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After 23 years in jail and acquittal in 3 states, faith unshaken in system

The High Court held that prosecution had failed to provide evidence of conspiracy and could not establish a link between them and the main accused, Dr Abdul Hameed, whose death sentence was upheld.

Samleti blast case: ‘We are acquitted but who will bring back the (23) years’

While acquitting them on Monday, the High Court said the prosecution had failed to provide evidence of conspiracy. It said the prosecution could not establish any link between them and the main accused, Dr Abdul Hameed, whose death sentence was upheld.


'Desist' from addressing judges as 'My Lord', 'Your Lordship': Rajasthan High Court

The decision was taken over a PIL filed by advocate Shiv Sagar Tiwari, who had said that it was a symbol of slavery and against the dignity of the country.

Rajasthan HC stays order directing govt to cancel driving licences of illiterate persons

Currently, there is no minimum educational requirement for obtaining a “non-transport licence” in the state, while a transport vehicle driver needs to have cleared class VIII for a “transport licence” under Rule 8 of the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989.

Take 5: ‘I can’t read, have no trouble driving. I use voice search, know all road signs’

Calling “illiterate” drivers “virtually a menace”, the Rajasthan High Court recently told the state to withdraw driving licences to those “unable to read, write”. Harikishan Saini, 47, works as a driver with a travel agency in Jaipur.

Rajasthan HC directs state govt to withdraw licences of illiterate drivers

The court said that illiterate people “would not be in a position to understand road signs and notices of caution written on boards for human safety on the highways as well as on the roads in the cities”.


Extra-marital affair not ground for taking action against govt staff: Rajasthan HC

Earlier this month, former Rajasthan-cadre IPS officer Pankaj Chaudhary was dismissed from service for an alleged extra-marital affair. He has challenged his dismissal at the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT).

Rajasthan HC stays allotment of 10k petrol pumps; issues notices to centre, state govt, oil companies

The companies had issued notification in newspapers on December 14 last year seeking applications for setting up 10,000 new petrol pumps across the state. The last date for the application was Saturday.

A day in the life of a Manu statue in the Rajasthan High Court

Manu in the court of law: In the 29 years it has been around, the statue has withstood several protests, court cases, and even an order by judges to remove it.

Acting on plea alleging ‘love jihad’, Rajasthan HC orders FIR, probe

The court asked how the police could assume that the woman’s conversion was legal, “just by way of an affidavit over a stamp paper of Rs 10”. “By this way, tomorrow, even I could address myself as Gopal Mohammad,” the court was quoted as saying.