22 April 2024


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Karnataka HC: Physical Presence of Parties is Not Needed for Compromise Petition(13.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has held that it is perfectly lawful for the Courts to record the compromise on the basis of the compromise Petitions duly signed.....

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Karnataka HC: Can't Take Cognizance of Offences by Advocate Unless Sanctioned by Centre/State(13.05.2022)

Karnataka High Court has ruled that taking cognizance for offences committed by an advocate or notary is banned under Section 13 of the Notaries Act, .....

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Karnataka HC Starts Helpline to Assist in E-Filing and Video Conferencing(28.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has started helpline numbers to assist Advocates and Party in Person/Litigant Public, for providing information about e-filing an.....

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Karnataka HC: KPSC Candidates Can Seek Own Evaluated Answer Scripts Under RTI(01.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has held that a candidate who has appeared for examination conducted by a public service commission can seek for copies of his ow.....

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Karnataka HC: Wife Leveling Unsubstantiated Allegations of Husband Being Impotent Amounts to Cruelty(17.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that a wife calling her husband an impotent without legally substantiating the same by itself would amount to cruelty wi.....

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Kar. HC: Able-Bodied Husband Having Earning Capacity Can't Seek Permanent Alimony from Wife(11.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that an able bodied man having the capacity to earn cannot seek for permanent alimony on divorce from his wife.

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Karnataka HC Issues Summons to BBMP for Failure of Delivery of Food Kits(14.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued summons to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Commissioner and the Additional Chief Secretary of the State .....

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Karnataka HC: Directors of Company Can't Be Prosecuted Unless They Played "Active Role" in Process(20.05.2022)

Karnataka High Court has quashed the criminal proceedings initiated against the Proprietors/ Directors of a drugs manufacturing company for alleged pr.....

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Karnataka HC Asks State over Number of Vehicle Passes Issued for Nikhil Kumaraswamy's Wedding(30.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has asked the State Government to place on record the policy on giving passes to vehicles during the lockdown and how many passes.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State Government to Implement Provisions of Transgender Act(03.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to take steps for implementation of the relevant provisions of the Transgender Persons (Protect.....

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Kar.HC: S.498-A IPC Not Maintainable Against Woman in Illicit Relationship With Victim’s Husband(24.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has quashed an FIR registered against a woman under Section 498-A of IPC and Section 3 and 4 of Dowry Prohibition Act by another .....

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Kar. HC Grants Bail to POCSO Accused as He Was Involved in Sexual Act With Minor After Marriage(13.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has granted bail to an accused arrested under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and Child Marriage Act, noting .....

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Karnataka High Court Directs Restaurant to Earmark Hookah Smoking Area, Obtain License(15.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed a restaurant, Soho Pub & Grill, to earmark separate area in its premises, after obtaining a licence, for allowing it.....

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Karnataka HC: Section 153A IPC Can be Attracted for Enmity Between Members of Same Religious Group(06.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has held that an offence under Section 153-A of Indian Penal Code, 1860 can be said to have been committed if the spoken or prin.....

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Karnataka HC: Right to Marry Person of Choice a Fundamental Right(01.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has held that the right of any major individual to marry the person of his/her choice is a fundamental right enshrined in the Con.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Government to Disallow Bengaluru Karaga Festival(09.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has ordered the State to disallow the holding of the Bengaluru Karaga Festival in the city in the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown, .....

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Karnataka HC: Non-Compliance of SOP Should Not be Ground to Prohibit Candidate from Writing Exam(30.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has clarified that non-compliance of the statement of procedure would not be a ground to prohibit a candidate from taking the Kar.....

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Karnataka High Court Rejects Excise Officials Plea Challenging Criminal Proceeding(02.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed petitions filed by two top officials of Excise Department challenging criminal proceedings initiated against them o.....

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Karnataka HC Asks State to Consider Recommendations Made in Survey Report Prepared by NLSIU(07.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has asked the State government to consider the recommendations made in the survey report titled "Rapid Assessment of the Impact o.....

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Karnataka HC: A.H. Vishwanath Disqualified Till Expiry of Legislatve Council(01.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has held that Member of Legislative Council A.H. Vishwanath, has incurred disqualification under Article 164 (1) (b) and Article .....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses PIL Challenging Issue of Average Consumption Electricity Bills(13.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a Petition filed challenging a Government circular, directing electricity supply companies to issue average consump.....

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Karnataka HC Refuse Anticipatory Bail to Ex-Member of Legislative Council in Extortion Case(26.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has declined anticipatory bail to a Former Member of Legislative Council and another person in an alleged extortion case, registe.....

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Karnataka HC: Lodging Electoral Expenditure Accounts Ensures Transparency of Candidates(22.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition, passed by the Karnataka State Election Commission by disqualifying from continuing as the elected membe.....

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Karnataka HC: Provide Periodical Training to Authorities Appointed Under PC-PNDT Act(23.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to conduct periodical training programmes for members of the appropriate authority constituted .....

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Karnataka HC Sets Aside Order of IT Deaprtment to Withhold Tax on The Payments to Walmart Employees(28.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has set aside an order of the Income Tax Department that called upon Flipkart Internet to withhold tax on the payments it made to.....

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Karnataka HC: Only Indian Citizens Can Start Proceedings Under Senior Citizens Act(31.03.2022)

Karnataka High Court has observed that only Indian Citizens can initiate proceedings under the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizen A.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice to State on Plea Challenging Karnataka Epidemic Diseases Ordinance(13.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State Government and has directed the Petitioner to implead the Union of India in a Petition, challengin.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Petition against Demonetisation(09.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court while dismissing the petition against demonetization has upheld certain restrictions that accompanied the decision saying they ar.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes Criminal Case Against Website Designer(28.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has quashed a criminal case against a 31-year-old website designer, who was arrayed as a co-accused in the case alleging him of d.....

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Karnataka HC: Registration of FIR Not Required on Secret Information About Crime About to Occur(12.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has said the ratio laid down in the judgement of Lalita Kumari vs Government of Uttar Pradesh and Others which states that a stat.....

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Karnataka HC Orders Rs. 10 Lakh Compensation for Death of Two Years Old in Stray Dog Attack(29.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that there is a statutory obligation which has been imposed upon the local municipal authorities to safeguard the human .....

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Karnataka HC: Foreign Arbitral Award Enforceable if Property Within Territorial Jurisdiction(04.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that an international commercial arbitral award rendered between parties that have no link with India can be enforced by.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State Government on Number of People That Can Attend Burial(13.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to ensure that direction mandating not more than 20 people can attend burial/crematorium ground.....

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Karnataka HC: Allegations in Matrimonial Case Can Lead to Criminal Defamation(13.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has convicted a woman under section 500 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 on the finding that the statements made by her against her hus.....

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Karnataka HC Extends All Interim Orders Till November 29(30.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has further extended the operation of all interim orders passed by it or the subordinate Courts and Tribunals, that are due to ex.....

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Mere Intention or Preparation to Commit Suicide Not an Offence: Karnataka High Court(10.07.2018)

Karnataka High Court has held that a person cannot be prosecuted merely for intention or preparation to commit suicide when there was actually no atte.....

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Karnataka HC Pulls Up BBMP for Not Assisting Homeless and Stranded People in Bengaluru(13.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has pulled up the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) for not putting in systematic efforts to ascertain how many migrants,.....

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Karnataka HC: Period Must be Counted for Default Bail U/S 167(2) CrPC if Liberty of Accused Lost(28.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has reiterated that even when the accused is protected on body warrant, the liberty of the said accused is lost and that period w.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on PIL Challenging Appointment of N R Santosh(02.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice on a public interest challenging the appointment of N R Santosh as political secretary to the Chief Minister B......

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Karnataka HC: Breach of COVID-19 Advisory by Any Staff in Judiciary to be Treated as Misconduct(11.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued circular stating that if officers and officials of the Court must strictly follow the COVID-19 Instructions/Advisory a.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Conditions in Financial Aid Scheme(23.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice on a public interest litigation challenging the scheme framed by Karnataka State Bar Council for distribution o.....

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Karnataka HC Notices State Government & Others over Arkavathi Site Case(07.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has ordered notice to State Government, CID, BDA and others in response to a petition seeking a CID probe on allegation that a si.....

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Karnataka High Court Disposes Plea Against Closure of OPD at Nimhans(17.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has disposed of a Petition filed against closure of OP Department of premier mental health institution, the National Institute of.....

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Karnataka HC Stays Auction of Properties by Banks During 21-Day Lock Down Period(31.03.2020)

Karnataka High Court has stayed for three weeks the process of auction and e-auction of mortgaged properties, during the 21-day lock-down period, obse.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Plea to Challenge Power of Local Registrar Under Citizenship Rules(05.04.2022)

Karnataka High court has dismissed a petition that seeks to declare the power of the local Registrar as ultra vires for verifying and to scrutinize th.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Plea to Display Names of Persons Arrested u/s 41C CrPC(07.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State Government on a Petition filed seeking compliance of Section 41C of the Code of Criminal Procedure.....

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Karnataka HC Refuses to Quash Corruption Case Against Former CM H D Kumarswamy(14.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has refused to quash a criminal case registered against former Chief Minister, H D Kumarswamy, alleging that he denotified two di.....

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Karnataka HC: A.H. Vishwanath Disqualified Till Expiry of Legislatve Council(01.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has held that Member of Legislative Council A.H. Vishwanath, has incurred disqualification under Article 164 (1) (b) and Article .....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Extend Relief to Transgenders(13.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to extend relief under the 'Mythri scheme' for transgenders immediately on receiving applicatio.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses PIL Seeking Direction to Not Conduct 2023 State Assembly Elections(27.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking instructions to the State and Chief Election Commissioner to not conduct the 2.....

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Karnataka HC: Distribution of CD Containing Lascivious Material is Offence Under Section 67 IT Act(08.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has held that the dissemination of "material which is lascivious or appeals to the prurient interest" by way of Compact Disks wou.....

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Karnataka HC Asks Centre if Data of Individuals Using Aarogya Setu App is Being Used(23.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Central Government to make a statement before the court clarifying whether it is using the data of individuals w.....

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Karnataka HC Refuses to Stay Tipu Sultan Jayanti Celebration(04.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has said that Tipu Sultan Jayanti is a policy decision of State Government and Court will not interfere in it.

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Karnataka HC: Arbitration Relating Third Parties and Leading to Other Proceedings Inarbitrary(29.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that reference of a dispute to arbitration cannot be permitted if it would lead to splitting up of the cause of action a.....

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Karnataka HC Questions ED on Direction to Banks to Freeze Accounts of Amnesty International(03.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has asked the Enforcement Directorate to disclose under what power or authority of law it directed banks to freeze accounts perta.....

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Karnataka HC Urges Bar Council to Approach Senior Advocates for Donations(11.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has said that it is unable to direct the Central and State Government to release funds for the welfare of advocates enrolled with.....

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Karnataka HC Will Be Closed From April 15 to April 30, Urgent Cases Will Be Heard(14.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued a notification stating that it will remain closed for the period from 15th April, 2020 to 30th April, 2020 (both days .....

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Karnataka HC Puts on Hold Single Bench Order in Alliance University Chancellor’s Case(07.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has stayed order of a Single Bench wherein Authorities were asked to find out who has been Chancellor of Alliance University in A.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes Case Against 5 Thailand Nationals(24.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has quashed the case against 5 Thailand nationals who were arrayed as an accused for the offence punishable under section 14(b) o.....

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Karnataka HC Asks for Extension for Submitting Objections Against Draft EIA Notification(17.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Union Government to consider extending the time for submitting suggestions and objections to the draft Environme.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State Government to Plan for Supply of Food to Needy People(31.03.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to come out with a comprehensive plan by 3rd April, 2020, for supply of food grains/food to the.....

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Karnataka HC: Criminal Proceedings Cannot be Held Ex-Parte Unless Attendance Dispensed With Reason(02.06.2022)

Karnataka HC has held that a criminal trial can’t be held in the absence of an accused unless personal appearance is dispensed with for valid reasons......

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Karnataka HC: Applications for Affiliation/Recognition Must be Decided with Precision on Time(06.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that applications made by colleges seeking affiliation/ recognition etc. must be decided for a specified academic year w.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Student’s Plea Seeking Evaluation of Project Work Despite Low Attendance(15.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition filed by a student of National Law School of India University seeking evaluation of his project work and.....

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Kar. HC: Denial of Chargesheet Material to Accused Results in Unfair Trial(16.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that a petitioner/accused would become entitled to all copies of the charge sheet material, denial of which would undoub.....

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Karnataka HC Sets Aside Condition Requiring Organ Donor to Obtain Consent from Her Estranged Father(16.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has set aside a condition imposed on an organ donor by the State Level Authorisation Committee for Organ Transplant requiring her.....

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Contraceptive Use Indicates Consent, Can't Allege Rape Post Break Up: Karnataka High Court(21.06.2018)

Karnataka High Court has ruled that woman who was on pills during seven-year relationship cannot allege rape after breakup.

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Karnataka HC and Subordinate Courts Will Remain Closed Till May 16(01.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court, District Courts, Family Courts, Labour Courts and Industrial Tribunals, will remain closed till 16th May, 2020.

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Karnataka HC: Centre & State Responsible to Ensure Availability of N-95 Masks at Reasonable Prices(07.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed Central and State governments to respond on the question of introducing regulatory measures as regards price of N95 .....

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Karnataka HC Asks State Government to List Steps to Decongest Prisons(14.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has asked the state government to place on record steps it proposes to take to decongest central prisons in the state to prevent .....

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Kar. HC: Attacking Police With Petrol Bottles Amounts to Terrorist Act Under UAPA(09.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that use of petrol bottles while attacking police personnel and police stations by accused persons during the Bengaluru .....

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Kar. HC: Application for Substitution Can't Be Rejected Without Examining if 'Right To Sue' Survives(20.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has said that a trial court cannot reject an application made by legal representatives seeking to come on record following the de.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Govt to Constitute Expert Team of Doctors to Inspect Hospitals(17.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to immediately constitute an expert committee of doctors which would inspect and supervise hosp.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Government to Accept Recommendation of Backward Classes Commission(14.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the state government to accept the recommendation given by the Karnataka State Backward Commission in 2010, which re.....

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Karnataka HC: Charge sheet Without FSL Report Not Defective u/s 167(2) CrPC(08.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has observed that an accused charged under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 does not get a right to default b.....

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Karnataka HC Observes that High Courts Require Commercial Division for International Arbitration(02.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that for High Courts which do not exercise Original Civil Jurisdiction, Commercial Division comprising of a Single Judge.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on PIL Seeking Ban on Vehicles Movement in Cubbon Park(15.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State Government on a public interest litigation seeking a ban on the movement of vehicles inside Cubbon.....

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Kar. HC: Husband Asking Wife to Pursue Education, Expressing Views About Having Child Not Cruelty(17.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court while setting aside conviction under Section 498A of Indian Penal Code has held that husband suggesting to his wife or asking her.....

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Kar. HC: Bank Can't Seek Issue of Look Out Circular Unless Economic Interest of Country Is Involved(29.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that the request for issuance of a Look-out Circular or preventing defaulter of loan from travelling abroad cannot be a .....

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Karnataka HC Rejects Plea to Award Bharat Ratna Award to Late Sri Shivakumara Swami(04.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has rejected a public interest litigation seeking a direction to be issued to the Prime Minister of India to consider the represe.....

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Karnataka HC: Period of Quarantine Undergone by Court Staff to be Treated as 'On Duty'(11.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has decided that the period of quarantine undergone by the staff members of District/Trial Courts shall be treated as on duty sub.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes CBSE Action Against Class-XII Student(12.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has observed that a tender student, even when the delinquency is established, cannot be treated as the offender of the war crime,.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses PIL Seeking to Transfer Drug Racket Case to NIA for Further Investigation(29.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a Petition seeking to transfer the high profile drug racket case involving Kannada actress Ragini Dwivedi, Sanjjana.....

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Tax Defaulters Need Not Apprehend Immediate Arrest on Issuance of Show Cause Notice: Karnataka HC(09.07.2018)

Karnataka High Court has observed that there need not be any apprehension of immediate arrest or detention in civil prison on issuance of a show cause.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Take Action Against Political Figures Violating Social Distancing(20.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to take action against political figures who do not follow norms of social distancing and weari.....

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Karnataka High Court Refuses to Quash Border Security Force Transfer Order(14.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has refused to interfere in an order issued by Border Security Force (BSF) to a serving inspector, directing him to move from Ben.....

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Karnataka HC: SC/ST Act Cannot be Invoked Merely Because Victim’s Mother is SC(06.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that a person, whose one parent belongs to the scheduled caste community and another parent to forward caste, will have .....

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Karnataka HC Grants Bail to Juvenile Incarcerated for 2.5 Yrs(14.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has passed an order to grant bail while observing that the maximum punishment in regard of allegation of conspiring with adult ac.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State Government to Address Non-Payment of Pension(19.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to immediately look into the grievance raised about senior citizens not being paid pension amou.....

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Karnataka HC: State Legislators Members Not Disqualified From Holding Posts in Committees, Society(07.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has ruled that a Member of the State Legislative Assembly or Legislative Council is not disqualified from holding the post of Cha.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Holding of Elections in Bengaluru Civic Body Expeditiously(07.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Election Commission to hold elections of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), as expeditiously as po.....

