LEGAL NEWS 05.10.2010

Now littering in Gurgaon can land you behind bars

NDTV.com

“We have registered a case against the trio under section 188 of Indian
Penal Code. CMO of Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) has filed a
complaint,” a …

<http://www.ndtv.com/article/cities/now-littering-in-gurgaon-can-land-you-behind-bars-57101>

CTU conductor exam: Eight accused sent to four-day CBI custody

Indian Express

… candidate Gajinder and Sandeep, one of the middlemen. They all were
arrested yesterday by the CBI under Section 120-B, 419 and 420 of the
Indian Penal Code.

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/CTU-conductor-exam–Eight-accused-sent-to-four-day-CBI-custody/692587/>

Rouvan Rawla suicide: La Martiniere principal, teachers get bail

NDTV.com

The Rawlas alleged abetment to suicide under Section 305 of the Indian
Penal Code by the school authorities. But the chargesheet only confirms
physical …

<http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/rouvan-rawla-suicide-la-martiniere-principal-teachers-get-bail-56716>

Satyam fraud case: CBI grills Raju for three hours

Sify

… against him and influence witnesses He has been charged under various
sections of the Indian Penal Code including Section 120B for criminal
conspiracy, …

<http://sify.com/news/satyam-fraud-case-cbi-grills-raju-for-three-hours-news-national-kkfpOfegegi.html>

Tax foul play invites vigilance ire

Calcutta Telegraph

… with the cases filed under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, and
Sections 420 (cheating) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal
Code. …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1101005/jsp/orissa/story_13018040.jsp>

‘Couldn’t arrest accused as houses were locked’

Times of India

… of the deceased had launched a campaign for adding Section 304
(culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of the Indian Penal Code in the
FIR against Brar.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Couldnt-arrest-accused-as-houses-were-locked/articleshow/6686467.cms>

No Sanskrit Please – Orders Allahabad High Court

Law et al. News

Dismissing a 24 years old writ petition the Allahabad High Court Monday
ordered that a writ petition drafted and presented in Sanskrit can neither
be …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2455>

‘Dispose of petition on teachers row’

The Hindu

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Andhra Pradesh High Court
to dispose of the writ petition challenging the validity of the rule
providing …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/10/05/stories/2010100552670100.htm>

Lottery: Megha Distributors Asked to Produce Papers

Outlook

The direction in this regard was issued by a division bench comprising
justice Thothathil B Radhakrishnan and justice P Bhavadasan on a writ
appeal filed by …

<http://news.outlookindia.com/item.aspx?695859>
Should the other woman in a man’s life get maintenance? SC to decide

Indian Express

The Supreme Court is set to decide whether the “other woman” in a man’s
life can also be granted maintenance under existing laws. Under the present
scenario …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Should-the-other-woman-in-a-man-s-life-get-maintenance-SC-to-decide/692689/>

Malegaon blast case: SC rejects Purohit’s bail plea

Indian Express

In a boost to the prosecution in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, the Supreme
Court on Monday refused to grant bail to accused Lieutenant Colonel SP
Purohit. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Malegaon-blast-case–SC-rejects-Purohit-s-bail-plea/692691>

SC for permanent commissions for women in more non-combat roles

Times of India

NEW DELHI: Serving women army officers on Monday got a shot in the arm with
Supreme Court asking the government to explore the possibility of giving
them …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SC-for-permanent-commissions-for-women-in-more-non-combat-roles/articleshow/6687069.cms>

Human skin will be traded one day: SC

Hindustan Times

The Supreme Court on Monday lambasted poacher Sansar Chand for “destroying
the wildlife in India.” While reserving its verdict on an appeal
challenging his …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Human-skin-will-be-traded-one-day-SC/Article1-608339.aspx>

SC advice on ‘unfit’ varsities vexes HRD

Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The central government could find itself in a spot with the
Supreme Court asking it to consider the possibility of shifting some of the
44 …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/SC-advice-on-unfit-varsities-vexes-HRD/articleshow/6687472.cms>

AFSPA needed, legal protection must for troops: IAF chief

Times of India

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal PV Naik, who is also chairman of the chiefs of
staff committee, said soldiers needed “legal protection” to be effective
in the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/AFSPA-needed-legal-protection-must-for-troops-IAF-chief/articleshow/6685000.cms>

ONGC sought legal opinion on Rajasthan oilfields

SteelGuru

BS reported that Oil and Natural Gas Corp has sought a legal opinion on
whether it would be liable to shoulder the entire royalty burden on crude
output …

<http://www.steelguru.com/metals_news/ONGC_sought_legal_opinion_on_Rajasthan_oilfields/168515.html>

Bill to ensure transparency in judiciary on Cabinet menu

Times of India

Though the OC will forward all complaints to a Scrutiny Panel within three
months, a complaint against CJI will be scrutinised by the OC itself. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Bill-to-ensure-transparency-in-judiciary-on-Cabinet-menu-/articleshow/6685772.cms>

Govt elbows its way into committee to watch judges

Indian Express

With few exceptions, the past experience relatng to the role of CJI/AG has
not been above board.It is time to overhaul the judicial system from the
top to …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/comments/govt-elbow…/692659/>

PIL against state, Lavasa for green nod to township project

Indian Express

A group of social workers and environmentalists from Pune have filed a
public interest litigation (PIL) in the Bombay High Court against Lavasa
Corporation …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/PIL-against-state–Lavasa-for-green-nod-to-township-project/692638/>

Plea against religious structure on road

Express Buzz

HYDERABAD: The PIL bench of the AP High Court on Monday took on file a writ
petition complaining of complacency, if not connivance, by the municipal

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/hyderabad/plea-against-religious-structure-on-road/212529.html>

Death sentence commuted to life term for 4 of a family

Indian Express

… Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday, during the resumed hearing of
a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by advocate Navkiran Singh of the
HC. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Death-sentence-commuted-to-life-term-for-4-of-a-family/692547/>

Muktak Kapadia gets conditional bail

Daily News & Analysis

… however, without proper government procedures. After member of
executive counsel, Manish Doshi, filed a PIL in the high court, the entire
case was exposed.

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_muktak-kapadia-gets-conditional-bail_1447807>

saurabh thuse blog: HC takes up PIL seeking protection of the …

By saurabh thuse

Treating the problem of erosion as serious, Manoj Kumar Borah, an
inhabitant has filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Gauhati High
Court seeking court’s intervention in protecting the Majuli island and its
people. …

<http://saurabhthuse1990.blogspot.com/2010/10/hc-takes-up-pil-seeking-protection-of.html>

Supreme Court dismisses Natwar Singh’s plea

NDTV.com

They had filed an appeal against a Delhi High Court decision rejecting
their plea. The High Court had dismissed the petition of the former
external affairs …

<http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/supreme-court-dismisses-natwar-singhs-plea-seeking-documents-57055>

Congress studying complaints against Singhvi

Economic Times

When it was challenged in the Kerala high court by Megha Distributors,
promoters of Sikkim and Bhutan lotteries, Mr Singhvi represented Bhutan
government in …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/Congress-studying-complaints-against-Singhvi/articleshow/6687446.cms>

Rajasthan HC issues notice to school, CBSE on corporal punishment

Indian Express

Taking serious note of a seven-year-old girl losing her vision in one eye
allegedly after being thrashed by her teacher, the Rajasthan High Court has
pulled …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Rajasthan-HC-issues-notice-to-school–CBSE-on-corporal-punishment/692680>

Challan against Virbhadra to be scrutinised in light of HC judgment, says …

Indian Express

However, the court pointed out that the judgment of the HC (delivered on
Friday) on this matter had not been placed on record before it till now,

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Challan-against-Virbhadra-to-be-scrutinised-in-light-of-HC-judgment–says-lower-court/692528/>

HC reprimands ‘discourteous’ Mumbai top cop

Times of India

MUMBAI: The Bombay high court chided police commissioner Sanjeev Dayal on
Monday for failing to file a personal affidavit in a case and accused him
of being …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/HC-reprimands-discourteous-Mumbai-top-cop/articleshow/6686850.cms>

Nayana case: HC dismisses accused Thakur’s plea

Indian Express

In the Nayana Pujari murder case, the Bombay High Court on Monday dismissed
the petition of Mahesh Balasaheb Thakur (24) and allowed another accused
Rajesh …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/nayana-case-hc-dismisses-accused-thakurs-plea/692675/>

HC quashes FIR against DU professor

Times of India

HC was surprised to note that despite no evidence, the police was reluctant
to file a closure report. The court next turned its attention to the
inquiry …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/HC-quashes-FIR-against-DU-professor/articleshow/6686402.cms>

SDM acted in a “corrupt” manner: Delhi HC

IBNLive.com

PTI | 09:10 PM,Oct 04,2010 New Delhi, Oct 4(PTI) The Delhi High Court has
pulled up a Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) for “abuse of his power” by
passing an …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/sdm-acted-in-a-corrupt-manner-delhi-hc/377212.html>

HC asks IG to move lower court for quashing of FIR against him

Indian Express

The Bombay High Court on Monday directed the Inspector General of Police,
Jawahar Singh (57), who is now the chief vigilance and security officer on

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-asks-IG-to-move-lower-court-for-quashing-of-FIR-against-him/692637/>

Posco set to contest HC order in apex court

Financial Express

Bhubaneswar: Posco-India has decided to challenge the Orissa High Court
order on Khandadhar iron ore mines in the Supreme Court. Sources in
Posco-India said …

<http://www.financialexpress.com/news/Posco-set-to-contest-HC-order-in-apex-court/692550/>

HC adjourns Nityananda case to Oct 20

Sify

Bangalore: Karnataka High Court on Monday adjourned to October 20 the
petition filed by godman Nityananda praying for quashing of the two FIRs
against him …

<http://sify.com/news/hc-adjourns-nityananda-case-to-oct-20-news-national-kkexudffhaj.html>

Buoyed by Madras HC verdict, FinMin hopes to tax film rights

Business Standard

In a recent decision, the Madras HC upheld the legislative authority to
levy service tax on software services by the Centre. A finance ministry
official …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/buoyed-by-madras-hc-verdict-finmin-hopes-to-tax-film-rights/410253/>

HC reserves on Emaar case

Times of India

HYDERABAD: Justice NV Ramana of the AP High Court on Monday reserved his
orders on a petition filed by Emaar Hills Township Pvt Ltd that sought a
direction …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/HC-reserves-on-Emaar-case/articleshow/6686608.cms>

HC declines tostay Satyam trial

Times of India

HYDERABAD: Declining to stay the ongoing Satyam trial in the lower court,
Justice Reddy Kantha Rao of the AP High Court on Monday posted a petition
filed by …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/HC-declines-tostay-Satyam-trial/articleshow/6686609.cms>

Transport Corp gets AP HC approval for scheme of demerger

Moneycontrol.com

Transport Corporation of India touched an intraday high of Rs 151.85 and an
intraday low of Rs 141.05. At 11:36 hrs the share was quoting at Rs 144.65,

