BCI’s marathon meeting: Ethics rules, oath by this year; Foreign law firms …

Legally India

But due to time constraints the body had to postpone its decision on the
entry of foreign law firms in respect of the Chennai writ petition, …


On SC orders, govt schools to collect data on pvt counterparts


About this Vachittar Singh, District Education Officer, Ludhiana said,
“Actually the state government is to file reply of a writ petition in
Supreme Court …


A writ petition is not ordinarily maintainable to challenge order …

By administrator

Even if High Court has territorial jurisdiction it should not entertain a
writ petition which impugns an order of Tribunal when such an order on a
question of law, is appealable before the High Court under section 35 of


CBI worried about Amin’s security, may move SC

Times of India

AHMEDABAD: Security of accused cop deputy superintendent of police NK Amin
has become a major area of concern for the CBI. The probe agency, which is


SC directs CDMA operators to submit revenue details to CAG

Telecom Yatra

The Supreme Court today directed CDMA players to give their financial
details to CAG to ascertain whether the government was getting its due by
way of …


Lalu, Mulayam, Mamata: stoking the religious politics fire

Hindustan Times (blog)

The judgement, arrived at after taking the views of the government and the
Wakf Board and with citations from encyclopaedias, said that the Wakf Board
(not …


Tribals Plea Against Vedanta: ‘Green’ Court to Give Verdict


Even as the government is yet to decide the fate of Vedanta’s controversial
mining project in Orissa, a ‘green’ court is likely to deliver its
judgement …


Rahul Gandhi should focus on land Act amendment: Shahi

Indian Express

“The Congress General Secretary should rather pursue the case with his
own government at the Centre and ensure that the Land acquisition Act of
1894 is …


Sansar Chand guilty of violating Wildlife Act: Court

Times of India
… with a Delhi court holding him guilty of violation of the Wildlife Act.
The poacher had been caught red-handed with a leopard skin about 15 years
ago. …


Mayawati backs demand for amendment of Land Acquisition Act

Indian Express

“Mayawati has said her government and party supported the demand of farmers
regarding amendment in the Land Acquisition Act 1894,” Cabinet Secretary


Workshop on RTI Act from today

Times of India

Rajbhasha Vikas Parishad (RVP), an NGO engaged in propagating Hindi, is
organising a two-day workshop on Right to Information Act for the
government and …


State questions probe officer’s authority to file affidavits in case

Hindustan Times

The state’s Law and Judiciary department has questioned the authority of
investigating officer, Sanjay Parande, to file affidavits in reply in the


Stop plagiarism, demands Ritu Kumar

Daily News & Analysis

The time factor taken by the judiciary to punish offenders is
demoralising.” She further adds, “It is a virus that has penetrated in
all the sectors, …


Making a case for restraint

Hindustan Times

There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that the judiciary in India, with all
its flaws, is still seen as effective in delivering justice, howsoever
slow. …


Forum to file PIL against dispute

Daily News & Analysis

However, if that does not happen in a week, we will be forced to file a PIL
against them,” said Shirish Deshpande, chairman, Mumbai Grahak Panchayat.


Apang summoned


The development followed the filing of a public interest litigation (PIL)
by chairperson of Arunachal Citizens’ Rights (ACR) Bamang Anthony and
public …


CJI leads by example: No trips abroad on court days

Daily Pioneer
Being the president of ILA’s Indian Chapter, the CJI is an official invitee
at the biennial event and CJIs in the past have never missed attending the


Govt U-turn on Ahmadi position

Hindustan Times

The former CJI has been in the line of fire for his 1996 Supreme Court
judgment which diluted the charges against the accused in the Bhopal gas
tragedy case …


CJI makes a point

It is learnt that the CJI immediately issued an order to bring them all
back to their desks and`trolleys’atBhagwanDassRoad. …


Justice Prasad sworn in as new CJ

Times of India

RANCHI: Justice Bhagwati Prasad was on Sunday sworn in as the new chief
justice (CJ) of the Jharkhand high court. Governor MOH Farook administered
the oath …


82-yr-old tells court son threw her out

Hindustan Times

An 82-year-old widow has moved the Bombay High Court alleging her son and
daughter-in-law, both police constables, have thrown her out of the room
her …


FDA combating consumption of tobacco-related products

Times of India

Two writ petitions were filed in the high court of Bombay in Goa
challenging the legislation, but the court upheld the state’s law. …


CBI game: Yadavs have been on both sides

Times of India

The CBI refused to file an appeal against the Patna high court order.
Worse, the CBI opposed an appeal by the Bihar government and surprisingly,


Supreme Court upholds acquisition of land by the Delhi government in Mehrauli …


A bench comprising Justices P Sathasivam and BS Chauhan while upholding the
order of the Delhi High Court noted,’ we are satisfied with the existence
of …


The Hindu : Front Page : High Court refers disputes to tribunal

Kochi: A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court on Friday referred to the
Munnar Special Tribunal matters relating to the disputes over two
check-dams …


Sack Veerappa Moily as law minister, demands Thackeray

Hindustan Times

PTI Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray on Sunday demanded removal of Union
Law Minister Veerappa Moily to ensure impartial handling of the …


How HC FIRed away at courts, erring police officers

Indian Express

Now that the Delhi High Court has entered the scene, lodging an FIR may
become much easier for the common man. No longer will he have to run
helter-skelter …


Arguments must be heard anew if judge is transferred midway: HC

Hindustan Times

The plaintiffs then moved the HC, saying the judge should have heard
arguments anew. The division bench agreed, holding that “the judgement can
be …


Delhi HC’s new-age lakshman rekha

Business Standard

The Delhi HC judgment in the case of Maruti- Suzuki (MS) has examined the
concept of marketing intangibles. MS entered into a foreign collaboration
and …


Copyright to attract service tax: Govt tells HC

Business Standard

The revenue department has contested the petition filed by PVR Pictures in
the Delhi High Court against the government’s decision to levy service tax
on …


Gujarat journalists booked for abetting suicide move HC

Indian Express

Two reporters-cum-cameramen working with local channels, who have been
booked for abetting suicide, have moved the Gujarat High Court to quash the


Cop stabbed: HC dismisses attempt to murder charge

Indian Express

The Gujarat High Court has dismissed a case of attempt to murder against a
local miscreant who allegedly stabbed an on-duty Border Wing police
personnel …


Girl’s persistence exposes shoddy police probe in father’s murder

Times of India

The division bench of the HC said though the deceased was alive for five
days, his dying declaration wasn’t recorded. The court said, “The
contention raised …


Latest & Important Judgements: Indra Devi & Ors.Versus Bagada Ram …

By Rakesh Shekhawat

His heirs and legal representatives, the appellants before this Court, moved the MACT, Sojat, Branch Jaitaran, District Pali in MACT Case No.59 of 1999 against the owner of the truck and its insurer, the New India Assurance Company Ltd.

ACHR seeks more compensation from NHRC for Mizo juvenile detainee’s death


The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) has described the compensation amount of Rs.300000 awarded by the National Human Rights Commission to the next of .

MAT sets aside senior agri officer’s transfer

Times of India

MUMBAI: The Maharashtra Administrative Tribunal (MAT) recently set aside the transfer of senior agriculture officer Natha Dadasaheb Rane on the grounds that

Damages for road deaths without deciding on guilty

Business Standard

The accidents tribunal denied any compensation. However, the SC ruled even in such cases, ‘no-fault liability’ cannot be avoided.


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