Karnataka High Court
High Court for Indian state of Karnataka at Bengaluru
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The High Court of Karnataka is the High Court of the Indian state of Karnataka and thus its highest judicial authority. The court's principal bench is located in Bengaluru, the capital city of Karnataka, with additional benches in Hubballi-Dharwada and Kalaburagi. It was previously called the High Court of Mysore. In Bengaluru, the High Court functions out of a red-painted brick building known as the Attara Kacheri, located opposite the Vidhana Soudha, the seat of the Karnataka Legislature.
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Karnataka hijab ban case: Supreme Court refuses early hearing against HC verdictThe Supreme Court on Thursday refused an early hearing on the pleas challenging the Karnataka High Court verdict which dismissed the petitions seeking permission to wear hijab inside the classroom,..
In groundbreaking order, Karnataka HC says husband can't escape trial for rape of wife"Woman and man being equal under the Constitution cannot be made unequal by Exception-2 to Section 375 of the IPC."
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After threat, Karnataka gives Y-security to hijab case judgesKarnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday said he has asked the director general of police to provide ‘Y’-category security to the three Karnataka HC judges, including chief justice Ritu Raj Awasthi,..
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Hijab row: Hours after HC’s judgment, appeals line up in apex courtThe Supreme Court on Tuesday saw a rush of appeals challenging the Karnataka high court’s ruling that hijab is not an essential religious practice and that the government order effectively banning..
Hijab not essential to Islam, says Karnataka HC, upholds banThe Karnataka high court ruled on Tuesday that wearing the hijab is not an essential religious practice of Islam and upheld a state government order on uniform in educational institutions, dismissing a..
Karnataka Hijab Row: Following HC's verdict, schools and colleges in Udupi to reopen from tomorrowThe schools and colleges in Udupi are set to reopen from tomorrow, a day after the Karnataka HC issued its verdict on the hijab ban.
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Hijab row reaches Supreme Court, plea filed challenging Karnataka High Court verdictThe petition has been filed in the apex court by a Muslim student against the high court judgement.
Mehbooba Mufti criticises Karnataka HC's call to uphold hijab ban, calls it 'deeply disappointing'Former J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti was not happy with the decision of the Karnataka High Court to uphold the hijab ban in educational institutes.
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Hijab row: Karnataka HC to announce verdict TODAY - Here's a timeline of the caseThe full bench of the Karnataka High Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on the Hijab case, at 10:30 am today.
Karnataka HC allows rape accused to attend B.com examsThe court directed that the accused should be allowed to write his papers in a separate room.
Hijab row: 3 students 'denied entry' for practical exams in Udipi, says reportSeveral petitions by students related to the hijab row are being heard by the Karnataka High Court.
Karnataka Hijab Row: High Court asks students to 'follow prescribed uniform till final verdict'The Karnataka High Court has asked all the students to follow the uniform code of colleges and schools till the final verdict is announced.
Hijab Row: Karnataka High Court mandates state government to follow interim orderAdvocate General Prabhuling Navadagi, representing the government assured the court that not an iota of the interim order is violated.
Karnataka Hijab Row: Muslim students ask High Court to 'allow hijabs on Friday, during Ramzan'During the Karnataka High Court hearing, Muslim girls requested the bench to allow hijabs on Fridays and during Ramzan.
Karnataka Hijab Row: Petitioners question HC on hijab ban, say 'why not turban, bindi, cross'Petitioners have approached the Karnataka High Court over the hijab ban, asking why other religious symbols are allowed and not hijabs.
'Innocent practice of faith and not a mere display of religious jingoism': Petitioning girls tell Karnataka HCGirls also asked the full bench of Karnataka High Court to grant them permission to attend school while wearing headscarves, 'hijab'.
Hijab row: Karnataka HC refers case to larger bench, cites constitutional questionsThe HC maintained that these matters give rise to certain constitutional questions of seminal importance in view of certain aspects of personal law.
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SC turns down Centre's plea to stay Karnataka HC order on oxygen supply
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SC stays trial against Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa in 'illegal' land denotification caseThe Supreme Court on Monday stayed trial proceedings against Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa in connection with the case over the alleged illegal denotification of several acres of land, which..
Collegium split over selection of woman judge to Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court's five-member collegium headed by CJI S A Bobde failed to reach consensus over recommending Justice B V Nagarathna, a judge of Karnataka High Court, for appointment as judge of the SC..
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HC: E-commerce intermediaries not liable for vendors’ actionsIn what could be a shot in the arm for e-commerce platforms, the Karnataka HC has said that an intermediary governed by Information Technology Act, or its directors/officers, would not be liable for..
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SC rejects dalit district judge's challenge to Karnataka HC judge appointment
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SC stays Karnataka HC's NBW order in DGP case
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