Madras High Court: News
23 Nov 2023Tamil Cinema
Gautham Vasudev Menon's much-awaited Tamil film, Dhruva Natchathiram, starring Chiyaan Vikram, is slated for release on Friday.
16 Sep 2023Tamil Nadu
Amid the ongoing row over Sanatan Dharma, the Madras High Court reportedly stressed that free speech should not devolve into hate speech, especially concerning matters of religion.
30 Jun 2023Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi on Thursday reportedly decided to put on hold the dismissal order of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader V Senthil Balaji for the time being and informed Chief Minister M K Stalin about it.
12 Apr 2023Tamil Nadu
The Tamil Nadu government on Monday gazetted the Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Online Gambling and Regulation of Online Games Act, 2022.
15 Feb 2023Tamil Nadu
A shelter home in Villupuram, Tamil Nadu, which was supposed to be a place where homeless and distressed people could live with dignity, allegedly turned out to be a house of horrors.
07 Feb 2023Supreme Court Of India
The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a plea seeking to prevent Lekshmana Chandra Victoria Gowri (49) from taking oath as an additional Madras High Court judge.
02 Feb 2023Tamil Nadu
A Muslim woman is eligible to practice her right to dissolve a marriage through "Khula" (the process of divorce initiated by the wife) by only approaching a family court and not any private bodies like a Shariat council, said the Madras High Court.
18 Jul 2022Tamil Nadu
After a class 12 student died by suicide, two teachers of a private residential school in Tamil Nadu's Kalakurichi were arrested on allegations of mental torture, the police said on Monday.
15 Jul 2022Bombay High Court
Madras High Court has said that removal of thali (Mangalsutra) by an estranged wife would mean mental cruelty of the highest order for the husband.
11 Jul 2022AIADMK
In a big win for AIADMK coordinator E Palaniswami (EPS), the Madras High Court on Monday allowed the General Council meeting of the party where EPS was elevated as the interim general secretary of the party and abolished the dual leadership structure.
14 Feb 2022Supreme Court Of India
The Supreme Court of India has agreed to hear a petition filed by the Tamil Nadu Police against a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe in the suicide of a 17-year-old schoolgirl.
25 Jan 2022Tamil Nadu
The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has asked the person, who had recorded the viral video that is at the center of the M Lavanya suicide case, to hand over his mobile phone.
18 Aug 2021Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
The Madras High Court on Tuesday said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) should be made an autonomous body reporting only to the Prime Minister.
05 Aug 2021Dhanush
Last month, Tamil superstar Thalapathy Vijay was lambasted by the Madras High Court for seeking an exemption on the entry tax for his Rolls-Royce Ghost car.
13 Jul 2021Ferrari
Tamil superstar Thalapathy Vijay had filed a writ petition in 2012, seeking exemption of Entry Tax for his luxury vehicle.
24 Jun 2021India
Digital News Publishers Association - a 13-member group of the country's biggest news media firms - has challenged the constitutional relevance of the central government's new Information Technology rules (IT Rules, 2021) in the Madras High Court.
02 May 2021Supreme Court Of India
The Election Commission has complained to the Supreme Court regarding the observations made by the Madras High Court about holding polls during a raging pandemic.
30 Apr 2021Tamil Nadu
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday moved the Madras High Court seeking directions to the press to not report on oral observations made during court proceedings.
27 Apr 2021Election Commission of India (ECI)
Winners of the Assembly elections in four states and one Union Territory can't take out processions on May 2 — the day results will be declared — and even after that, the Election Commission said on Tuesday.
26 Apr 2021Election Commission of India (ECI)
In sharp remarks, the Madras High Court on Monday solely blamed the Election Commission for the second wave of coronavirus.
19 Feb 2021Chennai
The Madras High Court on Friday issued a notice to the central government, among others, in a case pertaining to the alleged adverse reaction to the COVID-19 vaccine Covishield.
29 Dec 2020Bollywood
Despite the Madras High Court's order in the matter, music maestro Ilaiyaraaja skipped visiting the Prasad Studios in Saligramam on Monday to collect his belongings.
22 Dec 2020Bollywood
Amid the legal feud between legendary music composer Ilaiyaraaja and the owners of LV Prasad Studios, the Madras High Court has urged the parties to come up with a mutual solution.
