R Sivakumar

‘Can consider 7.5-month-old foetus a minor child’: Madras High Court

According to Section 8(2) of the Citizenship Act (CA), when a person ceases to be a citizen of India, every minor child of that person shall thereupon cease to be its citizen.

14 hours ago

Vadagalai members can sing in Kanchi temple: Madras HC

Justice SM Subramaniam passed the interim order on a petition filed by S Narayanan, of Kancheepuram.

18 May 2022

May be bad, but can’t review all govt policies: Madras HC

The place was chosen because it is located in the home district of the then chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami.

15 May 2022

Courts can’t review govt policies even if sometimes detrimental: Madras HC

The construction began when the AIADMK was in power. 

15 May 2022

IAS for all govt staff: TN asked to form single administrative service

Court wants to give officials level-playing field, asks State to initiate process in 6 months

14 May 2022

Don’t harass people called for inquiry, court tells TN police

Directing the Tamil Nadu police to not harass anyone called for inquiries, the Madras High Court asked it to strictly follow the Supreme Court’s guidelines for holding preliminary inquiries.

05 May 2022

Court clears the decks for Bharatnet Project in TN

Upholds order in favour of firm that won bid for part of the project.

03 May 2022

Man in Chennai gets death penalty for raping daughter

Punishment subject to HC nod; girl’s mother handed life sentence for abetting crime

30 Apr 2022

HR&CE may lose hold on Ayodhya Mandapam

What business does govt have in a pvt hall, asks HC ahead of pronouncing order on appeal against dept’s takeover

27 Apr 2022

Liquor bottle menace may shut Tasmac shops in hill stations

“We will have to order the closure of liquor retail outlets in hill stations if a decision is not taken by April 25.”

19 Apr 2022

Chennai court dismisses Sasikala's plaint challenging removal as AIADMK general secretary

A general council meeting had passed resolutions expelling Sasikala from the post of general secretary and Panneerselvam and Palaniswami were elected as coordinator and joint coordinator

11 Apr 2022

Electronic meters must for autorickshaws, restructure fare in line with fuel rate: Madras HC

The first bench of Chief Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari and Justice D Bharatha Chakravarthy passed the orders recently on a petition seeking implementation of GO Ms 611 dated August 25, 2013.

09 Apr 2022

Madras High Court upholds 7.5 per cent medical quota for Tamil Nadu government school students

The court dismissed all the petitions challenging the reservation and seeking similar benefits.

07 Apr 2022

Madras HC eases night ban in Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve for locals, bars some heavy vehicles

Local villagers, tribals, forest dwellers and agriculturists in the area shall be given photo identity cards to allow them to operate light motor vehicles on the stretch without any time restrictions.

07 Apr 2022

Only retired judges or lawyers can be judicial members of tribunals: Madras High Court

Madras High Court has held that only retired judges or members of the Bar can be appointed as judicial members of the various Tribunals established in the country.

06 Apr 2022