14 October 2019


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Madras HC Orders Liquor Shops to Maintain Statutory Limit of Maintaining Distance from School,Temples(28.08.2015)

Madras HC has ordered that statutory requirement of maintaining minimum distance of 100 m from educational institutions and places of worship sufferin.....

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Madras High Court Denies Relief to Helios and Matheson(31.08.2015)

Madras HC has dismissed plea filed by M/s Helios and Matheson Information Technology Ltd. seeking to quash FIR against it, contending that Economic Of.....

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Madras High Court Acquits Couple Accused of Murdering Their Child(07.09.2015)

Madras HC has acquitted conviction and life sentence imposed on a couple accused of murdering their 18-month-old child, on ground that lower court’s d.....

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Madras HC Obtains Undertaking from Madurai Collector to Shift Liquor Shops(07.09.2015)

Madras HC has recorded undertaking from Madurai Collector L. Subramanian to shift two liquor shops run by Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation (TASM.....

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Madras HC Allows Chinese Consortium Plea Against BHEL's Tender for Power Project in Tamil Nadu(08.09.2015)

Madras HC has allowed Chinese consortium’s appeal filed against evaluation of tenders for Ennore Super Critical Thermal Power Project by Tamil Nadu Go.....

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Madras High Court Wishes Madurai to Move Up in Swachh Bharat Ranking(16.09.2015)

Madras HC while passing interim orders on PIL seeking direction to Madurai Corporation to properly maintain existing parks, has appointed a team of ad.....

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Madras HC Orders Formation of High Level Committee to Prevent Child Theft(16.09.2015)

Madras HC on being informed that police and Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH) management have been 'reckless' in preventing child theft, has directed c.....

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Madras HC Defers Contempt Proceedings against Politician, Lawyers(21.09.2015)

Madras HC while deferring contempt proceeding against a politician and two lawyers,has directed politician to do "service" in students hostel and lawy.....

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Madras HC Express Shock Over Narcotics Case Kept Pending for 15 Years(21.09.2015)

Madras HC while expressing shock over appeal in narcotic drugs case pending for over 15 years for want of notice to be served on accused, has said tha.....

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Madras High Court Transfers Suicide Case to CB-CID(28.09.2015)

Madras HC has directed transfer of investigation into suicide of a woman within 3 years of her marriage from Kamuthi police in Ramanathapuram district.....

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Madras HC Orders State Government to Pay Compensation to Village Panchayat(29.09.2015)

Madras HC on PIL filed by a villager of Arkonam Taluk in Vellore District, alleging that K Mani, who was granted licence for quarrying earth in villag.....

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Madras High Court Confirms Order Permitting Sun TV in FM Auctions(30.09.2015)

Madras HC has confirmed interim order permitting Sun TV Network group to take part in FM radio auctions, and order of quashing cancellation of registr.....

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Madras High Court Irks over Increasing Problem of Illegal Sewer Connections in State(12.10.2015)

Madras HC on a PIL by NGO Change India in connection with prevention of manual scavenging, has ordered Tamil Nadu Government to ensure creation of a g.....

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Madras High Court Cancels Conviction of two in a Murder Case(15.10.2015)

Madras HC has acquitted two in case filed against them on charges of abducting a married woman for ransom and subsequently murdering her after relievi.....

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Madras HC: Pay Rs. 25,000 to Orphanage for Wasting Time of the High Court(19.10.2015)

Madras HC has ordered two villagers, who were involved in an armed clash with their relatives on account of a quarrel over a local temple festival but.....

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Madras HC Seeks Report from State over Steps Taken by it for Preservation of Folk Arts(19.10.2015)

Madras HC while taking a serious note of an article published in The Hindu Tamil on pitiable plight of folk artists in State, has directed State Gover.....

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Madras HC: Pvt. Teachers Can't Claim Salary at Par with Govt. Staff(19.10.2015)

Madras HC has held that teachers of private schools cannot claim salary at par with their counterparts in government schools. The order also made it .....

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Madras HC Dismisses Criminal Revision Case while Showing Empathy with Girl Child(26.10.2015)

Madras HC has dismissed a criminal revision case of a girl child, brought by her maternal grandmother, not having been able to receive any maintenance.....

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Madras HC: In Cross Cases, Trial in Main Case and Counter case Should be Conducted by Same Judge(02.11.2015)

Madras HC has held that if police is unable to pin down aggressor in murder case in which accused too had sustained grievous injuries and choose to fi.....

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Madras HC Permits TANGEDCO to Process Udangudi Tender, but Asks Not to Finalise it(02.11.2015)

Madras HC has held that Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO) could process fresh bids received for Udangudi Supercrit.....

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Madras HC Grants Relief to Tyre Companies in Pricing Case(16.11.2015)

Madras HC while granting relief to tyre companies has permitted inquiry into alleged five top tyre manufacturer companies' anti-competitive activities.....

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Madras HC Irks over Delay in Decision on Tamil as Compulsory Subject(17.11.2015)

Madras HC has observed that competent authority has to expeditiously take decision on exempting minority institutions from Government Order making Tam.....

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Madras High Court: Sons Are Duty-Bound to Look After Mother(20.11.2015)

Madras HC has ruled that as per 'dharma', sons are duty-bound to maintain the mother and directed a man settled in Canada and earning Rs. 3 lakh a mon.....

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Madras HC Allows 18-Year-Old Girl to Go With Youth Though Not Legally Married(20.11.2015)

Madras HC has dismissed petition filed by parents of 18-year-old Hindu girl and permitted her to go along with a Christian youth though they have not .....

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Madras HC Put Stay on Cancellation of Greenpeace India’s Registration(23.11.2015)

Madras HC has stayed Government order cancelling Greenpeace India's registration, stating that Tamil Nadu Registrar of Societies had not followed pri.....

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Madras HC Issues Notice to Jayalalithaa over Misusing of State Funds for 2016 Elections(24.11.2015)

Madras HC has issued notice to Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on petition claiming use of state funds for 2016 elections advertisement by her.

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Madras HC Stays Principal’s Decision to Discharg a UKG, Class II Students(25.11.2015)

Madras HC has stayed order of Principal of C.E.O.A. Matriculation Higher Secondary School discharging a Class II girl and a UKG student from school fo.....

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Madras HC Gives Permission for Tipu Sultan’s Birth Anniversary Celebrations in Vellore(26.11.2015)

Madras HC has ordered Tamil Nadu police to give permission with conditions to an outfit to hold a public meeting in January regarding birth anniversar.....

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Madras HC Grants TN Govt. a Week's Time to File Counters to Kovan's Bail Pleas(26.11.2015)

Madras HC has given a week's time to Tamil Nadu Government to file counters to two anticipatory bail petitions filed by Tamil folk singer S Kovan.

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Madras HC Upholds Right of Government to Keep a Check on Spending of Public Money by Panchayats(30.11.2015)

Madras HC while expressing concern over complaints of misappropriation of huge amounts of panchayat funds by their office-bearers by misusing autonomy.....

