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Justice Chitra Venkatraman retires

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 01:59

Justice Chitra Venkatraman, a Judge of Madras High Court today retired from the service.

High Court disposes PIL against Holiday Family Courts

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 08:40

The Madras High Court today disposed a PIL which sought to declare functioning of Holiday Family Courts as illegal and ultra vires to the Family Courts Act.

High Court dismisses PIL seeking display of poll affidavit contents

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 20:28

Madras High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking to exhibit vital contents such as criminal cases in the affidavit of contesting candidates at all public offices.

TR Baalu`s son gets pre-arrest bail from HC

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 19:54

Madras High Court Friday 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.

Madras HC extends time limit for issue, submission of school forms

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 04:18

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 HC directs DC to consider separate booth in Dalit colony

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 20:24

The Madras High Court today directed the District Collector of Dharmapuri to consider setting up of a separate polling booth within the Arunthathiar Colony, to ensure Dalits exercised their votes freely and independently there.

Seven acquitted in murder case

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 19:02

Madras High Court Bench today acquitted seven persons who were sentenced to life for murdering a man, the father of two of the accused in December 2011 over a property dispute.

HC moved against Vadivelu`s comeback film `Tenaliraman`

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 01:30

A petition has been filed in Madras High Court seeking to restrain the screening of popular Tamil comedian Vadivelu`s comeback film "Tenaliraman" on the ground that it might have portrayed emperor Krishnadevaraya in a ridiculous manner hurting the sentiments of Telugu people.

Nargis Fakhri launches own website

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 21:39

Actress Nargis Fakhri has decided to expand her digital connect with her fans by launching her official website Thursday.

Issue BC certificates to converted Muslims: Madras HC

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 23:59

Holding that a person belonging to Hindu backward class on conversion to Islam would continue to get the benefit of BC status, the Madras High Court asked the state government to direct authorities to issue BC community certificates to persons converted to Islam.

Madras HC dismisses BJP Nilgiri candidate`s petition

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 13:23

Madras High Court Wednesday dismissed the petition filed by BJP candidate from Nilgiri Lok Sabha constituency challenging the Election Commission`s order rejecting his nomination papers.

BJP candidate moves HC against rejection of nomination

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 22:38

A day after his nomination for Nilgiris Lok Sabha constituency was rejected during scrutiny, BJP candidate S Gurumurthy moved the Madras High Court challenging the Returning Officer`s order.