28 Nov 2017 5:30 AM GMT
Allahabad High CourtAllahabad High Court prohibited the media from reporting the proceedings in the 2008 Gorakhpur hate speech case, in which Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is the prime accused.Bombay High CourtThe Bombay High Court dismissed a writ petition filed by a man claiming to have participated in the Quit India Movement of 1942 recognised by the State of Maharashtra as a...
Allahabad High Court
Allahabad High Court prohibited the media from reporting the proceedings in the 2008 Gorakhpur hate speech case, in which Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is the prime accused.
Bombay High Court
The Bombay High Court dismissed a writ petition filed by a man claiming to have participated in the Quit India Movement of 1942 recognised by the State of Maharashtra as a ‘freedom fighter’ seeking government pension.
The High Court recently refused to grant bail to a man accused of sexually abusing and raping his 16-year-old daughter.
The High Court recently sought explanation from the state government regarding amendment to Parole rules based on a circular issued by them which stated that parole period was to be included in the sentence.
The High Court reiterated that once caste validity certificate is granted on proper scrutiny to close blood relations, it ought to be relied upon for verifying caste claim of other blood relations from the paternal side.
Calcutta High Court
The Calcutta High Court, on Friday, exempted a father-in-law from maintaining his son’s widow, opining that he was under no obligation to maintain her.
Chhattisgarh High Court
The Chhattisgarh High Court ordered constitution of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to look into the alleged framing of two men from Odisha, who were arrested on the charges of supplying explosives to Maoists in Chhattisgarh.
Delhi High Court
The Delhi High Court recently observed that a rape survivor’s testimony can be accepted without corroboration, especially in a case where the rapist is her father.
Minor delay by college in publishing list of students with short attendance can be of no significance in case of students barred from appearing in the fourth semester examination owing to their short attendance, the Delhi High Court said on Tuesday
The High Court, on Wednesday, refused to grant ex-parte injunction against an upcoming movie titled ‘Tera Intezaar’ for the song ‘Barbie girl’.
The High Court stayed for now the operation of two circulars issued by the Jawaharlal Nehru University making an MPhil degree mandatory for candidates keen on pursuing PhD.
Holding that there is no inconsistency in the Supreme Court Rules (SCR) and the Right to Information Act, the High Court on Tuesday held that access to the information under the SCR, which includes right of inspection, search of copies would all be judicial functions of the Supreme Court which is not covered under the RTI Act.
Gujarat high Court
The Gujarat High Court, on Friday, turned down a Petition demanding that the games of Poker and Rummy be permitted at a city club.
Kerala High Court
Referring to tenets of Muhammedan law, the Kerala High Court ruled that Muslim father can act as the legal guardian of his minor daughter so as to alienate immovable property. The ruling was given by dismissing the appeal suit of a Muslim daughter who had sought for partition of property, ignoring the alienation effected by her father in capacity of her legal guardian.
The High Court directed the organizers of International Film Festival of India to include and exhibit the film ‘ S Durga’, directed by Sanal Kumar Sashidharan in the Indian Panorama section of the Festival. Justice K. Vinod Chandran, the learned Single Judge who considered the matter, overruled the objections raised by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, and held that the CBFC certified version of the film was entitled to be screened.
The Division Bench of theHigh Court refused to stay the operation of the order of the Single Bench directing exhibition of the film “S DURGA” in IFFI. While considering the appeal filed by Union Ministry for admission in the forenoon session, the Division Bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Antony Dominic and Justice Muhammed Mustaque refused to stay the operation of the Single Bench. The Division Bench flatly refused the prayer for interim stay in the open court.
Orissa High Court
Politics have become criminals’ paradise, remarked Justice SK Sahoo of Orissa High Court recently while dismissing a bail application filed by a politician. The petitioner in the case, a politician, was accused of murdering his political opponent.
Punjab & Haryana High Court
With the CBI making important headway in the Pradyuman Thakur murder case, the Punjab and Haryana High Court granted anticipatory bail to the owners of Ryan International School while observing that “in the investigation conducted so far, there is not even a pointer of involvement of petitioners in the crime in this case”.
Uttarakhand High Court
The Uttarakhand High Court, on Monday, suggested that the Freedom of Religion Act be enacted by the State legislature, in order to put an end to sham conversions for the sole purpose of marriage.