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The Supreme Court was hearing a plea by a man, who had been awarded the life sentence by a trial court in July 2012 in the murder of a fellow villager.

'You see, but don’t observe’: SC quotes Sherlock Holmes while dismissing plea

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2021 07:37 PM IST
  • The Supreme Court judge quoted Sherlock Holmes when advocate Pijush Kanti Roy, who has been appointed amicus in the matter, said that during the night of the murder, all the four witnesses could not have seen the face of the petitioner as it was dark.
The order came following detailed reporting in The Wire, which also used resources from CHRI.(File Photo. Representative image)
The order came following detailed reporting in The Wire, which also used resources from CHRI.(File Photo. Representative image)

Rajasthan HC seeks state govt’s reply on work in prisons

Hindustan Times, Jodhpur | By Dinesh Bothra
PUBLISHED ON DEC 20, 2020 02:15 AM IST
The division bench of Justice Sandeep Mehta and Justice Devendra Kachhawaha, while hearing the petition filed by Manoj Yadav, directed additional advocate general Farzand Ali to apprise the court regarding the proposed steps for complete overhauling of the Prison Manual and to ensure that the prisoners are not forced to indulge in menial jobs like cleaning toilets, etc, merely on the basis of their caste and also that no under trial prisoner is forced to perform such jobs in the prison.
“The report also refers to the fact that the Prison Manuals of various states are still plagued by the archaic and derogatory caste system, which the Constitution of India pledged to eradicate. (HT Photo)
“The report also refers to the fact that the Prison Manuals of various states are still plagued by the archaic and derogatory caste system, which the Constitution of India pledged to eradicate. (HT Photo)

Court seeks Rajasthan govt’s reply on work in jails given on caste lines

Hindustan Times, Jodhpur | By Dinesh Bothra
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 08:15 PM IST
According to the report, the arrangement was clear – those at the bottom of the caste pyramid did the cleaning work; those high above handled the kitchen or the legal documentation department.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot along with senior Congress leader Randeep Surjewala during a press conference.(PTI)
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot along with senior Congress leader Randeep Surjewala during a press conference.(PTI)

Rajasthan HC seeks reply from state government on Nov 5 on salary cuts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON OCT 25, 2020 07:57 PM IST
The government does not have the right to deduct any part of the salary of employees as there is no such provision in the service rules nor the Pandemic Diseases Act-1897 that empowers it to take such steps.
Supreme Court Justice Ramana was speaking at a condolence meet on Saturday for former Supreme Court judge AR Lakshmanan who passed away on August 27(PTI)
Supreme Court Justice Ramana was speaking at a condolence meet on Saturday for former Supreme Court judge AR Lakshmanan who passed away on August 27(PTI)

Judiciary’s greatest strength is people’s faith in it, judges should be fearless in their decision: SC Justice NV Ramana

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 18, 2020 05:38 PM IST
Justice Ramana’s remarks at a public function are the first since the controversy broke out after the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister wrote the letter.
The CBI filed an FIR in 2014, alleging that the government lost Rs 244 crore in sale as the hotel was evaluated at Rs 252 crore and was sold for Rs 7.52 crore. (PTI file photo)
The CBI filed an FIR in 2014, alleging that the government lost Rs 244 crore in sale as the hotel was evaluated at Rs 252 crore and was sold for Rs 7.52 crore. (PTI file photo)

Court stays arrest of ex-minister Arun Shourie in hotel sale case

Hindustan Times, Jodhpur | By Dinesh Bothra
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2020 07:13 PM IST
The case centres on the sale of the Laxmi Vilas Palace Hotel in Udaipur, earlier run by the Indian Tourism Development Corporation, to Bharat Hotels Limited in 2002.
The CBI registered a case on August 13, 2014, that some unknown officers from the Department of Disinvestment, in connivance with a private hotelier during 1999-2002, renovated and then sold the hotel at a throwaway price. (Photo thelalit.com)
The CBI registered a case on August 13, 2014, that some unknown officers from the Department of Disinvestment, in connivance with a private hotelier during 1999-2002, renovated and then sold the hotel at a throwaway price. (Photo thelalit.com)

