Category: Gujarat High Court

Four minor students from Nithyananda’s Gurukul produced in Gujarat HC.

Source – AHMEDABAD: Four minor students of a `Gurukul’ run by godman Nithyananda were produced before the Gujarat High Court on Wednesday after their parents alleged that they had been held `hostage’ by the police. The Gurukul-cum-Ashram (a residential school) is situated at Hirapur village on the outskirts of the city. As the habeas

SC notice to finance ministry, others on Adani plea seeking duty parity.

Source – The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the finance ministry, Central Board of Excise and Customs and others on Adani Power’s (Mundra) appeal seeking an exemption from customs duty levied on electricity generated and supplied from its 5,200 MW Mundra Special Economic Zone power plant to Domestic Tariff Area (DTA). A Bench

Gujarat HC castigates tax officials for ‘overreach’ and abuse of authority.

Source – Gujarat High Court has directed that strict action should be taken against Goods & Services (GST) officers who stay at assessee’s premises during a search without authority of law. The Court was hearing a petition in which complainant had said that officials had stayed at his premise while conducting searches. According to

Jaishankar Urges Gujarat HC to Quash Congress Leader’s Plea on RS Bypoll.

Source – Ahmedabad: External affairs minister S. Jaishankar filed an affidavit in the Gujarat high court on Monday defending his election to the Rajya Sabha from the state, claiming that the Election Commission broke no rules by holding separate elections for two seats. Congress leader Gaurav Pandya, who had lost to BJP candidate Jaishankar in

Gujarat: In Surendranagar, 400 herders return home four years after fleeing villages.

Source – FOUR YEARS after they fled their homes following conflict with another group, more than 400 members of the herdsmen community returned to their villages in Thangadh taluka of Surendranagar district amid heavy police presence Monday. The Gujarat High Court on October 25 directed the Surendrangar district administration to facilitate the process after one

Gujarat Cricket Association while conducting International Matches is not engaged in Commercial Activity: Gujarat High Court.

Source – The Ahmedabad bench of the Gujarat High Court in the case of Director of Income Tax v Gujarat Cricket Association ruling in favour of the assessee held the assessee society to be engaged in charitable activity and not in an activity of commercial nature. Further that once a certificate for registration has