Jegadeeswari Pandian

Madras HC sets aside appointment of two non-Brahmin priests in Tiruchy's Agamic temple

Justice GR Swaminathan passed the order on the petitions filed by Karthick and Parameswaran challenging the appointment of the non-Brahmin priests S Prabhu and S Jayabalan.

04 Mar 2023

Madras HC stays execution of portions of ex-TN CM Jayalalithaa death panel report

Interim order issued on a petition filed by former AIADMK health minister Vijayabaskar indicted in the report submitted by Arumughaswamy commission

01 Mar 2023

Abduction case: Madras HC closes habeas plea, permits woman to leave with uncle

Kruthika was allegedly abducted by her parents from Tenkasi on January 25 after she married Vineeth against their wish.

17 Feb 2023

Lok Adalat: Tamil Nadu couple gets solatium for son’s death in 2018

As a result, my son lost his balance, fell down from the footboard, and died. The driver was playing songs in high volume too,” the mother alleged.

12 Feb 2023

One special court for every four districts can be set up for NDPS cases: Madras HC

Justice Pugalendhi flags delay in filing of final report on time, says accused getting statutory bail

29 Jan 2023

CISF personnel of Madras HC Bench help elderly celebrate R-Day

Speaking to TNIE, the manager of the old-age home, C Raman, said the donated items would help him manage the shelter without any worries for at least one month.

27 Jan 2023

No bar on courts to impose life sentence on juvenile: Madras HC

The Bench passed the order in an appeal filed by the convict, Rajkumar, who was aged 17 at the time of committing the offence.

08 Jan 2023

Make licence must to buy booze, Madras HC’s suggestion to TN govt

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday suggested making ‘alcohol license’ mandatory for purchasing liquor in Tamil Nadu.

06 Jan 2023

Give prisoners handbook on rights, Madras HC tells TN

The handbook should contain information on prisoners’ rights, laws protecting them and grievance redressal mechanisms available to them.

04 Jan 2023

Madras HC seeks state's reply to change mode of payment of Pongal gift amount

However, the government counsel contended that it would not be feasible to change the mode of payment for this year's Pongal festival.

03 Jan 2023

Pay Rs 18L compensation to two in fake case, recover money from cop, says Madras HC  

Justice Pugalendhi concluded that Kumar had conducted a perfunctory investigation and because of it, the petitioners were falsely implicated.

17 Dec 2022

‘Can cops seize vehicles under Mines Act?’

Madras HC recently sought for the constitution of a Full Bench to clarify whether police officers have the power to seize vehicles under the Mines and Mineral Act, 1957.

06 Dec 2022

Gokulraj killing: Swathi faces contempt action

Swathi, despite several opportunities given by the high court, was either “repeatedly evading from making a true statement” or was “denying certain obvious facts”, the judges said.

01 Dec 2022

Madras HC warns of criminal contempt against Swathi

Tells hostile witness that truth more important than caste, religion 

26 Nov 2022

‘Courts can’t ignore star witnesses turning hostile’: Madurai Bench of Madras HC

To satisfy their “judicial conscience”, particularly because the case is loaded with communal overtones, the judges decided to recall Swathi to the witness box.

25 Nov 2022