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'No discrimination against women athletes with disabilities': Madras HC directs Centre, state govt
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'No discrimination against women athletes with disabilities': Madras HC directs Centre, state govt

There should not be any unfair discrimination against women athletes with disabilities on grounds of race, gender, sex, marital status, ethnic or social origin, colour, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, conscience, belief, culture, language and birth, Justice R Mahadevan said

Madras HC quashes FIR against YouTuber Maridhas for controversial tweet on IAF copter crash
India

Madras HC quashes FIR against YouTuber Maridhas for controversial tweet on IAF copter crash

Police had registered the case against Maridhas under different sections of IPC including promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence

Madras HC quashes order converting Jayalalithaa's Chennai residence ‘Veda Nilayam’
India

Madras HC quashes order converting Jayalalithaa's Chennai residence ‘Veda Nilayam’

The court also permitted the Income Tax department to recover dues running to several crores of rupees from the petitioners

'Reply in English only': Madras HC tells Centre after minister writes to Tamil Nadu MP in Hindi
India

'Reply in English only': Madras HC tells Centre after minister writes to Tamil Nadu MP in Hindi

The court said that the Centre should reply in the language in which the state government sends the application to the Central government

Explained: Why Madras HC has imposed Rs 1 lakh fine on Vijay in luxury car tax evasion case
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Explained: Why Madras HC has imposed Rs 1 lakh fine on Vijay in luxury car tax evasion case

"These actors are portraying themselves as champions to bring social justice in the society, but their acts are not in consonance", the court said.

SC rejects EC's plea to expunge Madras HC remarks, says citizens have a right to know what transpires in courts
India

SC rejects EC's plea to expunge Madras HC remarks, says citizens have a right to know what transpires in courts

The top court said it is a staunch proponent of freedom of media to report court proceedings and that the EC's contention that press should be reporting orders only and not observations struck at principles of open court

EC says it is ‘unanimous’ there shouldn’t be plea in SC for curbs on media reporting over oral observations made by judges
India

EC says it is ‘unanimous’ there shouldn’t be plea in SC for curbs on media reporting over oral observations made by judges

The Election Commission had approached the top court with a Special Leave Petition against oral observations made by the Madras HC, where it said the EC was 'singularly responsible' for the second wave of COVID-19 and remarked that its officers should probably be 'booked for murder'

'What has Centre been doing for past 14 months?': Madras HC rips govt over COVID-19 management plan
India

'What has Centre been doing for past 14 months?': Madras HC rips govt over COVID-19 management plan

On Wednesday, fresh COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu breached the 16,000 mark, the highest since the start of the pandemic

Mamata Banerjee welcomes Madras HC's EC criticism, demands withdrawal of Central forces from West Bengal
India

Mamata Banerjee welcomes Madras HC's EC criticism, demands withdrawal of Central forces from West Bengal

The Madras High Court earlier on Monday had held that the poll body allowing political parties to take out rallies and meetings had led to the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic

New COVID-19 vaccine price might cause 'financial burden' on India's 'lowest denomination', says Madras HC
India

New COVID-19 vaccine price might cause 'financial burden' on India's 'lowest denomination', says Madras HC

The Madras high court also sought information from the Tamil Nadu government about the availability of medical facilities like oxygen and remdesivir in the state

Tamil Nadu govt withdraws permission for 100% occupancy in movie theatres
India

Tamil Nadu govt withdraws permission for 100% occupancy in movie theatres

Days after allowing full capacity in cinemas, the government cited an advisory from the Centre and a petition in the Madras HC over the matter for revoking its decision

Madras High Court acquits man accused of killing Dalit son-in-law in 2016, sets aside death sentence of five others
India

Madras High Court acquits man accused of killing Dalit son-in-law in 2016, sets aside death sentence of five others

The Madras HC sentenced the five other accused to life imprisonment for a minimum of 25 years without any right to remission.

Madras High Court rules working women giving birth to child after twins in first delivery not entitled to maternity benefits
India

Madras High Court rules working women giving birth to child after twins in first delivery not entitled to maternity benefits

The Madras High Court has ruled that if a working woman gives birth to a child in the second delivery after twins in the first, she is not entitled to maternity benefits as it should be treated as the third child.

Justice Muralidhar's transfer unrelated to Delhi riots case, but govt should have been more careful: Justice Balakrishnan
India

Justice Muralidhar's transfer unrelated to Delhi riots case, but govt should have been more careful: Justice Balakrishnan

The government should have been a little careful while issuing the midnight order transferring Delhi HC Judge S Muralidhar to the Punjab and Haryana HC, former CJI KG Balakrishnan has said, amid a row over the timing of the transfer

Centre transfers Justice S Muralidhar to Punjab and Haryana HC based on SC's 12 Feb direction; order comes on day he pulled up Delhi Police
India

Centre transfers Justice S Muralidhar to Punjab and Haryana HC based on SC's 12 Feb direction; order comes on day he pulled up Delhi Police

The Centre on Wednesday issued a transfer of Justice S Muralidhar of the Delhi High Court to the Punjab and Haryana High Court. The notification of Justice Muralidhar's transfer, who is the third-highest judge of the Delhi High Court, comes about two weeks after the recommendation by the Supreme Court collegium on 12 February.

Congress questions Justice S Muralidhar's transfer; Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad slams party, saying 'well-settled process' followed
Politics

Congress questions Justice S Muralidhar's transfer; Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad slams party, saying 'well-settled process' followed

The Congress on Thursday hit out at the government over the transfer of Delhi High Court Judge S Muralidhar, alleging that the Modi dispensation was waging a battle of revenge against the judiciary.

Delhi HC Bar goes on strike against move to transfer Justice S Muralidhar; judge had authored RTI, Sec 377 verdicts
India

Delhi HC Bar goes on strike against move to transfer Justice S Muralidhar; judge had authored RTI, Sec 377 verdicts

In protest against the transfer of Justice S Muralidhar to the Punjab and Haryana High Court, the Delhi High Court Bar Association (DHBCA) asked its members to abstain from work on Thursday

Facebook seeking to transfer WhatsApp message traceability case hearing to another court
News & Analysis

Facebook seeking to transfer WhatsApp message traceability case hearing to another court

This case is currently being heard in the Madras HC and there is no clarity as to which court Facebook wants to move the case to

Madras HC approaches IIT-M professor for assistance on WhatsApp's traceability: Report
News & Analysis

Madras HC approaches IIT-M professor for assistance on WhatsApp's traceability: Report

IIT-M professor V Kamakoti also happens to be on the board of the National Security Advisory Board.

Madras HC rejects TN govt's plea challenging Rs 100 crore NGT penalty for not cleaning up Buckingham Canal and state rivers
India

Madras HC rejects TN govt's plea challenging Rs 100 crore NGT penalty for not cleaning up Buckingham Canal and state rivers

The Madras High Court on Friday dismissed a petition filed by the Tamil Nadu government, challenging the Rs 100 crore penalty imposed on the state by the National Green Tribunal for not cleaning the Buckingham Canal, Adyar and Cooum rivers