Karnataka HC deals blow to Amazon, Walmart”s Flipkart in antitrust case

Amazon The Competition Commission of India (CCI) announced a probe in January 2020 into Amazon and Flipkart following a complaint from a trader group that alleged they were promoting some “preferred sellers” and in turn hurting business for other, smaller sellers. Source link

Has direction on SMS on COVID-19 result been implemented effectively: Karnataka HC

The High Court of Karnataka on Thursday told the State government that one of its staff members, who died of COVID-19 on Wednesday night, appears to have not received an SMS intimation about the result of his sample test till he died, while questioning whether the court’s direction to intimate test results within 24 hours … Read more

Lawyers urged to use video conferencing

With the constant increase in COVID-19 cases, Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka of the Karnataka High Court on Thursday appealed to advocates to opt for video conferencing instead of physically coming to the court, to avoid gathering on court premises. Referring to the existing hybrid system of hearing petitions simultaneously through video conferencing mode and … Read more

Karnataka HC rejects MML’s counterclaim of over Rs 1,100 crore against JSW Steel

Mumbai: The Karnataka High Court has rejected a Mysore Minerals (MML) plea to add a counterclaim of about Rs 1,172.79 crore to a petition of JSW Steel, which is seeking a refund of about Rs 272 crore from the state-owned company. “The subject application of the respondent (MML) seeking leave to amend the written statement … Read more

SC stays criminal proceedings against former Wipro chairman Azim Premji and others

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday stayed criminal proceedings against former chairman of Wipro, Azim Premji, and his wife on their plea seeking quashing of the summons issued by a Bengaluru trial court on a ‘frivolous and mischievous’ complaint filed by an NGO alleging breach of trust and corruption in merger of three firms … Read more

Under what power did you direct banks to freeze Amnesty a/cs, K’taka HC asks ED | India News – Times of India

BENGALUTRU: The Karnataka high court on Wednesday asked the Enforcement Directorare (ED) to disclose under what power or authority of law did it direct banks to freeze accounts pertaining to Indians for Amnesty International Trust, the India branch of Amnesty International. Justice PS Dinesh Kumar gave the direction while pointing out that even the copy … Read more

Tree felling: Karnataka High Court moots steps to make process transparent

Suggesting certain measures to bring in transparency, the High Court of Karnataka on Wednesday said the details of applications seeking permission for felling tress should be uploaded to a particular website by the tree officer, and the information on the availability of such details has to be given in the public notices. The court also … Read more

Franklin Templeton cannot wind up six mutual fund schemes without securing unit holders’ consent: HC

However, it stays operation of the verdict to enable company to approach apex court The High Court of Karnataka on Saturday said that the Franklin Templeton Trustees Services (FT Trustees) Pvt. Ltd. cannot implement its decision to prematurely wind up six open-ended debt-oriented Mutual Fund (MF) schemes without obtaining the consent of the unit holders … Read more

Karnataka High Court comes to rescue of class 12 student who carried phone inside exam hall

CBSE had asked her to reappear for biology paper; board directed to declare result. Observing that “a tender age student, even when delinquency is established, cannot be treated as an offender of the war crime,” the Karnataka High Court has directed the CBSE to immediately announce the result of a student of class 12, who … Read more

Vijay Mallya asked to appear before Supreme Court on October 5 in contempt case; review plea dismissed

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday (August 31) directed fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya to be present in person before it on October 5 at 2 pm, directing the Union Ministry of Home Affairs to ensure his presence in the courtroom on that day. The top court also dismissed his plea seeking review of the … Read more