LEGAL NEWS 18/19.09.2010

Justice Nagarjuna Reddy withdraws resignation

The Hindu

Photo: Special Arrangement Justice CV Nagarjuna Reddy of the Andhra Pradesh
High Court on Saturday withdrew his resignation which he submitted to Chief

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article697442.ece>

‘I broke the news to the Supreme Court justice’

Daily News & Analysis

In late 1992, the then Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh had given
an undertaking before Justice MN Venkatachaliah and Justice GN Ray that the
Babri …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/comment_i-broke-the-news-to-the-supreme-court-justice_1439919>

3 flat buyers get justice after 7 years

Times of India

MUMBAI: In a city where flat buyers are often duped and bullied by
developers and made to run from pillar to post to take possession of their
homes, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/3-flat-buyers-get-justice-after-7-years/articleshow/6582083.cms>

ST reservation in panchayat polls: Govt now to move SC

Indian Express

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to challenge in the Supreme Court,
the Allahabad High Court’s judgment regarding an increase in reservation
for …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/ST-reservation-in-panchayat-polls–Govt-now-to-move-SC/683778/>

Gujarat riots: Former minister, two cops summoned

Sify

Gandhinagar: The Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT)
probing key cases of the 2002 communal riots has summoned former minister
of state …

<http://sify.com/news/gujarat-riots-former-minister-two-cops-summoned-news-national-kjsxkddedfe.html>

Indian co drags Microsoft to CCI | DownloadsEdge

By Aditya Bonda

NEW DELHI: Global software major Microsoft Corp has been dragged to the
Competition Commission of India (CCI) by a law firm for allegedly abusing
its dominant position as a market leader. Singhania & Partners has filed a
complaint …

<http://www.downloadsedge.com/indian-co-drags-microsoft-to-cci/2010/09/19/>

Consumer Rights

Under this Act the Government of India established a commission known as
the Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices (MRTP)Commission. …

<http://www.scribd.com/doc/37718421/Consumer-Rights>

The Sunday Tribune – Spectrum

… Home, Company Affairs and the Planning Commission, the Central
Vigilance … before him in the Monopoly and Restricted Trade Practices
(MRTP) hearings. …

<http://www.tribuneindia.com/2010/20100919/spectrum/book4.htm>

NBA issues guidelines to broadcasters on coverage of Ayodhya verdict

NetIndian

“In view of the ultra sensitive nature of the Ayodhya issue, the reporting
of the High Court judgement on Ayodhya in this case requires adherence to
the …

<http://netindian.in/news/2010/09/18/0007935/nba-issues-guidelines-broadcasters-coverage-ayodhya-verdict>

Deadline to submit bogus ration cards: September 30

Indian Express

The directive was issued in a recent judgement on August 31 on the writ
petition filed by People’s Union for Civil Liberties. “We have conducted
several …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Deadline-to-submit-bogus-ration-cards–September-30/683752/>

Govt. plans independent regulator to check illegal mining

The Hindu

“We are trying that this Authority is set up in advance of the proposed
new MMDR Act, which may be time consuming as the Group of Ministers (GoM)

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article698745.ece>

Man”s mother, sisters equally protected under DV Act as wife

IBNLive.com

“The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 protects the
mothers, sisters and daughters from any kind of physical and mental abuse
or violence …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/mans-mother-sisters-equally-protected-under-dv-act-as-wife/336116.html>

Zandu balm gives pains to Dabangg makers, producer slapped with legal notice

IC Tech News

Zandu Pharmaceutical Works, the makers of pain relaxant Zandu balm slapped
a legal notice o Arbaaz Khan, the producer of blockbuster movie Dabangg.

