LEGAL NEWS 11.08.2010

Home News Law Schools State bar councils speak out against bar exam, to …
Legally India
Jaibhave added that the Maharashtra and Goa bar council would file an
affidavit supporting the writ petitions challenging the bar exam.

<http://www.legallyindia.com/201008101185/Law-schools/state-bar-councils-speak-out-against-bar-exam-to-support-writ-petitions>

Dalit Christians to observe ‘Black Day’ on Aug 10
Mizoram Express (blog)
A Writ Petition No. 180/2004 praying for the deletion of the said Para 3 is
pending in the Supreme Court for the past 6 years and the Congress led UPA

<http://mizoramexpress.com/index.php/2010/08/dalit-christians-to-observe-black-day-on-aug-10/>

The Hindu : States / Tamil Nadu : Writ petition seeks CBI probe …
A writ petition has been filed in the Madras High Court Bench here seeking
an enquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into two cases –
one …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/tamil-nadu/article563021.ece>

Bangalore: Refusal for Rallies Because of PFI’s Terrorist Links – Govt
Daijiworld.com
Bangalore, Aug 11: Making its stand clear in a writ petition filed by
Popular Front of India (PFI) in the state High Court, the state government
averred …

<http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=83126>

Sebi to speed up MCX-SX decision
Indian Express
In response to a writ petition filed by MCX-SX, which had complained that
Sebi had been delaying the approval process, a two-member division bench
presided …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/sebi-to-speed-up-mcxsx-decision/658708/>

Reddy withdraws bribe petition in SC
Times of India
BANGALORE/NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court allowed withdrawal of tourism
minister G Janardhana Reddy’s 2006 petition seeking a CBI inquiry into the
Rs 150-crore …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/Reddy-withdraws-bribe-petition-in-SC/articleshow/6289761.cms>

Bird lovers plan to approach SC to save Bharatpur sanctuary
Times of India
JAIPUR: In an effort to prevent the Keloadeo National Park in Bharatpur
losing its status as a Unesco World Heritage Site, bird lovers of the
region have …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/Bird-lovers-plan-to-approach-SC-to-save-Bharatpur-sanctuary-/articleshow/6290054.cms>

SC seeks BCCI’s reply on Muthiah’s plea for filing more docs
Hindustan Times
PTI The notice was also issued to India Cements Managing Director N
Srinivasan, who owns the Chennai Super Kings T-20 squad, on Muthiah’s plea
for filing …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/SC-seeks-BCCI-s-reply-on-Muthiah-s-plea-for-filing-more-docs/Article1-584875.aspx>

Hoisting tricolour after sunset is no crime: HC
samaylive
In a significant judgement, the Bilaspur High Court on Wednesday has ruled
that hoisting national flag after sunset is not an offence. …

<http://english.samaylive.com/nation/676470998.html>

SC rejects Manu Sharma’s petition in Jessica Lal murder case
Central Chronicle
The apex court had early this year upheld the judgement of Delhi High Court
awarding Manu Sharma life imprisonment after reversing the judgement of the

<http://www.centralchronicle.com/viewnews.asp?articleID=44305>

Send Bofors records to trial court, says Supreme Court
The Hindu
When the matter was taken up on November 6, 2009, it was noticed that the
original file had been requisitioned by the Supreme Court and for this
reason no …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article563104.ece>

Murdered RTI activist’s legacy to be kept alive
Livemint
In June, Jethwa had filed a public interest litigation (PIL), one of
several by him, in the Gujarat high court alleging that illegal mining
activities were …

<http://www.livemint.com/2010/08/10221056/Murdered-RTI-activist8217s.html?atype=tp>

Please allow me to die, says 70-yr-old woman
Times of India
… the order to be passed by the court with regard to the PIL filed by him
alleging misuse of public address systems in the public parks in Bangalore
city. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/Please-allow-me-to-die-says-70-yr-old-woman/articleshow/6289759.cms>

India Right To Information: HC admits PIL against CIC appointment
By Vishal
The Patna high court on Tuesday admitted a PIL challenging the appointment
of Ashok Kumar Chaudhary as the state’s chief information commissioner
(CIC) and issued a notice to him. A division bench comprising Chief Justice
Rekha …

<http://indiarti.blogspot.com/2010/08/hc-admits-pil-against-cic-appointment.html>

Draft Comments on The Public Interest Disclosure and Protection to …
By Ruchi Gupta
As noted by the ex-CJI, Lahoti, all whistleblowers who went to CVC (as per
April 2004 GoI resolution) suffered[6]. Disclosures: There should be no
time criteria, either for when the complainant became aware of information
or for the …
<http://bourgeoisinspirations.wordpress.com/2010/08/11/draft-comments-on-the-public-interest-disclosure-and-protection-to-persons-making-the-disclosure-bill/>

Court rejects PIL on graft charges against Kalmadi
Hindustan Times
The Delhi High court on Wednesday dismissed a petition alleging corruption
charges against Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Chairman Suresh Kalmadi
and …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Court-rejects-PIL-on-graft-charges-against-Kalmadi/Article1-585071.aspx>

Court wants cashless medical facility restored
Sify
Coming to rescue of medical insurance policy holders, the Delhi High Court
Tuesday ordered the insurance regulator to ensure that cashless facility is
not …

<http://sify.com/news/court-wants-cashless-medical-facility-restored-news-national-kikvabjgfid.html>

bombay high court 26/11
ThatsFamous (blog)
The Maharashtra government has decided to move to the Bombay High Court
against the verdict of a lower court on two 26/11 accused. The two accused
have been …

<http://www.thatsfamous.com/tag/bombay-high-court-2611/>

Supreme Court notice to cricket board on IPL franchise
Hindustan Times
The court said that it could not take on record documents that were not
there before the high court, whose impugned orders were being challenged
before it. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Supreme-Court-notice-to-cricket-board-on-IPL-franchise/Article1-584873.aspx>

Court upholds Sahitya Akademi’s nominations
Sify
The Delhi High Court Tuesday upheld Sahitya Akademi’s decision to nominate
three people recommended by the education department of Uttar Pradesh for
the …

<http://sify.com/news/court-upholds-sahitya-akademi-s-nominations-news-national-kikv4dafdag.html>

Delhi High Court issues notice to Vivek Oberoi | CalcuttaTube
By IANS-CT
New Delhi, Aug 10 (Calcutta Tube) The Delhi High Court Thursday issued
notice to the Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi and his Delhi-based firm Yashi
Multimedia.

<http://calcuttatube.com/delhi-high-court-issues-notice-to-vivek-oberoi/111779/>

Kerala 2010: High Court stays transfer of MCL funds
By Gods Own Country
Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday stayed the proceedings initiated by
the government to transfer funds of Malabar Cements Limited (MCL) by way of
loans and equity to seven public sector undertakings (PSUs) …

<http://kerala2010.blogspot.com/2010/08/high-court-stays-transfer-of-mcl-funds.html>

High Court dismisses petition challenging tax exemption MLAs of …
By administrator
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday dismissed a petition
challenging tax exemption to Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) of
Punjab. Dismissing the petition filed by one Manmohan Singh of Ludhiana, a
division bench today …

<http://www.taxguru.in/income-tax/high-court-dismisses-petition-challenging-tax-exemption-mlas-of-punjab.html>

Govt counsel asked to consult PM on judicial commission
The Express Tribune
Independence of the judiciary is an important point in the Objective
Resolution which is part of the Constitution,” observed the chief
justice. …

<http://tribune.com.pk/story/38175/govt-counsel-asked-to-consult-pm-on-judicial-commission/>

15-yr-old domestic violence complaint too late, says HC
Times of India
NEW DELHI: The plea of a woman living separately from her husband for more
than a decade, seeking action against him for alleged torture which took
place 15 …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/15-yr-old-domestic-violence-complaint-too-late-says-HC/articleshow/6289723.cms>

Plea against HC’s section officers disposed of
Times of India
Shetye had challenged the appointment of section officers in the HC on
grounds that their appointments were in violation of the Constitutional
mechanism. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/Plea-against-HCs-section-officers-disposed-of/articleshow/6290475.cms>

Lata Mangeshkar moves HC over studio repairs
Hindustan Times
Singer Lata Mangeshkar has approached the Bombay High Court seeking relief
against the notice issued to her studio, Jay Prabha Studio, a notified
Heritage …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Lata-Mangeshkar-moves-HC-over-studio-repairs/Article1-584973.aspx>

HC eyebrows over PHC docs in cities
Times of India
PATNA: The Patna high court on Monday wondered how doctors posted at
primary health centres (PHCs) in rural areas can be deputed in urban areas
and directed …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-eyebrows-over-PHC-docs-in-cities/articleshow/6289578.cms>

CBI moves HC against Raju’s bail plea
Times of India
HYDERABAD: The CBI on Tuesday filed a counter petition in the AP High Court
opposing the bail plea of B Ramalinga Raju, the accused number one in the
Satyam …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/CBI-moves-HC-against-Rajus-bail-plea/articleshow/6289850.cms>

HC strikes down plan for car parking on T Nagar ground
Times of India
The HC has rightly intervened and set an example as to what should not be
done with open spaces. When open spaces are scarce, sprawling playgrounds
or parks …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-strikes-down-plan-for-car-parking-on-T-Nagar-ground/articleshow/6290164.cms>

HC prevents JMFC from withdrawing cases against Sriramuulu
Times of India
DHARWAD: The high court circuit Bench (Dharwad) on Tuesday issued an
interim order preventing the JMFC Bellary from acting on an application by
public …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hubli/HC-prevents-JMFC-from-withdrawing-cases-against-Sriramuulu/articleshow/6289131.cms>

HC reserves decision on Rathore’s revision petition
Sify
Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court here on Tuesday reserved its
decision pertaining to the revision petition filed by disgraced former
Haryana …

<http://sify.com/news/hc-reserves-decision-on-rathore-s-revision-petition-news-crime-kikvGlafefc.html>

Hoisting of Tricolour after sunset is no offence: Chhattisgarh HC
Daily News & Analysis
The HC said that keeping the flag hoisted after sunset also was not in
violation of the provisions under the Emblems and Names (Prevention of
Improper Use) …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_hoisting-of-tricolour-after-sunset-is-no-offence-chhattisgarh-hc_1421629>

Builders drag Google into defamation case in HC
Daily News & Analysis
By Mayura Janwalkar | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Internet bigwig Google
India Private Limited (GIPL) is embroiled in a case of defamation. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_builders-drag-google-into-defamation-case-in-hc_1421750>

Raj HC rejects plea seeking raise in superannuation age
IBNLive.com
PTI Jaipur, Aug 10 (PTI) Rajasthan High Court has rejected petitions
seeking raise in superannuation age of university teachers and government
college …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/raj-hc-rejects-plea-seeking-raise-in-superannuation-age/219234.html>

HC directs BSNL to pay Rs 550 crore to Karnataka
Express Buzz
BANGALORE: The High Court on Tuesday directed BSNL to pay Rs 550 crore to
the Commercial Tax department and observed that the interim order can be
extended …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/bangalore/hc-directs-bsnl-to-pay-rs-550-crore-to-karnataka/197217.html>

Loud music: HC directs impleading of parties
Deccan Herald
The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday directed the Bruhat Bangalore
Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to implead affected parties in a public interest
litigation …
<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/87723/loud-music-hc-directs-impleading.html>

HC to hear appeal on clean chit to officials
Express Buzz
MADURAI: An appeal filed by a man, who lost his sons in the fire that broke
out at a school in Kumbakkonam, against the acquittal of the Director of

<http://expressbuzz.com/states/tamilnadu/hc-to-hear-appeal-on-clean-chit-to-officials/196865.html>

Globalization and the Indian Economy – Others Articles – Law …
Provisions in MRTP Acts were modified to simplify business transactions.
…. It also emphasized the role of the Planning Commission and said that
the same …

<http://www.lawyersclubindia.com/articles/Globalization-and-the-Indian-Economy-3097.asp>

CCI vs SAIL – Judgement reserved – Welcome to Law et al. News
… Trade Practices Act (MRTP Act) was negative in nature as it restricted
monopolistic trade, … Comply with SC order on Sixth Pay Commission –
Guj. HC …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=1855>

Legal action against firms not depositing EPF: Kharge
Economic Times
Former NCW chairperson Mohini Giri, who was present at the function, urged the Minister to monitor the implementation of the Labour acts that the government

 

 

 

 

Green Tribunal to be headed by Justice Panta
Hindustan Times
The National Green Tribunal, a body to adjudicate against environmental violations in India, in the offing with the environment ministry has decided to

 

 

 

MSEDCL told to refund RLC with interest
Times of India
A senior officer of MSEDCL told TOI that many big companies had decided to approach the tribunal for obtaining the interest amount on RLC.

