LEGAL NEWS 27.08.2010

Adani gets PIL relief from arrest

Indian Express

A public interest litigation (PIL) filed in the Gujarat High Court
challenging the High Court decision granting bail to Adani Enterprise Ltd
(AEL) MD Rajesh …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Adani-gets-PIL-relief-from-arrest/673195>

PIL against V-C selection

Hindustan Times

A public interest litigation (PIL) has now been filed in the Bombay High
Court which has challenged the selection process adopted by the search
committee …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/PIL-against-V-C-selection/Article1-592398.aspx>

ASI asked to file report

Times of India

Hotti Chandrashekar and others have filed PIL claiming that the ancient
temple has been virtually rebuilt under the guise of renovation affecting
the …

< http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/ASI-asked-to-file-report/articleshow/6442215.cms>
Amitabh Bachchan a ‘police informer’ in Jharkhand

Sify

During the hearing on a public interest litigation (PIL), the state
government in an affidavit Aug 22 told the Jharkhand High Court that it was
not averse …

<http://sify.com/news/amitabh-bachchan-a-police-informer-in-jharkhand-news-national-ki0uktefghb.html>

2 Army officers want ban on Rahul Dholakia’s film “Lamhaa”

Zee News
Colonel Rajiv Mehrotra and Captain Rahul Soni filed a PIL before a Division
Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Manmohan also seeking an
order …

<http://www.zeenews.com/news650977.html>

…The ultimate mumbai story

Mumbai Mirror

The battle is being helmed by Dr Monica Matani, a resident of Gautam Niwas
building in the society, who filed a PIL in the matter in July last year.

<http://www.mumbaimirror.com/article/15/201008272010082704483075831240eeb/The-ultimate-mumbai-story.html>

Dubey alleged that the traders start polishing fru « THE GOD IS A GIRL

By 5e2l0k14

Lawyer Sugriva Dubey who filed the PIL submitted that though the #x rules
Artificial pumpkinunder the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act were
notified in the year 2000, the adulteration was going on unabated. …

<http://conservationtoday.org/5e2l0k14/2010/08/27/dubey-alleged-that-the-traders-start-polishing-fru/>

The defining moment to PDS in state

By arunachalnews

Why does a PIL filed in 2004 regarding the PDS in the state of Arunachal
raise its head only in fits and starts and that too in well timed moments?
That needs explanation. But the timing of the arrest could not have been
more perfect …

<http://arunachalnews.com/the-defining-moment-to-pds-in-state.html>

Aamir fined Rs 500 for not attending the court session

Oneindia

The order was passed by the civil judge of the junior division, Azad Singh,
while hearing a writ petition charging them for wrong portrayal of the
freedom …

<http://entertainment.oneindia.in/bollywood/news/2010/aamir-fine-missing-court-270810.html>

Notification for appointing judges upheld

Express Buzz

The writ petitions were misconceived and devoid of any substance, the First
Bench comprising Chief Justice MY Eqbal and Justice TS Sivagnanam, which
upheld …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/notification-for-appointing-judges-upheld/201543.html>

‘Land acquisition award only can be challenged’

Express Buzz

Else, no writ petition is maintainable, the Madras High Court has ruled.
Justice N Paul Vasanthakumar gave the ruling on Wednesday while dismissing
two writ …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/award-on-land-acquisition-alone-can-be-challenge/201545.html>

Supreme Court relief to Arun Gawli in extortion case

Daily News & Analysis

The Supreme Court has quashed the case against gangster-turned-politician
Arun Gawli in an extortion case filed fir against him by a Mumbai builder.

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_supreme-court-relief-to-arun-gawli-in-extortion-case_1429362>

Supreme Court slams Haryana over Mirchpur

The Hindu

… Mirchpur village, the Supreme Court on Thursday directed the State to
arrest by this coming Monday all those who are wanted in the case by the
police. …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/08/27/stories/2010082759960100.htm>

Supreme Court, Lyngdoh panel guidelines violated, say cops

Indian Express

“PU student bodies are blatantly violating the guidelines issued by
Lyngdoh Committee and Supreme Court. Owing to irresponsible, lackadaisical
behaviour and …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Supreme-Court–Lyngdoh-panel-guidelines-violated–say-cops/673184>

DMRC draws Supreme Court ire over compensation

Hindustan Times

The Supreme Court came down heavily on the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
(DMRC) for refusing to compensate a person whose car got crushed in an
accident on …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/DMRC-draws-Supreme-Court-ire-over-compensation/Article1-592367.aspx>

CBI now tells SC it’ll charge Mayawati for illegal wealth

Times of India

In April this year, attorney-general GE Vahanvati had told SC that CBI
would consider her April 20 representation protesting CBI’s stubbornness in

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/CBI-now-tells-SC-itll-charge-Mayawati-for-illegal-wealth/articleshow/6442462.cms>

Johri’s plea to SC to clear her name

Times of India

AHMEDABAD: Additional DGP Geetha Johri has filed a petition before Supreme
Court (SC) seeking to expunge the remarks made by the apex court on her in
the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Johris-plea-to-SC-to-clear-her-name/articleshow/6442176.cms>

‘Delhi govt diverted Rs 670 cr of SC funds for CWG projects’

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Thursday admitted that over Rs 670 crore meant for
Scheduled Caste welfare projects were diverted by Delhi government for …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Delhi-govt-diverted-Rs-670-cr-of-SC-funds-for-CWG-projects/articleshow/6441819.cms>

SC pulls up DMRC for passing buck on Metro mishap

Times of India

When SC wanted to know whether Shashidharan’s car had been replaced, SOMA
JV said it was the crane owner who must be held liable. More than a year
since the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/SC-pulls-up-DMRC-for-passing-buck-on-Metro-mishap/articleshow/6442480.cms>

Arrest Hisar accused by Sept 10: SC to Haryana

Indian Express

NEW DELHI: The UP government on Thursday moved the SC challenging the
decision of Allahabad HC staying restoration of a district named after
Dalit icon …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Arrest-Hisar-accused-by-Sept-10–SC-to-Haryana/672993>

SC commences hearing on Mutthiah’s plea

Hindustan Times

PTI The Supreme Court on Thursday commenced the hearing to examine the
validity of the amendment by the Board of Control for Cricket in India
(BCCI) in its …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/SC-commences-hearing-on-Mutthiah-s-plea/Article1-592245.aspx>

Khap panchayat can’t grant divorce: SC

Hindustan Times

A divorce approved by a khap panchayat does not have any legal sanctity and
cannot be a ground for any family court to grant legal separation to an …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Khap-panchayat-can-t-grant-divorce-SC/Article1-592294.aspx>

SC quashes its own judgement in dowry death case

IBNLive.com

A Bench of Justices RV Raveendran and DK Jain set aside the November 11,
2008, judgement of a Bench headed by Justice CK Thakker (since retired) in
the …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/sc-quashes-its-own-judgement-in-dowry-death-case/265362.html>

Fake encounters sully polices image: NHRC chief

Expressindia.com

The former CJI added that while the expectations from the police were
enormous, the delivery of service by the police left much to be desired.

<http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/Fake-encounters-sully-polices-image-NHRC-chief/672982/>

Five Andhra judges suspended for cheating in LLM exam

Times of India

HYDERABAD: In a major embarrassment for the Andhra Pradesh judiciary, five
judges were caught cheating while writing the LLM ( Master of Law)
examination …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Five-Andhra-judges-suspended-for-cheating-in-LLM-exam/articleshow/6439979.cms>

Moily U-turn on judges selection

Hindustan Times

This system came into existence in 1993, before which the government had
the power to appoint judges of the higher judiciary. Moily, however,
conceded on …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Moily-U-turn-on-judges-selection/Article1-592310.aspx>

Marriage dissolved by panchayats not legal divorce

Indian Express

Divorce between estranged couple approved by khap panchayats will have no
legal sanctity, the SC has ruled. Even as the role of khap panchayats in
honour …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/marriage-dissolved-by-panchayats-not-legal-divorce/672618/>

High Court rejects Jirawala’s bail plea

Indian Express

The Gujarat High Court, on Wednesday, rejected the bail application of
Rajendra Jirawala in connection with the fake encounter of Sohrabuddin
Sheikh and the …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/High-Court-rejects-Jirawala-s-bail-plea/673143/>

Amin plea referred to High Court

The Hindu

The next proceedings in the case would be taken up on September 6 after
hearing the opinion of the High Court on the matter. Mr Vakil quoted from
Supreme …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article596514.ece>

Raju appears second time before court

Economic Times

According to him, a decision on filing a petition before the high court
seeking exemption from appearing before the trial court would be taken
after …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/infotech/software/Raju-appears-second-time-before-court/articleshow/6442581.cms>

Setback for Yusuf, Irfan Pathan’s family in Gujarat high court

Daily News & Analysis

By DNA Correspondent | Place: Ahmedabad | Agency: DNA Family of Indian
cricketers Irfan and Yusuf Pathan faced a setback in the Gujarat high court
over a …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_setback-for-yusuf-irfan-pathan-s-family-in-gujarat-high-court_1429346>

Hearing on BCCI amendment begins in Supreme Court

The Hindu

A Bench of Justices JM Panchal and Gyan Sudha Misra is hearing the SLP
against an interim order of the Madras High Court on suits filed by Mr.
Muthiah. …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article596527.ece>

HC denies relief to Amod Kanth

Times of India

HC also asked Kanth to move appropriate court if he wanted to seek
exemption from personal appearance in the lower court, even as it issued
notice to the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/HC-denies-relief-to-Amod-Kanth/articleshow/6442344.cms>

Approach DGCA for working hours dispute: HC to pilots

Indian Express

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked the flight crew and pilots of Air
India and Jet Airways to make a representation before Director General of
Civil …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Approach-DGCA-for-working-hours-dispute–HC-to-pilots/672864/>

Girlfriend can’t be called kin, says HC

Times of India

MUMBAI: With live-in relations being accorded sanctity by law, can a
girlfriend be a relative, the Bombay high court wondered on Thursday. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Girlfriend-cant-be-called-kin-says-HC/articleshow/6442289.cms>

HC directs liquidator to send proposal to Centre

IBNLive.com

PTI | 11:08 AM,Aug 27,2010 Madurai, Aug 27 (PTI) The Madras High Court
bench here has directed liquidator of the defunct Madurai Urban Cooperative
Bank to …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-directs-liquidator-to-send-proposal-to-centre/267519.html>

HC transfers probe to crime branch

Hindustan Times

After the police confessed to having reached a dead end in the case where
skeletal remains of a three-year-old girl were found at a construction site
in …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-transfers-probe-to-crime-branch/Article1-592399.aspx>

UP goes to SC over HC stay on new district

Asian Age

It questioned the intervention of the HC in the matter despite the fact
that a three-judge bench of the HC in its 1999 judgement had approved the

<http://www.asianage.com/india/goes-sc-over-hc-stay-new-district-006>

HC asks Calcutta Univ to review result again

Indian Express

The Calcutta High Court today directed the Calcutta University to conduct a
fresh review of the result of a student, saying earlier it was not done
properly …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-asks-Calcutta-Univ-to-review-result-again/672964/>

HC reserves order on Sharma’s plea in ’84 encounter case

Indian Express

The Gujarat High Court has reserved its order till Friday on a petition
moved by IPS officer Kuldeep Sharma in connection with an FIR registered
against him …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-reserves-order-on-Sharma-s-plea-in–84-encounter-case/673144/>

HC seeks waste to energy project report

Times of India

KOLKATA: The Calcutta high court has asked Howrah Municipal Corporation to
implement the long-awaited waste to energy project on a war footing and has

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata-/HC-seeks-waste-to-energy-project-report/articleshow/6442516.cms>

HC clears way for recruitment of dist judges

Times of India

CHENNAI: Noting that there was an urgent need to fill up district judge
posts lying vacant in several places in the state, the Madras high court
has …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-clears-way-for-recruitment-of-dist-judges/articleshow/6442395.cms>

Ghost workers: HC asks MCD to cooperate in police probe

Indian Express

The functioning of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) was a cause of
bewilderment at the Delhi High Court on Wednesday, as Chief Justice Dipak
Misra …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Ghost-workers–HC-asks-MCD-to-cooperate-in-police-probe/673062/>

Financial state not a factor while granting custody to mother: HC

Indian Express

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday remarked that the financial status of
the mother should not be taken into account while deciding whether to grant
a …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Financial-state-not-a-factor-while-granting-custody-to-mother–HC/672850/>

HC admits appeal against acquittal of 5 men in defamation case

IBNLive.com

PTI | 09:08 PM,Aug 26,2010 Allahabad, Aug 26 (PTI) The Allahabad High Court
today admitted a criminal appeal filed by Uttar Pradesh government against
a …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-admits-appeal-against-acquittal-of-5-men-in-defamation-case/265117.html>

HC to babu: Law will be after you if…

Times of India

… salary payment to a set of university teachers even as another bench of
the HC had ordered the government not to take any coercive action against
them. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-to-babu-Law-will-be-after-you-if-/articleshow/6442125.cms>

HC orders speedy trail of bank fund fraud case

Times of India

PATNA: The Patna high court on Thursday directed the court of additional
sessions judge, Patna, to do expeditious trial of the case relating to
alleged …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-orders-speedy-trail-of-bank-fund-fraud-case-/articleshow/6442127.cms>

End probe in four months: HC to Haryana

Times of India

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana High Court directed the Haryana
government to complete the vigilance inquiry in to the alleged illegal sale
of gold coins …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/End-probe-in-four-months-HC-to-Haryana/articleshow/6442315.cms>

Policemen suspended for ill-treating HC judge

IBNLive.com

PTI | 11:08 PM,Aug 26,2010 Cuttack, Aug 26 (PTI) Two police officers here
were placed under suspension today for their alleged misbehaviour to a High
Court …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/policemen-suspended-for-illtreating-hc-judge/265503.html>

HC upholds TN notification

IBNLive.com

PTI | 08:08 PM,Aug 26,2010 Chennai, Aug 26 (PTI) The Madras High Court
today upheld a Tamil Nadu notification of July one inviting applications
for direct …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-upholds-tn-notification/264944.html>

