22 April 2019


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Madras High Court: Dues to Government Should be Mentioned in Encumbrance Certificate(05.08.2015)

Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board to ensure that electricity bill dues of premises were reflected in encumbrance certifi.....

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Madras High Court: Restore Shola Forests(05.08.2015)

Madras High Court has said that it has decided to give top priority to restoration of Shola forests (patches of stunted evergreen moist broad leaf for.....

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Madras High Court Notice to Centre, Tamil Nadu Government on Animal-Borne Diseases(06.08.2015)

Madras High Court has issued notices to the State and Central Governments on a PIL seeking remedial measures for preventing health hazards posed by .....

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Madras High Court Closes Pleas Filed by Vijaykant(07.08.2015)

Madras High Court has closed a batch of pleas filed by DMDK founder Vijayakant that challenged constitutional validity of Sections 499 and 500 of the .....

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Madras High Court Denies Suspension of Life Sentence(07.08.2015)

Madras High Court Bench at Madurai has denied suspension of life sentence imposed on a 25-year-old accused, charged of trespassing and murder of dec.....

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Madras High Court: Willfull Desertion of Husband Doesn't Disqualify Alimony to Wife(10.08.2015)

Madras High Court has held that in case a woman is not willing to live with her husband and desert him that does not disqualify her from getting maint.....

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Madras High Court Cancels Dayanidhi Maran’s Anticipatory Bail(11.08.2015)

Madras High Court has cancelled interim and conditional anticipatory bail granted to former Union Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran in Telephone Exchan.....

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Madras HC : Tamil Nadu’s Unit of Aam Aadmi Party to be a Respondent in PIL Against Ads(11.08.2015)

Madras High Court has made Tamil Nadu unit of AAP a respondent in a Public Interest Litigation against Delhi government’s June 20 nationwide adverti.....

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Madras High Court Makes Tourism Secretary a Necessary Party in Rameswaram Case(11.08.2015)

Madras High Court has made Tourism Secretary a necessary party (Co-Respondent) in a public interest litigation petition seeking better facilities in R.....

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Madras High Court Quashes 32 Orders Passed by Single Judge, Favouring Mining Barons(12.08.2015)

Madras High Court has quashed orders passed by single judge cancelling as many mining licences issued to two companies for failing to submit mandatory.....

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Madras High Court Rests Removal of IAS Officer Inquiring Illegal Mining(13.08.2015)

Madras High Court has stayed removal of IAS Officer Gagandeep Singh Bedi as Inquiry Officer in an inquiry of illegal beach sand mining in the City.

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Madras High Court Orders Enquiry Against Those Who Excoriate Sitting Judge(13.08.2015)

Madras High Court has ordered police to find out people who condemned sitting judge of court by printing pamphlet in name of Tamil Nadu Private School.....

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Madras High Court Serves Notice to Jayalalithaa(13.08.2015)

Madras High Court has served notice to J Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister on petition by RS Bharathi, a DMK worker challenging appointment of C.....

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Madras High Court Quashes Admission Notification Issued by Tamil Nadu Ambedkar Law University(13.08.2015)

Madras HC has quashed Tamil Nadu Ambedkar Law University's admission notification which does not prescribe any age limit and directed it to issue a fr.....

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Madras High Court Says No Maintenance for Woman Divorced on Ground of Adultery(17.08.2015)

Madras High Court has ruled that woman divorced on ground of adultery cannot claim maintenance from her ex-husband.

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Madras High Court Seeks Report on Filling of Posts in District-Level Consumer Forums(19.08.2015)

Madras High Court has sought report from Secretary, Department of Cooperation, Food and Consumer Protection regarding steps taken by him to fill vacan.....

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Madras High Court Orders Inquiry on Matter of Granting License for Erection of Hoardings(20.08.2015)

Madras High Court has ordered Director General of Defense Estates, New Delhi, to hold inquiry against the then Chief Executive Officer of St Thomas-cu.....

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Madras High Court: Prosecutors Must Be Independent Like CBI(21.08.2015)

Madras High Court while seeking whether there was any guideline for appointment of prosecutors in Tamil Nadu or not, has said that Prosecutor's office.....

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Madras High Court Rejects Patta Plea for 3.37 Acres Land Near Mattuthavani(25.08.2015)

Madras High Court has rejected a writ petition filed by two individuals seeking patta for 3.37 acres of land opposite Mattuthavani bus stand, as land .....

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Madras High Court Cancels Conviction of Family of Three, Charged in a Murder Case(28.08.2015)

Madras High Court has cancelled conviction and sentence imposed on a family of three, including an aged woman, from murder case on account of various .....

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Madras High Court Extends Time Limit for BCCI to Respond to CSK Plea(28.08.2015)

Madras High Court has given two more weeks to Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to submit its views on accepting petition by Chennai Super.....

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Madras HC Seeks Centre’s Response Over Crop Insurance Scheme(01.09.2015)

Madras High Court has ordered Central Government to file affidavit stating as to when the proposed new crop insurance scheme for farmers will be final.....

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Madras High Court Shows Concern Over Pallikaranai Marshland Encroachment(04.09.2015)

Madras High Court has ruled that entire Pallikaranai marshland has to be retrieved from encroachers, while showing concern over blind eye approach of .....

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Madras High Court Rejects Plea Seeking Permission for IIT-JEE in Tamil(07.09.2015)

Madras High Court has rejected a plea seeking directions to hold IIT-JEE in Tamil and other regional languages, saying the question falls within doma.....

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Madras High Court Quashes Proceedings Against Tiruvannamalai SP(08.09.2015)

Madras HC has quashed proceedings initiated by Judicial Magistrate Court of Cheyyar against Superintendent of Police of Tiruvannamalai district and pr.....

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Madras HC Issue Directives to Health Secretary on Issuance of Post-Mortem Certificates(08.09.2015)

Madras High Court has directed Health Secretary to consider representation made by an advocate to make sure that government hospital across State forw.....

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Madras High Court Allows Transgender to Attending Viva for Sub-Inspector Job(08.09.2015)

Madras High Court has directed authorities to permit transgender who applied for post of sub-inspector of police to participate in viva voce subject t.....

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Madras High Court Orders Status Quo on Granites Stored on Poromboke Land(09.09.2015)

Madras High Court has ordered status quo in case relating to storage of granite blocks and debris by P.R.P. Granites on poromboke land in Madurai dist.....

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Madras High Court Seeks Status Report on Investigation in Child Rape Case(09.09.2015)

Madras High Court has ordered Theni Police to submit status report on investigation conducted by them on complaint of a 13-year-old girl, who got enro.....

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Madras High Court Dismisses Plea Against BCCI(09.09.2015)

Madras High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation petition, seeking direction to Centre to take over management and administration of crick.....

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Cheque Bounce Cases: Madras High Court Directive to Subordinate Courts(10.09.2015)

Madras High Court has issued directions to all subordinate courts in State to ensure that cheque bounce cases were heard only by courts within whose j.....

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Madras HC: Helmets Mandatory For Women and Children(10.09.2015)

Madras High Court while giving the order that the helmet rule for two-wheelers must be enforced strictly in the state has observed that no exemption c.....

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Supreme Court Extends Stay on Dayanidhi Maran’s Arrest(15.09.2015)

Supreme Court has extended stay on Madras High Court order cancelling bail of Ex-Telecom Minister and DMK leader Dayanidhi Maran in alleged telephone .....

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Madras High Court Grants Pardon to Litigant Who Produced Fake Photograph(15.09.2015)

Madras High Court has pardoned a daily wage labourer who filed habeas corpus petition on basis of a fake photograph showing him to be standing beside .....

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Madras HC Grants Interim Stay on Cancellation of Greenpeace's FCRA Registration(17.09.2015)

Madras High Court has granted an interim stay to Greenpeace India Society for eight weeks on cancellation of NGO's registration under Foreign Contribu.....

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Madras High Court Rejects Appeal Filed by Sri Lankan Fishermen(18.09.2015)

Madras HC has rejected appeal filed by 10 Sri Lankan fishermen, who were convicted for fishing in Indian waters without permission in 2006, after it w.....

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Madras High Court Denies Anticipatory Bail to Subhiksha Promoter(21.09.2015)

Madras High Court has denied anticipatory bail to Subhiksha Trading Services promoter R Subramanian facing charges of cheating depositors to the tune .....

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Madras High Court Refuses to Direct CBI to Furnish Tamil Translation of FIR(21.09.2015)

Madras High Court has refused to direct Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to furnish to an accused in a corruption case, copies of First Informati.....

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Madras High Court to Centre: Give Two Helmets With Every New Two-Wheeler(23.09.2015)

Madras High Court has ordered Central Government to issue suitable direction to helmet manufacturers for two-wheelers to provide helmet lock as a comp.....

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Madras High Court Clears Way for Oyamari Bridge(24.09.2015)

Madras HC has vacated its January 5, 2012 interim order that had stopped completion of construction of Oyamari bridge connecting Chathiram bus stand i.....

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Madras High Court Rejects Petition Against Land Acquisition(25.09.2015)

Madras High Court has rejected petition filed by a private firm seeking relief contending that acquisition proceedings under Tamil Nadu High Ways Act .....

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Madras High Court Transfers Rape Case to CB-CID(29.09.2015)

Madras High Court has transferred gang-rape case to Crime Branch-Criminal Investigation Department (CB-CID) for investigation, as no contradictory cla.....

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Supreme Court Confirms Compensation of Rs. 35.7 Lakh for Lawyers Injured in Road Accidents(05.10.2015)

Supreme Court has confirmed Madras High Court order of valuation of Rs. 35.7 lakh compensation as a young lawyer’s loss, both professionally and perso.....

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Madras High Court Asks Bar to Retain Only 5-year Law Degree Courses(07.10.2015)

Madras High Court has asked Bar Council of India to abolish 3-year law degree courses at earliest and retain only 5-year courses in stream on par with.....

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Madras HC to Greenpeace: Take Government Permission before Foreign Funding(07.10.2015)

Madras High Court has ruled that Greenpeace could not receive any foreign funding without prior government approval.

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Madras HC Closes Petition Seeking Ban on Keeping Elephants in Captivity in Temples and Houses(07.10.2015)

Madras High Court has closed PIL seeking ban on keeping elephants in captivity in temples and houses after Madras Government submitted that Supreme Co.....

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Madras High Court Orders for Strict Implementation of TNPCB ‘s Directions on Plastic Bag Norms(08.10.2015)

Madras High Court while disposing of a plea, after perusing affidavit filed by Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board’s (TNPCB) regarding its directive th.....

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Madras HC Directs DVAC to Take Actions in Accordance with Law in Illegal Land Grabbing Case(08.10.2015)

Madras High Court while observing investigation report filed by Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) that revealed cognizable offences .....

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Madras High Court Set Aside Detention Orders of 5 Arrested under Goondas Act(09.10.2015)

Madras High Court has quashed detention of five youths, under Goondas Act, arrested for cutting sacred thread of three persons, including two temple p.....

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Madras High Court Slams a Trial Court for ‘Illegal’ Conviction(12.10.2015)

Madras High Court has slammed a trial court for throwing to the winds the fundamental principles of criminal jurisprudence and “illegally” convicting .....

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Madras High Court Allows Veerappan's Wife to Conduct Ritual(13.10.2015)

Madras High Court has allowed widow of sandalwood smuggler Veerappan to conduct 'Annadanam' (feeding the poor) on his 11th death anniversary but made .....

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Madras HC: Maintain NSC Bose Road as ‘No Hawking Zone’(14.10.2015)

Madras High Court has ordered Chennai Corporation to maintain NSC Bose Road, linking Parry's Corner and Flower Bazaar police station as a ‘No Hawking .....

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Madras High Court Directs for Removal of Actor Sivaji Ganesan’s Statue by November 16(15.10.2015)

Madras High Court has directed Highways Department to remove actor Sivaji Ganesan’s statue from Kamaraj Salai in Chennai by November 16.

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Madras High Court Slams TN Govt. for not Maintaining List of Over 100-Year-Old Structures(15.10.2015)

Madras High Court has slammed Tamil Nadu Government for not maintaining list of over 100-year-old structures in order to identify heritage temples wit.....

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Madras High Court Directs State to Keep its Word on Building Juvenile Home(20.10.2015)

Madras High Court has asked State Government to adhere to the commitment given to the court on constructing a new building for a juvenile home in Madu.....

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Madras HC Grants Bail to Subhiksha Founder R. Subramaniam(21.10.2015)

Madras High Court has granted conditional bail to R. Subramaniam, founder of Subhiksha, who was arrested by Economic Offences Wing in connection with .....

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Madras High Court: Condom Is Not a Medicine(23.10.2015)

Madras High Court has ruled that condoms to be kept out of the medicine category and thus the maximum price of the same can't be fixed under Drug Pric.....

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Madras HC to Centre: Allow Castration of Child Rapists(26.10.2015)

Madras High Court has asked Centre to consider castration as punishment for child rapists. The court said "the court cannot be a silent spectator, unm.....

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Madras HC: Sensitise Stakeholders to Prevent Minors From Drinking(26.10.2015)

Madras High Court has ordered authorities to sensitise stakeholders on preventing minors from consuming liquor by displaying boards and increasing awa.....

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Madras High Court: Idol Immersion Pollutes Environment, an 'Illiterate Attitude'(30.10.2015)

Madras High Court has observed that practice of immersion of idols in water pollutes the ecosystem and poses a threat to fish and birds and termed it .....

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Madras HC Seeks Info from Corporation on Utilisation of Library Cess Amounting to Rs. 31.66 crore(30.10.2015)

Madras High Court has directed Chennai Corporation to provide details on how much of these funds of about Rs. 31.66 crore , collected as library cess .....

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Madras High Court Preserves Vandiyur Lake(02.11.2015)

Madras High Court has said that it would never permit Madurai district administration to establish a Traffic Park Driving Training School on the weste.....

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Madras High Court Sets Aside Imprisonment Order Issued by Lower Court(04.11.2015)

Madras HC has come to the rescue of a person, ordered to be imprisoned for a month for speaking rudely to Family Court judge during the hearing of mai.....

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Madras HC Declines Judicial Probe into Gandhian Sasi Perumal's Death(04.11.2015)

Madras High Court has refused to order judicial probe into the death of Gandhian and anti-liquor activist Sasi Perumal.

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SC Denies to Interfere with Madras HC’s Order over CISF Deployment(05.11.2015)

Supreme Court has denied to interfere with Madras High Court order for deployment of CISF by replacing State police security at its Chennai premises, .....

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Madras HC Dismisses Krishnasamy’s Petition to Quash FIR(05.11.2015)

Madras High Court has denied to take a petition filed by Puthiya Tamilagam president K. Krishnasamy to quash a FIR registered against him for allegedl.....

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Madras High Court Directs Hospitals to Follow Safety Measures(06.11.2015)

Madras HC has directed Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority and other enforcement authorities to issue notice to hospitals functioning from high.....

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Madras High Court : Only IG of Prisons Entitled to Transfer Prisoners(09.11.2015)

Madras High Court has held that a remand prisoner can be transferred from one prison to another only on the basis of a written order passed by Inspect.....

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Madras HC Stays Kovan's Custodial Interrogation(09.11.2015)

Madras High Court has stayed custodial interrogation of Tamil folk singer Kovan who was facing sedition charges for allegedly criticising Tamil Nadu C.....

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Madras High Court Allows Couple to Enter into Wedlock, After Hearing it Through Skype(16.11.2015)

Madras High Court after hearing marriage case through Skype, has directed district police to provide protection as the marriage party apprehended trou.....

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Madras HC Suggests “Liberal Approach” for Tamil as Compulsory First Language(25.11.2015)

Madras High Court has ordered authorities to adopt a “liberal approach” on applications filed by students seeking exemption from the rule stipulating .....

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Madras HC Grants Interim Stay on Proceedings Against Vadivelu(26.11.2015)

Madras High Court has granted an interm stay on all further proceedings against comedy actor Vadivelu in a lower court in Namakkal regarding a speech .....

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Madras HC Suggests Specialised Body of Linguists to Examine Classical Status for Languages(30.11.2015)

Madras High Court in order to scrutinise decision of Sahitya Akademi to grant classical language status to many south Indian languages, has suggested .....

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Madras HC Irks over Demolition of Temples(01.12.2015)

Madras High Court while taking serious note on demolition of a about 400-year-old temple, has summoned consultant Archaeologist/Conservationist K T Na.....

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Madras HC Prescribes Dress Code for Men, Women and Children to Visit Temples(02.12.2015)

Madras High Court has prescribed a dress code for men, women and even children wanting to visit temples maintained by Hindu Religious and Charitable E.....

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Madras HC Devises EMI Scheme to Settle Retirement Dues of Retired TNSTC Employees(03.12.2015)

Madras High Court has devised an Equated Monthly Instalment (EMI) scheme to dispose of numerous writ petitions filed by retired Tamil Nadu State Trans.....

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Madras HC: Banks Cannot Attach Savings Account Opened for Depositing Pension to Recover Loan(03.12.2015)

Madras High Court has held that Savings Bank Account maintained primarily for purpose of depositing monthly pension amount could not be attached by a .....

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Madras HC Stays Order on ET Exemption(03.12.2015)

Madras High Court has stayed order of a single judge directing State government to pass on exemption on Entertainment Tax (ET) provided to films with .....

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Madras HC: Science Graduates are Entitled to Post of Tamil Pundit(04.12.2015)

Madras High Court has held that graduates in basic sciences are also entitled to be appointed as Tamil Pundit in government aided higher secondary sch.....

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Madras HC Restrains Centre from Shifting Welfare Commissioner’s Office(11.12.2015)

Madras High Court has restrained Union Ministry of Labour and Employment from shifting the only office of its Welfare Commissioner in the State from T.....

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Madras HC Upholds State Human Rights Commission’s Orders(14.12.2015)

Madras High Court has upheld order of Tamil Nadu Human Rights Commission directing a woman Sub Inspector to pay a compensation of Rs 15,000 to an empl.....

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Madras HC Orders Insurance Company to Implement Centre's Circular Regarding Women Employees’ Transfer(14.12.2015)

Madras High Court has ordered Chairman of National Insurance Company to implement circular issued by Centre directing insurance companies to post/tran.....

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Madras HC: Those Acquitted in Criminal Cases Through Compromise Cannot Join Police(14.12.2015)

Madras High Court has held that people who get acquitted in criminal cases by entering into a compromise with the complainants and make them turn host.....

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Madras HC Gives 3 Months Time to CLB to Complete Hearing in FTIL Case(15.12.2015)

Madras High Court has given three more months time for Company Law Board (CLB) to complete hearing in matter on supersession of Board of Financial Tec.....

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Madras HC to TN Govt.: Consider Representation of VAOs(15.12.2015)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil nadu Government to consider plea of a Village Adminstrative Officer (VAOs) to fix 'inter-seniority' for them, al.....

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Madras HC: Anganwadi Workers Cannot Raise Industrial Disputes(15.12.2015)

Madras High Court has ruled that Anganwadi workers cannot raise industrial disputes before labour courts challenging their dismissal from service sinc.....

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Madras High Court Issues Notice to TN Govt. on Nalini’s Plea(16.12.2015)

Madras High Court has issued notice to Tamil Nadu Government on a petition by Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini Sriharan, undergoing life.....

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Madras High Court Says People on Death Bed May Also Lie(16.12.2015)

Madras HC has said that general presumption that people on death bed would not lie cannot be followed as cardinal principle in every criminal case to .....

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Madras HC Issues Notice to State over Petition Seeking to Retrain Supplying Water to Pepsico(16.12.2015)

Madras High Court has issued notice to State Government on a petition seeking to retrain supplying water from Tamirabarani river to soft drink manufac.....

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Madras HC: Voluntary Retirement Application Shall be Deemed to Accepted if Not Decided in 3 Months(17.12.2015)

Madras High Court has ruled that voluntary retirement applications made by employees of universities, which had adopted Fundamental Rules applicable t.....

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Madras High Court Ruling on Incentive Increments of Schoolteachers(17.12.2015)

Madras High Court has held that cap of two sets of incentive increments fixed by the State government for schoolteachers who acquire additional educat.....

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Madras HC Denies to Stay Summons to Actor Simbu and Music Director Anirudh over Beep Song(18.12.2015)

Madras High Court has denied to stay summons issued by police to Tamil film actor Silambarasan and music director Anirudh Ravichander over a controver.....

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Madras HC: Private Intercity Buses Can Enter City During Night Hours(23.12.2015)

Madras High Court has stayed operation of a notification published in Madurai district gazette on December 9 last prohibiting entry of private interc.....

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Madras HC Asks Bar Council to Examine Advocate’s Conduct(24.12.2015)

Madras High Court while taking a serious view of a lawyer accusing the judiciary of conducting a Katta Panchayat (kangaroo court) when his petition wa.....

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Madras High Court Put Stay on Prosecution over Multi-Dose Diclofenac Injection(29.12.2015)

Madras High Court has stayed prosecution initiated against a pharma company over multi-dose vials of anti-inflammatory drug diclofenac injection manuf.....

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Madras High Court Junks Plea To Book All Who Project Women In Bad Taste(30.12.2015)

Madras High Court has junked petition seeking registration of FIR against all those who project women in bad taste in all mediums, including films.

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Madras HC Declines to Grant any Interim Stay on Release of Movie on Veerappan(30.12.2015)

Madras High Court has declined to grant any interim stay on release of film 'Killing Veerappan' directed by Ramgopal Verma.

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Madras High Court Suggests Amendments to Industrial Disputes Act(05.01.2016)

Madras HC has made suggestion to amend Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 and empower Labour Courts to directly initiate criminal action against employers .....

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Madras High Court ‘s Relief to Vijayakant Till January 25(06.01.2016)

Madras High Court has extended till January 25 an interim order passed by it on December 29 restraining Thanjavur East police from arresting DMDK pres.....

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Madras HC Directs CBI Inquiry Into Auction And Demolition Of House(11.01.2016)

Madras High Court has ordered CBI inquiry into public auction and demolition of a woman's house that was carried out even though she had not taken loa.....

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Madras High Court Orders Assessment of Damages Suffered Due to Flood(12.01.2016)

Madras High Court has ordered assessment of damage suffered by residents of Tuticorin district due to recent floods and payment of compensation/flood .....

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Madras HC Stays Govt.'s Notification Restricting Apple Imports to Nhava Sheva(13.01.2016)

Madras High Court has stayed a Government order that restricted import of apples to Jawaharlal Nehru Port, commonly known as Nhava Sheva, in Maharasht.....

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Madras HC Appoints Wife as Husband’s Guardian to Deal with Assets of Husband in Coma(13.01.2016)

Madras High Court, while providing relief to a 40-year old woman struggling to meet mounting treatment cost of her husband who is in coma for the past.....

