Andhra Pradesh High Court

  • Andhra Pradesh: HC quashes senior IAS officer's name from Jagan's case June 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: The High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad (formerly Andhra Pradesh High Court) on Wednesday allowed a petition filed by senior IAS officer K Ratna Prabha requesting to quash her name from the case filed by CBI related to land allocation to Indu Techzone also allegedly involving YSRCP chief YS...
  • Andhra Pradesh HC verdict on Sun Pharma-Ranbaxy merger plea on Saturday May 23, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh High Court will on Saturday decide on the petition filed by two investors requesting it to restrain the BSE and NSE from giving any clearance to the scheme of amalgamation or merger between Sun Pharma and Ranbaxy. After hearing the arguments from the counsels of the petitioners,...
  • SC asks Andhra HC to decide on Ranbaxy-Sun Pharma merger May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Andhra Pradesh High Court, which had passed an interim order staying the $4 billion merger of Ranbaxy with Sun Pharma, to decide the issue within two days. Hearing appeals filed by Sun Pharmaceutical, Ranbaxy Laboratories and Daiichi Sankyo Company against HC interim...
  • Row over KG Basin gas: Andhra HC issues notice to Centre, state March 10, 2014

    Hyderabad: Accepting a PIL against the allotment of the Krishna-Godavari basin gas to states other than Andhra Pradesh, the state High Court on Monday sent notices to the Centre, the Andhra government and Reliance for their responses. The YSR Congress has been demanding that the basin gas should only go to...
  • Sex education in school spoils minds of children: Andhra HC judge December 30, 2013

    Hyderabad: Introduction of sex education in high schools has "spoilt" the minds of children of impressionable age, an Andhra Pradesh High Court Judge said on Sunday. "Introduction of sex education in high schools (adult education programme), launched in 2005-06, has only spoiled the minds of children in the impressionable age. Parents...
  • HC dismisses Andhra police chief's plea for extension September 29, 2013

    The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Sunday dismissed a petition by state police chief V Dinesh Reddy seeking orders to the state government to extend his term by one year. A division bench, which heard the motion moved by the director general of police (DGP), directed him to relinquish his post....
  • Mecca Masjid blasts: HC recalls order on relief to men wrongly accused September 19, 2013

    Hyderabad: In a significant development, the Andhra Pradesh High Court has recalled its Monday order staying monetary to relief Muslim youth wrongly accused in the Mecca Masjid blasts case in May 2007. The AP HC on Thursday recalled its order and made the victims/beneficiaries as respondents in the case (which...
  • Andhra may challenge HC order on compensation to Muslim youths September 17, 2013

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government is likely to challenge in the Supreme Court a high court verdict striking down the state's order awarding "compensation" to 70 Muslim youths, allegedly "implicated" in the Mecca Masjid bomb blasts case. "The Chief Minister will discuss the issue with the Advocate General and take a...
  • Telangana: Andhra Pradesh may come under President's rule September 3, 2013

    Hyderabad: With the Congress leadership in no mood to go back on its decision to carve out separate Telangana state and party leaders from Seemandhra including the chief minister are not ready to accept anything less than united Andhra Pradesh, the state appears to be heading for President's rule. With no let...
  • People losing confidence in judicial system: Legal experts March 30, 2013

    Kadapa: Expressing anguish over decreasing values in judiciary, legal experts on Friday said people are losing faith in the system. "Values in the judiciary, from lower courts to Supreme Court, are sliding and people are losing faith in the system," Kadapa district Justice CV Nagarjuna Reddy said. Acting Chief Justice of...
  • DA case: Andhra HC dismisses Jagan Reddy's bail plea January 24, 2013

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh High Court has dismissed the bail plea of YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy in the alleged disproportionate assets case. Reddy had earlier asked the CBI about the details of the progress in the investigation as CBI had filed an affidavit before the Supreme Court claiming...
  • Hate speech: Owaisi moves Andhra HC for stay on arrest January 7, 2013

    Hyderabad: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) MLA Akbaruddin Owaisi, who has been booked for delivering alleged hate speeches, filed a writ petition in the Andhra Pradesh High Court asking for a stay on arrest and filing of more FIRs on similar grounds. The High Court is likely to take up...
  • News 360: HC lifts life ban on Mohd Azharuddin November 8, 2012

    In a major relief to former Indian cricket captain and now MP Mohammed Azharuddin, the Andhra Pradesh High Court has lifted the life ban on him, calling it illegal and unsustainable. ...
  • Ban lifted, Azhar says he's happy and wants to move on November 8, 2012

    Andhra Pradesh High Court lifting the life ban on Mohd Azharuddin for match-fixing on Thursday. ...
  • Azhar wants to move on after ban lift November 8, 2012

