Articles about Karnataka High Court
18 Aug 2021
India could get its first woman CJI in 2027
India is likely to get its first woman Chief Justice (CJI) around six years from now.
06 Jul 2021
Twitter MD says would appear before police on one condition
Manish Maheshwari, the chief of Twitter's India operations, has told the Karnataka High Court he is ready to appear before the Uttar Pradesh Police in connection with the Ghaziabad assault video case, on one condition.
24 Jun 2021
Twitter India MD gets relief from court in Ghaziabad case
Manish Maheshwari, the Managing Director of Twitter's India operations, has been granted interim protection from arrest by the Karnataka High Court in connection with tweets about the alleged assault of an elderly Muslim man in Ghaziabad.
07 May 2021
Supreme Court rejects Centre's plea over oxygen supply to Karnataka
The Supreme Court of India today rejected the central government's petition challenging a Karnataka High Court order over oxygen supply to the southern state.
05 May 2021
Karnataka: Retired Judge to probe death of 24 COVID-19 patients
The Karnataka government on Wednesday appointed retired High Court judge Justice BA Patil as the one-man commission to inquire into the death of 24 COVID-19 patients in Chamarajanagar District allegedly owing to oxygen shortage.
25 Jun 2020
Women don't sleep after being raped: Karnataka HC
It is unbecoming of an Indian woman to sleep after being raped, the Karnataka High Court said on Monday as it handed over a pre-arrest bail to the accused.
09 Nov 2019
Ayodhya verdict: Meet the five judges who will script history
A five-judge constitutional bench of the Supreme Court will pronounce verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute at 10:30 am today.
26 Oct 2019
Death sentence for serial killer, rapist 'Cyanide' Mohan Kumar
A Mangaluru court on Thursday sentenced infamous serial killer 'Cyanide' Mohan Kumar for the rape and murder of an Anganwadi worker from Bantwal in Dakshina Kannada district in 2005.
12 Oct 2019
Bengaluru police fined Rs. 1L for wrongly arresting Facebook-page admin
The Karnataka High Court on Friday imposed a fine of Rs. 1 lakh on Bengaluru police for registering FIRs against the administrator of a Facebook page.
04 Sep 2019
DK Shivakumar arrested: Congress cries foul, Yediyurappa "isn't happy"
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday night arrested DK Shivakumar, Congress' strongman in Karnataka, in connection to a money laundering case. The agency moved for his arrest after grilling him several times in the last couple of days.
30 Aug 2019
ED summons Congress leader Shivakumar to appear before it
For those who don't know, DK Shivakumar has established himself as the go-to person whenever Congress runs into trouble in Karnataka.
16 Apr 2019
Why can't Rahul Dravid vote this time: Details here
In an ironical incident, former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid, who is Karnataka election body's ambassador, won't be able to cast his vote this time as his name was excluded from the list.
26 Mar 2019
BJP fields 28-year-old Tejasvi Surya from Bangalore South
After high-octane discussions, Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday fielded 28-year-old Tejasvi Surya from prestigious Bangalore South Lok Sabha seat.
29 Dec 2018
Desperate for government job, man forges PM's signature
The race to secure a government job in India is tough, and people go to extreme lengths to acquire such employment.
04 Aug 2018
Illegal-hoarding drive: Karnataka HC slams top-cop for BBMP officials' assault
"Hooliganism has to be the last thing in Bengaluru," thundered Karnataka HC Chief justice yesterday, while taking serious note on the attack on BBMP workers and officials who were removing illegal hoardings in Ramamurthynagar on Thursday.
08 Jul 2018
Karnataka court awards life-term to man 11-days after murdering wife
A Karnataka court has sentenced a 75-year-old man to life imprisonment for killing his wife, just 11 days after the crime took place.
06 Jun 2018
CM Kumaraswamy doesn't think Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' should release in Karnataka
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has suggested the makers of Rajinikanth starrer 'Kaala' to avoid releasing the film in the state, given the present circumstances.
17 May 2018
Woman to High Court: Strike down government order, allow organ-donation
A 48-year-old woman has appealed to the Karnataka High Court to strike down a government order that is preventing her from donating one of her kidneys to a family friend.
07 Mar 2018
Bengaluru: Karnataka Lokayukta P Vishwanatha Shetty stabbed in office
Karnataka Lokayukta, Justice P Vishwanatha Shetty, was stabbed multiple times by a man who went to meet him in his office in Bengaluru on Wednesday.
07 Mar 2018
Karnataka Lokayukta stabbed "multiple times" in Bengaluru office; one arrested
In an extremely shocking incident, Karnataka's senior-most anti-corruption ombudsman, Lokayukta Justice P Vishwanatha Shetty was today stabbed repeatedly in his office.
19 Jan 2018
Karnataka High Court to become first paperless court
The Karnataka government has recently decided to implement Integrated Court Case Management System (ICCMS) for its courts. The implementation of the system will convert the state's high court and its benches at Hubballi-Dharawad and Kalaburagi into paperless courts.
22 Dec 2017
No interim order on tobacco pictorial warning, hearing in January
Several petitions had been filed against the Karnataka HC's recent order quashing mandatory pictorial warnings covering 85% of tobacco packs. It put the compulsory coverage at 40%.
16 Dec 2017
HC: Reduce tobacco graphic warnings size from 85% to 40%
On 16th December, Karnataka High Court (HC) quashed the 2014 amendment rules that required graphic health warnings to cover 85% of packaging on tobacco products.
03 Sep 2017
Karnataka HC denies 17-year-old rape victim's abortion plea
The Karnataka HC denied permission for undergoing an abortion to a 17-year-old rape survivor who is over 20 weeks pregnant.
01 Aug 2017
Actor-Cricketer Dhruv Sharma passes away in Bengaluru
Speech and hearing impaired Dhruv Sharma, who went on to become Sandalwood actor and professional cricket player, died from multiple-organ failure in Bengaluru today.
30 Jun 2017
Karnataka: 11 civic corporations will soon have free Wi-Fi services
The Karnataka government is set to put in place a system that will provide free Wi-Fi service to 11 municipal corporation limits and 2,500 gram panchayats.
28 Jun 2017
Karnataka:Study finds examples of gender stereotyping in NCERT books
A study conducted by Action Aid India, a child rights NGO, found glaring examples of gender bias and gender stereotypes in primary school NCERT textbooks.
24 May 2017
Bengaluru's college students to design Hyperloop pod
25 students from Bengaluru's premier colleges will gather to build their idea of a pod, a vehicle meeting the high-speed norms of Hyperloop, a futuristic transport system.
12 May 2017
Mysuru Palace fire damages ticket counter, compound wall
A fire which broke out at an ATM-kiosk inside Mysuru Palace caused damage to parts of the palace's gate, the compound wall near the ticket counter and the counter.
25 Apr 2017
Bengaluru cinemas, restaurants ordered to provide clean drinking water free
Multiplexes and restaurants in Bengaluru have been directed by a consumer court to provide clean drinking water to their customers for free.
11 Apr 2017
Bengaluru Police will soon have its own bomb squad
Currently, Bengaluru has just one Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) which belongs to the state intelligence and not the city police.
21 Nov 2016
Karnataka High Court directs closure of Kingfisher Airlines
After mounting debts and losses, India's Kingfisher Airlines was asked to wind up in an order issued by the Karnataka High Court.