Justice VM Sahai to become acting Chief Justice of Guj HC

 Justice Vijay Manohar Sahai will be the acting Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court after former Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya retired, a senior official of the Court said.

Our heart bleeds thinking of part-time state employees: Gujarat HC

The Gujarat High Court on Thursday lambasted the state government for not following its order to pay at least the minimum wages to its part-time employees.

Court disposes PIL challenging Sonia photos in UPA ads

The Gujarat High Court has disposed of a PIL, filed just before the last Assembly polls seeking removal of Congress President Sonia Gandhi's photos from erstwhile party-led UPA Government's advertisements, on ground that the matter has become infructuous.

My arrest was politically motivated, says Maulana Abdul Quavi

In his first interaction with reporters on Sunday after being granted bail by the Gujarat High Court three days ago, Hyderabad-based cleric Maulana Abdul Quavi, who faces charges of allegedly "inciting" Muslim youth to avenge Godhra riots, said that he suspected that his arrest was politically motivated.

Gujarat HC asks Centre, Guj to pay pension to heirs of freedom fighter

 Pulling up the Centre as well as the Gujarat Government for demanding from a freedom fighter documents proving his association with Mahatma Gandhi's 'Quit India' movement, the Gujarat High Court has directed them to provide pension to his heirs.

Gujarat HC disposes of contempt plea against former minister

The Gujarat High Court Thursday disposed of a contempt of court petition against former state Law and Agriculture Minister Dilip Sanghani after he offered an unconditional apology.

HC issues notice to Gujarat govt over Narayan Sai`s bail petition

Gujarat High Court on Monday issued notice to the Gujarat government over the bail petition filed by controversial self-styled godman Asaram Bapu`s son Narayan Sai, currently lodged at Surat jail on the charges of rape and conspiring to bribe officials to weaken the case against him.

HC stays Gujarat`s showcause notices issued to top cop Sharma

Six showcause notices issued by the Gujarat state government to Indian Police Service (IPS) official Rahul Sharma, who had put state functionaries in the dock while deposing before the 2002 riots probe panel, have been stayed by the Gujarat High Court until August 13.

Gulbarg fund case: HC stays Setalvad`s arrest till Aug 26

The Gujarat High Court Tuesday extended till August 26 the stay on arrest of social activist Teesta Setalvad in connection with the alleged Gulbarg society fund embezzlement case involving Rs 1.51 crore.

Godhra riots case: HC allows Centre to withdraw appeal on panel

Gujarat High Court has allowed the Centre to withdraw its appeal against an earlier order which had termed as illegal the Justice U C Banerjee Commission appointed by the then UPA government in 2004 to to probe the Godhra train burning incident.

2002 riots: Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani granted bail by HC

Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, convicted in the 2002 Naroda Patia riot case, was granted regular bail by the High Court on Wednesday.

HC notice to Gujarat, Centre on Dholera SIR issue

The Gujarat High Court on Thursday issued notices to the state and Central governments over a PIL challenging a notification which enacted the Special Investment Region in Dholera town of Ahmedabad.

Asaram seeks regular bail in alleged rape case: HC notice to state

The Gujarat High Court issued a notice to the Gujarat government here Tuesday in connection with disgraced spiritual guru Asaram`s regular bail plea in the rape case filed against him by a Surat-based girl.

Parliament Attack: Gujarat HC rejects CRPF jawan`s plea for award

The Gujarat High Court has rejected a plea filed by a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan, who had played a role in fighting against the `2001 terror attack` on the Indian Parliament, demanding an award of Rs 50,000 as announced by the Lok Sabha speaker.

HC to Gujarat govt: Provide BPL cards to 1.45 lakh applicants

The Gujarat High Court directed the state government here on Tuesday to provide below poverty line (BPL) cards to 1.45 lakh applicants from Junagadh district, after processing their applications within two months, in response to a public interest litigation (PIL).

2002 Gujarat riots: HC judge recuses from hearing Kodnani`s bail plea

A single judge bench of the Gujarat High Court Tuesday recused itself from hearing a plea by former state minister Maya Kodnani, convicted in the 2002 Naroda Patia riot case, seeking regular bail on the ground of her ill-health.

2002 Guj riots: HC adjourns hearing on Zakia`s plea

The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday adjourned hearing on a petition of Zakia Jafri, the widow of slain ex-Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, challenging a local court order upholding a clean chit given by SIT to the then chief minister Narendra Modi and others in a 2002 riots case.

Godhra case convict opposes hearing of appeal by HC judge

One of the 31 convicts in the 2002 Godhra train burning case in which 59 people lost their lives on Monday wrote a letter to the Gujarat High Court Chief Justice opposing the hearing of his appeal by Justice Sonia Gokani.

Gujarat HC issues notice to former MoS, seeks reply over woman`s plea

The Gujarat High Court issued a notice to former union Minister of State for Railways Naran Rathwa and sought his response over a plea filed by a woman demanding the status of his legal wife, claiming he has fathered her two sons.

HC disposes PIL alleging encroachment by Congress leader

Gujarat High Court here on Friday disposed off a public interest litigation (PIL), alleging encroachment done by Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee president Arjun Modhvadia and his brother Ramdev Modhvadia in front of their house in Porbandar district.