Madras High Court

  • Justice Katju alleges "corruption" in judiciary July 21, 2014

    Justice Markandey Katju has made some sensational revelations in his latest blog where in he has accused three former chief justices of India of giving into political pressure and appointing a corrupt judge to Madras High Court. ...
  • Is dress code in clubs a colonial hangover? July 15, 2014

    The recent incident of not allowing a Madras High Court judge into Tamil Nadu Cricket Association Club in Chennai has triggered a controversy. It has led to a nationwide debate on the relevance of dress code which is being strictly followed by most of the clubs in India. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on BJP crisis June 23, 2013

    On this episode of The week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on BJP crisis, Madras High Court verdict - sex means marriage, and much more. ...
  • Kerala hails 'Vishwaroopam', says it doesn't hurt sentiments January 30, 2013

    Kamal Haasan's latest film 'Vishwaroopam' ran into trouble after Muslim groups in Tamil Nadu alleged that its content hurt their sentiments. ...
  • No need for objection as film cleared by the Censor Board: Digvijaya January 30, 2013

    'Vishwaroopam' was banned in Tamil Nadu on the insistence of some Muslim organisations which felt that it depicted the community in poor light. ...
  • Kudankulam: Disappointed with HC verdict, says petitioner August 31, 2012

    The Madras High Court on Friday gave the go-ahead for the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant saying that a fresh environment clearance was not required. ...
  • The Last Word: Is the demand for PC's resignation justified? June 8, 2012

    Jayalalithaa, the BJP and Subramanian Swamy have publicly demanded Home Minister P Chidambaram's resignation. ...
  • CJI asked to look into judge's claims of harassment November 2, 2011

    Madras High Court Justice Karnan specifically mentioned caste as a reason for his harassment. ...
  • Should Rajiv Gandhi's assassins get clemency? August 30, 2011

    The Madras High Court stayed the execution of the former PM Rajiv Gandhi's assassins for eight weeks. ...
  • India @ 9 with Veeraraghav and Smitha Nair August 30, 2011

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Veeraraghav and Smitha Nair. ...
  • Madras HC stays trial against Kanchi Sankaracharya August 26, 2011

    The trial has been stayed for eight weeks, after audio tapes of Sankaracharya allegedly trying to bribe the judge in the case surfaced. ...
  • War of words between SC Judge and ex-CJI December 14, 2010

    While SC Judge HL Gokhale accused former CJI KG Balakrishnan of hiding facts on A Raja, ex CJI remained firm on his stance. ...
  • Watch: Karnataka CJ's promotion to SC put on hold November 2, 2009

    There are charges of corruption against Chief Justice PD Dinakaran. ...
  • Madras HC spares lawyers, reins in top cops over riots October 30, 2009

    Chennai: The Madras High Court held four top police officers responsible for the riot-like situation that had surfaced in the premises of the Court eight months ago. The Madras HC premises had reportedly turned into a virtual war zone when lawyers clashed with the police about eight months ago. The...
  • Senior lawyers protest Karnataka CJ's posting to SC September 17, 2009

    New Delhi: Senior lawyers are up in arms over the possible elevation of the Karnataka Chief Justice to the Supreme Court even after allegations of corruption. After complaining to the Chief Justice of India KG Balakrishnan, they are meeting Law Minister Veerapppa Moily on Thursday. ...
  • Watch: HC orders removal of AIDS campaign posters August 6, 2009

    The Madras High Court has severely reprimanded the state Health Ministry, asking it to remove all banners of an AIDS awareness campaign within a week after a woman featured in the advertisements complained that her picture was taken without consent. ...
  • Controversies seem to follow Union Minister Raja July 31, 2009

    Allegations of spectrum scandal and of influencing the judiciary and now a sting operation against him. Union Telecom Minister A Raja seems to have a way to attract controversies. The Opposition has come together and wants Prime Minister Mamohan Singh to clarify whether or not Raja indeed called up a...
  • Chennai courts lose patience at drunk drivers June 7, 2009

    Chennai: The Madras High Court has asked the Chennai traffic police to get tough with drunk driving after 3,000 cases were booked in the city since January. ...
  • Watch: Madras HC lawyers continue to boycott court February 24, 2009

    Lawyers in Tamil Nadu went on one day token fast in front of Madras HC. ...
  • Madras High Court drama adds to common man's plight February 21, 2009

    Caught between the police and the lawyers is the common man Their wait for justice has only grown longer. ...
  • Madras High Court burns over LTTE row February 20, 2009

    The war in Sri Lanka between the army and the LTTE is spilling into a battle between police and lawyers inside the Madras High Court. ...
  • Lookahead: What's making news today September 27, 2007

    Here's a look at what is expected to be in news later today. ...