Kallakurichi Student Death: Madras HC Says Case Of Suicide, Not Rape Or Murder
The High Court of Madras held that the case of student death in Kallakurichi, is a case of suicide, and not rape or sexual harassment. A 17-year-old girl student died by way of suicide in Kallakurichi on July 13, after which a widespread agitation broke out. Her parents alleged that she was raped or sexually harassed. However, the court observed that through a report, she wasn’t sexually abused.
Tags: Kallakurichi, Tamil Nadu, Student Death, Student Suicide, Madras High Court
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Madras HC Issues Fresh Orders For General Council Meeting Of AIADMK
Madras High Court (HC) issued fresh orders in regard to the leadership of the All India Anna Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general council meeting. Justice G Jayachandran ordered in the favour of O. Panneerselvam, who opposed the election of Edappadi K Palaniswami as an interim general secretary during the July 11 general council meet will not be valid. Hearing the plea, the single-bench judge issued a fresh council meeting for AIADMK.
Tags: AIADMK, Madras High Court, Political Issue, Single Bench Judge, OPS
Courtesy: The Print
Tamil Nadu Police Deployed Outside Kallakurichi Medical College: School Student Suicide Case
The Tamil Nadu Police has been deployed outside the Kallakurichi Government Medical College, where the body of a 17-year-old body is kept. As per the Madras High Court's directions, the victim's body will be handed over to her family on July 23, following which her final rites will be conducted. The girl… read-more
Tags: Kallakurichi, Tamil Nadu Girl, Madras High Court, Police Secuirty, Body
AIADMK Headquarters At MGR Maaligai Opens After 10 Days: Chennai
The AIADMK headquarter office at "MGR Maaligai" was reopened after being sealed for 10-days, on July 21. Notably, the Revenue authorities sealed the AIADMK office, after violence that broke out between supporters of then-rival leaders K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam, over single leadership issues. However, on July 20, the Madras High Court quashed the orders of the Revenue authorities, directing to reopen the office.
Tags: Chennai, AIADMK, Headquarters, Revenue Officials, Madras High Court
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
SC Lists Plea Of EK Palaniswami For Hearing On July 6
The SC agreed to hear then plea regarding the single leadership issue in Tamil Nadu. The SC bench on July 4, said that it would hear on July 6. Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister EK Palaniswami, challenged the Madras HC order, staying the passing of any unannounced resolutions in the AIADMK General and Executive councils meeting. Furthermore, a vacation bench comprising Indira Banerjee and JK Maheshwari will hear the plea.
Tags: Supreme Court, Tamil Nadu, Single Leadership, Petition, Madras High Court
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Madras HC Upholds 7.5% Quota For Govt School Students In Medical Colleges: TN
The Madras high court, on April 7, upheld the 7.5% reservation provided by the Tamil Nadu government for students from government schools in admission to medical courses. ''It was to help deserving students from the underprivileged and marginalised sections of the society get admission to medical colleges,'' stated the state government. Notably, Only 31% of the seats in medical colleges were earlier reserved for general category students.
Tags: Legal, Tamil Nadu Government, Madras High Court, medical colleges, Education
Courtesy: India Today
Madras High Court Expresses Concern Over Underage Driving
The Madras High Court has asked the Tamil Nadu government to implement the Motor Vehicles Act to prevent any minor or underage person to drive a two-wheeler or four-wheeler. During a hearing, Justice S Kannammal said, "This Court also takes judicial notice of the fact that juvenile driving is on the rise in our state." Kannammal expressed concerned and said, "innocent lives are lost at a young age."
Tags: Tamil Nadu, Madras High Court, Rash Driving, Court Suit, Drive
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Identify Govt Teachers Running Private Tuitions & Businesses: Madras HC To Govt
Reviewing a petition, the Madurai bench of Madras High Court directed the state Government to form a special team to identify those government teachers taking private tuitions and running private businesses in the educational field. Justice SM Subramaniam asked the government to ensure quality education at state-run schools. He also asked them to provide telephone/mobile numbers to parents for reporting misconducts of government teachers at… read-more
Tags: Madurai bench, Madras High Court, Private tuitions, Tamil Nadu Government, Government Teachers
SC Reviews TN Teenage Suicide Case, Refuses Stay Order On CBI Probe
The Supreme Court, on February 14, heard a plea challenging Tamil Nadu HC decision in Tamil Nadu teen's suicide case. However, the SC refused to grant stay order on CBI probe, asking police not to make it a "prestige issue". Notably, a 17-year-old, died consuming poison, after she was allegedly forces to convert to Christianity. On January 31, the Madras HC reviewed the matter and transferred the case to CBI.
Tags: Supreme Court, Tamil Nadu suicide case, CBI investigation, Madras High Court, TAMIL NADU POLICE
Courtesy: One India
Madras HC Hears Plea, Says To Be Tolerant Towards Other Religion
The Madras HC, on February 6, reviewed a petition filed against construction of a church, granted by the district authority. Upholding the permission, the HC said, India is a secular country of diversities and takes pride in it. Single bench judge CV Karthikeyan said, "One of the basic tenets to be followed by every Hindu is tolerance." "The petitioner should learn to live with everybody else around him," said HC.
Tags: Madras High Court, Single Bench Judge, secularism, diversity, Religion
Courtesy: Bar And Bench