LEGAL NEWS 03.08.2010

Man claims jumped out of car after being abducted
… any major injury despite jumping from a fast moving car.’ Ajit said
that he had come to the high court to submit a writ petition on an old
corruption case.

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


SBI move to regularise services of 7000 challenged
When a writ petition in the matter came up before Justice V
Ramasubramanian, he ordered that the matter be adjourned to August 4,
subject to the outcome of …

CBI files curative petition in Bhopal Gas Tragedy
Indian Express
Or the compensation money is already swallon by the politicians and
dragging the judgement for another 25 years? Good luck CBI, in another 25
years, …

BCCI yet to give judgement on recusal issue after Sunday meeting
By staff
The BCCI’s disciplinary committee decided on Sunday that they will rule on
whether or not to recuse the disciplinary committee members, on a later
date. The.
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Order reserved on CBI plea for Amit Shah’s remand
The Hindu
While noted Supreme Court advocate Ram Jethmalani appeared for Mr. Shah
during the earlier hearing also, the CBI on Monday brought in another top
advocate, …

Babli: Chief Ministers to abide by Supreme Court interim order
The Hindu
Mr. Bansal said the decision was taken as the Supreme Court would be
adjudicating the matter soon (August 16). The Chief Ministers of the two
States agreed …

No jurisdiction over BSNL: Consumer court
Times of India
The Supreme Court in 2009, in the General Manager, Telecom, versus M
Krishnan case, involving BSNL as a party, had ended the jurisdiction of
consumer courts …
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CBI: Did not ask SC to shift case from Gujarat
Indian Express
Earlier media reports had said that the investigating agency had, while
filing its report on the status of investigation in the SC, sought the
transfer of …

Female;Army officers will get permanent commissions: Govt tells SC
Hindustan Times
After resisting for years, the government on Monday finally conceded defeat
and assured the Supreme Court it would consider giving permanent commission
(PC) …

Delhi bus operators’ grievance against traffic police genuine: SC
Times of India
… basis of a 13-year-old SC judgment without corresponding provisions
under the Motor Vehicle Act. Appearing for the Federation of Delhi Bus
Operators, …

RS adjourns twice on alleged diversion of SC/ST funds for CWG
Times of India
A recent query by a Right to Information activist showed that the Delhi
government diverted Rs 744 crore from Special Component Plan for SC/ST to
Games …

CSMMU strives hard to follow SC anti-ragging guidelines
Times of India
LUCKNOW: The 2010-11 batch of Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical
University (CSMMU) is quite lucky. The reason: it is the 100th batch of the
century old …

SC to look at maintenance for live-in partners
Hindustan Times
However, the SC has ruled that a live-in relationship continuing for a
considerably long period can be treated as marriage.

India to have Bar Exam: SC
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition challenging the
All India Bar Examination to be held by the Bar Council of India (BCI) for
the …

Super Bazar employees to return to work, says SC
Indian Express
The Supreme Court on Monday directed 283 employees of the ailing shopping
co-operative Super Bazaar, who are opposing its takeover by another
business …

SC asks telcos to secure Rs 366 cr claim by BSNL
Business Standard
PTI / New Delhi August 02, 2010, 18:24 IST The Supreme Court today asked
private telecom operators to give surety that they would pay BSNL’s claim
of Rs 366 …

CJI says government must consult the judiciary in selecting
By administrator
Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia pointed out that the government took away
powers under Section 24 of the Criminal Procedure Code, under which Public
Prosecutors were appointed in consultation with the Chief Justices of the
High Courts …

Reservation for SCs/STs in Judiciary – PIB Press Release
In exercise of powers conferred under proviso to Article 309 read with
Article 233 and 234 of the Constitution, the State Governments frame rules
in consultation with the High Court for recruitment of persons to
Subordinate judiciary. …

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

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


Bill to reduce govt holding in SBI to 51% approved by LS
Economic Times
2 Aug 2010, 1914 hrs IST, PTI NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha on Monday approved a
bill that will allow the State Bank of India (SBI) to reduce government
holding …

‘Porvorim to get 10MLD more water’
Times of India
The court is hearing a PIL filed by one Soter D’Souza, a resident of
Socorro, who has complained of acute water shortage in Porvorim and
surrounding areas. …

Siddhivinayak temple Trust wants more funds
Hindustan Times
The 30 per cent limit was set through an interim order of the high court
after a public interest litigation (PIL) was filed by city activist late
Keval …

Government probing Vedanta, Posco for flouting rules
Hindustan Times
Jethwa was killed on July 20 in Ahmedabad barely a fortnight after he filed
a PIL in the Gujarat High Court seeking an end to illegal limestone mining
along …

