Siva Sekaran

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

Madras HC points out dual stands of State government in development projects

A division bench of the Madras High Court has pointed out the two different stands taken by the State government in development projects. ​

30 Jun 2018

Thoothukudi firing: Stop all works for expansion, copper smelter unit directed by Madurai Bench

 The Madurai Bench of HC has directed Vedanta Limited to stop construction and other activities on the site proposed for establishing its second unit, with immediate effect.

24 May 2018

Tamil Nadu: Madras High Court stays construction of new copper smelter by Sterlite industries in Thoothukudi

The stay comes a day after 11 people were killed and 20 others grievously injured after police reportedly opened fire multiple times against anti-Sterlite protesters in Thoothukudi on Tuesday.

23 May 2018

EC will go all out to ensure fair polling to save the sole lifeline of democracy, hopes Madras High Court

The Madras High Court has hoped that the ECI will certainly take all effective measures with an iron hand to prevent any illegalities of bribing voters by any person or persons or any political party.

19 Dec 2017

Tamil Nadu: TTV’s last ditch bid to spike general council meeting fails

Division bench concurs with single bench verdict that meeting can go on, with caveat that any decision taken would be subject to final outcome of the appeal

12 Sep 2017

Tamil Nadu's failure to revise syllabus, Centre's error caused NEET crisis: Madras High Court

Madras High Court criticised the Central and State for pushing students to the brink with their inadequacy.

24 Aug 2017

Call to protect safety of public and protestors: Madras High Court

The Madras High Court on Monday orally directed the Advocate-General R Muthukumaraswamy to ensure the safety of the public and the protestors.

24 Jan 2017

HC throws out Karti plea to nullify ED’s summons

 The Madras High Court has refused to quash the proceedings of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) against Advantage Strategic Consulting Private Limited.

06 Jan 2017