LEGAL NEWS 27.08.2010

Adani gets PIL relief from arrest

Indian Express

A public interest litigation (PIL) filed in the Gujarat High Court
challenging the High Court decision granting bail to Adani Enterprise Ltd
(AEL) MD Rajesh …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Adani-gets-PIL-relief-from-arrest/673195>

PIL against V-C selection

Hindustan Times

A public interest litigation (PIL) has now been filed in the Bombay High
Court which has challenged the selection process adopted by the search
committee …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/PIL-against-V-C-selection/Article1-592398.aspx>

ASI asked to file report

Times of India

Hotti Chandrashekar and others have filed PIL claiming that the ancient
temple has been virtually rebuilt under the guise of renovation affecting
the …

< http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/ASI-asked-to-file-report/articleshow/6442215.cms>
Amitabh Bachchan a ‘police informer’ in Jharkhand

Sify

During the hearing on a public interest litigation (PIL), the state
government in an affidavit Aug 22 told the Jharkhand High Court that it was
not averse …

<http://sify.com/news/amitabh-bachchan-a-police-informer-in-jharkhand-news-national-ki0uktefghb.html>

2 Army officers want ban on Rahul Dholakia’s film “Lamhaa”

Zee News
Colonel Rajiv Mehrotra and Captain Rahul Soni filed a PIL before a Division
Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Manmohan also seeking an
order …

<http://www.zeenews.com/news650977.html>

…The ultimate mumbai story

Mumbai Mirror

The battle is being helmed by Dr Monica Matani, a resident of Gautam Niwas
building in the society, who filed a PIL in the matter in July last year.

<http://www.mumbaimirror.com/article/15/201008272010082704483075831240eeb/The-ultimate-mumbai-story.html>

Dubey alleged that the traders start polishing fru « THE GOD IS A GIRL

By 5e2l0k14

Lawyer Sugriva Dubey who filed the PIL submitted that though the #x rules
Artificial pumpkinunder the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act were
notified in the year 2000, the adulteration was going on unabated. …

<http://conservationtoday.org/5e2l0k14/2010/08/27/dubey-alleged-that-the-traders-start-polishing-fru/>

The defining moment to PDS in state

By arunachalnews

Why does a PIL filed in 2004 regarding the PDS in the state of Arunachal
raise its head only in fits and starts and that too in well timed moments?
That needs explanation. But the timing of the arrest could not have been
more perfect …

<http://arunachalnews.com/the-defining-moment-to-pds-in-state.html>

Aamir fined Rs 500 for not attending the court session

Oneindia

The order was passed by the civil judge of the junior division, Azad Singh,
while hearing a writ petition charging them for wrong portrayal of the
freedom …

<http://entertainment.oneindia.in/bollywood/news/2010/aamir-fine-missing-court-270810.html>

Notification for appointing judges upheld

Express Buzz

The writ petitions were misconceived and devoid of any substance, the First
Bench comprising Chief Justice MY Eqbal and Justice TS Sivagnanam, which
upheld …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/notification-for-appointing-judges-upheld/201543.html>

‘Land acquisition award only can be challenged’

Express Buzz

Else, no writ petition is maintainable, the Madras High Court has ruled.
Justice N Paul Vasanthakumar gave the ruling on Wednesday while dismissing
two writ …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/award-on-land-acquisition-alone-can-be-challenge/201545.html>

Supreme Court relief to Arun Gawli in extortion case

Daily News & Analysis

The Supreme Court has quashed the case against gangster-turned-politician
Arun Gawli in an extortion case filed fir against him by a Mumbai builder.

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_supreme-court-relief-to-arun-gawli-in-extortion-case_1429362>

Supreme Court slams Haryana over Mirchpur

The Hindu

… Mirchpur village, the Supreme Court on Thursday directed the State to
arrest by this coming Monday all those who are wanted in the case by the
police. …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/27/stories/2010082759960100.htm>

Supreme Court, Lyngdoh panel guidelines violated, say cops

Indian Express

“PU student bodies are blatantly violating the guidelines issued by
Lyngdoh Committee and Supreme Court. Owing to irresponsible, lackadaisical
behaviour and …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Supreme-Court–Lyngdoh-panel-guidelines-violated–say-cops/673184>

DMRC draws Supreme Court ire over compensation

Hindustan Times

The Supreme Court came down heavily on the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
(DMRC) for refusing to compensate a person whose car got crushed in an
accident on …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/DMRC-draws-Supreme-Court-ire-over-compensation/Article1-592367.aspx>

CBI now tells SC it’ll charge Mayawati for illegal wealth

Times of India

In April this year, attorney-general GE Vahanvati had told SC that CBI
would consider her April 20 representation protesting CBI’s stubbornness in

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/CBI-now-tells-SC-itll-charge-Mayawati-for-illegal-wealth/articleshow/6442462.cms>

Johri’s plea to SC to clear her name

Times of India

AHMEDABAD: Additional DGP Geetha Johri has filed a petition before Supreme
Court (SC) seeking to expunge the remarks made by the apex court on her in
the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Johris-plea-to-SC-to-clear-her-name/articleshow/6442176.cms>

‘Delhi govt diverted Rs 670 cr of SC funds for CWG projects’

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Thursday admitted that over Rs 670 crore meant for
Scheduled Caste welfare projects were diverted by Delhi government for …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Delhi-govt-diverted-Rs-670-cr-of-SC-funds-for-CWG-projects/articleshow/6441819.cms>

SC pulls up DMRC for passing buck on Metro mishap

Times of India

When SC wanted to know whether Shashidharan’s car had been replaced, SOMA
JV said it was the crane owner who must be held liable. More than a year
since the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/SC-pulls-up-DMRC-for-passing-buck-on-Metro-mishap/articleshow/6442480.cms>

Arrest Hisar accused by Sept 10: SC to Haryana

Indian Express

NEW DELHI: The UP government on Thursday moved the SC challenging the
decision of Allahabad HC staying restoration of a district named after
Dalit icon …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Arrest-Hisar-accused-by-Sept-10–SC-to-Haryana/672993>

SC commences hearing on Mutthiah’s plea

Hindustan Times

PTI The Supreme Court on Thursday commenced the hearing to examine the
validity of the amendment by the Board of Control for Cricket in India
(BCCI) in its …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/SC-commences-hearing-on-Mutthiah-s-plea/Article1-592245.aspx>

Khap panchayat can’t grant divorce: SC

Hindustan Times

A divorce approved by a khap panchayat does not have any legal sanctity and
cannot be a ground for any family court to grant legal separation to an …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Khap-panchayat-can-t-grant-divorce-SC/Article1-592294.aspx>

SC quashes its own judgement in dowry death case

IBNLive.com

A Bench of Justices RV Raveendran and DK Jain set aside the November 11,
2008, judgement of a Bench headed by Justice CK Thakker (since retired) in
the …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/sc-quashes-its-own-judgement-in-dowry-death-case/265362.html>

Fake encounters sully polices image: NHRC chief

Expressindia.com

The former CJI added that while the expectations from the police were
enormous, the delivery of service by the police left much to be desired.

<http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/Fake-encounters-sully-polices-image-NHRC-chief/672982/>

Five Andhra judges suspended for cheating in LLM exam

Times of India

HYDERABAD: In a major embarrassment for the Andhra Pradesh judiciary, five
judges were caught cheating while writing the LLM ( Master of Law)
examination …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Five-Andhra-judges-suspended-for-cheating-in-LLM-exam/articleshow/6439979.cms>

Moily U-turn on judges selection

Hindustan Times

This system came into existence in 1993, before which the government had
the power to appoint judges of the higher judiciary. Moily, however,
conceded on …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Moily-U-turn-on-judges-selection/Article1-592310.aspx>

Marriage dissolved by panchayats not legal divorce

Indian Express

Divorce between estranged couple approved by khap panchayats will have no
legal sanctity, the SC has ruled. Even as the role of khap panchayats in
honour …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/marriage-dissolved-by-panchayats-not-legal-divorce/672618/>

High Court rejects Jirawala’s bail plea

Indian Express

The Gujarat High Court, on Wednesday, rejected the bail application of
Rajendra Jirawala in connection with the fake encounter of Sohrabuddin
Sheikh and the …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/High-Court-rejects-Jirawala-s-bail-plea/673143/>

Amin plea referred to High Court

The Hindu

The next proceedings in the case would be taken up on September 6 after
hearing the opinion of the High Court on the matter. Mr Vakil quoted from
Supreme …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article596514.ece>

Raju appears second time before court

Economic Times

According to him, a decision on filing a petition before the high court
seeking exemption from appearing before the trial court would be taken
after …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/infotech/software/Raju-appears-second-time-before-court/articleshow/6442581.cms>

Setback for Yusuf, Irfan Pathan’s family in Gujarat high court

Daily News & Analysis

By DNA Correspondent | Place: Ahmedabad | Agency: DNA Family of Indian
cricketers Irfan and Yusuf Pathan faced a setback in the Gujarat high court
over a …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_setback-for-yusuf-irfan-pathan-s-family-in-gujarat-high-court_1429346>

Hearing on BCCI amendment begins in Supreme Court

The Hindu

A Bench of Justices JM Panchal and Gyan Sudha Misra is hearing the SLP
against an interim order of the Madras High Court on suits filed by Mr.
Muthiah. …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article596527.ece>

HC denies relief to Amod Kanth

Times of India

HC also asked Kanth to move appropriate court if he wanted to seek
exemption from personal appearance in the lower court, even as it issued
notice to the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/HC-denies-relief-to-Amod-Kanth/articleshow/6442344.cms>

Approach DGCA for working hours dispute: HC to pilots

Indian Express

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked the flight crew and pilots of Air
India and Jet Airways to make a representation before Director General of
Civil …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Approach-DGCA-for-working-hours-dispute–HC-to-pilots/672864/>

Girlfriend can’t be called kin, says HC

Times of India

MUMBAI: With live-in relations being accorded sanctity by law, can a
girlfriend be a relative, the Bombay high court wondered on Thursday. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Girlfriend-cant-be-called-kin-says-HC/articleshow/6442289.cms>

HC directs liquidator to send proposal to Centre

IBNLive.com

PTI | 11:08 AM,Aug 27,2010 Madurai, Aug 27 (PTI) The Madras High Court
bench here has directed liquidator of the defunct Madurai Urban Cooperative
Bank to …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-directs-liquidator-to-send-proposal-to-centre/267519.html>

HC transfers probe to crime branch

Hindustan Times

After the police confessed to having reached a dead end in the case where
skeletal remains of a three-year-old girl were found at a construction site
in …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-transfers-probe-to-crime-branch/Article1-592399.aspx>

UP goes to SC over HC stay on new district

Asian Age

It questioned the intervention of the HC in the matter despite the fact
that a three-judge bench of the HC in its 1999 judgement had approved the

<http://www.asianage.com/india/goes-sc-over-hc-stay-new-district-006>

HC asks Calcutta Univ to review result again

Indian Express

The Calcutta High Court today directed the Calcutta University to conduct a
fresh review of the result of a student, saying earlier it was not done
properly …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-asks-Calcutta-Univ-to-review-result-again/672964/>

HC reserves order on Sharma’s plea in ’84 encounter case

Indian Express

The Gujarat High Court has reserved its order till Friday on a petition
moved by IPS officer Kuldeep Sharma in connection with an FIR registered
against him …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-reserves-order-on-Sharma-s-plea-in–84-encounter-case/673144/>

HC seeks waste to energy project report

Times of India

KOLKATA: The Calcutta high court has asked Howrah Municipal Corporation to
implement the long-awaited waste to energy project on a war footing and has

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata-/HC-seeks-waste-to-energy-project-report/articleshow/6442516.cms>

HC clears way for recruitment of dist judges

Times of India

CHENNAI: Noting that there was an urgent need to fill up district judge
posts lying vacant in several places in the state, the Madras high court
has …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-clears-way-for-recruitment-of-dist-judges/articleshow/6442395.cms>

Ghost workers: HC asks MCD to cooperate in police probe

Indian Express

The functioning of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) was a cause of
bewilderment at the Delhi High Court on Wednesday, as Chief Justice Dipak
Misra …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Ghost-workers–HC-asks-MCD-to-cooperate-in-police-probe/673062/>

Financial state not a factor while granting custody to mother: HC

Indian Express

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday remarked that the financial status of
the mother should not be taken into account while deciding whether to grant
a …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Financial-state-not-a-factor-while-granting-custody-to-mother–HC/672850/>

