Madras HC

Sivaganga minor rape case: Madras HC cancels bail for three accused

The Madurai bench of the court observed that the reasons given by the Sivaganga Mahila Court for granting bail to the accused are 'wholly unsustainable in law'.

published on : 15th January 2020

Madras HC sets aside Thanjavur district collector's order rejecting arbitration application

The Madras High Court set aside an order passed by Thanjavur district collector rejecting the arbitration application of a man on the ground that it was filed after the prescribed period.

published on : 2nd January 2020

Madras HC directs State Election Commission to submit copy of CCTV footage from 13 counting centres

The candidates sought to videograph the process. Also alleging that the Registry of the court declined to number their petitions, the litigants mentioned the matter before the vacation bench.

published on : 31st December 2019

Plea to implead judge in matrimonial case rejected

Aggrieved  over the Tiruvallur Additional District Judge’s ruling in a matrimonial case, a man moved the Madras High Court seeking to implead the judge as a party-respondent in the matter. 

published on : 22nd December 2019

Madras HC rejects plea for CBI probe into IIT Madras student suicide case

The PIL alleged that from April 2018 till November 2019, as many as five students had committed suicide in the campus and the management had not taken any effective steps in arresting the issue.

published on : 13th December 2019

Demanding money to buy household articles not dowry, rules Madras HC

Taking circumstances into consideration, court acquits deceased woman's husband and in-laws from a dowry death case.

published on : 12th December 2019

‘Make audio/video record of statements at lower courts’: Madras HC

The 48-page order was passed by a bench comprising Justices S Vaidyanathan and N Anand Venkatesh, as a solution to address increasing incidents of ‘witnesses turning hostile.’

published on : 30th November 2019

Madras HC pulls up NHAI for poor upkeep of Chennai-Bengaluru highway

The bench has issued notices to the NHAI and to the State Highways department asking them to respond by December 9.

published on : 28th November 2019

Justice A P Sahi sworn-in as Madras High Court Chief Justice

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit administered the oath-of-office to Sahi during the swearing-in ceremony held at the Raj Bhavan.

published on : 11th November 2019

Madurai man, accused of killing wife’s lover in police custody, acquitted

According to the prosecution, Krishnamoorthy’s wife had an affair with their house owner’s son Sathish and eloped with him on April 7, 2011.

published on : 11th November 2019

Madras HC adjourns plea for medical treatment to Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Murugan

The petitioner submitted that her uncle Murugan has been fasting for the past 15 days in protest against his solitary confinement and demanding permission to talk to his wife and co-life convict Nalin

published on : 7th November 2019

Kodanadu Estate case: Madras HC quashes detention of Sayan under Goondas Act

The bench was allowing a habeas corpus petition from 37-year-old Sayan, challenging the orders dated March 21 this year of the Additional Chief Secretary, Home, Prohibition and Excise department.

published on : 6th November 2019

Two TN men face social media ban for posting anti-Modi, anti-Muslim content

The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court passed the order while allowing the anticipatory bail petitions filed by the two men, one Mahedev of Madurai and Jabin Charles of Kanniyakumari.

published on : 6th November 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.

published on : 4th November 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.

published on : 22nd October 2019
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