LEGAL NEWS 11.09.2010

Border haats to bring sweeping changes: CM

Assam Tribune

Writ Petition: The Garo Students Union has filed a writ petition in the
Gauhati High Court questioning the authority of the municipality and
conduct of …

<http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=sep1110/oth05>

SC slams Haryana for delay in nabbing culprits

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday slammed Haryana government for delay
in arresting 60 accused in the killing of two Dalits and torching of houses

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SC-slams-Haryana-for-delay-in-nabbing-culprits/articleshow/6534810.cms>

SC seeks scrutiny of eco impact of YSR memorial on Hyd lake

Times of India

The committee was constituted by SC in 2005 to scrutinize the alleged
largescale constructions in and around Hussain Sagar Lake posing grave
danger to the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SC-seeks-scrutiny-of-eco-impact-of-YSR-memorial-on-Hyd-lake/articleshow/6531770.cms>

Uniform syllabus plan gets SC nod

Times of India

CHENNAI: The Supreme Court on Friday gave its nod for the Tamil Nadu
government’s ambitious uniform school syllabus programme by dismissing a
batch of …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Uniform-syllabus-plan-gets-SC-nod/articleshow/6534242.cms>

SC dismisses Salem plea in Mumbai blasts case

Asian Age

Dismissing the appeal of extradited mafia don Abu Salem, the Supreme Court
on Friday made it clear that the accused can be tried for serious offences,

<http://www.asianage.com/india/sc-dismisses-salem-plea-mumbai-blasts-case-284>

UP govt defends Noida park project in SC

Hindustan Times

PTI Uttar Pradesh government on Friday defended its project of constructing
statues and memorials for Dalit leaders at Noida Park near here saying it
did …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/UP-govt-defends-Noida-park-project-in-SC/Article1-598617.aspx>

IITs to offer medical courses

Economic Times

The Institute of Technologies Act will have to be amended to enable IITs to
offer medical courses. The health ministry has been opposed to the idea of
IITs …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/IITs-to-offer-medical-courses/articleshow/6533903.cms>

We won’t take up policy matters: SC

Times of India

“We’ll not entertain any PIL which goes outside statutes. But show us a law
that hasn’t been implemented, we’ll direct them to do so,” Bench said.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/We-wont-take-up-policy-matters-SC/articleshow/6532550.cms>

MAHITI ADHIKAR GUJARAT PAHEL: Illegal land allotment: Cal HC asks …

By MAGP

Kolkata, Sep 10 (PTI) The Calcutta High Court today directed West Bengal
government-owned HIDCO to submit an affidavit on a PIL alleging illegal
allotment of land in the Rajarhat township under the the quota of the
chairman, …

<http://mahitiadhikar.blogspot.com/2010/09/illegal-land-allotment-cal-hc-asks.html>

The Hindu : Tamil Nadu / Madurai News : PIL against abattoir

PIL against abattoir. Staff Reporter. MADURAI: The Madras High Court Bench
here on Tuesday refused to grant an interim injunction restraining the
Madurai …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/09/08/stories/2010090861510300.htm>

CJI’s observation vindicates high level corruption in administration

Assam Times (blog)

The observation of Chief Justice, SH Kapadia of Supreme Court of India,
during his recent visit to Assam and Meghalaya, vindicates high level
corruption in …

<http://www.assamtimes.org/blog/4356.html>

Panel on Justice Soumitra Sen impeachment submits report

Times of India

The impeachment motion was initiated by the government on the advise of the
CJI, who had written to the PM suggesting the course of action in August
2008. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Panel-on-Justice-Soumitra-Sen-impeachment-submits-report/articleshow/6532918.cms>

In ‘public interest’, CJI to transfer 20 judges | Arif’s Blog

By Arif

Tagged with chief justice of india, CJI, Collegium, country, court, high
court judges, Interest, judicial appointments, move, panel, Prakash,
process, public interest, report, Satya, Sharma, sharma report, Supreme,
supreme court …
<http://www.aaref.com/2010/09/10/news/in-public-interest-cji-to-transfer-20-judges/>

Rizwanur case: SC stays Todi’s discharge

Times of India

… case relating to the mysterious death of Rizwanur Rehman as the Supreme
Court on Friday stayed an order of the Calcutta high court virtually
stopping …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SC-stays-Todis-discharge-from-Rizwanur-death-trial/articleshow/6532661.cms>

