Category: Andhra Pradesh High Court

Andhra Pradesh High Court clears decks for conducting panchayat polls from February 5

Source:- VIJAYAWADA: Clearing the decks for the conduct of elections to local bodies in the State as per schedule, a division bench of the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Thursday set aside the order of the single judge suspending the notification issued by the State Election Commission (SEC) to hold polls in four phases from

RK’s harsh counters to Jagan’s master plans to shift capital

Source:- Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy has been trying his very best to make sure that the Capital is shifted from Amaravati to Visakhapatnam, and he’s even going the extra length as per the latest reports. Recently, YCP Minister Botsa Satyanarayana hinted at the shifting of Capital form Amaravati in the next 2-3

Polls in February won’t affect vaccination, national policy yet to be out: SEC to HC

Source:- VIJAYAWADA: Stating that panchayat elections will not affect Covid-19 vaccination programme in any manner, State Election Commissioner Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar appealed to the Andhra Pradesh High Court to dismiss the petition filed by the State government challenging the SEC decision to hold local elections in February 2021. In a counter filed on Thursday, Ramesh

Defer polls till phase 1 Covid vaccination: Andhra Pradesh govt to HC

Source:- VIJAYAWADA: The State government on Tuesday urged the Andhra Pradesh High Court to postpone the elections to local bodies till the completion of the first phase of Covid-19 vaccination. The State government on Tuesday filed an additional affidavit in the High Court, which is hearing the writ petition filed by it challenging the proceedings

Govt seeks judge’s recusal in Mission Build Andhra Pradesh case

Source:- VIJAYAWADA: The State government on Tuesday requested Justice Rakesh Kumar to recuse himself from hearing petitions filed against the proposed auction of government properties as part of Mission Build Andhra Pradesh. In an affidavit filed in the high court, the government expressed concern that Justice Rakesh Kumar may be biased against it and his

Constitutional breakdown? Andhra govt to challenge HC Q in Supreme Court

Source:- VIJAYAWADA: The Andhra Pradesh government is likely to move the Supreme Court against the recent High Court move to examine whether there is a constitutional breakdown in the State. The HC bench of Justice Rakesh Kumar and Justice Uma Devi, hearing a batch of habeas corpus petitions filed against alleged police excesses in the

Andhra Pradesh government moves High Court against SEC’s local polls decision

Source:- VIJAYAWADA: The State government on Tuesday filed a petition in the High Court of Andhra Pradesh challenging the State Election Commission’s (SEC) decision to conduct local elections in February 2021. In the petition, Panchayat Raj department principal secretary Gopal Krishna Dwivedi stated that it was a unilateral decision. He urged the High Court to

SC to hear petitions against Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy today

Source:- New Delhi: The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear petitions against Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday. The petitions have been filed after Reddy accused a senior judge of the top court of misconduct. The apex court will hear petitions seeking an explanation from the Andhra Pradesh CM after he

SC stays Andhra HC media gag order in Amaravati land scam

Source:- New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the Andhra Pradesh High Court order restraining the media from reporting an FIR registered by the state police in Amaravati land case issue allegedly involving a former Advocate General and daughters of a senior Supreme Court judge. A bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan and comprising