MADRAS HIGH COURT
Tuticorin custodial deaths case: Rajinikanth condemns behaviour of the police in front of judicial magistrate
Rajinikanth shared a photo of himself along with a short statement in Tamil that can be loosely translated as, "The entire human race condemned the barbaric act of the police who tortured and killed the father and son. I was shocked beyond belief when I heard how a few police officials behaved with the magistrate. The guilty must be punished and should not be spared."
Tamil Nadu govt for CBI probe into death of father, son after alleged police torture
The government's decision will be informed to the Madras...
High Court against holding Class X Board exams; Tamil Nadu government says it is right time now
The court, however, said it cannot put lives ...
Is a complete lockdown on the cards in Chennai? Madras High Court asks the state government as cases surge
The judges expressed concern over the "alarming" rise in cases despite the steps being taken by the Tamil Nadu government to contain the spread of the infection.
Tuticorin custodial death case: Sub-Inspector Ragu Ganesh arrested
The sub-inspector Ragu Ganesh along with two other police personnel, including an inspector were accused of assaulting a father-son duo, who died in police custody.
Madras High Court issues notices to Franklin Templeton MF, Sebi
Last month, Franklin Templeton had closed six debt funds.
Lockdown not akin to Emergency, default bail an indefeasible right: SC
A bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan said the view of the high court that restrictions imposed during the lockdown should not give the right to an accused for default bail even though the charge sheet has not been filed within the time prescribed under Section 167(2) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, is "clearly erroneous and not in accordance with law".
COVID-19: No total lockdown in Chennai as of now, Tamil Nadu government tells High Court
The submission was made before a bench of Justice Vineet Kothari and R Suresh Kumar in response to its query on Thursday whether complete lockdown can be implemented in the metropolis and its suburbs for some time as these areas have been reporting high number of new COVID-19 cases in the past several days.
Reservation isn’t a fundamental right: Supreme Court
The petitioners were asked to approach the Madras High Court. Justice Rao lauded the sentiment behind the move, which had parties of all shades from the state on the same page, as “unusual” for Tamil Nadu but refused to hear them.
Why can't Chennai alone be under lockdown, High Court asks Tamil Nadu government
Despite the steps taken by the Tamil Nadu government to contain COVID-19 spread, everyday the number of cases is "steeply rising and the situation has become alarming" particularly in the metropolis and its outskirts, a bench of justices Vineet Kothari and R Suresh Kumar said.
Andhra Pradesh government moves Supreme Court against High Court decision quashing ordinance curtailing tenure of SEC
On May 29, the High Court had struck down the Ordinance promulgated on April 10 by the Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy government, curtailing the tenure of the SEC from five to three years.
Income tax case: Madras high court refuses to discharge Karti Chidambaram, wife
The Madras high court on Tuesday refused to discharge Sivaganga MP Karti Chidambaram and his wife, Srinidhi,from prosecution initiated by th...
Mere apprehension not enough to stall newspaper publication: Madras High Court
A division bench comprising Justice N.Kirubakaran and Justice R Hemalatha said 'mere apprehension or least probability' about whether the disease can be spread through newspapers cannot be a ground to prohibit their publication as it would amount to a violation of the Fundamental Rights.
Andhra HC quashes ordinance curtailing tenure of SEC
It restored retired bureaucrat Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar as the SEC. Justice VKanagaraj, a retired judge of the Madras High Court, had assumed charge as the SEC on April 11, replacing Ramesh Kumar.
CISF jawan succumbs to COVID-19; 18th death among paramilitary forces
Officials said constable Jitender Kumar died at the RML Hospital here after he was admitted with fever and difficulty in breathing on June 10. The jawan had contracted the coronavirus infection and was deployed for law and order duties in Delhi, a senior CISF officer said.
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