Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicGujarat High Court

Topic: Gujarat High Court

For 31 paise owed to SBI, land deal was stuck for over 2 years. Until Gujarat HC intervened

A pair of brothers bought 79 acres in Sanand taluka in December 2019, but SBI refused to give 'no-dues certificate' to previous owners. HC pulled up bank for 'harassing people'.

Gujarat High Court turns down state govt’s plea to modify order on anti-conversion law

The state govt was seeking rectification of Section 5 of the Gujarat Freedom Of Religion (Amendment) Act, 2021 which penalises forcible or fraudulent conversion through marriage.

Gujarat HC stays sections related to interfaith marriages of new anti-conversion law

The court said the interim order has been passed to protect parties which solemnised interfaith marriages from unnecessary harassment.

Woman’s right to property cannot be waived based on mere consent affidavit, says Gujarat HC

The court allowed a plea filed by a woman from Bhavnagar district, challenging the decision of authorities to exclude her name from the revenue records based on a consent affidavit.

Gujarat HC restrains IAF from taking action against officer unwilling to take Covid vaccine

An Ayurveda practitioner, Yogendra Kumar moved HC after he was issued a dismissal notice by the IAF and argued that Covid vaccine was voluntary not mandatory.

SC seeks feedback from HC chief justices on model rules to live stream court hearings

The rules for live telecast of hearings in high courts and trial courts were finalised by a panel of four SC judges that was set up in November 2020.

As SC contemplates live telecast of hearings, Gujarat HC has been showing the way for long

A bench of the Gujarat High Court has been live streaming its hearings since October 2020 on YouTube. The channel has almost 34 lakh views in total.

Supreme Court conducted highest number of virtual hearings during Covid pandemic, says PM Modi

Speaking after releasing a commemorative postage stamp on the completion of 60 years of Gujarat HC, Modi hailed India’s judiciary, saying that it has performed its duty well.

Those not wearing masks should do community service at Covid centres, Gujarat HC directs govt

Gujarat High Court order to state govt says nature of duty shall be decided by authorities considering age, qualification and gender of rule violators.

Gujarat HC bar chief apologises for accusing registry of corruption, says he got ‘carried away’

Gujarat High Court Bar Association president Yatin Oza was stripped of his senior advocate status last month for levelling corruption allegations against the high court registry.

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Sachets of Surf excel detergent are displayed at a store | Photo: Prashanth Vishwanathan | Bloomberg File

Magic prices did warn of India’s sticky inflation but RBI didn’t notice

'Magic price points' — such as Rs 5 or Rs 10 — help less-affluent buyers stay within their budgets. In January, Rs 10 Surf became Rs 12 as commodity cost pressures became too intense.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.