<http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/buzzing-stocks/transport-corp-gets-ap-hc-approval-for-schemedemerger_488883.html>

HC suggests police to emulate CID style of investigation

IBNLive.com

PTI | 10:10 PM,Oct 04,2010 Mumbai, Oct 4 (PTI) The Bombay High Court today
commended the police for ensuring an event-less festival season, but also
asked …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-suggests-police-to-emulate-cid-style-of-investigation/377372.html>

Madras HC reserves Order in School Fees case

Law et al. News

Passionate and forceful submissions were made before the First Bench of the
Madras High Court when it heard the appeal by the parents and the state
against …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2452>

HC criticises Punjab DGP for no action against convicted cops

Indian Express

The observation was made on Monday during the resumed hearing of a contempt
petition filed by Advocate HC Arora, seeking action against Punjab Chief

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-criticises-Punjab-DGP-for-no-action-against-convicted-cops/692586/>

SC lets AP off the hook in HC contempt case

Deccan Chronicle

Oct. 4: The Andhra Pradesh government on Monday was let off the hook in a
contempt case in the High Court arising out of alleged
“non-implementation” of its …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/hyderabad/sc-lets-ap-hook-hc-contempt-case-918>

HC reprieve for malls facing closure for pollution

Indian Express

The 36 shopping malls and commercial complexes that had been slammed by the
Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) for contaminating air and water
and …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-reprieve-for-malls-facing-closure-for-pollution/692716/>

Prevent illegal access to highways: HC to NHAI

Indian Express

To regulate traffic and prevent chaos on roads, the Punjab and Haryana High
Court has directed the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) to
prevent …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Prevent-illegal-access-to-highways–HC-to-NHAI/692549/>

HC orders re-postmortem of civil supplies official”s body

IBNLive.com

PTI | 06:10 PM,Oct 04,2010 Madurai, Oct 4 (PTI) The Madras High Court Bench
here today ordered a re-postmortem of the body of a civil supplies
official, …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-orders-repostmortem-of-civil-supplies-officials-body/376819.html>

Former Madras HC Judge nominated as member of green tribunal

Times of India

NEW DELHI: After appointing former supreme court judge LS Panta as
chairperson, the Environment Ministry has nominated ex-Madras high court
judge Prabha …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/the-good-earth/Former-Madras-HC-Judge-nominated-as-member-of-green-tribunal/articleshow/6683074.cms>

HC allows accused to turn approver

Hindustan Times

A person partially involved in a crime can be made an approver in the case
and is liable for pardon, the Bombay High Court ruled on Monday. …
<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-allows-accused-to-turn-approver/Article1-608401.aspx>

Tribunal quashes court martial in case against signalman

MSN India

New Delhi, Oct 5 (PTI) The Armed Forces Tribunal has quashed the orders of
a former Army chief and the dismissal of a soldier, who was tried twice by
a …

<http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4440038>

SC asks Centre to file response in Polavaram case within a month

Sify

Moreover, the extent of submergence due to design flood (which had been
revised to 50 lakh cusecs from the original 36 lakh cusecs by the CWC
itself) and …

<http://sify.com/finance/sc-asks-centre-to-file-response-in-polavaram-case-within-a-month-news-news-kkfcEkdcgcc.html>

CIC Registry to be streamlined: Tiwari

IBNLive.com

PTI | 08:10 PM,Oct 04,2010 New Delhi, Oct 4 (PTI) The new Chief Information
Commissioner has decided to streamline the functioning of its central
registry …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/cic-registry-to-be-streamlined-tiwari/377131.html>

Urgent need for a regulatory body to monitor builders

Times of India

In the last hearing, the CCI had ordered DLF not to cancel allotment of
flats in two upcoming housing projects located in Gurgaon. The CCI had
asked …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/gurgaon/Urgent-need-for-a-regulatory-body-to-monitor-builders/articleshow/6680301.cms>

LEGAL NEWS 04.10.2010

Rouvanjit suicide: principal, teachers get bail

IBNLive.com

Charges will be both under the Indian Penal Code and as well as the
Juvenile Justice Act.” “We have made an honest investigation and we feel
that whatever …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/rouvanjit-suicide-la-martiniere-principal-arrested/132283-3.html?from=tn>

Paramount‘s plan to import jets rejected

Financial Express

Following this the Madurai-based carrier filed a writ petition in Madras
High Court challenging the DGCA order. “The case is posted for further
hearing in …

<http://www.financialexpress.com/news/Paramount-s-plan-to-import-jets-rejected/691928/>

CET to medical and PG courses face hurdles due to petty politics

Punjab Newsline

Supreme Court made the students a party to the case (Writ Petition Civil
No. 380 of year 2009) and they were allowed to present their case. …

<http://www.punjabnewsline.com/content/cet-medical-and-pg-courses-face-hurdles-due-petty-politics/24519>

Tribunal’s order becomes law if not challenged by Revenue

Business Standard

There are some judgements which say that the Tribunal’s order is precedent
and must be obeyed. One is a High Court judgement in the case of Tata
Motors, …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/tribunal%5Cs-order-becomes-law-if-not-challenged-by-revenue/410054/>

2010 is a century away from 1992

By MJ Akbar
The judiciary is more important than any judgement. Every institution has
to be larger than the sum of its members, and nowhere more so than the two
pillars of any democracy, Parliament and the judiciary. …

<http://www.pak-times.com/2010/10/03/2010-is-a-century-away-from-1992/>

Judges get lessons in forensic science

Times of India

MUMBAI: The growing application of forensic science in cracking criminal
cases has prompted Maharashtra’s judiciary to educate its sessions court
judges on …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Judges-get-lessons-in-forensic-science/articleshow/6680521.cms>

‘HC order exposed govt bias’

Expressindia.com

I knocked on the doors of the court and filed the PIL on behalf of the
village panchayat. I am elated that not only did the court order blow the
lid off the …

<http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/-HC-order-exposed-govt-bias-/691714/>

Docs seek clarity on embryo import law

Times of India

Are there grey areas in the law on importing human embryos ? The verdict is
split. Many doctors say there is “no specific prohibition” in law on
importing …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Docs-seek-clarity-on-embryo-import-law/articleshow/6680967.cms>

High Court orders MLA to return cash to PM’s relief fund

Indian Express

In a significant judgment, the Gujarat High Court has ordered a trust owned
by BJP MLA Shankar Chaudhary, who has been accused of misusing the Prime

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/High-Court-orders-MLA-to-return-cash-to-PM-s-relief-fund/692208/>

Panchayats are the real fixers

Times of India

The recent Punjab and Haryana High Court judgment on Nathupur may have
exposed the nexus between government and private real estate majors but
there is a …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/gurgaon/Panchayats-are-the-real-fixers/articleshow/6680304.cms>

Muslim Personal Law Board to become intervener in appeal

The Hindu

“As the supreme religious body of Indian Muslims, the Personal Law Board
considers the High Court verdict unacceptable. By seeking itself to be
impleaded as …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/10/04/stories/2010100461401200.htm>

Singhvi loses the lottery

Financial Express

The Kerala High Court had restricted the number of draws of all lotteries
in the state per week to one and one bumper lottery per year. …

<http://www.financialexpress.com/news/Singhvi-loses-the-lottery/691963/>

Law-in-Perspective: Compensation for death by police firing: High …

By Tarun Jain

The High Court was dealing with the death of a person in police firing
which was ordered to scare away an unruly mob. In this context, noting the
precedents on the issue, the High Court directed that payment of
compensation in the …

<http://legalperspectives.blogspot.com/2010/10/compensation-for-death-by-police-firing.html>

Can’t claim quota in another state unless notified: HC

Indian Express

Dismissing a petition by a medical seat aspirant from Rajasthan, who had
migrated to Tamil Nadu 15 years ago, the HC said, “The petitioner’s
community did …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Can-t-claim-quota-in-another-state-unless-notified–HC/692051>

CM defies HC, SC fiats, denotifies BDA land

Times of India
Information obtained through RTI revealed that the land owners had
approached HC and SC against acquisition by the BDA. Meanwhile, they
petitioned the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/CM-defies-HC-SC-fiats-denotifies-BDA-land/articleshow/6681022.cms>

HC restrains Thiruvalluvar University on faculty selection

Times of India

CHENNAI: The Madras high court has restrained the Thiruvalluvar University
in Vellore from publishing the results of selection of zoology faculty for
which …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-restrains-Thiruvalluvar-University-on-faculty-selection/articleshow/6680028.cms>

Firm moves apex court after HC dismisses plea

Hindustan Times

After failing to get relief from the Bombay High Court in getting the
Mumbai police to accept a consignment, the Techno Trade Impex India Private
Limited …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Firm-moves-apex-court-after-HC-dismisses-plea/Article1-607955.aspx>

Woman who lost civic job 19 years ago wins it back

Indian Express

The HC struck down the corporation plea to lay aside the Industrial Court
order. The HC also told the corporation to pay the wage backlog, with
interest, …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/woman-who-lost-civic-job-19-years-ago-wins-it-back/692254/>

Maintenance to first wife must: Court

Times of India

“It is advisable that if there is a dispute about the genuineness of a
Will, the same should be carried to the probate court,” HC said while
granting …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Maintenance-to-first-wife-must-Court/articleshow/6680165.cms>

Advocate does a Shanti Bhushan, names 8 `corrupt’ judges

Times of India

If the muck in the subordinate courts is not cleaned by the respective
state HC, then there is no sanctity to the order of the CJI on the removal
of corrupt …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/Advocate-does-a-Shanti-Bhushan-names-8-corrupt-judges/articleshow/6679958.cms>

‘A strong judiciary is key to free society’

Daily News & Analysis

Besides justice Mehta and Dr Mishra, other dignitaries who attended the
seminar included former Guj HC judge justice RA Mehta, and Guj HC lawyer
Dharmesh …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_a-strong-judiciary-is-key-to-free-society_1447312>

Jottings: From Today’s Papers – 04 Oct 2010

By Rohit Agarwal

Vijay Mohan Tribune News Service Chandigarh, October 3 The Armed Forces
Tribunal (AFT) has declined to release pension benefits to a Major General
who has been booked by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) under the
Prevention of …

<http://www.jottings.in/2010/10/from-todays-papers-04-oct-2010.html>

Activists criticise AN Tiwari’s appointment as information commission chief

Daily News & Analysis

He called for improving RTI implementation and appointment of a more
competent CIC after Tiwari. “On what merit have they made him a stop-gap
information …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_activists-criticise-an-tiwari-s-appointment-as-information-commission-chief_1447244>

Former Madras HC Judge nominated as member of green tribunal

MSN India

“The tribunal”s chairperson will take over charge of the tribunal on October 18, the same day when it will be notified. Former Madras High Court Justice

LEGAL NEWS 03.10.2010

Loans only as per conditions of state appointed committee

IBNLive.com

Dismissing writ petitions filed by two engineering students, Justice K
Chandru refused to give a direction to nationalised banks to offer
educational loans …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/loans-only-as-per-conditions-of-state-appointed-committee/371867.html>

