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Madras High Court

Nalini Sriharan, Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict, gets 3-week parole extension

The Madras High Court had earlier extended Nalini Sriharan's existing one month parole for 3 weeks.

Aug 22, 2019, 12:57 PM IST

Saravana Bhavan owner Rajagopal, sentenced to life for murder, dies in Chennai hospital

The founder of Saravana Bhavan chain of South Indian restaurant P Rajagopal, who surrendered last week to serve a life term for a murder committed decades back, died here on Thursday morning in a private hospital, police said.

Jul 18, 2019, 12:45 PM IST

Overqualified candidates can’t be appointed to menial jobs despite unemployment, rules Madras HC

In February this year, a major furor erupted after highly qualified candidates applied for the posts of sanitary workers in Tamil Nadu Assembly Secretariat. 

Jul 11, 2019, 14:59 PM IST

Madras HC dismisses Cognizant's plea challenging Rs 2,912 cr dividend distribution tax

Justice K Kalyanasundaram granted liberty to the petitioner to raise all the issues before the Dispute Resolution Panel (DRP) within two weeks.

Jun 26, 2019, 10:34 AM IST

Madras HC reserves orders on Kamal Haasan's anticipatory bail plea

A case was registered under sections 153A and 295A of the Indian Penal Code, which deal with "outraging religious feelings" and "promoting enmity between different groups" respectively.

May 16, 2019, 21:29 PM IST

Kiran Bedi can't interfere in day-to-day affairs of elected Puducherry govt: Madras HC

The court said that Kiran Bedi cannot interfere under the guise of supremacy or public interest when there is an elected government in power.

Apr 30, 2019, 12:56 PM IST

TikTok app set for India ban fails to remove online predators: Report

The BBC investigation found that TikTok was failing to suspend the accounts of people sending sexual messages to teenagers and children.

Apr 06, 2019, 16:30 PM IST

Ban Chinese video app TikTok for 'encouraging pornography': Madras HC tells Centre

Jokes, clips and footage related to India`s thriving movie industry dominate on TikTok, along with memes and videos in which youngsters, some scantily clad, lip-sync and dance to popular music.


Apr 04, 2019, 12:04 PM IST

Madras HC declines to transfer gang rape case to CB-CID

Justice GK Ilanthiraiyan directed a lower court to complete the trial within six months.

Apr 01, 2019, 20:54 PM IST

Man stabs wife inside Madras High Court over matrimonial dispute

According to the police, Saravanan and Varalakshmi were attending a hearing in a matrimonial dispute pending in the family court.

Mar 19, 2019, 19:39 PM IST

Tamil Nadu's 'sex-for-marks' scandal teacher freed on bail

The Madras High Court's Madurai Bench on Tuesday granted conditional bail to college professor Nirmala Devi arrested in the "sex-for-marks" scandal last year.

Mar 12, 2019, 23:32 PM IST

Madras HC rejects Apollo Hospital's plea seeking stay against panel probing Jayalalithaa's death

 The hospital had alleged that the Jayalalithaa death probe panel is going beyond its brief.

Feb 11, 2019, 12:24 PM IST

Jayalalithaa death: Apollo Hospital moves Madras HC, seeks interim stay on proceedings of probe panel

The hospital alleged that the Jayalalithaa death probe panel is going beyond brief.

Feb 09, 2019, 19:06 PM IST

Madras HC rules in favour of pregnant woman aspiring for cop's post

The Madras High Court bench here has said if a pregnant woman took 30 seconds extra time during the running test for the selection of Grade-II constable, the timing should be considered negligible and she should have been selected.

Jan 19, 2019, 21:11 PM IST

Vedanta rises over 2% post NGT order on Tuticorin unit

The stock advanced 1.88 percent to close at Rs 205.40 on the NSE. Intra-day it was trading at Rs 213.30, an increase of 5.80 percent.

Dec 17, 2018, 17:07 PM IST

Fresh bill to be introduced in Parliament to rechristen names of Bombay, Calcutta and Madras High Courts

The 'Indian High Court Act' of 1861 vested in the Queen of England to issue letters patent to establish High Courts of Calcutta, Madras and Bombay.

Nov 18, 2018, 17:47 PM IST

Madras HC restrains 42 cable, net service providers from showing Tamil film Kaatrin Mozhi

Justice M Sundar on Wednesday granted the interim injunction on a suit filed by Creative Entertainers, the film's producer.

Nov 15, 2018, 13:48 PM IST

Mere extra-marital affair can't come under ambit of cruelty, says Madras HC; acquits man accused of abetting wife's suicide

In a recent order, Justice S Vaidyanathan said the illicit relationship per se would not come under the ambit of cruelty under IPC section 498 A (

Oct 28, 2018, 12:01 PM IST

Tamil Nadu: 18 disqualified AIADMK MLAs to appeal against Madras HC order in SC

The 18 disqualified MLAs are loyalists of Dhinakaran, who now heads the AMMK, and deposed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala.

Oct 26, 2018, 15:58 PM IST

Not a setback, says Dhinakaran after Madras HC upholds Tamil Nadu speaker's decision to disqualify 18 AIADMK MLAs

Dhinakaran later said the the HC's decision is not a setback for them.

Oct 25, 2018, 10:46 AM IST