HC admits appeal against acquittal of 5 men in defamation case

IBNLive.com

PTI | 09:08 PM,Aug 26,2010 Allahabad, Aug 26 (PTI) The Allahabad High Court
today admitted a criminal appeal filed by Uttar Pradesh government against
a …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-admits-appeal-against-acquittal-of-5-men-in-defamation-case/265117.html>

HC to babu: Law will be after you if…

Times of India

… salary payment to a set of university teachers even as another bench of
the HC had ordered the government not to take any coercive action against
them. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-to-babu-Law-will-be-after-you-if-/articleshow/6442125.cms>

HC orders speedy trail of bank fund fraud case

Times of India

PATNA: The Patna high court on Thursday directed the court of additional
sessions judge, Patna, to do expeditious trial of the case relating to
alleged …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-orders-speedy-trail-of-bank-fund-fraud-case-/articleshow/6442127.cms>

End probe in four months: HC to Haryana

Times of India

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana High Court directed the Haryana
government to complete the vigilance inquiry in to the alleged illegal sale
of gold coins …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/End-probe-in-four-months-HC-to-Haryana/articleshow/6442315.cms>

Policemen suspended for ill-treating HC judge

IBNLive.com

PTI | 11:08 PM,Aug 26,2010 Cuttack, Aug 26 (PTI) Two police officers here
were placed under suspension today for their alleged misbehaviour to a High
Court …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/policemen-suspended-for-illtreating-hc-judge/265503.html>

HC upholds TN notification

IBNLive.com

PTI | 08:08 PM,Aug 26,2010 Chennai, Aug 26 (PTI) The Madras High Court
today upheld a Tamil Nadu notification of July one inviting applications
for direct …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-upholds-tn-notification/264944.html>

HC slams Maha over SC, ST Atrocities Act

Financial Express
Mumbai: Taking strong exception to the Maharashtra government’s failure in
filing an affidavit in connection with the implementation of SC and ST …

<http://www.financialexpress.com/news/HC-slams-Maha-over-SC–ST-Atrocities-Act/673213/>

HC bans cutting of trees for Tivim cricket stadium

digITal Goa

Panaji, August 27- (Courtesy Herald) The Bombay High Court at Goa has
disposed off a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition filed challenging
the …

<http://www.digitalgoa.com/tag_article.php?id=288>

Majage appointment: HC seeks information

Express Buzz

BANGALORE: The Karnataka High Court on Thursday directed the person who,
has challenged the appointment of Upa Lokayukta SB Majage, to show the
exact …

<http://expressbuzz.com/states/karnataka/majage-appointment-hc-seeks-information/201459.html>

HC orders issue of notice to Superintending Archaeologist

IBNLive.com

PTI | 07:08 PM,Aug 26,2010 Madurai,Aug26(PTI) The Madras High Court bench
here today ordered issue of notice to Superintending Archaeologist, …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-orders-issue-of-notice-to-superintending-archaeologist/264758.html>

Ruchi Kheshtri files fresh petition in HC

By admin

Ruchi Kheshtri files fresh petition in HC. Posted by admin. August 26,
2010. Nainital, Aug 26 A woman who had alleged she had lost her government
job after she refused to be dictated by Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal
Nishank today …

<http://nyuzvyuz.com/2010/08/26/ruchi-kheshtri-files-fresh-petition-in-hc/>

Bombay HC concludes hearing in Vodafone tax case – Economy and …

Bombay HC concludes hearing in Vodafone tax case, The Bombay high court
concluded its hearing in Vodafone?s appeal against the tax department CBDT,

<http://www.livemint.com/2010/08/18192216/Bombay-HC-concludes-hearing-in.html>

A K Bhattacharya: Still no clarity on regulators

… the powers and jurisdiction of the Competition Commission of India
(CCI) will … and the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices (MRTP)
Commission, …

<http://bsl.co.in/india/news/a-k-bhattacharya-still-no-clarityregulators/213656/>

Satyam founder Raju appears in court – India News – IBNLive

Satyam scam accused Ramalinga Raju speaks for the first time after being
out on bail.

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/satyam-founder-raju-appears-in-court/129614-3.html?from=tn>

PM concerned over situation in north east

Deccan Herald

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the situation in certain
parts of north east remains a matter of concern and that the writ of the
state …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/91551/pm-concerned-over-situation-north.html>

Traders win market scheme fight with the MMRDA

Times of India

The association filed a writ petition in the high court challenging this
decision and got a favourable ruling. Yet MMRDA did not take any steps for

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Traders-win-market-scheme-fight-with-the-MMRDA/articleshow/6435420.cms>

Notice issued to makers of ”Once upon a time in Mumbai”

IBNLive.com

A division bench comprising Justice Umanath Singh and Justice SNH Zaidi
passed the order on a writ petition filed by one Munna Khan and two others.

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/notice-issued-to-makers-of-once-upon-a-time-in-mumbai/261342.html>

SC irked by Hockey mess

Hindustan Times

The Supreme Court expressed concern over the delay in selecting the hockey
team for the Commonwealth Games and said the country might lose a chance to

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/SC-irked-by-Hockey-mess/Article1-591805.aspx>

SC quashes contempt proceedings against Biman Basu

IBNLive.com

PTI New Delhi, Aug 25 (PTI) In a relief to senior CPI(M) leader Biman Basu,
the Supreme Court today set aside the three-day sentence imposed on him by
the …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/sc-quashes-contempt-proceedings-against-biman-basu/261178.html>

Hooda against separate law on honour killings

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The government’s plan to come out with a separate law on honour
killings including those carried out at the behest of khap panchayats seems
to be …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Hooda-against-separate-law-on-honour-killings-/articleshow/6435081.cms>

Rajya Sabha urged to reject Prevention of Torture Bill, 2010

Asian Centre for Human Rights

The NHRC alone recorded 16836 custodial deaths, or an average of 1203 custodial deaths per year during the period 1994 to 2008. Torture that does not result

Lok Sabha passes education tribunal bill

Times of India

NEW DELHI: Lok Sabha on Friday passed the education tribunal bill after HRD minister Kapil Sibal lobbied his case strenuously with BJP leaders to explain

Lok Adalat takes up 347cases, settles 250 | State Times

By Administrator

Bench No 1 comprising A.K Shan, Principal District and Sessions Judge and also Chairman District Legal Services and Sanjay Parihar Presiding Officer MACT Jammu, took up 27 cases of MACT and settled eight cases and awarded compensation

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LEGAL NEWS 25.08.2010

Notice to State on Rao BalaSaraswati’s plea

Express Buzz

HYDERABAD: Justice R Subash Reddy of the AP High Court on Tuesday ordered
notice on a writ petition filed by Rao Balasaraswati Devi challenging the
action …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/hyderabad/notice-to-state-on-rao-balasaraswatis-plea/200953.html>

Letika Saran’s selection as DGP fair: Govt

Times of India

In a counter-affidavit in Madras high court, filed in response to a writ
petition filed by R Nataraj, a DGP-rank officer who at present is director
of Fire …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Letika-Sarans-selection-as-DGP-fair-Govt/articleshow/6428584.cms>

Plea filed to inspect Kodanadu Estate

Express Buzz

The writ appeal was filed to restrain the estate manager from proceeding
with any further construction activities in the estate. A division bench
comprising …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/plea-filed-to-inspect-kodanadu-estate/200873.html>

How ex-CJI’s sons got prime plot they had never bid for

Times of India

… unduly benefited from the 2006 sealing drive against commercial
properties in residential areas of Delhi launched by the then CJI, Justice
YK Sabharwal.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/How-ex-CJIs-sons-got-prime-plot-they-had-never-bid-for/articleshow/6428954.cms>

A right and wrongs

Frontline

… before his retirement as the Chief Justice of India, to Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh requesting exemption for the office of the CJI from the
purview of …

<http://www.frontline.in/stories/20100910271801400.htm>

Judges accountability bill watered down

Forum – Law, Lawyers …

This three-member committee for SC would be headed by a retired CJI to be
nominated in consultation with the sitting CJI and comprise two more SC
judges. …

<http://www.lawyersclubindia.com/forum/details.asp?quote=110046&mod_id=23167>

Orissa may move SC over MoEF decision on Niyamgiri

Business Standard

With the Ministry for Environment and Forest (MoEF) showing its red flag to
Vedanta Aluminium Limited’s proposed bauxite mining project in south
Orissa’s …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/orissa-may-move-scover-moef-decisionniyamgiri/405697/>

PM assesses law & order in wake of impending Ayodhya judgement

Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh took stock of reports on possible
law and order troubles in Uttar Pradesh in the wake of the judgement on the

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/PM-assesses-law–order-in-wake-of-impending-Ayodhya-judgement/articleshow/6429716.cms>

Courts can”t be misused to harass, persecute innocent:SC

IBNLive.com

The apex court passed the judgement while upholding an appeal filed by
Meghamala and her family challenging an Andhra Pradesh High Court judgement
for a …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/courts-cant-be-misused-to-harass-persecute-innocentsc/257501.html>

SC seeks more power for SFIO

Asian Age

… created only through an executive order and certainly lacks the
legislative backup, a bench of Justices JM Panchal and AK Patnaik, said in
a judgement. …

<http://www.asianage.com/business/sc-seeks-more-power-sfio-623>

High Court to review Ishrat case on jurisdictional grounds

The Hindu

The Gujarat High Court on Monday sought clarifications from the Supreme
Court-appointed Special Investigation Team whether it was inclined to take
up the …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article592271.ece>

Expelled girl is more traumatised in new school, mum tells high court

Daily News & Analysis

By Mayura Janwalkar | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Although the Bombay high
court had felt that Adhishree Gopalkrishnan’s return to Vibgyor High School
in …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_expelled-girl-is-more-traumatised-in-new-school-mum-tells-high-court_1428347>

EX Satyam Chairman Mr B. Ramalinga Raju finally appears before the …

By administrator

“Mr Raju appeared in court only because he was directed by the High Court
to do so while granting bail, but not because he was healthy,” his
counsel, Mr K. Bharat Kumar, told newspersons later. Mr Raju, prime accused
in the over Rs 7136 …

<http://www.taxguru.in/satyam/ex-satyam-chairman-mr-b-ramalinga-raju-finally-appears-before-the-court.html>

Man fights long legal battle to prove he’s a man

Times of India

AHMEDABAD: A man whose wife had divorced him over his alleged impotence,
fought a long legal battle to prove in the Gujarat High Court that her
claim was …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Man-fights-long-legal-battle-to-prove-hes-a-man/articleshow/6429745.cms>

Centre shoots down CJI plan for infra fund

Times of India

Law minister Veerappa Moily clarified that “there is no conflict with the
judiciary” on this issue. However, he was firm that the SPV idea was mooted
first …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Centre-shoots-down-CJI-plan-for-infra-fund/articleshow/6428271.cms>

Three judges caught copying

Times of India

WARANGAL: Bringing disrepute to the judiciary, three judges were caught
copying during LLM examinations in Warangal on Tuesday. Four advocates were
also …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/Three-judges-caught-copying/articleshow/6425567.cms>

Enhance judges’ retirement age to 70, urges bar council chief

Times of India

CHENNAI: In a radical suggestion which has far-reaching implications for
the judiciary, the All India Bar Association (AIBA) has said the retirement
age of …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Enhance-judges-retirement-age-to-70-urges-bar-council-chief-/articleshow/6428583.cms>

Is it so difficult to reform our Legal System or Judiciary? | Tax Guru

By administrator

The legal system in India and the judiciary has reached a stage now where
the public openly criticise the judiciary and the News Channels debate even
the judgments delivered by the Constitutional Courts. It is an open fact in
my opinion …

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PIL seeking probe dismissed

Times of India

The high court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL filed by a Bangalore advocate
seeking an independent probe into the recent deaths at the beggars’ centre
because …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/PIL-seeking-probe-dismissed/articleshow/6428756.cms>

Government doesn’t need our order to tax IPL matches, says high court

Daily News & Analysis

By Mayura Janwalkar | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Disposing of a public
interest litigation (PIL) filed by Shiv Sena MLA Subhash Desai, the Bombay
high …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_government-doesn-t-need-our-order-to-tax-ipl-matches-says-high-court_1428358>

Beggar deaths: Karnataka high court wants fresh petition

Daily News & Analysis

Several builders were eyeing the 120 acres of land that remained with the
colony. A PIL on encroachment of this land was pending with the high court,

<http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_beggar-deaths-karnataka-high-court-wants-fresh-petition_1428385>

Hospital rate cards can be a solution

Daily News & Analysis

“We will file a PIL. But litigation may take some time. So we are trying
to seek the intervention of the ministries concerned so that they can bring
the …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_hospital-rate-cards-can-be-a-solution_1428350>