 

 

 

 

MAT relief for 3 suspended constables
Times of India
The tribunal recently ordered their reinstatement, saying the suspension order was illegal and not justifiable. On March 3-constables Laxman Sarode,

 

 

Govt does not intend to make narco test compulsory
Business Standard
The Supreme Court has directed strict adherence to the guidelines formulated by the NHRC in 2000 on polygraph test on an accused which are also to be

 

 

 

NO LICENCE TO KILL
Calcutta Telegraph
According to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), 2956 cases have been registered in connection with police encounters in different parts of the

 

 

 

 

For a more humane view
The Hindu
Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and former Chief Justice of India KG Balakrishnan’s recent defence of the death penalty is

Congress downplays Mamata’s comment on Azad’s encounter
Daily News & Analysis
If allegations have been made, there are institutions like the NHRC and the courts which have a specific mandate to deal with such issues,” party

Knowledge is Power: Some Facts and Figures on Kashmir
By Shahab
There many forms of human rights abuses and human suffering other than what is classified as “extra judicial killing” by NHRC. You got to look at the overall picture and not just choose one thing which suits your viewpoint.

LEGAL NEWS 10.08.2010

Aarushi murder case: SC slams ‘sensationalist’ media
Indian Express
SC is not being fair and equal By: Samir Thapa | 09-Aug-2010 Reply |
Forward When SC cannot control media over thousands of other stories that
has been …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Aarushi-murder-case–SC-slams–sensationalist–media/658048/>

SC asks SIT to reinvestigate Naroda, Gulbarg cases
Times of India
The SIT in it’s report submitted to the SC on the preliminary inquiry into
the complaint filed by Zakia Jafri against chief minister Narendra Modi and
61 …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/SC-asks-SIT-to-reinvestigate-Naroda-Gulbarg-cases/articleshow/6284164.cms>

14 years on, SC upholds death for convict in triple murder case
Indian Express
Almost 14 years after he stabbed his step-mother and her two children to
death at their North Delhi residence, the Supreme Court on Monday upheld
the death …
<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/14-years-on–SC-upholds-death-for-convict-in-triple-murder-case/658261/>

SC to decide on Shinde daughter’s divorce plea
Daily News & Analysis
By Rakesh Bhatnagar | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA The Supreme Court has
said that it will decide the lingering matrimonial dispute between Union
power …
<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_sc-to-decide-on-shinde-daughter-s-divorce-plea_1421202>

United Spirits moves SC over import duty refund
Times of India
NEW DELHI: The Vijay Mallya-controlled liquor major United Spirits
approached the Supreme Court challenging a Bombay High Court order which
had held that …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/United-Spirits-moves-SC-over-import-duty-refund-/articleshow/6283774.cms>

TN quota law: NGO moves for review of SC order
Indian Express
… the Supreme Court order to extend a one-year protection to a Tamil Nadu
law allowing 69 per cent reservation for SC/STs and OBC in jobs and
education. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/TN-quota-law–NGO-moves-for-review-of-SC-order/658307>

CJ Khehar helms Karnataka high court, in his teacher’s footsteps
Daily News & Analysis
By Odeal D’Souza | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA A warm welcome was
accorded to the new chief justice of the Karnataka high court, Jagdish
Singh Khehar, …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_cj-khehar-helms-karnataka-high-court-in-his-teacher-s-footsteps_1421224>

‘Live-in is just a ‘walk in, walk out relationship’
The Hindu
The Delhi High Court on Monday quashed an FIR lodged against a London-based
Indian solicitor by a woman who was in a live-in relationship with him, …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article561374.ece>

High court refuses waiver of penalty to foreign airlines
Daily News & Analysis
By Mayura Janwalkar | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Granting no relief to
four foreign airlines, the Bombay high court on Monday dismissed their
petition …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_high-court-refuses-waiver-of-penalty-to-foreign-airlines_1421190>

No irregularity in purchase of bulletproof jackets: Court
Hindustan Times
A division bench of Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice SC Dharmadhikari
of the Bombay High Court found no irregularity in the purchase of the
bulletproof …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/No-irregularity-in-purchase-of-bulletproof-jackets-Court/Article1-584505.aspx>

High Court inquires about video-linkage facilities
Indian Express
During the argument on the petition for transfer of the Jnaneswari Express
sabotage case from Jhargram to Kolkata, the Calcutta High Court on Monday

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/High-Court-inquires-about-video-linkage-facilities/658295/>

Make the time table if you want to: High Court to Delhi University Professors
NDTV.com
PTI, Updated: August 09, 2010 23:28 IST New Delhi: The Delhi High Court
today asked Delhi University Teachers Association(DUTA) not to restrain any
of the …

<http://www.ndtv.com/article/cities/make-the-time-table-if-you-want-to-high-court-to-delhi-university-professors-43280>

Rs 50k compensation to Vadodara riot victim
Times of India
AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat High Court ordered the state government to pay Rs
50000 towards compensation to relatives of a victim, who lost his life in
riots …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Rs-50k-compensation-to-Vadodara-riot-victim/articleshow/6284166.cms>

Delhi high court slams police, says registration of FIRs has become business
Daily News & Analysis
Place: New Delhi | Agency: PTI The Delhi high court has slammed the city
police for “lack of professionalism” saying registration of FIRs has been
made a …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_delhi-high-court-slams-police-says-registration-of-firs-has-become-business_1421079>

Allahabad high court
By admin
Indian High Courts act 1861 gave power and authority to Her Majesty to
issue letters patent for the establishment of the Supreme Court for any
area, land n…

<http://www.anewshome.com/allahabad-high-court/>

‘English version of comunidade code in a year’
Times of India
This statement was made by advocate general (AG) Subodh Kantak in
connection with a writ petition by Celestino Noronha, August Monteiro and
Vasco da Gama …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/English-version-of-comunidade-code-in-a-year/articleshow/6285486.cms>

Stay on ban of ore export declined
Express Buzz
Issuing notices to the Centre and the state, the bench told the parties
that it would dispose the batch of writ petitions at one hearing. …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/bangalore/stay-on-ban-of-ore-export-declined/196915.html>

HC asks govt to hold talks with guv
Times of India
… in presence of state HRD principal secretary Anjani Kumar Singh while
hearing a set of writ petitions of university teachers and non-teaching
employees. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-asks-govt-to-hold-talks-with-guv/articleshow/6284136.cms>

PAY COMMISSION: Latest position (09.08.2010) on Bank Pension case …
By Administrator
Writ Appeal No. WP/12269/2010 filed by Canara Bank Workers’ Association was
called for hearing yesterday but no advocate was present in the court on
behalf of IBA,AIBEA-NCBE or Canara Bank. It is reported that Hon’ble judge
remarked …

<http://paycommissionupdate.blogspot.com/2010/08/latest-position-09082010-on-bank.html>

Habeous corpus writ on Seeman closed | Madras High Court | habeas …
CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has closed a habeas corpus writ petition
praying for a direction to the Central Prison authorities in Vellore to
provide ‘A’ …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/habeous-corpus-writ-on-seeman-closed/195876.html>

Legal action started against owners of cargo ships: Jairam
Times of India
NEW DELHI: The government on Monday said legal action has been initiated
against owners of the two cargo ships which collided off the Mumbai coast,

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Legal-action-started-against-owners-of-cargo-ships-Jairam/articleshow/6285470.cms>

Supreme Court judge for CBI probe in custodial deaths
Daily News & Analysis
Place: New Delhi | Agency: PTI A Supreme Court judge has expressed the view
that all cases of custodial deaths should be investigated by an independent

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_supreme-court-judge-for-cbi-probe-in-custodial-death-cases_1421065>

UK backpacker in Kota jail gets reprieve
Times of India
Advocate of Patrick Malluzzo in India, Nisheeth Dixit told TOI that under
Repatriation Act, any prisoner may make an application to the Union
government for …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/UK-backpacker-in-Kota-jail-gets-reprieve/articleshow/6284580.cms>

Act guns for PoP Ganesh idols
Times of India
… Chaturthi through the use of plaster of paris (PoP) idols, the
government has further amended Section 5 of the Environment (Protection)
Act, 1986. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/Act-guns-for-PoP-Ganesh-idols/articleshow/6285521.cms>

New Karnataka Chief Justice JS Khehar takes charge
Indian Express
For the first time after eight months, the primary court hall in the
Karnataka High Court saw a flurry of activities on Monday with the new
Chief Justice, …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/New-Karnataka-Chief-Justice-J-S-Khehar-takes-charge/658304>

Court dismisses PIL on Rane’s 26/11 remarks
Indian Express
The division bench of Justices Ranjana Desai and VK Tahilramani dismissed
the PIL filed by Solapur-based Purushottam Barde seeking probe into Narayan
Rane’s …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Court-dismisses-PIL-on-Rane-s-26-11-remarks/658181/>

Hearing on Subhash Desai”s PIL on IPL adjourned to Aug 24
IBNLive.com
Desai has filed a PIL seeking levy of the tax on Indian Premier League
before this year’s IPL began. At the last hearing, state filed an affidavit
informing …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hearing-on-subhash-desais-pil-on-ipl-adjourned-to-aug-24/217838.html>

Jairam Ramesh on new UN climate panel
Indian Express
MUMBAI:The Bombay High Court on Monday dismissed a PIL questioning purchase
of bullet proof jackets by the Maharashtra government in 2002. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Briefly-Nation/658327>

Take down photos of judges who convicted freedom fighters: Plea
Hindustan Times
“History is always preserved in museums and not in public offices or court
buildings,” said Deshpande in his PIL, filed through his lawyer VP Patil.

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Take-down-photos-of-judges-who-convicted-freedom-fighters-Plea/Article1-584510.aspx>

After days of dithering, Centre defends Games
Indian Express
A PIL in the Supreme Court is the need of the hour.A Supreme Court must
monitor the probe as in Amit Shah case.Congress like the BJP in Gujrat is
never …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/After-days-of-dithering–Centre-defends-Games/658046/>

SC gags media on cases under probe
Times of India
The proceedings took place in a PIL filed by advocate Surat Singh, who had
first moved the court in 2008 seeking some restraint in reporting in the
wake of …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/No-media-report-can-interfere-in-probe-SC/articleshow/6283722.cms>

GMC announcement evokes strong reaction
Assam Tribune
He had filed a PIL in Gauhati High Court opposing the delimitation, but
unfortunately the case even after a year is still pending in the court. …

<http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=aug1010/city06>

What if India became world’s 3rd largest economy?
Rediff
A PIL is filed in the Supreme Court. What follows is a furore in the Lok
Sabha with the BJP and the Congress at each other with daggers drawn. …

<http://business.rediff.com/slide-show/2010/aug/09/slide-show-1if-India-became-3rd-largest-economy.htm>

Bombay HC asks Centre to comply with SC orders on Vohra report …
By admin
The court issued the directions while dismissing a PIL against Narayan
Rane, state minister and Congress leader, over his remarks that some
politicians provided support to terrorists in the 26/11 attacks. …

<http://www.ggsnews.com/?p=1135>

Irretrievable breakdown is no ground for divorce: HC
Times of India
Listing the points HC said firstly, there should be a minimum period before
which such a ground can be invoked and when it does, grant of divorce
should be …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Irretrievable-breakdown-is-no-ground-for-divorce-HC/articleshow/6284274.cms>

HC orders probe into assault’ on prisoner
Times of India
CHENNAI: The Madras high court has ordered a high-level probe into the
allegations of a remand prisoner, Minor Kross alias Venkatagiriappa (48),

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-orders-probe-into-assault-on-prisoner/articleshow/6284407.cms>