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Madras High Court Cancels Attack Pandi’s Detention Order(15.01.2016)

Madras High Court has set aside detention of V.P. Pandi alias Attack Pandi, the prime accused in murder of DMK functionary Pottu Suresh, on ground tha.....

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Madras HC Adjourns Karunanidhi Defamation Case Till March 10(19.01.2016)

Madras High Court has adjourned criminal defamation case against Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Chief M. Karunanidhi till March 10.

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Madras HC Denies to Lift Ban on CSK, Rajasthan Royals from IPL(21.01.2016)

Madras High Court has rejected petitions filed by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Chennai Ltd and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy that sought quashing of Justi.....

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Madras High Court Directs Attachment of Aircel’s Property(22.01.2016)

Madras High Court has passed an order for attachment of assets of cellphone service provider M/s Aircel Cellular limited.

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Madras HC Gives 4 Weeks to State on Issue of Permits Only to LPG(22.01.2016)

Madras High Court has given four weeks time to State Government to take a decision on issue of grant of permits only to LPG-run autorickshaws 3+1 seat.....

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Madras HC Adjourns PIL by 2 Months on Entry of Women to Temples(22.01.2016)

Madras High Court has adjourned by two months a PIL seeking to declare a rule of State HR & CE department preventing women from entering temples durin.....

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Madras High Court Rejects Plea of Insurance Firm(25.01.2016)

Madras High Court has irked over a nationalised insurance company vehemently resisting payment of a claim for angioplasty under a medical insurance co.....

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Dinakaran Newspaper Attack Case: Madras HC Warns Accused Against “Intimidating” Court(27.01.2016)

Madras High Court has warned the accused of 2007 Dinakaran newspaper attack case against “intimidating” the court by raising technical pleas to evade .....

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Madras High Court Issues Notice to State Government in Suicide Case(27.01.2016)

Madras High Court has issued notice to Tamil Nadu Government and ordered the preservation of the body of T Monisha, one of the three girl students who.....

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Madras High Court Junks Plea to Go to Katchatheevu Without NOC(28.01.2016)

Madras High Court has rejected a petition seeking a direction to State Government to permit government employees to visit Katchatheevu island for St. .....

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Madras HC Issues Notices over PIL Seeking Removing Encroachments In Water Bodies(29.01.2016)

Madras High Court has issued notice to concerned officials, along with Revenue Secretary, on a PIL by Puthia Tamizhagam leader S Krishnaswamy seeking .....

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Madras HC Asks Immigration Department to Issue Passport Without Insisting on Father’s Signature(01.02.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Immigration Department to consider issuing an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) Passport to an infant in the United Kingd.....

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SC Vacates Madras HC's Order Staying Patta under FRA(03.02.2016)

SC has vacated an interim order of Madras High Court staying issue of patta under Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition .....

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Madras HC Issues Notice to Tamil Nadu over TNPSC Appointments(04.02.2016)

Madras High Court has issued notice to Tamil Nadu Government on a petition filed by senior DMK leader T.K.S. Elangovan challenging appointment of advo.....

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Madras HC to Home Ministry: Consider Plea To Confer Bharat Ratna To Netaji Bose(10.02.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Union Home Ministry to consider a plea seeking conferment of Bharat Ratna to Netaji Subas Chandra Bose.

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Madras HC Permits Fresh Post-Mortem Examination on Saranya’s Body(12.02.2016)

Madras High Court has ordered a fresh post-mortem examination on Saranya’s body — one of the three girl students of SVS Medical College of Yoga and Na.....

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Madras HC Issues Injunction Order Against Sivasankaran(15.02.2016)

Madras High Court has issued an interim injunction in favour of Mauritius-based BMIC Ltd, subsidiary of Bahrain Telecommunications Company BSC (BATELC.....

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Madras HC: Money Demanded to Run Business is Not Dowry(26.02.2016)

Madras High Court has ruled that money demanded by a man from his in-laws for doing business does not come under the category of 'dowry'.

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Madras HC: Employee Entitled for Backwages if Conviction Set Aside(29.02.2016)

Madras High Court has held that that an employee removed from service due to conviction in a corruption case by the trial court is entitled for back w.....

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Madras HC Rules, Individual Secretary Can’t be Punished for Non-Compliance of Orders(03.03.2016)

Madras High Court has held that an individual secretary to Government cannot be punished under the Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 for non-compliance of .....

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Madras HC: Divorce Must To Annul Child Marriage(08.03.2016)

Madras High Court has held that a wedding between minor girl and boy will not become void automatically without either of them obtaining a decree of d.....

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Madras HC: National Anthem Should Be Sung In All Private Schools(08.03.2016)

Madras High Court has held that the national anthem should be sung in all private schools in Tamil Nadu during the morning assembly.

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Madras HC Grants 24-Hour Parole to Nalini Sriharan(08.03.2016)

Madras High Court has granted parole to Nalini Sriharan, serving life sentence in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, for attending the 16th day obsequie.....

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Madras High Court Directs Arrest of Liberian Ship, ‘TINA’(14.03.2016)

Madras High Court has directed arrest of the Vessel ‘TINA’, a Liberian ship, which is presently anchored at Kamaraj Port, Ennore or wherever found wit.....

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Madras High Court Reduces Compensation for Not Wearing Helmet(21.03.2016)

Madras High Court has reduced compensation awarded to a victim of motor vehicle accident by Rs. 50,000 for contributory negligence on his part by not .....

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Madras HC Refuses Stay on FDC Ban(23.03.2016)

Madras High Court has refused to give a stay on Union Health Ministry's decision to ban 344 Fixed-Dose Combination (FDC) drugs.

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Madras HC: Planning Permission must be Display Visibly in Buildings(28.03.2016)

Madras High Court while passing orders on PILs relating to unauthorised constructions and deviation in buildings has directed the civic authorities to.....

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Madras High Court: Beef Eating is not an Offence under Indian Penal Code(28.03.2016)

Madras High Court while ruling that beef eating is not an offence under the Indian Penal Code has said that there is no restriction on the eating habi.....

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Madras HC: Amendment to TN Motor Vehicles Act Unconstitutional(06.04.2016)

Madras High Court has declared that the amendment made to Tamil Nadu Motor Vehicles Taxation Act,1974, by the government, which imposed a tax on omni .....

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Madras HC Orders Winding Up of LoEA(11.04.2016)

Madras High Court has directed to wind up Loss of Ecology Authority (LoEA), which has awarded Rs. 69.35 crore as compensation to 90,010 farmers in Ta.....

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Madras High Court Upholds Legal Provision Against Foreign Tax Havens(14.04.2016)

Madras High Court has upheld the Constitutional validity of Section 94A(1) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 which empowers the Government to declare any co.....

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Madras HC Turns Down Family Court Order Granting Divorce(15.04.2016)

Madras High Court has turned down a 2011 order of a family court allowing divorce plea of a man, holding that the charge of cruelty against the wife h.....

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Madras HC: Witnesses Must Depose When They Receive Summons(13.05.2016)

Madras High Court has held that It is public duty of witnesses in criminal case to give evidence whenever they receive summons from a court of law and.....

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Madras High Court Refuses to Interfere in Construction of Mortuary near Temple(24.05.2016)

Madras High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation seeking to stay construction of a mortuary at the hospital in Nanguneri in Tirunelveli di.....

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Madras High Court Dismisses PIL Against VC of Pondicherry University(06.06.2016)

Madras High Court has dismissed a petition filed by a dean (incharge) of Pondicherry University challenging the appointment of Anisa B Khan as the vic.....

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Madras High Court: Accident Compensation Cannot be Subjected to TDS(06.06.2016)

Madras High Court has said that compensation awarded by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal or the interest accruing therein cannot be subjected to TDS.....

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Madras HC Directs CBI to Submit Report on Rs 570 Cr Seizure(10.06.2016)

Madras High Court has directed CBI to file a status report in connection with the seizure of Rs 570 crore by election officials in Tirupur district du.....

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Madras HC Comes Down Heavily on Tobacco Sale Near Schools(14.06.2016)

Madras High Court has directed public health department and police officers to crack down on tobacco sale and use in the vicinity of schools and said,.....

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Madras HC Denies Bail to Accused in Honour Killing Case(01.07.2016)

Madras High Court has denied bail to an accused in the brutal murder of a Dalit youth at a bus stand in full public view in a suspected honour killing.....

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Madras HC Directs State to Examine Feasibility of LKG, UKG in Govt. Schools(04.07.2016)

Madras High Court has directed State Government to examine feasibility of introducing LKG and UKG sections in state-run schools and arrive at a decisi.....

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Madras HC Directs Anna University to Grant Affiliation to Dhaya College(04.07.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Anna University to grant affiliation to Dhaya College of Engineering for the academic year 2016-2017 and include it in .....

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Madras High Court: Internet Service Providers Barred From Allowing Kabali Downloads(18.07.2016)

Madras High Court has put the onus of stopping illegal downloads of Rajnikanth's upcoming movie Kabali on internet service providers (ISP). Court has .....

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Madras High Court Issues Notice to Kanchi Sankaracharya in the Auditor Assault Case(18.07.2016)

Madras High Court has issued a notice to Kanchi Sankaracharya Sri Jayendra Saraswathi and eight others in the14-year-old assault case pending against.....

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Madras HC Rejects Muthiah's Quash Petition(16.08.2016)

Madras High Court has dismissed a petition of industrialist and former Board of Control for Cricket in India Chief A C Muthiah, who sought to quash pr.....

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Madras HC Denies to Stay TN Speaker’s Suspension of DMK MLAs(22.08.2016)

Madras High Court has declined to stay the suspension of 79 of DMK party MLAs from the State assembly.

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Madras High Court Denies Advance Bail(26.08.2016)

Madras High Court Bench has denied anticipatory bail to four former directors of Rajakkamangalam Benefit Fund in Kanyakumari district in a case booked.....

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Madras HC: TET Won’t Apply to Minority Institutions(26.08.2016)

Madras High Court has made it clear that the Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) stipulated by the National Council for Teachers Education cannot be made .....

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Porsche Crash Case: Madras High Court Grants Bail to Racer Vikash Anand(07.10.2016)

Madras High Court has granted interim bail to racing champion Vikash Anand, who was arrested for causing a car accident in which an auto driver was ki.....

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Madras HC Sets Aside Order Disqualifying Panchayat President(14.10.2016)

Madras High Court has set aside an order issued by Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) disqualifying a Panchayat president, on ground that th.....

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Madras HC Directs TN Agricultural University to Fill up Vacant ‘Lapsed Seats’(14.10.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu Agricultural University to consider representation by Association of Self Finance Agriculture Colleges seeki.....

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Madras HC Directs Avadi Municipality to Provide Water Connections to Homes(14.10.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Avadi Municipality to quickly provide water connections to over 18,000 applicants in that area and submit a compliance .....

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Madras HC Stresses on Need for Councillors’ Active Participation in Local Bodies(18.10.2016)

Madras High Court while stressing on need for active participation of elected representatives in meetings of local bodies, has said that disqualificat.....

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Madras HC Refuses to Accept Plea Related to GPS(18.10.2016)

Madras High Court has declined to accept a plea of State Revenue Secretary seeking eight years to implement a GPS system to enable generation of prope.....

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Madras HC Rejects Plea Seeking SC Status for Dalit Converts to Islam(18.10.2016)

Madras High Court has rejected a petition filed by Secretary of a Muslim jamath seeking a direction to State Government to declare caste to which Dali.....

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Madras HC Notices State Government, Opposition over Local Body Polls(19.10.2016)

Madras High Court has noticed Principal Opposition Party - DMK and State Government on an appeal moved by Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC).....

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Madras HC Rejects Habeas Corpus Petition by Gangster’s Wife(19.10.2016)

Madras High Court has dismissed a Habeas Corpus Petition filed by wife of a gangster accusing Dindigul police of keeping him in illegal custody, after.....

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Madras HC Cracks Down on Private Bus Operator(19.10.2016)

Madras High Court has decided to crack down on private buses that fleece passengers especially during holidays and festival seasons and directed State.....

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Madras HC Restrains Private Bus Operators from Charging Higher Fare(20.10.2016)

Madras High Court has restrained private bus operators in Tamil Nadu from selling tickets based on their revised fare for 2016-17, which they announce.....

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Madras HC Notices State Government on Parambikulam Aliyar Project(20.10.2016)

Madras High Court has issued notice to State Government on a plea seeking direction to authorities to follow procedures laid down by statutory rules b.....

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Madras HC Directs ADGP to Consider Transferring Policeman on Heath Grounds(21.10.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) to consider a plea made by a policeman suffering from Guillain Barre Syndr.....

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Madras HC Directs PAG to Pay Family Pension to Adopted Daughter(21.10.2016)

Madras High Court has slammed Principal Accountant General (PAG) for returning a proposal sent by an Additional Assistant Educational Officer (AAEO) i.....

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Madras HC Raises Concern over Unauthorised Construction in Kodaikanal(24.10.2016)

Madras High Court has warned that there is every possibility that Kodaikanal, situated around 2,000 metres above sea level in Dindigul district, could.....

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Madras HC Directs State Government to Ensure Proper Terminal Benefits to Ex-Employees(24.10.2016)

Madras High Court has directed State Government to ensure that terminal benefits due to all eligible former employees were paid in 12 equated monthly .....

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Madras HC Refuses to Reconsider its Order Prohibiting Registration of Unapproved Plots(24.10.2016)

Madras High Court has indicated that its earlier order prohibiting registration of unapproved plots converted as house-sites was not a blanket ban, bu.....

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Madras HC Rejects Plea Seeking Better Medical Care for Jayalalithaa(24.10.2016)

Madras High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by a lady doctor which sought constitution of a court-monitored multi-member .....

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Madras HC Directs Motor Accident Claims Tribunals to Release 450 Buses(24.10.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Motor Accident Claims Tribunals in State to release all 450 TNSTC buses, attached for want of payment to claimants invo.....

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Madras HC Notices Police over Habeas Corpus Petition to Produce Detenu in Court(24.10.2016)

Madras High Court has issued notice to top police officials on a Habeas Corpus Petition, seeking to produce in court a detenu who has allegedly been k.....

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Madras HC Orders Issue of Notice to AIADMK & DMK over ‘Tainted’ Candidates(26.10.2016)

Madras High Court has ordered notice returnable in two weeks to Election Commission of India (EC) on a petition seeking to forbear candidates of AIADM.....

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Supreme Court Allows Srirangam Temple Management to Move Madras HC for Repair Work(26.10.2016)

Supreme Court has allowed management of Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple at Srirangam to approach Madras High Court for carrying out repairs in Temple.

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Madras HC Seeks User Details from Google, Youtube(26.10.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Google and its subsidiary YouTube to part with details of a user (Marupakkam Seithigal) who posted a video content dubb.....

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Madras HC Imposes Rs. 20,000 Cost to Tamil Nadu Government(27.10.2016)

Madras High Court has imposed Rs. 20,000 as cost to State government for sitting on application made by Vanniar Educational Trust to establish a Priva.....

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Madras HC Confirms Life Sentence of Lankan Refugee for Murder of Kids(28.10.2016)

Madras High Court has confirmed conviction and life sentence imposed on a Sri Lankan refugee solely on basis of his extra-judicial confession to a Tah.....

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Madras HC Notices Electoral Officer over Plea Challenging Jayalalitha’s Election(02.11.2016)

Madras High Court has issued notice to Chief Electoral Officer on a petition questioning election of Chief Minister J Jayalalitha from RK Nagar assemb.....

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Madras HC Slams Advocate for Casting Aspersions on Election Commission(02.11.2016)

Madras High Court came down heavily on an advocate for filing a Public Interest Litigation to postpone elections to Aravakurichi and Thanjavur Assembl.....

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Madras HC Slams Chennai Development Authority over Issues Relating Regularization of Buildings(02.11.2016)

Madras High Court has issued contempt notice to Member Secretary, Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority, asking why action should not be taken ag.....

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Madras HC Dismisses Muslim Woman's Appeal against Divorce Based on ‘Forged’ Papers(02.11.2016)

Madras High Court has dismissed an appeal by a woman seeking to set aside "forged khula" produced by her husband on basis of which a cleric granted a .....

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Madras HC Dismisses Plea Accusing GRT Hotels & Resorts of Land Grab(03.11.2016)

Madras High Court has quashed a petition filed by a VCK Cadre alleging encroachment of public land by GRT Hotels and Resorts at Mahabalipuram.

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Madras HC Imposes Rs. 10,000 Cost to CMDA for Inaction over Unauthorized Construction(03.11.2016)

Madras High Court has imposed a cost of Rs 10,000 on Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) on a PIL, alleging inaction over an unauthorize.....

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Madras HC Directs School Education Secretary to Address Complaints of Lack of Toilets in Govt. School(03.11.2016)

Madras High Court has directed School Education Secretary to address complaints of lack of operational toilets, sanitary workers, security staff, func.....

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Madras HC: Greater Social Responsibility Required to Avoid Caste Violence(03.11.2016)

Madras High Court has underscored need for greater social responsibility by citizens, more so, on part of political parties, to avoid caste violence.

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Madras HC Slams CMDA & Chennai Corporation over Inaction against Unauthorized Construction(04.11.2016)

Madras High Court has lambasted Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) and Chennai Corporation for their lackadaisical attitude in taking a.....

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Madras HC Warns State Government of Judicial Intervention on Appointment of TNCPCR’s Chief(07.11.2016)

Madras High Court has observed that "process has not been followed" on appointment of Kalyani Mathivanan as chairperson of Tamil Nadu Commission for P.....

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Madras HC Directs Endowments Department to Appoint Body to Oversee Temple Renovation(07.11.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) Department to appoint an Expert Committee to oversee maintenance and .....

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Madras HC Directs State to Look into Charges of Encroachment by Cement Company(07.11.2016)

Madras High Court has ruled that a Private Cement Factory at a village in Thiruvallur District was not entitled to carry out any construction across a.....

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Madras HC Sets Aside Life Sentence of Chennai-based Vegetable Vendor(07.11.2016)

Madras High Court has set aside conviction and life sentence imposed on a Chennai-based vegetable vendor for charge of poisoning to death a 27-year-ol.....

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Madras HC Extends Deadline till December 14 in Anna Library Case(07.11.2016)

Madras High Court has made it clear that deadline to improve basic facilities and clear all deficiencies in Anna Centenary Library (ACL), Chennai will.....

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Madras HC Directs TN Government to Transfer Land for Construction of Court Complex(07.11.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu Government to transfer land earmarked for construction of a combined Court Complex in Thiruvottiyur, to Judi.....

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Madras HC Rejects Petition on CM’s Thumb Impression(08.11.2016)

Madras High Court has quashed Public Interest Litigation filed by activist K R 'Traffic' Ramaswamy challenging consent for nomination by Chief Ministe.....

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Madras HC Directs State to Include Three Educational Experts in Panel(08.11.2016)

Madras High Court has directed State Government to include three educational experts in committee constituted by Government to deal with issues, inclu.....

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Madras HC Disposes Encroachment Plea Against SRM University(09.11.2016)

Madras High Court has disposed of a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) alleging encroachments by SRM University in Kancheepuram District, expressing sat.....

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Madras HC Seeks State’s Report on Keeping Waterfalls Clean(09.11.2016)

Madras High Court has directed State Government to file a compliance report by November 14 with respect to an order passed by it on June 24, 2014 with.....

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Madras HC: Litigants Cannot Choose Forum as Per Their Likes(09.11.2016)

Madras High Court has held that litigants cannot approach High Court directly, without moving an application before Jurisdictional District Court, for.....

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Madras HC Notices State Government over Plea Challenging Fishing Restrictions(10.11.2016)

Madras High Court has issued notice to State Government on plea seeking to quash Government order prohibiting fishing by Mechanized Vessels, Motorized.....

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Madras High Court Directs Welfare Department to Take Action Against Officials(10.11.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu Social Welfare Department to look into allegations that funds under various welfare schemes were sanctioned .....

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Madras HC: 'Demonetisation Good for Country'(10.11.2016)

Madras High Court has dismissed a petition filed against Government move to scrap old notes of denomination of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 and observed that d.....

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Madras HC: Appoint Additional Expert Members in NGT within Three Months(11.11.2016)

Madras High Court has given Central Government three months to appoint an additional expert member for South Zone Bench of National Green Tribunal (NG.....

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Madras HC: ‘Is Tamil Nadu Facing Financial Emergency?’(11.11.2016)

Madras High Court has questioned Tamil Nadu Government for failing to allocate adequate funds for Judiciary and has asked ‘Whether State was facing a .....

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Madras HC: Probationer Cannot be Terminated Without Notice & Reason(14.11.2016)

Madras High Court has ruled that a probationer cannot be terminated without assigning a notice and giving a reason.

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Madras HC Orders Teen Mother, Child to Undergo DNA Test(14.11.2016)

Madras High Court has upheld a Mahila Court's order directing a government witness to undergo a DNA test along with her child after she went back on h.....

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Madras HC Questions Appointment of CM Favored Candidate for DME Post Without Considering Merit(14.11.2016)

Madras High Court has pointed out that Chief Minister Jayalalithaa had accepted a proposal early this year heavily loaded in favour of a Government Do.....

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Madras HC Dismisses Medical Practitioners Plea to Prescribe Modern Medicines Without Qualification(14.11.2016)

Madras High Court has vacated a ten-year-old interim injunction which helped members of Private Medical Practitioners Association of India to prescrib.....

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Madras HC Directs EC to File Affidavit on Assembly Polls Expenses(15.11.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Election Commission (EC) to file an affidavit of expenses incurred for conduct of Assembly Elections to Aravakurichi an.....

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Madras HC Pulls Up PWD Officials for Not Even Inspecting De-Silting Machine(16.11.2016)

Madras High Court has indicted officials of Public Works Department (PWD) for their failure to even inspect a machine in Port Trust, which can be used.....

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Madras HC: Unit System of Measurement for Selling Sand Against Union Rules(16.11.2016)

Madras High Court has observed that 'unit' system of measurement followed by Tamil Nadu Government to sell sand was against central rules as it should.....

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Madras HC Rejects Plea to Postpone Assembly Polls Due to Demonetization(16.11.2016)

Madras High Court has refused to accept argument that demonetization of 500 and 1,000 currency notes will impact elections in Aravakurichi and Thanjav.....

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Madras HC Directs TACTV to Select Control Room Operators Through Transparent Process(16.11.2016)

Madras High Court has give time till November 21 for Tamil Nadu Cable TV Corporation (TACTV) to come out with a concrete proposal for selecting Distri.....

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Madras HC Seeks RBI’s Reply over Cash Crunch Situation Following Demonetization(17.11.2016)

Madras High Court sought to know from RBI when new Rs 500 notes would be made available in Tamil Nadu to ease present cash crunch situation following .....