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Karnataka HC: Media Must Ensure That Court Orders Are Not Misquoted in Matters Concerning COVID-19(14.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has observed that the media, in particular the electronic media has to be very careful while reporting Court orders, concerning C.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on PIL for Financial Protection to Media Persons(11.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State government on a Public interest litigation seeking directions to the State and media houses to pro.....

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Karnataka HC Refuses To Quash FIR Against PFI Leader(07.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has refused to quash a First Information Report registered against a National Committee Member of the Popular Front of India (PFI.....

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Karnataka HC Stays Govt Order Deferring Variable Dearness Allowance Payment(25.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has by way of interim relief stayed the execution and operation of the order by which the State Government directed that the paym.....

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Karnataka HC Denies Anticipatory Bail to Group Admin for Pakistan Zindabad' Slogans in WhatsApp Group(28.01.2019)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed anticipatory bail application of Administrator of a WhatsApp Group in which some group members had shared 'Pakistan.....

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Karnataka HC Asks Centre, Bengaluru Metro to Clarify on Mandatory Use of Aarogya Setu(20.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Union Government to make a statement before the Court to clarify whether the Ministry of Health and Family Welfa.....

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Karnataka HC: Application for Judgment on Admissions May be Filed at Any Stage of Suit(14.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has reiterated that a decree can be passed under Order XII Rule 6 of Code of Civil procedure, 1908 (CPC) at any stage of the suit.....

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Karnataka HC Upholds Constitutional Legality of Proviso (v) to S.14(1) SARFAESI Act(14.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has upheld the Constitutional legality of proviso (v) Section 14(1) of the Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets .....

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Karnataka HC Upholds Conviction in Elephant Electrocution Case(06.06.2022)

Karnataka High Courts has upheld the conviction handed down to two persons who built electric fencing around agricultural land which led to the elepha.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Plea Filed by Air Force Wing Commander to Set Aside Transfer Order(19.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed the petition filed by a Wing Commander of the Indian Air Force who has served the nation in the Kargil Operation, s.....

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Kar. HC: Existence of Arbitration Agreement Can be Presumed if No Denial is Made in Reply(06.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that arbitration agreement is said to exist if the petitioner has asserted its existence in its notice of arbitration an.....

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Karnataka HC Directs KPSC to Consider Granting Grace Period to Visually Impaired Students(21.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Karnataka Public Service Commission to consider granting 20 minutes per hour grace period to visually impaired c.....

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Karnataka HC Asks on Legal Notice to Discovery Channel Over Cauvery Calling Project(27.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has asked the Petitioner challenging the Cauvery Calling project if legal notices were sent to Discovery Channel to stop the tele.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Bar Council of India to Inform on Possible Relief Measures for Needy Advocates(24.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has called upon the Bar Council of India, Karnataka State Bar Council, Bar Council of India Advocate Welfare Fund Committee and K.....

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Kar. HC: Consent Cannot be Assumed Even if Woman is of Bad Character or Vulnerable(08.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court while setting aside anticipatory bail granted to a police constable accused of sexually assaulting a women over a period of three.....

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Kar. HC: Communication Between 2 People Without Being Referred to Other Departments Not Defamation(16.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that a pure official communication between two people, without it being referred to any other department cannot become t.....

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Karnataka High Court Seeks Details About Functioning of Aargoya Setu App(13.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has called for technical details about the functioning of the Aarogya Setu application to understand how data is shared of an ind.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State Government to Spread Awareness on ‘Green Crackers’(13.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to issue an order tomorrow itself clarifying the meaning of "Green Crackers" and give wide publ.....

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Kar HC Refuses to Quash Dowry Death Case Against Husband Whose Wife Commits Suicide in Parents House(14.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition filed by a husband seeking to quash a case of dowry death registered against him under Sections 304B and.....

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Karnataka HC: Two Labourers Lose Life Owing to Failure to Implement Manual Scavenging Law(03.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has observed that two labourers had lost their lives in Kalaburagi on 28th January, 2021 owing to the failure of the State govern.....

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Karnataka HC: GST And Excise Duty leviable on Tobacco And Tobacco-derived Products(07.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that the Union government is entitled to levy Central GST (CGST) as well as excise duty on tobacco and tobacco-derived p.....

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Karnataka High Court Directs Survey of Children Forced to do Street Vending(19.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to come out with a scheme to identify children wh.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Plea of Kyrgyzstan National Seeking Relaxation of Bail Condition(15.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a Petition filed by a Kyrgyzstan national seeking to relax bail condition imposed by the trial Court directing auth.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Place on Record SOP for Disposal of Used PPE Kits(19.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to place on record Standard Operating Procedure or Guidelines issued for disposal of used Perso.....

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Kar. HC: Suitability of Partners to a Marital Relation Rests Exclusively With The Individuals(15.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that the decision of the suitability of partners to a marital tie rests exclusively with the individuals themselves and .....

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Karnataka HC Asks State to Clarify Who Will Benefit from NLSIU Domicile Reservation(26.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has asked the State government to clarify on who would be the real beneficiaries of the 25 percent domicile reservation introduce.....

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Karnataka HC: State Must Ensure No Health Staff is Deprived of Salaries(23.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to place on record its policy decision to provide police protection to doctors, nurses, and par.....

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Kar. HC: Extended PoL Cannot be Invoked When CENVAT Credit Availed on Bona Fide Belief(07.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that an extended Period of Limitation (PoL) cannot be invoked when CENVAT (Central Value Added Tax) Credit availed on bo.....

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Kar. HC Refuses to Stay Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations at Idgah Ground at Hubbali-Dharwad(31.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court has refused to stay the permission granted by the Dharwad Municipal Commissioner to certain Hindu organizations for performing Ga.....

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Karnataka HC Asks State to Publish Information on Hospital Beds in Kannada(15.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to ensure that the website developed to give rea.....

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Karnataka High Court: 18% GST payable on 'pattadar pass book cum title deed'(20.05.2022)

Karnataka High Court, while upholding the ruling of the Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR) has held that 18% GST is payable on 'pattadar pass book cum .....

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‘Over-speeding’ Not Necessary to Constitute Rash Driving: Karnataka HC(20.06.2018)

Karnataka High Court has observed that it is not necessary that the offending vehicle must have always exceeded its speed limit or over speeded to con.....

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Karnataka HC Allows Police to Release Vehicles Seized for Lockdown Violations(01.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has allowed the Bengaluru police to release 35,000 vehicles which were seized for violation of lockdown norms.

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Karnataka HC Allows University of Agricultural Sciences to Conduct Online Exams(04.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has allowed the University of Agricultural Sciences to conduct its semester examinations for Undergraduate Degree and Diploma cou.....

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Borrower has No Right of Hearing in Proceedings U/S 14 SARFAESI Act: Karnataka HC(04.12.2018)

Karnataka High Court has held that borrower has no right of hearing in proceedings under Section 14 of the SARFAESI Act and set aside the general dire.....

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Karnataka HC: Mere Registration of Multiple Cases Not a Ground to Cancel Bail(17.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition filed by a rape survivor seeking to cancel bail granted to the accused on the ground that he is a habitu.....

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Karnataka HC Asks BCI If It Has Powers to Relax Requirements of Moot Courts, Internships(17.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Bar Council of India (BCI) to clarify if it has powers to relax rules and if it has been exercised to allow Law .....

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Karnataka High Court Permits Alleged Rape Victim to Abort 24 Weeks+ Pregnancy(14.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has permitted an alleged rape victim to medically terminate her pregnancy which crossed the stipulated 24-weeks period, stating t.....

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Karnataka HC: Second Petition U/S 482 CrPC Maintainable Only in Cases of Changed Circumstances(02.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that second petition under Section 482 of the Criminal Procedure Code, for quashing the criminal proceedings will be mai.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Removal of Alleged Anomalies in Centre's OROP Policy(11.04.2022)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition filed seeking directions to the Union Government to implement the recommendation of one man judicial com.....

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Karnataka HC Removes Petitioner in PIL Against 'Cauvery Calling' Project(16.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has observed that the conduct of petitioner A V Amarnathan was not that of a pro-bono litigant and accordingly it converted the p.....

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Karnataka HC Extends Stay on Wildlife Board Decision Allowing Diversion of Forest Land(14.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has extended the interim relief granted directing that no further steps shall be taken on the decision taken by the State Board f.....

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Karnataka HC: Employees Entitled for Gratuity from the Time They Were Employed(20.05.2022)

Karnataka High Court has declined to quash an order passed by the Controlling Authority under the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972, which directed govern.....

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Karnataka High Court Notifies New Rules for Designation of Lawyers as Senior Advocates(18.06.2018)

Karnataka High Court has notified the High Court of Karnataka (Designation of Senior Advocates), Rules 2018 which mandates that that no person with le.....

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Karnataka HC Grants Bail to Six Women Accused of Pelting Stones on Policemen(30.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has granted bail to six women who were alleged to have formed unlawful assembly during the ongoing lockdown period in Hubli distr.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Dispensing of Regulation to Engage in Moot Courts(03.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has disposed of a Petition filed by two final year students of the Bangalore University, seeking directions to the Bar Council of.....

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Kar. HC: Dysfunctional Limbs Render 100% Functional Disability(14.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that if medical evidence indicates that minor child cannot straighten one of the lower limbs and one of the upper limbs .....

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Karnataka High Court Extends Stay on ED Attachment of Xiaomi India Pvt. Assets(24.05.2022)

Karnataka High Court has extended the stay granted on the Enforcement Directorate’s order dated April 29 till June 1. By the said order ED has directe.....

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Karnataka High Court Denies Anticipatory Bail to Public Prosecutor Accused of Raping Law Intern(21.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has refused to grant anticipatory bail to Special Public Prosecutor K S N Rajesh accused of sexual assault and attempt to rape by.....

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Kar. HC: Petition U/S 11(6) A&C Act Would be Premature if Precondition of Conciliation Not Fulfilled(13.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that the petition under Section 11(6) of the Arbitration and Conciliation (A&C) Act would be premature when the parties .....

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Karnataka HC Pulls Up SEBI for Acting Promptly in Franklin Templeton Case(26.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has pulled up the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for failing to act promptly to sustain the confidence of the inve.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Haveri Deputy Commissioner to Act Against Alleged Illegal Slaughter Houses(16.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Haveri district to expeditiously take action on the representation made to it about alleg.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Appearance of State Officials for Survey of Children Forced to Street Vending(15.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed senior officials of various departments to remain present before it on 18th February, 2021 before a survey is conduc.....

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Karnataka HC: Victim Includes Parents & Family Members of Person Suffering Injuries(24.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has observed that a victim under the Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 includes not only the perso.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes KSLU Notification for Conducting Intermediate Semester Exams(17.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has quashed the notification issued by Karnataka State Law University, by which it was to conduct offline examinations for the st.....

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Karnataka HC: Executing Court Cannot Modify Arbitral Award on the Basis of Memo(10.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that in absence of an application filed under Section 33 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 for correction of.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on PIL Asking State Govt to Provide Laptops/Tablets to EWS Students(26.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State Government on a public interest litigation seeking directions to immediately formulate a plan of a.....

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Kar. HC to State: Remove All Encroachments on Storm Water Drains Immediately(13.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed State Government and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to take immediate steps for removal of all encroachme.....

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Karnataka High Court Asks NHAI to Donate Rs 2.5 Lakhs Each to Two Organizations as Costs(10.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has asked the National Highways Authority of India to donate Rs 2.5 lakhs each to two organisations based in Dehradun and working.....

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Karnataka HC Abolishes Anti-Corruption Bureau and Transfers Cases to Lok Ayukta(12.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that State government is not justified in creating Anti-Corruption Bureau by way of an executive order when the field of.....

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Kar. HC Sets Aside Conviction U/S 304B IPC Citing Discrepancies in Multiple Dying Declarations(21.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has set aside the conviction handed down to a husband under Section 304-B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), noting that there were .....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Political Parties to Instruct Members on Social Distancing Norms(25.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to political parties-Bharatiya Janata Party, Communist Party of India, Communist Party of India (M), Indian Nat.....

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Karnataka HC Orders Rs. 5 Lakhs Compensation to Man Wrongly Arrested(01.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court while directing State to pay compensation of Rs.5 lakhs to applicant for wrongful arrest based on alleged confusion in identity h.....

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Karnataka HC Enquires if Isha Foundation Collected Money for 'Cauvery Calling' as State Project(08.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the state government to make a statement if it was willing to make an inquiry whether any money was collected by Sad.....

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Karnataka HC Asks Govt to Explain if Cauvery Calling Project was Approved by State(23.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to file a proper supplementary statement in two weeks explaining whether it had approved the 'C.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Plea Against Levy of Property Tax on Buildings & Lands(16.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice on a plea challenging certain provisions of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act 1976 that provide for levy.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses College Dean's Plea to Increase Retirement Age(09.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court while dismissing petition filed by the former Dean of a College, seeking directions to the state government to increase his retir.....

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Karnataka HC Directs AG in Appeal Challenging 1-Year Mandatory Service for PG Doctors(23.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Advocate General to appear and address the Court on an appeal challenging the compulsory one year urban service .....

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Kar. HC Refuses to Quash FIR Against Doctor Accused of Forcefully Performing Sex Change Operation(12.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has refused to quash the FIR and chargesheet filed against a doctor under POCSO Act for allegedly conducting a forcible sex chang.....

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Karnataka HC: Higher Educational Qualification of Wife Not Enough Reason Not to Give Maintenance(09.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed the revision petition filed by a husband challenging the family order which directed him to pay Rs 3,000 per month .....

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Karnataka HC Upholds Government’s Order to Take Over Temple’s Administration(02.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court has upheld Government order of taking over administration of Sri Vinayaka Temple situated Jayanagar, after finding that temple wa.....

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Karnataka HC Directs SEC to Announce Schedule of Panchayat Elections(17.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Election Commission (SEC) to finalise the schedule of conducting elections to Grama Panchayats in the stat.....

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Karnataka HC Denies Bail to Youth Accused of Sharing Military Base Photos With Pakistan ISI(19.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed the bail petition filed by a 24-year-old, accused of sharing photographs of important places like Naval Base Army a.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to File Reply with Preventive Steps Taken in Wake of Shimogga Blast(03.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the state government to file a reply stating the preventive steps it proposes to take in the state in wake of the Ja.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State Govt to Make Statement on Inquiry into Functioning of KSPCB(24.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to make a statement on whether it is willing to direct an inquiry to be conducted in the hands .....

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Karnataka HC: Courts Should Not Seek to Run Governments in Guise of Judicial Review(26.07.2022)

Karnataka High Courts has held that it is primarily the task of the Government to govern and in the guise of judicial review Courts should not seek to.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Registry to Take Immediate Steps to Appoint Judicial Officer(05.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has suggested to its registry to take immediate steps to appoint a Judicial Officer to the designated court to whom all pending 5.....

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Karnataka HC Initiates Suo Moto Case to Quash Private Complaint Against Judicial Magistrate(24.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Registrar General of the High Court to register a suo-motu criminal Petition under Section 482 of the Code of Cr.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Not Compel Students to Take Kannada as Mandatory Subject(16.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the state government to not compel students who do not wish to take Kannada language as a compulsory subject while p.....

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Karnataka HC: Accused Can't Invoke Jurisdiction U/A 226 of Constitution Or U/S 482 CrPC Through POA(10.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that a Power of Attorney (POA) holder of an accused cannot maintain a petition under Article 226 or 227 of the Constitut.....

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Karnataka HC: Complicated Matters Can Also be Heard Through Video Conferencing(26.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has urged the Members of the Bar to take recourse to video conferencing hearing even in complicated matters involving bulky recor.....

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Kar. HC: Unregistered Family Settlement Admissible Only If Confirmed With Approval of All Members(15.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that family settlement arrived at between parties to share immovable properties has to be among all family members who a.....

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Karnataka HC Directs BBMP to Submit Action Plan for Removal of Potholes(10.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), to submit an action plan for removal of potholes on a priority basis .....

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Karnataka HC Stays Govt Order Dropping Criminal Prosecution in 61 Cases Against Elected Representativ(21.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has stayed the government order dated 31st August, 2020 by which it had decided to drop criminal prosecution in 61 cases against .....

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Karnataka HC Disposes of PIL Taking Objection to Reference of Government as Modi Government(27.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has disposed of a public interest litigation filed by an agriculturalist, taking objection to the media, releases issued by Press.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Plea Challenging LOCs Issued Against Dr. Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty(16.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed the petition filed by founder of NMC Health, Dr Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty who has challenged the Lookout Circulars .....

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Karnataka HC Rejects Plea Challenging Demonetization Move by Central Government(14.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a PIL against demonetization of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes by Union government.

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Kar. HC: Karnataka State Commission for SC/ST Cannot Direct Govt to Withhold Grants to School(21.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that Karnataka State Commission for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Act, 2002 does not empower the Commission .....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Travel Restrictions at Kerala Border(26.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the Union Government and State government on a Public Interest Litigation challenging the restrictions on th.....

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Karnataka HC: Labs/Hospitals to Inform Persons Who Come for COVID-19 Test to be in Home Quarantine(21.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State to issue directions to laboratories and hospitals to inform those coming for the swab test about their obl.....

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Karnataka HC Asks State on Permission for NEOCON-21 Conference Expecting Medical Professionals(16.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the state government asking whether any permission has been sought for organizing NEOCON-2021 in Bengaluru, .....

