Category: Madras High Court

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

Source:- 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

Retired Employees Can Form Unions Under Trade Union Act 1926 : Madras H.C.

Source:- The Madras High Court has held that even retired employees of an institution have the right to form an association/ trade union under the Trade Unions Act 1926. While passing the judgment, Justice S. Vaidyanathan said, “the Authority is bound to register the Association formed by the retired employees, unless there are any

Madras High Court orders cops to crack down on ‘objectionable content’ against officials on social media.

Source:- The Madras High Court has ordered the Tamil Nadu Director General of Police that a special branch be appointed within two months, in every police station, to identify those who spread objectionable and defamatory content against those holding Constitutional posts, high offices and their families.  This comes after the High Court had earlier

Madras High Court orders early transplantation of kidney on 62-year-old patient.

Source – The Madras High Court has directed the Transplant Authority of Tamil Nadu (Transtan) to make an endeavour to facilitate an early kidney transplantation for a 62-year-old patient, suffering from chronic renal disease since 1991. He is yet to get a cadaveric transplant, despite having registered with the authority on February 18, 2016.

Tax Evasion Case: Madras HC judge who worked as a lawyer for Karti Chidambaram‘s law firm agrees to step aside.

Source – The counsel appearing on behalf of the Income Tax department had requested recusal of the Madras HC judge for the tax evasion case involving Congress Lok Sabha MP Karti Chidambaram and his wife Srinidhi citing that the justice before being elevated to the position of Madras HC judge served as lawyer for Karti and his