Video conferencing hearing also has some norms: Karnataka High Court pulls up lawyer

The Karnataka High Court on Friday pulled up an advocate who participated in a video conference hearing while sitting inside a car.When the matter was called out for hearing, the advocate for the petitioners appeared before the Court while sitting inside a car. In response, a Division Bench of Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and … Continue reading Video conferencing hearing also has some norms: Karnataka High Court pulls up lawyer

State govt. had no power to mandate 25% domicile reservation in NLSIU: Karnataka HC

A division bench of Justices B V Nagathrama and Ravi V Hosmani of the Karnataka High Court have invalidated the 25% reservation mandate for admitting domicile students in the National Law School of India University, Bangalore (NLSIU). The bench has ruled that the University is unique and of national character not amounting to that of … Continue reading State govt. had no power to mandate 25% domicile reservation in NLSIU: Karnataka HC

Karnataka High Court: Section 15A(5) of SC/ST act wide enough to include victim’s mother as a party to the case.

In Marenna @ Marappa v. State, the single judge bench of the Karnataka High Court had allowed the mother of the victim to be included in the hearing of the accused's bail application. The victim, a 14 year-old boy was confronted by the accused in a filthy language and was abused verbally and physically, The … Continue reading Karnataka High Court: Section 15A(5) of SC/ST act wide enough to include victim’s mother as a party to the case.