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Madras HC Directs CBSE to Pass Order over Objectionable Content in Class IX Textbook(17.11.2016)

Madras High Court has directed CBSE to consider and pass orders within three months on a representation, seeking a direction to it to remove alleged o.....

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Madras HC: Hate Politics Practised in South India(18.11.2016)

Madras High Court has observed that politics of hate is practised by parties in South India without being cordial and friendly unlike politicians of N.....

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Madras HC Refuses Relief to Kites Manufacturing Bodies(21.11.2016)

Madras High Court, while pointing to death of children due to flying of kites using manja threads in past, has rejected plea to direct Chennai Police .....

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Madras HC: Terminated Employee Entitled to Back Wages till Submission of Inquiry Report(21.11.2016)

Madras High Court has stated that a bank employee terminated from service is entitled to have back wages till inquiry report is submitted to him.

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Madras HC Restrains Beverage Giants From Using Tamirabarani River Water(22.11.2016)

Madras High Court has restrained leading soft drink manufacturers Pepsi and Coca-Cola from using water drawn from Tamirabarani River for their bottlin.....

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Madras HC Questions Legality of Devanagari Script on Rs 2,000 Notes(22.11.2016)

Madras High Court has questioned Centre on what authority it has printed ‘Devanagari’ numerals on new Rs 2000 currency notes along with regular Englis.....

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Madras HC Issues Directives over 600-Acre Pallikaranai Marshland(23.11.2016)

Madras High Court has issued stringent directions, including prohibiting constructions of any kind on 600-acre Pallikaranai marshland.

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Madras HC Sets Aside Order Removing Leader of Opposition’s PA(24.11.2016)

Madras High Court has set aside an order of Assembly Secretary removing a Deputy Secretary-level officer who was appointed as Special Personal Assista.....

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Madras HC Appoints Retired Justice as Ex-CM’s Trust Administrator(25.11.2016)

Madras High Court has appointed Retired Justice D Hariparanthaman as administrator of trust and properties of Ex-Chief Minister M G Ramachandran.

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Madras HC Raps Chennai Corporation for Not Revising Property Tax Since 1998(25.11.2016)

Madras High Court has rapped Chennai Corporation over failure to pass a resolution to amend property tax since 1998.

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Madras HC: Acquittal from Trial Court Provides No Immunity from Departmental Proceedings(28.11.2016)

Madras High Court has ruled that a person’s acquittal of criminal charges by a Trial Court does not provide them with immunity from Departmental Actio.....

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Madras HC Orders CB-CID Investigation into Dalit Youth’s Death(28.11.2016)

Madras High Court has ordered a probe by CB-CID into the cause of death of Dalit youth Ilavarasan, who was found dead near a railway track in Dharmapu.....

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Madras HC Bans Use of Polythene Products in Courtallam, Ayeriperi(28.11.2016)

Madras High Court has banned use of polythene products in Courtallam as well as adjacent Ayeriperi Panchayat for maintaining the environment at site v.....

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Madras HC Directs Sarath Kumar, Radha Ravi to File Fresh Petition Challenging their Removal(29.11.2016)

Madras High Court has permitted erstwhile leaders of South India Artistes Association (SIAA, Sarath Kumar, President, and his nephew Radha Ravi, Gener.....

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Madras HC Rejects Petition to Recover Antique Idols Stolen from Temple(29.11.2016)

Madras High Court, while refusing to entertain a petition seeking direction to Authorities to take appropriate steps to recover antique idols allegedl.....

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Madras HC Directs State to Create Posts in Forensic Labs in Chennai, Madurai(29.11.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Government to sanction within six months two posts of Assistant Director, four Scientific Officers, four Junior Scienti.....

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Madras HC Sets Aside Order Banning Protest on Babri Masjid Demolition Day(30.11.2016)

Madras High Court has set aside an order passed by a Single Judge of High Court, directing State Government not to give permission for demonstrations,.....

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Madras HC Directs TNSEC to Submit Assets Declarations of all Elected Councillors(01.12.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) to submit statements of declaration of assets made by all Elected Councill.....

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Madras HC Refuses to Pass Any Order on Recovered Demonetised Currencies(01.12.2016)

Madras High Court has refused to pass any kind of orders with respect to exchange of demonetised Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 currency notes recovered by Pol.....

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Madras HC Orders Not to Divert Tamirabarani River Water to Soft Drinks Plants Citing Water Crisis(02.12.2016)

Madras High Court has ordered that water from river Tamirabarani in South Indian State of Tamil Nadu must not be diverted to Coca-Cola and Pepsi produ.....

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Madras HC: NIA Suspects Can be Detained Beyond 90 days(05.12.2016)

Madras High Court, while ruling that there was nothing wrong in extension of remand of Riswan Sheriff, arrested along with five others, beyond usual p.....

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Madras HC Rejects Plea for Removing Titles Given to Dalit Habitations(05.12.2016)

Madras High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking directions to Tamil Nadu Government to remove ‘discriminatory’ titles such as ‘cheri, kuppam, colony’ gi.....

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Madras HC Directs Minority Schools to Conduct Refresher Courses for Teachers(06.12.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Government Aided & Unaided Minority Schools to take into consideration the interest and welfare of students studying in.....

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Madras HC: Use Stamp Papers Issued by Puducheery for Litigations from January 01(08.12.2016)

Madras High Court has ruled that from January 1, 2017 all Puducherry-related cases filed in Court must bear stamp papers printed and issued by Union T.....

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Madras HC: Housing Scheme for Government Officials Not Largesse(14.12.2016)

Madras High Court while disposing a PIL challenging a housing scheme for government officials, has said that it was neither a largesse to them nor bad.....

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Madras HC Directs State Government to Shut Down Dog Breeding Unit(15.12.2016)

Madras High Court has directed State Government to close down dog breeding unit run by State Animal Husbandry Department within two months of issue of.....

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Madras HC Dismisses PIL Challenging Vires of Demonetisation Notification(16.12.2016)

Madras High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to Union Government to declare Notification on demonetisation as illegal and ultra vires to .....

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Madras HC: Tahsildars Authorized to Issue Legal Heirship Certificates to Class II Heirs(16.12.2016)

Madras High Court has held that Tahsildars can issue legal heirship certificates to Class II legal heirs, such as brothers and sisters.

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Madras High Court Seeks Centre's Response over Plea Seeking Sufficient Funds in Banks & ATMs(16.12.2016)

Madras High Court has directed Assistant Solicitor General G.R. Swaminathan to take notice on behalf of Principal Secretary to Prime Minister and Unio.....

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Madras HC: Places of Worship Cannot be Used to Create Extra-Constitutional Forums(20.12.2016)

Madras High Court, while putting an end to menace of illegal 'sharia courts' functioning from various mosques across Tamil Nadu, has said that authori.....

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Madras HC: Frame Action Plan to Stop Bonded Labour(20.12.2016)

Madras High Court, concerned with poor conviction rate of offenders facing trial for forced bonded labour, has directed Tamil Nadu Government to appoi.....

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Madras HC: Remarried Widow Entitled to Receive Provident Fund Amount(21.12.2016)

Madras High Court has held that a widow is entitled to receive amount that had accumulated in Provident Fund account of her late husband even if she h.....

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Madras HC: Consumer Forums Can Set Aside Their Own Ex parte Orders(21.12.2016)

Madras High Court has ruled that every proceeding before Consumer Disputes Redressal Forums is deemed to be a judicial proceeding and, therefore, they.....

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Madras HC Seeks Reason to Abolish Puducherry State Information Commission(21.12.2016)

Madras High Court has asked that under what circumstances did Centre has decided to abolish State Information Commission in Union Territory of Puduche.....

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Madras HC: No TDS on Monetary Benefits of Nuns/Priests(26.12.2016)

Madras High Court has ruled that Nuns, Priests, Monks and other religious persons who are attached to religious orders and whose salaries and monetary.....

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Madras HC Raises Doubts Over Jayalalithaa's Death, Asks 'Why Her Body Can't Be Exhumed'(29.12.2016)

Madras High Court, while raising doubts over death of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, has asked that why her body can't be exhumed to und.....

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Madras HC Orders Arrest of Sub-registrar in Forgery Case(05.01.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Chennai police to arrest Sub-Registrar of Neelankarai within 48 hours in connection with a forgery case.

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Madras HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Proportionate Quota to SC/ST Members in Local Bodies(05.01.2017)

Madras High Court has dismissed pleas seeking proportionate quota to members belonging to SC and ST community in local bodies in State saying that the.....

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Madras HC Dismisses Plea Challenging ED Summons over Aircel-Maxis Matter(06.01.2017)

Madras High Court, while concurring with Centre's view that probe over money laundering charges on Aircel-Maxis deal was being monitored by Supreme Co.....

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Madras HC Stops Practice of Entertaining Cases Filling Till Late in Evening(06.01.2017)

Madras High Court has put a full stop to practice of entertaining filing of cases till late in evening on working days and listing them for hearing on.....

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Madras HC Seeks Govt. Response over Farmer Suicides(06.01.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Central and State Governments to give reply on a public interest litigation that highlighted farmer suicides in Tamil N.....

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Madras HC Rejects Plea Seeking Bharat Ratna For Jayalalithaa(06.01.2017)

Madras High Court has rejected a petition seeking Bharat Ratna for late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

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Madras HC Rejects Plea Seeking to Quash Search Panel for Selecting MKU Vice Chancellor(09.01.2017)

Madras High Court has quashed a PIL seeking directions to Tamil Nadu Government to quash an order (GO) and reconstitute search committee for selecting.....

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Madras High Court Seeks State’s Reply over Plea Seeking Commission of Enquiry into Jaya’s Death(10.01.2017)

Madras High Court has ordered Tamil Nadu Government to file a reply on a petition seeking commission of enquiry into former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister .....

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Madras High Court Negates Plea to Nationalise Jayalalithaa's Properties(12.01.2017)

Madras High Court has dismissed a plea seeking direction to Centre as well as State Government to nationalise assets of Former Chief Minister Jayalali.....

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Madras High Court Quashes Disciplinary Proceedings Against IPS Officer(13.01.2017)

Madras High Court has quashed disciplinary proceedings and charge memo against senior IPS officer and additional DGP Pramodkumar who was under suspens.....

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Madras HC Quashes Resolution Removing TNMC President(16.01.2017)

Madras High Court has quashed a resolution passed by a section of members of Tamil Nadu Medical Council (TNMC) removing its then elected president K. .....

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Madras HC Doubles Compensation For Death of Medical Student in Road Accident(17.01.2017)

Madras High Court has increased compensation awarded by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal to parents of a second year MBBS student who died after being.....

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Madras HC Rules: Aged Parents of Deceased Person Eligible for Workmen’s Compensation(18.01.2017)

Madras High Court has ruled that aged parents of a deceased person is also eligible for compensation sanctioned under Workmen Compensation Act.

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Madras HC Turns Down Cops Plea to Have Lawyer During Disciplinary Probe(18.01.2017)

Madras High Court has rejected a Police Inspector’s Plea to permit him to have an advocate represent him in departmental inquiry in a case of robbery .....

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Madras HC Refuses to Interfere in Ongoing Protest Against Ban of Jallikattu(19.01.2017)

Madras High Court has said it will not interfere on issue of protests in city against ban on bull-taming sport Jallikattu.

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Supreme Court Refuses to Interfere in Ongoing Protest Against Ban of Jallikattu(19.01.2017)

Supreme Court HAS refused to intervene to resolve ongoing protests in Tamil Nadu against ban on Jallikattu, a bull-taming sport in Southern State.

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Madras High Court: ‘Katta Panchayats’ Subverts Judicial Process(20.01.2017)

Madras High Court, while holding that 'katta Panchayats' (Kangaroo Courts) subverted judicial process, has warned it will frame guidelines if State Go.....

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Madras HC Junks Plea Seeking Enactment of Special Law on Jallikattu By Centre, TN(23.01.2017)

Madras High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking enactment of a special law with conditions by Centre and Tamil Nadu government for holding Jallikattu, s.....

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Madras HC: Mother of Murdered Dalit Son Entitled to Enhanced Compensation(24.01.2017)

Madras High Court has said that a Dalit woman whose son was murdered by a group of caste Hindus in May 1995 is entitled to enhanced compensation of ?8.....

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Madras HC Directs TN Govt. To Ensure Proper Medical Treatment to Jallikattu Protesters(25.01.2017)

Madras High Court has given directions to Tamil Nadu Government to ensure proper treatment to those injured in incidents that occurred during pro-Jall.....

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Madras HC Directs State to Set Up Bio Metric Attendance System in Public Hospitals(27.01.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu Government to put in place bio metric attendance system for doctors in all the Government Hospitals within f.....

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Madras HC Stays Income Tax Case Against Chidambaram, Family(27.01.2017)

Madras High Court has stayed proceedings initiated by Income Tax Department against former Union Minister P. Chidambaram, his wife and Senior Advocate.....

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Madras HC Seeks Detailed Report on Marina Violence(31.01.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Advocate-General R Muthukumaraswamy to file within two weeks a detailed counter affidavit, giving reasons for removing .....

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Madras HC Says No to Public Holiday on ‘Thai Pusam’(31.01.2017)

Madras High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to Tamil Nadu Government to declare "Thai Pusam" as public holiday, saying it was for govern.....

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Madras HC Orders Removal of Encroachment on Road at K.K. Pudur(02.02.2017)

Madras High Court has directed District Collector and Coimbatore Corporation to take action to remove encroachment on a road at K.K. Pudur.

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Madras HC Trashes Plea Seeking Ban on PeTA(03.02.2017)

Madras High Court has trashed a plea seeking a ban on animal rights organisation, People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PeTA), saying that PIL was.....

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Madras HC Questions Centre, TN Govt Over Liquor Sale(07.02.2017)

Madras High Court, while expressing concern over drinking and offences committed due to it, has posed a set of questions to Centre and Tamil Nadu Gove.....

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Madras HC Seeks Centre Explanation Over TN Drought Relief Fund(09.02.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Centre to explain by March 9 steps it had taken with respect to a plea made by State government to sanction ?39,565 cro.....

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Madras HC Directs State to Shut Eateries Without Parking Space(13.02.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Government to shut down eateries which do not have adequate parking space.

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Madras HC Seeks Report On Hostage MLAs(13.02.2017)

Madras High Court has sought Tamil Nadu Government’s response to allegations that AIADMK MLAs were being illegally detained in a resort and that 20 of.....

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Madras HC: Don’t Engage 60 Plus Barbers to Tonsure Heads at Palani Temple(17.02.2017)

Madras High Court has held that barbers over 60 years of age should not be engaged to tonsure heads of devotees at Palani temple in Dindigul district .....

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Madras HC Asks VOC Port Trust to Return Rs 98.17 Lakh With Interest to Pvt Company(17.02.2017)

Madras High Court has directed VOC Port Trust in Thoothukudi to return ?98.17 lakh, along with 6% interest from November 30, 2000, to a private compan.....

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Madras HC Dismisses Plea to Convert Jayalalithaa Home Into Memorial(17.02.2017)

Madras High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition seeking a direction to State Government to convert bungalow of former Chie.....

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Madras HC to SEC: Conduct Civic Polls By May 14(21.02.2017)

Madras High Court has directed State Election Commission (SEC) to complete local body elections no later than May 14.

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Madras High Court Rejects Sasikala Pushpa’s Petition Challenging Cases Against Her By Police Dept(22.02.2017)

Madras High Court has dismissed petitions filed by Rajya Sabha Member L Sasikala Pushpa and her kin challenging cases registered against her by all-wo.....

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Madras HC Refuses Interim Relief to DMK's Plea Challenging Motion of Confidence(22.02.2017)

Madras High Court has refused to grant any interim relief to DMK, which has challenged manner in which voting was conducted on Motion of Confidence mo.....

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Madras HC Slams Tamil Nadu Govt Over NEET Admission Row(27.02.2017)

Madras High Court has slammed Tamil Nadu Government for not having brought to knowledge of Supreme Court that it had filled up 15% of All-India quota .....

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Madras HC Junks Plea to Declare Rs 2000 Notes Invalid(27.02.2017)

Madras High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation to declare newly introduced ? 2,000 currency notes invalid since they contain numerals in.....

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Madras HC: Bring Special Enactment to Eradicate Seemai Karuvelam Trees(27.02.2017)

Madras High Court has suggested to State Government to bring in a special Act to eradicate prosopis juliflora, popularly known as seemai karuvelam tre.....

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Madras HC Calls For Assembly Footage Over Plea to Declare Palaniswami Trust Vote Void(28.02.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu Assembly Secretary to produce video recording of entire House proceedings on the day of confidence vote whic.....

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Madras High Court Seeks State’s Reply Over Jayalalithaa Portraits in Offices, Schemes(28.02.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu Government to spell out its decision in matter of displaying portraits and photographs of Late Chief Ministe.....

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Madras High Court Directs Actor Dhanush to Undergo Physical Examination(01.03.2017)

Madras High Court has subjected actor Dhanush to physical examination by a government doctor to verify whether he had certain visible identification m.....

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Madras High Court: Won’t Interfere With Kumbhabhishekam Works of Temples(01.03.2017)

Madras High Court has said that it would not stall Kumbhabhishekam and Balalayam of temples, as these responsibilities had already been entrusted with.....

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Madras High Court: Pendency of Criminal Cases No Bar for Re-issuance of Passport(02.03.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Regional Passport Officer to process actress Khushboo’s application for reissue of passport in her favour.

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Madras HC Dismisses PIL Against Coke and Pepsi , Lifts Stay Against Water Supply(02.03.2017)

Madras High Court has lifted its stay on water supply to two soft drink brands Coke and Pepsi in Tirunelvelli of Tamil Nadu.

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Madras HC: Exemption From Opting Tamil Language in Board Exams Only To Those Who Have Applied(08.03.2017)

Madras High Court has clarified that its interim order dated February 27, granting exemption to students of linguistic minority schools from taking co.....

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Madras High Court Quashes Plea Challenging Jayalalithaa’s Election(09.03.2017)

Madras High Court has quashed a petition challenging victory of Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa from R K Nagar constituency in May 201.....

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Madras High Court Directs State to Conduct Panchami Lands Survey(10.03.2017)

Madras High Court has directed State Government to conduct a State-wide survey to find out extent of Panchami lands available and the extent under occ.....

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Madras High Court: Complete Construction of Super Specialty Wing of Rajaji Hospital Within Six Months(14.03.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Central and State Governments to complete construction work of super specialty wing of Government Rajaji Hospital, Madu.....

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Madras HC: Independently Assess Disability & Loss of Earning Capacity(15.03.2017)

Madras High Court has ruled that percentage of disability that a person suffers in an accident and his loss of earning power cannot go together and ha.....

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Madras High Court Restrains Cops From Arresting Natham Viswanathan(15.03.2017)

Madras High Court has restrained Dindigul Town police from arresting former Tamil Nadu Minister Natham R Viswanathan till Wednesday.

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Madras High Court: Consider ‘Jallikattu’ Merely As ‘Traditional & Cultural Sport’(16.03.2017)

Madras High Court advised jallikattu organisers to view bull-taming sport as a traditional and cultural sport and "avoid using it for gambling purpose.....

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Madras High Court Says No to ‘Alternation in Birth Date’ Post SSLC Exam(16.03.2017)

Madras High Court has made it clear that any correction in date of birth, name or initial of a person has to be made before completing SSLC examinatio.....

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Madras HC: Appointment of Law Officers is Govt Prerogative, Courts Cannot Interfere(17.03.2017)

Madras High Court, while noting that appointment of law officers is in domain of State Government, and that Court cannot interfere in it, has disposed.....

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Madras High Court Rejects Plea to Stay TRAI Order on Cable Landing Charges(17.03.2017)

Madras High Court has refused to stay three regulations of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) pertaining to access charges levied by owners .....

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Madras High Court: Parents Cannot Have Absolute Decision Autonomy to Their Children(20.03.2017)

Madras High Court has upheld decisions of Courts which supported view that parental authority, barring a few exceptions, would “out of bounds for a wr.....

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Madras High Court: Ensure Timely Treatment to Patients in Public Hospitals(20.03.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Government to ensure timely treatment to patients admitted in government hospitals and take immediate steps to prevent .....

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Madras HC Seeks Centre’s Response Over Killing of Fisherman by Sri Lankan Navy(22.03.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Centre to ascertain whose responsibility it was to conduct a probe into March 6 killing of an Indian fisherman, alleged.....

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Madras High Court Says ‘No Tax’ on VRS For Staffs of Sick PSU(27.03.2017)

Madras High Court has said Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) package, equal to salary for 72 months, paid to willing employees of Hindustan Photo Film.....

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Madras HC: Can Vaccination Cause Cancer?(28.03.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu Government to forward medical records of a child, who allegedly developed a cancerous tumour after being vac.....

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Madras High Court Stays Tender Process for LED Bulb Procurement & Fittings for Street Lights(30.03.2017)

Madras High Court has stayed tender process for procurement of LED bulbs and fittings for street lights in State.

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Madras HC Directs State Govt. to Waive Off the Loan For All Farmers From Cooperative Banks(05.04.2017)

Madras High Court has directed the State Government to waive loans of all the farmers who incurred losses during the drought in the state.

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Madras High Court Says 'No' to Levy of Additional Fees Under Central Motor Vehicle Rules(10.04.2017)

Madras High Court has struck down a notification issued by Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India, which called for imposition o.....

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Madras High Court: Registration of Sale Deed Cannot Be Refused Summarily(10.04.2017)

Madras High Court has made it clear that registration authorities cannot simply refuse to register a sale deed merely on ground that it was objected t.....

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Madras HC Asks to Regulate Film Publicity Material(10.04.2017)

Madras High Court has asked State Government why a board to regulate film publicity material has not been constituted even 30 years after a legislatio.....

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Madras High Court Directs Authorities to De-seal 125 Years Old St Antony’s Church For Easter Week(11.04.2017)

Madras High Court has directed authorities to de-seal 125-year-old St Antony’s church in Ekkattuthangal, allegedly situated on government poromboke la.....

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Madras HC: Denying Employment to Daughter of Deceased on Ground of Marriage Violates Art. 14, 15, 16(12.04.2017)

Madras High Court has held that denying employment to daughter of deceased on ground of marriage is violation of Articles 14, 15 and 16 of the Constit.....

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Madras HC Stays Arrest of O Panneerselvam's Son, Brother in Rioting, Criminal Intimidation Case(12.04.2017)

Madras High Court has restrained Tamil Nadu police from arresting Ex-Chief Minister O Panneerselvam's son O P Ravindranath Kumar and brother O Raja ti.....

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Madras High Court Orders Status Quo on Service Conditions of Migrant Bank Employees(13.04.2017)

Madras High Court has ordered status quo on service conditions linked to terminal benefits, pension and seniority of migrant employees of five banks w.....