Court stays arrest of 3 accused in Rajasthan Palace Hotel Sale

Hindustan Times, Jodhpur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 09:15 PM IST
Last week, the trial court ordered the registration of an FIR against former union disinvestment minister Arun Shourie, then department’s secretary Pradip Baijal, Lazard India Ltd managing director Ashish Guha, valuer Kantilal Karamsey and Bharat Hotels director Jyotsana Suri for the sale of the hotel.
These benches would function on all working days between 10.30 am to 1.00 pm. Only those Judges are required to come to court who have been assigned roster for extremely urgent work. (HT Photo)
These benches would function on all working days between 10.30 am to 1.00 pm. Only those Judges are required to come to court who have been assigned roster for extremely urgent work. (HT Photo)

Amid Covid scare, Rajasthan high court to hear only urgent cases

Hindustan Times, Jodhpur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2020 07:35 PM IST
The high court administration has issued directions in this regard, which shall remain in force till October 1 or further orders.
Rajasthan High Court Recruitment 2020.(HT file)
Rajasthan High Court Recruitment 2020.(HT file)

Rajasthan High Court Recruitment 2020: Registration window to reopen for 1760 clerk and other vacancies on October 1

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2020 10:54 AM IST
Once the application process begins, interested and eligible candidates can apply for the positions online at hcraj.nic.in on or before November 1, 2020, until 5 pm.
Rajasthan High Court.(HT file)
Rajasthan High Court.(HT file)

School authorities can charge 70% of tuition fees: Rajasthan High Court

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 07, 2020 07:44 PM IST
The state government on July 7 through his orders said that collection of all outstanding dues, current applicable fees, and advance fees shall be deferred for a period of three months in respect of all students studying in non-governmental institutions.
The facility of testing is available in the Rajasthan High Court, Jaipur bench during the three-day period.(Ht file photo)
The facility of testing is available in the Rajasthan High Court, Jaipur bench during the three-day period.(Ht file photo)

Covid-19: Work at Rajasthan High Court suspended for 3 days

Jaipur, Rajasthan | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2020 03:00 PM IST
The registrar general of the high court, in a notice, said all the persons concerned are requested to get themselves tested for Covid-19.
The six BSP MLAs had merged with the Congress party in Rajasthan boosting support to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot .(PTI)
The six BSP MLAs had merged with the Congress party in Rajasthan boosting support to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot .(PTI)

Rajasthan HC orders notices to be served to 6 BSP MLAs who merged with Congress

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Jaykishan Sharma| Edited by Sabir Hussain
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 03:13 PM IST
The BSP had sought the disqualification of six lawmakers who contested on the party symbol but merged with the ruling Congress government in Rajasthan last year.
Senior counsel Harish Salve argued on behalf of the BJP.(HT photo)
Senior counsel Harish Salve argued on behalf of the BJP.(HT photo)

Rajasthan HC issues notice to Speaker on appeal seeking stay on merger of six BSP MLAs

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Jaykishan Sharma
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2020 01:56 PM IST
“The two-member HC division bench, comprising Chief Justice Indrajeet Mahanty and Justice Prakash Gupta, has issued the notice to Assembly Speaker Joshi and has sought his response by Thursday,” said Dinesh Kumar Garg, the BSP’s counsel.
BSP Supremo Mayawati in Lucknow .(ANI)
BSP Supremo Mayawati in Lucknow .(ANI)

