Madras High Court
Opinion  /  Published 19.05.20

Act now: migrant workers must be saved

While declining to entertain a public interest litigation that sought to direct district magistrates to identify and provide food and shelter to thousands of migrant workers desperate to return home, ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 15.05.20

SC stays ban on liquor sale

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed a Madras High Court order banning the sale of liquor during the lockdown and suggesting that Tamil Nadu explore the possibility of online sale to avoid chaos on the ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.09.19

Justice Tahilramani, who was transferred from Madras HC to Meghalaya, resigns

Days after the Supreme Court Collegium declined her request for reconsideration of transfer to Meghalaya, Madras High Court Chief Justice Vijaya K. Tahilramani has resigned.She tendered her resignatio...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.10.18

Court blow to Dinakaran, relief for Palani

Madras High Court on Thursday confirmed the disqualification of the 18 AIADMK legislators loyal to T.T.V. Dinakaran, nephew of jailed and ousted party leader V.K. Sasikala, bringing relief to the 20-m...
By Sathyamoorthy Govindarajan in

India  /  Published 05.06.19

Copyright suit win for Ilaiyaraaja

Madras High Court has prohibited monetising songs of music composer Ilaiyaraaja through television reality shows, concerts and online radio channels without his permission.Justice Anita Sumanth passed...
By PTI in Chennai

India  /  Published 30.01.19

Seeing politics in verdict worst contempt: SC

The Supreme Court has chastised advocates for approaching the media to attribute “political colours” to judgments, saying it was the “gravest form of contempt” and that “such black sheep” ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.11.18

SC quashes NEET Tamil-paper grace marks

The Supreme Court has quashed Madras High Court’s “arbitrary and unjustified” award of 196 grace marks to each of 24,000 students who had taken this year’s undergraduate National Eligibility-c...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.01.19

Madras HC helps 84-year old prove she is alive

Madras High Court has come to the rescue of an 84-year old woman, who had been running from pillar to post to prove she is alive after her daughter-in-law forged her death certificate in a bid to grab...
By PTI in Madurai

North East  /  Published 17.12.18

Assam sets norms for schoolbag weight

The Assam government has set guidelines on the maximum weight of school bags following a recent order by Madras High Court on the load a child can carry.A notification by the commissioner and secretar...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 04.08.19

Death sentence for rape and poisoning

The Supreme Court on Thursday confirmed by a 2:1 majority the death sentence handed to two persons for gang-raping a 10-year-old girl and then poisoning and drowning her and her seven-year-old brother...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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