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Madras HC Accepts Compromise in Attempt to Murder Case(30.11.2015)

Madras HC has accepted compromise reached between complainant and accused in attempt to murder case, stating that “No useful purpose would be served i.....

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Madras HC Denies to Restrain TN from Permitting Muslim Outfits to Hold Babri Demolition Anniversary(30.11.2015)

Madras HC has refused to restrain State Government from granting permission to any Muslim organisation to hold Babri Masjid Demolition Anniversary.

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Madras HC Looks for Status Report on Relief Measures taken After Flood(01.12.2015)

Madras HC has sought a status report by Turesday from Tuticorin Collector on relief measures taken by him for flood affected people in the district.

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Madras HC Makes Production of Life Certificates of Principal Landowners Must for Registration(02.12.2015)

Madras HC has upheld authority of Inspector General of Registration (IGR) to issue circular instructing Sub-Registrars across State to insist on produ.....

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Madras HC Says Certificate Issued by VAO, Along with Other Supporting Docs is Enough to Get Pension(04.12.2015)

Madras HC while allowing petition filed by 2nd wife of a Govt.engineer who died in 2012, has said that certificate issued by a Village Administrative .....

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Madras HC Directs Tamil Nadu to Not to Allow Protests on Babri Masjid Demolition Day(07.12.2015)

Madras HC has directed TN Government not to give permission for demonstrations, rallies and other forms of protest by any religious organisation on De.....

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Madras HC Directs Tuticorin Commissioner to Clear Waterlogging and Submit Report(08.12.2015)

Madras HC has directed Tuticorin Corporation Commissioner to clear stagnant rainwater from localities listed by Puthiya Tamilagam president K. Krishna.....

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Madras HC to Centre: Bring Heritage Law to Protect Ancient Structures(11.12.2015)

Madras HC while taking a suo motu PIL proceedings initiated after media reports highlighting improper 'renovation' works being undertaken by Tamil Nad.....

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Madras HC Orders TN Govt. to Close FIRs Against 2,500 Flood-Hit Protesters in Tuticorin(14.12.2015)

Madras HC has directed Tamil Nadu Govt. to close FIRs against about 2,500 people who staged demonstrations recently demanding that Tuticorin district .....

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Madras High Court Raps Trial Court for Wrong Conviction(16.12.2015)

Madras HC has pulled up a Sessions Court for having convicted five people under wrong provisions of law in a highway robbery case and set aside convic.....

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Madras HC to TN: Set Up High Power Committee to Study Floods(17.12.2015)

Madras HC has ordered notice on a PIL praying for a direction to State Government to constitute a high powered committee to study the factors that led.....

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Madras HC Issues Notice to Centre, TN over Alleged Illegal and Unauthorised Operation of Toll Plazas(17.12.2015)

Madras HC has issued notice to Centre and Tamil Nadu Governments on a PIL seeking a CBI inquiry into illegal and unauthorised operation of toll plazas.....

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Madras HC Raps Sub Registrar for Not Following Appropriate Procedure on Issuing Marriage Certificate(17.12.2015)

Madras HC has impleaded a Sub Registrar for not following appropriate procedure while issuing a Marriage Certificate for a couple who belonged to the .....

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Madras HC Rejects PIL Seeking Postponement of CBSE Exams in Chennai(18.12.2015)

Madras HC has dismissed PIL seeking postponement of half yearly examinations for Class X and Class XII students of CBSE stream on the ground that floo.....

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Madras HC Put Stay on Communal Disharmony Case against Anbumani Ramadoss(23.12.2015)

Madras HC has stayed a case registered against Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) leader Anbumani Ramadoss for allegedly inciting violence between two commun.....

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Madras HC: Remarriage No Ground for Denying Custody of Child(28.12.2015)

Madras HC has ruled that merely because a woman remarries after her husband's death, she would not be disentitled to the custody of her minor child as.....

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Madras HC Put Stay on DMDK Leader Vijayakanth’s Arrest till Jan 5(30.12.2015)

Madras HC has stayed till January 5 arrest of DMDK leader Vijayakanth in a case filed by Thanjavur police for allegedly making derogatory remarks agai.....

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Madras HC Dismisses PILs Against AIADMK's General Council Meet at SRMC(31.12.2015)

Madras HC has dismissed two PILs against the event for AIADMK's general council meeting to be held at Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Cen.....

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Madras HC Defers Simbu’s Bail Plea Hearing(05.01.2016)

Madras HC has asked actor Simbu to appear before the magistrate court concerned in Coimbatore on January 11 and seek bail.

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Madras HC Provides Aid to a Dalit’s Decent Burial(05.01.2016)

Madras HC while deciding plea filed by a person belonging to Scheduled Caste, alleging that upper caste villagers were preventing him from burying his.....

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Madras HC: Interim Custody of Seized Property Does Not Confer Ownership(07.01.2016)

Madras HC has held that cash and valuables recovered by police while investigation need not be handed over to their owners pending trial since crimina.....

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Madras HC Junks Pleas Challenging Kumbabishekam at Rameswaram Temple(08.01.2016)

Madras HC has junked two writ petitions that challenged kumbabishekam at Lord Ramanathaswamy temple in Rameswaram, scheduled to be held on January 20.

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Madras High Court Refuses to Transfer Case(11.01.2016)

Madras HC has refused to transfer trial in a corruption case from Kanyakumari to Tirunelveli district at the request of the accused suffering from 99 .....

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Madras High Court Put Stay on Temple Dress Code Order(12.01.2016)

Madras HC has granted an interim stay on its order to impose a dress code for visitors to temples run by Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Dep.....

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Madras HC to State: Pay Compensation for Deaths on Private Property Also(20.01.2016)

Madras HC, while taking note of death of four people in a septic tank of an eatery on Old Mahabalipuram Road, has declared that Government would have .....

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Madras HC's Conditional Grant for Anti-Liquor Meet(01.02.2016)

Madras HC, while permitting a fringe political group to organise a meeting against liquor and corruption in Pudukottai district, has put conditions li.....

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Madras HC Dismisses Settlement Plea in Rape Case(01.02.2016)

Madras HC, while trashing claim of 3 gang rape suspects, including that of husband of survivor, that woman had withdrawn her complaint and that issue .....

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Madras HC to Centre: Shouldn't LGBT People's Rights and Privacy Be Protected(01.02.2016)

Madras HC has asked Centre, “shouldn't LGBT (lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender) people be accorded a special or different legal status and be rec.....

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Madras HC: Postmaster Cannot Refuse to Receive Registered Post(03.02.2016)

Madras HC has criticised Postmaster at Bodinayakanur in Theni district for having refused to receive an application addressed to him by a cable televi.....

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Madras HC Grants Bail To DMDK Chief Vijayakanth(05.02.2016)

Madras HC has granted anticipatory bail to DMDK chief Vijayakanth and seven others in a case filed against them for allegedly damaging a bus stop duri.....

