Articles about Gujarat High Court
21 Jul 2021
Gujarat HC orders collection of COVID-19 patient's sample for IVF
The Gujarat High Court has directed a hospital in Vadodara to conduct an IVF/Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) procedure for the collection of the sample of a critical COVID-19 patient having slim chances of survival after his wife expressed the desire to bear his child.
04 Jun 2021
Gujarat: Man jailed for hurling sandals at HC judge
A magisterial court in Ahmedabad sentenced a tea vendor from Gujarat's Rajkot district to 18 months in jail for hurling his sandals at a High Court judge in 2012.
22 May 2021
Parsi body approaches HC over last rites of community members
The Gujarat High Court has issued a notice to the Central, state governments, and local authorities in Surat over a Parsi Panchayat body's plea seeking permission for them to perform the last rites of community members who died of COVID-19, as per the Zoroastrian tradition.
12 Apr 2021
Health emergency: Gujarat HC initiates suo motu PIL on coronavirus
On Sunday, the Gujarat High Court initiated a suo motu public interest litigation (PIL) on the coronavirus situation in the state.
06 Apr 2021
COVID-19 spike: Gujarat HC suggests lockdown for short period
The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday said the COVID-19 situation in Gujarat was getting "out of control," and suggested a curfew or lockdown could be imposed for three to four days to break the infection chain.
04 Dec 2020
People not wearing masks are violating rights of others: SC
The Supreme Court said on Thursday that those who chose to not wear masks in public places were violating the right to life of everyone else.
10 Oct 2020
"Depression ki dukan": Kangana takes apparent dig at Deepika
Today, as the world marks Mental Health Day, actor Kangana Ranaut used the opportunity to encourage fans to watch her film Judgementall Hai Kya, which revolves around a woman struggling with mental health issues.
28 May 2020
Gujarat: Ahmedabad Medical Association files PIL over COVID-19 testing
The Ahmedabad Medical Association has filed a Public interest Litigation (PIL) in the Gujarat High Court over COVID-19 testing in private labs.
05 Feb 2020
NID Ahmedabad postpones convocation; Mallika Sarabhai was chief guest
The National Institute of Design (NID) in Ahmedabad has postponed its annual convocation where renowned danseuse-activist Mallika Sarabhai was invited as the chief guest.
07 Dec 2019
'No court can prosecute me': Nithyananda's video goes viral
Days after announcing a new nation by the name of Kailaasa, controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda is making headlines yet again.
19 Nov 2019
Man claims his daughters held captive at Nithyananda's ashram
A Bengaluru couple moved the Gujarat High Court on Monday alleging that their two daughters have been illegally confined at the self-styled godman Swami Nithyananda's ashram in Ahmedabad.
29 Jun 2019
Amid backlash, 'Mental Hai Kya' gets a new title
Courtesy a much-awaited re-union of Queen co-stars Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao, quirky posters, and major controversy around its title, Mental Hai Kya has been in the news for a while.
19 Apr 2019
Man slaps 'Hitler' Hardik Patel at rally, explains his act
In an unprecedented incident, a man slapped Congress leader Hardik Patel at a rally in Sundernagar in Gujarat, on Friday.
29 Mar 2019
Hardik Patel, convicted in 2015 case, won't contest polls
Patidar leader Hardik Patel, who recently joined Congress, won't contest upcoming polls since a Gujarat High Court rejected his plea seeking a stay on his conviction.
20 Mar 2019
2002 Godhra incident: Yakub Pataliya sentenced to life imprisonment
On Wednesday, a special SIT court in Gujarat sentenced Yakub Pataliya to life imprisonment in the 2002 Godhra train burning incident.
21 Feb 2019
Gujarat HC quashes death sentence awarded to supposed mentally-ill murderer
The Gujarat High Court yesterday quashed the death sentence awarded to a man in a triple murder case by a court in Mehsana, noting the trial judge did not take into account his mental illness while delivering the verdict.
08 Jan 2019
Senior Gujarat BJP leader shot dead in moving train
Senior Gujarat BJP leader and former MLA Jayanti Bhanushali was shot dead by unidentified persons while he was traveling in a train in the wee hours today, police said.
03 Dec 2018
Gujarat riots: SC to hear plea against Modi in January
The Supreme Court today deferred till the third week of January the hearing on a plea filed by Zakia Jafri challenging the clean chit given by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to the then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in connection with the 2002 Godhra riots.
27 Nov 2018
Gujarat: HC quashes compensation awarded to farmers for land acquisition
The Gujarat High Court yesterday quashed the compensation awarded to farmers for land acquired for a national highway and an expressway and ordered their re-determination in accordance with law.
