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.

Plea seeking direction to publish classified files on Netaji filed in Madras HC

A petition was on Saturday filed in the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court seeking a direction to the Cabinet Secretary to officially publish all 39 classified files on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose by de-classifying them.

Madras HC upholds CPI(M) candidate's election to Assembly

The Madras High Court on Tuesday upheld the election of A Lazar, CPI(M) candidate from Periyakulam Assembly constituency in the 2011 polls in Tamil Nadu.

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.