LEGAL NEWS 3/4/09.2010

Rakshana Steels challenges Centre’s order

The Hindu

HYDERABAD: Justice PV Sanjay Kumar of the AP High Court on Friday refused
to pass any interim order in favour of Rakshana Steels in the writ petition
filed …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/09/04/stories/2010090457470100.htm>

Selection of dist judges challenged

Times of India

Meanwhile, another group of dozen advocates has already filed a writ
petition before the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court, also alleging
irregularities in …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Selection-of-dist-judges-challenged/articleshow/6489620.cms>

MNS to bat for Bandra fair in court

Daily News & Analysis

Some Bandra residents had filed a writ petition in the Bombay high court,
challenging the fair on the grounds that it caused them inconvenience. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_mns-to-bat-for-bandra-fair-in-court_1433301>

Regulatory & Legal Framework – Do We Need a Franchising Law in India?

By phoenix

… that their practices do not classify as monopolistic or restrictive or
else the Commission under the MRTP Act can grant injunction to prevent such
trade practices and may award compensation for any losses or damage
suffered thereby. …

<http://franchising.phoenix-blogs.com/regulatory-legal-framework-do-we-need-a-franchising-law-in-india/>

Sohrabuddin case: Shah wants Supreme Court to recall CBI probe

Sify

The Supreme Court on January 12 has handed over the investigation of the
case to the CBI asking it to place before it the report on the progress of
the …

<http://sify.com/news/sohrabuddin-case-shah-wants-supreme-court-to-recall-cbi-probe-news-national-kjdu4cdjbdf.html>

2 FIRs OK for an incident if tales conflict: SC

Times of India

NEW DELHI: Can police register two First Information Reports (FIRs) for the
same incident? Yes, says the Supreme Court. If after registering an FIR
relating …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/2-FIRs-OK-for-an-incident-if-tales-conflict-SC/articleshow/6487719.cms>

Nuclear Liability Bill report fiasco: Rajya Sabha probe fixes blame

NDTV.com

In his order, Ansari also upbraided officials for their conduct, saying an
official of Joint Secretary is expected to exert “better acumen and
judgement on …

<http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/nuclear-liability-bill-report-fiasco-rajya-sabha-probe-fixes-blame-49393>

IS THE RAJA THE FIRST PAWN?

Tehelka

A 2005 Supreme Court (SC) judgement restored him as the legal heir to the
confiscated properties. It seemed the end of a long battle. On 2 July this
year, …

<http://www.tehelka.com/story_main46.asp?filename=hub110910Istheraja.asp>

Allowability of bad debts — is it doubtful under Direct Taxes Code?

Daily News & Analysis

This has been a subject matter of extensive litigation under the Act. Under
the Act, foreign banks and Indian banks are allowed a deduction in respect
of …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/money/comment_allowability-of-bad-debts-is-it-doubtful-under-direct-taxes-code_1433248>

State asked to file affidavit on Juvenile Justice Board

Indian Express

Delivering the order following a PIL on the issue, a Division Bench of
Chief Justice Jaynarayan Patel and Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya also wanted
the know …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/State-asked-to-file-affidavit-on-Juvenile-Justice-Board/677148>

Princess removal decision put off again

Times of India

Earlier in the week SMIPL, which intervened in a PIL filed by the River
Princess Hatao Manch to hasten the process of removing the stranded ship,

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/Princess-removal-decision-put-off-again/articleshow/6489291.cms>

Detox drive in waste lands World Bank

Times of India

Though a Hazardous Waste (Management Handling Rule), 1989, was enacted, no
one really complied, leading to a PIL in Supreme Court in 1995 by Research

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata-/Detox-drive-in-waste-landsWorld-Bank/articleshow/6488775.cms>

HC Orders CBI To Locate PIL Petitioner at News Wing : India

The Jharkhand High Court has directed CBI to locate a petitioner on whose
PIL a probe into the disproportionate assets case against former chief
minister …

<http://newswing.com/?p=4554>

CJI has secret meeting with judicial officials in Shillong

IBNLive.com

The CJI, who spend the night at Raj Bhavan, was felicitated by Governor
Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary last night.The 62-year-old senior most judge of
the …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/cji-has-secret-meeting-with-judicial-officials-in-shillong/290531.html>