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Madras HC Orders for Clean Toilets in Stations(12.02.2016)

Madras HC has ordered Southern Railways to take necessary steps to provide functional , clean toilets and quality drinking water in all suburban railw.....

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Madras HC Orders State to File Response Within 4 Weeks(12.02.2016)

Madras HC has directed State Government to file a reply within four weeks specifically stating as to why a task force on the lines of the one in Karna.....

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Madras HC: A Govt. Doctor Can’t Challenge His Transfer(15.02.2016)

Madras HC has held that doctor heading forensic sciences department can't challenge transfer order on ground that he had to spend most of his time in .....

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Madras HC Provides Relief to Batelco Group(17.02.2016)

Madras HC, while providing relief to Batelco Group, Bahrain based global telecoms company, has directed serial investor Chinnakannan Sivasankaran, his.....

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Madras HC Rules That Dismissed Staff is Entitled to Encashment of EL/PL(17.02.2016)

Madras HC has ruled that employees dismissed from service after conclusion of disciplinary proceedings initiated against them are also entitled to en.....

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Madras HC Says Juveniles Cannot Seek Immunity(17.02.2016)

Madras HC has held that juveniles apprehending arrest in criminal cases cannot approach the High Court and seek a direction to Juvenile Justice Boards.....

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Madras HC Restrains Nithyananda from Being Head of 4 Mutts(18.02.2016)

Madras HC has restrained controversial godman Swami Nithyananda from functioning as the head of four temple mutts in and around Tiruvarur.

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Madras HC: Engaging Teachers for NPR Work Not Against RTE Act(18.02.2016)

Madras HC has held that engaging school teachers to carry out a door-to-door survey for updating National Population Register (NPR) cannot be construe.....

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Madras HC Provides Temporary Relief to MP(19.02.2016)

Madras HC, while providing relief to MP, which lost its bid to get included in Geographical Indications (GI) registry as basmati growing region, has .....

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Madras HC Imposes Cost on Man for Filing False Affidavit(24.02.2016)

Madras HC has allowed appeal moved by school education department secretary against the court’s order directing department to provide employment to a .....

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Madras HC: CBSE Schools Need Not File Self Declaration Forms(26.02.2016)

Madras HC has restrained School Education Department from insisting that CBSE schools should submit self declaration form, in accordance with amendmen.....

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Madras HC Imposes Costs of Rs. 2.25 Lakh on 9 Over Delay in Constructing ROB(26.02.2016)

Madras HC has imposed costs of Rs. 2.25 lakh on nine individuals, including 2 Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam councillors, R. Arumugam and D. Andavar of Vir.....

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Madras HC: Compensation Cheques Must be on Victim’s Name Only(14.03.2016)

Madras HC has directed that motor accident claims courts not to issue cheques in favour of any person other than the victim, or in the name of any 'co.....

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Madras HC: Dismissed Policemen Can’t Posses Quarters(15.03.2016)

Madras HC has held that policemen dismissed from service following disciplinary proceedings initiated against them have no right to squat on residenti.....

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Madras HC Acquits Depressed Engineer Who Poisoned His Son(30.03.2016)

Madras HC has acquitted an engineer who poisoned his five-year-old son to death out of “severe depression” developed after a road accident in which he.....

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Madras HC Imposes Costs on Adi Dravidar Department Secretary(04.04.2016)

Madras HC has imposed costs of Rs 15,000 on the Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department Secretary for not implementing its order despite a lapse of.....

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Madras HC Rejects Claim to Retrospective Seniority(08.04.2016)

Madras HC has held that candidates appointed in government posts against backlog vacancies meant for Scheduled Castes (SC) cannot claim seniority from.....

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Madras HC Irks at Practice of Regularising Unauthorised Constructions(12.04.2016)

Madras HC has irked and disapproved practice of courts sympathising with people who purchase land earmarked for public purposes, such as schools and p.....

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Madras HC Upholds Government's Decision to Tax Inflows at 30% TDS from Cyprus(13.04.2016)

Madras HC has issued order dismissing petitions challenging constitutionality of Section 94-A (1), of Income Tax Act and against notifying Cyprus as a.....

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Madras HC: Internal Communications Cannot be Challenged by Alleged Encroacher(14.04.2016)

Madras HC has held that an alleged encroacher of public property cannot challenge an internal communication between two government officials on the is.....

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Madras HC Asks Govt. to Protect Inter-Caste Couples(14.04.2016)

Madras HC, while being distressed by killing of young couples in the name of family honour, has directed Tamil Nadu Government to implement measures t.....

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Madras HC Directs Rescue of Stranded Fishermen(21.04.2016)

Madras HC has passed an interim order on a habeas corpus petition, directing Centre to take earnest steps to rescue 62 Tamil fishermen stranded in Sau.....

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Madras HC Rejects PIL Against BCCI(21.04.2016)

Madras HC has rejected a PIL filed by Ex-CBI Director R K Raghavan and others to restrain Indian Cricket Board and its Chairman Shashank Manohar from .....

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Madras HC Turns Down Order on Fixation of Royalty on Cotton Seed(21.04.2016)

Madras HC has suspended order of a single judge, who had stayed the order of Telangana Government, pertaining to fixation of royalty on cotton seed, t.....

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Madras HC Orders Status Quo over Excise Duty on Jewellery(02.05.2016)

Madras HC, while giving sign of relief for jewellers who were protesting Central Government’s plan to impose excise duty on jewellery items, has order.....

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Madras HC: Children below 15 Cannot Claim Compassionate Employment After Attaining Majority(03.05.2016)

Madras HC has ruled that children below 15 years of age on day of death in harness of either of their parents in government service cannot stake claim.....

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Madras HC Says Court Can’t Coerce Police to Arrest Someone(05.05.2016)

Madras HC has refused to entertain a petition seeking a direction to police to arrest accused in a criminal case with an observation that court cannot.....

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Madras HC's Observation on Victims’ Right to Prefer Appeals(06.05.2016)

Madras HC has held that a victim of a criminal offence would not cease to fall under definition of term ‘victim’ and lose his right to prefer appeal b.....

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Madras HC’s Directive on Police Seizure of Jewels(10.05.2016)

Madras HC, while disposing of a writ petition filed by the manager of Muthoot Finance, has said enterprises offering loans against gold jewellery alwa.....

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Madras HC Rules, 'Illegitimate Children' Can't Claim Jobs on Compassionate Grounds(27.05.2016)

Madras HC has ruled that illegitimate children born to a government employee who dies in harness, cannot claim appointment under compassionate grounds.....

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Madras HC: Trial Courts Can Examine Witnesses at Any Stage(30.05.2016)

Madras HC has said that trial courts were empowered to accept prosecution’s plea to summon and examine additional witnesses, who had not been listed i.....

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Madras HC: Trial Courts can Remand Accused for Adopting Dilatory Tactics(31.05.2016)

Madras HC has said that trial courts can cancel bail granted to the accused in criminal cases and remand them to judicial custody if they indulge in d.....