02 Nov 2018
Supreme Court welcomes four new judges, strength rises to 28
The number of Supreme Court judges now stands at 28, as it welcomed Justices Hemant Gupta, R Subhash Reddy, MR Shah and Ajay Rastogi, in its fold.
30 Sep 2018
Adultery: Done; Section 377: Done; Now time for marital rape?
Striking down 158-year-old provisions of adultery under IPC Section 497, the Supreme Court recently said, "Any provision of law affecting individual dignity and equality of women invites wrath of Constitution. It's time to say that husband is not the master of wife."
20 Sep 2018
'Loveratri' to 'Loveyatri', but Hindu-outfit still displeased with Salman's production
Aayush Sharma's debut movie 'Loveyatri' has become controversy's favorite child.
05 Sep 2018
Gujarat CID arrests former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt in 1996-case
Former Gujarat IPS officer, Sanjiv Bhatt, was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly framing a lawyer, wrongfully, in a 1996 case.
27 Aug 2018
Godhra train-burning case: Two accused convicted, three others acquitted
A special court in Ahmedabad convicted two accused and acquitted three in the 2002 Godhra train burning incident, on Monday.
04 Aug 2018
Justice Geeta Mittal becomes first woman Chief Justice of J&K-HC
Justice Geeta Mittal was today appointed as the Chief Justice of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, becoming the first woman judge in the history to head it, according to the law ministry notifications.
19 Jul 2018
Gujarat: Wife wants husband punished for forcing oral sex
A Gujarat woman has approached the court seeking stringent action against her husband for forcing her to perform oral sex in their four years of marriage.
02 Jul 2018
SC to hear Ahmed Patel's plea against petition challenging RS-election
The Supreme Court will hear Congress leader Ahmed Patel's petition seeking a direction to the Gujarat High Court to not proceed with a plea challenging his election to the Rajya Sabha on July 9.
07 Jun 2018
Gujarat HC refuses to stay JEE-Advanced results; students seek re-evaluation
The Gujarat HC today refused to stay the results of the 2018 JEE (Advanced) examination scheduled to be declared on June 10, saying the announcement of the results has all India ramification.
11 May 2018
Godhra riots: Gujarat HC gives verdict on Ode massacre
A division bench of the Gujarat High Court acquitted three and reinforced the verdict handed by a special court to 19 others in the Ode massacre case where 23 Muslims were burnt alive during the communal riots in Gujarat in 2002.
07 May 2018
Congress reaches SC, demanding re-look into CJI impeachment motion
The Congress seems determined to take its impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra to its logical conclusion.
25 Apr 2018
'Godman' Asaram sentenced to life for raping a 16-year-old
Self-styled godman Asaram, accused of raping a 16-year-old girl in 2013, has been found guilty by a Jodhpur court.
22 Apr 2018
After acquittal, Maya Kodnani says no bigger court than conscience
Former Gujarat Minister Maya Kodnani, who was acquitted Friday in the Naroda Patiya massacre case that killed 97 people, said it was God's way of testing her.
20 Apr 2018
Naroda Patiya: HC acquits Maya Kodnani, upholds Babu Bajrangi's conviction
The Gujarat HC has acquitted former BJP minister Maya Kodnani in the Naroda Patiya riots case, ruling it had found no criminal conspiracy and that none of the witnesses was reliable.
03 Apr 2018
No marital-rape, but oral-sex is 'cruelty': Gujarat High Court
Indian laws do not acknowledge 'marital rape' if the woman is aged over 18, meaning husbands can legally have forced sex with their wives.
26 Mar 2018
Gujarat: 184 lions died in two years; HC issues notice
Taking a serious note of the death of 184 lions in the state in the last two years, the Gujarat High Court on Monday sought explanations from the Union and the state governments over the disturbing trend.
08 Mar 2018
Aadhaar not mandatory for NEET, other entrance test aspirants
In a relief for NEET and other entrance exam aspirants, the SC has ruled that organizers cannot insist on Aadhaar for appearing in the test.
27 Jan 2018
Marriages fixed on Facebook bound to fail: Gujarat HC
"Modern marriages fixed on Facebook" are bound to fail, observed the Gujarat HC as it heard a domestic violence case of a young couple.
08 Dec 2017
Woman doesn't lose own religion by marrying outside faith: SC
The SC has ruled that a woman marrying outside her faith doesn't automatically adopt her husband's religion, and retains her own religious identity.
28 Nov 2017
Gujarat HC rejects Wire's plea against gag-order over Jay Shah
The Gujarat HC has dismissed The Wire's plea against a gag order by a lower court.
13 Nov 2017
Jay Shah fails to turn up, 'The Wire' case adjourned
A metropolitan court in Ahmedabad adjourned the hearing in the criminal defamation case that Jay Shah, BJP chief Amit Shah's son, had filed against The Wire.