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Karnataka High Court


Karnataka HC questions policy to choose migrants for trains

May 30, 2020 3:54 am

Hearing a PIL on the plight of migrant workers in the state on Thursday, a division bench of the Karnataka High Court, comprising Chief Justice Abhay Sreenivas Oka and Justice B V Nagaratha, remarked that there was no clear and transparent “policy” by which passengers were being picked.

Under pressure from HC, Karnataka govt says will fund migrants' train travel

May 23, 2020 12:48 pm

"The government has considered the plea of migrant workers who were unable to bear the travel expenditure to go back to their home towns. The Karnataka government will bear the cost of travel of migrant workers and stranded persons to their respective states by Shramik trains up to May 31, 2020," Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa said.

Covid distress: High Courts ask questions while SC is restrained

May 22, 2020 7:19 am

“One cannot control his/her tears after seeing the pathetic condition of migrant labourers shown in the media for the past one month. It is nothing but a human tragedy,” the Madras High Court court noted.

Why a recent Karnataka high court order is compulsory reading in Covid times

May 22, 2020 9:30 am

I salute the judges of the Karnataka High Court for their humanitarian approach. Like Abou Ben Adhem (in the poem by James Hunt) “May their tribe increase!”

Mangaluru anti-CAA protests: Karnataka HC grants bail, different sites, same accused

March 10, 2020 3:34 am

Following an appeal by the Karnataka government, the Supreme Court had on March 6 stayed the grant of bail to the 21.

Karnataka HC seeks report on Bidar cops questioning kids

February 16, 2020 4:09 am

A petition has sought compensation for the children, who were randomly selected and questioned by the police, and sought HC’s directives to police on rules of conducting investigations in cases involving children.

Locate, rehabilitate migrant workers evicted: HC to Karnataka govt

February 11, 2020 6:50 am

After the government submitted its report on suspension of the police officer, the court pointed out that it can be prima facie concluded that a large number of people were evicted “without following the due process of law”.

Karnataka High Court pulls up cops for eviction after Bangladeshi tag

February 04, 2020 7:13 am

A division bench of Chief Justice Abhay Sreenivas Oka and Justice Hemant Chandangoudar directed the state government to provide a plan to rehabilitate those who were evicted.

Karnataka HC penalises cops for filing FIR under defunct Section 66A

January 17, 2020 10:25 pm

The police officers have been asked to pay Rs 10,000 each for registering the case and initiating criminal proceedings under the law "which is not in statute book", terming it a "clear abuse" of the law.

Detention centre for illegal immigrants near Bengaluru gets finishing touches

December 23, 2019 1:43 pm

The facility is a detention centre for illegal immigrants readied by the Karnataka government on the basis of an MHA manual issued to state governments in January 2019.