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Karnataka HC: Blacklisting Without Prior Notice Affects Right to Life of Contractor(08.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that blacklisting or debarring of a Contractor from participating in any contract has civil consequences and thus, prior.....

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Karnataka HC Seeks Response on Plea Seeking Horizontal Reservation for Transgenders(21.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to respond to an application which sought that horizontal reservation should be provided to Tra.....

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Kar. HC: POCSO Case Against Minor Can be Quashed on Parties Arriving at Mutual Settlement(09.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has allowed petition filed by minor boy and set aside investigation initiated against him under sections of the Protection of Chi.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes Bar Council Decision Imposing Examination on Intermediate Law Students(09.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has quashed and set aside the decision of the Bar Council of India and subsequent circular issued by the Karnataka State Law Univ.....

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Karnataka High Court Lets Muslim Girl Marry Hindu Man(03.12.2018)

Karnataka High Court has ordered release of a Muslim girl from the state women’s hostel and asked police to provide security to her and her Hindu boyf.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes Cases Against 9 Foreigners in the Tablighi Jamaat Case(10.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has quashed and set aside criminal prosecution initiated against nine foreign nationals belonging to the Tablighi Jamaat, on the .....

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Karnataka HC to Have More Benches to Hear Extremely Urgent Cases(04.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has notified that from 4th May, 2020, two or three benches will be available to hear extremely urgent matters for two or three da.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Disclose Measures of Preparedness and Total Requirement of PPE Kits(08.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to disclose whether it has ascertained as a measure of preparedness, the total requirement of m.....

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Karnataka HC Rejects Plea by Relative of DK Shiva Kumar Against Consent Given for CBI Investigation(29.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has rejected a Petition filed by a relative of former Minister D.K. Shivakumar challenging Karnataka Government's sanction to the.....

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Karnataka HC Asks Government to Consider Committee Guidelines for Selecting Rajyotsava Awardees(28.10.2016)

Karnataka High Court has asked Government to consider Draft Guidelines of an Expert Committee headed by Former High Court Judge, Justice HN Nagamohan .....

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Karnataka HC: Right to Religion Can't be Invoked to Protect Illegal Structures(20.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has held that fundamental right to religion under Article 25 of the Constitution of India, 1949 does not extend to offering praye.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Accept Recommendations to Change Words Related to Kodavas(15.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to accept the recommendations made by the Karnataka State Backward Classes Commission to use wo.....

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Karnataka HC: Consent of Wife Immaterial for Offence of Bigamy(07.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that bigamy under Section 494 of the Indian Penal Code is a continuing offence and the consent of wife for the subsequen.....

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Karnataka HC: Benefit or Service to Citizen Cannot be Denied for Not Downloading Aarogya Setu App(20.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has clarified that in absence of any legislation, neither the State government, Central government nor its agencies and instrumen.....

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Karnataka HC Directs BBMP to Forthwith Set Up Cell to Address Residents' Grievance(07.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to forthwith set up a grievance cell, ward wise, in order to address p.....

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Karnataka HC: Coffee Estates Not Excluded from Application of SARFASEI Act(05.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that the banks and other financial institutions can invoke provisions of the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financ.....

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Karnataka High Court Summons Vijay Mallya in Contempt Case(05.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court has ordered Businessman Vijay Mallya to appear before Court on 19 January for charges to be framed in a contempt case filed by pu.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Police to Take Steps to Trace And Arrest Former Mayor Sampath Raj(17.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Investigating officer probing the Bengaluru Riots case to take all possible steps to trace absconding accused fo.....

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Kar. HC: Once Right to Refer Dispute to Arbitration is Waived by Party, it Can’t be Reclaimed(19.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that if a right to refer dispute to arbitration is once waived by a party, it can’t be allowed to be reclaimed and hence.....

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Karnataka HC Allows Time to State to Clarify its Stand in Cauvery Calling Project(03.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has allowed the request for time made by the state government to comply with the Court order directing it to make its stand on th.....

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Karnataka HC Asks State Govt on Procedure to Appoint Prosecutors in MP/MLA Courts(24.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to place on record the procedure followed by it for making choice of the public prosecutors who.....

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Kar. HC: Nature of Property Being Ancestral or Self-Acquired Can Only be Decided After Trial(29.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that only in a trial can it be decided whether a property is ancestral property or self acquired properties and therefor.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Plea to Stop Sanjay Dutt from Acting in 'KGF-2’(18.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a Petition seeking to restrain actor Sanjay Dutt from acting in the Kannada film KGF-2 as he has been convicted and.....

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Kar. HC to High Powered Committee: Provide Suggestions to Bring Dropped Out Children Back to School(06.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed the High Power Committee constituted by it to consider the issue pertaining to out of school children and suggest me.....

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Karnataka HC: Stridhan Cannot be Retained by Family of Husband After Divorce(15.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that annulment of marriage cannot mean that all the articles including stridhan that woman carried to the matrimonial ho.....

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No Wealth Tax Exemption for Mysuru’s Erstwhile Royal Family: Karnataka HC(07.09.2018)

Karnataka HC has held that 28-acre land at Palace Grounds, in custody of Mysuru’s erstwhile royal family is not exempted from Wealth Tax.

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Karnataka HC Rejects Plea for Making Public Personal Details of Persons Who Contacted COVID-19(23.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has rejected the plea filed seeking directions to the State and Central Government to make public details of those persons who ha.....

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Kar. HC: Bhang Not Covered Under NDPS Act, Prosecution Must Show it is Prepared From Charas(29.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court while granting bail to man accused of possessing Bhang, has held that Bhang is not covered under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotr.....

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Karnataka HC Extends Interim Relief to PG Doctors Till Nov 23(12.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has extended till 23rd November, 2020, the interim relief granted directing state government not to insist PG Doctors should join.....

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Kar. HC: There Cannot be Any 'Deemed Forest' Under The Forest Conservation Act(24.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that a land can either be a 'forest' or a "forest land", but there cannot be any 'deemed forest' under the Forest Conser.....

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Karnataka HC Upholds Wage Revisions Notified by Government in 37 Sectors(16.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has upheld the decision of the State Government to revise the amount of minimum wages to be paid to employees in 37 sectors of em.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Plea of Advocate's Clerks Association Seeking Financial Aid(12.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State Government and Karnataka State Bar Council seeking their reply to a Petition filed by the Karntaka.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes Rule 8(1) of Mineral Concession Rules, 2006(05.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court has quashed Rule 8(1) of Minerals (other than Atomic and Hydro Carbons Energy Minerals) Concession Rules, 2016, pertaining to li.....

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Karnataka HC Warns of Contempt Against Officials for Failing to Rehabilitate Villagers(09.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has said it would initiate proceedings under the Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 against government officers who for the last 37-yea.....

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Karnataka HC Asks State Govt to Come Out with Better Rehabilitation Scheme for People Evicted(28.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to come out with a 'better scheme' for rehabilitation of those evicted persons from Kariyammana.....

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Karnataka HC Appoints Amicus Curiae to Replace Petitioner in Case Against Cauvery Calling Project(04.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has appointed Advocate B V Vidyulatha as Amicus curiae to assist the Court in a Petition raising objection over Sadguru Jaggi Vas.....

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Kar. HC: Insurer Liable to Compensate Spare Driver if Only One Claim Made(31.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that the insurer is liable to pay compensation of spare driver under Motor Vehicles Act, if there is only one claim unde.....

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Karnataka HC Seeks Details of Action Taken Against Organisers/Participants of Farmers Tractor Rally(02.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to place on record details of action taken against participants/organisers for violating norms .....

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Kar. HC: Bank Can Initiate Criminal Action if A/C Declared Fraud, Even After Invoking SARFAESI Act(04.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) can investigate complaint registered by a bank against company and its direct.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes Complaint Against CM Yediyurappa(14.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has quashed a complaint registered against Chief Minister, BS Yediyurappa for offences under Section 123 (3) of the Representatio.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Govt. to Compensate Students Denied Benefits of Mid-Day Meal Scheme(17.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to inform in how much time and in what manner it would compensate each and every student who is.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Plea to Allow Wines Shops to Remain Open During Lockdown(08.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a plea to allow wine shops to remain open during the lockdown, stating that there was no public interest involved i.....

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Karnataka HC Denies Relief to Student Who Couldn’t Complete LL.B Course in 7 Years(26.11.2018)

Karnataka High Court has denied relief to a student who had failed to complete his three-year LL.B Course within the prescribed period of seven years.

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice to UGC and Others in Plea Seeking Cancellation of Final Year Exams(07.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the respondents in the matter filed by students of the Bangalore Institute of Technology, challenging Univer.....

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Karnataka HC Allows Woman to Terminate Her 25 Week Pregnancy(04.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has allowed a plea filed by a 32-year-old woman seeking to terminate her 25 week pregnancy, due to anomalies in the foetus.

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Challenge Against Karnataka Epidemic Diseases Ordinance 2020(29.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a Petition challenging the 'The Karnataka Epidemic Diseases Ordinance, 2020’; promulgated to protect all officials .....

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Karnataka HC Notices State Government over Illegal Sand Extraction(17.10.2016)

Karnataka High Court has issued notices to State government and three private contractors on a Public Interest Litigation, which complained about alle.....

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CIVIL - Karnataka HC Asks Son to Vacate Parent's House for Manhandling Parents(25.02.2019)

Karnataka High Court has directed a man to vacate his parent's house, taking serious note of the fact that he had manhandled them and observed that ou.....

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PILs can’t be Used as Tool to Take Vengeance: Karnataka High Court(22.11.2018)

Karnataka High Court has remarked that Public Interest Litigation cannot be used as a tool to wreck vengeance, while dismissing a PIL filed by a lady .....

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Move Court Only on Question of Law in Transfer Pricing Cases: Karnataka High Court(27.06.2018)

Karnataka High Court has ruled that courts should be approached in disputes over transfer pricing only if there is a substantial question of law.

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Karnataka HC Restrains Centre from Publishing Final EIA Notification till Sep 7(06.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has restrained the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change from publishing the Final Notification based on the .....

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Karnataka HC Directs KSBC to Resolve Issues Faced by Junior Members of Bar(04.05.2020)

Karnataka High court has suggested to the Karnataka State Bar Council to hold meetings through video conference with the Petitioners as well as with t.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Petition Seeking NIA Probe into Sedition Case Against Amulya Leona(29.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has rejected a Petition seeking to transfer the sedition case registered against 19-year-old Amulya Leona, to the National Invest.....

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CIVIL - Karnataka HC Issues Notice to State Govt Over 'Monkey Fever' Outbreak(22.02.2019)

Karnataka High Court has issued a notice to state government to provide medical facilities to treat people suffering from Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes Magistrate's Order Directing FIR Against Kangana Ranaut(26.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has set aside an order passed by a Magistrate in the state, asking the police to register a First Information Report against Hind.....

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Karnataka HC Asks State to Decide on Bar Association's Plea for Loans(05.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to consider and take a decision on a representation made by the Belgavi Bar Association, seekin.....

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Karnataka HC Bans Kambala Races for Interim Period(23.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has an interim order banning all Kambala races in State until disposal of PIL filed by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (P.....

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No Legally Enforceable Debt If Cheque Issued for Illegal Consideration: Karnataka High Court(02.08.2018)

Karnataka High Court has quashed a complaint filed for dishonour of cheque under Section 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act on the ground that the comp.....

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Karnataka HC Stays Private Complaint Registered Against Judicial Officer(28.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has stayed the private complaint registered against a Judicial Magistrate First Class, under Sections 166, 205, 120 (A) 211, 219,.....

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Karnataka HC: Challenge to Award in International Commercial Arbitration Can be Made Before HC(25.02.2022)

Karnataka High Court has ordered that in view of Section 2(e)(ii) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 a challenge to an award in an Internat.....

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CWC can't Usurp Family Court's Jurisdiction in Child Custody Matters: Karnataka HC(15.02.2019)

Karnataka High Court has observed that Child Welfare Committee (CWC) cannot usurp the jurisdiction of Family Courts in child custody matters pending b.....

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Karnataka HC: Failure of State to Provide Basic Shelter Violates Right to Life(24.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the state government to place on record the outcomes of the survey of urban homeless carried out in the state. The C.....

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Karnataka HC Seeks Details from Govt, BBMP on Immediate Medical Assistance to Patients(14.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to submit details of procedures to be followed by.....

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Karnataka HC: Invoking S.138 Of NI Act Does Not Bar Registration of Crime Under Section 420(16.05.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that proceedings under Section 420 of the Indian Penal Code are maintainable even if a complaint has been invoked under .....

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Karnataka HC Asks NHAI if Farmers Can be Exempted from Paying Toll on Highways(29.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has asked the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to inform the Court whether any concession can be made available to the.....

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Karnataka High Court Stays Summons Against Yediyurappa(02.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has stayed the summons issued to Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa by a district Court at Gokak.

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Karnataka HC: Abuses Hurled in Basement Which was Not in Public View is Not Offence(22.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court while quashing proceedings under Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Amendment Act, 2015, has he.....

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Kar. HC: Criminal Trespass Complaint Can't be Made if Property is Not in Possession of Complainant(13.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that a complaint of criminal trespass cannot be made if the property on which the accused is alleged to have trespassed .....

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Karnataka HC Seeks Alliance University’s Reply over Status of Students(25.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has directed Alliance University to make a submission about status of students in University in wake of a dispute between two fac.....

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Karnataka HC Directs NLSIU to Conduct Special Repeat Exam for Student(12.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has quashed and set aside a communication issued by the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) to one of its students by.....

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Karnataka High Court Denies Bail to Sanjjana Galrani, Ragini Dwivedi in Sandalwood Drug Case(04.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed the bail applications filed by Kannada actors Ragini Dwivedi, and Sanjjanaa Galrani and other co-accused who were a.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Mandatory Regular Exams for Students(01.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notices to Bar Council of India (BCI), University Grants Commission (UGC), Karnataka State Law University (KSLU) and t.....

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Kar. HC Quashes Govt Notification for OBC, Women Reservation in BBMP Elections(04.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court has set aside notification issued by state whereby it notified ward wise reservation for 243 wards of BBMP out of which, 81 wards.....

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Karnataka HC Seeks Explanation on Airing of Program on 'Cauvery Calling' Project(11.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has sought an explanation from Petitioner, A V Amarnathan on why he sent an email to Discovery channel threatening it that airing.....

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Government can't Go Further with Steel Bridge Without Environmental Clearance: Karnataka HC(10.01.2019)

Karnataka High Court has ruled that the Bengaluru Development Authority (BDA) cannot go ahead with the Steel Bridge project without seeking environmen.....

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Karnataka HC Rejects Petition Seeking to Move COVID-19 Testing Laboratory in Residential Area(21.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has refused to entertain a public interest litigation filed by two residents seeking directions to the authorities to shift or cl.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes KSLU Affiliated University’s Examination Notification for Offline Exams(15.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has quashed the university’s examination notification pertaining to students of second and fourth semester and directed the unive.....

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Kar. HC: Compensation for Loss of Future Prospect Can be Awarded Without Disability from Amputation(07.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that 'Loss of future prospects' has to be factored in cases of injury without amputation resulting in whole body disabil.....

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Karnataka HC Asks CBSE to Decide on Representation Seeking Rationalisation of Class XII Syllabus(20.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to decide and communicate its decision on a representation made by a.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses PIL Against Commercial Use of Kali River Water(08.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court while dismissing PIL challenging State's decision of permitting commercial use of Kali river water has held that utilisation of r.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on PIL Challenging Appointment of Nagesh V. Bettakote(05.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State government on a Public Interest Litigation petition questioning the appointment of Nagesh V. Betta.....

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Karnataka HC: Investigating Agency Cannot Retain Username/Password of Accused Person(17.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has held that an investigating agency cannot retain the username and password of the social media platform of the accused person .....

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Kar. HC Upholds Maintainability of Google’s Plea to Restrain CCI from Exposing Confidential Info(15.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has rejected the application filed by Alliance of Digital India Foundation challenging the maintainability of Google India' plea .....

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Karnataka HC Seeks Details of Stages of Cases Registered Under UAPA(03.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed its Registrar-General to call for a report from the City Civil and Sessions Court in Bengaluru on the stages of case.....

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Karnataka High Court Quashes NLSIU Order Failing HC Judge's Son for Alleged Plagiarism(23.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has set aside an order passed by the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), denying a law student admission to the four.....

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Karnataka HC Seeks Clarification on Delay in Investigations Under SC/ST Act(17.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has sought a clarification from the State Government on why there has been delay in investigating and filing of charge sheet in o.....

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Karnataka High Court: Don’t Give Awards for 2018 Films(04.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government not to give away the State awards for the movies selected for the year 2018 till further order.

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Karnataka HC Sets Deadline for Disposal of Jayachandra’s Bail Plea in Money Laundering Case(03.01.2017)

Karnataka High Court has directed Trial Court to dispose of S C Jayachandra’s bail plea in three days from next date of hearing.

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Karnataka High Court Issues Notice on Plea Seeking Ban on Traffic Movement Within Cubbon Park(23.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State government and other respondents on a public interest litigation filed by a five-month-old infant,.....

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Karnataka HC Restrains Further Construction in Cubbon Park(27.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has restrained further construction of a building being built by the Karnataka State Government Employees' Association (KSGEA) in.....

