LEGAL NEWS 10.09.2010

Critical Estimate of India’s Mixed Economy Model « Iconoclast10’s Blog

By iconoclast10
Bank nationalization and MRTP (Monopoly and Restricted Trade Practice
Prevention Act) were seminal legislations of this era, which had large
impact on our economy. Bank nationalization can be supported based on the
fact that, … The fact that we don’t have a reliable and realistic measure
of number of BPL families (kelkar committee gives one estimate, planning
commission has some other etc.) is a testimony to the lethargy and apathy
on government’s part to elevate people …

<http://iconoclast10.wordpress.com/2010/09/09/critical-estimate-of-india%E2%80%99s-mixed-economy-model/>

Business Today – India’s leading business magazine

Unlike the MRTP Act, which restricted growth, the Competition Act seeks to
promote and … The Commission’s mandate is backed up with adequate powers,

<http://businesstoday.intoday.in/index.php?issueid=16156&id=11877&option=com_content&task=view>

9 Manipur cops charged with fake encounter

Times of India

The writ petition was filed at the Gauhati High Court by Chungkham
Taratombi Devi, mother of deceased Chungkham Sanjit Meitei. In her
complaint, she had …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/9-Manipur-cops-charged-with-fake-encounter/articleshow/6526813.cms>

ORR land orders passed on holidaystimes news network

Times of India

… after the land acquisition notification was issued near ORR, though not
particularly in Kandlakoi, the area in question in the current writ
petition. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/ORR-land-orders-passed-on-holidaystimes-news-network/articleshow/6527131.cms>

Six-year term for Orissa BJP MLA in Kandhamal riot case

Economic Times

Reacting to the judgement, Mr Pradhan said, “I’m innocent. I will appeal
against the judgement in the upper court.” Defence counsel Chandra Sekhar
Mishra …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/Six-year-term-for-Orissa-BJP-MLA-in-Kandhamal-riot-case/articleshow/6527612.cms>

CCI gets an upper hand over Appellate Tribunal for probes

Economic Times

The judgement delivered in the case of Steel Authority of India versus
Jindal Steel & Power makes it one of the first instances of an appeal by a
regulator …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/CCI-gets-an-upper-hand-over-Appellate-Tribunal-for-probes/articleshow/6527349.cms>

SC asks Pernod Ricard to pay Rs 40 crore customs duty

Indian Express

The Supreme Court has held that leading whiskey importer Pernod Ricard
India Pvt Ltd, promoting brands including Royal Stag, Blenders Pride and
Imperial …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/SC-asks-Pernod-Ricard-to-pay-Rs-40-crore-customs-duty/679814>

COMPAT can not stay probe ordered by CCI: SC

IBNLive.com

PTI | 10:09 PM,Sep 09,2010 New Delhi, Sep 9 (PTI) The Supreme Court today
held that a probe ordered by fair trade regulator Competition Commission of
India …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/compat-can-not-stay-probe-ordered-by-cci-sc/307801.html>

Judge can order trial even if cops close case: SC

Times of India

… in a crime but this would not preclude the magistrate from going ahead
with the case and asking the accused to face trial, the SC ruled on
Thursday. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Judge-can-order-trial-even-if-cops-close-case-SC/articleshow/6526358.cms>

Name immaterial, practice is what counts for being a Hindu: SC

Times of India

He can be, said the SC adopting the Shakespearian logic, “what’s there in a
name”, but with two caveats — he must follow the practices of Hinduism …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Name-immaterial-practice-is-what-counts-for-being-a-Hindu-SC/articleshow/6526489.cms>

SC: Dismiss frivolous petitions against elected candidates

Indian Express

Election petitions filed against winning candidates on frivolous grounds
should be dismissed summarily as the mandate of the people cannot be
treated …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/SC–Dismiss-frivolous-petitions-against-elected-candidates/679774>

Supreme Court stays fresh CBI probe in Rizwanur Rehman case

NDTV.com

PTI, Updated: September 10, 2010 12:33 IST New delhi: The Supreme Court on
Friday set aside a Calcutta High Court order directing CBI to register an
FIR and …

<http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/supreme-court-stays-fresh-cbi-probe-in-rizwanur-rehman-case-51037?pfrom=India>

