LEGAL NEWS 16.08.2010

Court raps man for misusing SC/ST Act
Indian Express
… for failing to perform their public duties. He invoked several
provisions of the IPC, Delhi Land Reforms Act and the SC & ST (Prevention
of Atrocities) Act.

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Court-raps-man-for-misusing-SC-ST-Act/660684>

Unhappy with mental health act reforms Ex Judge quits committee
Times of India
NEW DELHI: The draft for reforms in Mental Health Act, 1987 that has been
prepared by a two-member committee formed by the ministry of health and
family …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Unhappy-with-mental-health-act-reforms-Ex-Judge-quits-committee/articleshow/6316541.cms>

PIL against Railways’ new catering policy
Express Buzz
KOCHI: A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed before the High
Court against the new catering policy of the Indian Railways. The PIL was
filed by …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/kochi/pil-against-railways%E2%80%99-new-catering-policy/198513.html>

”Take suitable steps to prevent stray dog menace”
IBNLive.com
Disposing a PIL, the bench directed the petitioner a local resident to make
a representation to the Government. The Petitioner had opposed the idea of

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/take-suitable-steps-to-prevent-stray-dog-menace/233410.html>

Silent victims of silicosis
Nagaland Post
Later we filed a PIL (Public Interest Litigation] petition in the Allahabad
High Court; as a result, several doctors were transferred and an anti-TB

<http://www.nagalandpost.com/ShowStory.aspx?npoststoryiden=UzEwMjk5NjA%3D-Iaf%2BT3jPDzA%3D>

Tyre comes off AMTS bus, passengers escape unhurt… and other news …
By Amit
Youth commits suicide inside police station in Mehsana AHMEDABAD: The
Gujarat High Court on Friday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL),
which had challenged the practice of electing three corporators … …

< http://ahmedabadinnews.wordpress.com/2010/08/16/tyre-comes-off-amts-bus-passengers-escape-unhurt-and-other-news/>

Law & Society: Statutory Interpretation
By Law
It has been stated by SINHA, C.J.I: “The court must ascertain the
intention of the Legislature by directing its attention not merely to the
clause to be construed but to the entire statute; it must compare the
clause with the other …

<http://worldoflaw2010.blogspot.com/2010/08/statutory-interpretation.html>

Issue summons to absconding doc, court tells cops
Times of India
The Bombay high court last week directed the Juhu police to ensure that
summons are issued to Dr Amarish Kapasi, who in 1996 jumped bail and fled
to the US …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Issue-summons-to-absconding-doc-court-tells-cops/articleshow/6316438.cms >

Delhi HC curbs Enemy Property Act ordinance enforcement
Hindustan Times
August 6, 2010: HC seeks Centre’s explanation. Refuses to stay ordinance.
But says there shall be no third party interest in seized properties.

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Delhi-HC-curbs-Enemy-Property-Act-ordinance-enforcement/Article1-587211.aspx>

2 FIRs cannot be lodged for same offence: HC
Hindustan Times
Two First Information Reports (FIR) cannot be lodged against the accused at
two different police stations for the same offence. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/2-FIRs-cannot-be-lodged-for-same-offence-HC/Article1-587369.aspx>

Madras HC to take up Douglas’ petition
Lanka Times
NEW DELHI, August 15: The Madras High Court will take up on Monday Sri
Lanka’s Tamil militant-turned-Minister Douglas Devananda’s petition,
seeking that it …

<http://www.lankatimes.com/fullstory.php?id=29028>

VHP’s second Ram temple campaign begins today
Daily News & Analysis
The Uttar Pradesh (UP) administration, already worried over the impending
high court (HC) verdict in the Ayodhya title dispute, is alarmed. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_vhp-s-second-ram-temple-campaign-begins-today_1423943>

Parsi families may have to wait longer for BPP flats
Times of India
The newly elected BPP trustees, however, moved the HC alleging the
allotments were made out of turn and in violation of rules. Last year in
October, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Parsi-families-may-have-to-wait-longer-for-BPP-flats/articleshow/6316450.cms>

HC issues arrest warrant against Ansari, Sabauddin: Rediff.com …
The Bombay high court has issued an arrest warrant against Faheem Ansari
and Sabauddin Ahmed after admitting the Maharashtra government’s appeal
against the …

<http://news.rediff.com/report/2010/aug/12/bombay-hc-issues-arrest-warrant-against-fahim-ansari-sabauddin.htm>

The Hindu : Other States / Orissa News : HC panel watches …
The HC had earlier this week formed the panel asking the Police
Commissioner to file a report to the court by Monday next stating whether
the film violates …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/13/stories/2010081360030200.htm>

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