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Arun Shourie gets relief from Rajasthan High Court

The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday gave relief to former Union minister and noted journalist Arun Shourie in the Lakshmi Vilas Palace hotel disinvestment case. Along with Arun Shourie, another accused Kantilal Karmsey also got the relief. Justice Dinesh Mehta stayed the arrest warrant issued by a special CBI court against both Shourie and Karmsey....

Laxmi Vilas Palace: Company moves HC against takeover

The petition of Bharat Hotels Ltd, the company that owns Udaipur’s Laxmi Vilas Palace hotel, against the special CBI court’s order to the district administration to take over the hotel would come up for hearing tomorrow in Rajasthan High court. On Friday, the counsel for Bharat Hotels Ltd PP Choudhry, who is a member of...

Rajasthan govt moves HC to again postpone civic polls

The Rajasthan government has moved the high court seeking the postponement of the civic elections in the state. The government has sought the court’s intervention to postpone the civic elections till March 2021. The civic elections were due in April this year, but were postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. The elections are to be...

410 Pakistani Hindus to return to India

The deck has been cleared for the return of 410 Hindus from Pakistan. These persons, all Hindus, had gone to Pakistan to meet their relatives, but got stranded there because of the coronavirus pandemic. Now, under special permission granted by the Indian government, they are set to return. HC hearing a petition on the issue...

Rajasthan Congress gets major boost from HC, SC verdict on merger

Monday ended up being a day that boosted the morale of the ruling Congress in Rajasthan. Notably, the Rajasthan High Court as well as the Supreme Court rejected pleas that opposed the merger of six BSP MLAs in the Rajasthan Congress. HC asks Speaker to decide The Rajasthan High Court on Monday rejected the petition...

Rajasthan HC to deliver verdict on BSP merger issue on Aug 17

The Rajasthan High Court is likely to deliver its verdict on Monday on the petitions challenging the merger of the six BSP MLAs into the Congress. Speaker CP Joshi had approved the merger of the six BSP MLAs in September 2019. The court had reserved its order on Friday. The single-judge bench of Justice Mahendra...

Rajasthan: SC refuses to restrain BSP MLAs from voting

In a major boost to the ruling Congress in Rajasthan, the Supreme Court has refused to issue an interim order restraining the six BSP MLA’s from voting in the Rajasthan Assembly in case of a trust vote. Merger mystery The six BSP MLA’s had made an application for merger as a group with the ruling...

Senior advocate found smoking hookah during virtual court hearing

In an incident that appears to be against the decorum of court, a senior advocate Rajeev Dhawan was found smoking a hookah during a virtual hearing of the Rajasthan High Court. The senior advocate appeared before the high court bench during the hearing of the plea against the merger of six BSP MLAs into the...

Rajasthan HC to deliver order on BSP MLAs on Aug 11

Prakash Bhandari The Rajasthan High Court, in a petition filed against the merger of BSP MLAs into Congress, said a single bench will dispose of the case on August 11.  The High Court has also directed that notice be issued to the six MLAs by August 8.    The district judge of Jaisalmer has been...

Rajasthan HC seeks reply from Speaker on BSP MLAs merger

The Rajasthan High Court’s division bench of Chief Justice Indrajit Mohanty and Justice Prakash Gupta on Wednesday sought a reply from Speaker CP Joshi. The Rajasthan High Court sought the reply by Thursday morning in connection with a petition challenging the merger of six BSP MLAs into Congress. Two petitions against merger of MLAs BJP...

Ashok Gehlot locks horns with Union minister Shekhawat

Prakash Bhandari, Jaipur: Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has locked horns with Union Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and both of them are involved in wordy duel accusing each other. Gehlot for over a fortnight has been trading charges against Shekhawat for causing the political impasse in the state with the sole motive of pulling...

Rajasthan High Court seeks reply from Speaker, 6 BSP MLAs

The Rajasthan High Court on Thursday issued notice to Assembly Speaker CP Joshi and six BSP MLAs, who later merged with the Congress. The notices were issued by the Rajasthan High Court during the hearing of a petition filed by the BSP against the merger. The court has sought a reply from the Speaker and...