LEGAL NEWS 23.09.2010

‘Hire upright, honest judges to change corrupt judiciary image’

Times of India

“Upright and honest judicial officers are needed not only to bolster the
image of the judiciary in the eyes of the litigants but also to sustain the
culture …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Hire-upright-honest-judges-to-change-corrupt-judiciary-image/articleshow/6610252.cms>

Swastika Mukherjee admits her dowry harassment allegations were false

Forestlaneshul

The confession, apart from sending gossip mills in overdrive, also sheds
light on the Indian Penal Code which leaves the door for such a
heavy-handed charge …

<http://www.forestlaneshul.com/swastika-mukherjee-admits-her-dowry-harassment-allegations-were-false-9650.html>

Nagpur Bench to finally hear Mallika Sherawat’s case on Oct. 19

Law et al. Media

… had issued summons to her to defend herself from the allegations that
she has committed offences under section 292(2)(c) of the Indian Penal
Code. …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2359>

India‘s Notorious Section 498A: Divorce Law as Criminal Law: SC …

By Blogaholic

She also filed Case Crime No.131 of 1991 under Section 498-A of the Indian
Penal Code, 1860 (IPC) against the appellant and his family members in the
Police Station, Choubeypur, Varanasi. The appellant preferred Revision
No.330/95 in …

<http://498aterminator.blogspot.com/2010/09/sc-divorce-granted-by-panchayat-is.html>

BS People: Shanti Bhushan

Business Standard

And he — along with lawyer-son Prashant Bhushan — has been the bugbear
of the judiciary for nearly three decades. Bhushan’s application to join
Prashant …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/bs-people-shanti-bhushan/408882/>

Court sets final date on council

Calcutta Telegraph

22: The Shillong bench of Gauhati High Court today heard the writ petition
filed by the NCP challenging the Meghalaya government for placing the Garo
Hills …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1100923/jsp/northeast/story_12969931.jsp>

Managements told to publish students’ marks

The Hindu
Justice Antony Dominic issued the directive when a writ petition filed by
Aysha Haleema Mandoth of Kozhikode came up for hearing. …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/09/23/stories/2010092357670100.htm>

Supreme Court reserves judgement on BCCI’s conflict of interest

Yahoo! Eurosport UK

Muthiah against the board’s constitutional amendment that permitted then
treasurer N Srinivasan to bid for the Chennai Super Kings in 2008. …

<http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/22092010/28/supreme-court-reserves-judgement-bcci-039-s-conflict-interest.html>

Ragging has to be treated as a crime

Times of India

When I filed a PIL in Calcutta high court in 1995-96 against ragging,
seeking an order against such heinous crimes, people were surprised because
that was …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata-/Ragging-has-to-be-treated-as-a-crime/articleshow/6609817.cms>

Haryana opens homes for runaway couples

Indian Express

… during the resumed hearing of a public interest litigation (PIL) filed
by one Asha, a resident of Haryana demanding protection for runaway
couples. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/haryana-opens-homes-for-runaway-couples/686406/>

All steps will be taken to ensure peace: Karnataka govt to high court

Daily News & Analysis

A division bench comprising chief justice JS Khehar and justice Manjula
Chellur disposed the PIL after getting the government’s assurance. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_all-steps-will-be-taken-to-ensure-peace-karnataka-govt-to-high-court_1441776>

Man who shot four of family dead

Indian Express

Issuing notice to the NCT government and the DDA, the court sought their
reply by December 8 on a PIL alleging that the bus depot at Millennium Park
was …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Citybriefs/686417/>

Explain tatkal irregularities: Madras HC to chief passport officer

Times of India

In his PIL, Veera Rajendran, an approved travel agent, questioned the
legality of a December 23, 2006 notification amending the Passport Rules
1999, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Explain-tatkal-irregularities-Madras-HC-to-chief-passport-officer/articleshow/6609632.cms>

SC breather for ex-DGP in SS fund scam

I Government

One Jitin Sahni, a Delhi resident, had filed a PIL in the apex court
seeking CBI probe into the misuse of SS fund by the police heads of various
States. …

<http://www.igovernment.in/site/sc-breather-ex-dgp-ss-fund-scam-38449>

PPCB told to examine function of STPs

Times of India

The directions were made by a division bench headed by chief justice Mukul
Mudgal and justice Ajay Tewari during the resumed hearing of a PIL filed by

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ludhiana/PPCB-told-to-examine-function-of-STPs/articleshow/6609022.cms>

Suresh Kalmadi

By apknews

Elsewhere, the Humour Association of Writers (HAW) filed a PIL in the
Supreme Court accusing the New Delhi Commonwealth Organising Authorities of
following unfair trade practices and making them redundant. ‘What we think
up as spoofs …

<http://www.apknews.com/09/suresh-kalmadi.html>

SC directs ICICI bank to release Jermyn Capital money

Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The Supreme court on Wednesday directed ICICI Bank to release
the money of investment firm Jermyn Capital, suspected to be one of the 50

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/banking/finance/banking/SC-directs-ICICI-bank-to-release-Jermyn-Capital-money/articleshow/6608990.cms>

Over 50000 criminals convicted in Nitish-era Bihar

Sify

Patna: Justice delayed is justice denied, but once crime-prone Bihar is
setting an example by conducting speedy trials. Over 50000 criminals,
including …

<http://sify.com/news/over-50-000-criminals-convicted-in-nitish-era-bihar-news-national-kjxmkgdiffc.html>

Petition challenges SEZ Act saying fertile land is taken away

IBNLive.com

PTI | 10:09 AM,Sep 23,2010 The petition argued that in case of acquisition
of land under MIDC the property was vested in the state while under SEZ Act
the …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/petition-challenges-sez-act-saying-fertile-land-is-taken-away/346256.html>

Ensure labourer safety or go to jail: HC

Indian Express

Expressing its concern over the collapse of a foot overbridge outside
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday, which left 27 workers injured, the
Delhi High …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/ensure-labourer-safety-or-go-to-jail-hc/686435/>

HC rejects BMS’ plea on sale of hepatitis B generic by Ranbaxy

Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court (HC) has turned down Bristol-Myers Squibb’s
(BMS) request to temporarily stop Ranbaxy from selling its generic version
of …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/Pharmaceuticals/articleshow/6609990.cms>

HC hikes compensation for injured labourers

Times of India

The order came after HC observed the grievous nature of injuries – four of
the 27 labourers who were injured in the Tuesday mishap continue to be
critical …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/HC-hikes-compensation-for-injured-labourers/articleshow/6609982.cms>

HC staff goes on indefinite strike

Indian Express
Employees sit on an indefinite strike in front of the Calcutta High Court
on Wednesday. The indefinite strike called by the High Court employees
demanding …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-staff-goes-on-indefinite-strike/686452/>

HC asks govt, local leaders to be proactive

Times of India

NAGPUR: The high court has brushed aside MCI’s objections and passed an
order favouring admissions to 100 seats in IGGMC. The order reads, “we
however …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/HC-asks-govt-local-leaders-to-be-proactive/articleshow/6610636.cms>

HC allows missing girl to go with parents

Express Buzz

CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has permitted Logeswari (22), allegedly
abducted by Korangu Viji of Villianur in Puducherry, to go with her
parents. …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/hc-allows-missing-girl-to-go-with-parents/209276.html>

Penalty worth Rs 2 lakh on StanChart Bank set aside by HC

Rupee Times

By Vaibhav Aggarwal A fine worth Rs 2 lakh which was imposed on UK based
lender, Standard Chartered Bank by Enforcement Directorate has been set
aside by …

<http://www.rupeetimes.com/news/personal_loan/penalty_worth_rs_2_lakh_on_stanchart_bank_set_aside_by_hc_4262.html>

Don’t operate M’lore airport without licence renewal: HC

Times of India

BANGALORE: The high court on Wednesday directed the Airports Authority of
India (AAI) and the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to inform it
by …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/Dont-operate-Mlore-airport-without-licence-renewal-HC/articleshow/6609560.cms>

Gujarat HC asks Centre to compensate 2002 riot victims

Indian Express

The HC directed the state to take a decision with regard to compassionate
appointment of the dependents of the victims in the state services or state
public …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/gujarat-hc-asks-centre-to-compensate-2002-riot-victims/686348/>

HC orders CBI to investigate trader’s murder

Times of India

CHANDIGARH: The probe regarding the sensational murder of Sham Mall owner
Amarjit Singh was transferred to the Central Bureau of Investigation on
Tuesday in …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/HC-orders-CBI-to-investigate-traders-murder/articleshow/6609707.cms>

Provide details of Rs 377 cr spent on Buddha Nallah: HC to Punjab

Indian Express
The Punjab government has been asked to “give breakup of the expenditure
and manner of its spending” on the cleaning of Buddha Nallah in Ludhiana.

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/provide-details-of-rs-377-cr-spent-on-buddha-nallah-hc-to-punjab/686405/>

Orissa HC disallows prayer of Kandhamal nun

IBNLive.com

PTI | 10:09 PM,Sep 22,2010 Cuttack, Sept 22 (PTI) The Orissa High Court
today disallowed the prayer of a nun who was raped during the 2008
Kandhamal …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/orissa-hc-disallows-prayer-of-kandhamal-nun/344517.html>

Josan to continue as principal but can’t take decisions: HC

Times of India

CHANDIGARH: Giving some respite to the ‘suspended’ principal of Sector
10-based DAV College, Punjab and Haryana High Court has on Wednesday
directed the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Josan-to-continue-as-principal-but-cant-take-decisions-HC/articleshow/6609622.cms>

Appoint selected candidates: HC to AAI

Hindustan Times

Delhi High Court has directed the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to
issue letter of appointment to candidates selected for the posts of Manager
(ATC) …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Appoint-selected-candidates-HC-to-AAI/Article1-603575.aspx>

