Press Esc to close
Saturday 28 March 2015
News updated at 2:59 AM IST
Weather
Max: 34.5°C
Min : 22.3°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

Khehar sworn in as Karnataka Chief Justice

Last updated: 08 August, 2010
Bangalore, Aug 8, DHNS

J S Khehar was sworn in as the new Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court on Sunday.

The new Chief Justice of Karnataka Jagdish Singh Khehar is hugged by his mother Satpal Kaur after the oath-taking ceremony at Raj Bhavan in Bangalore on Sunday. DH Photo

The new Chief Justice of Karnataka Jagdish Singh Khehar is hugged by his mother Satpal Kaur after the oath-taking ceremony at Raj Bhavan in Bangalore on Sunday. DH PhotoGovernor H R Bhardwaj administered the oath to the former Chief Justice of Uttaranchal High Court at the Raj Bhavan.

Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, who was present on the occasion, congratulated the new Chief Justice.

The Chief Minister said he would discuss the much-talked Bill against cow slaughter with President Pratibha Patel on Monday.  “The State government will focus on development activities. Presently, the mining controversy and padayatra has overshadowed all the development projects of the government,” Yeddyurappa remarked.

The oath-taking ceremony was attended by several members of legal fraternity, including Lokayukta Santosh Hegde.

The new Chief Justice will be a part of the judicial proceedings from Monday.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
An Auto driver seen upset outside theTV showroom as he was watching...

An Auto driver seen upset outside theTV showroom as he was watching...

Angry cricket fans burn the posters of Virat Kohli and Bollywood...

Angry cricket fans burn the posters of Virat Kohli and Bollywood...

Indian cricket fans react as India bats against Australia during their...

Indian cricket fans react as India bats against Australia during their...

Indian supporters wait in the stands following their team's...

Indian supporters wait in the stands following their team's...

India's Virat Kohli (C) and team mates react after Australia won their...

India's Virat Kohli (C) and team mates react after Australia won their...

India's batsmen Umesh Yadav (L) and Mohammed Shami walk off the...

India's batsmen Umesh Yadav (L) and Mohammed Shami walk off the...

Australia's teammates look at India's batsmen Umesh Yadav's face after his...

Australia's teammates look at India's batsmen Umesh Yadav's face after his...

Australian team mates react after they won their Cricket World Cup semi-final...

Australian team mates react after they won their Cricket World Cup semi-final...

Actress and newly appointed AICC National Spokesperson Kushboo...

Actress and newly appointed AICC National Spokesperson Kushboo...

Saina Nehwal at India Open...

Saina Nehwal at India Open...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523