Supreme Court

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Supreme Court To Pronounce Verdict In Karnataka Hijab Ban Row

The Supreme Court will deliver its judgement on the Karnataka Hijab Ban issue, on October 13. The Apex Court bench comprising Justice Hemant Gupta and Sudhanshu Dhulia will pronounce the awaited verdict. The judgement is said to be significant, as the matter was heard by the court for 10-days, with the involvement of as many as 21 lawyers from the petitioner's side, whereas Solicitor General Tushar Mehta from Karnataka Government.

Thu, 13 Oct 2022 - 09:39 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: hijab ban, Karnataka High Court, Supreme Court Judgement, Apex Court Bench, SC Verdict

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Karnataka HC Awards Rs 5 Lakh Compensation To Person Over Wrongful Arrest By Police

Karnataka High Court has ordered for the compensation of a 56-year-old man over wrongful arrest due to a confusion in his name. The Hon'ble court noted that the man's identification was not cross-checked and verified, and awarded a compensation of Rs 5 lakh. Reportedly, Ningaraju N, a resident of Bangalore's Kalidasa layout, was arrested in a 2011 criminal case, in confusion with accused Raju NGN.

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 - 03:36 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Karnataka, Bangalore, Karnataka High Court, Wrongful Arrest, Compensation

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Multiple Locations Connected To Chinese Mobile Phone Firms Raided By ED

Raids are being conducted by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) at numerous locations across the nation that are directly or indirectly related to Chinese mobile phone firms. More than 30 places have been investigated. ED is looking for Vivo and its affiliated businesses. Earlier, the Karnataka High Court had blocked an ED Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) seizure of Xiaomi assets. 

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 - 02:35 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Enforcement Directorate, Raid, Chinese Mobile companies, Xiaomi, Karnataka High Court

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Xiaomi-ED Case

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Karnataka HC Reserve Orders In Xiaomi-ED Case

The Xiaomi-Enforcement Directorate case was reviewed by the Karnataka High Court (HC) single-bench judge SG Pandit, and has reserved its judgment, on June 16. Notably, the Chinese firm Xiaomi filed a case against ED, after the agency seized Rs 5,551.27 crore from its bank accounts. The mobile company is facing violation charges of the provisions of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, not allowing the seized money to use for business.

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 - 01:05 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Xiaomi, Enforcement Directorate, Karnataka High Court, Legal, judgement

Karnataka HC

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Karnataka HC Orders To Quash Proceedings Against Bishop Prasanna In POCSO Case

In a relief to Bishop Prasanna Kumar Samuel, an accused in rape case, the Karnataka High Court has quashed the criminal proceedings under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, case. On June 15, the HC judge Hemant Chandanagoudar ordered to quash proceedings after there were no evidence of the offences charged against Bishop. Notably, police dropped proceedings against Bishop, a district magistrate issued fresh summons… read-more

Wed, 15 Jun 2022 - 02:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bishop Prasanna, Karnataka High Court, POCSO Act, Criminal Offence, Police Charge Sheet

Karnataka Hijab Row

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2 PU Students Returned Without Taking Exam: Karnataka Hijab Row

New developments were reported in Karnataka Hijab Row after two students returned home without giving board examinations in Udupi. Pre University students Aliya Assadi and Resham had appeared at the examination center in burqas and were denied to enter despite attempts to convince invigilators, who were abiding by the HC orders, which restricted burqas at educational institutions. Notably, the two students were the ones, who challenged Hijab-… read-more

Fri, 22 Apr 2022 - 03:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: hijab ban, Udupdi, Karnataka High Court, PU Students, Examination

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Chennai Students Protest Over Karnataka Hijab Row After Verdict

Students in Chennai protested against the Karnataka HC dismissing petitions for a ban on hijab in educational institutions. The hijab  controversial started in January when several female students were not allowed to enter the college premises with a hijab. They stood outside to protest, which caught up with other places boys wearing saffron scarves. On February 5, a court order banned all religious attires to be worn in schools and colleges… read-more

Tue, 15 Mar 2022 - 08:04 PM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: Karnataka, Karnataka High Court, Chennai, High Court, Hijab

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Several school going girls sitting in protest outside their school

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Karnataka HC Verdict On Hijab Row, Upholds Restrictions

Karnataka HC announced their judgement over the ongoing Karnataka Hijab Row, pending since January 5.  The court upheld the restrictions imposed by pre university, and said wearing Hijab is not an essential part of the Islamic community. The HC bench comprising Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi, Krishna S Dixit and JM Khazi announced the verdict, on March 15. The court bench dismissed all the petitions filed against the restrictions.

Tue, 15 Mar 2022 - 12:34 PM / by Rupsa Debnath

Tags: Islam, Karnataka, Karnataka High Court, Government Employees, Hijab

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Hijab Row

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Karnataka High Court Wishes To Dispose Hijab Case By This Week

Amid the ongoing Hijab row, Karnataka High Court on February 22, stated that the court wishes to dispose the case by this week. During the court proceedings, the counsel for the petitioners requested a relaxation for the girls, allowing them to wear Hijab in schools and colleges. Chief Justice Ritu Raj Aswathi said, "make all endeavours to finish this case by the end of this week".

Tue, 22 Feb 2022 - 06:02 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Hijab Row, Karnataka, Karnataka High Court, MUSLIM, Hijab Case

Karnataka High Court

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Karnataka Hijab Row Hearing Continues, Advocate Suggests Mediation

The Karnataka Hijab row hearing continued for the fifth day, on February 17. During the hearing, the advocate representing petitioners, requested "mediation" in the matter, asking permission from the HC. Responding to the issue, the HC bench said, the matter involves constitutional rights angle, restricting mediation. However, the HC asked advocates to see if parties are convinced for a mediation process and adjourned the case to February 18… read-more

Thu, 17 Feb 2022 - 06:41 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Karnataka High Court, Karnataka Hijab Row, adjourned proceedings, Adjourned

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