LEGAL NEWS 16.09.2010

Telangana advocates run amok in HC

Express Buzz

HYDERABAD: Pro-Telangana advocates went on the rampage in the Andhra
Pradesh High Court on Wednesday, ransacking three court rooms and the
office of the …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/hyderabad/telangana-advocates-run-amok-in-hc/207263.html>

SEZ documents cannot be kept confidential: HC

Times of India

MUMBAI: The Bombay high court ruled on Tuesday that documents related to
the development of special economic zones (SEZ)s, which have public
interest …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/SEZ-documents-cannot-be-kept-confidential-HC/articleshow/6563280.cms>

HC raps state for failing to probe Rs 90 cr scam

Times of India

The HC directed additional public prosecutor KV Saste to meet the home
secretary and apprise him of the case. “The gravity of the case must be
impressed …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/HC-raps-state-for-failing-to-probe-Rs-90-cr-scam/articleshow/6563270.cms>

Security for Commonwealth Games is supreme: HC

Deccan Herald

The Delhi High Court today said ”strict” security arrangement should be
put in place around the venues of the Commonwealth Games to avert any
threat even …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/96764/security-commonwealth-games-supreme-hc.html>

HC stays ACB probe into Emaar row

Express Buzz

HYDERABAD: Justice Tamada Gopala Krishna of the AP High Court on Wednesday
stayed all further proceedings consequent upon the order of the special
judge to …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/hyderabad/hc-stays-acb-probe-into-emaar-row/207290.html>

BCCI welcomes HC’s rejection of Modi’s petition

Times of India

MUMBAI: The Indian cricket board (BCCI) on Wednesday welcomed the Bombay
High Court’s decision to dismiss suspended IPL chairman Lalit Modi’s
petition …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/iplarticleshow/6558948.cms>

No bail to prime accused in 2005 Diwali blasts: HC

Hindustan Times

PTI The Delhi High Court today declined to grant interim bail to prime
accused in the 2005 Diwali-eve blasts case, Tariq Ahmed Dar, noting that
the …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/No-bail-to-prime-accused-in-2005-Diwali-blasts-HC/Article1-600549.aspx>

Orissa HC to periodically monitor Maa Mangala case

Law et al. Media

The displaced Maa Mangala slum dwellers today got final relief from Orissa
high court. The division bench comprising Chief Justice V. Gopala Gowda and

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2302>

MPSC scam: Gafoor files affidavit in HC

Hindustan Times

Speaking out in defence of Superintendent of Police Sanjay Parande,
Director General of Police Hasan Gafoor has alleged that former
investigating officer in …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/MPSC-scam-Gafoor-files-affidavit-in-HC/Article1-600698.aspx>

Inmates seek conjugal rights, HC explores insemination

Indian Express

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the Punjab government to
clarify whether prisoners can have the right to use artificial
insemination. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Inmates-seek-conjugal-rights–HC-explores-insemination/682102>

HC judge won’t touch Shubha case

Deccan Chronicle

Sept. 15: In a rare occurrence at the Karnataka high court, Justice K.
Sreedhar Rao has decided to recuse (withdraw) himself from the hearing of
the …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/bengaluru/hc-judge-won%E2%80%99t-touch-shubha-case-132>

Jaya moves HC seeking discharge from IT case

Indian Express

Former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa today moved the Madras High
Court for discharging her from a case regarding alleged willful failure to
file …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Jaya-moves-HC-seeking-discharge-from-IT-case/681960>

HC dismisses petition against Oriya film

IBNLive.com

PTI | 11:09 PM,Sep 15,2010 HC dismisses petition against Oriya film
Cuttack, Sept 15 (PTI) The Orissa High Court today dismissed a petition
against Oriya …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-dismisses-petition-against-oriya-film/324609.html>

R15 bribe: HC upholds conductor’s dismissal

Hindustan Times

Rejecting his plea for leniency, the HC said: “Leniency has its limit.
Mercy cannot be shown to the undeserved.” Pal had moved the division bench
of HC …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/R15-bribe-HC-upholds-conductor-s-dismissal/Article1-600597.aspx>

HC raps police for lax probe in cheating scam

Hindustan Times

The state government had to face flak from the Bombay High Court on
Wednesday for failing to act on a multi-crore scam in which, a tour agency
operator …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-raps-police-for-lax-probe-in-cheating-scam/Article1-600714.aspx>

