LEGAL NEWS 02/09/2010

Cash-at-door: CBI gets CJI nod to move against judge

Indian Express

Sources in the Justice Ministry told The Indian Express that following a
request by the CBI, CJI SH Kapadia gave the agency the go-ahead. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Cash-at-door–CBI-gets-CJI-nod-to-move-against-judge/676184>

DTC Bill promises to cheer up salaried class

Deccan Herald

The much-talked about Direct Tax Code (DTC)Bill promises to cheer up
salaried class. It proposes to further enhance the scope for income tax
exemption …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/93275/dtc-bill-promises-cheer-up.html>

Rathore to undergo sentence, HC turns down his appeal

Hindustan Times

“I really appreciate the judiciary for taking such a stand…. It has
really strengthened the people’s confidence in the judiciary once again,”
said Ardhana …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Rathore-to-undergo-sentence-HC-turns-down-his-appeal/Article1-594791.aspx>

Sweet PIL for a Kargil hero waiting for water

Daily News & Analysis

The high court on Wednesday registered a suo motu public interest
litigation (PIL) to provide justice to Subedar Balakrishna, a resident of
Horamavu. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_sweet-pil-for-a-kargil-hero-waiting-for-water_1432402>

Court asks IIPM, UGC to clarify on affiliation

Indian Express

The Division Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Manmohan
treated the PIL as a “serious” matter and said illusions of any kind
with respect to …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Court-asks-IIPM–UGC-to-clarify-on-affiliation/676123/>

Preference to Salgaocar, AG tells court

Times of India

The division bench comprising justices DG Karnik and FM Reis was hearing a
PIL filed by the River Princess Hatao Manch. The River Princess Hatao Manch
had …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/Preference-to-Salgaocar-AG-tells-court/articleshow/6478117.cms>

Database for home loans to check cheats

Daily News & Analysis

Earlier this month, DNA had reported about a PIL filed by advocates who
raised the issue of flats being sold to multiple buyers as the registration

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_database-for-home-loans-to-check-cheats_1432342>

HC refuses to pass order on plea on regulation of Dahi Handi

IBNLive.com

Dr Mahesh Bedekar, the Thane-based petitioner, has filed the PIL stating
that organisers took over public roads during Dahi Handi and Ganesh
Festival …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-refuses-to-pass-order-on-plea-on-regulation-of-dahi-handi/282637.html>

Retreat order from schools

Calcutta Telegraph

A two-judge bench issued the order on a PIL alleging that children below 16
years were being lured by promises of a better life and illegally taken
from …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1100902/jsp/nation/story_12886574.jsp>

Apang’s family seeks CBI probe

Assam Tribune

The High Court had constituted the Special Investigation Cell (SIC) to
probe the scam in response to a PIL filed by Bamang Anthony and Domin Loya.

<http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=sep0210/oth07>

Court asks CBI to trace PIL mover in Koda scam

Ranchi: The Jharkhand High Court on Tuesday directed the Central Bureau of
Investigation (CBI) to trace and bring before it Durga Oraon on whose
public …

<http://sify.com/news/Court-asks-CBI-to-trace-PIL-mover-in-Koda-scam-news-ki5sabfbeij.html?ref=content_widget_news>

Adani gets PIL relief from arrest

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://in.biz.yahoo.com/100827/50/baw60m.html>

SC asks MHA to ensure paramilitary forces vacate schools in NE

Times of India

NEW DELHI: Taking serious view of education in the under-developed
northeastern states being affected due to occupation of schools and hostel
buildings by …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SC-asks-MHA-to-ensure-paramilitary-forces-vacate-schools-in-NE/articleshow/6475581.cms>

Parking areas cannot be sold as flats or garages: SC

Hindustan Times

PTI The Supreme Court has ruled that builders or promoters cannot sell
parking areas as independent units or flats because they are to be extended
as …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Parking-areas-cannot-be-sold-as-flats-or-garages-SC/Article1-594949.aspx>

SC allows Gridco to charge more from some users

Economic Times

… so long as its total revenue does not exceed 17% over the corresponding
revenue with reference to the old interim tariff rates,” said an SC
bench, …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/energy/power/SC-allows-Gridco-to-charge-more-from-some-users/articleshow/6477642.cms>

SC to hear CBI appeal against fresh probe into Rizwanur death

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The CBI does not want to conduct a fresh probe into the
mysterious death of Rizwanur Rehman, who had married industrialist Ashok
Todi’s daughter …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SC-to-hear-CBI-appeal-against-fresh-probe-into-Rizwanur-death/articleshow/6475693.cms>

SC to EC: Ensure candidates give all info

Times of India

… in which the direction for giving detailed information by candidates
was passed by SC, had been referred to a larger Bench for reconsideration.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SC-to-EC-Ensure-candidates-give-all-info/articleshow/6475786.cms>

India‘s empty underbelly

Hindustan Times

Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar is clearly made of sterner stuff for this
is exactly what he heard from the Supreme Court in its order that he make
the …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/India-s-empty-underbelly/Article1-594894.aspx>

CBI seeks to quash lower court reference on Amin plea

Times of India

The CBI contended in the petition that Supreme Court had approved the
validity of CrPC section 306, hence the reference to high court by the
magistrate was …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/CBI-seeks-to-quash-lower-court-reference-on-Amin-plea/articleshow/6477012.cms>

Rubabuddin charges Modi with contempt of apex court

Sify

The notice said Modi made the allegations against the CBI even though he
was fully aware that the central agency was directed by the Supreme Court
to …

<http://sify.com/news/rubabuddin-charges-modi-with-contempt-of-apex-court-news-national-kjbx4cgcfei.html>

Dengue risk at Games venues angers HC

Times of India

The directive by a division bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and
Justice Manmohan came after they were informed by an HC appointed commitee
that …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Dengue-risk-at-Games-venues-angers-HC/articleshow/6477028.cms>

Despite HC stay, work on pumping station at a park in West Tambaram continues

Times of India

CHENNAI: While Chennai Corporation is opening parks by the dozen in the
city, residents of Amal Nagar in West Tambaram are being robbed of their
only …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Despite-HC-stay-work-on-pumping-station-at-a-park-in-West-Tambaram-continues/articleshow/6477182.cms>

HC stays construction on 1000 ha in MPSEZ

Times of India

AHMEDABAD: The Adani group-owned Mundra Port & Special Economic Zone
(MPSEZ) received a setback on Wednesday after the Gujarat High Court stayed
all …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/HC-stays-construction-on-1000-ha-in-MPSEZ/articleshow/6476897.cms>

Pvt schools free to hike fees: HC

Hindustan Times

Don’t be surprised if your child’s school fees go up soon. Private, unaided
schools across Maharashtra are now free to determine the fees they want to

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Pvt-schools-free-to-hike-fees-HC/Article1-595002.aspx>

Plant trees in mining areas, directs HC

Times of India

NAGPUR: Maintaining its stern stand against illegal mining, the Nagpur
bench of Bombay High Court has directed the state government to consider
putting a …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Plant-trees-in-mining-areas-directs-HC/articleshow/6478115.cms>

HC raps 2 rail board members for ‘sabotaging’ train project in Valley

Times of India

NEW DELHI: Setting a new benchmark for participatory governance, the Delhi
high court on Wednesday rapped two railway board members for “preventing”
their …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/HC-raps-2-rail-board-members-for-sabotaging-train-project-in-Valley/articleshow/6477959.cms>

HC asks state to give workers 6th pay panel wages

Indian Express

In a significant order, the Gujarat High Court (HC) has asked the state
government to give wages to all government employees on the lines of the
Sixth Pay …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/hc-asks-state-to-give-workers-6th-pay-panel-wages/676238/>

HRD secy ignores HC summons, again

Times of India

Justice Singh had issued a show-cause notice to Pathak, directing him to
appear before the court and explain why did he violate the order of another
HC …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HRD-secy-ignores-HC-summons-again/articleshow/6477114.cms>

State to overrule HC on extra FSI

Times of India

MUMBAI: In a major relief for builders, the state government will come out
with an ordinance next week, empowering the BMC to grant a builder 33%
extra …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/State-to-overrule-HC-on-extra-FSI/articleshow/6477466.cms>

HC lawyers begin sit-in, demand cancellation of exams for ADJ

IBNLive.com

PTI | 10:09 PM,Sep 01,2010 Jodhpur, Sept 1 (PTI) Rajasthan High Court
advocates began an indefinite sit-in here today demanding cancellation of
the …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-lawyers-begin-sitin-demand-c

Amethi name game: Victory for Maya as SC OKs new district

Times of India

For, the SC set aside the HC’s interim order of August 18 staying the July
1 notification of the UP government obliterating the identity of Amethi as
an …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Amethi-name-game-Victory-for-Maya-as-SC-OKs-new-district/articleshow/6475582.cms>

No illegal hawkers during Bandra fair: HC

Hindustan Times

This year, there will be no unauthorised hawkers around Mount Mary during
the Bandra fair. The Bombay High Court directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/No-illegal-hawkers-during-Bandra-fair-HC/Article1-595017.aspx>

HC asks DGP, Sheikhpura SP to file affidavit

Times of India

PATNA: The Patna high court on Wednesday directed the DGP and the SP,
Sheikhpura, to file a counter-affidavit to a criminal writ petition of
former jail …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-asks-DGP-Sheikhpura-SP-to-file-affidavit/articleshow/6476964.cms>

HC directs Himachal govt to furnish list of tainted officers

IBNLive.com

The HC also directed the Chief Secretary to inform whether any of these
officers had been given key postings and said that apart from factor like

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-directs-himachal-govt-to-furnish-list-of-tainted-officers/282975.html>

Afforestation on BSF land near border: HC issues notices

Times of India

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat High Court has sought explanation from the Adani-owned
Mundra Port & Special Economic Zone (MPSEZ), the state forests department,

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Afforestation-on-BSF-land-near-border-HC-issues-notices/articleshow/6476896.cms>

