LEGAL NEWS 20.10.2010

SSC Air Force Officers challenge denial of permanent commission

Law et al. News

The Armed Forces Tribunal, Principal Bench (AFT) has issued notice to the
Air Force (IAF) in an application filed by some short service commission
officers …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2537>

 

 

 

 

Corporation Bank official, 20 others sentenced in a CBI case

NetIndian

After completion of investigation, the CBI filed a chargesheet against Mr
Kulkarni and the others under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and
the …

<http://netindian.in/news/2010/10/19/0008367/corporation-bank-official-20-others-sentenced-cbi-case>

 

 

 

 
PF scam: Charge sheet filed against Hiranandanis

Hindustan Times
The charge sheet has been filed under various sections of Indian Penal Code
and Prevention of Corruption Act for cheating, forgery, criminal conspiracy
and …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/PF-scam-Charge-sheet-filed-against-Hiranandanis/Article1-615219.aspx>

 

 

 

 

State seeks Jan-Feb Games

Calcutta Telegraph

They were charged under Indian Penal Code Sections 120(B),109, 420, 406,
409, 467, 468, 471 and under Section 13(2) and 13(1)(d) of the Prevention
of …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1101020/jsp/frontpage/story_13077424.jsp>

 

 

 

 

 

NIA files chargesheet against 16 persons in Assam defalcation case

NetIndian

The chargesheet was filed against the accused under various sections of the
Indian Penal Code, the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and the Arms
Act. …

<http://netindian.in/news/2010/10/19/0008369/nia-files-chargesheet-against-16-persons-assam-defalcation-case>

 

 

 

 

 

Upper house poll: Orders reserved

Express Buzz

The writ plea had been made for a direction to the Election Commission of
India and the Chief Electoral Officer in Tamil Nadu to initiate the proper
method …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/upper-house-poll-orders-reserved/216480.html>

 

 

 

 

Petition against RNRL, RPL equity swap ratio dismissed

Economic Times

MADURAI: The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court today dismissed a writ
petition challenging the equity swap ratio for the merger of two Anil
Ambani …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/stocks/stocks-in-news/Petition-against-RNRL-RPL-equity-swap-ratio-dismissed/articleshow/6776440.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

The edifice of justice

Frontline

In India the writ of habeas corpus is over two centuries old. It was first
issued by Chief Justice Sir Elijah Impey against Governor-General Warren
Hastings …

<http://www.frontline.in/stories/20101105272208100.htm>

 

 

 

 

 

 

Justice Sabhahit to hear MLAs case

Deccan Herald

Sabhahit, a senior judge in the High Court at present hears matters
pertaining to writ appeals, habeas corpus petitions and appeal against
Central and State …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/105886/justice-sabhahit-hear-mlas-case.html>

 

 

 

 

Debate goes on

Frontline

Said acquisition was challenged through six writ petitions leading one
being writ petition no.3540 (MB) of 1991 Mohd. Hashim vs State of UP and
others. …

<http://www.frontline.in/stories/20101105272203700.htm>

 

 

 

 

 

Cracker shops still run on busy streets

Express Buzz

Ramaswamy, a 77-year-old former mill worker, had filed a writ petition last
year to shift the cracker shops in the city’s busy pockets such as Bunder
Street …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/cracker-shops-still-run-on-busy-streets/216456.html>

 

 

 

 

 

Cops book Shiv Sena rally organisers under environment act

Daily News & Analysis

The Shivaji Park police station on Monday had registered the case under
Bombay Police Act against the rally organisers. The activists had demanded
that the …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_cops-book-shiv-sena-rally-organisers-under-environment-act_1455222>

 

 

 

 

Right to Education Act: 98 govt schools to double up as learning centres

Indian Express

The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, which was
implemented in April this year, makes it mandatory for states to provide
free …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Right-to-Education-Act–98-govt-schools-to-double-up-as-learning-centres/699805/>

 

 

 

 

 

Low cut-off for BPL status ‘startles’ Supreme Court

Indian Express

A “startled” Supreme Court on Tuesday came to know that as per Planning
Commission, if a person spends more than Rs 17 a day in a city or Rs 11 in
a rural …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Low-cut-off-for-BPL-status–startles–Supreme-Court/699834>

 

 

 

 
Supreme Court reminds the Union government to streamline the food distribution …

Indlaw.com

19.10.2010 (UNI) The Supreme Court again told the Union government to
streamline the food distribution system in the country, so that the poor
can get the …

<http://www.indlawnews.com/Newsdisplay.aspx?d28595b6-97a8-4d78-a82d-c39c4ffe8a70>

 

 

 

 

 

Illegal assets: Apex court to hear Mulayam’s plea Feb 1

Sify

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said it will hold a
two-day final hearing starting Feb 1, 2011 on former defence minister
Mulayam Singh …

