The Karnataka High Court has reserved its judgment on the batch of pleas challenging the state government’s order allegedly banning the wearing of the hijab by Muslim girls in state colleges and educational institutions. However, the Court’s interim order on the hijab row led to another twist when an Amritdhari (baptised) Sikh girl was asked by her college in Bengaluru to remove her turban.
The Supreme Court's Collegium headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana and also comprising of Justices Uday Umesh Lalit, A M Khanwilkar, Dr DY Chandrachud and L Nageswara Rao has recommended names of 13 advocates for elevation as the judges of the Allahabad High Court.
The state of Tamil Nadu has filed an application in the Supreme Court, seeking directions to restrain the State of Karnataka through its instrumentality viz Cauvery Neervari Nigama Ltd, from proceeding with any activity in regard to the proposed construction of reservoir at Mekedatu.......
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.
The petitioner is the daughter of late Ashok Adiveppa Madivalar, who was working as Secretary in the office of the Agriculture Produce Marketing Committee, Kuduchi village, Belgaum District and died in harness
The Constitution, through Articles 15 and 16, seeks to crystallise the idea of “complex equality” and the trilogy of Pavitra v Karnataka illustrates this. The apex court has thus emerged as the moral pedagogue of social justice.