LEGAL NEWS 17.08.2010

SC comes to aid of ‘adopted’ man
Times of India
The SC order, granting him access in open court to study the original file,
translates into good news for all adopted children who want to access …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/SC-comes-to-aid-of-adopted-man/articleshow/6322069.cms>

Madani moves SC, seeks stay on his arrest
Times of India
Madani has sought anticipatory bail which was rejected by the Karnataka
high court on August 3. The petition is likely to be listed for mentioning
on …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Madani-moves-SC-seeks-stay-on-his-arrest/articleshow/6321054.cms>

RTI activist Jethwa’s family wait for justice
IBNLive.com
Ahmedabad: Nearly one month after RTI activist Amit Jethwa’s murder,
Gujarat Police Crime Branch on Monday detained BJP MP Dinubhai Boghabhai
Solanki’s …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/rti-activist-jethwas-family-wait-for-justice/129010-3.html>

States should make human rights commissions more effective: NHRC
Oneindia
New Delhi, Aug.17 (ANI): National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairperson Mr. Justice KG Balakrishnan said on Tuesday that all state governments should

NHRC to probe ex-IG role in threat to sex victim
I Government (blog)
Ranchi, August 17: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has decided to probe into the apprehension of threat to life of a tribal lady Sushma Baraik,

SC: Why reward encounter cops?
Deccan Chronicle
In 2007, the apex court had okayed auxiliary promotions on a petition filed by AP Police Officers Association but the NHRC took a strong stance,

Daily Hyderabad News, Events, Hot happenings in hyderabad
By A Hyderabadi
In 2007, the apex court had okayed auxiliary promotions on a petition filed by AP Police Officers Association but the NHRC took a strong stance, terming them out-of-turn promotions. On Monday, a bench comprising of Justice B. Sudershen

Employee can’t illegally occupy government house on market rent
Sify
… government accommodation illegally on the plea that he has paid the
market rent, the Gujarat High Court ruled in a judgement made available
Tuesday. …

<http://sify.com/news/employee-can-t-illegally-occupy-government-house-on-market-rent-news-national-kirlEcdiacj.html>

Can’t find your mum through writ, says Supreme Court
Daily News & Analysis
By Rakesh Bhatnagar & Mayura Janwalkar | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA The
Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the petition filed by Arun Dohle, 37, …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_can-t-find-your-mum-through-writ-says-supreme-court_1424425>

Satyam wins tax case against Upaid in NY court
Daily News & Analysis
The Supreme Court of the state of New York has ruled in its favour, asking
the British mobile solutions company to bear the tax burden while settling
its …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report_satyam-wins-tax-case-against-upaid-in-ny-court_1424418>

High court admits plea to cancel Babu Bajrangi’s bail
Times of India
AHMEDABAD: Gujarat High Court on Monday admitted the state government’s
plea to cancel bail of Babu Bajrangi, who is the main accused in
post-Godhra riots …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/High-court-admits-plea-to-cancel-Babu-Bajrangis-bail/articleshow/6322726.cms>

Gujarat high court gives Kuldeep Sharma respite from arrest
Daily News & Analysis
By Nikunj Soni | Place: Ahmedabad | Agency: DNA The Gujarat high court on
Monday directed the state CID (crime) not to arrest or take coercive action

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_gujarat-high-court-gives-kuldeep-sharma-respite-from-arrest_1424505>

Kids born out of live-in tie not illegitimate: Supreme Court
Daily News & Analysis
Earlier, Delhi high court had said that the alliance is like “walk- in
and walk-out without strings attached to it.” But the Supreme Court has
held that …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_kids-born-out-of-live-in-tie-not-illegitimate-supreme-court_1424495>

High court clears path for Filipino capt to sail home
Times of India
The Customs officers did not want to give up and went in appeal before the
Bombay high court. They relied on the claim of the barge in-charge that
“such a …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/High-court-clears-path-for-Filipino-capt-to-sail-home/articleshow/6322062.cms>

Court reserves verdict on Raju’s bail plea
Economic Times
HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday reserved its order on the bail
petition of B Ramalinga Raju, the prime accused in the multi-crore Satyam
fraud …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/infotech/software/Court-reserves-verdict-on-Rajus-bail-plea/articleshow/6319731.cms>

Public prosecutor a public servant, rules High Court
Expressindia.com
Mumbai The Bombay High Court today held public prosecutors are public
servants and offences under the Prevention of Corruption Act can be
registered against …

