Madras HC quashes summons issued by magistrate court against DIG

The Madras High Court on Saturday quashed summons issued by a judicial magistrate in Kanyakumari district to Deputy Inspector General of Police Y John Nicholson on a private criminal complaint.

Rajinikanth's `Lingaa` to face trouble in court
Rajinikanth's `Lingaa` to face trouble in court

Superstar Rajinikanth's `Lingaa` might be in trouble after an aspiring filmmaker has taken it to the court.

Centre rejects Madras HC's suggestion on potency test

The Centre on Tuesday rejected the suggestion of the Madras High Court that potential grooms and brides be made to undergo clinical tests for sexual potency before they agree to marry.

Madras HC directs DC to consider separate booth in Dalit colony

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.

Madras HC stays CES amended list

Madras High Court has stayed the amended list of 652 candidates, provisionally selected for the posts under the combined engineering services (CES), published by the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission.

Madras HC rejects PIL against Sachin Tendulkar getting Bharat Ratna

The Madras High Court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL over conferring Bharat Ratna to Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar. The PIL stated that relevant amendments have not been made to confer Bharat Ratna on a sportsperson.

Madras HC upholds Bar Council`s order suspending lawyer

Madras HC upheld the state Bar Council`s October 17 order suspending an advocate, who along with some others were allegedly functioning as "arbitral tribunals" in Coimbatore.

Ex-DMK minister facing graft case moves Madras HC

Former Tamil Nadu minister and DMK leader KKSSR Ramachandran on Tuesday moved Madras High Court Bench here seeking to quash a government order appointing a Special Public Prosecutor for Vigilance cases to deal a disproportionate wealth case against him.

Madras HC stays police show cause notice to DFB leader

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.

Madurai bench of Madras HC accepts PIL seeking protection to Dalits

Madras High Court Bench here has admitted a PIL petition seeking a direction to declare a village in Dindigul District as an area prone to atrocities against Dalits and provide police protection.

Madras HC sets aside Teachers Recruitment Board exam

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday set aside a competitive exam held by the Teachers Recruitment Board on July 21 for recruitment of PG Assistants (Tamil) and directed it to conduct a fresh exam for the Tamil subject following a complaint of erroneous questions in the exam.

Madras HC directs police to allow fast over Lanka issue

The Madras High Court on Tuesday set aside an order of the city Police Commissioner denying permission to a pro-Tamil outfit for holding an indefinite fast here to press for the expulsion of Sri Lanka from the Commonwealth of Nations and shifting a meeting of the international body from Colombo.

Madras HC quashes MCI order barring institute from admitting students

The Madras High Court has quashed the Medical Council of India`s order debarring Melmaruvathur Adhiparasakthi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research from admitting students for 2013-14 and 2014-15 academic years.

Madras HC dismisses bail application of hit and run accused

Madras HC dismissed the bail application of Shaji Purushothaman, the prime accused in the case relating to the May 23 Mercedes hit-and-run incident.

Petitioners seek NET, SET pass certificates from UGC

The Madras HC has allowed a batch of writ petitions seeking to direct UGC and Bharathiar University to issue them pass certificates of NET and SET.

Madras HC orders sale of ship MT Pratibha Cauvery

Madras High Court on Thursday ordered the sale of MT Pratibha Cauvery whose six crew members were killed after the vessel ran aground near here on October 31 last.

HC relief to Alagiri`s son in granite scam

The Madras High Court on Friday relaxed the bail conditions of former union minister M K Alagiri`s son M K Durai Dayanidhi.

Madras HC orders Rs 3 lakh compensation for electrocution of boy

Refusing to accept the contention of TNEB Ltd that electrocution of an 8-year old boy following heavy rains last year was due to an act of God beyond its control, Madras HC has directed it to pay a compensation of Rs three lakh.

Madras HC discharges Veerapandi`s family from case

Madras High Court Tuesday discharged family members of the deceased former DMK Minister Veerapandi S Arumugam from a disproportionate assets case.

No confession made to police officer is admissible: Madras HC

The Madras High Court has observed that there was a total embargo to use the incriminating aspects contained in a confessional statement of an accused against him and it cannot be used to record a finding of guilty against him.