Tag: Karnataka High Court

Police pin down criminals with crime mapping data 
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Police pin down criminals with crime mapping data 

November 12, 2022

Database created by Lashkar Police already has 6,000 suspects with photos, fingerprints By S.T. Ravikumar Mysore/Mysuru: Even as the Karnataka High Court has directed the State Police to establish a task force for digitising the entire investigation process and have a database of persons or suspects having a criminal record, the Lashkar Police Station in…

Justice P.B. Varale elevated as Chief Justice of Karnataka HC
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Justice P.B. Varale elevated as Chief Justice of Karnataka HC

October 12, 2022

New Delhi: Justice P.B. Varale of the Bombay High Court was yesterday elevated as the Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court (HC). In addition, Justice A.M. Magrey, a Judge of the Jammu and Kashmir HC, was appointed its Chief Justice. Justice Pankaj Mithal, Incumbent Chief Justice of Jammu & Kashmir High Court, was transferred…

Number of Judges in the country is not in proportion to the population: High Court Judge
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Number of Judges in the country is not in proportion to the population: High Court Judge

August 30, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Karnataka High Court Judge Justice K. Somashekar has opined that the number of Judges in the country is not in proportion to the population but still the Judges, despite limitations, are discharging their responsibility of giving justice. He was speaking after inaugurating a workshop ‘Pra-Shikshana Varga- 2022-23’ organised by Adhivakta Parishat (Advocates Organisation) for…

Lokayukta must be strengthened at any cost: Justice Santosh Hegde
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Lokayukta must be strengthened at any cost: Justice Santosh Hegde

August 13, 2022

After HC abolished ACB, the corrupt are getting jittery, says former Lokayukta Mysore/Mysuru: With the Karnataka High Court on Thursday striking down the formation of ACB (Anti-Corruption Bureau), former Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Santosh Hegde said that the corrupt are getting jittery over the judgement, which has transferred all cases under the ACB to Lokayukta. Speaking…

HC abolishes ACB, shifts cases to Lokayukta
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HC abolishes ACB, shifts cases to Lokayukta

August 12, 2022

Bengaluru: A Division Bench of Karnataka High Court abolished the State Government-controlled Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Police and revived the anti-corruption Police unit attached to Karnataka Lokayukta, which works independently without any State control. In 2016, the Congress Government led by Siddharamaiah formed the ACB, curtailing the powers of the Lokayukta. The Court said, “The Government…

Installation of Dr. Sri Rajendra Swamiji statue at Gun House Circle
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Installation of Dr. Sri Rajendra Swamiji statue at Gun House Circle

July 25, 2022

HC advocate seeks  Pramoda Devi’s co-operation Mysore/Mysuru: Maintaining that the Karnataka High Court, while allowing a Review Petition of the State Government on the installation of the statue of late Suttur Mutt Seer Dr. Sri Shivarathri Rajendra Swamiji at Gun House Circle close to JSS Mahavidyapeetha, has in a recent order (dated June 10, 2022)…

Landslides, quakes in Kodagu: PIL questions State inaction
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Landslides, quakes in Kodagu: PIL questions State inaction

July 25, 2022

District Administration has to be blamed for commercialisation of eco-sensitive region: Petitioner Mysore/Mysuru: The Karnataka High Court has ordered the issuance of notices to Kodagu District Administration and the State Government on a petition that seeks the establishment of a dedicated and exclusive team to study the repeated landslides and earthquakes in Kodagu District. Social…

Building inside Jayanagar Park: PIL to be filed in High Court
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Building inside Jayanagar Park: PIL to be filed in High Court

July 24, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) will be filed in the Karnataka High Court to force the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) against the construction activity at Jayanagar Park. The MCC is constructing a building inside the small park on 2nd Main Road in Jayanagar, in complete violation of Karnataka Parks, Play Field and Open Spaces…

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