Category: Madras High Court

Madras High Court asks State not to hand over lease deed to granite mining bidder

Source:-https://www.newindianexpress.com CHENNAI: IN a temporary relief to the State, the Madras High Court has permitted a tender for mining black granite in Dharmapuri. However, the court said that the State shall not execute the lease deed in favour of the successful bidder by handing over possession of sites. A two-member bench passed the directions on

Madras High Court dismisses as withdrawn Rajinikanth’s plea against property tax demand for marriage hall

Source:-https://www.thehindu.com The Madras High Court on Wednesday dismissed as withdrawn a writ petition filed by actor Rajinikanth, 70, against the demand of property tax to the tune of ₹6.5 lakh by the Greater Chennai Corporation for his Raghavendra Mandapam (marriage hall) located in marriage hall Justice Anita Sumanth accepted a memo filed by the actor’s

Madurai bench of Madras HC issues guidelines for surveying of land

Source:-https://www.newindianexpress.com. MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court issued guidelines to be followed by revenue officials during surveying and resurveying of lands. The court also directed the Tamil Nadu government to issue a circular in this regard within a month. Justice S Vaidyanathan said that if authorities fail to conduct the survey or

Madras HC bench pulls up ASI for leaving Tamil out of list of classical languages

Source:-https://www.newindianexpress.com MADURAI: A day after Chief Minister Edappadi Planiswami sent a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to direct Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to include Master’s degree in Tamil as one of the minimum qualifications for admissions to Pandit Denndayal Upadhyaya Institute of Archeology, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court

When will ASI release report on its archaeological excavations in TN, asks Madras HC Bench

Source:-https://www.newindianexpress.com MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court has asked the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) when its authorities would release a report on the excavations conducted by the body in Tamil Nadu. A Bench, comprising Justices N Kirubakaran and B Pugalendhi, observed that the ASI has so far conducted excavations in nearly 26

Puzzled by use of tin sheets to block COVID patients’ houses, Madras HC seeks explanation

Source:-https://www.newindianexpress.com CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Tuesday censured the Chennai city corporation for blocking houses of COVID-19 patients in the city by raising tin sheets without any scientific evidence. A division bench of the Madras High Court raised several queries on the practice and directed the Chennai Corporation Commissioner to appear before it by

Babri Demolition Verdict A Farce; Contrary To Findings Of Inquiry Commission: Justice MS Liberhan

Source:-outlookindia Justice (retired) M.S. Liberhan, who was appointed by the P.V. Narasimha Rao government, in December 1992, to head a commission of inquiry into the demolition of the Babri Masjid, has called Wednesday’s verdict by the special CBI court in the demolition case “an utter farce”. Speaking to Outlook soon after special CBI judge SK

Madras HC urges BCI to consider amending Legal Education Rules to disqualify those who opted for Distance learning from applying for law

source:-barandbench The Madras High Court recently urged the Bar Council of India to consider introducing necessary changes in its rules so that candidates who do not pursue regular courses in their higher secondary or UG levels are not eligible for pursuing law. “The Bar Council of India can take a cue from this judgment and

Madras HC seeks report to terminate mentally-ill woman’s pregnancy.

Source:- newindianexpress.com The 55-year-old petitioner submitted that after her husband’s death, she reared sheep in her village to make ends meet. MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court sought a report from the Dean of government Sivaganga hospital on a petition filed by a woman seeking permission to terminate pregnancy of her 26-year-old