27 Oct 2020Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Months after the father-son duo — Jayaraj and Bennix — died, CBI divulged details of the inhumane torture they were subjected to inside the Sathankulam Police station.
27 Aug 2020Supreme Court Of India
The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a plea seeking to restrain Patanjali Ayurved Ltd from using the trademark 'Coronil'.
11 Aug 2020Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
In an unfortunate development, a police officer, who faced action over the custodial deaths of a father and son in police custody in June in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi, died of coronavirus.
02 Jul 2020Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
A small yet substantial step in the long-drawn quest for justice for the father-son duo, who were brutally murdered in police custody last month, was undertaken with the arrest of four cops.
30 Jun 2020Tamil Nadu
A magistrate appointed by the Madras High Court to probe the deaths of a father-son duo in police custody in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin was allegedly harassed by cops, IE reported on Tuesday.
27 Jun 2020Tamil Nadu
In Tamil Nadu, the punishment for violating the coronavirus-induced lockdown is, shockingly, death, like the heart-wrenching story of one P Jayaraj and his son J Bennix has shown.
29 May 2020Amazon
Jyothika-starrer highly-anticipated Tamil movie Ponmagal Vandhal faced a huge trouble as it was leaked online even before its premiere on an OTT platform.
19 May 2020X
From being a harmless app meant for leisure, TikTok has turned into a problematic platform, one that brazenly promotes rape, domestic violence, acid attacks, and strokes religious tensions.
15 Dec 2019Hollywood
Rani Mukerji-starrer cop drama movie Mardaani 2 has become the latest victim of the seemingly unending practice of video piracy. The film was leaked online on Friday, just hours after its official theatrical release.
12 Nov 2019Coimbatore
A 30-year-old woman met with a road accident on Monday as an AIADMK flagpole allegedly fell on a highway in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
09 Nov 2019Supreme Court Of India
On Saturday, the Supreme Court delivered its verdict in the long-drawn Ayodhya title dispute case.
06 Oct 2019AIADMK
A 23-year-old techie died in Chennai in September after a banner of AIADMK fell on her. Her death even sparked the anger of Madras High Court which pulled up the ruling party for not keeping a check on deadly banners.
21 Sep 2019Sanjay Dutt
Piracy giant Tamilrockers is turning out to be a menace for filmmakers these days.
21 Sep 2019Crime Against Women
A disturbing video of domestic violence did rounds of social media late on Friday. In the CCTV footage, a woman was seen being assaulted by her husband, mother-in-law, and father-in-law.
08 Sep 2019Rajiv Gandhi
Celebrated lawyer and former Union Law Minister Ram Jethmalani passed away on Sunday morning at his Delhi residence. He was 95.
30 Aug 2019Prabhas
Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor's much-talked about multilingual movie Saaho is the new release in town.
25 Jul 2019Rajiv Gandhi
Nalini Sriharan, who is serving a life sentence in connection to Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case, walked out of prison on Thursday.
19 Jul 2019Hollywood
Tamilrockers has done it again.
15 Jul 2019India
Hrithik Roshan's Super 30 opened well at the box office on July 12, and made a collection of Rs. 30.02 crore in two days.
12 Jul 2019Tamil Nadu
A 24-year-old man from Hyderabad died recently while shooting a video on the famous video app, TikTok.
11 Jul 2019Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu government has decided to distribute free shoes and socks from next year to all government students from Classes VI to XII.
05 Jul 2019India
The Madras High Court on Friday granted a one-month ordinary leave to Nalini Sriharan, one of the seven convicts in former PM Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case, to make arrangements for the wedding of her daughter who lives in London.
19 Jun 2019Tamil Nadu
In the wake of delayed monsoons and grueling heat, a severe water crisis has plagued Chennai. All four reservoirs that supply the city with water- including the Chembarambakkam lake, Chennai's largest source of drinking water- have turned dry.
14 Jun 2019Tamil Nadu
In a bizarre incident, a 24-year-old woman from Tamil Nadu committed suicide on Thursday after her husband expressed his disapproval with her TikTok obsession.
06 Jun 2019Bollywood
The latest target of piracy is the much-anticipated Eid flick, Bharat.
30 Apr 2019Puducherry
Handing over a major setback to Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi, Madras High Court on Tuesday said she can't act independently and neither can she interfere in day-to-day activities of the government.