Cash at Door scam: With CJI’s approval, CBI begins probe

Bar & Bench

What delayed the progress in the ongoing investigation was an observation
in the file by an investigating officer, requiring fresh permission from
the CJI …

<http://www.barandbench.com/brief/2/969/cash-at-door-scam-with-cjis-approval-cbi-begins-probe->

Even Judges Enjoy Rights To Work With Dignity: CJI

India Journal

NEW DELHI – Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia on Aug 28 expressed anguish
over pathetic working conditions in trial courts in the country, …

<http://www.indiajournal.com/pages/event.php?id=12312>

SEBI, MCA may clash over Companies Bill

Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The provisions of the Companies Bill are set to bring the
Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and the ministry of corporate
affairs (MCA) …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/SEBI-MCA-may-clash-over-Companies-Bill/articleshow/6489632.cms>

Companies Bill to be tabled by Budget session: Khurshid

Business Standard

PTI / New Delhi September 03, 2010, 20:48 IST Corporate Affairs Minister
Salman Khurshid today exuded confidence that the revised Companies Bill
will be …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/companies-bill-to-be-tabled-by-budget-session-khurshid/107657/on>

High Court rejects Rubabuddin’s petition

The Hindu

The Gujarat High Court on Friday rejected the petition of Rubabuddin
Sheikh, brother of Sohrabuddin, that he be impleaded as a party in the
hearing on the …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/other-states/article612045.ece>

SIT seeks review of high court order in Ishrat Jahan case

Daily News & Analysis

Public prosecutor JM Panchal submitted the SIT’s review before the high
court bench comprising justices Jayant Patel and Abhilasha Kumari. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_sit-seeks-review-of-high-court-order-in-ishrat-jahan-case_1433359>

High Court orders judicial probe in ‘fake job’ cases

Indian Express

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered a judicial probe in a case
wherein over 20 employees of the Irrigation department, Haryana, enjoyed ex
gratia …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/High-Court-orders-judicial-probe-in–fake-job–cases/676941/>

Court turns down Virbhadra’s plea to transfer case to CBI

Sify

In a setback to union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh, the Himachal Pradesh
High Court Friday turned down his petition seeking transfer of his case to
the …

<http://sify.com/news/court-turns-down-virbhadra-s-plea-to-transfer-case-to-cbi-news-national-kjdsObhcejb.html>

Court issues nonbailable warrant against Bharati

Express Buzz

BANGALORE: Karnataka High Court on Friday issued nonbailable warrant
against Bharati Urs, the daughter of former chief minister Devaraj Urs, …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/bangalore/court-issues-nonbailable-warrant-against-bharati/203910.html>

Chennai High Court Stays Komaram Puli Release | Telugu Movie News …

By admin

Controversy does seem to follow the much-anticipated Pawan Kalyan, Nikesha
Patel starrer Komaram Puli rather doggedly. The film has been hit by a
fresh controversy this evening. The Chennai High Court on Friday stayed the
release of the …

<http://www.telugucinimalu.com/chennai-high-court-stays-komaram-puli-release/>

Absconding accused in Sohrabuddin case files for bail in HC

Hindustan Times

PTI An accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case has filed for
anticipatory bail in the Gujarat High Court. Admitting the anticipatory
bail …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Absconding-accused-in-Sohrabuddin-case-files-for-bail-in-HC/Article1-595728.aspx>

HC raps Yerawada jail superintendent

Hindustan Times

The superintendent of Pune’s Yerawada Central Prison is in trouble for
failing to comply with a high court order. On Friday, the Bombay High Court
issued a …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-raps-Yerawada-jail-superintendent/Article1-595842.aspx>

HC directs LSR to admit candidate

Times of India

Though the Delhi University had recommended her case for admission to LSR,
the latter refused to induct her, forcing Bains to approach HC for relief.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/HC-directs-LSR-to-admit-candidate/articleshow/6488534.cms>

’84 encounter: HC stays arrest of sub-inspector

Indian Express

The complaint against Sharma was recently quashed by the HC. Now Bishnoi
has also filed a quashing petition, which will be taken up for the final
hearing on …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/84-encounter-hc-stays-arrest-of-subinspector/677138/>

