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Supreme Court stays West Bengal ban on screening of 'The Kerala Story'

"You can't make fundamental rights be dependent on public display of emotion. Public display of emotion has to be controlled. You don't like it, don't see it, "CJI said. 

published on : 18th May 2023
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SC stays Madras HC order of setting aside gutka ban

Holding that tobacco, with or without additives, is a food product, the high court had held that notifications banning gutka and pan masala in Tamil Nadu.

published on : 26th April 2023
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Not just heirs, dependants can also get accident relief: Madras HC

Justice R Vijayakumar, who passed the order, said dependency is the criteria to award accident compensation and mere status of ‘legal heir’ alone is not sufficient to make a claim.

published on : 20th April 2023
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SC Collegium recalls decision to transfer Justice S Muralidhar to Madras HC

The Collegium noted that its resolution has remained pending with the government without any response.

published on : 20th April 2023
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Madras HC allows medical termination of minor’s 24-week-old foetus

Taking into account the risks a minor girl is facing due to pregnancy, the Madras High Court on Tuesday granted permission for abort ing her 24-week-old foetus.

published on : 19th April 2023
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Sathankulam custodial death case: Madras HC grants time to CBI to file counter

Ganesh was arrested along with nine other policemen for the alleged custodial death of two traders -- P Jeyaraj and his son Beniks -- in June 2020.

published on : 18th April 2023
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Madras HC imposes Rs 5 lakhs cost on college for admitting students without affiliation

The petitioner cannot claim ignorance of this particular clause, the judge criticised.

published on : 16th April 2023
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Madras HC upholds detention order passed against pastor in POCSO case

However, claiming that it is a solitary POCSO case against Josephraja and that he is not a habitual offender, the petitioner's counsel argued that the above Act should not have been invoked.

published on : 16th April 2023
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Madras HC imposes cost on varsity for non-representation despite notice

The judge noted that the institution, Vinayaka Mission's Research Foundation (Deemed to be University) of Salem, had been served notice in the case on January 13, 2022.

published on : 15th April 2023
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Gutka ban: SC adjourns plea challenging Madras HC order 

During a short hearing , the court observed that regulations should be enforced. 

published on : 14th April 2023
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Chennai Corporation wants six months to clear Loop Road of fish vendors, Madras HC won’t budge

The modern fish market costing Rs 9.97 crore is under construction at Nochi Nagar on the Loop Road. Work will be completed in six months.

published on : 12th April 2023
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Remove encroachments from Loop Road: Madras HC

The ACJ stressed that the roads should be used by the public and not by private persons, causing inconvenience to the general public.

published on : 11th April 2023
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Madras HC orders periodic inspection of mental health centres across TN

The Madras High Court has directed the state government to hold periodic inspection of all mental health and de-addiction centres functioning in the state to safeguard public interest.

published on : 11th April 2023
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Ensure quick darshan for pregnant women, PwD: Madurai Bench of Madras HC

A Bench of justices R Suresh Kumar and KK Ramakrishnan gave the direction while disposing of a public interest litigation (PIL)

published on : 4th April 2023
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Madras HC seeks detailed action plan for removing encroachment from Thoothukudi temple properties

However, the judges noted that no statistics have been submitted before the court regarding the number and extent of lands available with the temple.

published on : 1st April 2023
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Madras HC relief for disabled man denied motor tax exemption

Allowing a petition filed by the man, Angappan, against the demand made by the authorities, Justice PT Asha directed the authorities to grant exemption to him.

published on : 31st March 2023
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Take up work of translating 8.75 lakh judgments into Tamil: CJI urges Madras HC 

Chandrachud said the law chambers were skeptical about employing women and added that familial responsibilities were cited as a reason for being singled out.

published on : 25th March 2023
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HC declares void divorce given to Indian couple by US court, orders husband to pay wife Rs 25L

The Madras High Court has ordered a compensation of Rs 25 lakh to the wife who fled the US due to alleged torture by her husband

published on : 22nd March 2023
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HC quashes false case registered by Chennai police, directs DGP to take criminal action against cop

Justice G Chandrasekharan passed the orders on the petition filed by R Surya and R Sathish who were framed by the Tiruvottiyur police in a psychotropic substances case in 2022.

published on : 21st March 2023
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Madras HC Bench orders state to provide compassionate job for married daughter

During the hearing, the government counsel said that her application was rejected in 2017 as the GO was passed only in 2020.

published on : 21st March 2023
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