LEGAL NEWS 04.10.2010

Rouvanjit suicide: principal, teachers get bail

IBNLive.com

Charges will be both under the Indian Penal Code and as well as the
Juvenile Justice Act.” “We have made an honest investigation and we feel
that whatever …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/rouvanjit-suicide-la-martiniere-principal-arrested/132283-3.html?from=tn>

Paramount‘s plan to import jets rejected

Financial Express

Following this the Madurai-based carrier filed a writ petition in Madras
High Court challenging the DGCA order. “The case is posted for further
hearing in …

<http://www.financialexpress.com/news/Paramount-s-plan-to-import-jets-rejected/691928/>

CET to medical and PG courses face hurdles due to petty politics

Punjab Newsline

Supreme Court made the students a party to the case (Writ Petition Civil
No. 380 of year 2009) and they were allowed to present their case. …

<http://www.punjabnewsline.com/content/cet-medical-and-pg-courses-face-hurdles-due-petty-politics/24519>

Tribunal’s order becomes law if not challenged by Revenue

Business Standard

There are some judgements which say that the Tribunal’s order is precedent
and must be obeyed. One is a High Court judgement in the case of Tata
Motors, …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/tribunal%5Cs-order-becomes-law-if-not-challenged-by-revenue/410054/>

2010 is a century away from 1992

By MJ Akbar
The judiciary is more important than any judgement. Every institution has
to be larger than the sum of its members, and nowhere more so than the two
pillars of any democracy, Parliament and the judiciary. …

<http://www.pak-times.com/2010/10/03/2010-is-a-century-away-from-1992/>

Judges get lessons in forensic science

Times of India

MUMBAI: The growing application of forensic science in cracking criminal
cases has prompted Maharashtra’s judiciary to educate its sessions court
judges on …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Judges-get-lessons-in-forensic-science/articleshow/6680521.cms>

‘HC order exposed govt bias’

Expressindia.com

I knocked on the doors of the court and filed the PIL on behalf of the
village panchayat. I am elated that not only did the court order blow the
lid off the …

<http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/-HC-order-exposed-govt-bias-/691714/>

Docs seek clarity on embryo import law

Times of India

Are there grey areas in the law on importing human embryos ? The verdict is
split. Many doctors say there is “no specific prohibition” in law on
importing …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Docs-seek-clarity-on-embryo-import-law/articleshow/6680967.cms>

High Court orders MLA to return cash to PM’s relief fund

Indian Express

In a significant judgment, the Gujarat High Court has ordered a trust owned
by BJP MLA Shankar Chaudhary, who has been accused of misusing the Prime

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/High-Court-orders-MLA-to-return-cash-to-PM-s-relief-fund/692208/>

Panchayats are the real fixers

Times of India

The recent Punjab and Haryana High Court judgment on Nathupur may have
exposed the nexus between government and private real estate majors but
there is a …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/gurgaon/Panchayats-are-the-real-fixers/articleshow/6680304.cms>

Muslim Personal Law Board to become intervener in appeal

The Hindu

“As the supreme religious body of Indian Muslims, the Personal Law Board
considers the High Court verdict unacceptable. By seeking itself to be
impleaded as …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/10/04/stories/2010100461401200.htm>

Singhvi loses the lottery

Financial Express

The Kerala High Court had restricted the number of draws of all lotteries
in the state per week to one and one bumper lottery per year. …

<http://www.financialexpress.com/news/Singhvi-loses-the-lottery/691963/>

Law-in-Perspective: Compensation for death by police firing: High …

By Tarun Jain

The High Court was dealing with the death of a person in police firing
which was ordered to scare away an unruly mob. In this context, noting the
precedents on the issue, the High Court directed that payment of
compensation in the …

<http://legalperspectives.blogspot.com/2010/10/compensation-for-death-by-police-firing.html>

Can’t claim quota in another state unless notified: HC

Indian Express

Dismissing a petition by a medical seat aspirant from Rajasthan, who had
migrated to Tamil Nadu 15 years ago, the HC said, “The petitioner’s
community did …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Can-t-claim-quota-in-another-state-unless-notified–HC/692051>

CM defies HC, SC fiats, denotifies BDA land

Times of India
Information obtained through RTI revealed that the land owners had
approached HC and SC against acquisition by the BDA. Meanwhile, they
petitioned the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/CM-defies-HC-SC-fiats-denotifies-BDA-land/articleshow/6681022.cms>

HC restrains Thiruvalluvar University on faculty selection

Times of India

CHENNAI: The Madras high court has restrained the Thiruvalluvar University
in Vellore from publishing the results of selection of zoology faculty for
which …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-restrains-Thiruvalluvar-University-on-faculty-selection/articleshow/6680028.cms>

Firm moves apex court after HC dismisses plea

Hindustan Times

After failing to get relief from the Bombay High Court in getting the
Mumbai police to accept a consignment, the Techno Trade Impex India Private
Limited …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Firm-moves-apex-court-after-HC-dismisses-plea/Article1-607955.aspx>

Woman who lost civic job 19 years ago wins it back

Indian Express

The HC struck down the corporation plea to lay aside the Industrial Court
order. The HC also told the corporation to pay the wage backlog, with
interest, …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/woman-who-lost-civic-job-19-years-ago-wins-it-back/692254/>

Maintenance to first wife must: Court

Times of India

“It is advisable that if there is a dispute about the genuineness of a
Will, the same should be carried to the probate court,” HC said while
granting …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Maintenance-to-first-wife-must-Court/articleshow/6680165.cms>

Advocate does a Shanti Bhushan, names 8 `corrupt’ judges

Times of India

If the muck in the subordinate courts is not cleaned by the respective
state HC, then there is no sanctity to the order of the CJI on the removal
of corrupt …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/Advocate-does-a-Shanti-Bhushan-names-8-corrupt-judges/articleshow/6679958.cms>

‘A strong judiciary is key to free society’

Daily News & Analysis

Besides justice Mehta and Dr Mishra, other dignitaries who attended the
seminar included former Guj HC judge justice RA Mehta, and Guj HC lawyer
Dharmesh …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_a-strong-judiciary-is-key-to-free-society_1447312>

Jottings: From Today’s Papers – 04 Oct 2010

By Rohit Agarwal

Vijay Mohan Tribune News Service Chandigarh, October 3 The Armed Forces
Tribunal (AFT) has declined to release pension benefits to a Major General
who has been booked by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) under the
Prevention of …

<http://www.jottings.in/2010/10/from-todays-papers-04-oct-2010.html>

Activists criticise AN Tiwari’s appointment as information commission chief

Daily News & Analysis

He called for improving RTI implementation and appointment of a more
competent CIC after Tiwari. “On what merit have they made him a stop-gap
information …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_activists-criticise-an-tiwari-s-appointment-as-information-commission-chief_1447244>

Former Madras HC Judge nominated as member of green tribunal

MSN India

“The tribunal”s chairperson will take over charge of the tribunal on October 18, the same day when it will be notified. Former Madras High Court Justice

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