PG doctors eligible for incentive marks for Covid duty in govt hospitals: Madras HC

The first bench of Chief Justice SV Gangapurwala and Justice D Bharatha Chakravarthy passed the orders on Thursday on a batch of petitions filed by PG medicos and private doctors.

17 Nov 2023

Rs. 350 crore scam in food procurement: TN govt tells Madras HC a detailed inquiry is on

Pointing out the need for going through voluminous records running to about 24, 000 pages involving 48 tenders, the State PP promised the court, “We will conclude the inquiry as soon as possible.”

15 Nov 2023

HR&CE can’t run day-to-day affairs of mutt, says Madras HC

The functions were taken over by the department by framing a scheme after allegations were raised about alienation of the mutt’s properties by its 101st pontiff.

14 Nov 2023

PG med seat scam: Madras HC orders pvt colleges, Pondy govt to pay Rs 15L to 16 students

The colleges denied admission to 28 students who were selected on merit by Central Admission Committee for the year 2017-18 for PG medical courses while admitting 34 candidates not sponsored by CENTAC

12 Nov 2023

TN can’t ban online rummy, poker: Madras HC

While the apex court had already ruled that rummy and poker are games of skill, the state had failed to demonstrate that online games of rummy and poker are different and distinct from offline games.

10 Nov 2023

Sanatana Dharma comments don’t violate oath of office: Udhayanidhi Stalin

Advancing arguments on his behalf on Wednesday, senior counsel P Wilson said, “Article 25 of the Constitution provides protected right to practice atheism and also for propagating it.”

09 Nov 2023

Case filed against me as I retrieved temple assets from Hindutva brigade: Sekarbabu

“A very conservative estimation of Rs 162.4 crore worth of properties was retrieved from illegal occupation by Hindutva persons,” he said.

08 Nov 2023

Madras HC orders FIR on three cops for assault on Dalit family

Justice GK Ilanthiraiyan directed the Tiruvannamalai SP to register the FIR against SI Murugan and constables Nammalvar and Vijayakumar and complete the investigation within 12 weeks.

03 Nov 2023

'Cellulose-based papers, not plastic, used for wrapping firecrackers': Tamil Nadu govt to Madras HC

It also said it has been reported that 969 fireworks manufacturing units are using cellophane papers derived from cellulose for wrapping the crackers.

31 Oct 2023

Madras Court raps I-T dept for not giving assessees enough time to reply

The HC has rapped the I-T department for not providing assessees sufficient time to present their cases before orders on assessment are passed and thereby depriving them of the right to defend. 

25 Oct 2023

Madras HC raps I-T dept for not providing sufficient time for assessees to file replies to notices

Justice Krishnan Ramasamy pointed out that the real intention of section 144 B of the Income-Tax Act is to provide an opportunity for the assessee to be heard before passing any orders.

24 Oct 2023

Madras High Court acquits Army man in pocso case

The jawan, staying at an apartment in Chennai, was accused by his colleague’s wife that he had sexually assaulted her 12-year-old daughter on August 28, 2014.

22 Oct 2023

HC acquits army man five years after convicted in POCSO case for want of medical evidence

Accused contended that the complaint was a fall-out of a tiff between the army jawan and the victim’s mother as the latter tried to sexually exploit him.

21 Oct 2023

FERA case: Madras High Court rules against insolvency proceedings against TTV Dhinakaran 

The ED had imposed AMMK founder TTV Dhinakaran a penalty of Rs 28 crore for violating the provisions in receiving foreign contributions during 1995-96 when he was a Member of Parliament.

21 Oct 2023

Madras HC orders actress Jayapradha to deposit Rs 20 lakh to seek bail in ESI payment default case

Jayapradha, along with Ram Kumar and Raja Babu, who were her partners in Jayapradha Cine Theatre, were convicted and given six months imprisonment, in the case.

20 Oct 2023

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