High court reprieve for Sunderbans lodges

Times of India

A high court order has stalled the demolition of these structures, which
had been labelled illegal and dangerous by the Gosaba block authorities.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata-/High-court-reprieve-for-Sunderbans-lodges/articleshow/6533452.cms>

Lilavati trustee can travel abroad: Sessions Court

Hindustan Times

Earlier the sessions court had passed an order directing the police to not
arrest Chetan unless a 72-hour notice was served to him. The Bombay High
Court …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Lilavati-trustee-can-travel-abroad-Sessions-Court/Article1-598706.aspx>

Deserting newborn can be ground for divorce, says Supreme Court

Daily News & Analysis

After the Silvasa district court rejected his plea for divorce on the
ground of desertion in 1999, he moved the Bombay high court. The high court
ruled in …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_deserting-newborn-can-be-ground-for-divorce-says-supreme-court_1436486>

Court issues notice to defence secretary, IAF

Sify

The Delhi High Court Friday issued notices to the defence secretary and the
Indian Air Force (IAF) over a plea seeking contempt proceedings against
them for …

<http://sify.com/news/court-issues-notice-to-defence-secretary-iaf-news-national-kjkvadhdgdd.html>

RIP: Withholding Tax Debate

Moneycontrol.com

The Karnataka High Court had held that u/s 195 the payer was not entitled
to consider whether the payment was chargeable to tax in the hands of the

<http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/features/rip-withholding-tax-debate_483884.html>

Women offer namaz at Mangalore masjid, create history

Daily News & Analysis

The high court in its order delivered to the Masjid committee directed it
to allow the 15 women to pray, citing their names. But when a few women who
were …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_women-offer-namaz-at-mangalore-masjid-create-history_1436585>

Himachal High Court Restrains Oberoi’s From Converting Rs 100 Cr …

By Ravinder Makhaik

Shimla: The Himachal High Court today restrained Oberoi group company East
India Hotels (EIH) for converting Rs 100 crore debt in Mashobra Resorts Ltd
– the.

<http://himachal.us/2010/09/10/himachal-high-court-restrains-oberois-from-converting-rs-100-cr-hotel-wildflower-hall-debt-into-equity/21998/tourism/places/ravinder>

Law-in-Perspective: No interference with Expert decisions: Supreme …

By Tarun Jain

Reflecting upon consistent judicial thought in this regard, the Court
reversed the decision of the High Court to hold that the courts should
exercise restraint when interfering with the finding of the experts. …

<http://legalperspectives.blogspot.com/2010/09/no-interference-with-expert-decisions.html>

Court questions DDA on closure of sports complex for Games | Sports

By Akshita

New Delhi, Sep 10 – The Delhi High Court Friday questioned the Delhi
Development Authority (DDA) and Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna over
the Siri Fort Sports Complex being closed to its members due to the
Commonwealth Games …

<http://www.indiatalkies.com/2010/09/court-questions-dda-closure-sports-complex-games.html>

HC admits PIL on Rajarhat land allotment

Times of India

KOLKATA: Calcutta high court on Friday admitted a public interest
litigation (PIL) that alleged illegal allotment of land at Rajarhat from
the quota of …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata-/HC-admits-PIL-on-Rajarhat-land-allotment/articleshow/6533438.cms>

HC overturns tribunal order

Times of India

Justice RK Jain of the HC passed these orders on Friday while allowing an
appeal filed by Bindra, who had sought quashing of the order passed by the

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/HC-overturns-tribunal-order/articleshow/6534553.cms>

Four recusals later, HC hears Siri Fort plea

Times of India

NEW DELHI: After traversing through four benches of the Delhi high court, a
petition challenging the government’s decision to close Siri Fort sports
complex …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Four-recusals-later-HC-hears-Siri-Fort-plea/articleshow/6533124.cms>

No HC relief for man who raped teen neighbour

Times of India

MUMBAI: A 23-year-old man, who was convicted for raping his 13-year-old
mentally challenged neighbour, got no reprieve from the Nagpur Bench of the
Bombay …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/No-HC-relief-for-man-who-raped-teen-neighbour/articleshow/6533043.cms>

After 13 years, HC quashes appointment in Shimla MC

Indian Express

The Himachal Pradesh High Court has quashed appointment of a computer
assistant appointed by the Shimla Municipal Corporation 13 years ago. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/After-13-years–HC-quashes-appointment-in-Shimla-MC/680288>

