Tripura High Court Orders Maintenance for Handicapped Lady and Her Child
Excerpt The single bench of Justice SG Chattopadhyay gave the verdict in Crl. Rev. P. No. 07 of 2019. The court ordered maintenance for a deaf and dumb lady and her daughter. Facts Smt. Pritilata Majumder, the petitioner was deaf and dumb....
Odisha High Court Orders Compensation for Families of Manual Scavengers Killed in Accident
Excerpt The division bench of Chief Justice Dr S. Muralidhar and Justice BP Routray awarded compensation on the death of two manual scavengers. The court observed that it was unfortunate that manual scavengers had to sacrifice their lives in a...
Meghalaya High Court Declines To Interfere in Land Acquisition by Government
Excerpt The single bench of Hon’ble Mr Justice W. Diengdoh gave the verdict in WP(C) No. 205 of 2016. The court declined to interfere in a land acquisition done by the government. Facts On 24th November 2009 Government of Meghalaya issued...
Tripura High Court Acquits a Person Accused of Defamation Due to Technical Reasons
Excerpt The single bench of Justice Arindam Lodh of Tripura High Court pronounced the verdict in CRL REV. P NO.02 OF 2018. The court overturned the conviction of a person in criminal defamation. Facts The appellant was the publisher of the magazine...
Odisha High Court Orders State to Refund to Timber Industries for Wrongly Charged Royalties
Excerpt The Odisha High Court division bench of Chief Justice Dr S. Muralidhar and Justice B. P. Routray gave a verdict in W.P.(C) No.6885 of 2006 and W.P.(C) No.13363 of 2006. Facts In 1985 the government granted permission to three paper industries...
Tripura High Court Affirms Conviction of Man Accused of Trafficking Drugs
Excerpt The division bench of Justice Anil Kureshi and Justice Arindam Lodh gave a verdict in CRL. A.(J) 23 of 2019. The court upheld the conviction of a person under the NDPS act for drug trafficking. Facts The police received information from...
Odisha High Court Orders Antedation of Regularisation of Multipurpose Health Workers (Male)
Excerpt The single bench of Justice BR Sarangi gave the verdict in W.P.(C) NO. 34606 of 2020. The court ordered antedation of regularisation of contractual Multipurpose Health Worker (Male) appointed in Nayagarh district from the date they had completed six...
Gauhati High Court Rules That NRC Citizens Cannot Be Declared Foreigners Just Because of Failure To Prove Relations With Relations With All Relatives
INTRODUCTION The division bench of Justice N. Kotiswar Singh and Justice Manish Choudhury, of the Gauhati High Court, pronounced the verdict in WP(C)/1818/2019. The court overturned the ruling of a Foreigner’s tribunal. The court held that a person cannot be...