MJ Antony: Points of disorder

Business Standard

When the public interest litigation (PIL) movement was launched by the
judiciary in the 1980s, some judges strongly opposed the departure from the

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/m-j-antony-pointsdisorder/405640/>

Govt seeks more time to decide on tender process

Times of India

… to take a firm decision on whom to award the tenders during the hearing
of a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by the River Princess Hatao
Manch. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/Govt-seeks-more-time-to-decide-on-tender-process/articleshow/6429788.cms>

Power tariff: No reduction, no increase in rates

Hindustan Times

A PIL had accused the government of succumbing to pressure from the discoms
and prohibiting the release of new tariff “approved by DERC” on April 29,
2010, …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Power-tariff-No-reduction-no-increase-in-rates/Article1-591390.aspx>

‘No real will to protect activists’

Frontline

While there is little doubt that PIL petitions have been misused for
private interest and personal vendetta and that genuine commercial
interests have …

<http://www.frontline.in/stories/20100910271802400.htm>

‘Attacks will not scare us off’

Frontline

Going by these threats, it could be anyone who is unhappy with us because
we have filed cases and public interest litigation (PIL) petitions that
have …

<http://www.frontline.in/stories/20100910271802600.htm>

Apang held for food scam

Calcutta Telegraph

Chauhan, who handled the investigation since the PIL was filed against
Apang in 2005, said: “The probe cell chargesheeted altogether 50 persons,

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1100825/jsp/frontpage/story_12852983.jsp>

HC dismisses PIL seeking Bihar to take back Kosi aid

Deccan Chronicle

PTI The Patna High Court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL seeking a directive to
the Nitish Kumar government to take back the Rs 5 crore Kosi flood relief

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/national/hc-dismisses-pil-seeking-bihar-take-back-kosi-aid-063>

Revenge attacks

Frontline

The latest case was in July when an RTI activist, Ashok Shinde, was beaten
up for filing a public interest litigation (PIL) petition against Public
Works …

<http://www.frontline.in/stories/20100910271802500.htm>

Sharad Pawar comes clean of IPL tax issue

Indiantelevision.com

Hearing on the PIL (public interest litigation) filed by Shiv Sena MLA
Subhash Desai, the division bench of Justices PB Majumdar and Anup Mohta
disposed off …

<http://www.indiantelevision.com/headlines/y2k10/aug/aug204.php>

Secrecy around Bill

Frontline

On April 21, 2004, under pressure from the Supreme Court Bench comprising
Justices Ruma Pal and PV Reddy, which heard the public interest litigation
(PIL) …

<http://www.frontline.in/stories/20100910271802900.htm>

Cheap PTDR Technology Exists in India for Disposal of Bhopal Union …

By Imtiaz

An NGO Gas Kand Trasdi Morcha had filed a PIL before the Jabalpur High
Court, seeking the fixing of responsibility for the disposal of the toxic
waste. The double bench of the High Court comprising Justice Arun Mishra
and Sushma …

<http://www.peat.com/blog/cheap-ptdr-technology-exists-in-india-for-disposal-of-bhopal-union-carbides-toxic-waste/>

Indian Law: PIL against Foreign Law Firms Practicing in India …

Public interest litigation is an integral part of Indian law and its legal
system. In August 2010, the Central Government informed the Madras High
Court …

<http://www.lawisgreek.com/indian-law-pil-against-foreign-law-firms-practicing-india>

Controversy on cow slaughter bill deepens

Daily News & Analysis

By Srikanth Hunasavadi | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA The controversy
over the cow slaughter ban bill is getting deeper by the day. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_controversy-on-cow-slaughter-bill-deepens_1428401>

HC allows demo in support of IAS officer

Times of India

CHENNAI: In a small victory for suspended IAS officer C Umashankar, the
Madras high court has rapped the city police for denying permission to the
state …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-allows-demo-in-support-of-IAS-officer/articleshow/6428589.cms>

HC rejects PIL against aid return to Guj

Times of India

PATNA: The Patna high court on Tuesday rejected a PIL which had challenged
the state government’s decision to return Rs 5 crore to the Gujarat
government …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-rejects-PIL-against-aid-return-to-Guj-/articleshow/6428692.cms>

HC sees red over delays in hearings

Times of India

Six months later, the accused sought recall of the order, but the
magistrate dismissed the plea. The Sonejis then moved the HC.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/HC-sees-red-over-delays-in-hearings/articleshow/6428900.cms>

HC stops use of industrial slag for road construction

Times of India

MARGAO: The high court of Bombay at Goa has restrained Venkatrao Infra
Projects, the contractors for the approach road to the bridge over River
Sal at …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/HC-stops-use-of-industrial-slag-for-road-construction/articleshow/6429813.cms>

HC tells Punjab, Haryana to counsel runaway couples

Indian Express

While the Punjab government has set up temporary protection homes for
runaway couple, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday directed the
State Legal …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/hc-tells-punjab-haryana-to-counsel-runaway-couples/664548/>

HC orders criminal proceedings against SI

Times of India

… Justice CV Nagarjuna Reddy of the High Court on Tuesday directed the
HC’s registrar (judicial) to initiate criminal proceedings against V Ravi
Kumar, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/HC-orders-criminal-proceedings-against-SI/articleshow/6428818.cms>

HC asks police to initiate probe into “cheating racket”

IBNLive.com

PTI Mumbai, Aug 24 (PTI) The Bombay High Court today directed the
commissioner of police, Mumbai, to initiate probe into an alleged cheating
racket in which …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-asks-police-to-initiate-probe-into-cheating-racket/257937.html>

HC denies relief to babu, orders appearance today

Times of India

PATNA: In a fresh directive, the Patna high court has fixed August 25 as
the date on which HRD secretary KK Pathak has been summoned to personally
appear …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-denies-relief-to-babu-orders-appearance-today-/articleshow/6428690.cms>

File PIL on deaths afresh: HC

Deccan Chronicle

Aug. 24: A division bench headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar on Tuesday
dismissed the public interest litigation filed by advocate AV Amarnathan
seeking an …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/bengaluru/file-pil-deaths-afresh-hc-187>

HC quashes transfer of woman SI

Deccan Chronicle

Aug. 24: The Madurai Bench of Madras high court on Tuesday quashed the
transfer order of a woman sub-inspector who had levelled sexual harassment
charges …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/chennai/hc-quashes-transfer-woman-si-217>

Husband”s act forcing wife to harm herself is cruelty: HC

MSN India

New Delhi, Aug 24 (PTI) An act of a husband that has the potential to drive
a wife to take a step which causes injury to her would amount to subjecting
her …

<http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4300009>

Shekhar Suman gets HC notice in cheque bounce case

MSN India

Chandigarh, Aug 24 (PTI) Actor Shekhar Suman and two of his associates have
been issued notices by the Punjab and Haryana High Court in a cheque bounce
case …

<http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4300186>

IHK HC directs authorities to shift Mian Qayoom to hospital

Kashmir Media Service

Srinagar, August 24 (KMS): The High Court of occupied Kashmir has directed
the authorities to shift the President of High Court Bar Association, …

<http://www.kmsnews.org/news/ihk-hc-directs-authorities-shift-mian-qayoom-hospital>

Delhi HC’s new-age lakshman rekha

By admin

Delhi HC’s new-age lakshman rekha In September 2007, when India was invited
to present its views in Kyoto International Fiscal Association (IFA)
Congress on.

<http://www.affiliatewealthreview.com/delhi-hcs-new-age-lakshman-rekha/>

‘Drafters of N-Bill ignored ILO recommendations’

Business Standard

In his petition to NHRC, Krishna also submitted that the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests in its 25-page

APCLC seeks probe into killing

Express Buzz

and journalist Hemachandra Pandey and the case be independently investigated in accordance with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) guidelines.

toxicswatch-alliance against pollution & corporate crimes: Letter …

By Gopal Krishna

24th August, 2010. Justice Shri K.G. Balakrishnan The Chairperson National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Faridkot House, Copernicus Marg, New Delhi Sub: Human rights violations from nuclear damage – its impact on human life and

The Right to Information in Jammu & Kashmir » Blog Archive …
By Muzaffar Bhat [J&K RTI Movement Blog]
Note: The National Human Rights Commission was established on 12 Oct. 1993 under the Protection of Human Rights Act (1993). The Commission’s website is here: http://nhrc.nic.in/. Accordingly, the RTI reply provides information on J&K

Malicious survey on Muslim youths: NHRC issues notice to Delhi …
New Delhi: National Human Rights Commission has asked the Delhi Government to take action against the malicious MRDA survey on Muslim youths in the country.

Govt misleading courts: Armed Forces Tribunal
Chandigarh Tribune
In two separate scathing indictments, the Chandigarh and Kochi benches of the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) have taken the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to task

BCI’s marathon meeting: Ethics rules, oath by this year; Foreign law firms …

Legally India

But due to time constraints the body had to postpone its decision on the
entry of foreign law firms in respect of the Chennai writ petition, …

<http://www.legallyindia.com/201008221222/News/bcis-marathon-meeting-ethics-rules-oath-by-this-year-foreign-law-firms-llp-to-be-raised-in-oct>

On SC orders, govt schools to collect data on pvt counterparts

Expressindia.com

About this Vachittar Singh, District Education Officer, Ludhiana said,
“Actually the state government is to file reply of a writ petition in
Supreme Court …

<http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/on-sc-orders-govt-schools-to-collect-data-on-pvt-counterparts/663808/>

A writ petition is not ordinarily maintainable to challenge order …

By administrator

Even if High Court has territorial jurisdiction it should not entertain a
writ petition which impugns an order of Tribunal when such an order on a
question of law, is appealable before the High Court under section 35 of
FEMA.

<http://www.taxguru.in/fema/a-writ-petition-is-not-ordinarily-maintainable-to-challenge-order-of-the-tribunal-atfe.html>

CBI worried about Amin’s security, may move SC

Times of India

AHMEDABAD: Security of accused cop deputy superintendent of police NK Amin
has become a major area of concern for the CBI. The probe agency, which is

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/CBI-worried-about-Amins-security-may-move-SC/articleshow/6397787.cms>

SC directs CDMA operators to submit revenue details to CAG

Telecom Yatra

The Supreme Court today directed CDMA players to give their financial
details to CAG to ascertain whether the government was getting its due by
way of …

<http://telecomyatra.afaqs.com/news/?sid=1645_SC+directs+CDMA+operators+to+submit+revenue+details+to+CAG>

Lalu, Mulayam, Mamata: stoking the religious politics fire

Hindustan Times (blog)

The judgement, arrived at after taking the views of the government and the
Wakf Board and with citations from encyclopaedias, said that the Wakf Board
(not …

<http://blogs.hindustantimes.com/cutting-the-edge/2010/08/22/lalu-mulayam-mamata-stoking-the-religious-politics-fire/>

Tribals Plea Against Vedanta: ‘Green’ Court to Give Verdict

Outlook

Even as the government is yet to decide the fate of Vedanta’s controversial
mining project in Orissa, a ‘green’ court is likely to deliver its
judgement …

<http://news.outlookindia.com/item.aspx?691223>

Rahul Gandhi should focus on land Act amendment: Shahi

Indian Express

“The Congress General Secretary should rather pursue the case with his
own government at the Centre and ensure that the Land acquisition Act of
1894 is …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Rahul-Gandhi-should-focus-on-land-Act-amendment–Shahi/663780>

Sansar Chand guilty of violating Wildlife Act: Court

Times of India
… with a Delhi court holding him guilty of violation of the Wildlife Act.
The poacher had been caught red-handed with a leopard skin about 15 years
ago. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/Sansar-Chand-guilty-of-violating-Wildlife-Act-Court/articleshow/6397785.cms>

Mayawati backs demand for amendment of Land Acquisition Act

Indian Express

“Mayawati has said her government and party supported the demand of farmers
regarding amendment in the Land Acquisition Act 1894,” Cabinet Secretary

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Mayawati-backs-demand-for-amendment-of-Land-Acquisition-Act/663567>

Workshop on RTI Act from today

Times of India

Rajbhasha Vikas Parishad (RVP), an NGO engaged in propagating Hindi, is
organising a two-day workshop on Right to Information Act for the
government and …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Workshop-on-RTI-Act-from-today/articleshow/6407364.cms>

State questions probe officer’s authority to file affidavits in case

Hindustan Times

The state’s Law and Judiciary department has questioned the authority of
investigating officer, Sanjay Parande, to file affidavits in reply in the

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/State-questions-probe-officer-s-authority-to-file-affidavits-in-case/Article1-590486.aspx>

Stop plagiarism, demands Ritu Kumar

Daily News & Analysis

The time factor taken by the judiciary to punish offenders is
demoralising.” She further adds, “It is a virus that has penetrated in
all the sectors, …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report_stop-plagiarism-demands-ritu-kumar_1427398>

Making a case for restraint

Hindustan Times

There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that the judiciary in India, with all
its flaws, is still seen as effective in delivering justice, howsoever
slow. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Making-a-case-for-restraint/Article1-590321.aspx>

Forum to file PIL against dispute

Daily News & Analysis

However, if that does not happen in a week, we will be forced to file a PIL
against them,” said Shirish Deshpande, chairman, Mumbai Grahak Panchayat.

