The bench dismissed a plea which sought a judicial commission of inquiry into the death of Ms Jayalalithaa. The state government has appointed a retired high court judge to look into the matter.
The petitioner, P Muruganandham, an AIADMK worker of Thiruvarur district, had also sought an interim direction to restrain ministers and others from making controversial statements on Ms Jayalalithaa's hospitalisation.
In his petition, filed before the probe panel was set up, he had said that when the government's motive was to find out the truth, attributing motives to some party leaders by the ministers themselves "will amount to interfering in the functions of the (then) proposed commission of inquiry".
Ms Jayalalithaa was admitted to a hospital in Chennai on September 22 last year. She died on December 5.