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Karnataka High Court Quashes Criminal Case for Setting Up Bitcoin ATM(18.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has quashed and set aside the criminal case registered against founders, B V Harish and Sathvik Vishwanath of Unocoin company for.....

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Karnataka HC Extends Stay on Publication of Final Notification Until Further Orders(07.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has extended the stay on the publication of the Final Notification based on the Draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) notific.....

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Kar. HC: Delay in Considering Representation Against Detention Order a Ground to Nullify it(22.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that delayed consideration by authorities of the representation made by a detenu amounts to violation of Article 22(5) o.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Govt to Reconstruct Migrants' Huts Burnt Down During Lockdown(07.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to reconstruct at its own cost the huts/shanties of migrant workers in Bengaluru, which were bu.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Govt to Inform Policy on Special Trains(11.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has asked the State Government to place on record its policy laying down the manner in which all the migrant workers who wish to .....

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Karnataka HC: State Not to Prevent Voluntary Organisations from Distributing Food(14.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to not prevent voluntary organisations from distributing food to the weaker sections of the soc.....

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Karnataka High Court Refuses to Quash 2013 Election Case Against Muniratna(12.11.2018)

Karnataka High Court has refused to quash a case against MLA Muniratna Naidu in an “Illegal payments in connection with an election” case.

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Karnataka High Court Stops Appraisal of EIA Report(24.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed that even if a Final Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report is filed by Bengaluru Development Authority for ap.....

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Karnataka HC Directs SWR to Examine Complaint on Illegal Operation of Special Train(13.02.2017)

Karnataka High Court has directed General Manager, South Western Railway (SWR), to hold a meeting to examine a complaint on illegal operation of a spe.....

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Karnataka HC Grants Bail to Prime Accused Mansoor Khan in IMA Money Laundering Case(30.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has granted bail to Mohammad Mansoor Khan, prime accused in the 'I Monetary Advisory' (IMA) scam in a case registered with the En.....

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Karnataka High Court Extends Interim Orders Till February 8(01.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has extended the interim orders passed by the High Court, all the District Courts, Civil Courts, Family Courts, Labour Courts, In.....

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Kar. HC: Advocates Act Confers No Right to Park Vehicle Inside Court Premises(30.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that Section 30 of the Advocates' Act only confers the right on the Advocates to practice and it does not confer any rig.....

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Karnataka HC: Gandhi Statue Not Place of Religious Worship(10.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has said that by no stretch of imagination it can hold that the statue of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, is a 'place o.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Criminal Appeal in Fake Stamp Paper Scam Case(29.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed criminal appeals filed by Abdul Kareem Telgi and Badruddinalias Badru alias Shanal Jamedar alias Azaruddin in conne.....

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Karnataka HC Expresses Concerns Over Deaths of Two Manhole Workers(02.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has expressed serious concerns over the recent deaths of two manhole workers and another incident of a sweeper committing suicide.....

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Kar. HC: Treating Wife Like Cash Cow Without Any Emotional Attachment is Cruelty(01.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that a husband treating his wife as a cash cow and using her money without having any emotional attachment towards her w.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Plea Seeking to Extend Education Loan Moratorium Scheme Benefit(18.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State/Central Government and Reserve Bank of India on a Public Interest Litigation seeking extension of .....

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Kar. HC: Individuals Not Members of Terrorist Organization Can Also be Prosecuted for Terrorist Act(06.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that it is not necessary that a person being prosecuted for ‘terrorist act’ defined under Section 15 of the Unlawful Act.....

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Kar. HC: No Bar on Adoption of Privately Owned Elephants Under Wildlife Protection Act(14.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that Section 40 of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 permits private ownership of live elephants and there is no bar .....

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Karnataka HC Asks State About Action Taken on Increasing Complaints of Domestic Violence(23.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has asked the State Government about the action it is taking due to an alleged spike in cases of domestic violence, during the lo.....

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Karnataka HC: State Should Facilitate Establishment of Private Schools to Fructify Right to Education(29.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to consider afresh an application made by a trust seeking permission to start a school observin.....

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Kar. HC: Accused Can't be Convicted for Charge Which is Not Framed by Trial Court(30.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has set aside the conviction under the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act by the trial court for a charge which it did not frame.....

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Karnataka HC Asks VTU to Reconsider Possibility of Online Option for Special Exams(14.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Visvesaraya Technological University (VTU) to reconsider the feasibility of holding online examination as an opt.....

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Karnataka HC: No Bar on Step Parent to Become Adoptive Parent of Child(13.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has declared a stepmother as the legally adoptive mother of the minor child and the couple as parents of a minor child for all le.....

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Karnataka HC Strikes Down 25% Domicile Reservation in NLSIU, Bangalore(30.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has struck down the 25 percent domicile reservation at the National Law School of India University for students of Karnataka intr.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Advisory to Judicial Officers and Staff to Avoid Spread of Coronavirus(22.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued a notification directing all the members of the staff to take a serious note of the advisory issued by it to the Judic.....

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Karnataka HC: Demolishing Buildings Constructed in Violation of Byelaws Would be Disastrous(14.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court while dismissing pleas challenging refurbished Akrama-Sakrama scheme, has paved way for consideration of applications pending for.....

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Karnataka HC to State: File Status Report on Steps Taken to Prevent Illegal Slaughtering of Animals(28.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the state government seeking their response about the steps taken for prevention of illegal slaughtering of .....

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Karnataka HC Upholds 487.20% Rise in Doctors' Minimum Wages(20.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has upheld the wage revisions of 487.20% rise in doctor’s wages notified by the Government stating that the concept of minimum wa.....

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Karnataka HC Allows Physical Filing of New Cases on Experimental Basis(12.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court had decided on an experimental basis to allow physical filing of new cases on 13th, 14th and 15th of May, 2020 from 11.00 a.m. on.....

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Karnataka HC Refrains Transport Department from Taking Coercive Action Against Taxi Aggregators(08.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court has directed Transport Department Authorities not to take any coercive action against All-India Tourist Taxi Operators under Karn.....

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Karnataka HC Wants State to Modify State Level Committee Constituted To Supervise Covid-19 Hospitals(28.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has asked the state government to consider modifying the constitution of the State Level Expert Committee constituted based on th.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses NLSIU Student's Plea to Accept Submission Beyond Deadline(12.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a Petition filed by a student of the National Law School of India University, (NLSIU) seeking directions to the Uni.....

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Karnataka HC Asks BBMP and BDA to List Steps for Proper Maintenance of Parks/Gardens(21.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and Bengaluru Development Authority (BDA) to list steps it proposes to tak.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Consider Opening Schools in Taluks with Less Covid Cases(22.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the state to consider opening up schools on a regular basis in taluks having less number of Covid-19 cases, rather t.....

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Karnataka HC: State to Reconstitute Advisory Committee for Development of Great Indian Bustard(27.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has said that the State government will have to reconstitute the advisory committee formed for development and upliftment of Grea.....

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Karnataka HC: Obligation of State Government to Constitute JJ Boards(18.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has said that it is the obligation of the State Government to constitute for every district one or more Juvenile Justice Boards (.....

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Issue of Valuation/Court Fees is Not Required to be Tried As Preliminary Issue: Karnataka HC(29.10.2018)

Karnataka High Court has held that when an issue of valuation and/or court fees is raised in a civil suit on the objection of the defendant, the same .....

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Karnataka HC to State: Review Employee Transfer Guidelines(21.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court while raising concern over the increase in number of cases related to transfer orders of government employees, has asked the Stat.....

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Karnataka High Court Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Travel Restrictions at Kerala Border(01.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the Union Government and State government on a Public Interest Litigation challenging the restrictions on th.....

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Kar. HC: Courts Duty Bound to Consider All Contentions Raised While Deciding Bail Applications(28.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that courts are bound to take into consideration all the contentions raised by the parties while hearing a bail petition.....

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Karnataka HC Cancels Summer Vacations of HC, District Courts & Trial Courts(17.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has resolved that there shall be no summer vacation to High Court and all other District Courts and Trial Courts.

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Karnataka HC Directs District Court Not to Defer Hearing Bail Applications(12.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has said that trial Court cannot defer hearing of bail application stating that it is not a case of extreme urgency without going.....

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Karnataka HC Rejects Plea Challenging Caps on Withdrawal Limit(07.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a batch of petitions filed by a number of Co-operative Societies wherein they had challenged clause in Demonetisati.....

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Karnataka HC: Merely Inciting Feelings of One Community Cannot Attract Offence of Section 153A IPC(12.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has quashed a First Information Report under Section 153A of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 observing that "merely inciting the feel.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice to State Govt on Plea Challenging Amendment to Land Reforms Act(28.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State Government on a Petition challenging the constitutional validity of the Karnataka Land Reforms Act.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Paralegal Volunteers to Verify Condition of Bengaluru Roads(21.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Karnataka State Legal Services Authority in coordination with Secretary of Bengaluru Urban district legal servic.....

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Kar. HC Upholds CR of Judge for Preparing Order Sheets of Proceedings That Did Not Take Place(01.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition filed by a former Civil Judge, Junior Division against order passed by the state government ordering com.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State Govt to Justify Mandatory Requirement to Register on Seva Sindhu(17.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to justify its decision to make it mandatory for travelers coming into Karnataka from other sta.....

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Karnataka HC Rejects Plea Seeking Direction to State/Union Govt to Transport Migrant Labourers(22.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has rejected a Petition filed by an agriculturist seeking directions to the State Government to screen the migrant labourers who .....

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Karnataka HC Directs State Bar Council to Set Apart Funds for Clerks(01.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Karnataka State Bar Council to set apart a reasonable amount out of the Rs 5 Crore state grant given to it for t.....

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Karnataka HC to BBMP Officers: Clear Encroachments From Subramanyapura, Begur Lakes(13.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Executive Engineers of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to take steps and remove encroachments which ex.....

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SC Asks Karnataka HC to Decide CCI Plea on Vacating Stay Against Ecommerce Giants(27.10.2020)

Supreme Court has asked the Karnataka High Court to decide the Competition Commission of India plea for vacating stay on the investigation against eco.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Station House Officer to Clean Road Outside Station as Punishment(24.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the station house officer of the Station Bazar Police Station, Kalaburagi, to clean the road in front of his police .....

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Karnataka High Court Refuses to Quash FIR & Interfere in Police Investigation in Extortion Case(11.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has refused to interfere in an on-going police investigation and quash First Information Report filed against the Managing Direct.....

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Karnataka HC Pulls Up BBMP for Not Carrying Out Proper Survey of Illegal Structures(01.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has pulled up the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) for not properly carrying out a survey to identify illegal religious .....

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Kar. HC: Blood Relatives Can Share Employer-Employee Relationship Under Workmen's Compensation Act(30.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that under the Workmen's Compensation Act, there are no provisions prohibiting blood relatives to be employer and employ.....

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Karnataka HC Convicts Reporter & Editor for Defamation(10.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has reversed the acquittal of a reporter and an editor of a magazine for criminal defamation, observing that the right to life gu.....

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Karnataka High Court Extends Judicial Custody of SC Jayachandra in Money Laundering Case(23.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court has passed an interim order asking jail Authorities not to release SC Jayachandra, the suspended bureaucrat arrested on charges o.....

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Imposing High Cash Security as Bail Condition is Virtual Denial of Bail: Karnataka HC(21.01.2019)

Karnataka High Court has observed that insistence on high cash security as condition for bail would amount to discrimination and denial of bail itself.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice to State on Report About Wakf Property(16.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has ordered issue of notice to the State government on a Public Interest Litigation petition seeking directions to the government.....

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Karnataka HC Upholds State Government Rules Banning Surge Pricing by Ola, Uber(11.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has upheld rules framed by State Government to regulate fares by Taxi Aggregators such as Ola and Uber, which includes a ban on s.....

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Kar. HC to BBMP: Repair Major Roads in 10 Days, Submit Reports on Clearance of Storm Water Drains(20.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to repair 221 potholes on major roads as identified by the corporation wit.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Magistrate to Consider Afresh Criminal Complaints Against Anant Kumar Hegde(25.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed a Magistrate to consider afresh the criminal complaints against Union Minister Anant Kumar Hegde and Bharatiya Janta.....

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Kar. HC Orders Isha Yoga Centre to Maintain Status Quo on Construction Activity Near Nandi Hills(12.01.2023)

Karnataka High Court while hearing a PIL, has directed Isha Yoga Centre to maintain status quo on the construction activity being carried out by it ne.....

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Karnataka High Court Rejects Bail Plea of IS Suspect Masroor Biswas(09.01.2017)

Karnataka High Court has refused to grant bail to Mehdi Masroor Biswas, a Bengaluru-based techie, who was arrested on charge of promoting and supporti.....

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Karnataka HC Refuses to Quash Corruption Proceedings Against CM B S Yediyurappa(23.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has refused to quash a criminal complaint registered under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 against Chief Minister B S Yedi.....

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Karnataka HC Restrains Centre & NIC from Sharing Data Collected Through 'Aarogya Setu'(27.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has passed an interim order to restrain the Central Government and the National Informatics Centre (NIC) from sharing the respons.....

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Karnataka HC Suggests State to Issue General Direction to Stop Manual Scavenging(18.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has suggested to the State government to consider issuing a general direction to all authorities and agencies and instrumentaliti.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Govt. to Furnish Details of Facilities for Treatment of Prison Inmates(08.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the state government to furnish details of facilities available inside prisons for treating COVID-19 patients and th.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Transfer of Amount Released for Benefit of Clerks to Welfare Fund(24.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has noted that registered Advocate's Clerks may not need immediate monetary help and thus suggested the State Bar Council to tran.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes Abetment to Suicide Case Against Former Minister KJ George(06.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has quashed the criminal proceedings initiated against former State Minister KJ Geroge and two IPS officers, in a case of abettin.....

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Karnataka HC: City Crime Branch Not a Police Station, Court Cannot Take Cognizance of Report(29.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that City Crime Branch (CCB) is not a police station and therefore the final report filed by it is not in contemplation .....

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Karnataka HC: No Online Liquor Sale Permissible When Excise Rules Do Not Allow It(22.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has stated that licence issued under the Excise Act, 1958 and the Rules framed there under in no way authorizes any agent/interme.....

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Karnataka HC Stays 25% Domicile Reservation for Karnataka Students in NLSIU(08.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has passed an interim order to stay the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Amendment Act, 2020 passed by the Karnata.....

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Kar. HC: Counsel Entitled to Physically Accompany Party to Remote Point While Giving Evidence Via VC(01.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that a advocate appearing for the parties are entitled to be physically present at the remote point from where the evide.....

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Karnataka HC Refuses to Postpone COMEDK Exam Scheduled on August 19(14.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has refused to postpone the COMEDK test scheduled to be conducted by Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Ka.....

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Karnataka HC Allows VTU to Conduct Special Chance Exams Offline(01.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has allowed the Visvesaraya Technological University (VTU) to hold the Special Chance examinations, or the Eight Semester student.....

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Karnataka HC Allows Supermarkets to Remain Open 24x7 to Ensure Uninterrupted Supply of Essential Item(22.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a Petition filed challenging the order of the Director General and Inspector General of Police, allowing super mark.....

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Karnataka HC Refuses to Quash FIR Against Actor Prakash Raj(14.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has refused to quash a First Information Report lodged against actor Prakash Raj in November 2019, allegedly for violation of the.....

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Supreme Court Stays Karnataka HC Order on Revising KPSC’s 2006 Selection List(15.12.2016)

Supreme Court has stayed Karnataka High Court order “unsettling” appointment of administrative officers pertaining to 1998, 1999 and 2004 batches made.....

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Karnataka HC: Public Gatherings for Protests Contributing to COVID-19 Spread in Bengaluru(27.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has said that public gatherings either for marking protests or for other reasons in the city of Bengaluru are contributing to the.....

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Karnataka High Court Directs Expert Committee to Supervise Hospitals(05.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Level Expert Committee constituted as per directions of the Supreme Court to monitor/supervise COVID-19 ho.....

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Karnataka HC Refuses to Quash Criminal Proceedings Against Ex-Lokayukta(22.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has declined to quash criminal proceedings against Former Lokayukta Justice Y Bhaskar Rao in corruption and extortion scam within.....

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Karnataka HC : Documents Which Aren’t Part of Charge-Sheet Can Be Received in Evidence(02.08.2018)

Karnataka High Court has observed that documents which are not the part of charge-sheet could be received in evidence for prosecution after the commen.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice to Karnataka & Kerala Govternments Over Blocking of Border Checkpost(27.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the Government of Karnataka and Government of Kerala on a Petition filed seeking opening of the Saradka bord.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes Defamation Case Against MP Rajeev Chandrashekhar(24.02.2022)

Karnataka High Court has quashed the defamation proceedings against Member of Parliament, Rajeev Chandrashekhar, initiated in the year 2012, when he w.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Bailable Warrant Against Vijay Mallaya(30.01.2017)

Karnataka High Court has issued a bailable arrest warrant against liquor baron Vijay Mallya for allegedly violating an undertaking given by him and hi.....

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Karnataka HC Orders Winding Up of United Breweries Ltd(08.02.2017)

Karnataka High Court has ordered winding of United Breweries (Holdings) Limited, parent company of UB group, for recovering dues payable by UBHL-promo.....

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Karnataka HC: No Wrong in Politicians Recommending Transfers(12.01.2017)

Karnataka High Court has observed that there was nothing wrong in politicians, including MLAs, MPs and Ministers, recommending transfer of Government .....