24 Apr 2019TikTok
The Madras High Court has lifted the interim ban on the Chinese app, TikTok, on April 24, subject to certain conditions.
16 Apr 2019Delhi
In a shocking incident, a 19-year-old man, Salman, was allegedly shot dead by one of his friends while shooting a video for mobile app, TikTok.
08 Apr 2019Supreme Court Of India
A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court against the Madras High Court's interim order calling for a ban on downloading the famous media app, TikTok.
04 Apr 2019India
The Madras High Court yesterday asked the Centre to put a ban on the famous app, TikTok, saying that it encourages pornographic content.
22 Mar 2019Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar was beaming with pride after his recent release Kesari opened to rave reviews from audience and critics.
13 Mar 2019Supreme Court Of India
The Madras High Court has granted conditional bail to a woman assistant professor, Nirmala Devi, accused in the sensational "sex for degrees" case, arrested 11 months ago.
18 Feb 2019Supreme Court Of India
In a big win for the Tamil Nadu government, the Supreme Court, on Monday, refused to allow the re-opening of Vedanta's Sterlite copper smelter in Thoothukudi.
15 Feb 2019Ranveer Singh
Is there a way to curb piracy? This question is bothering filmmakers these days as piracy is impacting the business of every new release.
21 Jan 2019Supreme Court Of India
Just days after Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) organizing secretary RS Bharathi filed a writ petition challenging the recently-approved 10% economically weak section (EWS) quota for the general category, the Madras High Court, on Monday, issued a notice to the Center about the same.
08 Jan 2019Delhi High Court
The Delhi High Court today refused to vacate the stay on sale of drugs and prescription medicines by online pharmacies.
19 Dec 2018India
The Madras High Court today restrained political parties from erecting digital banners on roadsides across Tamil Nadu till further orders.
18 Dec 2018Tamil Nadu
The Tamil Nadu Plastics Manufacturer's Association (TNPMA) moved the Madras High Court today seeking to quash a government order banning plastic, which would come into effect on January 1.
15 Dec 2018Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami today said the land acquisition proceedings for the Salem-Chennai Expressway project was not opposed by as many as 89% of the people.
01 Dec 2018India
A petition was filed in the Madras High Court seeking the removal of Railway Unionist N Kanniah, alleging he was "illegally" occupying the post of chairman of Railway Employees Cooperative Credit Society (ECCS)Ltd for the past 20 years.
30 Nov 2018Tamil Nadu
The Madras High Court has stayed proceedings in a criminal defamation case against DMK president M K Stalin over certain remarks made by him against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami in September.
29 Nov 2018Rajinikanth
Rajinikanth's hyped movie 2.0 has hit the theaters today, to the great joy and excitement of fans.
15 Nov 2018Vidya Balan
The Madras HC yesterday restrained 42 cable and Internet service providers from screening the Tamil film 'Kaatrin Mozhi' scheduled to be released on November 16, on a suit filed by the producer, Creative Entertainers.
31 Oct 2018AIADMK
Post the disqualification of 18 AIADMK legislators, their rooms at the MLA Hostel in Chennai have been sealed and the individuals asked to settle pending dues.
27 Oct 2018Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami has said the dreams of those who tried to break the AIADMK and come to power have been shattered following the Madras High Court verdict upholding the disqualification of 18 MLAs.
25 Oct 2018Supreme Court Of India
In a major relief to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami, the Madras High Court on Thursday upheld the disqualification of 18 rebel MLAs, loyal to the Sasikala-Dhinakaran faction of AIADMK.
23 Sep 2018Insurance
All car and bike owners will now get a personal accident cover of Rs. 15 lakh for an annual premium of Rs. 750 as the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has raised the minimum insurance cover.
09 Sep 2018Supreme Court Of India
National Lok Adalats held in Tamil Nadu disposed of over 40,000 pending and more than 30,000 pre-litigation cases on Saturday.
05 Sep 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
In relation to the multi-crore gutkha scam, the CBI on Wednesday raided homes of affluent personalities in Chennai. Nearly 40 places were searched by the CBI.
02 Sep 2018Supreme Court Of India
The Madras High Court has directed the Center to file an affidavit explaining the steps taken by it to prevent Indian fishermen from crossing the international maritime boundary line and enter the Lankan waters.