Category: High Court

High Court slams Andhra government over delay in capital city construction.

Source – Hyderabad: The dilly-dallying by Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy government in constructing the new Andhra Pradesh capital Amarvati has infuriated the state High Court and a division bench headed by Chief Justice J.K. Maheshwari issuing a stern warning to the state government against any further delay. Hearing a batch of petitions challenging the ‘Swiss

DK Shivakumar bail case: HC blasts ED on law officer’s absence, says agency can’t play hide and seek.

Source – NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court Thursday castigated the ED for non-availability of its law officer who was to argue on the bail plea of Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar, arrested in a money laundering case, and said that the agency cannot play “hide and seek” with the court. Justice Suresh Kait

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