The Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) department commissioner J Kumaragurubharan on Friday approached the Madras High Court challenging the order of a single judge imposing a penalty of Rs 2 lakh on him and two of his subordinates. Representing the officers, Additional Advocate General (AAG) J Ravindran made a mention before the division bench of Justice S Vaidyanathan and… Continue reading "HR&CE Commissioner challenges penalty imposed by High Court"
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The Madras High Court has held that parents who executed a settlement deed in favour of their son/daughter cannot cancel the same on the ground that the children are not taking care of the father and mother. The court made it clear that for cancelling the deed, the parents should have made it as a condition at the time of… Continue reading "Parents cannot cancel settlement deed: High Court"
The Madras High Court on Wednesday expunged some of its observations recorded in the order dismissing the plea of Nalini Sriharan one of the life-term convicts in the assassination case of former PM Rajiv Gandhi. Nalini wanted to release her based on the state cabinet’s resolution dated September 9, 2018, as well as without the nod of the Governor. The… Continue reading "Madras high court expunges its remarks in Nalini Sriharan case"
The Madras high court has said it would be constrained to ban Tasmac liquor shops in hill stations if the corporation fails to come up with a scheme to buy back used liquor bottles deserted in hill stations causing grave threat to environment and wild animals. “You (state government) are more sensitive towards the Tasmac than conserving forests,” a division bench… Continue reading "Come up with a scheme to buy back liquor bottles in hill stations: HC to TASMAC"
The Madras High Court passed an interim stay on a single judge’s January verdict that had restrained Tasmac from floating tenders for operating bars with the liquor outlets. Heading the first division bench along with Justice D Bharatha Chakravarthy, Chief Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari passed the direction on hearing the appeal petition filed by Tasmac. The court observed that the… Continue reading "HC stays single judge’s order to close bars attached to Tasmac shops"
A division bench of Madras High Court directed the State government to implement the complete plastics ban as a pilot project in Chief Minister MK Stalin’s Kolathur constituency. The bench comprising Justices A Vaidhyanathan and PT Asha issued this direction to the government while hearing a review petition moved by Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Plastic Manufacturers’ Association. “The State shall… Continue reading "Madras High Court directs TN government to take up plastic ban as pilot project in Kolathur"
Madras High Court refuses to lift vacat night travel ban on NH passing through Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve
The Madras High Court refused to lift the interim injunction imposing a ban on vehicle movement during night hours on the Bannari–Karappallam NH 948 stretch in Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve (STR). The first bench of Chief Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari and Justice D Bharatha Chakravarthy was hearing a plea moved by former MLA PL Sundaram, who prayed for vacating the interim… Continue reading "Madras High Court refuses to lift vacat night travel ban on NH passing through Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve"
The Supreme Court collegium has passed a resolution to promote Madras High Court’s Acting Chief Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari as the new Chief Justice of the Madras HC. The SC collegium decision comes two months after the 61-year-old Justice MN Bhandari assumed charge as the Acting Chief Justice of the Madras High Court. “The Supreme Court Collegium, in its meeting… Continue reading "SC collegium passes resolution to promote Justice MN Bhandari as Chief Justice of Madras High Court"
The Madras High Court on Monday observed that it could not pass an order to postpone the upcoming urban local body elections in the State as it would go against the direction of the Supreme Court. The first bench of the Madras High Court comprising Acting Chief Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari and PD Audikesavalu observed this on hearing a plea… Continue reading "High Court refuses to stall urban LB polls against apex court verdict"
The first bench comprising the Acting Chief Justice Munishwar Nath Bhandari and Justice PD Audikesavalu issued the directions while disposing of a public interest litigation moved by J Krishnakumar, a resident of Pollachi. The petitioner prayed for a direction to the State government to remove the encroachments on Palladam road (State Highway 19) and Palakkad road (State Highway 78A) near… Continue reading "Madras High Court directs Tamilnadu government to remove encroachments from State highways"