Category: High Court

High Court imposes fine on TSPSC Chairman, Secretary

Source: he Telangana High Court directed the Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) to prepare a fresh list of selected candidates separately for graduates and non-graduates for 616 Physical Education Teacher (PET) posts. Delivering verdict in a plea filed by some non-graduate candidates seeking to declare the TSPSC’s notification issued in 2017 for PET

74 petitions in High Court hold up UG medical, dental admissions in Mumbai

Source: The Bombay high court (HC) has received 74 petitions from students from the scheduled tribe (ST) communities alleging that their constitutional right has been deprived because they were denied documents that entitled them to quota seats. Admissions to undergraduate medical and dental courses have been on hold for more than three weeks now

English High Court adjourns application to enforce Nigerian arbitral award pending application in the Nigerian courts, but makes ‘substantial’ interim security order

Source: In AIC Limited v The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria [2019] EWHC 2212, the English High Court adjourned an application made by AIC Limited (“AIC”), a Nigerian construction and property development company, to enforce a Nigerian arbitral award pursuant to the New York Convention worth approximately US$123 million (including accrued interest) made in its favour

Waterlogging in focus at High Court

Source: The Kerala High Court has sought explanation from the government on the severe waterlogging in many parts of the city during the recent floods. The court sought explanation on a petition filed by Thrissur Corporation councillor A. Prasad. The torrential rain that lashed the city in the beginning of the month had submerged

CJI asks government to clear 43 names for HC judges

Source: NEW DELHI: The Chief Justice of India(CJI), Ranjan Gogoi, has written to law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, asking him to expedite the appointment of 43 judges approved by the Supreme Court collegium, but pending with the government.  The CJI, ET has reliably gathered, has pointed out that there is already 37% vacancy across high courts and

State’s disaster management is disastrous, says High Court

Source: The State’s disaster management is itself “disastrous” due to non-implementation of several crucial provisions of the Disaster Management Act, 2005. This, even though the State witnessed several droughts and floods all these years, the Karnataka High Court observed on Monday. A Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice Mohammad Nawaz made these