HC tells state to refund fee taken from mining cos

Thursday, October 5th, 2017
High court

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 […]

Complaints being disposed in DK an effective manner : Pachhapure

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
POlice Complints

Mangaluru : Members of the Karnataka Police Complaints Authority are touring the State to meet advocates and generate awareness on the functioning of the authority, former High Court of Karnataka Judge and chairman of the Karnataka State Police Complaint Authority A.S. Pachhapure has said. Mr. Pachhapure told presspersons here on Wednesday that infrastructure, staff and […]

Court hall for Sasikala’s surrender shifted to central prison

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Bengaluru: The court hall where AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala is to surrender today has been shifted to the central jail at Parapppana Agrahara due to security reasons. The Karnataka High Court Registrar accepted a request by Bengaluru City Police to shift the court hall in the city citing security and other considerations, official […]

High Court dismissed the bail petition of Santosh Rao

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
santhosh rao

Mangaluru : Four years into the sensational rape and murder of 17-year-old student Soujanya Gowda at Dharmasthala near Mangaluru, both the police and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) seem to have bungled the probe. A special CBI court was unsparing in its criticism of the central agency’s failure to carry out proper investigation and […]

Govt to table Kambala Bill in Assembly

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
T B Jayachandra

Bengaluru: A Bill to pave way for Kambala, the traditional buffalo race held in the coastal districts of Karnataka, will be tabled in the Legislative Assembly in two days, Law Minister T B Jayachandra said on Monday. Speaking to reporters in Bengaluru, Jayachandra said the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (PCA), 1960, will be amended to include […]

Karnataka HC issues bailable arrest warrant against Mallya

Saturday, January 28th, 2017
Vijay Mallya

Bengaluru: The Karnataka High Court on Friday issued a bailable arrest warrant against beleaguered liquor baron Vijay Mallya for allegedly violating an undertaking given by him and his companies not to transfer their equity shares in United Breweries Limited (UBL) to British spirits company Diageo Plc. “We are issuing a bailable arrest warrant against the […]

Siddaramaiah for buffalo race, seeks Centre’s favourable stand

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Mangaluru: With the clamour growing for organising ‘Kambala’, a traditional annual buffalo race, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday said his government was in favour of holding it and asked the Centre to take a favourable stand as it did for jallikattu in Tamil Nadu. “We are in favour of Kambala, we are for Kambala. […]