LEGAL NEWS 07.08.2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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