Jun 09, 2021 09:26 PM IST
Justice S Vaidyanathan, before whom the petition came up for hearing recently, observed that the matter has to be referred to a larger bench to arrive at a finality.
- Jun 08, 2021 12:55 PM IST
Workers at the Indian unit of Renault-Nissan had asked the Madras High Court for operations to be halted, saying social distancing norms were being flouted and the risk to their lives outweighed the health benefits provided by the company.
- May 31, 2021 08:31 PM IST
The court also asked the company workers to resume duty on Tuesday and the state government to depute a senior officer to the factory to see the Covid-19 safety protocols there.
- May 23, 2021 01:45 PM IST
Renault-Nissan India and workers at its plant in the southern state of Tamil Nadu have been locked in a legal tussle after workers petitioned a court to halt operations because social distancing norms were being flouted and company-provided health benefits were outweighed by the risk to their lives.
- May 07, 2021 05:24 PM IST
"I have found that my values are not in consonance with the current functioning of the ECI; and hence I withdraw myself from the responsibilities of its panel counsel," advocate Mohit D Ram reportedly stated in his resignation letter.
- May 01, 2021 08:20 PM IST
The Madras HC had observed that the Election Commission “should be put on murder charges” for not taking action against political parties that flouted COVID-19 protocol while holding election rallies in poll-bound states at a time the country was seeing a surge in coronavirus cases.
- Apr 29, 2021 08:31 PM IST
The judge passed an interim order in a plea where a lesbian couple from Madurai had eloped and moved to Chennai and was seeking protection from their parents who objected to their relationship.
- Apr 28, 2021 01:25 PM IST
In India, COVID-19 cases started rising from the end of February and early March. With little or no social distancing, cases increased in all the states where polling took place. But, while the polls and rallies are being blamed for the surge in these battleground states, Maharashtra and Delhi are the two worst-affected states, which have seen a humongous rise in cases without having any polls or religious events.
- Mar 26, 2021 04:15 PM IST
The court, after taking note of the charges levelled by the petitioner, asked the Election Commission to submit a report by April 2.
- Mar 22, 2021 07:44 PM IST
Quashing a magistrate’s direction to take punitive action against those cutting cakes appearing like the tricolour, Justice N Anand Venkatesh said that such “hyper and surfeit nationalism goes against the prosperity of our nation".
- Dec 12, 2020 08:08 PM IST
The Court, while ruling that the action is "not maintainable and premature", clarified that proceedings may be initiated again if the authority concerned deemed the same is required after proper assessment.
- Jul 06, 2020 02:06 PM IST
The Vaiko-led party said the directives and guidance of the Madras High Court in this case have given confidence that the guilty would be punished.
- Jun 19, 2020 04:29 PM IST
Earlier this year, the state government and a Basmati growers association lost two separate cases in the Madras high court filed in 2016, challenging the exclusion of 13 districts of the state from a map submitted by the Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) for GI tags.
- Jun 03, 2020 05:15 PM IST
Petitioner-advocate AP Suryaprakasam submitted that thousands of migrant labourers are without food and shelter and they are loitering in the railway stations and so, they should be provided with food, shelter and medical facilities.
- May 29, 2020 08:46 PM IST
With regard to self acquisitions of Jayalalithaa, the petitioner and the respondent are the legal heirs as per Section 15(1)(d) of the Hindu Succession Act,1956.
- May 21, 2020 07:10 PM IST
SFI, referring to a news report saying the Centre had said the exam centres cannot be set up in containment zones, submitted that it would be difficult for students from containment zones to attend the exams.
- Feb 04, 2020 08:47 PM IST
The court on its own impleaded the Union housing and finance ministries as party respondents. It has directed them to answer a series of questions including as to how many families have basic amenity of housing in India as well as in Tamil Nadu, population and housing ratio in the country and in the state, when 'Housing for All' mission of the central government would be achieved.
- Jan 31, 2020 09:15 PM IST
The court said it was reluctant to interfere with the religious functions and ceremonies of temples, unless a strong case had been made out and established that religious practices were violative of the Constitution.
- Jan 30, 2020 12:53 PM IST
A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant took note of the submissions of the DMK leader's lawyer and stayed the ongoing proceedings before the Madras High Court.
- Jan 21, 2020 12:44 PM IST
Justice M Sundar, before whom the petition by Karti and his wife, seeking to stall the proceedings before the special court constituted to hear cases related to MPs and MLAs came up for hearing, granted an interim injunction till January 27.
- Jan 14, 2020 12:42 PM IST
If the AIADMK-led state government does not firmly stand for their release, the seven convicts would soon commence their fourth decade behind bars.
- Jan 09, 2020 12:25 PM IST
Concluding the hearing of arguments after 39 days, a special bench of Justices TS Sivagnanam and V Bhavani Subbaroyan said on Wednesday it would try to deliver the order as expeditiously as possible.
- Jan 08, 2020 08:38 PM IST
A division bench of Justices N Kirubakaran and P Velmurugan passed the order while expanding the scope of the plea moved by Fourrts (India) Labs Pvt Ltd a pharmaceutical company challenging its income tax assessment.
- Jan 08, 2020 01:10 PM IST
The matter relates to the alleged non-disclosure of Rs 1.35 crore received by Karti, son of former union minister P Chidambaram, and his wife Srinidhi in cash for sale of land at Muttukadu near here.
- Dec 23, 2019 10:00 AM IST
It gave the interim direction late Sunday night on PILs opposing the rally after the Tamil Nadu government counsel informed that police have denied permission for the protest as there was no firm commitment from the organisers on owning responsibility in case of any violence and damage to property.