Professor accused of abusing girl students with sexual overtones: Bench …

Education News Hyderabad

Dismissing a writ petition filed by him, Justice K. Chandru said that there
was nothing wrong in issuing the show cause notice because the college …

<http://www.c2clive.com/latestnewsdetail.php?id=3098>

Mhada to pay for cheating flat buyer

Times of India

Even after they were given a deadline of September 7, 2010 – the next date
of hearing – the state agency did not file the writ, following which, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Mhada-to-pay-for-cheating-flat-buyer/articleshow/6675289.cms>

Law ministry files application with SC

Daily Times

The Supreme Court in its August 12 judgement on a petition regarding the
president’s power to grant remission under Article 45 and the government’s
policy …

<http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2010%5C10%5C03%5Cstory_3-10-2010_pg7_1>

We went the legal way, says DLF

Times of India

The DLF legal team will study the judgment and decide about the next course
of action, he said. DLFs Cyber City is one of the most sought-after
commercial …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/gurgaon/We-went-the-legal-way-says-DLF/articleshow/6674005.cms>

Nathupur celebrates HC decision

Times of India

Both Brijlal and Mir Singh together filed a PIL in the Chandigarh high
court this year. They had brought all the relevant documents relating to
the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/gurgaon/Nathupur-celebrates-HC-decision/articleshow/6674007.cms>


PIL seeking enquiry into SEBI’s functioning dismissed

Law et al. News

The Delhi High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation filed by
Social Action Forum for Manav Adhikar seeking an inquiry into the
functioning of …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2445>

Orissa High Court issues notices to state government, Aditya Alumina Company

Orissadiary.com

… Aditya Alumina Company on Friday to file counters in response to a PIL
filed in the court which alleges that the land allotted to it was
arbitrary. …

<http://www.orissadiary.com/ShowBussinessNews.asp?id=21532>

Govt gets 3 months to implement Juvenile Justice Act

Times of India

The bench was hearing a suo motu public interest litigation (PIL) in the
wake of a media report published on August 24, highlighting the plight of
the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/Govt-gets-3-months-to-implement-Juvenile-Justice-Act-/articleshow/6674335.cms>

Light ahead for children’s homes

Times of India

Bajpai, appointed amicus curiae (friend of the court) in the PIL matter,
will submit a report to the high court on October 14, detailing the
long-term …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/Light-ahead-for-childrens-homes-/articleshow/6674310.cms>

Copter, plane for new CM

Calcutta Telegraph

Now, based on a PIL filed in Jharkhand High Court citing rampant misuse of
the chopper by politicians, the Public Accounts Committee is conducting a
probe. …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1101003/jsp/frontpage/story_13011524.jsp>

Orissa govt told to reply in coal scam | Coaled

By ste96

Though the PIL, which was filed by high court advocate Nishikanta Mishra,
came up before the two-judge bench of Chief Justice V.Gopal Gowda and
Justice Indrajeet Mohanty yesterday, hearing could not be taken up as the
government had not …

<http://www.coaled.com/orissa-govt-told-to-reply-in-coal-scam/>

Only blood ties for inheritance: Bombay high court

Daily News & Analysis

… Bombay high court last week dismissed a caveat filed by John Vaz in a
suit filed for the inheritance of his step-father Peter’s sister, Rose’s
estate. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_only-blood-ties-for-inheritance-bombay-high-court_1446788>

Amend Contempt of Court Act, says judge

The Hindu

The Hindu Justice DV Shylendra Kumar of the Karnataka High Court
inaugurating the Right to Information Knowledge Meet held at Thalassery on
Saturday. …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article809142.ece>

High Court directs CBI to probe Dilip Patidar’s disappearance

Hindustan Times
The direction to CBI to probe Dilip’s disappearance came after 40-odd
hearings held at Indore High Court bench. The bench of Justice Shantanu
Kemkar and …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/High-Court-directs-CBI-to-probe-Dilip-Patidar-s-disappearance/Article1-607566.aspx>

State will move court to relax noise rules

Indian Express

The state government will move the High Court soon seeking relaxation of
silence zone norms in the city, especially around educational institutions
and …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/State-will-move-court-to-relax-noise-rules/691772/>

Firm seeks PML takeover for loan non-payment

Indian Express

The ARCIL has claimed that despite repeated directions of the High Court
and reminders sent by the company, PML which owes over 25 crores to ARCIL
has not …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Firm-seeks-PML-takeover-for-loan-non-payment/691660/>

HC sets aside UT order annulling MC resolution on paid parking

Indian Express

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has set aside the order passed by the
Chandigarh Administration dated July 17, 2007, by which it had annulled a
resolution …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-sets-aside-UT-order-annulling-MC-resolution-on-paid-parking/691657/>

Coastal lawyers to step up fight for HC bench

Times of India

VIJAYAWADA: Stepping up the campaign for setting up of a bench of the AP
High Court either in Vijayawada or Guntur, the advocates in all the coastal

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/Coastal-lawyers-to-step-up-fight-for-HC-bench/articleshow/6674078.cms>

APMDC, Rakshana deal illegal, Centre tells HC

Times of India

… SMA Aleem, the deputy controller of mines in the Indian Bureau of
Mines, filed an affidavit in the HC justifying the Centre’s action in this
regard. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/-APMDC-Rakshana-deal-illegal-Centre-tells-HC/articleshow/6661827.cms>

HC relief for actor Danny Denzongpa

Hindustan Times

The Bombay High Court has directed the income tax commissioner to
reconsider the applications of Bollywood actor Danny Denzongpa alias
Tshering Pintso for …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-relief-for-actor-Danny-Denzongpa/Article1-607545.aspx>

Many Bihar poll candidates under cloud

Economic Times

Major players like BJP, Congress, Lok Janshakti Party, , (United) have all
fielded candidates with serious Indian Penal Code (IPC) cases pending
against …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/features/sunday-et/dateline-india/Many-Bihar-poll-candidates-under-cloud/articleshow/6674424.cms>

62-yr-old uses IPC to punish builder for his malaria

Mumbai Mirror

… punish the developer of a filthy construction site he blames for his
repeated bouts of malaria, has turned to the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for
redress. …

<http://www.mumbaimirror.com/article/15/20101003201010030447179394c831e41/62yrold-uses-IPC-to-punish-builder-for-his-malaria.html>

Dump garbage at the designated site: MCG

India News.org.in

Any violation of these orders would be deemed to be an offence under
section 188 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 by virtue of section 292(2) of
Haryana …

<http://www.indianews.org.in/dump-garbage-at-the-designated-site-mcg/archives/3171>

Defamation case filed against Swami’s ex-driver

Deccan Chronicle

Reacting to the case against the swami’s former driver, a senior police
officer said several sections of the Indian Penal Code have been slapped
against …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/bengaluru/defamation-case-filed-against-swami%E2%80%99s-ex-driver-341>

Katta chargesheet needs state nod

Deccan Chronicle

… shall be punishable for a period of six months to five years along with
fine) and Section 201 of the Indian Penal Code for causing disappearance of

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/bengaluru/katta-chargesheet-needs-state-nod-342>

Colour-blind cannot gain entry into Chandigarh Police, says CAT

Indian Express

In a recent order, the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) has made it
clear that colour blind candidates cannot gain entry into the Chandigarh
Police. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/colourblind-cannot-gain-entry-into-chandigarh-police-says-cat/691667/>

Furnish details of poor patients treated in private hospitals: CIC

The Hindu

PTI The Hindu In order to ensure that EWS beneficiaries receive better
treatment in government-aided private hospitals, the CIC has asked the DHS
to …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article810843.ece>

Tribunal to decide fate of dope-tainted Indian athletes, says WADA chief

Sify

Director General of World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) David Howman here on Saturday said that the fast-track tribunal will decide the fate of the 12

‘Educational Tribunal Bill in winter session’

Express Buzz

NEW DELHI: Union Minister for Human Resource Development Kapil Sibal is confident of getting the Educational Tribunal Bill passed in the Rajya Sabha during

LEGAL NEWS 02.10.2010

Bail plea dismissed

Times of India

The police registered an offence under Section 307 of the Indian Penal
Code. While pointing out that the accused has been absconding after
committing the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/Bail-plea-dismissed/articleshow/6669049.cms>

Tainted Karnataka BJP corporator in judicial custody

Sify

Jagadish is facing charges of forgery, cheating and attempting to erase
evidence under section 201 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and section 10 of
the …

<http://sify.com/news/tainted-karnataka-bjp-corporator-in-judicial-custody-news-national-kkbwEeicaig.html>

Himachal Vigilance File Challan In Virbhadra Audio CD Case | My …

By Ravinder Makhaik

Other than that, Section 120 (b) of Indian Penal Code has also been evoked
in the matter. In there were four accused in the case, which included
former bureaucrat Mohinder Lal, former officer on special duty (OSD) to
chief minister (CM) …

<http://himachal.us/2010/10/01/himachal-vigilance-file-challan-in-virbhadra-audio-cd-case/22371/news/ravinder>

All India Bar Examination 2011 Exam Details

By Expert

Topics covered in the exam include dispute resolution, civil procedure
code, constitutional law, contract law, criminal law, Indian penal code,
Criminal procedure, drafting and pleading, evidence, jurisprudence,
professional ethics, …

<http://educationcareer.in/all-india-bar-examination-2886.html>

Supreme Court admits writ petition against right to education act

Daily News & Analysis

By Maitreyee Boruah | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA Supreme Court on

Friday admitted a writ petition filed by state’s Central Board for
Secondary Education …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_supreme-court-admits-writ-petition-against-right-to-education-act_1446398>

Petition seeks CWG inauguration by President

Hindustan Times

PTI The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court on Friday issued notice
to the Secretary General of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee on a
writ …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Petition-seeks-CWG-inauguration-by-President/Article1-607150.aspx>

1940 verdict in Lahore gurdwara case may play key role in deciding Ayodhya dispute

Indian Express

If and when the Ayodhya land case reaches the Supreme Court, a 70-year-old
judgment of the Privy Council will play an important role in deciding who
should …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/1940-verdict-in-Lahore-gurdwara-case-may-play-key-role-in-deciding-Ayodhya-dispute/691420>

Noida Park: Supreme Court Reserves Verdict

Outlook

The Supreme Court today wanted to know from the Centre the conditions
required to be fulfilled by Uttar Pradesh government for getting clearance
of the …

<http://news.outlookindia.com/item.aspx?695564>

SC to govt: Take nod, don’t interpret orders

Indian Express

Having been shown in poor light by the Environment Ministry’s scrapping of
Vedanta bauxite mining project in Orissa which had been cleared by its
Green …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/SC-to-govt–Take-nod–don-t-interpret-orders/691436>

