Harish Murali

Madras HC declares fraud property settlement deed as void, tells sub-registrar to register order

The matter was raised when the court was looking into a batch of petitions moved by owners of 3.11 acres of land falling under the Alandur sub-registrar office.

23 Dec 2020

Collect only 50 per cent toll till January 18: Madras HC on Chennai-Bengaluru Highway's upkeep

The court in 2019 took up the plea based on the note put up by Justice M Sathyanarayan to the Chief Justice on the poor condition of the highways.

22 Dec 2020

Madras HC seeks Centre's reply on MBBS quota for public school students in Puducherry

According to the petitioner, the Puducherry government had recommended a 10% horizontal reservation for government school students in medical admissions this year.

17 Dec 2020

100 kg gold ‘vanishes into thin air’ from CBI custody in Tamil Nadu

However, when the vault was opened, only 296kg gold was found in it as against the original 400 kg.

12 Dec 2020

Why charge toll when you can’t lay proper roads: HC

These toll plazas fall in the Maduravoyal-Walajapet stretch of the highway, the overall condition of which has been appalling for the last few years.

10 Dec 2020

Kailash Satyarthi's NGO moves Madras HC seeking effective child protection guidelines in TN

In the petition, Bachpan Bachao Andolan sought adherence to the 2018 Supreme Court directions to all state governments on the effective implementation of the Juvenile Justice Act 2000

08 Dec 2020

Madras High Court refuses to grant interim stay on TN order banning online betting games

In its petition, the company said the Supreme Court in 1968, as well as various High Courts across the country in a series of judgments, held that rummy was a game of skill and not a game of chance

07 Dec 2020

Corpn asked to file report on bridge over Adyar river

However, the counsel for one company sought for the tenders to be reworked.

04 Dec 2020

Marina-Besant Nagar bridge project: Madras HC directs Chennai corporation to file report in 2 weeks

The court was hearing a suo motu proceeding initiated in the beautification and the maintenance of Marina Beach.

03 Dec 2020

When court proceedings went live on YouTube

The live webcast, under the subject “Arrears,” was taken down after thousands of students began accessing it and the media started taking note of it.

02 Dec 2020

Madras HC censures Tamil Nadu for withdrawing Ex-IAS officer U Sagayam’s security

The bench directed the state to maintain the status quo of the protection provided to Sagayam and other officers as on March 16, 2018, till further orders.

30 Nov 2020

Yet.... many areas under water

Despite the sincere efforts, many localities witnessed waterlogging. Madipakkam, Adambakkam, Velachery and Nanganallur were largely submerged.

26 Nov 2020

Cyclone Nivar: Heavy rains inundate several Chennai localities, shops down shutters

S Damodaran, a resident of Madipakkam who lives near Erikkarrai, said the roads that were recently laid were all inundated.

25 Nov 2020

Chitlapakkam lake encroachments: Madras HC orders status quo on waterbody

The bench made the observations in a plea moved by S Vaidhyanathan seeking restoration of the lake.

24 Nov 2020

Nothing learnt from 2015 floods, says Madras HC as it censures TN on illegal buildings

Pulling up the state and Chennai Corporation, the bench summoned the Corporation Commissioner and also warned that it would ask the Chief Secretary to appear if required

24 Nov 2020

Madras HC reserves order on plea to direct Anna University to set aside demand for exam fees

S Hariharan, a third-year civil engineering student, in his plea submitted that it was unfair that the university is not releasing the results of those who had not paid examination fees

23 Nov 2020

When students forced judge to suspend virtual hearing

The Madras High Court’s virtual hearing on Friday had unexpected ‘visitors,’ who forced the judges suspend the proceedings.

21 Nov 2020

Madras HC restrains ex-boyfriend of actor Amala Paul from posting personal snaps on internet

The court issued the directions on a defamation suit moved by the actress against musician Bhavninder Singh who was engaged to her in 2018

20 Nov 2020

Madras High Court censures TN officials for lack of sensitivity in missing children cases

The court ordered the Secretaries of the Home and Social Welfare departments and of the State Commission for Protection of Child Rights to be present to explain the status of cases registered

19 Nov 2020

HC: Schools can now collect 35% more fees

The Madras High Court on Wednesday allowed private schools and colleges in the State to collect 35 per cent of the annual fee for the academic year 2020-21.

19 Nov 2020

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