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Madras HC sets two-day deadline, probe goes to Chennai cops

A two-member bench of the Madras HC issued a two-day ultimatum to the Chennai city police to show progress in the case.

30 Jul 2021

Postpone new system for loan withdrawals: Madras High Court

Most of the farmers are not in a position to withdraw loan amounts since July onwards, petitioner pointed out.

30 Aug 2020

New method for farmers to withdraw loans must be implemented only from November 1: Madras HC

Disposing of the petition, the judge said that the petitioner is perfectly right in saying that the system can be implemented only after the stakeholders are given sufficient time to understand it.

29 Aug 2020

‘Appointment of over 100 asst profs invalid’

The HC had appointed retired justice K Shanmugham as PBT administrator in 2018, and later as its president, after the court found irregularities in the administration.

28 Aug 2020

Transfer IAS officer to non-sensitive post: HC

The former Corpn commissioner had filed incorrect statement in court

25 Aug 2020

Publish results of all students without insisting on exam fees, Madras HC orders Anna University

The demand for fees for the cancelled exams will amount to unjust enrichment, contended the petitioners B Sowndharya and S Hariharan of Annapoorna Engineering College in Salem

21 Aug 2020

Honourable acquittal in criminal case not enough to get cop post: Madras High Court

The judge dismissed a writ petition from A Praveen Kumar seeking to quash an order dated March 23 of the Villupuram district Police Superintendent rejecting his candidature for the post of constable

20 Aug 2020

Madras HC clears the deck for Coimbatore airport expansion

The direction was given while a batch of write petitions were being disposed, filed by 13 land owners.

20 Aug 2020

‘Bring law to bar criminals from elections’

Citing media reports, Justices N Kirubakaran and VM Velumani said that many politicians and leaders of communal and religious outfits are operating rowdy gangs throughout the country.

16 Aug 2020

HC relieves ‘high tension’ of textiles

The court held that the demand was illegal, unsustainable, and a violation of statutory regulations.     

15 Aug 2020

Madras HC quashes Tangedco order demanding maximum charges from high tension consumers

Justice N Anand Venkatesh quashed the demand notices, while allowing a batch of writ petitions from the South India Spinners Association in Coimbatore and 19 others challenging them, on Friday

14 Aug 2020

‘Blood thirsty wolves’, Madras HC on those taking bribes to issue e-passes

Observing that the government officials who demand bribe for issuing e-passes are “blood thirsty wolves”, the Madras High Court has sought for stern action against them.

09 Aug 2020

Children working in mills is only tip of iceberg, says Madras HC calling officials demanding bribe 'blood thirsty wolves'

The bench was told by the Tiruppur district SP that a case has been registered against the Mills and the children handed over to the local Child Welfare Committee. 

08 Aug 2020

HC permits termination of 24-week pregnancy

Abortion can be done if there are serious health problems

02 Aug 2020

Deepa moves HC to quash order acquiring Jaya’s house

Her interim prayer is to stay the operation of the award passed by the AO.

02 Aug 2020

Deepa moves High Court to quash Tamil Nadu govt's acquisition of Jaya's residence

The government went to the extent of promulgating an ordinance, even though there was no urgency to do so during the COVID-19 pandemic, which had hampered her legal options, said Deepa

01 Aug 2020

Coercing for full fees? HC warns private schools

Justice Venkatesh directed Education Department to conduct an inquiry.

01 Aug 2020

Strictly adhere to rules on slaughter of animals: HC

“No slaughtering of animals of the permitted category —except the prohibited category of camels and cows etc — shall be allowed in public places,” the bench ordered.

31 Jul 2020

Tamil Nadu govt acquires Jaya residence after depositing Rs 67.9 crore in court

Of the amount, Rs 36.9 crore would go to the Income Tax department as Jayalalithaa owed the amount. The balance amount of Rs 31 crore would be shared by Deepa and Deepak who are her niece and nephew.

25 Jul 2020

I cannot be faulted for scientific temper: Surendran of Karuppar Koottam

Karuppar Koottam’s Surendran says his arrest is politically motivated, to create clash in the name of god

23 Jul 2020

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