SC notice to Centre, UP government, others on Reliance Power’s petition

Financial Express

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought reply from the Centre, the
Uttar Pradesh government and farmers on a petition filed by Reliance Power
Ltd …

<http://www.financialexpress.com/news/SC-notice-to-Centre–UP-government–others-on-Reliance-Power-s-petition/691294/>

SC concern over ART for HIV positive

IBNLive.com

PTI | 10:10 PM,Oct 01,2010 New Delhi, Oct 1 (PTI) The Supreme Court today
expressed concern that government is not making available the second line
of ART …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/sc-concern-over-art-for-hiv-positive/369320.html>

Massive shrine was under disputed site

Daily Pioneer

An important aspect of the historic judgement of the Lucknow Bench of the
Allahabad High Court in the Ayodhya case is the court’s conclusion on the

<http://www.dailypioneer.com/287169/Massive-shrine-was-under-disputed-site.html>

State govt to confiscate SRA homes sold illegally

Hindustan Times

Renowned social activist Bhagwanji Raiyani, who had filed a public interest
litigation (PIL) on this issue, welcomed the government’s decision. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/State-govt-to-confiscate-SRA-homes-sold-illegally/Article1-607097.aspx>

Chidambaram: Babri Masjid demolition remains a criminal act

The Hindu

“That act was completely unacceptable, and it was an act done by people
who took the law into their own hands. This judgment in no way interferes
with the …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/10/02/stories/2010100264620100.htm>

Army act in Arunachal

Calcutta Telegraph

New Delhi, Oct.1: The Centre today extended the “disturbed areas”
notification under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, for Tirap
and Changlang …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1101002/jsp/northeast/story_13008643.jsp>

Vigilance fails to file status report on coal scam probe

IBNLive.com

While adjudicating over a PIL in which CBI inquiry was sought into the
scam, the HC had on September 16 asked the Vigilance Directorate to submit
a status …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/vigilance-fails-to-file-status-report-on-coal-scam-probe/369918.html>

BMC to pay R50,000 to boy who lost his eye

Hindustan Times

His mother Sherbano Khan, 32, filed a PIL in February alleging that Sohail
lost his eye due to the negligence of a teacher, as medical treatment was
not …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/BMC-to-pay-R50-000-to-boy-who-lost-his-eye/Article1-607134.aspx>

Conjugal visit: Prisoners wary of big brother

Tehelka

Punjab seems to have taken a cue from a PIL filed in the Bombay High Court
about the treatment facilities for HIV positive prisoners. …

<http://www.tehelka.com/story_main47.asp?filename=Cr091010Conjugal_visit.asp>

State can’t ban ore exports

Times of India

The bench asked the mining companies to file reply to a PIL filed by
advocate Arun Kumar Agarwal seeking a declaration to the effect that the
iron ore in …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/State-cant-ban-ore-exports/articleshow/6667878.cms>

Supreme Court unhappy with state govts’ response on bonded and child labour

Daily News & Analysis

The court was hearing a PIL filed in 1985 by NGO rights group People’s
Union for Civil Liberties on the issue of steps to be taken for eradication
of bonded …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_supreme-court-unhappy-with-state-govts-response-on-bonded-and-child-labour_1446150>

Deplorable state of NH-53 fails to dampen spirit of truckers

E-Pao.net

A PIL has been lodged at the High Court in this connection, conveyed Rajen
while appealing to all the people residing alongside the highway not to
pose any …

<http://www.e-pao.net/ge.asp?heading=23&src=021010>

Jharkhand admits it failed to provide land for many Mous

Business Standard

During hearing of a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Maa Adishakti
Bhrashtachar Unmulak Ebam Nagarik Adhikar Raksha Samiti, an NGO fighting
against …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/jharkhand-admits-it-failed-to-provide-land-for-many-mous/409915/>

Trumpet As Alarum

Outlook

In fact, in 2002, the West Bengal chapter of WWF filed a PIL against the
widening of tracks through forest areas. The number of deaths has trebled
after …

<http://www.outlookindia.com/article.aspx?267303>

Dead Right

Tehelka

Allowing this thought to lead his way, Baig traveled to Allahabad and filed
a PIL in the matter. This is the first time he saw the inside of a court of

<http://www.tehelka.com/story_main47.asp?filename=Ne091010Dead_Right.asp>

High Court Says Lord Ram Had Moustaches – Orders Changes In …

By thedailytamasha

Meanwhile, another PIL, asking the court to ascertain the “proper English
spellings of Lord Ram’s sons Luv* and Kush, especially Luv*” has been
filed by a shopkeeper in Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh. “Is it LOVE or LUV, or
LOV?”, asks the PIL. …

<http://thedailytamasha.wordpress.com/2010/10/01/high-court-says-lord-ram-had-moustaches-orders-changes-in-calendars-and-arun-govil/>

Some Muslims open to moving mosque

Times of India

MUMBAI: A day after the Allahabad high court verdict on the Ayodhya title
suit, a section of Muslims have started looking at the option of taking
their …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Some-Muslims-open-to-moving-mosque/articleshow/6669107.cms>

Shia youth group offers donation to build Ram temple

Hindustan Times

“We will make a formal request to the Sunni Central Waqf Board not to go
into appeal against the high court verdict. and to bring an end to the long
pending …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Shia-youth-group-offers-donation-to-build-Ram-temple/Article1-607192.aspx>

Virbhadra case: Dhumal denies political vendetta

Indian Express

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has hailed the High Court
judgment rejecting Union Minister Virbhadra Singh’s plea for transfer the

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Virbhadra-case–Dhumal-denies-political-vendetta/691261/>

Justice Sharma demits office

The Hindu

PTI Justice Dharam Veer Sharma, one of the three judges in the Lucknow
Bench of the Allahabad High Court which delivered verdict in the Babri
Masjid title …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article807403.ece>

Jayalalithaa moves high court seeking to quash defamation proceedings

Daily News & Analysis

Place: Chennai | Agency: PTI AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa today moved the
Madras High Court seeking quashing of defamation proceedings filed against
her by the …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_jayalalithaa-moves-high-court-seeking-to-quash-defamation-proceedings_1446290>

High court summons police commissioner Sanjeev Dayal

Hindustan Times

The Bombay High Court on Friday summoned Mumbai Commissioner of Police (CP)
Sanjeev Dayal for failing to file an affidavit in connection with a case

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/High-court-summons-police-commissioner-Sanjeev-Dayal/Article1-607113.aspx>

‘Miscreants’ in Midnapore schools: High Court seeks report from govt

Indian Express

The Calcutta High Court has asked the state government to submit a report
on the alleged occupation of several schools by the miscreants in
Maoist-affected …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/miscreants-in-midnapore-schools-high-court-seeks-report-from-govt/691459/>

SC seeks report from Registry on Jammu and Kashmir High Court

IBNLive.com
The direction came after Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party chief
Bhim Singh said it has become difficult for the litigants to reach the High
Court …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/sc-seeks-report-from-registry-on-jammu-and-kashmir-high-court/368695.html>

High court reserves judgment on contempt petition against Mayawati

Daily News & Analysis

Place: Allahabad | Agency: PTI The Allahabad high court today reserved its
judgment on a contempt petition filed against Uttar Pradesh chief minister

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_high-court-reserves-judgment-on-contempt-petition-against-mayawati_1446239>

Lawyers term HC’s Ayodhya ruling a perfect verdict

Times of India

The HC partitioned the disputed land three ways, giving it to Muslims,
Hindus and the Nirmohi Akhara. Simply put, Jethmalani said, “The verdict
has made a …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Lawyers-term-HCs-Ayodhya-ruling-a-perfect-verdict-/articleshow/6668946.cms>

SC stays Madras HC order to shut down Sterlite’s plant

The Hindu

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed a Madras High Court judgment ordering
closure of the copper plant of Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd. at
Tuticorin and …

<http://www.thehindu.com/business/companies/article807102.ece>

Vanzara, Dabhi move HC against Amin’s plea to turn approver

Indian Express

A criminal reference with similar question is pending in the HC related to
the constitutional validity of Section 306 of CrPC, under which an
investigating …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Vanzara–Dabhi-move-HC-against-Amin-s-plea-to-turn-approver/691480/>

Emaar Township goes to HC over APIIC notice

Times of India

HYDERABAD: The Emaar Hills Township Pvt Ltd has approached the AP High
Court seeking a direction from the court to restrain the AP Industrial
Infrastructure …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/Emaar-Township-goes-to-HC-over-APIIC-notice/articleshow/6667893.cms>

HC reminds BMC students’ right to safety, medical aid

Indian Express

The Bombay High Court has directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
(BMC) and other public entities running schools to ensure free medical aid
is …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-reminds-BMC-students–right-to-safety–medical-aid/691448>

Cabbies to move HC against govt plan on taxi phase-out

Indian Express

The Mumbai Taximen’s Union, which has been opposing the state government’s
decision to reduce the phase-out time for taxis from 25 years to 16 years,

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Citybriefs/691441>

Return Cyber City land to villagers: HC tells Haryana govt

Times of India

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday ordered the state
government to take back 20 acres of land from DLF which the government had

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/gurgaon/Return-Cyber-City-land-to-villagers-HC-tells-Haryana-govt/articleshow/6668033.cms>

Excess pay to employees cannot be recovered says HC

Times of India

CHENNAI: The Madras high court has ruled that excess salary given to an
employee cannot be recovered if there was no misrepresenation of facts on
his part. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Excess-pay-to-employees-cannot-be-recovered-says-HC/articleshow/6667904.cms>

HC stay on IHF meeting

Times of India

PATNA: The Patna high court on Friday stayed the meeting of Indian Hockey
Federation (IHF) scheduled for October 3, 2010, while hearing writ petition
of its …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-stay-on-IHF-meeting/articleshow/6668800.cms>

HC stays case against Allu Aravind

Times of India

Justice Reddy Kanta Rao of the AP High Court on Friday stayed the criminal
case filed against Allu Aravind, the general secretary of Prajarajyam Party
(PRP) …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/-HC-stays-case-against-Allu-Aravind-/articleshow/6667843.cms>

Postal land scam: Developers move HC

Hindustan Times

Seven months after the arrest of Chief Post Master General (CPMG) of
Maharashtra and Goa for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 2 crore to issue a
no-objection …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Postal-land-scam-Developers-move-HC/Article1-607114.aspx>

Guj HC disposes petition against Adani”s MPSEZ

IBNLive.com

PTI | 11:10 PM,Oct 01,2010 Ahmedabad, Oct 1 (PTI) Gujarat High Court today
disposed a petition filed by villagers of Siracha against Adani group owned

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/guj-hc-disposes-petition-against-adanis-mpsez/369424.html>

HC reprieve for physically challenged BTC candidates

Times of India

ALLAHABAD: In a special appeal filed by candidates belonging to physically
challenged category who were selected for admission to Special BTC training

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/allahabad/HC-reprieve-for-physically-challenged-BTC-candidates/articleshow/6667322.cms>

