Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicKarnataka High Court

Topic: Karnataka High Court

SC Collegium approves 6 names of Karnataka HC, one of Calcutta HC as permanent judges

Names of Justices Neranahalli Srinivasan Sanjay Gowda, Jyoti Mulimani, Nataraj Rangaswamy, Hemant Chandangoudar, Pradeep Singh Yerur & Maheshan Nagaprasanna have been approved.

UP Police moves SC against relief granted to Twitter India chief by Karnataka High Court

The HC had restrained Ghaziabad police from taking any coercive action against Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari in connection with a video where a Muslim man was being assaulted.

Karnataka HC restrains Ghaziabad police from initiating coercive action against Twitter India MD

Manish Maheshwari was issued notice by the Ghaziabad Police in connection with an assault of an elderly Muslim man. The bench said the police can examine him through virtual mode.

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.

SC refuses to interfere with HC order directing Centre to supply 1200MT of oxygen to Karnataka

The apex court refused to accept the Centre's contention that if every high court start passing orders for allocating oxygen, it will throw the country's supply network haywire.

Karnataka High Court stops Franklin Templeton debt funds closure without investor consent

Franklin Templeton shut six of its fixed-income and credit-risk funds run in India in April, locking in Rs 308 billion of investor monies following a liquidity crisis.

Second marriage lawful but is cruel to first wife, says Karnataka HC

A high court bench said this while hearing a case where a woman, Ramjanbi, sought dissolution of marriage after her husband married another woman, as per Sharia law.

HC says courts should act like Lord Krishna to protect women, they ‘can’t be mute spectator’

The Karnataka High Court made the observation as it rejected an appeal filed by a man who is convicted of raping a 69-year-old woman. 

Yediyurappa says state govt will recover costs of damage from culprits in Bengaluru riots

The Chief Minister said stringent action has been initiated against those responsible for the violent incidents including invoking the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.

Unbecoming of Indian women to sleep after rape — HC notes while giving anticipatory bail

Karnataka HC also noted complainant’s failure to explain why she went to her office at 11 pm on the day of alleged crime & didn't object to consuming drinks as reasons for bail order.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.