Rajasthan High Court

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Court bars coercive step against Karan Johar in 'KWK' case

24 Jan 2021

Court bars coercive step against Karan Johar in 'KWK' case

The Rajasthan High Court has directed the state not to take any coercive steps against filmmaker Karan Johar in a case lodged against him and Indian cricketers Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul for allegedly making derogatory remarks against women.

CJI Bobde, top judges, being monitored by Chinese firm: Report

15 Sep 2020

CJI Bobde, top judges, being monitored by Chinese firm: Report

A Chinese firm is reportedly keeping a close watch on 30 Indian judges, including the Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde.

Pakistani Hindu immigrants seeking Indian citizenship stranded amid COVID-19 pandemic

21 Aug 2020

Pakistani Hindu immigrants seeking Indian citizenship stranded amid COVID-19 pandemic

As COVID-19 continues to restrict global movement, numerous Pakistani Hindu immigrants seeking Indian citizenship are stranded in Pakistan due to the pandemic-induced lockdown.

Rajasthan: BJP will bring no-confidence motion, but Gehlot is 'safe'

13 Aug 2020

Rajasthan: BJP will bring no-confidence motion, but Gehlot is 'safe'

On Thursday, opposition BJP declared that it will bring a no-confidence motion tomorrow in Rajasthan Assembly, but Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has little to worry as Congress has mended ties with the rebels.

Rajasthan: How CM Gehlot is reaching out to rebel MLAs

04 Aug 2020

Rajasthan: How CM Gehlot is reaching out to rebel MLAs

In a development that reaffirms that there are no permanent foes and friends in politics, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has tried to reach out to MLAs close to his former deputy Sachin Pilot ahead of the crucial Assembly session.

Rajasthan: Fearing horse-trading, Ashok Gehlot shifting his loyalists again

31 Jul 2020

Rajasthan: Fearing horse-trading, Ashok Gehlot shifting his loyalists again

Congress leader and Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot is planning to shift his loyal MLAs from a resort near Jaipur to another facility in Jaisalmer, to thwart rival BJP's attempts of horse-trading, reports said on Friday.

Rajasthan: Will attend Assembly session, announces Sachin Pilot's "rebellious" team

30 Jul 2020

Rajasthan: Will attend Assembly session, announces Sachin Pilot's "rebellious" team

Hours after Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra approved Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's plea for convening an Assembly session from August 14, former deputy CM Sachin Pilot's aide announced they would participate in the proceedings, reports NDTV.

Rajasthan stand-off ends, Governor orders Assembly session from August 14

30 Jul 2020

Rajasthan stand-off ends, Governor orders Assembly session from August 14

In fifteen days from now, the Rajasthan Assembly will meet, as per an order of Governor Kalraj Mishra, who for days has rebuffed Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's repetitive pleas to call the House.

Rajasthan: Governor rejects CM Gehlot's proposal for Assembly, again

29 Jul 2020

Rajasthan: Governor rejects CM Gehlot's proposal for Assembly, again

For the third time since Rajasthan plunged into a political crisis, Governor Kalraj Mishra rejected Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's proposal for an Assembly session, prompting the senior Congress leader to head towards Raj Bhavan to understand "what the Governor wants."

Rajasthan: Governor okay with Assembly session but has questions

27 Jul 2020

Rajasthan: Governor okay with Assembly session but has questions

In a new development related to the impasse in Rajasthan, Governor Kalraj Mishra on Monday said he wasn't averse to calling an Assembly session but wanted Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to clarify three things.

Rajasthan: Gehlot convenes late-night meeting, pressure mounts for floor test

25 Jul 2020

Rajasthan: Gehlot convenes late-night meeting, pressure mounts for floor test

The political drama in Rajasthan extended well into the night, with Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot chairing a cabinet meeting at his residence last night, hours after his loyalists staged a dharna at Raj Bhavan to pressurize Governor Kalraj Mishra for an Assembly session.

Rajasthan crisis: Gehlot meets Governor, Congress MLAs stage dharna

24 Jul 2020

Rajasthan crisis: Gehlot meets Governor, Congress MLAs stage dharna

After a setback at Rajasthan High Court earlier today, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot returned to the battleground, with all his claws intact, asking Governor Kalraj Mishra to convene a special session of the Assembly and reject the pressure from "above."

