Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Uttarakhand HC chief justice, who quashed President rule, transferred to Andhra

The chief justice of the Uttarakhand High Court, KM Joseph, who was recently in the news for quashing President's rule, has been transferred to the Andhra Pradesh high court in Hyderabad.

Justice Joseph, who assumed charge as the chief justice of Uttarakhand in July 2014, is an alumnus of the government law college in Ernakulam.

Meanwhile, acting chief justice of the Hyderabad high court Dilip B Bhosale has been posted as the chief justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.

Meanwhile, the Supreme Court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing till May 6 on the Centre's plea against the Uttarakhand High Court's order revoking President's rule in the hill state.

Attorney general Mukul Rohatgi told the apex court that the Centre is seriously considering its suggestion to hold floor test in Uttarakhand.

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