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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Madras High Court


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.

NEET impersonation case: Absconding MBBS student moves Madras HC for bail

September 25, 2019 2:43 am

Investigators said they have searched Surya’s house in Tondiarpet in Chennai last week but the family was missing.

Linguistic minority students exempted from writing Tamil exam till 2022

September 24, 2019 9:03 am

Allowing pleas moved by various linguistic minority schools, a full bench of the high court comprising justices S Manikumar, Abdul Quddhose and Subramonium Prasad granted the reprieve.

Justice Tahilramani transfer: For Collegium, ‘her short working hours’ was key reason

September 22, 2019 1:14 pm

On September 6, Justice Tahilramani had resigned from her post when her request to the Collegium to get the transfer order changed was not considered favourably.

President accepts resignation of Madras HC Chief Justice V K Tahilramani

September 22, 2019 3:05 am

She had resigned after the Supreme Court collegium declined her request for reconsideration of transfer to Meghalaya.