HC Asks why the state govt cannot hand over to CBI the probe into the police firing

Chennai: The Madras High Court today wanted to know why the state government cannot hand over to the CBI the probe into the police firing in Tuticorin during the anti-Sterlite protests in May which left 13 people dead. The First Bench comprising Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice P T Asha directed officials to furnish by […]

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Madras HC: Relief for 18 AIADMK MLAs

CHENNAI: The case will now be referred to a third judge,nine months after 18 AIADMK MLAs were disqualified by the Tamil Nadu Speaker P Dhanapal, the Madras High Court delivered a split verdict Today. The first bench of the High Court led by Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice M Sundar came out with differing […]

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Black Money Case: Karthi Chidambaram gets anticipatory bail

Chennai: The Madras High Court granted anticipatory bail to Karthi Chidambaram, son of former Union Minister P Chidambaram in connection with the warrant issued against him by the Income tax department under the Black Money Act for allegedly not disclosing foreign assets in a late night hearing. The court on Saturday also directed the I-T department […]

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Madras High Court: Seven newly appointed judges sworn in

CHENNAI:  Seven newly appointed judges of the Madras High Court were sworn in today. Chief Justice Indira Banerjee administered the oath of office to them. With this, the total strength of the Madras High Court has reached 63 out of the sanctioned strength of 75. All the judges are from the Bar. The Law Ministry had […]

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Plea in High Court seeks to re-allot exam centres for NEET candidates in TN

A petition was filed in the Madras High Court today seeking a direction to the CBSE for re-allotment of NEET examination centres for candidates from Tamil Nadu who were assigned centres outside the state. First Bench comprising Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice Abdul Quddhose posted it for hearing tomorrow before a bench headed by […]

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Madras High Court directs Tamil Nadu government to give relief to kin of manual scavengers

The Madras High Court today directed the Tamil Nadu government to pay due compensation to the families of three manual scavengers who died while cleaning a septic tank at a hotel in Kancheepuram district last week. The first bench of Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice Abdul Quddhose gave the direction when A Narayanan, representing […]

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HC dismisses PILs challenging bus fare hike in Tamil Nadu

The Madras High Court today dismissed two PILs challenging the Tamil Nadu government’s recent order increasing bus fares, saying it cannot interfere in policy decisions. The First Bench comprising Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice Abdul Quddhose before which the PILs filed by V Munikrishnan and George Williams, an advocate, came up, refused to interfere […]

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6 new Madras HC judges sworn in

Six new Madras High Court judges were today sworn in, taking the total strength of the court to 55 against the sanctioned 75. Chief Justice Indira Banerjee administered the oath of office to Bhavani Subbaroyan, A D Jagdish Chandira, G R Swaminathan, Abdul Quddhose, M Dhandapani, and Daivasigamani Audikesavalu, all from the Bar. Earlier, Registrar […]

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