Karnataka High Court not only removes PIL Petitioner from the Case but also penalises with heavy Cost.

Under the rules pertaining to filing PILs, it is mandatory for a litigant to disclose all the material facts relating to him as well as about his activities relating to the cause he or she is espousing. However, the non-adherence to these basic norms proved costly for a litigant as the Karnataka high court on Tuesday not […]

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Pulwama Youth Moves High Court, Wants Communication Blackout Lifted

A Kashmiri youth from Pulwama who lives in Bengaluru has moved the Karnataka HC seeking immediate restoration of all modes of communication, including mobile, landline & internet connections in Jammu & Kashmir. In his petition, Syed Peerzada Suheel Ahmed, 23, a resident of Electronics City, claimed the communication blackout imposed by the central govt since Aug 4 have left […]

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R. Roshan Baig moves High Court against SIT’s ‘illegal detention’

R. Roshan Baig, Shivajinagar MLA, on Tuesday moved the Karnataka High Court stating that he was taken into “illegal captivity” by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Monday to allegedly serve the “purpose of the ruling party to coerce him to support the government during the coming floor test even though he had submitted his […]

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Karnataka HC directs striking private doctors to resume work

The Karnataka High Court today passed an interim order directing the agitating private doctors to restore forthwith their medical services. A Division Bench comprising acting Chief Justice H G Ramesh and Justice P S Dinesh Kumar observed that basic medical services were a right to life for every citizen. The bench also observed that disobeying […]

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Karnataka HC asks doctors to withdraw indefinite stir

The Karnataka High Court today asked private hospital doctors, who are agitating against amendments to an act governing them, to immediately withdraw their indefinite stir. Division bench comprising acting Chief Justice H G Ramesh and Justice P S Dinesh Kumar observed that the the doctors should call off their protest as the government has an […]

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Yeddyurappa moves HC seeking quashing of ACB case against him

Former Karnataka chief minister and state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa has moved the high court, seeking quashing of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) proceedings against him in connection with an alleged illegal land denotification. He filed the petition in the Karnataka High Court yesterday after the ACB had summoned him to appear before it. Yeddyurappa […]

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Karnataka HC directs SIT not to arrest Kumaraswamy in mining case

In a relief to former chief minister and state JDS chief H D Kumaraswamy, the Karnataka High Court today directed the Special Investigation Team (SIT) not to arrest him till June 20 in an illegal mining case. Justice Rathnakala passed the order on an application for anticipatory bail moved by Kumaraswamy after the special court […]

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Karnataka HC directs SIT not to arrest Kumaraswamy in mining case

In a relief to former chief minister and state JDS chief H D Kumaraswamy, the Karnataka High Court today directed the Special Investigation Team (SIT) not to arrest him till June 20 in an illegal mining case. Justice Rathnakala passed the order on an application for anticipatory bail moved by Kumaraswamy after the special court […]

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Karna HC directs NCLT to hear afresh bankruptcy proceedings of Falcon Tyres

Disposing of a plea of a tyre manufacturer, the Karnataka High Court has directed the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to hear afresh bankruptcy proceeding of Falcon Tyres, filed by Edelweiss Asset Reconstruction Company (ARC). Falcon Tyres’ promoter Pawan Ruia had approached the high court seeking a fair trial, stating that principle of natural justice […]

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SC asks Mallya whether he truthfully disclosed assets

The Supreme Court today put forth searching questions to liquor baron Vijay Mallya on the disclosure of his assets to the court. A bench comprising Justices A K Goel and U U Lalit asked Mallya if he had been truthful after a consortium of banks led by the SBI alleged that USD 40 million was […]

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