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Karnataka HC Refuses NHAI Application Tendering Apology for Statement on EPA Act(20.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has refused to entertain an application filed by National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), tendering unconditional apology and.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to File Response on PIL About Constitution of Ward Committees(23.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to file its response on a Public Interest Litigation petition complaining about non-constitutio.....

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Karnataka HC Strikes Down Guideline Excluding Married Daughters from Ex-Servicemen Scheme(04.01.2023)

Karnataka High Court has struck down a guideline by Department of Sainik Welfare and Resettlement, by which married daughters under the age of 25 year.....

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Karnataka HC Expresses Concern Over Shortage of Women in Police Force(06.02.2017)

Karnataka High Court, while observing that number of women in State Police Force is not enough to deal with crimes against women, who constitute about.....

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Only Parliament can Make Changes in List of SCs and STs and Not Government: Karnataka HC(01.02.2019)

Karnataka High Court has reminded State government that it is only Parliament which can make changes in list of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes,.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State Not to Interfere with Devotees Right to Participate in Chikkalur Jatra(16.01.2017)

Karnataka High Court has directed State Authorities not to interfere with right of devotees of Saint Siddappaji to participate in ongoing Manteswamy S.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Decide on Complete Ban on Use of Firecrackers(25.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to within 3 months decide on the prayers made in two petitions, seeking a complete ban on use o.....

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Karnataka HC Upholds 2015 Order Passed by Special Court Discharging Janardhana Reddy’s Wife(24.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has upheld 2015 order passed by a special court discharging Lakshmi Aruna, wife of the former Minister G. Janardhana Reddy, in an.....

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Kar. HC: Husband’s Remarriage Not Ground to Question Divorce Settlement Arrived Earlier(06.01.2023)

Karnataka High Court has held that remarriage of former husband is not a ground to question the divorce settlement arrived between the couple after is.....

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Karnataka HC: Right to Claim Bail Becomes Circumscribed on Repeat Bailable Offence(05.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has said that the right to claim bail under section 436 of Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 (CrPC) becomes circumscribed when an acc.....

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Welfare of Minor Paramount Consideration in Custody Battles: Karnataka HC(15.01.2019)

Karnataka High Court has observed that it is not the "statutory right of the parents" but the welfare of the child that needs to be given paramount co.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State Government to Fill Vacancies in Police Department(08.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has issued directions to State Government to make an ‘Action Plan for Structured Annual Recruitment’ and to strengthen recruitmen.....

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Karnataka HC Rejects MML Plea to Add Counter Claim to Petition of JSW Steel Ltd.(25.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has rejected a Mysore Minerals Ltd (MML) plea to add a counterclaim of about Rs 1,172.79 Crores to a petition of JSW Steel Ltd, w.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Plea Questioning Order Directing Collection of 70% Tuition Fee(25.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State government on petitions filed by managements of several schools and their association questioning .....

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Kar. HC: Can’t Hold License Holder Vicariously Liable for Employee’s Actions(06.01.2023)

Karnataka High Court while quashing criminal proceedings against owners of a shop licensed for selling explosives to quarry contractors, has observed .....

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Karnataka HC: SC/ST Commission Not Empowered to Adjudicate Disputes Between Individuals(05.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that the Karnataka State Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission, is not empowered to adjudicate and decide dis.....

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Lokayukta Extortion Case: Karnataka HC Grants Bail to Ex-Lokayukta's Son, Nine Others(20.09.2016)

Karnataka High Court has granted bail to former Lokayukta Y Bhaskar Rao's son, Ashwin Rao and nine others in the Lokayukta extortion case.

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Karnataka HC Allows Fresh Mop-UP Round for PG Courses(24.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has allowed the Department of Medical Education and Karnataka Examination Authority to conduct the fresh Mop-Up round for admissi.....

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Karnataka HC: Doctors Wanting to Pursue PG Courses Cannot be Made to Serve Bond of Five Years(27.04.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Employees State Insurance Corporation, Medical College and Hospital to release the transfer certificates of doct.....

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Kar. HC: Section 8 of A&C Act Can't be Invoked Based on a Non-Binding Arbitration Agreement(08.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that since the agreement between the parties provided for a 'non-binding' arbitration, there was absolutely no intention.....

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Karnataka HC: Right to Defend Cannot be Illusory(17.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to furnish to the accused, all the documents and evidence collected prior to.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses PIL Seeking Disclosure of Names of Accused in Bengaluru Riots Case(27.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation seeking to give wide publicity to names of accused arrested in the Bengaluru riots cas.....

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Karnataka High Court Grants Relief to NLSIU Student Who Was Denied Promotion(23.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has allowed a petition filed by a student of National Law School of India University and directed the University to forthwith pro.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Petitions Seeking Quashing of Criminal Complaints by Mygate and NoBroker(28.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed petitions seeking quashing of criminal complaints filed by start-up companies Mygate and NoBroker, against each oth.....

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Karnataka High Court Seeks Specific Details from State Govt on New Class Rooms Built or Repaired(19.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the state government to furnish a list giving addresses and other details of the schools (Government aided) wherein .....

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Karnataka HC Asks KPSC to Submit Details of Scribes Provided to Visually Impaired Candidates(08.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Karnataka Public Service Commission to provide details about how many candidates who appeared for the preliminar.....

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Kar. HC Accepts Revised Method for Assigning CET Ranking to Repeater Students(26.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has accepted the revised method formulated by the state government for assigning CET rankings to repeater-students, for admission.....

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Karnataka HC Asks State to Explain Permission for Online Betting for Horse-Racing(04.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to respond to a public interest litigation filed challenging the approval given by the State go.....

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Kar. HC: Magistrate's Permission Mandatory for Police Investigation U/S 127A of RP Act(02.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has said that offence under Section 127-A of the Representation of People Act (Restrictions on the printing of pamphlets, posters.....

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Karnataka HC Asks State to Decide on Prosecuting Tejasvi Surya for Not Wearing Mask(13.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to inform whether it will prosecute Member of Parliament Tejasvi Surya and other political lead.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on PIL on Handing Over of Mangaluru International Airport(03.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the Ministry of Civil Aviation on a Public Interest Litigation petition questioning the process of handing o.....

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Kar. HC Declines to Stay FEMA Authority's Confirmation Order on Seizure of Xiaomi's ?5551.27 Crores(07.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court has refused to grant interim relief to Xiaomi Technology India Private Limited against order passed by Competent Authority appoin.....

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Karnataka HC: Second Marriage Under Muslim Law May be Construed as Cruelty To First Wife(14.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court observed that even though contracting a second marriage by a Muslim husband is lawful, it often causes "enormous cruelty" to the .....

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Kar. HC to Law Commission: Rethink the age of Consent for Sex(07.11.2022)

Karnataka High Court while observing several cases relating to minor girls above age of 16 years having fallen in love and eloped and had sexual inter.....

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Karnataka High Court Dismisses Plea Against KSLU's Decision to Hold Semester Exam(25.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition filed by two Law Students, challenging the circular issued by Karnataka State Law University (KSLU) in s.....

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Kar. HC: Permit Renewed After Condoning Delay is Deemed to be Effective From Date of Actual Expiry(01.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that insurance company can’t refuse to indemnify liability of insurer on ground that on date of accident, permit of vehi.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes Private Complaint on 2010 Mangaluru Air Crash Incident(08.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has quashed a private complaint and cognisance of offences taken by a trial Court in 2013 against the Airports Authority of India.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Pleas to Stop Non-Hindus from Working in Offices(15.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed writ petitions which sought for directions that non-Hindus should not be permitted to work in the office of Commiss.....

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Kar. HC to Centre & State: Ensure Implementation of National Rare Diseases Policy(22.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Central Government and State Government to ensure implementation of policies framed for treatment of the patient.....

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Karnataka High Court Extends Interim Relief to PG Doctors(26.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has extended the interim relief till 30th November, 2020 directing state government not to insist the 281 PG Doctors to join thei.....

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Kar. HC to State: Ensure Compliance of Order Restricting Protests & Processions to Freedom Park(02.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed State government to ensure compliance of the Licensing and Regulation of Protests, Demonstrations and Protest Marche.....

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Karnataka HC Turns Down Plea For SIT Probe into Diary Row Disclosing Pay-off to Central Leaders(07.03.2017)

Karnataka High Court has rejected a PIL which sought setting up of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe allegations and counter allegations by .....

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Karnataka HC Directs BBMP Commissioner to Explain Steps Taken to Improve Road Conditions(10.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Commissioner of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to file an affidavit within three weeks, enumerating t.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Mysore Bar Association on Resolution Denying Representation to Nalini Balakumar(16.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Mysore District Bar Association, to produce on record of the Court the resolution, if any, passed by it along wi.....

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Kar. HC: Courts Must Accept Duly Sworn Affidavits Regarding Residential Proof of Child/Wife(20.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that family courts shall accept the affidavit by wife and children indicating their place of residence away from matrimo.....

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Karnataka HC to State: Explore More Ways to Advertise Child Helpline for Better Awareness(04.11.2022)

Karnataka High Court has suggested state government to explore more ways to advertise the child helpline for a better and effective awareness.

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Karnataka HC: Refusal of Marriage Proposal Cannot Be 'Grave And Sudden Provocation' for Murder(24.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has rejected the defence of 'grave and sudden provocation' taken by a jilted lover who murdered a girl on her refusal to accept h.....

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SC: Question of Constitutional Validity Cannot be Dealt in a Casual/Cryptic Manner(29.07.2022)

Supreme Court while setting aside Karnataka High Court judgment which held Section 20 of Karnataka Slum Areas (Improvement and Clearance) Act, 1973 as.....

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Karnataka High Court Refuses to Stay FASTag Implementation(08.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has refused to stay the notification issued to amend the Central Motor Vehicle Rules, 1989 by which fitment of FASTag has been ma.....

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Karnataka HC Initiates Suo-motu Petition to Ensure Elections Are Held to Municipal Bodies(15.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the registry to initiate a suo-motu writ petition to issue directions to State Government and the State Election Com.....

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Kar. HC: Constitution of Arbitral Tribunal Doesn’t Restrict Application for Interim Relief by Court(25.07.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that the restriction contained under Section 9(3) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 would not apply once an .....

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Karnataka HC Grants Transit Bail to Republic TV COO Priya Mukherjee in TRP Scam FIR(26.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has granted transit bail for 20 days to Chief Operating Officer Priya Mukherjee of ARG Outlier Media Private Ltd in the First Inf.....

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Kar. HC: Inordinate Delay in Lodging Extortion Complaint Gives Rise to Doubts as to its truth(03.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that unexplained delay in registering extortion complaint under Indian Penal Code, gives rise to embellishment to a part.....

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Karnataka HC to KSEEB: Take All Decision Related to Question Papers Before Session Starts(09.03.2017)

Karnataka High Court has advised Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board (KSEEB) to take all decisions related to question papers in beginning.....

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Karnataka High Court to Pass Directions on Providing Shelters for Urban Homeless(11.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has said it would issue interim directions for implementation of the Operational Guidelines for the Scheme of Shelter for Urban H.....

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SC: Excluding Married Daughter from Seeking Benefit of Compassionate Appointment is Unconstitutional(16.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has held that excluding a married daughter from consideration for appointment on compassionate ground is unconstitutional.

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Kar. HC: Application U/S 311 CrPC to Summon Material Witnesses in POCSO Cases Should Be Allowed(17.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that application made by accused under Section 311 of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) for summoning material witnesses.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Govt to Reconsider Decision Making Reporting to Duty Mandatory(27.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to in two weeks time reconsider its decision making it compulsory for government employees, in .....

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Kar. HC Directs Media Outlets to Block Articles Displaying Names of 2 Acquitted of Alleged Crimes(04.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed 17 media outlets to temporarily block articles, videos and comments displaying names of two Petitioners in connectio.....

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Karnataka High Court Quashes Money Laundering Case Against Ex Minister Gali Janardhan Reddy(14.03.2017)

Karnataka High Court has quashed Enforcement Directorate proceedings against former minister and mining baron Gali Janardhan Reddy, who came under inc.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice in Plea Seeking Direction to Right to Privacy of Individuals(11.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has ordered issue of notices to the Centre and the State governments and 70 media platforms on a petition filed by a lawyer and B.....

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Karnataka HC: Validity of Unloading of Goods May be Extended for 8 Hours(17.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has held that the validity of Unloading of goods after expiry of E-way bill may be extended for 8 hours which reached destination.....

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Karnataka HC Extends Interim Order Restraining CCI from Divulging Confidential Information of Google(26.05.2022)

Karnataka High Court has extended its order restraining the Competition Commission of India (CCI) from divulging confidential information of Google In.....

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Karnataka HC: Provision of Appeal Under DV Act Does Not Take Away Right to Approach HC(22.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that the provision of Appeal under Section 29 of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 does not take .....

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Kar. HC: Courts Must Ascertain Religious/Charitable Nature of Trust Before Exercising Jurisdiction(18.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that for exercising jurisdiction under Section 92 of the Code of Civil Procedure, civil court is to first draw factual f.....

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Karnataka HC: French Civil Code Applicable to Descendents of Renouncants in Puducherry(15.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has granted divorce to a couple under the French Civil Code as they were descendants of inhabitants of Puducherry who were govern.....

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Kar. HC: Application For Recording Statement Of Accused Can Only be Made Before Sessions Court(21.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court has said that in light of the statutory framework of Prevention of Money Laundering Act, applications for recording statements of.....

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Karnataka HC: Perception of Words Differs From Person to Person, Can't Quash FIR Without Trial(26.05.2022)

Karnataka High Court while refusing to quash the case of abetment of suicide against an accused, has observed that perception of threatening word diff.....

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Karnataka HC: Child Visitation Rights of Muslim Man Diminishes on Getting Married to Another Woman(23.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that child visitation rights of a Muslim man diminishes to a great extent, on him having married to another woman during.....

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Karnataka HC Restrains Franklin Templeton from Proceeding with Winding Up of Schemes(26.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has restrained Franklin Templeton Investments (FT) from proceeding with the winding up of debt fund schemes without obtaining the.....

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Karnataka HC: Right to Get Protection from Human Beings is a Guaranteed Right to Animals(15.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has set aside an order of the Magistrate Court handing over custody of ten dogs given to their owner who treated them with cruelt.....

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Kar. HC: Bank Employees' Gratuity Can't Be Adjusted Against Their Outstanding Loan(20.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court while dismissing a petition which set aside the order of the Controlling Authority permitting adjustment of gratuity towards loan.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes Defamation Proceedings Against owner of Karavali Ale(22.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court has quashed defamation case filed by Former Minister Krishna J. Palemar against Chairman and Managing Director of Mangaluru-based.....

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Kar. HC: Grievance Redressal Committees of Startups & IT Co. Can't Decide Disputes qua Termination(29.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that the Grievance Redressal Committees established by various Startups and IT companies, in compliance with State gover.....

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Karnataka HC to State DGP: Ensure Necessary Training of Officers on Handling of Electronic Evidence(08.11.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Director General of the Police (DGP), the Director of Public Prosecution and HC Registrar (General) to make arra.....

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Karnataka HC: Prior Environmental Clearance Not Needed for Widening Work of NH 4-A(06.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that prior environmental clearance is not needed for the widening work of the 82 kilometres stretch of National Highway .....

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Karnataka HC: Intermediary Not Liable for Action on Part of Vendor/Seller Using Its Facilities(11.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has ruled that an intermediary as defined under the Information Technology Act, 2000 or its directors/officers would not be liabl.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State Govt to Clarify on Issue of Public Notice on ‘Cauvery Calling’ Project(08.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the state government to clarify whether it was willing to issue a public notice that the 'Cauvery Calling' project i.....

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Karnataka HC Summons Vijay Mallya to Appear on 24 November(21.10.2016)

Karnataka High Court has summoned Vijay Mallya to appear before it on 24 November for allegedly violating an “oral undertaking” given before Bengaluru.....

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Karnataka HC Orders Winding Up of Kingfisher Airlines(21.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has ordered winding up of now defunct Kingfisher Airlines Limited(KFL).

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Permit is Not a Condition Precedent to Register New Auto: Karnataka High Court(31.07.2018)

Karnataka High Court has said that a prior ‘permit’ to run an auto rickshaw in Bengaluru city is not required to purchase and get it registered by the.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Place on Record Report on Investigation to Trace Missing Children(23.02.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to place on record, in two weeks time, a report of the investigations done to trace 141 childre.....

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Karnataka HC: Liquor License Norms Cannot Be Relaxed For SCs, STs(23.01.2017)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed an appeal filed by State Government challenging a verdict of Single Judge who had set aside rule that relaxed condi.....

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Karnataka High Court Quashes Notification Releasing Forest Land(24.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has struck down an order/notification issued by the state government by which it purported to release a total of 260 acres formin.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Place on Record Steps for Procurement of Vaccines(21.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to place on record the steps it has taken to procure 7,04,050 doses of Covishield and 2,44,170 .....

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Karnataka High Court Restrains State, MLA to Hold ‘Open Street Festival’(11.01.2017)

Karnataka High Court has restrained State and Shantinagar MLA N.A. Haris from holding any ‘open street festival’ by closing 100 feet road in HAL 2nd s.....

