The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has allowed a petition filed by the married daughter of a freedom fighter seeking family pension for her as her husband had deserted her and she was suffering from hypertension and schizophrenia.
The Madras High Court on Friday ordered notices to the state and central governments on a PIL by a scientist alleging rare minerals worth at least Rs one lakh crore had been illegally mined in coastal districts of Tamil Nadu by private firms with the 'active connivance' of government officials.
Taking up the cause of a Tamil writer who has withdrawn from literary world after a row over one of his novels, a writers' forum has moved the Madras High Court seeking to declare as null and void the decision arrived at a peace committee meeting convened by officials to remove certain portions of the book.
The Madras High Court Bench today directed the Chief Medical officer of Government Rajaji Hospital here to appear before it on January 12 and give a clear picture of the prevalance of dengue and chikungunya cases in affected districts of the state.
Justice K Venkataraman, the one-man commission appointed by Madras High Court to fix the extent and percentage of negligence in the 2004 Kumbakonam school fire tragedy that killed 94 children, Friday, examined some of their parents here.
Demanding compensation for the loss incurred in Rajinikanth-starrer ‘Lingaa’, distributor R. Singaravadivelan, who distributed the film in Thanjavur and Trichy districts, has sought the permission of the Madras High Court to go on fast here.
Madurai: A petition has been filed in Madras High Court Bench here seeking to cancel 'paid pass' system for two morning sevas at the Sri Meenakshi Amman temple here on the ground it caused discrimination among the devotees.
Finding fault with the manner in which state Crime Branch-CID completed the probe in the 'Aavin Milk Adulteration' case, the Madras High Court on Tuesday warned that the agency should probe the involvment of Aavin officials failing which it will have no other alternative but to transfer the case to CBI in public interest.
Senior IAS Officer U Sagayam, appointed by the Madras High Court to probe alleged irregularities in granite quarrying in the district, on Saturday held another survey and inspection in the granite quarry owned by the PRP Exports and PRP Granites in Keezhavalavu area.
The Madras High Court on Wednesday restrained police and Corporation authorities from conducting routine raids without any basis and interfering with the business carried on by beauty parlours, massage centres and spas in the city and its outskirts.
Madras High Court on Saturday directed the Superintendent of police, Puducherry, to conduct an identification parade through video conferencing to enable two minor girls identify personnel with whom they were suspected to have been forced to have a sexual relationship.
Madras High Court on Friday directed all Transport Corporations functioning in Tamil Nadu to call for applications to fill up the posts by direct recruitment through open market besides calling for names from the employment exchange.
The Madras High Court on Thursday directed the concerned authorities to inform all airport authorities not to harass Sarah Thomas, an NRI from Dubai, detained by immigration officials here in a case of mistaken identity, lodged in prison and later handed over to Kerala Police.
Observing that liquor is "a poison to the society," the Madras High Court on Wednesday posed a set of 16 questions to the state and central governments, asking how can governments run liquor business when the Constitution advocates total prohibition.
The Madras High Court bench here Wednesday dismissed the writ petition filed by aspiring filmmaker K.R. Ravi Rathinam, who had claimed that the makers of superstar Rajinikanth-starrer ‘Lingaa’ have stolen his story.
The act of police in arresting RSS cadres during processions over their attire seemed at the most "an act of bad taste and bad faith on the part of authorities" and cannot be taken as contempt of Court, the Madras High Court said on Saturday.