    The former India captain, who was banned for life by the BCCI for his role in match-fixing, said he has nothing against the BCCI and is looking forward to working with young cricketers. ...
  • HC upholds order to quash Andhra DGP's appointment August 16, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition of the state government challenging the CAT order which had set aside the appointment of V Dinesh Reddy as the Director General of Police and directed it to complete the process of appointing a new DGP within two weeks. The...
  • Cash for bail: ACB grills Bellary MLA for 3rd day August 5, 2012

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Sunday continued questioning of Bellary MLA Gali Somashekhar Reddy, an accused in the cash-for-bail scandal involving his brother and jailed former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhan Reddy, for the third day in a row. Somashekhar Reddy, who is accused of "playing a key role in...
  • SC refuses to interfere with bail granted to Ghandy July 27, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to interfere with the Andhra Pradesh High Court order granting bail to the alleged top Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy in a 2005 case of murder of nine persons including a senior Congress leader. "Our order will be meaningless. The entire exercise will end...
  • SC refuses to stay HC order against 4.5 pc sub-quota June 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday again refused to stay the Andhra Pradesh High Court order quashing 4.5 per cent sub-quota for minorities in Central educational institutions. This is the second setback for the government in the past three days. The case will now come up for hearing in...
  • Sub-quota row: SC to hear Centre's plea today June 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Wednesday hear the Centre's plea in the sub-quota for minorities issue. The apex court had on Monday refused to stay the Andhra Pradesh High Court order quashing the 4.5 per cent sub-quota for minorities within the 27 per cent reservation for OBCs in...
  • SC refuses to admit Govt's plea on sub-quota June 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay Andhra Pradesh High Court's order quashing 4.5 per cent sub-quota for minorities within 27 per cent OBC quota in educational institutions. The apex court will hear the matter on Wednesday. The court asked the Centre to place supporting documents for...
  • Govt moves SC against HC minority quota order June 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The Centre on Saturday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Andhra Pradesh High Court order quashing the 4.5 per cent sub-quota for minorities within the 27 per cent OBC reservation in the central educational institutions such as IITs and central jobs. The court will hear the government plea...
  • Govt may move SC against HC minority quota order June 7, 2012

    New Delhi: With admissions underway to IITs and universities, the government could move the Supreme Court as early as next week to challenge Andhra Pradesh High Court order quashing 4.5 per cent sub quota for minorities. Sources in the government said the HRD ministry is pressing for an appeal to be...
  • Rs 2.8 cr found in CBI judge's son locker June 1, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) claims that a deal of Rs 6 crore was struck between former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhan Reddy and suspended CBI judge T Pattabhirama Rao for the former's bail. Rs 2.8 crore have been recovered from the locker of the suspended CBI judge's son,...
  • Will Cong sub-quota politics work in the LS polls? May 29, 2012

    New Delhi: It's a blow which the government was quick to recover from. Less than 24 hours after Andhra Pradesh High Court struck down the sub-quota for minorities, the government is adamant to pursue it. The government has proposed creation of a 4.5 per cent sub-quota for notified minority groups out...
  • BJP welcomes HC's decision on minority sub-quota May 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Maintaining that its stand has been vindicated on the Muslim quota issue, BJP on Monday welcomed the Andhra Pradesh High Court's decision to quash 4.5 per cent sub-quota for minorities within the OBC reservations. "When these reservations were announced we had clearly said it is against the Constitution," BJP...
  • Andhra HC strikes down minorities sub-quota May 28, 2012

    Hyderabad: A Division Bench of the High Court of Andhra Pradesh on Monday struck down the office memorandum issued by the Central government creating a sub-quota for religious minorities out of the existing 27 per cent reservation for the other backward classes (OBCs). The Bench, comprising Chief Justice Madan B Lokur...
  • DA case: CBI to question Jagan Reddy today May 25, 2012

    Hyderabad: A day after the Andhra Pradesh High Court rejected the anticipatory bail plea filed by YSR Congress chief Jaganmohan Reddy seeking exemption from appearance in the disproportionate assets case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will question him on Thursday. Fearing a breakdown of law and order in view of...
  • Illegal assets case: Jagan's auditor surrenders April 23, 2012

    New Delhi: In a new turn in the illegal assets case involving YS Jaganmohan Reddy, his auditor, Vijay Sai Reddy, on Monday, surrendered before the CBI court. Vijay Sai Reddy's bail was cancelled by the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Friday. Justice KC Bhanu, who had reserved his orders on Thursday,...
  • Andhra liquor scam: HC notice to CM, others March 23, 2012

    Hyderabad: Trouble seems to be brewing for the Kiran Reddy government in Andhra Pradesh over the liquor scam which CNN-IBN had reported first. The Andhra Pradesh High Court has sent notices to the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Reddy, state Congress chief B Satyanarayana, Excise Minister M Venkatramana and leader...