Gujarat local body polls: SC stays HC order

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the operation of Gujarat High Court order dismissing a plea challenging the holding of local body polls under certain provision which increased the number of councillors in a particular ward to four.

Gujarat local body polls: SC stays HC order

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the operation of Gujarat High Court order dismissing a plea challenging the holding of local body polls under certain provision which increased the number of councillors in a particular ward to four.

Twitter case: HC notice to Gujarat govt over Teesta's plea

The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday issued notices to the state government and a complainant on a plea by social activist Teesta Setalvad seeking quashing of an FIR in a case in which she is accused of putting objectionable pictures of Hindu deities on a popular social networking site.

Gujarat HC junks PIL seeking caste survey before decision on quota

The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday dismissed a public interest litigation which had demanded that the state government must collect caste data before any decision about granting reservation to the Patel community is taken.

Patel quota stir to be expanded to other states, warns Hardik
Patel quota stir to be expanded to other states, warns Hardik

The agitation for quotas for Patels in government jobs and educational institutions will be expanded to other states and include castes like Kurmis and Gujjars, Hardik Patel, who led the stir that plunged Gujarat into violence said on Sunday.

Quota row: Nine policemen booked in alleged custodial death

After the Gujarat High ordered a CID probe, nine policemen including two inspectors and a sub-inspector have been booked for the alleged custodial death of a 32-year-old man detained during Patel quota agitation.

Quota row: Gujarat HC slams police, says they transgressed law

The Gujarat High Court on Friday slammed the state police on the Patel quota violence saying they transgressed the law by committing atrocities on people and told the government that restoration of peace should be on high priority.

Quota stir: Gujarat HC orders CID probe in custodial death case
Quota stir: Gujarat HC orders CID probe in custodial death case

The Gujarat High Court on Friday ordered a CID probe in a case of custodial death of a 32-year- old man of Patel community during quota violence after the second post-mortem report stated that he had died due to severe head injury.

Congress hails Gujarat HC stay on voting rule; Govt vows legal fight

 Opposition Congress on Friday hailed the Gujarat High Court's stay order on compulsory voting rule in civic body polls, but the BJP Government vowed to "not give up legal fight" over the matter and "exhaust all remedies" available.

HC stays compulsory voting rule in Gujarat civic polls
HC stays compulsory voting rule in Gujarat civic polls

The Gujarat High Court on Friday stayed the implementation of a law that makes voting compulsory in the civic body elections in the state.

37 dengue cases in Ahmedabad this month; HC judge latest victim

37 cases of dengue have been recorded in Ahmedabad in the first week of August even as a sitting judge of the Gujarat High Court has also been diagnosed with the mosquito-borne disease, health officials said.

SC stays Gujarat HC order on judges' plot allotment PIL

The Supreme Court today stayed the Gujarat High Court order issuing notices to its sitting and former judges and also a sitting apex court judge over the allotment of residential plots to them by the state government in a posh locality in Sola area in Ahmedabad.

SIT lawyer defends closure report on Zakia Jafri's complaint

The lawyer of the Supreme Court- appointed special investigation team on Wednesday defended in the Gujarat High Court its closure report regarding the 2002 riots whjch gives a clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others.

Gujarat Police opposes Teesta ​Setalvad's plea to de-freeze bank accounts

The city police, probing the alleged Gulberg Society fund misuse case, on Tuesday opposed the pleas filed by social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand in the Gujarat High Court to de-freeze their and their two NGOs' bank accounts.

Gujarat HC grants interim bail to hawala scam accused Rakesh Kothari

The Gujarat High Court on Monday granted interim bail to Rakesh Kothari, an accused in the Rs 5,395 crore hawala scam, while admitting his plea to set aside legal proceedings against him.

14-year-old pregnant rape survivor allowed abortion by Supreme Court

A 14-year-old rape survivor from Gujarat has been allowed abortion by a medical panel constituted by the Supreme Court, as per reports on Thursday.

Landmark judgement: 14-year-old rape survivor allowed to abort by Supreme Court
Landmark judgement: 14-year-old rape survivor allowed to abort by Supreme Court

A 14-year-old rape survivor from Gujarat has been allowed abortion by a medical panel constituted by the Supreme Court, as per reports on Thursday.

Should 24-week pregnant 14-year-old rape victim undergo abortion? SC refers plea to doctors' panel
Should 24-week pregnant 14-year-old rape victim undergo abortion? SC refers plea to doctors' panel

The Supreme Court, which deals with a number of sensitive cases, found itself in a Catch-22 situation when the father of a 24-week pregnant 14-year-old rape victim filed a petition seeking permission for his daughter to undergo abortion.

Gujarat HC begins final hearing in Naroda Patiya riot case

The Gujarat High court on Tuesday began final hearing on appeals in the Naroda Patiya riot case, in which 97 people, mostly from minority community, were killed in 2002.

2002 riots case: Gujarat HC adjourns final hearing on Zakia Jafri's plea till August 4
2002 riots case: Gujarat HC adjourns final hearing on Zakia Jafri's plea till August 4

The Gujarat High Court on Monday adjourned till August 4 hearing on a plea filed by 2002 riots victim Zakia Jafri against a lower court's clean chit to then Chief Minister Narendra Modi and 58 others in connection with a 2002 riots case.