Editorial: Take them to task

For the second time in 30 days, the Madras High Court has pulled up May 17 Movement founder Thirumurugan Gandhi, facing a slew of cases over his remarks against the Centre and Tamilnadu government on various issues. Continue Reading

Jaya death probe: Apollo Hospitals goes on appeal in Supreme Court

Chennai: Apollo Hospitals has gone on appeal in the Supreme Court against the verdict of the Madras High Court in the late chief minister J Jayalalithaa death probe case. Continue Reading

Set up toll-free helpline for women students, says Madras High Court

The Madras High Court today said a toll-free number should be set up in schools, colleges and universities for students to report sexual harassment and has given eight weeks for the government to do this. Continue Reading

Highway or no way

The Madras High Court’s Monday order quashing the land acquisition process for the Rs 10,000 crore Salem-Chennai eight-lane green corridor project, holding that it required a mega realignment as the proposed route would have an adverse effect on environment, is a lesson to planners and officials. Continue Reading

In & out

On a day when Goondas Act was slapped against the men arrested in the shocking Pollachi sexual assault case, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court granted bail to Nirmala Devi, the prime accused in another sensational sexual case. Continue Reading

10% reservation case: HC asks Centre, Tamilnadu govt to reply in 2 weeks

The Madras High Court has sent notices to the Centre and Tamilnadu government, seeking a reply on the petition filed by the DMK in the 10 per cent reservation case for economically weaker sections (EWS). Continue Reading

Game & name

In an argument questioning the very way cricket is played and viewed in India, a petition in the Madras High Court has sought a direction to the authorities for initiating legal action against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for ‘allegedly representing the country without any proper official approval from the government’. Continue Reading

Vijaya Kamlesh takes oath as Madras HC Chief Justice

Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani was sworn-in as the Chief Justice of the Madras High Court by Governor Banwarilal Purohit at a ceremony here in Raj Bhavan Sunday. Continue Reading