LEGAL NEWS 11.08.2010

Home News Law Schools State bar councils speak out against bar exam, to …
Legally India
Jaibhave added that the Maharashtra and Goa bar council would file an
affidavit supporting the writ petitions challenging the bar exam.

<http://www.legallyindia.com/201008101185/Law-schools/state-bar-councils-speak-out-against-bar-exam-to-support-writ-petitions>

Dalit Christians to observe ‘Black Day’ on Aug 10
Mizoram Express (blog)
A Writ Petition No. 180/2004 praying for the deletion of the said Para 3 is
pending in the Supreme Court for the past 6 years and the Congress led UPA

<http://mizoramexpress.com/index.php/2010/08/dalit-christians-to-observe-black-day-on-aug-10/>

The Hindu : States / Tamil Nadu : Writ petition seeks CBI probe …
A writ petition has been filed in the Madras High Court Bench here seeking
an enquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into two cases –
one …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/tamil-nadu/article563021.ece>

Bangalore: Refusal for Rallies Because of PFI’s Terrorist Links – Govt
Daijiworld.com
Bangalore, Aug 11: Making its stand clear in a writ petition filed by
Popular Front of India (PFI) in the state High Court, the state government
averred …

<http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=83126>

Sebi to speed up MCX-SX decision
Indian Express
In response to a writ petition filed by MCX-SX, which had complained that
Sebi had been delaying the approval process, a two-member division bench
presided …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/sebi-to-speed-up-mcxsx-decision/658708/>

Reddy withdraws bribe petition in SC
Times of India
BANGALORE/NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court allowed withdrawal of tourism
minister G Janardhana Reddy’s 2006 petition seeking a CBI inquiry into the
Rs 150-crore …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/Reddy-withdraws-bribe-petition-in-SC/articleshow/6289761.cms>

Bird lovers plan to approach SC to save Bharatpur sanctuary
Times of India
JAIPUR: In an effort to prevent the Keloadeo National Park in Bharatpur
losing its status as a Unesco World Heritage Site, bird lovers of the
region have …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/Bird-lovers-plan-to-approach-SC-to-save-Bharatpur-sanctuary-/articleshow/6290054.cms>

SC seeks BCCI’s reply on Muthiah’s plea for filing more docs
Hindustan Times
PTI The notice was also issued to India Cements Managing Director N
Srinivasan, who owns the Chennai Super Kings T-20 squad, on Muthiah’s plea
for filing …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/SC-seeks-BCCI-s-reply-on-Muthiah-s-plea-for-filing-more-docs/Article1-584875.aspx>

Hoisting tricolour after sunset is no crime: HC
samaylive
In a significant judgement, the Bilaspur High Court on Wednesday has ruled
that hoisting national flag after sunset is not an offence. …

<http://english.samaylive.com/nation/676470998.html>

SC rejects Manu Sharma’s petition in Jessica Lal murder case
Central Chronicle
The apex court had early this year upheld the judgement of Delhi High Court
awarding Manu Sharma life imprisonment after reversing the judgement of the

<http://www.centralchronicle.com/viewnews.asp?articleID=44305>

Send Bofors records to trial court, says Supreme Court
The Hindu
When the matter was taken up on November 6, 2009, it was noticed that the
original file had been requisitioned by the Supreme Court and for this
reason no …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article563104.ece>

Murdered RTI activist’s legacy to be kept alive
Livemint
In June, Jethwa had filed a public interest litigation (PIL), one of
several by him, in the Gujarat high court alleging that illegal mining
activities were …

<http://www.livemint.com/2010/08/10221056/Murdered-RTI-activist8217s.html?atype=tp>

Please allow me to die, says 70-yr-old woman
Times of India
… the order to be passed by the court with regard to the PIL filed by him
alleging misuse of public address systems in the public parks in Bangalore
city. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/Please-allow-me-to-die-says-70-yr-old-woman/articleshow/6289759.cms>

India Right To Information: HC admits PIL against CIC appointment
By Vishal
The Patna high court on Tuesday admitted a PIL challenging the appointment
of Ashok Kumar Chaudhary as the state’s chief information commissioner
(CIC) and issued a notice to him. A division bench comprising Chief Justice
Rekha …

<http://indiarti.blogspot.com/2010/08/hc-admits-pil-against-cic-appointment.html>

Draft Comments on The Public Interest Disclosure and Protection to …
By Ruchi Gupta
As noted by the ex-CJI, Lahoti, all whistleblowers who went to CVC (as per
April 2004 GoI resolution) suffered[6]. Disclosures: There should be no
time criteria, either for when the complainant became aware of information
or for the …
<http://bourgeoisinspirations.wordpress.com/2010/08/11/draft-comments-on-the-public-interest-disclosure-and-protection-to-persons-making-the-disclosure-bill/>

