Madurai bench

Report sought on removal of unauthorised constructions

The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court directed the State government to file status report on action taken to remove illegal constructions on revenue lands and public places across the State.

published on : 19th January 2021

No high court relief for retired transport staff

The petitioners claimed that as TNSTC has not released their pension benefits, they cannot be stated to be relieved from service.

published on : 18th January 2021

Implementation of PSTM Act contrary to its spirit: Court

A division bench comprising Justices MM Sundresh and S Ananthi stated that the board ought to have followed the method adopted by Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission while implementing the Act.

published on : 12th January 2021

Court asks TN Food Safety Department to file 'action taken report' to prevent adulteration

Chandrasekaran submitted that with more people showing interest in traditional Tamil foods like palm products, food adulteration mafias are adulterating palm products to earn profit. 

published on : 6th January 2021

Nothing wrong in varsity’s decision to fix higher standards: High Court

Justice S Vaidyanathan observed that the university is entitled to fix any minimum standard for the programme, even if its more than what has been prescribed in the service rules.

published on : 4th January 2021

Court comes to the rescue of advocate

A division bench of Justices N Kirubakaran and B Pugalendhi made the observation while hearing a petition filed by the advocate G Sivakumar of Kanniyakumari challenging the action of the association.

published on : 22nd December 2020

HC takes cognisance of Express report on police inaction over cop’s misbehaviour with woman

Calling the issue an eye-opener, the bench said a separate wing should be formed by the government to monitor print and television reports as well as social media and notify such matters to officials

published on : 4th December 2020

Erect public display boards with details of ancient sites: Madras HC

A division bench, comprising Justices N Kirubakaran and B Pugalendhi, observed that the government has to give publicity to ancient sites, so that people, including foreigners will visit the sites.

published on : 26th November 2020

Contract workers can’t claim regularisation as right: Madras HC

The said workers had been engaged by some contractors for TWAD Board projects and they worked continuously for 480 days in two consecutive years.

published on : 26th November 2020

Madras HC tells Indian Bank to frame recruitment rules for sub-staff posts

Justice R Mahadevan gave the direction in a recent order, dismissing a batch of petitions filed by several candidates seeking appointment to the posts.

published on : 26th November 2020

Form committee to look into thefts of free laptops, HC tells State

The directions were issued while hearing two petitions filed by headmasters of two government schools in Tiruchy and Dindigul against whom recovery proceedings were initiated.

published on : 18th November 2020

Sathankulam custodial deaths: 'Only Madurai court has jurisdiction to trial', says Madras HC

The court said that the Chief Judicial Magistrate court of Madurai, where the CBI has filed its chargesheet in the case, can commit the case to the PDJ court in Madurai.

published on : 11th November 2020

Reply sought on dropping of med seat reservation

The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court sought response from the State government as to why the reservation provided for the wards of serving defence personnel in medical seats was cancelled.

published on : 7th November 2020

Bear the cost of carbon dating of artefacts: HC

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court directed the State government to bear the cost of conducting carbon dating on the artefacts unearthed during the archaeological excavations in Kodumanal

published on : 6th November 2020

Give 2 two-wheeler to HIV+ woman: HC

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court directed the State government to provide a two-wheeler free of cost to the Sattur woman, who contracted HIV after being transfused with contaminated blood.

published on : 6th November 2020
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