Buddha Nallah: HC seeks details of expenditure on treatment
Indian Express
In order to find a permanent solution to the ever-increasing problem of
effluent discharge in Buddha Nallah, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has
demanded …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Buddha-Nallah–HC-seeks-details-of-expenditure-on-treatment/658340>

State should recover IPL tax: petitioner to HC
Indian Express
A petitioner seeking recovery of entertainment tax from the Board of
Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Indian Premier League (IPL) for the
T-20 …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/AROUND-TOWN/658192/>

It’s for power regulator to settle row, HC tells Tatas
Hindustan Times
TPC has moved HC challenging the state’s May 2010 directive asking it to
continue supplying 360 MW to R-Infra. The Tatas had asked the State Load
Dispatch …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/It-s-for-power-regulator-to-settle-row-HC-tells-Tatas/Article1-584543.aspx>

HC asks govt to reply in 3 weeks
Times of India
HYDERABAD: Justice PV Sanjay Kumar of the AP High Court on Monday issued
notice to the state government directing it to reply within three weeks to
a …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/HC-asks-govt-to-reply-in-3-weeks/articleshow/6284345.cms>

Dinakaran sworn in as Chief Justice of Sikkim HC
Oneindia
Gangtok, Aug 9: Controversial Justice PD Dinakaran was on Monday, Aug 9
sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Sikkim High Court by Governor Balmiki
Prasad …

<http://news.oneindia.in/2010/08/09/dinakaran-sworn-in-as-chief-justice-sikkim-hc.html>

Comply with SC orders: HC to Centre
Hindustan Times
Seventeen years after the NN Vohra Committee submitted its report on nexus
between criminal syndicates and politicians/bureaucrats, the Bombay High
Court …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Comply-with-SC-orders-HC-to-Centre/Article1-584524.aspx>

Indian iron ore mining mess – Miners move to HC
SteelGuru
The Karnataka High Court on Monday ordered notice to State Government in a
petition challenging the ban on export of iron ore from the State. …

<http://www.steelguru.com/raw_material_news/Indian_iron_ore_mining_mess_-_Miners_move_to_HC/159609.html>

HC stays new apartments buildings in Kidwaipuri area
Times of India
PATNA: The Patna high court on Monday stayed construction of any
multistoried apartment on the 20-ft wide road link from Income-Tax
roundabout on Bailey …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-stays-new-apartments-buildings-in-Kidwaipuri-area-/articleshow/6284180.cms>

HC allows WSG to take dispute with Sony to S”pore arbitrator
IBNLive.com
PTI Mumbai, Aug 9 (PTI) Bombay High Court today allowed World Sports Group
(Mauritius) to refer its dispute with Sony MSM (Singapore) over payment of

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-allows-wsg-to-take-dispute-with-sony-to-spore-arbitrator/217935.html>

HC dismissed plea on tax exemption to MLAs
Indian Express
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday dismissed a petition
challenging tax exemption to Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) of
Punjab. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-dismissed-plea-on-tax-exemption-to-MLAs/658345>

Deportation system mockery: HC
Indian Express
Expressing its displeasure over the state and Centre’s inability to tackle
influx of Bangladeshis into the country, Justice BK Sharma of the Gauhati
High …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Deportation-system-mockery–HC/658217>

National player moves HC for not figuring in Commonwealth team
IBNLive.com
PTI The Indian Weightlifting Association, however, pleaded that the
performance level of Mayur had gone down. Citing an example, the
Association said, …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/national-player-moves-hc-for-not-figuring-in-commonwealth-team/217555.html>

Madhya Pradesh HC stays commercial alteration of Minto Hall
IBNLive.com
PTI Jabalpur, Aug 9 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh High Court today stayed the State
Government’s plans to turn over the Minto Hall at Bhopal to commercial use.

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/madhya-pradesh-hc-stays-commercial-alteration-of-minto-hall/217586.html>

HC asks BSNL to work out tax deposit
Deccan Herald
The Karnataka High Court on Monday directed the Bharat Sanchar Nigam
Limited (BSNL) to come out with an amount which it can deposit with the
Commercial Tax …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/87462/hc-asks-bsnl-work-tax.html>

Patna HC issues notices to RBI, SBI and Centre
Zee News
Patna: The Patna High Court today issued notices to RBI, SBI and the
central government to file their respective replies on a PIL complaining
“opressive and …

<http://www.zeenews.com/news647095.html>

TN branch of IMA to appeal against HC order favouring siddha practitioners
pharmabiz.com
In February this year, the HC, in another order, had restrained the ISM
practitioners from practising allopathic system and administering modern
medicines …

<http://www.pharmabiz.com/article/detnews.asp?articleid=56799&sectionid=>

Don”t file appeals in cases where law is settled:HC to IT dept …
By administrator
Income Tax department has come under sharp criticism from the Delhi High
Court for filing appeal against tax tribunal decisions in which issue of
law is well settled. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and
Justice Manmohan …

<http://www.taxguru.in/income-tax/dont-file-appeals-in-cases-where-law-is-settledhc-to-it-dept.html>

Evading guidelines
Frontline
The NHRC had issued a set of guidelines on March 29, 1997, on the procedures to be followed by State governments while dealing with encounter deaths and

 

 

‘Serial killing’
Frontline
When it comes to the guidelines formulated by the NHRC in relation to encounter killings, it is evident that both the Union and State governments seem to

 

 

 

 

Plot to divide Kerala on communal lines? | TwoCircles.net
By kashif@urdustan.com (TwoCircles.net)
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued a notice to the Director General of Police (DGP), on a complaint alleging that many members of a Muslim community have been harassed by the frequent search in relation with TJ Joseph

 

 

 

Of green hopes and uneasy lives
By Team Samhita
A shocking 45.6% of the trafficked victims were below 16 yrs of age when first raped, according the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). NHRC says at any given time in India, 20000 girls are being transported from one part of the

NHRC glare on ‘towering’ trouble in Jharkhand | iGovernment.in
Ranchi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken serious note to the radiation hazards posed by mobile towers in residential colonies in …

Probe charges of human rights violations: NHRC to Orissa cops …
New Delhi, Jul 30 (PTI) The NHRC has told Orissa police to inquire into allegations that security forces are indulged in “large scale” violation of human …

Capital Punishment, Afzal Guru, NHRC, Breaking Local News, Latest …
Capital Punishment, Afzal Guru, NHRC, Breaking Local News, Latest …

‘80000 rights violation cases recorded every year’ | TopINews
Whenever, NHRC noticed any doubt of any inquiry of human rights violation, The NHRC has no rights to inquire into any case of violation of human rights

 

 

 

 

Labour court not authorised to direct regularisation
Sify
The Gujarat High court has ruled that a labour court or industrial tribunal has no jurisdiction to direct regularization of a person’s service if that

LEGAL NEWS 09.08.2010

Judicial Accountability Bill back on the drawing board
NDTV.com
The government has now decided that a former Chief Justice of India (CJI)
will head the panel. According to sources, several eminent jurists have
pointed …

<http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/judicial-accountability-bill-back-on-the-drawing-board-42975>

Justice PD Dinakaran sworn in as chief justice of Sikkim | Indelve
Dinakaran, who is facing impeachment proceedings, had been directed to
assume charge on or before August 13 following a decision by president
Pratibha Patil after consultation with CJI SH Kapadia.

<http://indelve.com/News/justice-pd-dinakaran-sworn-in-as-chief-justice-of-sikkim/>

CJI green signal to notices on email | Deccan Chronicle | 2010-08-09
In a step considered as a giant leap forward, CJI S.H. Kapadia in an
administrative order said, “in addition to the usual mode of service
prescribed in …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/national/cji-green-signal-notices-email-185>

Five centres for advanced legal studies to be set up
The Hindu
NEW DELHI: The Union Law Ministry proposes to establish five regional
centres for advanced legal studies and research. According to the draft of
The Centres …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/09/stories/2010080961191200.htm>

HC stays attachment of Superintendent Dental College Jmu
GreaterKashmir.com (press release)
Jammu, Aug 8: Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Saturday stayed an attachment
order of Superintendent Dental College Jammu, which was allegedly issued at
the …

<http://www.greaterkashmir.com/news/2010/Aug/9/hc-stays-attachment-of-superintendent-dental-college-jmu-33.asp>

Can’t blame hospital for doctor’s negligence, rules HC
Indian Express
The Delhi High Court has held that the hospital administration cannot be
held responsible when patients are harmed because of the carelessness of
doctors. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Can-t-blame-hospital-for-doctor-s-negligence–rules-HC/657780>

Day 2, Amit Shah still not cooperating
Times of India
The Gujarat HC had granted Shah’s two-day remand to the CBI on Saturday.
Sources said the former minister remained non-cooperative and
non-committal. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Day-2-Amit-Shah-still-not-cooperating/articleshow/6277923.cms>

HC asks Registry to trace old record of inter-country adoption
Zee News
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has asked its Registry to produce within a
week the 35-year-old record of a psychologist of Indian origin who had
alleged that …

<http://www.zeenews.com/news646699.html>

Airport body, its chairman get Contempt notice
Hindustan Times
Aagboatwala moved the HC again in March. AAI replied stating the 32-acre
plot did not include Aagboatwala’s land. The court has given AAI and its
chairman …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Airport-body-its-chairman-get-Contempt-notice/Article1-584089.aspx>

Museum loses 29 Ravi Varmas
Deccan Chronicle
After cops failed to take action, she approached the Kerala HC which issued
notices to the state government. There are no details of the titles of the

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/bengaluru/museum-loses-29-ravi-varmas-105>

Second term unlikely for SHRC chief
Deccan Chronicle
If the HC clears the appointment of Mr Pera Reddy, the Governor will notify
one member out of the two to act as temporary chairman of SHRC.

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/hyderabad/second-term-unlikely-shrc-chief-024>

HRD ministry to get Rs. 2.31 lakh crore to implement RTE Act: Pranab
The Hindu
… crore over the next three years to set up infrastructure for
implementing the Right to Education (RTE) Act. “The Human Resource
Development Minister has …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article559378.ece>

RTI Act not applicable to HPV vaccine project
The Hindu
… and licensing of two vaccines to prevent cervical cancer has been
exempted from public disclosure under Section 8 of the Right to Information
Act, 2005. …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/09/stories/2010080961521800.htm>

No law, so stalking helpline is of little help
Times of India
Yet there’s no clear, defined law against stalking. And though Delhi Police
has recently started an anti-stalking helpline, advocates and former police

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/No-law-so-stalking-helpline-is-of-little-helpKim-Arora-tnn/articleshow/6277325.cms>

SIC to be sworn in before HC decides case
Express Buzz
Sources said the decision to conduct the swearing-in ceremony was taken
considering a writ petition challenging his appointment, which is pending
before the …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/kochi/sic-to-be-sworn-in-before-hc-decides-case/196588.html>

Meghalaya permits 2 weighbridges on NH62
Calcutta Telegraph
East Garo Hills deputy commissioner Pravin Bakshi today said the All
Northeast Commercial Truck Owners and Operators Association had filed a
writ petition …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1100809/jsp/northeast/story_12787477.jsp>

Rs 5 lakh compensation to family of man who died in custody
IBNLive.com
Justice S Manikumar, allowing a writ petition by the 26-year-old man’s
father, ordered the state government to pay the compensation to the family.

