HC allows student to appear for exam

The High Court on Thursday directed the Kammavari Sangha Institute of Technology (KSIT), the engineering college on Kanakapura Road, to allow a sixth semester engineering student to write the examination scheduled for June 13.

Shreya K S, a resident of Jayanagar and a student of electronics and communications, was denied permission to write examination for she remained absent for over three months, after she met with an accident. The accident had made her immobile. Even the medical certificate submitted in her support did not yield any result. The Counsel for the petitioners submitted that though the Institute had promised to allow her to write the examinations, if she cleared an oral test, it made a U-turn later.

Justice A S Bopanna, following a petition, directed the Institute to allow the student to appear for the examination scheduled for Friday.

Case against BBMP

An interlocutory application (IA) has been filed in the High Court praying the court to initiate suo motu criminal contempt proceedings against the government and Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike for misleading the High Court at various instances in regard to garbage disposal issue.

The IA filed by Bangalore-based advocate G R Mohan quotes the High Court, which had said that landfills were not the permanent solution to garbage disposal. The BBMP has claimed that dry waste collection centres were constructed in 146 wards, but in reality these collections centres were not functioning.

The IA states that the accused (BBMP) is in the habit of misleading the court time and gain.

The residents of Mandur are suffering from various diseases as the garbage is not processed for many years and tonnes of garbage were lying without being processed.

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