Articles tagged under: Gujarat High Court

Vikram Nath sworn in as new Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court

September 10, 2019
Vikram Nath sworn in as new Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court

Gandhinagar: New Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court Justice Vikram Nath was today sworn in here by Governor Acharya Devvrat. CM Vijay Rupani and other dignitaries were present in the swearing in ceremony in the Raj Bhavan here. He has taken charge of the office of the Chief Justice from the acting chief justice Anath S Dave who was in-charge since the elevation of the earlier Chief Justice R Subhash Reddy to the Supreme Court in November 2018. Justice Nath h...Read More

Gujarat High Court Judge refuses to hear Hardik’s petition seeking stay on a lower court order to pave way for his contesting LS poll

March 13, 2019
Gujarat High Court Judge refuses to hear Hardik’s petition seeking stay on a lower court order to pave way for his contesting LS poll

Ahmedabad: Justice R P Dholaria of Gujarat High Court today recused (refused to hear) the petition of Congress and PAAS leader Hardik Patel in which he had sought a stay on the conviction by a local court in Mahesana district in a rioting case of July 2015 so that he was not disqualified from contesting the next Loksabha poll. Hardik, who had formally joined Congress yesterday, had filed the petition in the high court on March 8. When it was put up before Justice Dholaria f...Read More

24 Posts of Judges vacant in Gujarat HC: 400 vacant posts nationally

February 08, 2019
24 Posts of Judges vacant in Gujarat HC: 400 vacant posts nationally

New Delhi: As many as total number of 1,15,359 civil and criminal cases are pending in Gujarat High Court. The Union Minister of State for Law and Justice and Corporate Affairs Shri P.P. Chaudhary provided the information to the Rajya Sabha on February 8, 2019 in reply to a question raised by Rajya Sabha member Shri Parimal Nathwani. According to the Minister’s statement tabled in the House, total 40,92,732 civil and criminal cases are pending with 23 High Courts in the country. The approve...Read More

Justice Anant S Dave appointed as acting chief justice of Gujarat High Court

November 01, 2018
Justice Anant S Dave appointed as acting chief justice of Gujarat High Court

Ahmedabad: Justice Anand S Dave has been appointed as acting chief justice of Gujarat High Court following elevation of present chief justice R Subhash Reddy's elevation to the Supreme Court by collegium. Justice Reddy will take oath as Supreme Court Judge tomorrow. His farewell was organized late in the afternoon today. As the senior most judge of the Gujarat High Court Justice Akil Hamid Kureshi has been transferred to Bombay High Court by Supreme Court collegium, the next senior most judge An...Read More

President appoints four new Judges in Gujarat High Court

October 16, 2018
President appoints four new Judges in Gujarat High Court

Ahmedabad: The President of India has appointed four Judges to Gujarat High Court.They are Umesh Amritlal Trivedi, Ajaykumar Chandulal Rao, Vireshkumar Bavchandbhai Mayani and Ashutosh Pushkerray Thakar in that order of seniority with effect from the date they assume charge of their respective offices, according to Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India. While Umesh Trivedi is advocate, Ajaykumar Rao, Vireshkumar Mayani and Ashutosh Pushkerray are judicial officers....Read More

Fixing the number of permit of auto-rickshaw, rules for aggregator services like Ola/Uber on anvil: Gujarat govt to High Court

August 06, 2018
Fixing the number of permit of auto-rickshaw, rules for aggregator services like Ola/Uber on anvil: Gujarat govt to High Court

Ahmedabad: The state government has constituted the high level committee to look in the issues related to the fixing the number of permit of auto-rickshaw as well as regularising the issue of auto-rickshaw, the Gujarat High Court was told today by the state government through government pleader. The formation of such committee took place on 3rd August last year and first meeting was of the committee was convened today. The government told the High Court that it will educate the auto-rick...Read More

Justice MR Shah, KS Jhaveri from Gujarat to be CJ of Patna and Odisha High Court respsectively

July 21, 2018
Justice MR Shah, KS Jhaveri from Gujarat to be CJ of Patna and Odisha High Court respsectively

Gandhinagar: The Supreme Court collegium has recommended elevation of Justice MR Shah, the senior most judge of Gujarat high court, as the chief justice of Patna high court. On July 16, the SC collegium resolved, “Having regard to all relevant factors, the Collegium finds Justice M R Shah suitable in all respects for being appointed as Chief Justice of the Patna High Court and resolves to recommend that he be appointed as Chief Justice of that High Court.” The SC collegium has also rec...Read More

Gujarat HC upheld state govt’s domicile related rules for admission in UG medical courses

June 25, 2018
Gujarat HC upheld state govt’s domicile related rules for admission in UG medical courses

Ahmedabad: Gujarat high court today rejected the petitions challenging the state government’s decision/rules to not to admit those students in undergraduate medical courses who have not passed Class 10 and Class 12 exams from a Gujarat school and who were not a domicile of the state. The division bench led by chief justice R Subhash Reddy however instructed the government to take appropriate decision in case of such students who were despite being domiciles of Gujarat had f...Read More

PIL objects use of Amdavad for Ahmedabad: HC seeks info from govt

April 11, 2018
PIL objects use of Amdavad for Ahmedabad: HC seeks info from govt

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today sought information from the state government about the procedure adopted for change in name of a city hearing a PIL objecting to use of 'Amdavad' in stead of 'Ahmedabad' for this historic and largest city of the state. The counsel of the PIL petitioner said that his client has urged the court to issue instructions about non-use of the name Amdavad for Ahmedabad. He has said that Ahmedabad was the official name of the city. It was this na...Read More

Gujarat HC Judge A J Shastri recuses himself from hearing MLA Khant’s petition challenging caste certificate invalidation

March 01, 2018
Gujarat HC Judge A J Shastri recuses himself from hearing MLA Khant’s petition challenging caste certificate invalidation

Ahmedabad: Gujarat High Court Judge Justice Ashutosh J Shastri today recused (refused to hear) himself from hearing the petition of Independent MLA from Morva Hadaf constituency of Panchmahals district in Gujarat, Bhupendra Khant, who has challenged the decision of a scrutiny committee invalidating his caste certificate. Khant's counsel Pankajbhai Champaneri said that his client has challenged the decision of the committeev headed by Tribal Development Commissioner R J Ma...Read More

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