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TopicRajasthan High Court

Topic: Rajasthan High Court

Simply passing a ‘wrong order’ doesn’t warrant disciplinary action against a judge, SC says

A mistake should not be equated with misconduct, SC held, as it reinstated a sessions court judge from Rajasthan who had been discharged for passing a ‘wrong’ bail order.

Article 21A does not ‘guarantee’ right to education in mother tongue, says Rajasthan HC

Provision for compulsory education allows state to set medium of instruction, but mid-session change of Hindi medium school to English violates students’ fundamental rights, it says

Rajasthan HC stays trial court arrest order, grants bail to ex-SBI chairman Pratip Chaudhuri

Former SBI chairman Pratip Chaudhuri was arrested after a Jaisalmer court admitted a protesting petition against the Rajasthan Police filing a closure report in a case of fraud. 

Rajasthan HC judges ‘strike work for half day’ after bar association boycotts sitting judge 

The stand-off between judges & the High Court Bar Association stems from a case related to alleged attack on a lawyer by his neighbour.

Marriage vs live-in: Rajasthan HC order shows judiciary not on same page over couples’ rights

Rajasthan HC says courts must uphold Constitutional & not public morality. Order contradicts others in similar cases wherein a live-in couple, one of whom is married to someone else, sought protection.

Justice Akil Kureshi, ignored as SC judge, likely to head to Rajasthan HC as chief justice

Justice Akil Kureshi was overlooked by the Supreme Court collegium last month when it elevated nine high court judges to the top court.

Rajasthan HC seeks response of Centre, state govt on different prices of Covid vaccines

The petition before Rajasthan HC stated that different prices for procurement of vaccines for central govt, states & pvt. hospitals violated fundamental & constitutional rights of citizens.

Private schools to decide fees, state can’t interfere in name of Covid, SC tells Rajasthan

SC bench was hearing pleas of private unaided schools against Rajasthan High Court order that slashed fees by upto 70%. It however directed schools to reduce fees by 15%.

After 11 years in jail for Jaipur blasts, man is acquitted then charged again on same evidence

Shahbaz Ahmed was charged in 8 cases linked to 2008 Jaipur blasts, and was acquitted in all in 2019. But instead of being released, another case was filed against him. He finally got bail last week.

Smuggling gold to threaten India’s economic security a terrorist act under UAPA — Rajasthan HC

Rajasthan High Court noted that gold was a valuable material and quashed the accused's plea that challenged the filing of charges against him under the stringent anti-terror law UAPA.

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NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

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