Siva Sekaran

Madras HC rejects plea against construction of Jaya memorial at Marina beach

Petitioner had contended that a memorial should not be constructed for a person, who had been convicted by the trial court in disproportionate assets case and confirmed by the Supreme Court

6 hours ago

Madras HC tells striking JACTTO-GEO employees to go back to work

The Madras High Court on Wednesday evening directed teachers, who are on strike, to resume work from January 25, in the interest of student welfare.

6 hours ago

No interim stay on amendment of Constitution for 10 per cent quota: Madras High Court

DMK senior counsel submitted that reservation is not a poverty alleviation programme but a social justice meant to uplift the communities, which had not had access to education or employment.

22 Jan 2019

DMK challenges 10 per cent quota for economically weaker sections

The petition is likely to come up before the third bench of Justices S Manikumar and Subramonium Prasad on January 21.

19 Jan 2019

Don’t construe all spas, massage centres as brothels: Madras High Court

In this case, the victims have filed petitions before this Court questioning the action of the respective police in branding them as prostitutes.

03 Jan 2019

Pudukottai woman moves High Court against her dismissal from employment, lands in prison

IN a tragic, perhaps ironic, turn of events, a woman who went to court against her dismissal from her job was awarded imprisonment for a week.

02 Jan 2019

Madras HC initiates suo motu proceedings on HIV blood transfusion case

Additional Advocate General PH Aravind Pandian assured the bench that he would file a detailed report on the action taken to treat the woman at the Rajaji Government Hospital at Madurai.

27 Dec 2018

GO transferring Assembly building case to DVAC quashed

The cause of action for these two petitions existed no longer with his death and hence the petitions were closed on September 20.

14 Dec 2018

Transfer of idol theft cases to CBI quashed by Madras High Court

The State cannot resort to colourable exercise of power under the guise of policy decision, which is well within the scope of judicial review of this court, the bench observed.

01 Dec 2018

Two week-parole to life convict for conjugal rights

The bench was passing orders on the habeas corpus petition from a woman praying for grant of parole for two weeks to her husband under conjugal rights.

01 Dec 2018

Land acquisition for sub-way bridge near Chromepet railway station upheld

The primary argument, which consumed considerable time during the hearing, was on the advisability of constructing the subway at an alternate locality.

22 Nov 2018

Seven lawyers accused of fraud summoned by Madras High Court

Justice Chandru submitted two interim reports on October 4 and 25 last.

17 Nov 2018

All acquitted in 2008 Chennai government law college students clash case

Originally, the students wanted the court to set aside an order of the trial court awarding three-year simple imprisonment to them.

31 Oct 2018

Third judge finds merit in former chief justice’s views in disqualification of MLAs case

Passing orders on the writ petitions on June 14, the then Chief Justice Indira Banerjee had held that the Speaker had necessary power to disqualify the 18 members.

26 Oct 2018

Act on private clinics notified, says government

The court had directed the authorities to remove the lock and seal and the petitioner/tenant to hand over possession of the premises, after taking all the movables, to the landlord.

25 Oct 2018