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/rs-5-lakh-compensation-to-family-of-man-who-died-in-custody/216628.html>

RTI applicable to Union govt offices in J&K: HC
Chandigarh Tribune
In an important judgement, the Delhi High Court has ruled that the Right to
Information (RTI) act is fully applicable to central government
organisations …

<http://www.tribuneindia.com/2010/20100809/main5.htm>

Overloading by truckers in Meghalaya under scanner
IBNLive.com
In a significant judgement on November 9, 2005, the Supreme Court had
banned overloading of trucks in excess of prescribed weight limit. …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/overloading-by-truckers-in-meghalaya-under-scanner/216346.html>

PSU to pay for frivolous PIL
Hindustan Times
The Supreme Court on Friday ordered a Dhanbad-based PSU, M/s Bharat Coking
Coal Limited to pay Rs 1 lakh for filing a frivolous PIL. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/PSU-to-pay-for-frivolous-PIL/Article1-584079.aspx>

Workers rights trampled in the 24-hour toil to meet CWG deadline
Times of India
It rejected the government’s objection that workers had not sought
enforcement of their rights and hence, the PIL was not maintainable. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Workers-rights-trampled-in-the-24-hour-toil-to-meet-CWG-deadline/articleshow/6276576.cms>

Dalits cry foul over MLA attack on VC
Deccan Chronicle
Mr Kathir, director of Evidence, stated that his organisation was exploring
the possibility of filing a PIL against politicians responsible for attacks
on …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/chennai/dalits-cry-foul-over-mla-attack-vc-146>

The CBI double standard Investigating arm or Congress political handle?
Organiser
The SC order was issued in the case of a PIL by a Congressman. Mulayam
Singh Yadav had rightly said: “The CBI has become an arm of the ruling
Congress and …

<http://www.organiser.org/dynamic/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=357&page=28>

Woman victim of 1983 railway job scam still waits for justice
Indian Express
… a multi-crore railway recruitment scam, a woman, victim of another
railway job scam, armed with a court order in her favour, still waits for
justice. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/woman-victim-of-1983-railway-job-scam-still-waits-for-justice/657809/>

Bhopal gas tragedy: Supreme Court won’t accept Centre’s ‘defective’ curative plea
Daily News & Analysis
By Rakesh Bhatnagar | Place: New Delhi | Agency: DNA Pointing out curable
“defects”, the Supreme Court (SC) registry has sought additional
“documents” from …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_bhopal-gas-tragedy-supreme-court-won-t-accept-centre-s-defective-curative-plea_1420682>

MHA seeks special police force for courts
Times of India
The Calcutta high court is going to be equipped with sophisticated gadgets
to screen entry of visitors. At present, the high court gates have door
frame …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata-/MHA-seeks-special-police-force-for-courts/articleshow/6277739.cms>

Maya ‘suicide’ case: Court allows to shoot second postmortem
Expressindia.com
Chandigarh As ordered by the Punjab and Haryana High Court, the second
postmortem of Maya— the domestic help at a church who had allegedly
committed …

<http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/maya-suicide-case-court-allows-to-shoot-second-postmortem/657922/>

526 cases in 10 sittings: weekend court a success
Times of India
The disposal rate was in the range of 25% to 30%, say court officials. Now,
the Madras high court has started receiving inquiries from several other
states, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/526-cases-in-10-sittings-weekend-court-a-success/articleshow/6277483.cms>

HC order banning constructions flouted around lakes in Udaipur
Times of India
JAIPUR: It seems even the intervention of Rajasthan High Court cannot save
the water bodies of the state from encroachment as its orders to prevent

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/HC-order-banning-constructions-flouted-around-lakes-in-Udaipur/articleshow/6277799.cms>

Supreme Court awards life imprisonment to three people for honour killing
Indlaw.com
A bench comprising Justices Harjeet Singh Bedi and JM Panchal while
awarding life imprisonment to the three who were acquitted by Allahabad
High Court in …
<http://www.indlawnews.com/Newsdisplay.aspx?71783750-2611-43e9-901e-4acf89b5aa48>

Star Den moves HC for distribution rights
Economic Times
9 Aug 2010, 0534 hrs IST, PTI NEW DELHI: Channel distributor Star Den Media
has approached Delhi High Court requesting it to restore its distribution
and …
<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/Media/articleshow/6278553.cms>

Delhi high court ode to govt staff
Daily News & Analysis
By Rakesh Bhatnagar | Place: New Delhi | Agency: DNA Two Delhi high court
judges have written a satirical verse to government employees who rush to
court …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_delhi-high-court-ode-to-govt-staff_1420684>

Despite HC order, Sofat fails to join probe
Times of India
PANCHKULA: Despite directions of the Punjab and Haryana High Court,
Ludhiana-based doctor Sumit Sofat failed to appear before Panchkula police
on Sunday in …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Despite-HC-order-Sofat-fails-to-join-probe/articleshow/6278332.cms>

Double-murder accused gets bail to attend dad’s funeral
Times of India
CHENNAI: The Madras high court granted interim bail to a double-murder
accused so that he could attend his father’s funeral, despite the fact that
the man …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Double-murder-accused-gets-bail-to-attend-dads-funeral/articleshow/6277480.cms>

NHRC indicts UPPCL for ‘sheer negligence’
Times of India
LUCKNOW: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has indicted UP Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) officials of sheer negligence in connection with an

 

 

 

NHRC glare on ‘towering’ trouble in Jharkhand
I Government (blog)
Ranchi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken serious note to the radiation hazards posed by mobile towers in residential colonies in

 

 

 

Govt needs to review AFSPA, says expert
Assam Tribune
“As of now the NHRC receives 70000 complaints related to human right violations yearly. Out of which, a substantial number of complaints have no substance

 

CHANDIGARH NEWS: Rights Bodies Release Fresh List Of Victims
By admin
CHANDIGARH: Six years after the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) asked the Punjab government to compensate kin of 2097 people killed in alleged fak…

Right To Food And Food Right As A Fundamental Universal Human
By admin
“Right to food: commissioners reports, Supreme Court orders, NHRC reports, articles”. New Delhi: Human Right Law Network, 2004. 11) Gross, Ernest. The United Nations: structure for peace. New York: Harper, 1962.

 

 

 

NHRC chairperson favours continuance of death penalty,India news
NHRC chairperson favours continuance of death penalty,Online news portal provides india news , online news, latest business news, top world news,local news,

NHRC makes MCD pay 25k to compensate for delayed retirement dues
Terming the inordinate delay in payment of retirement benefits to the MCD’s employee as inexcusable, the National Human Rights Commission has observed that

 

LEGAL NEWS 07.08.2010

Bar council breaks tradition, justice PD Dinakaran leaves without farewell
Daily News & Analysis
By Odeal D’Souza | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA It was on an August
Friday two years ago that justice Paul Daniel Dinakaran Premkumarwas
sworn-in amidst …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_bar-council-breaks-tradition-justice-pd-dinakaran-leaves-without-farewell_1419968>

Wheels of justice moving too slowly: SC
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has put on record failings in the legal system
and admitted that the wheels of justice turns at a snail’s pace. …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/Wheels-of-justice-moving-too-slowly-SC/articleshow/6268070.cms>

Delhi bar council faces writ over hereditary succession
Legally India
The writ petition was placed before justice Murlidharan on 4 August and an
order was passed directing the Delhi bar council to frame guidelines on the
rules …

<http://www.legallyindia.com/201008061180/The-Bar-and-Bench/delhi-bar-council-faces-writ-over-hereditary-succession-sondhi-campaigns-for-transparency>

Channel from Bhakra Line to bring 40 MGD water to Mohali
Expressindia.com
… following a civil writ petition filed before Punjab and Haryana High
Court by local municipal councillor and senior Congress leader Kuljit Singh
Bedi. …

<http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/channel-from-bhakra-line-to-bring-40-mgd-water-to-mohali/657301/>

The Hindu : Tamil Nadu / Madurai News : Writ petition seeks …
MADURAI: A writ petition has been filed in the Madras High Court Bench here
seeking permission for a group of non-governmental organisations to
distribute …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/06/stories/2010080660150300.htm>

The Hindu : NATIONAL / TAMIL NADU : Harassment: woman SI files …
A woman sub-inspector of police has filed a writ appeal against the
dismissal of her writ petition levelling charges of sexual harassment by
the Sivaganga …

<http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/article554736.ece>

SC asks CBI to arrest Pappu Yadav within 4 weeks in murder case
Times of India
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has directed CBI and Bihar police to forthwith
arrest former RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav who is undergoing life

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SC-asks-CBI-to-arrest-Pappu-Yadav-within-4-weeks-in-murder-case/articleshow/6265535.cms>

Noida Park: UP to follow SC advice
Hindustan Times
The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday agreed with the Supreme Court’s
advice to reduce the construction area to 35 per cent at Noida park where
the state …
<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Noida-Park-UP-to-follow-SC-advice/Article1-583241.aspx>

Supreme Court pulls up ‘anti-poor’ Govt., refutes to rein in Delhi’s cycle …
Sify
In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court on Friday ruled that cycle
rickshaws can ply in the national capital without any curb on their number,

<http://sify.com/news/supreme-court-pulls-up-anti-poor-govt-refutes-to-rein-in-delhi-s-cycle-rickshaws-news-national-kigqOhbbjba.html>

UP govt to develop 65% area as forest
Asian Age
By the proposal, the CJI’s bench modified its earlier suggestion to reduce
construction to 40 per cent area. The modified proposal came after
examining the …

<http://www.asianage.com/india/govt-develop-65-area-forest-504>

Legal and Human Rights department pulls up Gujarat Bar Council
Times of India
AHMEDABAD: The Legal and Human Rights department of state Congress has
pulled up the Gujarat Bar Council for passing a resolution that it would
raise …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Legal-and-Human-Rights-department-pulls-up-Gujarat-Bar-Council/articleshow/6267530.cms>

Turf war on legal education escalates as Law Ministry floats own Bill
The Hindu
The Law Ministry has prepared a draft Higher Legal Education and Research
Bill, 2010 that seeks to establish a National Commission for Higher Legal

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/07/stories/2010080764081200.htm>

Public authorities find ways to deny info under RTI Act
Times of India
“Section 3 of the RTI Act says all citizens shall have the right to
information. It doesn’t say that citizens will not have such right if they
ask for …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Public-authorities-find-ways-to-deny-info-under-RTI-Act/articleshow/6267608.cms>

PMC gets a taste of RTI Act, fined Rs 25000
Times of India
As per the RTI Act 2005 section 4, the PMC should have declared the
information on its own. It is inappropriate to make citizens put so much
efforts to seek …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/PMC-gets-a-taste-of-RTI-Act-fined-Rs-25000/articleshow/6267491.cms>

Now, Delhi to have its own anti-piracy actanti-piracy act
Times of India
Days of saving on multiplex expenses may soon be over as Delhi government
is planning to get its own anti-piracy act largely to crackdown on cable
service …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Now-Delhi-to-have-its-own-anti-piracy-actanti-piracy-act/articleshow/6267693.cms>

Darul Uloom decree against women judges
NDTV.com
These types of diktats only dishonour the work done by several Muslim women
in the field of judiciary.” In 1989, the country saw M Fathima Beevi from
Kerala …

<http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/now-a-darul-uloom-decree-against-women-judges-42560>

 

‘Moderation awarded to ensure caste reservation’
Express Buzz
… reserved communities, and the decision was unanimous, the Registrar
(Subordinate Judiciary), of the Kerala High Court, informed the Kerala High
Court. …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/kochi/moderation-awarded-to-ensure-caste-reservation/196194.html>

We cannot govern the country sitting in SC: CJI
Times of India
On the PIL relating to tea garden workers, senior advocate Colin Gonsalves
narrated how the apex court in the last four years had made repeated
attempts to …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/We-cannot-govern-the-country-sitting-in-SC-CJI/articleshow/6266668.cms>

‘RTE good on paper but will it work?’
Express Buzz
… about the execution of the Act. John Devaraj, founder and art director
of Bornfree Art School, is planning to file a public interest litigation
(PIL). …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/bangalore/%E2%80%98rte-good-on-paper-but-will-it-work%E2%80%99/196245.html>

The Hindu : Cities / Madurai : High Court dismisses plea against …
The Madras High Court Bench here on Tuesday dismissed a PIL seeking a …
The judges said the PIL had been filed by an advocate here and wondered
what …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Madurai/article549756.ece?css=print>

Bombay HC rejects PIL for ban on pornographic websites
Bar & Bench attempts to be a platform reflecting the new face of legal
journalism. We, at Bar & Bench seek to connect the legal community, and
bring the …

<http://www.barandbench.com/brief/6/583/bombay-hc-rejects-pil-for-ban-on-pornographic-websites>

HC glare on corporal punishment in schools
Times of India
KOLKATA: Calcutta high court on Friday asked the state government to
prepare a circular against corporal punishment based on suggestions
presented in court …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata-/HC-glare-on-corporal-punishment-in-schools/articleshow/6267941.cms>

