Gujarat High Court

Bank defamation case: Gujarat High Court suspends proceedings against Rahul Gandhi till March 10

The Gujarat HC has suspended till March 10 the lower court's proceedings in a criminal defamation case filed against Rahul Gandhi.

published on : 11th February 2021

Inter-faith marriage: Gujarat HC orders registration under police cover

When contacted for further details about the marriage, the petitioner's lawyer said the court has kept the matter for further hearing on February 12.

published on : 10th February 2021

Gujarat HC registers suo motu PIL on Surat accident that killed 15

In the early hours of January 19, a truck ran over 15 people, including a one-year-old girl and eight women, sleeping on a pavement along Kim-Mandvi road.

published on : 29th January 2021

Gujarat HC orders inter-faith couple's immediate release from police custody

While ordering the couple's release, the high court observed that police had shown "undue fervour" while dealing with this case of "inter-religion marriage".

published on : 21st January 2021

Gujarat: No HC nod for termination of rape victim's 26-week pregnancy

Justice BN Karia, in his order, refused termination of pregnancy as sought by her family on the basis of the report of her clinical examination by a medical team.

published on : 20th January 2021

Gujarat HC discharges NCP MLA Kandhal Jadeja in Arms Act case

The case was lodged against Jadeja in Porbandar after he was allegedly caught with weapons in 1998.

published on : 23rd December 2020

Gujarat High Court judge dies of cardiac arrest during COVID-19 treatment

Justice GR Udhwani, who had tested COVID-19 positive on November 19, died at SAL Hospital due to complications arising out of the infection.

published on : 5th December 2020

Make community service must for mask rule breach: Gujarat HC to government

The nature of duty shall be appropriately decided by the authorities considering age, qualification and gender of rule violators, it said.

published on : 2nd December 2020

Gujarat HC quashes sedition case against journalist after his apology

The FIR was registered by the CID (Crime) for the write-up in which Journalist Patel speculated the CM's likely replacement with Union minister Mansukh Mandaviya.

published on : 9th November 2020

Gujarat HC becomes first state apex court to live-stream proceedings on Youtube

The first day of live streaming saw 1,500 viewers watching the proceedings. Like other high courts, the Gujarat HC has switched to virtual hearings after the Covid lockdown was put in place in March. 

published on : 27th October 2020

HC grants former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's plea against virtual hearing in 1996 case

The applications pending before the Palanpur court are related to the case of planting of drug to allegedly frame a lawyer from Rajasthan.

published on : 17th September 2020

Retired Gujarat HC Justice sworn in as 5th Lokayukta

Born in 1956, Shukla started his career as an advocate after completing his LLB. He served as Gujarat government's solicitor for two years from 1982 to 1984.

published on : 23rd June 2020

No government approval needed for COVID-19 tests: Gujarat High Court

The judges have been hearing the PIL and related matters from their residences through video-conferencing.

published on : 29th May 2020

Gujarat HC seeks lawyers' views on making virtual hearings effective

Lawyers have been asked to respond to a series of questionnaires seeking their opinion and assessment about virtual hearing of cases.

published on : 26th May 2020

Gujarat govt to file detailed reply after HC reprimands state over conditions at Ahmedabad Civil Hospital

The high court had termed the state’s testing policy as an artificial method to control the spiralling cases.

published on : 25th May 2020
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