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Madras HC disposes of pleas against framing of charges against Marans

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.

Why haven't elections been held in 18 constituencies, Madras HC asks CEC

The 18 AIADMK MLAs had been disqualified on September 18 last year by Speaker P Dhanapal under the anti-defection law.


After DMK, DK challenges 10 per cent quota in Madras HC

The bench had Monday posted to February 18 the DMK's petition challenging the quota for the general category poor after issuing a notice to the Centre.

Madras High Court issues notice to Centre on 10% quota law

Appearing for the petitioner, senior advocate P Wilson argued that reservation was introduced in the interest of communities that are socially and educationally backwards. The state cannot introduce new economic criteria, he said.

DMK first party to challenge 10% quota in court: Criteria wrong

Tamil Nadu’s main Opposition party DMK moved a petition in the Madras High Court Friday, challenging the 10 per cent quota for the general category poor.

Pay Rs 2.5 lakh to Indonesian massage therapist for wrongly detaining her: Madras HC to police

The raid was undertaken in October last year by an inspector from the Neelankarai police station. The petitioner alleged she was not informed on what ground she was taken and kept at the government home for 26 days.


Madras HC takes suo motu cognisance of woman contracting HIV after transfusion, seeks report

The advocates -- George Williams and Krishnamoorthy -- moved an urgent motion about the blood transfusion and sought the court to take suo motu cognisance of the issue. Williams submitted he would like to bring the matter to the notice of the court and was not willing to file any petition.

No signs of life

In Tamil Nadu, only the dead can have their likeness depicted in public places, and free speech is a casualty

Madras HC reserves order on pleas seeking stay on banning online sale of medicines

Admitting a batch of appeals from Netmeds Marketplace Ltd and others challenging the December 17 order, a bench comprising Justice M Sathyanarayanan and Justice P Rajamanickam also agreed to extend its suspension till the orders were pronounced on the interim plea for stay.

Madras HC restrains parties from erecting digital banners on roadsides in TN

Such banners distract road users, especially two-wheeler riders, and obstruct pedestrians, the bench said.