<http://ic-technews.com/entertainment/1396-zandu-balm-gives-pains-to-dabangg-makers-producer-slapped-with-legal-notice>

Ex-AI air hostess wins legal battle, gets back job after 20yrs

Times of India

MUMBAI: A former air hostess of Air India (AI), who was dismissed from
service during her second pregnancy, has won a legal battle after two
decades with …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Ex-AI-air-hostess-wins-legal-battle-gets-back-job-after-20yrs-/articleshow/6579386.cms>

Judiciary being sensitised on PC-PNDT terminology and its importance

Indian Express

… step in and sensitise the judiciary about the need for implementing
such an act, the response amongst the judiciary was ‘overwhelming’ said Dr
PP Doke, …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/judiciary-being-sensitised-on-pcpndt-terminology-and-its-importance/683722/>

Saoli tragedy

Times of India

She also held judiciary equally responsible for people taking the law into
their hands. “Taking the law into ones hands is wrong. People resorted to
such an …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Saoli-tragedy/articleshow/6583012.cms>

Bhushan files affidavit in contempt case in SC on CJIs

IBNLive.com

“This is also for the reason that no no investigation is allowed into
charges of corruption against the higher judiciary. There is no no
disciplinary …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/bhushan-files-affidavit-in-contempt-case-in-sc-on-cjis/335029.html>

Anti-Sikh riots: Supreme Court to give verdict on Sajjan’s appeal

The Hindu

A bench comprising Justices P. Sathasivam and AR Dave had reserved its
judgement on September 13 on the appeal filed by Kumar against the Delhi
High Court …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article698719.ece>

Telangana advocates call off agitation

The Hindu

The three advocates who were on hunger strike at the High Court since
Monday afternoon called off the agitation following an agreement with the
State …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article697444.ece>

Attend classes or miss exams: Delhi high court

Daily News & Analysis

… the Delhi high court dismissed the petition of 105 students of the
School of Planning and Architecture who were not allowed to sit for their

<http://www.dnaindia.com/academy/report_attend-classes-or-miss-exams-delhi-high-court_1439892>

Despite CAT row, Nandita to stay

Times of India

… Tribunal (CAT) order — quashing Children’s Film Society of India
(CFSI) CEO Sushovan Banerjee’s repatriation — in the Bombay high court
next week. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Despite-CAT-row-Nandita-to-stay/articleshow/6582911.cms>

TN: Madras High Court oulls up Dr. Ambedkar Law University

By karira

As reported in c2live.com on 16 September 2010: Madras High Court pulls up
Dr. Ambedkar Law University Madras High Court pulls up Dr. Ambedkar Law
University Madurai, 16th Sept: The Madras High Court.

<http://www.rtiindia.org/forum/60429-tn-madras-high-court-oulls-up-dr-ambedkar-law-university.html>

Bombay HC judge shifted to Patna, quits

Times of India

The recent transfers of HC judges were done by the CJI in “public
interest”. Fifty-three-year-old Justice Mohite, described as a man with
keen legal acumen …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Bombay-HC-judge-shifted-to-Patna-quits/articleshow/6583123.cms>

HC raps Thane top cop for ‘inaction’ in Ulcra scam

Times of India

Hearing a PIL filed by Madhav Bhandari, the Bhartiya Janata Party ( BJP)
spokesperson, the HC on Thursday directed Yadav to file an affidavit by
September …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/HC-raps-Thane-top-cop-for-inaction-in-Ulcra-scam/articleshow/6582095.cms>

HC asks police to probe 2006 case of woman’s death

Hindustan Times

The HC has now asked the Bhoiwada police to look into the case. Additional
public prosecutor Jayesh Yagnik informed the court, on Tuesday, that the
police …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-asks-police-to-probe-2006-case-of-woman-s-death/Article1-601962.aspx>

Woman who pushed niece into nullah gets HC relief

Times of India

MUMBAI: A year after a woman pushed her niece into a nullah, the Bombay
high court quashed the attempt to murder charges against the accused, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Woman-who-pushed-niece-into-nullah-gets-HC-relief/articleshow/6582092.cms>

HC verdict to provide more exposure to Deccan Odyssey

TopNews

On Friday the Bombay HC ruled that the MTDC must have provided broad
publicity to its purpose to charter the opulence train, Deccan Odyssey, …

<http://www.topnews.in/hc-verdict-provide-more-exposure-deccan-odyssey-2275414>

HC relies on 9-year-old’s testimony to nail father

Mumbai Mirror

He had appealed against his conviction in HC the same year. But his
daughter’s testimony helped the prosecution get Dilip convicted for the
murder of Savita …

<http://www.mumbaimirror.com/article/2/201009192010091902453418258be2b97/HC-relies-on-9yearold%E2%80%99s-testimony-to-nail-father.html>

‘Corrupt officials can’t escape punishment’

