Category: Madras High Court

New set of judges for the High Court Bench

Source:- Madurai A new of judges will preside over the court proceedings in the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court from January 4, 2021. Justice M.M. Sundresh will be the administrative judge of the High Court Bench for the next three months. A Division Bench of Justices M.M. Sundresh and S. Ananthi will hear

Theft case filed after 100 kg gold kept under CBI’s lock and key goes missing

Source:- Acting at the behest of the Madras High Court, the CB-CID in Chennai has registered a case in connection with the “missing 100 kg of gold” seized by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) during a raid on an importer in 2012. On a complaint by C Ramasubramaniam, insolvency professional and liquidator, a case

Madras HC drops plea by PMK founder S Ramadoss seeking data on caste-wise selections

Source:- CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Monday dismissed a petition moved by PMK founder S Ramadoss seeking direction to TNPSC to provide data on caste-wise appointments in government services since 1989. The two-member bench comprising Justices M Sathyanarayanan and R Hemalatha granted liberty to the petitioner to redress his grievance with the remedy available

No scope for additional medical seats: National Medical Commission informs Madras High Court

Source:- The National Medical Commission (NMC) on Thursday informed the Madras High Court that there is no scope for providing additional seats in 24 government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu to accommodate candidates under the 7.5 per cent reservation provided for students from government schools as it requires the sanction of the Supreme Court. NMC

Coimbatore: Madras High Court stalls works on Singanallur lake

Source:- CHENNAI: Madras High Court has stalled the attempt of Coimbatore Corporation to develop Singanallur lake, which is classified as a bio-diversity zone under the Smart City programme. Passing an interim order prohibiting commercial fishing in the lake, the court made it clear that no native plants should be removed from the waterbody. The court

A thirteen to celebrate: Madras HC to have most women judges among high courts

Source:- CHENNAI: The Chief Justice of the Madras High Court AP Sahi on Thursday administered oath to 10 new additional judges including four women judges. With this, its total strength has increased from 53 to 63, of which 13 are women judges — the most among high courts in the country. The total sanctioned strength

Why not invoke Goondas Act for pollution: Madras High Court

Source:- MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Wednesday took suo motu cognisance of the report ‘A Cooum in the making in Karur?’ published in TNIE about pollution of the Amaravathi river, and directed District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) in Karur to conduct an inspection and file a report. The report, published on

Nothing learnt from 2015 floods, says Madras HC as it censures TN on illegal buildings

Source:- CHENNAI: Censuring the state for failing to act against illegal buildings, the Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered the Chennai corporation commissioner to appear before it to explain the action taken by the civic body. The court observed that the state has not learnt any lessons from the 2015 floods when the city was

HC seeks report on appointment of temple trustees

Source:- MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court, on Friday, sought a report from the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR and CE) Department containing details relating to the appointment of trustees and members of district committees of all districts in Tamil Nadu. A division bench of Justices N Kirubakaran and B Pugalendhi gave