LEGAL NEWS 09.08.2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

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

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

 

 

 

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

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

 

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