On the road to Liberty: A time to Party! and part with socialism
By Barun Mitra
By acknowledging the “academic” nature of the question in the PIL, the
Supreme Court has actually opened a door for the political liberals to come
out of the woodwork. Now is the time for the liberals to come together and
form a …

High Court asked to furnish facts -Polluted Water Supply to Villages in …
VJAS has drawn attention of mumbai high court at time of hearing of PIL
regarding tribal starvation death in which Govt. action taken report(ATR)
is awaited …

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

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

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

High court defers Kasab’s case till Aug 12
Hindustan Times
The Bombay High Court on Monday deferred hearing on the confirmation of
death sentence awarded. to Pakistani gunman Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab to
August 12. …

Sport ministry issues show cause notice to Hockey India and IHF
Times of India
“The Ministry of Sports (MoYAS) has carefully studied the orders passed by
the Delhi High Courts and the Supreme Court of India and has noted that HI
is …

High court dismisses woman wrestler’s plea
The Delhi High Court Monday dismissed the petition of a woman wrestler who
challenged the selection criteria of the Wrestling Federation of India for
the …

Karnataka high court to hear plea against Bharati’s acquittal today
Daily News & Analysis
By Odeal D’Souza | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA The high court of
Karnataka will on Tuesday take up for hearing an appeal against the
acquittal of Bharati …

Change your mindset on physically challenged: Bombay high court tells govt
Daily News & Analysis
Purohit and the Indian association of visually impaired physiotherapists
had moved the high court after Purohit was barred from taking MHCET exams
owing to …

HC issues notice to Centre and Delhi Police on dharna ban
Times of India
The activist, Bano Bee, approached HC after the police refused to allow her
to hold a protest march in July, in support of victims of Bhopal gas
tragedy. …

HC hands over seva ticket scam case to CID
Times of India
The additional DG has to submit his final report to the HC and to the
magistrate of the trial court. The judge was critical of the role of the
local police …

Backdoor admission in nursing college: HC seeks reply
Indian Express
The HC ordered for a clarification into the admission procedure after
students allegedly took admission through the backdoor route rather than
follow the …

Financial assistance: SC refuses to interfere in HC stay
Times of India
A Bench of Justices P Sathasivam and BS Chauhan, however, gave the HC four
months to rule on the petition challenging the constitutional validity of
the …

HC asks ADGP to file affidavit over dismissal of constable trainees
Times of India
PATNA: The Patna high court on Monday directed ADGP (training) Abhayanand
to file a comprehensive affidavit substantiating the ground for dismissal
of only …

HC seeks report on rehab centres by Aug 31
Times of India
CHANDIGARH: The private drug de-addiction centres have come under the
scanner of the Punjab and Haryana high court as Justice TPS Mann of the HC,
on Monday …

Woman arrested for child”s murders moves HC for bail
PTI Chennai, Aug 2 (PTI): A woman arrested in connection with the murder of
a three-year-old boy has moved the Madras High Court seeking bail. …

Ex-judge’s wife files appeal in HC
Express Buzz
BANGALORE: Sharada Urs, wife of former High Court judge Justice
Chandrakanth Urs, filed a criminal appeal in the High Court challenging a
lower court order …

HC cancels SFC entrance test
Express Buzz
KOCHI: In a major setback to the private self-financing medical colleges in
the state, the Kerala High Court on Monday cancelled the common entrance
test …

Police harassment: Professor’s wife moves HC
Express Buzz
CHENNAI: A Ephrem of Mylapore, wife of Presidency College associate
professor Maria Charles, has moved the Madras High Court alleging
harassment by police. …

Buddhist monk’s death: HC summons CID officer
Mumbai: Bombay High Court on Monday summoned the Deputy Superintendent of
Police (CID) who is probing the death of a Buddhist monk which led to riot
in …

HC asks AICTE to inspect 21 Eng colleges for giving approval
PTI AICTE contended that the information put up on the website about
approval granted to these colleges had been given by mistake and assured
that this …

Rs 5 lakh compensation to widow of Atal’s former aide
Times of India
Calculating compensation HC took into account the fact that Nath’s son
predeceased him and how the sole survivor, his wife was left to fend for
herself in …

Criminal appeal against Bharathi Urs’ acquittal
Times of India
BANGALORE: Sharada Urs, wife of former HC judge MP Chandrakantha Raj Urs
and mother of Chitralekha Urs, moved a criminal appeal before the high
court on …

3 HC judges used staff PF to buy groceries, pay beauty bills
Six district judges, three of whom later became Allahabad HC judges, seldom
spent on grocery and vegetables as everything was paid through money
withdrawn …

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





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






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