Madras High Court

Madras High Court's remarks against Election Commission not part of judicial order: SC

A bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud acknowledged however that the high court's remarks were ‘harsh’ and at times ‘off the cuff remarks are susceptible for misinterpretation.’

May 06, 2021, 13:45 PM IST

EC officials should be booked for murder: Poll Panel moves Supreme Court against Madras High Court observation

The poll panel's appeal against the Madras High Court's refusal to entertain its petition opposing the critical remarks will be heard by a bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud on March 3. We have filed an appeal against the high court orders," the counsel for the Election Commission, Amit Sharma, said.

May 01, 2021, 21:18 PM IST

EC officers should be booked for murder, responsible for second wave of Covid: Madras HC

The Madras High Court on Monday lashes out at Election Commission officials, alleges of killing people in India. 'The officials of the EC knows the prevailing situation of COVID, still hadn't made any arrangements to conduct safe elections', HC added. 'Why the EC hadn't took any action against the parties who were flouting Covid norms?', asked Madras High Court

Apr 26, 2021, 16:26 PM IST

COVID-19: Madras HC's big comment on EC - Case of murder should be registered

The Madras High Court has reprimanded the Election Commission for the second wave of Coronavirus going on in the country.

Apr 26, 2021, 16:04 PM IST

Election Commission responsible for second COVID wave, officers should be booked for murder: Madras High Court

Calling EC the most irresponsible institution, the court said that its officials should be booked for murder.

Apr 26, 2021, 15:54 PM IST

Cutting cake depicting tricolour not an 'insult' to Indian flag: Madras High Court

The case refers to a 2013 public party organised by government officials on Christmas Day in Coimbatore district. During the celebrations, a cake measuring 6 ft in length and 5 ft in breadth, depicting a tricoloured outline of India’s map with the Ashoka Chakra in the middle, was cut.

Mar 23, 2021, 10:52 AM IST

Chennai: 103 kg gold 'missing' from CBI custody, Madras HC orders probe

The Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu Crime Branch-CID police to probe into 'missing' 103 kg gold, which was seized by CBI in a raid from an importer here.

Dec 12, 2020, 18:03 PM IST

Remove abandoned vehicles from public spaces, prevent mosquito breeding: Madras HC orders Greater Chennai Corporation

"Even if the vehicles are parked on streets and roads, the Corporation must undertake measures for fogging through appropriate equipment," said the MHC.

Sep 29, 2020, 23:21 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Perarivalan granted 30-day parole by Madras High Court

Madras High Court on Thursday granted 30-day parole to former PM Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination case convict Perarivalan alias Arivu. 

Sep 24, 2020, 12:16 PM IST

No contempt case but actor Suriya’s NEET comments unnecessary and unwarranted, says Madras High Court

This comes after a sitting judge had written to the Chief Justice, seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against the actor.

Sep 18, 2020, 16:19 PM IST

Madras High Court seeks Tamil Nadu govt's response over possible ban on online gambling, violent games

The case has been adjourned for September 29 for the State Government to file their response. 

Sep 15, 2020, 18:59 PM IST

Cash doles from political parties, government jobs to kin encouraging NEET suicides: Madras High Court

This comes at a time when the NEET issue is at the forefront of debate in Tamil Nadu after three students took the extreme step in a single day.

Sep 14, 2020, 21:49 PM IST

Former judges back actor Suriya’s social work after Madras HC judge sought contempt proceedings against him

The former judges have requested the CJ to not take cognizance of the complaint so that the court is rid of unnecessary controversies.

Sep 14, 2020, 18:50 PM IST

Harbhajan Singh files complaint against realtor for non repayment of Rs 4 crore loan

On August 26, Harbhajan Singh had filed a complaint that he had loaned Rs 4 crore in 2015 to the firm Auraa Mega Investments, which was into real estate business.

Sep 11, 2020, 11:22 AM IST

Madras HC refuses to allow reopening of Vedanta's Sterlite copper smelter plant in Thoothukudi

Madras High Court on Tuesday (August 18) refused to allow the reopening of Sterlite copper smelting plant and dismissed all the petitions.

Aug 18, 2020, 11:42 AM IST

Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Perarivalan’s parole hearing adjourned till August 12

Senior Advocate A Natarajan, the State Public Prosecutor, however, opposing the same said that prisoners are entitled to leave only once in two years.

Aug 03, 2020, 21:03 PM IST

Plea in Madras HC seeks ban on online gambling, arrest of Virat Kohli and Tamannah for brainwashing youths to gamble

The plea, filed by senior advocate AP Suryaprakasam, points out that gambling is a criminal offence in India.

Jul 31, 2020, 18:00 PM IST

CB-CID submits report to Madras HC in Jayaraj-Bennix custodial death probe

A total of 10 police personnel from the Sathankulam police station have so far been arrested and remanded in the Madurai Central jail.

Jul 29, 2020, 00:04 AM IST

Madras HC asks Centre, states to pass laws to ban online games involving money

The HC drew a parallel to the recent Telangana government Ordinance amending the Telangana Gaming Act 1974, banning Online Rummy. The state has now prohibited users from playing real cash games.

Jul 24, 2020, 16:29 PM IST

Jayaraj-Fennix custodial deaths: Madras High Court lauds CB-CID probe; orders protection, paid-leave for lady cop witness

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has appreciated the CB-CID for their quick investigation and searches that led to the arrest of five cops of the Sathankulam Police station in connection with the custodial death of father-son duo Jayaraj and Bennix. 

Jul 02, 2020, 15:14 PM IST