LEGAL NEWS 02.10.2010

Bail plea dismissed

Times of India

The police registered an offence under Section 307 of the Indian Penal
Code. While pointing out that the accused has been absconding after
committing the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/Bail-plea-dismissed/articleshow/6669049.cms>

Tainted Karnataka BJP corporator in judicial custody

Sify

Jagadish is facing charges of forgery, cheating and attempting to erase
evidence under section 201 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and section 10 of
the …

<http://sify.com/news/tainted-karnataka-bjp-corporator-in-judicial-custody-news-national-kkbwEeicaig.html>

Himachal Vigilance File Challan In Virbhadra Audio CD Case | My …

By Ravinder Makhaik

Other than that, Section 120 (b) of Indian Penal Code has also been evoked
in the matter. In there were four accused in the case, which included
former bureaucrat Mohinder Lal, former officer on special duty (OSD) to
chief minister (CM) …

<http://himachal.us/2010/10/01/himachal-vigilance-file-challan-in-virbhadra-audio-cd-case/22371/news/ravinder>

All India Bar Examination 2011 Exam Details

By Expert

Topics covered in the exam include dispute resolution, civil procedure
code, constitutional law, contract law, criminal law, Indian penal code,
Criminal procedure, drafting and pleading, evidence, jurisprudence,
professional ethics, …

<http://educationcareer.in/all-india-bar-examination-2886.html>

Supreme Court admits writ petition against right to education act

Daily News & Analysis

By Maitreyee Boruah | Place: Bangalore | Agency: DNA Supreme Court on

Friday admitted a writ petition filed by state’s Central Board for
Secondary Education …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_supreme-court-admits-writ-petition-against-right-to-education-act_1446398>

Petition seeks CWG inauguration by President

Hindustan Times

PTI The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court on Friday issued notice
to the Secretary General of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee on a
writ …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Petition-seeks-CWG-inauguration-by-President/Article1-607150.aspx>

1940 verdict in Lahore gurdwara case may play key role in deciding Ayodhya dispute

Indian Express

If and when the Ayodhya land case reaches the Supreme Court, a 70-year-old
judgment of the Privy Council will play an important role in deciding who
should …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/1940-verdict-in-Lahore-gurdwara-case-may-play-key-role-in-deciding-Ayodhya-dispute/691420>

Noida Park: Supreme Court Reserves Verdict

Outlook

The Supreme Court today wanted to know from the Centre the conditions
required to be fulfilled by Uttar Pradesh government for getting clearance
of the …

<http://news.outlookindia.com/item.aspx?695564>

SC to govt: Take nod, don’t interpret orders

Indian Express

Having been shown in poor light by the Environment Ministry’s scrapping of
Vedanta bauxite mining project in Orissa which had been cleared by its
Green …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/SC-to-govt–Take-nod–don-t-interpret-orders/691436>

SC notice to Centre, UP government, others on Reliance Power’s petition

Financial Express

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought reply from the Centre, the
Uttar Pradesh government and farmers on a petition filed by Reliance Power
Ltd …

<http://www.financialexpress.com/news/SC-notice-to-Centre–UP-government–others-on-Reliance-Power-s-petition/691294/>

SC concern over ART for HIV positive

IBNLive.com

PTI | 10:10 PM,Oct 01,2010 New Delhi, Oct 1 (PTI) The Supreme Court today
expressed concern that government is not making available the second line
of ART …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/sc-concern-over-art-for-hiv-positive/369320.html>

Massive shrine was under disputed site

Daily Pioneer

An important aspect of the historic judgement of the Lucknow Bench of the
Allahabad High Court in the Ayodhya case is the court’s conclusion on the

<http://www.dailypioneer.com/287169/Massive-shrine-was-under-disputed-site.html>

State govt to confiscate SRA homes sold illegally

Hindustan Times

Renowned social activist Bhagwanji Raiyani, who had filed a public interest
litigation (PIL) on this issue, welcomed the government’s decision. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/State-govt-to-confiscate-SRA-homes-sold-illegally/Article1-607097.aspx>

Chidambaram: Babri Masjid demolition remains a criminal act

The Hindu

“That act was completely unacceptable, and it was an act done by people
who took the law into their own hands. This judgment in no way interferes
with the …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/10/02/stories/2010100264620100.htm>

Army act in Arunachal

Calcutta Telegraph

New Delhi, Oct.1: The Centre today extended the “disturbed areas”
notification under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958, for Tirap
and Changlang …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1101002/jsp/northeast/story_13008643.jsp>