Gulberg: ‘Ailing’ Zakia moves HC for deposition at home

Indian Express

Her lawyer at the trial court, SM Vohra, said the application is expected
to come up for hearing before the HC on October 5. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/gulberg-ailing-zakia-moves-hc-for-deposition-at-home/691482/>

IT (investigation) director probing Koda scam to continue: HC

Times of India

RANCHI: Jharkhand high court on Friday dismissed the interlocutory
applications filed by the income-tax department, seeking order to vacate
stay on the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ranchi/I-T-investigation-director-probing-Koda-scam-to-continue-HC/articleshow/6665907.cms>

HC stays Indian Hockey Federation’s AGM

Times of India
Justice SN Husain passed the order on a petition filed by Bihar Hockey
Association General secretary S Ezaz Husain. Alleging that he was not
invited to …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/hockey/HC-stays-Indian-Hockey-Federations-AGM/articleshow/6667682.cms>

HC slams govt for indo-bangla border

Oneindia

Guwahati, Oct 2: Taking no seriousness over the border issue, the Guwahati
High Court on Friday, Oct 1 asserted the Centre and the State government to
take …

<http://news.oneindia.in/2010/10/02/guwahati-hc-slams-centre-state-govt-border-issue.html>

HC bar on okay for Raymond realty development

Sify

The HC gave its order on a petition filed by Shiv Sena legislator Pratap
Sarnaik, who had argued the company should not be granted any permission
for realty …

<http://sify.com/finance/hc-bar-on-okay-for-raymond-realty-development-news-equity-kkcdkdichff.html>

HC strikes down GR to include two sub-castes in OBCs

Hindustan Times

The division bench of Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice RM Sawant, however,
left the decision about the fate of several others from these sub-castes,

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-strikes-down-GR-to-include-two-sub-castes-in-OBCs/Article1-607139.aspx>

Government to address pension issues of armed forces personnel

Daily News & Analysis

Place: New Delhi | Agency: PTI With a large number of officers and jawans
approaching the Armed Forces Tribunal with pension-related grievances and

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_government-to-address-pension-issues-of-armed-forces-personnel_1446245>

Supreme Court seeks Centre’s response on sacked naval officer’s plea in …

Daily News & Analysis
Jha had moved the Supreme Court after the armed forces tribunal on June 30
dismissed his plea along with that of Commander Vijender Rana. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_supreme-court-seeks-centre-s-response-on-sacked-naval-officer-s-plea-in-espionage-case_1446222>

RTI works the best when used the least: CIC

Indian Express

To make transparency regime more effective, the government should prepare a
list of documents which cannot be made public and open up remaining
records, …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/RTI-works-the-best-when-used-the-least–CIC/691171>

Palat Mohandas retires as CIC

Express Buzz

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The first Chief Information Commissioner of the State,
Palat Mohandas, retired from service on Friday. Palat, who was formerly the
Chief …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/thiruvananthapuram/palat-mohandas-retires-as-cic/211774.html>

HC orders compensation for not providing info under RTI Act

IBNLive.com

… upheld Central Information Commission’s(CIC) August 20 order and
dismissed an appeal filed by DHS challenging the compensation awarded by
the CIC. “. …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-orders-compensation-for-not-providing-info-under-rti-act/369254.html>

CCI intervenes again to save movie screening

Sify

Thanks to the Competition Commission of India (CCI), Anjaana Anjaani, the
Hindi movie starring Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra, will be screened in

<http://sify.com/finance/cci-intervenes-again-to-save-movie-screening-news-equity-kkbblehbabb.html>

The Supreme Court has held that the Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT …

By Advocate (online)

The Supreme Court has held that the Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) cannot be
construed as a civil court. Therefore, the Supreme Court or the High Court
has no power to transfer a suit pending in a civil court situated in one
State to a …

<http://www.advocatesc.com/2010/10/the-supreme-court-has-held-that-the-debt-recovery-tribunal-drt-cannot-be-construed-as-a-civil-court/>

The Telegraph – Calcutta (Kolkata) | Orissa | Rights panel vents …

Sources said that acting on a series of incidents involving fettering of mentally unstable people, the NHRC has ordered the local administration to inform

Shikshan Prasarak Mandali to approach tribunal against IT

Times of India

We will appeal with the IT tribunal on the department’s order. Our lawyer Madhav Yerawadekar has already started working on the procedures.

LEGAL NEWS 01.10.2010

Ram Janam Bhoomi Babri Masjid Verdict

(Full Bench of Allahabad High Court)

Coram :-

Hon’ble Sibghat Ullah Khan ,J.

Hon’ble Sudhir Agarwal, J.

Hon’ble Dharam Veer Sharma, J.

Brief summary

Gist of Judgements :-

Hon’ble Sibghat Ullah Khan ,J. Hon’ble Sudhir Agarwal, J. Hon’ble Dharam Veer Sharma, J.

Other Original Suits Detail:

1. Original Suit No. 1 of 1989

Gopal Singh Visharad (Now Dead) & Others
Vs.
Zahoor Ahmad & Others

2. Original Suit No. 3 of 1989

Nirmohi Akhara & Others
Vs.
Baboo Priya Dutt Ram and Others

3. Original Suit No. 4 of 1989

The Sunni Central Board of Waqfs U.P.& Others
Vs.
Gopal Singh Visharad (Now Dead) & Others.

4. Original Suit No. 5 of 1989

Bhagwan Sri Ram Virajman and Others
Vs.
Rajendra Singh and Others

JUDGEMENT ORDERS

Hon’ble Sibghat Ullah Khan ,J.

Consolidated Judgment in
OOS No. 1 of 1989,
OOS No. 3 of 1989,
OOS No. 4 of 1989 &
OOS No. 5 of 1989

Hon’ble Sudhir Agarwal, J. (Consolidated Judgment in  OOS No. 1 of 1989, OOS No. 3 of 1989, OOS No. 4 of 1989 & OOS No. 5 of 1989)

Vol 1 Vol 2 Vol 3 Vol 4 Vol 5 Vol 6 : Vol 7 Vol 8 : Vol 9 Vol 10 Vol 11 Vol 12 Vol 13 : Vol 7 Vol 8 : Vol 9 Vol 10Vol 11Vol 12Vol 13Vol 14Vol 15Vol 16Vol 17Vol 18Vol 19Vol 20Vol 21*

Hon’ble Dharam Veer Sharma, J. Judgment in OOS No. 1 of 1989

Judgment in OOS No. 3 of 1989

Judgment in OOS No. 4 of 1989 : Vol 1

Judgment in OOS No. 4 of 1989 : Vol 2

Judgment in OOS No. 4 of 1989 : Vol 3

Judgment in OOS No. 4 of 1989 : Vol 4

Judgment in OOS No. 5 of 1989 Index of Annexure – I to III Annexure – I Annexure – II Annexure – III Page wise Index of Annexure IV Annexure IV – Page 1 to 125 Annexure IV – Page 126 to 128 Annexure IV – Page 129 to 162 Page wise Index of Annexure V Annexure V – Page 1 to 14 Annexure V – Page 15 to 59 Annexure V – Page 60 to 117 Annexure V – Page 112A Annexure V – Page 118 to 189 Annexure V – Page 190 to 220 Annexure V – Page 221 to 281

*Vol 21 Per Hon’ble Sudhir Agarwal J. includes :
Appendix 8 : General Index
Appendix 9 : Citation Index
Appendix 10 : Reference Book Index

Supreme Court notice to Ramalinga Raju on CBI plea

Sify

He has been charged under various sections of the Indian Penal Code
including Section 120B for criminal conspiracy, under Section 409 for
breach of trust, …

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Lokayukta traps Katta Junior red-handed

Daily News & Analysis

… to fine”) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and Section
201(Causing disappearance of evidence of offence) of the Indian Penal Code
on Wednesday. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_lokayukta-traps-katta-junior-red-handed_1445941>

The trio behind the Ayodhya ruling

Sify

Justice Dharam Veer Sharma: He is the one who gave a dissenting verdict and
refrained from signing the Sep 17 order issued by the special bench turning
down …

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Idols not ‘perpetual minor’, may lose property: Justice Khan

Economic Times

LUCKNOW: The idols or deity are not “perpetual minors” and can also lose
the right over a under the doctrine of adverse possession, Justice SU of
the …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/Idols-not-perpetual-minor-may-lose-property-Justice-Khan/articleshow/6663413.cms>

Both sides to appeal in Supreme Court

Times of India

NEW DELHI: Though the Hindu side claimed to have won, it declared its
intention to go in appeal to the Supreme Court, arguing that since Ram
Janmasthan had …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Both-sides-to-appeal-in-Supreme-Court/articleshow/6661404.cms>

Supreme Court allows Ketan Parekh to travel abroad

Sify

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday permitted former stock
broker Ketan B. Parekh, who has been convicted of money laundering, to
travel abroad …

<http://sify.com/finance/supreme-court-allows-ketan-parekh-to-travel-abroad-news-default-kkbl4cjfbjb.html>

Ayodhya: Judge refers 274 books, 798 judgements in 5238 pages

Sify

New Delhi: Hymns of vedic age to the recent judicial judgements and
textbooks from all eras of history were referred by Justice Sudhir Agarwal
of the …

<http://sify.com/news/ayodhya-judge-refers-274-books-798-judgements-in-5-238-pages-news-national-kj4xadbbfjh.html>

Legal eagles scratch their heads

Express Buzz

NEW DELHI: The legal fraternity seem divided over the verdict on the
Ayodhya title suit with some lawyers saying there is scope for appeal,
while others say …

<http://expressbuzz.com/nation/legal-eagles-scratch-their-heads/211371.html>

Grand Jury required for cleanup of judiciary – Prashant Bhushan

Law et al. News

A resolution on the issue of allegation of corruption against former Chief
Justices of India was recently passed in a meeting of the Punjab and
Haryana High …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2427>

All three organs of Constitutions, media rot in corruption: Justice Hegde

HimVani

Shimla (Sept 30): All the three organs of Indian Constitution –
legislature, executive and judiciary – and also the media are being eaten
up by the devil of …

<http://www.himvani.com/news/2010/09/30/all-three-organs-of-constitutions-media-rot-by-corruption-justice-hegde/7780/>

Form panels in dists to check illegal mining: HC

Times of India

Acting on an PIL filed by RTI activist Amit Jethava against alleged illegal
mining carried out in the prohibited Gir sanctuary, a bench headed by Chief

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Form-panels-in-dists-to-check-illegal-mining-HC/articleshow/6661039.cms>

Rlys to improve condition of toilets at stations

Mumbai Mirror

It may be noted, that a month ago, a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was
filed in the Bombay HC on the abysmal condition of lavatories, …

<http://www.mumbaimirror.com/article/2/20101001201010010240065702db1230f/Rlys-to-improve-condition-of-toilets-at-stations.html>

Centre tells Bengal to fill vacant police posts by March 2011

Indian Express

On a PIL about the growing threat of terrorists, the court also asked the
state government to upgrade the weaponry of the police force.

