The Madras High Court has quashed a Tamil Nadu government order cancelling such status to a Muslim minority-run college in Chennai city. The first bench of Chief Justice SV Gangapurwala and Justice PD Audikesavalu recently ruled, “The minority status is not a tenure status, ergo is not for a limited period.” However, the competent authority can take up regulatory and… Continue reading "Madras High Court rules against quota in minority institutions"
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The Chief Justice of the Madras High Court refused a petition seeking to direct the Union government to punish the voters, who did not cast their votes during elections. A petitioner D Kumaresh from Chennai, moved the Madras High Court to direct the Cabinet Secretary, Secretariat, Rashtrapathy Bhavan to recommend to the parliament to make suitable amendments in the Representation… Continue reading "Madras High Court refuses to direct govt to make casting of votes compulsory"
Setting a new precedent benefiting an aged couple, the Madras High Court upheld the revenue department order cancelling a settlement deed issued in favour of a son, who failed to take care of his diabetic parents. Invoking the provisions of Maintenance and Welfare of the Parents and Senior Citizens Act, the revenue authorities after investigations cancelled the settlement deed, and… Continue reading "No parental land for uncaring son: Madras High Court"
The Madras High Court on Friday slammed the Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) for taking possession of agricultural lands and destroying crops before harvest in Valayamadevi. The judge said his eyes were filled with tears to see crops being uprooted by earthmovers. The bench observed it was a sorry sight to see crops getting destroyed in a land where Saint Vallalar… Continue reading "Madras High Court slams NLC for destroying crops"
Acting Chief Justice T Raja on Monday administered the oath of office to five additional judges as the permanent judges of the Madras High Court. Justices S Srimathy, D Bharatha Chakravarthy, R Vijayakumar, Mohammed Shafiq, and J Sathya Narayana Prasad had assumed charge as the permanent judges of the chartered High Court. In October 2021, the Union government named the… Continue reading "Five additional judges take oath as permanent judges of Madras High Court"
Amid several twists and turns, advocate LC Victoria Gowri, and four others on Tuesday assumed charge as the additional judges of Madras High Court. Acting Chief Justice T Raja administered the oath of office to the new judges in the presence of HC judges and judicial officers. Along with Gowri, Pillaipakkam Bahukutumbi Balaji, Kandhasami Kulandaivelu Ramakrishnan, and judicial officers Ramachandran… Continue reading "Victoria Gowri and four others take charge as Additional Judges of MHC"
The Madurai bench of Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the state government to make earnest efforts to develop Tamil language by allocating more funds, conducting various programmes to popularise Sangam and modern Tamil literature. B Stalin in a public interest litigation petition sought effective measures for the development of Tamil language by bringing all Tamil books, research submissions, all… Continue reading "Grant more funds, conduct various programmes to develop Tamil: HC"
The Madras High Court ordered the Directorate of Medical Education (DME) to hold counselling for 50 per cent of seats reserved for the government in-service candidates for super speciality medical courses for 10 days. Justice R Suresh Kumar passed the direction on hearing a petition filed by a batch of petitions filed by in-service candidates who applied for the super… Continue reading "Hold counselling for 50 per cent seats for 10 days: HC"
The Madras High Court ordered the Tamil Nadu Police to give permission for the RSS rally on November 6. The Court has issued this order in contempt of court case against the denial of permission by the Tamil Nadu government. The court has also warned that if the government refuses to grant permission, it will face contempt of court proceedings.… Continue reading "Grant permission for RSS rally on 6 November: High Court"
Chief Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari is about to retire from his service on September 12. “In exercise of the power conferred by Article 223 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint, Justice M Duraiswamy, senior-most Judge of the Madras High Court, to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice of that High Court,… Continue reading "Justice Duraiswamy appointed as new Acting Chief Justice of Madras High Court"