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_forum-to-file-pil-against-dispute_1427316>

Apang summoned

IBNLive.com

The development followed the filing of a public interest litigation (PIL)
by chairperson of Arunachal Citizens’ Rights (ACR) Bamang Anthony and
public …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/apang-summoned/253760.html>

CJI leads by example: No trips abroad on court days

Daily Pioneer
Being the president of ILA’s Indian Chapter, the CJI is an official invitee
at the biennial event and CJIs in the past have never missed attending the

<http://www.dailypioneer.com/278040/CJI-leads-by-example-No-trips-abroad-on-court-days.html>

Govt U-turn on Ahmadi position

Hindustan Times

The former CJI has been in the line of fire for his 1996 Supreme Court
judgment which diluted the charges against the accused in the Bhopal gas
tragedy case …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Govt-U-turn-on-Ahmadi-position/Article1-590399.aspx>

CJI makes a point

It is learnt that the CJI immediately issued an order to bring them all
back to their desks and`trolleys’atBhagwanDassRoad. …

<http://epaper.indianexpress.com/IE/IEH/2010/08/23/ArticleHtmls/23_08_2010_003_042.shtml>

Justice Prasad sworn in as new CJ

Times of India

RANCHI: Justice Bhagwati Prasad was on Sunday sworn in as the new chief
justice (CJ) of the Jharkhand high court. Governor MOH Farook administered
the oath …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ranchi/Justice-Prasad-sworn-in-as-new-CJ/articleshow/6392921.cms>

82-yr-old tells court son threw her out

Hindustan Times

An 82-year-old widow has moved the Bombay High Court alleging her son and
daughter-in-law, both police constables, have thrown her out of the room
her …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/82-yr-old-tells-court-son-threw-her-out/Article1-590469.aspx>

FDA combating consumption of tobacco-related products

Times of India

Two writ petitions were filed in the high court of Bombay in Goa
challenging the legislation, but the court upheld the state’s law. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/FDA-combating-consumption-of-tobacco-related-products/articleshow/6409308.cms>

CBI game: Yadavs have been on both sides

Times of India

The CBI refused to file an appeal against the Patna high court order.
Worse, the CBI opposed an appeal by the Bihar government and surprisingly,

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/CBI-game-Yadavs-have-been-on-both-sides/articleshow/6400803.cms>

Supreme Court upholds acquisition of land by the Delhi government in Mehrauli …

Indlaw.com

A bench comprising Justices P Sathasivam and BS Chauhan while upholding the
order of the Delhi High Court noted,’ we are satisfied with the existence
of …

<http://www.indlawnews.com/Newsdisplay.aspx?e58a3b80-2b60-41c2-afe5-d6eaed0ae5fd>

The Hindu : Front Page : High Court refers disputes to tribunal

Kochi: A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court on Friday referred to the
Munnar Special Tribunal matters relating to the disputes over two
check-dams …

<http://hindu.com/2010/08/21/stories/2010082159350100.htm>

Sack Veerappa Moily as law minister, demands Thackeray

Hindustan Times

PTI Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray on Sunday demanded removal of Union
Law Minister Veerappa Moily to ensure impartial handling of the …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Sack-Veerappa-Moily-as-law-minister-demands-Thackeray/Article1-590502.aspx>

How HC FIRed away at courts, erring police officers

Indian Express

Now that the Delhi High Court has entered the scene, lodging an FIR may
become much easier for the common man. No longer will he have to run
helter-skelter …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/How-HC-FIRed-away-at-courts–erring-police-officers/663681>

Arguments must be heard anew if judge is transferred midway: HC

Hindustan Times

The plaintiffs then moved the HC, saying the judge should have heard
arguments anew. The division bench agreed, holding that “the judgement can
be …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Arguments-must-be-heard-anew-if-judge-is-transferred-midway-HC/Article1-590482.aspx>

Delhi HC’s new-age lakshman rekha

Business Standard

The Delhi HC judgment in the case of Maruti- Suzuki (MS) has examined the
concept of marketing intangibles. MS entered into a foreign collaboration
and …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/delhi-hc%5Cs-new-age-lakshman-rekha/405419/>

Copyright to attract service tax: Govt tells HC

Business Standard

The revenue department has contested the petition filed by PVR Pictures in
the Delhi High Court against the government’s decision to levy service tax
on …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/copyright-to-attract-service-tax-govt-tells-hc/405468/>

Gujarat journalists booked for abetting suicide move HC

Indian Express

Two reporters-cum-cameramen working with local channels, who have been
booked for abetting suicide, have moved the Gujarat High Court to quash the
FIR …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Gujarat-journalists-booked-for-abetting-suicide-move-HC/663742>

Cop stabbed: HC dismisses attempt to murder charge

Indian Express

The Gujarat High Court has dismissed a case of attempt to murder against a
local miscreant who allegedly stabbed an on-duty Border Wing police
personnel …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Cop-stabbed–HC-dismisses-attempt-to-murder-charge/663729>

Girl’s persistence exposes shoddy police probe in father’s murder

Times of India

The division bench of the HC said though the deceased was alive for five
days, his dying declaration wasn’t recorded. The court said, “The
contention raised …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/-Girls-persistence-exposes-shoddy-police-probe-in-fathers-murder/articleshow/6398845.cms>

Latest & Important Judgements: Indra Devi & Ors.Versus Bagada Ram …

By Rakesh Shekhawat

His heirs and legal representatives, the appellants before this Court, moved the MACT, Sojat, Branch Jaitaran, District Pali in MACT Case No.59 of 1999 against the owner of the truck and its insurer, the New India Assurance Company Ltd.

ACHR seeks more compensation from NHRC for Mizo juvenile detainee’s death

Sify

The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) has described the compensation amount of Rs.300000 awarded by the National Human Rights Commission to the next of .

MAT sets aside senior agri officer’s transfer

Times of India

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra Administrative Tribunal (MAT) recently set aside the transfer of senior agriculture officer Natha Dadasaheb Rane on the grounds that

Damages for road deaths without deciding on guilty

Business Standard

The accidents tribunal denied any compensation. However, the SC ruled even in such cases, ‘no-fault liability’ cannot be avoided.

LEGAL NEWS 22.08.2010

Not fair: Poor planning is culprit

Hindustan Times

… by the municipal corporation’s inaction, D’Souza and 249 others filed a
writ petition with the Bombay High Court last week, holding the corporation

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Not-fair-Poor-planning-is-culprit/Article1-590106.aspx>

‘Elevated Expressway to decongest roads’

Express Buzz

“Recently the First Bench of the Madras High Court dismissed a writ
petition filed against the construction of the elevated highway,” the
release added.

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/elevated-expressway-to-decongest-roads/200068.html>

Latest & Important Judgements: Sushil Kumar Singhal V/S.The …

By Rakesh Shekhawat

This appeal has been preferred against the Judgment and Order dated
10.09.2007 passed by High Court of Punjab & Haryana in Civil Writ Petition
14014 of 2007, by which the High Court had dismissed the writ petition for
quashing the award …

<http://importantjudgement.blogspot.com/2010/08/sushil-kumar-singhal-vsthe-regional.html>

Illegal arms sale: Collector’s role to be probed

Times of India

After the ACB submitted the case progress report in the Supreme Court
recently, the district collector’s role has once again come under scanner.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/Illegal-arms-sale-Collectors-role-to-be-probed/articleshow/6389673.cms>

Rahul meets UP farmers, promises them justice

Times of India

He assured me not to worry as he would ensure that justice is done to the
farmers,” Sripal later told TOI over telephone. Rahul stayed for around 10
minutes …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Rahul-meets-UP-farmers-promises-them-justice/articleshow/6390083.cms>

Govt promises action on SC judgment on Imams’ salary

Times of India

Prasad wanted to know the reasons for the delay in implementation of a 1993
Supreme Court judgement on a petition of the All India Imams Organisation

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Govt-promises-action-on-SC-judgment-on-Imams-salary/articleshow/6387221.cms>

Be aware of what sexual harassment is and the related policies

Economic Times

The Supreme Court’s Vishakha Judgement of 1997 is now seen as a landmark in
legal guidelines for cases of sexual harassment at the workplace. …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/features/the-sunday-et/special-report/Be-aware-of-what-sexual-harassment-is-and-the-related-policies/articleshow/6389514.cms>

‘Govt pleaded with SC to hand over Sohrabuddin case to CBI’

Hindustan Times

He quoted from an apex court judgement which reads “When the matter came up
for hearing before this court on May 17, 2007, the Attorney General of
India …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Govt-pleaded-with-SC-to-hand-over-Sohrabuddin-case-to-CBI/Article1-589991.aspx>

Govt asks police to stop misuse of dowry law

Daily News & Analysis
The note also quoted a 2005 Delhi high court judgement by justice JD Kapoor
(now retired) saying that these provisions have lead to a large number of

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_govt-asks-police-to-stop-misuse-of-dowry-law_1426912>

Lok Sabha approves amendment of MMDR Act (1957)

Moneycontrol.com

The Lok Sabha has cleared amendment of Mines and Minerals Development and
Regulation Act (India) (MMDR) of 1957, reports CNBC-TV18’s Rituparna
Bhuyan. …

<http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/current-affairs/lok-sabha-approves-amendmentmmdr-act-(1957)_480162.html>

Bill to amend People Act is introduced

Asian Age

The bill seeks to amend the Representation of the People Act, 1950. This
bill, when passed, would enable Indians living outside the country to
register …

<http://www.asianage.com/india/bill-amend-people-act-introduced-173>

Govt. issues notice to Google over wrong depiction of parts of J-K

Sify

Ms.Google Inc. intermediary is liable for action under Section 79 of the
Information Technology Act, 2000.” “Further, the pages carrying the
wrongful …

<http://sify.com/news/govt-issues-notice-to-google-over-wrong-depiction-of-parts-of-j-k-news-national-kivvOcfibhf.html>

Himachal Pradesh: Legal knowledge upto bottom level needed to be spread

India Education Diary

Shimla: Empowerment comes through knowledge and it was necessary to spread
legal awareness upto bottom-level. Mr. Justice Altmas Kabir, Judge, Supreme
Court …

<http://indiaeducationdiary.in/Shownews.asp?newsid=3847>

Contract to Bangalore firm legal: KEA chief

Times of India

… Authority of favouring a firm, KEA chief BP Manjunath brushed aside the
allegations claiming the contract given to the Bangalore-based firm is
legal. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mysore/Contract-to-Bangalore-firm-legal-KEA-chief/articleshow/6388921.cms>

‘Legal experts can ensure law for care of parents gets teeth’

Indian Express

… division of the Planning Commission, he said the Act will be a failure
if legal experts are deprived of decision-making positions to implement it.

