LEGAL NEWS 20.09.2010

Criminal Abortion

According to Indian Penal Code, definition stands as- whoever volunteers
causes a woman with a child to miscarry shall (except done under MTP Act)
be …

<http://www.bukisa.com/articles/357092_criminal-abortion>

 

 

 

 

Banks’ wilful-defaulters list under SC scrutiny

Financial Express

The SC directive to the government and RBI to respond to the DSL’s petition
comes at a time the central bank is already faced with attempts construed
to …

<http://www.financialexpress.com/news/Banks—wilful-defaulters-list-under-SC-scrutiny/684057/>

 

 

 

 

SC dismisses NHAI plea

SteelGuru

The Supreme Court dismissed NHAI’s petition challenging an order of the
Delhi High Court that directed it to give performance based bonus to a
consortium of …

<http://www.steelguru.com/indian_news/SC_dismisses_NHAI_plea/166082.html>

 

 

 

 

Khairlanji Dalit Massacres: Justice for the Victims Aborted

Mainstream

Justice and fairness of treatment for the victims belonging to the socially
disadvantaged is practically non-existent in India. …

<http://www.mainstreamweekly.net/article2320.html>

 

 

 

 

1984 riots: Supreme Court rejects Sajjan Kumar’s plea

Sify

Delivering the judgement, Justice Sathasivam said that the trial judge was
free to analyse, appreciate and evaluate the material placed before him.

<http://sify.com/news/1984-riots-supreme-court-rejects-sajjan-kumar-s-plea-news-national-kjumadeieei.html>

 

 

 

 

Sales tax exemption on exports of goods

Business Standard

The Court also took note of its earlier judgement in Deputy Commissioner vs
Indian Explosives Ltd (1985) 4 SCC 119 (SC), wherein the issue of exemption
from …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/sales-tax-exemptionexportsgoods/408565/>

 

 

 

 

Husband given 7 years rigourous imprisonment for killing wife

IBNLive.com

Additional district and sessions judge Satyendra Kumar Pathak pronounced
the judgement yesterday after hearing both the sides, additional public
prosecutor …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/husband-given-7-years-rigourous-imprisonment-for-killing-wife/336487.html>

 

 

 

 

Experts: Food Safety Act will check adulteration

Indian Express

He said the Act had been notified but a few rules and regulations were yet
to be framed. AR Sharma, Chairman, Ricela Group of Industries, and member,

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/experts-food-safety-act-will-check-adulteration/684090/>

 

 

 

 

Govt revamping Benami Transaction Act to keep check on black money

Indian Express
The finance ministry is revamping the Benami Transaction Act, 1988, to keep
a check on such transactions, which are entered into for avoiding taxes and

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Govt-revamping-Benami-Transaction-Act-to-keep-check-on-black-money/684104>

 

 

 

 

 

College head fired: PU to seek legal word

Indian Express

The university said it cannot initiate legal action on the issue as it has
not received a copy of the charges. “The university is waiting for the
copy as …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/College-head-fired–PU-to-seek-legal-word/684161/>

 

 

 

 

Not contempt of court, says Prashant Bhushan

The Hindu

When I said that in my view about half of the last 16-17 Chief Justices
were corrupt, I certainly did not intend to paint the entire judiciary or
the entire …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article699189.ece>

 

 

 

 

Still Hanging Fire

Times of India

The judiciary is plagued by further problems such as delayed proceedings,
backlog of cases and lack of transparency in higher appointments. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/opinion/edit-page/Still-Hanging-Fire/articleshow/6585792.cms>

 

 

 

 

Sohrabuddin case: I may never walk without fear, says brother Rubabuddin

Daily News & Analysis

“However, I have full faith in our judiciary. Whatever has been achieved is
because of our fair and honest judiciary,” he said.

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_sohrabuddin-case-i-may-never-walk-without-fear-says-brother-rubabuddin_1440400>

 

 

 

200 senior cops await promotion since last year

Daily News & Analysis

After the terror attacks of November 26, 2008, a citizen had filed a PIL in
the high court about the vacant ACP posts in Mumbai. The state home
department …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_200-senior-cops-await-promotion-since-last-year_1440365>

 

 

 

 

Delhi High Court directs Government to reconstitute the Board for cow protection

Organiser

The PIL was filed on September 20. Earlier, counsel for the petitioner Ms
Monika Arora submitted that Section 18 of the Delhi Agricultural Cattle …

<http://www.organiser.org/dynamic/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=363&page=46>

 

 

 

Draft mining bill: Not favourable for cos, says Udayan

Moneycontrol.com

The group of ministers (GoM) headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on
Friday approved the draft mining bill. The new bill seeks that miners share
26% …

<http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/udayans-comments/draft-mining-bill-not-favourable-for-cos-says-udayan_485497.html>

 

 

 

 

10-year-old wants park in Shimla, writes to high court

Sify

Shimla, Sep 19 (IANS) A 10-year-old girl has written to the chief justice
of the Himachal Pradesh High Court, urging him to ensure that a playground
is …

<http://sify.com/news/10-year-old-wants-park-in-shimla-writes-to-high-court-news-national-kjtnkdfhbgb.html>

 

 

 

 

DAV principal for independent probe

Times of India

Earlier, they transferred me to DAV Malout but I managed to get a stay from
the high court. Following this, they issued the suspension orders to harass
me,” …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/DAV-principal-for-independent-probe/articleshow/6589233.cms>

 

 

 

 

RIP: Withholding Tax Debate!

