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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Karnataka High Court


Karnataka govt to HC: Kids of illegal immigrants above 6 yrs to stay in child welfare homes

December 12, 2019 4:42 am

The government was responding to queries posed by Justice K N Phaneendra on the measures that would be taken to protect the children of illegal immigrants when the parents are detained for deportation under the Foreigners Act, 1946.

'Illegal Bangladeshis’ in Bengaluru: Govt to file reply on protection of kids of illegal immigrants today

December 04, 2019 7:20 am

The Karnataka High Court, while hearing the bail plea, has repeatedly raised the question of how and where alleged illegal immigrants should be housed before they are repatriated.

HC asks Karnataka: How will you protect kids of detained illegal migrants?

November 29, 2019 7:10 am

The court also told the state government that deportation process of a person accused of being an illegal immigrant must begin soon as an FIR is registered.

Detention centre lacking, Bengaluru police launch drive against illegal Bangla immigrants

November 06, 2019 4:16 am

Among those detained are 24 women and 16 children. The police have filed two cases under Foreigners Act 1946 and Section 370 of the IPC for trafficking.

Justice N Venkatachala, former Karnataka Lokayukta, passes away at 90

October 30, 2019 1:37 pm

Justice Venkatachala served as Karnataka Lokayukta from July 3, 2001, to July 2, 2006, during which he did much to popularise the office among the public.

Karnataka HC asks HAL employees, seeking wage revision, to call off strike

October 23, 2019 4:36 am

Reacting to the interim order, HAL said in a statement, "It is now obligatory for the HAEA to immediately call-off the strike and resume the work, failing which it would amount to contempt of court."

Elevate four advocates as Karnataka HC judges: Collegium

October 05, 2019 3:29 am

The Collegium had approved names of nine advocates for appointment to Karnataka High Court on March 25, but Centre returned the files of four of them — Savanur Vishwajith Shetty, Maralur Indrakumar Arun, Mohammed Ghouse Shukure Kamal and Engalaguppe Seetharamaiah Indiresh — to Chief Justice of India for reconsideration.

After Church Street pub accident, Bengaluru Police want safety barriers on rooftops

June 25, 2019 2:24 pm

On 20 June, the Karnataka High court had pulled up Bengaluru City Police for failing to take suitable action on various complaints including noise pollution from pubs. An oral observation by the court termed the efforts taken by the police force as ‘casual’.

Karnataka HC pulls up cops for 'casual approach' on pubs in Indiranagar

June 21, 2019 7:06 pm

Coming down heavily on the police, the court criticised the police for procuring only six sound level meters to cover the entire city. 

Bengaluru's lakes to have CCTV cameras to check encroachment, illegal dumping

June 20, 2019 5:28 pm

Months ahead of Ganesha Chaturthi, the Karnataka High Court has reiterated that immersion of idols in lakes should not be allowed. The authorities have been asked to identify other places for the same.