Category: Karnataka High Court

SC tells SEBI to appoint observer to oversee Franklin Templetonā€™s e-voting process

Source:- The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to appoint an observer for overseeing the e-voting process, scheduled in the last week of December, with regard to winding up Franklin Templeton’s six mutual fund schemes. The apex court said that its December 3 order, in which it had

Karnataka High Court: BBMP elections to 198 wards should be announced within 6 weeks

Source:- On Thursday, the Karnataka High Court ordered that elections for 198 wards of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) should be held within 6 weeks. The validity of the Karnataka Municipal Corporation Third Amendment Act, 2020 (Amendment Act) was also upheld by the Bench of Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice Vishwajith Shetty, but

Karnataka High Court defers judgement on Franklin Templeton case

Source:- The Karnataka High Court deferred its judgement in the Franklin Templeton Asset Management (India) case on Monday, with the court passing an order to take on record duly notarised copies of affidavits filed by the asset manager (e-filed originally) as per the standard operating procedure of the court, said a person familiar with the

Govt rapped for delays, acquittals in SC/ST cases

Source:-newindianexpress BENGALURU: The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday took serious exception to delays in investigation, trials and low conviction in cases registered under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 and issued multiple directions including to the State government for the effective implementation of the Act.A division bench comprising Chief Justice

Karnataka HC upholds Senior Designations of 18 Advocates.

Source:- The Karnataka High Court recently dismissed petitions challenging the designation of 18 lawyers as Senior Advocates in November 2018. A Division Bench of Chief JusticeAbhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice Mohammad Nawaz also looked into the constitutionality of the High Court of Karnataka (Designation of Senior Advocates), Rules, 2018 (Senior Designation Rules) which were

Bengaluru Police Commissioner Claims 3 Lakh Bangladeshi In State, Fails To Cite Any Report.

Source:- This is the first time that a high-ranking official has mentioned a specific number to Bangladeshis in Karnataka amid the ongoing anti-Citizenship Amendment Act debate. However, Rao arrived at this figure without citing any reports or investigation. At a conclave on Construction Workers Safety, Health and Welfare the top cop said that they

Bengaluru: Citing CAA, high court grants bail to ‘illegal’ Bangladeshi Christian woman.

Source:- Bengaluru, Jan 29 (IANS): In the backdrop of the provision of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the Karnataka High Court has granted bail to Bangladeshi Christian woman accused of being an “illegal immigrant”. A single judge bench of Justice John Michael Cunha observed there is prima facie material to show since 2002, the