PIL in Karnataka HC seeks transparency in selection of Judicial Appointments; also claims for more women in appointments

PIL in Karnataka HC seeks transparency in selection of Judicial Appointments; also claims for more women in appointments

Karnataka: An Advocate- M. Veerabhadraiah filed a petition, taking a cue from the suggestions in the Judges Cases and Last year’s judgement on National Judicial Appointment Commission, as a Public Interest Litigation in the Karnataka High Court claiming the transparency in the selection process of Judges. In the PIL filed by the Advocate, he claimed that the procedure for appointment of the judges and their eligibility criteria to be the judges of the High court should be made available online. In his filed petition, he further suggested that the members…

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Law taxing out-of-State vehicles unconstitutional: Karnataka High Court

Law taxing out-of-State vehicles unconstitutional: Karnataka High Court

Bangaluru: Yesterday, i.e. on Thursday, 10th March, the honourable Karnataka High Court had declared the law which was compelling the non- Karnataka private vehicles to pay the lifetime tax, as “unconstitutional”. The concerned Law was newly enacted and it was requiring the owners of the registered private vehicles from out of Karnataka State, to pay lifetime tax if they use such vehicles in the Karnataka beyond 30 days. Now, the decision is taken by the High Court of Karnataka’s concerned bench comprising of Justice Anand Byrareddy in connection with the…

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