No scientific basis to expect third wave of COVID-19, says Madras High Court

The court also said there is even less scientific basis to fear that the third wave may attack children more

3 hours ago

COVID-19 cash relief will be given to all transgenders in state, says Tamil Nadu government

Transgender rights activist Grace Banu had moved the court seeking extension of the COVID cash relief to all transgenders in the state even if they don't possess any valid registration papers

18 Jun 2021

Madras High court refuses to stay auction of Tamil Nadu police's Chippiparai dog

The first bench comprising Chief Justice  Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy refused to pass any interim directions on staying the auction notice.

16 Jun 2021

Covid lockdown: Holistic plan required to feed stray animals, says Madras High Court

The issue pertains to a plea moved by an animal activist VE Shiva praying for a direction to the State government to feed the stray animals, which are starving due to the pandemic.

14 Jun 2021

Carnatic musician TM Krishna moves Madras High Court against Centre's new IT rules

Krishna stated that the rules violate the fundamental rights to freedom of expression and privacy and are unconstitutional. He said they affect his rights as an artist and cultural commentator.

10 Jun 2021

Covid-19: Madras High Court to continue virtual hearing

The notification issued by the Registrar General of the court said that the decision has been made in view of the recent surge of Covid cases and to avoid further spike of cases.

10 Jun 2021

'Provide gender-neutral bathrooms': Madras HC judge counsels on LGBTQIA+ issues

The court issued guidelines to the State and Union government to ensure the protection of LGBTQIA+ persons in consensual relationships, including to ban conversion therapy.

07 Jun 2021

Madras HC treats letter seeking pipeline to supply drinking water as PIL, orders inquiry

The letter prayed for a direction to the Salem District Collector to instruct his subordinates to lay a pipeline for the supply of 24-hour drinking water to residents of Tharamangalam town

04 Jun 2021

Madras HC upholds nomination of 3 BJP MLAs to Puducherry Assembly

The court observed that the only grievance of the petitioner appears to be that the nominees are members of the BJP.

02 Jun 2021

Former AIADMK minister moves anticipatory bail plea in 'cheating' case filed by actress

The actress had recently filed a police complaint alleging that the former minister had sexually abused her and forced her to abort. The Chennai police had registered a case on her complaint.

02 Jun 2021

#MeToo: POCSO court grants Chennai police custody of PSBB teacher for three days

According to the prosecution, several students of Class XI and XII and alumni alleged that the teacher sexually misbehaved with them

01 Jun 2021

Marriages lost 'sacrament' due to recognition of live-in relationships, says Madras HC

The court made the observations on a plea moved by a government veterinarian against the criminal proceedings initiated against him by his wife

01 Jun 2021

Madras HC tells auto plant workers to drop strike, officials to inspect unit

The issue pertains to a petition moved by the workmen’s union of Renault-Nissan, alleging their employers are not adhering to the Covid-19 protocol.

01 Jun 2021

'Follow Covid protocol during hospital inspections': Madras HC to politicians

The first bench comprising the Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy made the observations in the suo motu plea pertaining to the Covid-19 management by the state.

31 May 2021

Sanction funds to feed stray animals during lockdown, HC tells State

The Madras High Court on Thursday observed that the committee appointed by the court to feed stray animals has come up with a “lovely report” to ensure that they are fed during the lockdown.

28 May 2021