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

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.
Man impersonates CJI Ranjan Gogoi, calls two HC judges
India

Man impersonates CJI Ranjan Gogoi, calls two HC judges

In a worrisome news, an unidentified man made calls to two High Court judges impersonating as the Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi, recently.
Telangana-HC comes into existence, Thottathil B Radhakrishnan becomes first CJ
India

Telangana-HC comes into existence, Thottathil B Radhakrishnan becomes first CJ

Thottathil B Radhakrishnan today took over as the first Chief Justice of the Telangana High Court, which came into existence on the first day of 2019.
Allahabad HC stays admission through NEET in Ayurveda, Unani colleges
India

Allahabad HC stays admission through NEET in Ayurveda, Unani colleges

The Allahabad High Court, today, stayed admissions till November 12 in Ayurveda and Unani colleges through NEET on the basis of lowered percentage marks.
#AyodhyaDispute: SC to hear pleas against HC verdict on Monday
India

#AyodhyaDispute: SC to hear pleas against HC verdict on Monday

The Supreme Court is likely to hear Monday a batch of pleas challenging the Allahabad HC's 2010 verdict by which the disputed land on the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid area in Ayodhya was divided into three parts.
#MeToo fire spreads to Indian judiciary: HC judge accused
India

#MeToo fire spreads to Indian judiciary: HC judge accused

Having scorched media and entertainment, and having touched industry, the #MeToo fire has now spread to the Indian judiciary.
CJI Ranjan Gogoi wants pending cases cleared, corruption gone
India

CJI Ranjan Gogoi wants pending cases cleared, corruption gone

Two days after taking charge on October 5, newly-appointed CJI, Justice Ranjan Gogoi reportedly held a video conference with chief justices and senior judges of various high courts, asking them to focus on getting work done, clearing pending cases, and combating corruption in the judiciary.
Will take 15 years to fill judges' vacancies in HCs
India

Will take 15 years to fill judges' vacancies in HCs

Given the current rate at which new judges are being appointed in all the 24 High Courts, and accounting that 75-85 judges retire every year, it's estimated to take at least 15 years for filling up the currently existing 427 vacancies.
Illegal-hoarding drive: Karnataka HC slams top-cop for BBMP officials' assault
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.

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