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HC upholds Tamil Nadu government’s “all pass” order

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The Madras High Court on Monday upheld the Tamil Nadu government’s “all pass” order for students of class 9, 10 and 11 without conducting the final examinations. The first bench of Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy upheld the GO passed by the Education department on February 25 this year, while disposing of a […]

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Madras HC : Patanjali cannot use ‘Coronil’ branding.

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The Madras High Court pulled up Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved for its use of the brand ‘Coronil’ to market what the latter claimed was a cure for COVID-19. Ruling in favour of petitioners, Chennai-based Ardura Engineering Private Limited, the court said Patanjali could have done a “simple check with the Trademarks Registry” to learn that […]

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Madras High Court moved for enrolment of advocates through video conferencing

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The Madras High Court on Friday impleaded the Bar Council of India in a petition seeking to organise fresh enrolment of advocates through video conferencing in view of COVID-19 pandemic as it was mandatory for appearing for the mandatory All India Bar Exam (AIBE). A special division bench of Justice N Kirubakaran and Justice R Pongiappan […]

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Dignity in death: 3-year jail term for those who prevent funeral of ‘notified disease’ victims in TN.

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Any move to prevent the burial or cremation of a victim of any “notified disease” could land you in jail for three years along with a fine in the state. Section 74 of the the Tamil Nadu Public Health Act of 1939 now specifies that any move to prevent “dignified burial or cremation of those […]

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Madras High Court Gets Its First All-Women Bench ahead of the International Women’s Day

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For the first time in the history of 157 years of the Madras HC that an all-women Full Bench has been constituted to hear a case. Chief Justice of Madras High Court Amreshwar Pratap Sahi took this step ahead of the International Women’s Day when he established the women justices-led bench composing of Justices Pushpa […]

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Delhi High Court bids Farewell to Justice G.S. Sistani.

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The Delhi HC on Friday bid farewell to Justice G.S. Sistani, the 2nd senior most judge, whose retirement brings down the total number of judges in the court to 33 as against the sanctioned strength of 60. The HC organised a farewell for Justice Sistani, who will retire on Mar 10, on Friday owing to the […]

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Conduct Of Some Lawyers Diminishing Reputation Of Law Profession Among Public : Madras HC

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While directing a lawyer to vacate the building rented out to him by a Doctor, the Madras High Court observed that the law profession is already under severe criticism and due to the activities of lawyers in the State, it further started diminishing its reputation among public. Justice S.Vaidyanathan came down heavily on a lawyer observing […]

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Doctors Have No Right To Go On Strike/Boycott Under Any Circumstances : Madras High Court

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The Madras High Court has observed that Doctors do not have the right to go on strike/boycott under any circumstances. Justice N. Anand Venkatesh observed thus while considering petitions challenging the charge memos and the transfer and posting orders issued to Doctors by the Director of Medical Education and the Director of Medical and Rural Health […]

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Centre and TN govt oppose Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini’s plea.

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The Centre has reaffirmed in the Madras High Court its stand that the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convicts cannot be set free without its consent and said the Tamil Nadu cabinet recommendation for their premature release would have ‘zero’ effect. The oral submission was made on Thursday by Additional Solicitor General (ASG) G Rajagopalan before […]

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Madras High Court quashes .defamation cases against two leading Tamil dailies.

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The Madras High Court has quashed the criminal defamation cases filed by the Tamil Nadu government against a leading English Daily and a Tamil newspaper for publishing an interview of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on late J Jayalalithaa, in 2014. Justice M Dhandapani had recently quashed the government orders issued in 2014, for prosecuting the publisher […]

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Madras High Court concludes hearing on Vedanta plea challenging closure of Sterlite plant

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The Madras High Court has reserved orders on a petition moved by mining major Vedanta Limited challenging the closure of its copper smelter unit in Thootukudi in Tamil Nadu in May 2018. Concluding the hearing of arguments after 39 days, a special bench of Justices TS Sivagnanam and V Bhavani Subbaroyan said on Wednesday it […]

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Madras High Court junks plea to remove Governor

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The Madras High Court on Friday dismissed a plea seeking a direction to the Union government to remove Banwarilal Purohit as Tamil Nadu Governor for not passing orders on the Council of Ministers’ advice to release the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case. A Division Bench, comprising Justices M Sathyanarayanan and R Hemalatha […]

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Bombay HC directs P Chidambaram and others to file statement in 10,000 cr damage suit by 63 Moons Technologies.