Decide on stay of revised slaughter rates: HC to CM

Hindustan Times

PTI Take a final decision by October 6 on the order granting stay on
revision of rates for slaughter of animals at Deonar abattoir, the Bombay
High Court …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Decide-on-stay-of-revised-slaughter-rates-HC-to-CM/Article1-600715.aspx>

Jailed BJP MLA appeals to HC, seeks bail

MSN India

Cuttack, Sep 15 (PTI) Sitting BJP MLA of G Udayagiri assembly constituency
in Kandhamal district, Manoj Pradhan, who was recently convicted and
sentenced by …

<http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4385635>

Rich getting houses meant for BPL? – Guj. HC calls officials

Law et al. Media

The Gujarat High Court today directed the secretary, social justice and
empowerment department of the state government and collector of Amreli
district to …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2288>

Won’t share water with UT in phases 5, 6: Punjab to HC

Indian Express

The Punjab government has refused to share even a drop of water with
Chandigarh in the fifth and sixth phase for augmentation of Water Supply
Scheme. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Won-t-share-water-with-UT-in-phases-5–6–Punjab-to-HC/682147>

Ramzan fasting strengthens spirituality: HC

Express Buzz

CHENNAI: With a view to promote inter-communal harmony and commemorate the
festival of Ramzan, the Committee of Hosts organised an Eid Milan Party
here on …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/ramzan-fasting-strengthens-spirituality-hc/207154.html>

Why was no action taken on Muthiah’s complaint, Supreme Court asks BCCI

The Hindu

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Board of Control for Cricket in
India (BCCI) why it did not take any action on the complaint of its former

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article669501.ece>

Supreme Court asks Saurav Ganguly to explain Salt Lake land …

By SrK

NEW DELHI: Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly has been asked by
the Supreme Court to respond to a petition alleging that a large tract of
land worth Rs 44.9 crore was allotted to him for opening a school for just
Rs 63 lakhs …

<http://cricblitz.blogspot.com/2010/09/supreme-court-asks-saurav-ganguly-to.html>

CJI tells Kakru to rush back

Deccan Chronicle

The CJI’s directive followed intelligence reports on the possibility of the
agitation getting more intense. It is also reliably learnt that several
judges …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/hyderabad/cji-tells-kakru-rush-back-210>

Wife can’t accuse husband’s girlfriend of cruelty: SC

Times of India

Referring to an earlier judgment, the Bench said the SC had categorically
held that neither a girlfriend nor a concubine was a relative of the
husband …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Wife-cant-accuse-husbands-girlfriend-of-cruelty-SC/articleshow/6561853.cms>

SC shifts murder trial against BSP MLA from UP to MP

Times of India

NEW DELHI: In a rare instance, the Supreme Court on Wednesday transferred
the trial of a murder case against a BSP MLA from Pratapgarh in UP to
Madhya …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SC-shifts-murder-trial-against-BSP-MLA-from-UP-to-MP/articleshow/6561032.cms>

Police move Supreme Court in Swami Nithyananda case

Daily News & Analysis

The high court had pulled up the investigating officer, superintendent of
police (CID) KN Yogappa, for not completing the investigation. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_police-move-supreme-court-in-swami-nithyananda-case_1438670>

This is in bad faith

Hindustan Times

The court was hearing the Centre’s appeal against a 2006 Gujarat High Court
order to remove such structures. In fact, in 2009, the apex court itself
had …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/This-is-in-bad-faith/Article1-600586.aspx>
‘Shift dairies or face contempt’

Asian Age

After seeing that the illegal dairies were not being shifted from the city,
a division bench comprising Chief Justice of the Delhi high court Dipak
Misra …

<http://www.asianage.com/delhi/%E2%80%98shift-dairies-or-face-contempt%E2%80%99-094>

Lodha comfort in court blow

Calcutta Telegraph

15: Administrators appointed by Calcutta High Court to oversee the late
Priyamvada Birla’s estate can exercise their voting rights in key
investment …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1100916/jsp/business/story_12943362.jsp>

Sarojini Nagar blast accused denied bail

Times of India

NEW DELHI: Delhi high court on Wednesday dismissed the bail application of
Tariq Ahmad Dar, an accused in the Sarojini Nagar blast case who had sought

