Category: Uttarakhand High Court

Maharashtra Governor Koshyari moves SC against contempt proceedings over rent payment

Source:-https://www.freepressjournal.in New Delhi: Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has moved the Supreme Court against the issuance of a notice by Uttarakhand High Court on a plea for initiating a contempt proceeding against him for his failure to follow its order to pay market rent for a government bungalow allocated to him as a former Chief

Allahabad High Court slams Yogi govt over ‘misuse’ of cow slaughter act

Source:-https://www.nationalheraldindia.com The Allahabad High Court has pulled up the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh over the ‘misuse of Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act against innocent persons’. A single-judge bench of the high court stated in its order on Monday that “whenever any meat is recovered, it is normally shown as cow meat (beef) without

Insulting SC/ST persons not offence under SC/ST Act, unless victim abused for caste: SC

Source:-https://www.tribuneindia.com All insults or intimidations to a person will not be an offence under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, unless such insult or intimidation is on account of victim belonging to Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe, the Supreme Court has ruled. Clarifying the legal position on the stringent SC/ST

CJM suspended for beating up kin, abusing neighbours in drunken fit

Source:-https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com Nainital: The Uttarakhand high court on Wednesday suspended the chief judicial magistrate (CJM) of Uttarkashi for allegedly beating up his family members and abusing neighbours in a drunken fit. The suspension order was issued after the employees of the district collectorate and residents of the Collectorate Colony lodged a complaint before the HC alleging

Hathras gang-rape: Plea in Allahabad HC seeks earlier date of hearing, security for victim’s family

Source:-https://www.nationalheraldindia.com A letter has been filed in the Allahabad High Court seeking an earlier date of appearance for the Hathras gang-rape victim’s family, so that they can narrate their version of facts without being subjected to any pressure or coercion, legal news website BarandBench.com has reported. The plea filed by advocate Kuldeep Rai also seeks

Need to increase manpower in Uttarakhand hospitals, say HC appointed COVID-19 committees

Source:-https://www.newindianexpress.com DEHRADUN: The district-level COVID-19 monitoring committees of Uttarakhand have stated that there is a need to increase manpower in the state hospitals. The submission was made by the committees in a weekly hearing of the Uttarakhand High Court on Saturday. Counsel for the petitioners Shiv Bhatt said, “The honorable court praised the committees for

SC stays contempt proceedings against Ramesh Pokhriyal over non-payment of govt housing rent

Source:-https://theprint.in New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the contempt proceedings initiated against Union minister Ramesh Pokhriyal for alleged non-compliance of the Uttarakhand High Court’s last year order on payment of rent by former chief ministers of the state for occupying government accommodation. A bench headed by Justice R F Nariman stayed the contempt

Congress is taking support of Arun Jaitley’s arguments against agricultural bills

Source:-pledgetimes The Congress is constantly trying to surround the Narendra Modi government at the Center on agricultural laws. For this, along with the refusal to implement it in Congress-ruled states, protests are also continuing. The Congress party is now resorting to the arguments of former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to surround the Modi government on

HC to continue hearing on PIL on illegal religious structures

Source:-dailypioneer Hearing on the public interest litigation against construction of religious structures by encroaching on public space, the Uttarakhand high court will continue the hearing on Tuesday. In the past, the high court had ordered the government to remove all illegally constructed temples, mosques, churches and Gurudwaras from public space by March 23, this year.