Madhya Pradesh High Court gives temporary relief to Ekta Kapoor in case over web series

The Madhya Pradesh High Court has asked the police not to take any coercive action against TV producer Ekta Kapoor over a case filed against her for alleged objectionable content in the web series “XXX season 2”. Justice Shailendra Shukla of the high court’s Indore bench passed the order on Thursday in response to Kapoor’s petition […]

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Students file plea : MP HC stays medical college’s fee demand

A vacation bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Monday allowed 52 postgraduate (MD/MS) students of a private medical college to appear for their January exam without depositing extra tuition fees. Bhopal-based LN Medical College, on the basis of a recent order of the Appellate Authority Admission and Fees Regulatory Committee of Madhya Pradesh, had […]

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Reinstate lecturer sacked during maternity leave: Madhya Pradesh High Court

The Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed a government college to reinstate a guest lecturer whose services it had terminated during her maternity leave. Setting aside the order of termination, Justice Sujoy Paul Friday asked the college to give her maternity benefits. Richa Tiwari, a guest faculty of computer science in the Government Naveen Mahavidyalay […]

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Court grants bail to elderly man who was accused of raping minor girl on medical grounds

The Madhya Pradesh High Court here has granted bail to an old man, charged with sexually assaulting a minor girl, on medical grounds that he was devoid of penile erection and other facts. A single bench of Justice MF Anwar on Tuesday observed, “Looking at the facts and circumstances of the case, the age of […]

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MP High Court: Wife has the right to know husband’s salary details

A woman had the right to know the remuneration of her husband, the Madhya Pradesh High Court has observed. A High Court bench of Justices SK Seth and Nandita Dubey made the observation while hearing the petition of Sunita Jain who had sought a higher maintenance amount from her estranged husband claiming that he was […]

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Madhya Pradesh HC dismisses PIL challenging appointment of MP law officers

The Madhya Pradesh High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the appointment of law officers made by the state government. The Indore bench of the high court, comprising justices P K Jaiswal and Virender Singh, recently dismissed the PIL filed by activist Mahesh Garg. The plea alleged that the appointment of law […]

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Madhya Pradesh HC rejects minister’s plea for pre-arrest bail in murder case

The Gwalior bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court today turned down the anticipatory bail application of state minister Lal Singh Arya who is an accused in the murder of a Congress MLA in 2009. A single judge bench of the high court comprising Justice Sheel Nagu dismissed the bail plea. The bench rejected the […]

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Judge who staged sit-in outside MP HC suspended

The Madhya Pradesh High Court has suspended on grounds of misconduct additional district judge R K Shrivas, who recently staged a sit-in outside the court alleging “wrongful” transfers. “The administrative committee of Madhya Pradesh High Court has taken a decision to suspend R K Shrivas yesterday. The orders of the same have been issued,” the […]

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SC lets off prof in contempt; takes note of his mental state

The Supreme Court has set aside the Madhya Pradesh High Court order awarding three months jail to a professor for contempt for casting aspersions on some HC judges, saying he was not in a “proper frame of mind”. The court said professor Lavit Rawtani, who teaches Information Technology at Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, […]

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MP HC notice to M Y Hospital over alleged oxygen supply failure

The Madhya Pradesh High Court today issued a notice to the deputy superintendent of the government-run Maharaja Yashwantrao Hospital here over the death of 17 patients. Some media reports had claimed that disruption in the supply of piped oxygen led to the death of the patients. The division bench of Justices P K Jaiswal and […]

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