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Madras HC: Those Defacing Public Property may Face Contempt Charge(14.06.2016)

Madras HC has warned authorities that any fresh violation of the Tamil Nadu Open Places (Prevention of Disfigurement) Act, 1959 will face the pain of .....

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Madras HC Quashes Centre's Order Denying Security Clearance to Sun Group(15.06.2016)

Madras HC has set aside order of Union Government denying security clearance to Sun Network that had made it ineligible to participate in the phase-I.....

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Madras HC: Not Mandatory to Disclose Caste in Application Forms for Admission(16.06.2016)

Madras HC has ruled that persons who do not wish to disclose their caste or religion in application forms for admission to educational institutions in.....

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Madras HC Says, Officers Must Adhere to Principles of Natural Justice before Impounding Passports(17.06.2016)

Madras HC has held that Regional Passport Officers must adhere to principles of natural justice before impounding passports though the Passport Act, 1.....

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Madras HC: Recalling of Warrant without Presence of Accused Depends on Facts(20.06.2016)

Madras HC has said that Courts can entertain petitions to recall Non-Bailable Warrants (NBWs) without insisting on presence of people against whom the.....

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Madras HC : Police Cannot Interfere in Landlord-Tenant Disputes(20.06.2016)

Madras HC has said that police cannot conduct “parallel courts” to resolve disputes between landlords and their tenants when specific statutes had bee.....

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Madras HC Stresses Need to Codify Prisoners’ Rights(22.06.2016)

Madras HC has stressed need for legislature to codify the rights of prisoners after observing that they were also human beings and “crime does not red.....

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Madras HC: Father Can’t Argue Case for Kids(22.06.2016)

Madras HC has denied permission to father of two children to file a writ petition in his name seeking a direction to revenue officials in Karur distri.....

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Madras HC Notices TN Govt., Coca Cola and Others(23.06.2016)

Madras HC has issued notice to Tamil Nadu Government, Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd and others on a PIL seeking to prohibit sale of beverages .....

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Madras HC: Temple EOs Not Subordinate to Board of Trustees(23.06.2016)

Madras HC has held that Executive Officers (EO) appointed by Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR and CE) Department to administer temples un.....

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Madras HC: State is Not Responsible for Man’s Suicide over School Fees(27.06.2016)

Madras HC has dismissed appeal filed by a woman seeking compensation from State Government for death of her husband who committed suicide after killin.....

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Madras HC: 17 Years Old Boy Mature Enough to Leave Parental Home(27.06.2016)

Madras HC has denied custody of a 17-year-old boy to his father as it finds him mentally mature to take a decision of not wanting to reside with his f.....

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Madras HC: Employee Can’t Assert a Right to Withdraw Resignation Once it is Accepted(27.06.2016)

Madras HC has ruled that in contractual master-servant relationship, no employee can assert right to withdraw his resignation, especially after it had.....

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Madras HC Confirms Life Sentence to a Acid Attack Convict(29.06.2016)

Madras HC has upheld life sentence awarded to a man who carried out a fatal acid attack on a young woman software engineer in Karaikal in 2012.

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Madras HC Summons TN Public Prosecutor in IT Professional Murder Case(29.06.2016)

Madras HC has summoned Tamil Nadu Public Prosecutor and directed him to give his clarification on a media report alleging lack of coordination between.....

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Madras HC Orders School to Pay Rs.7 Lakh Compensation to LKG Girl(05.07.2016)

Madras HC has directed a private school in Tirunelveli district to pay a compensation of Rs.7 lakh to a minor girl who lost her vision in the right ey.....

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Madras HC Rules in Favour of Perumal Murugan, Author of Novel “Madhorubhagan”(05.07.2016)

Madras HC has ruled in favour of Perumal Murugan, author of novel Madhorubhagan, granted him relief from all controversies that shrouded work of fict.....

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Madras HC: Avoid Unnecessary Summoning of Accused(06.07.2016)

Madras HC has said, “Courts are entitled to compel the appearance of the accused in criminal cases but such insistence should not be for the mere plea.....

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Madras HC: Children’s Terminal Benefits Should Go to Parents Too(06.07.2016)

Madras HC has said that parents should also be given a share in terminal benefits of their deceased children even if their names are not in the list o.....

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Madras HC: No Ex Parte Hearing, Disposal in Criminal Law(07.07.2016)

Madras HC has said that ex parte hearing, disposal, conviction or sentences are concepts unknown to criminal law and hence neither trial nor appeal ag.....

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Madras HC Says, Concept of Fair Trial Also Extends to Victims and Society at Large(08.07.2016)

Madras HC, while confirming life term sentence to an 80-year-old man, who was charged of raping three children, has said that a fair trial is not conc.....

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Madras HC: Pistol Whipping Will Not Attract Arms Act(11.07.2016)

Madras HC has held that using a licensed pistol not to open fire but only to assault opponent with its butt would not attract any of the offences list.....

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Madras HC Advises Lawyers to Move SC over Amendments to Advocates Act(12.07.2016)

Madras HC has advised advocates to approach the Supreme Court if they have any grievances on amendments to the Advocate's Act.

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Madras HC: Suicide Note is Not Sufficient for Conviction(13.07.2016)

Madras HC, while setting aside 10 years rigorous imprisonment imposed on youth following suicide of a girl, has held that courts should not solely rel.....

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Madras HC: Major Children Entitled to Maintenance(13.07.2016)

Madras HC has held that fathers are liable to pay maintenance to children who had attained majority even if latter were not suffering from any mental .....

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Madras HC: Suspecting Wife’s Fidelity is Also Domestic Violence(13.07.2016)

Madras HC has held that suspecting wife’s fidelity, questioning her for moving about with almost every other person, including her father, also amount.....

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Madras HC Issues Notice to TN on Plea for Cancelling Bail to MBBS Students(20.07.2016)

Madras HC issued notice to Tamil Nadu Government on petition seeking cancellation of bail granted by a lower court to two MBBS students, who had throw.....

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Madras HC Denies to Declare Search by I-T Officials as Illegal(20.07.2016)

Madras HC has refused to declare search by Income Tax (I-T) Officials on Advantage Strategic Consulting Private Limited as illegal and said if the pra.....

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Madras HC: Violators Must Pay over Defacement in Public Places(20.07.2016)

Madras HC has made it clear that financial repercussions must flow to violators who must pay for expenditure incurred for removing defacements of publ.....

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Madras HC Orders 30% Pay Hike for Garment Workers(20.07.2016)

Madras HC has ordered a pay rise of up to 30% for hundreds of thousands of garment workers in Tamil Nadu.

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Madras HC Disposes of Nalini’s Petition for Premature Release(20.07.2016)

Madras HC has declined to entertain a plea by Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini Sriharan seeking premature release, saying it cannot gran.....

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Mardas HC Pulls Up TN Govt. over Honour Killing Attacks(21.07.2016)

Madras HC has pulled up Tamil Nadu Government for ‘administrative lapses’ in attacks at three villages in Dharmapuri district in November 2012 reporte.....

