Harish Murali

Madras HC dismisses actor Suriya's plea seeking waiver of interest on income tax

In October 2010, the Income Tax department conducted searches at the office and residence of Suriya and passed an assessment order a year later for the years 2007-08 and 2008-09

17 Aug 2021

Madras HC directs private schools to issue transfer certificates without demanding due fees

The state government submitted that due to the pandemic situation, it wanted to ensure that children are not stopping their education midway for want of transfer certificates while shifting schools

07 Aug 2021

Seven get death penalty for murder of Dr Subbiah outside Chennai's Billroth Hospitals

The court also sentenced two others to life imprisonment. One of the accused who turned approver and became a prosecution witness during the trial was allowed to go free.

04 Aug 2021

Parents who suffered income loss during COVID pandemic can pay lower school fees: Madras HC

No child shall be barred from attending online or offline classes for reasons of non-payment of fees, the court said

30 Jul 2021

Relief for Vijay as HC stays order labelling him 'anti-national' but directs him to pay tax on car

A division bench of Justices M Duraiswamy and R Hemalatha that heard the plea directed the actor to pay the remaining 80% of the tax within a week of receiving a fresh demand notice

27 Jul 2021

Give respect to leaders while publishing news articles, says Madras High Court

The court censured a Tamil daily for addressing former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa as 'J' in an article

26 Jul 2021

If not disabled-friendly, don’t buy any more buses: Madras HC

The Madras High Court on Thursday restrained the State government from adding any new buses to its fleet used for public transport, unless the vehicle purchased was disabled-friendly.

23 Jul 2021

Madras HC wants special judges to be trained on POCSO Act

The judge observed that the sentences pronounced by the lower court have to run consecutively, however, they were running concurrently.

22 Jul 2021

Come with broomsticks, we will clean Madras HC together: Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee

The Madras High Court on Wednesday directed the Registrar (Administration) to ensure that the eco-friendly and clean atmosphere of the court campus is maintained at all times.

15 Jul 2021

'Act like real hero': Madras HC orders Vijay to pay entry tax for Rolls Royce

Lamenting the non-payment of entry tax by Vijay, the judge said the actor should respect the sentiments of lakhs of his fans who watch his movies by paying for the tickets

13 Jul 2021

Madras High Court dismisses BJP's plea against Tamil Nadu government's NEET committee

The court said that the constitution of the committee by no stretch of imagination can be seen as contrary to the orders of the Supreme Court or the powers of the Union government

13 Jul 2021

Evidence from disabled person not inferior: Madras HC

However, the court rejected the arguments by citing precedents set by other higher courts on the matter.

13 Jul 2021

Madras HC calls for appointment of those with merit in panels

The issue pertains to a series of writ petitions moved since 2012 by Red Giant Movies, a production and distribution company headed by Udhayanidhi Stalin, son of Chief Minister M K Stalin.

10 Jul 2021

Rajan committee on NEET not valid: Centre tells Madras HC

Says SC upheld the validity of NEET and it is not against Article 14 of the Constitution

09 Jul 2021

Madras High Court orders removal of encroachment by Chennai temple within three months

This follows a plea moved by Arappor Iyakkam against the management of the Kalasathamman temple that had encroached on a public road by building an extra hall on public land

08 Jul 2021