HC pulls up Punjab govt for non-payment of compensation to land owners

Indian Express

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has pulled up the chief secretary of
Punjab for sitting over a draft of award for compensation for over three
years which …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-pulls-up-Punjab-govt-for-non-payment-of-compensation-to-land-owners/680286>

HC: Co-operative societies are public authorities, bound to give info under RTI

Indian Express

A division bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday dismissed
an appeal filed by a sugar mill co-operative society, which had refused to
furnish …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC–Co-operative-societies-are-public-authorities–bound-to-give-info-under-RTI/680289>

Local surety not must for other state convicts: HC

Hindustan Times

Convicts from other states will no longer need to furnish a surety from
Maharashtra to be released on furlough, ruled the Bombay High Court on
Friday. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Local-surety-not-must-for-other-state-convicts-HC/Article1-598702.aspx>

HC asks student to do community service for harassing girl

Hindustan Times

PTI Showing leniency towards an engineering student accused of sexually
harassing a classmate, the Delhi High Court has quashed criminal
proceedings by …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-asks-student-to-do-community-service-for-harassing-girl/Article1-598594.aspx>

SC stays Calcutta HC order in favour of Tata Steel

Business Standard

PTI / New Delhi September 10, 2010, 21:45 IST The Supreme Court today
stayed the Calcutta High Court’s order permitting leading steel-maker Tata
Steel to go …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/sc-stays-calcutta-hc-order-in-favourtata-steel/108364/on>

HC refuses to stay case against Mallika Sherawat

NDTV.com

PTI The Bombay High Court has refused to stay the criminal proceedings
against actress Mallika Sherawat in a local court pertaining to alleged
obscenity by …

<http://movies.ndtv.com/movie_story.aspx?Section=Movies&ID=ENTEN20100152813&subcatg=MOVIESINDIA&keyword=bollywood&nid=51179?trendingnow>

HC nudge on Dhoni dispute

Calcutta Telegraph

The high court on Friday asked Mahendra Singh Dhoni and city-based sports
management company Gameplan to settle their dispute over the sharing of …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1100911/jsp/calcutta/story_12922855.jsp>

What MCGM doing to prevent deaths of sanitation workers: HC

IBNLive.com

PTI | 06:09 PM,Sep 10,2010 Mumbai, Sep 10 (PTI) What measures Municipal
Corporation of Greater Mumbai is taking to ensure that contract-workers
take …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/what-mcgm-doing-to-prevent-deaths-of-sanitation-workers-hc/311016.html>

SC stays HC’s order on fee reimbursement

Deccan Chronicle

The state government on Friday heaved a sigh of relief as the Supreme Court
ordered a stay on the Andhra Pradesh High Court directions to the state …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/hyderabad/sc-stays-hc%E2%80%99s-order-fee-reimbursement-598>

MCD seeks speedy possession of Bhatti Mines area

Times of India

Filing an urgent plea before HC, the civic agency said the current
situation vis-a-vis landfill sites in the capital is “alarming” as there
are only three …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/MCD-seeks-speedy-possession-of-Bhatti-Mines-area/articleshow/6533123.cms>

HC RAPS STATE GOVERNMENT AGAIN

Star of Mysore

Bangalore, Sept. 10 (KMS& DM)- Karnataka High Court, observing that a
discriminatory policy was being followed in the C and D group staff
recruitment …

<http://www.starofmysore.com/main.asp?type=news&item=25834>

Silicosis deaths: NHRC sets final deadline for state to compensate victims

Times of India

JAIPUR: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sent a fresh reminder and conditional summons to Rajasthan government for sending the compliance

chespeak: Media’s Selective Amnesia: The case of N M Siddique in …

By chespeak

The matter is pending before the NHRC and in the meanwhile another search was conducted by the police at NCHRO office in Ernakulam north, which also became a matter of another complaint to NHRC by Mr Siddique as this operation was also

HC overturns tribunal order

Times of India

Quashing the tribunal’s order, Justice Jain observed, ”This case has witnessed a see-saw as both the political aspirants have filed various petitions after

Give time-bound justice, SC tells CCI

Economic Times

The apex court partly allowed the appeal of the commission which had challenged the order of the tribunal restraining its investigation wing (DG) to inquire

MAT admits OA seeking parity in retirement age

Times of India

NAGPUR: The Nagpur bench of the Maharashtra administrative tribunal (MAT) on Thursday admitted an original application ( OA) filed by former joint director

Crime against women rising in India: NCW member

Sify

A case of violence against a woman is registered in India every three minutes and every 29 minutes a woman is raped, National Commission for Women (NCW)

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