Siddhi Nagwekar

Madras High Court Orders Sub-Collector for Fresh Considerations in Illicit Quarrying Charge

Excerpt The District Collector imposed a penalty on the Petitioner Stonemark Engineering Pvt. Ltd. for illicit quarrying. However, the Petitioners contended that they were not given a chance to make their case in the enquiry proceedings and that the principles...

Madras High Court Modifies Compensation Awarded to Father & Daughter of Woman Killed in Accident

Excerpt A father and a daughter both filed for a modified compensation awarded to them after the death of their wife & mother respectively. The daughter separately contended that she should be awarded a greater proportion of the compensation as...

Karnataka High Court Refrains From Deciding the Validity of Order Passed by Single Judge in Mysore Lamp Works Case

Excerpt A public sector company was closed down by the State Government in 2002. The workmen appealed against it and the company was made to re-operate again. The State Government was asked to absorb the employees of this company in...

Karnataka High Court Allows Petition for Pre- Trial Amendment To Include Additional Ground

A suit was brought regarding declaration and injunction for a road that is used by the public, constituting a dominant heritage. The case was heard and decided upon by Hon’ble Justice Krishna Dixit.

Madras High Court Dismisses Writ Petition Against Managing Directors of Pondicherry Road Transport Corporation Ltd.

The Petitioner, S. Arokiyadoss, filed a writ petition under Article 226 of the Indian Constitution. He sought to issue the writ of mandamus to the respondents- the Managing Director & the Managing Director (Administration) of Pondicherry Road Transport Corporation Ltd. 

Madras High Court: Statement Made Under FERA, 1973 Is Sine Qua Non

The Appellant was convicted for attempting illicit transportation of sandalwood, a prohibited item for export. He has filed an appeal under Section 130 of the Customs Act, 1962 challenging the correctness of the order passed by the Customs, Excise,...

Madras High Court: Dismisses a Writ Appeal Under Clause 15 of the Letters Patent

Tezoram filed an appeal under Clause 15 to set aside the order dated 08.10.2020. He was issued a pre-assessment notice. However, he failed or chose not to acknowledge the same. The Respondent Commissioner pursuant to this order found that...

Madras High Court Relegates Parties to Complete the Trial With a Direction to the Family Court to Determine if the Suit Was Premature.

The husband V.K. Uzhair filed a Civil Revision Petition under Article 227 of the Indian Constitution against the order passed by learned IV Additional Principal Judge, Family Court, Chennai. It related to the nature of the Talaq, alleged to...

Doctrine of Proportionality Must Adhere to Reasonableness Principal Test: Madras High Court

Young Men's Christian Association built a commercial complex and leased it without having due permission. The District Collector & Tahsildar issued a show-cause notice to them and pursuant thereto issued orders to resume the lands to the government. The...

Madras High Court Asks the State To Reconsider Number of Seats Allotted for Bcm Category

Mr. Shakkiya filed a Writ Petition under Article 226 of the Indian Constitution to issue a Writ of Mandamus. The petition sought to direct the Respondents to provide one seat to the Backward Class Muslims in Karaikal region for...

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