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/centre-tells-bengal-to-fill-vacant-police-posts-by-march-2011/690927/>

Ban on sand mining has stalled construction, say contractors

Daily News & Analysis

A year ago, the Awaaz Foundation had filed a PIL after which the high court
had banned sand mining in all Coastal Regulation Zones.

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_ban-on-sand-mining-has-stalled-construction-say-contractors_1445902>

India News :: Respond to PIL alleging misuse of land for cows : HC …

By Bhavesh

Mumbai : The Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra Government and the
Charity Commissioner to respond to a PIL alleging illegal construction on a
portion of land in suburban Mulund belonging to a trust set up for
providing shelter to …

<http://news.indiaid.com/blog/_archives/2010/10/1/4644276.html>

Kerala High Court directs state government to receive advance tax on lotteries …

Indlaw.com

The Kerala High Court directed the state government to receive advance tax
on lotteries of other States. A Division Bench comprising Justices
Thottathil B …

<http://www.indlawnews.com/newsdisplay.aspx?fe3f81c1-7f18-44c3-832a-c2a78aaa7f29>

Ayodhya: High Court relies on ASI’s 2003 report

Economic Times

Parts of the ASI’s 2003 report, on which the Allahabad high court relied
for its Thursday verdict, seems to have been known for a while. …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/Ayodhya-High-Court-relies-on-ASIs-2003-report/articleshow/6661512.cms>

Vishal Retail requests Delhi high court to allow sale of assets …

Vishal Retail requests Delhi high court to allow sale of assets, The
company has filed five separate applications in the court for modification
of its …

<http://www.livemint.com/2010/09/27232641/Vishal-Retail-requests-Delhi-h.html>

Sterlite approches SC seeking stay on Madras HC order

IBNLive.com

PTI | 11:09 PM,Sep 30,2010 Tuticorin, Sep 30 (PTI) Sterlite Industries
India Limited today said it had approached Supreme Court seeking a stay of
the Madras …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/sterlite-approches-sc-seeking-stay-on-madras-hc-order/366447.html>

HC notice to Punjab on murder convict DSPs and others continuing in service

Indian Express

The order was issued on a PIL filed by advocate HC Arora. The petitioner
has alleged that as per information obtained by him under the Right to
Information …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-notice-to-Punjab-on-murder-convict-DSPs-and-others-continuing-in-service/690803/>

HC tells channels to respect Prasar Bharti’s CWG copyright

Deccan Herald

The Delhi High Court on Friday asked private channels to respect and be
fair in using the footage of Commonwealth Games, starting October 3, …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/100967/hc-tells-channels-respect-prasar.html>

Singhvi”s appearance in HC with Congress High Command approval

IBNLive.com

PTI | 10:09 PM,Sep 30,2010 Thalassery (Ker),Sep30 (PTI) Kerala Home
Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan today alleged that AICC spokesperson
Abhishek Singhvi had …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/singhvis-appearance-in-hc-with-congress-high-command-approval/366278.html>

Look for an alternative plot for affected families: HC to devp body

Indian Express

The Bombay High Court on Thursday directed the Mumbai Metropolitan Region
Development Authority to maintain status quo and look for an alternative
plot of …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Look-for-an-alternative-plot-for-affected-families–HC-to-devp-body/690959/>

Cops booked for lawyer torture, HC told

Times of India

PATNA: The state government on Thursday filed an affidavit in Patna high
court about action taken report of senior SP, Patna, stating that an FIR
had been …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/Cops-booked-for-lawyer-torture-HC-told-/articleshow/6661659.cms>

Court rejects plea on Maudany’s arrest; Petitioner to approach HC

TwoCircles.net

His lawyer Adv Sunil Vaswanath reportedly said that they would move HC
after getting the copy of the verdict. Maudany was arrested on August 17
from Kollam …

<http://twocircles.net/?q=2010oct01/court_rejects_plea_maudany%E2%80%99s_arrest_petitioner_approach_hc.html>

Delhi HC asks police to protect man who got threat calls

IBNLive.com

PTI | 09:09 PM,Sep 30,2010 New Delhi, Sep 30 (PTI) The Delhi High Court
today directed the police to provide protection to a man, who had appeared
as a …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/delhi-hc-asks-police-to-protect-man-who-got-threat-calls/366156.html>

Tenant eviction: HC rules in favour of bank

Indian Express

Later, Vaishali moved the HC seeking to quash the action of the bank and
direct the police to get her complaint registered and act against the bank.

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Tenant-eviction–HC-rules-in-favour-of-bank/690974/>

HC rejects Apang bail petition

IBNLive.com

PTI | 07:09 PM,Sep 30,2010 Itanagar, Sep 30 (PTI) The Itanagar bench of
Gauhati High Court today rejected the bail petition of former Arunachal
Pradesh …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-rejects-apang-bail-petition/365911.html>

Madras HC confirms death sentence in crime case

Express Buzz

PTI CHENNAI: The Madras High Court today upheld the death sentence awarded
to a 33-year-old man by a lower court for murdering a seven-year-old boy
after …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/madras-hc-confirms-death-sentence-in-crime-case/211330.html>

Delayed protection for activist: HC to cops

Hindustan Times

Failing to respond to an application by an activist seeking police
protection may prove troublesome for the police. The Bombay High Court, on
Thursday, …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Delayed-protection-for-activist-HC-to-cops/Article1-606713.aspx>

‘Promoting institutional transparency big challenge’

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The biggest challenge is to promote ‘institutional
transparency’, newly-appointed chief information commissioner (CIC) AN
Tiwari said on Thursday …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Promoting-institutional-transparency-big-challenge/articleshow/6661943.cms>

Debt Recovery Act Of India » Tribunal, Appellate, Body, Article …

By twitter

The Madras High Court in the case of Sumangal Jewellery & others v / s The
Presiding Officer, DRT & Others [12] found that the registrar is not having
power for the application to be decided by the presiding officer and decide
that the …

<http://twitterespana.com/debt-recovery-act-of-india.html>

Lok Adalat held

GreaterKashmir.com

Bench comprising Principal District and Sessions Judge, BL Bhat, Srinagar and Presiding officer MACT Srinagar took up twenty four MACT cases for settlement,

Supreme Court unhappy with state govts’ response on bonded and child labour

Daily News & Analysis

“The Centre is releasing funds as per the suggestions of NHRC to state governments and union territories for carrying out a survey but no state has carried

LEGAL NEWS 30.09.2010

First accused Hamza convicted in Moulavi murder case

Central Chronicle

The first accused Hamza had been charged of kidnap, criminal conspiracy and

murder under various sections of the Indian Penal Code. …

http://www.centralchronicle.com/viewnews.asp?articleID=48508

Kerala Latest News |Kerala Breaking News |Kerala Latest Headlines

By editor

The court found that the first accused had committed offences punishable

under Sections 302 (murder), 120 B (conspiracy) read 364 (abduction), and

201 (destruction of evidence) of the Indian Penal Code. Hamsa was remanded

to the …

http://www.asianetindia.com/news/chekannur-moulavi-case-quantum-sentence-today_196190.html

Bill gives equal inheritance rights to daughters « Want2change’s Blog

By want2change

With the objective to make punishment for petty crime more stringent, the

House today passed the Indian Penal Code (Punjab Amendment) Bill, 2010, and

the Code of Criminal Procedure (Punjab Amendment) Bill, 2010. These Bills,

proposed by …

http://want2change.wordpress.com/2010/09/30/bill-gives-equal-inheritance-rights-to-daughters/

Affidavit on tenancy cases filed

Times of India

The affidavits were submitted by advocate general Subodh Kantak before a

division bench during the hearing of a suo motu writ petition regarding the

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/Affidavit-on-tenancy-cases-filed/articleshow/6655750.cms

Firm fined for misusing court jurisdiction

Sify

The company reportedly filed a writ petition that was dismissed for

non-prosecution in August. The firm then moved an application for

restoration of the …

http://sify.com/news/firm-fined-for-misusing-court-jurisdiction-news-national-kj3o4cgfddi.html

Public Policy Can’t Be Camouflage For Power Abuse: SC

Outlook

A Bench of Justices Mukundakam Sharma and AR Dave in a judgement said any

such allotment is ultra vires (unconstitutional) and the beneficiaries

cannot …

http://news.outlookindia.com/item.aspx?695236

Ayodhya verdict will be the victory of Constitution: Jilani

India Today

Hours before the pronouncement of Ayodhya judgement, the All India Babri

Masjid Action Committee (AIBMAC) convener and member of All India Muslim

Personal …

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/site/Story/114518/India/ayodhya-verdict-will-be-the-victory-of-constitution-jilani.html

‘All schools should get aid’

Hindustan Times

The government will have to enact this in line with the Supreme Court

judgement of October 2002, which ruled that school managements can fix

their fees but …

http://www.hindustantimes.com/All-schools-should-get-aid/Article1-606258.aspx

Maulavi murder: CBI court finds main accused guilty,acquits 8

IBNLive.com

Delivering the judgement, Justice Vijaykumar said criminals seeking to

achieve a stage of being wiser than criminal law in the present day world

of personal …

http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/maulavi-murder-cbi-court-finds-main-accused-guiltyacquits-8/363870.html

Can’t shut eye to rampant corruption: SC on CWG

Indian Express

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the Commonwealth Games project has bred

corruption and is meant for public purpose only till October 14 — the

closing …

http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Can-t-shut-eye-to-rampant-corruption–SC-on-CWG/690374

Rcom withdraws plea in SC challenging TDSAT fine

NDTV.com

PTI, September 29, 2010 (New Delhi) Anil Ambani group company RCOM on

Wednesday withdrew from the Supreme Court its plea challenging strictures

and fine of …

http://profit.ndtv.com/news/show/rcom-withdraws-plea-in-sc-challenging-tdsat-fine-102950

Amarinder attends Assembly for first time after SC order

IBNLive.com

PTI | 10:09 PM,Sep 29,2010 Chandigarh, Sep 29 (PTI) With the Supreme Court

restoring his membership, former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today

attended …

http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/amarinder-attends-assembly-for-first-time-after-sc-order/363848.html

SIT may move SC for lifting stay on judgement in Godhra cases

Times of India

Asked if SIT was planning to approach the SC to vacate the stay, the former

CBI director declined to comment. KG Menon, SIT counsel, when contacted,

said, …

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SIT-may-move-SC-for-lifting-stay-on-judgement-in-Godhra-cases/articleshow/6650822.cms

Asking for a Clean Judiciary

By Aditya

However, one should understand that this action was not a sudden tirade
against the judiciary. Few of us who have read Mr. Prashant Bhushan’s book
‘The Day that shook India” on the Indira Gandhi case and the emergency or
are aware of …

<http://www.somethingaboutthelaw.com/2010/09/29/asking-for-a-clean-judiciary/>

Uttarakhand: HC to Hear PIL on Power Projects on Oct 22

Outlook

While admitting a PIL filed by Dilip Bist, a two-member bench comprising
Justices Tarun Agrawal and VK Bist yesterday also sought court records
related to …

