Madras High Court made two significant suggestions — that the age for the definition of a “child” be taken as 16 rather than 18, and that the Act account for the difference in age between the offender and the girl involved in consensual sex.
Justice SM Subramaniam gave the direction recently on a petition by R Renganathan, a government school headmaster, seeking to quash the order passed by the Commissioner of Coimbatore Municipal Corporation, transferring him to another school.
On April 3, the Madras High Court issued an interim direction to the centre asking it to ban downloading of mobile apps like TikTok, observing that pornography and other inappropriate contents are made available through it.
The Madras High Court Tuesday disposed of a petition challenging a special CBI court order fixing Wednesday for framing of charges in a case of setting up of "illegal" telephone exchanges by the Maran brothers and others.
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 […]