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

Art of Living says it didn’t break any rules in Thanjavur

Madras High Court has acknowledged that Art of Living had the necessary permissions to conduct the Vigyan Bhairvan event at Brihadeshwara temple complex in Thanjavur and also recognised the organisation’s decision to move the event to an alternate venue. Continue Reading

HC quashes criminal cases against 400 members of PFI

The Madras High Court has quashed criminal cases filed against 400 members of Popular Front of India (PFI) for staging a protest here without permission against the ban on the outfit by Jharkhand government in February this year. Continue Reading

Disabled-friendly buses in TN appear wholly inadequate: HC

Observing that the number of disabled friendly buses in Tamilnadu appeared to be wholly indequate, the Madras High Court Wednesday directed the state government and transport corporation to submit separate reports on the availability of such buses. Continue Reading

HC flays corporation over unauthorised banners

Flaying the Corporation of Chennai for continuously violating its orders on erecting digital banners, the Madras High Court Wednesday asked how it was allowed during observance of the second death anniversary of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. Continue Reading

Produce detailed records on MGR banners: HC to TN corpn

The Madras High Court Monday directed the city Corporation Commissioner to produce all relevant records relating to applications from the Tamilnadu government and political parties for erection of digital banners on the eve of MGR centenary celebrations. Continue Reading