In the first appointments to higher judiciary in the last ten months, Justice Ramayyagari Subhash Reddy was on Wednesday elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court while 12 additional judges of the Allahabad High Court were made as permanent judges.
The Gujarat High Court on Monday issued notices to the state government and police on Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel's bail plea in a sedition case filed against him by the city crime branch.
Crime Branch had on October 21 registered an FIR against Hardik and his aides Chirag Patel, Ketan Patel, Dinesh Bambhaniya, Alpesh Kathiria and Amrish Patel on charges of sedition and waging war against the government.
Polygamy in Islam is followed by many Muslims. Gujarat High Court, however, has raised questions and has said that Muslims have started practicing polygamy for their selfish needs and are taking undue advantage of the rule.
The Gujarat High Court on Thursday issued notice to the Election Commission to include it among the respondents in a petition alleging the MBA degree that Minister of State for Health Shankar Chaudhary possessed was fake.
The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday directed the two aides of Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel to file an affidavit substantiating the charges made in their habeas corpus petition regarding his alleged abduction.
Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel, arrested by the city crime branch on the charges of sedition and waging war against the government, on Monday filed a plea in the Gujarat High Court seeking to have the FIR against him quashed.
In a blow to the Gujarat government, the High Court Wednesday quashed an ordinance issued by it to pave way to delay local bodies polls, terming it as "unconstitutional", and directed the State Election Commission (SEC) to "conduct polls before the expiry of their terms."
The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a plea seeking legal action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly filing a defective affidavit relating to his marital status during the 2012 Gujarat Assembly Elections.