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Madras High Court Says No to Transfer of Bahubali 2 Distribution Rights to Third Party(14.04.2017)

Madras High Court has refused to transfer distribution rights to a third party for release of multi-lingual film 'Bahubali 2'.

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Madras High Court Quashes Maintenance Case By Elderly Couple Against Actor Dhanush(21.04.2017)

Madras High Court has allowed a petition filed by actor Dhanush and quashed case seeking maintenance filed against him by an elderly couple, before a .....

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Madras High Court Asks State to Consider Compensating Bear Attack Victim(24.04.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Head of Project Tiger, Kalakad Mundunthurai Tiger Reserve (KMTR) at Ambasamudram in Tirunelveli district to consider a .....

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Madras HC Quashes ‘Worst Judgment’, Says 'Let This be Last Ruling Ever Written on Communal Grounds'(28.04.2017)

Madras High Court has set aside a Judgment delivered by District & Sessions Judge No.II, Kancheepuram observing that impugned judgment is a classic ex.....

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Madras High Court: Pendency of Divorce Petition 'No Bar' to Initiate Proceeding Under DV Act(01.05.2017)

Madras High Court has held that pendency of divorce petition filed by husband is not a bar to initiate proceedings under Domestic Violence Act by wife.....

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Madras HC Directs CBSE to Allow 38 Rural Students to Appear in NEET Exam(01.05.2017)

Madras High Court has directed CBSE to permit 38 rural students to write NEET examination after collecting fees from them who failed to complete neces.....

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Madras HC Slams Use of Elephants to Bless People, Terms it 'Act of Begging'(01.05.2017)

Madras High Court has taken strong exception to use of elephants to bless devotees and seek money, holding that such practices amount to begging and v.....

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Madras High Court: Maintain Distance Between Old Age Home & Liquor Shop(02.05.2017)

Madras High Court has directed that a distance be maintained between a State run TASMAC liquor shop and an old age home at a village in Coimbatore dis.....

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Madras HC Imposes Rs 1 crore Fine Each on TN govt, MCI Over PG Medical Seat Matrix(03.05.2017)

Madras High Court cracked its whip on Medical Council of India and State Government for their failure to ensure surrender of 50% of postgraduate medic.....

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Madras High Court Urges State to Sensitize People on Benefits of Immunization(04.05.2017)

Madras High Court has directed State Government to reach out to people through media explaining to them that immunization has got nothing to do with c.....

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Madras High Court Asks 'Why Marry If You Can’t Maintain Wife, Kids?'(05.05.2017)

Madras High Court, while disposing of revision petition against a maintenance case, has observed that there is unreasonable delay on part of Family Co.....

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Madras High Court: Even a Beggar with Acceptable Residential Proof Can Stand as Surety(08.05.2017)

Madras High Court has held that demanding production of property documents or RC book or any other document to show proof of property, either movable .....

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Madras HC: 'Only MCI Rules For Selection, Grant of Incentive Marks To In-Service Government Doctors(08.05.2017)

Madras High Court has ruled that MCI regulations alone should be applied in selection and grant of incentive marks to in-service government doctors fo.....

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Madras High Court Says 'No' to Liquor Shops in Residential Localities(09.05.2017)

Madras High Court has observed that wherever resolutions have been passed by Gram Sabhas against opening or relocation of State-run liquor shops in vi.....

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Madras High Court: Act Against Those Employing Kids(09.05.2017)

Madras High Court has asked Director General of Police will ensure that children who are employed illegally and made to beg are rescued and rehabilita.....

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Madras High Court: No Vulgarity Allowed During Temple Festival(11.05.2017)

Madras High Court has allowed holding dance and song programmes during temple festivals but stipulated that all performances must be shorn of obscenit.....

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Madras High Court Holds Unmarried 2nd Daughter Entitled to Father’s Pension(16.05.2017)

Madras High Court has held that an unmarried second daughter of a retired government employee may be given family pension if her elder sibling surrend.....

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Madras High Court Stays Notification for Electing Town Vending Committee Members(18.05.2017)

Madras High Court has stayed a notification issued by Tiruchi Corporation Commissioner on April 24 for electing six members, from among street vendors.....

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Madras HC Adjourns Plea of Life Convict Murugan in Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Case(18.05.2017)

Madras High Court has adjourned a plea of V Sriharan alias Murugan, one of the seven life convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, seeking permiss.....

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Madras High Court: Primary Evidence of Electronic Record Admissible Without Compliance U/S 65(B)(23.05.2017)

Madras High Court has observed that primary evidence of electronic record under Section 62 of Indian Evidence Act, 1872 would be admissible in evidenc.....

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Madras High Court Annuls Assessment Order Solely Based on Data obtained from Web Portal(23.05.2017)

Madras High Court has set aside an assessment order which was solely based on data obtained from Web Portal of Commercial Taxes Department and reitera.....

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Madras High Court Puts on Hold NEET 2017 Exam Result(25.05.2017)

Madras HC has granted an interim stay on release of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG examination results which is scheduled to be decl.....

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Madras High Court Restrains AAI From Taking Up Construction Work in Coimbatore(30.05.2017)

Madras High Court has restrained Airports Authority of India (AAI) from proceeding with any construction work on more than 100 acres of land acquired .....

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Madras High Court Suspends Centre's Ban on Cattle Trade for Slaughter, Issues Show Cause Notice(31.05.2017)

Madras High Court has put on hold Centre's restrictions on sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter for four weeks and has asked it to respond within.....

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Madras High Court: Consider ‘Wish’ And ‘Will’ of Localites Before Opening Liquor Shops(01.06.2017)

Madras High Court has urged Tamil Nadu Government to revisit policy in matter of liquor prohibition by considering ‘will’ and ‘wish’ of larger sector .....

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Madras High Court: RTI Cannot Be Invoked When Alternate Remedies Available(05.06.2017)

Madras High Court has held that Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005 cannot be invoked at first instance, if an effective alternative remedy is availa.....

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Madras High Court Terms 'Adulteration in Milk' a Serious Matter, Seeks Status Report(06.06.2017)

Madras High Court, while terming 'adulteration in milk' a serious matter, has directed government to file a status report on action taken on such comp.....

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Madras High Court: Frame Guidelines For Releasing Govt Ads to Newspapers(07.06.2017)

Madras High Court has recently directed Tamil Nadu Government to frame guidelines/qualifications for releasing government advertisements to newspapers.....

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Madras High Court: Amend Laws to Ensure Speedy Disposal of Election Petitions(12.06.2017)

Madras High Court has called upon State to make an endeavour to bring necessary amendments so as to see that election petitions/disputes are determine.....

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Madras HC to State: Can State Specify Percentage of Disability for Reservation In Recruitment?(13.06.2017)

Madras High Court has questioned Additional Advocate General on the source of power of Government to specify percentage of disabilities for reservatio.....

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Madras High Court Seeks Report on Action Taken on Complaints Against Milk Adulteration(13.06.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Government to file a status report on action taken on complaints against milk adulteration.

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Madras HC Orders Self-Financing Medical Colleges to Admit Students(19.06.2017)

Madras High Court has directed self-financing medical and dental colleges for Post Graduation courses of Pondicherry University to admit medical stude.....

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Madras HC: Tobacco is Not ‘Food Product’, No Action Can Be Taken Against Manufactures Under FSSAI Act(20.06.2017)

Madras High Court has observed that tobacco is not a food product for purpose of Food Safety and Standards Act and no proceedings can be initiated aga.....

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Madras HC Says 'No' to Restitution of Conjugal Rights To Husband Who Remarried During Suit Pendency(22.06.2017)

Madras High Court has refused to grant relief of restitution of conjugal rights to a man who had remarried during the pendency of the suit.

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Madras HC Sets Aside Sale of Properties Endowed in 1907 for Temple Rituals(27.06.2017)

Madras High Court has reversed a Lower Court’s order granting permission to hereditary trustees of a religious endowment to sell immovable properties .....

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Madras HC: Govt School Teachers Placing Their Kids in Pvt Schools Exhibits Their Failure(29.06.2017)

Madras High Court has lamented sad state of affairs at government schools and observed that government school teachers placing their children in priva.....

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Madras HC Permits Transgender to Change Gender in School, College Records(29.06.2017)

Madras High Court has allowed a petition filed by a transgender software engineer, who underwent sex reassignment surgery from female to male, to chan.....

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Madras HC: Any Appointments to 19 Tribunals Under Finance Act Would be Subject to Order in Writ(30.06.2017)

Madras High Court has observed that all appointments to 19 odd tribunals, under purview of impugned Finance Act and Rules, would be subject to final o.....

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Madras High Court: Act Against Those Organising Protests Without Permission(30.06.2017)

Madras High Court has asked police to take action against those organising “sudden” agitations without obtaining prior permission and causing inconven.....

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Madras High Court Orders Status Quo on MBBS/BDS Admissions(13.07.2017)

Madras High Court has directed State Government and Director of Medical Education to maintain status quo until Friday with respect to MBBS/BDS admissi.....

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Madras HC Restrains Transport Dept. from Allowing LPG Auto Permit Holders to Purchase Diesel Auto(20.07.2017)

Madras High Court has restrained the Transport Department from invoking the powers conferred on it under Section 83 of Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 and th.....

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Madras High Court to Family Courts: Do Not Treat Husbands Like "Armless Soldiers"(28.07.2017)

Madras High Court has asked Family Courts not to treat husbands like "armless soldiers" and order them to pay maintenance to wives in a "mechanical ma.....

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#NEET_2017: Madras HC Dismisses Appeal for State Quota in Medical Admission(01.08.2017)

Madras High Court has upheld an order passed by a Single Judge quashing State Government’s order providing 85% quota in medical admissions for student.....

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#LL.B._Admission: Madras HC Says 'No' to Plea to Create Additional Seats(01.08.2017)

Madras High Court has refused to create additional seats for open category in Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, and rejected a Petition filed by.....

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Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Case: Madras High Court Directs Tamil Nadu Govt to File Counter by Aug 16(10.08.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu Government to file by August 16 its counter to a petition by two life convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination.....

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Madras High Court: Follow Supreme Court Norms on Sound System(17.08.2017)

Madras High Court has observed that freedom of religion is a fundamental right which cannot be interfered with but stressed that the Supreme Court gui.....

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Madras High Court Declines Transgender Person's Request to Redo Selection Test(28.08.2017)

Madras High Court has turned down the request of a transgender person to retake a constable recruitment test, stating that allowing her to participate.....

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Madras HC Orders Conduct of Local Body Elections in TN by Nov. 17(04.09.2017)

Madras High Court has ordered conduct of local body elections in the State by November 17. The Tamil Nadu State Election Commission was ordered to iss.....

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Madras High Court To Government:Explore Possibility of Banning Blue Whale Game(05.09.2017)

Madras High Court, while taking a serious view of the Blue Whale Challenge game, has directed Central and Tamil Nadu governments to explore possibilit.....

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Madras HC To State: Issue Circular on Sexual Harassment at Workplace Act to Colleges(11.09.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Department of Higher Education and Directorate of Collegiate Education to issue a circular on implementation of Sexual .....

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Madras High Court Stays ‘No Licence, No Vehicle’ Regulation(13.09.2017)

Madras High Court has stayed Government circular dated August 24, 2017 directing the registering authorities not to register a vehicle to a purchaser .....

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Madras High Court: Include Animal Welfare as Subject in Schools(13.09.2017)

Madras High Court has ordered Tamil Nadu Curriculum Frameworks committee to incorporate a subject on animal welfare.

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Madras High Court Gives Directions to Centre to Check Blue Whale Game(13.09.2017)

Madras High Court, while taking a serious view of online Blue Whale Challenge game, has directed Centre to ensure that Indian subsidiaries of technolo.....

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Madras HC to CMO: Hoist National Flag, Salute It, Sing National Anthem For A Week(14.09.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Chief Medical Officer of a government hospital at Ambur of Tamil Nadu, who was booked for insulting the national flag, .....

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Madras High Court: Amend Motor Vehicle Accident Rules(14.09.2017)

Madras High Court has directed State Government to amend TN Motor Vehicle Accident Rules, 1989, in line with the newly developed online Detailed Accid.....

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Madras High Court: Teachers Strike is a Reason for TN Students’ Poor NEET Performance(14.09.2017)

Madras High Court, while censuring government teachers who are boycotting classes as part of their protest demanding implementation of Seventh Pay Com.....

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Madras HC Refuses to Constitute Committee for Monitoring Disrespect of National Flag(15.09.2017)

Madras High Court has rejected a plea to constitute a committee for monitoring the disrespect or insult of National Flag.

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Madras High Court: No Floor Test in Tamil Nadu Assembly till September 20(15.09.2017)

Madras High Court has ordered that no floor test would be conducted in Tamil Nadu Assembly till September 20.

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No Floor Test in Tamil Nadu Until Further Orders, Rules Madras HC(20.09.2017)

Madras High Court has ordered that a floor test should not be conducted in Tamil Nadu Assembly until further orders and that elections should also not.....

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Blue Whale Menace: Madras HC Directs Centre To Ask Russia To Block Links(21.09.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Centre to use its diplomatic relationship with Russia to block URLs/links related to Blue Whale game and seek penal act.....

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SC Dismisses Centre’s Appeal Against Order Treating Children Born Out of Void Marriages as Legitimate(26.09.2017)

Supreme Court has dismissed the Centre’s appeal against a Division Bench judgment of Madras High Court, which had held that children born out of void .....

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Madras HC to State: Don't Force School Children to Attend MGR Centenary Functions(28.09.2017)

Madras High Court has directed State government not to force school children to attend the state-sponsored birth centenary functions of AIADMK founder.....

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Madras High Court Plays Messiah for Children Suffering From LSD(03.10.2017)

Madras High Court has come to the rescue of children suffering from Lysosomal Storage Disorders (LSD), a group of over 50 genetically inherited and po.....

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Madras High Court Directs Temple Official To File Fresh Counter On Missing Jewels(05.10.2017)

Madras High Court has directed a senior official of Sri Ramanathaswamy temple in Rameswaram to file a fresh counter pertaining to the missing temple j.....

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Madras High Court Rejects Plea Against Appointment of Judge to Probe Jayalalithaa's Death(05.10.2017)

Madras High Court has dismissed a petition challenging the appointment of Justice (retd) A Arumugasamy as a one-man commission of inquiry to probe the.....

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Madras HC: Sales Tax is Leviable on Sale of REP License(17.10.2017)

Madras High Court has upheld the levy of sales tax on sale of REP license under the provisions of the Tamil Nadu General Sales Tax Act.

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Madras HC: A Mere Incorrect Averment In Affidavit Cannot Be Classified As Fraud(23.10.2017)

Madras High Court has held that a mere factual averment in the affidavit would not amount to defrauding the Court.

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Madras High Court: Don't Erect Banner, Hoarding of a Living Person(25.10.2017)

Madras High Court has imposed a blanket ban on erecting hoardings, flex banners and signboards from the state's skyline with images of individuals who.....

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Madras High Court Cancels Membership of 713 Lawyers(27.10.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu Bar Council and Advocate General to cancel membership of 713 lawyers, who had enrolled as advocates after ge.....

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Madras HC Permits Filing of I-T Returns Without Quoting Aadhaar Number(01.11.2017)

Madras High Court has permitted a Petitioner to file her income tax returns manually without quoting Aadhaar number or Aadhaar enrolment ID.

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Madras HC: Assessment Solely on Basis of Case Study is Invalid Under TNVAT Act(01.11.2017)

Madras High Court has held that the case study, though can be a reason for Revision Notice, cannot be the sole basis for completing assessment for the.....

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Madras HC: Genuineness of Consignment Can’t be Suspected Because Invoice Contains Wrong Address(01.11.2017)

Madras High Court, while releasing the goods detained by Commercial department, has held that genuineness of a consignment cannot be suspected merely .....

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Madras HC Rejects Plea For Filing I-T Return Sans Aadhaar Number, Enrolment ID(10.11.2017)

Madras High Court has refused to allow filing of Income Tax return without producing Aadhaar number and enrolment ID.

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Supreme Court Asks Madras HC to Decide Terminally Ill Ukrainian National’s Appeal(14.11.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Madras High Court to pronounce its judgment as expeditiously as possible in the Appeal filed by a Ukrainian national, Mr. D.....

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Madras HC: Child Born to Muslim Couple Before Marriage Not a Legal Heir(14.11.2017)

Madras High Court has held that child born prior to the marriage of Muslim parents is not a legitimate child as per Mahomedan law and the child could .....

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Madras High Court Quashes IT order Against P Chidambaram, Family(16.11.2017)

Madras High Court has quashed an order of Income Tax department seeking payment of tax by the former finance minister and his family on income from a .....

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Madras High Court: Identity Cards Must To Enter Pondicherry University(16.11.2017)

Madras High Court has made it clear that those wishing to enter the Pondicherry University campus should show the identity card and anybody refusing t.....

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Madras High Court Confirms Jail Term For VK Sasikala's Family In Assets Case(17.11.2017)

Madras High Court has upheld a CBI court order convicting son-in-law and daughter of jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala's sister in a Rs. 1.68 crore Dis.....

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Routers, Hubs, Switches Are ‘Computer Peripherals’, Attracts 4% Sales Tax: Madras HC(24.11.2017)

Madras High Court has held that routers, hubs and switches would come within the meaning of ‘computer peripherals’ for which lower rate of 4% VAT is a.....

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Stop All Sand Mining/Quarrying Activities Within 6 Months: Madras HC(01.12.2017)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu Government to stop all sand quarrying and mining activities within six months and prohibited it from opening.....

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Madras HC: Nothing Illegal in Drawing Voice Sample of Accused for Test(05.12.2017)

Madras High Court has upheld trial court orders allowing prosecution to draw voice sample of the accused persons for comparison with that of the quest.....

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Madras High Court Bans Public Programmes In Educational Institutions(11.12.2017)

Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government to organise only education-related programmes in educational institutions.

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Madras High Court Voices Concern Over Bogus Voter Entries(14.12.2017)

Madras High Court has voiced its anguish over a large number of illegal entries in the voters' list in the by poll-bound RK Nagar Assembly constituenc.....

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Give Women Gadgets to Fight Sexual Violence: Madras High Court(18.12.2017)

Madras High Court has asked the Central and Tamil Nadu Governments to explore the possibility of providing gadgets to women to prevent sexual violence.....

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Madras HC Issues Circular; No Court/ Tribunal To Accept Vakalatnama Sans Advocate’s Complete Details(21.12.2017)

Madras High Court has issued a circular directing heads of all sections of the Registry to not accept any vakalatnama sans the enrolment ID, mobile ph.....

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Raze Buildings Violating Approved Plan, Says Madras High Court(26.12.2017)

Madras High Court has directed the authorities to demolish buildings which were constructed violating approved plan.

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Madras High Court Sets Aside Notices by I-T Dept Against Chidambaram, Family(03.01.2018)

Madras High Court has set aside a batch of notices issued by the Income Tax department against former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram and his fam.....

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Why Not Declare Newborn’s Right To Mother’s Milk A Fundamental Right: Madras HC(04.01.2018)

Madras High Court has posed a query before the Centre as to why it cannot bring an Act making it obligatory on the part of women to breastfeed as has .....

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Maternity Leave is Part of Service Period: Madras HC(04.01.2018)

Madras High Court has said that it is the fundamental right of a lady to give birth to a child and nurture him and maternity leave period should be de.....

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Now Aadhaar Must for Filing PILs: Madras High Court(11.01.2018)

Madras High Court has directed its registry to collect the litigants' Aadhaar card copy along with other documents at the time of filing the PILs.

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Don’t Allow Wife to Rob Husband: Madras High Court(16.01.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the Family Courts not to use the popular adage of ‘beg, borrow or steal’ to pay maintenance since begging and stealing .....

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Madras High Court: No Cremation on Land Marked as ‘Vandi Padhai’(17.01.2018)

Madras High Court has directed authorities to ensure that no dead bodies are burnt in the land classified as a cart track at Kolathupalayam village, D.....

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No Curbs on Exempting Students from Tamil Exam, Rules Madras High Court(22.01.2018)

Madras High Court has held that the State government cannot be heard to claim it would exempt schoolchildren from taking the examination in Tamil lang.....

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Madras High Court: Former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa’s Death Not Suspicious(23.01.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed a PIL that sought to declare the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa as suspicious.

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Madras High Court: Inability to Pay Pre-Deposit No Ground to Invoke Writ Jurisdiction(31.01.2018)

Madras High Court has held that inability to pay pre-deposit of 7.5% before the Commissioner (Appeals) cannot be a fit ground for invoking writ jurisd.....

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Madras High Court: Inquire into Custodial Deaths, Give Compensation(01.02.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the government to complete inquiry regarding custodial deaths expeditiously and issue compensation to the next of kin i.....

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Madras High Court Allows Reopening of Defamation Case Against Rajinikanth(06.02.2018)

Madras High Court has set aside a lower court order paving the way for reopening a defamation case against superstar Rajinikanth.

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Madras High Court: Ban Loudspeakers in Public Places(06.02.2018)

Madras High Court has said that the use of cone speakers/loudspeakers in public places shall be banned/restricted in the interest of public and more p.....

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Madras High Court Upholds Validity of New Rules for Bar Council Polls(06.02.2018)

Madras High Court has upheld validity of new eligibility conditions imposed by a special committee, chaired by Advocate General Vijay Narayan, for law.....

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Madras HC: 10 Year Practice Criteria for Contesting Bar Elections Valid(07.02.2018)

Madras High Court has upheld the amendments prescribing 10 years of practice experience as a minimum eligibility criteria to contest elections to the .....

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Madras High Court Seeks Report on Archaeological Sites in Tamil Nadu(09.02.2018)

Madras High Court has asked the Centre to submit a report on the number of archaeological sites, including those excavated or being excavated, in Tami.....

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Mark Out Bus Types to Charge New Rates: Madras High Court(13.02.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the commissioner of Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) to file his response on a petition demanding not to .....

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Madras HC to HR & CE: Retrieve Encroached Temple Lands(13.02.2018)

Madras high court has directed the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment department to initiate appropriate steps to retrieve the properties of the.....

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Madras HC Stays BCI’s Resolution Deferring New Eligibility Rules For Contesting Bar Elections(15.02.2018)

Madras HC has put an interim stay on the resolution adopted by BCI by which it had deferred the new eligibility conditions, including minimum 10-year .....

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Advocates’ Profession Has Reached Worst Condition: Madras High Court(16.02.2018)

Madras High Court has said that the legal profession has reached the “most worst condition” as the sole objective of a number of lawyers nowadays is “.....

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Meaningless PILs Will Be Costly: Madras High Court(19.02.2018)

Madras High Court, while dismissing a PIL filed by social activist Traffic Ramaswamy has warned that in future, exemplary costs will be imposed for fr.....

