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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Caught on tape: retired HC judge assaulting daughter-in-law

The purported video footage, with a time stamp dated April 20, 2019, was released by the family of Rao’s daughter-in-law, M Sindhu Sarma. Rao served at the Andhra Pradesh and Madras High Courts, and retired in April 2017.

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Madras High Court Judge Expresses Doubts Over Jayalalithaa’s Death

A fresh controversy surrounding former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa’s death ignited Thursday when Justice Vaidyalingam of the Madras High Court expressed doubts over her demise. “Media has raised a lot of doubts, personally I also have doubts in Jayalalithaa’s death,” said Justice Vaidyalingam. He was hearing the PIL filed by an AIADMK worker […]