‘Tamil Thai Vazhthu’ is prayer song, not National Anthem: High Court

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has ruled ‘Tamil Thai Vaazhthu’ is only a prayer song and not a National Anthem and hence, there is no need for every one to remain in standing posture when it is rendered. Continue Reading

YouTuber gets bail with strict warning

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has granted bail to YouTuber and Naam Tamilar Katchi (NTK) functionary ‘Sattai’ A.Duraimurugan in two cases registered against him for making derogatory remarks against Chief Minister M K Stalin and former DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi. Continue Reading

HC orders re-postmortem of TN fisherman allegedly killed by Lankan Navy

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has ordered re-post mortem on the body of fisherman, Raj Kiran, who died after a Sri Lankan patrol vessel hit the boat in which he was fishing. Continue Reading

Priest arrested for hate speech gets bail

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has granted conditional bail to a Roman Catholic priest who was arrested for his hate speech against Bharat Mata, Hindus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Continue Reading

Can’t stay ‘Ondriya Arasu’ reference: HC

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court today said it cannot issue a stay order on using the term ‘ondriya arasu’ (Union) instead of ‘mathiya arasu’ (Centre) to refer to the Union government. Continue Reading

Stay on PDS procurement: TN appeals against HC order

Tamilnadu government has filed an appeal against the Madras High Court’s stay order on tender for procuring dhaal and palmoil for ration shops. Continue Reading

Sathankulam cops produced before HC

Police personnel who were arrested in connection with the Saathankulam custodial deaths of trader P Jeyaraj and his son J Beniks at Sathankulam in Tuticorin district during last year, were produced before the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court today. Continue Reading

Madras HC’s Madurai bench agrees to give urgent hearing on online gambling

A representation was made at the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court requesting to ban online gambling games. Continue Reading