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/-Legal-experts-can-ensure-law-for-care-of-parents-gets-teeth-/663379>

‘Government neglected attitude mar free legal services in state’

E-Pao.net

Imphal, August 21 2010: Government failure in appointing permanent member
secretary and regular staff of the Manipur State Legal Service Authority
(MASLSA) …

<http://www.e-pao.net/ge.asp?heading=30&src=220810>

‘More courts, stricter selection of judges should be top priority for Indian …

Indian Express

Maneesh Chhibber: One of the problems that people have with the NHRC’s
functioning is that the Human Rights Act only gives you recommendatory
powers. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/-More-courts–stricter-selection-of-judges-should-be-top-priority-for-Indian-judiciary-/663451>

V.Durga Rao-Advocate: MY VIEWS PURSUANT TO JUDGEMENT IN R.K.JAIN’S …

By Durga Rao Vanayam

When it comes to constitution of Tribunals in India, I think much credit
goes to our Judiciary as it did not oppose as such in my opinion to the
establishment of Tribunals though independence and impartiality etc.
principles were …

<http://durgaraovanayam.blogspot.com/2010/08/my-views-pursuant-to-judgment-in.html>

PIL puts blame squarely on Karnataka government

Daily News & Analysis

By Team DNA | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA A city-based advocate has
filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the state high court on the
beggars’ …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_pil-puts-blame-squarely-on-karnataka-government_1426917>

Mumbai Cong MPs urge Sonia to decide on presidentship

Times of India

One is a PIL accusing him of amassing assets disproportionate to his known
sources of income and the other is a plea challenging his election to the

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Mumbai-Cong-MPs-urge-Sonia-to-decide-on-presidentship/articleshow/6389585.cms>

Oh deer! Farmers in Maharashtra agitate to keep ruminants at bay

Daily News & Analysis

Irate farmers in Garaj, Naigaon and Pakhari villages have now filed a
public interest litigation (PIL) in the Bombay high court bench at
Aurangabad. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_oh-deer-farmers-in-maharashtra-agitate-to-keep-ruminants-at-bay_1426869>

Anonymous Sources

Outlook

Those reports came to haunt the media last week when the Supreme Court, in
an interim order on a PIL, asked the media to exercise caution in cases
under …

<http://www.outlookindia.com/article.aspx?266777>

Final version of nuclear bill lets suppliers off the hook again

The Hindu

The amended version of the bill says the suppliers of any defective
equipment involved in an accident can be sued by the Indian operator of a
nuclear …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/22/stories/2010082263060100.htm>

Bill for NRIs voting rights tabled in RS

Times of India

NEW DELHI: Bowing to repeated demands of non-resident Indians (NRIs) for
voting rights, the government on Saturday introduced a bill in the Rajya
Sabha to …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Bill-for-NRIs-voting-rights-tabled-in-RS/articleshow/6388587.cms>

Women’s Reservation Bill will be a reality soon: Moily

The Hindu

The United Progressive Alliance government on Saturday underlined its
commitment to legislate the Women’s Reservation Bill, providing for 33 per
cent …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article586250.ece>

Upper House OKs bill for Nalanda univ

Times of India

NEW DELHI: After a well-informed debate over three hours, erudite in parts,
Rajya Sabha on Saturday passed the Bill to establish the transnational …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Upper-House-OKs-bill-for-Nalanda-univ/articleshow/6388549.cms>

Handling of report on n-bill to be probed: Official

Sify

… Saturday that he was looking into ‘mishandling’ of parliamentary
panel’s report on the civil nuclear liability bill with a view to improve
the system. …

<http://sify.com/news/handling-of-report-on-n-bill-to-be-probed-official-news-national-kivxkebfdhc.html>

Supreme Court upholds life term for man who killed infant daughter

Daily News & Analysis

A Bench of justice HS Bedi and justice CK Prasad also said the high court
can intervene and reverse an acquittal if the evidence on record
establishes the …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_supreme-court-upholds-life-term-for-man-who-killed-infant-daughter_1426995>

Bombay high court upholds conviction of man who killed daughter

Daily News & Analysis

By Mayura Janwalkar | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Showing no leniency
towards a man who killed his two and a half-year-old daughter, the Bombay
high court …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_bombay-high-court-upholds-conviction-of-man-who-killed-daughter_1426889>

Potential future value of land must be considered for compensation: Supreme Court

The Hindu

On the State’s appeal, the Madras High Court fixed the value at Rs.9. The
present appeal by Mr. Pillai is directed against this judgment. …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/22/stories/2010082257330100.htm>

SC judge Katju to be RMLNLU honorary prof

Times of India

Incidentally, Justice Katju was the chief guest at the function and chief
justice of Allahabad High Court Justice FI Rebello also graced the
occasion. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/SC-judge-Katju-to-be-RMLNLU-honorary-prof/articleshow/6389343.cms>

Give broader role to people with judicial knowledge: Former SC judge

Times of India

It will be more trouble for senior citizens to visit the high court a
number of times, away from their homes in villages. So, the need for people
with …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/Give-broader-role-to-people-with-judicial-knowledge-Former-SC-judge/articleshow/6389432.cms>

Cell for runaway couples in Pkl

Times of India

PANCHKULA: Acting on the directions of Punjab and Haryana High Court,
Panchkula administration has come up with a protection cell especially
meant for …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Cell-for-runaway-couples-in-Pkl/articleshow/6389391.cms>

‘Decision on foreign law firms with BCI consent’

Express Buzz

CHENNAI: The Union government has told the Madras High Court that it would
not take any decision on allowing foreign law firms without consulting the
Bar …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/%E2%80%98decision-on-foreign-law-firms-with-bci-consent/200085.html>

‘Couple of incidents of cruelty sufficient for divorce’
samaylive

The Delhi high court has ruled that, a couple of incidents of cruelty by
the spouse may be sufficient ground for divorce. The High court has lined
that …

<http://english.samaylive.com/nation/676471842.html>

HC extends stay on top cop’s arrest till Aug 23

Indian Express

Sharma had moved a petition in the HC to get the FIR quashed and the court
had earlier directed the state government not to arrest him till Friday.

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-extends-stay-on-top-cop-s-arrest-till-Aug-23/663149/>

HC asks MCD to pay Rs 50000 to man for demolition of PCO

IBNLive.com

PTI New Delhi, Aug 22 (PTI) The Delhi High Court has asked the MCD to pay
Rs 50000 as compensation for demolishing a PCO booth owned by a physically

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-asks-mcd-to-pay-rs-50000-to-man-for-demolition-of-pco/253164.html>

Buses supplied to DTC not ‘sub-standard’: Tata to Delhi HC

Times of India

NEW DELHI: Against the backdrop of several low-floor buses catching fire in
the city, its manufacturer Tata Motors has refuted before the Delhi High
Court …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Buses-supplied-to-DTC-not-sub-standard-Tata-to-Delhi-HC/articleshow/6391147.cms>

HC directs man to serve NGO

Hindustan Times

The Delhi High Court in unusual order on Thursday asked a call centre
employee, booked for stealing Rs 4 lakh from his father’s account by
forging his …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-directs-man-to-serve-NGO/Article1-590107.aspx>

HC tells power utilities to pay ex gratia

Times of India

HYDERABAD: Stating that it is the duty of the power utilities to pay
exgratia to the kin of those who lost their lives in electrocution, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/HC-tells-power-utilities-to-pay-ex-gratia/articleshow/6389476.cms>

HC declines to shift MRTS station

Times of India

CHENNAI: Noting that courts are not experts in technical matters, the
Madras high court has declined to interfere with a decision of the state
government …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-declines-to-shift-MRTS-station/articleshow/6389487.cms>

HC accepts that Dowry Act is being misused

Express Buzz

The police must use its authority to subserve the purpose for which the
provision is made instead of misusing it,” the HC told the investigating
officers. …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/bangalore/hc-accepts-that-dowry-act-is-being-misused/200181.html>

HC uphold engineers service rules

Times of India

ALLAHABAD: The Allahabad High Court has directed the state government that
the vacancies for assistant engineers in the irrigation department for the
year …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/allahabad/HC-uphold-engineers-service-rules/articleshow/6388934.cms>

HC warns against frivolous SRA pleas

Hindustan Times

Making a strong statement against frivolous petitions against the slum
rehabilitation scheme, the Bombay High Court ruled recently that such
petitioners …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-warns-against-frivolous-SRA-pleas/Article1-590073.aspx>

HC wants details about corruption charges against SGPGI officers

Hindustan Times

The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court has directed the state government
to furnish details about steps taken against 21 erring officers of Sanjay
Gandhi …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-wants-details-about-corruption-charges-against-SGPGI-officers/Article1-589818.aspx>

Remove debris near Neela Hauz flyover in 2 months: High court tells PWD

Times of India

HC was alerted to PWD’s failure to remove debris by petitioner Malvika
Kaul, a resident of Vasant Kunj who has filed a PIL alleging government
indifference …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Remove-debris-near-Neela-Hauz-flyover-in-2-months-High-court-tells-PWD/articleshow/6389363.cms>

Barring foreign law cos will hurt national interest: Centre

Times of India

A submission to this effect was made by additional solicitor-general M
Ravindran when the HC took up a public interest writ petition to restrain
the Centre …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Barring-foreign-law-cos-will-hurt-national-interest-Centre/articleshow/6390134.cms>

NHRC urged to intervene in Gurjant”s detention – Yahoo! India News

Kolkata, Aug 21 (PTI) Delhi-based Indian Foundation of Transport Research and Training has sought an intervention by National Human Rights Commission into

in.news.yahoo.com/…/tnl-nhrc-urged-to-intervene-in-gurjant-s…

NEWSPOLITAN :: NHRC directs TN to submit report on evictions

CHENNAI: The National Human Rights Commission has directed the Tamil Nadu government to submit a report on the alleged forcible eviction of slum dwellers

newspolitan.com/forum/art/india/…/HE4DSOJ2GBAVITSI

Commission agents rubbish PAU report

Indian Express

It is one of the most contentious issues in Punjab’s agrarian economy, but commission agents in the state claim their ties with farmers are like family.

Munnar Special Tribunal within a week

Express Buzz

KOCHI: The Kerala Government is all set to constitute the much-awaited Munnar Special Tribunal in a week’s time. According to highly placed sources with the

LEGAL NEWS 21.08.2010

Court declines to stay CAT’s order

The Hindu

The Bench comprising Justice Thottathil B. Radhakrishnan and Justice SS
Satheesachandran, however, admitted the writ petition filed by the police
officer …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/21/stories/2010082159360100.htm>

Telangana a political issue, not Constitutional: Supreme Court

The Hindu

PTI The Supreme Court on Friday said the issue of carving out a separate
State of Telangana from Andhra Pradesh was a “political question” which
cannot be …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article584120.ece>

SC tears into Centre flip-flop on Noida park

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday tore into the UPA government’s
latest flip-flop in an affidavit virtually exempting the construction of
sprawling …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SC-tears-into-Centre-flip-flop-on-Noida-park/articleshow/6382921.cms>

New Delhi In a first, SC refers border row to mediators

Hindustan Times

As the court initiated the “track-II” process to “amicably settle”
the border row, it permitted continuation of an SC-appointed local
commission to …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/In-a-first-SC-refers-border-row-to-mediators/H1-Article1-589637.aspx>

Court cannot direct authorities to act against law, rules SC

Indlaw.com

Justice Reddy writing the 19-page judgement for the bench yesterday also
cautioned the courts against interfering in the matter of equation of posts
and …

<http://www.indlawnews.com/Newsdisplay.aspx?311a843b-3e98-4e97-84bf-056c78ee0d30>

Take stern action against bogus claimants, SC tells govt

IBNLive.com

The apex court passed the judgement while upholding the cancellation of the
freedom pension scheme benefit to Orissa’s Choudhuri Nayak. …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/take-stern-action-against-bogus-claimants-sc-tells-govt/248573.html>

Govt stands by Saxena report to stop mining

Times of India

The committee accepted that the violations of the Forest Rights Act were
serious in nature and needed to be dealt with strictly.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Govt-stands-by-Saxena-report-to-stop-mining-/articleshow/6383767.cms>

PIL seeks automatic doors on all buses

Times of India

The first bench comprising Chief Justice M Yusuf Eqbal and Justice TS
Sivagnanam, before which the PIL filed by Coimbatore-based Nethaji
Pokkuvarathu …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/PIL-seeks-automatic-doors-on-all-buses/articleshow/6383831.cms>

PIL in SC seeks CBI probe into CWG scams

Times of India

NEW DELHI: Despite the Supreme Court taking a strong stand against populist
public interest litigations, a PIL was filed on Friday seeking a CBI probe
into …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/PIL-in-SC-seeks-CBI-probe-into-CWG-scams/articleshow/6383469.cms>

Centre, state told to reply in two weeks
Indian Express
Mahashewata Devi had filed a PIL in the second week of July alleging that
the security forces carried the bodies from the forest tied to bamboo posts
— in …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Centre–state-told-to-reply-in-two-weeks/663161>

Foodgrain scam: UP govt approves filing of FIRs against guilty

Daily News & Analysis

During hearing of a PIL seeking CBI probe into the scam, government counsel
HP Srivastava also informed the high court that the Special Investigating
Team …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_foodgrain-scam-up-govt-approves-filing-of-firs-against-guilty_1426372>

Collector, deputy chargesheeted in arms scam

Times of India

This information was given to a SC Bench, comprising Justices B Sudershan
Reddy and SS Nijjar, which was hearing a PIL filed by advocate Arvind
Sharma, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Collector-deputy-chargesheeted-in-arms-scam/articleshow/6382829.cms>

Right to Education PIL: PSA represents White Lotus Charitable Trust in the …

Bar & Bench

Finally, PSA filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition on behalf of
WLCT, against the Union of India (Ministry of Human Resources and
Development), …

