Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court on Friday paved the way for appointments of junior civil judges by directing the TS government to issue appointment letters to selected candidates who have appeared for the written test and interviews following the notifications issued in 2014 and 2015.
A division bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Dilip B. Bhosale and Justice P. Naveen Rao dismissed three separate petitions by Sarasani Satyam Reddy, senior advocate of the High Court and two others, challenging the High Court administration taking up the recruitment, pursuant to the notification issued as per AP Judicial Service Rules even after formation of Telangana state and framing of TS Judicial Service Rules.
While dismissing the pleas, the bench held that the TS bringing in its own set of judicial service rules was illegal on the ground that it was done without consulting the High Court.
The bench observed that the process of recruitment was taken up by the High Court following an order of the Supreme Court and fixing of a deadline to complete the appointment process.
Revanth seeks Central security
TD MLA A. Revanth Reddy on Friday moved the Hyderabad High Court seeking Central Police protection.
He alleged that he faced a threat to his life from senior leaders of the ruling party in the state and the Chief Minister himself had on the Floor of the Assembly threatened him with dire consequences. He also said that he had earlier been a victim of physical attacks. He said that was earlier provided 3+3 gunmen which was recently reduced to 2+2 without any reasons.
The judge issued notices to the state and Central governments and also Mahbubnagar SP directing them to respond by June 6.
TS set deadline for Endowments panel
Justice C.V. Nagarjuna Reddy of the High Court at Hyderabad on Friday granted till June 2016 to the TS government to constitute the Endowments Tribunal.
He was dealing with a contempt case by Dattatreya Navagraha temple of Seethaphalmandi in the city seeking action against the authorities for failing to constitute the tribunal despite the court order....