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Madras High Court: Victims of Building Violations Can Claim Compensation(19.02.2018)

Madras High Court has held that if any construction has been made in violation of the sanctioned plan and there is loss to the residents, it is open f.....

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Marital Discord Shouldn’t Deny Child Love of Both Parents: Madras High Court(19.02.2018)

Madras High Court has ruled that matrimonial disputes between couples should not deny their children the care and affection of both the parents.

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Madras HC Rejects PIL Seeking Re-postmortem on 5 TN Woodcutters(21.02.2018)

Madras High Court has refused to entertain a PIL seeking re-postmortem of five woodcutters, saying the case fell under the jurisdiction of the Andhra .....

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Madras High Court: Detect Building Violations Around Meenakshi Temple(21.02.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the Madurai Municipal Corporation to find out all those who had constructed buildings around the Meenakshi Sundareswara.....

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Madras High Court Quashes Teachers Recruitment Board's Order on Polytechnic Lecturer Exam(23.02.2018)

Madras High Court has quashed an order of Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB) cancelling the direct recruitment of lecturers in government polytechnic co.....

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Madras High Court Rejects PIL Seeking to Stay Subsidised Moped Scheme(23.02.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed a PIL plea seeking to stay the Amma Two Wheeler Scheme of the Tamil Nadu government which would allow women to purchas.....

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Provide Ramps in Hospital Within 3 Months: Madras High Court(06.03.2018)

Madras High Court has granted 3 more months to the state government for implementing its order relating to providing ramps and fire fighting equipment.....

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Revenue Recovery Proceedings Can’t Be Initiated Against a ‘Bonafide’ Purchaser of Property: Madras HC(06.03.2018)

Madras High Court has held that revenue recovery proceedings can’t be initiated against a bona fide purchaser of the property.

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Protect Statues of All Leaders: Madras High Court(08.03.2018)

Madras High Court has ordered the Tamil Nadu government to provide protection to the statues of all leaders in the state.

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Don’t Meddle With Traffic Even for Dignitaries: Madras High Court(08.03.2018)

Madras High Court has ruled that free flow of traffic should not be stopped for purpose of movement of vehicles of dignitaries, whether it is the Gove.....

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Madras High Court Refuses to Legalise Red Hills Building(12.03.2018)

Madras High Court has said that if unauthorised illegal constructions are allowed to be regularised, law abiding citizens will also be encouraged to v.....

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Backdoor Selection of Candidates Deplored: Madras High Court(12.03.2018)

Madras High Court has observed that practice of picking candidates through backdoor and subsequently regularising them needs to be deprecated.

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No Burial on Patta Land, Says Madras High Court(13.03.2018)

Madras High Court has said that neither cremation nor burial of bodies should be done at Thuraipakkam burial ground.

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Partly Heard Cases Can Only Be Retained By Judges on Litigants’ Request: Madras HC(14.03.2018)

Madras High Court has issued a circular stating that even partly heard matters would now stand released from the Judges upon change of roster, and sti.....

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Don’t Arrest Close Relatives of Eloped Boys: Madras High Court(16.03.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the police not to arrest the close relatives, mostly parents of the boys, who elope with girls, as such an arrest would.....

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CBSE Affiliated Schools Should Only Follow NCERT Syllabus: Madras High Court(16.03.2018)

Madras High Court has said that all the schools affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) should follow only the syllabus prescribed b.....

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Madras High Court Gives Relief to Vodafone in Trai Tariff Case(19.03.2018)

Madras High Court has ordered the telecom regulator not to take any coercive or penal action against Vodafone India, while staying the regulator’s dem.....

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Display Information on School Recognition: Madras High Court(19.03.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the State education authorities to ensure display of information relating to grant of recognition in front of the SVS I.....

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Only Specific Courts Can Deal with Child Marriage, Child Sexual Abuse Cases: Madras HC(19.03.2018)

Madras High Court has reiterated that not all courts can simply grant bail to those accused in child marriage and child sexual abuse cases.

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Madras HC Orders Sale of Shares Owned by Disc Assets Lead India Ltd(19.03.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the registry of its Madurai bench not to entertain any plea moved by the directors of Disc Assets Lead India Limited wh.....

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Madras High Court Rejects Plea Seeking to Bring Petrol, Diesel Under GST(19.03.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed the petition which sought to bring Petrol and Diesel under the Goods and Services Tax ( GST ) regime.

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Madras High Court Asks Tamil Nadu Govt to Evict Shops in Temples(23.03.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government to initiate action to evict commercial establishments located in 36,000 temples.

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No One Can Compel a Judge to Recuse from a Case: Madras High Court(23.03.2018)

Madras High Court has said that it is for a judge to decide whether or not he should recuse from a case and no one can compel a Judge to recuse from h.....

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Madras High Court Upholds Appointment of Three Puducherry BJP MLAs(23.03.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed writ petitions filed against nominations made by the Centre to the Puducherry Legislative Assembly without taking Chie.....

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Madras HC Restrains ‘Godman’ Nithyananda From Entering Madurai Adheenam Mutt(23.03.2018)

Madras High Court has restrained controversial godman Nithyananda from entering Madurai Adheenam Mutt on a plea by one of the devotee of the Mutt.

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Madras High Court Imposes Rs 50,000 on Priest for Deceiving Court(26.03.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed with exemplary cost of Rs. 50,000 a petition from a poojari/archagar of a temple, who suppressed the fact of dismissal.....

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Madras HC Rejects Cycle Company’s Plea for Relaxing Tender Rules(26.03.2018)

Madras High Court has rejected a writ plea from Hero Ecotech Ltd for a directive to the State government to consider its bid to supply over six lakh b.....

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Counting of Bar Council Votes Should be Done District-wise: Madras High Court(28.03.2018)

Madras High Court has ruled that counting of votes to be polled in the election to the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on March 28 shall be c.....

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Counting of Bar Council Votes Should be Done District-wise: Madras High Court(28.03.2018)

Madras High Court has ruled that counting of votes to be polled in the election to the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on March 28 shall be c.....

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Madras High Court Extends Stay on Kaleesuwari Refinery Pvt Ltd for Using Trademark by One Year(28.03.2018)

Madras HC has extended by one year the interim stay restraining Kaleesuwari Refinery Pvt. Ltd. from using the words ‘Gold Winner’ or any other word th.....

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Madras High Court: Religious Customs Cannot Change at the Stroke of a Pen(28.03.2018)

Madras High Court has said that religious customs and practices cannot be changed by the government officials casually at the stroke of a pen “since s.....

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Madras High Court: Pay Interest to Retired TNSTC Staff by April 14(29.03.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the managing directors of 8 state transport corporations to disburse the balance interest portions of `394.69 crore to .....

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Madras High Court Quashes I-T Order Against Kalanithi Maran(29.03.2018)

Madras High Court has set aside an order of the income tax department declaring him as the principal officer of Spicejet Ltd, thereby making him liabl.....

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Madras High Court Upholds Closure Decision of Tiruvottriyur Ice Factory(31.03.2018)

Madras High Court has upheld orders of the State government and the Pollution Control Board directing an ice factory, which was in existence for about.....

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Madras High Court Restrains Sri Sai Apollo Pharmacy from Using Trademark(02.04.2018)

Madras High Court has restrained Sri Sai Apollo Pharmacy in Kadapa district in Andhra Pradesh from using the ‘Apollo’ trademark .

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Madras High Court Tells Cognizant to Pay Rs 420 Crore Tax in Two Days(04.04.2018)

Madras High Court has ordered Cognizant Technology Solutions, which is embroiled in a Rs 2,800-crore tax dispute with the I-T department, to pay 15% (.....

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Madras High Court: No Incentive Mark During Maternity Leave(04.04.2018)

Madras HC has said that maternity leave availed of by an in-service candidate can be treated as ‘service period’, but incentive marks for serving in r.....

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Madras High Court: Take Measures for Pilgrims Convenience(05.04.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the authorities to take measures for the convenience of pilgrims who congregate on the occasion of the 1,001st birth a.....

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Madras High Court Stays Release of Vijay Antony’s Film ‘Kaali’(11.04.2018)

Madras High Court has stayed the release of actor-cum-music director Vijay Antony’s Tamil film ‘Kaali’, which was scheduled to hit the screens on Wedn.....

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Madras High Court Allows Mercy Killing of Ailing Salem Temple Elephant(17.04.2018)

Madras High Court has granted permission for the “mercy killing” of an ailing elephant in Salem temple, provided the veterinarians certify that the an.....

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Madras High Court Rejects Plea Against 70% Solar Imports Safeguard(17.04.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed the petition challenging the Directorate General of Safeguards’ recommendation of 70% safeguard duty on import of sola.....

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Madras High Court Clears PG Medical Admission Process(19.04.2018)

Madras High Court has quashed government orders dated March 9 and 23 notifying the remote and difficult areas for awarding incentive marks to the in-s.....

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Madras High Court: Furnish Steps to End Crime Against Women(19.04.2018)

Madras High Court has directed state government to furnish the steps taken to prevent crimes against women.

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Ban Drunk Students in Colleges: Madras High Court(23.04.2018)

Madras High Court has directed Anna University to issue a circular to all colleges to include the condition in the admission prospectus itself that th.....

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HRD Ministry Can Go Ahead with Selection of Faculty to IITs: Madras High Court(25.04.2018)

Madras High Court has said that the HRD Ministry can go ahead with the process of selection of faculty to IITs, but made it clear that it would be sub.....

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Madras High Court Orders Apollo Hospital to File Report on Jayalalithaa Blood Sample(26.04.2018)

Madras High Court has ordered Apollo Hospital to submit a report on the blood samples of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

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Guidelines to Evict Overstaying Allottees Must be Framed: Madras High Court(26.04.2018)

Madras High Court has observed that time has come to direct the State to show sensitivity to the issue relating to eviction of persons residing in gov.....

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No Absolute Bar to Summon Aged Woman Before Enforcement Directorate: Madras High Court(27.04.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed plea of senior advocate Nalini Chidambaram, challenging summons to requiring her personal appearance before Enforcemen.....

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Madras High Court Orders CBI Probe into Gutka Scam(27.04.2018)

Madras High Court has ordered a CBI probe into the multi-crore gutka scam in which a minister and top state police officers and government officials a.....

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Madras High Court: Caste Alone Not Enough to Treat Murder As 'Honour Killing'(01.05.2018)

Madras High Court has observed that a murder cannot be termed as honour killing merely because caste of the accused and deceased was a contributing fa.....

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Madras High Court: Frame Guidelines for Selection of Govt Law Officers(01.05.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the government to frame guidelines for selection of Government Law Officers.

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Madras High Court Dismisses DMK Plea for Disqualification of O. Panneerselvam(01.05.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed petitions seeking disqualification of Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam and 10 other MLAs for having d.....

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Madras High Court Dismisses DMK Plea for Disqualification of O. Panneerselvam(01.05.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed petitions seeking disqualification of Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam and 10 other MLAs for having d.....

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Madras High Court Allows I-T to Proceed Against Karti Chidambaram(04.05.2018)

Madras High Court has allowed the Income Tax department to proceed with its inquiry based on a show cause notice issued to former union minister P Chi.....

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Madras HC Allows Termination of Pregnancy of 14-Year-Old Rape Survivor(07.05.2018)

Madras High Court has allowed the termination of pregnancy of a 14-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped five months ago.

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Dispose of Grievances on Co-operative Societies Poll in 8 weeks: Madras High Court(10.05.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu State Cooperative Societies Election Commission to dispose of complaints/applications/grievance petition.....

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Madras High Court: Hand Over Public Exam Results to Parents(10.05.2018)

Madras High Court has ordered notice to School Education Secretary and Director of School Education on a plea, which sought a direction to the authori.....

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Madras High Court Suggests Varsity Rope in Credit Card Company to Remit Fee(11.05.2018)

Madras High Court has suggested the Anna University to rope in a credit card company that can collect money from students and remit them online.

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Set Date for Starting Classes in New Law College Premises: Madras High Court(11.05.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government to fix a date for starting classes in the new law college premises before the commencement of.....

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Keep Nirmala Report in Sealed Cover: Madras High Court(11.05.2018)

Madras HC has directed that if any report is filed by the one man committee appointed by the Tamil Nadu governor to inquire into the allegation agains.....

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Madras HC: List Steps Taken to Curb Suicide Among Police Personnel(11.05.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the state government to file a report on the steps taken to address the grievances of police personnel and reform their.....

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Impart Education, Don’t Just Give Certificates: Madras High Court(14.05.2018)

Madras High Court has said that the interest of educational institution must be to impart education and not to issue certificate of qualification, as .....

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Education Loan Without Sureties Not a Right: Madras High Court(16.05.2018)

Madras High Court has ruled that students cannot claim educational loans of higher value as a matter of right without submitting sureties.

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Arrears Exams Only a Concession: Madras High Court(16.05.2018)

Madras High Court has observed that when the student is not able to clear the arrears, except on genuine grounds, the university should not issue noti.....

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Imposing Tax on Un-Communicated Proposal Amounts to Natural Justice Violation: Madras HC(21.05.2018)

Madras High Court has ruled that imposing a tax on proposals that are uncommunicated to the Assessee shall amount to the violation of the principles o.....

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Madras HC Restrains Magazine from Publishing Articles on MP Kanimozhi’s Pvt Life(22.05.2018)

Madras High Court has restrained a Tamil weekly magazine from publishing anything about the private life of Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi without her p.....

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Madras HC Stays Construction of Vedanta Copper Plant in Thoothukudi(24.05.2018)

Madras High Court has granted an interim stay on the construction of a copper smelting unit being constructed by Vedanta (formerly Sterlite) in Thooth.....

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Old Newspapers Sold as Waste Paper Not Liable to State Sales Tax: Madras High Court(28.05.2018)

Madras High Court has held that old newspapers when sold as such would be covered by the exemption provided in the Constitution and sale thereof would.....

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Children Are Not Weightlifters Nor Schoolbags Loaded Containers: Madras High Court(30.05.2018)

Madras High Court has directed CBSE and the Association of Management of Private Schools to use only NCERT books, not over-load children with books an.....

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Tuticorin Violence: Madras High Court Orders Re-postmortem of 7 Bodies(31.05.2018)

Madras High Court has ordered re-postmortem on the seven bodies of victims of police firing on May 22 and 23 at Thoothukudi during the protest against.....

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Madras High Court: No Homework for Students of Classes 1, 2(31.05.2018)

Madras High Court has asked the Centre to instruct state governments to reduce weight of school children's bags and do away with homework for classes .....

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Christian Religious Society Can Claim Motor Accident Compensation for Death of a Nun: Madras HC(04.06.2018)

Madras High Court has allowed a Christian religious organization to claim compensation for the death of a nun who died in a road accident after being .....

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Accused Should Appear or Surrender Before Lower Court for Regular Bail: Madras HC(04.06.2018)

Madras High Court has made it clear that an accused seeking regular bail for non-bailable offences should appear or surrender before the lower court f.....

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Madras High Court Rejects Vodafone Plea Against TRAI’s Tariff Listing Order(06.06.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed Vodafone India’s plea challenging the telecom regulator’s mandatory listing of tariffs on its website, including segme.....

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Madras High Court Issues Notice to Deputy Tahsildars Over Firing in Tuticorin(07.06.2018)

Madras High Court bench at Madhurai has observed that the police action during the anti-Sterlite protests could not be justified and directed that thr.....

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Madras High Court Stays I-T Notice to P Chidambaram for Re-Assessment(07.06.2018)

Madras High Court has stayed the Income Tax Department's notices issued to former finance minister P Chidambaram seeking reopening of assessment of hi.....

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Madras High Court: Consider Installation of Biometric Device in Tiruchendur Subramaniya Swamy Temple(08.06.2018)

Madras High Court has asked the Hindu Religious & Charitable Endowments authorities to consider installation of biometric device for the entries of st.....

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Madras HC Quashes FIR Against 46 Employees Who Posted 'Laughing Emojis' on Whatsapp(11.06.2018)

Madras High Court has quashed FIR against 46 BSNL employees who were booked for posting an emoji with laughter in response to a serious WhatsApp messa.....

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Not Illegal to Name Hotels After Castes & Communities: Madras High Court(11.06.2018)

Madras High Court has observed that there is nothing uncommon or illegal in naming hotels after caste and communities and it is the fundamental right .....

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Madras High Court Seeks Government's Response on NEET Suicides(13.06.2018)

Madras High Court has observed that the government alone could not be faulted for students, who failed to clear exams like the NEET, committing suicid.....

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Madras High Court Split on Disqualified MLAs’ Case(15.06.2018)

The first Division Bench of the Madras High Court delivered a split verdict in a batch of cases filed by 18 AIADMK MLAs challenging their disqualifica.....

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EC Has No Power To Recover Costs For Conducting Elections From Candidates: Madras High Court(18.06.2018)

Madras High Court has observed that Election Commission has no power to recover costs of preparations for conducting elections from contesting candida.....

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Madras HC Rejects Plea to Ban Popular Front of India(18.06.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed a plea seeking ban on Popular Front of India observing that it cannot decide which organisations should be banned and .....

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Madras High Court: Selection Process for Highest Seat in University Can’t Just be a Routine(19.06.2018)

Madras High Court, while setting aside appointment of Dr PP Chellathurai as Vice-Chancellor of Madurai Kamaraj University, has said that a university .....

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Madras High Court Upholds TTV Dhinakaran's Election From RK Nagar(21.06.2018)

Madras High Court has upheld election of AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran from the RK Nagar assembly constituency.

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Undue Delay by Courts in Implementing Welfare Schemes Will Defeat its Purpose: Madras HC(21.06.2018)

Madras High Court has held that Employees Provident Fund Act is a welfare statute and courts have to be cautious that the quasi-judicial functions of .....

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Mutt Head Can Remove His Nominee If Any Act Undermines His Position: Madras High Court(25.06.2018)

Madras High Court has held that any act on the part of the nominee of a religious head of a mutt which undermines his position as a religious head can.....

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Madras High Court Makes Aadhaar Mandatory in Tamil Nadu for NEET Counselling(25.06.2018)

Madras High Court has made it clear that Aadhaar card and its photocopy are compulsory during counselling to medical admissions in Tamil Nadu.

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Madras High Court: Police Cannot Barge into Courtrooms to Make Arrests(26.06.2018)

Madras High Court has taken serious note of arrests being made by the police from court rooms, at the cost of disrupting court proceedings.

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Madras High Court: "Politics Not Confined to Few Families"(28.06.2018)

Madras High Court has observed that politics was not confined to a few families in India, which had a population of 130 crore.

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Madras High Court Rejects Plea Seeking Fixation of Chennai Metro fares(29.06.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking a directive to Metro Rail administrators to reduce the fares and fix it on par with that of suburban ele.....

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Better to Reject Loan than Running After Defaulters: Madras High Court(29.06.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed a petition by an aspiring nursing student seeking a direction to State Bank of India for sanctioning her an education .....

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Office of Public Prosecutor Can’t File Private ‘Defamation’ Complaints: Madras High Court(29.06.2018)

Madras High Court has observed that for statements which do not in any way pertain to the public function discharged by the former Chief Minister, the.....

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Madras High Court Creates Environmental Fund to Deposit Costs(02.07.2018)

Madras High Court has said that an Environmental Fund be put in place so that voluntary contributions by litigants and court costs may be used for mea.....

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Madras High Court: 'Aadhaar' Needed During Counselling for Medical Seats in TN(02.07.2018)

Madras High Court has directed aspiring medical students to produce their Aadhaar cards and photocopies of the same at the time of counselling, in a b.....

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Grant of Pension to Freedom Fighters Not Charity, But Honour: Madras High Court(02.07.2018)

Madras High Court, while stating that grant of pension to freedom fighters was not charity, but an honour conferred on them, has said that government .....

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Madras High Court Asks TRAI to Revise Tariff on Cable Landing Stations(03.07.2018)

Madras High Court has ordered Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) to re-do the charges it has fixed on the access facilitation and others, as.....

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Political Parties Can Adopt Meritorious Students: Madras High Court(04.07.2018)

Madras High Court has observed that political parties that sympathised with students who attempt or commit suicide over failure to get medical seats c.....

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Why Can't Cops be Given a Day Off? Madras High Court Asks Tamil Nadu Government(05.07.2018)

Madras High Court has said the Tamil Nadu Government should consider giving policemen a day off in a week like every government servant so that they c.....

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Madras High Court Tells IIT-Kanpur to Redo Rank List(06.07.2018)

Madras High Court has directed Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur to redo the rank list for IIT Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced this year.....

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Madras High Court: Owners Should Buy Cover for Vehicle's Lifetime(06.07.2018)

Madras High Court has observed that Centre should amend the Motor Vehicles Act to make it mandatory for every vehicle to purchase comprehensive insura.....

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Birth Certificate Can’t be Seen as Nativity Certificate: Madras High Court(09.07.2018)

Madras High Court has observed that by no stretch of imagination can a birth certificate be construed as a nativity certificate.

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Madras High Court Rejects Sterlite Copper Plant's Plea for Restoring Power Supply to Unit(10.07.2018)

Madras High Court has rejected a plea of Sterlite copper plant in Tuticorin for restoring power supply to the unit to deal with an acid leak, observin.....

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Madras HC: Parents Should Consciously Refrain from Influencing Matrimonial Life of Their Children(10.07.2018)

Madras High Court has observed that parents should consciously refrain from influencing the matrimonial life of their children.

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Madras High Court Stays Order to Revise JEE Advanced Rank List(11.07.2018)

Madras High Court has stayed an order given by single judge bench to re-issue the rank list for JEE Advanced exam.

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Tamil NEET Exam: Madras High Court Orders CBSE to Give 196 Grace Marks(11.07.2018)

Madras High Court has ordered CBSE to grant 196 marks, 4 marks each for 49 erroneous questions, in Tamil version of this year's NEET to those who took.....

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No Exemption for Woman to Appear Before Enforcement Directorate: Madras High Court(13.07.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed the challenge made by Senior Advocate Nalini Chidambaram against the summons issued under Section 50 of Prevention of .....

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Father’s Name Optional in Birth Certificate: Madras High Court(16.07.2018)

Madras High Court has ruled that mentioning the father’s name in birth certificates is optional and women who decide to raise children with their own .....

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Panchayats Can Give Building Approvals: Madras High Court(16.07.2018)

Madras High Court has held that panchayats can use their executive authority and sanction building approvals in their territory, after a compulsory co.....

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It is the Government’s Duty to Ensure That Every Police Personnel Gets a Day Off: Madras High Court(20.07.2018)

Madras High Court has recommended that the extra Rs. 200 paid to police officers who work during their day offs be restricted to just once every month.....

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Indian IDs Won’t Confer Citizenship on Foreigners: Madras High Court(23.07.2018)

Madras High Court has ruled that aadhaar card, driving licence, marriage registration document and even voter identity card will not confer Indian cit.....

