Gujarat High Court Allows Detenue’s Petition, States No Link Is Found Between Offence and Public Order
On 22nd December 2020, a Single Judge Bench consisting of Hon'ble Mr Justice Ashutosh J. Shastri heard the case of Nitin @ Chaddo Amrutbhai v. State of Gujarat via video conferencing. Brief Facts of the Case The petition was filed against the order...
Denial of Benefits To Permanent Employees Is Unconstitutional: Gujarat High Court
On 23rd December 2020, a Single Judge Bench consisting of Hon'ble Mr Justice A.C. Rao heard the case of Hirabhai Nanabhai Bhoi v. State of Gujarat via video conferencing. Facts of the Case The Petitioner being a daily wage worker was granted the...
Jammu & Kashmir High Court Issues Strict Directions to Strongly Desist From Undertaking the “Two-Finger Test”
On 24th December 2020, a Division Bench consisting of Hon'ble Mr. Justice Sanjay Dhar and Hon'ble Mr. Justice Rajesh Bindal heard the case of Mr. Aseem Sawhney v. Mohd. Imran Khan via video conferencing. The appeal was filed by the...
Jammu & Kashmir Hc: “Employees Cannot Deviate From Service Rules Once They Are Accepted Into the Service”
On 22nd December 2020, a Single Judge Bench consisting of Hon'ble Mr. Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey heard the case of J&K Tourism Development v. State of Jammu & Kashmir and Others via video conferencing. A writ petition in the nature...
Himachal Pradesh High Court: “Petitioner Cannot Claim Possession Over Property After Due Compensation Is Received”
On 22nd December 2020, a Division Bench consisting of Hon'ble Mr. Justice L. Narayana Swamy and Hon'ble Mr. Justice Anoop Chitkara heard the case of Tarawati v. Union of India & Others via video conferencing. Excerpt The petitioner had filed...
Punjab & Haryana High Court: “Failure to Fulfil Terms of Re-Structuring Will Lead to Disentitlement of Remedies”
On 22nd December 2020, a Division Bench consisting of Hon'ble Mr. S. Muralidhar and Hon'ble Mr. Justice Avneesh Jhingan heard the case of Dwarkadhis Projects Pvt. Ltd v. Punjab National Bank and Anr via video conferencing. The writ petition was...
Services Rendered in Work-Charged Establishment To Be Counted as Qualification for Pension: Allahabad High Court
Excerpt On 19th December 2020, a Single Judge Bench consisting of Hon'ble Mr Justice Pankaj Bhatia heard the case of Indra Narayan v. State of U.P. and 4 Others via video conferencing. Facts of the Case The Petitioner, in this case, was...
Uttarakhand High Court: Land Vested With State Cannot Be Divested Even if There Are Irregularities
Excerpt On 21st December 2020, a Single Judge Bench consisting of Hon'ble Mr Justice Lok Pal Singh heard the case of Yukti Constructions Pvt. Ltd v. State of Uttarakhand & Ors via video conferencing. The Petitioner in this case had sought...
Delhi High Court: Reporting Officer Should Provide Opportunity for Improvement Before Forming Adverse Opinion
Excerpt On 21st December 2020, a Division Bench consisting of Hon'ble Mr Justice Rajeev Sahai and Hon'ble Ms Justice Asha Menon heard the case of Sanjeev Dhundia v. Union of India & Ors. via video conferencing. The Petitioner, a Deputy Inspector...
Rajasthan HC: Governments Can Take Policy Decisions With Relation to School Fees During Unprecedented Times
The Rajasthan HC observed that Courts cannot replace the policy decisions made by the State Governments under the powers conferred upon it by the Indian Constitution unless the policy was found to be arbitrary and unreasonable, and therefore allowed for the decision of the government to prevail while determining school fees.