Siva Sekaran

‘Will stay project if government doesn’t keep its word’

The bench of Justices T S Sivagnanam and V Bhavani Subbaroyan made the observation when the remaining writ petitions challenging the project came up on Tuesday.

12 Sep 2018

Madras High Court slams unholy nexus between top cops, lawyers

Orders CBI probe into cheating case involving retired IPS officer P Sivanandi

01 Sep 2018

Remove corrupt vigilance officials: Madras High Court

Madras High Court directed the Commissioner of Greater Chennai Corporation to pack off all corrupt officials in the in the Vigilance Cell and replace them with honest persons.

31 Aug 2018

Can a ‘ghost’ move the SC, asks judge, orders probe

The judge directed the HC Registry to forward a copy of his order to the SC Registrar-General with a request to place the matter before the Chief Justice of India and take appropriate action.

29 Aug 2018

Court raises compensation for minor girl’s death in accident

29 years after the mishap, redress increased from `25,000 to `2.75 lakh

26 Aug 2018

Plea to quash case against school chief dismissed in Chennai

While returning from school on July 25, 2012, the girl fell through a gaping hole on the floor of the school van and was crushed by the rear wheel.

08 Aug 2018

Rs 8 crore spent on five enquiry panels, says government

So Far about Rs 8 crore has been spent from the State exchequer for the functioning of five enquiry commissions, headed by retired judges of the High Court, the Madras High Court.

02 Aug 2018

Woman sues doctors for ‘wrongly diagnosing’ tumour as pregnancy

A woman, alleged that she was wrongly diagnosed for a tumour in her abdomen as pregnancy by doctors of Kasturba Government Maternity Hospital at Triplicane.

29 Jul 2018

Suspension of Block Development Officer ordered for dereliction of duty

On June 25, HC had told Poondi BDO to be present before court along with files regarding a plea at 10.30 am on Friday; he came to HC at 11.15 am without any files.

28 Jul 2018

Madras High Court terms most probe panels an eye-wash demands audit

Inquiry panels are mostly an eye-wash, incurring a waste of public money, Justice S M Subramanian of the Madras High Court has observed.

27 Jul 2018

Indian IDs won’t confer citizenship on foreigners: Madras High Court

Court says those from other countries cannot claim citizenship citing possession of Aadhaar and voter cards, rejects plea from daughter of Lankan woman.

26 Jul 2018

BSNL exchange case:Madras High Court sets aside order discharging Maran brothers

Allowing the appeal filed by the CBI, Justice G Jaichandran directed a special CBI court to frame charges and conclude the trial within 12 months from the date of receipt of copy of the order.

26 Jul 2018

Tamil Nadu: Lower court’s death penalty verdict binned

4-year-old’s murder case handed over to CBI; HC bench raps trial court judge.

25 Jul 2018

Expert panel to study how multiple accident claims can be avoided

Committee, led by Justice Chandru, will suggest ways to make settlements more transparent.

20 Jul 2018

Thalaignayiru branch of the SBI told to submit loan documents

Holding that the daughter of a man, who had defaulted in repaying the loans advanced by a particular bank on earlier occasions, is not eligible for a fresh educational loan, Justice S Vaidyanathan dis

17 Jul 2018