LEGAL NEWS 19.08.2010

Appointment of Jannat Hussain: Plea dismissed

Express Buzz
The present writ petition is filed by the Forum for Good Governance, a body
comprising of retired judges and others. The bench dismissed the writ
petition …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/hyderabad/appointment-of-jannat-hussain-plea-dismissed/199237.html>

‘Madani Dreams of Islamic Nation, Involved in Serial Blasts’- Govt

Daijiworld.com
The High Court had asked the government to file objections to the writ
petition filed by Abdul Nasser Madani, People’s Democratic Party (PDP)
leader from …

<http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=83636>

DSP to probe student’s complaint of police assault

The Hindu

In their memorandum, which was treated as a writ petition,
R.Gopalakrishnan, final year student of Dr.Ambedkar Government Law College
here and other …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/19/stories/2010081966930100.htm>

SC asks Centre to strengthen working of SFIO

Times of India

Referring to setting up of an expert committee headed by a former deputy
governor of Reserve Bank of India, the SC said the Centre would do well to
consider …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SC-asks-Centre-to-strengthen-working-of-SFIO/articleshow/6332069.cms>

Can’t blame boss for subordinate’s suicide: SC

Indian Express

A superior officer cannot be held accountable for abetting the suicide of
an employee even if a running grudge between the two has led to the drastic
step, …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Can-t-blame-boss-for-subordinate-s-suicide–SC/662381>

SC: Accident victims entitled to compensation even during trial

Economic Times

The Supreme Court has ruled that no-fault compensation under the provisions
of Motor Vehicles Act cannot be denied to the claimants after the
commencement …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/et-cetera/SC-Accident-victims-entitled-to-compensation-even-during-trial/articleshow/6335772.cms>

Late justice in labourer’s death case

Times of India

CHANDIGARH: Almost eight years after the death of a labourer, Chandigarh
district court on Wednesday awarded one-year imprisonment to a contractor
under …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Late-justice-in-labourers-death-case/articleshow/6334149.cms>

Funds in plenty, but no facilities

Times of India

The state government boasts of a record allocation of Rs 300 crore for the
judiciary for five years. The Centre has earmarked Rs 5000 crore for
bottom-up …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Funds-in-plenty-but-no-facilities/articleshow/6333362.cms>

Take away power of transfer from elected representative: Hegde

Deccan Herald

We are now seeing scandals and scams in the judiciary”, he said. Earlier
there was a perception “that if the two wings of the democratic system
failed, …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/89794/take-away-power-transfer-elected.html>

HC dismisses PIL against Wipro chief

Hindustan Times

PTI The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL filed against
Wipro chief Azim Premji accusing him of encroaching government land. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-dismisses-PIL-against-Wipro-chief/Article1-588668.aspx>

SC refuses to intervene in NPA

Deccan Chronicle

Disposing of a pending PIL, filed by NGO, Common Cause on NPA issue, a
bench of Justices JM Panchal and AK Patnaik said the matter was beyond the

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/national/sc-refuses-intervene-npa-397>

Use of artificial colours in veggies: HC seeks answers

Times of India

The PIL sought the court’s intervention so that proper directions could be
issued to the government to take appropriate steps for preventing the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/HC-pulls-govt-over-food-adulteration/articleshow/6333177.cms>

BBMP files status report on dengue

Deccan Herald

Chandrakala Manjunatha had filed a PIL against State and Central
governments, Health Minister B Sriramulu, BBMP Commissioner, National
Institute of …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/89789/bbmp-files-status-report-dengue.html>

Mayawati’s move to rename Amethi stayed

Hindustan Times

The order came on a public interest litigation (PIL) moved by Manoj Kumar
Rastogi and Ved Prakash Singh, opposing the creation of the new district in
the …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Mayawati-s-move-to-rename-Amethi-stayed-/Article1-588681.aspx>

Panel to study Chakma, Hajong citizenship issue

Assam Tribune

AAPSU’s PIL opposing the inclusion of Chakmas in the electoral rolls is
pending in the High Court. The AAPSU has threatened a State-wide agitation
if the …

<http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=aug1910/oth06>

India Panel Proposes To Triple Accident Liability Cap In Nuclear Bill

Wall Street Journal

“The bill applies only to nuclear installations owned and controlled by the
federal government, either by itself, or through any authority or
corporation …

<http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20100818-703251.html>

Karnataka high court reserves order on Madani’s plea

Daily News & Analysis

The high court reserved orders in a plea by Madani, requesting it to quash
the chargesheet which had named him as an accused in the blasts. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_karnataka-high-court-reserves-order-on-madani-s-plea_1425501>

UP to file special petition in SC against court order on Shahuji district

Times of India

LUCKNOW: UP government will file a special leave petition (SLP) in the
Supreme Court against the order of the Allahabad High Court staying the
restoration …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/UP-to-file-special-petition-in-SC-against-court-order-on-Shahuji-district/articleshow/6335882.cms>

Marathi films in multiplexes: Sena moves high court

Hindustan Times

While Raj Thackeray-led MNS is taking the cause Marathi movies in
multiplexes to the streets, Shiv Sena has approached the high court for the
same issue. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Marathi-films-in-multiplexes-Sena-moves-high-court/Article1-588585.aspx>

