LEGAL NEWS 18.08.2010

GO changing elevated corridor alignment upheld

Express Buzz
In his writ petition, G Loganathan of Maduravoyal submitted that the
National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) had proposed to construct the
elevated …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/go-changing-elevated-corridor-alignment-upheld/198981.html>

Over to you, Sebi!

Economic Times
With the Bombay High Court dismissing the writ petition filed by Price
Waterhouse challenging the jurisdiction of the Securities and Exchange
Board (Sebi) …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/Editorial/articleshow/6328600.cms>

High Court seeks medical council’s view on discrepancies in superspecialty courses

Indian Express
A writ petition was filed by four post graduate doctors who appeared for
the superspecialty exams conducted by the State Directorate of Medical
Education …

< http://www.indianexpress.com/news/high-court-seeks-medical-councils-view-on-discrepancies-in-superspecialty-courses/661730/>

MP gears to lobby against Centre’s GST proposals

Sify
… legislate on goods and services would confuse matters further and
nowhere has it been made explicit that whose writ would prevail in case of
conflict. …

<http://sify.com/finance/mp-gears-to-lobby-against-centre-s-gst-proposals-news-news-kisckTgibgg.html>

Property Rights of Live in Children

By MyNation

Writ Petition No.19334 of 2003 passed by the High Court of Judicature at
Allahabad by which the High Court dismissed the writ petition of the
appellants in view of the concurrent findings recorded by the three
statutory authorities …

<http://mynation.net/docs/6466-2004/>

PBT welcomes verdict against city hospital

Sify
Kolkata: People for Better Treatment (PBT), a patients’ body led by US
based doctor Kunal Saha, on Monday welcomed a judgement passed by the West
Bengal …

<http://sify.com/news/pbt-welcomes-verdict-against-city-hospital-news-national-kiroslbiadj.html>

Supreme Court rules that there is a presumption of marriage between those who …

Indlaw.com
Mr Madan Mohan Singh, who is his son by the first wife and others
challenged the judgement of Allahabad High Court on the grounds that
Shakuntala was not …

<http://www.indlawnews.com/Newsdisplay.aspx?c81c4d6c-c7f1-45af-a4f9-5722836eb5e3>

Ayurveda doctors in Kerala welcome the decision of Madras High Court

pharmabiz.com
The Ayurveda doctors in Kerala have welcomed the recent judgement of the
Madras High Court that the registered ISM practitioners could also practice
surgery …
< http://www.pharmabiz.com/article/detnews.asp?articleid=56947&sectionid=>

SC allows Hockey India to send team

Deccan Chronicle
new Delhi, Aug. 17: As confusion continued as which of the two battling
bodies — Hockey India or the Indian Hockey Federation — is the
country’s true …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/sports/sc-allows-hockey-india-send-team-115>

Madani’s bail plea not taken up by Supreme Court

Sify
New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday declined to entertain People’s
Democratic Party (PDP) chief Abdul Nazir Madani’s plea for interim bail as
it became …

<http://sify.com/news/madani-s-bail-plea-not-taken-up-by-supreme-court-news-national-kirqucbjjaa.html>

‘I am not interested in my biological father’

Times of India
MUMBAI: A day after the Supreme Court allowed him to see the original
adoption record which the Pune-based adoption agency was guarding fiercely,

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/I-am-not-interested-in-my-biological-father/articleshow/ 6327705.cms>

Power to Appoint Govt. Pleaders Taken Away, Says …

India Legal News: Power to Appoint Govt. Pleaders Taken Away, Says CJI |
Indian Laws. Email Twitter Share · Google Buzz Share this link. Report
Broken Link …

<http://www.hotklix.com/link/News/India/India-Legal-News-Power-to-Appoint-Govt-Pleaders-Taken-Away-Says-CJI-Indian-Laws>

Report indicts PMO-backed Vedanta

India Today
For a project that has been supported by the government of India and the
judiciary all through, multinational giant Vedanta Resources’ bauxite
mining plans …
< http://indiatoday.intoday.in/site/Story/109384/Business/report-indicts-pmobacked-vedanta-project.html>

