The court then directed the Union government to grant pension to freedom fighter M Muthaiya’s wife M Sornam of Thanjavur within three months.
Justice S Ananthi passed the order while dismissing an appeal filed by the insurance company in 2011 challenging the Tribunal’s decision.
The statements were presented before the Judicial Magistrate III Judge C Bharathi on Thanjavur integrated court campus on Sunday.
Justice GR Swaminathan passed the order on the petition filed by the woman, S Kasturi of Mullivalai in Sri Lanka.
The judges, however, had orally questioned the TNPSC as to why the examination conducted in the two centres where the malpractice is said to have taken place was not cancelled.
Madras HC slaps petitioner with Rs 1.5 lakhs cost for wanting to declare Covid restrictions unconstitutional
The Judges opined that the petitioner is a busybody and approached the Court only for the sake of publicity and also warned him that he cannot waste the Court time by filing such frivolous petitions.
The Bench discussed if the State has power to provide reservation based on caste without any quantifiable data on population socio-educational status and representation of the backward classes.
A speech can be held to be an offence, when it is capable of inciting imminent lawless act, the top court had observed.
The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court quashed an FIR filed against youth who couldn't obtain a passport due to the case against him for violating Covid-19 curfew.
The woman aged 19 lodged a sexual assault complaint and the man was sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment in 2016. However, Justice Pongiappan set aside the conviction recently.
HC asks Culture Ministry and ASI to transfer estampages of Tamil inscriptions from Mysore to Chennai
Further directions were issued to the ASI to appoint a required number of epigraphists and other officials according to the number of inscriptions in each language.
Though the court directed the police inspector concerned and subsequently the DSP and SP to appear before the court, through virtual hearing, none of them appeared.
A status report on the outcome of the institute board's meeting should be filed in the next hearing, the judges added.
The court made the observations while dismissing an appeal filed by three persons challenging the seven years imprisonment awarded to them by a lower court in 2016 for attempting to rape a widow.