Articles tagged under: Gujarat High Court

President appoints four new Judges in Gujarat High Court

October 16, 2018
President appoints four new Judges in Gujarat High Court

Ahmedabad: The President of India has appointed four Judges to Gujarat High Court.They are Umesh Amritlal Trivedi, Ajaykumar Chandulal Rao, Vireshkumar Bavchandbhai Mayani and Ashutosh Pushkerray Thakar in that order of seniority with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices, according to Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India. While Umesh Trivedi is advocate, Ajaykumar Rao, Vireshkumar Mayani and Ashutosh Pushkerray are judicial officers....Read More

Fixing the number of permit of auto-rickshaw, rules for aggregator services like Ola/Uber on anvil: Gujarat govt to High Court

August 06, 2018
Fixing the number of permit of auto-rickshaw, rules for aggregator services like Ola/Uber on anvil: Gujarat govt to High Court

Ahmedabad: The state government has constituted the high level committee to look in the issues related to the fixing the number of permit of auto-rickshaw as well as regularising the issue of auto-rickshaw, the Gujarat High Court was told today by the state government through government pleader. The formation of such committee took place on 3rd August last year and first meeting was of the committee was convened today. The government told the High Court that it will educate the auto-rick...Read More

Justice MR Shah, KS Jhaveri from Gujarat to be CJ of Patna and Odisha High Court respsectively

July 21, 2018
Justice MR Shah, KS Jhaveri from Gujarat to be CJ of Patna and Odisha High Court respsectively

Gandhinagar: The Supreme Court collegium has recommended elevation of Justice MR Shah, the senior most judge of Gujarat high court, as the chief justice of Patna high court. On July 16, the SC collegium resolved, “Having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium finds Justice M R Shah suitable in all respects for being appointed as Chief Justice of the Patna High Court and resolves to recommend that he be appointed as Chief Justice of that High Court.” The SC collegium has also rec...Read More

Gujarat HC upheld state govt’s domicile related rules for admission in UG medical courses

June 25, 2018
Gujarat HC upheld state govt’s domicile related rules for admission in UG medical courses

Ahmedabad: Gujarat high court today rejected the petitions challenging the state government’s decision/rules to not to admit those students in undergraduate medical courses who have not passed Class 10 and Class 12 exams from a Gujarat school and who were not a domicile of the state. The division bench led by chief justice R Subhash Reddy however instructed the government to take appropriate decision in case of such students who were despite being domiciles of Gujarat had f...Read More

PIL objects use of Amdavad for Ahmedabad: HC seeks info from govt

April 11, 2018
PIL objects use of Amdavad for Ahmedabad: HC seeks info from govt

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today sought information from the state government about the procedure adopted for change in name of a city hearing a PIL objecting to use of 'Amdavad' in stead of 'Ahmedabad' for this historic and largest city of the state. The counsel of the PIL petitioner said that his client has urged the court to issue instructions about non-use of the name Amdavad for Ahmedabad. He has said that Ahmedabad was the official name of the city. It was this na...Read More

Gujarat HC Judge A J Shastri recuses himself from hearing MLA Khant’s petition challenging caste certificate invalidation

March 01, 2018
Gujarat HC Judge A J Shastri recuses himself from hearing MLA Khant’s petition challenging caste certificate invalidation

Ahmedabad: Gujarat High Court Judge Justice Ashutosh J Shastri today recused (refused to hear) himself from hearing the petition of Independent MLA from Morva Hadaf constituency of Panchmahals district in Gujarat, Bhupendra Khant, who has challenged the decision of a scrutiny committee invalidating his caste certificate. Khant's counsel Pankajbhai Champaneri said that his client has challenged the decision of the committeev headed by Tribal Development Commissioner R J Ma...Read More

Gujarat High Court upholds Fees regulation act, orders implementation from 2018

December 27, 2017
Gujarat High Court upholds Fees regulation act, orders implementation from 2018

Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar: In a major relief to middle class in the state, the Gujarat High Court today rejected the demand of self financed schools to declare unconstitutional the Gujarat Self Financed Schools (Regulation of Fees) Act, passed in March this year. The division bench of Chief Justice R Subhash Reddy and Justice V M Pancholi, which had on August 31 reserved its order on a bunch of petitions filed by over 1900 self-financed schools challenging the state gove...Read More

Gujarat HC issue notices to ECI, CEO and Centre on Congress plea on defective EVMs and VVPATs

November 06, 2017
Gujarat HC issue notices to ECI, CEO and Centre on Congress plea on defective EVMs and VVPATs

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today issued notices to the Election Commission of India (ECI), Chief Electoral Officer of Gujarat and the central government through the ministry of Law and Justice on a petition filed by main opposition Congress in the state seeking immediate measures to replace the defective Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines, setting up an expert committee to make it tamper-proof or else conduct of assembly polls sla...Read More

Gujarat High Court rejects Zakia Jafri’s plea; rules 2002 riots were not larger conspiracy

October 05, 2017
Gujarat High Court rejects Zakia Jafri’s plea; rules 2002 riots were not larger conspiracy

Ahmedabad: In short Gujarat High Court today rejected Zakia Jafri's plea seeking action against then Chief Minister and present Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others in connection with 2002 riots. The High Court upheld closure report of Special Investigation Team(SIT) and lower court order that gave clean chit to Narendra Modi and others. Gujarat High Court in its order said that 2002 riots were not part of larger conspiracy. The High Court said lower court erred in saying it doesn't ...Read More

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

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