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Know Dr K Deepamala, the doctor who ‘re-searches’ rural Tamil Nadu’s inclusive development

She envisions sustainable and inclusive development of people and the soil of rural Tamil Nadu with the participation of the citizens.

30 Apr 2023

Mother entitled to divorcee daughter's alimony till her death: Madras High Court

The mother is entitled to the maintenance amount till the daughter's death as per the provisions of the Hindu Succession Act, the court said.

29 Apr 2023

No interim relief for online gambling companies: Madras High Court

The petitioners, Online Gaming Federation and others, approached the high court challenging the Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Online Gambling and Regulation of Online Games Act, 2022.

28 Apr 2023

Constitute ICC, include parents and teachers: Madras High Court to Kalakshetra

Making it clear that mere pendency of the writ petition would not tie the hands of the state police, the judge said they can go ahead with further proceedings as per law.

27 Apr 2023

Tamil may be made mandatory for housekeeping workers in schools: Madras HC

The judges recently quashed the criteria for tender such as the bidder should have carried out housekeeping- service in at least 25 lakh square feet in any of the last three financial years

25 Apr 2023

General council not competent to take disciplinary action, OPS tells Madras High Court

“The general council is the supreme body of the party for framing policies and programmes. It is a collective plenary body. 

21 Apr 2023

Truce on Marina Loop Road as Madras High Court OKs Chennai Corporation's interim plan

Corpn to create parking bays; fishers can sell without disturbing traffic

20 Apr 2023

Madras HC to decide over Kalakshetra ICC on April 24, directs college not to intimidate students

Noting that the institution should have taken action on the complaints at the appropriate time, Justice Dhandapani said the institution has to be protected for the interests of the women students.

17 Apr 2023

PG teachers can’t be hired as high school HMs: Madras High Court

The matter reached the court when the state government, in 2015, allowed promoted PGs to be appointed to the post of high school headmasters. 

13 Apr 2023

Chennai Corporation wants six months to clear Loop Road of fish vendors, Madras HC won’t budge

The modern fish market costing Rs 9.97 crore is under construction at Nochi Nagar on the Loop Road. Work will be completed in six months.

12 Apr 2023

Vishal Reddy told to deposit Rs 15 crore with Madras HC; can’t release films till then

Noting that the single judge has not specified the action to be taken in case of failure to deposit the money, the bench modified the order to incorporate clause iv-a of loan agreement to the order.

06 Apr 2023

HC dismisses pleas of AR Rahman, GV Prakash, Santhosh Narayanan challenging service tax levied

The music composers contended that they are the sole and absolute owners of the copyright that subsists in the musical works and not the producers of the movies.

30 Mar 2023

Madras HC to hear OPS’ appeal against order on AIADMK general secretary polls

Embattled OPS and his supporters moved the division bench with the appeals as soon as Justice K Kumaresh Babu announced his verdict on the interim applications filed by OPS and 3 others.

29 Mar 2023

Madras HC orders one-man commission to probe Vengaivayal water contamination

The order was passed on a public interest litigation (PIL) petition filed by advocate Rajkamal, who is a member of Tiruvallur-based NGO Tamil Kalaikalam Trust.

29 Mar 2023

Question of parentage: Order on DNA test set aside by Madras High Court

The judge also directed the family court to dispose of the matrimonial case pending before it as early as possible on priority basis.

29 Mar 2023

AIADMK General Council resolutions valid, but will decide on OPS expulsion, says court

The court however said that the legality of removing OPS and his supporters from the party should be decided only on the civil suits which are pending.

29 Mar 2023

AIADMK power struggle: EPS takes over as general secretary after Madras HC rejects OPS' plea

The court rejected pleas filed by deposed leader O Panneerselvam and his aides, paving the way for interim chief Edappadi K Palaniswami's elevation as AIADMK's general secretary.

28 Mar 2023

Madras HC gives Tamil Nadu eight weeks to frame guidelines on women’s arrest

The judge directed the government to frame the guidelines and place it before the court within a period of eight weeks.

26 Mar 2023

Divorce given to Indian couple by US court declared void by Madras HC

Justice Chandrasekharan rejected Maheshwari’s plea for returning her jewellery and other valuables as she failed to prove the valuables were with her husband.

23 Mar 2023

HC declares void divorce given to Indian couple by US court, orders husband to pay wife Rs 25L

The Madras High Court has ordered a compensation of Rs 25 lakh to the wife who fled the US due to alleged torture by her husband

22 Mar 2023

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