<http://news.outlookindia.com/item.aspx?695170>

Katta questions BDA report on his layout

Times of India

The city police commissioner has filed a statement with regard to a suo
motu PIL, based on a media report alleging threats to a subedar of MEG
Centre by the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/Katta-questions-BDA-report-on-his-layout/articleshow/6654528.cms>

Allahabad HC clears air on Taj corridor hearing

Hindustan Times

“The correct facts are that hon’ble Chief Justice has for administrative
convenience in exercise of the exclusive powers vested in him classified
the PIL …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Allahabad-HC-clears-air-on-Taj-corridor-hearing/Article1-606236.aspx>

Ready to go if Centre recalls: K”taka Governor

IBNLive.com

He was reacting to a question on a PIL in the High Court seeking his recall
for refusal to give assent to the cow slaughter ban bill passed by the BJP

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/ready-to-go-if-centre-recalls-ktaka-governor/363853.html>

MGNREGA: Foreign team in state to study social audit

Times of India

Ironically, the delegates tour comes at a time when social audit by NGOs of
NREGA in the state has been stayed by the high court on a PIL. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/MGNREGA-Foreign-team-in-state-to-study-social-audit/articleshow/6654764.cms>

Mayawati demands Rs 2175-cr package for flood relief

Financial Express

The Uttarakhand HC has fixed October 22 for hearing a PIL challenging the
cancellation of allotment of 56 mini-hydel projects in the state and urging
a CBI …

<http://www.financialexpress.com/news/Mayawati-demands-Rs-2-175-cr-package-for-flood-relief/690136/>

Uttarakhand News: Uttarakhand: HC to Hear PIL on Power Projects on …

By Mahendra Mahara

While admitting a PIL filed by Dilip Bist, a two-member bench comprising
Justices Tarun Agrawal and V K Bist yesterday also sought court records
related to similar cases filed after the cancellation of allotment of
projects by the …

<http://uttarakhandnews2k.blogspot.com/2010/09/uttarakhand-hc-to-hear-pil-on-power.html>

I learnt to view govt from outside, as to how those outside see it: Wajahat

Indian Express

… au fait with the RTI, having developed mechanisms to cope with it. As
far as courts go, there are specific issues like how it relates to the
CJI’s office.”

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/I-learnt-to-view-govt-from-outside–as-to-how-those-outside-see-it–Wajahat/690267>

Supreme Court pulls up NDMC for violating building norms

The Hindu

A Bench of Justice GS Singhvi and Justice AK Ganguly reserved orders on the
appeal filed by the Archaeological Survey of India against a Delhi High
Court …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/09/30/stories/2010093058550100.htm>

Vedanta suffers another blow as Indian court shuts down copper smelter

The Guardian

The Madras high court ruling was made on environmental grounds, and comes a
month after Vedanta was blocked from mining bauxite in a region of southern

<http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2010/sep/29/vedanta-court-shuts-down-copper-smelter>

High Court employees withdraw strike after meeting Chief Justice

Indian Express

The five employees associations of the Calcutta High Court today called off
the strike after discussion with Chief Justice Jaynarayan Patel. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/High-Court-employees-withdraw-strike-after-meeting-Chief-Justice/690396/>

Delhi High Court to hear case relating to the corruption in the Commonwealth

Indlaw.com

30.09.2010 (UNI) The Delhi High Court said they will hear the case relating
to the corruption in the Commonwealth Games only after the games are over.

<http://www.indlawnews.com/Newsdisplay.aspx?cdc88731-89b5-4254-a8b1-8e0fa7b76a8f>

Madras High Court issues notice to Tamil Nadu CM

Law et al. News

The Madras High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the
Administrator-Chairman of the State Level Vigilance and Monitoring
Committee, which happens to be …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2424>

Bombay High Court admits Kasab’s appeal | Current news India

By admin

Mumbai Terror, 26/11, Ajmal Kasab, Ujjwal Nikam, Pakistan Terrorist, Mumbai
News, Latest India News, National News, Todays Breaking News, Current India
News, Breaking Local News Bombay High Court admits Kasab’s appeal.

<http://www.currentnewsindia.com/2010/09/bombay-high-court-admits-kasabs-appeal/>

Kasab can’t meet lawyers alone, says HC

Times of India

MUMBAI: The Bombay high court on Wednesday rejected 26/11 accused Ajmal
Amir Kasab’s application for a private meeting with his lawyers. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/-Kasab-cant-meet-lawyers-alone-says-HC/articleshow/6654094.cms>

HC nod to buy 400 new buses before Games

Indian Express

Facing a shortage of low-floor buses in the Capital, the Delhi High Court
on Wednesday allowed the state government to procure around 400 new
low-floor …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-nod-to-buy-400-new-buses-before-Games/690327/>

Sterlite tanks 8% on Madras HC unit-closure order

Financial Express

Mumbai: Anil Agarwal-promoted Sterlite Industries shares tanked over 8% in
the early trade on the Bombay Stock Exchange on Wednesday after Madras High
Court …

<http://www.financialexpress.com/news/Sterlite-tanks-8–on-Madras-HC-unit-closure-order/690185/>

Singhvi’s HC appearance embarrasses Kerala Congress

Hindustan Times

PTI The Congress in Kerala, on Wednesday faced major embarrassment when
AICC spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi appeared in the high court for promoters
of other …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Singhvi-s-HC-appearance-embarrasses-Kerala-Congress/Article1-606227.aspx>

Dispose of old cases in three mths, HC tells lower courts

Times of India

A HC communiqué said on Wednesday that Chief Justice MY Eqbal had given
the directive to all district judges in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, over
which the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Dispose-of-old-cases-in-three-mths-HC-tells-lower-courts/articleshow/6655737.cms>

Josan suspended to ‘settle personal scores': UT to HC

Indian Express

Mincing no words, the Chandigarh Administration, in a strongly worded
reply, has taken a dig at the governing body of DAV College for “taking
an absolutely …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Josan-suspended-to–settle-personal-scores—UT-to-HC/690405/>

HC reserves verdict on selection of assembly staff

Times of India

Justice Sinha also heard the selected candidates who pleaded that the HC
had in 2005 dismissed the writ petitions of some unsuccessful candidates

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-reserves-verdict-on-selection-of-assembly-staff/articleshow/6654434.cms>

HC stays appointments in HCU

Times of India

Emaar files petition in HC: Justice CV Nagarjuna Reddy of the AP High Court
on Wednesday issued notices to inspector general of stamps and
registrations …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/HC-stays-appointments-in-HCU/articleshow/6654490.cms>

HC admits plea against Hyatt project at Bambolim

Times of India

PANAJI: The high court of Bombay at Goa on Wednesday admitted a petition
filed by NGO Goa Foundation challenging the permissions given to the Hotel
Grand …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/HC-admits-plea-against-Hyatt-project-at-Bambolim/articleshow/6655470.cms>

“Misleading” news report? Alld. HC to hear contempt petition

Law et al. News

A report in weekly magazine ‘Outlook’ claiming that Allahabad High Court’s
Chief Justice has effected withdrawal of a political matter from a bench to

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2422>

HC asks regional transport chief to be present in court

Hindustan Times

The regional transport commissioner has been directed by Bombay High Court
to be present in the court to explain the transport department’s failure to
check …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-asks-regional-transport-chief-to-be-present-in-court/Article1-606277.aspx>

HC refuses to grant bail to BJP MLA

IBNLive.com

PTI | 10:09 PM,Sep 29,2010 Cuttack, Sept 29 (PTI) The Orissa High Court
today refued to grant bail to BJP MLA Manoj Pradhan, convicted for his
involvement …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-refuses-to-grant-bail-to-bjp-mla/363930.html>

HC adjourns hearing in two FIRs against Rathore

Economic Times

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and today adjourned till December one the hearing on
two FIRs charging former DGP with attempt to murder in the . …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/HC-adjourns-hearing-in-two-FIRs-against-Rathore-till-Dec-1/articleshow/6651422.cms>

HC upholds FIR against errant police inspector

Indian Express

Slamming a Delhi Police Inspector for deliberately not registering a case
of gangrape despite persistent complaints by the victim, the High Court on

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-upholds-FIR-against-errant-police-inspector/690335/>

City medical college admits student after HC injunction

Times of India

PUNE: The Bombay high court has allowed a medical course aspirant, Gaurav
Debasish Das, to withdraw his petition, with liberty to revive if the need
arises, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/City-medical-college-admits-student-after-HC-injunction/articleshow/6654384.cms>

Mehsana civic body opens airfield seal after HC orders

Times of India

PALANPUR: In a fresh development in the Mehsana airfield dispute, the
Mehsana municipality opened a seal on the airfield after Gujarat high court
passed an …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/rajkot/Mehsana-civic-body-opens-airfield-seal-after-HC-orders/articleshow/6646296.cms>

HC grills police on death of civil supplies official

IBNLive.com

PTI | 11:09 PM,Sep 29,2010 HC grills police on death of civil supplies
official Madurai, Sept 29 (PTI) The Madras High Court Bench today put
searching …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-grills-police-on-death-of-civil-supplies-official/364014.html>

Violation of tree planting norms? Guj. HC issues notice

Law et al. News

The Gujarat High Court has issued notice to the forest department, Kutch
following a writ petition alleging that authorities have failed to replace

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2418>

HC reserves order on appointment of Subhash Kumar as CS

IBNLive.com

PTI | 04:09 PM,Sep 29,2010 Dehradun, Sep 29 (PTI) The Uttarakhand High
Court has reserved its order on a petition challenging the appointment of
Subhash …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-reserves-order-on-appointment-of-subhash-kumar-as-cs/363000.html>

HC tells medical college to admit ST student

Express Buzz

HYDERABAD: Justice Nooty Ramamohana Rao of the AP High Court today directed
a private medical college and the health university authorities to provide

<http://expressbuzz.com/states/andhrapradesh/hc-tells-medical-college-to-admit-st-student/211233.html>

HC orders institutes not to use same faculty in two shifts …

By Rasheed

Vidya Jyothi Institute of Technology run by the society has the permission
from AICTE to hold second shift in the institute. However, JNTU is not
giving affiliation to the institute to do the same. Representing the
society …

<http://www.educationmaster.org/news/hc-orders-institutes-not-use-same-faculty-two-shifts.html>

Apex court laments trial delays on flimsy grounds – IndiaVision News

The Supreme Court has lamented as the “sorry state of affairs” the fact
that trial courts are for years prevented from disposing criminal cases as
higher …

<http://www.indiavision.com/news/article/national/108329/>

A N Tiwari is the new CIC

IBNLive.com

PTI | 10:09 PM,Sep 29,2010 New Delhi, Sep 29 (PTI) Information Commissioner
AN Tiwari has been appointed as the new Chief Information Commissioner to

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/a-n-tiwari-is-the-new-cic/363850.html>

Show letters to CBI on Anderson extradition: CIC to govt

Indian Express

The Central Information Commission has directed the External Affairs
Ministry (MEA) to make public its communication with the CBI on the
extradition of …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Show-letters-to-CBI-on-Anderson-extradition–CIC-to-govt/690000>

NHRC forms core group to look into issues of the elderly

MSN India

New Delhi, Sep 30 (PTI) The National Human Rights Commission has decided to create a core group that will look into issues pertaining to the elderly people ..

