Category: Gujarat High Court

Elections for control of Dudhsagar dairy today: Contest between panels supported by Vipul Chaudhary and Ashok Chaudhary

Source:- The Mehsana District Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union Limited, popularly known as Dudhsagar dairy in Gujarat, will go to the polls on Tuesday. The contest for the six-decade-old dairy, with a turnover of over Rs 4,700 crore per annum is expected to be largely between a panel supported by Vipul Chaudhary — a former chairman

Declarations for direct tax dispute resolution stand at 12 per cent

Source:- Just two weeks before “Vivad se Vishwas” direct tax resolution scheme ends, the declarations for dispute resolution made from Gujarat stand at a dismal 12 per cent, income tax officials said on Friday. “Over the years, the pendency of appeals filed by taxpayers as well as the government has increased. The number of appeals

Shrey hospital fire: How was a residential building used as hospital, HC asks AMC

Source:- Pulling up the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) over the Shrey Hospital fire incident, a division bench of the Gujarat High Court on Tuesday directed the civic body to explain how a building permitted for residential use was converted as a hospital. A fire in the intensive care unit of the private Covid hospital killed

PIL against illegal taxation: HC gives Nagaland govt 5 weeks to respond

Source:- Dimapur, December 12 (MExN): The Gauhati High Court, Kohima bench on December 11 admitted a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by three individuals representing the Against Corruption and Unabated Taxation (ACAUT) Nagaland, Public Action Committee (PAC) and Business Association of Nagaland (BAN) against illegal tax collections that are allegedly going on in Nagaland. In

Businessman accused of GST fraud gets Gujarat HC relief

Source:- A Surat-based businessman accused of fraudulently claiming input tax credit under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was granted temporary relief by the Gujarat High Court on December 2 after it emerged that the state and Centre were conducting parallel investigation under their respective Acts for the same offence. The court directed that there

Bombay High Court: Mere accusing or publishing news against cops won’t incite disaffection for the force

Source:- In a significant ruling, the Bombay High Court said that mere allegations of criminal activity against a police officer and news report on the same would not incite anyone to act against the force or the government. The HC made the observation while refusing to quash an FIR registered against a police inspector in

Online gaming: Govt losing revenues big time by not regulating real money gaming market, say startups

Source:- Governed by the Public Gambling Act (PGA) 1867, online games involving real money transactions have more or less remained in a legal quagmire for years now. This is despite the gradual rise in its popularity and addiction among users, to an extent, on the back of digital gaming platforms that have cropped up in

Gujarat HC becomes first state apex court to live-stream proceedings on Youtube

Source:- NEW DELHI: The Gujarat High Court on Monday became the first high court in the country to live-stream its court proceedings on Youtube in order to enhance access to courts, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic The first day of live streaming saw 1,500 viewers watching the proceedings. Like other high courts, the Gujarat HC

Feroze sells house to Firoz; matter in Gujarat HC

source:- AHMEDABAD: The Shakespearean saying ‘What’s in a name?’ would rather not apply in this case of property sale which hinges entirely on the name alone. A Parsi man, Feroze Falibhai Contractor, has been accused of projecting himself as a Muslim by suppressing his Parsi religious identity in selling his property to a Muslim, Firoz

We must respect all religions

Source:- Justice Markandey Katju-I have often been asked which judgment of mine I regard the most important, and I usually refer to Hinsa Virodhak Sangh vs Mirzapur Moti Koresh Jamaat ( see online ) which I delivered in the Supreme Court in 2008. There was a lot of criticism of this judgment, and till this