India court concludes hearing in Vodafone tax case

Reuters

The Bombay High Court, which began hearing the case on Aug 4, has not set a
date for its judgment. Vodafone has not said how much the authorities were

<http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSSGE67H0IP20100818>

Think twice before filing a frivolous petition in Karnataka high court

Daily News & Analysis

… for frivolous reasons, the Karnataka high court on Wednesday imposed
Rs1 lakh fine on a petitioner who filed such a PIL against IT czar Azim
Premji. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_think-twice-before-filing-a-frivolous-petition-in-karnataka-high-court_1425508>

Throw out baseless allegations in abetment to suicide cases: Supreme Court

The Hindu

In the instant case, Madan Mohan Singh filed an appeal against a judgment
of the Gujarat High Court, which refused to quash the First Information
Report …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article580788.ece>

Karnataka high court raps police, adjourns hearing of fiancé killer’s appeal …

Daily News & Analysis

By Srikanth Hunasavadi | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA The city police
incurred the wrath of the high court of Karnataka for not filing objections
to …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_karnataka-high-court-raps-police-adjourns-hearing-of-fianc-killer-s-appeal-to-august-27_1425504>

Vaishnavi Gold gets High Court approval for merger of Tanmai …

By admin

Latest Company ResultsPromoter HoldingsFII ReportsVaishnavi Gold, earlier
known as Master Multi Tech has received final approval in the way of
certified.

<http://www.cafestocks.com/marketupdate/company-news/vaishnavi-gold-gets-high-court-approval-for-merger-of-tanmai-jewels>

Ramalinga Raju got bail from Andhra Pradesh High Court in Satyam …

By vijaya

Ramalinga Raju got bail from Andhra Pradesh High Court in Satyam Scam Case
today on August 18, 2010 who was accused in multi-crore Satyam Computers
accounting scam. Ramalinga Raju has now been admitted to Hyderabad’s Nizam
Institute of …

<http://www.indiasummary.com/2010/08/18/ramalinga-raju-got-bail-from-andhra-pradesh-high-court-in-satyam-scam-case/>

ADF Alliance Alert » India: Karnataka high court wants info on …

By Alliance Alert

Daily News and Analysis: “The Karnataka high court on Tuesday sought to
know the state and central governments’ stand on a petition filed by
70-year-old HB Karibasamma who had knocked on the doors of the court
seeking mercy-killing or …

<http://www.alliancealert.org/2010/08/18/india-karnataka-high-court-wants-info-on-mercy-killing-practices-in-various-religions/>

Bombay High Court concludes hearing in Vodafone tax case | World …

By admin

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Bombay High Court on Wednesday concluded its
hearing in Vodafone’s appeal against the country’s tax department, but
reserved a judgment, a Vodafone representative said.

<http://www.finance.vul.kr/bombay-high-court-concludes-hearing-in-vodafone-tax-case/>

Courts must raise own resources: CJI

Hindustan Times

The Chief Justice of India (CJI) has said courts must raise their own
resources in the face of an infrastructure development fund deficit of Rs
7000 crore. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Courts-must-raise-own-resources-CJI/Article1-588691.aspx>

Supreme Court moots special fund for court infrastructure

Daily News & Analysis

… for the judiciary to raise its own resources to meet expenses on
account of judicial infrastructure, which is lacking in several states,”
the CJI said. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_supreme-court-moots-special-fund-for-court-infrastructure_1425436>

Let us plead our case: Naxals to HC

Times of India

NAGPUR: Two alleged Naxalites lodged in the Nagpur Central Jail have
written a letter to the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court requesting
permission to …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/6334514.cms>

Justice Prasad appointed chief justice of Jharkhand HC

Times of India

AHMEDABAD: A senior judge of the Gujarat High Court, Justice Bhagwati
Prasad has been appointed as chief justice of Jharkhand High Court, and the
high court …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Justice-Prasad-appointed-chief-justice-of-Jharkhand-HC/articleshow/6333150.cms>

HC relief to 3 companies in drug racket

Times of India

CHENNAI: Over five months after the expired drugs racket rocked the state,
the Madras high court has permitted three tainted companies to remove the
seals …
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-relief-to-3-companies-in-drug-racket/articleshow/6333304.cms>

HC grants Raju bail

Business Standard

The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Wednesday granted conditional bail to
Satyam Computer Services Ltd founder B Ramalinga Raju, key accused in a
multi-crore …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/hc-grants-raju-bail/405042/>

Give another chance to ‘bogus’ BPL cardholders, HC tells govt

Indian Express

The Delhi High Court asked the Delhi government on Wednesday to give
another opportunity to around 63000 ‘bogus’ BPL cardholders, whose cards
were cancelled …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Give-another-chance-to–bogus–BPL-cardholders–HC-tells-govt/662316/>

Stop mosquitoes from breeding, HC tells govt

Times of India

BANGALORE: A division bench of the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday
directed the state and Centre and the BBMP to file a reply with regards the
measures …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/Stop-mosquitoes-from-breeding-HC-tells-govt/articleshow/6333282.cms>