Security being beefed up ahead of HC verdict on Ayodhya

IBNLive.com

PTI | 10:09 PM,Sep 01,2010 Faizabad, Sept 1 (PTI) A fortnight before the
Allahabad High Court’s verdict on Ayodhya issue, the administration is
leaving …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/security-being-beefed-up-ahead-of-hc-verdict-on-ayodhya/283012.html>

Consider “Right to sound sleep” to citizens: HC to DGCA

Central Chronicle

The Delhi High Court today directed the Director General of Civil Aviation
to consider Article 231 of the constitution which ensures Right to sound
sleep to …

<http://www.centralchronicle.com/viewnews.asp?articleID=46247>

HC to examine E&Y report on Sahara buyout deal on Thursday

Times of India

MUMBAI: The Bombay high court would on Thursday examine the Ernst & Young
report on the erstwhile Sahara Airlines buyout by Jet Airways to decide the
onus …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/HC-to-examine-EY-report-on-Sahara-buyout-deal-on-Thursday/articleshow/6474877.cms>

Swimmer comes to HC, aggrieved by non-selection for CWG

IBNLive.com

PTI | 08:09 PM,Sep 01,2010 Mumbai, Sep 1 (PTI) A national-level swimmer has
moved the Bombay High Court against her non-selection in Indian squad for
the …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/swimmer-comes-to-hc-aggrieved-by-nonselection-for-cwg/282647.html>

HC grills PepsiCo for using expired ingredients

fnbnews.com

“Would PepsiCo apply the same yardstick in the US, when it comes to
complying with legal norms,” questioned the Bombay High Court on Tuesday.

<http://www.fnbnews.com/article/detnews.asp?articleid=28226&sectionid=1>

Colgate Palmolive gets HC nod to merge with CC Health Care

Economic Times

MUMBAI: Consumer goods major Colgate Palmolive India on Wednesday said it
has received the judicial approval to merge its wholly owned subsidiary,

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/cons-products/fmcg/Colgate-Palmolive-gets-HC-nod-to-merge-with-CC-Health-Care/articleshow/6473296.cms>

Property owners get HC relief | Magicbricks.com Property Pulse

By admin

In a rare relief to land owners who lost their properties to public schemes
of the government, the Madras High Court has asked the Tamil Nadu Housing
Board (TNHB) to reconvey over 35 acres of prime property in Coimbatore to
their …

<http://content.magicbricks.com/property-owners-get-hc-relief>

HC: Leave AC rooms, monitor labour benefits – Yahoo! India News

“Everything is in a mess and your (Delhi government’s) officers don’t know
what to do. Officers cannot sit in their air-conditioned offices and
monitor …

<http://in.news.yahoo.com/48/20100902/804/tnl-hc-leave-ac-rooms-monitor-labour-ben.html>

‘Is the state govt serious about controlling school fee hikes?’

Hindustan Times

Parents pointed out that, in accordance with the landmark TMA Pai judgement
of 2003, Delhi, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu have already come
up …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Is-the-state-govt-serious-about-controlling-school-fee-hikes/Article1-595014.aspx>

RSS hints at special law to construct Ram Mandir

IBNLive.com

PTI | 11:09 PM,Sep 01,2010 Bhopal, Sep 1 (PTI) RSS would prefer framing a
law for the construction of Ram Temple at Ayodhya even if the judgement on
the …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/rss-hints-at-special-law-to-construct-ram-mandir/283242.html>

Supreme court backs Telecom in prefix case

Telecompaper (subscription)

… the Commission lost the case in 2008 when the high court ruled that
Telecom had acted to remove ‘a perverse incentive’ for rival ISPs to make
dial-up …

<http://www.telecompaper.com/news/article.aspx?cid=754365>

Delhi High Court directs hospitals not to deny treatment to any pregnant woman

Indlaw.com

02.09.2010 (UNI) Taking suo motu cognisance of an impoverished woman who
died while giving birth to a baby girl on a city pavement, the Delhi High
Court …

<http://www.indlawnews.com/Newsdisplay.aspx?6574b03e-c9e8-4608-993a-df45a39d9a8c>

Handle accident claims with compassion: Supreme Court

Daily News & Analysis

Last year, the Karnataka high court increased the amount to Rs72,000, but
also refused to grant him compensation for the loss of future earning. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/health/report_handle-accident-claims-with-compassion-supreme-court_1432350>

NHRC inducts psychiatrist in medical panel

Times of India

JAIPUR: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has inducted former head of psychiatry department, SMS Medical College, Dr Shiv Gautam in its medical

‘NHRC should take action on Salman’s complaint’

Indian Express

has demanded that the NHRC take suo motu cognizance of the claims made in the court by Delhi blasts accused Salman that he was attacked in Tihar Jail.

ICICI Bank moves debt tribunal to recover Rs 150-crore Subhiksha debt

Economic Times

ICICI Bank, the country’s largest private lender is knocking on the doors of the debt recovery tribunal (DRT) in an attempt to recover dues from Subhiksha,

Relief to IPS officer as CAT quashes govt memo

Times of India

HYDERABAD: The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) quashed a memo issued by the state government that rejected the petition of IPS officer A Sundar Kumar

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