Category: High Court

CM seeks High Court Bench in Puducherry

Source: Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy has called for constituting a Bench of the Madras High Court in Puducherry. Addressing a State-level conference on legal services and Motor Accident Mediation Cells in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry hosted by the Tamil Nadu State Legal Services Authority and the Union Territory of Puducherry Legal Services Authority, Mr. Narayanasamy

Puerto Ricans get their 3rd governor in 6 days

Source: Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez became Puerto Rico’s new governor Wednesday, just the second woman to hold the office, after weeks of political turmoil and hours after the island’s Supreme Court declared Pedro Pierluisi’s swearing-in a week ago unconstitutional. Accompanied by her husband, Judge Jorge Díaz, and one of her daughters, Vázquez took the

Don’t reduce purchase of green power: High Court

Source: HYDERABAD: The Andhra Pradesh High Court ordered the state power transmission firm to refrain from arbitrarily reducing the power it evacuates from renewable projects, giving a breather to developers who have set up more than 7,500 MW of solar and wind energy capacity.  Several wind and solar power developers early last week moved

High court rules public servants can be sacked for political social media posts

Source: The high court has unanimously upheld a decision to sack a public servant, Michaela Banerji, for anonymous social media posts that criticised the government’s immigration policy. The court delivered its judgment in the landmark freedom of speech test case on Wednesday, upholding an appeal from the workers’ compensation agency Comcare which argued it

High Court directs re-post mortem of Linganna

Source: The Telangana High Court on Thursday directed the State government to conduct a re-postmortem examination of P. Linganna, who died in an alleged exchange of fire with the police near Nandi hillock of Rollagadda village outskirts in Bhadadri-Kothagudem district on Wednesday. While the Bhadradri-Kothagudem police, in an official statement, said the 43-year-old Linganna