Jammu and Kashmir

J-K Admin Moves HC to Defer Action against Politicians Overstaying in Govt Accommodations

Citing the Model Code of Conduct, the Jammu and Kashmir estates department has sought permission from the high court to delay action until June 4 against politicians who are overstaying in government... Read more »

Heatwave: Calcutta HC Exempts Advocates From Wearing Gowns

As the summer heat refuses to abate with day temperatures in the city hovering around 40 degrees Celsius, wearing of advocates’ gown by lawyers has been exempted at the Calcutta High Court... Read more »

Bombay HC Allows Child Marriage Victim To Get Her Pregnancy Terminated Over Foetal Abnormalities

The Bombay High Court on Thursday has permitted a teenager, a victim of child marriage, to undergo medical termination of her 28-week pregnancy on the grounds of foetal abnormalities. A division bench... Read more »
Naba Sarania

Gauhati HC Dismisses MP Naba Sarania’s Plea against ST Status Revocation

The Gauhati High Court on Thursday dismissed a writ petition filed by two-time MP Naba Sarania, challenging a State Level Scrutiny Committee’s decision to revoke his Scheduled Tribe (Plains) status. The Judge... Read more »
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Maharashtra Govt to Grant Financial Benefits to Martyr Army Major’s Wife

The Maharashtra government informed the Bombay High Court on Wednesday of its decision to provide financial benefits to the family of an Army Major who was killed in the line of duty... Read more »
AAP Candidate

Gujarat HC Grants Interim Relief to AAP Lok Sabha candidate, Suspends Bail Conditions

The Gujarat High Court granted interim relief to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)’s Bharuch Lok Sabha candidate Chaitar Vasava by suspending the bail condition that restricted him from entering the limits of Narmada... Read more »
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HC Expresses Concern Over Diminishing Water Table in Ranchi

The Jharkhand High Court has expressed grave concern over the diminishing water table in the state capital Ranchi and other regions of the state. The Bench A division bench comprising Justices Rongon... Read more »
Monson Mavunkal

Rape Case: Kerala HC Rejects Antique Dealer Monson Mavunkal’s Plea

The Kerala High Court has rejected a petition filed by controversial self-styled antique dealer Monson Mavunkal seeking suspension of the life sentence handed to him for repeatedly raping a minor girl, stating... Read more »

Kerala HC Directs State Govt to Issue Playground Guidelines for Schools

The Kerala High Court has directed the state government to issue guidelines regarding the necessary extent of playgrounds in each category of schools and the facilities required therein. Emphasizing that education encompasses... Read more »

‘Municipal Council Signboards Can Feature Any Language Alongside Marathi’: HC

The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court held that there is no restriction on the inclusion of signboards for municipal councils in any language alongside the state’s official language Marathi. A... Read more »