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Karnataka HC: Issue of Summons Prior to Search Warrant Not Necessary(20.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that it is not required in all circumstances to issue a summons prior to issuance of a search warrant. A search warrant .....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses KSAT Chairman's Plea Claiming Salary Equivalent to HC CJ(19.04.2019)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition filed by its former Judge Justice K Bhakthavatsala, who is presently, Chairman of Karnataka State Admini.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to File Status on Implementation of Shuchi Scheme(02.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the state government to file a status report with regard to the implementation of Shuchi scheme and to state as to w.....

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Karnataka High Court Upholds ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ of a Woman(03.02.2017)

Karnataka High Court, while upholding 'Right to be Forgotten' in order to protect the dignity of a woman, has directed its Registry to make sure that .....

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Karnataka HC Refuses to Quash FIR Against Former Vice-Chancellor of KSOU(03.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has declined to quash the criminal case registered against a 76-year-old former Vice-Chancellor of Karnataka State Open Universit.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Plea Challenging Election of Malavalli MLA(21.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition that questioned election of P.M. Narendraswamy of Congress to State Legislative Assembly from Malavalli .....

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Karnataka HC Stays Execution of Death Sentence of Convict in Rape & Murder Case(20.10.2016)

Karnataka High Court has stayed execution of Umesh Reddy, who was sentenced to death in a rape and murder case, till Court adjudicates his plea for co.....

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Karnataka HC Refuses Interim Relief to Permit Degree College Students to Wear Headscarves(22.02.2022)

Karnataka High Court has refused to grant any interim relief to two degree college students of Bhandarkar College of Arts and Science, Udupi, who soug.....

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Karnataka High Court Quashes Rape Case Against ISKCON Functionary(18.01.2017)

Karnataka High Court has quashed a rape case registered against Kulashekar Chaithanya Das, who was a full-time volunteer and public relations in-charg.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Clarify Stand on FIR Against Organizers of Rally(23.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the state government to clarify its stand on whether it would register a First Information Report against the organi.....

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Karnataka HC: Application Under Section 12 DV Act Not Barred by Section 468 CrPC(19.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that an application made under Section 12 of the Domestic Violence Act, 2005 is not barred by period of limitation under.....

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Karnataka HC: Rape Proceedings can be Closed on Account of Settlement Between Parties(31.05.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that closure of proceedings on account of settlement arrived at between the parties, even for offence of rape, is permis.....

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Karnataka High Court Issues Notification for Mandatory E-Filing by Govt in All Types of Cases(24.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has notified that from January 1, 2022, all the Departments of the Central and State Government and its affiliated offices are re.....

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Kar. HC: Contents of Azan Don't Violate Rights of Other Faiths Under Article 25/26 Constitution(23.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that Article 25 and 26 of Constitution embraces principle of religious tolerance and contention that content of Azan vio.....

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Kar. HC: Order Continues to be Operational Until Declared Void by Competent Authority(01.12.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that even a void order unless certified by the magistra dicta as being void, would continue to be operational

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Karnataka High Court Annuls Income Tax Notices Against Infosys(25.06.2019)

Karnataka High Court has annulled Income Tax Notices against Infosys Limited. The Court observed that it was also significant to note that there was n.....

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Kar. HC: Rash Driving Offences Would Not be Attracted for Accidents Involving Pet Animal(31.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that offences of rash driving or mischief of killing animals under the Indian Penal Code and offences under Motor Vehicl.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Clarification of Stand on Compensation for Farmer Suicides(03.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Chief Secretary to make a clear stand whether families of the farmers who killed themselves after borrowin.....

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Kar. HC Sets Aside Lower Court Order Blocking Twitter Accounts of Congress & Bharat Jodo Yatra(09.11.2022)

Karnataka High Court while allowing appeal preferred by Indian National Congress against civil court order directing Twitter to block Congress party's.....

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Karnataka HC: When Consumer Purchases Electricity from Open Access Source, Electricity Tax Payable(06.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that whenever a consumer purchases electricity from Open Access Source, the tax on electricity will be chargeable on the.....

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Karnataka HC to State: Take Forward 'One Nation One Ration Card' Policy(06.12.2022)

Karnataka High Court while expressing concern over rising litigation relating to allotment of fair price shops under the Public Distribution System an.....

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Karnataka HC Asks ED if Amnesty International Can Be Allowed to Pay Statutory Dues(09.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Enforcement Directorate to respond whether it is willing to allow international human rights body, Amnesty Inter.....

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Karnataka HC: Constitutional Functionaries Can't be Summoned as Witnesses on Mere Asking(05.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that in civilised jurisdictions functionaries of constitutional bodies are not subjected to subpoena since they have to .....

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CIVIL - Karnataka HC Gives Relief to Renewable Energy Companies(18.03.2019)

Karnataka High Court has quashed state Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission's (KERC) order imposing ‘wheeling and banking’ charges on wind, hy.....

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Karnataka HC: Action of Authorities to Close Majority of Roads Connecting to Kerala is Ridiculous(11.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has termed “ridiculous” the action of the authorities to close majority of the roads connecting Kerala in Dakshina Kannada distri.....

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Karnataka HC: Validity of Unloading of Goods May be Extended for 8 Hours(17.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has held that the validity of Unloading of goods after expiry of E-way bill may be extended for 8 hours which reached destination.....

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Karnataka HC issues Notice to State Road Transport Employees Over Strike(22.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to Karnataka State Road Transport Employees League, which has called for an indefinite strike of all bus servic.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Consider Suggestions Made by Inquiry Panel on Oxygen Shortage(13.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to consider the suggestions made by the committee of Karnataka State Legal Service Authority, h.....

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Karnataka High Court: St John's Post Graduation Admission Policy Violates Regulation(14.04.2017)

Karnataka High Court has said that admission procedure adopted by St John's National Academy of Health Sciences (St John's Medical College) is contrar.....

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Karnataka HC to DGP: Constitute Task Force for Digitization of Records(08.11.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Director General of Police (DGP) to establish a Task Force to work out a methodology of sharing the existing dig.....

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Karnataka HC Directs SIT to Probe Alleged Sex CD Case Involving Ramesh Jarkiholi(06.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted to probe the alleged sex CD case involving former State minister Ra.....

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Karnataka High Court Strikes Down Rules Levying Extra Fee on Minor Minerals from Other States(11.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has struck down Rule 42 (7) of the Karnataka Minor Mineral Concession Rules, 1994, introduced by way of an amendment dated 30th J.....

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Karnataka High Court Issues New Video Conferencing Guidelines(17.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued video conference guidelines to be followed by Advocates Parties-in-Person and the person/s permitted to appear through.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice Directing Protection of Great Indian Bustard(08.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the state government and directed it to place on record the immediate steps it proposes to take for protecti.....

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Karnataka HC Discharges Ex-Minister Naidu in Multi-Crore Land Scam Case(04.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has allowed petitions filed by three BJP leaders, including Ex-Minister Katta Subramanya Naidu, challenging criminal proceedings .....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Reconsider Circular on Blind Employees to Work on Alternate Days(18.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to reconsider its circular dated 5th January, 2021, by which it has directed 50 percent of offi.....

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Karnataka HC: State Cannot Exercise Power Under KIAD Act, 1956 Without Conforming to New Laws(20.04.2017)

Karnataka High Court has held that State Government can no longer exercise power under KIAD Act, 1966 without conforming to prerequisites as prescribe.....

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Karnataka HC : Sentences can be Made Concurrent Only if Offences Arise Out of Single Transaction(30.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that only substantive sentences can be made as concurrent if it is of a single transaction. If the transaction is differ.....

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Kar. HC: PIOs’ Not Supposed to Create Information(17.02.2023)

Karnataka High Court has held that under Right to Information Act only such information that is available and existing and held by the public authorit.....

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Karnataka HC: Most Unfortunate Former Judge of HC Has Paid Bribe for Governor Post(30.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has observed that it is most unfortunate that a former Judge of the High Court has paid bribe to the petitioner for securing the .....

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Karnataka HC Directs Registration of Suo-motu PIL for Disposal of Criminal Cases Against MP's/MLAs(21.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Registrar General of the Court to register a suo-motu Petition, in view of the directions issued by the Supreme .....

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Karnataka HC: Bangalore Turf Club, Mysore Race Club are Public Authorities Under RTI Act(18.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that Bangalore Turf Club Limited, Mysore Race Club Limited, The Institution Of Engineer (India) Karnataka State and Ladi.....

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Karnataka High Court: Admit Students in Pre-school, Class 1(18.04.2017)

Karnataka High Court has upheld validity of Government Order that had made mandatory for private schools to admit students at two entry points — pre-s.....

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Karnataka High Court : No Requirement to Serve Notice Under Certificate of Posting(30.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has said that service of notice through a registered post is proper service of notice, under section Section 138 of Negotiable In.....

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Kar. HC: Govt. Taking Private Land Without Compensation Violates Constitutional Guarantees(13.02.2023)

Karnataka High Court while expressing anguish over actions of Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board for failure to pay compensation to landowne.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Government to Consider Increasing Cap on Supply of Remdesivir and Oxygen(30.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Government of India to immediately consider the request which would be made by the State Government seeking to i.....

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Kar. HC: Magistrate/Judge Should Recommend in Judgment Whether there is Need for Victim Compensation(26.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has observed that while delivering final judgments, Magistrate and Sessions Judge must pass a reasoned order as to whether there .....

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Karnataka HC Set Aside Criminal Case against Founders of Unocoin Company(02.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court set aside the criminal case against founders namely B V Harish and Sathvik Vishwanath of Unocoin company for setting up a Bitcoin.....

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Karnataka HC Upholds Special Court Order Discharging D.K. Shivakumar from Income Tax Evasion(06.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has upheld a Special Court’s 2019 order discharging former Minister D.K. Shivakumar from a case concerning alleged evasion of inc.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Air Force to State Measures Taken to Prevent Fire During 'Aeroshow'(08.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed that a responsible officer of the Indian Air Force should file an affidavit in Court stating the measures which it w.....

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Karnataka HC Urges CJ to Initiate Suo Motu Proceedings Against Posting for Monetary Considerations(17.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has urged the Chief Justice to initiate suo motu proceedings against the State government to put an end to the pernicious practic.....

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Karnataka HC: Award of Compensation under National Highways Act Not Attract Stamp Duty(30.05.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that an award of compensation passed by an Arbitrator under National Highways Act, 1956 does not attract stamp duty. Pay.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Departmental Enquiry Against Officers Who Fail to Check Illegal Constructions(23.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government or Municipal Corporations to initiate departmental enquiry against those Officers who show or h.....

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Kar. HC to Local Bodies: Implement State's SOP for Tackling Monkey Menace(22.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike and Urban Local Bodies in the city to properly implement the Standard Operating P.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Petition Challenging Centre Banning PFI with Immediate Effect(01.12.2022)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition questioning notification issued by Union Ministry of Home Affairs, declaring Popular Front of India (PFI.....

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Karnataka HC: POCSO Act Overrides Personal Law(31.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court while rejecting the argument that minor Muslim girl's marriage upon attaining puberty will not contravene Prohibition of Child Ma.....

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Karnataka High Court Disposes Dhoni’s Plea on Article Depicting Him as Lord Vishnu(18.08.2015)

Karnataka High Court has disposed M.S. Dhoni’s plea that he had neither posed nor received any remuneration or goodwill amount for alleged article whi.....

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Karnataka HC: Lokayukta SIT Can Probe Only Referred Illegal Mining Cases(12.01.2017)

Karnataka High Court has said that Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Karnataka Lokayukta, constituted to probe illegal mining cases, can investigate.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Petition Seeking Criminal Action Against Azim Premji Under RBI Act(21.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition filed by a not for profit company named "India Awake for Transparency", challenging an order of the magi.....

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Karnataka HC: Further Decision on Setting Up Boards and Corporations Subject to Court’s Final Orders(23.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has said that any further decision by the State Government after setting up of boards and corporations would be subject to Court’.....

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Kar. HC: RERA Has No Authority Over Projects Granted Partial OC Prior to Enforcement of Act(05.01.2023)

Karnataka High Court has held that due to issuance of occupancy certificate (OC) prior to enforcement of Act, the project loses its character, as an o.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes BBMP Order on Advertisement Rules(07.02.2019)

Karnataka High Court has quashed the August 6, 2018 resolution passed by the BBMP Council imposing a one-year ban on advertisements in the city.

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Karnataka HC Says It Will Issue Directions to Centre on Increasing Oxygen Supply(05.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has said it will issue directions to the Central Government to immediately increase the quota of Liquid Medical Oxygen being supp.....

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Karnataka HC Directs to Grant Extra Exam Time for Students with Genetic Disorder(18.11.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board to grant extra time of two hours to students suffering from "Ost.....

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Karnataka HC Advises Finance Ministry to Relook at OTS Norms for Loan Recovery(03.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has advised the Ministry of Finance and the Reserve Bank of India to have a re-look into the norms of One Time Settlement Scheme .....

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Karnataka HC Directs Authorities to Conduct Surprise Visits to Ensure Compliance(08.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to ensure that surprise visits are undertaken in .....

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Karnataka High Court Dismisses Muslim Couple's Plea on Adopting Unborn Hindu Child(12.12.2022)

Karnataka High Court has observed that Mohammedan Law does not recognize adoption and thus an agreement entered into between a Hindu couple to give th.....

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Karnataka HC Grants State Govt Opportunity to Clarify Stand on 'Cauvery Calling Project'(10.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has given another opportunity to the state government to clarify its stand by filing an affidavit stating whether the state gover.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Kangana Ranaut's Plea to Quash FIR Over Tweet on Farmers Protests(22.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the state government on a petition filed by actor Kangana Ranaut seeking to quash a First Information Report.....

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Karnataka HC Extends Interim Orders Till September 30(06.08.2020)

Karnataka High Court has further extended the operation of all interim orders passed by it or the subordinate Courts and Tribunals that are due to exp.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Police Stations to Maintain List of Senior Citizens in Their Jurisdiction(24.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has directed State Government to ensure that each police station maintains an up-to-date list of senior citizens in its jurisdict.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Direction to Form Expert Committee to Monitor COVID-19(04.05.2020)

Karnataka High Court has disposed off a Public Interest Litigation seeking directions to constitute an expert committee at State Level, headed by a Si.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Govt to Reconsider Decision to Conduct Common Entrance Test(28.07.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to reconsider the decision to hold Karnataka Common Entrance Test amid the rising cases of COVI.....

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CIVIL - If Earlier Counsel Not Discharged from Case New Advocate Needs NOC to Enter Appearence: Karnataka HC(21.02.2019)

Karnataka High Court has clarified that 'No Objection Certificate' from counsel holding vakalath is necessary for a new counsel to enter appearance in.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Penal Action Against Participants of Public Rally for Not Wearing Facemasks(25.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to ensure that penal and other actions are initiated in accordance with law against those perso.....

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Karnataka High Court Acquits All Accused in Hangarahalli ‘Bonded Labour’ Case(13.01.2017)

Karnataka High Court has acquitted a stone crushing unit proprietor and three others accused in Hangarahalli ‘bonded labour’ case that had hit headlin.....

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Karnataka HC Expresses Doubts About Members Appointed for Great Indian Bustard(22.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has expressed doubts about members appointed by the state government in the advisory committee formed for development and upliftm.....

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Karnataka HC Asks Govt About Steps for Survey of All Quarries in State(24.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has asked the state government to inform whether it will be carrying out a survey of all quarries in the State in a phased manner.....

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Karnataka HC: Change Term 'Ex-Servicemen' to a Gender-Neutral Nomenclature(05.01.2023)

Karnataka High Court has suggested the Union and the State Government to change the nomenclature used to refer to retired defence personnel; and use t.....

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No Harm in Doing Away with Minimum Marks in District Judge Recruitment Interviews: Karnataka HC(14.02.2019)

Karnataka High Court has said that decision of selection committee in awarding lesser than minimum marks prescribed in interview would mean that candi.....

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Karnataka High Court Asks BBMP to Evolve Software to Check Illegal Constructions(21.02.2017)

Karnataka High Court has asked BBMP to evolve a software to deal with complaints relating to illegal constructions in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka HC Calls for Appearance of BBMP Officers for Solving Road Potholes Problem(03.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to study the report prepared by Karnataka State Legal Services Authority (.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Govt to Take Concrete Steps to Ensure Education Through Virtual Classes(09.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to come out with concrete steps it will take to ensure access to education through virtual clas.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Make Statement on Appointment of Nodal Officer(10.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to make a statement before the court on 21st December, 2020, on whether it is willing to appoin.....

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CRIMINAL - Sessions Court can't Award Sentence Between 'Life Imprisonment' & 'Death Sentence': Karnataka HC(29.03.2019)

Karnataka High Court has held that a Sessions Court can only award either life imprisonment or death sentence in a murder case, and has no power to in.....

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Karnataka High Court: Remand Order Passed in Absence of Accused Does Not Entitle Him to Seek Bail(12.06.2017)

Karnataka High Court has observed that mere non-production of accused from time to time and failure of Magistrate to pass express order remanding accu.....

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Karnataka HC Refuses to Quash Case Against Chief Minister’s Political Secretary(04.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has declined to quash criminal proceedings against N.R. Santosh, political secretary to Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, in the c.....

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Karnataka HC Passes Interim Order Directing TV News Channels to Follow ‘Programme Code’(11.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has passed an interim order directing TV news channels to strictly follow the ''Programme Code' defined under Section 5 of the Ca.....

