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Abhay Shreeniwas Oka sworn in as Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court

On the occasion, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, Bengaluru mayor Gangambike Mallikarjun, acting chief justice LNarayanaswamy and the director general of police Neelamani M Raju were present.

Notified as new Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court: Justice Abhay Oka batted for clean environment, better living conditions

Justice Oka, who was on Tuesday notified by the Centre as the next Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court, had in recent years, kept the state government and Mumbai civic authorities on their toes, directing action on various issues plaguing the city.


Gauri Lankesh murder: Karnataka HC seeks report on 'police torture' of four accused

On June 12, the high court had issued notices to the Karnataka government, state police chief and police officials concerned in the matters. It had also directed the police to ensure that the accused were not ill-treated.

Karnataka High Court again clears officer, govt raises fresh objection

The elevation of judicial officer P Krishna Bhat to the Karnataka High Court has been stalled by the government despite the Supreme Court Collegium clearing it.

Bengaluru: Another case against ‘fake news’ website owner Mahesh Vikram Hegde, BJP leader his lawyer

Arrested on March 29 for a “fake news” post that claimed that a Jain monk had been attacked by a Muslim youth, Hegde is now facing four cases.

Pictorial warning on tobacco products: No stay yet, SC says will look at Karnataka HC order

A vacation bench of the CJI and Justice S K Kaul declined to pass any interim order and said it would consider the petition on January 8, by when it directed the high court to upload the judgment on its official web page.


Did my duty, punishment in God’s hands, says Karnataka HC judge after he resigns

It was Justice Patel who in 2011, as part of a two-judge bench in the Gujarat High Court, had ordered a CBI probe into the 2004 killing of Mumbra girl Ishrat Jahan and three others after SIT concluded that the state police had faked the encounter.

Karnataka High Court grants interim stay on probe against BS Yeddyurappa

Yeddyurappa had alleged that ACB was being used to target opposition leaders in the Congress-ruled state "in retaliation" to the recent Income Tax raids on Karnataka Energy Minister D K Shivakumar.

Speaker’s ruling against Journalists: Karnataka HC seeks amicable solution to arrest order

Justice Ashok Hinchigeri made the suggestion while hearing a joint plea filed by the journalists — Ravi Belagere, editor of weekly tabloid Hi Bangalore, and Anil Raj, editor of local publication Yelahanka Voice. The two have moved the court against the arrest order.  

Stop illegal overstay of foreigners: Karnataka HC to govt

DAYS AFTER an African national was attacked in Bengaluru after another foreign national ran over a local amid residents’ claims that many foreign nationals overstay illegally and are a threat to the locals’ safety, a single-judge bench of Karnataka High Court has directed central and state government officials to adopt strong measures to prevent foreigners […]