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Madras HC judge takes oath after legal drama
In her swearing-in speech, Gowri, whose appointment was challenged citing her alleged hate speeches against Christians and Muslims, said that she will strive to liberate the marginalised and to nurture fraternity.
Updated on Feb 08, 2023 05:29 AM IST
Greatest responsibility: Justice Victoria Gowri on becoming Madras HC judge
Justice Gowri said her responsibility as a judge entailed hearing the oppressed voices of the poor and to liberate the marginalised.
Updated on Feb 07, 2023 06:44 PM IST
Victoria Gowri takes oath as Madras HC judge after SC dismisses lawyers' plea
A new bench comprising justices Sanjiv Khanna and BR Gavai took up the case.
Updated on Feb 07, 2023 11:05 AM IST
Woman judge gets appointed to Madras HC but lawyers move Supreme Court. Why?
The lawyers cited Victoria Gowri's alleged statements against minorities in the past and claimed Gowri's elevation will dent the independence of the judiciary.
Updated on Feb 06, 2023 01:27 PM IST
HT News Desk | Written by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi
Foreigners can also move Indian courts in domestic abuse case, says Madras HC
The husband had contended that he had obtained an ex-parte decree for divorce as well as custody of their adolescent twin boys from the Circuit Court in Farifax County in the USA.
Updated on Feb 03, 2023 03:01 AM IST
On Madras HC advice, Tamil Nadu govt issues glossary for addressing LGBTQA
By doing so, an attempt is being made to address persons belonging to LGBTQIA community with more dignity and respect, said the additional advocate-general.
Published on Aug 23, 2022 08:10 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
Madras HC orders issuance of no caste, no religion certificate to student
Justicie Abdul Quddhose gave a ruling to this effect while passing orders on a writ petition from J Yuvan Manoj on Tuesday. This order follows a recommendation from the local Tahsildar.
Published on Aug 17, 2022 01:08 PM IST
PTI | , Chennai
Teachers who did not pass TET not entitled to continue in service: Madras HC
Teachers who did not get through TET not entitled to continue in service, rules Madras HC
Published on Apr 07, 2022 08:27 PM IST
‘One after hijab, another after dhoti’: Madras HC on plea for temple dress code
A two-judge bench of the Madras high court frowned on the controversies around the dress code during Thursday’s hearing on a petition that sought directions to the government to prescribe a dress code for entering temples
Updated on Feb 11, 2022 06:30 AM IST
Madras high court suspends lawyer from practising for ‘improper’ behaviour
The judges also directed the Tamil Nadu Bar Council to take appropriate disciplinary proceedings against the lawyer and accordingly, it prohibited Santhana Krishnan from practising, by adopting the resolution today.
Updated on Dec 22, 2021 04:19 AM IST
, ChennaiPress Trust of India
Madras HC to Centre: Use English for official purposes
Su Venkatesan, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) Member of Parliament from Madurai, moved the court seeking the use of English in all communications between the Union and the Tamil Nadu government, its lawmakers and the people.
Updated on Aug 22, 2021 01:39 PM IST
Divya Chandrababu, Hindustan Times, Chennai
Madras HC sends notice to Centre on new IT rules
The association said in its plea that it was being pressured by the ministry of information and broadcasting to furnish information within 15 days under Rule 18 of the new Information Technology Rules 2021.
Published on Jun 24, 2021 04:59 AM IST
, Hindustan Times, ChennaiDivya Chandrababu
SC rejects EC petition over reporting of Madras HC observations
“We find no substance in the prayer of the EC for restraining the media from reporting on court proceedings," the top court said.
Updated on May 07, 2021 01:52 AM IST
Utkarsh Anand, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
EC officials should probably be booked for murder: Madras high court
The Madras High Court noted that the Election Commission is "singularly responsible" for the second wave of Covid-19 and said that the poll body's officials could be booked for murder for allowing political rallies amid the ongoing coronavirus disease pandemic.
Published on Apr 26, 2021 12:56 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose