LEGAL NEWS 20.08.2010

CBI tells SC: Leaks to media not by authorised officers

Hindustan Times

PTI The CBI on Thursday told the Supreme Court that none of its authorised
officers had leaked to the media fresh reports speculating about the
alleged role …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/CBI-tells-SC-Leaks-to-media-not-by-authorised-officers/Article1-589184.aspx>

Take expert view on TDS on port charges, SC tells CBDT

Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has directed the Central Board of Direct Taxes
(CBDT) wing of revenue to take the expert opinion on the technical issue of

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/Take-expert-view-on-TDS-on-port-charges-SC-tells-CBDT/articleshow/6355023.cms>

Can’t give away free grain as SC says: Sharad Pawar

Hindustan Times

Food minister Sharad Pawar said on Thursday that it was unfeasible to
distribute state-held grain for free, a non-binding suggestion made by the
Supreme …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Can-t-give-away-free-grain-as-SC-says-Sharad-Pawar/H1-Article3-589039.aspx>

SC issues notices to Centre, NHAI

Indian Express

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notices to the government
and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) over a dispute on the
tendering …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Briefly-Business/662568>

SC avoids offering NPA recovery guidelines to banks

Bank Bazaar

The top judicial organization of India, Supreme Court (SC) has prevented
itself from offering any type of guidelines to public sector banks on
recovery …

<http://www.bankbazaar.com/guide/sc-avoids-offering-npa-recovery-guidelines-to-banks/22677/>

SC: Woman’s 10-year contract ‘exploitation’

Hindustan Times

The Supreme Court slammed Delhi Government on Thursday for “exploiting’ a
woman employee by keeping her on contract for an uninterrupted period of 10
years …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/SC-Woman-s-10-year-contract-exploitation/Article1-589178.aspx>

SIT can conduct further probe on Zakia’s complaint: Supreme Court

The Hindu

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has permitted the Special Investigation Team
to conduct further probe on the complaint by Zakia Jaffrey, wife of a slain
former …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/20/stories/2010082057870100.htm>

Gujarat | DeshGujarat.Com » Archives » Teesta Javed experiences …

By DeshGujarat

The Supreme Court had once said Teesta Javed Setalvad in reference to her
activities that she is playing with fire. Nowadays when one and another
court slamming Mrs. Javed in Gujarat related cases has become routine, it
seems Mrs. Javed …

<http://deshgujarat.com/2010/08/19/teesta-javed-experiences-supreme-court-heat-again/>

Ishrat case: Gujarat high court action surprises Supreme Court

Daily News & Analysis

Place: New Delhi | Agency: PTI The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed
surprise over the decision of the Gujarat high court to hand over the
investigation …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_ishrat-case-gujarat-high-court-action-surprises-supreme-court_1426023>

All IPL teams violated Companies Act: Khurshid

Hindustan Times

All the eight teams of the Indian Premier League (IPL) have not complied
with certain provisions of the Companies Act and are liable for penal
action, …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/All-IPL-teams-violated-Companies-Act-Khurshid/Article1-589219.aspx>

Punjab govt suggests SC refer 18th Amend to parliament

Daily Times

“If parliament’s writ weakens, it will ultimately affect the judiciary as
well,” he added. He supported the new procedure to appoint judges, adding
that in …

<http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2010%5C08%5C20%5Cstory_20-8-2010_pg7_1>

University to seek legal advice on ragging case

Indian Express

A fortnight after a ragging case was reported, the Panjab University
authorities have decided to seek legal opinion. The authorities had also
announced …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/University-to-seek-legal-advice-on-ragging-case/662791>

Bangalore human rights activists hold a candlelight vigil to mourn the dead …

Daily News & Analysis

We might file a PIL,” said Shubha Chako. St Joseph’s School, which has
sent out a team to find facts about the disaster, is actively involved with
the …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_bangalore-human-rights-activists-hold-a-candlelight-vigil-to-mourn-the-dead-beggars_1425970>

Ambuja, ACC and Jaypee Companies to provide trucks for apple transportation

Orissadiary.com

Cuttack : The Orissa High Court completed hearing on the PIL pertaining to
controversial Oriya film Swayamsiddha on Maoists and reserved its verdict
to be …

<http://www.orissadiary.com/Shownews.asp?id=20678>

Cabinet approves bill to hike MPs’ salary

Business Standard

PTI / New Delhi August 20, 2010, 12:11 IST Salaries of MPs will be hiked by
more than three times with the Union Cabinet today approving a bill over
which …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/cabinet-approves-bill-to-hike-mps%5C-salary/105877/on>

India asks US to amend Border security bill

Oneindia

Washington, Aug 20: India asked United States to amend the the border
security bill, which was signed by US president Barack Obama on Friday, Aug
13. …

<http://news.oneindia.in/2010/08/20/india-asks-us-to-amend-border-security-bill.html>

Centre U-turn: Maya park ‘beautification’

Indian Express

… of the Enviornment Impact Assessment notification,” it said. The
affidavit is coming up for hearing tomorrow before the green bench led by
CJI SH Kapadia.

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Centre-U-turn–Maya-park–beautification-/662671>

Ex CJI A M Ahmadi resigns as chairman of BGMT

The Supreme Court today accepted the resignation of former Chief Justice of
India AM Ahmadi as the chairman of Bhopal Gas Memorial Trust, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/topic/article/054eeg03Yk97q?q=A+M+Ahmadi>

Delhi HC refuses to stay trial against Sajjan Kumar in riots case

The Hindu

PTI AP Senior Congress Leader Sajjan Kumar. File photo The Delhi High Court
today refused to stay the trial against senior Congress leader and former
MP …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article583775.ece>

HC extends deadline for Admn’s response

Indian Express

In what comes as a sigh of relief for the Chandigarh Administration, the
Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday allowed its plea seeking a
deadline …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-extends-deadline-for-Admn-s-response/662635>

HC asks medical colleges to form consortium for admission under management quota

Indian Express

In its recent order, the Gujarat High Court (HC) has directed all
professional medical colleges and institutions to constitute a ‘consortium’
for admitting …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-asks-medical-colleges-to-form-consortium-for-admission-under-management-quota/662773>

HC stays MCD order to remove Metro hoardings

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court on Thursday stayed the MCD order to remove
commercial advertisement boards put up by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
(DMRC) at …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/HC-stays-MCD-order-to-remove-Metro-hoardings/articleshow/6345799.cms>

Pay compensation to widow for domestic violence: HC to in-laws

Hindustan Times

In a landmark judgment, the Bombay High Court has directed a widow’s
in-laws to pay her compensation under the Domestic Violence Act. Justice JH
Bhatia …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Pay-compensation-to-widow-for-domestic-violence-HC-to-in-laws/Article1-589233.aspx>

HC to decide on property issue

Times of India

A full bench of the Bombay HC has been set up to resolve the controversial
issue, following two differing judgments. The issue concerns Section 102 of
the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/HC-to-decide-on-property-issue/articleshow/6347280.cms>

Despite assurance to HC, stir continues on second day at Thirukazhukundram

Times of India

The HC agreed to the demand for an inquiry but sought an assurance from the
students’ counsel that they would not “inconvenience the public” by holding
more …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Despite-assurance-to-HC-stir-continues-on-second-day-at-Thirukazhukundram/articleshow/6346884.cms>

Conduct mock e-voting exercise before actual poll: HC directs govt

Times of India

AHMEDABAD: In connection with introduction of e-voting or online voting
system during coming civic body elections, Gujarat High Court has advised
the state …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Conduct-mock-e-voting-exercise-before-actual-poll-HC-directs-govt/articleshow/6345126.cms>

Delhi HC acquits man convicted for kidnap and rape

IBNLive.com

PTI New Delhi, Aug 19 (PTI) The Delhi High Court today acquitted a man,
sentenced to seven-year rigorous imprisonment for kidnapping and raping a
minor girl …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/delhi-hc-acquits-man-convicted-for-kidnap-and-rape/244374.html>

HC quashes FIR against top IT official

Times of India

The Bombay HC recently quashed an FIR filed by the CBI against SM
Keshkamat, additional commissioner of income tax, as the central vigilance
commission …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/HC-quashes-FIR-against-top-I-T-official/articleshow/6347272.cms>

