Category: Madhya Pradesh High Court

Pragya Thakur Gets Court Notice Over Plea Challenging Her Election on Grounds of ‘Corrupt Practices’

Source: Jabalpur: The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Thursday issued a notice to BJP Bhopal MP Pragya Singh Thakur on a petition challenging her election to the Lok Sabha, the petitioner’s lawyer said. The petition seeks to set aside her election on the grounds that she allegedly adopted “corrupt practices” and whipped up communal passions

Latest amendments endanger democracy

Source: The latest amendment to the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), with the simultaneous dilution of the Right to Information Act, 2005 by allowing the Modi government to fix the tenure and salaries of the information commissioners while downgrading the Constitutional status of the chief information commissioner— spells danger to democracy. And with the

Madhya Pradesh Assembly passes bill giving OBCs 27 per cent quota

Source: BHOPAL: The Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed an amendment bill raising reservation in government jobs and education for Other Backward Classes (OBC) to 27 per cent from the present 14 per cent. The MP House passed the MP Public Service (Reservation for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes) Amendment Bill

Challenging Pragya Thakur: I Did What Digvijay Singh Should Have, But Didn’t I am a Bhopal-based journalist with impeccable secular credentials and with a deep sense of moral obligation I have just filed an election petition in the Madhya Pradesh high court challenging Pragya Singh Thakur’s election from the Bhopal parliamentary seat.   To me, her victory is a huge national shame. No country in the world,

UP: Case against OSD to Madhya Pradesh CM over property dispute

Source: A case has been registered against Pragya Richa Srivastava, Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, and her husband Manu Srivastava, at George Town police station by a lawyer for allegedly threatening and verbally abusing him over a property dispute. “The case was registered against Pragya Srivastava and

MP High Court quashes rights panel order, says keeping body at home not illegal A report published by a Hindi daily on February 14 claimed that two guards on duty at ADG Rajendra Mishra’s home in Bhopal had fallen sick due to the foul smell from the “body” of the officer’s father Kulamani Mishra. The Madhya Pradesh High Court has quashed a state human rights commission order directing

Government defends appointment of Madhya Pradesh High Court acting chief justice

Source: A day after the government appointed justice R S Jha as acting chief justice of Madhya Pradesh high court overlooking the Supreme Court Collegium’s recommendation to appoint justice A A Kureshi as chief justice of the high court, the law ministry defended its decision saying “there is nothing unusual about the appointment”. A