Resort to inventory proceedings in absence of divorce settlement: HC
Times of India
PANAJI: The high court of Bombay at Goa recently held that properties of
divorced spouses can be partitioned through inventory proceedings in the
absence of …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/Resort-to-inventory-proceedings-in-absence-of-divorce-settlement-HC/articleshow/6268937.cms>

Gujarat HC allows CBI 2-day custody of Shah
Economic Times
AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat high court on Friday allowed the Central Bureau of
Investigation (CBI) two days’ custody of former minister of state for home
and law …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/Gujarat-HC-allows-CBI-2-day-custody-of-Shah/articleshow/6268081.cms>

HC orders second postmortem
Times of India
Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court, on Friday, directed UT
police to conduct the second postmortem of 18-year-old Maya, who allegedly
committed …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/HC-orders-second-postmortem/articleshow/6267553.cms>

Sacked VC files plea in HC
Times of India
HYDERABAD: P Kusuma Kumari, the sacked vice chancellor of Sri
Krishnadevaraya University in Anantapur, filed a petition in the AP High
Court on Friday …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/Sacked-VC-files-plea-in-HC/articleshow/6267664.cms>

HC summons Vivek!
Times of India
The Delhi High Court today ordered issue of summons to Bollywood actor
Vivek Oberoi in a recovery suit worth more than Rs 4 crore filed against
him. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/bollywood/news-interviews/HC-summons-Vivek/articleshow/6264692.cms>

Why need ‘right connection’ to file FIR, HC asks cops
Indian Express
Slamming the “sordid story of the working culture of the police”,
Justice SN Dhingra on Friday said registration of FIRs had been reduced to
a “profitable …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Why-need–right-connection–to-file-FIR–HC-asks-cops/657222>

HC quashes 75% reservation for Union Territory
Express Buzz
CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Friday set aside a Puducherry Government
Order issued earlier this summer reserving 75 per cent of seats for
admission in …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/hc-quashes-75-reservation-for-union-territory/196169.html>

HC accepts report against IGP for failing to book cop in rape case
Indian Express
The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Thursday accepted the compliance report
of the state government and Ministry of Home Affairs mentioning the
imposition of …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-accepts-report-against-IGP-for-failing-to-book-cop-in-rape-case/657062>

HC issues show cause notice to Mahishi
Express Buzz
BANGALORE: Karnataka High Court on Friday issued a show-cause notice to
former Union minister Sarojini Mahishi and her brother PD Mahishi, the
former chief …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/bangalore/hc-issues-show-cause-notice-to-mahishi/196228.html>

Deportation process a farce: HC
Assam Tribune
GUWAHATI, Aug 6 – Taking exception to illegal Bangladeshis re-entering
the State even after their ‘deportation’ to the country, the Gauhati High
Court has …

<http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=aug0710/at05>

Saket courts to open this month
Times of India
After the inspection, the HC committee comprising of Justice BD Ahmed,
Justice Aruna Suresh, Justice Ajit Bharioke and Justice Veena Birbal have
asked the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Saket-courts-to-open-this-month/articleshow/6267702.cms>

‘Release funds for new court campus by Aug 25′
Times of India
LUCKNOW: Taking serious note of delay in releasing the requisite funds for
starting construction of new building of the high court (HC) in Gomti
Nagar, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/Release-funds-for-new-court-campus-by-Aug-25/articleshow/6267817.cms>

 

 

 

 

CJ leaves, sans formal farewell
Times of India
At an official farewell, the chairman of Karnataka State Bar Council gives
a farewell address in the presence of all HC judges.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/CJ-leaves-sans-formal-farewell/articleshow/6268770.cms>

Man held for bringing gun to HC | Haata
By admin
KOLKATA,: A 32-year-man was arrested for attempting to enter the High Court
with a gun this afternoon. Police said, the accused, Buddheswar Murmu, a
resident.

<http://www.haata.com/man-held-for-bringing-gun-to-hc/>

Bhopal case would take 25 years, victims will be dead: SC
Indian Express
“It took the trial court 25 years to decide the case. It will then come on
an appeal in the High Court where it will drag on for another 15 years. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/bhopal-case-would-take-25-years-victims-will-be-d…/657015/>

Court stays proceedings against Suniel Shetty
NDTV.com
The Delhi High Court Friday stayed criminal proceedings against Bollywood
actor Suniel Shetty in a case filed against him for allegedly threatening a
man. …

<http://movies.ndtv.com/movie_story.aspx?Section=Movies&ID=ENTEN20100148995&subcatg=MOVIESINDIA&keyword=bollywood&nid=42665>

Consumer Rights – Others Forum – Chartered Accountants India …
By 45509
Empowering Consumer Courts by giving them the authority to order cease and
desist, or interim injunction or take suo motu action (of its own accord
and on its own information) like the MRTP Commission, so as to meet the
ends of justice …

<http://www.caclubindia.com/forum/consumer-rights-97581.asp>

NHRC recommends Rs. 25 thousand compensation in a – National Human
NHRC recommends Rs. 25 thousand compensation in a case of delayed payment of retirement benefits by MCD. New Delhi, July 27th, 2010

nhrc.nic.in/dispArchive.asp?fno=2101

NHRC asks UP govt to pay Rs 3 lakh for custodial torture death
New Delhi, Aug 6 (PTI) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked Uttar Pradesh government to pay Rs 3 lakh to the next of the kin of a person

in.news.yahoo.com/…/tnl-nhrc-asks-up-govt-to-pay-rs-3-lakh-…

The Hindu : News / National : 81 child workers rehabilitated
81 child workers rehabilitated following NHRC intervention The NHRC followed up the issue with the district authorities and also sent its team in August
www.thehindu.com/news/national/article60798.ece?service…

Punjab, Haryana object to setting up of judicial tribunal
Indian Express
The states of Punjab and Haryana today expressed their reservations in setting up a Judicial Tribunal for threat perception and grant of security to

LEGAL NEWS 06.08.2010

Not given clean chit to anybody: Congress
Times of India
Tewari said the regulatory agencies should be allowed to play their role
and the party was not making any value judgement. “Let regulatory bodies
play their …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Not-given-clean-chit-to-anybody-Congress/articleshow/6257889.cms>

Don’t do paternity test routinely: SC
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: In a significant judgement, the Supreme Court has said that
paternity test to determine the identity of the child should not be done in
a routine …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/Dont-do-paternity-test-routinely-SC/articleshow/6259104.cms>

Allow compounding of cognisable offences including 498A cases, says SC
Times of India
The court asked the SC secretary general to send a copy of the order to the
Law Commission and the law secretary. The Bench requested the law secretary
to …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Allow-compounding-of-cognisable-offences-including-498A-cases-says-SC-/articleshow/6257732.cms>

Plan panel to inspect ‘diversion’ of SC/ST funds
Times of India
NEW DELHI: As diversion of SC/ST welfare funds for Commonwealth Games draws
the ire of the political class, the Planning Commission has called a
meeting of …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Plan-panel-to-inspect-diversion-of-SC/ST-funds-/articleshow/6258284.cms>

Approach SC for CBI probe on mining: Yeddyurappa to Opposition
The Hindu
PTI Asserting that his government had no faith in CBI Karnataka Chief
Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Wednesday dared the Opposition to approach the
Supreme …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/article551703.ece>

SC throws lifeline to banned Cheneena
Expressindia.com
New Delhi The Supreme Court has directed SEBI to accord a fresh hearing to
trading firm Cheneena Impex, which was banned by the market regulator from

<http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/SC-throws-lifeline-to-banned-Cheneena/655901/>

File a PIL, sue the NMC
Times of India
They can sue Nagpur Municipal Corporation in Bombay High Court through
public interest litigation (PIL). According to lawyer Anil Kilor, who is
pleading …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/File-a-PIL-sue-the-NMC/articleshow/6259275.cms>

HC orders CBI probe into corruption charges against Koda
IBNLive.com
The bench of acting Chief Justice SK Harkouli and Justice DN Patel issued
the direction on a PIL filed by social activist, Durga Oraon. …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-orders-cbi-probe-into-corruption-charges-against-koda/201911.html>

Court seeks status report on Rohmoria
Calcutta Telegraph
The petitioners, in their PIL, had stated that the government had not taken
any concrete step to check erosion by the Brahmaputra in Dibrugarh town.

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1100805/jsp/northeast/story_12772037.jsp>

Disposal of Toxic Waste at Bhopal
Press Information Bureau (press release)
The High Court of MP at Jabalpur through a PIL filed has been issuing
directions and monitoring the disposal of toxic wastes lying in and around
the …

<http://pib.nic.in/release/release.asp?relid=64168>

Property buyers beware! Your flat may have other ‘owners’
Daily News & Analysis
… the department’s computerisation, nothing has been done. Now, a few
advocates have filed a PIL so that the government gets its act together on
land records.

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_property-buyers-beware-your-flat-may-have-other-owners_1419023

Centre bats for Games workers
Hindustan Times
The court is hearing a PIL which brought to light the pathetic condition
under which around 17000 labourers are working.

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Centre-bats-for-Games-workers/Article1-582394.aspx>

Children’s basic rights violated at CWG sites
Economic Times
The report, quoting a public interest litigation (PIL) filed in the Delhi
High Court, said about 415000 contract daily wage labourers were working on
the …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/Childrens-basic-rights-violated-at-CWG-sites/articleshow/6256705.cms>

Tainted corporator gets conditional bail
Deccan Chronicle
The high court has issued notices to the state government, revenue
department and urban development department following a PIL by S. Harish
alleging that …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/bengaluru/tainted-corporator-gets-conditional-bail-777>

THE UGLY FACE OF THE NATION
Calcutta Telegraph
The order came in response to a PIL moved by a group of lawyers that
described beggars as the “ugly face of the nation’s capital”, as people
who, …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1100805/jsp/opinion/story_12767012.jsp>

HC notice to Union Govt on PIL on passengers safety – Yahoo! India
Bangalore, Aug 3 (PTI) The Karnataka High Court today issued a notice to
the Union Government and others on a PIL seeking directions to the Civil
Aviation …

<http://in.news.yahoo.com/20/20100803/1416/tnl-hc-notice-to-union-govt-on-pil-on-pa_1.html>

The Hindu : Tamil Nadu / Madurai News : PIL petition against DMK
They rejected the petitioner’s argument that the PIL plea could be
entertained because a part of the cause of action would arise here as the
agitation was …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/04/stories/2010080453600400.htm>

CBI indicts 3 sitting HC judges, UP deputy Lokayukta in PF scam
Times of India
Apart from naming former SC judge, Justice Tarun Chatterjee, the list
includes the names of three sitting HC judges — Justices Sushil Harkauli
and JCS …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/CBI-indicts-3-sitting-HC-judges-UP-deputy-Lokayukta-in-PF-scam/articleshow/6257832.cms>

HC orders admission of disabled boy to MBBS
Times of India
MUMBAI: The Bombay high court on Wednesday came to the rescue of a
19-year-old disabled student aspiring to be a doctor. Rapping the state
government for …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/HC-orders-admission-of-disabled-boy-to-MBBS/articleshow/6258805.cms>

HC notice to UP for diverting Sone water to NTPC
Times of India
PATNA: The Patna High Court on Wednesday took serious view of a matter
raised through a PIL regarding diversion of a good chunk of water of Sone,

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-notice-to-UP-for-diverting-Sone-water-to-NTPC/articleshow/6258540.cms>

Delhi HC tribunal upholds ban on SIMI
Indian Express
A tribunal of the Delhi High Court on Wednesday upheld the ban imposed on
the beleaguered Students’ Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) and validated a
Central …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Delhi-HC-tribunal-upholds-ban-on-SIMI/656248>


Vodafone presents its case against tax claim in HC

Economic Times
MUMBAI: Bombay High Court on Wednesday began hearing on Vodafone’s plea
challenging income-tax department’s tax claim of $2 billion on the telecos’
buyout …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/telecom/Vodafone-presents-its-case-against-tax-claim-in-HC/articleshow/6258907.cms>

SC stays HC order to implead cops as suspects in land-grabbing case
Times of India
A division bench of the HC comprising justices BH Marlapalle and Anoop V
Mohta had replaced inspector Ram Pathare of the crime branch, Pune, had
appointed …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/SC-stays-HC-order-to-implead-cops-as-suspects-in-land-grabbing-case/articleshow/6258702.cms>