The Jury Verdicts of IPT, Ranchi

CounterCurrents.org

The Supreme Court’s judgement on Arrests, torture and the NHRC’s guidelines on encounter killings are being wantonly flouted and no one is being held

Posting of retd officer as ENC of GHMC wing struck down

Times of India

HYDERABAD: Making it clear that a retired person should not be made engineer-in-chief in the public health wing of GHMC, the AP Administrative Tribunal on

TDSAT directs TRAI to rework telecom interconnect charges

Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Telecom tribunal today directed sectoral regulator to work out “afresh” network interconnection and call termination charges in consultations

LEGAL NEWS 27.09.2010

RJD MLA, 10 builders let off charges of assaulting cops

Daily News & Analysis

… 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of official duty), 353
(assaulting public servants) and 34 (common intention) of the Indian Penal
Code.

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_rjd-mla-10-builders-let-off-charges-of-assaulting-cops_1443441>

Minister’s son in KIADB scam

Deccan Herald

… Jagadish Naidu is three in the FIR which mentions registering of cases
against the accused under sections 406, 408, 418 and 420 of Indian Penal
Code. …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/99672/ministers-son-kiadb-scam.html>

Punjab govt to bring bill against humam trafficking in state …

By Shafiqur Rahman khan yusufzai

The Cabinet also gave a green signal to introduce the bill for amending
section 153-A, 295 A of Indian Penal Code and 438 of Criminal procedure
Code. The underlying objective to make these sections more stringent was to
ensure exemplary …

<http://traffickinginindia.blogspot.com/2010/09/punjab-govt-to-bring-bill-against-humam.html>

Lapse of enemy property ordinance not to help heirs: AG

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The lapsed ordinance on enemy property, which was brought in to
step around a Supreme Court judgment, will not help the heirs of Raja of

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Lapse-of-enemy-property-ordinance-not-to-help-heirs-AG/articleshow/6628508.cms>

CJI replaces Justice Kumar with Justice Alam for Ayodhya case

Times of India

NEW DELHI: CJI SH Kapadia heads the Bench in Court Number 1 of Supreme
Court, also known as Chief Justice’s Court, and Justices KS Radhakrishnan
and …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/CJI-replaces-Justice-Kumar-with-Justice-Alam-for-Ayodhya/articleshow/6627685.cms>

Eight convicted in Kandhamal riot case

IBNLive.com

The judgement was pronounced by fast track court-I judge SK Das while
disposing of a case relating to case of arson at Megubali village under
Daringbadi …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/eight-convicted-in-kandhamal-riot-case/131732-3.html>

Ayodhya case: Detention period of 6000 people in MP extended

IBNLive.com

It was also decided that if the judgement is deferred beyond Tuesday, a
decision on extending their detention period would be taken later, they
said. …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/ayodhya-case-detention-period-of-6000-people-in-mp-extended/353073.html>

40 Kashmiri youth booked under draconian Public Safety Act

Kashmir Media Service

Around 40 youth have been booked under draconian law, Public Safety Act. In
Srinagar city nearly 800 youth have been taken into custody during past
three …

<http://www.kmsnews.org/news/40-kashmiri-youth-booked-under-draconian-public-safety-act>

‘Judiciary responsible for keeping Ayodhya issue alive’

Daily News & Analysis

Never in the history of the judiciary has a higher court restrained its
lower court from giving its judgment. How can they say don’t give your
judgment? …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/opinion/interview_judiciary-responsible-for-keeping-ayodhya-issue-alive_1443362>

Court rejects PIL on graft charges against Kalmadi – Court rejects

The Delhi High court Wednesday dismissed a petition alleging corruption
charges against Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Chairman Suresh Kalmadi
and members …

<http://daily.bhaskar.com/article/court-rejects-pil-on-graft-charges-against-kalmadi-1248956.html?PRV=>

Supreme Court to hear Vodafone’s plea on tax issue

The Hindu

PTI The Supreme Court will hear on Monday the plea of UK-based Vodafone,
challenging Bombay High Court’s order that upheld the Rs 12000 crore demand
of …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article797017.ece>

Indian iron ore mining mess – No bulk permits to transport ore

SteelGuru

The Karnataka government submitted to the High Court the state will not be
issuing bulk permits to transport iron ore. During the hearing of a
petition …

<http://www.steelguru.com/raw_material_news/Indian_iron_ore_mining_mess_-_No_bulk_permits_to_transport_ore/167117.html>

Gujarat’s bid to collect fee from bank illegal: high court

Sify

Gandhinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court has termed as illegal an
attempt by the state government to collect a fee from a co-operative bank.

<http://sify.com/news/gujarat-s-bid-to-collect-fee-from-bank-illegal-high-court-news-national-kjzrkfdjjeg.html>

Judge penalised for puffing away with lawyers in bar room

Deccan Herald

The Bombay High Court has upheld the decision of a five-judge disciplinary
committee censuring a civil judge for puffing away in the bar room with
lawyers …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/99736/judge-penalised-puffing-away-lawyers.html>

Should long-term live-in partner get maintenance if deserted?

The Hindu

A family court upheld her claim to maintenance. But on an appeal by
Kushwaha, Ram Sharan’s younger brother, the Allahabad High Court ruled in
his favour on …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article797031.ece>

Was tree plantation survey done? High Court seeks reply from civic body

Indian Express

The Bombay High Court has directed the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) and
the Pune Tree Authority (PTA) to file an affidavit on whether any survey
was …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Was-tree-plantation-survey-done-High-Court-seeks-reply-from-civic-body/688176/>

AIIMS head summoned for not giving space for charitable trust

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has summoned the director of AIIMS to
explain why the institute failed to allot space to a charitable trust that
would …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/AIIMS-head-summoned-for-not-giving-space-for-charitable-trust/articleshow/6629195.cms>

Stockbroker Bhupen Dalal’s flat to be auctioned for I-T dues

Hindustan Times

Justice DK Deshmukh of the Bombay High Court yesterday rejected a petition
filed by Dalal seeking a stay on the auction of his flat in `Chitrakoot’
building …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Stockbroker-Bhupen-Dalal-s-flat-to-be-auctioned-for-I-T-dues/Article1-604449.aspx>

Govt may raise principals’ retirement age to 62

Times of India

NAGPUR: In what seems to be a last-ditch effort to avoid embarrassment
before the Supreme Court’s deadline for appointing regular principals in
all colleges …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Govt-may-raise-principals-retirement-age-to-62/articleshow/6628779.cms>

Law-in-Perspective: No PIL in ‘service law matters': Supreme Court

By Tarun Jain

In fact, such objection was not raised and agitated before the High Court.
Even otherwise, in view of the fact that the appellant herein was initially
appointed and served in the State Electricity Board as a Member in terms of
Section …

<http://legalperspectives.blogspot.com/2010/09/no-pil-in-service-law-matters-supreme.html>

Plans to turn Law Commission into a statutory body

IBNLive.com

PTI | 10:09 AM,Sep 26,2010 New Delhi, Sep 26 (PTI) In an effort to bring
continuity in the functioning of the Law Commission, the government plans
to turn …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/plans-to-turn-law-commission-into-a-statutory-body/355029.html>

Property claims: HC rejects wills submitted by siblings

Times of India

MUMBAI: A businessman from Maharashtra’s Jalna and his sister based in
London moved the Bombay HC to claim their parent’s property worth crores of
rupees by …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Property-claims-HC-rejects-wills-submitted-by-siblings/articleshow/6628505.cms>

For date of birth, rely more on civic certificate: HC

Times of India

PUNE: The Bombay high court has ordered that greater reliance should be
placed on the birth certificate issued by the local municipal body rather
than the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/For-date-of-birth-rely-more-on-civic-certificate-HC/articleshow/6627953.cms>

HC order preliminary probe against IAS officer

Times of India

CHENNAI: The Madras high court has directed the Directorate of Vigilance
and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) to commence preliminary inquiry against an IAS
officer, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-order-preliminary-probe-against-IAS-officer-/articleshow/6628131.cms>

HC directive misconstrued, food adulteration cases flood CJMs

Indian Express

A letter sent by the Bombay High Court early last year asking district
judges to apply their minds and transfer cases under the Prevention of Food

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/hc-directive-misconstrued-food-adulteration-cases-flood-cjms/688064/>

HC transfers OSD in Ayodhya title suit

The Hindu

PTI Six judicial officers from across Uttar Pradesh, including an Officer
on Special Duty in the Ayodhya title suit, have been transferred by an …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article795339.ece>

Alld. HC stays Vigilance Enquiry by State on UPPSC

Law et al. Media

Taking note of provisions of Constitution of India related to Public
Service Commission Allahabad High Court Friday held that it cannot be
presumed that …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2386>

Judge’s retirement will not hamper Ayodhya verdict

Deccan Herald

Now, the question is what will happen to the HC judgment if the apex court
continues hearing the case beyond October 1? When a counsel asked the SC
bench as …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/99647/judges-retirement-not-hamper-ayodhya.html>

Actors’ expenses on fans will not be subjected to tax

Times of India

The HC said that it is well known that popular cine artists promote their
‘Rasigar Manrams’ (fan clubs) for promotion of their films. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Actors-expenses-on-fans-will-not-be-subjected-to-tax/articleshow/6628503.cms>

CVC Thomas still an accused: Vigilance Court

NDTV.com

A response of the Special Vigilance court in Thiruvananthapuaram to an RTI
query says it has not quashed charges against any of the accused in the
Palmolein …

<http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/cvc-thomas-still-an-accused-vigilance-court-54823>

2G spectrum scam: ED seeks bank accounts details of Radia

Times of India

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the hearing in the Supreme Court, the Enforcement
Directorate, has asked Niira Radia, a PR consultant and a lobbyist, to
provide details …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/2G-spectrum-scam-ED-seeks-bank-accounts-details-of-Radia/articleshow/6627761.cms>

Lok Adalat settles 423 case – Early Times Newspaper Jammu Kashmir

Bench No 2 comprising Rajesh Sikri Addl. District Judge Bank Cases and Mr. Sanjay Parihar Presiding Officer MACT Jammu to deal with MACT and Bank Cases.

The Tribune, Chandigarh, India – Chandigarh Stories

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to UT special Counsel for the petitioner S. Elumalai had filed a complaint with NHRC on

MSEDCL to seek higher power tariff

Times of India

It has decided to file an appeal in Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (ATE) against MERC’s tariff order. A senior MSEDCL official told TOI that

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