Category: Uttarakhand High Court

Farmers Run Tractor Over Barricade As Uttarakhand Cops Block Protests

Source:- Dehradun/Chandigarh: Farmers protesting the central government’s agrarian reforms clashed with the police in Uttarakhand’s Udham Singh Nagar district on Friday, with dramatic footage showing the demonstrators running a tractor over a barricade as dozens of policemen try to hold them back.A video posted on Twitter by news agency ANI showed a large crowd of

Stop enclosing papers otherwise available online to save nature: Uttarakhand HC to lawyers

Source:- DEHRADUN: Concerned over excessive use of paper to enclose copies of laws, acts and orders, the Uttarakhand High court suggested that everyone should take efforts to save the environment. A single bench of Justice Lok Pal Singh, who stated that small steps must be taken immediately in this regard, once again reminded advocates to

SC moved against UP, Uttarakhandā€™s ā€˜love jihadā€™ laws

Source:- New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court challenging the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion Of Religion Ordinance, 2020 and the Uttarakhand Freedom Of Religion Act, 2018. The plea moved by advocates Vishal Thakre and Abhay Singh Yadav and law researcher Pranvesh, states that the UP ordinance

Lawyers call for restoration of Shivalik Elephant Reserveā€™s status; seek Uttarakhand High Courtā€™s immediate intervention

Source:- EIGHTY-six lawyers from across India have written to the Chief Justice of Uttarakhand High Court calling for the restoration of the protection to Shivalik Elephant Reserve, after the Uttarakhand State Wildlife Boardā€™s denotified the reserve for developmental use. In a meeting on November 24, the board, chaired by Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, made

Maharashtra Governor Koshyari moves SC against contempt proceedings over rent payment

Source:- 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 ā€˜misuseā€™ of cow slaughter act

Source:- 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:- 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:- 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 victimā€™s family

Source:- 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 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:- 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