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Karnataka HC Allows Amnesty International to Withdraw from Bank Accounts Rejecting ED's Objection(17.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has partly allowed the petition filed by international human rights body, Amnesty International's India offices (M/s Indians for .....

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Karnataka HC Directs on Payment of Compensation to Those Who Died at Chamarajanagar Hospital(14.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to decide on payment of compensation to families of those who died owing to a lack of oxygen su.....

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Karnataka HC: State Bar Council Should Act Against Resolutions to Not Defend Accused(22.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has observed that the State Bar Council should take swift action against Bar Associations which pass resolutions calling upon its.....

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Karnataka High Court: Men are not Machines, Can be Temporarily Careless(23.08.2019)

Karnataka High Court has observed that men are not machines. No man can be expected to work without ever making a mistake while awarding a compensatio.....

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Karnataka HC Protects Schools Under Govt Order Barring Collection of Fees Above 70%(12.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed State Authorities not to take any coercive steps against members of the Association of India Schools, affiliated to .....

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Kar. HC: Marriage Dissolved, Chargesheet U/S 498A Without Any Substance(14.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court while quashing a case registered by a woman against her ex-husband and in-laws under section 498-A (dowry harassment) of Indian P.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Ensure RT-PCR Tests are Made Available Within 24 Hours(14.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has reiterated that the State government should direct and ensure that all laboratories make available test results within 24-hou.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Decide on Extending Benefits of Compensation to Farmers’ Families(22.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to take a policy decision on extending benefits of compensation to the families of farmers who .....

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Karnataka HC Seeks Government’s Response on PIL Seeking Measures to Protect Medical Practitioners(30.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has sought the State government’s response on a Public Interest Litigation petition seeking measures to protect medical practitio.....

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Karnataka High Court: Weak Financial Status 'No Ground' to Deny Child's Custody to Mother(01.05.2018)

Karnataka High Court has asserted that an ATM cannot be considered a substitute for a mother, and rejected weak financial status as a parameter to den.....

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Karnataka HC Allows Christian Woman to Perform Prayers at House Subject to Conditions(28.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has allowed a 70-year old Christian woman staying in Udupi District of Karnataka to perform prayers at her house, subject to an u.....

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Kar. HC: CDR Showing Absence of Accused at Time of Offence Can’t Lead to Closure of Proceedings(26.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that mere production of call record details (CDR) by the accused to show that he was not present at the time of occurren.....

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Karnataka High Court Reprimands Police for Arresting Man for Posts Against HDK, Family(27.06.2019)

Karnataka High Court has reprimanded the State police for “high-handedness’ in arresting a person for posting “defamatory” comments on social media ag.....

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KHC Asks State Govt to Appoint NEERI to Suggest Measures for Protection of Lakes in Bengaluru(18.06.2019)

Karnataka High Court (KHC) has noted that prima facie it found that there has been a complete failure on part of the State Government and its authorit.....

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Karnataka HC Seeks Information on Ramachandrapura Mutt Seer(15.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has sought information on how soon Chief Secretary could decide on a representation seeking removal of Raghaveshwara Bharati seer.....

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Karnataka HC: Trial Court Bound to Appoint Legal Aid Advocate for Unrepresented Accused(17.02.2022)

Karnataka High Court has said that if an advocate representing the accused who is in custody fails to appear before the court, the trial court is boun.....

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Karnataka HC Allows CST Refund to Wipro for Period Covered by Foreign Trade Policy(08.08.2017)

Karnataka High Court has allowed Wipro GE Healthcare Private Limited's refund claim of around 20 crores paid as Central Sales Tax (CST) for the period.....

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Karnataka HC Directs DGP to Ensure Registration of FIR for Instances of Covid Protocol Violation(16.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Director-General and Inspector General of Police to ensure that the police register First Information Reports (F.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses PIL for Action Against Alleged Police Atrocities During Lockdown(16.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation filed by an advocate seeking directions to concerned Station House Officers to registe.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Centre, State to Spread Awareness on Fundamental Duties through Ads(21.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has asked State and Central Governments to use advertisements to spread awareness on fundamental duties of citizens.

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Karnataka HC Directs Registry to Post Additional Sessions Judge for Training in Mysuru(17.02.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed its Registry to post an Additional Session Judge, Mysuru, for training in the Judicial Academy in order to make him .....

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Karnataka HC Slams State Over Nomination to Syndicate of Bangalore University(17.01.2017)

Karnataka High Court has expressed its displeasure over State and its bureaucracy for their inaction to take a final decision on certain allegations m.....

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Karnataka High Court: Trade Licence Mandatory to Function in City(28.05.2019)

Karnataka High Court has held that for a gas station to function within the limits of the city, it has to obtain a trade licence from the municipal co.....

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Karnataka HC Extends Interim Orders Passed By It And All Subordinate Courts Till May 29(19.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has extended the operation of all interim orders passed by it or the subordinate courts and Tribunals that are due to expire till.....

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Karnataka HC Upholds Order Banning Sand Extraction from Rivers During Rainy Seasons(19.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has upheld the order of the Department of Mines and Geology prohibiting sand extraction from rivers during rainy season, observin.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Plea Questioning Decision to Postpone NEET Exams(16.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition filed questioning the decision of the government to postpone the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test .....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses PIL Seeking Ban on Tobacco Products(16.11.2016)

Karnataka High Court has asked Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA) to approach State in event of any problem rising in implementation of order date.....

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Karnataka HC Directs BBMP to Lodge FIR Against Contractor on Charges of Misappropriation(17.02.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Commissioner to lodge a FIR against M/S Simplex Infrastructures Ltd., .....

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Karnataka High Court: Counterclaim Can Only Be Filed Against Plaintiff(15.05.2017)

Karnataka High Court has noted that a counterclaim can only be filed against plaintiff and a presenter of the suit cannot be treated as plaintiff.

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Karnataka HC: Right to Lead Healthy Life Cannot be Obstructed by People Not Following Covid Protocol(16.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has said Right to lead a healthy life is an integral part of Article 21 of the Constitution of India, 1949 and cannot be obstruct.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Clarify on Requirement of Death Certificate for Burial/Cremation(18.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to clarify on whether death certificate from hospital/medical officer is required for burial or.....

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Karnataka HC Directs to Issue Directions to State Police to Prevent Leak of Information to Media(16.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the state government to issue comprehensive directions to the State police, to ensure that before investigation is c.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Provide Employment to Malleswaram Blast Victim(19.10.2016)

Karnataka High Court has directed State to provide a suitable job to Leesha, who had suffered serious injuries in the bomb blast near the office of Bh.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Action Against Illegal Use of Loudspeakers at Religious Places(14.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to issue directions to the police machinery as well as Karnataka State Pollution Control Board .....

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Karnataka High Court: Give Wide Publicity to Crop Insurance Scheme Under PMFBY for Farmers' Benefit(30.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to give wide publicity to the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY) scheme for the benefit of.....

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Kar. HC Issues Directions to Ensure Bound Disposal of Maintenance Applications(10.02.2023)

Karnataka High Court has issued directions to trial courts to follow a timeline, in deciding applications filed by estranged women seeking maintenance.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Administration to Seek Assistance from Armed Forces for Tackling Covid-19(30.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the administration to immediately get in touch with the armed forces seeking assistance in providing beds with oxyge.....

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Karnataka High Court: Auto LPG Stations Need to Get Trade License(05.06.2019)

Karnataka High Court has observed that the auto LPG stations are required to get the trade license from Municipality. It further noted that the power .....

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Karnataka HC Asks About Action Taken Over Violation of Guidelines at Panchamasali Rally(02.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government and the city police to submit a report on the action taken over the violation of COVID-19 norms.....

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Karnataka High Court Says 'No' to Appointment of Deceased's Stepchild(28.04.2017)

Karnataka High Court has ruled that stepchild of a deceased public servant is not eligible for appointment under Karnataka Civil Services (Compassiona.....

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Karnataka High Court Dismisses CM BS Yediyurappa’s Plea in Land Denotification Case(06.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed CM BS Yediyurappa’s Petition that the First Information Report in a land denotification case against him should be .....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on PIL Seeking Final Report on Criminal Case Against V.K. Sasikala(16.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State government on a Public Interest Litigation petition seeking a direction to submit final report on .....

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Kar. HC Evolves Triple Test to Consider Application Under Surrogacy Act of a Man Aged Above 55 Yrs.(26.04.2023)

Karnataka High Court while directing State Surrogacy Board to consider application of a man above 55 years of age, for grant of an eligibility certifi.....

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Karnataka HC Directs on Road Map for Imparting Education to Children if Schools Cannot Open(01.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the government to prepare a road map for imparting education to children in the event if physical opening of school .....

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Karnataka HC Refuses to Stay Proceedings Against Kangana Ranaut Over Remarks on Protesting Farmers(02.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has refused to stay the proceedings initiated against actress Kangana Ranaut by a Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) at Tumku.....

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Karnataka HC: Compulsory Service Not Applicable to PG Medical Students Admitted Before 2018-19(06.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has clarified that provisions of Karnataka Compulsory Service Training by Candidates Completed Medical Courses Act, 2012 will not.....

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Karnataka HC Extends Interim Orders and Order of Closure till January 31(08.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has extended the interim orders passed by the Karnataka High Court, all the District Courts, Civil Courts, Family Courts, Labour .....

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Karnataka High Court Orders Injunction on Protesting Uber Drivers(28.02.2017)

Karnataka High Court has issued an injunction restraining striking unions, their leaders, members and followers from preventing driver partners of cab.....

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Karnataka HC Urges State to Resume Midday Meals in Schools(17.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the state government to respond on whether cooked meals are being provided to children in Anganwadis as well as to o.....

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Karnataka High Court Disposes of Habeas Corpus Petition in Alleged Sex CD Case(02.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has disposed of a habeas corpus petition filed by the father of the victim in the alleged sex CD case, involving former State min.....

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Karnataka High Court Sets Aside Appointment of Assistant Government Pleader(18.02.2020)

Karnataka High Court has upheld an order passed by the Karnataka Administrative Tribunal, setting aside the appointment of an Assistant Public Prosecu.....

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Karnataka HC Asks State to Respond Plea to Not Leak Information Collected During Investigation(15.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has asked the State government to respond to a plea to not “leak” information collected during the course of investigation in any.....

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Karnataka HC: Senior Citizen Cannot Invoke Section 23 When Property Released for Consideration(15.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that a senior citizen cannot invoke Section 23 of Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007, when.....

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Karnataka HC Launches Official Telegram Channels to Give Real-Time Delivery of Information(09.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has launched official Telegram channels for the High Court and 30 districts courts to give a real-time delivery of information re.....

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Karnataka High Court Dismisses Amazon & Flipkart Pleas Against CCI Probe(14.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed the writ petitions filed by Amazon and Flipkart challenging an order passed by the Competition Commission of India .....

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Karnataka HC Rejects Devegowda's Plea to Reopen Defamation Suit for Producing Additional Evidence(19.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition filed by Rajya Sabha Member and former Prime Minister of India, H D Devegowda, seeking to quash a civil .....

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Karnataka High Court: KIAD Act Must Conform to Provisions of Centre's 2013 Land Acquisition Act(21.04.2017)

Karnataka High Court has ruled that Section 24 of Centre's Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 that deals with compensation, w.....

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Karnataka High Court to State: Decide on Re-Starting Mid-Day Meals for Eligible Students(01.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to take a decision on re-starting the midday meal scheme for eligible students, by April 8.

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Karnataka HC Refuses to Lift Ban on 'Kambala'(30.01.2017)

Karnataka High Court, while refusing to lift ban on Kambala, has said that it would wait for Supreme Court’s decision on Jallikattu on Tuesday, before.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Plea Challenging Antrix's Winding Up Proceedings Against Devas with Cost(03.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition which sought to quash proceedings initiated by ISRO-arm Antrix Corporation before National Company Law T.....

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Karnataka High Court: Age of Accident Victim Important While Deciding Compensation(10.06.2019)

Karnataka High Court while calculating loss of dependency to decide about compensation in motor accident cases, the age of the deceased accident victi.....

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Karnataka High Court Dismisses Plea to Transfer Trial of Rape Case Against Nityananda(19.02.2020)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a Petition seeking to transfer the alleged rape case, against Swamy Nityananda @Rajshekharan and others, from Raman.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice Questioning Legality of Nominating People to State Board for Wildlife(16.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation questioning the legality of nominating nine people, including the son of an MLA.....

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Karnataka High Court Permits Restaurants Having Trade Licence to Serve Tobacco in Hookah(04.09.2015)

Karnataka High Court has ruled that restaurants already having trade licence from the local authorities (BBMP) do not need a separate permit to serve .....

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Karnataka HC Sets Aside Elections to Karnataka Medical Council Due to Fraud by RO(16.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has set aside the elections that were held to the Karnataka Medical Council (KMC), while declaring that the elections were vitiat.....

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Kar. HC Issues Guidelines for Prosecution to Follow While Seeking Death Penalty Before Trial Court(13.06.2023)

Karnataka High Court has issued guidelines for prosecution to follow while seeking Death Sentence before the trial court, which includes prosecutor pl.....

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Karnataka High Court: Husband Can Initiate Proceedings Under DV Act Against Wife(26.04.2017)

Karnataka High Court has held that any person, whether male or female, aggrieved and alleging violation of provisions of Domestic Violence Act, can in.....

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Karnataka HC: If Organization of Women Makes Complaint, Officers to Act Expeditiously(05.01.2021)

Karnataka High Court has said if an organization of women makes a complaint about illegal sale of liquor, the State Government and its officers will h.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Guidelines for Search of Smartphones, Laptops, Electronic Gadgets, Etc(15.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued guidelines to be followed by investigating officers regarding the manner of carrying out a search and/or for preservat.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Submission of Requisition to Centre on Availability of Vaccines(07.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to submit a requisition to the Central government for making available vaccine doses, observing.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Fix Minimum Quantity of Oxygen to be Maintained as Buffer Stock(28.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to take a decision to fix the minimum quantity of Oxygen to be maintained as buffer stock in ea.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Plea Seeking Arraignment of Munirathna in Alleged Fabrication of Bills(15.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition seeking direction to arraign Munirathna, MLA of Rajarajeshwarinagar, his wife, and a film producer as ad.....

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Karnataka HC Quashes Excise Proceedings Against Company Directors(17.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court has reiterated that criminal proceedings cannot be initiated against an intermediary for the products that are sold through its o.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State and BBMP to Give Explanation on Taking Over of Covid Facility(14.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to give an explanation as to why it did not take .....

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Karnataka HC Refuses to Entertain PIL Against Alleged Illegal Construction of Crosses(22.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has rejected a petition filed by one P Rudesh seeking directions to take action against alleged illegal construction of two cross.....

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Karnataka HC Summons Health Commissioner Over Non-Implementation of SUCHI Scheme(30.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Commissioner of Health and Family Welfare services to personally remain present before the Court on 5th August, .....

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Karnataka High Court Directs BBMP to Frame Policy on Hoardings and Posters in Bengaluru(21.08.2015)

Karnataka High Court while referring to number of hoardings and posters that have inundated Bengaluru, has directed Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike.....

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Karnataka High Court Provides Relief to Amazon and Flipkart(17.02.2020)

Karnataka High Court has granted an interim stay on the probe ordered by the Competition Commission of India against Amazon’s and Flipkart’s business .....

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Karnataka HC Asks Doctor Seeking Directions to Use 'Pulse Oximeter' For COVID Test(14.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has asked a Doctor, who had approached the court seeking directions to use pulse oximeter in detecting Covid-19 cases and avoid u.....

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Karnataka High Court Asks State Government to Submit Report on Prison Facilities(20.06.2019)

Karnataka High Court has asked the State Govt to submit a comprehensive report on the facilities provided to the prisoners in jails across the State b.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on PIL on Granting Exemption to Kodavas and Jamma Land Holders(08.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has ordered issue of notice to the State and Union governments on a PIL petition questioning the 2019 notification of granting ex.....

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Karnataka HC: Daily Wage Employees Entitled to Dearness Allowance at 100%(14.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has declared that daily wage employees who are covered under the Karnataka Daily Wage Employees Welfare Act, 2012 were entitled t.....

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Karnataka HC Suggests State to Ascertain Scheme for Benefit of Advocates(03.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has suggested the State government to convene a meeting of officer bearers of Bar Association, State government officials, LIC an.....

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Kar. HC Directs Hospital to Consider Medical Termination of 13 Yr Old Rape Victim's Pregnancy(14.11.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed a hospital in Bengaluru to examine a 13 year old rape victim and consider terminating her pregnancy of 25 weeks.

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Karnataka HC: Persuade Judicial Officers Aged Above 45 Years to Take COVID Vaccine(07.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has suggested to the Principal District and Sessions Judges/Unit Heads to persuade all the Judicial Officers who are aged 45 year.....

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Kar. HC: Insurance Company Not Exempted from Third Party Liability for Breach of Policy(07.12.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that even if the court comes to the conclusion that there is a breach of any policy condition recognized under Section 1.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Law Student's Plea Challenging BCI, KSLU Circulars(10.12.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the Bar Council of India, Karnataka State Law University and the state government on a petition filed by a l.....

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Karnataka HC States Modified Restrictions on Road Travel from Kerala are Misconceived(19.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has observed that the modified order passed by the Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada regarding restrictions for road travel.....