Vigilance fails to file status report on coal scam probe

IBNLive.com

While adjudicating over a PIL in which CBI inquiry was sought into the
scam, the HC had on September 16 asked the Vigilance Directorate to submit
a status …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/vigilance-fails-to-file-status-report-on-coal-scam-probe/369918.html>

BMC to pay R50,000 to boy who lost his eye

Hindustan Times

His mother Sherbano Khan, 32, filed a PIL in February alleging that Sohail
lost his eye due to the negligence of a teacher, as medical treatment was
not …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/BMC-to-pay-R50-000-to-boy-who-lost-his-eye/Article1-607134.aspx>

Conjugal visit: Prisoners wary of big brother

Tehelka

Punjab seems to have taken a cue from a PIL filed in the Bombay High Court
about the treatment facilities for HIV positive prisoners. …

<http://www.tehelka.com/story_main47.asp?filename=Cr091010Conjugal_visit.asp>

State can’t ban ore exports

Times of India

The bench asked the mining companies to file reply to a PIL filed by
advocate Arun Kumar Agarwal seeking a declaration to the effect that the
iron ore in …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/State-cant-ban-ore-exports/articleshow/6667878.cms>

Supreme Court unhappy with state govts’ response on bonded and child labour

Daily News & Analysis

The court was hearing a PIL filed in 1985 by NGO rights group People’s
Union for Civil Liberties on the issue of steps to be taken for eradication
of bonded …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_supreme-court-unhappy-with-state-govts-response-on-bonded-and-child-labour_1446150>

Deplorable state of NH-53 fails to dampen spirit of truckers

E-Pao.net

A PIL has been lodged at the High Court in this connection, conveyed Rajen
while appealing to all the people residing alongside the highway not to
pose any …

<http://www.e-pao.net/ge.asp?heading=23&src=021010>

Jharkhand admits it failed to provide land for many Mous

Business Standard

During hearing of a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Maa Adishakti
Bhrashtachar Unmulak Ebam Nagarik Adhikar Raksha Samiti, an NGO fighting
against …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/jharkhand-admits-it-failed-to-provide-land-for-many-mous/409915/>

Trumpet As Alarum

Outlook

In fact, in 2002, the West Bengal chapter of WWF filed a PIL against the
widening of tracks through forest areas. The number of deaths has trebled
after …

<http://www.outlookindia.com/article.aspx?267303>

Dead Right

Tehelka

Allowing this thought to lead his way, Baig traveled to Allahabad and filed
a PIL in the matter. This is the first time he saw the inside of a court of

<http://www.tehelka.com/story_main47.asp?filename=Ne091010Dead_Right.asp>

High Court Says Lord Ram Had Moustaches – Orders Changes In …

By thedailytamasha

Meanwhile, another PIL, asking the court to ascertain the “proper English
spellings of Lord Ram’s sons Luv* and Kush, especially Luv*” has been
filed by a shopkeeper in Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh. “Is it LOVE or LUV, or
LOV?”, asks the PIL. …

<http://thedailytamasha.wordpress.com/2010/10/01/high-court-says-lord-ram-had-moustaches-orders-changes-in-calendars-and-arun-govil/>

Some Muslims open to moving mosque

Times of India

MUMBAI: A day after the Allahabad high court verdict on the Ayodhya title
suit, a section of Muslims have started looking at the option of taking
their …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Some-Muslims-open-to-moving-mosque/articleshow/6669107.cms>

Shia youth group offers donation to build Ram temple

Hindustan Times

“We will make a formal request to the Sunni Central Waqf Board not to go
into appeal against the high court verdict. and to bring an end to the long
pending …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Shia-youth-group-offers-donation-to-build-Ram-temple/Article1-607192.aspx>

Virbhadra case: Dhumal denies political vendetta

Indian Express

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has hailed the High Court
judgment rejecting Union Minister Virbhadra Singh’s plea for transfer the

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Virbhadra-case–Dhumal-denies-political-vendetta/691261/>

Justice Sharma demits office

The Hindu

PTI Justice Dharam Veer Sharma, one of the three judges in the Lucknow
Bench of the Allahabad High Court which delivered verdict in the Babri
Masjid title …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article807403.ece>

Jayalalithaa moves high court seeking to quash defamation proceedings

Daily News & Analysis

Place: Chennai | Agency: PTI AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa today moved the
Madras High Court seeking quashing of defamation proceedings filed against
her by the …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_jayalalithaa-moves-high-court-seeking-to-quash-defamation-proceedings_1446290>

High court summons police commissioner Sanjeev Dayal

Hindustan Times

The Bombay High Court on Friday summoned Mumbai Commissioner of Police (CP)
Sanjeev Dayal for failing to file an affidavit in connection with a case

