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HIGH COURT NEWS

In defence of the Collegium System: ‘No other constitutional authority suitable to initiate, recommend names for elevation’

December 18, 2022 9:14 am

There has been a constitutional debate centering around the Collegium system for appointment of judges to the constitutional courts. The Collegium system has been described as opaque. Difficult to understand.

Decision to install CCTVs in government school classrooms to ensure students’ safety: Delhi govt to HC

December 03, 2022 5:15 pm

The PIL said that installation of CCTVs inside classrooms without consent from students, parents and teachers was a ‘gross and direct violation’ of the fundamental right to privacy.

Telangana withdraws general consent to CBI: Additional AG informs High Court

October 30, 2022 1:08 pm

The development comes after the BJP and TRS have indulged in a war of words over several issues in recent past that has led to acrimony between the two parties.

SC collegium recommends transfer of chief justices of two HCs, appointment of three new CJs

September 30, 2022 7:38 pm

The collegium recommended the transfer of Orissa HC Chief Justice S Muralidhar as the Chief Justice of the Madras HC. It also recommended the transfer of Chief Justice Pankaj Mithal of the J&K HC as Chief Justice of the Rajasthan HC.

Karnataka High Court issues contempt notices on failure to renotify Shivamogga forest land

August 20, 2022 7:39 am

The court last year quashed the government decision to denotify reserve forests of 240 acres in Sudur and 20 acres in Kudi villages to rehabilitate people displaced by the construction of the Linganamakki dam.

PM and President’s photos in govt ads: Supreme Court ruling, High Court interpretation

August 01, 2022 4:14 am

The SC ruling did not mandate publication of the photograph of the PM and President, but only restricts publication of photos of government officials other than the President, PM, CJI, CM and the Governor.

If parents can buy cricket gear, they can buy bottled water too: Bombay HC

July 21, 2022 4:53 pm

First let us ensure villages get water, says Bombay High Court while hearing a PIL seeking water and toilet facilities at cricket grounds

HC quashes FIR against journalist who got Covid e-pass in Bachchan, Trump names

July 14, 2022 11:26 pm

Stating that prima facie no offence was committed by the accused under the given sections, the FIR stands quashed, read the order.

‘Stateless’ woman residing in India for 55 years moves HC seeking citizenship

July 09, 2022 5:45 am

The woman said that she was born in Uganda to Indian-origin parents holding British passports and she had come to India on her mother’s passport in 1966 and has been residing since then but did not have any valid documents or papers. The woman married an Indian citizen in 1977.

Stop false, baseless charges against judiciary: Senior HC judge

December 29, 2022 3:16 pm

Speaking at the farewell organised by Advocates Association Bengaluru for Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi, who attained superannuation on Friday, Justice Veerappa said he would be willing to sacrifice himself if he had done anything wrong.

HIGH COURT VIDEOS

Security tightened outside Delhi HC ahead of Kanhaiya's hearing

February 23, 2016 6:33 am

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): The security has been beefed up outside the Delhi High Court ahead of Kanhaiya Kumar's bail plea hearing on Tuesday. Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union President Kumar had moved the High Court on Friday after a lower court sent him to judicial custody till March 2 on charges of sedition.

SC declines to hear Kanhaiya’s bail plea

February 19, 2016 10:15 am

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain the bail plea of JNU Students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar and asked him to approach the Delhi High Court in this regard. The apex court also noted that it would not be appropriate in its precedence to hear the matter. Advocate RP Luthra said the Supreme Court declined to hear bail plea of JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar. Kanhaiya on Thursday moved a petition before the apex court, seeking his release from police custody under Article 32 of the Constitution.

SC declines to hear Kanhaiya’s bail plea

February 19, 2016 10:15 am

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain the bail plea of JNU Students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar and asked him to approach the Delhi High Court in this regard. The apex court also noted that it would not be appropriate in its precedence to hear the matter. Advocate RP Luthra said the Supreme Court declined to hear bail plea of JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar. Kanhaiya on Thursday moved a petition before the apex court, seeking his release from police custody under Article 32 of the Constitution.

SC gives nod to govt. formation in Arunachal

February 18, 2016 3:54 pm

New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): In a major setback to the Congress, the Supreme Court on Thursday vacated the status quo order of maintaining President's Rule in Arunachal Pradesh, thereby giving its nod to government formation in the state. After going through High Court and assembly records, the Supreme Court decided that it doesn't see any reason to interfere with HC order at this stage. Lawyer Satyapal Singh said the SC has transferred the case of revocation of 12 suspended MLA's to Guwahati High Court.

Odd-Even formula to continue till Jan 15: HC

January 11, 2016 6:36 am

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): The Delhi government's Odd-Even formula will continue till January 15 as planned. The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to interfere with Delhi Government's notification.

Delhi HC reserves order on Odd-Even for Monday

January 08, 2016 10:45 am

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): Delhi High Court (HC) on Friday reserved their order on the extension of the Odd-even formula for a week after lawyer R. K. Kapoor presented the loopholes of the formula and said it has failed to control the city's pollution. He further emphasised that the formula has only been limited to petrol cars which do not contribute to pollution as much as the exempted diesel cars and trucks, which generate maximum pollution.

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