<http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/public-prosecutor-a-public-servant-rules-high-court/661073/>

Gujarat high court stays construction of temple near Thaltej
Daily News & Analysis
By DNA Correspondent | Place: Ahmedabad | Agency: DNA The Gujarat high
court on Monday put a stay on further construction of a temple spread over
11000 …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_gujarat-high-court-stays-construction-of-temple-near-thaltej_1424504>

Corrupt can go scot free by giving bribe: Court
Hindustan Times
“In this country, if you are caught taking bribe, you can go scot-free by
giving bribe,” the Delhi High Court said Monday, pulling up the Central
Bureau of …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Corrupt-can-go-scot-free-by-giving-bribe-Court/Article1-587659.aspx>

CHANDIGARH NEWS: Ensure Payment To Farmers In 7 Days – High Court …
By admin
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday directed the Punjab
government, farmers’ association of the state to hold a meeting and come
out…

<http://punjabnews.org/chandigarh-news-ensure-payment-to-farmers-in-7-days-high-court.html/>

SC for separate judiciary budget
Indian Express
A special Bench of the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice SH Kapadia wants
the government to consider an “idea” for a separate national budget for
judiciary …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/SC-for-separate-judiciary-budget/661149>

Defence lawyers question legality of public prosecutor”s appnt
IBNLive.com
“We have written to the special NDPS court and the Ministry of Law and
Judiciary to produce any document or notification extending the appointment
of Gupte …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/defence-lawyers-question-legality-of-public-prosecutors-appnt/234211.html>

Nuclear damage bill to be discussed in Parliament
Oneindia
New Delhi, Aug 17: Nuclear damage bill should be discussed in parliament by
this monsoon session, it can not be left out indefinitely for the passage
of the …

<http://news.oneindia.in/2010/08/17/nuclear-damage-bill-to-be-discussed-in-parliament.html>

SC says TN govt can give 53 lakh TVs free
Expressindia.com
a bench of Justices P Sathashivan and BS Chauhan said and posted for final
hearing a PIL challenging Tamil Nadu government’s policy to distribute free

<http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/SC-says-TN-govt-can-give-53-lakh-TVs-free/661355/>

Centre’s treaty-making power must conform to Constitution: SC
Times of India
A PIL filed by Anil Chawla had alleged that the deal undermined India’s
sovereignty as the Hyde Act of US would not permit India to go ahead with
peaceful …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Centres-treaty-making-power-must-conform-to-Constitution-SC/articleshow/6320822.cms>

Mine moments
Indian Express
In the last couple of weeks alone, the Himachal Pradesh government said it
would have to crack down on illegal sand mining and quarrying; RTI and
PIL-filer …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Mine-moments/661173>

Dummy writers’ scam: Accused denied bail
Times of India
But a GU syndicate member Manish Doshi filed a PIL in the high court
seeking thorough probe in this case. It was upon the high court’s instance
that the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Dummy-writers-scam-Accused-denied-bail/articleshow/6322679.cms>

Koda scam: CBI sleuths to get security
Sify
The court accepted both the pleas,’ said Rajiv Kumar, lawyer of Durga Oraon
on whose Public Interest Litigation (PIL) the court ordered a CBI probe
into the …

<http://sify.com/news/koda-scam-cbi-sleuths-to-get-security-news-national-kiqsadhfbgh.html>

‘Anti-ragging norms not strict’
Pune Mirror
The Swabhiman Sanghatana, which initiated this survey has also filed a
Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against it, in which the state of
Maharashtra, …

<http://www.punemirror.in/index.aspx?page=article&sectid=2&contentid=2010081620100816225035663a47c002&sectxslt=>

Clear stand on land acquisition: HC to admn
Times of India
CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday asked Chandigarh
administration to make its stand clear on land acquisition made by it
during the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Clear-stand-on-land-acquisition-HC-to-admn/articleshow/6321971.cms>

Free 80-yr-old, 10-yr term is illegal: HC
Indian Express
The High Court today ordered the release of an 80-year-old man who has
already spent seven years in jail, saying his 10-year sentence is illegal.