Moneycontrol.com

Software Importers are heaving a sigh of relief thanks to the Supreme
Court’s judgement in the Samsung case. Last year the Karnataka High Court
had held …

<http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/management/rip-withholding-tax-debate_485506.html>

 

 

 

MNS moves High Court against RTO officers

Indian Express

The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has moved the Bombay High court
seeking an inquiry and action against Regional Transport Officers (RTO) who
allegedly …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/mns-moves-high-court-against-rto-officers/684189/>

 

 

 

 

Tiwari case

Calcutta Telegraph

19: Former Andhra Pradesh governor ND Tiwari has challenged a Delhi High
Court order to pay Rs 75000 as costs for a petition intended to stall the
hearing …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1100920/jsp/nation/story_12958035.jsp>

 

 

 

 

Maya’s Taj case taken from judge

Hindustan Times

The seniormost judge at the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court,
Justice Pradeep Kant, has been suddenly divested of the case challenging
closure of …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Maya-s-Taj-case-taken-from-judge/H1-Article1-602266.aspx>

 

 

 

 

BDA ordered to refund auction deposit

Times of India

BANGALORE: In an exceptional case, the Karnataka High Court has directed
the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) to refund Rs 20,73914 to one
Shetal …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/BDA-ordered-to-refund-auction-deposit/articleshow/6587811.cms>

 

 

 

 

Law-in-Perspective: No maintenance to second wife of Hindu: High Court

By Tarun Jain

Dhondiba Rambhau Aher, AIR 2010 Bom 122], a Division Bench of the Bombay
High Court has declared that since second wife of a Hindu male is not
recognized as a legally wedded wife, she is not covered within the ambit of
the provisions …

<http://legalperspectives.blogspot.com/2010/09/no-maintenance-of-second-wife-of-hindu.html>

 

 

 

 

Lex Arbitri – the Indian Arbitration Blog: Bombay High Court’s …

By Rukmini Das

A division bench of the Bombay High Court consisting of Chief Justice Mohit
Shah and Justice S C Dharmadhikari, allowed an appeal from a single judge,
Justice Roshan Dalvi and restrained the World Sport Group [“WSG”] from
proceeding …

<http://lexarbitri.blogspot.com/2010/09/bombay-high-courts-anti-arbitration.html>

 

 

 

 

Deutsche Bank gets HC stay on Vishal Retail sale

Economic Times

MUMBAI: Deutsche Bank and its asset management arm, lenders to retail major
Vishal Retail, have received stay orders from the Delhi High Court, …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/banking/finance/finance/Deutsche-Bank-gets-HC-stay-on-Vishal-Retail-sale/articleshow/6588480.cms>

 

 

 

 

Cannot allow HC writ recourse in corruption cases: Court

Indian Express

While other doors are already shut on the city’s government officials
trying to get FIRs in corruption cases slapped against them quashed, …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/cannot-allow-hc-writ-recourse-in-corruption-cases-court/684063/>

 

 

 

 

Two varsities defy HC order Two varsities

Times of India

PATNA: At least two universities in Bihar, namely Veer Kuer Singh and BN
Mandal universities, have dared to disobey the order of the Patna high
court …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/Two-varsities-defy-HC-orderTwo-varsities/articleshow/6586624.cms>

 

 

No media in HC on Babri judgement day

Asian Age

Lucknow, Sept 19: The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court will be
completely out of bounds for media persons and members of the public on
September 24 …

<http://www.asianage.com/india/no-media-hc-babri-judgement-day-598>

 

 

 

 

CWC wants to solve orphanage boy’s lost-and-found mystery

Mumbai Mirror

The HC, which is hearing a suo motu PIL in the matter, pulled up the State
for Gopal’s disappearance. Three days later he was spotted at Dombivali
Railway …

<http://www.mumbaimirror.com/article/2/201009202010092002054337886350f7c/CWC-wants-to-solve-orphanage-boy%E2%80%99s-lostandfound-mystery.html>

 

 

 

Assam complies with NHRC order, pays Rs.10 lakh as relief to police firing …

Sify

The Government of Assam has complied with the recommendation of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to pay the families of two victims of police

BIDAR, The Crown of Karnataka: NHRC orders inquiry into demolition …

By Kranti kumar

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the State Government to conduct an inquiry into the demolition of houses and shops during the road-widening drive in Bidar over the past few years, to see if private property was

Lakhvi’s lawyers cite security concerns, not to go to India

The Hindu

He claimed it would not be easy for the Indian government to provide security to the proposed commission. “We have also conveyed this to the judge,” he said

Kashmir: No headway for commission inquiring into civilian deaths

NDTV.com

A commission of inquiry set up by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah to investigate these killings in July is still to begin its work.

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