LEGAL NEWS 15.09.2010

Woman tortures six-year daughter in Nellore

IBNLive.com

The duo have been charged with voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous
weapons and wrongful confinement under relevant sections of the Indian
Penal Code. …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/woman-tortures-sixyear-daughter-in-nellore/322169.html>

A Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) corporator from Nerul node-1 …

… 147, 149, 323, 504 and 506 of the Indian Penal Code, along with a
ruling of Bombay Police Act. The trouble reportedly started at Ganesh
housing society, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/rawnewsshow/6554906.cms>

Fee structure of private schools in State stayed

The Hindu

Delivering the judgment on writ petitions filed by private unaided schools
as well as associations, Justice Vasuki directed all the petitions to be
posted …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/09/15/stories/2010091562580100.htm>

Vodafone appeals to SC against high court ruling

Livemint

Vodafone approached the Bombay high court with a writ petition which was
dismissed in December 2008. Vodafone then approached the Supreme Court, …

<http://www.livemint.com/2010/09/14195319/Vodafone-appeals-to-SC-against.html>

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog: Despite Indian Supreme Court Ruling …

By Reproductive Rights

Though the Indian Supreme Court ruled that “evidence” from the finger
test can’t be used against the victim, many doctors still perform the
procedure: “The Indian government has yet to take steps to ensure that
all states eliminate it. …

<http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/2010/09/indian-supreme-court-rules-finger-test-cannot-be-used-as-evidence-yet-many-doctors-still-perform-the.html>

Get rid of illegal shrines: SC to states

Hindustan Times

On Tuesday, a bench gave two weeks to the states to file their response,
the third instance the SC is giving time to states to comply with its
directions. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Get-rid-of-illegal-shrines-SC-to-states/Article1-600291.aspx>

SC scraps mining leases of 2 firms

Hindustan Times

The petitioners argued before SC that the local government was
pre-determined to grant the lease in favour of Jindal and Kalyani. When
contacted, JSW played …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/SC-scraps-mining-leases-of-2-firms/Article1-600165.aspx>

SC refuses to quash Dhoni’s cheating case

Indian Express

The Supreme Court today refused to quash Indian cricket captain MS Dhoni’s
cheating case against event management company Gameplan. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/SC-refuses-to-quash-Dhoni-s-cheating-case/681438>

3 more prayers in HC on temple row

Daily Pioneer

The Special Bench of the Allahabad High Court is likely to hear on
September 17 three applications filed on Monday for deferment of the
judgement on the …

<http://www.dailypioneer.com/283224/3-more-prayers-in-HC-on-temple-row.html>

SC move to appoint ‘local CJs’ breach of convention: Judges

Times of India

The CJI Kapadia-headed Collegium is reported to have recommended
appointment of Justice Nisar Ahmad Kakru, present CJ of the Andhra Pradesh
HC, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SC-move-to-appoint-local-CJs-breach-of-convention-Judges/articleshow/6555041.cms>

Mass judicial transfers: Need for transparency?

Bar & Bench

The Times of India reports that Gupta has written to the CJI seeking the
names of the judges who might be transferred to the Rajasthan High Court.

<http://www.barandbench.com/brief/2/986/mass-judicial-transfers-need-for-transparency>

National ID card project subject to court order

Express Buzz

Hearing the PIL filed by Sunil Sharma and others, who have sought the High
Court’s directions to prevent the “sub-standard cards”, the division
bench headed …

<http://expressbuzz.com/nation/national-id-card-project-subject-to-court-order/206929.html>

Potholes will be fixed before last immersion day: Uddhav

Hindustan Times

The committee had threatened to file a PIL against the BMC for failing to
fill potholes. Bringing major relief to citizens travelling on bad roads,

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Potholes-will-be-fixed-before-last-immersion-day-Uddhav-/Article1-600318.aspx>

Salman Khan vs Pakistanis in India

The Express Tribune

The security issue has been discussed in the Indian media and a PIL (public
interest litigation) was filed by the Anti-Terrorism Squad chief Hemant …

