Gujarat High Court

Freedom of religion does not include right to convert people: Gujarat government to SC 

The Gujarat HC had through its orders dated August 19 and August 26, 2021 stayed the operation of section 5 of the state government's Freedom of Religion Act of 2003.

published on : 4th December 2022

Gujarat High Court judge Nikhil S Kariel not on collegium transfer list

Justice Kariel was among three judges the other two were from the Telangana and Madras high courts who were proposed to be transferred.

published on : 25th November 2022

SC asks Gujarat HC to periodically monitor probe, other aspects related to Morbi bridge collapse

The British-era bridge on the Machchhu river in Morbi collapsed on October 30 leaving over 140 dead including 47 children.

published on : 21st November 2022

Gujarat, Telangana High Court Bars oppose judges’ transfer by Collegium

The Gujarat High Court Advocates’ Association resolved to abstain from work indefinitely till the issue is resolved.

published on : 18th November 2022

Gujarat HC warns Morbi civic body: ‘You’re taking it casually’

A bench of Chief Justice Aravind Kumar and justice Ashutosh J Shastri asked the MMC to either file its response by evening on Wednesday or pay hefty costs. 

published on : 17th November 2022

Bridge collapse | Morbi civic body 'acting smart': HC's strong words on authorities' absence from court

The court also asked on what basis was the bridge permitted to be operated by the Ajanta Group after June 2017, even when the MOU expired and no further agreement was signed after 2017.

published on : 15th November 2022

Morbi bridge tragedy: Gujarat HC takes suo motu cognisance, orders status report

The court sought a report from the state on the entire incident within ten days and fixed the matter for further hearing on November 14.

published on : 7th November 2022

2002 Gujarat riots: Gujarat HC grants interim bail to ex-DGP RB Sreekumar

Sreekumar's counsel submitted that he may be granted the relief in view of his age and considering that the charge sheet has been filed.

published on : 28th September 2022

'She has been made an exception': SC questions delayed listing of bail plea of activist Setalvad by Gujarat HC

It wondered why the high court listed the bail prayer for hearing on September 19, six weeks after it sent a notice to the state government seeking a response to her application.

published on : 1st September 2022

Gujarat HC dismisses PIL challenging recognition granted to zoo being built by Reliance Industries Limited

A division bench of Chief Justice Aravind Kumar and Justice Ashutosh Shastri dismissed the public interest litigation filed by Halar Utkarsh Samiti Trust.

published on : 30th August 2022

Filmmaker moves SC against pre-arrest bail rejection in case of insulting tricolour

Avinash Das said he merely shared the picture which has actually been painted by some other artist, the intentions and motive of the artist, even if disrespectful, cannot be ascribed to him.

published on : 15th July 2022

Gujarat HC issues notice to state government on introducing Bhagavad Gita in schools

The high court, however, declined to stay the resolution and sought the state government's reply by August 18.

published on : 11th July 2022

Remnants of Surat madrassa razed to ground after HC refused to intervene

The management of the religious school had contended before the high court that the school had been built on the land donated through an oral gift deed.

published on : 27th May 2022

Gujarat HC declines bail to accused in communal clash on Ram Navami 

The accused, Prakash Pandya, was part of a procession that was taken out to celebrate the festival on April 10 and he was purportedly seen wielding a sword in a CCTV grab.

published on : 25th May 2022

Gauhati HC CJ Dhulia, Justice Pardiwala of Gujarat HC take oath as SC judges as apex court reaches its full strength of 34 judges

CJI N V Ramana administered the oath of office to justices Dhulia and Pardiwala during a function at the newly-built auditorium of the additional building complex of the apex court.

published on : 9th May 2022

In big boost to realty sector, Gujarat HC provides GST relief to homebuyers

GST is not charged on the sale of land and 1/3rd of the total amount is deemed as value of land, and hence deducted from overall cost of construction of a flat or bungalow.

published on : 7th May 2022

SC to regain full strength, collegium for elevation of Gauhati HC CJ, Justice Pardiwala of Gujarat HC

Justice Pardiwala would go on to become the CJI for over two years if the recommendation is accepted by the Centre.

published on : 5th May 2022

Rape convict Narayan Sai booked on Gujarat HC directive for producing fake documents to get bail

Narayan Sai, son of jailed godman Asaram, is currently lodged in a Surat jail for repeatedly sexually assaulting a woman at his father's ashram between 2002 and 2005.

published on : 8th April 2022

Physical school attendance not compulsory for current academic year: Gujarat government tells HC

The court was hearing a PIL challenging a government circular which made it mandatory for all school students to attend physical classes.

published on : 30th March 2022

Gujarat HC extends stay on proceedings against Rahul Gandhi in defamation case

Justice VM Pancholi posted the hearing to April 8 and said the interim stay granted earlier on the proceedings will continue till then.

published on : 28th March 2022
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