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Admission to LLB Course Can’t Be Denied for Clearing SSLC Privately: Madras High Court(23.07.2018)

Madras High Court has held that a candidate who obtains the Secondary Certificate or Higher Secondary Certificate without prosecuting a regular course.....

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Madras High Court Quashes Lookout Notice Against Karti Chidambaram(24.07.2018)

Madras High Court has set aside a lookout notice issued by Central Bureau of Investigation to all airports against Karti Chidambaram, son of former fi.....

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Madras High Court Sets Aside Order Discharging Maran Brothers in Telephone Exchange Case(26.07.2018)

Madras High Court has set aside a lower court order discharging all the accused, including the Maran brothers, in the alleged illegal telephone exchan.....

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Madras High Court Rejects Hyundai Motor's Plea on 'Anti-competitive' Practices(30.07.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed an appeal filed by Hyundai Motor India Ltd, assailing the decision of Competition Commission of India to investigate t.....

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Community Certificate from Another State Cannot Be Used to Gain Admission in TN: Madras HC(31.07.2018)

Madras High Court has ruled that students who have secured a community certificate from another state cannot use the same to secure MBBS admission und.....

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Furnish Schedule for Holding Election to Local Bodies: Madras High Court(01.08.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the Commissioner of State Election Commission to furnish the schedule for holding election to the local bodies in the S.....

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Madras High Court Disapproves Changing Birth Date in Class 10, 12 Certificates(07.08.2018)

Madras High Court has rejected the plea made by a woman to change the date of birth in class 10 and 12 school certificates on the basis that her paren.....

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Madras HC Sets Aside RoC’s Order Disqualifying Directors For Non-Filing of Financial Statements(08.08.2018)

Madras High Court has set aside the disqualification of directors of private companies for failure to file annual returns/ financial statement for thr.....

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Madras High Court Allows Karunanidhi Burial at Marina Beach(08.08.2018)

Madras High Court has allowed to allot space on the Marina beach for burial of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi.

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Madras High Court Directs Idol Wing Police to Probe Idol Theft at Srirangam Temple(10.08.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the Idol Wing police to conduct a probe into the alleged theft of idols and other antiquities from the famous Sri Ranga.....

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Justice V.K. Tahilramani Sworn-in Chief Justice of Madras High Court(13.08.2018)

Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani has sworn-in as Chief Justice of the Madras High Court.

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Madras High Court Allows Solar Import Release Without Paying Safeguard Duty(13.08.2018)

Madras High Court has permitted Shapoorji Pallonji Infrastructure to get its consignment of imported solar panels and modules from overseas released b.....

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Bombay High Court: No Encroachments Can be Allowed on Beach Fronts(13.08.2018)

Bombay High Court, while observing that citizens cannot be “inconvenienced” during their visit to city’s beaches, has said that no encroachments can b.....

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Madras High Court: Stop Sand Mining in Puzhal and Kannigaiperu Lakes(13.08.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the government to stop sand mining in Puzhal and Kannigaiperu lakes.

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Remove Chettinad Cements Encroachments on Government Land: Madras High Court(14.08.2018)

Madras High Court has directed Ariyalur district administration to remove within two weeks the encroachments made by Chettinad Cement Corporation and .....

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Madras High Court Issues Notice to Vedanta's Sterlite on Plea for Rs 7.5 bn Relief(14.08.2018)

Madras High Court has issued a notice to Vedanta group's Sterlite copper plant on a petition seeking Rs 7.5 billion towards the rehabilitation of peop.....

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Madras High Court: Depreciation Allowable on Non-Competent Fee and Brand Equity(14.08.2018)

Madras High Court has held that depreciation under Section 32 of Income Tax Act, 1961 is allowable on the non-competent fee and brand equity.

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Madras High Court Notices Centre, State Over Rahul Gandhi's Security Lapse(17.08.2018)

Madras High Court has ordered notices to Centre and State on a PIL seeking either a high-level or a judicial inquiry into security lapses during the v.....

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Vacancy Alone Cannot Justify Medical Admission: Madras High Court(20.08.2018)

Madras High Court has said that mere vacancy of seats cannot be a ground for a person securing lesser marks to get admission in medical courses while .....

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Madras High Court Puts SEBI on Notice in Multicrore Stock Trading Scam(20.08.2018)

Madras High Court has ordered notice to Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in connection with a suspected multicrore fraud involving Nation.....

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Faculty Cannot Pursue Full Time Course While Teaching: Madras High Court(20.08.2018)

Madras High Court has made it clear that the practice of a teacher or professor pursuing a full time course while simultaneously working as a faculty .....

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Madras High Court Rejects Traffic Ramaswamy’s Plea Seeking President’s Rule in TN(20.08.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed Traffic Ramaswamy’s plea seeking President’s Rule in the state of Tamil Nadu.

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Madras High Court Orders CBSE to Publicise "No Homework" Rule Upto Class 2(21.08.2018)

Madras High Court has ordered the Central Board of Secondary Education to publicise in media that stringent action would be taken against institutes n.....

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Madras High Court Notice to Centre on Plea Challenging Food Safety Rules(21.08.2018)

Madras High Court has issued a notice to the Union government on a petition from a farmer challenging the latest food safety rules which makes certifi.....

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Madras High Court Stays Acquisition of Land for Salem-Chennai Green E-way Project(22.08.2018)

Madras High Court has stayed acquisition of land for the eight-lane 274-km Salem-Chennai green expressway corridor until further orders.

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Madras High Court Accepts VHP Ritual to Reconvert Woman(23.08.2018)

Madras High Court, while accepting a "shuddhi ceremony" conducted by Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) to reconvert a Christian woman to Hinduism, has uphel.....

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Madras High Court: Schools Must Hire Physical Education Teachers(27.08.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the state government to make it compulsory for all schools having the strength of more than 50 and less than 250 studen.....

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Madras High Court Asks DGTR to Release Solar Cells Imported from China(29.08.2018)

Madras High Court has directed Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR), Union ministry of Commerce and Industry to release imported “solar cells’.....

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Madras High Court: Probe Cases Filed in SC on Behalf of Dead Woman(29.08.2018)

Madras High Court has directed police to conduct investigation against persons for taking Supreme Court for a ride by filing cases before the court on.....

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Madras High Court Directs NHAI to Make VIP Lanes in Toll Plazas Across India(30.08.2018)

Madras High Court has directed National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to take steps for providing a separate lane at toll plazas for VIPs, includ.....

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Remove Corrupt Vigilance Officials: Madras High Court(31.08.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the Commissioner of Greater Chennai Corporation to transfer all the officials presently serving in the vigilance cell o.....

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Madras High Court Upholds TN Govt's Decision to Ban Protests at Marina Beach(04.09.2018)

Madras High Court has upheld Tamil Nadu Government's decision to prohibit holding protests at Chennai's Marina Beach. The court observed that the beac.....

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Madras High Court Orders to Put on Hold Egg Purchase Tender(06.09.2018)

Madras High Court has directed authorities to keep in abeyance the tender process floated for procurement of 48 lakh eggs per day worth over Rs 200 cr.....

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Madras High Court: Encroachers of Water Bodies Shouldn’t Be Given Any Flood Relief Fund From Taxpayer(10.09.2018)

Madras High Court has issued a slew of directions to the District Collector to ensure that all such encroachments of water bodies in Chennai are evict.....

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Madras High Court Orders Tamil Nadu Govt To Let Disabled Candidate Join MBBS Course(10.09.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu Govt to admit a differently-abled MBBS aspirant to the course without insisting that she write the NEET .....

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Jayalalithaa Wealth Tax Case: Madras High Court Asks If Any Legal Heir Exists(11.09.2018)

Madras HC has asked I-T department if late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa had any legal heir or if she had left behind any will.

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Madras HC Orders Examination Of 9 Year Old Boy In Plea For Passive Euthanasia(12.09.2018)

Madras HC has directed a panel of medical experts to examine as early as possible, a 9-year-old boy whose father sought permission for his passive eut.....

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Madras High Court Stays Government Order On Admission In Minority Institutions(13.09.2018)

Madras High Court has stayed a state government order stipulating that all minority educational institutions should admit not less than 50% of student.....

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Madras High Court Restrains Warring Groups In Film And Television Producers Guild(13.09.2018)

Madras High Court has ordered that the warring groups in Film and Television Producers Guild of South India should neither conduct any meeting nor ope.....

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Madra HC Seeks Daily Details Of Probe Against CM Edappadi K Palaniswami(13.09.2018)

Madras HC has called for day-to-day details on the probe conducted by the directorate of vigilance and anti-corruption (DVAC) on the corruption allega.....

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Madras HC Seeks Report From Tuticorin SP On Police Excess(13.09.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the Tuticorin SP to file a counter report in response to a petition which alleged that a sub-inspector hurled casteist .....

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Uttarakhand HC Orders Rs 2 Crore Relief To Widow Of Slain Doctor(13.09.2018)

Uttarakhand HC has directed the state government to pay compensation of Rs 1,99,09,000 to the widow of Dr Sunil Kumar, who was shot dead while on duty.....

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Madras HC Dismisses PIL Challenging Vinayaka Chathurti Festival Regulations(14.09.2018)

Madras HC has dismissed a PIL challenging some regulations on installation and worship of Vinayakar idol, and its immersion in relation to Vinayaka Ch.....

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Constitution of GST AAR Challenged by Revenue Bar Assn: Madras HC Issues Notice(14.09.2018)

Madras HC has issued notice on a writ petition filed by Revenue Bar Association challenging the constitution of Authority for Advance Rulings & Appel.....

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Madhya Pradesh High Court Upholds Total Prohibition of Plastic Carry Bags in State(17.09.2018)

MP HC has dismissed writ petitions challenging the total prohibition brought vide Madhya Pradesh Jaiv Anaashya Apashishta (Niyantran) Sanshodhan Adhin.....

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Madras HC Directs Stipulation of Outer Time Limit for Filing Counter Affidavits in Writ Petitions(17.09.2018)

MP HC has observed that it is frequently noticed that the counter affidavits and related documents are not filed in large number of writ petitions now.....

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Madras High Court Initiates Suo Moto Contempt Proceedings Against H Raja(18.09.2018)

Madras High Court has initiated suo moto contempt proceedings against BJP national secretary H Raja, for his alleged derogatory remarks against judici.....

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Charging People U/S 295 IPC for Questioning Superstitions Violates Articles 14 & 19: Bombay HC(18.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has ruled that charging people under Section 295 of Indian Penal Code merely for questioning superstition and traditional authority .....

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Ban Cone Speakers within Chennai: Madras High Court(19.09.2018)

Madras High Court has warned that it would be constrained to summon Commissioner of Police if the officer does not make sure that the banned cone spea.....

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'Good Shepherd Convent' Land Not for Metro Now: Madras High Court(19.09.2018)

Madras High Court has restrained the authorities from issuing any notification for acquiring land belonging to Good Shepherd Convent in Nungambakkam f.....

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Let New College Principal Work Sans Interference, Madras High Court Tells Madras University(19.09.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the University of Madras not to interfere with the continuance of A.Abdul Jabbar, the present principal of the New Coll.....

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Entry into Reserve Forest Area Prohibited by Madras High Court(20.09.2018)

Madras High Court has prohibited any person including members of the Nilgiris Wildlife and Environment Association from entering into the reserve fore.....

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Entry into Reserve Forest Area Prohibited by Madras High Court(20.09.2018)

Madras High Court has prohibited any person including members of the Nilgiris Wildlife and Environment Association from entering into the reserve fore.....

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Madras High Court Allows Ola to Operate at Chennai Central for 6 Months(20.09.2018)

Madras High Court has allowed Ola Cabs to operate cab services at Chennai Central for six months while rejecting writ petitions by two call taxi firms.....

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Madras High Court Slams ‘Mechanical’ Mylapore Priests for Laxity in Reporting Idol Thefts(20.09.2018)

Madras High Court has slammed the priests of the Kapaleeswarar temple in Mylapore, Chennai, for their laxity in reporting the theft of idols that took.....

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Supreme Court Asks Maharashtra Police to Present ‘Best Evidence’ Against Arrested Activists(20.09.2018)

SC has demanded that Maharashtra police present their “best evidence” against five arrested activists who have moved court against their “random” arre.....

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Chennai-Salem Project: Madras High Court Asks Government Not to Create Problem(21.09.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the state government not to precipitate any problem, pursuant to the proposed acquisition of land for the multi-crore C.....

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Madras High Court Acquits Accused and Makes Witness Take His Place(24.09.2018)

Madras High Court has acquitted a convict from all charges levelled against him in a child rape case and ordered de novo trial by implicating one of t.....

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Government Letter Cannot Override Government Order: Madras High Court(24.09.2018)

Madras High Court has held that a government letter cannot override a Government Order while disposing of a retired teacher’s petition seeking directi.....

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No Disqualification to Inherit Property When There Is Clear Acquittal by HC: Madras HC(25.09.2018)

Madras High Court has held that there would be no disqualification in inheriting the property, when a murder accused though convicted by the trial cou.....

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Encroachments Violate Citizens’ Rights: Madras High Court(25.09.2018)

Madras High Court has observed that it is the duty of local bodies to maintain government lands and properties, as these are for public welfare scheme.....

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Pay Compensation for Vardah Quickly: Madras High Court to Government(25.09.2018)

Madras high court has directed Tamil Nadu government to expedite the process and provide Rs. 4 lakh compensation as announced by the government to fam.....

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Pay Compensation for Vardah Quickly: Madras High Court to Government(25.09.2018)

Madras high court has directed Tamil Nadu Government to expedite the process and provide Rs. 4 lakh compensation as announced by the government to fam.....

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Calcutta HC Sets Aside Rape Conviction, Says Marriage Promise Wasn’t Necessarily False(25.09.2018)

Calcutta High Court has allowed an appeal filed by a man convicted of rape by establishing sexual relations with a woman on false promise of marriage,.....

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Madras High Court Cracks Down on Demonstrators at India Yamaha Motor Ltd.(26.09.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the police department to ensure that demonstrations and lawful trade union activities were held 200 metres away from th.....

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Collector Told to Act Tough on Encroachers by Madras High Court(26.09.2018)

Madras High Court has directed Coimbatore Collector to initiate disciplinary proceedings under the provisions of TN Civil Services (Discipline and App.....

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Sasikumar Murder Case: Madras High Court Grants Bail to Mubarak(26.09.2018)

Madras high court has granted bail to Mubarak alias Mohammed Mubarak, arrested by the National Investigation Agency in connection with the murder of H.....

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Madras High Court Puts on Hold Commissioning of Desalination Plant in Chennai(27.09.2018)

Madras High Court has restrained Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board from issuing work order to successful bidder of the contract for.....

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Refrain From Arresting Tenant Farmer Protesting Peacefully: Madras High Court(27.09.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the police to refrain from taking the extreme step of arresting and detaining farmers indulging in peaceful protest aga.....

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Check Whether Schools Follow Circular Properly: Madras High Court(27.09.2018)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu Government to make surprise checks to verify whether schools implemented the no homework rule upto class II .....

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Madras High Court Pulls Up Southern Railway for Unclean Coaches(28.09.2018)

Madras High Court has indicted the GM of Southern Railways for not providing minimum cleanliness to passengers and observed that at least a basic leve.....

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Service Tax Due But Not Collected, Eligible for Income Tax Deduction: Bombay HC(28.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that the Service Tax due but not actually collected from customers and not remitted to the Central Government cannot be dis.....

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Madras High Court Asks AIADMK to Remove Illegal MGR Banners from Chennai(01.10.2018)

Madras High Court has directed removal of all unauthorised banners erected across the city in connection with the valedictory function of the centenar.....

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Raise Qualifying Marks for Pursuing Medical Courses Abroad: Madras High Court to MCI, Centre(01.10.2018)

Madras High Court has asked the Medical Council of India (MCI) to raise the minimum qualifying marks for foreign medical education aspirants and restr.....

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Madras High Court Restrains 3 Lawyers Facing Allegations from Practising(03.10.2018)

Madras High Court has restrained three advocates from practising in any court in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry pending disposal of a petition seeking acti.....

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Remove Caste from Names of Roads: Madras High Court(03.10.2018)

Madras High Court has directed authorities to remove the reference to any caste in the names of roads and streets in Thesur town panchayat in Tiruvann.....

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Protect Taxpayers' Money, Spend Judiciously: Madras High Court(03.10.2018)

Madras high court has said that powers under Constitution are provided to administrators to protect tax payers money and pointed out that tax payers m.....

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Groundwater Extraction: Madras High Court Directs Tamil Nadu Not to Grant Licenses for Commercial Use(04.10.2018)

Madras High Court has upheld the orders of State government imposing certain restrictions on extraction of groundwater for commercial purposes by esta.....

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Madras HC Grants Interim Stay on State Order Cancelling Land Allotment to Vedanta Plant(04.10.2018)

Madras has ordered an interim stay on the cancellation of land allotted for expansion of Vedanta's south Indian copper smelter, in a relief to the con.....

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Madras HC Grants Interim Stay on State Order Cancelling Land Allotment to Vedanta Plant(04.10.2018)

Madras High Court has granted interim stay on a state government order cancelling land allotment of 342.2 acres to the Vedanta group's copper plant in.....

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TDS Can’t be Recovered from Employee in Case of Default by Employer: Gujarat HC(04.10.2018)

Gujarat High Court has held that the tax department cannot recover tax from the deductee/employer for the fault of the deductor/employer to remit the .....

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Madras High Court Orders Law University to Remove Teachers Appointed in Violation of UGC Rules(05.10.2018)

Madras High Court has held that appointments to certain teaching staff posts were made in law colleges affiliated to Dr Ambedkar Law University in vio.....

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Madras High Court Stays Proceedings in Defamation Case Against MK Stalin(08.10.2018)

Madras High Court has stayed further proceedings in a defamation case against DMK chief MK Stalin filed in 2012.

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Madras High Court Directs State to Allot Alternate Land to TNSTC-Tirunelveli(08.10.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the state to allot alternate land to the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC), Tirunelveli, in lieu of the 0......

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Madras High Court Stays SIPCOT’s Order Cancelling Land Allotment(09.10.2018)

Madras High Court has ordered an interim stay on the cancellation order passed by SIPCOT against land allotment to Vedanta Group’s copper smelter unit.....

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Madras HC Directs College to Issue 'Persons Studied in Tamil Medium' Certificate to Student(09.10.2018)

Madras High Court has allowed a petition filed by a Madurai-based law graduate who studied in Tamil seeking direction to a college to issue ‘Persons S.....

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Madras High Court Orders Probe into Officials’ ‘Unholy Nexus’ with Encroachers(09.10.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the Secretary and Commissioner, Land Administration department, to conduct an inquiry into the lapses on the part of th.....

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Madras High Court Gives 100 Flower Shops 48 Hours to Close(10.10.2018)

Madras High Court has set a 48-hour ultimatum for more than 100 flower shops operating from Flower Bazaar near Broadway to shut permanently.

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Madras High Court Suggests Government Aid for Fishermen to Fix Transponders in Boats(11.10.2018)

Madras High Court has opined that the government should come forward to provide financial assistance to the fishermen by extending the subsidy to the .....

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Petitions U/S 482 CrPC to be Filed Only After Completion of 15 Days: Madras High Court(12.10.2018)

Madras High Court has issue directives that petitions under Section 482 CrPC challenging refusal by SHO to record information to be filed only after c.....

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Madras High Court Seeks Report on Elephant’s Health Used at Samayapuram Temple(12.10.2018)

Madras High Court has expressed displeasure over use of elephants at temples and also sought report on Masini, an elephant at the Samayapuram temple,.....

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Determine Antiquity of Idols: Madras High Court Tells ASI(12.10.2018)

Madras High Court has issued a direction to Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) officials to complete the exercise of determining the antiquity of ov.....

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Madras High Court Orders CBI Probe Against Tamil Nadu CM on Graft Charges(15.10.2018)

Madras High Court has ordered CBI probe into allegations of corruption against Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami in awarding highway and road expa.....

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Madras High Court Dismisses Woman's Claim of Being Jayalalithaa's Daughter(15.10.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed a petition of a woman, who claimed that she was the biological daughter of late chief minister Jayalalithaa, stating t.....

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New Secretariat Matter: Madras High Court Calls for Status Quo(15.10.2018)

Madras High Court has ordered maintenance of status quo in the matter relating to the enquiry being conducted by the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti.....

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Madras High Court Extends Relief to Chidambaram’s Relatives Till Nov. 2(15.10.2018)

Madras High Court has extended an interim order dispensing with the appearance of former Union Minister P. Chidambaram’s family members before a speci.....

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Madras High Court Cancels Bail of Jeweller Who Defrauded Bank(15.10.2018)

Madras High Court has cancelled the bail granted by a trial court to a city based jeweller who allegedly duped Karnataka Bank of Rs 20.55 crore by ple.....

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Dayanidhi Maran Case: Madras HC dismisses Petition challenging Re-Assessment(15.10.2018)

Madras High Court has refused to interfere with re-assessment proceedings against the former Union Minister Dayanidhi Maran in a petition challenging .....

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Madras HC Dismisses PIL Seeking Uniform Rate of Food Items in Different Hotels and Restaurants(17.10.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation seeking uniform rates of food items (vegetarian and non-vegetarian) in different hotels, .....

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Madras High Court Bans Online Sale of Firecrackers Till Nov 15(17.10.2018)

Madras High Court has passed an interim order staying online sale of firecrackers till November 15.

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No Scheduled Caste Status for Buddhist Adi Dravidars: Madras High Court(18.10.2018)

Madras High Court has noted that Buddhism has never advocated casteism in its ideology and preaching and also observed that there was no entry of Budd.....

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NGT Junks Plea Against Banning Spray of Disinfectants in Aircrafts(18.10.2018)

NGT Junks Plea Against Banning Spray of Disinfectants in Aircrafts.

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Madras High Court Says Courts Should Refrain from Interfering in Religious Practices(22.10.2018)

Madras High Court has refused to stay appointment of new pontiff to Srirangam mutt and asserted that it's high time secular courts refrained from inte.....

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Third Party PIL is Not Maintainable: Madras High Court(22.10.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed a PIL which sought a direction to the authorities to withdraw the permission granted for running the Good Shepherd Mat.....

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Madras High Court Closes Contempt Proceedings Against H Raja After His Apology(23.10.2018)

Madras High Court has closed the suo moto contempt proceedings against BJP national secretary H Raja for his alleged derogatory remarks against judici.....

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Madras High Court Reduces Sri Venkateshwara Medical College Management Quota by Five Seats(24.10.2018)

Madras High Court has reduced five seats from the quota allotted to Sri Venkateshwara Medical College Hospital & Research Centre at Ariyur in Puducher.....