<http://tribune.com.pk/story/49890/salman-khan-vs-pakistanis-in-india/>

Indian court rejects plea by L&T to stay NTPC’s bidding process

Trading Markets (press release)

In a setback to LARSEN & TOUBRO (L&T, BSE:500510), the Delhi High Court on
Tuesday refused its plea to stay the bidding process by state-owned NTPC

<http://www.tradingmarkets.com/news/stock-alert/ltouf_indian-court-rejects-plea-by-l-amp-t-to-stay-ntpc-s-bidding-process-1169227.html>

Work at High Court comes to standstill

The Hindu

PARALYSED:Telangana lawyers raising slogans outside the High Court
demanding 42 per cent of judicial posts for them, in Hyderabad on Tuesday.

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/09/15/stories/2010091562140100.htm>

File status report of dummy writers case in English: Gujarat high court

Daily News & Analysis

The Gujarat high court on Tuesday in an oral order asked the crime branch
to file the status report in the dummy writer’s case in English till
September 27. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_file-status-report-of-dummy-writers-case-in-english-gujarat-high-court_1438130>

High Court throws out petition filed by Irfan’s mother

Indian Express

The Gujarat High Court on Monday dismissed a petition filed by mother of
cricketer brothers Irfan Pathan and Yusuf Pathan in which she had
challenged a …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/High-Court-throws-out-petition-filed-by-Irfan-s-mother/681652/>

Magistrate erred in referring pardon plea to Gujarat high court: CBI

Daily News & Analysis

Tulsi submitted that by referring the matter to the high court, the
magistrate had acted as “a post office between the high court and the
co-accused”. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_magistrate-erred-in-referring-pardon-plea-to-gujarat-high-court-cbi_1437949>

Corruption case: Virbhadra Singh again moves high court

Sify

Union Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh Tuesday again moved the Himachal
Pradesh High Court, seeking to transfer a corruption case against him and
his wife to …

<http://sify.com/news/corruption-case-virbhadra-singh-again-moves-high-court-news-national-kjovOcddfeh.html>

Court dismisses petition against single bid for water transport project

Indian Express

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday dismissed the writ petition filed by
Satyagiri Shipping Company against Maharashtra State Road Development
Corporation …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Court-dismisses-petition-against-single-bid-for-water-transport-project/681662>

Kashmir native named chief justice of state high court

Sify

At present, Justice Kakru is the chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High
Court. The insiders in the legal fraternity say this departure could not be
seen …

<http://sify.com/news/kashmir-native-named-chief-justice-of-state-high-court-news-national-kjoqabjfbhi.html>

FE Editorial : Facts on the ground

Financial Express

When STel never got all the licences it had applied for, thanks to Raja
arbitrarily deciding to close the application window, the Delhi high court
ruled in …

<http://www.financialexpress.com/news/FE-Editorial—Facts-on-the-ground/681454/>

Law-in-Perspective: Discernable reasons mandatory for valid …

By Tarun Jain

Holding that it was not only mandatory to provide reasons in the order but
was also essential that the reasons must reflect application of mind and
not just a casual reference to statutory provisions, the Bombay High Court
in a recent …

<http://legalperspectives.blogspot.com/2010/09/discernable-reasons-mandatory-for-valid.html>

Why didn’t CM set things right: HC

Times of India

BANGALORE: The hearing of petitions with regard to the alleged job scam in
Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences and Mysore Medical College and
Research …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/Why-didnt-CM-set-things-right-HC/articleshow/6556544.cms>

Thana’ correct word for PS, says HC

Times of India

PATNA: The Patna high court on Tuesday held that the word ” thana” used in
the state is a correct term for a police station and easily understable to
the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/Thana-correct-word-for-PS-says-HC/articleshow/6555664.cms>

