GUJARAT HC

  • Gujarat: HC rejects PIL challenging construction of 'Statue of Unity' January 13, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Monday rejected a PIL challenging the construction of the Statue of Unity, Chief Minister Narendra Modi's pet project. A division bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and Justice JB Pardiwala rejected the PIL, challenging the construction of the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, and declined...
  • Gujarat: High Court quashes FIR against guntotting MP Vitthal Radadia October 1, 2013

    Gujarat High Court quashed an FIR filed against MP Vitthal Radadia for allegedly brandishing his gun at a toll booth in Karjan after the complainant said he "did not wish to pursue the case". Gujarat High Court Justice Harsha Devani ordered quashing of the FIR saying there is no chance of...
  • HC dismisses PIL seeking justice for late Sarabjit Singh in International Court of Justice September 14, 2013

    The Gujarat High Court on Friday dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to the central government to approach the International Court of Justice over the murder of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh in Pakistan jail. The division bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and Justice J B Pardiwala held that the issue...
  • Inputs on Ishrat were based on LeT intercepts: Rajinder Kumar to CBI June 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Intelligence Bureau Special Director Rajinder Kumar, who was interrogated in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, on Tuesday told the CBI that the inputs generated by the intelligence agency were genuine and based on intercepts of terror group LashkareToiba. The interrogation details accessed by CNNIBN reveal that Rajinder Kumar...
  • Complete Ishrat Jahan probe, file chargesheet by July 4: HC to CBI June 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday asked the CBI to complete investigation in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case and file the chargesheet in the court by July 4, 2013. The HC further directed the CBI to disassociate IPS officer Satish Verma from the case. The HC said that the...
  • Ishrat encounter case: CBI files status report in HC December 28, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The CBI on Thursday filed a status report in the Gujarat High Court on its probe in the Ishrat Jehan fake encounter case of 2004. "Today agency has submitted the status report in sealed cover as per court's instructions and hearing will be taken up tomorrow," said CBI lawyer...
  • Discard fixed pay employment scheme, Guj HC tells govt January 20, 2012

    Ahmedabad: In a major verdict, the Gujarat high court on Friday told the state government to discard its 'fixed pay job employment scheme' stating that it was exploitative in nature. The verdict could impact about 1.5 lakh employees who have been recruited under the scheme in different government departments. A division...