GUJARAT HIGH COURT

  • Relief for Modi, Amit Shah as Gujarat HC says commission to probe snoopgate be dissolved October 10, 2014

    Ahmedabad: In a huge relief for Bharatiya Janata Party, the Gujarat High Court has ruled that the commission appointed to investigate the snoopgate scandal be dissolved. The HC said that as there was no point in having a probe as the woman's father has accepted that he gave the permission...
  • Justice VM Sahai to become acting Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court September 28, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Justice Vijay Manohar Sahai will be the acting Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court after former Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya retired, a senior official of the Court said. "Justice VM Sahai will be the acting Chief Justice of the High Court at present. He is the seniormost judge in...
  • Gujarat High Court disposes PIL challenging Sonia photos in UPA ads September 3, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court has disposed of a PIL, filed just before the last Assembly polls seeking removal of Congress President Sonia Gandhi's photos from erstwhile partyled UPA Government's advertisements, on ground that the matter has become infructuous. A Division Bench comprising Justices Akil Kureshi and JB Pardiwala on Tuesday...
  • Asaram's son Narayan Sai moves Gujarat HC for bail in bribery case August 9, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The jailed son of selfstyled godman Asaram has moved the Gujarat High Court for bail in a case in which he is accused of hatching a conspiracy to bribe police and judicial officials to weaken a rape complaint lodged against him. Narayan Sai, in his application before the HC, has...
  • Godhra case: HC allows Centre to withdraw appeal on panel August 3, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court has allowed the Centre to withdraw its appeal against an earlier order which had termed as illegal the Justice UC Banerjee Commission appointed by the then UPA government in 2004 to to probe the Godhra train burning incident. The High Court, in its order passed on...
  • Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani granted bail in Naroda Patiya case July 30, 2014

    Ahmedabad: In some relief for former state minister Maya Kodnani, the Gujarat High Court has granted bail to her in the Naroda Patiya riots case. She had been granted bail earlier as well, on medical grounds for two months. Kodnani, who was made the Gujarat minister of state for...
  • 2002 Gujarat riots: HC to hear Zakia Jafri's petition today July 15, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday will hear a petition in the 2002 riots case. A petition filed by Zakia Jafri, the wife of late Congress MP Ehsan Jafri who was killed in the massacre, challenged the order of a local court which upheld a special investigation team's (SIT) clean...
  • SC refuses bail plea of Asaram in rape case in Gujarat July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain selfstyled godman Asaram Bapu's bail plea in a rape case lodged against him in Surat in Gujarat but agreed to hear his petition for bail in another rape case filed in Jodhpur in Rajasthan. A bench headed by Justice TS Thakur...
  • Snoopgate: Gujarat HC rejects IAS officer's plea against Modi April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition by an IAS officer seeking registration of FIR against Chief Minister Narendra Modi, his aide Amit Shah and others in the snoopgate scandal. The Gujarat rejected the petition of IAS officer Pradeep Sharma and asked him to file it in...
  • Gulbarg fund embezzlement case: Gujarat HC stays Teesta's arrest till April 4 March 28, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Friday stayed till April 4 the arrest of social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand and son of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, Tanvir, in connection with the alleged fund embezzlement case involving the riot-ravaged Gulbarg Society. Justice Anant Dave sent a notice to...
  • Review petition in Gujarat High Court against 'Statue of Unity' February 18, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A review petition was filed in Gujarat High Court on Monday against the 'Statue of Unity', a pet project of Chief Minister Narendra Modi, seeking reversal of an earlier order whereby a PIL on the issue was dismissed. On January 13, the division bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and...
  • Government orders sale of gas at uniform price to city CNG projects November 19, 2013

    After a rap from the Gujarat High Court, the government has decided to allot natural gas at a uniform price to retailers of the fuel in different cities. Presently, cheaper domestically produced gas is mostly allocated to firms in Delhi and Mumbai for sale to automobiles and households, while costlier, imported...
  • Naroda Patiya massacre convict Kodnani gets bail November 12, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, convicted in a 2002 Gujarat riots case, has been granted bail by the Gujarat High Court on medical grounds. Kodnani has been diagnosed with tuberculosis and the court granted her bail so that she could continue with her treatment. Kodnani along with Bajrang Dal's Babu...
  • Ahmedabad sexual assault case: FIR against Asaram full of prejudices, lawyer tells HC October 24, 2013

    The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on petitions moved by selfstyled godman Asaram and his son Narayan Sai seeking quashing of FIRs of sexual assault lodged against them by two Suratbased sisters. Justice AJ Desai heard the arguments of counsel of Asaram, Sai and government Pleader and reserved...
  • Sexual assault case: Anticipatory bail granted to Asaram's wife and daughter October 18, 2013

