Madras HC rejects plea to stop probe by Arumughaswamy panel

The Madras High Court has rejected the plea by the Apollo Hospitals to stop the probe by the Justice Arumughaswamy Commission into the death of late chief minister J Jayalalithaa. Continue Reading

HC directs authorisation panel to allow man to donate kidney to mother

The Madras High Court has directed authorities to allow a 36-year-old man to donate a kidney to his mother, who is suffering from end stage renal failure, after he apprehended denial of permission because of a false declaration he had made in his eagerness to save her. Continue Reading

HC dismisses petition seeking stay on Rs 2,000 scheme

The Madras High Court today dismissed a petition seeking a stay order on the government’s Rs 2,000 special finance assistance scheme. The order by delivered by Justice S Manikumar and Justice Subramonium Prasad who were hearing case filed by Karunanidhi from Vilupuram. Continue Reading

HC orders thorough probe into Srirangam temple idol theft case

Tamilnadu idol wing police were yesterday directed by the Madras High Court to thoroughly probe a complaint filed in 2017 about the idol thefts in Sri Ranganathar temple in Srirangam.  Continue Reading

Consider students’ future, return to work: HC to striking teachers

Madras High Court judge on Monday requested the striking teachers to consider the future of the students keeping in mind the forthcoming examinations and inform the court whether it is possible for them to return to work today. Continue Reading

HC refuses to hear AIADMK lawyer’s plea against restricting Pongal cash gift

The Madras High Court has refused to hear a plea against the restriction it placed on distributing Rs 1,000 as Pongal gift to all ration card-holders in Tamilnadu.

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Petition filed against ban on ‘Viswasam’ release

A petition was filed on behalf of Sathya Jyothi Films in the Madras High Court today seeking to vacate the ban on the release of Ajith starrer Viswasam in Coimbatore, Tiruppur and Erode. Continue Reading

TN politicos, officials in fear as judges crack the whip

While the special court for cases against MPs, MLAs in Chennai is passing orders that have sent a chill down the spine of politicians, especially with Balakrishna Reddy losing his Minister post due to one such verdict, the Madras High Court, on the other hand, is sounding strong warning to top officials with its recent orders. Continue Reading