Fee-reimbursement: Cabinet sub-committee to challenge HC directive

Times of India

HYDERABAD: Expressing inability to adhere to the high court directive to
the state government to pay tuition fee for poor students seeking admission
in …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/Fee-reimbursement-Cabinet-sub-committee-to-challenge-HC-directive/articleshow/6488621.cms>

Madras HC orders arrest of 3 in Rs 200cr

Times of India

CHENNAI: The over Rs 200-crore finance fraud involving Paazee Forex Trading
Company in the Coimbatore region finally came to haunt its three directors

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Madras-HC-orders-arrest-of-3-in-Rs-200cr/articleshow/6488659.cms>

HC upholds molester’ cop’s dismissal

Times of India

CHENNAI: Holding that police personnel who do not maintain morality and
discipline cannot be retained in the force, the Madras high court has
upheld the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-upholds-molester-cops-dismissal/articleshow/6488650.cms>

Exigency forced us, West Midnapore SP tells HC

Indian Express

The SP of West Midnapore, Manoj Verma, has defended the act of joint forces
in which they tied the dead Maoists to bamboo for ferrying during the
encounter …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Exigency-forced-us–West-Midnapore-SP-tells-HC/677146>

Illegal mining: K’taka HC lifts stay on new rules

Indian Express

The HC was hearing a series of petitions filed by mining companies opposing
the state government’s July 26 ban on export of iron ore and its July 28
ban on …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Illegal-mining–K-taka-HC-lifts-stay-on-new-rules/677035>

No HC relief for city swimmer

Hindustan Times

Anushka Merchant, who had alleged malpractices in the selection of the
Indian team for synchronised swimming at the Commonwealth Games (CWG), got
no relief …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/No-HC-relief-for-city-swimmer/Article1-595840.aspx>

Madras HC sets aside Centre”s orders

IBNLive.com

PTI | 08:09 PM,Sep 03,2010 Chennai, Sep 3 (PTI) Setting aside Centre’s
orders not entertaining new operators for Haj pilgrimage 2010, the Madras
High Court …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/madras-hc-sets-aside-centres-orders/290675.html>

Land scam under HC lens: Court seeks reply on officer”s arrest

IBNLive.com

PTI | 06:09 PM,Sep 03,2010 Mumbai, Sep 3 (PTI) The Bombay High Court has
sought a reply from the Maharashtra Government as to why a senior
bureaucrat, …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/land-scam-under-hc-lens-court-seeks-reply-on-officers-arrest/290365.html>

HC seeks opinion on opening of temple throughout the year

IBNLive.com

PTI | 09:09 PM,Sep 03,2010 Kochi,Sept 3 (PTI): The Kerala High court today
asked the Travancore Devasom Board (TDB), which manages the famous hill
shrine of …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-seeks-opinion-on-opening-of–temple-throughout-the-year/290860.html>

HC’s relief to BSNL on service tax

Express Buzz

The HC quashed the interim order dated August 10, which directed BSNL to
pay the tax to the commercial taxes department within four weeks. …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/bangalore/hcs-relief-to-bsnl-on-service-tax/203913.html>

HC stays CUSAT’s recruitment results

Express Buzz

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Friday stayed for one month the publication
of the rank list and the interview for the sweeper and cleaner posts
conducted …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/kochi/hc-stays-cusats-recruitment-results/203814.html>

Lawyer seeks re-investigation

Indian Express

Seeking inquiry and re-investigation of the accident case in which two
persons were killed near Chandigarh Club a fortnight ago, advocate HC Arora
has filed …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Lawyer-seeks-re-investigation/677048/>

The Film Emotional Atyachar gets clearance from HC to retain title

The Film Emotional Atyachar gets clearance from HC to retain title.

