In February, the then AIADMK government had passed the Bill granting special internal reservations to Vanniyars, including six sub-sections, and it was implemented by the current DMK government. Holding that the State government has not considered the caste-wise population to provide special internal reservation for Vanniyars, the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on Monday set aside the 10.5… Continue reading "TN government to move SC as Madras HC quashes 10.5 per cent Vanniyar quota"
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Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government to come out with clear regulations on continuing online classes. The bench headed by Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee heard a plea seeking to prioritise teaching, non-teaching staffs and people above 18 in vaccination and bring back regular physical classes. The court directed the state government to divide days equally between online… Continue reading "High Court directs TN government to regulate online classes"
The Supreme Court on Friday set aside a Madras High Court direction that the Centre must seek the top court’s approval before implementing 10 per cent reservation for the EWS in all-India quota (AIQ) seats of medical colleges, saying it “transgressed the limitations” by entering into areas which were alien to the issue. The apex court made clear however that… Continue reading "SC sets aside Madras High Court’s order in EWS issue"
Vishal has won a legal battle against the prestigious production house Lyca Productions. The case of the plaintiff Lyca was that the defendant Vishal Krishna Reddy had availed a loan of Rs. 21.29 crore for one Anbu Chezhian of Gopuram Films for the production of the Tamil feature film ‘Marudu’, in 2016. As Vishal could not repay the loan to… Continue reading "Huge relief for Vishal"
The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Thursday directed the Centre and its employees to keenly follow the Official Languages Act. A division bench of Justice N Kirubakaran and M Duraiswamy hearing a petition moved by Madurai MP S Venkatesan over a reply received from the Union government in Hindi, observed that mother tongue assumes great significance and fundamental… Continue reading "HC directs Centre to follow Officials Language Act"
The Madras High Court came down severely actor Vijay over the petition he filed seeking directives to avoid the entry tax for the luxury Rolls Royce Ghost car he imported from the UK. During the hearing of the writ petition, Justice SM Subramaniam has slammed the star who moved the court to avoid the payment of entry tax. The Madras… Continue reading "Madras High Court comes down heavily on Vijay over tax evasion"
The Madras High Court on Friday asked why it should not ask the single-member commission probing the death of former Tamilnadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa to speed up its work as it heard a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking its winding-up. The Commission, headed by Justice (retd) A. Arumughaswamy, was constituted on August 25, 2017, and was supposed to complete… Continue reading "Madras High Court’s crucial decision on Jaya death probe"
The Madras High Court ordered the state government and central officials on Monday to draw up plans for sweeping reforms to respect LGBT rights, in a ruling that went far beyond the narrow terms of a case brought by a lesbian couple who said they had been harassed by police. Justice Anand Venkatesh of the Madras High Court ruled in… Continue reading "Madras High Court delivers crucial verdict on LGBT rights"