Rajasthan High Court

  • HC issues contempt notice to lawyers for boycott call July 15, 2014

    The Rajasthan High Court has issued contempt notice to some lawyers, including the president of Bar Association, in connection with the boycott call given by advocates of lower judiciary. Justice Bela M Trivedi took suo motu notice of the boycott call and issued notices. The lawyers had given the boycott call...
  • SC refuses bail plea of Asaram in rape case in Gujarat July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to entertain self-styled 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...
  • HC gives last chance to state govt to regularise services of all contractual health department employees June 28, 2014

    The Rajasthan High Court on Saturday gave a last chance to the state government till July eight to regularise services of all contractual employees of the health department who have completed 10 years of service. Issuing a notice to the government in this regard, Justice GK Vyas asked why the order...
  • HC quashes Rajasthan Pre-Medical Test 2014, orders re-examination June 27, 2014

    Rajasthan High Court quashed the Rajasthan Pre-Medical Test (RPMT) 2014 which was held last month and directed the  state government to conduct the examination again. The order  was given by a vacation judge bench of Justice M Rafiq. A group  of students, who appeared for the examination, had approached the court...
  • Rape, murder of 4-year-old girl: Death row convict moves SC June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear on Tuesday the appeal of a 48-year-old man awarded death penalty by the Rajasthan High Court for abducting, raping and killing his four-year-old neighbour at Sriganganagar in 2012. Besides the convict, his juvenile son also took part in the offence of...
  • Mayor writes to dept of UDH, LSG on PRO's transfer order June 4, 2014

    Jaipur Mayor has written to the principal secretary of urban development housing and local self government to ensure compliance of Rajasthan High Court's directive in connection with a PRO's transfer order, allegedly defied by the CEO of the Jaipur Municipal Corporation. Public Relation Officer Moti Lal Verma, who was transferred by...
  • Asaram to remain in jail, SC to hear bail plea on July 3 May 19, 2014

    Controversial self-styled godman Asaram, who has been behind bars since August last year for allegedly sexually assaulting a girl, will have to remain in jail for now with the Supreme Court on Monday putting off hearing on his bail plea till July 3. A bench of justices B S Chauhan and...
  • Rajasthan HC dismisses petition of former Congress MLA on 620 bigha government land May 8, 2014

    The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday dismissed a batch of petitions by a former Congress MLA and his relatives claiming about 620 bigha of government land, near Jaipur, as theirs and returned it to state government. The land, in question is situated at Manda-Bhinda village at Kalwar in Chomu Tehsil, is...
  • Former Rajasthan HC judge RM Lodha sworn in as 41st CJI April 27, 2014

    Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha, the senior most judge of the Supreme Court, was on Sunday sworn in as the 41st Chief Justice of India (CJI) by President Pranab Mukherjee. 64-year-old Justice Lodha took over from Justice (retd) P Sathasivam who demitted office on Saturday after nine months as the head of...
  • Justice RM Lodha to be next Chief Justice of India April 11, 2014

    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 Rajendra...
  • HC directs state government to set up cell at divisional level to find missing persons April 5, 2014

    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 the...
  • Should re-exams for teachers' hiring be held, HC asks RPSC, education department April 3, 2014

    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 had...
  • Rajasthan HC orders re-announcement of RAS main exam results March 3, 2014

    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 this,...
  • HC permits Asaram to get home food in jail February 24, 2014

    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 Sandeep...
  • HC issues notice to HRD ministry, Law universities on CLAT February 15, 2014

    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 comprising...
  • HC seeks explanation on creamy layer concept February 13, 2014

    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 General...
  • Rajasthan High Court rejects Asaram's bail plea February 10, 2014

    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 the Jodhpur...
  • Rajasthan High Court turns down Asaram's bail plea for second time February 10, 2014

    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 had...
  • BL Kushwaha, wanted in chit fund fraud case, takes oath as BSP MLA February 7, 2014

    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 adjourned...
  • Arms Act case: Next court hearing on Salman Khan on March 10 January 29, 2014

    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 statements...
  • Blackbuck poaching case: Salman Khan told to appear before court January 16, 2014

    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 December 16, 2013

    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 December 16, 2013

    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 Court...
  • HC directs govt-appointed 'Nazim' to take charge of offerings at Ajmer Dargah November 14, 2013

    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 entering...
  • Blackbuck case: Rajasthan High Court permits Salman Khan to travel abroad November 12, 2013

    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 rejected...
  • Rajasthan HC stays BCCI communication on Lalit Modi October 18, 2013

    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 to...
  • Rajasthan High Court stays BCCI communication on Lalit Modi October 17, 2013

    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 issued...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's Chhindwara hostel warden Shilpi surrenders September 25, 2013

    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 September 21, 2013

    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 September 18, 2013

    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...