<http://www.musicmaza.com/news_9465.html>

HC imposes cost on brothers for filing frivolous petitions – Yahoo …

New Delhi, Sep 2 (PTI) The Delhi High Court has imposed Rs 75000 cost on
two brothers involved in a property dispute case pending for the past 18
years, …

<http://in.news.yahoo.com/20/20100902/1416/tnl-hc-imposes-cost-on-brothers-for-fili_1.html>

Amit Shah challenges SC’s handing over of Sohrabbudin case to CBI

Hindustan Times

Gujarat’s former minister of state for home Amit Shah has moved the Supreme
Court questioning its Jan 12, 2010, judgment handing over the
investigations …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Amit-Shah-challenges-SC-s-handing-over-of-Sohrabbudin-case-to-CBI/Article1-595336.aspx>

Extra 2.5 million tonnes, not free, but at BPL prices

Economic Times

It will be sold at BPL prices, and not distributed free as directed by the
Supreme Court. This will be an interim arrangement to be revisited after
six …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/Extra-25-million-tonnes-not-free-but-at-BPL-prices/articleshow/6482977.cms>

Companies Bill to factor in apex court verdict on Bhopal tragedy

Economic Times

KOLKATA: Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Thursday said the
directive of the Supreme Court on a curative petition on the Bhopal gas
tragedy will …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/Companies-Bill-to-factor-in-apex-court-verdict-on-Bhopal-tragedy/articleshow/6480231.cms>

PIL filed against unaided schools charging hiked fee

Times of India

MUMBAI: A PIL has been filed against private schools charging “exorbitant”
fees. The move comes a day after the government resolution (dated July 15)

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/PIL-filed-against-unaided-schools-charging-hiked-fee/articleshow/6482633.cms>

Court call for officials on scam

Calcutta Telegraph

Counsel of the Assam Enviro-Legal Protection Society Nazrul Haque Majhar
Bhuyan today said the NGO filed a PIL earlier this year alleging
misutilisation of …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1100903/jsp/northeast/story_12889904.jsp>

Database of property, land mortgages launched

Daily News & Analysis

A group of advocates have filed a PIL pointing out the major lacunae in the
system and it is pending in the Bombay high court.

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_database-of-property-land-mortgages-launched_1432801>

State to okay CBI probe into funds row

Calcutta Telegraph

The administration swung into action to order a CBI probe after hearing a
PIL on August 28, Jharkhand High Court refused to intervene in the case,

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1100903/jsp/nation/story_12888767.jsp>

Ram Jethmalani moots judicial commission for appointment of judges

Daily News & Analysis

Elaborating on the structure of the commission, he said it should comprise
representatives of judiciary —- the chief justice himself or a person …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_ram-jethmalani-moots-judicial-commission-for-appointment-of-judges_1432735>

HC notice to CBI over delayed trial of Al Badr suspect

Times of India

Accused of being Kashmiri militants by the cops, their case is
simultaneously pending at all the three tiers of the judiciary trial court,
HC, Supreme Court …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/HC-notice-to-CBI-over-delayed-trial-of-Al-Badr-suspect/articleshow/6482217.cms>

HC clears decks for CBI probe against Pondy medical college

Times of India

CHENNAI: Paving the way for resumption of CBI probe into a Puducherry-based
medical college’s role in the multi-crore scam involving former MCI
chairman …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-clears-decks-for-CBI-probe-against-Pondy-medical-college/articleshow/6482367.cms>

HC seeks more details from petitioner

Times of India

HYDERABAD: The AP High Court on Thursday asked petitioner H Harischandra
Reddy, who questioned the validity of Justice Srikrishna committee on
separate …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/HC-seeks-more-details-from-petitioner/articleshow/6482340.cms>

HC demolition order for construction on Outram Club premises

Times of India

Kolkata: The Calcutta high court on Thursday directed Outram Club to
demolish some of the construction on its premises on the ground that these
were …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata-/HC-demolition-order-for-construction-on-Outram-Club-premises/articleshow/6482466.cms>

Guj HC orders Adani to maintain status quo on Zarpara land

IBNLive.com

PTI | 10:09 PM,Sep 02,2010 On his submission, the bench pointed out that
when nothing was done on the disputed land in last two and half years by
the group, …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/guj-hc-orders-adani-to-maintain-status-quo-on-zarpara-land/287459.html>

HC refuses to lift curb on lotteries

Livemint

Ajayan and PTI Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Thursday declined to stay
its single-judge bench order of Monday restricting lottery draws in Kerala
to once …

<http://www.livemint.com/2010/09/02220329/HC-refuses-to-lift-curb-on-lot.html?h=B>