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'It's a Miracle', Says Madras HC as Condition of 9-Year-Old Boy Seeking Euthanasia Improves(25.10.2018)

Madras High Court has termed the improvement shown by the 9-year-old boy, whose father sought permission for his passive euthanasia on the ground that.....

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Madras High Court Upholds Disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs of Tamil Nadu Assembly(25.10.2018)

Madras High Court has upheld the decision of Tamil Nadu assembly speaker to disqualify 18 MLAs of AIADMK.

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Madras High Court Dismisses PIL Seeking Regulations on Filing and Withdrawal of PILs(29.10.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed public interest litigation filed by a ‘magazine editor’ who sought regulations on filing and registration of PILs and .....

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Madras High Court Asks Tamil Nadu for Information on Medical College Intake to Aid Medicos(29.10.2018)

Madras High Court has asked the government to reveal the seat and intake details of government medical colleges to the Medical Council of India, so th.....

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Madras High Court Rejects Yacht Club Plea to Retain Leased Land(29.10.2018)

Madras High Court has turned down the club's plea challenging the eviction notice issued by the state in a legal battle initiated by the Royal Madras .....

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Extramarital Affair Alone is Neither Cruelty Nor Abetment of Suicide: Madras High Court(29.10.2018)

Madras High Court has held that a man’s extra-marital affairs cannot be a ground for abetting his wife to commit suicide and has set aside the orders .....

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Madras High Court Asks DC to Take Action Against Theatres Screening Over Four Shows.(31.10.2018)

Madras High Court has directed district collectors to take action against the owners violating provisions of Cinematorgraphic Act and its rules.

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Madras High Court Grants Interim Injunction Against Online Medicine Sale(01.11.2018)

Madras High Court has granted interim injunction restraining online sale of medicines till November 9 on a petition filed by the Tamil Nadu Chemists a.....

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Ayanavaram Minor Girl Gangrape Case: Madras High Court Dismisses Plea for CBI Probe(01.11.2018)

Madras Hhigh Court has dismissed a plea moved by 14 accused in the Ayanavaram child gang rape case, seeking a CBI probe into the allegations.

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Madras High Court Acquits 21 Students of All Charges in Law College Clash(01.11.2018)

Madras High Court has acquitted and quashed all charges of 21 Students in law college clash who were earlier sentenced to 3 years of imprisonment for .....

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Madras High Court Acquits 21 Students of All Charges in Law College Clash(01.11.2018)

Madras High Court has acquitted and quashed all charges of 21 Students in law college clash who were earlier sentenced to 3 years of imprisonment for .....

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Black Money Case: Madras High Court Quashes Criminal Prosecution Against P Chidambaram's Kin(03.11.2018)

Madras High Court has quashed a criminal prosecution initiated by the income tax department under the Black Money Act against kin of P. Chidambaram.

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Trend of Girls Eloping with Aged and Married Men Shocking: Madras High Court(03.11.2018)

Madras High Court has expressed its shock over increasing incidents of minor girls eloping with married and old persons and observed that by such elop.....

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Basic Amenities Must be Provided to Prisoners: Madras High Court(06.11.2018)

Madras High Court has made it clear that the State is bound to provide water, medical care, clothing and other basic amenities to the prisoners.

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Madras HC Dismisses Maran Brothers' Plea in Telephone Exchange Case(12.11.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed the petitions of former union telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanidhi Maran and other accused in the '.....

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'Sarkar' Controversy: Madras HC Directs TN Police Not to Arrest Film Director Till Nov. 27(12.11.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu police not to arrest “Sarkar” movie director A R Murugadoss till November 27.

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Madras HC Absolves Doctor Accused of Gross Negligence for Death of Woman Given Nitrous Oxide(14.11.2018)

Madras High Court has set aside the criminal proceedings initiated against a government doctor in a case accusing him of gross negligence for causing .....

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Why No Spoken English in Government Schools: Madras High Court(14.11.2018)

Madras High Court has hoped that the state would turn its full attention to introducing spoken English course to students of Tamil medium schools run .....

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Madras High Court Stays NGT Penalty on Tamil Nadu Government(14.11.2018)

Madras High Court has stayed Rs. 2-crore penalty imposed by the National Green Tribunal on the Tamil Nadu Public Works Department for failing to initi.....

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Madras High Court Restrains 42 Cable, Net Service Providers from Screening Kaatrin Mozhi(15.11.2018)

Madras High Court has restrained 42 cable and internet service providers from screening Tamil film “Kaatrin Mozhi” which is scheduled to be released o.....

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Madras High Court Directs Authority to Destroy Pro-LTTE Books of Pazha Nedumaran(16.11.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the authorities to destroy over 1,700 copies of books written by pro-Tamil leader Pazha Nedumaran in support of the ban.....

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Stop Giving Electricity to Buildings that Violate Plan: Madras High Court(20.11.2018)

Madras High Court has said that authorities must disconnect electricity connection of such buildings that are built in violations of approved plans.

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Madras High Court Restrains Tamil Nadu Government from Inaugurating MGR Centenary Arch(21.11.2018)

Madras High Court has allowed the Tamil Nadu Government to go ahead with the construction of MGR Centenary Arch in Chennai, but restrained from inaugu.....

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SC Sets Aside Madras HC Order Awarding Extra Marks to Those Who Took NEET Exam in Tamil(23.11.2018)

Supreme Court has set aside a Madras High Court order that directed Central Board of Secondary Examination (CBSE) to award 196 marks to candidates who.....

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Don’t Give Free Rice in Tamil Nadu: Madras High Court(26.11.2018)

Madras High Court has pulled up Tamil Nadu Government for distributing rice free of cost to all people in the state irrespective of their socio-econom.....

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Provide Interim Relief in a Week to Victims of Cyclone Gaja: Madras High Court to Centre(28.11.2018)

Madras High Court has directed Centre to announce interim relief for victims of Cyclone Gaja within a week of receiving the interim damage assessment .....

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Madras High Court Extends Interim Stay on Proceedings Against Selvam(28.11.2018)

Madras High Court has extended till January 8, 2019, the interim stay of all further proceedings in 12 defamation cases pending against S. Selvam, pri.....

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Madras High Court Extends Interim Stay on Proceedings Against Selvam(28.11.2018)

Madras High Court has extended till January 8, 2019, the interim stay of all further proceedings in 12 defamation cases pending against S. Selvam, pri.....

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Idol Theft Case: Madras HC Grants Anticipatory Bail to Venu Srinivasan(29.11.2018)

Madras High Court has granted anticipatory bail to TVS Motor chairman Venu Srinivasan and Tamil Nadu chief stapathy Muthiah in an idol theft case in S.....

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Madras HC Grants Two Weeks’ Parole to Life Convict for Conjugal Visit(03.12.2018)

Madras High Court has granted two weeks’ parole to a life convict for the purpose of conjugal visit and also observed conjugal visits for prisoners le.....

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Madras HC Orders for 16 Year Old to Take Part in BAMS Course Counselling(04.12.2018)

Madras High Court has ordered the Directorate of Indian Medicine and Homeopathy to permit a 16-year-old student to take part in the counselling for B......

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SC Dismisses Plea Against Appointment of Madras HC Judge(04.12.2018)

Supreme Court has dismissed the petition challenging elevation of Justice Subramonium Prasad as an Additional Judge of the Madras High Court in June t.....

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Madras High Court Stays Proceedings in Defamation Case Against MK Stalin(04.12.2018)

Madras High Court has stayed proceedings in a criminal defamation case against DMK president MK Stalin over remarks made by him against Tamil Nadu Chi.....

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Clean Up Marina Beach by New Year: Madras High Court(06.12.2018)

Madras High Court has asked the Greater Chennai Corporation to come up with a comprehensive plan on cleaning the beach with the assistance of NGOs and.....

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Vehicle Documents can be Shown in Electronic Form: Madras High Court(07.12.2018)

Madras High Court has ruled that drivers can show vehicle documents in electronic form when demanded by police or any other official, as stated in a U.....

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Madras HC Stays Permission for Art of Living Event at Thanjavur Heritage Temple(10.12.2018)

Madras High Court has issued an interim stay for a two-day event on meditation organized by the Art of Living foundation at Brihadisvara temple in Tha.....

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Madras High Court Directs Centre to Disburse Funds for SC/ST Students(10.12.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the Central Department of Finance to allocate funds of Rs 822.91 crore, enabling the Department of Social Justice and E.....

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Prior Permission Mandatory for Erecting Flag Poles: Madras High Court(10.12.2018)

Madras High Court has directed local administration department authorities to ensure that no one can erect flag poles or arches along/across public ro.....

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Won’t Stay HR&CE Inquiry into Idol Thefts: Madras High Court(10.12.2018)

Madras High Court has refused to stall the internal inquiry initiated by Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) Department against its offi.....

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Madras High Court Quashes Lower Court Order for Sasikala's Production(11.12.2018)

Madras High Court has set aside a lower court order directing Karnataka jail authorities to produce V K Sasikala, who is serving a four-year sentence .....

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Madras HC Sets Aside Order of Transferring Army Man to Jammu & Kashmir(13.12.2018)

Madras High Court has set aside an order transferring an army man in the last leg of his service and observed that it is the duty of the Army to motiv.....

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Madras HC Asks for Strict Action Against Milk Adulterators(13.12.2018)

Madras High Court has pulled up the authorities for their failure to take stringent action against adulterators and in preventing milk adulteration an.....

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Madras HC Quashes TN Govt's Order for Vigilance Probe Against MK Stalin(14.12.2018)

Madras High Court has set aside an order issued by the Tamil Nadu Government in September for a vigilance probe into the alleged irregularities in con.....

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Govt can Withdraw Power, Water, Ration Card from Encroachers: Madras HC(17.12.2018)

Madras High Court has said the government and its functionaries can take coercive steps, such as disconnection of electricity, water supply, and withd.....

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Madras HC Stays Probe Against ‘Sarkar’ Movie Director(17.12.2018)

Madras High Court has stayed the investigation in criminal cases registered against director of the movie “Sarkar”.

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Madras High Court Bans Online Sales of Medicines(18.12.2018)

Madras High Court has restrained online business in drugs and cosmetics until Central Rules in this regard are notified.

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Madras High Court Slams Tamil Nadu Govt for Failing to Check Illegal Mining(18.12.2018)

Madras High Court has pulled up Tamil Nadu Government for failing to curb illegal mining in the state and observed that mines and minerals are assets .....

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Madras HC Restrains Political Parties from Erecting Digital Banners on Roads in TN(20.12.2018)

Madras High Court has restrained all the political parties in Tamil Nadu from erecting digital banners and hoardings on arterial roads posing a risk t.....

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Madras HC Stays IT Demand Notices on Aircel, Dishnet Wireless(20.12.2018)

Madras High Court has stayed the notices issued by the Income Tax department to Dishnet Wireless Ltd and Aircel Ltd of Aircel for payment of Rs 32.24 .....

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Remove Trespassers from Cuddalore Temple Property in 2 Months: Madras HC(27.12.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the commissioner of Chidambaram municipality to take immediate steps to remove the illegal encroachments from the prope.....

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Madras HC Declines to Stay Implementation of TRAI Regulations for TV Services(29.12.2018)

Madras High Court has declined to stay implementation of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's March, 2017 regulations and tariff order relating.....

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Madras High Court Orders Autopsy of HIV-Infected Teenager to be Videographed(02.01.2019)

Madras High Court has ordered videography of the autopsy of a 19-year-old man, who committed suicide last week after he unknowingly donated HIV-infect.....

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Madras High Court Suggests Surrender of Passports from Loan Defaulters(02.01.2019)

Madras High Court has suggested that the Centre bring in appropriate amendments in the Passport Rules, so that banks and financial institutions can de.....

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Madras High Court Suggests Surrender of Passports from Loan Defaulters(02.01.2019)

Madras High Court has suggested that the Centre bring in appropriate amendments in the Passport Rules, so that banks and financial institutions can de.....

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Madras High Court Lifts Ban on Online Sale of Medicines(03.01.2019)

Madras High Court has stayed an order passed by a single judge on December 17 that banned the sale of medicines online and said that interim stay will.....

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Madras High Court Impleads I-T Department to Find Out Assets of Jayalalithaa(03.01.2019)

Madras High Court has impleaded Income Tax department to find out assets and liabilities of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in an appe.....

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Madras High court Suggests Making Uniform Syllabus Across Country(03.01.2019)

Madras High Court has observed that it is time that government introspected the need to make syllabus uniform across the country based on recommendati.....

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Madras High Court Upholds Order Refusing to Remand ‘Nakheeran’ Gopal(08.01.2019)

Madras High Court has refused to set aside an order passed by Chennai Metropolitan Magistrate refusing to remand ‘Nakheeran’ Gopal in a case booked un.....

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Madras High Court Orders Arrest of Tamil Nadu Higher Education Secretary(08.01.2019)

Madras High Court has ordered the arrest of Tamil Nadu's Higher Education Secretary Mangatram Sharma in a contempt of court case.

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Madras HC Asks Health Secretary to Resolve v Issue Within Time Frame(08.01.2019)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu health secretary to resolve government doctors’ pay parity issue within a time frame.

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Madras HC Expresses Anguish Over Poor Quality of Education in Tamil Nadu(09.01.2019)

Madras High Court has observed that the quality of education should be taken seriously and those educational institutions which violate the regulation.....

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A Non-Lawyer can also Make Submissions in Court with Permission: Madars HC(10.01.2019)

Madras High Court has observed that a court has the power to permit any person not enrolled as an advocate to put forth his submissions before a court.....

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Madras HC Stays Tamil Nadu Government Decision to Gift Rs. 1000 to Ration Card Holders(10.01.2019)

Madras High Court has stayed a scheme under which Rs. 1,000 cash was to be distributed as Pongal gift to all ration card holders in the state.

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Unveil MGR Arch, but don’t Inaugurate it Until Disposal of Plea: Madras HC(10.01.2019)

Madras High Court has said that state government can remove the net around the MGR Centenary Arch constructed on Kamarajar Salai, but no inauguration .....

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Stop Giving Alternative House Sites to Encroachers: Madras HC(10.01.2019)

Madras High Court has criticised state government's policy of providing alternative sites or houses for encroachers of public spaces and asked state t.....

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Madras HC Stays CCI Regulations Barring Parties from Interacting with Lawyers During DG Probe(11.01.2019)

Madras High Court has stayed the rules notified by the Competition Commission of India barring advocates from interacting with persons summoned by it .....

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Plastic ban: Madras High Court Says Authorities can Seize Only 14 Items Listed in Government Order(11.01.2019)

Madras High Court has directed government officials in Tamil Nadu not to seize plastic products other than the 14 items listed in the June 25, 2018 go.....

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Saradha Chit Fund Scam: Madras HC Grants Nalini Chidambaram Interim Protection from Arrest(14.01.2019)

Madras High Court has granted Nalini Chidambaram interim protection from arrest by the CBI in the Saradha chit fund case till she obtains regular anti.....

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Madras High Court Appoints Officials to Inspect Fares at Theatres in Madurai and Usilampatti(14.01.2019)

Madras High Court has appointed 23 advocate commissioners to carry out inspection regarding fares at cinema theatres in the city and Usilampatti.

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Madras HC Directs Registry to Upload Orders/Judgments Soon After Judges Sign Them(17.01.2019)

Madras High Court has directed its registry to upload judgments and orders soon after they are signed by the judges.

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Madras High Court Orders Collector to Evict Encroachers from Nilgiris Water Bodies(21.01.2019)

Madras High Court has directed Nilgiris Collector on January 11 to evict encroachers from public land, bus stands and water bodies in the district.

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Madras High Court Issues Notice to Centre on 10% Quota Law(22.01.2019)

Madras High Court has issued a notice to the Centre on a petition challenging the Constitution (One Hundred and Third Amendment) Act, 2019, which prov.....

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Idol Theft Cases: Madras HC Slams State for Not Complying with its Order(22.01.2019)

Madras High Court has pulled up state government for not complying its order, after the Special Officer IG Pon Manickavel appointed by the court to co.....

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Why haven't Polls been Held in 18 Constituencies: Madras High Court Asks CEC(23.01.2019)

Madras High Court has issued a notice to Tamil Nadu's chief election commissioner and chief electoral officer asking why elections for 18 constituenci.....

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Give Priority to Food Safety Cases: Madras HC to Lower Courts(23.01.2019)

Madras High Court has directed all subordinate courts, both civil and criminal, to give priority to food safety cases as they directly affect the heal.....

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Jayalalithaa can't be Termed a Convict in Assets Case: Madras HC(24.01.2019)

Madras High Court has held that former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa cannot be termed a convict in a disproportionate assets case and dismi.....

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Madras High Court Orders CBI Probe in Waqf Board College Recruitment Case(24.01.2019)

Madras High Court has ordered a CBI probe into the alleged irregularities in the recruitment of teaching and non-teaching staff at MSS Waqf Board Coll.....

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Madras High Court Seeks Report on Status of Police Reforms(30.01.2019)

Madras High Court has directed state government to file a status report on implementation of directions from the Supreme Court in 2006 on keeping the .....

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Madras HC Extendes Permission Given for Online Sale of Medicine till March 20(30.01.2019)

Madras High Court has extended permission given for online sale of pharmaceuticals till the 20th of March.

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Government Teachers shouldn't Agitate on Roads, They are Not Labourers: Madras HC(30.01.2019)

Madras High Court has pulled up protesting government teachers who are on indefinite strike along with other government employees and also said that b.....

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Madras HC Orders Closure of Liquor Shops Across State on Martyr's Day(31.01.2019)

Madras High Court has directed state to declare, 30th January, 2019, as a 'Dry Day' by closing all the liquor shops across the State, as a mark of res.....

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Madras HC Quashes FIR Against Bharathiyar University Vice Chancellor(31.01.2019)

Madras High Court has quashed FIR registered against A. Ganapathi, the Vice Chancellor of Bharathiyar University and pointed out that complainant has .....

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Madras HC Lifts Gag Order Imposed Against Minister for Milk & Dairy Development(31.01.2019)

Madras High Court has lifted a gag order imposed by a single judge restraining Minister for Milk and Dairy Development K.T. Rajenthra Bhalaji from mak.....

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Seal Hostels Running Without Licence: Madras High Court(01.02.2019)

Madras High Court has directed notice to state saying that women's hostels would have to register themselves within a month, failing which criminal ac.....

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Physical Presence of Couple Compulsory for Marriage Registration: Madras HC(04.02.2019)

Madras High Court has directed Inspector General of Registration to issue a circular making physical presence of parties to marriage mandatory for reg.....

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Exoneration in Departmental Proceedings Won't Lead to Dropping of Criminal Charges: Patna HC(04.02.2019)

Patna High Court has reiterated that exoneration in departmental proceedings ipso facto would not result into quashing of criminal prosecution against.....

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Negative Markings in Competitive Exams Bad in Law: Madras HC(04.02.2019)

Madras High Court has held that practice of awarding negative marks in competitive examinations should be done away with and also observed that deduct.....

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Wild Elephant Shouldn't be Put to Any Discomfort: Madras HC Tells Forest Department(05.02.2019)

Madras High Court has sought response from Tamil Nadu's principal conservator of forests by February 11 to a plea seeking a direction to prevent autho.....

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Madras HC Rejects PIL Seeking Direction to FM to Bring Back Black Money Stashed Abroad(05.02.2019)

Madras High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to Union Finance Ministry to take action on a representation for bringing back black money s.....

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Madras High Court Asks Pollution Body to Study Impact of Sterlite Plant on River(06.02.2019)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) to inspect the effluent of Sterlite plant and its impact on the Uppar river .....

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Madras HC Orders Providing Basic Facilities in Old Age Homes(06.02.2019)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu Government to inspect all old age homes in state and file a report, after a PIL was filed alleging that seni.....

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Madras HC Allows ICICI Bank to Recover Rs. 222 Crore Dues from Subhiksha Trading Services(07.02.2019)

Madras High Court, in a reprieve to ICICI Bank, has ruled that it finds no ground to interfere in order of Chennai Debts Recovery Appellate Tribunal .....

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Madras HC Suggests Use of UAVs to Curb Illegal Sand Mining in Tamil Nadu(07.02.2019)

Madras High Court has suggested use of either unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or satellite imagery to curb illegal sand mining in Tamil Nadu.

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Avoid Hasty ‘Friday Arrests’, Madras HC Tells Tamil Nadu police(07.02.2019)

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Deduction of 50% of Wages From Prisoners Unconstitutional: Madras HC(07.02.2019)

Madras High Court has held that Rule 481 of Tamil Nadu Prison Rules, 1983 is unconstitutional to the extent it provides for deduction of 50% of the wa.....

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Deduction of 50% of Wages From Prisoners Unconstitutional: Madras HC(08.02.2019)

Madras High Court has held that Rule 481 of Tamil Nadu Prison Rules, 1983 is unconstitutional to extent it provides for deduction of 50% of the wages .....

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Madras HC Stays Tender Notification Issued by Indian Ports Association(11.02.2019)

Madras High Court has stayed a tender notification of Indian Ports Association for selection of law firms for legislative drafting of proposed revamp .....

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Religious Events Organizers Should Make Sure There is No Denigration of Other Religion: Madras HC(12.02.2019)

Madras High Court has directed authorities to obtain a written undertaking from organizers of meeting of any religious group that they would ensure th.....

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Give Up Self Torturing Faith Based Practices: Madras HC(12.02.2019)

Madras High Court exhorted temple authorities to start thinking of giving up self-torturing faith based practices and said no God is expecting from an.....

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Attending Engagement of Son is a Ground to Grant Parole : Madras HC(12.02.2019)

Madras High Court has granted parole to a man to attend his son's engagement ceremony rejecting the State's objection attending engagement ceremony wa.....

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Attending Engagement of Son is a Ground to Grant Parole: Madras HC(12.02.2019)

Madras High Court has granted parole to a man to attend his son's engagement ceremony rejecting State's objection that attending engagement ceremony w.....

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Madras HC Rejects PIL to Allow Movie-Goers Take Own Food into Cinemas(12.02.2019)

Madras High Court has dismissed a petition seeking to allow movie-goers to take their own food into cinemas by saying no writ of mandamus can be issue.....

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Issue Rules for Registering Case Against Doctors: Madras HC(12.02.2019)

Madras High Court has directed Tamil Nadu Government to inform the guidelines framed through a government order, which should be strictly followed whi.....

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Provide Fishermen Maximum Subsidy for Transponders: Madras HC(12.02.2019)

Madras High Court has passed an order stating that Tamil Nadu Government should provide maximum subsidy to fishermen venturing into deep seas for GPS .....

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Madras HC Junks Plea Seeking Action for Not Playing National Anthem in Prime Minister's Presence(13.02.2019)

Madras High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking action against Tamil Nadu chief secretary for not playing national anthem at a recent function in which .....

