Rajasthan High Court

  • Justice RM Lodha to be next Chief Justice of India 11-04-2014 06:27 PM

    New Delhi: Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of India and he will assume his charge on April 27. "In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (2) of Article 124 of the Constitution of India, the President is pleased to appoint Shri Justice...
  • HC directs state government to set up cell at divisional level to find missing persons 05-04-2014 12:00 AM

    Taking serious note of the inadequate measures done regarding search of missing persons in the state, Rajasthan High Court on Friday gave direction to the state government to set up a special cell at divisional level for the purpose. Making a note of the lack of Polygraph Testing Laboratory in...
  • Should re-exams for teachers' hiring be held, HC asks RPSC, education department 03-04-2014 08:13 AM

    Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday sought replies from the state Public Service Commission (RPSC) and the secondary education department on the re-conduction of recently held II Grade Teachers recruitment examination. Alleging mass-copying in an "organised manner" at different cities of the state in the teacher's exam, one Lalaram and others...
  • Rajasthan HC orders re-announcement of RAS main exam results 03-03-2014 08:35 PM

    The Rajasthan High Court on Monday ordered the state public service commission to re-announce the results of Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS) main examination on the basis of 'raw' marks within a month. The court of Justice GK Vyas also held the scaling system, employed in preparing the results, invalid. Besides...
  • HC permits Asaram to get home food in jail 24-02-2014 09:18 PM

    In a relief for self-styled godman Asaram, who has been in jail for over five months for sexually assaulting a minor, Rajasthan High Court on Monday allowed him to have two meals a day from outside of the jail. The single judge Jodhpur Bench of the High Court comprising Justice...
  • HC issues notice to HRD ministry, Law universities on CLAT 15-02-2014 07:53 AM

    Rajasthan High Court on Friday issued notices to HRD Ministry, all the 14 national law universities and schools as well organisers of the Common Law Admission Test asking why question papers and a copy of OMR sheet were not given to the students appearing in the exam. The Division Bench...
  • HC seeks explanation on creamy layer concept 13-02-2014 03:10 PM

    The Rajasthan High Court has asked the state government to explain as to why the concept of creamy layer cannot be made applicable in benefits extended under reservation to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe categories. A bench of Justice Gopal Krishan Vyas in Jodhpur sought the explanation from the Advocate...
  • Rajasthan High Court rejects Asaram's bail plea 10-02-2014 10:31 PM

    Rajasthan High Court Monday rejected the bail plea of spiritual guru Asaram, arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl, a lawyer said. The court however released on bail two other co-accused identified as Shilpi and Shiva who were arrested for abetting the crime. Asaram, 72, is currently lodged in...
  • Rajasthan High Court turns down Asaram's bail plea for second time 10-02-2014 01:56 PM

    Jodhpur: Rajasthan High Court has once again turned down the bail plea of self-styled godman Asaram, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a minor girl in his Jodhpur ashram. Justice Nirmal Jeet Kaur, while pronouncing the order, rejected arguments of the defence counsel and senior advocate Ram Jethmalani, who...
  • BL Kushwaha, wanted in chit fund fraud case, takes oath as BSP MLA 07-02-2014 03:27 PM

    Newly-elected BSP MLA from Dholpur BL Kushwaha, wanted in a chit fund fraud case, on Friday took oath of office and constitution in the chamber of Rajasthan Assembly Speaker. Speaker Kailash Meghwal administered the oath of office and constitution to Banwari Lal Kushwaha in his chamber as the session was...
  • Arms Act case: Next court hearing on Salman Khan on March 10 29-01-2014 09:10 AM

    In a plea filed by actor Salman Khan on Wednesday, he has sought a stay in pronouncement of order in the Arms act case saying it would be better if decision in both poaching case and Arms act case is declared together. His plea came after the court finished recording...
  • Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan told to appear before court 16-01-2014 08:41 AM

    Actor Salman Khan has been asked to appear before the a local court in Jodhpur on January 29 in connection with the blackbuck poaching case. The Jodhpur District Court comprising Chief Judicial Magistrate Chandra Kala Jain, after examining all prosecution witnesses, on Wednesday asked Salman to appear before the court...
  • SC tells Rajasthan HC judge to send his daughter to her lover 16-12-2013 01:39 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed the police to hand over the custody of the 30-year old daughter of the Rajasthan high Court judge to the petitioner. This after Justice Raghvendra Singh Rathore allegedly put his daughter under house arrest, fearing she may marry the man she loves, Siddharath...
  • Rajasthan HC judge puts daughter under house arrest 15-12-2013 11:06 PM

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident, Rajasthan high court judge Justice Raghvendra Singh Rathore has allegedly put his 30-year-old daughter under house arrest to stop her from marrying her lover Siddharath Mukherjee who is not of her caste. Rathore's action has forced Mukherjee to file a petition in the Supreme...
  • HC directs govt-appointed 'Nazim' to take charge of offerings at Ajmer Dargah 14-11-2013 08:23 AM