Rajasthan HC to hear BSP plea seeking the disqualification of 6 MLAs today

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Jaykishan Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 07:29 AM IST
The six BSP members of Rajasthan legislative assembly (MLAs) who had merged with the Ashok Gehlot–led government are Sandeep Yadav, Tijara MLA, Wajib Ali (Nagar), Deepchand Kheria (Kishangarh Bas), LakhanMeena (Karauli), and Rajendra Gudha (Udaipurwati).
File photo: BSP chief Mayawati addresses a press conference.(ANI)
File photo: BSP chief Mayawati addresses a press conference.(ANI)

BSP to file plea in Rajasthan High Court tomorrow against merger of its MLAs with Congress

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2020 05:50 PM IST
Earlier in the day, BSP supremo Mayawati lashed out at Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot, alleging that he merged her MLAs with the Congress out of “malicious intent”.
BSP Supremo Mayawati addresses a press conference on the occasion of her 64th birthday at party office in Lucknow on Wednesday.(ANI)
BSP Supremo Mayawati addresses a press conference on the occasion of her 64th birthday at party office in Lucknow on Wednesday.(ANI)

Rajasthan HC rejects plea on BSP MLAs’ merger

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Rakesh Goswami and Jaykishan Sharma, Jaipur
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2020 06:56 AM IST
The decision came hours after the speaker upheld the merger while responding to the complaint by BJP leader Madan Dilawar filed in March, according to the lawmaker.
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s tweet comes amid the governance crisis gripping the Rajasthan government as it stares at the threat of political instability.(PTI)
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s tweet comes amid the governance crisis gripping the Rajasthan government as it stares at the threat of political instability.(PTI)

‘Leadership is recognised in times of crisis’: Priyanka Gandhi’s targets BJP govt

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 04:56 PM IST
“The BJP government at the center has made its intention and its character clear by trying to topple the governments elected by the people. The public will answer,” Gandhi tweeted on Sunday.
The Speaker had moved the top court complaining that the state court had no jurisdiction to ask him to defer the disqualification proceedings. (Photo @drcpjoshi)
The Speaker had moved the top court complaining that the state court had no jurisdiction to ask him to defer the disqualification proceedings. (Photo @drcpjoshi)

Rajasthan political drama is back in the Supreme Court, hearing on Monday

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2020 08:26 PM IST
The hearing on Monday is speaker CP Joshi’s second attempt to get the state high court’s stay order cancelled.
The dissident Congress MLAs led by Sachin Pilot have challenged their disqualification notices.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
The dissident Congress MLAs led by Sachin Pilot have challenged their disqualification notices.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)

Rajasthan HC agrees to make Centre a party to Sachin Pilot, 18 rebel Congress MLAs in disqualification case

Jaipur | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 11:39 AM IST
The application for impleadment by Sachin Pilot was moved on the grounds that the constitutional amendment is under challenge and, therefore, the Union of India is a necessary party now.
The Supreme Court had refused to stay the proceedings of the Rajasthan high court on Thursday.(PTI File Photo)
The Supreme Court had refused to stay the proceedings of the Rajasthan high court on Thursday.(PTI File Photo)

Rajasthan high court’s crucial order on Team Pilot’s petition shortly

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 11:01 AM IST
Pilot and his 18 supporters were given disqualification notices by assembly Speaker CP Joshi after being accused of skipping the CLP meetings by Congress chief whip. They have challenged the notices.
File photo: BJP National President JP Nadda.(PTI)
File photo: BJP National President JP Nadda.(PTI)

Rajasthan High Court stays action of FIR against BJP chief JP Nadda

Hindustan Times, Jodhpur | By Dinesh Bothra | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 05:25 PM IST
Nadda had filed a petition in the High Court seeking quashing of the FIR lodged against him.
A notification directing that the caste of any person, including accused, should not be mentioned in any judicial or administrative matter has been issued by Rajasthan HC.(Vipin Kumar/Hindustan Times)
A notification directing that the caste of any person, including accused, should not be mentioned in any judicial or administrative matter has been issued by Rajasthan HC.(Vipin Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Person’s caste not to be mentioned in any judicial, administrative matter: Rajasthan High Court