INDIAN CORPORATE LAW: Supreme Court on Powers of the Competition …

By mihircn@gmail.com (Mihir Naniwadekar)

The Supreme Court of India has decided on the scope of the powers of the
Competition Appellate tribunal, in SAIL v. Jindal Steel. Reports of the
decision are available on Legally India and Bar and Bench. …

<http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/2010/09/supreme-court-on-powers-of-competition.html>

Shift Amin to Vadodara jail, orders HC

Indian Express

The Gujarat High Court on Thursday ordered to shift suspended Deputy
Superintendent of Police Narendra Amin from Sabarmati Central Jail to
Vadodara Central …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Shift-Amin-to-Vadodara-jail–orders-HC/679831>

Ishrat can’t be termed terrorist as probe still on: Gujarat HC

Indian Express

In his petition, Javed’s father Gopinath Pillai has sought a review of the
HC’s earlier order transferring the probe to SC-appointed SIT which is
looking …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Ishrat-can-t-be-termed-terrorist-as-probe-still-on–Gujarat-HC/679783>

HC slams govt for deaths in orphanage

Hindustan Times

Rapping the state machinery for its apathetic approach towards mentally
challenged children in private orphanages, the high court on Thursday
directed the …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-slams-govt-for-deaths-in-orphanage/Article1-598288.aspx>

HC strictures against bank zonal manager

Times of India

As per the order, justice Surya Kant of the HC had directed the bank to
relieve a petitioner, PC Sood, a senior manager at Chandigarh, within a
week to …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/HC-strictures-against-bank-zonal-manager/articleshow/6527080.cms>

Preet Mandir: Bombay HC allows adoption of 17 children

Indian Express

The Bombay High Court recently allowed Preet Mandir to continue the
adoption process of 17 children that had begun before the adoption home’s
licences were …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Preet-Mandir–Bombay-HC-allows-adoption-of-17-children/679876>

HC allows Manipur to re-open Manorama Devi case

IBNLive.com

Guwahati: In a boost to the Manorama Devi rape case, the Guwahati High
Court has allowed Manipur to re-open the probe. It is a move, which could
have a …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/hc-allows-manipur-to-reopen-manorama-devi-case/130684-3.html>

Shivaji Park can be used for parking but restore it: HC

Indian Express

The Bombay High Court has allowed the state government to use Shivaji Park
as parking space during the Ganesh festival. The court, however, directed
the …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Shivaji-Park-can-be-used-for-parking-but-restore-it–HC/679863>

HC raps CMDA for sealing textile shop, violating order

Times of India

CHENNAI: Rapping the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) for
having violated an interim order of status quo, the Madras High Court has

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-raps-CMDA-for-sealing-textile-shop-violating-order/articleshow/6527237.cms>

HC asks govt to expedite work on new HC building

Times of India

A bench comprising Justice DP Singh and Justice Ved Pal while taking strong
view of lack of infrastructure in the present HC premises not only for the

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/HC-asks-govt-to-expedite-work-on-new-HC-building/articleshow/6527210.cms>

SC tells Karnataka HC to reconsider order on payments to MNCs

Siliconindia.com

By PTI New Delhi: Setting aside the Karnataka High Court’s order on
taxation of payments made by local entities to MNCs, the Supreme Court
today asked it to …

<http://www.siliconindia.com/shownews/SC_tells_Karnataka_HC_to_reconsider_order_on_payments_to_MNCs-nid-71473.html>

SC reverses HC ruling on stock exchange card

Sify

The Supreme Court today reversed a ruling of the Bombay High Court, which
had held that a stock exchange card is not an ‘intangible asset’ eligible
for …

<http://sify.com/finance/sc-reverses-hc-ruling-on-stock-exchange-card-news-news-kjkckxegbfd.html>

HC gives one week to Haryana to remove encroachment

Indian Express

In another case pertaining to construction of houses for three judges in
Sector 19, Justice Permod Kohli has given one week’s time to the state of
Haryana …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-gives-one-week-to-Haryana-to-remove-encroachment/679849>

Students must fulfil attendance criterion to sit for exams: HC

Indian Express

“Brilliance in creativity is no substitute for regular attendance in
classes,” was the lesson the Delhi High Court handed out to 105 students
of the School …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Students-must-fulfil-attendance-criterion-to-sit-for-exams–HC/679807>