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Madras HC Denies Bail to ‘Attack’ Pandi(22.07.2016)

Madras HC has dismissed a bail application preferred by V.P. Pandi alias ‘Attack’ Pandi, once a close aide of ex-Union Minister M.K. Alagiri, in a cas.....

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Madras HC Refuses to Take Action against Lawyers till Deliberations are Completed(25.07.2016)

Madras HC has said no action would be initiated against advocates under the amended rules to Advocates Act till deliberations of newly constituted Jud.....

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Madras HC: Law should not Hinder Reconciliation(25.07.2016)

Madras HC, while quashing case registered against a family under Section 498A of IPC, has said that courts are expected to take balanced and holistic .....

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Madras HC Dismisses Appeal in Cheque Bounce Case(25.07.2016)

Madras HC has held that private complainants in cheque bounce cases cannot prefer appeals against acquittal of the accused, directly before the High C.....

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Madras HC Stays Defamation Cases against Subramanian Swamy(28.07.2016)

Madras HC has stayed proceedings in all six defamation cases filed against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy by Tamil Nadu Government for his alleged derog.....

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Madras HC Dismisses “Beedi” Manufacturers’ Appeal(28.07.2016)

Madras HC has dismissed a batch of writ appeals filed by Beedi manufacturers, including with regard to a dispute over payment of wages less than that .....

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Madras HC: Injury Need Not be Physical Always(01.08.2016)

Madras HC, while clarifying that injury doesn’t always need to be physical, has held that parents of a minor girl who was allegedly abducted and marri.....

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Madras HC: If Condition Demands, Women Can be Denied Certain Jobs(02.08.2016)

Madras HC has held that women can be denied employment if appointing authority is of view that local conditions in a place where they are to be posted.....

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Madras HC Rejects Farouk Irani's Bail Plea(03.08.2016)

Madras HC has rejected bail request of Farouk Irani, Ex-Managing Director of First Leasing Company of India Ltd (FLCIL), arrested last month by Enforc.....

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Madras HC to TN: Pay Compensation to Man Hurt During Bandh(04.08.2016)

Madras HC, while asserting that it was State's duty to maintain law and order and protect its citizens during hartals or bandhs, has directed it to pa.....

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Madras HC Orders Probe in Case of Kidnapped Deaf-Mute Man(05.08.2016)

Madras HC, while observing twists and turns in abduction case of a deaf-mute man, to swindle vast properties left behind by his father and after assum.....

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Madras HC Declines to Interfere in Matter of Classical Status to Non-Tamil Languages(08.08.2016)

Madras HC has declined to interfere with grant of classical status to languages other than Tamil by Central Government.

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Madras HC Rejects Suspended Doc’s Bail Plea(10.08.2016)

Madras HC has rejected anticipatory bail plea of a woman doctor, suspended on charges of impersonating a deceased SC woman to get her medical seat and.....

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Madras HC Refuses to Grant Bail to Bank Lawyer for ‘Defrauding’ Money(10.08.2016)

Madras HC has refused to grant anticipatory bail to M.P. Venkatakrishnan, Assistant Manager (Legal) of HDFC Bank in Tirunelveli district, in two cases.....

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Madras HC: If Couple Wants Divorce, Courts Can’t Ask for Reasons(11.08.2016)

Madras HC has said that if a married couple wants divorce by mutual consent, it is not a court's business to deny them judicial separation by insistin.....

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Madras HC Orders Madurai Collector to Provide Job for Widow(11.08.2016)

Madras HC, while granting relief to a 35-year-old widow, who lost her daughter in an accident involving a sand-laden cart in 2010, has directed a Madu.....

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Madras HC Directs Re-Enactment of Crime Sequence Inside Jail in Swathi Murder Case(12.08.2016)

Madras HC has permitted CB-CID to make software engineer S Swathi's suspected killer P Ramkumar re-enact the crime sequence, take photos and videos of.....

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Madras HC Orders Return of Stolen Cigarettes Consignment to Owner(12.08.2016)

Madras HC has ordered that a consignment of cigarettes allegedly stolen by an inspector be returned to its owner as tobacco product if left unused for.....

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Madras HC Slams MP Govt. over GI Tag Issue for Basmati(17.08.2016)

Madras HC has slammed Madhya Pradesh Government, which has been pursuing a legal battle to include its 13 districts under the Geographical Indication .....

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Madras HC Issues Notice to Jayalalithaa(19.08.2016)

Madras HC, on a petition filed by G. Pravina, a voter from the RK Nagar constituency, who alleged booth capture and bribing voter, has issued notice.....

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Madras HC Bans Camel Slaughter in Tamil Nadu(19.08.2016)

Madras HC has banned practice of camel slaughter on a PIL filed by anti-slaughter activists to prevent public slaughter of camel brought to Tamil Nadu.....

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Madras HC: Extrajudicial Confession of Co-Accused not Substantive Evidence(22.08.2016)

Madras HC, while allowing appeal by four persons challenging their conviction and life imprisonment ordered by trial court in a murder case, has held .....

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Madras HC Seeks List of Prisoners Lodged in Jails outside their States(22.08.2016)

Madras HC, while seeking to offer succour to prisoners lodged in jails outside their home states and suffering due to language barrier, has directed a.....

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Madras HC: Old Age No Reason for Accused to Seek Transfer of Trial(22.08.2016)

Madras HC has ruled that accused in criminal cases cannot cite their old age and consequent inability to attend court proceedings frequently as a reas.....

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Madras HC: Admission to Class XI not Automatic if School Switches Affiliation(22.08.2016)

Madras HC has ruled that students who pass class X Board examination in a CBSE school cannot claim automatic admission to class XI in the same school .....

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Madras HC Rejects Election Petition against Jayalalithaa(02.09.2016)

Madras HC has rejected a petition by an independent candidate challenging the election of AIADMK supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa fr.....

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Madras HC Stays 18 Defamation Cases against 'Nakkheeran' Editor R R Gopal(02.09.2016)

Madras HC has stayed further proceedings in 18 defamation cases filed by TN Government against Tamil bi-weekly 'Nakkheeran' Editor R R Gopal.

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Madras HC Irks Over Filmmakers 'Corrupting' Young Minds(05.09.2016)

Madras HC has irked over filmmakers "corrupting the minds of the youth" by using vulgar words in songs and by projecting more violence in films, inste.....

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Madras HC: Police Cover-Up in Swathi Murder Case a Figment of Imagination(05.09.2016)

Madras HC, while calling allegations of police cover-up and shielding of 'real culprits' in Software Engineer S Swathi murder case as 'figment of imag.....

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Madras HC to TN: Pay Rs 28 Lakh Compensation for Giving Laughing Gas to Patient Instead of Oxygen(05.09.2016)

Madras HC has directed Tamil Nadu Government to pay Rs 28.37 lakh as compensation to the family of a woman who died in 2012 due to medical negligence .....

