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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 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 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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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: 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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: '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 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 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 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 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: 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: 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....