The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday put the ball in the court of education institutes, stating that since hijab is an essential part of Islam, it is the discretion of these institutes to decided on the dress code, and that the government has the power to issue an order, so no case is made out for disciplinary action against it.
The Karnataka High Court division bench was informed by the Karnataka Government that it has initiated steps for providing video conference hearing facilities to quasi-judicial authorities in the State.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) issued notices to the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Department of Water Resources, Central Water Commission, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu governments, among others, over the proposed dam on the Cauvery river.
The petition said the Karnataka government has denotified ‘the Hindu Religious Institutions and Charitable Endowments Act, 1997,’ therefore, it will not apply on the Gokarna temple and the management should be given back to them.
Supreme Court judge Justice U.U. Lalit on Wednesday recused himself from hearing a plea filed by the Karnataka government challenging the Karnataka High Court's decision to quash the 25 percent domicile reservation in the National Law School of India University (NLSIU).