Funds aplenty, but renovation of courts yet to take off

Times of India
CHENNAI: To usher in a bottom-up reforms’ in the judiciary, the 13th
Finance Commission has allocated a whopping Rs 5000 crores to improve
infrastructure in …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Funds-aplenty-but-renovation-of-courts-yet-to-take-off/articleshow/6327386.cms>

Deal with non-performing assets, government told

Economic Times
Justices JM Panchal and AK Patnaik said this while disposing a public
interest litigation (PIL) filed by NGO Common Cause. Writing the judgement,
Justice …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/Deal-with-non-performing-assets-government-told/articleshow/6329699.cms>

Over 5000 matrimonial cases pending in Delhi alone

Sify
This was revealed during the hearing on a public interest litigation (PIL)
filed in the Delhi High Court. Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Manmohan
issued …

<http://sify.com/news/Over-5-000-matrimonial-cases-pending-in-Delhi-alone-news-National-kiroudejdce.html>

‘Curb hawker menace at Bandra fair’

Daily News & Analysis
Hearing the submissions, justice Dharmadhikari remarked: “Then we will
have another PIL like the one for Shivaji park playground.”

< http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_curb-hawker-menace-at-bandra-fair_1425019>

Inquiry against policeman for not registering illegal mining complaint in Gir

Indian Express
The said mines are located in an area mentioned by slain RTI activist Amit
Jethva in his PIL seeking closure of all illegal mining activities in the

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Inquiry-against-policeman-for-not-registering-illegal-mining-complaint-in-Gir/661868>

Jaya petition to quash pending gift case

Deccan Chronicle
Therefore, the PIL is dismissed.” The Madras high court has directed the
state government not to implement the GO dated January 29, 2010 which
reduced for …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/chennai/jaya-petition- quash-pending-gift-case-009>

Bail order reserved for Jirawala

Times of India
AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday reserved its order on the bail
application moved by one of the accused in Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake
encounter …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Bail-order-reserved-for-Jirawala/articleshow/6327290.cms>

High Court okays Needwise’ merger with Paras Pharma

Sify
The Gujarat High Court has allowed the merger of Needwise Advertising
Private Ltd with Paras Pharmaceuticals Ltd, a fast moving consumer goods
and personal …

< http://sify.com/finance/high-court-okays-needwise-merger-with-paras-pharma-news-default-kirt4dacfch.html>

Karnataka high court wants info on mercy killing practices in various religions

Daily News & Analysis
By Srikant Hunasvadi | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA The Karnataka high
court on Tuesday sought to know the state and central governments’ stand on
a …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_karnataka-high-court-wants-info-on-mercy-killing-practices-in-various-religions_1425043>

Airports authority hides facts to mislead court, draws Bombay high court wrath

Daily News & Analysis
… the Bombay high court earlier this month issued a show-cause notice to
the public sector undertaking and its chairman asking why criminal contempt

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_airports-authority-hides-facts-to-mislead-court-draws-bombay-high-court-wrath_1425016>

High Court acquits murder convict under Juvenile Act

The Hindu
The Delhi High Court has set free a 28-year-old man who was convicted in a
murder case, saying that he was a juvenile on the date of commission of the
crime …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/article576489.ece>

More moves HC for bail

Times of India
MUMBAI: Sunil More, the constable who defamed the force by raping a
teenager inside the police chowky at Marine Drive in 2005 under the
influence of alcohol …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/More-moves-HC-for-bail/articleshow/6327706.cms>

26/11 plea: HC directs Centre, state to file reply

Hindustan Times
A division bench of Justice BH Marlapalle and Justice Anoop Mohta has given
two weeks to file the affidavits in reply to the petition seeking setting
up a …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/26-11-plea-HC-directs-Centre-state-to-file-reply/Article1-588333.aspx>

HC stays construction on Auda land

Times of India
AHMEDABAD: Gujarat High Court on Monday stayed construction of extension of
a temple along with a marriage hall in an Auda plot reserved for waterworks
in …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/HC-stays-construction-on-Auda-land/articleshow/6323868.cms>

