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High Court stays Irwin Road widening
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High Court stays Irwin Road widening

Bengaluru:  The Karnataka High Court has stayed the widening of Irwin Road in Mysuru.  The stay was issued this morning by Justice Dr. Siddappa Sunil Dutt Yadav. Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning from Bengaluru, Taj Mohammad Khan of Irwin Road Ulisi Horata Samithi said that three Writ Petitions were filed in the High…

Centre rejects State’s plea for use of Kannada in High Court
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Centre rejects State’s plea for use of Kannada in High Court

Belagavi: The Union Home Department has rejected a request by Karnataka government for use of Kannada language in the High Court and similar requests from some other States had also been rejected, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Krishna Byregowda said. During question hour in the Legislative Council, he said other States like Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamil…

High Court tells royal family: Pay tax on Bengaluru Palace land
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High Court tells royal family: Pay tax on Bengaluru Palace land

Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court yesterday upheld the imposition of Wealth Tax on 28 acres of land known as ‘Bangalore Palace and its appurtenant lands’ for assessment years 1999-2000 to 2004-05. The assessing authority had fixed Rs. 183.3 crore as Wealth Tax for the land at the rate of Rs. 1,500 per sq. ft. based…

HC stays ban on White Water River Rafting in Kodagu
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HC stays ban on White Water River Rafting in Kodagu

Bengaluru:  The Karnataka High Court, on July 6, stayed an order by the Deputy Commissioner of Kodagu preventing river rafting activities in Kodagu. The petition was filed by a rafting licence holder. The District Administration and several licence holders are engaged in legal battles over the issue for the last several months and the Madikeri…

PIL filed in HC questioning Deputy CM’s post
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PIL filed in HC questioning Deputy CM’s post

Mysuru:  A person from Mysuru has filed a petition in the High Court seeking cancellation of the Deputy Chief Minister’s post on the grounds that there was no such provision in the Constitution. Shehkar S. Iyer, a resident of Mathura Nagar in city in his PIL (Public Interest Litigation), questioned the legality of Dr. G….

Gun exemption to Kodavas: Writ Petition filed in High Court
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Gun exemption to Kodavas: Writ Petition filed in High Court

Madikeri/ Bengaluru: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) questioning the exemption to Kodavas and Jamma land holders in Kodagu from obtaining a license to possess firearms under Section 3 and 4 of the Indian Arms Act, 1959, that was filed before the Karnataka High Court in 2015 and which the HC has disposed of then has…

2011 batch of KPSC appointments: High Court quashes KAT’s posting order
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2011 batch of KPSC appointments: High Court quashes KAT’s posting order

Bengaluru:  In a judgement of far-reaching consequences and a huge setback to both the State Government and successful candidates of 2011 batch of Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC), the High Court on Friday quashed the Karnataka State Administrative Tribunal (KAT) order directing the State Government to issue appointment orders to 362 candidates for the posts…

Justice Maheshwari is new Karnataka Chief Justice
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Justice Maheshwari is new Karnataka Chief Justice

New Delhi: Justice Dinesh Maheshwari, Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court, will be the new Chief Justice of the High Court of Karnataka. President Ram Nath Kovind yesterday approved the transfer of Justice Maheshwari. The new Chief Justice will assume charge on or before February 20. Notably, the Chief Justice of India-led collegium had…

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