Articles about Karnataka High Court

Xiaomi alleges coercion by Enforcement Directorate; China seeks fair treatment

10 May 2022

Business
Xiaomi alleges coercion by Enforcement Directorate; China seeks fair treatment

The Xiaomi India v/s Enforcement Directorate (ED) saga has seemingly entered a crucial phase, with the tech giant alleging threats of physical violence and intimidation by the Indian agency.

Karnataka HC stays ED's seizure of Xiaomi's assets: Details here

07 May 2022

Business
Karnataka HC stays ED's seizure of Xiaomi's assets: Details here

In a huge relief to Xiaomi India, a vacation bench of the Karnataka High Court ordered an interim stay on the seizure of its assets worth Rs. 5,551.27 crore by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

Hijab row: No urgent SC hearing against Karnataka HC verdict

24 Mar 2022

India
Hijab row: No urgent SC hearing against Karnataka HC verdict

The Supreme Court on Thursday denied a request for an urgent listing of appeals against a Karnataka High Court judgment that upheld colleges' authority to prohibit female Muslim students from wearing hijab in educational institutions in Karnataka.

Karnataka HC judges who gave hijab verdict get Y-category security

20 Mar 2022

India
Karnataka HC judges who gave hijab verdict get Y-category security

The Karnataka government has decided to provide "Y" category security to all three Karnataka HC judges who issued the verdict upholding the ban on wearing hijab in educational institutions after alleged life threats to Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi.

Karnataka HC's order upholding hijab ban challenged in Supreme Court

15 Mar 2022

India
Karnataka HC's order upholding hijab ban challenged in Supreme Court

The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday morning upheld the ban on wearing hijab (headscarf) in educational institutions and dismissed several petitions against it.

'Wearing hijab not essential practice in Islam,' rules Karnataka HC

15 Mar 2022

India
'Wearing hijab not essential practice in Islam,' rules Karnataka HC

After days of back-to-back hearings, the Karnataka High Court on Tuesday dismissed all petitions that challenged the state government's recent ban on wearing hijab in educational institutions.

Karnataka High Court adjourns hijab row hearing until tomorrow

16 Feb 2022

India
Karnataka High Court adjourns hijab row hearing until tomorrow

The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing on petitions against a ban on hijabs (headscarves) in schools and colleges until the next day.

Hijab row: Karnataka HC adjourns hearing till tomorrow

14 Feb 2022

India
Hijab row: Karnataka HC adjourns hearing till tomorrow

The Karnataka High court on Monday adjourned the hearing of the petition challenging the ban on hijab (headscarves) in colleges till Tuesday.

Karnataka HC lifts ban on online gambling in state

14 Feb 2022

India
Karnataka HC lifts ban on online gambling in state

In a big relief for the fantasy sports industry, the Karnataka High Court on Monday struck down the provisions of the Karnataka Police (Amendment) Act, 2021, which prohibit online gambling.

Hijab row: Section 144 imposed around high schools in Udupi

13 Feb 2022

India
Hijab row: Section 144 imposed around high schools in Udupi

The Deputy Commissioner of Karnataka's Udupi district has imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) within 200-meter radius area of all high schools in the district.

Karnataka students offer namaz in school classroom amid hijab row

12 Feb 2022

India
Karnataka students offer namaz in school classroom amid hijab row

A video showing Muslim students offering namaz (Islamic prayers) inside a classroom of a government school in Karnataka has surfaced on social media.

Hijab row: Karnataka HC restrains students from wearing religious attire

10 Feb 2022

India
Hijab row: Karnataka HC restrains students from wearing religious attire

The Karnataka High Court on Thursday restrained students from wearing hijab or any religious attire till the matter is pending with the court.

Hijab row: Bengaluru police ban protests, gatherings near educational institutions

09 Feb 2022

India
Hijab row: Bengaluru police ban protests, gatherings near educational institutions

In wake of the escalating tensions in Karnataka over wearing a hijab (headscarf) in educational institutions, the Bengaluru Police have banned protests and gatherings near schools and colleges in the city for two weeks.

'Horrifying': Malala Yousafzai weighs in on Karnataka hijab row

09 Feb 2022

India
'Horrifying': Malala Yousafzai weighs in on Karnataka hijab row

Women's rights activist and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai on Tuesday waded into the ongoing hijab controversy in Karnataka where Muslim girls wearing headscarves were barred from attending classes.

Karnataka schools and colleges shut as hijab row escalates

08 Feb 2022

India
Karnataka schools and colleges shut as hijab row escalates

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday ordered all high schools and colleges to remain shut for the next three days.

Karnataka: College sends students wearing hijab to separate classrooms

07 Feb 2022

India
Karnataka: College sends students wearing hijab to separate classrooms

Amid protests over wearing hijab in Karnataka, two colleges announced a holiday on Monday, while another allowed students wearing headscarves into the campus.

Rahul Gandhi, BJP leaders weigh in on Karnataka hijab row

05 Feb 2022

Politics
Rahul Gandhi, BJP leaders weigh in on Karnataka hijab row

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday spoke out on the controversy over Muslim students' demand to wear the hijab (a traditional headscarf) during their college classes.

SC denies relief to journalist for defamatory article against lawyer

17 Dec 2021

India
SC denies relief to journalist for defamatory article against lawyer

The Supreme Court Friday refused to grant relief to a journalist convicted in 2015 for writing defamatory articles against a lawyer.

India could get its first woman CJI in 2027

18 Aug 2021

India
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.

Twitter MD says would appear before police on one condition

06 Jul 2021

India
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.

Twitter India MD gets relief from court in Ghaziabad case

24 Jun 2021

India
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.

Supreme Court rejects Centre's plea over oxygen supply to Karnataka

07 May 2021

India
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.

Karnataka: Retired Judge to probe death of 24 COVID-19 patients

05 May 2021

India
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.

Women don't sleep after being raped: Karnataka HC

25 Jun 2020

India
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.

Ayodhya verdict: Meet the five judges who will script history

09 Nov 2019

India
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.

Death sentence for serial killer, rapist 'Cyanide' Mohan Kumar

26 Oct 2019

India
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.

Bengaluru police fined Rs. 1L for wrongly arresting Facebook-page admin

12 Oct 2019

India
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.

DK Shivakumar arrested: Congress cries foul, Yediyurappa "isn't happy"

04 Sep 2019

Politics
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.

ED summons Congress leader Shivakumar to appear before it

30 Aug 2019

Politics
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.

Why can't Rahul Dravid vote this time: Details here

16 Apr 2019

India
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.

BJP fields 28-year-old Tejasvi Surya from Bangalore South

26 Mar 2019

Politics
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.

Desperate for government job, man forges PM's signature

29 Dec 2018

India
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.

Illegal-hoarding drive: Karnataka HC slams top-cop for BBMP officials' assault

04 Aug 2018

Bengaluru
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.

Karnataka court awards life-term to man 11-days after murdering wife

08 Jul 2018

India
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.

CM Kumaraswamy doesn't think Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' should release in Karnataka

06 Jun 2018

Entertainment
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.

Woman to High Court: Strike down government order, allow organ-donation

17 May 2018

Bengaluru
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.

Bengaluru: Karnataka Lokayukta P Vishwanatha Shetty stabbed in office

07 Mar 2018

India
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.

Karnataka Lokayukta stabbed "multiple times" in Bengaluru office; one arrested

07 Mar 2018

Politics
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.

Karnataka High Court to become first paperless court

19 Jan 2018

Bengaluru
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.

No interim order on tobacco pictorial warning, hearing in January

22 Dec 2017

India
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%.