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Sarojini-Nagar-blast-accused-denied-bail/articleshow/6562430.cms>

Jayalalithaa seeks discharge from wealth tax case

Times of India

CHENNAI: The Madras high court has ordered notices on a criminal revision
petition, filed by former chief minister Jayalalithaa, seeking discharge
from a …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Jayalalithaa-seeks-discharge-from-wealth-tax-case-/articleshow/6562282.cms>

Hospitality Biz India :: Himachal Pradesh High Court restrains EIH …

The Himachal Pradesh High Court has restrained East India Hotels (EIH), a
part of the Oberoi Group, from converting the Rs 100-crore debt into
equity, in its Wi.

<http://www.hospitalitybizindia.com/detailNews.aspx?aid=9047&sid=1>

Bihar minister charged with violating poll code

Sify

… station in the district for holding a public meeting without permission
and violating the ban order imposed under section 144 of the Indian Penal
Code. …

<http://sify.com/news/bihar-minister-charged-with-violating-poll-code-news-national-kjqnudeieie.html>

Parents seek stricter rules to tame errant drivers

Hindustan Times

… 2008 have urged the government and lawmakers to re-look into the
punishment provisioned in Section 304A of the Indian Penal Code. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Parents-seek-stricter-rules-to-tame-errant-drivers/Article1-600668.aspx>

Girlfriend is not a relative, says SC

Hindustan Times

Quashing criminal charges against a woman from Jharkhand under section 498A
of the Indian Penal Code, a bench headed by Justice Altamas Kabir said: …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Girlfriend-is-not-a-relative-says-SC/Article1-600669.aspx>

NIA Files Charge Sheet against 7 KYKL Activists under UAPA

Press Information Bureau (press release)

… West Bengal under relevant provisions of Indian Penal Code and Unlawful
activities (Prevention) Act, against the seven accused persons including

<http://pib.nic.in/release/release.asp?relid=65813>

UT police use biometric system to ensure transparency

Indian Express

A case of impersonation, cheating and criminal conspiracy under sections
419, 420, 120-B and 511 of the Indian Penal Code was registered. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/UT-police-use-biometric-system-to-ensure-transparency/682283>

Bihar minister charged with violating poll code | Politics

By Lakshit

A police complaint was lodged against Kumari in Murliganj police station in
the district for holding a public meeting without permission and violating
the ban order imposed under section 144 of the Indian Penal Code.

<http://www.indiatalkies.com/2010/09/bihar-minister-charged-violating-poll-code.html>

Registration Under Central Excise Act

By Pankaj Singla

(h) Registration certificate can be revoked or suspended for breach of any
of the conditions of the Act and Rules and if the holder or person in his
employment has been convicted of an offence under section 161 of Indian
Penal Code. …

<http://www.etaxindia.org/2010/09/registration-under-central-excise-act.html>

Justice Rao recuses from Shubha case

Express Buzz

BANGALORE: Following circulation of pamphlets in the corridors of Karnataka
High Court, Justice K Shreedhar Rao on Wednesday decided to relieve himself
from …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/bangalore/justice-rao-recuses-from-shubha-case/207169.html>

Pepsi Vs Kerala govt: SC reserves order

MSN India

New Delhi, Sep 15 (PTI) The Supreme Court today reserved its judgement on a
petition filed by beverage major Pepsico India Holding challenging the
criminal …

<http://news.in.msn.com/business/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4385624>

Killer driver gets two-year jail

Hindustan Times

The incident had occurred on June 14, 2008, and the first judgement in the
case had come in the court of Rakesh Yadav who had delivered the verdict on

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Killer-driver-gets-two-year-jail/Article1-600666.aspx>

HC nod to Siri Fort closure

Times of India

However, before dismissing advocate Atul Wadhera’s petition, which was
later converted into a PIL by HC, the judges recorded an undertaking by the
DDA …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/HC-nod-to-Siri-Fort-closure/articleshow/6562435.cms>

PIL challenging Naxal themed movie dismissed by Orissa HC

Law et al. Media

A division bench comprising Chief Justice V. Gopal Gouda and Justice
Indrajit Mohanty dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging
the public …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2301>

