HC restores house to sexagenarian parents

Hyderabad: Justice C.V. Bhaskar Reddy of the Telangana High Court restored possession of a house to a sexagenarian couple from their son. The judge was dealing with a writ plea filed by K. Dayanand and his wife, seeking to initiate proceedings under the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizen Act, 2007 and Rules to protect the petitioners’ life and property. The petitioner said that the police had not taken action on their complaint by registering an FIR against their son. Earlier, the court had directed the son to pay Rs 20,000 per month to the petitioners from November 1, 2022, along with arrears of Rs 1.3 lakh. On Tuesday, while disposing of the writ plea, Justice Bhaskar Reddy faulted the son for not fulfilling his duties and directed him to vacate the parents’ house at Danaiahnagar, Uppuguda.

Child custody case closed

A two-judge bench of the Telangana High Court on Tuesday closed a civil appeal dealing with the custody of a minor child. The bench comprising Justice K. Lakshman and Justice P. Sree Sudha was dealing with an appeal filed by a person challenging an order of the Family Court granting custody of a minor girl to her maternal grandmother. It was the case of the appellant that his spouse had died by suicide and a criminal case was lodged against him. He was later acquitted. During that time, the custody of the child was granted to the grandmother. The bench observed that almost 13 years had passed after the Family Court-cum-Additional Chief Judge, Hyderabad, ruled in favour of the grandmother in 2010. It was represented to the court that the matter of child custody was amicably sorted out between the appellant and the grandparents of the minor child. The court noting the matter as infructuous dismissed the appeal.

HC directs presence of Karimnagar officials

Justice T. Vinod Kumar of the Telangana High Court directed the impleadment of revenue authorities in a case pertaining to revocation of building permission by the Karimnagar Municipal Corporation. The judge is dealing with a writ plea filed by Mogili Shiva Shekar. Counsel for the petitioner stated that the records that were provided to the petitioner were required to be placed on record. The court directed the petitioner to file a copy of the letter and a copy of the patta certificate upon which he placed reliance. The matter was listed after four weeks.

HC refuses writ on delay in law courses

Justice S. Nanda of the Telangana High Court on Tuesday closed a writ plea challenging the inordinate delay in admitting candidates in law courses for the ongoing academic year. The judge was dealing with a writ petition filed by A. Bhaskar Reddy, a practising advocate. The petitioner, arguing as a party in person, contended that the Lawcet results had been declared in June, and counselling had been delayed. This delay was both discriminatory and arbitrary as the admission process for the rest of the courses had been done diligently. He stated that this not only led to a breach of substantive legitimate expectation but also was violative of the Constitution. He argued that the admission process was not adhering to the norms of the UGC and jeopardising the subsequent academic calendars. Justice Nanda refused to entertain the petition but made it clear that petitioner was entitled to approach the court via a public interest litigation

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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