The Madras High Court disposed of a Petition filed seeking direction to the respondents to comply with the statutory provisions, including the provisions of the Juvenile Justice Act and the Persons with Disabilities Act, for the welfare and rehabilitation of mentally retarded children in Government Institutions.
A status report is also filed by the Project Officer, Home for Mentally Retarded, Department of Social Welfare, Chennai, in response to the report submitted by the Committee constitu...
In an order that took note of the trauma inflicted on an acid attack victim, an empathetic Delhi High Court refused bail to the attacker saying that while he wanted to enjoy freedom, she was condemned to a life of pain
In what could perhaps be seen as a skewed response to maternal upbraiding, courts in India have been okaying medical termination of pregnancies beyond the previous lakshman rekha of 20-24 weeks. Recently, a 27-week-old foetus was cleared for abortion. Court-sanctioned abortions in India have gone beyond the doors of matrimony
The Court has lambasted media trials which deflect the course of justice and asked the home ministry to prepare a manual in this regard. The media has increasingly invaded the judiciary’s domain by conducting parallel trials
In an incident which once again puts a question mark on airlines’ operations and passenger well being, well-known actress and BJP MP Hema Malini was allegedly put into a very uncomfortable position by unruly co-passengers. The incident has also raised questions about the right to privacy
The High Court of Madras on Thursday granted a two-week interim injunction against Tamil Nadu Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin, restraining him from making defamatory allegations against All India Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) General Secretary Edappadi K. Palaniswami (EPS).
The single-judge Bench of Justice R.N. Manjula, however, clarified that this injunction would pertain only to defamatory or damaging statements linking EPS to the Kodanad murder case or making unverified claims of corrup...