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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Madras HC to decide fate of Edappadi Palaniswami-led govt

CHENNAI: The decision on Edappadi Palaniswami will be made in Madras High Court on Thursday when it pronounces its verdict on the disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs. The judgement, which was reserved by the High Court on January 24, comes nine months after the 18 MLAs were disqualified. The 18 AIADMK MLAs were disqualified by […]

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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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Judicial activism shouldn’t erode constitutional principles: President

President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday cautioned against judicial activism resulting in the erosion of constitutional principles of separation of powers between the three pillars of state and and called on Indian judiciary to reinvent itself through introspection and self-correction. Speaking at the valedictory function of the sesquicentennial celebrations (150 years) of the Madras High Court here, […]

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Pandya wealth: HC questions origin of will

The Madras high court has started putting effort to unravel the mystery of Pandya wealth, rumoured to be lying scattered all across India, besides London, Paris and Switzerland. A division bench of Justices P Jyothimani and M Duraiswamy has also sought to unearth the origin of a ‘will’ of a Pandya descendant in favour of […]

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