Category: Karnataka High Court

Karnataka HC issues notice to state govt over appointment of Upa Lokayukta.

Source – In an embarrassment to Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to the state government over the issue of appointing Justice (retired) BS Patil as the Upa Lokayukta of the state. The HC was hearing a public interest litigation claiming Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa had bypassed

Reconsider decision to cancel Tipu Sultan’s birth anniversary celebrations: Karnataka HC to state govt.

Source – The Karnataka high court on Wednesday directed the state government to reconsider its decision to cancel the birth anniversary celebrations of Tipu Sultan, the controversial 18th century ruler of the erstwhile Mysore kingdom, but declined to stay the order. A division bench, comprising Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice S R

Karnataka HC seeks CID report on ashram abuse.

Source – BENGALURU: Incidents of sexual and verbal abuse and exploitation of minor girls in Samrakshana Anatha Ashrama in Kengeri Upanagara, run by Jadugar Jagannath, has shocked the conscience of the court, the Karnataka High Court said on Monday. The court directed the state government to submit a report on the CID investigation into the case, within

Karnataka bypolls on Dec 5: IMA scam in background as Shivajinagar seat goes to polls.

Source – A few days ago, Roshan Baig made a brief appearance at the opening of a BJP campaign office at the Shivajinagar Assembly constituency in Bengaluru. There, he made a call to Muslims to support Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the interest of development. This is the only appearance that the seven-time MLA has made in the

New pension scheme cannot be applicable to judicial officers: Karnataka High Court.

Source – BENGALURU: The Karnataka High Court has held that the New Defined Contributory Pension Scheme (NDCPS), which was introduced for state government employees who joined service on or after April 1, 2006, cannot be made applicable to the judicial officers. A Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice Mohammad Nawaz

How Will Children of Detained Foreigners Be Protected: Karnataka HC Asks Govt.

Source – New Delhi: The Karnataka high court on Thursday asked the state government how children of alleged undocumented immigrants will be protected if their parents are detained. Hearing the bail plea of an alleged undocumented Bangladeshi immigrant and his daughter, the single-judge bench of Justice K.N. Phaneendra asked what would happen if kids are

Probe lake breaches, prevent them in future, HC tells Karnataka.

Source – BENGALURU: Taking serious note of three lake breaches that took place in the city, including Hulimavu Lake, the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday directed the state government, Bangalore Development Authority and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike to take immediate steps to prevent repetition of such incidents. The division bench of Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas

Karnataka HC warns BBMP bosses of contempt over potholes.

Source – BENGALURU:  The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is in a tight spot over its defiance of the Karnataka High Court’s earlier directives regarding potholes on city roads. The High Court on Wednesday said it will issue contempt notices to the BBMP Mayor, Deputy Mayor, the Leader of Opposition in BBMP Council and chairpersons

Karnataka bypolls: BJP expels 2 rebel MLAs for anti-party activities.

Source – The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) expelled two rebel members from the party for contesting in the December 5 Assembly bypolls from two constituencies defying its directive, a party official said on Friday. “The party has expelled Sharath Bachegowda and Kaviraj Urs for not withdrawing their nominations from the Hoskote segment in