Asian Age

The HC was hearing the Union of India’s plea against a Central
Administrative Tribunal order, which quashed its decision of deducting
Gulati’s pension. …

<http://www.asianage.com/delhi/%E2%80%98corrupt-officials-can%E2%80%99t-escape-punishment%E2%80%99-536>

Indian Medicos: HC clears decks for CBI probe against Pondy …

By Prahalathan

HC clears decks for CBI probe against Pondy medical college. 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 Ketan Desai, the
Madras high …

<http://indian-medicos.blogspot.com/2010/09/hc-clears-decks-for-cbi-probe-against.html>

The Hindu Business Line : CCI to clear merger deals in 30 days

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is gearing up to clear merger and
acquisition deals of domestic corporates within 30 days for a bulk of the

<http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/2010/09/15/stories/2010091552380400.htm>

Kurla rape, murder: charges framed against Javed Shaikh

Indian Express

Shaikh has been booked under Sections 302 (murder), 363 (kidnapping) and
376 (rape) of the Indian Penal Code. Shaikh, who is in judicial custody,

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Kurla-rape—-murder–charges-framed-against-Javed-Shaikh/683401/>

Case against L Subramaniam reaches court

Daily News & Analysis

Subramaniam has been charged under section 354 of the Indian Penal Code,
dealing with assault or criminal force on a woman with intent to outrage
her …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_case-against-l-subramaniam-reaches-court_1439584>

Lawmakers recommend 10 years jail for melting coins

Thaindian.com

… for melting or destructing of coins will be at par with the punishment
provided in the Indian Penal Code for counterfeiting coins or currency
notes, …

<http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/business/lawmakers-recommend-10-years-jail-for-melting-coins_100430665.html>

Samajwadi party legislator arrested for rape

Hindustan Times

“A case against multiple sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), including
376 (rape), 506 (threatening to kill), 420 (fraud), has been registered
against …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Samajwadi-party-legislator-arrested-for-rape/Article1-601461.aspx>

National Investigation Agency (NIA) chargesheets 7 KYKL activists …

By Ankan Basu

Darjeeling, Sept 17, 2010 (Calcutta Tube/IBNS) National Investigation
Agency (NIA) has filed charge sheet before the Court in West Bengal’s
Darjeeling district under relevant provisions of Indian Penal Code and
Unlawful activities …

<http://calcuttatube.com/national-investigation-agency-nia-chargesheets-7-kykl-activists/120073/>

Pratibha murder case verdict now on Sept 27

Indian Penal Code to be scraped…a rape vicitm after having proved with
evidence still waiting to hear the judgement after 5 years… we public
just read and comment on the article..this should change… Reply | Report
abuse …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/97227/pratibha-murder-case-hearing-adjourned.html>

School construction, a lesson in violation

Deccan Herald

Eleven residents including cricketer Roger Binny, two retired IPS officers
and a retired IAS officer have filed a writ petition in the Karnataka High
Court …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/97451/school-construction-lesson-violation.html>

Law-in-Perspective: Labour Commissioner cannot decide who is …

By Tarun Jain

A perusal of the earlier Writ Petition filed by the respondent no. 1
numbered as Writ Petition No. 8630 of 2008 would indicate that what was
also challenged in the said writ petition was the order of termination
passed against the …

<http://legalperspectives.blogspot.com/2010/09/labour-commissioner-cannot-decide-who.html>

Activists write to CJI against Modi, BJP leaders

Indian Express
The People’s Union of Civil Liberties (PUCL) and Gujarat Lok Andolan have
written to Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia saying that CM Narendra Modi
and …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/activists-write-to-cji-against-modi-bjp-leaders/683188/>

Ex-CJI’s sons lose right to develop prime property

Hindustan Times

The Delhi High Court on Friday restrained the two sons of former Chief
Justice of India YK Sabharwal from selling or developing a 2.70-acre piece
of land in …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Ex-CJI-s-sons-lose-right-to-develop-prime-property/Article1-601586.aspx>

AFSPA an enabling provision, not arbitrary: Army Chief

The Hindu

PTI The Hindu Amidst a raging debate on the Act, Army Chief General VK
Singh. General Singh said the Army had made its position clear, adding the
Govt. …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/article696810.ece?homepage=true>

