Madras High Court

Tamil Nadu government doctors can compete for 50 per cent quota and open seats in PG courses: HC

The Madras High Court on Wednesday dismissed a batch of petitions challenging the quota and weightage marks given to government doctors serving in hills and rural areas.

published on : 20th January 2022

Expert panel in place for flood mitigation in Chennai: Tamil Nadu government to HC

She said that an expert committee, with representatives from various departments including PWD, Water Resources, CMDA and Corporation, was formed last year.

published on : 20th January 2022

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin forms state's fourth Police Commission headed by retired judge

For the first time, a Police Commission in the State is headed by a retired judge and this is done in accordance with the verdict of the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court.

published on : 20th January 2022

Plea in Madras HC seeks postponement of urban civic polls citing COVID spike

The petitioner sought the court to order deferment of the elections to 21 corporations, 138 municipalities and 498 town panchayats till the pandemic situation improves.

published on : 20th January 2022

No illegality in ban imposed on use of purse seine nets: Madras HC

Rejecting the contention of Jambulingam Kabadikunju about neighbouring States allowing use of such nets, the court said that each State can have its own fishing policy.

published on : 20th January 2022

Pending interim orders help loot nation’s assets: Madras HC

Anything (minerals) under the earth belongs to the government and the people and no one can be allowed to extract them without adhering to rules, the judge said.

published on : 18th January 2022

Madras HC reduces man's life imprisonment term in murder case to seven years jail

The convict challenged the order passed by Ramanathapuram Mahila Court in 2018 convicting him of murdering his sister-in-law Murugeshwari.

published on : 17th January 2022

Madras HC flays Tirunelveli officials for delay in paying relief

The court passed the interim order recently in a petition filed by the man KL Srinivasan, whose land was acquired by the Adi Dravidar welfare department for a government scheme in February 1997.

published on : 17th January 2022

Corruption is in blood of many officials: Madras HC

She had concealed the fact that her mother was working in the government service, and got a certificate from the Virudhachalam Tahsildar.

published on : 16th January 2022

Madras HC confirms life sentence of two in 2015 woman’s murder case

Though there were a few minor contradictions in the statements of some of the witnesses, the same was not sufficient to say the prosecution did not prove the duo’s guilt beyond doubt, the judges added

published on : 16th January 2022

Dr Ambedkar, Thanthai Periyar awards announced

As an advocate, Chandru had dealt with criminal and civil cases in the Madras High Court.

published on : 14th January 2022

Offline classes in schools optional: TN govt tells Madras HC

Through a notification on January 3, the government disallowed functioning of play schools and nursery schools.

published on : 13th January 2022

Jumbo poaching: Madras HC pulls up CBI

Fuming over the agency’s performance, the judges warned of forming a special investigation team (SIT) to conduct the probe, besides recording that the CBI could not do the investigation.

published on : 13th January 2022

Spa CCTV case could be heard by larger bench

The judge in his ruling on January 4 asked police to consider the petitioner’s plea.

published on : 13th January 2022

Allot 50% seats to service doctors in select courses: Madras HC

Says State can implement govt order issued in November 2020

published on : 13th January 2022
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