Brother moves HC over NSA detention of Seeman
Times of India
CHENNAI: Film director Seeman’s brother has approached the Madras high
court questioning the rationale behind the detention of Seeman under the
National …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Brother-moves-HC-over-NSA-detention-of-Seeman-/articleshow/6258481.cms>

Courts need not order payment on contractual rate: HC
IBNLive.com
PTI Madurai, Aug 5 (PTI) People facing civil cases with regard to housing
loans availed by them cannot be asked by banks to pay interest from the
date of …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/courts-need-not-order-payment-on-contractual-rate-hc/204577.html>

Why can’t you act against contractors, HC asks govt
Indian Express
Labourers work on the parking lot at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, the main
venue for the Games. The parking area is far from being completed. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Why-can-t-you-act-against-contractors–HC-asks-govt/656199/>

Actor gets HC relief
Hindustan Times
Actor Fardeen Khan got a major relief from the Bombay High Court on
Wednesday. The Bombay High Court ruled that he should be charged with
attempt to …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Actor-gets-HC-relief/Article1-582456.aspx>

CIL moves apex court against HC order on coal supply
Business Standard
PTI / New Delhi August 04, 2010, 20:41 IST Coal India (CIL) today moved the
Supreme Court against an order by the Allahabad High Court, which had
reversed …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/cil-moves-apex-court-against-hc-ordercoal-supply/103974/on>

HC sets Aug 10 deadline for casino case final arguments
Times of India
PANAJI: The final arguments on the petitions filed by the operators of
floating casinos, challenging the state government’s decision to shift
their vessels …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/HC-sets-Aug-10-deadline-for-casino-case-final-arguments/articleshow/6254661.cms>

HC dismisses Mulshi institute’s plea against action by Pune varsity
Times of India
PUNE: The Bombay high court has dismissed a writ petition challenging the
University of Pune’s (UoP) move to bar first-year engineering degree
admissions …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/HC-dismisses-Mulshi-institutes-plea-against-action-by-Pune-varsity/articleshow/6258689.cms>

HC makes it tough to go back on mediation
Expressindia.com
New Delhi Touted as an effective tool to cut down the pendency of cases
across courts, the mediation mechanism has recently hit a stumbling block
as instead …

<http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/hc-makes-it-tough-to-go-back-on-mediation/656184/>

Delhi HC moved to make Yoga compulsory in schools
Hindustan Times
PTI The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response from the Centre on
a PIL seeking direction to National Council of Education Research and
Training …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Delhi-HC-moved-to-make-Yoga-compulsory-in-schools/Article1-582347.aspx>

Madhya Pradesh HC issues notice to Lokayukta in land scam
Times of India
The HC has sought reply from the respondents in 15 days. Mendola has
challenged the petition on the ground that special court has no power to
order an …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Madhya-Pradesh-HC-issues-notice-to-Lokayukta-in-land-scam/articleshow/6257705.cms>

Sterlite official moves HC for bail
IBNLive.com
PTI Madurai, Aug 4 (PTI) Sterlite Industries Vice President S Varadharajan,
arrested for alleged import excise duty evasion, has moved the Madras High
Court …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/sterlite-official-moves-hc-for-bail/201665.html>

SC disapproves Allahabad HC interference in state action of tax recovery
Indlaw.com
04.08.2010 (UNI) The Supreme Court has strongly disapproved the frequent
interference by the High Court’s against state action or an action
initiated by …

<http://www.indlawnews.com/Newsdisplay.aspx?b3633ed8-cce3-404b-ba18-3eda0eb57668>

APAT cases referred to HC full bench
Deccan Chronicle
The HC dismissed the petitions by observing that the situation narrated by
the petitioners no longer prevailed in the state, and there was no need for
the …
<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/hyderabad/apat-cases-referred-hc-full-bench-822>

Explain stand on Metro station, HC tells Bidari
The High Court has sought an explanation from the City Police Commissioner
Shankar Bidari regarding the suggestion he has made to the Bangalore Metro
Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) to shift the proposed metro rail station
on Tumkur …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/86203/explain-stand-metro-station-hc.html>

Sights, sounds and smells from Bangalore: HC asks for alternative …
By The Bangalorean
HC asks for alternative plan to the road across GKVK Staff Reporter
BANGALORE: The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday asked the Bruhat Bangalore
Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to inform it on whether it intended to continue
construction of the …

<http://bangalorebuzz.blogspot.com/2010/08/hc-asks-for-alternative-plan-to-road.html>

HC tribunal upholds ban on SIMI – IndiaVision News
The Delhi High Court tribunal Wednesday upheld the central government’s
decision to extend the ban imposed on the Students Islamic Movement of
India (SIMI).

<http://www.indiavision.com/news/article/national/87222/>

Gujarat moves HC to cancel Bajrangi’s bail: Rediff.com India News
The Special Investigating Team (SIT) probing afresh some of the 2002
post-Godhra riot cases and the Gujarat government have sought cancellation
of bail …

< http://news.rediff.com/report/2010/aug/05/gujarat-moves-hc-to-cancel-bajrangis-bail.htm>

HC makes it tough to go back on mediation – Yahoo! India News
Touted as an effective tool to cut down the pendency of cases across
courts, the mediation mechanism has recently hit a stumbling block as
instead of ending …
<http://in.news.yahoo.com/48/20100805/804/tnl-hc-makes-it-tough-to-go-back-on-medi.html>

Raise retirement age of Supreme Court judges too”
The Hindu
It welcomed the decision to increase the retirement age of High Court
judges from 62 to 65 years. In a statement, AIBA chairman Adish Aggarwala
and its …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article549911.ece>

Life-term for three in ‘honour’ killing case
The Hindu
A Bench of Justices HS Bedi and JM Panchal reversed the order of acquittal
passed by the Allahabad High Court after the trial court handed them the
death …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/05/stories/2010080561760100.htm>

Bombay high court defers Kasab’s case to August 12, state to file …
Kasab wrote a letter earlier following which Maharashtra state legal
services authority had appointed Amin Solkar and Farhana Shah to defend him
at the …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_bombay-high-court-defers-kasab-s-case-to-august-12-state-to-file-appeal-soon_1417740>

States reject GST draft Bill over Centre’s veto powers
The Hindu
Briefing the media after the meeting, Empowered Committee chairman Asim
Dasgupta said: “This proposed draft constitutional amendment Bill related
to GST in …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/article551466.ece>

LEGAL NEWS 04.08.2010

Court rejects CBI plea for Shah’s custody – Politics – Politics
The special CBI court reserved its order on Monday on this plea. The CBI
had sought Shah’s remand after it failed to extract information in its
three-day questioning of him in the Sabarmati Central Jail.

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/court-to-hear-cbi-plea-for-shahs-custody-today/128137-37-64.html?from=tn>

‘Courts can move against state for acts against public good
By Legal India
Higher courts have the power to issue writ to the state if its acts are
contrary to the public good, the Supreme Court has ruled, while holding
that a public sector bank also falls within the definition of the state.

<http://www.legalindia.in/courts-can-move-against-state-for-acts-against-public-good>

Centre tells Supreme Court: It has powers to de-recognise deemed universities
Sify
The Central Government on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it was well
within its power under the rules of the University Grants Commission (UGC)
to …

<http://sify.com/news/centre-tells-supreme-court-it-has-powers-to-de-recognise-deemed-universities-news-national-kidv4gdieae.html>

Counselling,admission in professional colleges in Pondy stayed
IBNLive.com
The first bench, comprising Chief Justice MY Eqbal and Justice TS
Sivagnanam, granted the interim injunction while reserving judgement on a
petition from …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/counsellingadmission-in-professional-colleges-in-pondy-stayed/197024.html>

‘It’s not SC’s job to arrest criminals’
Times of India
NEW DELHI: For three months, former RJD MP Pappu Yadav, accused in the Ajit
Sarkar murder case, is roaming free despite the SC cancelling his bail and

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/-Its-not-SCs-job-to-arrest-criminals/articleshow/6252964.cms>

Babli row: Litigation in SC comes handy for PM
Express Buzz
Till the SC gives a final judgment, the PM has asked both the states to
strictly abide by the interim order of the apex court.

<http://expressbuzz.com/nation/babli-row-litigation-in-sc-comes-handy-for-pm/194945.html>

SC cautions HCs on recovery of debts
Asian Age
“It is a matter of serious concern that despite repeated pronouncements
of this court (SC), the high courts continue to ignore the availability of
statutory …

<http://www.asianage.com/india/sc-cautions-hcs-recovery-debts-940>

When Gujarat govt doubted it’s own Bar
Times of India
Even as the CBI has assured that it had faith in Gujarat’s judiciary,
before a court on Monday, earlier incidents go on show how the Gujarat
government …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/When-Gujarat-govt-doubted-its-own-Bar/articleshow/6253812.cms>

‘Need judicial reforms to overhaul some laws inherited from the British’
Indian Express
In the recent years, the number of corruption cases at various levels in
the judiciary have come to the fore,” he said with a word of caution.

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/-Need-judicial-reforms-to-overhaul-some-laws-inherited-from-the-British-/655720>

State asks Siddhivinayak Trust for data on donations
Hindustan Times
… statistical data on disbursal of the donations for social cause before
relaxing the norms,” Law and Judiciary Minister, Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil
said. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/State–asks-Siddhivinayak-Trust-for-data-on-donations/Article1-581854

‘Amount spent on C’wealth Games could have been used for better purposes’
Rediff
Last December he filed another PIL against other sports regulatory bodies,
like the Sports Authority of India, Netaji Subhash National Institute of
Sports, …

<http://sports.rediff.com/interview/2010/aug/04/rahul-mehra-commonwealth-games-ioa.htm>

No evidence to link Kripashankar Singh with Koda scam: Enforcement Directorate
Daily News & Analysis
The ED today filed an affidavit in the Bombay high court, in a PIL which
alleges that Singh was involved in the alleged financial wrongdoings of
Koda. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_no-evidence-to-link-kripashankar-singh-with-koda-scam-enforcement-directorate_1418322>

Asst Solicitor Gen directed to take notice on airport safety
Hindustan Times
PTI The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday directed the Assistant Solicitor
General to take notice on behalf of Union Government and others on a PIL
seeking …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Asst-Solicitor-Gen-directed-to-take-notice-on-airport-safety/Article1-581904.aspx>

 

Reveal donation details, Maharashtra tells trust
Daily News & Analysis
The 30% limit was set through a high court interim order after city
activist late Keval Semlani filed a PIL against the committee for
misappropriation of …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_reveal-donation-details-maharashtra-tells-trust_1418551>

‘CW Games are a boon for labourers’
Hindustan Times
But a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) that brought into focus their
pathetic plight and earned the government and all the agencies involved
some harsh …
<http://www.hindustantimes.com/CW-Games-are-a-boon-for-labourers/Article1-581992.aspx>

PIL on how to complete games works – Hindustan Times
A Public Interest Litigation has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking
to advise the authorities on the measures to be adopted for timely
completion of …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/News-Feed/newdelhi/PIL-on-how-to-complete-games-works/Article1-581998.aspx>

High court dismisses PIL on Commonwealth Games – Sulekha News
High court dismisses PIL on Commonwealth Games News – New Delhi, Aug 4
(IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a public interest
litigation (PIL) …

<http://newshopper.sulekha.com/high-court-dismisses-pil-on-commonwealth-games_news_1199729.