<http://www.barandbench.com/brief/2/934/right-to-education-pil-psa-represents-white-lotus-charitable-trust-in-the-high-court-of-punjab-amp-haryana>

Sec 144 CrPc in NZP flayed

Nagaland Post

Only 176 Hectares was under legitimate possession in a PIL case Party at
Rangaphar, he said. Kiyevi 625.40; Vidima 844.00; Diezephe 895.20; Razaphe
854.40; …

<http://www.nagalandpost.com/ShowStory.aspx?npoststoryiden=UzEwMzAxNzM%3D-i2M1hekrI6U%3D>

Erosion heat on Centre

Calcutta Telegraph

… Court yesterday in response to a public interest litigation (PIL) filed
by a group of Dibrugarh residents to protect the town from flood and
erosion . …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1100821/jsp/northeast/story_12835084.jsp>

BJP MLA praises Rahul, criticises Modi

Times of India
A PIL was filed in Gujarat High Court stating that the plant would pollute
the ground water after which the industry group forfeited a portion of the
plot …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/BJP-MLA-praises-Rahul-criticises-Modi/articleshow/6383802.cms>

Cabinet clears Bill to raise MPs’ salary 3-fold

Hindu Business Line

On Friday morning, the Cabinet approved a Bill under which the basic
monthly salary of MPs would go up from Rs 16000 to Rs 50000. …

<http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/2010/08/21/stories/2010082152450400.htm>

Ishrat case: Review petition filed in Gujarat high court

Daily News & Analysis

By DNA Correspondent | Place: Ahmedabad | Agency: DNA A petition was filed
in the Gujarat high court on Friday for a review of the court’s earlier
order …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_ishrat-case-review-petition-filed-in-gujarat-high-court_1426486>

Phone tapping of anti-social elements justified: Delhi High Court

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court Friday held that investigating agencies can
intercept phone calls of an individual if there is sufficient evidence to
prove …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Phone-tapping-of-anti-social-elements-justified-Delhi-High-Court/articleshow/6383571.cms>

Outgoing judge found Guj court staff slow

Times of India

AHMEDABAD: Justice Bhagwati Prasad of Gujarat High Court feels that the
court department was too slow to keep up with the speedy disposal of cases.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Outgoing-judge-found-Guj-court-staff-slow/articleshow/6383800.cms>

Supreme Court suggests changes in IPC section 324

Daily News & Analysis

The court rejected a plea by Singh and the complainant, who was the
aggrieved in the case, to amicably settle the dispute. The high court too
declined to …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_supreme-court-suggests-changes-in-ipc-section-324_1426430>

Orissa to move SC over POSCO project

Hindustan Times

Orissa will move the Supreme Court against a high court order disapproving
its grant of permission to South Korean steel major POSCO to prospect for
iron …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Orissa-to-move-SC-over-POSCO-project/Article1-589756.aspx>

High court upholds Kerala police official’s suspension

Sify

The Kerala High Court Friday declined to stay Inspector General of Police
Tomin J. Thachenkery’s suspension by the state government for violating
service …

<http://sify.com/news/high-court-upholds-kerala-police-official-s-suspension-news-national-kiuqkchjbgh.html>

High Court refers disputes to tribunal

The Hindu

Kochi: A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court on Friday referred to the
Munnar Special Tribunal matters relating to the disputes over two
check-dams …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/21/stories/2010082159350100.htm>

Child won’t lie about mother’s killers: Bombay high court

Daily News & Analysis

By Mayura Janwalkar | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA A child who witnessed her
mother’s killing will not point fingers at innocents, the Bombay high court

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_child-won-t-lie-about-mother-s-killers-bombay-high-court_1426433>

HC poser to CBI: Why Kolkata jails are considered safe?

Indian Express

After going through a fresh application of the CBI in Jnaneswari trial
transfer case, the Calcutta High Court on Friday asked the CBI to know why
it …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/hc-poser-to-cbi-why-kolkata-jails-are-considered-safe/663164/>

HC seeks status of action taken against PGI officials

Times of India

The issue was raised by meditech association in a PIL in the HC seeking
compliance of the inquiry conducted in the matter.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/HC-seeks-status-of-action-taken-against-PGI-officials/articleshow/6384091.cms>

HC tells MCD to relocate slum

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The MCD on Friday approached the Delhi HC seeking its permission
for removal of a slum cluster near JN stadium in view of Commonwealth
Games. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/HC-tells-MCD-to-relocate-slum/articleshow/6385541.cms>

HC drops charges against 3 IAS officers in land scam case

Times of India

The HC struck down the state’s decision in 1995 saying that the authorities
cannot make such a decision after a gap of 14 years of taking over the land
even …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/HC-drops-charges-against-3-IAS-officers-in-land-scam-case/articleshow/6384137.cms>

Medical fitness norms tightened for foreign pilots, Centre tells HC

Times of India

CHENNAI: The Civil Aviation Requirements, which prescribe norms for hiring
foreign pilots by airlines in India, have been amended and a discriminatory

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Medical-fitness-norms-tightened-for-foreign-pilots-Centre-tells-HC/articleshow/6383776.cms>

Varsity teachers to retire at 65, rules HC

Times of India

PATNA: The Patna high court on Friday directed the state government to
follow the recent regulation framed by the University Grants Commission
(UGC) for …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/Varsity-teachers-to-retire-at-65-rules-HC/articleshow/6385008.cms>

Karnataka HC adjourns hearing on ore export ban

Business Standard

The Karnataka High Court today adjourned hearing on the recent ban by the
state government on export of iron ore, till August 27. …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/karnataka-hc-adjourns-hearingore-export-ban/405312/>

HC asks BDA for status report on new layouts

Times of India

BANGALORE: The high court has directed the BDA to file a status report on
its recently developed layouts like the ones at Anjanapuara, Sir M
Vishweshwraiah …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/HC-asks-BDA-for-status-report-on-new-layouts/articleshow/6383937.cms>

Top brass of bank may face action in a fraud, says HC

Times of India

The HC quashed the magistrate’s order and directed that proceedings be
initiated against the bank’s chairman and directors.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Top-brass-of-bank-may-face-action-in-a-fraud-says-HC/articleshow/6384048.cms>

HC asks KMC to review heritage delist

Times of India

KOLKATA: A division bench of Chief Justice JN Patel and Justice B
Bhattachryya of Calcutta high court on Friday directed Kolkata Municipal
Corporation (KMC) …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata-/HC-asks-KMC-to-review-heritage-delist/articleshow/6384244.cms>

Medical expenses of law student: File affidavit, hc tells govt

IBNLive.com

PTI Chennai, Aug 20 (PTI): Noting a submission by Tamil Nadu Public
Prosecutor that the state was not responsible for bearing medical expenses
of a law …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/medical-expenses-of-law-student-file-affidavit-hc-tells-govt/248570.html>

HC comes down heavily on frivolous petitions challenging SRA

IBNLive.com

PTI Mumbai, Aug 20 (PTI) Observing that large number of petitions were
being filed challenging the Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) scheme in
Maharashtra …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-comes-down-heavily-on-frivolous-petitions-challenging-sra/248184.html>

Mine owners file counter in HC against ban

Express Buzz

BANGALORE: The exporters and mine owners filed a counter to the objections
filed by the state government defending the ban on export of iron ore. …

<http://expressbuzz.com/states/karnataka/mine-owners-file-counter-in-hc-against-ban/199292.html>

HC tells Govt not to penalise traders for not filing returns

IBNLive.com

PTI Government Counsel VA Sonpal submitted that the impugned order be set
aside and the matter be remitted back for considering afresh the levy of
penalty. …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-tells-govt-not-to-penalise-traders-for-not-filing-returns/248008.html>

HC directs MU to allow candidate to appear in interview

E-Pao.net

Imphal, August 20 2010: Imphal Bench of the Gauhati High Court today
directed Manipur University to allow a candidate to part in the interview
for …

<http://www.e-pao.net/ge.asp?heading=22&src=210810>

HC pulls up Education Minister

Assam Tribune

GUWAHATI, Aug 20 – In a judgment that lays bare political interference
overriding merit in the matter of public employment, the Gauhati High Court
has set …

<http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=aug2110/at05>

HC spares ageing editors of paper ‘no one reads’

Mumbai Mirror

However, while Vishwambhar Takwale, 66, and Rameshprasad Awasthi, 69,
almost landed in jail for the contemptuous articles, the HC let them off
with a …

<http://www.mumbaimirror.com/article/2/2010082120100821022219345c38ef0c/HC-spares-ageing-editors-of-paper-%E2%80%98no-one-reads%E2%80%99.html>

Offence under Atrocities Act can be settled out of court: HC

IBNLive.com

PTI Mumbai, Aug 20 (PTI) In an important ruling, Bombay High Court has said
that an offence under the Atrocities Act, can be ‘compounded’. …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/offence-under-atrocities-act-can-be-settled-out-of-court-hc/248009.html>

Knowledge Portal

Charitable & Religious Trust Act, 1920 · MRTP Act,1969 … It is the
routine practice in the case of commission agents to received labour
charges from the …

<http://www.pdicai.org/ansDisp.aspx?queId=13238>

Compensation for wolf attacks at last

Indian Express

The decision came after the intervention of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), which directed the department to conduct a probe into the deaths

House panel slams Educational Tribunals Bill

Times of India

NEW DELHI: HRD ministry’s The Educational Tribunals Bill, 2010, has been severely criticised by Parliament’s Standing Committee for not carrying out enough

DLF questions CCI powers before tribunal

Business Standard

DLF, the country’s largest real estate developer, has approached the Competition Appellate Tribunal, questioning the Competition Commission of India’s

Sukna land scam: Ex-Lt. Gen.Rath to face court martial from Aug.30

Sify

Rath withdrew his petition from the Armed Forces Tribunal against his court martial in connection with the scam. His counsel, Ajit Singh, said his client

No penalty if delay in filing returns is genuine: ITAT

Economic Times

a Delhi bench of the Income-Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) has ruled that penalty cannot be levied if there is a genuine reason for the delay.

Tata Tele requests SC to stay BSNL demand for Rs 372 cr

Hindustan Times

PTI Tata Teleservices (TTSL) on Friday requested the Supreme Court to stay the orders of telecom tribunal TDSAT, which allowed the state-owned firm BSNL to

SCs/STs who migrate cannot claim quota in Delhi

Sify

Reserved category candidates belonging to other states cannot claim reservation as a matter of right in jobs in Delhi, the Central Administrative Tribunal

Victims of Draconia Indian Laws, like 498a,& DV act 2005: NCW …

By Blogaholic

The Delhi High Court has directed the National Commission for Women (NCW) and the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) to pay Rs.20000 each to a man for illegally offloading him from a Dubai-bound plane and keeping him in

LEGAL NEWS 20.08.2010

CBI tells SC: Leaks to media not by authorised officers

Hindustan Times

PTI The CBI on Thursday told the Supreme Court that none of its authorised
officers had leaked to the media fresh reports speculating about the
alleged role …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/CBI-tells-SC-Leaks-to-media-not-by-authorised-officers/Article1-589184.aspx>

Take expert view on TDS on port charges, SC tells CBDT

Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has directed the Central Board of Direct Taxes
(CBDT) wing of revenue to take the expert opinion on the technical issue of

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/Take-expert-view-on-TDS-on-port-charges-SC-tells-CBDT/articleshow/6355023.cms>

Can’t give away free grain as SC says: Sharad Pawar

Hindustan Times

Food minister Sharad Pawar said on Thursday that it was unfeasible to
distribute state-held grain for free, a non-binding suggestion made by the
Supreme …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Can-t-give-away-free-grain-as-SC-says-Sharad-Pawar/H1-Article3-589039.aspx>

SC issues notices to Centre, NHAI

Indian Express

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notices to the government
and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) over a dispute on the
tendering …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Briefly-Business/662568>

SC avoids offering NPA recovery guidelines to banks

Bank Bazaar

The top judicial organization of India, Supreme Court (SC) has prevented
itself from offering any type of guidelines to public sector banks on
recovery …

<http://www.bankbazaar.com/guide/sc-avoids-offering-npa-recovery-guidelines-to-banks/22677/>

SC: Woman’s 10-year contract ‘exploitation’

Hindustan Times

The Supreme Court slammed Delhi Government on Thursday for “exploiting’ a
woman employee by keeping her on contract for an uninterrupted period of 10
years …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/SC-Woman-s-10-year-contract-exploitation/Article1-589178.aspx>

SIT can conduct further probe on Zakia’s complaint: Supreme Court

The Hindu

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has permitted the Special Investigation Team
to conduct further probe on the complaint by Zakia Jaffrey, wife of a slain
former …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/20/stories/2010082057870100.htm>