<http://sify.com/news/illegal-assets-apex-court-to-hear-mulayam-s-plea-feb-1-news-national-kkttOlghcfa.html>

 

 

 

 

 

Raju abusing bail, messing with probe: CBI

Livemint

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told the Supreme Court on Tuesday
that Raju had abused the bail granted him by the Andhra Pradesh High Court
by …

<http://www.livemint.com/2010/10/19232836/Raju-abusing-bail-messing-wit.html?h=B>

 

 

 

 

New Delhi SC dismisses poacher Sansar Chand’s appeal

Hindustan Times

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an appeal by notorious poacher
Sansar Chand who had challenged his conviction and five-year sentence for
selling …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/SC-dismisses-poacher-Sansar-Chand-s-appeal/H1-Article1-615282.aspx>

 

 

 

 

Policy cannot regulate hawking, bring in law by June 2011, SC tells Centre

Times of India

The SC admitted that it had tried its best and on its directions a National
Policy on Urban Street Vendors was framed in 2004. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Policy-cannot-regulate-hawking-bring-in-law-by-June-2011-SC-tells-Centre/articleshow/6776575.cms>

 

 

 

 

No heads yet for 163 technical colleges in Pune region

Times of India

It may be noted that the Nagpur bench of the Bombay high court had passed a
judgement on December 3, 2008, laying a time-bound programme for the state

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/No-heads-yet-for-163-technical-colleges-in-Pune-region/articleshow/6777056.cms>

 

 

 

 

40 Year Later, Verdict on Naxal Leader’s Death on Oct 27

Outlook

A CBI Special Court here will deliver on October 27 its judgement on the
death of a Naxal leader in an encounter 40 years ago. 31 witnesses were
examined by …

<http://news.outlookindia.com/item.aspx?697929>

 

 

 

Karnataka HC begins hearing on rebel BJP MLAs’ petitions

Hindustan Times

The case has come up before Justice VG Sabhahith after the court delivered
a split verdict two days ago on the Chief Justice JS Khehar and Justice N
Kumar …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Karnataka-HC-begins-hearing-on-rebel-BJP-MLAs-petitions/H1-Article1-615261.aspx>

 

 

 

CJI asks tribunals and commissions to exercise jurisdiction

New Delhi, Oct 19 (PTI) Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia today said that
the emerging economy has taken the country into the age of regulatory
mechanism …

<http://in.news.yahoo.com/20/20101019/372/tbs-cji-asks-tribunals-and-commissions-t_1.html>

 

 

 

 

 

India sets up special courts to clear environmental case backlog …

India’s judicial system is marred by crammed dockets, rampant corruption
and a lack of transparency, but Tuesday’s announcement makes it only the
third country to set up a separate judiciary for environmental cases, after
Australia and …

<http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/economy/india-sets-up-green-courts-to-clear-environment-case-backlog-removes-penalty-limits-105241318.html>

 

 

 

Delhi HC to hear PILs against Kalmadi

Zee News

The first PIL, filed by a lawyer Ajay Agrawal, demands an independent audit
of the CWG works and sealing of records pertaining to tenders, work
measurements …

<http://www.zeenews.com/news662434.html>

 

 

 

Police chief faces contempt case over relocation of fireworks shops

Times of India

In his petition, Ramasamy contended that on August 24, 2009, the first
bench had passed an order on a PIL filed by him, directing the officials to
consider …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Police-chief-faces-contempt-case-over-relocation-of-fireworks-shops/articleshow/6777347.cms>

 

 

 

Hooghly river saved from pollutants

Times of India

… the Durga Pujas,” Subhas Dutta, an environmentalist, who had moved a
PIL earlier on pollution arising out of immersion of idols in the river,
said. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata-/Hooghly-river-saved-from-pollutants/articleshow/6779183.cms>

 

 

Fresh notices to Prabhu Deva, Nayantara

Deccan Chronicle

The Madras high court on Tuesday reserved orders on a Public Interest
Litigation (PIL), to direct the chief election commissioner and chief
electoral …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/chennai/fresh-notices-prabhu-deva-nayantara-882>

 

 

 

 

 

Guj HC Dismisses PIL Challenging Reliability of EVMs

Outlook

The Gujarat High Court today dismissed the Public Interest Litigation (PIL)
challenging the “reliability and functionality” of the Electronic Voting

<http://news.outlookindia.com/item.aspx?697919>

 

 

 

 

A Tale Of Two Scandals

Times of India

A PIL has been filed in the SC to ensure the CAG investigation is not
derailed and reaches its logical conclusion. The Games scam appears far
tougher to …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/opinion/edit-page/A-Tale-Of-Two-Scandals/articleshow/6775618.cms>

 

 

 

Supreme court rejects PIL on reinstatement of right to private …

By sufi

SC moved on right to property | SC | | Indian Express Plea on right to
property dismissed The Hindu : News / National : Court rejects plea to
make.

