Criticising the contents of a counter affidavit filed by the then Education Secretary over appointments of physically challenged persons as lecturers, the Madras High Court today said it was an "improper and insensitive" affidavit seeking to treat visually-impaired candidates as not normal persons.
The Madras High Court Bench today directed the Chief Medical officer of Government Rajaji Hospital here to appear before it on January 12 and give a clear picture of the prevalance of dengue and chikungunya cases in affected districts of the state.
Tamil exhibitors decision to shut down theatres Tuesday in solidarity with former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalitha, who was jailed Saturday for corruption, will affect the box-office prospects of 'Jeeva' and 'Madras', say trade experts.
Two more officials of the Education Department, who were convicted in the 2004 Kumbakonam School fire tragedy that claimed 94 lives, filed petitions seeking suspension of sentence and bail at the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court here on Tuesday.
Madras High Court today granted conditional anticipatory bail to former Union minister and senior DMK leader T R Baalu`s son T R B Raja, who apprehended arrest in a case related to a clash during the electioneering for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls.
Taking a serious view of continued erection of digital banners along road sides and on pavements in the city despite its orders, the Madras High Court has directed the authorities to remove them and file a report by tomorrow.
Opposing Chief Justice of India R M Lodha`s suggestion to keep courts open 365 days a year, members of Madras High Court Advocates Association (MHAA) today decided to stage a demonstration here on June 13.
Madras High Court today directed the State School Education Department to extend the time limit upto 15 days, instead of seven days, for issuance and submission of application forms for admission of children in schools.
Madras High Court bench here has issued directions for constitution of an expert committee to find out the possibility of linking the 22 holy water sites in the famous Rameswaram temple by a pipeline and sprinkling water on pilgrims at one place.
There was high drama in the Madras High Court on Wednesday when a judge entered a jampacked court room where a bench was hearing a PIL seeking withdrawal of names recommended for appointment as additional judges and said the selection was "not fair".
The Madras High Court Bench here has stayed a show cause notice issued by police sub-inspector to Desiya Forward Bloc founder leader for initiating action under CrPC section 107 (apprehension of breach of peace) ahead of anniversary of freedom fighter Pon Muthuramalinga Thevar.