    A local court in Gandhinagar granted anticipatory bail on Thursday to the wife and daughter of Asaram, against whom a case of sexual assault has been registered by two Suratbased sisters. Judge DT Soni granted bail to Asaram's wife Laxmi and daughter Bharti, in connection with a sexual assault case lodged...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram brought to Ahmedabad for questioning October 15, 2013

    Controversial godman Asaram, who had been lodged in Jodhpur jail since August in a sexual assault case, was on Monday brought to the city for interrogation in a similar case registered against him in Surat. 72yearold Asaram was brought in a flight here by city police amid tight security. Police sources...
  • Asaram, son move Gujarat HC seeking quashing of sexual assault cases October 11, 2013

    A petition has been filed by selfstyled godman Asaram and his son Narayan Sai in the Gujarat High Court seeking quashing of the complaints of sexual assault filed against them by two Suratbased sisters. "We have filed a petition seeking quashing of complaints filed against Asaram Bapu and son Narayan Sai,"...
  • Gujarat: HC grants bail to 3 convicts sentenced to life in 2002 Godhra train burning case September 25, 2013

    The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday granted bail to three people who were sentenced to life imprisonment in the 2002 Godhra train burning case which had triggered communal riots in the state. A twojudge bench of Justice Aqeel Qureshi and Justice R P Dholaria granted bail to Irfan Pada, Suleiman Pir...
  • Produce original registers that has records of 2002 riots: Gujarat High Court September 14, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court has asked the state government to produce original registers, related to vital intelligence records of 2002 riots, which were destroyed by it. A division bench of High Court, headed by Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and J B Pardiwala on Friday asked the state government to produce...
  • Gujarat: Congress wants judicial probe in Vadodara buildings collapse August 31, 2013

    Gujarat Congress on Friday demanded a judicial probe into the collapse of two buildings in the city early on Wednesday which claimed 11 lives. Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Assembly Shankersinh Vaghela demanded a judicial commission headed by a retired judge of the Gujarat High Court to inquire into the incident. Vaghela...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram applies for anticipatory bail August 30, 2013

    Ahemdabad: Asaram has applied for anticipatory bail in the Gujarat High Court after an FIR was filed against him for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl in his Jodhpur Ashram. The deadline for Asaram to appear before the Jodhpur police expires on Friday evening. Earlier, the self-styled godman's son said that...
  • Identity of HIV/AIDS patients not to be disclosed: Gujarat HC August 23, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat High Court on Friday asked the state government to ensure that identity of HIV/AIDS patients who are treated at the government hospitals is not disclosed. In the judgement on a PIL, the division bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and Justice JB Pardiwala said, "Identity of patients who come...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: HC rejects bail plea of police officer N K Amin August 16, 2013

    Gujarat High Court on Friday refused bail to suspended Deputy Superintendent of Police N K Amin, arrested by CBI in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case. Justice N V Anjaria rejected Amin's plea that he be granted default bail' as the CBI failed to file chargesheet against him within 90...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: Suspended IPS officer NK Amin moves SC for quashing of charges against him August 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Suspended IAS officer NK Amin on Friday moved the Supreme Court for quashing of charges against him in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. The apex court will hear the matter on Tuesday. The CBI had arrested Amin on April 4, 2013 after his release on bail in...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: HC reserves order on contempt petition against Arun Jaitley July 26, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat High Court on Friday reserved its order on a petition seeking contempt of court proceedings against BJP leader Arun Jaitley for his criticism of UPA government on alleged misuse of CBI in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case on his blog. Advocate Mukul Sinha has filed the petition. Citing...
  • Ishrat Jahan encounter case: Gujarat HC ends monitoring of probe July 26, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Friday ended its monitoring of probe in the Ishrat Jahan alleged fake encounter case. The division bench of Justices Jayant Patel and Abhilasha Kumari observed that as the Central Bureau of Investigation had filed a chargesheet before the special CBI court, the High Court's...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: ExHome Secy gives the benefit of doubt; Shinde keeps quiet July 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Home secretary GK Pillai has said that he would give the benefit of doubt to Ishrat Jahan, the 19yearold Mumbai college student who has been alleged to be part of terror group LashkareToiba's mission to eliminate Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, since her name was not mentioned...
  • Ishrat encounter case: HC hands over chargesheet to the accused July 15, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Hight Court has handed over the chargesheet to the accused in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case on Monday. In its chargesheet, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has maintained that the 19yearold was killed in a fake encounter in a joint operation between Gujarat Police and...
  • Ishrat Jahan encounter: SC dismisses PP Pandey's petition July 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a petition by the Additional Director General of Gujarat Police PP Pandey challenging the state high court's order by which it had handed over to the CBI the investigation into Ishrat Jahan and her associates' staged shootout killing, and directed registration of...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai July 3, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...