Gujarat | DeshGujarat.Com » Archives » Teesta Javed experiences …

By DeshGujarat

The Supreme Court had once said Teesta Javed Setalvad in reference to her
activities that she is playing with fire. Nowadays when one and another
court slamming Mrs. Javed in Gujarat related cases has become routine, it
seems Mrs. Javed …

<http://deshgujarat.com/2010/08/19/teesta-javed-experiences-supreme-court-heat-again/>

Ishrat case: Gujarat high court action surprises Supreme Court

Daily News & Analysis

Place: New Delhi | Agency: PTI The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed
surprise over the decision of the Gujarat high court to hand over the
investigation …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_ishrat-case-gujarat-high-court-action-surprises-supreme-court_1426023>

All IPL teams violated Companies Act: Khurshid

Hindustan Times

All the eight teams of the Indian Premier League (IPL) have not complied
with certain provisions of the Companies Act and are liable for penal
action, …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/All-IPL-teams-violated-Companies-Act-Khurshid/Article1-589219.aspx>

Punjab govt suggests SC refer 18th Amend to parliament

Daily Times

“If parliament’s writ weakens, it will ultimately affect the judiciary as
well,” he added. He supported the new procedure to appoint judges, adding
that in …

<http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2010%5C08%5C20%5Cstory_20-8-2010_pg7_1>

University to seek legal advice on ragging case

Indian Express

A fortnight after a ragging case was reported, the Panjab University
authorities have decided to seek legal opinion. The authorities had also
announced …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/University-to-seek-legal-advice-on-ragging-case/662791>

Bangalore human rights activists hold a candlelight vigil to mourn the dead …

Daily News & Analysis

We might file a PIL,” said Shubha Chako. St Joseph’s School, which has
sent out a team to find facts about the disaster, is actively involved with
the …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_bangalore-human-rights-activists-hold-a-candlelight-vigil-to-mourn-the-dead-beggars_1425970>

Ambuja, ACC and Jaypee Companies to provide trucks for apple transportation

Orissadiary.com

Cuttack : The Orissa High Court completed hearing on the PIL pertaining to
controversial Oriya film Swayamsiddha on Maoists and reserved its verdict
to be …

<http://www.orissadiary.com/Shownews.asp?id=20678>

Cabinet approves bill to hike MPs’ salary

Business Standard

PTI / New Delhi August 20, 2010, 12:11 IST Salaries of MPs will be hiked by
more than three times with the Union Cabinet today approving a bill over
which …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/cabinet-approves-bill-to-hike-mps%5C-salary/105877/on>

India asks US to amend Border security bill

Oneindia

Washington, Aug 20: India asked United States to amend the the border
security bill, which was signed by US president Barack Obama on Friday, Aug
13. …

<http://news.oneindia.in/2010/08/20/india-asks-us-to-amend-border-security-bill.html>

Centre U-turn: Maya park ‘beautification’

Indian Express

… of the Enviornment Impact Assessment notification,” it said. The
affidavit is coming up for hearing tomorrow before the green bench led by
CJI SH Kapadia.

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Centre-U-turn–Maya-park–beautification-/662671>

Ex CJI A M Ahmadi resigns as chairman of BGMT

The Supreme Court today accepted the resignation of former Chief Justice of
India AM Ahmadi as the chairman of Bhopal Gas Memorial Trust, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/topic/article/054eeg03Yk97q?q=A+M+Ahmadi>

Delhi HC refuses to stay trial against Sajjan Kumar in riots case

The Hindu

PTI AP Senior Congress Leader Sajjan Kumar. File photo The Delhi High Court
today refused to stay the trial against senior Congress leader and former
MP …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article583775.ece>

HC extends deadline for Admn’s response

Indian Express

In what comes as a sigh of relief for the Chandigarh Administration, the
Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday allowed its plea seeking a
deadline …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-extends-deadline-for-Admn-s-response/662635>

HC asks medical colleges to form consortium for admission under management quota

Indian Express

In its recent order, the Gujarat High Court (HC) has directed all
professional medical colleges and institutions to constitute a ‘consortium’
for admitting …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-asks-medical-colleges-to-form-consortium-for-admission-under-management-quota/662773>

HC stays MCD order to remove Metro hoardings

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court on Thursday stayed the MCD order to remove
commercial advertisement boards put up by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
(DMRC) at …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/HC-stays-MCD-order-to-remove-Metro-hoardings/articleshow/6345799.cms>

Pay compensation to widow for domestic violence: HC to in-laws

Hindustan Times

In a landmark judgment, the Bombay High Court has directed a widow’s
in-laws to pay her compensation under the Domestic Violence Act. Justice JH
Bhatia …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Pay-compensation-to-widow-for-domestic-violence-HC-to-in-laws/Article1-589233.aspx>

HC to decide on property issue

Times of India

A full bench of the Bombay HC has been set up to resolve the controversial
issue, following two differing judgments. The issue concerns Section 102 of
the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/HC-to-decide-on-property-issue/articleshow/6347280.cms>

Despite assurance to HC, stir continues on second day at Thirukazhukundram

Times of India

The HC agreed to the demand for an inquiry but sought an assurance from the
students’ counsel that they would not “inconvenience the public” by holding
more …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Despite-assurance-to-HC-stir-continues-on-second-day-at-Thirukazhukundram/articleshow/6346884.cms>

Conduct mock e-voting exercise before actual poll: HC directs govt

Times of India

AHMEDABAD: In connection with introduction of e-voting or online voting
system during coming civic body elections, Gujarat High Court has advised
the state …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Conduct-mock-e-voting-exercise-before-actual-poll-HC-directs-govt/articleshow/6345126.cms>

Delhi HC acquits man convicted for kidnap and rape

IBNLive.com

PTI New Delhi, Aug 19 (PTI) The Delhi High Court today acquitted a man,
sentenced to seven-year rigorous imprisonment for kidnapping and raping a
minor girl …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/delhi-hc-acquits-man-convicted-for-kidnap-and-rape/244374.html>

HC quashes FIR against top IT official

Times of India

The Bombay HC recently quashed an FIR filed by the CBI against SM
Keshkamat, additional commissioner of income tax, as the central vigilance
commission …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/HC-quashes-FIR-against-top-I-T-official/articleshow/6347272.cms>

MCX-SX meets HC ruling on shareholding

Times of India

MUMBAI: Financial Technologies India (FTIL) and Multi-Commodities Exchange
(MCX), the promoters of MCX Stock Exchange (MCX-SX), have passed board …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/MCX-SX-meets-HC-ruling-on-shareholding/articleshow/6358020.cms>

Income of a man’s family can decide maintenance, says HC

Times of India

MUMBAI: The joint family finances of a man can be considered while
determining the quantum of maintenance to be paid to his estranged wife,
the Bombay high …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Income-of-a-mans-family-can-decide-maintenance-says-HC/articleshow/6353105.cms>

HC quashes FIR, orders man to work in children’s home

Times of India

New Delhi: The Delhi high court has quashed an FIR against a youth, accused
of attempting to mow down policemen, on the condition that he engages in
social …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/HC-quashes-FIR-orders-man-to-work-in-childrens-home/articleshow/6345854.cms>

DRDA staff not govt servants, to retire after 58 years: HC

Times of India

ALLAHABAD: The Allahabad High Court, in an important judicial pronouncement
on Thursday ruled that the employees of district rural development agency
(DRDA) …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/allahabad/DRDA-staff-not-govt-servants-to-retire-after-58-years-HC/articleshow/6340485.cms>

SC sets aside Rajasthan HC’s order on BAI

Times of India

NEW DELHI: In a reprieve to the Badminton Association of India, the Supreme
Court on Thursday set aside the Rajasthan High Court order which had put

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/badminton/SC-sets-aside-Rajasthan-HCs-order-on-BAI/articleshow/6343551.cms>

HC stays directive to close down Mangrove Park

Express Buzz

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Thursday granted permission to open the
Mangrove Theme Park at Pappinissery under certain conditions. …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/kochi/hc-stays-directive-to-close-down-mangrove-park/199580.html>

DTC buses for games not roadworthy? HC to probe

Hindustan Times

Amidst allegations of scams in the Commonwealth Games projects, the Delhi
High Court has decided to hear corruption complaints against DTC in speedy

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/DTC-buses-for-games-not-roadworthy-HC-to-probe/Article1-589159.aspx>

Orissa HC reserves verdict on film on Red

IBNLive.com
Alleging that the BJD MP Siddhanta Mohapatra starrer movie was propagating
the outlawed Maoist ideology, BJP youth leader Bibhuti Jena had prayed to
the HC …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/orissa-hc-reserves-verdict-on-film-on-red/243156.html>

Revaluate all BRTE exam papers: HC

Express Buzz

CHENNAI: Madras High Court has directed the Teachers Recruitment Board to
re-evaluate all the answer sheets of candidates who appeared for the post
of Block …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/revaluate-all-brte-exam-papers-hc/199571.html>

HC grants interim bail to Ashim Roy

Assam Tribune

GUWAHATI, Aug 19 – The Gauhati High Court today granted interim bail to
former Inspector General of Police Ashim Kumar Roy in connection with
Chandmari …

<http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=aug2010/at06>

HC tells CS to intervene and solve water woes of citizens

Expressing concern over inadequate supply of water in various places of the
city , the Delhi High Court today directed the Chief Secretary to convene a

<http://www.zeenews.com/news647652.html>

One HC hawker messes with cop, all evicted,

News – City …

The hawker’s altercation with a plainclothes cop proves costly for the
dozen or so hawkers operating within the High Court premises for
years,Bangalore News …

<http://www.bangaloremirror.com/index.aspx?page=article&sectid=10&contentid=20100812201008120520157991063bc42>

NLC chief’s wife charged with harassment of Dalit

Deccan Chronicle

Senthil Kumar, a Dalit from Panrutti who worked as cook at the Ansaris’ residence in Neyveli for nearly three years from June 2006, has moved the NHRC,

Cloud over IPS promotions

Times of India

KOLKATA: The Central Administrative Tribunal’s (CAT) decision to strike down the promotion of four IPS officers as “out of turn” has pushed the state

LEGAL NEWS 19.08.2010

Appointment of Jannat Hussain: Plea dismissed

Express Buzz
The present writ petition is filed by the Forum for Good Governance, a body
comprising of retired judges and others. The bench dismissed the writ
petition …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/hyderabad/appointment-of-jannat-hussain-plea-dismissed/199237.html>

‘Madani Dreams of Islamic Nation, Involved in Serial Blasts’- Govt

Daijiworld.com
The High Court had asked the government to file objections to the writ
petition filed by Abdul Nasser Madani, People’s Democratic Party (PDP)
leader from …

<http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=83636>

DSP to probe student’s complaint of police assault

The Hindu

In their memorandum, which was treated as a writ petition,
R.Gopalakrishnan, final year student of Dr.Ambedkar Government Law College
here and other …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/19/stories/2010081966930100.htm>

SC asks Centre to strengthen working of SFIO

Times of India

Referring to setting up of an expert committee headed by a former deputy
governor of Reserve Bank of India, the SC said the Centre would do well to
consider …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SC-asks-Centre-to-strengthen-working-of-SFIO/articleshow/6332069.cms>

Can’t blame boss for subordinate’s suicide: SC

Indian Express

A superior officer cannot be held accountable for abetting the suicide of
an employee even if a running grudge between the two has led to the drastic
step, …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Can-t-blame-boss-for-subordinate-s-suicide–SC/662381>

SC: Accident victims entitled to compensation even during trial

Economic Times

The Supreme Court has ruled that no-fault compensation under the provisions
of Motor Vehicles Act cannot be denied to the claimants after the
commencement …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/et-cetera/SC-Accident-victims-entitled-to-compensation-even-during-trial/articleshow/6335772.cms>

Late justice in labourer’s death case

Times of India

CHANDIGARH: Almost eight years after the death of a labourer, Chandigarh
district court on Wednesday awarded one-year imprisonment to a contractor
under …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Late-justice-in-labourers-death-case/articleshow/6334149.cms>

Funds in plenty, but no facilities

Times of India

The state government boasts of a record allocation of Rs 300 crore for the
judiciary for five years. The Centre has earmarked Rs 5000 crore for
bottom-up …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Funds-in-plenty-but-no-facilities/articleshow/6333362.cms>

Take away power of transfer from elected representative: Hegde

Deccan Herald

We are now seeing scandals and scams in the judiciary”, he said. Earlier
there was a perception “that if the two wings of the democratic system
failed, …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/89794/take-away-power-transfer-elected.html>