Court rejects PIL on graft charges against Kalmadi
Hindustan Times
The Delhi High court on Wednesday dismissed a petition alleging corruption
charges against Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Chairman Suresh Kalmadi
and …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Court-rejects-PIL-on-graft-charges-against-Kalmadi/Article1-585071.aspx>

Court wants cashless medical facility restored
Sify
Coming to rescue of medical insurance policy holders, the Delhi High Court
Tuesday ordered the insurance regulator to ensure that cashless facility is
not …

<http://sify.com/news/court-wants-cashless-medical-facility-restored-news-national-kikvabjgfid.html>

bombay high court 26/11
ThatsFamous (blog)
The Maharashtra government has decided to move to the Bombay High Court
against the verdict of a lower court on two 26/11 accused. The two accused
have been …

<http://www.thatsfamous.com/tag/bombay-high-court-2611/>

Supreme Court notice to cricket board on IPL franchise
Hindustan Times
The court said that it could not take on record documents that were not
there before the high court, whose impugned orders were being challenged
before it. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Supreme-Court-notice-to-cricket-board-on-IPL-franchise/Article1-584873.aspx>

Court upholds Sahitya Akademi’s nominations
Sify
The Delhi High Court Tuesday upheld Sahitya Akademi’s decision to nominate
three people recommended by the education department of Uttar Pradesh for
the …

<http://sify.com/news/court-upholds-sahitya-akademi-s-nominations-news-national-kikv4dafdag.html>

Delhi High Court issues notice to Vivek Oberoi | CalcuttaTube
By IANS-CT
New Delhi, Aug 10 (Calcutta Tube) The Delhi High Court Thursday issued
notice to the Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi and his Delhi-based firm Yashi
Multimedia.

<http://calcuttatube.com/delhi-high-court-issues-notice-to-vivek-oberoi/111779/>

Kerala 2010: High Court stays transfer of MCL funds
By Gods Own Country
Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday stayed the proceedings initiated by
the government to transfer funds of Malabar Cements Limited (MCL) by way of
loans and equity to seven public sector undertakings (PSUs) …

<http://kerala2010.blogspot.com/2010/08/high-court-stays-transfer-of-mcl-funds.html>

High Court dismisses petition challenging tax exemption MLAs of …
By administrator
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday dismissed a petition
challenging tax exemption to Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) of
Punjab. Dismissing the petition filed by one Manmohan Singh of Ludhiana, a
division bench today …

<http://www.taxguru.in/income-tax/high-court-dismisses-petition-challenging-tax-exemption-mlas-of-punjab.html>

Govt counsel asked to consult PM on judicial commission
The Express Tribune
Independence of the judiciary is an important point in the Objective
Resolution which is part of the Constitution,” observed the chief
justice. …

<http://tribune.com.pk/story/38175/govt-counsel-asked-to-consult-pm-on-judicial-commission/>

15-yr-old domestic violence complaint too late, says HC
Times of India
NEW DELHI: The plea of a woman living separately from her husband for more
than a decade, seeking action against him for alleged torture which took
place 15 …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/15-yr-old-domestic-violence-complaint-too-late-says-HC/articleshow/6289723.cms>

Plea against HC’s section officers disposed of
Times of India
Shetye had challenged the appointment of section officers in the HC on
grounds that their appointments were in violation of the Constitutional
mechanism. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/Plea-against-HCs-section-officers-disposed-of/articleshow/6290475.cms>

Lata Mangeshkar moves HC over studio repairs
Hindustan Times
Singer Lata Mangeshkar has approached the Bombay High Court seeking relief
against the notice issued to her studio, Jay Prabha Studio, a notified
Heritage …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Lata-Mangeshkar-moves-HC-over-studio-repairs/Article1-584973.aspx>

HC eyebrows over PHC docs in cities
Times of India
PATNA: The Patna high court on Monday wondered how doctors posted at
primary health centres (PHCs) in rural areas can be deputed in urban areas
and directed …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-eyebrows-over-PHC-docs-in-cities/articleshow/6289578.cms>

CBI moves HC against Raju’s bail plea
Times of India
HYDERABAD: The CBI on Tuesday filed a counter petition in the AP High Court
opposing the bail plea of B Ramalinga Raju, the accused number one in the
Satyam …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/CBI-moves-HC-against-Rajus-bail-plea/articleshow/6289850.cms>

HC strikes down plan for car parking on T Nagar ground
Times of India
The HC has rightly intervened and set an example as to what should not be
done with open spaces. When open spaces are scarce, sprawling playgrounds
or parks …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-strikes-down-plan-for-car-parking-on-T-Nagar-ground/articleshow/6290164.cms>