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Madras HC to TN: Look into Suggestions on Wetland to Halt Deluge(07.09.2016)

Madras HC has directed Tamil Nadu Government to look into suggestions made in a PIL against mindless conversion of wetland areas so as to avert floodi.....

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Madras HC Orders Action against Complainant Who Paid Rs 20 Lakh(08.09.2016)

Madras HC, while voicing concern over use of money to get medical seats, has ordered action by police and Income Tax authorities against a complainant.....

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Madras HC: No Registration of Sale Deed in Unauthorised Layouts(12.09.2016)

Madras HC, while seeking to prevent further development of unauthorised layouts and conversion of agricultural areas for non-agriculture use in an unp.....

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Madras HC Reserves Orders on Section 482, CrPC(13.09.2016)

Madras HC has reserved orders on issue of whether Section 482 of CrPc empowers it to direct police to register cases on complaints by petitioners and .....

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Madras HC: Courts Can't be Rigid about Minor Bail Violations(14.09.2016)

Madras HC, while dismissing a petition seeking cancellation of anticipatory bail to two accused in a harassment case, has said that courts can't be ex.....

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Madras HC: Why Rules not Framed for Salons, Spas(14.09.2016)

Madras HC has directed Central and State Governments to answer queries, including why rules to regulate such salons/spas have not been framed when TN .....

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Madras HC: Marriages Can’t be Dissolved through Settlement Deeds(14.09.2016)

Madras HC has said that married couples cannot legally dissolve their marriages by simply entering into a mutual written agreement titled ‘Divorce Set.....

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Madras HC Cancels Bail Granted to Accused in Drug Trafficking Case(14.09.2016)

Madras HC has cancelled bail granted to a person who was allegedly involved in the smuggling of tablets that contained psychotropic substance.

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Madras HC Dismisses Anticipatory Bail to Expelled AIADMK MP Sasikala Pushpa(15.09.2016)

Madras HC has dismissed anticipatory bail plea of expelled AIADMK Rajya Sabha MP Sasikala Pushpa and her three family members in a sexual harassment c.....

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Madras HC Quashes Rape Case After Youth Agrees to Marry Dalit Girl(16.09.2016)

Madras HC has quashed rape case registered against a caste Hindu youth after he agreed to marry the victim, a Dalit, with whom he had sexual relations.....

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Madras HC Refuses Anticipatory Bail to Women in Abduction Case(19.09.2016)

Madras HC has declined to grant anticipatory bail to a woman who allegedly abducted his 29-year-old mentally challenged man and remarried him after he.....

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Madras HC Delays Postmortem of P Ramkumar, Suspect in S. Swathi Murder Case(19.09.2016)

Madras HC, after mysterious death of P Ramkumar, suspect in murder case of Software Engineer S Swathi, has asked authorities not to go ahead with post.....

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Madras HC Summons Principal Secretary, Department of School Education(21.09.2016)

Madras HC has directed Principal Secretary, Department of School Education, to appear in court with records on November 7 in connection with a public .....

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Madras HC: No Liquor Shops Near Govt. Offices(21.09.2016)

Madras HC has said that though State Govt. may have taken over wholesale distribution as well as retail vending of Indian Made Foreign Liquor from pr.....

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Madras HC to ED: Do not Take Any Precipitative Action against Nalini Chidambaram(21.09.2016)

Madras HC has asked Enforcement Directorate (ED) not to take any precipitative action against senior advocate Nalini Chidambaram, wife of Congress str.....

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Madras HC Quashes FIR against Ex-State Transport Minister(21.09.2016)

Madras HC has quashed an FIR against Ex-State Transport Minister V. Senthil Balaji and Rengarajan, Managing Director, Tamil Nadu State Transport Corpo.....

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Madras HC to State: Frame Law to Use EVMs in Civic Polls(22.09.2016)

Madras HC has directed State Government “in its wisdom” to take immediate steps to bring in legislation incorporating appropriate provision in the Tam.....

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Madras HC Orders Speedy Trial in Alagiri Aide’s Murder Case(23.09.2016)

Madras HC has ordered speedy trial in case registered against Ex-Union Minister M.K. Alagiri’s one-time close aide V.P. Pandi alias ‘Attack’ Pandi on .....

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Madras HC: School Can’t Force Students to Have Food from Canteen(23.09.2016)

Madras HC has temporarily restrained a private school in the city from making it mandatory for students to have lunch and snacks provided by the insti.....

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Madras HC to AIIMS: Depute Doctor for Post-Mortem of Murder(23.09.2016)

Madras HC has directed AIIMS, Delhi to depute a doctor on or before September 27, for postmortem of P Ramkumar, the sole accused in the murder of a wo.....

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Madras HC: No Bar on Using Kalam’s Name for Party(23.09.2016)

Madras HC, while observing order of Election Commission refusing to restrain anyone from using the name of former President Abdul Kalam as part of the.....

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Madras HC Irks over Cases Filed in view Of Forthcoming Local Body Elections(26.09.2016)

Madras HC has irked and said that no one can be allowed to use the High Court as a platform to settle either personal or political scores in view of t.....

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SC Rejects Plea against Madras HC Order Barring Publishing Lawyers', Judges’ Names(27.09.2016)

Supreme Court has rejected appeal against Madras High Court order directing all print and electronic media not to publish the names of judges and lawy.....

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Madras HC: Litigants Can’t Approach the High Court Directly if Police Fail to Act on Their Complaints(28.09.2016)

Madras HC has ruled that litigants can no longer approach the High Court directly if police refuse to act upon their complaints, before exploiting the.....

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Madras HC Orders BPCL to Vacate Property(28.09.2016)

Madras HC has disapproved of the act of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), which had been squatting over a private property for over a decad.....

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Madras HC Rejects PIL for Effective Implementation of Manual Workers Act(28.09.2016)

Madras HC has dismissed a public interest litigation petition filed jointly by seven different associations for labourers seeking effective implementa.....

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Madras HC Expresses Concern on Allowing Prisoners to Keep Children with Them(29.09.2016)

Madras HC has impressed upon the need for Judicial Magistrates to desist from passing orders in a “mechanical fashion” permitting prisoners to keep ch.....

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Madras HC Stays UGC’s Restraint on Distance Education Courses(30.09.2016)

Madras HC has stayed operation of a communication sent by University Grants Commission (UGC) in July this year directing Madurai Kamaraj University to.....

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Madras HC Asks Parents to Spend More Time with Their Children(30.09.2016)

Madras HC while voicing concern over elopement of minor children and attributing it to reasons such as nuclear family setup has asked parents to spend.....

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Madras HC to LIC: Refund Premium to Policy-Holder Diagnosed With Cancer(30.09.2016)

Madras HC has directed the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) to honour an award passed by the Insurance Ombudsman in Chennai on December 31 last and re.....

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Madras HC Orders Medical Care to US Ship Captain Diagnosed with Skin Cancer(30.09.2016)

Madras HC has directed the Superintendent of Puzhal Central Prison, Chennai, to provide necessary medical attention to the captain of US anti-piracy s.....