HC seeks lower court”s report on Lankan minister”s plea

IBNLive.com

PTI | 11:09 PM,Sep 22,2010 Chennai, Sept 22 (PTI) The Madras High Court
today sought a report from a lower court pertaining to a 1994 order
declaring Sri …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-seeks-lower-courts-report-on-lankan-ministers-plea/344559.html>

Construction of proposed Museum near Khandagiri cave challenged in Orissa HC

Law et al. Media

The Orissa High Court Wednesday issued notice to the state government on
felling of trees for the proposed Handloom and Handicraft museum site near
the …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2363>

P&H HC extends stay to Preity Zinta & Ors in Companies Act violation case

Law et al. Media
The Punjab and Haryana High Court Wednesday extended the stay on the
bailable warrant issued against famous bollywood actress and co-owner of
IPL team Kings …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2362>

Employees prohibited to join political parties, asserts HC

The Hindu

PTI The Madras High Court bench here has held that government employees
could be prohibited from being members of political parties and it would
not amount …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Madurai/article776955.ece>

HC pulls up registry

Deccan Herald

A Division Bench of the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday pulled up the
Registry for not following the procedure in listing delay condonation
applications. …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/98842/hc-pulls-up-registry.html>

SC asks HC to resolve Montblanc-ADD pen dispute in 3 mnths

MSN India

New Delhi, Sep 22 (PTI) The Supreme Court has directed the Delhi High Court
to decide the dispute between German luxury brand Montblanc Simplo GMBH and

<http://news.in.msn.com/business/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4415250>

HC fines man for plea on Dhobi Ghat

By Bollywood Staff

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday fined a petitioner Rs 25000 for filing a
“frivolous” litigation, seeking a direction to Aamir Khan to change the
name of his movie, Dhobi Ghat, the directorial debut of his wife Kiran Rao
likely.

<http://bollywoodwire.com/news/hc-fines-man-for-plea-on-dhobi-ghat/>

Court castigates teacher

The Hindu

Gowda had moved the Supreme Court on an appeal challenging the seven-year
sentence imposed on him by the Karnataka High Court in 2004, which
convicted him …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article777551.ece>

Court issues summons to retired Gujarat DGP

Sify

… the court had ordered inquiry under section 156 (3) of the Criminal
Procedure Code, which was challenged in the Gujarat High Court, but the HC
rejected …

<http://sify.com/news/court-issues-summons-to-retired-gujarat-dgp-news-national-kjxakfeiicf.html>

Justice Sirpurkar recuses from Dinakaran inquiry panel

Law et al. Media

He also declined the Supreme Court Collegium’s advice to go on leave. The
Colleguim then recommended his transfer as Chief Justice of High Court of
Sikkim.

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2364>

Court flays Gujarat’s land acquisition, allotment policy

Sify

Gandhinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court has criticised the state
government for having different yardsticks for acquiring land from citizens
and …

<http://sify.com/news/court-flays-gujarat-s-land-acquisition-allotment-policy-news-national-kjwwEchjhhh.html>

Tribunal allows petition ensuring enhanced pension for Majors

IBNLive.com

PTI | 10:09 PM,Sep 22,2010 New Delhi, Sep 22 (PTI) Removing anomalies of
the Sixth Pay Commission, the Armed Forces Tribunal has allowed a petition
which …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/tribunal-allows-petition-ensuring-enhanced-pension-for-majors/344481.html>

IPS promotion clampdown puts govt in a quandary

Times of India

The then IG, armed police, Anil Kumar and IG planning RJS Nalwa filed the
petition claiming they were superseded and the promotions were effected
violating …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata-/IPS-promotion-clampdown-puts-govt-in-a-quandary/articleshow/6609846.cms>

MAHITI ADHIKAR GUJARAT PAHEL: Don’t brush aside RTI pleas: CIC

By MAGP

Don’t brush aside RTI pleas: CIC. Tanu Sharma; Indian Express; Thu Sep 23
2010 ;. Widening the ambit of the RTI Act, the Central Information
Commission has told the 22 “exempted” security and intelligence
agencies to be “careful” while …

<http://mahitiadhikar.blogspot.com/2010/09/dont-brush-aside-rti-pleas-cic.html>

Don’t cancel allotments, probe will continue: CCI to DLF

Indian Express

Realty major DLF has been directed by competition watchdog CCI not to
cancel allotments for its upcoming luxury residential projects in Gurgaon,

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Don–t-cancel-allotments–probe-will-continue–CCI-to-DLF/686105>

LTTE ban: Vaiko plea rejected

Indian Express

The special tribunal headed by a High Court judge to examine the legality of the extension of a ban on Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), on Wednesday

NCW seeks report from police, Delhi Metro in alleged harassment …

NCW seeks report from police, Delhi Metro in alleged harassment case [Delhi] from Times of India, The provided by Find Articles at BNET.

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

Free Online Library: Assam complies with NHRC order, pays Rs.10 lakh as relief to police firing victims kin. by “Asian News International”; News,

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