Madras High Court imposes a fine of Rs. 20,000/- on an Advocate for Filing Frivolous Petition with relation to the Home-Delivery of Alcohol
In B. Ramkumar Adityan v. Govt of Tamil Nadu & Ors., the Madras High Court on Wednesday imposed a fine of Rs. 20,000/- on an Advocate for filing unnecessary petitions to re-open liquor shops in the state. Contentions of the...
Madras HC dismissed PIL for providing Services by Convicted Jail Inmates to Control COVID-19 Pandemic
In R. Sreedhar v. Govt. of Tamil Nadu & Ors., the Madras High Court dismissed a PIL seeking to avail the services of persons lodged in prisons across the country for dealing with the challenging times of the pandemic. The...
PIL filed in Madras High Court seeking Food and Shelter for Dying, Destitute and Mentally Disabled Persons in COVID-19 Crisis
In M. Karpagam v. Govt of Tamil Nadu & Ors., the Madras High Court on Friday issued notices on a plea providing food and shelter for the dying, destitute and mentally disabled persons, who have no proper shelter and...
Gauhati High Court directs the State Government of Nagaland to set up at least two COVID-19 Lab in the state
A PIL was filed in the Gauhati High Court by Kikrukhonuo Residence of Kohima. The petitioner argued that there is no lab in Nagaland due to which samples are being sent to Assam and Manipur for testing which is...
Madras HC: Organisers and Beneficiaries should strictly adhere to certain Norms for Distribution of Food and other Items during Lockdown
In the case of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam v. State of Tamil Nadu & Ors., through a petition, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, the principal opposition party in Tamil Nadu, had assailed the legality of a Press Release issued by the Information...
PIL Filed in Madras High Court to Protect Private Sector Employees from Termination, Reduction of Wages during COVID-19 Crisis
A plea has been filed before the Madras High Court for protection of private-sector employees from termination and reduction of wages during the present Covid-19 crisis. The petition has been filed by Arun Saravanan arguing that certain private companies are...
In Manohar v. State, the case of the prosecution is that on 07.10.2012 at about 01.30 p.m., when the victim girl was alone in the house doing homework, the accused/appellant trespassed into the house, bolted the door, undressed her...
Madras High Court: Teacher not held for the Abetment of Suicide, transfer of investigation to another agency does not arise
In the case of R. Muthukrishnan v. The Superintendent of Police on 18th March 2020, Murugan, a student of 10th standard in the Government Higher Secondary School, Kasilingapuram, Srivaikundam Taluk, Thoothukudi District, attempted to commit suicide by consuming insecticide on 11.11.2015...