Gujarat High Court Chief Justice R Subhash Reddy was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) against the under-construction scheme adjoining Vishwamitri river on Mangal Pandey Road in Vadodara
The High Court Monday sought response from Advocate General on a petition challenging the ordinance.
The courts, established under the provisions of the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Act, 2015, will exclusively adjudicate commercial matters of Rs 1 crore or above.
The petition has sought a stay on the implementation of the ordinance immediately.
The PIL lists the alleged violations in the project, including the proposed construction of a sprawling mall, named Agora-2 by the developer’s subsidiary firm Balaji Group, which is yet to be approved by the VMC.
The HC was of the view that the rules governing such shelter homes were framed in 1964 and needed to be updated with the passage of time.
The judgment was delivered by Justice Z K Saiyed Wednesday on a petition moved by a student of the varsity whose result was held by the authorities following a complaint of malpractice during exam.
The petitioner has also annexed a number of photographs which he obtained through RTI requests in support of his petition.
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The song “Machli jal ki rani hai, raati daaru ke sang khani hai (fish is the queen of water, to be eaten with liquor in the night)” has been picked from popular rhyme “Machli jal ki raani hai, jeevan uska paani hai ”.
The division bench, led by Chief Justice R Subhash Reddy, issued notices to the state and Central government for their response by June 14 after summer vacation.
Dissent, however, has started brewing over the letters written by GHAA president and lawyer Yatin Oza.
The petitioner judges have questioned the decision of the state government withdrawing the special allowances previously paid to the industrial court judges while hearing ESIC appeals.
During the hearing, the AMC representatives informed the court that they will consider the objection raised by the locals and only then the decision will be taken.
A special court in Amreli had found Kachhadiya guilty of assaulting Dr Dhanji Dabhi at Civil Hospital in the district on January 1, 2013.