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Close All Illegal Bars in Tamil Nadu: Madras HC(13.02.2019)

Madras High Court has directed secretary, home, prohibition and excise to close all illegal bars immediately and report to the court by February 20.

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Madras HC Asks for Details from Centre on Indians 'Victimised' Overseas(13.02.2019)

Madras High Court has directed Centre to apprise it of steps taken to ensure safety and well-being of Indians abroad and asked whether it has taken ef.....

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Madras HC Refuses to Stay Proceedings of Panel Probing Jayalalithaa Death(13.02.2019)

Madras High Court has refused to stay the proceedings of Justice Arumughaswamy Commission of Inquiry probing the death of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minist.....

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Madras HC Refuses to Stay Proceedings of Panel Probing Jayalalithaa Death(13.02.2019)

Madras High Court has refused to stay the proceedings of Justice Arumughaswamy Commission probing death of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalith.....

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Madras HC Says No to Banners on Jayalalithaa Birth Anniversary(14.02.2019)

Madras High Court has refused to permit two AIADMK district office bearers to erect digital banners in view of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s .....

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Madras HC Directs Installation of CCTV Cameras in All Govt Offices to Prevent Sexual Harassment(15.02.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that non examination of 'best witness' in Motor Accident Claim cases is not fatal and said that approach in examining evide.....

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Madras HC Formulates Guidelines for Cancelling Bail(15.02.2019)

Madras High Court has framed guidelines to be followed by executive magistrates while ordering detention or arrest of an accused for breach of bail bo.....

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Madras HC Recommends Installation of CCTV Cameras in Chambers of Higher Officials(15.02.2019)

Madras High Court has recommended chief secretary of Tamil Nadu to install CCTV cameras in official chambers and office rooms of all higher officials .....

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National Anthem is Not Mandatory at State Functions: Madras HC(18.02.2019)

Madras High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking action against health secretary of Tamil Nadu for failing to make arrangements to play National Anthem a.....

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CIVIL - Madras HC Suggests Confining Conduct of Jallikattu Events to One Month(19.02.2019)

Madras High Court has suggested that Tamil Nadu Government consider conducting jallikattu events in the Tamil month of Thai alone (from mid-January to.....

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MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION - Delhi HC Pulls Up TRAI Asks to Explain Deadline Extension of New Tariff Plan(19.02.2019)

Delhi High Court has asked the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to file an affidavit within a week explaining the reasons for extending th.....

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SERVICE - Madras HC Asks About Gap in Salaries of Government and Private Employees(19.02.2019)

Madras High Court has asked Tamil Nadu Government why there is such a big gap in salaries of employees of government and private companies while heari.....

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CRIMINAL - Madras HC Directs DGPs to Issue Instructions to File Chargesheet Within Stipulated Period(19.02.2019)

Madras High Court has directed DGPs of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry to instruct all their CoPs of cities and IGs of districts to issue appropriate direct.....

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CIVIL - Madras HC Seeks Number of Religious Places Using Cone Speakers(20.02.2019)

Madras High Court has sought a report from Director General of Police (DGP) regarding number of religious places violating norms on usage of cone-shap.....

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CIVIL - No More Appeals to Maintain Illegal Constructions: Madras HC(20.02.2019)

Madras High Court has condemned practice of allowing an encroacher to file an appeal to maintain an illegal construction under Section 113-C of TN Tow.....

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CIVIL - Send Adichanallur Samples for Carbon Dating to US: Madras HC(20.02.2019)

Madras High Court has asked Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to send two sets of samples taken in 2003 from the Adichanallur archaeological site f.....

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CIVIL - "Don't Precipitate Trail in Telephone Exchange Case": Madras HC to CBI(20.02.2019)

Madras High Court has orally directed CBI not to "precipitate" till further orders, the trial in a special court in the alleged illegal telephone exch.....

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CRIMINAL - "Don't Precipitate Trial in Telephone Exchange Case": Madras HC to CBI(20.02.2019)

Madras High Court has orally directed CBI not to "precipitate" till further orders, the trial in a special court in the alleged illegal telephone exch.....

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SERVICE - Transfer is Not Punishment, but Incidental to Service: Madras HC(21.02.2019)

Madras High Court has taken note that courts cannot intervene with administrative transfers particularly in uniformed services and said that transfers.....

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CIVIL - Madras HC Seeks External Affairs Ministry’s Response on Indian Sailors Missing in Russian Waters(21.02.2019)

Madras High Court has sought response of external affairs ministry on steps it has taken to find missing Indian sailors in Russian waters.

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CIVIL - Why Check Dams are Not Constructed to Preserve Water: Madras HC(22.02.2019)

Madras High Court has posed a series of questions to government regarding check dams in state and observed that successive governments in Tamil Nadu h.....

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CRIMINAL - Madras HC Takes Notice of 1.7 Lakh Cases Not Taken on File, Issues Directions(25.02.2019)

Madras High Court has issued a slew of directions to Magistrates and Police after it took notice of act of Magistrates in not taking 1,72,602 cases o.....

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CIVIL - Panel can Continue to Probe J Jayalalithaa Death: Madras HC(25.02.2019)

Madras High Court has made it clear that there was no impediment to Justice A Arumughasamy Commission continuing its inquiry into hospitalisation and .....

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CIVIL - Sharing Social Media Posts Akin to Endorsing Them: Madras HC(25.02.2019)

Madras High Court has rejected anticipatory bail plea of a BJP leader and observed that sharing social media posts or forwards is akin to endorsing th.....

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SERVICE - Madras HC Orders Files Withholding Transfer of Prison Personnel(26.02.2019)

Madras High Court has directed chief secretary and IG of Prisons, Puducherry, to submit the files related to withholding of transfer orders of prison .....

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CRIMINAL - Illegal Arrests are Worst Form of Violation: Madras HC(26.02.2019)

Madras High Court has observed that an illegal arrest is the worst form of violation of the liberty of a person and that is why Courts are repeatedly .....

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CIVIL - Madras HC Allows Tamil Nadu Assembly to Recover Salary Paid to Disqualified MLA(27.02.2019)

Madras High Court has allowed Tamil Nadu legislative assembly to recover a sum of Rs 21.58 lakh paid as salary and allowances to an MLA who was later .....

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CIVIL - Madras HC Asks for Status Report on City Roads(27.02.2019)

Madras High Court has expressed concern over non-maintenance of roads in the city and directed commissioner of Chennai corporation to file a status re.....

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CRIMINAL - Madras HC Issues Ultimatum to External Affairs Ministry Regarding Sailors Missing in Russian Waters(28.02.2019)

Madras High Court has warned secretary to external affairs ministry to submit a report on efforts taken to rescue missing Indian sailors in Russian wa.....

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CIVIL - Madras HC Issues Ultimatum to External Affairs Ministry Regarding Sailors Missing in Russian Waters(28.02.2019)

Madras High Court has warned secretary to external affairs ministry to submit a report on efforts taken to rescue missing Indian sailors in Russian wa.....

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CIVIL - Madras HC Refuses to Restrain NGO from Speaking Against SP Velumani(01.03.2019)

Madras High Court has refused to restrain an anti-corruption NGO from publishing or making any ‘defamatory’ statements or allegations of corruption ag.....

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CRIMINAL - Madras HC Sets Free HIV+ Man Convicted for Fraud(05.03.2019)

Madras High Court has granted liberty to a man who was convicted and sentenced to one month of imprisonment for swindling public money from a co-opera.....

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CIVIL - Madras HC Orders Release of Former AIADMK Minister K Ponnusamy’s Properties(05.03.2019)

Madras High Court has ordered release of properties belonging to the wife and daughter of former AIADMK minister K Ponnusamy, confiscated in connectio.....

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CIVIL - Madras HC Transfers Fake UGC Office Scam Probe to CB-CID(05.03.2019)

Madras High Court transferred the investigation into the fake University Grants Commission (UGC) office scam to CB-CID.

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CRIMINAL - Madras HC Transfers Fake UGC Office Scam Probe to CB-CID(05.03.2019)

Madras High Court has transferred the investigation into the fake University Grants Commission (UGC) office scam to CB-CID.

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CRIMINAL - Madras HC Scraps Petition to Put Off Distribution of Rs. 2,000(05.03.2019)

Madras High Court has dismissed plea challenging the state government’s decision to dole out Rs. 2,000 to below poverty line (BPL) families till the c.....

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CIVIL - Madras HC Scraps Petition to Put Off Distribution of Rs. 2,000(05.03.2019)

Madras High Court has dismissed plea challenging the state government’s decision to dole out Rs. 2,000 to below poverty line (BPL) families till the c.....

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CIVIL - Madras HC Refuses to Grant Interim Relief to Sterlite(05.03.2019)

Madras High Court has refused to grant interim relief to Vedanta’s Sterlite Copper unit, which has been shut for nine months now.

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FAMILY - Extramarital Affairs Dangerous Social Evil: Madras HC(07.03.2019)

Madras High Court has observed that extramarital affairs have become a social evil and asked Union ministry of family welfare about the possibility of.....

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CIVIL - Madras HC Refuses to Stay Tamil Nadu Govt's Rs. 2,000 Dole(08.03.2019)

Madras High Court has refused to restrain Tamil Nadu Government from distributing Rs 2,000 as a special one-time financial assistance to families livi.....

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CIVIL - Get Receipt of Written Instructions from Officials: Madras HC to Government Advoctaes(08.03.2019)

Madras High Court has said before making a statement before courts, government pleader and advocates must ensure receipt of written instructions from .....

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EDUCATION - TRB Scam: Madras HC Sets Aside Government’s Decision to Scrap Exams(08.03.2019)

Madras High Court has set aside Tamil Nadu Government’s decision to cancel examinations for recruitment of 1,058 lecturers in government polytechnics,.....

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SERVICE - TRB Scam: Madras HC Sets Aside Government’s Decision to Scrap Exams(08.03.2019)

Madras High Court has set aside Tamil Nadu Government’s decision to cancel examinations for recruitment of 1,058 lecturers in government polytechnics,.....

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CIVIL - Implement 3% Reservation for Physically Challenged Persons: Madras HC(11.03.2019)

Madras High Court has directed Chief Secretary to issue circular to all departments and government corporations to follow reservation for persons with.....

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SERVICE - Corruption is Spreading Like Cancer: Madras HC(12.03.2019)

Madras High Court has observed that courts cannot show any leniency or misplaced sympathy over charges of corruption, which is fast spreading like can.....

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CIVIL - Make Use of Drone Technology to Assess Quarrying: Madras HC(13.03.2019)

Madras High Court has directed state government to use drone technology, to determine the exact quantum of minerals quarried from the leasehold sites .....

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CRIMINAL - Madras HC Grants Bail to Nirmala Devi in MKU Sex Scandal(13.03.2019)

Madras High Court has granted bail to assistant professor Nirmala Devi who was arrested by CB-CID for luring college girls to do sexual favours for hi.....

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CRIMINAL - Pollachi Sex scandal: Madras HC says mainstream media 'deliberately avoids' Tamil Nadu(13.03.2019)

Madras High Court has slammed mainstream media for not covering Pollachi sex scandal as they did with the case of Nirbhaya, who was brutally raped by .....

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CRIMINAL - Pollachi Sex Scandal: Madras HC Says Mainstream Media 'Deliberately Avoids' Tamil Nadu(13.03.2019)

Madras High Court has slammed mainstream media for not covering Pollachi sex scandal as they did with the case of Nirbhaya, who was brutally raped by .....

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SERVICE - Suspension is Not Punishment: Madras HC(13.03.2019)

Madras high court has made it clear that suspension from service cannot be construed as punishment, as it is only an interim arrangement to keep publi.....

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SERVICE - Suspension from Service is Not Punishment: Madras HC(13.03.2019)

Madras High Court has made it clear that suspension from service cannot be construed as punishment, as it is only an interim arrangement to keep publi.....

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CIVIL - Expedite Survey on Encroachments: Madras HC(14.03.2019)

Madras High Court has directed relevant agencies of state government to complete process of survey of encroachments at public places and update record.....

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SERVICE - Madras HC Rejects Plea for DVAC Probe into Alleged Irregularities in Teachers’ Transfers(14.03.2019)

Madras High Court has rejected plea for an inquiry by Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) into alleged irregularities in transfer of g.....

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CIVIL - Madras HC Orders Arrest of Singaporean Vessels(14.03.2019)

Madras High Court has ordered the arrest of two Singaporean vessels after a compensation plea was moved on behalf of a 21-year-old Indian-origin seama.....

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CIVIL - Set Up Panel to Monitor Doctors: Madras HC(14.03.2019)

Madras High Court has suggested to state government to constitute a monitoring committee to supervise attendance and assess performance of its doctors.....

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ELECTION - Avoid Bringing Crowds to Rallies on Vehicles: Madras HC to Parties(15.03.2019)

Madras High Court has directed political parties to not bring crowds on hired vehicles for campaign rallies for the Lok Sabha elections.

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CIVIL - Madras HC Stays Proceedings Initiated Against Film and TV Producers’ Guild(15.03.2019)

Madras High Court has stayed all further proceedings pursuant to a notice issued by Registrar of Societies to Film and Television Producers Guild of S.....

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CIVIL - Freedom of Religion can't Trump Demands of Public Order: Madras HC(18.03.2019)

Madras High Court has observed that the right to freedom of religion cannot trump the demands of public order, while dismissing a plea against restric.....

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CRIMINAL - Madras HC Orders Rs. 25 Lakh Compensation for Pollachi Survivor(18.03.2019)

Madras High Court has ordered state government to give an interim compensation of Rs. 25 lakh to survivor of Pollachi rape case for revealing her iden.....

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MOTOR VEHICLES - No Limits on Compensation for Accident Death: Madras HC(18.03.2019)

Madras High Court has made it clear that utilizing multiple options to get compensation for death of a person in a motor accident, by their family, pa.....

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CRIMINAL - Madras HC Sentences Nine to Life Imprisonment in 'Dinakaran' Office Attack Case(22.03.2019)

Madras High Court has convicted nine people to life imprisonment in a case related to attack on office of Tamil daily 'Dinakaran' in 2007 in which thr.....

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CRIMINAL - Madras HC Sentences Nine to Life Imprisonment in 'Dinakaran' Office Attack Case(22.03.2019)

Madras High Court has convicted nine people to life imprisonment in a case related to attack on office of Tamil daily 'Dinakaran' here in 2007 in whic.....

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CRIMINAL - Madras HC Refuses to Quash Charges Against Dayanidhi Maran, Others in Telephone Exchange Case(22.03.2019)

Madras High Court has refused to quash charges framed against former Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Dayanidhi Maran, his bro.....

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ELECTION - Madras HC Dismisses Plea for ?1 Crore Compensation from ECI(22.03.2019)

Madras High Court has dismissed a writ petition filed by a member of Naam Tamilar Katchi seeking compensation of Rs. 1 crore from Election Commission .....

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COMPANY - Madras HC Grants Relief to Cognizant on Show Cause Notice by Registrar of Companies(22.03.2019)

Madras High Court has restrained Registrar of Companies from initiating criminal prosecution against IT major Cognizant Technology Solutions over alle.....

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DIRECT TAXATION - Salary Recd. By Missionaries/Nuns Subject To TDS Under Section 192 of IT Act: Madras HC(25.03.2019)

Madras High Court has ruled that Canon Law does not bind Income Tax Act and so salaries received by missionaries and nuns of Catholic Church for teach.....

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SERVICE - Madras HC Directs Reinstatement of Teacher Terminated 22 Years Ago(25.03.2019)

Madras High Court has came to the rescue of a 40-year-old secondary grade teacher whose services were terminated 22 years ago on the ground that her d.....

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CIVIL - Madras High Court Refuses to Grant Interim Relief to Vedanta(28.03.2019)

Madras High Court has refused to grant interim relief to Vedanta Ltd to take up maintenance work at its copper smelter plant in Thoothukudi.

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DIRECT TAXATION - Declare All Corrupt Babus, Judicial Officers Anti-Nationals: Madras HC(29.03.2019)

Madras High Court has said even judiciary is not exempted from clutches of corruption and that corrupt judicial officers and public servants should be.....

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SERVICE - Declare All Corrupt Babus, Judicial Officers Anti-Nationals: Madras HC(29.03.2019)

Madras High Court has said even judiciary is not exempted from clutches of corruption and that corrupt judicial officers and public servants should be.....

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CRIMINAL - Madras HC Grants Bail to Ex-HRCE Chief(29.03.2019)

Madras High Court has granted bail to N Veera Shanmuga Moni, former Commissioner of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) department, who .....

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SERVICE - Pension is Not a Concession but Right of Staff: Madras HC(29.03.2019)

Madras High Court has observed that pension is neither charity nor largesse to be claimed as a matter of concession and it is a right which is accrued.....

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CIVIL - Be very careful while driving: Madras HC to Motorists(30.03.2019)

Madras High Court has appealed to the motorists ‘with folded hands’ to be very careful while driving, as lives of not only their own, but also other i.....

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Madras HC Upholds Act Relating to Security of Women and Children in Hostels(01.04.2019)

Madras High Court has upheld the provisions of TN Hostels and Homes for Women and Children (Regulation) Act, 2014, and the Rules framed there under in.....

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GOODS AND SERVICES TAX: Food Supplied during Social Event at Club Attracts 12% GST: AAR(01.04.2019)

Advance Ruling Authority, West Bengal has held that if the food is supplied by way of or as part of the services associated with organizing social eve.....

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Madras HC Dismisses PIL Seeking Separate Election Manifesto for Each Constituency(03.04.2019)

Madras High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to Election Commission of India to mandate all the contesting candidates for Lok Sabha and S.....

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Madras HC Dismisses PIL Seeking Separate Election Manifesto for Each Constituency(03.04.2019)

Madras High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to Election Commission of India to mandate all the contesting candidates for Lok Sabha and S.....

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Madras HC Grants Status Quo on Kalaignar TV Tax Dispute Case(03.04.2019)

Madras High Court, in an interim relief to Kalaignar Television, has directed Income Tax department to maintain status quo on its arrears of tax deman.....

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Madras HC Directs Centre to Ban Downloading of TikTok App(04.04.2019)

Madras High Court has issued an interim direction to Central Government to prohibit downloading of TikTok mobile app and also issued directions prohib.....

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Madras HC Allows PG NEET Counselling to Continue(04.04.2019)

Madras High Court has directed directorate of medical education not to publish final list for NEET PG admissions in TN medical colleges, but has allow.....

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Madras HC Allows PG NEET Counselling to Continue(04.04.2019)

Madras High Court has directed directorate of medical education not to publish final list for NEET PG admissions in TN medical colleges, but has allow.....

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Madras HC Seeks Details of Fund Allotment for Siddha Development(05.04.2019)

Madras High Court has sought from Central and Tamil Nadu Governments details of fund allotment and utilization for development of Siddha medicine and .....

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Madras HC Cautions MK Stalin Against Linking CM to Kodanad Case(05.04.2019)

Madras High Court has cautioned DMK president MK Stalin that it will be constrained to vacate an interim stay order on defamation proceedings against .....

Tags : Madras High Court, MK Stalin, Edappadi K Palaniswami, Kodanad Estate murder-cum-robbery case

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Madras HC Rejects Plea Against AIADMK Poll Manifesto(05.04.2019)

Madras High Court has dismissed a PIL petition to declare as illegal the election manifesto of ruling AIADMK, in so far as it is related to the announ.....

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Jayalalithaa Death: Madras HC Refuses to Interfere with Justice Arumgasamy Commission Proceedings(05.04.2019)

Madras High Court has refused to interfere in probe conducted by Justice A Arumughaswamy Commission into causes that led to death of former Tamil Nadu.....

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Madras HC Tells TRB to Extend Tamil Medium Quota to 30 Applicants(08.04.2019)

Madras High Court has directed Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB) to extend reservation for more than 30 candidates who studied in Tamil medium (PSTM) a.....

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We Should Hang Our Face in Shame: Madras HC Frowns at Discrimination Against Widows(10.04.2019)

Madras High Court has frowned at the discrimination faced by widows in social and auspicious occasions and said that we should hang our face in shame.

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Provide Toll-Free Numbers in Schools: Madras HC(10.04.2019)

Madras High Court has directed school education department to provide within eight weeks, toll-free telephone numbers in schools and colleges to enabl.....

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Madras HC Stays Rs. 100 Crore Penalty by NGT on TN Govt. for Failure to Restore Chennai’s Waterways(10.04.2019)

Madras High Court has passed an interim stay on Rs. 100 crore penalty imposed by National Green Tribunal (NGT) on state, for failing to restore Chenna.....

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Madras HC Directs Govt to Take Action Against Teachers Who Take Private Tuitions(12.04.2019)

Madras High Court has directed Government to take action against government school teachers and teachers who are receiving salary from government who .....

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Refund Authority can’t Rectify Mistakes of Importer Under Customs Act: Madras HC(12.04.2019)

Madras High Court has held that a mistake committed by the importer can be corrected under Section 154 of Customs Act by the assessing officer and not.....

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RBI Employees are Not Central Government Servants: Madras HC(15.04.2019)

Madras High Court has held that employees of Reserve Bank of India cannot be called as Government employees and also observed that fact that Central G.....

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Consider Loss of Internal Organs as Disability: Madras HC(16.04.2019)

Madras High Court has ruled that loss of internal organs is a permanent disability and directed the government to amend the relevant rules accordingly.....

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Madras HC Refuses to Lift Ban on TikTok Download, Appoints Independent Counsel to Examine Case(17.04.2019)

Madras High Court has refused to lift ban against Chinese social media app, Tik Tok and directed to appoint senior advocate Arvind Datar as an indepen.....

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Implement Aadhaar Enabled Biometric Attendance System in All Govt Schools: Madras HC(17.04.2019)

Madras High Court has directed state government to implement Aadhaar enabled biometric attendance system in all government schools and government aide.....

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Madras HC Tells Teacher Get Aadhaar or Else Leave the Job(17.04.2019)

Madras High Court has held that, while rejecting a plea of a teacher challenging introduction of Aadhaar Enabled Biometric Attendance System in Govern.....

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Amend Employees State Insurance Act to Cover Internal Injuries: Madras HC(18.04.2019)

Madras High Court has recommended that Centre should amend the Employees State Insurance Act, 1948, to cover internal injuries suffered by employees.

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Madras HC Upholds President’s Decision to Cancel Vellore Poll(18.04.2019)

Madras High Court has dismissed two writ petitions filed against President’s decision to rescind poll notification for Vellore parliamentary constitue.....

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Assessee can’t Challenge Jurisdiction of AO if Not Objected Initiation of Re-Assessment: Madras HC(19.04.2019)

Madras High Court has ruled that an assessee cannot challenge jurisdiction of an assessing officer if objection against re-assessment is not initiated.....

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