Another win for Team Pilot, Rajasthan HC orders status quo

24 Jul 2020

Another win for Team Pilot, Rajasthan HC orders status quo

In what qualifies as yet another win for former Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Sachin Pilot, and another setback for CM Ashok Gehlot, the Rajasthan High Court on Friday ordered that the status quo must be maintained on the disqualification notices.

Rajasthan crisis: Breather for Sachin Pilot in Supreme Court

23 Jul 2020

Rajasthan crisis: Breather for Sachin Pilot in Supreme Court

Sachin Pilot, the sacked Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, and 18 other dissident MLAs got a breather on Thursday as the Supreme Court refused to stay Rajasthan High Court's Tuesday verdict, wherein Speaker CP Joshi was directed to not decide on their disqualifications until Friday.

Rajasthan political crisis: Important hearing in Supreme Court today

23 Jul 2020

Rajasthan political crisis: Important hearing in Supreme Court today

Today, the Supreme Court will take up the matter, pertaining to the political crisis in Rajasthan after Speaker CP Joshi disagreed with the outcome in Rajasthan High Court.

Rajasthan crisis reaches SC, speaker to challenge HC's order

22 Jul 2020

Rajasthan crisis reaches SC, speaker to challenge HC's order

The political crisis of Rajasthan will soon echo in Supreme Court in Delhi as Speaker CP Joshi has decided to approach the top judicial body against the direction, issued to him yesterday by the Rajasthan High Court.

Rajasthan HC reserves order on plea of Sachin Pilot's camp

21 Jul 2020

Rajasthan HC reserves order on plea of Sachin Pilot's camp

The Rajasthan High Court will pronounce order on the pleas filed by Sachin Pilot and members of his camp on Friday, the bench said while asking Speaker CP Joshi to not take a decision on their disqualification by then.

Rajasthan crisis: Sachin Pilot v/s Ashok Gehlot in HC today

20 Jul 2020

Rajasthan crisis: Sachin Pilot v/s Ashok Gehlot in HC today

On Monday, the Rajasthan High Court took up a plea filed by former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot and 18 of his loyalists challenging the disqualification notices served to them by Speaker CP Joshi last week, soon after the desert state plunged into a political crisis.

Rajasthan crisis: CM Ashok Gehlot meets MLAs in Jaipur

19 Jul 2020

Rajasthan crisis: CM Ashok Gehlot meets MLAs in Jaipur

Marking yet another development in the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday met his loyalist MLAs in Jaipur.

Rajasthan crisis: Assembly session could take place next week

19 Jul 2020

Rajasthan crisis: Assembly session could take place next week

In a new development in the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will likely call an Assembly session next week with an aim to showcase his government's strength, according to reports.

No action against Pilot camp till Tuesday: Rajasthan-HC to Speaker

17 Jul 2020

No action against Pilot camp till Tuesday: Rajasthan-HC to Speaker

The Rajasthan High Court on Friday adjourned the hearing on a petition filed by former Deputy CM Sachin Pilot and 18 other rebel Congress MLAs, challenging the disqualification notices served to them, till Monday.

Pilot calls Chidambaram; Congress suspends two MLAs over BJP links

17 Jul 2020

Pilot calls Chidambaram; Congress suspends two MLAs over BJP links

The political crisis in Rajasthan took a surprising turn on Thursday as rebel Sachin Pilot called up senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, days after the party stripped him of two posts.

Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot approaches court, Harish Salve is his lawyer

16 Jul 2020

Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot approaches court, Harish Salve is his lawyer

The rift between rebel Sachin Pilot and his party Congress widened as the former approached Rajasthan High Court challenging Speaker CP Joshi's disqualification notice, that was served on Wednesday.

IPL: Are Rajasthan Royals planning on shifting their base?

02 Feb 2020

IPL: Are Rajasthan Royals planning on shifting their base?

The champions of the inaugural edition of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL), Rajasthan Royals (RR) have not had the same amount of success following 2008.

Telangana Minister credits CM for encounter; threatens more extra-judicial killings

08 Dec 2019

Telangana Minister credits CM for encounter; threatens more extra-judicial killings

Two days after the four men accused of raping and murdering a 26-year-old veterinary doctor in Telangana were encountered, a state Minister has credited the Chief Minister for "instant justice."