High Court dismisses Maudany’s bail plea
The Hindu
The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of
Abdul Nasir Maudany in the 2008 Bangalore serial blasts case, observing
that a …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/kerala/article549904.ece>

High Court stays proceedings against Preity, Ness
Indian Express
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday stayed the proceedings pending
against actor Preity Zinta and other three owners of Kings XI Punjab in a
lower …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/High-Court-stays-proceedings-against-Preity–Ness/655785>

Karnataka high court orders revival of Kolar gold mines
Daily News & Analysis
By Odeal D’Souza | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA A division bench of the
Karnataka high court on Tuesday ordered the Union government to take all
steps to …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_karnataka-high-court-orders-revival-of-kolar-gold-mines_1418576

No passport, no play, says Delhi High Court
Hindustan Times
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday firmly slammed the door on Persons of
Indian Origin (PIOs) and Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs) aspiring to
represent India …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/No-passport-no-play-says-Delhi-High-Court/Article1-581940.aspx>

IHF plans merger with IWHF, ready to follow govt guidelines
NDTV.com
While the Delhi High Court stayed the polls following the failure of the
Central government to clarify its legal position regarding HI and IHF, …

<http://www.ndtv.com/article/sports/ihf-plans-merger-with-iwhf-ready-to-follow-govt-guidelines-41836>

Kerala High Court dismisses docs’ plea
Express Buzz
KOCHI: Approving the special cadre provisions under the Kerala Health
Services (Medical Officers) Special Rules, 2010, the Kerala High Court on
Tuesday …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/kochi/hc-dismisses-docs-plea/195277.html>

The Hindu : News / National : Statistical experts to crack arrears …
The CJI said a special team of statistical officers would segregate cases
on three … The CJI called for legislative, judicial and bar reforms
saying that …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article544714.ece?css=print>

HC says no to stay on dismissal of govt doctor
Times of India
ALLAHABAD: The Allahabad high court refused to stay the dismissal order of
a government doctor, who had been found abstaining from duty and said that
since …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/allahabad/HC-says-no-to-stay-on-dismissal-of-govt-doctor/articleshow/6253068.cms>

Say sorry to your wife, HC orders cop
Times of India
KOLKATA: Dinesh Ray, a police constable posted at Cooch Behar, came all the
way to Calcutta high court, praying for anticipatory bail. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata-/Say-sorry-to-your-wife-HC-orders-cop/articleshow/6254113.cms>

HC asks Centre to revive BGML
Times of India
BANGALORE: The high court on Tuesday asked the Union government to explore
the possibility of reviving the century-old defunct public sector giant
Bharath …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/HC-asks-Centre-to-revive-BGML/articleshow/6253861.cms>

HC stays counselling for professional courses in Pondy
Times of India
CHENNAI: The Madras high court has stayed counselling and admission for
professional courses in the Union territory of Puducherry. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-stays-counselling-for-professional-courses-in-Pondy/articleshow/6253773.cms>

HC respite to woman in three months
Times of India
NAGPUR: At a time when justice is often delayed as well as denied, a
single-judge bench of Justice Ambadas Joshi at high court here has set an
example in …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/HC-respite-to-woman-in-three-months/articleshow/6254718.cms>

HC orders probe into teacher’s appointment
Times of India
LUCKNOW: The Lucknow bench of Allahabad high court has directed the
assistant director, basic education, to lodge an FIR to probe whether Rs
4.7 was …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/HC-orders-probe-into-teachers-appointment/articleshow/6254100.cms>

HC orders speedy trial in KK Nagar triple
Times of India
CHENNAI: More than 20 months after the murder of former Tamil Nadu Minerals
Ltd (TAMIN) chairman Saravanan (74), his wife Kasturi (73) and maid
Anbarasi …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/TNN03tamindocHC-orders-speedy-trial-in-KK-Nagar-triple/articleshow/6253908.cms>

No work in court of Panchkula judicial magistrate, lawyers meet HC judge
Indian Express
The members of the district bar association met Justice SS Saron of Punjab
and Haryana High Court to apprise him of the matter pertaining to the
suspension …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/No-work-in-court-of-Panchkula-judicial-magistrate–lawyers-meet-HC-judge/655725>

HC sets up special bench to hear cases filed by senior citizens
Times of India
CHENNAI: In a significant move, the Madras high court has created a special
bench to hear and clear cases filed by senior citizens. According to an
official …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-sets-up-special-bench-to-hear-cases-filed-by-senior-citizens/articleshow/6253901.cms>

HC rejects plea to stay teacher’s appointment
Times of India
PATNA: The Patna High Court on Tuesday dismissed the writ petition of an
agriculture postgraduate from Rajendra Agriculture University (RAU), Pusa,

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-rejects-plea-to-stay-teachers-appointment/articleshow/6253724.cms>

Denied admission in govt schools, 6 students move HC
Indian Express
Six students moved the Delhi High Court on Monday after being refused
admission by various government-run schools in the city, terming it a
violation of …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Denied-admission-in-govt-schools–6-students-move-HC/655712/>

Petition challenging Karna Guv”s orders: HC reserves judgement
IBNLive.com
PTI Bangalore, Aug 3(PTI) The Karnataka High Court today reserved its
judgement on a petition challenging Governor HR Bhardwaj orders referring
the matter …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/petition-challenging-karna-guvs-orders-hc-reserves-judgement/196910.html>

Build overbridge in place of Shahibaug underpass: HC
Times of India
AHMEDABAD: Gujarat High Court has proposed the authorities concerned to
construct an overbridge in place of Shahibaug underpass to avoid traffic
congestion …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Build-overbridge-in-place-of-Shahibaug-underpass-HC/articleshow/6253807.cms>

HC issues notices to state, 3 accused
Mid-Day
With the High Court issuing a notice, it seems there is no respite for
Bharathi Urs, who was recently acquitted from the sensational Chitralekha
Urs murder …

<http://www.mid-day.com/news/2010/aug/040810-High-Court-murder-case-Bharathi-Sharada.htm>

Delhi HC asks CBI to produce evidence in ‘fake’ encounter case
Hindustan Times
PTI The Delhi High Court today asked CBI to produce by tomorrow the
evidence collected during the investigation against 13 policemen accused of
gunning down …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Delhi-HC-asks-CBI-to-produce-evidence-in-fake-encounter-case/Article1-581833.aspx>

Islamic dressing: Kerala HC directs Education Minister to take action
TwoCircles.net
By TwoCircles.net Staff Correspondent, Kochi: The Kerala High Court
directed the Education Minister to take action on the petition asking
permission for …

<http://twocircles.net/2010aug03/islamic_dressing_kerala_hc_directs_education_minister_take_action.html>

HC elevation for Ritu Bahri
Chandigarh Tribune
The President has cleared her name for elevation as an additional judge of
the HC. A fax message in this regard was received today. …

<http://www.tribuneindia.com/2010/20100804/main4.htm>

 

Sports: Rajasthan HC puts restrains on Verma and Sinha
By Deepak Jain
Rajasthan HC puts restrains on Verma and Sinha. Tue, Aug 03 10 09:08 PM.
New Delhi, Aug 3 (PTI) The Rajasthan High Court has restrained Badminton
Association of India president VK Verma from taking any decision as head of
the sports …

<http://sportsnews-india.blogspot.com/2010/08/rajasthan-hc-puts-restrains-on-verma.html>

NHRC asks report from DGP on PFI police searches .:. newkerala.com
NHRC asks report from DGP on PFI police searches – Kochi, Jul 30 : Former Chief Justice of India and Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission,
www.newkerala.com/news2/fullnews-10758.html

Plea for excellent coordination between NHRC and Panchayats
Kerala News: Plea for excellent coordination between NHRC and Panchayats — KOCHI, Kerala: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday called for
www.keralanext.com/news/2010/07/31/article109.asp

NHRC seeks Union Home Secretary’s response in connection
NHRC seeks Union Home Secretary’s response in connection with a complaint alleging killings by the CRPF in Jammu & Kashmir. New Delhi, July 23rd, 2010
nhrc.nic.in/dispArchive.asp?fno=2100

Tribunal rejects ‘booze’ Brigadier’s petition
Indian Express
The Armed Forces Tribunal has rejected the petition of an officer nicknamed ‘Booze Brigadier’, who was dismissed from the Army for illegal sale of canteen

 

 

 

 

Purohit moves Tribunal to quash CoI
Indian Express
Malegaon blast accused Lt Col Shrikant Prasad Purohit has approached the Armed Forces Tribunal to quash the Court of Inquiry (CoI) against him and to

 

 

 

 

Cabinet hotfoots plan to do away with MAT
Times of India
MUMBAI: Stung by the recent setting aside of assistant police commissioner Kiran Dhote’s transfer order by the Maharashtra Administrative Tribunal (MAT),

LEGAL NEWS 03.08.2010

Man claims jumped out of car after being abducted
Sify
… any major injury despite jumping from a fast moving car.’ Ajit said
that he had come to the high court to submit a writ petition on an old
corruption case.
< http://sify.com/news/man-claims-jumped-out-of-car-after-being-abducted-news-national-kicxEdafiai.html>

TD in total disarray in Telangana
Express Buzz
HYDERABAD: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in Telangana is in a total disarray and
the fear about their future is writ large on faces of the leaders from the

< http://expressbuzz.com/cities/hyderabad/td-in-total-disarray-in-telangana/194959.html>

SBI move to regularise services of 7000 challenged
IBNLive.com
When a writ petition in the matter came up before Justice V
Ramasubramanian, he ordered that the matter be adjourned to August 4,
subject to the outcome of …
<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/sbi-move-to-regularise-services-of-7000-challenged/195261.html

CBI files curative petition in Bhopal Gas Tragedy
Indian Express
Or the compensation money is already swallon by the politicians and
dragging the judgement for another 25 years? Good luck CBI, in another 25
years, …
<http://www.indianexpress.com/comments/cbi-files-curative-petition-in-bhopal-gas-tragedy/655009

BCCI yet to give judgement on recusal issue after Sunday meeting
By staff
The BCCI’s disciplinary committee decided on Sunday that they will rule on
whether or not to recuse the disciplinary committee members, on a later
date. The.
<http://www.iplcricket.com/ bcci-yet-to-give-judgement-on-recusal-issue-after-sunday-meeting/>

Order reserved on CBI plea for Amit Shah’s remand
The Hindu
While noted Supreme Court advocate Ram Jethmalani appeared for Mr. Shah
during the earlier hearing also, the CBI on Monday brought in another top
advocate, …
<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article548352.ece>

Babli: Chief Ministers to abide by Supreme Court interim order
The Hindu
Mr. Bansal said the decision was taken as the Supreme Court would be
adjudicating the matter soon (August 16). The Chief Ministers of the two
States agreed …
<http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/03/stories/2010080358240100.htm>

No jurisdiction over BSNL: Consumer court
Times of India
The Supreme Court in 2009, in the General Manager, Telecom, versus M
Krishnan case, involving BSNL as a party, had ended the jurisdiction of
consumer courts …
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/No- jurisdiction-over-BSNL-Consumer-court/articleshow/6250145.cms>

CBI: Did not ask SC to shift case from Gujarat
Indian Express
Earlier media reports had said that the investigating agency had, while
filing its report on the status of investigation in the SC, sought the
transfer of …
<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/CBI–Did-not-ask-SC-to-shift-case-from-Gujarat/655299

Female;Army officers will get permanent commissions: Govt tells SC
Hindustan Times
After resisting for years, the government on Monday finally conceded defeat
and assured the Supreme Court it would consider giving permanent commission
(PC) …
<http://www.hindustantimes.com/rssfeed/newdelhi/Female-Army-officers-will-get-permanent-commissions-Govt-tells-SC/Article1-581468.aspx>

Delhi bus operators’ grievance against traffic police genuine: SC
Times of India
… basis of a 13-year-old SC judgment without corresponding provisions
under the Motor Vehicle Act. Appearing for the Federation of Delhi Bus
Operators, …
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Delhi-bus-operators-grievance-against-traffic-police-genuine-SC/articleshow/6248809.cms>

RS adjourns twice on alleged diversion of SC/ST funds for CWG
Times of India
A recent query by a Right to Information activist showed that the Delhi
government diverted Rs 744 crore from Special Component Plan for SC/ST to
Games …
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/events-tournaments/commonwealth-games/top-stories/RS-adjourns-twice-on-alleged-diversion-of-SC/ST-funds-for-CWG/articleshow/6251071.cms

CSMMU strives hard to follow SC anti-ragging guidelines
Times of India
LUCKNOW: The 2010-11 batch of Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical
University (CSMMU) is quite lucky. The reason: it is the 100th batch of the
century old …
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/CSMMU-strives-hard-to-follow-SC-anti-ragging-guidelines/articleshow/6249718.cms>

