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Ghaziabad 'assault' video case: Twitter India MD gets relief; no coercive action, says Karnataka HC
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Ghaziabad 'assault' video case: Twitter India MD gets relief; no coercive action, says Karnataka HC

The court maintained that the petitioner is an employee of Twitter Communication India Private Ltd handling marketing and sales and not a member of board of directors to be responsible for uploading of the alleged video

Bengaluru court orders HD Deve Gowda to pay Rs 2 cr to NICE, but why?
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Bengaluru court orders HD Deve Gowda to pay Rs 2 cr to NICE, but why?

HD Deve Gowda penalised: The court observed that the project in question has been upheld by the High Court of Karnataka and the Supreme Court in their judgments

Karnataka HC verdict on RRB reserve list shows how government job aspirants suffer due to institutional apathy
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Karnataka HC verdict on RRB reserve list shows how government job aspirants suffer due to institutional apathy

If India really wants to deal with unemployment, then all institutions and bodies associated with employment ought to be thoroughly inspected by the State for any discrepancy in the process

Karnataka HC asks state, Centre to clarify stand on distribution of COVID vaccine by next week
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Karnataka HC asks state, Centre to clarify stand on distribution of COVID vaccine by next week

The court asked the state and the central government to view the situation in the context of Article 14, which guarantees equal treatment of all citizens in the eyes of law.

'Vaccination scenario in state is shocking': Karnataka HC says 'impossible' for non-frontline workers to get inoculated
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'Vaccination scenario in state is shocking': Karnataka HC says 'impossible' for non-frontline workers to get inoculated

The court directed the state government to submit a requisition to the Centre seeking required vaccine doses, during the day itself

Karnataka HC orders judicial probe in Chamarajanagar hospital deaths, asks Centre to up state's Oxygen quota
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Karnataka HC orders judicial probe in Chamarajanagar hospital deaths, asks Centre to up state's Oxygen quota

The Karnataka government had on Wednesday appointed retired High Court judge Justice BA Patil to probe the alleged oxygen shortage incident without taking prior approval from the court

Karnataka appoints retired HC judge to probe deaths of 24 COVID patients in Chamarajanagar
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Karnataka appoints retired HC judge to probe deaths of 24 COVID patients in Chamarajanagar

The state health minister had said that only three deaths occurred due to oxygen shortage and not 24, as has been reported

'How many more have to die?': Karnataka HC condemns Centre over oxygen supply policy after 24 die in Chamarajanagar
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'How many more have to die?': Karnataka HC condemns Centre over oxygen supply policy after 24 die in Chamarajanagar

This comes on the same day that the oxygen crisis deepened in certain parts of Karnataka including the state capital with hospitals openly raising concern over the gap in oxygen supply

Supreme Court's Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar passes away at Gurugram hospital
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Supreme Court's Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar passes away at Gurugram hospital

The judge was admitted to the Medanta hospital due to a lung infection and was in the ICU, sources said

Coronavirus news updates: 3.14 lakh new cases, hospitals run out of oxygen; SC, HCs take note of shortages
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Coronavirus news updates: 3.14 lakh new cases, hospitals run out of oxygen; SC, HCs take note of shortages

India also reported a record 2,104 deaths in a span of 24 hours on Thursday, taking the toll from COVID-19 disease to 1,84,657

Lack of COVID drug a violation of Article 19, notes Karnataka HC; demands real-time updates on availability
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Lack of COVID drug a violation of Article 19, notes Karnataka HC; demands real-time updates on availability

On the availability of medical oxygen, the court noted that the 'the situation is very, very bad' and added, 'We have found that people are not getting oxygen in 24 hours'

Supreme Court stays proceedings against BS Yediyurappa in land denotification case
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Supreme Court stays proceedings against BS Yediyurappa in land denotification case

The private complaint against Yediyurppa alleged that during his tenure as the chief minister from 2008-12, he illegally de-notified 20 acres from land acquisition proceedings to give undue favours to private parties

Mumbai court grants bail to Kangana Ranaut in Javed Akhtar defamation case
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Mumbai court grants bail to Kangana Ranaut in Javed Akhtar defamation case

Meanwhile, Karnataka High Court on Thursday quashed an FIR against Kangana Ranaut for her controversial tweets related to the farmers protesting against the recently enacted farm laws.

Karnataka HC restrains centre, NIC from sharing Aarogya Setu app data without user consent
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Karnataka HC restrains centre, NIC from sharing Aarogya Setu app data without user consent

The High Court also ordered that the central government can not deny any benefit or services to a user only on the ground that the user has not installed Aarogya Setu.

Madras HC accepted mistake by questioning validity of special courts for lawmakers, says SC
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Madras HC accepted mistake by questioning validity of special courts for lawmakers, says SC

A bench comprising justices NV Ramana, Surya Kant and Aniruddha Bose, made the remark while hearing a PIL filed by lawyer and BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay seeking speedy disposal of cases against the lawmakers

Bengaluru violence: Karnataka HC to hear govt's plea for 'claim commissioner' to assess damage to public propertyon 25 Aug
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Bengaluru violence: Karnataka HC to hear govt's plea for 'claim commissioner' to assess damage to public propertyon 25 Aug

The state govt is seeking the appointment of a judicial officer to recover losses from those who damaged public property during the 11 August violence in the city

Karnataka HC asks govt to reconsider move to hold K-CET 2020 on 30-31 July; decision likely tomorrow
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Karnataka HC asks govt to reconsider move to hold K-CET 2020 on 30-31 July; decision likely tomorrow

The writ petition was moved by Congress party's student wing, National Student Union of India (NSUI) on Monday challenging the state-level common entrance exam held for admissions to engineering and medical courses.

'Unbecoming of an Indian woman': Karnataka HC tells survivor who claimed to have fallen asleep after being raped; gives bail to accused
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'Unbecoming of an Indian woman': Karnataka HC tells survivor who claimed to have fallen asleep after being raped; gives bail to accused

Granting an advance bail to the rape accused, Justice Krishna S Dixit of the Karnataka HC also observed 'This is not the way our women react when they are ravished'

Coronavirus lockdown: Labour unions accuse BS Yediyurappa of giving in to real estate lobby after Karnataka cancels special trains for migrant workers
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Coronavirus lockdown: Labour unions accuse BS Yediyurappa of giving in to real estate lobby after Karnataka cancels special trains for migrant workers

In a tech park in Garudacharpalya, civic officials had to be called after 1,600 labourers were locked in their camps after they had demanded pending wages to return home.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Differences emerge between Karnataka MPs, MLA over fixing accountability after pharma employee in Nanjangud infects 73 others
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Differences emerge between Karnataka MPs, MLA over fixing accountability after pharma employee in Nanjangud infects 73 others

Nanjangud's BJP MLA B Harshavardhan, who is the son-in-law of party MP V Srinivasa Prasad representing Chamarajanagar Lok Sabha constituency is angry with the state government over the handling of the issue.