HC prevents JMFC from withdrawing cases against Sriramuulu
Times of India
DHARWAD: The high court circuit Bench (Dharwad) on Tuesday issued an
interim order preventing the JMFC Bellary from acting on an application by
public …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hubli/HC-prevents-JMFC-from-withdrawing-cases-against-Sriramuulu/articleshow/6289131.cms>

HC reserves decision on Rathore’s revision petition
Sify
Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court here on Tuesday reserved its
decision pertaining to the revision petition filed by disgraced former
Haryana …

<http://sify.com/news/hc-reserves-decision-on-rathore-s-revision-petition-news-crime-kikvGlafefc.html>

Hoisting of Tricolour after sunset is no offence: Chhattisgarh HC
Daily News & Analysis
The HC said that keeping the flag hoisted after sunset also was not in
violation of the provisions under the Emblems and Names (Prevention of
Improper Use) …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_hoisting-of-tricolour-after-sunset-is-no-offence-chhattisgarh-hc_1421629>

Builders drag Google into defamation case in HC
Daily News & Analysis
By Mayura Janwalkar | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Internet bigwig Google
India Private Limited (GIPL) is embroiled in a case of defamation. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_builders-drag-google-into-defamation-case-in-hc_1421750>

Raj HC rejects plea seeking raise in superannuation age
IBNLive.com
PTI Jaipur, Aug 10 (PTI) Rajasthan High Court has rejected petitions
seeking raise in superannuation age of university teachers and government
college …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/raj-hc-rejects-plea-seeking-raise-in-superannuation-age/219234.html>

HC directs BSNL to pay Rs 550 crore to Karnataka
Express Buzz
BANGALORE: The High Court on Tuesday directed BSNL to pay Rs 550 crore to
the Commercial Tax department and observed that the interim order can be
extended …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/bangalore/hc-directs-bsnl-to-pay-rs-550-crore-to-karnataka/197217.html>

Loud music: HC directs impleading of parties
Deccan Herald
The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday directed the Bruhat Bangalore
Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to implead affected parties in a public interest
litigation …
<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/87723/loud-music-hc-directs-impleading.html>

HC to hear appeal on clean chit to officials
Express Buzz
MADURAI: An appeal filed by a man, who lost his sons in the fire that broke
out at a school in Kumbakkonam, against the acquittal of the Director of

<http://expressbuzz.com/states/tamilnadu/hc-to-hear-appeal-on-clean-chit-to-officials/196865.html>

Globalization and the Indian Economy – Others Articles – Law …
Provisions in MRTP Acts were modified to simplify business transactions.
…. It also emphasized the role of the Planning Commission and said that
the same …

<http://www.lawyersclubindia.com/articles/Globalization-and-the-Indian-Economy-3097.asp>

CCI vs SAIL – Judgement reserved – Welcome to Law et al. News
… Trade Practices Act (MRTP Act) was negative in nature as it restricted
monopolistic trade, … Comply with SC order on Sixth Pay Commission –
Guj. HC …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=1855>

Legal action against firms not depositing EPF: Kharge
Economic Times
Former NCW chairperson Mohini Giri, who was present at the function, urged the Minister to monitor the implementation of the Labour acts that the government

 

 

 

 

Green Tribunal to be headed by Justice Panta
Hindustan Times
The National Green Tribunal, a body to adjudicate against environmental violations in India, in the offing with the environment ministry has decided to

 

 

 

MSEDCL told to refund RLC with interest
Times of India
A senior officer of MSEDCL told TOI that many big companies had decided to approach the tribunal for obtaining the interest amount on RLC.

 

 

 

 

MAT relief for 3 suspended constables
Times of India
The tribunal recently ordered their reinstatement, saying the suspension order was illegal and not justifiable. On March 3-constables Laxman Sarode,

 

 

Govt does not intend to make narco test compulsory
Business Standard
The Supreme Court has directed strict adherence to the guidelines formulated by the NHRC in 2000 on polygraph test on an accused which are also to be

 

 

 

NO LICENCE TO KILL
Calcutta Telegraph
According to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), 2956 cases have been registered in connection with police encounters in different parts of the

 

 

 

 

For a more humane view
The Hindu
Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and former Chief Justice of India KG Balakrishnan’s recent defence of the death penalty is

Congress downplays Mamata’s comment on Azad’s encounter
Daily News & Analysis
If allegations have been made, there are institutions like the NHRC and the courts which have a specific mandate to deal with such issues,” party

Knowledge is Power: Some Facts and Figures on Kashmir
By Shahab
There many forms of human rights abuses and human suffering other than what is classified as “extra judicial killing” by NHRC. You got to look at the overall picture and not just choose one thing which suits your viewpoint.

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