HC directs TN govt to file status report on dengue by 15 Oct

The Madras High Court on Monday directed the Tamilnadu government to file a status report by October 15 on the steps taken to contain spread of dengue in the State. A division bench of Justices M Sathyanarayanan and
N Seshasayee also wanted a report on the measures taken to provide emergency medical attention to dengue affected patients. Continue Reading

Everyone’s responsibility

Now that the Madras High Court has lifted the ban on TikTok, users of the popular mobile application that allows people to create short lip-synced videos, are happy. But the concerns expressed by the court while banning the app on 3 April and lifting it on Wednesday still remain. Continue Reading

AIADMK adopting various tactics to make me join party: Deepa

The ruling AIADMK was allegedly adopting various tactics to put pressure on her to join the party to strengthen it, Deepa, niece of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa, informed the Madras High Court Monday. Continue Reading

Vadapalani apartment fire: HC asks tax amount to be given to victims

The Madras High Court today ordered that the tax money collected for an illegal building at Vadapalani all these years should be given as compensation to family members of victims who lost their lives in a fire mishap in the apartment in 2017. Continue Reading

HIV blood transfusion: Madras HC directs autopsy be video recorded

The 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-infected blood which was later transfused to a pregnant woman. 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

HC unhappy with reasons given for not removing digital banners

The Madras High court Tuesday said it was very much depressed over unjustified reasons given by authorities for failing to implement its orders on illegal digital banners for the past five years. Continue Reading

SC refuses to stay HC extension to top cop Pon Manickavel

When a petition filed by the Tamilnadu government, which shifted the cases to CBI, against the extension given to Pon Manickavel came up for hearing, a bench of Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice L Nageswara Rao refused to stay the High Court order. Continue Reading