LEGAL NEWS 06.08.2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Vodafone presents its case against tax claim in HC

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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