directed yesterday, a vacation bench of the Madras High Court on Thursday gave the direction.

Parents may have renounced Indian citizenship, but child in mother's womb entitled to it, says Madras HC

May 19, 2022 7:56 am

Justice Anita Sumanth gave the ruling while allowing a writ petition from Pranav Srinivasan, now 22 years old, seeking Indian citizenship.

In Tamil Nadu, a High Court order raises questions of judicial overreach

May 18, 2022 12:26 pm

The Madras High Court, on April 28, directed the government to set up a separate Tamil Nadu Administrative Service on the lines of Kerala.

Successive govts cancel projects started by previous regimes, but not liquor policy: Madras HC

May 15, 2022 7:19 am

In certain areas, all successive governments for several decades in Tamil Nadu had consistently taken some policy decisions which supported the ones of the previous government irrespective of the political dispensation, Justice R Suresh Kumar observed.

Madras HC rejects plea to quash GO refusing premature release in ex-AIADMK MLA murder case

May 13, 2022 9:52 am

The petition sought to quash the GO issued in October, 2020, which refused premature release of Hariharan under GO dated February 1, 2018 of the Home (Prison-IV) department and consequently for a direction to release him prematurely.

Madras HC orders protection for 'Pattina Pravesam' event at Tamil Nadu Math

May 13, 2022 9:51 am

The customary event known as 'Pattina Pravesam' involves the pontiff being carried on a palanquin in and around the math premises by devotees.

Madras HC orders notice on plea to quash GO proposing to send rice to Sri Lanka

May 13, 2022 9:51 am

According to petitioner A Jaishankar of Tiruvarur, Chief Minister M K Stalin announced in the state Assembly on April 29 during that 40,000 tonne of rice will be provided to the Sri Lanka to help the citizens who are facing acute hardships due to economic crises in that country.