Post-BCCI snub, Modi moves HC against Jaitley, Amin

Indian Express

Suspended IPL Chairman Lalit Modi has approached the Bombay High Court
today for relief after the BCCI refused to abide by his demand to drop two
of his …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Post-BCCI-snub–Modi-moves-HC-against-Jaitley–Amin/679606>

CCTV cameras to be put to use soon: Admn to HC

Indian Express

The Chandigarh Administration today apprised the Punjab and Haryana High
Court that the all the CCTV cameras will be made “fully operational”
within a week. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/CCTV-cameras-to-be-put-to-use-soon–Admn-to-HC/679663>

55 ‘illegal’ tents on MC land pitched by securitymen of HC judges, politicians

Indian Express

There are a total of 86 “illegal” security tents pitched in parks or
land belonging to the Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh, by VIPs in
Chandigarh. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/55-illegal-tents-on-mc-land-pitched-by-securitymen-of-hc-judges-politicians/679848/>

JK HC judges declare their assets

IBNLive.com

PTI | 08:09 PM,Sep 09,2010 Srinagar, Sept 9 (PTI) For the first time,
judges of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court today made their assets public
with the …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/jk-hc-judges-declare-their-assets/307389.html>

Punjab govt moves SC against HC order on controversial book

IBNLive.com

PTI | 07:09 PM,Sep 09,2010 New Delhi, Sep 9 (PTI) Punjab government today
approched the Supreme Court challenging the order of the High Court
directing it …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/punjab-govt-moves-sc-against-hc-order-on-controversial-book/307189.html>

HC unhappy with Ramachandra Gowda’s affidavit

Deccan Herald

Unhappy with the affidavit filed by Medical Education Minister Ramachandra
Gowda, the HC directed his counsel to file a statement putting forth the

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/95385/hc-unhappy-ramachandra-gowdas-affidavit.html>

Madras HC declines to give info on disposal of cases by judges

Sify

PTI Chennai: The Madras High Court at Chennai has declined to provide an
applicant information under RTI act on disposal of cases by individual
judges since …

<http://sify.com/news/madras-hc-declines-to-give-info-on-disposal-of-cases-by-judges-news-national-kjiwahgieei.html>

HC order has no impact on Bengal expansion plans: Vodafone

Telecom Yatra

“It has no impact,” Vodafone Essar East CEO Sridhar Rao told PTI when asked
whether the court order dismissing Vodafone International’s plea
challenging the …

<http://telecomyatra.afaqs.com/news/?sid=1848_HC+order+has+no+impact+on+Bengal+expansion+plans:+Vodafone>

HC moved to ban artificial toddy

Express Buzz

KOCHI: A petition seeking a ban on the sale of artificial toddy was filed
in the Kerala High Court on Thursday. The petitioner, PL Joseph, of
Chalakkudy, …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/kochi/hc-moved-to-ban-artificial-toddy/205543.html>

Islamic banking not feasible, Kerala HC told

Express Buzz

PTI KOCHI: The government on Thursday told the Kerala High Court that it is
not legally feasible for banks in India or its branches abroad to undertake

<http://expressbuzz.com/states/kerala/islamic-banking-not-feasible-kerala-hc-told/205350.html>

HC rejects Rathore’s plea challenging sentence

Financial express latest business and finance news: HC rejects Rathore’s
plea challenging sentence.

<http://www.financialexpress.com/news/hc-rejects-rathores-plea-challenging-sentence/675998/>

HC raises compensation for stampede victims | The Asian Age

HC raises compensation for stampede victims. Sep 09th, 2010 – AGE
CORRESPONDENT | … HC: Probe if gangs behind missing kids …

<http://www.asianage.com/delhi/hc-raises-compensation-stampede-victims-063>

Newsmaker: Dalveer Bhandari

Business Standard

Dalveer Bhandari, 63, was a young lawyer practising in the Supreme Court at
the start of the public interest litigation (PIL) movement in the late
1970s. …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/newsmaker-dalveer-bhandari/407618/>