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Karnataka HC Suggests State to Make Special Efforts to Persuade More People to Take Vaccines(26.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has suggested to the state government to make special efforts to persuade citizens residing in thickly populated localities who a.....

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Kar. HC Sends Advocate to Judicial Custody for Making Wild Allegations Against Judges(08.02.2023)

Karnataka High Court while passing order in a suo-motu contempt initiated in 2019, against advocate K S Anil has directed him to be taken into judicia.....

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Karnataka HC Imposes Cost on Devas Employees’ Mauritius Pvt. Ltd for ‘Proxy War’(30.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has imposed a cost of Rs 5 Lakhs on Devas Employees’ Mauritius Pvt. Ltd. (DEMPL) for filling a petition “abusing process of law a.....

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Karnataka High Court Allows Rule Restricting Admission to Private Unaided Schools(04.06.2019)

Karnataka High Court (KHC) has upheld the validity of amendment of Rule 4 of Karnataka Right of Children to Free & Compulsory Education Rules, 2012 wh.....

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Kar HC: Educational Institutions Must Recognize & Reconsider Malady of Harsh Disciplinary Actions(28.06.2023)

Karnataka High Court while observing that harsh discipline is closely linked to internalizing mental problems of a child and lowering the child’s cogn.....

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Karnataka HC: SI Authorized to Investigate and File Charge-Sheet(30.05.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that a Police Sub-Inspector is empowered to investigate and file charge sheet, and therefore criminal proceedings cannot.....

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Karnataka HC Stays Further Proceedings in Criminal Case Against Byrathi Basavaraj(23.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has stayed further proceedings in a criminal case initiated against Minister Byrathi Basavaraj by a special court on a private co.....

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Kar. HC on Sec. 65, Mohd. Law: 1st Cousin on Mother's Side Not Entitled to Share in Uncle’s Property(22.08.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that a first cousin brother on the mother's side is not entitled to a share in the property of the deceased uncle, under.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Validity of Karnataka Civil Services Act(15.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State government on a petition questioning the Karnataka Civil Services (Procedure for selection of cand.....

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Kar HC: Shareholder Can't Itself Initiate Proceeding Before Magistrate for Fraud Under Companies Act(27.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that a shareholder, minority or otherwise, cannot initiate proceedings before the Magistrate by himself or herself for a.....

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Kar. HC: Karnataka Societies Registration Act Does Not Permit Two Societies With Same Name(18.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court has ruled that under Section 7 of the Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960, once a Society is registered with a particular .....

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Karnataka HC: Duty of Authorities to Ensure Footways and Public Streets Kept Free of Obstructions(17.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that it is the duty of the authorities to ensure that the footways and public streets are kept free of obstructions incl.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Immediate Action Against Childcare Centres Operating Without Registration(26.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to take immediate action against childcare centres operating in the city without registration f.....

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Karnataka High Court Extends All Interim Orders Passed Till August 23(03.08.2021)

Karnataka High Court has extended the interim orders passed by the Karnataka High Court (Principal Seat and Benches at Dharwad and Kalaburagi), all th.....

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Karnataka HC : Overseas Citizens To Be Treated on Par With NRI in MBBS/BDS Admissions(13.07.2017)

Karnataka High Court has held that Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) cardholders, who are NEET UG 2017 qualified, shall be entitled to be treated on pa.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on PIL for Action Against Police for Interrogating Minor Students(14.02.2020)

Karnataka High Court has issued a notice on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking action against the police authorities for illegally interrogati.....

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Karnataka High Court Directs on PIL to Stop Publication of Obscene Visuals by Media(13.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the state government to respond to a public interest litigation filed seeking directions to frame statutory rules to.....

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Karnataka High Court Confirms Direction to Son and Wife to Vacate House(20.06.2019)

Karnataka High Court has confirmed an order of the local police directing a son to vacate the house of his parents after it was proved that he along w.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Provide Electricity Supply to All Anganwadi Centres(06.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to provide electricity supply and fans to all Anganwadi centers in need of them across the Stat.....

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Karnataka High Court Stays Election for Post of Mayor of Mysuru City in Lieu of Covid Restrictions(11.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has stayed the election scheduled to be held on 11th June, 2021 to the post of Mayor of Mysuru city as restrictions imposed to ch.....

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Karnataka High Court Directs NLSIU to Not Finalize Selection Process for Professor Positions(18.02.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) to not finalize its selection process in pursuance to the Notifi.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice Questioning Legality of Nominating People to State Board for Wildlife(16.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation questioning the legality of nominating nine people, including the son of an MLA.....

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Karnataka High Court Confirms Life Sentence to 10 in Gangamma Murder Case(03.09.2015)

Karnataka High Court has confirmed conviction and life imprisonment imposed on Mantelingaiah, Akhila Janajagruti Mahasabha (AJMS) leader from Mysuru a.....

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Karnataka HC Refuses to Entertain Plea for Free Car Parking Space in Malls, Multiplexes(15.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has refused to entertain a petition filed by a social activist seeking directions to the authorities to ensure that Commercial Co.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Return Land to Jamanlal Bajaj Seva Trust(12.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to return 354 acres 10 guntas of land to the Jamanlal Bajaj Seva Trust by quashing a 2017 order.....

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Kar. HC: Parent Losing Child Custody Should be Given Sufficient Visitation Right(24.05.2023)

Karnataka High Court has observed that Court has to ensure that sufficient visitation rights to a parent, who is not given child's custody, should be .....

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Karnataka HC Refuses Plea to Allow All Senior Citizens to Cast Vote Through Postal Ballots(24.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has refused to entertain a plea which sought to permit all senior citizens to cast vote through postal ballots. The Court has dis.....

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Kar. HC: Individual Role of Each Accused Can’t Be Considered in Bail Application(19.01.2023)

Karnataka High Court has held that individual role of accused can’t be considered while deciding bail application filed by accused who was part of an .....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Place on Record Actual Requirement of Oxygen in State(21.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to place on record the actual requirement of Oxygen from 17th May to 24th May, 2021 in the stat.....

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Karnataka HC Directs to Decide on Extending Free Treatment to Persons Suffering from Mucormycosis(18.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the state government to decide on extending free treatment to persons suffering from Mucormycosis. The Court has sai.....

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Karnataka HC Allows Mohammed Zubair to Withdraw Transit Anticipatory Bail Application(30.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has allowed Mohammed Zubair, co-founder of fact-checking portal 'AltNews', to withdraw his petition seeking transit anticipatory .....

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Karnataka High Court: Prohibitory Orders Illegal(14.02.2020)

Karnataka High Court has termed the city’s Police Commissioner’s prohibitory orders preventing five or more people to thwart anti- Citizenship Amendme.....

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Karnataka High Court Stays Retrospective Payment of Tax on Annuity to Infra Companies(27.12.2021)

Karnataka High Court has stayed proceedings initiated by the goods and services tax (GST) authorities seeking retrospective payment of tax on annuity .....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Plea Questioning Legality of Compulsory Service for Medical Students(13.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State, Centre, and the National Medical Commission on a petition filed by a group of medical students qu.....

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Karnataka High Court: Do Not Allow Idol Immersion in Lakes(19.06.2019)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike to install CCTV cameras, around the lakes to prevent miscreants from damaging.....

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Karnataka HC Seeks Response on Failure to Bring Regulation Banning Online Gambling(05.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Chief Secretary to within a week file an affidavit setting out the reasons why the State Government has not abid.....

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Karnataka HC Orders Conditional Release of Cash Seized in Connection with Corruption Case(12.03.2021)

Karnataka High Court has ordered conditional release of Rs 53.46 Lakhs cash seized from a private company and an individual during raids conducted by .....

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Kar. HC Grants Bail To Drama Artist Accused Of Throwing Acid On Co-Artist To Eliminate Competition(14.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court While allowing the petition, has granted bail to a woman who allegedly, with a view to take revenge and spoil another woman co-ar.....

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Karnataka HC: Not Providing Second Dose of Vaccine, a Violation of Article 21(14.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has observed that not giving second dose of COVID-19 vaccine will be a violation of fundamental right to life under Article 21 of.....

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Karnataka High Court Directs State to Provide Electricity to All Anganwadi Centres in State(22.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to take immediate steps for providing electricity supply to all anganwadi centers in the state.

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Karnataka HC: State Government Cannot Suo-Moto Entrust Inquiry to Lokayukta or Upa-Lokayukta(29.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that state government cannot suo-moto entrust an inquiry to the Lokayukta or Upa-lokayukta, against employees of statuto.....

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Karnataka HC Sets Deadline for Government to Set Up Civil Service Board(20.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has set a deadline of two months for the government to set up a Civil Service Board (CSB) for recommending transfer and posting o.....

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Karnataka HC Orders Director of Prosecution to Furnish Details of Pending Criminal Cases(14.08.2015)

Karnataka High Court after learning about delay in framing charges in Carlton Towers fire incident during hearing of criminal petition, ordered direc.....

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Kar. HC to MHA: Pay Arrear of Pension to 102 Years Old Freedom Fighter(21.02.2023)

Karnataka High Court has directed Ministry of Home Affairs to pay arrears of pension to 102 years old Freedom Fighter, which were withheld for a year .....

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‘Rape’ ends in marriage, Karnataka High Court Quashes Case(13.06.2019)

Karnataka High Court has quashed the case of rape and cheating against the 25 year old man on the grounds that the alleged rape victim and the Accused.....

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Karnataka High Court: Get Power Sans Occupancy Certificate(15.09.2017)

Karnataka High Court has upheld order of Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) which had in 2015 struck down state's regulation requiring.....

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Karnataka HC Refuses to Interfere with Trial Court Order in Drug Racket Case(07.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has declined to interfere with a Trial Court’s order of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) taking cognisance of offences against .....

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Karnataka HC Refuses to Interfere With Govt Notification on Regular Format SSLC Examination(27.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has refused to interfere with a government notification mandating nine days regular format SSLC examination for students register.....

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Kar. HC: S.33(5) POCSO Doesn’t Imply Accused Won’t be Given Opportunity of Cross Examination(03.03.2023)

Karnataka High Court while observing that as per Section 33 of POCSO Act, victim shall not be called frequently for cross examination by the Court, ha.....

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Karnataka High Court To Give Directions to State Govt to Protect Almost 210 Lakes in Bengaluru(14.06.2019)

Karnataka High Court while hearing a bunch of petitions filed by Citizen Action Group and others noted "The State Government is under obligation, as p.....

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Karnataka High Court Dismisses Plea to Regulate Contents in Online Platforms(09.08.2019)

Karnataka High Court has declined to regulate online content being aired on internet platforms like You Tube, Amazon Prime, Netflix under the Cinemato.....

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Karnataka HC Suggests Setting Up of Facility for Complaints of Violation of Social Distancing Norms(07.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has suggested the State government to consider setting up a facility allowing citizens to lodge complaints about violation of soc.....

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Karnataka High Court Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Provisions of New IT Rules 2021(27.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the Union of India on a petition seeking to declare Rule 3 (1) (d) and Rule 7 of the Information Technology .....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Evolve Scheme for Vaccination of Persons with Benchmark Disability(28.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to evolve a scheme or mechanism for giving priority to vaccination of covid-19, to persons with.....

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Karnataka High Court Quashes Case Against ENT Surgeon(12.06.2019)

Karnataka High Court has quashed and set aside an order passed by the lower Court taking cognizance of a complaint filed by a patient against an ENT s.....

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Kar. HC Dismisses PIL Seeking Permission for NRIs to Caste Vote From Abroad During Elections(03.05.2023)

Karnataka High Court has rejected a PIL filed by a Non Resident Indian (NRI) seeking grant of voting rights to NRIs from the countries they reside in,.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on PIL Alleging Caste Verification Committee is Non-Functional(07.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State government on a public interest litigation petition alleging that the district caste verification .....

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Karnataka High Court Denies Bail to Accused in Gauri Lankesh Murder Case(26.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition seeking bail filed by Mohan Nayak who is an accused in the journalist Gauri Lankesh murder case, observi.....

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Kar. HC: Second Award prohibited w.r.t Land Acquired By Notification Issued u/s 3-A & 3-D of NH Act(17.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court while setting aside the second award passed by the competent authority, held that National Highways Act does not provide for issu.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Government to Consider on Extension of Atma Nirbhar Scheme(14.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Central Government and the State Government to take a call on the issue whether the benefits of Atma Nirbhar Sch.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Create Grievance Redressal Mechanism Within 3 Days(23.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to create a grievance redressal mechanism within three days to receive complaints from public a.....

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Karnataka HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Media Reports on Massacre of Monkeys(02.08.2021)

Karnataka High Court has taken suo-motu cognizance of media reports regarding the incident of unidentified persons allegedly poisoning a group of Bonn.....

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Karnataka High Court Quashes Criminal Case Against Gun Enthusiast From U.S.(25.08.2015)

Karnataka High Court has quashed criminal case registered against an IT engineer and a gun enthusiast from United States after a live bullet was found.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice to State on Plea Seeking Parity in Assessment Criteria for Evaluating Fres(21.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the state government on a petition seeking directions to follow the same assessment method for repeater stud.....

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Karnataka HC: Not Necessary to transfer Sex CD Case from SIT to CBI(19.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has said that it was not necessary to transfer investigations in the alleged sex CD case involving former State minister Ramesh J.....

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Karnataka High Court Issues Notice on MBBS Graduates' Plea Against Govt Notification(17.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State Government and other respondents on a batch of petitions filed challenging the notification issued.....

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Kar HC: For Application of S.306 IPC, Proximate to the death must be a Positive Act of Instigation(22.06.2023)

Karnataka High Court while quashing prosecution initiated against a couple under section 306 IPC, has held that to establish proximity to death, it mu.....

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Karnataka High Court Seeks Railways Response on Plea to Reduce Train Speed in Forest Routes(28.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Union Ministry of Railways and other respondents to file in a month’s time their statement of objections to a pe.....

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Karnataka High Court Raps State Government Over Failure to Save Bengaluru Lakes(17.07.2019)

Karnataka High Court observed that as far as the city of Bengaluru is concerned there has been a failure on the part of all the authorities of the Sta.....

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Kar. HC: State Can't Compel Landowners To Give Up Their Land Except In Accordance With Law(25.01.2023)

Karnataka High Court has said that if some landowners have relinquished their land it cannot be a ground to compel other landowners to do so except in.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Place on Record Actual Requirement of Oxygen in State(21.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to place on record the actual requirement of Oxygen from 17th May to 24th May, 2021 in the stat.....

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Karnataka HC Directs Ensuring Beds Availability at Hospitals Operated by Defence Establishments(28.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Central Government to ensure that some beds are made available for the benefit of citizens at hospitals operated.....

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Kar. HC Permits Unrecognized Political Party to Use Private Vehicle/Loudspeaker for Campaigning(17.04.2023)

Karnataka High Court while observing that Model Code of Conduct does not indicate any distinction that could be made by the authorities before the nom.....

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Karnataka HC Passes Interim Direction Restraining Compelling Doctors for Compulsory Rural Service(01.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has passed an interim direction to the state restraining it from compelling these doctors from registering online for the Compuls.....

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Karnataka HC Refuses to Interfere with Decision to Hold SSLC Exams in Physical Form(12.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has refused to interfere with the decision of the State Government to hold SSLC exams in physical form for students of Class X fr.....

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Contraband In Shipment Vehicle: Kar. HC Grants Relief To Logistic Company Employees In NDPS Case(20.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court has quashed the proceedings pending under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, against two officials of a logisti.....

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Karnataka HC Directs RTCs to Expeditiously Decide on Appeal Against Suspension of Employees(28.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the four public road transport corporations (RTCs) in the State to expeditiously decide on the appeal against the su.....

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Karnataka High Court Directs State to Provide Steps Taken to Supply Drinking Water to Bidar District(12.06.2019)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to provide steps taken by it to supply drinking water to two talukas in Bidar district. The Cou.....

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Karnataka HC Asks BBMP to Consider Issue of Notice to Remove Dangling Cables(04.08.2021)

Karnataka High Court has asked the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike to consider issuing a public notice giving a month’s time to all the Internet se.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice in PIL Questioning Legality of Appointment of Minor(03.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notices to the State and Central governments on a Public Interest Litigation petition questioning the legality of appo.....

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Karnataka HC Confirms Interim Order Staying Government Orders on Online Classes(22.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has confirmed the interim order passed by a coordinate bench of the Court on 8th July, 2020, by which it had stayed the governmen.....

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Karnataka HC Upholds NEET for UG Homeopathy Courses(06.03.2023)

Karnataka High Court has upheld that Constitutional validity of provision of National Commission for Homeopathy Act, 2020, which provides for a Unifor.....

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Karnataka High Court Asks Govt to Ensure Sufficient Number of Decibel Meters(14.06.2019)

Karnataka High Court has asked the State Government to ascertain shortfall of decibel meters to record noise levels, in the police force and to acquir.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Submit Plan for Infrastructure Development in Government Schools(02.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the state government to submit a plan of action for spending the Rs 100 crore allocated towards infrastructure devel.....

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Karnataka HC Asks on Details of Health Policy in Plea Seeking Hospital Facility in Gram Panchayats(08.06.2021)

Karnataka High Court has asked the State government to submit details of its health policy, if any, as a litigant has sought a direction to the govern.....

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Karnataka HC Enquires Legality of SIT Probe in Alleged Sex CD Scandal(28.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has raised questions at the legality of the SIT probe in the alleged sex CD scandal in