2G scam: Delhi HC says can’t direct PM

Indian Express

Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy had pleaded that the HC direct the PM
to decide whether he will grant sanction to prosecute Raja. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/2G-scam–Delhi-HC-says-can-t-direct-PM/662386>

HC raps students for going on strike

Times of India

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has ordered an inquiry by a revenue
divisional officer (RDO) into the circumstances leading to the attack on
law student …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-raps-students-for-going-on-strike/articleshow/6333373.cms>

Make NHs motorable, HC tells govt, NHAI

Express Buzz

KOCHI: Lashing out at the authorities for the pathetic state of the
National Highways (NHs), the Kerala High Court on Wednesday said that it
was no secret …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/kochi/make-nhs-motorable-hc-tells-govt-nhai/199347.html>

HC asks cops to intervene in custody battle

Times of India

AHMEDABAD: In a legal battle over custody of a child, Gujarat High Court
has asked the Surat superintendent of police to constitute a special team
to take …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/HC-asks-cops-to-intervene-in-custody-battle/articleshow/6333151.cms>

Salvaging Company Moves HC Against Khalijia Owners

Outlook

A salvaging company – which recovers cargo of mishap-affected ships – has
moved the Bombay High Court, seeking a restraint order against owners of
the ship …

<http://news.outlookindia.com/item.aspx?690821>

No HC relief for Aamir, UTV Motion

Hindustan Times

Aamir Khan Productions and UTV Motion Pictures had challenged the notices
in the HC. They contended the commission had no jurisdiction to try the
complaint …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/No-HC-relief-for-Aamir-UTV-Motion/Article1-588577.aspx>

26 bighas missing from dumping ground, HC told

Indian Express

On July 28, the HC had directed the Howrah Municipal Corporation and West
Bengal Pollution Control Board to prepare an action plan on the dumping
ground, …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/26-bighas-missing-from-dumping-ground–HC-told/662408/>

KMP Expressway land acquisition under HC scanner

Indian Express

The Haryana government’s act of acquiring land belonging to the public
without touching plots owned by private developers for laying the …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/KMP-Expressway-land-acquisition-under-HC-scanner/662319/>

HC quashes appointment panel

Times of India

PATNA: A single bench of Patna High Court (HC) on Tuesday quashed a panel
for appointment of 1400 Class IV employees in Saran district while hearing
a writ …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-quashes-appointment-panel/articleshow/6333072.cms>

HC issues showcause notice to MP BJP chief Prabhat Jha

IBNLive.com

PTI Indore, Aug 18 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh High Court today served a show
cause notice to State BJP Chief Prabhat Jha on a petition seeking
initiation of …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-issues-showcause-notice-to-mp-bjp-chief-prabhat-jha/241115.html>

Daily wage earner can’t claim parity with regular employee: HC

Business Standard

PTI / New Delhi August 18, 2010, 19:10 IST Daily wage earners cannot claim
parity with regular employees with regard to payment of salary, the Delhi
High …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/daily-wage-earner-can%5Ct-claim-parityregular-employee-hc/105664/on>

HC lauds govt, upholds dismissal of senior BARC engineer

Mumbai Mirror

Demonstrating zero-tolerance for those indicted of fraud, the Bombay HC
upheld the dismissal of Madhukar Wagh, 71, from his post of additional
chief …

<http://www.mumbaimirror.com/article/2/20100819201008190209522925769df7b/HC-lauds-govt-upholds-dismissal-of-senior-BARC-engineer.html>

Thachankary moves HC against CAT order

Express Buzz

KOCHI: Suspended IPS officer Tomin J Thachankary on Wednesday moved the
Kerala High Court seeking quashing of the Central Administrative Tribunal
(CAT) …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/kochi/thachankary-moves-hc-against-cat-order/199327.html>

HC rejects plea to restrain Shashank to function as UP cab sec …

By nakornban

The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court today rejected a plea seeking
a direction to restrain Shashank Shekhar Singh from discharging his duties.

<http://www.nakornban.com/hc-rejects-plea-to-restrain-shashank-to-function-as-up-cab-sec/>

HC grants bail to Chitrak Shah , News – City – Ahmedabad Mirror …

The Gujarat High Court on Friday granted bail to builder Chitrak Shah,
managing director of SN Group, who was arrested by the Criminal
Investigation …

<http://www.ahmedabadmirror.com/article/3/2010081420100814033213672ff0d11fe/HC-grants-bail-to-Chitrak-Shah-.html?pageno=1>

NHRC seeks reply from CRPF, police on killing of woman

Deccan Herald

The NHRC has sought a reply from the CRPF and Jharkhand Police on a complaint alleging that an innocent woman was shot dead and a man injured by the

6004 custodial deaths in three years

Sify

The centre issues advisories while the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) puts out guidelines and recommendations, he added. The Prevention of Torture

PILSARC: Lokayukta: A damp squib

By PILSARC

Sixth, in some senses, the National and State Human Rights Commissions (NHRC and SHRC) and other SC, ST and Womens Commissions are also in the Lokpal-Lokayukta-Ombudsman mould. The only difference is they deal with specialized areas of

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