Karnataka High Court Current Affairs, GK & News
Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka has been sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court. Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R Vala administered the oath of office to Justice Oka at the Raj Bhavan. He succeeded Justice Dinesh Maheshwari, who was elevated as a Supreme Court judge in January 2019. Justice Oka has given many landmark ..
Topics: Abhay Shreeniwas Oka • Dinesh Maheshwari • Government of India • Government of Meghalaya • High Courts of India • Judiciary of India • Karnataka High Court • Raj Bhavan • Supreme Court of India • Vala
The Karnataka High Court has quashed the order of Enforcement Directorate (ED) which froze the bank accounts of Greenpeace India. The court noted that the validity of the ED order has lost its efficacy on account of efflux of time as the period of 60 days has expired. The accounts of the Greenpeace India were frozen on ..
Topics: DDIIPL • Direct Dialogue Initiatives India Pvt Ltd • ED • Enforcement Directorate • Environmental conservation • FEMA • Foreign Exchange Management Act • Greenpeace India • Karnataka High Court
The Supreme Court has stayed Karnataka High Court order reducing size of pictorial warnings on packages of tobacco products to 40% of the package space from earlier 85%. The apex court took decision saying that health of citizen has primacy and emphasised on importance of public health and harmful effects of tobacco products. Background The ..
The Karnataka High Court has struck down 2014 amendment rules that mandated pictorial health warnings to cover 85% of tobacco product packaging space, holding that they violated Constitutional norms. However, it made it clear that 40% pictorial health warning rule, which existed prior to amendment rules, will remain in force. The HC passed the order ..