Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicGujarat High Court

Topic: Gujarat High Court

2002 riots rape survivor Bilkis Bano says ‘faith in justice system shaken’ after 11 convicts released by Gujarat court

In a letter issued after the rapists' release, she appealed to Gujarat government to 'undo this harm' and give back her right to 'live without fear and in peace.'

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.

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World Bank cuts India’s growth forecast to 6.5% from 7.5% for current fiscal

In its twice-a-year report on South Asia, the international financial body noted that slowing global demand will impact the country's exports.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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