Madras High Court
Opinion  /  Published 08.05.21

The Election Commission and Indian democracy

Watching television on election day is unnerving for senior citizens, because of the cacophony of shrieking voices and the maniacal jumping around on screen of all sorts of numbers and images. Therefo...
By Ramachandra Guha

India  /  Published 06.05.21

SC: Retrograde to gag media

The Supreme Court on Thursday said the question of expunging the Madras High Court's critical remarks holding the Election Commission responsible for the surge in Covid cases does not arise as the...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 06.05.21

Editorial: Free flow

Transparency in the communication of information has been upheld by the Supreme Court in two recent hearings. The context of both cases was the second surge of Covid-19 infections and the common issue...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 04.05.21

SC: No ‘murder’ relief for EC

By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.05.21

SC: EC plea on media far fetched

The Supreme Court Monday termed as too far fetched the poll panel's plea for restraining media from reporting remarks in court proceedings and came out in support of high courts saying it does not...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


India  /  Published 30.04.21

EC pushback after HC censure

Days after a stinging rap from the judiciary, the Election Commission on Friday moved the Madras High Court, seeking to restrain the media from reporting oral observations of judges made on its role i...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Chennai

Opinion  /  Published 29.04.21

Editorial: Up in arms

The acute tragedy caused by the second wave of Covid-19 infections was reflected in the admonition of the Madras High Court to the Election Commission. The court held the EC ‘singularly’ r...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 27.04.21

EC accountable for Covid surge: HC

Observing that the situation now was one of survival, the judges warned orally that they would not hesitate to stop the counting of votes on May 2. On Sunday, Tamil Nadu reported 15,000 new Covid cas...
By PTI in Chennai

West Bengal  /  Published 27.04.21

BJP defends EC nod to political rallies

The Bengal BJP on Monday sprang to a gallant defence of the Election Commission of India — which had not yet defended itself — in the wake of scathing criticism in a Madras High Court obse...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya and Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 26.04.21

Madras HC: Poll panel singularly responsible for spike in Covid cases

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday demanded withdrawal of central forces to contain covid spread in West Bengal in the next phase of polling, while welcoming the Madras High Courts observ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Chennai


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