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/High-court-summons-police-commissioner-Sanjeev-Dayal/Article1-607113.aspx>

‘Miscreants’ in Midnapore schools: High Court seeks report from govt

Indian Express

The Calcutta High Court has asked the state government to submit a report
on the alleged occupation of several schools by the miscreants in
Maoist-affected …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/miscreants-in-midnapore-schools-high-court-seeks-report-from-govt/691459/>

SC seeks report from Registry on Jammu and Kashmir High Court

IBNLive.com
The direction came after Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party chief
Bhim Singh said it has become difficult for the litigants to reach the High
Court …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/sc-seeks-report-from-registry-on-jammu-and-kashmir-high-court/368695.html>

High court reserves judgment on contempt petition against Mayawati

Daily News & Analysis

Place: Allahabad | Agency: PTI The Allahabad high court today reserved its
judgment on a contempt petition filed against Uttar Pradesh chief minister

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_high-court-reserves-judgment-on-contempt-petition-against-mayawati_1446239>

Lawyers term HC’s Ayodhya ruling a perfect verdict

Times of India

The HC partitioned the disputed land three ways, giving it to Muslims,
Hindus and the Nirmohi Akhara. Simply put, Jethmalani said, “The verdict
has made a …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Lawyers-term-HCs-Ayodhya-ruling-a-perfect-verdict-/articleshow/6668946.cms>

SC stays Madras HC order to shut down Sterlite’s plant

The Hindu

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed a Madras High Court judgment ordering
closure of the copper plant of Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd. at
Tuticorin and …

<http://www.thehindu.com/business/companies/article807102.ece>

Vanzara, Dabhi move HC against Amin’s plea to turn approver

Indian Express

A criminal reference with similar question is pending in the HC related to
the constitutional validity of Section 306 of CrPC, under which an
investigating …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Vanzara–Dabhi-move-HC-against-Amin-s-plea-to-turn-approver/691480/>

Emaar Township goes to HC over APIIC notice

Times of India

HYDERABAD: The Emaar Hills Township Pvt Ltd has approached the AP High
Court seeking a direction from the court to restrain the AP Industrial
Infrastructure …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/Emaar-Township-goes-to-HC-over-APIIC-notice/articleshow/6667893.cms>

HC reminds BMC students’ right to safety, medical aid

Indian Express

The Bombay High Court has directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
(BMC) and other public entities running schools to ensure free medical aid
is …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-reminds-BMC-students–right-to-safety–medical-aid/691448>

Cabbies to move HC against govt plan on taxi phase-out

Indian Express

The Mumbai Taximen’s Union, which has been opposing the state government’s
decision to reduce the phase-out time for taxis from 25 years to 16 years,

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Citybriefs/691441>

Return Cyber City land to villagers: HC tells Haryana govt

Times of India

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday ordered the state
government to take back 20 acres of land from DLF which the government had

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/gurgaon/Return-Cyber-City-land-to-villagers-HC-tells-Haryana-govt/articleshow/6668033.cms>

Excess pay to employees cannot be recovered says HC

Times of India

CHENNAI: The Madras high court has ruled that excess salary given to an
employee cannot be recovered if there was no misrepresenation of facts on
his part. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Excess-pay-to-employees-cannot-be-recovered-says-HC/articleshow/6667904.cms>

HC stay on IHF meeting

Times of India

PATNA: The Patna high court on Friday stayed the meeting of Indian Hockey
Federation (IHF) scheduled for October 3, 2010, while hearing writ petition
of its …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-stay-on-IHF-meeting/articleshow/6668800.cms>

HC stays case against Allu Aravind

Times of India

Justice Reddy Kanta Rao of the AP High Court on Friday stayed the criminal
case filed against Allu Aravind, the general secretary of Prajarajyam Party
(PRP) …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/-HC-stays-case-against-Allu-Aravind-/articleshow/6667843.cms>

Postal land scam: Developers move HC

Hindustan Times

Seven months after the arrest of Chief Post Master General (CPMG) of
Maharashtra and Goa for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 2 crore to issue a
no-objection …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Postal-land-scam-Developers-move-HC/Article1-607114.aspx>

Guj HC disposes petition against Adani”s MPSEZ

IBNLive.com

PTI | 11:10 PM,Oct 01,2010 Ahmedabad, Oct 1 (PTI) Gujarat High Court today
disposed a petition filed by villagers of Siracha against Adani group owned

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/guj-hc-disposes-petition-against-adanis-mpsez/369424.html>