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/City-briefs/661076/>

SC snubs HC, says living in akin to marriage
Hindustan Times
Days after the Delhi High Court held that a partner could “walk in and walk
out” of a live-in relationship, the Supreme Court has ruled to the
contrary. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/SC-snubs-HC-says-living-in-akin-to-marriage/Article1-587751.aspx>

HC grants interim protection to Punjab assembly speaker
Hindustan Times
PTI In a relief to Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Nirmal Singh Kahlon, Punjab
and Haryana High Court on Monday granted him interim protection from arrest
in a …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-grants-interim-protection-to-Punjab-assembly-speaker/Article1-587661.aspx>

HC orders stern action against two court staff
IBNLive.com
PTI Madurai, Aug 17 (PTI) Madras High Court Bench here has directed its
Registrar General and the Theni Principal District and Sessions Judge to
take “stern …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-orders-stern-action-against-two-court-staff/235753.html>

Indian iron ore mining mess – Karnataka files reply in HC
SteelGuru
The Karnataka government on Monday submitted to the High Court that nearly
30 million tonnes of iron ore has been exported without any valid permit
during …

<http://www.steelguru.com/raw_material_news/Indian_iron_ore_mining_mess_-_Karnataka_files_reply_in_HC/160815.html>

HC reduces lifer to 10 years
Times of India
PANAJI: Setting aside the life imprisonment term imposed by a trial court,
the high court of Bombay at Goa instead sentenced one Nazir Billari to ten
years …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/HC-reduces-lifer-to-10-years/articleshow/6322755.cms>

HC orders CB-CID probe into death of young woman
Times of India
CHENNAI: Suspecting foul play in the death of an 18-year-old girl who
eloped with a private firm employee against the wishes of her parents, the
Madras high …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-orders-CB-CID-probe-into-death-of-young-woman/articleshow/6321914.cms>

Conclude trial within two months: HC to trial court
Indian Express
The Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the trial court to conclude
the trial of Anuradha murder case within two months. Justice Sabina passed
the …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Conclude-trial-within-two-months–HC-to-trial-court/661259>

HC for state litigation policy
Times of India
The court felt there should not be avoidable delays on the part of state
government in responding to the pleas made in writ petitions. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-for-state-litigation-policy/articleshow/6321767.cms>

Jail, not bail for builders refusing to refund money: HC
Expressindia.com
New Delhi Builders in the city doling out fancy promises to woo prospective
buyers when they don’t even have the land deeds in place, beware. …

<http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/jail-not-bail-for-builders-refusing-to-refund-money-hc/661114/>

Denied admission for medical course, another differently-abled teen moves HC
Hindustan Times
This is the third such case this month (see box, HC to their up proper
guidelines for admissions of differently-abled students in professional
courses. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Denied-admission-for-medical-course-another-differently-abled-teen-moves-HC/Article1-587834.aspx>

Jaya seeking to prolong wealth case: prosecution tells HC
IBNLive.com
PTI Bangalore, Aug 16 (PTI) AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa’s petition
challenging a trial court order rejecting her plea for fresh translation of
documents in a …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/jaya-seeking-to-prolong-wealth-case-prosecution-tells-hc/234201.html>

HC seeks counter from LNMU, TMBU
Times of India
PATNA: The Patna high court on Monday directed Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur
University and LN Mithila University to file a comprehensive counter
affidavit to a …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-seeks-counter-from-LNMU-TMBU/articleshow/6321132.cms>

HC rejects equestrian exponent’s plea
Express Buzz
BANGALORE: The High Court on Monday refused to entertain an equestrian
exponent’s plea to include her name for consideration for the team for
Asian Games …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/bangalore/hc-rejects-equestrian-exponent%E2%80%99s-plea/198731.html>

HC asks mobile cos to give info in Gupta fake encounter case
IBNLive.com
PTI Mumbai, Aug 16 (PTI) The Bombay High Court today asked all the major
mobile service providers to provide information about telephone calls made
by the …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-asks-mobile-cos-to-give-info-in-gupta-fake-encounter-case/234138.html>

Delhi HC declines to pass order on Fernandes’ brothers’ plea
Deccan Herald
The Delhi High Court on Monday declined to pass any order on a plea made by
the brothers of ailing former union minister George Fernandes, who is
suffering …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/89174/delhi-hc-declines-pass-order.html>

Govt to set up tribunal to speed up M
Sify
The government plans to set up a tribunal that will speed up mergers and acquisitions process, Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said Monday.

Govt forms inquiry commission to look into illegal mining
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: The public outcry over illegal mining has compelled the government to set up a commission of inquiry into illegal mining of manganese and iron

The Sunday Tribune – Spectrum
Unfortunately, the government has not bothered to fill in the vacuum
created by the MRTP Commission in so far as unfair trade practices are
concerned. …
<http://www.tribuneindia.com/2010/20100815/spectrum/rights.htm>

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