RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
SC issues notice to Rajasthan Assembly Speaker on pleas against merger of BSP MLAs with Congress
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and BJP MLA Madan Dilawar have filed separate appeals against an order of the Rajasthan High Court which asked the Speaker to decide within three months a disqualification petition against all the six BSP MLAs 'merging' with the ruling Congress party.
Supreme Court to hear on Jan 7 pleas against HC order on 6 BSP Rajasthan MLAs joining Congress
On August 24, the high court had asked the Raj...
Sanjeevani society scam case: Rajasthan HC issues notice to Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, his wife
Petitioner's counsel Madhusudan...
Rules amended, Vasundhara Raje can stay in her government bungalow: Gehlot govt to HC
The Ashok Gehlot government has told the Rajasthan High Court that it amended rules to allow former BJP Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje to continue in a government bungalow.
Focus on Rajasthan HC orders during Ashok Gehlot's second stint in a similar 'merger' case
Amid BJP-BSP petitions challenging the 'merger' of six BSP MLAs with the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) of Rajasthan, the legal and political strategists of Speaker CP Joshi and the Gehlot government are browsing through the four orders of the Rajasthan High Court, which were given during the 2008-13 stint of the Gehlot government.
BJP-BSP appeal against ‘merger’ of BSP MLAs with Congress sent back to single-judge bench
The Rajasthan High Court judge had refused to stay the functioning of six BSP MLAs as Congress legislators
Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat gets relief in cooperative society scam case
In a relief to union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat in a cooperative society scam case, the Rajasthan High Court has stayed the ADJ court order that had directed the magistrate court to send a criminal complaint for further investigation to the Special Operations Group (SOG).
Rajasthan Governor acting on behest of central government: Kapil Sibal
Congress party also questioned the Rajasthan High Court's order maintaining status quo on the disqualification notice issued by the state assembly speaker to 19 dissident Congress MLAs, including Sachin Pilot.
Supreme Court to hear Thursday plea of Rajasthan speaker against High Court order
The high court is still examining the issue and has, in the interim, requested the Speaker –– in deference to his status as a constitutional functionary –– to defer the proceedings till after. The Speaker has challenged this interim order. The Pilot camp has also moved a caveat in the court to hear them before taking any decision in the case.
Rajasthan HC likely to pronounce order on petition filed by Pilot, 18 other rebel Congress MLAs today
Counsel for the speaker Abhishek Singhvi on Monday argued that the petition was premature as a decision was yet to be taken on disqualifying the MLAs from the House.
Chief Secretary has a month to present stand on former Rajasthan CM Raje's bungalow
The high court had vide an order dated September 4, 2019, struck down an amendment made in 2017 by the Vasundhara Raje government to the Rajasthan Ministers' Salaries (Amendment) Act, 1956, entitling former chief ministers a free government residence, a vehicle, phone and a staff of nine members, including one personal secretary, one personal assistant or stenographer, one driver, one grade 1 clerk, two informatics assistants and three class 4 employees.
Sachin Pilot, dissident MLAs get 4-day breather: Speaker's action on hold till Tuesday evening
The division bench of the court, hearing the dissident MLAs' petition against the Speaker's notices, adjourned Friday evening. It fixed the next hearing for 10 am on Monday. The counsel for the Speaker assured the court that no order shall be passed on the notice till 5.30 pm on Tuesday.
Rajasthan High Court puts off hearing Sachin Pilot, other dissident MLAs' plea till Friday
The petition first came up before Justice Satish Chandra Sharma at 3 pm. But advocate Harish Salve sought time to file a fresh petition.The matter was heard again at about 5 pm when the judge referred the fresh petition to a division bench. The counsel to Congress chief whip Mahesh Joshi earlier said the court had asked the advocates to appear again before it at 7.30 pm.
Lawyer appears in virtual hearing while lying on bed; SC says minimum court etiquette be followed
The apex court observed that lawyers appearing in matters via video- conferencing should be "presentable" and avoid showing images which are not appropriate.
Rajasthan High Court allows UltraTech plea
On Tuesday, a division bench of Rajasthan High Court comprising Justices Sandeep Mehta and Vijay Bishnoi, while allowing the plea filed by UltraTech, observed that the demand notices are ex-facie illegal, arbitrary and per se cannot be sustained since that was already accounted for at the time of the revival plan approved by the lenders.