RNRL-RPower merger dragged to HC; Rs 800 cr loss alleged

Economic Times
MADURAI: The Madras High Court has asked market regulator SEBI, RNRL and
Reliance Power to reply to allegations that the merger between the two Anil
Ambani …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/analysis/RNRL-RPower-merger-dragged-to-HC-Rs-800-cr-loss-alleged/articleshow/6326513.cms>

HC lifts stay on RU polls, relaxes age limit by a year

Times of India
JAIPUR: The Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday allowed the University of
Rajasthan (RU) to go ahead with the students union polls while vacating a
stay imposed …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/HC-lifts-stay-on-RU-polls-relaxes-age-limit-by-a-year/articleshow/6328305.cms>

HC asks state to fill up all public prosecutor posts

Times of India
He, however, admitted that there was no stay by the HC in the matter.
According to the report of the law secretary, there are 194 vacant posts of
public …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/HC-asks-state-to-fill-up-all-public-prosecutor-posts/articleshow/6327630.cms>

HC clears elevated expressway for city

Times of India
CHENNAI: Green-signalling the National Highway Authority of India’s
ambitious Rs 1800-crore Ennore port-Maduravoyal elevated expressway project
in the city, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-clears-elevated-expressway-for-city/articleshow/6327882.cms>

HC to IT dept: Don’t take action against CHB

Indian Express
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday directed the Income Tax
Department, Chandigarh, not to resort to “coercive action” for the
recovery of tax from …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-to-I-T-dept–Don-t-take-action-against-CHB/661932>

Karkare killing: Bombay HC issues notice to Centre, state

TwoCircles.net
By Mumtaz Alam Falahi, TwoCircles.net, Patna: The Bombay High Court today
issued notice to the central and state government on a petition seeking
high-level …

<http://twocircles.net/2010aug17/karkare_killing_bombay_hc_issues_notice_centre_state.html>

IFCI comes within ambit of RTI Act: HC

Business Standard
PTI / New Delhi August 17, 2010, 18:35 IST The Delhi High Court today held
that Industrial Finance Corporation of India Ltd (IFCI) is a public
authority …

< http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/ifci-comes-within-ambitrti-act-hc/105534/on>

HC upholds petition against Qayoom’s detention

Rising Kashmir
Bar in its application (CMP) had pleaded that government be directed to
implement HC order dated July 19, wherein the State was directed to
reconsider the …

<http://www.risingkashmir.com/news/hc-upholds-petition-against-qayoom%E2%80%99s-detention-385.aspx>

HC roadblock to road shows

Central Chronicle
KILLER CROSSINGS: After four fatal accidents on unmanned railway crossings
in Kerala within a week, the Railways has announced plans to make a short
film to …

<http://www.centralchronicle.com/viewnews.asp?articleID=44779>

HC grants interim stay on Service Tax

Construction Week Online India
by Syed Ameen Kader on Aug 16, 2010 The Maharashtra Chamber of Housing
Industry (MCHI) has said it is hopeful of an early decision on the service
tax issue. …

< http://www.constructionweekonline.in/article-6728-hc_grants_interim_stay_on_service_tax/>

Uttarakhand HC dismisses woman”s petition – Yahoo! India News

Nainital, Aug 17 (PTI) The Uttarakhand High Court today dismissed a
petition by a woman who had alleged she had lost her government job after
she refused to …

<http://in.news.yahoo.com/20/20100817/1416/tnl-uttarakhand-hc-dismisses-woman-s-pet_1.html>

Maudany plea infructuous

The Hindu
Counsel for Karnataka Sanjay Hegde informed the Bench of the arrest and
said nothing survived in the SLP directed against the High Court’s order
refusing …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article577288.ece>

NHRC acts on ‘Lady Don’s’ complaint | Jamshedpur, Tatanagar …

By vinayras
Taking cognizance of a MiD DAY report ‘TOP COPS MADE ME A DON’ dated August 10, 2010, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has decided to send an investigation team to Jharkhand to conduct an inquiry into the allegations by

The Tribune, Chandigarh, India – Chandigarh Stories

Chandigarh: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the UT Health Secretary for the alleged negligence in the case of Bulbul

NHRC decides to depute its investigation team for on-the-spot …

The National Human Rights Commission has decided to depute its investigation team for conducting an on-the-spot enquiry in connection with a complaint by

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