Karnataka HC directs striking private doctors to resume work

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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… Read more »

Karnataka HC asks doctors to withdraw indefinite stir

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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… Read more »

Yeddyurappa moves HC seeking quashing of ACB case against him

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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… Read more »

Karnataka HC directs SIT not to arrest Kumaraswamy in mining case

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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… Read more »

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

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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… Read more »

SC asks Mallya whether he truthfully disclosed assets

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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… Read more »

Implement larger pictorial warning on tobacco products: SC

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the tobacco companies to immediately implement larger pictorial warning on tobacco products. The apex court lifted the stay on the Centre’s order for 85 percent warning granted by the Dharwad Bench of the Karnataka High Court. The Supreme Court also transferred all cases challenging the tobacco product warning rule… Read more »

Mallya case: High Court adjourns hearing to April 11

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Mallya case: High Court adjourns hearing to April 11 Bengaluru, The Karnataka High Court today adjourned till April 11 the hearing of a two-and-a-half-year- old winding up petition against United Breweries Holdings Limited, the company controlled by beleaguered Vijay Mallya. The petition seeks unpaid dues of Rs 146 crore from the defunct Kingfisher Airlines promoted… Read more »

Jaya case: SC terms SPP’s appointment bad

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The Supreme Court today held that Tamil Nadu government has no right to appoint advocate Bhawani Singh as special public prosecutor(SPP) to appear in Karnataka High Court for J Jayalalithaa’s disproportionate assets case in  Jaya case. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra, however said, though the appointment of the SPP is “bad in… Read more »