HC slams Maha over SC, ST Atrocities Act

Financial Express
Mumbai: Taking strong exception to the Maharashtra government’s failure in
filing an affidavit in connection with the implementation of SC and ST …

<http://www.financialexpress.com/news/HC-slams-Maha-over-SC–ST-Atrocities-Act/673213/>

HC bans cutting of trees for Tivim cricket stadium

digITal Goa

Panaji, August 27- (Courtesy Herald) The Bombay High Court at Goa has
disposed off a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition filed challenging
the …

<http://www.digitalgoa.com/tag_article.php?id=288>

Majage appointment: HC seeks information

Express Buzz

BANGALORE: The Karnataka High Court on Thursday directed the person who,
has challenged the appointment of Upa Lokayukta SB Majage, to show the
exact …

<http://expressbuzz.com/states/karnataka/majage-appointment-hc-seeks-information/201459.html>

HC orders issue of notice to Superintending Archaeologist

IBNLive.com

PTI | 07:08 PM,Aug 26,2010 Madurai,Aug26(PTI) The Madras High Court bench
here today ordered issue of notice to Superintending Archaeologist, …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-orders-issue-of-notice-to-superintending-archaeologist/264758.html>

Ruchi Kheshtri files fresh petition in HC

By admin

Ruchi Kheshtri files fresh petition in HC. Posted by admin. August 26,
2010. Nainital, Aug 26 A woman who had alleged she had lost her government
job after she refused to be dictated by Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal
Nishank today …

<http://nyuzvyuz.com/2010/08/26/ruchi-kheshtri-files-fresh-petition-in-hc/>

Bombay HC concludes hearing in Vodafone tax case – Economy and …

Bombay HC concludes hearing in Vodafone tax case, The Bombay high court
concluded its hearing in Vodafone?s appeal against the tax department CBDT,

<http://www.livemint.com/2010/08/18192216/Bombay-HC-concludes-hearing-in.html>

A K Bhattacharya: Still no clarity on regulators

… the powers and jurisdiction of the Competition Commission of India
(CCI) will … and the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices (MRTP)
Commission, …

<http://bsl.co.in/india/news/a-k-bhattacharya-still-no-clarityregulators/213656/>

Satyam founder Raju appears in court – India News – IBNLive

Satyam scam accused Ramalinga Raju speaks for the first time after being
out on bail.

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/satyam-founder-raju-appears-in-court/129614-3.html?from=tn>

PM concerned over situation in north east

Deccan Herald

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the situation in certain
parts of north east remains a matter of concern and that the writ of the
state …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/91551/pm-concerned-over-situation-north.html>

Traders win market scheme fight with the MMRDA

Times of India

The association filed a writ petition in the high court challenging this
decision and got a favourable ruling. Yet MMRDA did not take any steps for

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Traders-win-market-scheme-fight-with-the-MMRDA/articleshow/6435420.cms>

Notice issued to makers of ”Once upon a time in Mumbai”

IBNLive.com

A division bench comprising Justice Umanath Singh and Justice SNH Zaidi
passed the order on a writ petition filed by one Munna Khan and two others.

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/notice-issued-to-makers-of-once-upon-a-time-in-mumbai/261342.html>

SC irked by Hockey mess

Hindustan Times

The Supreme Court expressed concern over the delay in selecting the hockey
team for the Commonwealth Games and said the country might lose a chance to

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/SC-irked-by-Hockey-mess/Article1-591805.aspx>

SC quashes contempt proceedings against Biman Basu

IBNLive.com

PTI New Delhi, Aug 25 (PTI) In a relief to senior CPI(M) leader Biman Basu,
the Supreme Court today set aside the three-day sentence imposed on him by
the …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/sc-quashes-contempt-proceedings-against-biman-basu/261178.html>

Hooda against separate law on honour killings

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The government’s plan to come out with a separate law on honour
killings including those carried out at the behest of khap panchayats seems
to be …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Hooda-against-separate-law-on-honour-killings-/articleshow/6435081.cms>

Rajya Sabha urged to reject Prevention of Torture Bill, 2010

Asian Centre for Human Rights

The NHRC alone recorded 16836 custodial deaths, or an average of 1203 custodial deaths per year during the period 1994 to 2008. Torture that does not result

Lok Sabha passes education tribunal bill

Times of India

NEW DELHI: Lok Sabha on Friday passed the education tribunal bill after HRD minister Kapil Sibal lobbied his case strenuously with BJP leaders to explain

Lok Adalat takes up 347cases, settles 250 | State Times

By Administrator

Bench No 1 comprising A.K Shan, Principal District and Sessions Judge and also Chairman District Legal Services and Sanjay Parihar Presiding Officer MACT Jammu, took up 27 cases of MACT and settled eight cases and awarded compensation

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