Women in live-in relationships like "concubines", says Rajasthan Rights Body

05 Sep 2019

Women in live-in relationships like "concubines", says Rajasthan Rights Body

A "concubine" is a derogatory word used for women whom men don't deem "fit" for marriage or someone who lives with a man but doesn't get the same "stature as his wife".

In Arun Jaitley, India has lost a legal luminary

25 Aug 2019

In Arun Jaitley, India has lost a legal luminary

Arun Jaitley, 66, donned many hats during his life. Starting off as a student leader and going on to handle key ministries like Finance and Defense in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, Jaitley's journey has been spectacular.

Meet lawyer Harish Salve, who defended Kulbhushan Jadhav at ICJ

19 Jul 2019

Meet lawyer Harish Salve, who defended Kulbhushan Jadhav at ICJ

This week, India registered a big win at International Court of Justice, as it was granted consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, a retired navy officer who is jailed in Pakistan.

Don't dismiss government employees on grounds of extramarital affair: HC

16 Mar 2019

Don't dismiss government employees on grounds of extramarital affair: HC

The Rajasthan HC has recently ruled out against the state government for taking action against two government employees for having an extra-marital affair.

Rajasthan: Gujjars launch quota protest; rail-tracks blocked, Delhi-Mumbai route hit

08 Feb 2019

Rajasthan: Gujjars launch quota protest; rail-tracks blocked, Delhi-Mumbai route hit

The Gujjar community in Rajasthan has launched a protest demanding the implementation of the 5% quota in jobs and education as promised by the state government.

Jack Dorsey pleads ignorance about Brahmanical patriarchy; wants FIR quashed

12 Dec 2018

Jack Dorsey pleads ignorance about Brahmanical patriarchy; wants FIR quashed

In the latest development in the 'Smash Brahmanical Patriarchy' controversy involving Jack Dorsey, the Twitter CEO has pleaded ignorance, and has asked the Rajasthan High Court to quash an FIR against him.

Gujarat: 2007 Ajmer dargah blast bomb supplier arrested

25 Nov 2018

Gujarat: 2007 Ajmer dargah blast bomb supplier arrested

On Sunday, the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) arrested one of the accused in the 2007 Ajmer dargah blast case based on a tip-off.

Supreme Court welcomes four new judges, strength rises to 28

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.

Asaram sexual assault case: HC grants bail to co-accused Shilpi

29 Sep 2018

Asaram sexual assault case: HC grants bail to co-accused Shilpi

The Rajasthan High Court today suspended the sentence of a co-accused in Asaram sexual assault case and granted her bail.

Justice Geeta Mittal becomes first woman Chief Justice of J&K-HC

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.

PETA moves court seeking ban on elephant 'joyrides' in Rajasthan

12 Jul 2018

PETA moves court seeking ban on elephant 'joyrides' in Rajasthan

People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has filed a petition before Rajasthan High Court seeking an end to the elephant joyrides at Amer Fort and Hathi Gaon (Elephant village) in Jaipur.

Rape conviction challenged by Asaram in Rajasthan High Court

03 Jul 2018

Rape conviction challenged by Asaram in Rajasthan High Court

Self-styled godman Asaram today filed an appeal in the Rajasthan High Court against his conviction in a rape case.

Rajasthan HC lawyers end month-long strike after CM Raje's assurance

25 Jun 2018

Rajasthan HC lawyers end month-long strike after CM Raje's assurance

Agitating lawyers of the Rajasthan HC today in Rajasthan's Jodhpur decided to suspend their strike following the assurance from Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje that no committee will be formed to look into the demand for a new bench in Udaipur.

Oxygen-cylinders, delivery-kits, catheters among 88 high-end medical-supplies onboard trains soon

15 Jun 2018

Oxygen-cylinders, delivery-kits, catheters among 88 high-end medical-supplies onboard trains soon

Trains will soon have hospitals on the move, literally. Following a Supreme Court order, Indian Railways have started making medical boxes containing lifesaving equipment, medicines and injections available across all trains and stations.

Blackbuck-poaching case: Salman leaves court, hearing postponed to July 17

07 May 2018

Blackbuck-poaching case: Salman leaves court, hearing postponed to July 17

Salman Khan's petition for suspension of his sentence in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case, which was supposed to be heard today, has now been adjourned to July 17.