Three judges assume charge in SC taking strength to 27

Justices Arun Mishra, Adarsh Kumar Goel and Rohington F Nariman today assumed charge as Supreme Court judges, taking the apex court`s strength to 27, including Chief Justice RM Lodha.

HC gives last chance to Rajasthan govt to regularise employees

Rajasthan High Court on Saturday gave a last chance to the state government till July eight to regularise services of all contractual employees of the health department who have completed 10 years of service.

HC asks Raj govt to conduct RPMT-2014 again

Rajasthan High Court on Thursday quashed the Rajasthan Pre-Medical Test (RPMT) 2014 which was held last month and directed the state government to conduct the examination again.

Rajasthan HC refuses to lift ban on land acquisition by JSL

The Rajasthan High Court refused to lift ban on the acquisition of land in five villages for mining purposes by a Jindal group company.

HC rejects anticipatory bail plea of rape-accused IAS officer

The Rajasthan High Court on Monday rejected the anticipatory bail petition of IAS officer B B Mohanty, who has been suspended after a 22-year-old woman accused him of raping her.

Justice RM Lodha to be sworn-in as next Chief Justice of India

Justice RM Lodha, the seniormost judge of the Supreme Court, has been recommended as the next Chief Justice of India, the Law Ministry said on Friday.

Rajasthan HC seeks explanation on creamy layer concept

The Rajasthan High Court has asked the state government to explain as to why the concept of creamy layer cannot be made applicable in benefits extended under reservation to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe categories.

Bhanwari Devi murder: HC slaps murder charges against accused

Rajasthan High Court on Thursday overturned the decision of a trial court letting off two accused in Bhanwari Devi murder case from the charges of criminal conspiracy.

Raj HC okays govt takeover of erstwhile zamindar`s excess land

The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday paved the way for the state government to acquire around 66 bighas of excess land held by the erstwhile zamindar of Hasanpura, disposing of a batch of 38-year-old petitions.

SC allows Rajasthan HC judge`s daughter to marry her boyfriend

In an awful incident, Rajasthan High Court Judge Justice Raghvendra Singh Rathore allegedly confined his 30-year-old daughter at home to bar her from marrying her boyfriend belonging to a different caste.

HC directs govt-appointed `Nazim` to take charge of offerings

In a landmark judgement, Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday directed the government-appointed `Nazim` (administrator) of Ajmer dargah to take charge of collection and distribution of offerings at the shrine.

Court detains PIL petitioner in custody, slaps fine to release

Filing a frivolous PIL against the National Food Security Act (NFSA) landed an 80-year-old petitioner in trouble on Saturday when Rajasthan High Court directed him to be detained for the day and released him only after imposition of a cost of Rs 10,000.

Asaram’s judicial custody extended till October 11

The judicial custody of self-styled godman, Asaram, who was arrested for sexual assault of a minor girl has been extended till October 11.

Sexual assault case: HC to hear Asaram Bapu’s bail plea on Sept 18

The controversial godman was sent to 14-days judicial custody by the Jodhpur District and Sessions Court in connection with the sexual assault case today.

‘Suggest measures against those not investigating rape cases properly’

Rajasthan High Court has asked the state DGP to suggest measures to be taken against police officials who fail to carry out proper investigation into rape cases.

Suppressing facts amounts to playing fraud with court: SC

Taking exception to litigants and their lawyers suppressing facts of case in court proceedings, the Supreme Court on Thursday warned them saying such acts amount to playing fraud with the court.

Cops continue protest against HC order on lathicharge

Lawyers were baton charged on Wednesday when they were marching towards the state Assembly during their agitation for better renumeration.

HC red flags special quota for Gujjars in Rajasthan

The Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday stayed till the next hearing the five percent reservation for special backward classes in the state.

Appoint Lokayukta in two months: HC to Raj govt

The Rajasthan High Court on Monday directed the state government to appoint a Lokayukta in two months.

Raj HC stays trial of Bhanwari Devi murder case

36-year-old Bhanwari, who was an auxiliary nurse, had gone missing from Jodhpur`s Bilara area on September 1.