HC dismisses PIL against Wipro chief

Hindustan Times

PTI The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL filed against
Wipro chief Azim Premji accusing him of encroaching government land. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-dismisses-PIL-against-Wipro-chief/Article1-588668.aspx>

SC refuses to intervene in NPA

Deccan Chronicle

Disposing of a pending PIL, filed by NGO, Common Cause on NPA issue, a
bench of Justices JM Panchal and AK Patnaik said the matter was beyond the

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/national/sc-refuses-intervene-npa-397>

Use of artificial colours in veggies: HC seeks answers

Times of India

The PIL sought the court’s intervention so that proper directions could be
issued to the government to take appropriate steps for preventing the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/HC-pulls-govt-over-food-adulteration/articleshow/6333177.cms>

BBMP files status report on dengue

Deccan Herald

Chandrakala Manjunatha had filed a PIL against State and Central
governments, Health Minister B Sriramulu, BBMP Commissioner, National
Institute of …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/89789/bbmp-files-status-report-dengue.html>

Mayawati’s move to rename Amethi stayed

Hindustan Times

The order came on a public interest litigation (PIL) moved by Manoj Kumar
Rastogi and Ved Prakash Singh, opposing the creation of the new district in
the …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Mayawati-s-move-to-rename-Amethi-stayed-/Article1-588681.aspx>

Panel to study Chakma, Hajong citizenship issue

Assam Tribune

AAPSU’s PIL opposing the inclusion of Chakmas in the electoral rolls is
pending in the High Court. The AAPSU has threatened a State-wide agitation
if the …

<http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=aug1910/oth06>

India Panel Proposes To Triple Accident Liability Cap In Nuclear Bill

Wall Street Journal

“The bill applies only to nuclear installations owned and controlled by the
federal government, either by itself, or through any authority or
corporation …

<http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20100818-703251.html>

Karnataka high court reserves order on Madani’s plea

Daily News & Analysis

The high court reserved orders in a plea by Madani, requesting it to quash
the chargesheet which had named him as an accused in the blasts. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_karnataka-high-court-reserves-order-on-madani-s-plea_1425501>

UP to file special petition in SC against court order on Shahuji district

Times of India

LUCKNOW: UP government will file a special leave petition (SLP) in the
Supreme Court against the order of the Allahabad High Court staying the
restoration …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/UP-to-file-special-petition-in-SC-against-court-order-on-Shahuji-district/articleshow/6335882.cms>

Marathi films in multiplexes: Sena moves high court

Hindustan Times

While Raj Thackeray-led MNS is taking the cause Marathi movies in
multiplexes to the streets, Shiv Sena has approached the high court for the
same issue. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Marathi-films-in-multiplexes-Sena-moves-high-court/Article1-588585.aspx>

India court concludes hearing in Vodafone tax case

Reuters

The Bombay High Court, which began hearing the case on Aug 4, has not set a
date for its judgment. Vodafone has not said how much the authorities were

<http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSSGE67H0IP20100818>

Think twice before filing a frivolous petition in Karnataka high court

Daily News & Analysis

… for frivolous reasons, the Karnataka high court on Wednesday imposed
Rs1 lakh fine on a petitioner who filed such a PIL against IT czar Azim
Premji. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_think-twice-before-filing-a-frivolous-petition-in-karnataka-high-court_1425508>

Throw out baseless allegations in abetment to suicide cases: Supreme Court

The Hindu

In the instant case, Madan Mohan Singh filed an appeal against a judgment
of the Gujarat High Court, which refused to quash the First Information
Report …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article580788.ece>

Karnataka high court raps police, adjourns hearing of fiancé killer’s appeal …

Daily News & Analysis

By Srikanth Hunasavadi | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA The city police
incurred the wrath of the high court of Karnataka for not filing objections
to …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_karnataka-high-court-raps-police-adjourns-hearing-of-fianc-killer-s-appeal-to-august-27_1425504>

Vaishnavi Gold gets High Court approval for merger of Tanmai …

By admin

Latest Company ResultsPromoter HoldingsFII ReportsVaishnavi Gold, earlier
known as Master Multi Tech has received final approval in the way of
certified.

<http://www.cafestocks.com/marketupdate/company-news/vaishnavi-gold-gets-high-court-approval-for-merger-of-tanmai-jewels>

Ramalinga Raju got bail from Andhra Pradesh High Court in Satyam …

By vijaya

Ramalinga Raju got bail from Andhra Pradesh High Court in Satyam Scam Case
today on August 18, 2010 who was accused in multi-crore Satyam Computers
accounting scam. Ramalinga Raju has now been admitted to Hyderabad’s Nizam
Institute of …

<http://www.indiasummary.com/2010/08/18/ramalinga-raju-got-bail-from-andhra-pradesh-high-court-in-satyam-scam-case/>

ADF Alliance Alert » India: Karnataka high court wants info on …

By Alliance Alert

Daily News and Analysis: “The Karnataka high court on Tuesday sought to
know the state and central governments’ stand on a petition filed by
70-year-old HB Karibasamma who had knocked on the doors of the court
seeking mercy-killing or …

<http://www.alliancealert.org/2010/08/18/india-karnataka-high-court-wants-info-on-mercy-killing-practices-in-various-religions/>

Bombay High Court concludes hearing in Vodafone tax case | World …

By admin

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Bombay High Court on Wednesday concluded its
hearing in Vodafone’s appeal against the country’s tax department, but
reserved a judgment, a Vodafone representative said.

<http://www.finance.vul.kr/bombay-high-court-concludes-hearing-in-vodafone-tax-case/>

Courts must raise own resources: CJI

Hindustan Times

The Chief Justice of India (CJI) has said courts must raise their own
resources in the face of an infrastructure development fund deficit of Rs
7000 crore. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Courts-must-raise-own-resources-CJI/Article1-588691.aspx>

Supreme Court moots special fund for court infrastructure

Daily News & Analysis

… for the judiciary to raise its own resources to meet expenses on
account of judicial infrastructure, which is lacking in several states,”
the CJI said. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_supreme-court-moots-special-fund-for-court-infrastructure_1425436>

Let us plead our case: Naxals to HC

Times of India

NAGPUR: Two alleged Naxalites lodged in the Nagpur Central Jail have
written a letter to the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court requesting
permission to …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/6334514.cms>

Justice Prasad appointed chief justice of Jharkhand HC

Times of India

AHMEDABAD: A senior judge of the Gujarat High Court, Justice Bhagwati
Prasad has been appointed as chief justice of Jharkhand High Court, and the
high court …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Justice-Prasad-appointed-chief-justice-of-Jharkhand-HC/articleshow/6333150.cms>

HC relief to 3 companies in drug racket

Times of India

CHENNAI: Over five months after the expired drugs racket rocked the state,
the Madras high court has permitted three tainted companies to remove the
seals …
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-relief-to-3-companies-in-drug-racket/articleshow/6333304.cms>

HC grants Raju bail

Business Standard

The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday granted conditional bail to
Satyam Computer Services Ltd founder B Ramalinga Raju, key accused in a
multi-crore …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/hc-grants-raju-bail/405042/>

Give another chance to ‘bogus’ BPL cardholders, HC tells govt

Indian Express

The Delhi High Court asked the Delhi government on Wednesday to give
another opportunity to around 63000 ‘bogus’ BPL cardholders, whose cards
were cancelled …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Give-another-chance-to–bogus–BPL-cardholders–HC-tells-govt/662316/>

Stop mosquitoes from breeding, HC tells govt

Times of India

BANGALORE: A division bench of the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday
directed the state and Centre and the BBMP to file a reply with regards the
measures …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/Stop-mosquitoes-from-breeding-HC-tells-govt/articleshow/6333282.cms>

2G scam: Delhi HC says can’t direct PM

Indian Express

Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy had pleaded that the HC direct the PM
to decide whether he will grant sanction to prosecute Raja. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/2G-scam–Delhi-HC-says-can-t-direct-PM/662386>

HC raps students for going on strike

Times of India

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has ordered an inquiry by a revenue
divisional officer (RDO) into the circumstances leading to the attack on
law student …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-raps-students-for-going-on-strike/articleshow/6333373.cms>

Make NHs motorable, HC tells govt, NHAI

Express Buzz

KOCHI: Lashing out at the authorities for the pathetic state of the
National Highways (NHs), the Kerala High Court on Wednesday said that it
was no secret …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/kochi/make-nhs-motorable-hc-tells-govt-nhai/199347.html>

HC asks cops to intervene in custody battle

Times of India

AHMEDABAD: In a legal battle over custody of a child, Gujarat High Court
has asked the Surat superintendent of police to constitute a special team
to take …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/HC-asks-cops-to-intervene-in-custody-battle/articleshow/6333151.cms>

Salvaging Company Moves HC Against Khalijia Owners

Outlook

A salvaging company – which recovers cargo of mishap-affected ships – has
moved the Bombay High Court, seeking a restraint order against owners of
the ship …

<http://news.outlookindia.com/item.aspx?690821>

No HC relief for Aamir, UTV Motion

Hindustan Times

Aamir Khan Productions and UTV Motion Pictures had challenged the notices
in the HC. They contended the commission had no jurisdiction to try the
complaint …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/No-HC-relief-for-Aamir-UTV-Motion/Article1-588577.aspx>

26 bighas missing from dumping ground, HC told

Indian Express

On July 28, the HC had directed the Howrah Municipal Corporation and West
Bengal Pollution Control Board to prepare an action plan on the dumping
ground, …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/26-bighas-missing-from-dumping-ground–HC-told/662408/>

KMP Expressway land acquisition under HC scanner

Indian Express

The Haryana government’s act of acquiring land belonging to the public
without touching plots owned by private developers for laying the …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/KMP-Expressway-land-acquisition-under-HC-scanner/662319/>

HC quashes appointment panel

Times of India

PATNA: A single bench of Patna High Court (HC) on Tuesday quashed a panel
for appointment of 1400 Class IV employees in Saran district while hearing
a writ …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-quashes-appointment-panel/articleshow/6333072.cms>

HC issues showcause notice to MP BJP chief Prabhat Jha

IBNLive.com

PTI Indore, Aug 18 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh High Court today served a show
cause notice to State BJP Chief Prabhat Jha on a petition seeking
initiation of …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-issues-showcause-notice-to-mp-bjp-chief-prabhat-jha/241115.html>

Daily wage earner can’t claim parity with regular employee: HC

Business Standard

PTI / New Delhi August 18, 2010, 19:10 IST Daily wage earners cannot claim
parity with regular employees with regard to payment of salary, the Delhi
High …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/daily-wage-earner-can%5Ct-claim-parityregular-employee-hc/105664/on>

HC lauds govt, upholds dismissal of senior BARC engineer

Mumbai Mirror

Demonstrating zero-tolerance for those indicted of fraud, the Bombay HC
upheld the dismissal of Madhukar Wagh, 71, from his post of additional
chief …

<http://www.mumbaimirror.com/article/2/20100819201008190209522925769df7b/HC-lauds-govt-upholds-dismissal-of-senior-BARC-engineer.html>

Thachankary moves HC against CAT order

Express Buzz

KOCHI: Suspended IPS officer Tomin J Thachankary on Wednesday moved the
Kerala High Court seeking quashing of the Central Administrative Tribunal
(CAT) …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/kochi/thachankary-moves-hc-against-cat-order/199327.html>

HC rejects plea to restrain Shashank to function as UP cab sec …

By nakornban

The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court today rejected a plea seeking
a direction to restrain Shashank Shekhar Singh from discharging his duties.

<http://www.nakornban.com/hc-rejects-plea-to-restrain-shashank-to-function-as-up-cab-sec/>

HC grants bail to Chitrak Shah , News – City – Ahmedabad Mirror …

The Gujarat High Court on Friday granted bail to builder Chitrak Shah,
managing director of SN Group, who was arrested by the Criminal
Investigation …

<http://www.ahmedabadmirror.com/article/3/2010081420100814033213672ff0d11fe/HC-grants-bail-to-Chitrak-Shah-.html?pageno=1>

NHRC seeks reply from CRPF, police on killing of woman

Deccan Herald

The NHRC has sought a reply from the CRPF and Jharkhand Police on a complaint alleging that an innocent woman was shot dead and a man injured by the

6004 custodial deaths in three years

Sify

The centre issues advisories while the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) puts out guidelines and recommendations, he added. The Prevention of Torture

PILSARC: Lokayukta: A damp squib

By PILSARC

Sixth, in some senses, the National and State Human Rights Commissions (NHRC and SHRC) and other SC, ST and Womens Commissions are also in the Lokpal-Lokayukta-Ombudsman mould. The only difference is they deal with specialized areas of

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