Karnataka bans riding pillion on 2 wheelers below 100 cc capacity

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Bengaluru: Karnataka government has banned riding pillion on two-wheelers with engine capacity of less than 100 CC, giving effect to a 2015 court order. The transport department also banned registration of such vehicles. “Not only has the registration of such vehicles which have seats for pillion rider been banned, but also riding pillion on two-wheelers […]

Karnataka High Court Reduces Cyanide Mohan’s Death Sentence to Life in Prison

Thursday, October 12th, 2017
cynaid mohan kumar

Mangaluru: Death sentence given to serial killer, cyanide Mohan Kumar has been reduced to life in prison according to an order from Karnataka high court on Thursday. A high court divisional bench reduced his quantum of punishment awarded by a lower court and said the convicted should be kept in prison for life as he […]

Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda Gets Relief from Violation of Election Code of Conduct Case

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Mangaluru: Karnataka high court in an order on Wednesday quashed a case registered against Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda (DVS) inconnection with violation of election code of conduct during an election campaign programme in Dakshina Kannada. A single member bench of the high court released the order following a writ petition by DVS which sought […]

Liquor Shop Near Puttur Reopens Following Order from High Court

Monday, October 9th, 2017
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Mangaluru: Karnataka high court has stayed an order from Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada which shut a liquor shop functioning on government land last month. The court has stayed DC’s order for six weeks and following the stay order the liquor shop has reopened on Sunday. Earlier, DC had released an order to shut the […]

High Court stays ESMA on BMRCL employees

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Bengaluru: High Court of Karnataka has granted stay on the state government order of imposing provisions of Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA) on employees of Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL). The state government had invoked ESMA following protest by BMRCL employees in July. BMRCL union had moved the court challenging the imposition contending that the […]

Yettinahole activist move to Supreme Court

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Mangaluru: Activist K N Somashekhar, has moved to the Supreme Court alleging irregularities of Rs 2000 crores in various departments of the state government. Prashant Bhushan will be the legal counsel for Somashekhar on his plea. The Supreme Court accepted the case for hearing and has sent a notice to the state government in this regard. After […]

HC tells state to refund fee taken from mining cos

Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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Bengaluru: The high court of Karnataka on Wednesday directed the state government to refund the forest development ‘fee’ collected from mining companies. The direction comes as an embarrassing setback to the government. K N Srinivasa, one of the advocates appearing for two mining companies, said the state government may have to refund around Rs 5,000 […]

High Court Asks MCC Mayor, Commissioner to Deposit Rs 20,000

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Mangaluru : Karnataka High court in an order on Wednesday directed Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) Mayor Kavita Sanil and Commissioner Mohammed Nazir to deposit Rs 20,000 as security deposit at registrar office immediately. A single high court bench consist of Justice Vineet Kothari released the order hearing a writ petition filed by both owner, manager […]

High Court Rejects Bhaskar Shetty Murder accused Niranjan Bhat’s Bail Petition

Thursday, July 27th, 2017
Niranjan Bhat

Udupi : Karnataka high court has rejected bail plea filed by Niranjan Bhat, the third accused in the murder of Udupi based businessman, Bhaskar Shetty.A single member high court bench on Wednesday asked the accused to submit all proofs to the prosecution inconnection to the murder case and file a fresh bail petition before concerned […]

High court stays legal proceeding against Kalladka Prabhakara Bhat

Friday, July 14th, 2017
Kalladka Bhat

Mangaluru: Karnataka High Court in an order stayed all legal proceedings against senior RSS leader Kalladka Prabhakara Bhat on Thursday for his alleged provocative speech amid recent communal tensions in Dakshina Kannada district. The high court has also served notice to the state government, state home department secretary, police department, Puttur police station inspector and […]

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