No chargesheet against Virbhadra Singh till Sep 24

Sify

A division bench of Justice RB Misra and Justice VK Sharma recused
themselves from the case. Justice Misra announced in the court: ‘We will
not hear the …

<http://sify.com/news/no-chargesheet-against-virbhadra-singh-till-sep-24-news-national-kjrtEefdjgg.html>

‘MBBS must clear exit test to practise’

Times of India
… recommendation for a mandatory exit test, which is under active
consideration of the health ministry, the Supreme Court was informed on
Friday. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/MBBS-must-clear-exit-test-to-practise/articleshow/6574155.cms>

SC comes to the rescue of 90-year-old war widow

IBNLive.com

Meerut: In the time of rising inflation, it is indeed shocking to witness
the plight of a 90-year-old war widow who draws a measly Rs 70 as family
pension. …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/sc-comes-to-the-rescue-of-90yearold-war-widow/131238-3.html?from=tn>

SC rejects bail plea of Madhu Koda aide

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today dismissed the bail plea of Vikas Sinha,
an associate of former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, who has been
arrested …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SC-rejects-bail-plea-of-Madhu-Koda-aide/articleshow/6573786.cms>

SC notice to Airtel, Vodafone

Chandigarh Tribune

The Supreme Court today issued notices to Bharti Airtel and Vodafone on a
BSNL petition, seeking that the private telecom operators pay
interconnection …

<http://www.tribuneindia.com/2010/20100918/biz.htm>

SC unhappy at poor Tehri rehabilitation

Times of India

However, THDC informed the SC that a total package of Rs 144 crore
sanctioned for the project had been disbursed and there was no pending
payment, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SC-unhappy-at-poor-Tehri-rehabilitation-/articleshow/6574281.cms>

Supply suspension by CIL arm unfair: SC

Economic Times

NEW DELHI: In a setback to Bharat Coking Coal (BCCL), the Supreme Court has
said the suspension of supply of coal by the subsidiary of Coal India to 45

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/energy/power/Supply-suspension-by-CIL-arm-unfair-SC/articleshow/6576256.cms>

Dossa claimed the injuries suffered by Salem on his nose and cheek were self …

Indian Express

A lawyer from the state legal aid authority will now argue gangster Mustafa
Dossa’s plea seeking quashing of the attempt-to-murder charge filed against
him …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/dossa-to-get-panel-lawyer-says-mos-behind-murder-bid-charge/683400/>

Nashik top cop fined for not submitting report

Times of India

MUMBAI: The Bombay high court on Thursday imposed a fine of Rs 3000 on the
Nashik police commissioner for failing to file an affidavit in a PIL
concerning …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Nashik-top-cop-fined-for-not-submitting-report/articleshow/6568495.cms>

Tobacco Board ordered not to participate in conference

Times of India

A division bench headed by Justice DV Shylendra Kumar passed this interim
order after hearing a PIL filed by the Institute of Public Health. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/Tobacco-Board-ordered-not-to-participate-in-conference/articleshow/6576544.cms>

Alert relief worker finds missing orphanage boy

Mumbai Mirror

The Bombay High Court, which is hearing a suo motu PIL in the Kavdas
matter, had on Thursday pulled up the state for Gopal’s sudden
disappearance. …

<http://www.mumbaimirror.com/article/2/2010091820100918021654699ec1d2f79/Alert-relief-worker-finds-missing-orphanage-boy.html>

SC fixes final hearing on election issue on Dec 9

IBNLive.com

The court was hearing a PIL filed in 2008 by Resurgence India, a civil
rights group, which detected a trend among candidates of leaving blank the
columns …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/sc-fixes-final-hearing-on-election-issue-on-dec-9/331577.html>

47 posts of doctors vacant in cholera-hit Rayagada district

MSN India

The affidavit was filed in response to a PIL filed by advocate Dilip
Mohapatra seeking the court”s intervention in view of cholera outbreak in
some tribal …

<http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4395920>

Without 12 lakh, your child may not get ‘good’ education

Mumbai Mirror

“Therefore, we had no option but to file a PIL in the Mumbai High Court
against the Chief Minister and the Education Minister – and the Secretary
for School …

<http://www.mumbaimirror.com/article/2/20100918201009180214446338c56d625/Without-12-lakh-your-child-may-not-get-%E2%80%98good%E2%80%99-education.html>

