Madras HC restrains police from conducting raids in beauty parlours without any basis

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.

Sexual exploitation of minor girls: Conduct identification parade by video conferencing, says HC

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 HC direction to TN Transport Corporation on filling posts

 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.

Inform all airports not to harass Sarah Thomas: HC to RPO

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.

All bail conditions for Alagiri's son relaxed

The Madras High court on Tuesday relaxed all bail conditions for former union minister M K Alagiri's son Durai alias Dayanithi in connection with an illegal granite mining case.

Rajinikanth files caveat application in 'Lingaa' case
Rajinikanth files caveat application in 'Lingaa' case

Superstar Rajinikanth Monday filed a caveat application here to prevent the Madras High Court bench from passing any interim order in the ‘Lingaa’ case without hearing his stand.

Madras HC poses questions to state, central govts on liquor sales

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.

Court dismisses plagiarism case against Rajinikanth’s 'Lingaa'
Court dismisses plagiarism case against Rajinikanth’s 'Lingaa'

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.

Arresting RSS cadres an act of bad taste, bad faith: Madras High Court

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.

HC notice to Law Ministry on PIL on bequeathing of property

The Madras High Court on Friday directed the Law and Company Affairs Ministry to file within four weeks a counter affidavit on a PIL challenging the constitutional validity of an act related to bequeathing of property.

Madras HC posts PIL on high security registration plate to Dec 17

The Madras High Court on Friday expressed surprise at the lack of endeavour to take up the matter related to implementation of high security registration plates (HSRP) for motor vehicles under an amended rule despite the directions of Supreme Court.

Court defers judgment in 'Lingaa' case
Court defers judgment in 'Lingaa' case

 The Madras High Court bench here Monday deferred its verdict on a writ petition filed by aspiring filmmaker K.R. Ravi Rathinam who has accused the team of superstar Rajinikanth's "Lingaa" of having stolen his script.

Madras HC bench orders notice on PIL for murder victims' compensation

A PIL seeking compensation from the Government for those killed by hirelings was filed in the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court here on Monday.

Murder convict granted 10 days leave for his marriage

 A 35-year old murder convict, serving a life-term and in prison for the past 15 years, will be getting married on November 23 with the Madras High Court granting him ten days leave.

Education in law inadequate to understand law of education: Madras HC

The Madras High Court has lamented that rules and deadlines pertaining to admission to MBBS courses in the country have been changing so rapidly that no one knows "what the law is and where we stand".

Madras HC orders status quo on forcible eviction

The Madras High Court on Friday ordered status quo on the alleged forcible eviction of the residents of Konnur High Road Slum, at Otteri here till Monday.

HC issues notices to Centre, Space Secy over ex-ISRO chief's plea

Former Indian Space Organisation Chairman G Madhavan Nair has moved the Madras High Court challenging the Centre's 2011 order terminating his appointment as Dr Vikram Sarabhai Distinguished Professor, divesting him of all government-related posts and barring him from any such future assignments.

Caste-based census important to ensure social justice: Karunanidhi ​

A day after Supreme Court set aside a Madras High Court order directing the Centre to conduct caste-based census, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Saturday urged the Union Government to factor in the necessity of holding such an exercise.

Permit RSS units to take out processions on specified routes: HC

Holding that the right of citizens cannot be curtailed except for definite reasons, the Madras High Court on Friday directed Tamil Nadu government to permit RSS units take out processions on specified routes and hold public meetings in places earmarked by them, with reasonable restrictions as the state deemed fit.

Petition by crew of US Ship: HC notice to police

The Madras High Court bench on Friday ordered a notice to the police of Tharuvaikulam in Tuticorin district on a petition by crew of U.S. Ship 'Seaman Ohio' seeking to quash a lower court order dismissing their application to return their passports, documents and other belongings so that they could go back home.