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Karnataka High Court presses Nikhil Kumaraswamy’s wedding matter; says the State cannot act like a private litigant

On May 12, the Karnataka HC questioned the State’s delay in disclosing certain details about Nikhil Kumaraswamy’s wedding party. This included the number of movement passes issued for the inter-district movement of attendees. Nikhil Kumaraswamy is the son of the erstwhile chief minister, HD Kumaraswamy. Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka

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Karnataka High Court’s directions to the State Government: Smoothen the process of transporting the Migrant Workers both within and without the State

A Division Bench of Karnataka High Court, comprising of Chief Justice Abhay Sreeniwas Oka and Justice BV Nagarathna on 5th May 2020, passed an order directing the State Government to facilitate a smooth process of transporting migrant workers outside the State, considering that the social distancing rules notified by the

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AICCTU moves Karnataka High Court after the State Government calls off all the trains for inter-state travel of migrants, in the wake of COVID-19 Lockdown

On the 4th of May, 2020, the All India Central Council of Trade Unions (AICCTU) filed a writ petition in the Karnataka High Court, under Article 226 of the Constitution of India, challenging the State Government’s move to cancel all the trains that were supposed to transport intra-state and inter-state

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The Karnataka Epidemic Diseases Ordinance, 2020 passed to protect Officials engaged in COVID-19 Relief work, challenged in Karnataka High Court

Advocate G R Mohan filed a petition in the Karnataka High Court, challenging “The Karnataka Epidemic Diseases Ordinance, 2020”, which came into effect on April 22, passed to protect, from physical harm, the officials engaged in duty in the fight against COVID-19. The petition mentions how the Health workers, doctors

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