Senior Advocate R Shanmugasundaram to be next Advocate General of Tamil Nadu

On May 1, a day before the declaration of election results, former Advocate General Vijay Narayan had resigned from the post, which he sent to the former chief minister. 

09 May 2021

HC directs Centre to ensure oxygen supply to TN

The Madras High Court on Thursday directed the Central government to take immediate steps by Friday to ensure an adequate supply of oxygen to the State.

07 May 2021

'No more' PILs from Traffic Ramaswamy at Madras High Court

Traffic Ramaswamy was a familiar figure at the Madras High Court, often spotted clad in his trademark white shirt and khaki trousers, darting between courts, his Personal Security Officer in tow.

05 May 2021

Child rape: HC commutes death sentence to life

Case pertains to the accused in the rape  and murder of a seven-year-old girl in Kovai

28 Apr 2021

'Were you on another planet during political rallies?': Madras HC slams ECI for COVID-19 surge

Transport Minister MR Vijayabhaskar sought the court to direct the ECI  to adopt strict adherence to safety measures to ensure fairness in the counting of votes scheduled for May 2. 

27 Apr 2021

Vilachery Clay Toys aiming to bag GI tag

Artisans get clay from the tank to make the dolls. All the artisans still make dolls by using moulds and paint them by hand.

24 Apr 2021

Adequate facilities to treat Covid patients available, State informs HC

Commencing the proceedings in the afternoon, the Chief Justice directed Narayan to concentrate on the availability of Remdesivir, oxygen, ventilators and vaccines.

23 Apr 2021

HC vacates stay against Girija Vaidyanathan’s appointment to NGT

During the hearing on Saturday, the counsel for Girija argued that she had an experience of more than five years in dealing with issues relating to environment.

18 Apr 2021

Stay on former chief secy’s appointment to green panel

The petitioner sought to quash the December 12 notification of the appointment, and a direction to call for the relevant records.

10 Apr 2021

Court gives 25% of man’s salary to abandoned mom

Woman alleges son stopped taking care of her after getting job

01 Apr 2021

Are you illiterate, HC asks SV Shekher for sharing derogatory post against women journos

The issue pertains to a derogatory post shared by Shekher in April 2018 in the wake of the controversy over Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit patting a woman journalist on the cheek

30 Mar 2021

Madras High Court orders counselling to parents of lesbian couple who threatened duo

The court said the counselling should be given by a specialist who has experience in working with LGBTQI (Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex) individuals.

30 Mar 2021

Medical admissions: Centre tells HC it rejected Puducherry's 10% quota for govt school students

The Puducherry cabinet approved the quota and forwarded it to the ex-LG. However, she referred the matter to the Centre on the grounds that she differed with the view of the Puducherry government.

25 Mar 2021

Did BJP use Aadhaar details for targeted election campaign? Madras HC takes serious view

Petition accuses the BJP's Puducherry unit of getting the data from the Unique Identification Authority of India, which oversees Aadhaar

24 Mar 2021

Justice Karnan gets conditional bail after arrest over remarks on ex-SC judges, families

The judge granted the bail after the counsel for Justice Karnan undertook that his client would not make any statement or posts against judges, the institution, their families, staff or lawyers

23 Mar 2021