High courts Current Affairs - 2019

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Cabinet approves revised salaries and pension for Judges of Supreme Court and High Courts

The Union Cabinet approved revision in salaries, gratuity, allowances, pension etc. of Judges of Supreme Court and High Courts and retired Judges of Supreme Court and High Courts. The decision follows implementation of recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission in respect of Civil Servants. Key Facts The increase in salary and allowances will benefit 31 Read More…

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Justice G C Gupta sworn-in as Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court

Justice G C Gupta has sworn-in as Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court. He was administered oath by West Bengal governor Kesari Nath Tripathi as per Article 219 of Constitution. He will have a short tenure as Chief Justice of the High Court as he is due to retire in December 2016. Prior to this Read More…

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Justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale sworn in as Chief Justice of Allahabad HC

Justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale was sworn in as the new Chief Justice of Allahabad High Court. He succeeds Justice D.Y. Chandrachud who was appointed judge of Supreme Court. He was administered oath of office was administered by Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik in Allahabad as per Article 219 of Constitution. About Justice Dilip Bhosale He Read More…

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Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prasad takes charge of Chief Justice of Manipur HC

The senior-most Judge of the Manipur High Court Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prasad has assumed charge of the Chief Justice of the High Court. He succeeded Justice Laxmi Kanta Mohapatra who has relinquished the charge of office. Earlier in February 2016, President Pranab Mukherjee had transferred Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prasad from Jharkhand High Court to Manipur Read More…

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Punjab and Haryana HC stays quota for Jats, five other communities in Haryana

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed the reservation for Jats and five other communities provided by the Haryana government. The reservation for these communities was provided under a newly carved Backward Classes (C) category as per provisions of Backward Classes (Reservation in Services and Admission in Educational Institutions) Act, 2016. The court gave Read More…

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Justice Deepak Gupta sworn-in as Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court

Justice Deepak Gupta has sworn-in as the new Chief Justice (CJ) of the Chhattisgarh High Court. He was administered the oath of office as per by Chhattisgarh Governor Balram Das Tandon at Raj Bhawan in Raipur as per the provisions of the Article 219 of Constitution. Background Justice Deepak Gupta was transferred from Tripura High Read More…

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Justice Naveen Sinha sworn-in as Chief Justice of Rajasthan HC

Justice Naveen Sinha has sworn in as the 31st Chief Justice of Rajasthan. He was administered the oath to the office by Governor Kalyan Singh as per the provisions of the Article 219 of Constitution. He was transfered by President Pranab Mukherjee as per provisions Article 222 of Constitution after following recommendation of the Supreme Read More…

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