Siva Sekaran

Now, commuters can file plaint if bus driver is drunk

Drivers of government transport corporations can no more indulge in drunk driving, thanks to various measures said to have been taken by the management to curb the menace.

10 Nov 2019

Just 48 in Tamil Nadu cleared NEET without coaching, HC told

High Court asks Centre to take note that unequals are being treated as equal in the NEET admission

05 Nov 2019

Why can't NEET be scrapped, Madras HC asks Centre

The court said while the Central government is reversing various schemes brought in by the earlier government, why it could not reverse the decision on the medical entrance exam or NEET.

04 Nov 2019

Non-consensual homosexual act an offence: Madras High Court

Homosexuality  may have been decriminalised by the Supreme Court, but in the case of lack of consent, obviously, it will be a punishable offense, the Madras High Court has clarified.

03 Nov 2019

Borewell tragedy: PIL seeks use of government helicopter in emergencies

The petitioner in Madras high court says helicopter could transport rescue machines and personnel timely.

30 Oct 2019

Amend Motor Vehicles Act, make punishment for drunken driving more stringent: Madras HC

Justice R Mahadevan suggested this after noting that too many lives have already been lost to this lethal cocktail of internal consumption and internal combustion.

26 Oct 2019

Madras HC tells senior citizens to approach local revenue officers to get back property

The judge ordered a copy of this judgement to be circulated to all the district and Taluk level legal services authorities to spread legal awareness to senior citizens.

22 Oct 2019

Negotiable Instruments Act cannot be invoked for declaring holiday: HC

Justice S M Subramaniam passed the order while allowing the writ petition filed by a private company Bimetal Bearings Limited in Perandapalli village in Krishnagiri district.

19 Oct 2019

HC urges Centre, state to reconsider scholarship policy relating to SC/ST

A division bench of Justices M Sathyanarayanan and N Seshasayee passed the order while dismissing a batch of PILs from retired IAS officer S Subbiah and five others.

16 Oct 2019

Madras HC allows Tamilisai to withdraw plea against Kanimozhi

While functioning as the Tamil Nadu BJP State president, Tamilisai, had filed the petition.

15 Oct 2019

‘Remedy cannot be denied just for lack of rental deed’

Only to that purpose or to that extent alone, the effect of non-registration of rental agreement can be construed or the provision of Section 4-A can be pressed into service, the judge said.

15 Oct 2019

Non-agreement no bar to approach rent court: Madras High Court

A petition sought to set aside an order of the City-based Rent Court and consequently direct the court below to dispose of the case.

14 Oct 2019

Bring law to curb illegal groundwater tapping throughout TN: HC

There are no effective provisions in the Indian Penal Code to combat illegal extraction of water.

13 Oct 2019

Customary and courteous, says adv general: HC allows welcome banners for Modi, Xi 

The bench of Justices M Sathyanarayanan and N Seshasayee made the observation while passing orders on a contempt petition filed by ‘Traffic’ K R Ramaswamy.

04 Oct 2019

Colleges can retain education certificates of their staff

The judge was disposing off writ petitions from All India Private Educational Institution Associations by its State general secretary K Palaniappan of Saligramam and another.

29 Sep 2019