Articles tagged under: Gujarat High Court

4.5 lakh pending cases in Gujarat settled since February last year: Chief Justice Reddy

September 17, 2017
4.5 lakh pending cases in Gujarat settled since February last year: Chief Justice  Reddy

Ahmedabad: Around 4.5 lakh pending cases in Gujarat have been settled since February last year, Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court Justice R Subhash Reddy today informed. Speaking at the National Conclave on ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution: Mapping the Challenges in India’ organized by a private law college of Karnavati University here today Justice Reddy said , When I took the oath in February 2016, there were 21 lakh 40 thousand cases here in Gujarat, analysing which it ...Read More

Gujarat HC rebukes VMC commissioner for sending Whatsapp message to judge

September 07, 2017
Gujarat HC rebukes VMC commissioner for sending Whatsapp message to judge

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today took Vadodara muncipal Commissioner and former collector Vinod Rao to task for sending a Whatsapp message to a judge. Despite an apology from the IAS officer, the court ordered him to appear before it on September 11 and also file a reply as to why action should not be initiated against him in this regard. The single bench of Justice R H Shukla rebuked Rao during the court proceedings in a matter pertaining to the VMC. He said that ...Read More

Gondal BJP MLA Jayrajsinh gets life-term in year 2004 Nilesh Raiyani murder case

August 11, 2017
Gondal BJP MLA Jayrajsinh gets life-term in year 2004 Nilesh Raiyani murder case

Ahmedabad: Gujarat High Court has awarded life sentence to ruling Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) MLA Jayrajsinh Jadeja and two other accused Amarjitsinh Jadeja and Mahendrasinh alias Bhogatrana in year 2004 Nilesh Raiyani murder case. Reversing the Sessions Court order, the High Court has acquitted accused Samirkhan Pathan. MLA from Gondal assembly seat in Rajkot district, Jadeja was acquitted with other accused by a fast-track court in this case in year 2010.Jadeja, along with 15 others, was c...Read More

21 posts of judges vacant in Gujarat High Court, 56700 civil and 30372 criminal cases pending

November 25, 2016
21 posts of judges vacant in Gujarat High Court, 56700 civil and 30372 criminal cases pending

New Delhi: In Gujarat High Court 21 posts of judges have been lying vacant against the approved strength of 52, while at national level 428 posts of high court judges have been lying vacant in various high courts of India as against approved strength of 1079 as on November 22, 2016. Moreover, total 87072 cases including 56700 civil and 30372 criminal cases are pending in Gujarat High Court; In 24 High Courts of the country, total 38,70,373 cases including 28,37,378 civil and 10,32,995 criminal c...Read More

Gujarat High Court dismisses Ribeiro’s PIL against appointment of PP Pandey as Gujarat DGP

August 03, 2016
Gujarat High Court dismisses Ribeiro’s PIL against appointment of PP Pandey as Gujarat DGP

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today rejected a PIL filed by former top cop Julio Ribeiro challenging the appointment of P P Pandey, accused in Lashkar e Taiyaba terror group operative Ishrat Jahan encounter case, as the state's in-charge DGP. "Dismissed," said a division bench of Chief Justice R Subhash Reddy and Justice V M Pancholi, while pronouncing the order on the public interest litigation. Ribeiro had challenged Pandey's appointment as he is an accused in the alleged fake encoun...Read More

Hardik Patel gets bail in sedition cases on condition to stay outside Gujarat for 6 months

July 08, 2016
Hardik Patel gets bail in sedition cases on condition to stay outside Gujarat for 6 months

Ahmedabad: Patidar quota agitator Hardip Patel has been granted bail in sedition case by Gujarat High Court today on condition that he will stay out of the state for 6 months. Hardik will have to surrender his passport and need to give undertaking for peaceful agitation. Hardik will however not come of jail anytime soon, because he is facing other cases too in which bail has not been granted yet. There are cases against Hardik who led violent agitation in Visangar, Padadhari and other places....Read More

10% EWS quota does not violate Constitution: Gujarat govt to HC

June 29, 2016
10% EWS quota does not violate Constitution: Gujarat govt to HC

Ahmedabad:The Gujarat government today filed an affidavit in the state high court saying that the ordinance providing 10 per cent reservation to economically weaker sections (EWS) of unreserved category neither violates provisions of the Constitution nor does it go against the Supreme Court orders. The affidavit said the reservation was necessitated as youths from economically weaker families of unreserved category were disappointed for not being provided enough opportunity. The government...Read More

Five new Gujarat High Court Judges take oath

April 06, 2016

Ahmedabad Five new additional Judges today took oath at Gujarat High Court in Ahmedabad. They are Ashutosh Jayantilal Shastri, Biren Aniruddh Vaishnav, Alpesh Yashwantbhai Kogje, Arvindsingh Ishwarsingh Supaiya and Bipinkumar Navalchandbhai Karia. Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court R.Subhash Reddy administered oath. Minister of State for Law Pradipsinh Jadeja, Judges of Gujarat High Court, Advocate General Kamal Trivedi, Additional Advocate General Prakash Jani, Government la...Read More

Ramayyagari Subhash Reddy appointed new Chief Justice of Gujarat

February 03, 2016

Ahmedabad Shri Justice Ramayyagari Subhash Reddy, Judge of the High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad for the State of Telangana and the State of Andhra Pradesh has been appointed Chief Justice of the Gujarat high Court with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office. Born in the year 1957 in an agricultural family in Kamaram village of Chinna Shankarampet Mandal, Medak District Justice Reddy had his primary education in Upper Primary School and Higher Education in Zilla Par...Read More

GoG tenders apology for no CCTV at police stations, seeks one month time

February 01, 2016
GoG tenders apology for no CCTV at police stations, seeks one month time

Ahmedbad The Gujarat government today tendered unconditional apology to the High Court today for inordinate delay in installation of CCTV cameras in all the police stations of the state and sought one month time to equip the remaining ones. Hearing a contempt petition filed by an NGO which had earlier filed a PIL in this regard, the division bench of Justice Anant Dave and Justice G B Shah asked the government's counsel to explain the reason behind the delay. Tendering u...Read More

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