Government amend the fee structure for C1-category management quota
seats from Rs 5.5 lakh to Rs 9 lakh in non-minority institutions and for
B1-category seats in minority institutions from Rs 6 lakh to Rs 9 lakh.
Hyderabad High Court on Wednesday decided to review the decision of the
Telangana state government to increase fee structure of management
quota seats in minority and non-minority private unaided medical
colleges for the academic year 2014-15.
division bench comprising Justice R. Subhash Reddy and Justice A.
Shankar Narayana was admitting a public interest litigation (PIL) by the
Joint Action Committee represented by its president D. Balaraju. The
PIL challenged the GO MS numbers 9 and 10, amending the fee structure
for C1-category management quota seats from Rs 5.5 lakh to Rs 9 lakh in
non-minority institutions and for B1-category seats in minority
institutions from Rs 6 lakh to Rs 9 lakh.
petitioner said that this decision of the government will hamper the
chances of meritorious students. Pointing out that the decision seems to
be contrary to the directions of the Supreme Court with regard to
admissions into private medical colleges; Justice Subhash Reddy said
that the court will examine the matter. The bench issued notices to all
the respondents, including the Telangana government, directing them to
file counter affidavits.
HC stays case against Varma Justice
Raja Elango of the Hyderabad High Court on Wednesday granted stay on a
case against film director and producer Ramgopal Varma in Saroornagar
police station of the city for two weeks. Police had registered the case
against Varma on a complaint by Karuna Sagar, an advocate, for making
controversial comments on Lord Ganesha.