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The Bombay high court on Friday asked Congress leader P Chidambaram, former forward market commission (FMC) chairman Ramesh Abhishek and serving bureaucrat KP Krishnan to file their statements in the the Rs 10,000 crore damage suit by 63 Moons Technologies within four weeks. The bench said that if the trio fail to submit the statements within […]

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Madras High Court censures TN govt for terming water project ‘technically infeasible’

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The Madras High Court has censured the Tamil Nadu government for terming a proposal for uninterrupted supply of water to a group of villages “technically not feasible”, while drawing a contrast with India’s space missions to the Moon and a planned programme to study the Sun. Allowing a petition of a farmers’ association, Justice K […]

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Why not Give Part of Jayalalithaa’s Properties to Public, asks High court

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Why not a portion of former CM. J Jayalalithaa’s properties be allotted for welfare of the public as she was a leader who always said she was made by the people & worked for them, the Madras HC asked on Friday. A division bench of Justice N Kirubakaran & Justice Abdul Quddhose made the oral observation while hearing a plea […]

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High Court Shifts Sexual Plaint Probe Against IG to Telangana

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The Madras HC on Wednesday shifted the probe into the sexual harassment complaint filed by a woman superintendent of police (SP) against DVAC joint director S Murugan out of Tamil Nadu & handed it over to Telangana. A report is to be submitted by the Telangana police to the HC in 6 months. “We are conscious of the fact that the inquiry & […]

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High Court mulls ways to curb criminal abuse of social media

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The Madras HC on Wednesday simply adjourned the hearing of the PIL seeking to link Aadhar with social mediaaccounts to ensure easy detection of online fraud & cybercrimes, as the SC(Supreme Court) is seized of the issue & the latter has restrained the HC from passing any final order. A division bench of Justice S Manikumar & […]

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Madras high court directs Southern Railway to install CCTV cameras in trains

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Observing that police officials committing act of sexual harassment against women in running trains cannot be spared, the Madras high court on Thursday directed Southern Railway to install CCTV cameras in train coaches for the safety of woman passengers. The court issued the direction while rejecting a petition filed by a dismissed police constable, A […]

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High Court Moots Special Teams to Assess Quality of Teaching in Govt. Schools

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The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Monday observed that there was a need for periodical assessment of the quality of teaching in government schools. Justice S.M. Subramaniam directed the Secretary, School Education department, to constitute special teams in all districts under the chairmanship of Chief Educational Officer to conduct periodical inspection of […]

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Madras High Court Sets Aside Order for NEET Rank Revision

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The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Monday allowed the appeal preferred by the National Testing Agency (NTA) against the order of a single bench that had directed revision of NEET rank of a medical aspirant. The single bench, in its order, directed the NTA to consider the plea of the candidate who […]

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Madras High Court asks Doctor Husband to pay Rs.40000 pm Maintenance to Hearing impaired Wife

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Upholding an order by a family court, the Madras high court directed a dentist from Chennai currently working at a software company in Bengaluru to pay Rs.40,000 maintenance to his estranged wife, a hearing-impaired woman, & their teenage daughter. The man’s appeal against the family court’s order was dismissed by the high court which held […]

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Madras High Court directs Cognizant, shareholders to approach Dispute Resolution Panel over 2017 Tax Dispute

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The Madras High Court on Tuesday dismissed writ petitions filed by Cognizant Technology Solutions India Private Limited (Cognizant) and two of its foreign shareholders – Cognizant (Mauritius) Limited and New Jersey-based Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation – over tax disputes relating to the buy-back of shares. Justice K Kalyanasundaram dismissed the petitions on grounds of maintainability, […]

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Madras High Court reserves judgment in challenge to constitutionality of GSTAT

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The Madras High Court on Friday reserved its judgment in the petitions challenging the constitutionality of the GST Appellate Tribunal (GSTAT) under the prevailing GST regime. Arguments in the matter concluded yesterday before the Bench of Justices S Manikumar and Subramonium Prasad. The High Court had initially issued notice to the Central Government in August […]

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Supreme Court To Puducherry Govt : Cabinet Decisions Having Financial Implications Shall Not Be Implemented Till June 21

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Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice on a petition filed by Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi seeking status quo prior to the April 30 judgment of the Madras High Court ruling that the LG could not interfere in the day to day administration of the elected government, The Bench has also directed that any decision […]

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