SC collegium approves transfer of 12 HC judges

Hindustan Times

Once implemented, it will be the largest transfer of HC judges in one go
since 1993, when 50 judges were transferred during the tenure of the then
CJI MN …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/SC-collegium-approves-transfer-of-12–HC-judges/Article1-600220.aspx>

Archie vs Archies: HC axes copyright violation plea

Hindustan Times

The Delhi High court dismissed the copyright violation plea of New
York-based , saying that that the company does not have any office in
India. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Archie-vs-Archies-HC-axes-copyright-violation-plea/Article1-600245.aspx>

Minor offences cannot bar anyone from govt service: HC

Indian Express

Should a man accused of a simple offence like speeding or wrong parking be
barred forever from government service? Should the Raj-era recruitment
processes …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/minor-offences-cannot-bar-anyone-from-govt-service-hc/681634/>

HC appoints panel to look into cases of cheque bouncing

Hindustan Times

In order to take stock of more than 3.3 lakh pending cheque bouncing cases
in the city, and suggest remedial measures for speedy disposal of the
cases, …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-appoints-panel-to-look-into-cases-of-cheque-bouncing/Article1-600324.aspx>

Nicol Tamang”s wife files habeas corpus petition in HC

IBNLive.com

PTI | 08:09 PM,Sep 14,2010 Kolkata, Sept 14 (PTI) The wife of Nicol Tamang,
main accused in the murder of All India Gorkha League leader Madan Tamang,

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/nicol-tamangs-wife-files-habeas-corpus-petition-in-hc/320240.html>

Court notices could be sent through e-mails: Delhi HC

IBNLive.com

PTI | 09:09 PM,Sep 14,2010 New Delhi, Sep 14 (PTI) In a major effort to
make litigations computer-friendly, the Delhi High Court has said notices
to …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/court-notices-could-be-sent-through-emails-delhi-hc/320320.html>

Jammu & Kashmir couple gets HC protection in Mumbai

IBNLive.com

PTI | 10:09 PM,Sep 14,2010 Mumbai, Sep 14 (PTI) The Bombay High Court today
restrained Jammu and Kashmir Police from taking any coercive steps till
October …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/jammu–kashmir-couple-gets-hc-protection-in-mumbai/320436.html>

HC Expresses Unhappiness Over CM’s Style of Functioning

Daijiworld.com

The fact that this issue has come to court, is not appreciated,” the
state High Court (HC) commented on Tuesday September 14, while hearing a
batch of writ …

<http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=85630>

CCI chief wants ratification of Competition Act sections

IBNLive.com

PTI | 10:09 PM,Sep 14,2010 Hyderabad, Sept 14 (PTI) The Competition
Commission of India (CCI) is looking forward to the ratification of
sections 5 and 6 of …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/cci-chief-wants-ratification-of-competition-act-sections/320500.html>

MJ Antony: CCI wins a ‘competition’

Business Standard

The Competition Commission of India that was born in five-year-long
smouldering litigation became a rare litigant before the Supreme Court as
soon as it …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/m-j-antony-cci-wins%5Ccompetition%5C/408110/>

SC Support for the CCI

Moneycontrol.com

By Suhail Nathani, Partner, ELP What is a routine tactic in millions of
cases all over India has triggered events which will have a lasting effect
on the …

<http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/features/sc-support-forcci_484478.html>

CCI getting foreign experts to train officials

IBNLive.com

We got them intensively trained by the European Commission and FTC experts
both in … while the remaining have come from the now defunct MRTP
commission. …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/cci-getting-foreign-experts-to-train-officials/320437.html>

Court again upholds Sharma’s appointment to NHRC

The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected a review petition against its judgment upholding the appointment of former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)

orissa Crime Bartan faces the scanner from NHRC news | Ama Odisha …

The government of Orissa has prepared a fresh report that will be submitted to National Human Rights Commission. Such report carries the details about the.

NHRC courts in Bengaluru

Sept. 14: The National Human Rights Commission will for the first time hear pending rights cases of the four southern states in Bengaluru, between Wednesday

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