R Sivakumar

Madras High Court shocked over 186-acre government land given to MP’s relatives, film director

The order was passed on a writ petition filed by the president of Silambanathanpettai village panchayat in Cuddalore district alleging fabrication of documents and conversion of government land.

8 hours ago

Madras HC restrains Kodanad murder accused's brother from making defamatory statements against EPS

Justice RN Manjula grants interim injunction for two weeks finding a prima facie case

26 Sep 2023

Madras High Court sets aside order of rent court favouring landlord to evict tenant

The judge observed that there is no refusal on the part of the tenant to execute a written agreement and he had always exhibited readiness and willingness to do so.

24 Sep 2023

Madras High Court restrains Udhayanidhi Stalin from making derogatory statements against EPS

Justice RN Manjula, passed the interim injunction against the DMK scion on a defamation suit filed by EPS seeking damages and restraining him from making statements that denigrated his image.

22 Sep 2023

Principal Sessions Court refuses bail to Senthil Balaji on money laundering case

The Minister was arrested on June 14 over money laundering charges.

20 Sep 2023

Revision petitions against TN ministers in disproportionate assets case taken up with CJ's approval: HC judge

He reaffirmed that he would not recuse from even a single case, but would continue to hear all of them.

20 Sep 2023

Former TN minister’s PA gets three-year jail term in assets case

His wife given 18 months jail; HC terms trial court’s acquittal order ‘perverse’

20 Sep 2023

‘Company court can adjudicate on property outside its jurisdiction’

The present petitions, filed in 2007, were filed by the company against certain persons, related to the business, selling land in two districts of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

17 Sep 2023

Won’t recuse from hearing Ponmudy graft case: Madras High Court Judge 

“The court observes that suo motu revisions have been looked upon in some quarters as a sort of witch hunt spearheaded by one judge.

15 Sep 2023

Rs 600-crore loan fraud: Bank officials get no relief as plea to quash criminal case binned

The Madras High Court has refused to quash the criminal case filed by the CBI against the officials of Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI) in connection with Rs 600 crore loan fraud.

12 Sep 2023

HC: Relief for TN leaders in graft cases is abuse of power

“I have opened a can of worms and started looking into case after case,” the judge declared in open court. 

09 Sep 2023

Madras HC takes up suo moto review against discharge of ministers I Periyasamy and B Valarmathi

The suo motu review is being made on an order, discharging Periyasamy from a graft case involving the illegal allotment of a housing site to a personal security officer of late leader M Karunanidhi.

08 Sep 2023

Using political power to take away land from powerless men is nothing but day-light robbery: Madras HC

“The Courts will not remain (mute) spectators, especially, when citizens’ right to carry on with a peaceful life under Article 21 of the Constitution is threatened,” the court said.

07 Sep 2023

TN CM Stalin must take call on Balaji as minister: Madras High court 

The first bench of Chief Justice SV Gangapurwala and Justice PD Audikesavalu gave the advice while disposing of petitions filed against Balaji’s continuation in the cabinet without portfolio.

06 Sep 2023

Madras HC: Principal sessions court can rule on Senthil Balaji bail

The bench said since the principal sessions court was designated by the Centre as a special court for trying PMLA cases, it cannot transfer the case against Balaji to the special court for MP/MLA.

05 Sep 2023