'Urinating in public 'indecent act', but does not pose threat to woman's modesty'

'Urinating in public 'indecent act', but does not pose threat to woman's modesty'

In one of its recent observations, the Gujarat High Court has observed that peeing in the public may be an indecent act, but it does not amount to outraging a woman's modesty.

Justice RS Reddy elevated as chief justice of Gujarat HC

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.

Quota stir: Surat police file chargesheet against Hardik Patel in sedition case

Police on Friday filed a chargesheet in a local court against Patel quota spearhead Hardik Patel for sedition and other charges.

Gujarat High Court allows abortion of rape victim's 8-week foetus on parents' plea

Gujarat High Court allows abortion of rape victim's 8-week foetus on parents' plea

The Gujarat High Court on Monday allowed a 16-year-old rape victim to abort her eight-week foetus under proper medical care, on a plea by her parents. 

Quota stir: HC notices to Gujarat govt, police on Hardik Patel's bail plea

Quota stir: HC notices to Gujarat govt, police on Hardik Patel's bail plea

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.

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Hardik Patel's call interception: Gujarat HC asks govt to file affidavit

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.

Had reasons to believe that Hardik was abducted, says his aide

Last month, the High Court had sought an affidavit substantiating the charges made in the habeas corpus petition.

HC allows amendment in PIL that seeks stay on Guj local polls

The high court bench allowed the petitioner to amend its PIL and kept further hearing in the case for coming Thursday.

Now, Supreme Court to decide whether birds have the right to fly

Now, Supreme Court to decide whether birds have the right to fly

Pet traders and animal lovers have been locked in a bitter debate whether the issue of livelihood is more important than the welfare of animals.

Panel discussion on Gujarat High Court's decision over Polygamy in Muslims

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.

Muslim men misinterpreting Quran to have more than one wife: Gujarat HC

Muslim men misinterpreting Quran to have more than one wife: Gujarat HC

The high court also stated that time has come for the country to embrace the uniform civil code as such provisions are in violation of the Constitution.

Gujarat HC rejects plea against Modi for alleged poll code breach

An AAP worker had filed the petition against PM Modi for alleged poll code breach in 2014.

Quota stir: Gujarat HC reserves order on 2nd sedition FIR against Hardik Patel

Quota stir: Gujarat HC reserves order on 2nd sedition FIR against Hardik Patel

This is the second case of sedition against Hardik.

Court notice to EC in Gujarat minister's degree case

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.

Hardik's `abduction': HC seeks affidavit to back up charges

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.

Prime facie sedition case against Hardik: Gujarat HC

Prime facie sedition case against Hardik: Gujarat HC

Gujarat High Court Tuesday said there is prime facie case of sedition against Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel.

Quota stir: Hardik moves HC, seeks scrapping of 2nd sedition FIR against him

Quota stir: Hardik moves HC, seeks scrapping of 2nd sedition FIR against him

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.

HC quashes Gujarat govt's ordinance to delay local body polls

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."

SC dismisses plea against Narendra Modi over 2012 election affidavit

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.