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Madras HC Warns District Collectors Over Defacement of Public Properties(03.10.2016)

Madras HC, while hearing Public Interest Litigations (PIL) seeking action against those who damaged public properties by defacing it, has asked Distri.....

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Madras HC Dismisses Plea to Ban Private Practice of Government Doctors(03.10.2016)

Madras HC has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking a direction to State Government and Tamil Nadu Medical Council to ban private practice of.....

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Madras HC Stays Proceedings against Puducherry Minister over False Details in his Election Affidavit(03.10.2016)

Madras HC has stayed further proceedings against Puducherry Minister Malladi Krishna Rao on file of the Judicial Magistrate Court at Yanam which has a.....

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Madras HC Dismisses Plea Challenging Collection of Higher Fees(03.10.2016)

Madras HC, while upholding a Single Judge’s order, has held that Annamalai University near Chidambaram, which came under the control of State Governme.....

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Madras HC: Amendment to Additional Sales Tax Act Unconstitutional(03.10.2016)

Madras HC has declared unconstitutional inclusion of Explanation V to Section 2(1)(aa) of TN Additional Sales Tax Act, 1970, in 2002 to levy additiona.....

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Madras HC Confirms Detention of 5 Suspected Maoists under National Security Act(04.10.2016)

Madras HC has confirmed detention of 5 suspected Maoists, including a 42-year-old woman, under National Security Act on charges of furthering terror a.....

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Madras HC Grants Relief to 3 OBC Students in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)(04.10.2016)

Madras HC, while granting relief to three students, who “inadvertently” stated they belonged to the general category while appearing for National Elig.....

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Madras HC Directs State to Appoint Chairman of Tamil Nadu Private Schools Fee Determination Committee(04.10.2016)

Madras HC has directed the State Government to fill within four weeks the post of Chairman, Tamil Nadu Private Schools Fee Determination Committee, af.....

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Madras HC Seeks State’s Report on Tamil Nadu CM's Health(04.10.2016)

Madras HC has asked Tamil Nadu Additional Advocate General to get instructions from State Government with regard to health condition of Chief Minister.....

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Madras HC Cancels Civic Polls Notification(05.10.2016)

Madras HC has set aside notification for civic polls issued by Tamil Nadu State Election Commission and directed Commission to issue fresh notificatio.....

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Madras HC Prohibits State Government to Drain Sewage Water into Amaravathi River(06.10.2016)

Madras HC has restrained State Government, from letting sewage into Amaravathi River which joins the Cauvery before the water is pumped out for the dr.....

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Madras HC Slams Local Police for Failure to Act in Woman Missing Case(06.10.2016)

Madras HC has slammed Kuruvikulam and Perumalpuram police in Tirunelveli district for failing to act in a woman missing case.

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Madras HC Rejects Petition Seeking Information on TN CM Health Status(06.10.2016)

Madras HC has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by social activist K R 'Traffic' Ramaswamy which sought a report on health status of .....

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Madras HC Rejects Aachi Masala Group’s Plea to Restrain Other Company from Using Trademark “AARCEE”(10.10.2016)

Madras HC has rejected a plea by Aachi Masala Foods (P) Ltd, seeking to restrain another masala products company from manufacturing, advertising and s.....

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Madras HC Orders Compensation for 7 Women who Lost Vision(10.10.2016)

Madras HC has directed State Government to pay a compensation of Rs.3 lakh each to seven women who lost vision in one of their eyes after a cataract s.....

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Madras HC to Police: Register FIRs Irrespective of Jurisdiction(10.10.2016)

Madras HC, while directing State police to “learn a lesson” from reported murder of a woman from Tirunelveli due to non registration of complaint of a.....

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Madras HC Seeks Hindu Religious Department’s Response on Complaint of Suffering to Elephant(13.10.2016)

Madras HC has directed Hindu Religious & Charitable Endowments Department to file its response within two weeks on a complaint that an elephant owned .....

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Madras HC Rules, “Can’t Occupy Building Until Violations are Rectified”(13.10.2016)

Madras HC has said that no person can be allowed to occupy a building, constructed with deviations from approved plan till violations are rectified.

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Madras HC Reduces Accident Compensation by Rs 6 Lakh(13.10.2016)

Madras HC has partly allowed an appeal of Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC), which contended that it was not liable to pay compensation t.....

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Madras HC Orders Autopsy of Paan Masala Vendor over his Alleged Custodial Death(17.10.2016)

Madras HC has directed Dean of Royapettah Government Hospital to constitute a team of two doctors to conduct an autopsy on body of a paan masala vendo.....

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SC Allows Appeal against Madras HC’s Order Regarding Ennore Thermal Plant(19.10.2016)

Supreme Court has allowed a batch of civil appeals filed against order of Madras High Court over construction of the 2 X 660 MW Ennore SEZ Supercritic.....

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Madras HC Expresses Concern over Establishment of Illegal Fireworks Shop(26.10.2016)

Madras High Court has expressed shock over a statement made by Joint Chief Controller of Explosives (JCCE) that several fireworks shops had been estab.....

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Madras HC Rules ‘Mere FIR Cannot Debar a Candidate from Contesting Election’(27.10.2016)

Madras High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking to reject nomination of AIADMK candidate for Aravakurichi constituency, Senthil Balaji, stating that an .....

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Madras HC Orders Rs. 3 Lakh Interim Compensation to Fire Victims of Sivakasi(27.10.2016)

Madras High Court has ordered an interim compensation of Rs 3 Lakh each to families of nine people who died due to a fire accident at a cracker shop i.....

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Madras HC Rejects Habeas Corpus Petition of Woman Claiming Child’s Custody(30.11.2016)

Madras HC, while slamming parents of 14 year old girl, who was abandoned by her father soon after her birth, for laying a claim over her, has ordered .....

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Madras HC Notices Sasikala over AIADMK Chief’s Post(19.12.2016)

Madras High Court has ordered notices to AIADMK and V.K. Sasikala on a petition filed by expelled party Rajya Sabha member Sasikala Pushpa and her hus.....

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Madras HC Orders Removal of ‘Seemai Taruvelam’ Trees in 13 Districts(21.12.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Collectors of all 13 Districts under its jurisdiction to weed out ‘seemai karuvelam’ (prosopis juliflora) trees from wa.....

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Madras HC: Establishing Involvement in Freedom Struggle is Rigorous(22.12.2016)

Madras HC has observed that an 86-year-old man’s struggle to establish his involvement in freedom struggle before Government officials has been more r.....

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Madras HC Quashes Appointment of 11 TNPSC Members(23.12.2016)

Madras High Court has quashed appointment of 11 people as members of Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC), holding that process was "deeply fl.....

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Madras HC Directs TNSTC to Pay Compensation Amount Via Electronic Fund Transfer(26.12.2016)

Madras High Court has devised a new methodology to ensure that Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) does not delay payment of compensation i.....

