HC dismisses PIL on MLAs' salaries


The petitioner had prayed the Court to issue a show cause notice to stay the proposal as it was adopted without calling for objections from the general public. The bench opined that the petitioner had not made out any case and dismissed the petition.

Hearing on 10-yr old case

The High Court division bench headed by Chief Justice P D Dinakaran directed the Government to consider a petition seeking investigation into the 10-year old case on excess payments made for a contract awarded for the Upper Krishna Project.

The petitioner H T Somashekar Reddy had alleged that a House committee investigation had reported on the excess payments, but no action was taken. The then government headed by H D Deve Gowda  had awarded the contract for minor works and allegedly paid an excess of Rs 73 crore to the company.

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