Plea against V-C turned into PIL

Hindustan Times

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday converted the petition filed by a
Thane-based environmentalist, challenging Dr Rajan Welukar’s appointment as

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Plea-against-V-C-turned-into-PIL/Article1-600711.aspx>

MPSC scam gets new twist

Times of India

“With the help of the PIL and by using the media, Pujari exerted pressure
on the supervisory officer,” the affidavit said. The instructions given by
the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/MPSC-scam-gets-new-twist/articleshow/6563233.cms>

Couple battles for minor’s custody in HC

Times of India

On September 7, 2010 a division bench comprising justices DG Karnik and FM
Reis directed that the matter be heard along with a PIL dealing with other
issues …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/Couple-battles-for-minors-custody-in-HC/articleshow/6563156.cms>

No respite in sight from bovine bane

Hindustan Times

Meira Bhatia counsel for Common Cause, an NGO, which filed a PIL to shift
illegal dairies from the city said: “This is for the third time that the
MCD has …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/No-respite-in-sight-from-bovine-bane/Article1-600617.aspx>

HC forms panel to suggest measures to reduce pendency in cases

IBNLive.com

Justice BH Marlapalle and Justice Amjad Sayed, hearing a PIL filed by Nasik
District Industrial and Merchantile Cooperative Bank, asked the committee
last …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-forms-panel-to-suggest-measures-to-reduce-pendency-in-cases/323014.html>

Govt jobs for eunuchs: HC asks Centre to reply

Indian Express

The development took place during the resumed hearing of a public interest
litigation (PIL) filed by an eunuch namely Kajal Mangal Mukhi, an advocate
by …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/govt-jobs-for-eunuchs-hc-asks-centre-to-reply/682291/>

Lawyers firm on court verdict in Babri case

Deccan Herald

The lawyers also opposed the bunch of public interest litigations (PIL),
which were filed in the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on
Monday, …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/96889/lawyers-firm-court-verdict-babri.html>

RTI Activist Files PIL In High Court Against Indian Rupee Symbol …

By Save Rupee Design Symbol

Lucknow : RTI activist Mr. Rakesh Kumar Singh has submitted a public
interest litigation (PIL ) writ petition in the High Court, the first of
its kind last week in Allahabad High Court against cabinet based on the
July 15th decision on …

<http://www.saveindianrupeesymbol.org/2010/09/rti-activist-files-pil-in-high-court.html>

Government asked to eliminate bonded child labour » South Asians …

By Deekshya

The court directives came following a PIL writ petition jointly filed by
Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) and Aparajeo Bangladesh, following newspaper
reports published six years ago disclosing the painful and hazardous life
of the children …

<http://www.southasianrights.org/?p=1490>

IPM and UGC dispute getting worse « studyplanet

By admin

The Division Bench of Chief Justice Deepak Mishra and Justice Manmohan
strongly reacted to these allegations and treated the PIL as a serious
concern. The Bench concluded “no educational institutions has the right
to put students under …

<http://www.studyplanet.in/blog/articles/iipm-and-ugc-dispute-getting-worse/>

CCI seeks stronger voice in M&As

Financial Express

Hyderabad: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is looking forward to
the ratification of Sections 5 and 6 of the Competition Act that would
allow full …

<http://www.financialexpress.com/news/cci-seeks-stronger-voice-in-m&as/681472/>

CCI free to order probe in case of prima facie breach, says SC …

In a ruling that will decisively impact the evolution of competition law in
the country, the Supreme Court on Thursday held that the Competition
Commission …

<http://in.news.yahoo.com/241/20100910/1257/tnl-cci-free-to-order-probe-in-case-of-p_1.html>

The Hindu Business Line : Apex court ruling backs CCI against …

The apex court, in its ruling in favour of the CCI, said parties cannot go
in appeal before the COMPAT at a preliminary stage, where the CCI has taken
only …

<http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/2010/09/10/stories/2010091053150400.htm>

CCI to maintain confidentiality in anti-competition probes: SC

The Competition Commission and its probe arm, the Director General,
Investigations, will have to maintain.

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/95891/cci-maintain-confidentiality-anti-competition.html>

Consider Major General for Promotion: Tribunal to Army

Outlook

Giving partial relief to a Major General, the Armed Forces Tribunal today asked the Army to form a review committee to consider him for promotion to the

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