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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Madras HC notice to TN government in suicide case

Police said the three students ended their lives after the management demanded higher fees even though the college lacked basic facilities.

Madras HC for CISF cover for its 'inner circle'

First bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice T S Sivagnanam directed the state and central governments to jointly formulate a security protocol by October 30.

Madras HC asks petitioner to prove ground with more points

 The Madras High court on Monday directed a petitioner to prove his point with more documents that the national anthem is insulted and disrespected when played in theatres in the state.

Madras HC acquits 7 life convicts in murder case

 Madras High Court bench here on Tuesday acquitted seven persons sentenced to life imprisonment by a lower court in a murder case holding that the complaint of the primary witness had not been marked by police.

Lathicharge on students: Madras HC declines to hear plea urgently

 The Madras High Court on Tuesday declined to entertain a plea for an urgent hearing on the police lathicharge on students of a private college who were staging a protest here seeking closure of a liquor outlet.

Madras HC refuses to lift stay on admissions to Dr Ambedkar Law University

The Madras High Court bench here on Monday refused to lift the stay on admissions to law courses in Dr Ambedkar Law University, the nodal agency for admissions to such courses in Tamil Nadu and its affiliated law colleges.

Madras HC directs authorities to release retirement benefits

 The Madras High Court on Monday directed the Principal Accountant General of Tamil Nadu government to release all retirement benefits of a school teacher, who was not in a position to work following skull surgery.

'Bar obstructing requirement of adequate judges'

The Madras High Court has observed that it is only the Bar which is obstructing the induction of of adequate number of judges for the management and functioning of the judicial system.

Madras HC lambasts officials for not settling arrears to pensioner

Lambasting officials of the Public Health and Preventive Medicine for not settling arrears to a retired employee for a long time, Madras High Court today directed that statutory interest be paid for the amount and also sought to know how these persons would feel if they are in that position after retirement when they need pension.

Madras HC directs CBI to probe offences committed by 'LLB degree students'

 The Madras High Court today directed the CBI Joint Director to probe the inter-state offences committed by 14 'LLB Degree students' hailing from Madurai, who had enrolled themselves in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh's private law colleges and file a report.

Mere confession cannot be basis for filing chargesheet: Madras HC

Holding that mere confession in the absence of evidence cannot be the basis for filing chargesheet, Madras High Court has quashed a murder case against a man, charged with killing his wife, and six others, accused of abetting it.

Classical language status to Oriya, Malayalam challenged in Madras HC

The Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered issue of notices to the Centre and governments of Odisha and Kerala on a PIL challenging the grant of classical language status to Oriya and Malayalam languages.

Malicious statements in the name of freedom of expression cannot be justified: HC

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court today observed that malicious and defamatory statements in the name of freedom of expression could not be justified.

HC quashes cancellation of selection of 31 IMU professors

The Madras High Court on Monday quashed a central government order cancelling the selection of 31 professors for the city-based Indian Maritime University (IMU) following allegations of irregularities in the process.

Madras HC dismisses plea to conduct cock fight

The Madras High Court bench on Monday dismissed a plea to permit conduct of cock fight at Poolamavalasu village in Karur district in connection with the Pongal festival for three days from January 14.