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Madhya Pradesh High Court

MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT NEWS

Code of equality

March 23, 2021 8:13 am

SC guidelines warn judiciary against practice and language that trivialise sexual crimes against women. It is welcome.

SC scraps MP High Court’s ‘rakhi’ order; issues guidelines for bail in sexual assault cases

March 18, 2021 11:15 pm

In its plea before the Supreme Court, advocate Aparna Bhat had contended that “such judgments from High Courts would end up trivializing such heinous offences".

On parity with comic Munawar, 2 others granted bail by Madhya Pradesh HC

February 27, 2021 6:35 am

A single bench of Justice Rohit Arya, accepting the appeal for parity with the Supreme Court order granting comedian Munawar Faruqui ad-interim bail on February 5, granted temporary relief to comedian Nalin Yadav and civil engineer Sadakat Khan.

Lower berths: MP HC asks Rlys to give preference to senior citizens, pregnant women over VVIPs

August 03, 2020 3:54 am

“However, as regards to berth allotment is considered, the respondent Indian Railway is requested to re-prioritising the berth allotment by giving the highest priority to pregnant women, then to senior citizens and thereafter VVIPs,” the court has said.

Case of transporting tigress carcass: State forest staffer held by MP officials gets bail

July 03, 2020 2:10 am

On Thursday, when Khandate’s bail plea came up before the HC, the investigators sought extension of his incarceration to be able to collect “phone call details record” of all accused in the case.

HC contempt notice to MP govt for action against liquor contractors

June 03, 2020 6:13 am

Nearly 70 per cent liquor shops in the state have not opened because the contractors want revision of license terms, arguing that they will incur huge losses if they open shops as the situation has changed drastically due to Covid-19 and lockdown restrictions.

SC asks Centre to decide by August 14 appointment of A A Kureshi as Madhya Pradesh HC chief justice

August 03, 2019 4:49 am

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi was told by Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre, that the Union government be given 10 days more for taking the decision as Parliament was still in session.

MP High Court quashes rights panel order, says keeping body at home not illegal

June 22, 2019 4:19 am

A report published by a Hindi daily on February 14 claimed that two guards on duty at ADG Rajendra Mishra’s home in Bhopal had fallen sick due to the foul smell from the “body” of the officer’s father Kulamani Mishra.

Madhya Pradesh High Court commutes rapist’s death sentence to life

November 02, 2018 4:57 am

Touheed Shoukat, accused of raping a three-year-old girl near Chhatarpur in April, was awarded the death penalty by the IV additional sessions judge, Chhatarpur, on August 6 after a speedy trial.

Madhya Pradesh HC disposes Muslim man’s plea to get back wife, sends her back to parents

March 07, 2018 5:53 am

Khan moved the high court in January, saying he married the 23-year-old woman in September and that the couple lived in Indore, where he runs a boutique. When her parents came to know of the marriage they took her away and did not let her return, he stated.