    In a landmark judgement, Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday directed the government-appointed 'Nazim' (administrator) of Ajmer dargah to take charge of collection and distribution of offerings at the shrine. The court also said that the 'Diwan' (descendant of sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti) and his followers will not be restricted from...
  • Blackbuck case: Rajasthan High Court permits Salman Khan to travel abroad 12-11-2013 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday granted permission to actor Salman Khan to travel abroad even as the Black buck case is on. Earlier in August, Salman was denied a visa to shoot for his new film 'Kick', directed by Sajid Nadiadwala, in UK. Rajasthan High Court had also...
  • Rajasthan HC stays BCCI communication on Lalit Modi 18-10-2013 08:29 AM

    Rajasthan High Court on Thursday stayed the operation of a BCCI communication restraining Lalit Modi from participating in activities of affiliated and constituent units of the board that was sent to RCA on October 3. Justice RS Rathore stayed BCCI's communication dated October 3 and directed notices to be issued...
  • Rajasthan High Court stays BCCI communication on Lalit Modi 17-10-2013 10:56 PM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan High Court on Thursday stayed the operation of a BCCI communication restraining Lalit Modi from participating in activities of affiliated and constituent units of the board that was sent to RCA on October 3. Justice RS Rathore stayed BCCI's communication dated October 3 and directed notices to be...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's Chhindwara hostel warden Shilpi surrenders 25-09-2013 04:11 PM

    Jaipur: Self-proclaimed godman Asaram's Chhindwara hostel warden Shilpi surrendered before Jodhpur sessions court on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the high court has rejected her anticipatory bail. She is believed to have played a crucial role in taking the girl who has accused Asaram of sexual assault from the hostel to Asaram's ashram,...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on the rejection of Asaram's bail plea 21-09-2013 11:01 PM

    This week on the week that wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday rejected the bail application of self-styled godman Asaram in the sexual assault case of a 16-year-old girl. Also watch him talk about the Onion price rise and his take on Indian-American Nina Davuluri...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram to stay in jail till October 1 18-09-2013 04:46 PM

    Jodhpur: The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday rejected self-proclaimed godman Asaram's bail plea and it will be heard on October 1. Asaram was arrested after a minor girl had alleged that the self-styled godman sexually assaulted her in his Jodhpur ashram. Sacked BJP leader and eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani representing...
  • Asaram case: Girl has disease that draws her to men, says Jethmalani 17-09-2013 11:06 AM

    The Rajasthan High Court on Monday deferred till September 18 the hearing on the bail petition of self-styled godman Asaram, in jail for alleged sexual assault of a teenage girl. The high court, which started the hearing of the case on Monday, also directed the prosecution to produce the case...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram Bapu moves bail application in HC 13-09-2013 10:21 PM

    Jodhpur: Controversial self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who is in judicial custody in the allegedsexual assault caseof a minor, today moved a bail application in the Rajasthan High Courtin Jodhpur. The hearing on the petition is scheduled on Monday, one of Asaram's counsels said. Last week a lower court had rejected...
  • Rajasthan HC issues criminal contempt notice to President, Secretary of Bar Association 13-08-2013 08:02 AM

    Rajasthan High Court on Monday issued contempt of court notices to President and Secretary of High Court Bar Association for allegedly disrupting proceedings of the court during a hearing and directed Bar Council of Rajasthan to take disciplinary action against them. A single judge bench of Justice Bela M Trivedi...
  • Timely action by Gehlot government could have saved Bhanwari: Raje 30-07-2013 12:31 AM

    BJP state president Vasundhara Raje on Monday alleged that timely action by Rajasthan government could have prevented murder of nurse Bhanwari Devi. Raje, who was in Jodhpur to attend two meetings at Bhopalgarh and Osian, alleged that Bhanwari had met Gehlot long before she was killed but he did not...
  • Blackbuck case: HC rejects revision petition against Salman 15-05-2013 10:13 PM

    Jodhpur: A revision petition against Bollywood actor Salman Khan in the 14-year-old blackbuck poaching case seeking additional charges against him under Arms Act was on Wednesday rejected by the Rajasthan High Court. The court observed that the petition of the Rajasthan government has been pending for a long time and...
  • 'Asking unwilling spouse to compromise raises hell for both' 07-11-2012 09:36 AM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday ruled in a divorce case that asking an unwilling spouse to compromise and live with the other would make the life of both a "miserable hell." The observation was made by a division bench comprising Justice Dalip Singh and Justice Meena V Gomber while...
  • Bhanwari case: CBI custody of Bishnoi ends today 02-01-2012 11:14 AM

    New Delhi: The CBI's custody of key suspect Sahiram Bishnoi ends on Monday. The CBI in its chargesheet claimed that Sahiram had hatched the conspiracy to kill the Dalit nurse at sacked minister, Mahipal Maderna's behest. Bhanwari has been missing for 121 days now. The CBI on Sunday grilled Maderna's...
  • Bhanwari Devi's husband seeks isolation in jail 23-12-2011 03:04 AM

    Jodhpur: Missing nurse Bhanwari Devi's husband Amarchand on Thursday urged the CBI court to keep him in isolation in the jail as he feared persecution by the three other arrested accused. Admitting his request, the court directed the jail administration to keep Amarchand away from the three other accused and...