Madras High Court

Justice Sanjay Karol sworn in as Chief Justice of Patna HC

Justice Sanjay Karol has been sworn in as the 43rd Chief Justice of Patna High Court. His oath for office and secrecy was administered by Bihar Governor Phagu Chauhan at the Raj Bhavan in Patna. He succeeded Justice Amreshwar Pratap ..


SC refuses to Intervene in Puducherry Power Tussle

The Supreme Court has refused to interfere with the Madras High Court order that curbed Puducherry Lieutenant Governor’s powers on the administrative control of the Union Territory of the Puducherry. The Supreme Court has asked the Lieutenant Governor (LG) to ..

Madras High Court Upholds Decision to cancel Vellore Poll

Madras High Court has dismissed two writ petitions filed against the Presidential decision to rescind the Lok Sabha poll notification for the Vellore parliamentary constituency in the wake of complaints of large-scale distribution of cash to voters. Why the Lok ..


Madras High Court Rules against Negative Marking in Competitive Exams

The Madras High Court has ruled against negative marking in competitive examinations saying they are bad in law. Observations of the Madras High Court The Madras High Court while hearing a petition filed by an IIT JEE aspirant who failed ..


Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani sworn-in as Chief Justice of Madras High Court

Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani has been sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of the Madras High Court (MHC) by Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit at a ceremony in Raj Bhavan in Chennai on August 12. Justice Tahilramani is the third ..

Madras HC becomes first st court in south India to introduce e-court fee payment facility

The Madras High Court became first court in south India and overall eighth in the country to introduce e-court fee payment facility. It was jointly launched by Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and Chief Justice Indira Banerjee at the principal ..