HC reprieve for physically challenged BTC candidates

Times of India

ALLAHABAD: In a special appeal filed by candidates belonging to physically
challenged category who were selected for admission to Special BTC training

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/allahabad/HC-reprieve-for-physically-challenged-BTC-candidates/articleshow/6667322.cms>

Gulberg: ‘Ailing’ Zakia moves HC for deposition at home

Indian Express

Her lawyer at the trial court, SM Vohra, said the application is expected
to come up for hearing before the HC on October 5. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/gulberg-ailing-zakia-moves-hc-for-deposition-at-home/691482/>

IT (investigation) director probing Koda scam to continue: HC

Times of India

RANCHI: Jharkhand high court on Friday dismissed the interlocutory
applications filed by the income-tax department, seeking order to vacate
stay on the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ranchi/I-T-investigation-director-probing-Koda-scam-to-continue-HC/articleshow/6665907.cms>

HC stays Indian Hockey Federation’s AGM

Times of India
Justice SN Husain passed the order on a petition filed by Bihar Hockey
Association General secretary S Ezaz Husain. Alleging that he was not
invited to …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/hockey/HC-stays-Indian-Hockey-Federations-AGM/articleshow/6667682.cms>

HC slams govt for indo-bangla border

Oneindia

Guwahati, Oct 2: Taking no seriousness over the border issue, the Guwahati
High Court on Friday, Oct 1 asserted the Centre and the State government to
take …

<http://news.oneindia.in/2010/10/02/guwahati-hc-slams-centre-state-govt-border-issue.html>

HC bar on okay for Raymond realty development

Sify

The HC gave its order on a petition filed by Shiv Sena legislator Pratap
Sarnaik, who had argued the company should not be granted any permission
for realty …

<http://sify.com/finance/hc-bar-on-okay-for-raymond-realty-development-news-equity-kkcdkdichff.html>

HC strikes down GR to include two sub-castes in OBCs

Hindustan Times

The division bench of Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice RM Sawant, however,
left the decision about the fate of several others from these sub-castes,

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-strikes-down-GR-to-include-two-sub-castes-in-OBCs/Article1-607139.aspx>

Government to address pension issues of armed forces personnel

Daily News & Analysis

Place: New Delhi | Agency: PTI With a large number of officers and jawans
approaching the Armed Forces Tribunal with pension-related grievances and

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_government-to-address-pension-issues-of-armed-forces-personnel_1446245>

Supreme Court seeks Centre’s response on sacked naval officer’s plea in …

Daily News & Analysis
Jha had moved the Supreme Court after the armed forces tribunal on June 30
dismissed his plea along with that of Commander Vijender Rana. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_supreme-court-seeks-centre-s-response-on-sacked-naval-officer-s-plea-in-espionage-case_1446222>

RTI works the best when used the least: CIC

Indian Express

To make transparency regime more effective, the government should prepare a
list of documents which cannot be made public and open up remaining
records, …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/RTI-works-the-best-when-used-the-least–CIC/691171>

Palat Mohandas retires as CIC

Express Buzz

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The first Chief Information Commissioner of the State,
Palat Mohandas, retired from service on Friday. Palat, who was formerly the
Chief …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/thiruvananthapuram/palat-mohandas-retires-as-cic/211774.html>

HC orders compensation for not providing info under RTI Act

IBNLive.com

… upheld Central Information Commission’s(CIC) August 20 order and
dismissed an appeal filed by DHS challenging the compensation awarded by
the CIC. “. …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-orders-compensation-for-not-providing-info-under-rti-act/369254.html>

CCI intervenes again to save movie screening

Sify

Thanks to the Competition Commission of India (CCI), Anjaana Anjaani, the
Hindi movie starring Ranbir Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra, will be screened in

<http://sify.com/finance/cci-intervenes-again-to-save-movie-screening-news-equity-kkbblehbabb.html>

The Supreme Court has held that the Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT …

By Advocate (online)

The Supreme Court has held that the Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) cannot be
construed as a civil court. Therefore, the Supreme Court or the High Court
has no power to transfer a suit pending in a civil court situated in one
State to a …

<http://www.advocatesc.com/2010/10/the-supreme-court-has-held-that-the-debt-recovery-tribunal-drt-cannot-be-construed-as-a-civil-court/>

The Telegraph – Calcutta (Kolkata) | Orissa | Rights panel vents …

Sources said that acting on a series of incidents involving fettering of mentally unstable people, the NHRC has ordered the local administration to inform

Shikshan Prasarak Mandali to approach tribunal against IT

Times of India

We will appeal with the IT tribunal on the department’s order. Our lawyer Madhav Yerawadekar has already started working on the procedures.

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