Jodhpur | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON APR 29, 2020 10:10 AM IST
Rajasthan HC said that this practice was “against the spirit of the Constitution”.
Empty roads near the Jama Masjid on the first day of Ramzan in the walled city area of Jaipur, Rajasthan on Saturday.(Himanshu Vyas/HT Photo)
Empty roads near the Jama Masjid on the first day of Ramzan in the walled city area of Jaipur, Rajasthan on Saturday.(Himanshu Vyas/HT Photo)

Coronavirus update: Rajasthan HC closed till May 3 as key official tests Covid-19 positive

Jaipur | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2020 06:35 AM IST
In a statement, the Rajasthan high court said it shall remain closed till May 3 and no matters, except only immensely urgent matter, will heard.
Representative image: Rajasthan Royals skipper Steve Smith (2nd L) celebrates with his teammates.(AFP)
Representative image: Rajasthan Royals skipper Steve Smith (2nd L) celebrates with his teammates.(AFP)

Rajasthan High Court defers IPL hearing to March 17

Jaipur | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2020 06:29 PM IST
The High Court was expected to give a decision on the PIL that has challenged the decision of Rajasthan Royals to shift a couple of their home games on Thursday.
Rajasthan High Court has sought the state government and the central government’s response to the petition.(HT Photo/File)
Rajasthan High Court has sought the state government and the central government’s response to the petition.(HT Photo/File)

Why legal age of marriage for women is 18, asks Rajasthan HC

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2020 06:57 PM IST
The PIL has been filed by one Abdul Mannan who argues that the different age limits for men and women’s marriage are discriminatory and without a scientific basis.
Jat quota violence left 30 people dead(Ravi Kumar/HT (Representative image))
Jat quota violence left 30 people dead(Ravi Kumar/HT (Representative image))

Litigation blues: 3 years on, Jha probe panel fails to make headway

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Hitender Rao, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2020 07:58 AM IST
Was constituted in April 2016 by the BJP government in Haryana to probe the February 2016 agitation that left 30 people dead
Mayank Pratap Singh from Jaipur has made history by cracking the Rajasthan judicial services 2018 exam at just 21 years of age.(HT)
Mayank Pratap Singh from Jaipur has made history by cracking the Rajasthan judicial services 2018 exam at just 21 years of age.(HT)

21-year-old from Jaipur set to become India’s youngest judge

Jaipur | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2019 09:31 AM IST
The original age requirement for appearing in the judicial services exam was 23 years, which had been reduced to 21 years by the Rajasthan High Court in 2019.
Rajasthan group D recruitment 2019(HT file)
Rajasthan group D recruitment 2019(HT file)

Rajasthan Group D Recruitment 2019: 3678 vacancies in High Court, details here

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Nandini
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 01:22 PM IST
Rajasthan High Court has invited online applications for recruitment of driver and other group D posts. There are a total of 3678 vacancies on different posts under class IV or group D.
Haryana governor Satyadeo Narain Arya delivers his opening address at state assembly in Chandigarh on Tuesday.(HT PHOTO)
Haryana governor Satyadeo Narain Arya delivers his opening address at state assembly in Chandigarh on Tuesday.(HT PHOTO)

Haryana governor truncates special address, triggers debate

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Hitender Rao, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 09:55 AM IST
Arya began his address at 10.42am to finish it at 10.47am; made no mention of the proposed CMP, zero tolerance for corruption
Pehlu Khan was thrashed by an alleged group of cow vigilantes in Alwar in 2017.
Pehlu Khan was thrashed by an alleged group of cow vigilantes in Alwar in 2017.

Pehlu Khan bought cows for dairy, says court; cancels smuggling charge

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Rakesh Goswami
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2019 05:30 PM IST
Rajasthan High Court has ruled that it cannot be presumed that Pehlu Khan and his sons were taking the cattle for slaughter.
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