<http://broadbandforum.in/politics/62822-supreme-court-rejects-pil-reinstatement/>

 

 

 

 

 

HC to hear appeal against acquittal of Badals

Indian Express

An appeal challenging the acquittal of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh
Badal and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal in a disproportionate
assets …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-to-hear-appeal-against-acquittal-of-Badals/699746/>

 

 

 

 

 

MFIs challenge ordinance in HC

Express Buzz

HYDERABAD: Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs) today made it clear that they
would not agree for any cap on interest rate. The Micro Finance
Institutions …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/hyderabad/mfis-challenge-ordinance-in-hc/216521.html>

 

 

 

 

HC sets up panel to look into parking, fire safety menace in Ahmedabad

Indian Express

The Gujarat High Court (HC) on Tuesday set up a team of four bureaucrats
and directed to decide on a deadline for the civic authorities to comply
with …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/hc-sets-up-panel-to-look-into-parking-fire-safety-menace-in-ahmedabad/699902/>

 

 

 

 

HC seeks details of labour conditions at CWG construction sites

Times of India

HC was told by the petitioner NGO, PUDR, that addresses of 13 workers were
not available. Fixing the next date of hearing for November 11 by when the

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/HC-seeks-details-of-labour-conditions-at-CWG-construction-sites-/articleshow/6777968.cms>

 

 

 

Gujarat to challenge HC order in Ishrat case

Times of India

The HC, in September had constituted an SIT and also asked the state
government to issue a notification within a fortnight, empowering the
investigators to …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Gujarat-to-challenge-HC-order-in-Ishrat-case/articleshow/6777080.cms>

 

 

 

HC confirms life for 2 accused

Hindustan Times

The HC has sentenced Sanjay Devkar to one year’s rigourous imprisonment
under the Arms Act. Additional public prosecutor Pradeep Hingorani said,

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-confirms-life-for-2-accused/Article1-615231.aspx>

 

 

 

 

Ban constns in Koyna sanctuary: HC

Times of India

PUNE: The Bombay high court has directed the Central government and other
respondents not to allow any construction work or the installation of
windmills in …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/Ban-constns-in-Koyna-sanctuary-HC/articleshow/6778243.cms>

 

 

 

 

HC stays presentation of Natnl film award to ”Keshu”

IBNLive.com

PTI | 09:10 PM,Oct 19,2010 Kochi, Oct 19 (PTI) The Kerala High Court today
stayed the presentation of the national film award for the best children
feature …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-stays-presentation-of-natnl-film-award-to-keshu/427743.html>

 

 

 

 

HC issues notices to Speaker, 6 BSP MLAs in Rajasthan

IBNLive.com

PTI | 11:10 PM,Oct 19,2010 Jaipur, Oct 19 (PTI) The Rajasthan High Court
today issued show cause notices to the Speaker and six BSP MLAs who merged
the …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-issues-notices-to-speaker-6-bsp-mlas-in-rajasthan/428087.html>

 

 

 

 

HC issues notices Govt, others

IBNLive.com

PTI | 01:10 AM,Oct 20,2010 Bangalore,Oct 19 (PTI The Karnataka High Court
today ordered issue of emergent notices to state government and other
respondents …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-issues-notices-govt-others/428595.html>

 

 

 

 

No site work till HC agrees

Times of India

BANGALORE: The high court on Tuesday directed that no construction should
be carried out on any site proposed for 1640 EWS quarters without the
court’s …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/No-site-work-till-HC-agrees/articleshow/6777074.cms>

 

 

 

 

Petition filed in HC over postponement of civic body polls

Times of India

HYDERABAD: The Forum for Good Governance on Tuesday moved the High Court
urging it to declare the recent decision of the government postponing the
elections …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/Petition-filed-in-HC-over-postponement-of-civic-body-polls/articleshow/6777213.cms>

 

 

 

 

HC pulls up home department

Hindustan Times

In 2008, the HC converted it into a PIL and appointed advocate Madhav
Jamdar as amicus curie (friend of court). The court had thereafter directed
a …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-pulls-up-home-department/Article1-615225.aspx>

 

 

 

HC raps CBI for shoddy investigation

Hindustan Times

The Delhi High court has acquitted two persons, who were allegedly caught
red-handed for accepting a bribe of Rs 6500 in 1998. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-raps-CBI-for-shoddy-investigation/Article1-615184.aspx>

 

 

 

 

HC declines to interfere with tribunal order on LTTE

IBNLive.com

PTI | 09:10 PM,Oct 19,2010 Chennai, Oct 19 (PTI) The Madras High Court
today declined to interfere with an order of a tribunal, set up to
adjudicate whether …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-declines-to-interfere-with-tribunal-order-on-ltte/427820.html>

