Madras HC

Madras HC directs TN govt to stop sand mining in six months

Madras HC directs TN govt to stop sand mining in six months

Justice R Mahadevan in his order said that sand had been quarried beyond permitted level affecting the flow of water in rivers and impacting agriculture in the state.

Nov 29, 2017, 20:07 PM IST
Blue Whale Challenge: Madras HC asks govt to explore possibility of its ban

Blue Whale Challenge: Madras HC asks govt to explore possibility of its ban

The Madras High Court on Monday directed the Central and Tamil Nadu governments to explore possibilities of banning deadly online Blue Whale Challenge.

Sep 04, 2017, 14:55 PM IST

Madras HC directs holding of Tamil Nadu civic polls by Nov 17

The Madras High Court on Monday directed the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission to complete the local body elections by November 17.

Sep 04, 2017, 13:50 PM IST

Madras HC stays look out circular against Karti, 4 others

Justice M Duraiswamy granted the interim stay when petitions filed by Karti and others seeking to quash the circulars came up for hearing, and directed the central government to file its counter by September 4.

Aug 11, 2017, 00:18 AM IST
Lookout notice​ served to Karti Chidambaram; approaches Madras High Court

Lookout notice​ served to Karti Chidambaram; approaches Madras High Court

More trouble seems to be brewing for Congress leader Karti Chidambaram. Madras High Court has issued a lookout notice against the former Finance Minister P Chidambaram 's son.

Aug 04, 2017, 12:07 PM IST
Vande Mataram row: It's a 'matter of choice', those refusing to sing are not anti-nationals, says Naqvi

Vande Mataram row: It's a 'matter of choice', those refusing to sing are not anti-nationals, says Naqvi

"If someone deliberately opposed the singing of the national song, written by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, it was "in bad taste" and "not in the interest of the country".

Jul 30, 2017, 07:29 AM IST

Vande Mataram row: BJP backs Madras HC ruling, refers it as 'good thought'

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday backed the ruling of the Madras High Court making Vande Mataram complusory to sing once in a week and said it is a good thought and people should not have any problem practising it.

Jul 25, 2017, 20:45 PM IST

Madras HC adjourns PIL against Centre's ban on sale of cattle

When the PIL came up, the first bench of Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice M Sunder adjourned the matter to Wednesday for further hearing.

Jun 05, 2017, 23:18 PM IST

Tamil Nadu govt doctors to withdraw stir: Madras HC

The Tamil Nadu Government Doctors' Association on Sunday informed the Madras High Court of its decision to call off its over two-week stir demanding restoration of 50 per cent reservation for them in admission to postgraduate medical courses in the state.

May 07, 2017, 11:26 AM IST

Madras HC orders all students to be given one mark each in Plus two Bio-zoology exam

The Madras High Court has directed authorities that all Plus Two students, who had attempted question number 16 in Section-A of Part-II in bio-zoology subject, should be given one mark each.

Apr 29, 2017, 22:07 PM IST

Madras HC restrains Tamil Nadu govt from opening, relocating liquor shops

The Madras High Court on Tuesday granted an interim injunction restraining the Tamil Nadu government from opening or relocating state run TASMAC liquor shops along national or state highways.

Apr 25, 2017, 18:09 PM IST
Madras HC issues notices to Tamil Nadu CM, Home Secretary over trust vote

Madras HC issues notices to Tamil Nadu CM, Home Secretary over trust vote

The notices were issued by a bench consisting of Acting Chief Justice Huluvadi Ramesh and Justice R. Mahadevan.

Feb 27, 2017, 20:17 PM IST
Madras HC poses three questions over PILs seeking probe into Jaya's death

Madras HC poses three questions over PILs seeking probe into Jaya's death

A bench comprising Chief Justice S K Kaul and Justice M Sundar raised these questions when one of the three PILs seeking a judicial inquiry into the circumstances leading to her death came up for hearing.

Jan 09, 2017, 19:11 PM IST
New twist in Jayalalithaa's death case: Madras HC tells Tamil Nadu to file reply on petition seeking probe

New twist in Jayalalithaa's death case: Madras HC tells Tamil Nadu to file reply on petition seeking probe

The first bench of the Madras High Court was hearing a petition filed by an AIADMK member seeking a judicial probe into the mysterious death of Amma

Jan 09, 2017, 14:05 PM IST
Nine additional judges appointed to Karnataka, Patna, Madras HCs

Nine additional judges appointed to Karnataka, Patna, Madras HCs

Separate notifications issued by the Law Ministry said nine additional judges -- five in Karnataka, one in Patna and three in Madras high courts -- have been appointed.

Nov 11, 2016, 22:03 PM IST

Madras HC directs authorities to devise scheme to curb encroachment

The petitioner submitted that hawkers are re-encroaching NSC Bose road, despite the court order and submissions made by authorities that they have removed the encroachments.

Aug 15, 2016, 15:16 PM IST
Resolution passed on renaming Madras HC as Tamil Nadu HC; J Jayalalithaa writes to PM Modi

Resolution passed on renaming Madras HC as Tamil Nadu HC; J Jayalalithaa writes to PM Modi

The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Monday passed a unanimous resolution that the Madras High Court be renamed as Tamil Nadu High Court and not as High Court of Chennai as proposed by the Centre, with Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa knocking on the Modi government's doors with the proposal.

Aug 01, 2016, 19:18 PM IST

Cohabitation of man, woman for long is valid marriage proof: Madras HC

In the absence of evidence like wedding invitation and photographs, the cohabitation of a man and woman for a long time could be taken as a valid proof of marriage, the Madras High Court has ruled.

Mar 06, 2016, 18:15 PM IST

Madras HC makes National Anthem mandatory in schools

Hearing a public interest litigation , a Madras HC bench directed the education departments to verify whether the National Anthem is being sung in all private schools.

Mar 06, 2016, 00:55 AM IST
Centre must consider according LGBT people special status: Madras HC

Centre must consider according LGBT people special status: Madras HC

The court order came ahead of the hearing by the Supreme Court in an open court on February 2.

Feb 01, 2016, 00:14 AM IST