Ishrat case: Submit names for new SIT, Gujarat high court tells Centre

Daily News & Analysis

The Gujarat high court on Friday came down heavily on the Centre for not
submitting name of officials who could be part of the new SIT team to be
formed to …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_ishrat-case-submit-names-for-new-sit-gujarat-high-court-tells-centre_1439570>

High Court directs cops to produce missing girl on November 12

Indian Express

The Calcutta High Court has directed the West Bengal Police to produce
Tahira Khatun, a minor girl who went missing over a year ago, before the
court on …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/High-Court-directs-cops-to-produce-missing-girl-on-November-12/683403/>

Kerala HC supports MCI Decision to sack 79 MBBS Students

BreakingNewsOnline.

News Desk: Breaking News! The Kerala High Court has supported the decision
of the Medical Council of India (MCI) to dismiss 79 MBBS students, …

<http://www.breakingnewsonline.net/health/4054-kerala-hc-supports-mci-decision-to-sack-79-mbbs-students.html>

WSG asked to deposit R 300 cr with Bombay HC

Hindustan Times

The Bombay High Court on Friday restrained World Sports Group, Mauritius
from proceeding with the arbitration involving MSM Satellite (Singapore)
subject to …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/WSG-asked-to-deposit-R-300-cr-with-Bombay-HC/Article1-601470.aspx>

Compensate kin of custodial death victim, says HC

Times of India

AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat High Court on Friday asked the state government to
fix an amount of compensation in connection with a death that allegedly
took place …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Compensate-kin-of-custodial-death-victim-says-HC/articleshow/6575506.cms>

No need for review of Mulund blast case by special panel: HC

Hindustan Times

In a setback to the Mulund blast accused, the Bombay High Court on Friday
dismissed their petition seeking review of their case as provided under the

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/No-need-for-review-of-Mulund-blast-case-by-special-panel-HC/Article1-601541.aspx>

HC reservers order on journos’ petition in cash-for-query scam

Deccan Herald

The Delhi High Court on Friday reserved its order on a petition filed by
the journalists, who had conducted sting operation to highlight the
cash-for-query …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/97365/hc-reservers-order-journos-petition.html>

HC reserves order in gutkha barons’ case

Hindustan Times

The Bombay High Court on Friday reserved the order on petitions filed by
Gutka barons Rasiklal Dhariwal of Manikchand Gutka and Jagdish Joshi of Goa
Gutka …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-reserves-order-in-gutkha-barons-case/Article1-601554.aspx>

Magistrate moves Delhi HC challenging his dismissal

MSN India

New Delhi, Sep 17 (PTI) A Metropolitan Magistrate, who was terminated from
service last month, today approached the Delhi High Court challenging the

<http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4395524>

Full Bench of Delhi HC petitioned on legality of child marriage

Law et al. Media

The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to central government in an
application seeking stay on the proceedings in cases related to child
marriages. …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2327>

Ensure proportionate reservation to STs in panchayat polls: HC

Times of India

ALLAHABAD: The Allahabad high court, on Thursday, delivered a judgment
directing the state government to revise\modify the final list of
reservation of …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/allahabad/Ensure-proportionate-reservation-to-STs-in-panchayat-polls-HC/articleshow/6568214.cms>

State to consult HC before relaxing silence zone norms

Hindustan Times

The state government wanted to relax silence zone norms before the end of
Ganpati festival but it doesn’t seem possible. The state’s law and
judiciary …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/State-to-consult-HC-before-relaxing-silence-zone-norms/Article1-601594.aspx>

The Hindu : Karnataka / Bidar News : NHRC orders inquiry into …

Bidar: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the State Government to conduct an inquiry into the demolition of houses and shops during

a: [voiceofindiagroup] NHRC dismisses Govt’s claims on child …

NHRC dismisses Govt’s claims on child labour in mines The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has trashed the State government’s

AFT: Pension from day of going missing

Times of India

CHANDIGARH: In an important verdict that may bring some solace to widows or families of missing solders, the Chandigarh bench of Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT)

Defaulter Mula Pravara given special favours

Times of India

NAGPUR: It is not just Maharashtr government but also Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), a quasi-judicial authority, that has continued

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