Remove beached hulk from Goa coast fast, orders HC

domain-B

While disposing of a public interest litigation (PIL), Justices DG Karnik
and FM Reis said the authorities had till next June to tow away the boat,

<http://www.domain-b.com/industry/Shipping/20100909_goa_coast.html>

Centre finally gives nod to caste census

Financial Express

This became necessary, sources said, in the event that a PIL filed by those
opposing such caste count, put a spanner in the works by getting a stay
from the …

<http://www.financialexpress.com/news/Centre-finally-gives-nod-to-caste-census/679737/>

Clear stand on Cooperage, HC tells MoEF

Times of India

The PIL claimed that Cooperage was part of the Oval Heritage sub-precinct
and any construction would fall foul of the heritage laws. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Clear-stand-on-Cooperage-HC-tells-MoEF/articleshow/6527053.cms>

Sabha seeks UNESCO nod

Assam Tribune

On the other hand, the Sabha has also decided to file a PIL in connection
with the failure of the authorities concerned to implement the official
language …

<http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=sep1010/at09>

Govt to take Cabinet view on Shukla panel report

Indian Express

The High Court’s Green Bench, hearing a PIL based on a report published in
The Indian Express last year, has asked the government to file its replies
on the …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Govt-to-take-Cabinet-view-on-Shukla-panel-report/679659>

Apang”s bail application rejected

IBNLive.com

The SIC was constituted by Arunachal Pradesh government on the directive of
Gauhati High Court after a PIL was filed on June 13, 2004 against Apang’s

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/apangs-bail-application-rejected/307170.html>

India has no legal option in Ohio issue

Business Standard

Officials in the government, however, said India could only lodge a protest
and not take legal action against the US. …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/india-has-no-legal-option-in-ohio-issue/407648/>

We will move Supreme Court if Ayodhya verdict against us: Owaisi

Economic Times

The president of the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) is confident that
Sep 24 verdict by the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court would be in
favour …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/We-will-move-Supreme-Court-if-Ayodhya-verdict-against-us-Owaisi/articleshow/6525117.cms>

Ishrat Jahan killing: Court seeks names for probe panel

Times of India

GANDHINAGAR: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday – while hearing a review
petition in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan suspected staged shootout case – asked
counsel to …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Ishrat-Jahan-killing-Court-seeks-names-for-probe-panel/articleshow/6526658.cms>

High court orders removal of HOD facing charges of sexual harassment

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court on Thursday ordered removal of the head of
department of ophthalmology in Safdarjung Hospital, who is facing
allegations of …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/High-court-orders-removal-of-HOD-facing-charges-of-sexual-harassment/articleshow/6527110.cms>

Cabinet clears affidavit to be filed in High Court

Indian Express

The Himachal Pradesh government is not in full agreement with the Shukla
committee report, which the High Court had recently forwarded to the state
for its …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Cabinet-clears-affidavit-to-be-filed-in-High-Court/679853>

No fresh probe in Rizwanur Rehman case: SC

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has stayed a Calcutta High Court order
directing the CBI to register an FIR and launch a fresh probe against
prominent …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata-/No-fresh-probe-in-Rizwanur-Rehman-case-SC/articleshow/6529306.cms>

On US ‘advice’ to change nuclear liability law, govt says no

Times of India

NEW DELHI: Though expected to be a sweetner in India- US ties, the nuclear
liability law is likely to remain an irritant with government ruling out
any …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/On-US-advice-to-change-nuclear-liability-law-govt-says-no/articleshow/6526843.cms>

By this year-end, law to check illegal migration

Times of India

CHANDIGARH: India is going to have a fresh and stringent law by this
year-end to deal with its citizens going abroad through unscrupulous
agents, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/By-this-year-end-law-to-check-illegal-migration/articleshow/6528027.cms>

SC slams C’Garh govt for being ‘vague’ on Maoist menace

NHRC had probed the alleged human rights violation by Salwa Judum The NHRC report had said there were some instances of violence which required a probe

www.indianexpress.com/news/sc-slams-cgarh-govt…/0

Khalra.org :: Jaswant Singh Khalra – Mass Cremations :: Missing Sons

In fact, the NHRC works closely with officials of the Punjab police in Even in these 194 cases, however, the NHRC did not connect the custody with the

www.khalra.org/cremations.php

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