SC to look at maintenance for live-in partners
Hindustan Times
However, the SC has ruled that a live-in relationship continuing for a
considerably long period can be treated as marriage.
<http://www.hindustantimes.com/SC-to-look-at-maintenance-for-live-in-partners/Article1-581470.aspx

India to have Bar Exam: SC
Livemint
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition challenging the
All India Bar Examination to be held by the Bar Council of India (BCI) for
the …
< http://www.livemint.com/2010/08/02224913/India-to-have-Bar-Exam-SC.html?h=B>

Super Bazar employees to return to work, says SC
Indian Express
The Supreme Court on Monday directed 283 employees of the ailing shopping
co-operative Super Bazaar, who are opposing its takeover by another
business …
<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Super-Bazar-employees-to-return-to-work–says-SC/655214/>

SC asks telcos to secure Rs 366 cr claim by BSNL
Business Standard
PTI / New Delhi August 02, 2010, 18:24 IST The Supreme Court today asked
private telecom operators to give surety that they would pay BSNL’s claim
of Rs 366 …
<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/sc-asks-telcos-to-secure-rs-366-cr-claim-by-bsnl/103649/on>

CJI says government must consult the judiciary in selecting
By administrator
Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia pointed out that the government took away
powers under Section 24 of the Criminal Procedure Code, under which Public
Prosecutors were appointed in consultation with the Chief Justices of the
High Courts …
< http://www.taxguru.in/corporate-law/cji-says-government-must-consult-the-judiciary-in-selecting-prosecutors.html>

Reservation for SCs/STs in Judiciary - PIB Press Release
In exercise of powers conferred under proviso to Article 309 read with
Article 233 and 234 of the Constitution, the State Governments frame rules
in consultation with the High Court for recruitment of persons to
Subordinate judiciary. …
<http://pib.nic.in/release/release.asp?relid=63910>

V.Durga Rao-Advocate: Is it wrong to express opposition when the
By Durga Rao Vanayam
How many Senior Advocates or legal professionals are critical of judiciary
and had the courage to say that something is wrong openly without any
vested interest? I don’t think that we have so many legal professionals in
India who are …
< http://durgaraovanayam.blogspot.com/2010/08/is-it-wrong-to-express-opposition-when.html

Legal eagle switches sides
Times of India
Obviously, Tulsi who had made up his mind against defending Modi, before
announcing it, knows the entire defence side of the story, including legal

< http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Legal-eagle-switches-sides/articleshow/6249810.cms>

Bill to reduce govt holding in SBI to 51% approved by LS
Economic Times
2 Aug 2010, 1914 hrs IST, PTI NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha on Monday approved a
bill that will allow the State Bank of India (SBI) to reduce government
holding …
<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/Bill-to-reduce-govt-holding-in-SBI-to-51-approved-by-LS/articleshow/6248455.cms>

‘Porvorim to get 10MLD more water’
Times of India
The court is hearing a PIL filed by one Soter D’Souza, a resident of
Socorro, who has complained of acute water shortage in Porvorim and
surrounding areas. …
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/Porvorim-to-get-10MLD-more-water/articleshow/6250196.cms>

Siddhivinayak temple Trust wants more funds
Hindustan Times
The 30 per cent limit was set through an interim order of the high court
after a public interest litigation (PIL) was filed by city activist late
Keval …
<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Siddhivinayak-temple-Trust-wants-more-funds/Article1-581491.aspx>

Government probing Vedanta, Posco for flouting rules
Hindustan Times
Jethwa was killed on July 20 in Ahmedabad barely a fortnight after he filed
a PIL in the Gujarat High Court seeking an end to illegal limestone mining
along …
<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Government-probing-Vedanta-Posco-for-flouting-rules/Article1-581195.aspx>

On the road to Liberty: A time to Party! and part with socialism
By Barun Mitra
By acknowledging the “academic” nature of the question in the PIL, the
Supreme Court has actually opened a door for the political liberals to come
out of the woodwork. Now is the time for the liberals to come together and
form a …
<http://barunsmitra.blogspot.com/2010/08/time-to-party-and-part-with-socialism.html>

High Court asked to furnish facts -Polluted Water Supply to Villages in …
MyNews.in
VJAS has drawn attention of mumbai high court at time of hearing of PIL
regarding tribal starvation death in which Govt. action taken report(ATR)
is awaited …
< http://www.mynews.in/News/High_Court_asked_to_furnish_facts_-Polluted_Water_Supply_to_Villages_in_Maharashtra_N76908.html>

Pardarshita: Circular by Edu. dept. regarding refund of Pupil …
By Shaweta
As a result of this PIL the Education Department has issued a circular to
discontinue the collection of Pupil Welfare Fund up to class VIII w.e.f.
academic session 2010-2011. Not only this all the Head of Govt/Govt Aided
schools are …
<http://pardarshita.blogspot.com/2010/08/circular-by-edu-dept-regarding-refund.html>

PIL over tea estate land lease | Stock Futures
By admin
A public interest litigation has been filed in Calcutta High Court seeking
transparency and uniformity in the framing of rules governing lease of land
in tea estates located in northern parts of West Bengal.
<http://www.stockfutures.in/pil-over-tea-estate-land-lease>

Apex court to decide if act covers Hindu marriage abroad
By Ians
June 18th, 2010 NEW DELHI – The Delhi High Court Friday dismissed a public
interest litigation (PIL) seeking amendment in the law to ban same ‘gotra’
(sub-caste) marriages, calling the petition “a waste of time”. …
<http://blog.taragana.com/law/2010/08/02/apex-court-to-decide-if-act-covers-hindu-marriage-abroad-23945/

High court defers Kasab’s case till Aug 12
Hindustan Times
The Bombay High Court on Monday deferred hearing on the confirmation of
death sentence awarded. to Pakistani gunman Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab to
August 12. …
<http://www.hindustantimes.com/High-court-defers-Kasab-s-case-till-Aug-12/Article1-581507.aspx>

Sport ministry issues show cause notice to Hockey India and IHF
Times of India
“The Ministry of Sports (MoYAS) has carefully studied the orders passed by
the Delhi High Courts and the Supreme Court of India and has noted that HI
is …
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/hockey/Govt-issues-show-cause-to-Hockey-India/articleshow/6249104.cms>

High court dismisses woman wrestler’s plea
Sify
The Delhi High Court Monday dismissed the petition of a woman wrestler who
challenged the selection criteria of the Wrestling Federation of India for
the …
<http://sify.com/news/high-court-dismisses-woman-wrestler-s-plea-news-national-kicsObijeji.html>

Karnataka high court to hear plea against Bharati’s acquittal today
Daily News & Analysis
By Odeal D’Souza | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA The high court of
Karnataka will on Tuesday take up for hearing an appeal against the
acquittal of Bharati …
<http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_karnataka-high-court-to-hear-plea-against-bharati-s-acquittal-today_1418104>

Change your mindset on physically challenged: Bombay high court tells govt
Daily News & Analysis
Purohit and the Indian association of visually impaired physiotherapists
had moved the high court after Purohit was barred from taking MHCET exams
owing to …
<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_change-your-mindset-on-physically-challenged-bombay-high-court-tells-govt_1418062>

HC issues notice to Centre and Delhi Police on dharna ban
Times of India
The activist, Bano Bee, approached HC after the police refused to allow her
to hold a protest march in July, in support of victims of Bhopal gas
tragedy. …
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/HC-issues-notice-to-Centre-and-Delhi-Police-on-dharna-ban/articleshow/6249575.cms>

HC hands over seva ticket scam case to CID
Times of India
The additional DG has to submit his final report to the HC and to the
magistrate of the trial court. The judge was critical of the role of the
local police …
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/HC-hands-over-seva-ticket-scam-case-to-CID/articleshow/6249525.cms>

Backdoor admission in nursing college: HC seeks reply
Indian Express
The HC ordered for a clarification into the admission procedure after
students allegedly took admission through the backdoor route rather than
follow the …
<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Backdoor-admission-in-nursing-college–HC-seeks-reply/655237

Financial assistance: SC refuses to interfere in HC stay
Times of India
A Bench of Justices P Sathasivam and BS Chauhan, however, gave the HC four
months to rule on the petition challenging the constitutional validity of
the …
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/Financial-assistance-SC-refuses-to-interfere-in-HC-stay/articleshow/6249528.cms>

HC asks ADGP to file affidavit over dismissal of constable trainees
Times of India
PATNA: The Patna high court on Monday directed ADGP (training) Abhayanand
to file a comprehensive affidavit substantiating the ground for dismissal
of only …
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-asks-ADGP-to-file-affidavit-over-dismissal-of-constable-trainees/articleshow/6249506.cms>

HC seeks report on rehab centres by Aug 31
Times of India
CHANDIGARH: The private drug de-addiction centres have come under the
scanner of the Punjab and Haryana high court as Justice TPS Mann of the HC,
on Monday …
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/HC-seeks-report-on-rehab-centres-by-Aug-31/articleshow/6249674.cms>

Woman arrested for child”s murders moves HC for bail
IBNLive.com
PTI Chennai, Aug 2 (PTI): A woman arrested in connection with the murder of
a three-year-old boy has moved the Madras High Court seeking bail. …
<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/woman-arrested-for-childs-murders-moves-hc-for-bail/195332.html>

Ex-judge’s wife files appeal in HC
Express Buzz
BANGALORE: Sharada Urs, wife of former High Court judge Justice
Chandrakanth Urs, filed a criminal appeal in the High Court challenging a
lower court order …
<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/bangalore/ex-judge%E2%80%99s-wife-files-appeal-in-hc/195076.html>

HC cancels SFC entrance test
Express Buzz
KOCHI: In a major setback to the private self-financing medical colleges in
the state, the Kerala High Court on Monday cancelled the common entrance
test …
<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/kochi/hc-cancels-sfc-entrance-test/195042.html>

Police harassment: Professor’s wife moves HC
Express Buzz
CHENNAI: A Ephrem of Mylapore, wife of Presidency College associate
professor Maria Charles, has moved the Madras High Court alleging
harassment by police. …
<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/police-harassment-professor%E2%80%99s-wife-moves-hc/195003.html>

Buddhist monk’s death: HC summons CID officer
Sify
Mumbai: Bombay High Court on Monday summoned the Deputy Superintendent of
Police (CID) who is probing the death of a Buddhist monk which led to riot
in …
<http://sify.com/news/buddhist-monk-s-death-hc-summons-cid-officer-news-national-kict4keddce.html>

HC asks AICTE to inspect 21 Eng colleges for giving approval
IBNLive.com
PTI AICTE contended that the information put up on the website about
approval granted to these colleges had been given by mistake and assured
that this …
<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-asks-aicte-to-inspect-21-eng-colleges-for-giving-approval/194150.html>

Rs 5 lakh compensation to widow of Atal’s former aide
Times of India
Calculating compensation HC took into account the fact that Nath’s son
predeceased him and how the sole survivor, his wife was left to fend for
herself in …
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Rs-5-lakh-compensation-to-widow-of-Atals-former-aide/articleshow/6249579.cms>

Criminal appeal against Bharathi Urs’ acquittal
Times of India
BANGALORE: Sharada Urs, wife of former HC judge MP Chandrakantha Raj Urs
and mother of Chitralekha Urs, moved a criminal appeal before the high
court on …
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/Criminal-appeal-against-Bharathi-Urs-acquittal/articleshow/6249505.cms>

3 HC judges used staff PF to buy groceries, pay beauty bills
Six district judges, three of whom later became Allahabad HC judges, seldom
spent on grocery and vegetables as everything was paid through money
withdrawn …
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/3-HC-judges-used-staff-PF-to-buy-groceries-pay-beauty-bills/articleshow/6233934.cms>

NHRC demands compensation for kin of patient
Times of India
VARANASI: The National Human Right Commission (NHRC) has recommended UP government to pay Rs three lakh as a compensation to the next of kin of Mayank Kumar

 

 

 

 

Life at Balangir: OHRC responded
By Krishna
We submitted a Case Study to Collector-DM Balangir regarding death of Smt. Nepur Nayak at CHC Kantabaji on dated 14.4.2009, during child birth, for appropriate actions and forwarded a copy to NHRC. Since the letter was addressed to

 

 

 

 

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