MCX-SX meets HC ruling on shareholding

Times of India

MUMBAI: Financial Technologies India (FTIL) and Multi-Commodities Exchange
(MCX), the promoters of MCX Stock Exchange (MCX-SX), have passed board …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/MCX-SX-meets-HC-ruling-on-shareholding/articleshow/6358020.cms>

Income of a man’s family can decide maintenance, says HC

Times of India

MUMBAI: The joint family finances of a man can be considered while
determining the quantum of maintenance to be paid to his estranged wife,
the Bombay high …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Income-of-a-mans-family-can-decide-maintenance-says-HC/articleshow/6353105.cms>

HC quashes FIR, orders man to work in children’s home

Times of India

New Delhi: The Delhi high court has quashed an FIR against a youth, accused
of attempting to mow down policemen, on the condition that he engages in
social …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/HC-quashes-FIR-orders-man-to-work-in-childrens-home/articleshow/6345854.cms>

DRDA staff not govt servants, to retire after 58 years: HC

Times of India

ALLAHABAD: The Allahabad High Court, in an important judicial pronouncement
on Thursday ruled that the employees of district rural development agency
(DRDA) …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/allahabad/DRDA-staff-not-govt-servants-to-retire-after-58-years-HC/articleshow/6340485.cms>

SC sets aside Rajasthan HC’s order on BAI

Times of India

NEW DELHI: In a reprieve to the Badminton Association of India, the Supreme
Court on Thursday set aside the Rajasthan High Court order which had put

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/badminton/SC-sets-aside-Rajasthan-HCs-order-on-BAI/articleshow/6343551.cms>

HC stays directive to close down Mangrove Park

Express Buzz

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Thursday granted permission to open the
Mangrove Theme Park at Pappinissery under certain conditions. …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/kochi/hc-stays-directive-to-close-down-mangrove-park/199580.html>

DTC buses for games not roadworthy? HC to probe

Hindustan Times

Amidst allegations of scams in the Commonwealth Games projects, the Delhi
High Court has decided to hear corruption complaints against DTC in speedy

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/DTC-buses-for-games-not-roadworthy-HC-to-probe/Article1-589159.aspx>

Orissa HC reserves verdict on film on Red

IBNLive.com
Alleging that the BJD MP Siddhanta Mohapatra starrer movie was propagating
the outlawed Maoist ideology, BJP youth leader Bibhuti Jena had prayed to
the HC …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/orissa-hc-reserves-verdict-on-film-on-red/243156.html>

Revaluate all BRTE exam papers: HC

Express Buzz

CHENNAI: Madras High Court has directed the Teachers Recruitment Board to
re-evaluate all the answer sheets of candidates who appeared for the post
of Block …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/revaluate-all-brte-exam-papers-hc/199571.html>

HC grants interim bail to Ashim Roy

Assam Tribune

GUWAHATI, Aug 19 – The Gauhati High Court today granted interim bail to
former Inspector General of Police Ashim Kumar Roy in connection with
Chandmari …

<http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=aug2010/at06>

HC tells CS to intervene and solve water woes of citizens

Expressing concern over inadequate supply of water in various places of the
city , the Delhi High Court today directed the Chief Secretary to convene a

<http://www.zeenews.com/news647652.html>

One HC hawker messes with cop, all evicted,

News – City …

The hawker’s altercation with a plainclothes cop proves costly for the
dozen or so hawkers operating within the High Court premises for
years,Bangalore News …

<http://www.bangaloremirror.com/index.aspx?page=article&sectid=10&contentid=20100812201008120520157991063bc42>

NLC chief’s wife charged with harassment of Dalit

Deccan Chronicle

Senthil Kumar, a Dalit from Panrutti who worked as cook at the Ansaris’ residence in Neyveli for nearly three years from June 2006, has moved the NHRC,

Cloud over IPS promotions

Times of India

KOLKATA: The Central Administrative Tribunal’s (CAT) decision to strike down the promotion of four IPS officers as “out of turn” has pushed the state

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