BANGALORE: In a huge relief to three state judges of the civil and senior division cadre, the HC on Monday set aside the order of compulsory retirement, passed against them in 2009 based on the recommendations of then Chief Justice P D Dinakaran. Justice H N Nagamohan Das set aside the orders stating that judicial employees cannot be treated on par with government employees.
MPM Tree-Planting: HC Demands Report.
The HC on Monday directed that the Centre appoint an officer to inspect the afforestation programme taken up by Mysore Paper Mills in Bhadravati taluk in Shimoga district. A division bench comprising Chief Justice Vikramjit Sen and Justice B V Nagarathna directed the Centre to nominate an official to monitor afforestation activities in a week and submit a report.
PIL Filed to Appoint New Lokayukta
A Public Interest Litigation has been filed before the HC on appointing a new Lokayukta for the state. The petitioner, P Gajendra from Bangalore, has stated that it has been five months since Justice V Shivraj Patil resigned from the post.