Narendra Amin’s plea for pardon is valid, CBI tells HC

Daily News & Analysis

By DNA Correspondent | Place: Ahmedabad | Agency: DNA The CBI on Wednesday
filed a petition in the Gujarat high court for the quashing of a lower
court’s …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_narendra-amin-s-plea-for-pardon-is-valid-cbi-tells-hc_1432500>

HC wants apex court judgments on war memorial, Cubbon Park

Times of India

A division bench of the high court has asked for Supreme Court judgments on
the war memorial case and the 2003 case concerning Cubbon Park in which
there is …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/HC-wants-apex-court-judgments-on-war-memorial-Cubbon-Park/articleshow/6482388.cms>

HC raps Salem cops for failing to trace 4-yr-old

Times of India

CHENNAI: Alarmed at the high number of people missing cases in Salem
district and expressing displeasure at the police’s failure to trace a
four-year-old …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-raps-Salem-cops-for-failing-to-trace-4-yr-old/articleshow/6482302.cms>

Guwahati HC adjourns hearing on journalist murder case

IBNLive.com

PTI | 10:09 PM,Sep 02,2010 Guwahati, Sep 2 (PTI) The Gauhati High Court
today adjourned a hearing on journalist Parag Das murder case till
September 15. …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/guwahati-hc-adjourns-hearing-on-journalist-murder-case/287453.html>

Any literate can record it: HC

Hindustan Times

Any literate and responsible person can record the dying declaration of a
victim and it cannot be restricted to a particular person with specific …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Any-literate-can-record-it-HC/Article1-595415.aspx>

HC vacates interim stay on CBI probe

IBNLive.com

PTI | 10:09 PM,Sep 02,2010 Chennai,Sep2 (PTI):The Madras High Court has
vacated an interim order staying a CBI investigation into alleged misuse of
office …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-vacates-interim-stay-on-cbi-probe/287390.html>

Indian iron ore mining mess – Advantage Miners in HC hearing

SteelGuru

The high court pulled up the state government on the iron ore ban issue. At
a special sitting, it asked the government to give details of measures
taken …

<http://www.steelguru.com/raw_material_news/Indian_iron_ore_mining_mess_-_Advantage_Miners_in_HC_hearing/163646.html>

HC notice to Centre on National ID cards

Express Buzz

BANGALORE: The Karnataka High Court on Thursday issued notice to the Union
Home Ministry and the Registrar General and the Census Commissioner on a
petition …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/bangalore/hc-notice-to-centre-on-national-id-cards/203552.html>

HC stays SHRC compensation order

Deccan Chronicle

Sept. 2: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Thursday stayed an order issued
by the state Human Rights Commission (SHRC). The SHRC on August 4, 2010,

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/hyderabad/hc-stays-shrc-compensation-order-151>

HC rejects plea to quash FIR against Ashish Nandy

Central Chronicle

The Delhi High Court has refused to quash criminal proceedings against
political analyst Ashish Nandy, who is facing prosecution by Gujarat police
for …

<http://www.centralchronicle.com/viewnews.asp?articleID=46346>

Parents, NGOs get ready for round 2

Mid-Day

“The HC has ruled that schools are allowed to hike fees but cannot profit.
However, they haven’t set an upper limit or specified how profiteering will
be …

<http://www.mid-day.com/news/2010/sep/030910-Bombay-High-Court-file-petitions-Fee-hike-Pune.htm>

Impeachment process useless: Jethmalani

The Hindu
He said the commission must consist of representatives from six fields:
representative of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) or the CJI himself, …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article609770.ece>

Supreme Court allows Mayawati to rename Amethi

BreakingNewsOnline.

Supreme Court Justice RV Raveendran and HL Gokhale vacated the stay order
of Allahabad High court and asked the HC to consider their final judgment
passed …

<http://www.breakingnewsonline.net/regional/3689-supreme-court-allows-mayawati-to-rename-amethi.html>

Supreme Court order disincentive for Hindu undivided family

Daily News & Analysis

The Bombay high court dismissed the petition and held that the Hindu joint
family is a ‘person’ and the holdings of its individual coparceners would
be …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_supreme-court-order-disincentive-for-hindu-undivided-family_1432816>

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