Harish Murali

Visually challenged rank holder moves CAT seeking IAS posting

In her plea, Puranasunthari had stated that despite securing 286th position, she was offered only the Indian Revenue Services (IRS), and not the Indian Administrative Services (IAS).

23 Oct 2020

Centre opposes 50 percent reservation for TN govt doctors in PG super speciality courses

In view of the divergent opinions expressed by the Centre and state, the court has to necessarily hear the versions of both sides before passing final orders in this writ petition, the judge said

17 Oct 2020

Madras High Court refuses to allow plea moved by actor Rajinikanth on property tax demand

The court suggested the petitioner to approach the city corporation by sending them reminders to the representation made.

14 Oct 2020

Madras HC slaps Rs 5 lakh penalty on advocate for false charge against Registrar (Vigilance)

The court initiated criminal contempt proceedings against the advocate B Sathishkumar. It said he has committed perjury and is debarred from practising law pending disposal of the contempt plea.

12 Oct 2020

State can't float tenders without consent of village panchayats, rules Madras High Court

Fresh tender process shall thereafter be initiated following law to identify the contractor for carrying out the work, Justice Anand Venkatesh stated in his order.

10 Oct 2020

Is there a plan to preserve CCTV footage in police stations, Madras HC asks TN govt

According to the petitioner, there is no statutory framework or standard operating procedure prescribed to protect and maintain the CCTV footage inside the police stations.

09 Oct 2020

Madras HC asks TN to explain how it handles wild elephants entering from other state forests

The high court passed the order on a petition which alleged that the Tamil Nadu forest staff recently chased an injured elephant into Kerala forests.

09 Oct 2020

Madras HC asks why reservation for differently-abled not filled in TN universities, colleges

The two-member bench of justices M Sathyanarayanan and R Hemalatha issued the notices on a plea filed by P Venkatesan, a retired differently-abled assistant professor from Bharathiar University

08 Oct 2020

Six Puducherry medical colleges asked to pay Rs 30 lakh fine

The case pertains to the admission of candidates to PG Medical (degree and diploma) courses for the academic year 2017-18 through CENTAC.

08 Oct 2020

Madras High Court wonders how students can be declared passed without clearing their exams

A plea filed by former Vice-Chancellor of Anna University E Balagurusamy had challenged the TN govt's decision to cancel the arrear exams for final year college students and award them degrees

07 Oct 2020

Puzzled by use of tin sheets to block COVID patients' houses, Madras HC seeks explanation

A division bench of the Madras High Court raised several queries on the practice and directed the Chennai Corporation Commissioner to appear before it by November 10 to explain the reasons

06 Oct 2020

Lawyers acting as per client’s instruction not liable for defamation: HC

An advocate who acted professionally as per his client’s instruction cannot be made criminally liable for defamation, the Madras High Court has observed.

03 Oct 2020

Advocates acting professionally as per client's instruction not liable for defamation: Madras High Court

The petition in the high court by the advocate and the committee of creditors sought to quash the defamation complaint.

02 Oct 2020

Temporary relief for Chennai tenement residents as Madras HC stays demolition for two weeks

There are around a hundred children who are attending schools and are now facing difficulty due to the eviction, said the petition

01 Oct 2020

Advocate moves Madras HC against removal of 'thali' and 'metti' during NEET exams

When examination halls are fitted with CCTV cameras and invigilators are always present to ensure the proper conduct of the exams, there is no necessity for such frisking, said the petition

30 Sep 2020