 

 

 

 

HC directs TMB not to call AGM

mydigitalfc.com

By Sanjay Vijayakumar Oct 19 2010 private sector bank. The court has also
given the RBI time till February 2011 to arrive at a decision, according to
copy …

<http://www.mydigitalfc.com/companies/hc-directs-tmb-not-call-agm-061>

 

 

 

 

HC orders CID inquiry in custodial assault case

IBNLive.com

PTI | 07:10 PM,Oct 19,2010 Mumbai, Oct 19 (PTI) The Bombay High Court today
directed Criminal Investigation Department to register a case of assault
against …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/hc-orders-cid-inquiry-in-custodial-assault-case/427532.html>

 

 

 

 

Elderly couple thrown out; HC notice to police, errant son

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notices to the city
Police Commissioner and others on the plea of an elderly couple who is
forced to live …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Elderly-couple-thrown-out-HC-notice-to-police-errant-son/articleshow/6776036.cms>

 

 

 

DGP appointment: TN challenges HC order

Express Buzz

NEW DELHI: Tamil Nadu government has moved the Supreme Court challenging
the High Court order wherein it had set aside the appointment of Letika
Saran as …

<http://expressbuzz.com/nation/dgp-appointment-tn-challenges-hc-order/216478.html>

 

 

 

 

HC stays order on Ejipura flats

Deccan Herald

The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday stayed the single judge order which had
dismissed a petition challenging the award of contract to Maverick Holdings
and …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/106017/hc-stays-order-ejipura-flats.html>

 

 

 

Gujarat high court raps Ahmedabad municipal corporation for non-compliance

Daily News & Analysis

The Gujarat high court on Tuesday directed the state government, the
Ahmedabad municipal corporation (AMC) and other government authorities to
explain why …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_gujarat-high-court-raps-ahmedabad-municipal-corporation-for-non-compliance_1455282>

 

 

 

 

Criminal case against Motorola to continue – Supreme Court

Law et al. News

With today’s order Supreme Court has set aside a Bombay High Court order
that had put a halt on the trial against Motorola and its directors. …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2541>

 

 

 

 

Supreme Court concerned over use of plastic in sachets for gutkhas

Daily News & Analysis

The court was hearing a bunch of petitions challenging the ban imposed by
the Rajasthan high court on use of plastics for manufacturing of sachets
for …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_supreme-court-concerned-over-use-of-plastic-in-sachets-for-gutkhas_1455085>

 

 

 

 

Vodafone asks HC not to treat it as agent until verdict

Moneycontrol.com

Even before the October 25 Supreme Court hearing, Vodafone has approached
the Bombay High Court to stay on Income Tax department proceeding against
it under …

<http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/vodafone-asks-hc-not-to-treat-it-as-agent-until-verdict_492371.html>

 

 

 

 

Advocates raise pitch for High Court Bench | TeluguOne-News

By Gowthami

hc bench Advocates raise pitch for High Court Bench Advocates of the Joint
Action Committee fighting for the setting up of a High Court Bench between
Vijayawada and Guntur blocked the entrance to the courts complexes in
Vijayawada and …

<http://www.teluguone.com/news/2010/10/20/advocates-raise-pitch-for-high-court-bench/>

 

 

 

 

‘Defunct’ tribunal leaves army men in the lurch

Daily News & Analysis

He, however, did not make much headway because of a non-functional armed
forces tribunal in Mumbai. The tribunal was set up in September 2009 but
has not …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_defunct-tribunal-leaves-army-men-in-the-lurch_1455248>

 

 

 

 

Uttarakhand gets new CIC

IBNLive.com

Napalchyal has succeeded Dr RS Tolia, the first CIC of Uttarakhand whose
five-year-tenure ended on October 17. During the brief function, …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/uttarakhand-gets-news-cic/427599.html>

 

 

 

 

Rajiv Gandhi Foundation not covered under RTI: CIC

Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (RGF) headed by Congress President Sonia
Gandhi is not liable to answer queries made under the RTI Act as it does
not …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/6774437.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

CIC says govt should come out with negative list of what cannot be disclosed

All India Radio

New Chief Information Commissioner AN Tiwary has said the government should
come out with a negative list of what cannot be disclosed and leave rest of
the …

<http://www.newsonair.com/news.asp?cat=national&id=NN6150>

 

 

 

 

RBI concerns to be addressed before CCI’s merger notification

Business Standard

The two sectors empower the CCI to look into big market-impacting M&As.
However, voices within the Commission have expressed concern that exempting
one …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/rbi-concerns-to-be-addressed-before-cci%5Cs-merger-notification/112714/on>

 

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