Google India Apologised For Search Result "Ugliest Language Of India" As Kannada

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Plea Quashed, No Action Against Google In Ugliest Language Case

Karnataka High Court on September 8 quashed a petition by the Anti-Corruption Council of India Trust seeking action against Google for describing Kannada as the ''ugliest language'' of India. The petitioner also urged the court to order Google to pay a compensation of Rs 10 crore to the Culture and Heritage Department of Karnataka. In response, the court stated that Google had already apologized via Twitter, on June 3. 

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 - 10:55 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Karnataka, Karnataka High Court, Google, Kannada

Courtesy: ANI

Supreme Court of India

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Six Additional Karnataka HC Judges Get Permanent Seats In SC

Following the appointment of a permanent judge, Justice Kaushik, the Supreme Court collegium has validated the appointment of six more Karnataka HC Judges. Justices Neranahalli Srinivasan Sanjay Gowda, Jyoti Mulimani, Nataraj Rangaswamy, Hemant Chandangoudar, Pradeep Singh Yerur, and Maheshan Nagaprasanna have been given a permanent position. The collegium meeting was chaired by Chief Justice N V Ramana. The decision was uploaded on the SC… read-more

Fri, 20 Aug 2021 - 11:17 AM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Supreme Court of India, SC Collegium, Karnataka High Court, Female Judges

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Union Government proposes changes in Cinematograph Act

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Union Government Proposes Changes To The Cinematograph Act

Mentioning Section 6 in the Amendment Bill, Central Government proposed changes in the Cinematograph Act. The provision gives powers to the Centre to order re-examination of films without justifying the reasons, giving makers the chance to explain their deeds. Attempting to withdraw the order of Karnataka High Court and Supreme Court upon Section 6(1), the Union government has not given any justification for changes in Cinematograph Act.

Wed, 23 Jun 2021 - 05:15 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: cinemas, Amendment, Union government, Karnataka High Court

Courtesy: The Quint

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K'taka HC Rejects Criminal Revision Plea Filed By Suspect In Drug Case

In the Sandalwood drug case, the Karnataka High Court has rejected two criminal revision petitions filed by the suspect, Rijesh Ravindran. Arrested in August last year by NCB after being informed by another suspect, the NCB seized 40 grams/tablets of MDMA and 180 blots of LSD. Upon hearing the suspect's counsel's argument, the NCB's counsel contradicted him with the significance of Section 364 (1) (d) of NDPS Act.

Sun, 06 Jun 2021 - 07:12 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Karnataka High Court, Sandalwood drug racket, NCB, NDPS Act

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HC Rejects PIL Seeking FIR Against Cops For Using Force In Lockdown

The Karnataka High Court on May 19 rejected a PIL seeking FIR and departmental enquiry against the state cops for assaulting general public while implementing the lockdown. The petitioner, mentioning media reports, equalled the brutality with that of faced by freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai. Dismissing the plea, HC disagreed with the comparison and said police 'may not be doing that out of any pleasure.

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 05:52 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: coronavirus lockdown, lockdown guidelines, Karnataka High Court, Bench

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Mobile school buses

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B'luru Civic Body Starts Mobile Schools For School Dropouts In Slums

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike will start mobile schools ‘Schools on Wheels’ for school dropout children from April 19. In this regard, two Karnataka HC justices flagged off 10 customized buses on April 17. Provided by Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation, the buses will ensure basic knowledge to Hosakerahalli and Doddagolarahatti slums children while preparing them for next academic year. Later, the mobile schools will focus on… read-more

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 04:42 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: BBMP, Bangalore, Karnataka High Court, School on Wheels

Representational photo: Transformer besides street, Bengaluru.

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B'luru: Committee To Be Formed To Remove Transformers From Footpaths

Bangalore Electric Supply Company (Bescom) and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike have planned to set up a coordination committee to get rid of transformers installed on footpaths. Filing an affidavit in the Karnataka High Court regarding the same, they assured to replace around 800 such transformers that pose threat to pedestrians.  However, the court has stated to set up a separate committee if the authorities concerned fail to do so. 

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 01:48 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: bengaluru, BESCOM, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike, Transformers, Karnataka High Court

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Representational photo: Father, son on their way to school.

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Karnataka: School Snatches Answer Sheets Of Students For Half-Fee Payment

Around 25 class10 students in Karnataka's Mandya were stripped from their answer sheets mid-exam as the authorities alleged that they paid only 50% tuition fees. Moreover, the authorities allegedly had humiliated the students and drove them out of school premises. Reportedly, Srirangapatna's block education officer has assured of appropriate action over the school. Earlier, Karnataka's High Court had ordered schools to settle with lower fees… read-more

Fri, 19 Mar 2021 - 07:05 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Mandya, Private School, Coronavirus Pandemic, Karnataka High Court, Srirangpatna

Courtesy: India Times


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Karnataka HC Urges CBI To Release Rs 53.46-L To Shivakumar's Partner

While hearing a petition, the Karnataka High Court urged CBI to disburse the seized Rs 53.46 lakh to DK Shivakumar's close associate Sachin Narayan. Earlier accused of corruption, the bench headed by Justice Michael Cunha reiterated Narayan's innocence of having any connection with disproportionate assets that are under investigation. Besides, the amount seized from Wellworth Software Limited was in due course of business, stated Narayan.

Sun, 14 Mar 2021 - 10:01 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: DK Shivkumar, Karnataka, Karnataka High Court, Law, corruption

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Traffic In Cubbon Park

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Bangalore Infant Pleas HC To Ban Vehicular Traffic In Cubbon Park

In a rare incident, a case has been filed on behalf of a five-month-old baby in the Karnataka High Court to ban vehicular traffic inside Bangalore’s Cubbon Park. The petition from baby, Kiran Medhi Kumar, had cited a study that mentioned there was a notable decline in pollution when vehicles were prohibited in the park. Accepting the petition, the court has directed the state government and other concerned authorities to respond.

Fri, 25 Dec 2020 - 12:32 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Cubbon Park, Bangalore, Enviroinment, Vehicles, Traffic, Karnataka High Court

Courtesy: Deccan Herald