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

May 6, 2018

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

March 11, 2018

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

February 7, 2018

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…

High Court allows State to implement KSOU panel report
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High Court allows State to implement KSOU panel report

February 2, 2018

Bengaluru: In a huge relief to thousands of students, the Karnataka High Court yesterday permitted the State government to implement suggestions of an expert committee, which has recommended to the State to initiate a one-time measure to validate marks cards issued to students of non-technical in-house courses for academic years 2013-14  and 2014-15. Justice A.S….

Frequent bandhs: High Court notice to State, Vatal Nagaraj
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Frequent bandhs: High Court notice to State, Vatal Nagaraj

January 30, 2018

Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court yesterday ordered notice to the State Government and Kannada Chaluvali Vatal Paksha leader and ex-MLA Vatal Nagaraj in response to a PIL challenging the bandhs called on Jan.25 and Feb.4. A Division Bench, headed by Acting Chief Justice H.G. Ramesh and Justice P.S. Dinesh Kumar, has posted the petition filed…

KSOU recognition: High Court orders issuance of notice to UGC Secretary
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KSOU recognition: High Court orders issuance of notice to UGC Secretary

January 19, 2018

Bengaluru: The High Court of Karnataka has ordered issuance of notice to Prakash Kumar Thakur, Secretary, University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi, on a contempt of court petition, which alleged that the UGC failed to grant recognition to Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) to start non-technical in-house courses for the 2017-18 academic year. A Division…

Why can’t State open sand depots, questions High Court
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Why can’t State open sand depots, questions High Court

January 17, 2018

Stop harassing people and have a practical sand policy, says Court Bengaluru: The High Court (HC) of Karnataka yesterday asked the State Government why it could not open sand depots and sell sand to the public, on the lines of Public Distribution System (PDS) and Indira Canteen, if it wanted to check the price of…

HC directs UGC to grant recognition to KSOU’s non-technical courses
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HC directs UGC to grant recognition to KSOU’s non-technical courses

December 13, 2017

Bengaluru: Providing a big relief to thousands of students wishing to pursue higher education through the Karnataka State Open University (KSOU), the High Court yesterday directed the University Grants Commission (UGC) to grant recognition to the Open Varsity for 2017-18 within two weeks. Observing that the UGC’s act of not responding to KSOU’s plea for…

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