Provident fund, gratuity cannot be attached, rules court

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An employee’s provident fund and gratuity cannot be attached under any decree in settlement of any debt or liability, the Gujarat High Court has held in an order made available Saturday. The court also said that it cannot restrain the employee, after he receives the provident fund and gratuity amount, from utlising it the way… Read more »

Court serves notice to power grid on Kutch creek towers

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The Gujarat High Court Friday issued notice to the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) and the union and state governments over installing transmission towers in Surajbari creek of Kutch district. The bench of Chief Justice S.J. Mukhopadhaya and Justice Akil Kureshi issued the notice following a public interest litigation by Samma Siddiq Usman… Read more »

Gujarat High Court Friday recalls order of costs for frivolous lawsuit

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The Gujarat High Court Friday recalled its order of imposing Rs.20,000 costs on a petitioner for filing a frivolous public interest litigation after his lawyer said costs should be recovered from him instead. The bench of Chief Justice S.J. Mukhopadhaya and Justice K.M. gave the order after advocate Girish Das submitted his client was not… Read more »

Gujarat High Court advocates to strike work from Jan 13

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The Gujarat High Court Advocates Association Tuesday passed a resolution to abstain from work for an indefinite period from Jan 13 to protest the non-appointment of judges. GHAA president Yatin Oza said the resolution condemned the inaction of the central government and other constitutional dignitaries over the issue. The resolution opposes the central government and… Read more »