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Madras HC Refuses to Rely Upon Birth Certificate to Order Release of Convict(27.12.2016)

Madras High Court has refused to rely upon a birth certificate, to order release of a life convict after believing his claim of being a juvenile at ti.....

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Madras HC Expresses Concern over Increase in Crime Rates For Gain(02.01.2017)

Madras High Court, while expressing concern over increasing number of murders for gain being reported from various parts of State, has observed that r.....

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Madras HC Directs LIC to Revise Pay Scale of Retired Employee Sacked for Certificate Verification(02.01.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Life Insurance Corporation Limited to revise pay scale of a retired employee, who was sacked for five years pending ver.....

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Madras HC Sets Final Deadline For Appointment of Law Officers(03.01.2017)

Madras High Court has directed State government to file draft rules governing appointment of law officers within 10 days, failing which amicus curie a.....

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Madras HC Closes Sasikala’s Plea Against Appointment of AIADMK’s General Secretary(03.01.2017)

Madras High Court has closed a pending civil suit against V.K. Sasikala elevation as General Secretary of AIADMK, moved by expelled party Rajya Sabha .....

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Madras HC Seeks Status Report on Action Taken to Eradicate Mosquitoes(04.01.2017)

Madras high court has directed Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary and Health Secretary to file a report on action taken to eradicate mosquitoes.

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Madras HC: Clear All Encroachments in Kodaikanal(04.01.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Kodaikanal Municipality Commissioner to remove all encroachments in hill station within two months.

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Madras HC Rules, ‘Talaq Certificate from Kazi Has No Legal Sanction’(12.01.2017)

Madras High Court has ruled that a certificate issued by Chief Kazi on talaq is only an opinion and has no legal validity.

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Madras HC Warns People Against Falling Prey to Fake Emails, SMS(12.01.2017)

Madras High Court has warned people against falling prey to fake emails and text messages sent to mobile phones stating that they have won huge amount.....

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Madras HC Notices Secretary of Prez, Former SC Judge Over PETA Award(01.02.2017)

Madras High Court has ordered notice to Secretary to President Pranab Mukherjee and a Former Supreme Court Judge K S Radhakrishnan Panicker on a petit.....

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Madras HC: Don’t Harass Jalikattu’s Agitators Family Members in Name of Enquiry(02.02.2017)

Madras HC has said that family members of Jallikattu agitators should not be harassed by police in name of inquiry.

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Madras HC Junks Plea to Detain Vessels in Chennai Oil Spill Case(06.02.2017)

Madras HC, while wondering under what law could Court order detention of two ships that collided off Ennore Port resulting in a major oil spill into t.....

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Madras HC Dismisses Habeas Corpus Plea to Trace Missing MLAs(17.02.2017)

Madras High Court has dismissed Habeas Corpus Petitions (HCP) filed by two lawyers to trace 'missing MLAs' in Tamil Nadu, on technical grounds.

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Madras HC to Centre: Why Not Medical College in Every District?(28.03.2017)

Madras HC, while noting that only academically brilliant students must join MBBS as people entrusted them with their bodies, has asked why Centre was .....

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Madras HC: TET Not Mandatory For Teachers Recruited Before November 15, 2011(12.04.2017)

Madras HC has asked State Government not to compel school teachers recruited before November 15, 2011, to clear Teacher Eligibility Test scheduled for.....

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Madras HC Strikes Down 85% Reservation For TN State Board Students In Medical Admissions(17.07.2017)

Madras High Court has quashed State Government’s order providing 85% quota in medical admissions for students from the State Board, leaving only 15% o.....

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Madras HC: Play & Sing Vande Mataram Regularly In All Educational Institutions, Univs., Colleges(25.07.2017)

Madras High Court has made singing of India’s national song – Vande Mataram compulsory at least once a week in all schools, colleges, universities and.....

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Madras HC Asks Karti Chidambaram to Approach Delhi High Court for quashing FIR(23.08.2017)

Madras High Court has held that it would be appropriate if former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram approached the Delhi H.....

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Can’t Deny Fundamental Right Of Holding Public Meetings: Madras HC(11.10.2017)

Madras High Court has held that Fundamental Right to hold public meetings cannot be denied merely on the apprehension of a law and order situation ari.....

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Madras High Court: Aadhaar Mandatory for Filing IT Returns(09.11.2017)

Madras HC while rejecting the plea for exemption from quoting Aadhaar number while filing income tax returns has held that the provisions of Section 1.....

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SC Quashes Madras HC Disciplinary Rules for Lawyers(31.01.2019)

Supreme Court has quashed Rules 14- A to 14-D of the Rules of High Court of Madras, 1970 holding that they are ultra vires to Section 34 of the Advoca.....

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CIVIL - Madras HC: Nothing Unfair To Treat Women and Men Differently in Matters of Safety and Security(25.03.2019)

Madras HC while dismissing a PIL filed by some hostelers challenging the constitutionality of Tamil Nadu Hostels and Home for Women and Children (Regu.....

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CIVIL - Madras HC: Nothing Unfair To Treat Women and Men Differently in Matters of Safety and Security(25.03.2019)

Madras HC while dismissing a PIL filed by some hostelers challenging the constitutionality of Tamil Nadu Hostels and Home for Women and Children (Regu.....

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ELECTION - Madras HC Dismisses Plea against LS Polls On Maundy Thursday(25.03.2019)

Madras HC while dismissing pleas seeking to reschedule the election date in Tamil Nadu to any other day than Maundy Thursday has observed that it is t.....

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DIRECT TAXATION - Manufacture of Herbal Products Eligible for IT Deduction: Madras HC(28.03.2019)

Madras High Court has held that manufacture of the herbal products would be eligible for deduction under Section 80IA of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

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CIVIL - Madras HC Suggests Minimum Work Experience, Eligibility Test for HC Practice(28.03.2019)

Madras HC has suggested the introduction of minimum experience criteria before fresh law graduates are allowed to practice before the Court.

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Madras HC Lifts Interim Ban on TikTok in India(25.04.2019)

Madras High Court has lifted a ban on mobile video app TikTok while asking the firm that owns the app to ensure the platform didn’t allow pornography.

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Madras HC Declines to Stay Levy of Shelter Charges on Builders, Promoters(07.05.2019)

Madras High Court has declined to grant blanket stay of the operation of the statutory provisions of the Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Act and .....

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Madras HC:Recovery Can Only be Started Once Amount of Excess Credit Has Been Quantified in Assessment(12.06.2019)

Madras High Court has observed that power to punish would stand triggered only once it is established that an Assessee has ‘committed’ an offence.

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Madras HC: Writ Petition Maintainable Against Pvt Body When it Has Public Duty Conferred on it(20.06.2019)

Madras High Court has observed that writ petition is maintainable against any private body even if it has a public duty imposed on it. The public mono.....

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Madras HC Directs Central and State Govts to Reconsider Decision on SC/ST Post-Matric Scholarship(16.10.2019)

Madras High Court has directed the Central and State Governments to reconsider the policy of not allowing Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes students t.....

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