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Candidates' health certificates: File affidavit, says HC to TN

Justice N Kirubakaran gave the direction when a petition filed by one S V Subbaiah of Coimbatore district came up before him.

Madras High Court dismisses PIL for retrieval of ancient idols

Madras High Court dismisses PIL for retrieval of ancient idols

Holding that the matter cannot be treated as a PIL, the bench dismissed the petition filed by former minister Swaminathan of Thanjavur.

Madras HC directs EC to file affidavit on expenses for polls to 2 constituencies

The Madras High Court today directed Election Commission to file an affidavit of expenses incurred for conduct of assembly elections to Aravakurichi and Thanjavur constituencies, which were cancelled in May following evidence by the poll panel of money used to bribe voters.

20 additional judges appointed to four high courts

20 additional judges appointed to four high courts

Two separate Law Ministry notifications issued today said 11 additional judges have been appointed to Allahabad High Court.

Madras HC issues notice to Tamil Nadu govt on PIL on fishing restrictions

The Madras High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Tamil Nadu government on a PIL seeking quashing of a government order prohibiting fishing by mechanised vessels, motorised country craft and those using mechanised techniques in a radius of five nautical miles around potential nesting and breeding sites of sea turtles.

With Jayalalithaa in hospital, she emerges as most important person in Tamil Nadu - Know about her

With Jayalalithaa in hospital, she emerges as most important person in Tamil Nadu - Know about her

Sheela Balakrishnan, the 62-year-old retired IAS officer, hails from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

Madras HC dismisses PIL on Jayalalithaa's health condition

Madras HC dismisses PIL on Jayalalithaa's health condition

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was admitted to the Apollo Hospital after she complained of fever and dehydration. 

Jayalalithaa health update: AIIMS medical team to examine Tamil Nadu CM

Jayalalithaa health update: AIIMS medical team to examine Tamil Nadu CM

Jayalalithaa was admitted to Apollo Hospitals on September 22 for fever and dehydration.

Madras High Court gets 15 new judges

Fifteen judges of the Madras High Court were on Wednesday sworn in with the Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul administering the oath of office to them.

RSS cadres can't march in half pants with bamboo cane to celebrate Vijayadashmi, rules Madras High Court

RSS cadres can't march in half pants with bamboo cane to celebrate Vijayadashmi, rules Madras High Court

The Madras High Court has asked the RSS cadres to wear full pants while participating in processions to celebrate Vijayadashmi in Tamil Nadu next month.

Madras HC declares Tamil Nadu civic poll notification null and void

The Madras High Court on Tuesday declared the notification for civic polls in the state, scheduled for October 17 and 19, as null and void, holding that it violated the Tamil Nadu Panchayat Election Rules.

Jayalalithaa health condition: After Madras HC seeks details, hospital says Tamil Nadu CM continues to improve

Jayalalithaa health condition: After Madras HC seeks details, hospital says Tamil Nadu CM continues to improve

The 68-year-old Jayalalithaa was admitted to Apollo Hospital for fever and dehydration on September 22.

Clear air on Jayalalithaa's health by tomorrow: Madras High Court to Tamil Nadu govt

Clear air on Jayalalithaa's health by tomorrow: Madras High Court to Tamil Nadu govt

The Madras High Court on Tuesday asked the Tamil Nadu government to clear confusion regarding Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's health.

Swathi murder case: Madras HC orders to form team to conduct accused's autopsy

Swathi murder case: Madras HC orders to form team to conduct accused's autopsy

Swathi was hacked to death, allegedly by Ramkumar, an engineering graduate, on June 24 while she was waiting to board a train at a platform.

Use of race in political party's name not objectionable: EC

Use of race in political party's name not objectionable: EC

The submission was made before a bench comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice R Mahadevan yesterday during the hearing of a PIL.

TN bandh: Jayalalithaa orders Cauvery water release from Mettur, DMK protesters detained

Tamil Nadu is observing a dawn-to-dusk bandh supported by Opposition parties on Friday on the Cauvery water sharing row.

HC stays 18 defamation cases against Tamil magazine editor

The Madras High Court today stayed further proceedings in 18 defamation cases filed by the Tamil Nadu government against Tamil bi-weekly 'Nakkheeran' Editor R R Gopal.
 

HC directs shifting mentally retarded man to NIMHANS

On August 4, the court, acting on a petition by one Ananathan, custodian of Manoj Rajan, had directed CB-CID to probe a case relating to his alleged abduction by his former wife Priya Darshini.

Justice should be delivered in a time-bound manner: Madras HC CJ

Chief Justice of the Madras High Court, Sanjay Kishan Kaul, on Monday said as judiciary is a part of the three pillars of democracy, it should ensure that the public at large gets justice in a time-bound manner.

'Courts have no business to insist on knowing the reason why a couple wants divorce'

'Courts have no business to insist on knowing the reason why a couple wants divorce'

In a relief for couples seeking divorce but not willing to divulge the reasons for it, the Madras High Court has said that courts should not insist on knowing the reason before allowing the judicial separation.