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Gujarat HC’s Justice JB Pardiwala elevated as Supreme Court judge

  New Delhi: Justice JB Pardiwala of the Gujarat High Court has been elevated as a Supreme Court judge. Along with him, Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court in Assam, too, has been elevated to the Apex Court. “In exercise of the power conferred by clause (2) of Article 124 of the Constitution of India,...

Gujarat High Court starts live streaming of court proceedings

In a much-required move, the Gujarat High Court administration on Monday started live streaming of the proceedings from the court of Chief Justice Vikram Nath and Justice JB Pardiwala. The live streaming of court proceedings, which has been started to ascertain the feasibility and workability of available options, is available on YouTube. Whether the court...

Gujarat HC cautions health secretary not to restrict COVID-19 admissions in Ahmedabad Civil Hospital

The Gujarat High Court has cautioned health secretary Jayanti Ravi to ensure that COVID-19 admissions in Ahmedabad Civil Hospital are not restricted deliberately to cope up with work pressure in the future, or else the court will have to take “appropriate action”. The remark came in response to a submission made by an advocate appearing...

HC directs Gujarat govt not to insist on prior approval for COVID-19 testing in private labs

The Gujarat High Court has ordered the state government not to insist on prior approval for carrying out COVID-19 confirmatory tests by private hospitals and laboratories on patients requiring urgent surgeries, undergoing critical treatment related to haemodialysis, and other emergency surgeries including child delivery. The court has said such procedures cannot wait for...

People who can’t help have no right to criticise Gujarat govt for COVID-19 crisis: HC

Unhappy with the interpretation of the court orders for gaining political mileage and the debates going on social media and other platforms, the Gujarat High Court has remarked that people who cannot extend their helping hand amid the coronavirus crisis have no right to criticise the state government. The court said: “If the State Government...

Be prepared for our surprise visit, HC warns Ahmedabad Civil Hospital administration

The Gujarat High Court’s division bench of Justice JB Pardiwala and Justice Ilesh Vora has warned the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital to be prepared for a surprise visit by them to ascertain the quality of care being rendered to COVID-19 patients admitted in the hospital and the working condition of the medical staff. The warning came...