Gujarat High Court Advocates Association Protests Against Delay In Notifying Appointment Of Justice Kureshi As Chief Justice Of MP HC

The Gujarat High Court Advocates Association has passed a resolution protesting the delay in notifying the appointment of Justice A Kureshi as the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court, which was recommended by the Supreme Court Collegium on May 10. Referring to the fact that another proposal made by the Collegium on the same […]

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Gujarat High Court terminates BJP MLA’s election over defective nomination

 The Gujarat High Court Friday invalidated the election of BJP MLA Pabubha Manek from Dwarka for submitting a defective nomination form. BJP MLA Pabubha Manek’s victory from the Dwarka Assembly constituency in 2017 was challenged in the Gujarat High Court by his opponent and Congress candidate Meraman Ahir. Ahir, in his petition, has said Manek’s […]

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Gujarat HC grants anticipatory bail to Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand.

The Gujarat High Court Friday granted anticipatory bail to social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand in the Rs 1.4 crore alleged fund embezzlement case related to their NGO Sabrang Trust. While allowing their anticipatory bail plea, Justice J B Pardiwala directed Setalvad and Anand to cooperate with the probe and appear before […]

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Elevated rail corridor can save Gir lions : Gujarat High Court

A lawyer told the Gujarat High Court on Thursday that an elevated rail corridor was the best solution to save lions from getting run over by trains passing close to the Gir Wildlife Sanctuary. Taking into consideration various other suggestions, a bench of justices S R Brahmbhatt and A G Uraizee ordered the formation of […]

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Gujarat High Court says SIT probe had shortfalls: Naroda Patiya riots

Coming down heavily on the Special Investigation Team (SIT) which probed the 2002 Naroda Patiya riot cases, the Gujarat High Court said there were several “shortfalls” in its probe. A division bench of Justices Harsha Devani and A S Supehia also said the investigation carried out by the SIT, which was constituted on the directions […]

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Supreme Court asks Jay Shah, web portal to try to settle defamation case

The Supreme Court today asked Jay Shah, son of BJP president Amit Shah and ‘The Wire’ and its scribes, to try to amicably settle the criminal defamation case lodged by the former against the news portal and others. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra also extended its interim order that had asked the […]

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Chief Justice of India-led orders listing of a case relating to BJP chief’s son

The Supreme Court today directed the listing of a case of a news portal’s scribes, who are facing criminal defamation complaint filed by BJP President Amit Shah’s son, before an appropriate bench for final disposal on April 18. An supreme court bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra said since it was […]

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Gujarat HC reserves order on The Wire plea against lower court gag

The Gujarat High Court today reserved its order on a petition filed by online news portal ‘The Wire’ challenging a gag order passed by a lower court in a civil defamation case filed by BJP chief Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah. Jay Shah submitted his affidavit before the high court judge Paresh Upadhyay today. In […]

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GCCI moves HC against EC’s power to appoint surveillance teams

The Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) today moved a PIL in the high court challenging the Election Commission’s power to appoint surveillance teams, stating that they infringed upon a citizen’s fundamental rights. In the petition, the GCCI said the EC’s power to appoint static/flying surveillance teams, which in turn is entitled to search […]

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Godhra train burning case: Guj HC likely to pronounce verdict tomorrow

The Gujarat High Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on a set of appeals challenging convictions and acquittals by a special SIT court in the 2002 Godhra train coach burning case. Coach S-6 of the Sabarmati Express, in which 59 people, mostly ‘kar sevaks’ returning from Ayodhya were travelling, was burnt on February 27, […]

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