Take action on plea for additional security in 51 booths: HC to EC

Though he had sent a representation to the district collector on May 3, there had been no response so far.

Jaya TV stops telecast of 'morphed' video of DMK candidate

Justice M V Muralidharan recorded a memo filed by Jaya TV Network that the telecast had been stopped immediately on receipt of a notice from the Election Commission on May 9 and ruled that since the defendant had stopped telecasting the news nothing survives in the suit for adjudication by the court.

Vulgar images on condom packs: Supreme Court asks Centre to explain if they violate law

Vulgar images on condom packs: Supreme Court asks Centre to explain if they violate law

Concerned over alleged explicit pictures on condom packs, contraceptives and other sexual wellness products, the Supreme Court has sought a reply from the Centre to explain whether they violate law.

Madras HC dismisses PIL against BCCI

Madras HC dismisses PIL against BCCI

Former CBI Director R K Raghavan and others filed the PIL to restrain the Indian cricket board and its Chairman Shashank Manohar from effecting any adverse changes which will reduce BCCI's share of revenue.

Justice Ramamohana Rao worn in as judge of Madras High Court

Justice Ramamohana Rao was today sworn in as the judge of the Madras High Court.

HC asks govt for final view on bringing law to prevent kangaroo courts

The matter has been pending since 2006. Already several interim orders had been passed against katta panchayats by various benches.  

Madras HC stays lower court order on "triple talaq'

The Madras High Court on Friday came to the rescue of a Muslim woman by staying the order of a lower court in Periyakulam which upheld the "triple talaq" sent by her husband through telegram in 2009 .

Married kin cannot be deprived of accident compensation: Madras HC

The Madras High Court on Friday held that excluding married daughters and siblings of those who succumb in motor accidents from claiming compensation for the death would be against the object of the Motor Vehicles Act.

HC quashes suicide abetment case against former TN minister

The Madras High Court today quashed a case of abetment to suicide and corruption filed against former Tamil Nadu minister "Agri" SS Krishnamoorthy in connection with the death of a senior official in his department last year, which led to his exit from the ministry.

Madras HC grants 24-hour parole to Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini Sriharan

Madras HC grants 24-hour parole to Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini Sriharan

The Madras High Court on Tuesday granted a 24-hour parole to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini for attending post funeral rituals of her father.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Nalini moves Madras HC for 3 days leave to attend father's rites

Nalini was sentenced to death by the trial court in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case on January 28, 1998. 

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.

National anthem should be sung in all private schools: Madras HC

The Madras High Court has made it clear that the national anthem should be sung in all private schools in Tamil Nadu during the morning assembly.

Madras HC helps Class X student to appear for board exam

The Madras High Court Bench here has allowed a class X student to appear for the board exam this year after his Tirunelveli-based private matriculation school barred him citing 'behavioural' issues.

Money demanded to run business is not dowry: Madras High Court

Money demanded to run business is not dowry: Madras High Court

In an important judgment, the Madras High Court has ruled that money demanded by a man from his in-laws for doing business does not come under the category of 'dowry'.

Money demanded by man for business will not come under dowry: Madras HC

The Madras High Court Wednesday ruled that money demanded by a man from his in-laws for doing business does not come under the category of 'dowry'.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict Nalini gets parole for last rites of father

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict Nalini gets parole for last rites of father

Nalini Sriharan, a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, was on Wednesday granted a 12-hour parole to attend the last rites of her father.

Mysterious death of DSP: Madras HC orders notices to officials

The Madras High Court today ordered issue of notices to various officials asking them to file a counter within two weeks on an appeal filed by the father of a woman police official, who allegedly committed suicide in September last year, against the order of a single judge rejecting a CBI probe into the death of his daughter.

Unprecedented: Madras HC judge 'stays' own transfer order by SC, says will order FIR against apex court judges

Unprecedented: Madras HC judge 'stays' own transfer order by SC, says will order FIR against apex court judges

Known for his penchant for controversies, Justice CS Karnan of the Madras High Court has said that he would order an FIR to be registered against the two Supreme Court judges under the SC/ST ( Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

Madras High Court adjourns PIL on manual scavenging

The bench also perused and placed the draft amendment with regard to the change of penalty provisions and posted the matter to April 15.