Madras High Court

Justice Narayana Kurup in favour of time limits on arguments

Justice Kurup congratulated Augustian on his elevation as a judicial member of CESTAT and said that his persistence has helped him reach where he is today.

published on : 28th January 2023

TN to move SC against Madras HC order quashing ban on gutkha

The order to prohibit gutka, pan masala and tobacco products is given by the food safety commissioner under section 30(2)(a) of the FSSA, 2006, every year.

published on : 28th January 2023

Status report sought over water stagnation on Dindigul court campus

This has become a recurring problem during every monsoon season and the authorities, despite several complaints from the public and the bar association, have not addressed the issue,

published on : 28th January 2023

Notice on plea to repair damaged roads in Tirunelveli

The materials used for the roads were of poor quality too, he further alleged.

published on : 28th January 2023

CISF personnel of Madras HC Bench help elderly celebrate R-Day

Speaking to TNIE, the manager of the old-age home, C Raman, said the donated items would help him manage the shelter without any worries for at least one month.

published on : 27th January 2023

Madras HC quashes notification banning gutka, pan masala in TN

Court says FSS Act doesn’t provide for complete ban on sale of gutka products, also quashes criminal proceedings launched on the basis of the notification

published on : 26th January 2023

Legal guardian rule also covers acquired disabilities: Madras HC

Justice GR Swaminathan made these observations while allowing a petition filed by a man from Madurai, who sought to be appointed as a legal guardian for his schizophrenic sister.

published on : 26th January 2023

Orders reserved on pleas challenging premature release of Melavalavu massacre convicts

The victims' kin claimed in their petition that they were not given an opportunity to express their objection against the convicts' premature release.

published on : 26th January 2023

Madras HC reserves order on RSS appeal to conduct rallies

While it allowed five hundred events to be organised, it denied permission to RSS to take out “a peaceful route march”.

published on : 25th January 2023

Courts should protect rights of children: Madras HC

Court gives sole custody of Class 10 boy to mother after allegations were made about husband being child abuser

published on : 25th January 2023

Madras HC stays proceedings against Nagudi panchayat president

According to Sakthivel, a clerical assistant, who is working as the panchayat secretary, had forged his signature and also that of the vice president and two officials to embezzle the amount.

published on : 25th January 2023

Madras HC suggests formation of permanent body to protect rivers in TN

The judges observed, "Such diversion has a long-lasting effect of depleting the water flow and, after a few years, the rivers will become extinct.

published on : 25th January 2023

Transgender Protection of Rights Act: Notification too late, rules too little say activists

Transpersons urge govt to implement rights-based policies, seek 1% reservation in state-run edu institutions

published on : 24th January 2023

TN brings in rules to protect transpersons

Additional Advocate General (AAG) S Silambanan on Monday told the Madras HC the rules were notified on December 26, 2022 and had come into effect from the same date.

published on : 24th January 2023

AIADMK man’s plea to reject Sasikala appeal binned

Sasikala’s petition was dismissed on the grounds that the court cannot interfere in the internal affairs of the party and the resolutions passed in the general council.

published on : 24th January 2023

Petition against making gowns for advocates must reserved

The division bench said the interim order of stay on the operation of the notification of NCLT would continue. 

published on : 24th January 2023

Notice issued on plea to install napkin machines 

The petitioner, M Pozhilan of Madurai, said several institutions lacked vending machines and incinerators.

published on : 24th January 2023

Gokulraj murder: Madras HC judges inspect temple, railway tracks

In 2015, Gokulraj, a native of Omalur in Salem, was found dead near Pallipalayam railway track in Namakkal.

published on : 23rd January 2023

Madras HC bins detention of seven under Goondas Act over procedural errors

They said since there was no material to prove the contention, it showed a flaw in the procedure that has been adopted with regard to communicating to the detenus and the grounds of detention.

published on : 22nd January 2023

Explosion of hazardous waste: Madras HC tells State to pay Rs 10 lakh to victims

The judge further criticised the police in that they merely investigated the manner in which the accident took place and closed the case without finding out who had dumped the waste.

published on : 22nd January 2023
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