LEGAL NEWS 21.10.10

Lack of evidence kills another murder case in Mumbai

Daily News & Analysis

Deepak was arrested from the spot and was booked under section 302 (murder)
of the Indian Penal Code. The police also filed a chargesheet in court, …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_lack-of-evidence-kills-another-murder-case-in-mumbai_1455758>

 

 

 

 

 

Farmer pleads his own case, and wins it too

NDTV.com

Judge RL Wankhade convicted Azar under section 379 of the Indian Penal Code
(IPC), 1860, and ordered him to pay a fine of Rs5,000. …

<http://www.ndtv.com/article/cities/pune-farmer-pleads-his-own-case-and-wins-it-too-61199>

 

 

 

 

PIL demands frisking of lawyers in Bombay high court be stopped

Daily News & Analysis

Place: Mumbai | Agency: PTI A veteran lawyer has filed a PIL in the Bombay
high court saying that police should not frisk the lawyers at the entrances
to …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_pil-demands-frisking-of-lawyers-in-bombay-high-court-be-stopped_1455588>

 

 

 

 

 

‘Who`s the owner of Patwardhan ground?’

Times of India

The court`s orders came while hearing a PIL filed by Madan Thool who
opposed parking underneath flyovers in the city apprehending that the
vehicles under it …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Whos-the-owner-of-Patwardhan-ground/articleshow/6783724.cms>

 

 

 

 
NGO fined for offensive RTI queries to MCD

Times of India

NEW DELHI: In a rare instance of courts penalizing for RTI misuse, the
Delhi high court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL filed by an NGO on
Commonwealth Games …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/NGO-fined-for-offensive-RTI-queries-to-MCD/articleshow/6783187.cms>

 

 

 

 
11 reports on Konark temple conservation gather dust

Daily News & Analysis

The miscellaneous case arising out of a public interest litigation (PIL)
was filed in the vacation court of Justice BN Mohapatra and Justice BK Naik
by the …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_11-reports-on-konark-temple-conservation-gather-dust_1455384>

 

 

 

 

 

Games labour lost: Workers denied dues

Times of India

The Peoples Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR), which has carried out a
series of surveys at Games sites between 2009 and 2010 and is behind the
PIL on …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Games-labour-lost-Workers-denied-dues/articleshow/6783178.cms>

 

 

 

 

2G controversy: CBI makes no progress

Times of India
A fortnight ago when a PIL sought Supreme Court’s intervention , to ensure
that the investigation did not go off track, the CBI sought six months more

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/2G-controversy-CBI-makes-no-progress/articleshow/6784299.cms>

 

 

 

 

Delhi HC asks NSE to reply by Nov 1 in CCI case

Moneycontrol.com

Earlier, NSE had moved the Court seeking time to reply to director
general’s report in the Competition Commission of India (CCI) case. …

<http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/market-news/delhi-hc-asks-nse-to-reply-by-nov-1cci-case-_492700.html>

 

 

 

 

DLF projects come under CCI scanner

Times of India

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has asked HUDA to provide details
on three development projects after some flat owners accused the developer
of …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/gurgaon/DLF-projects-come-under-CCI-scanner/articleshow/6777227.cms>

 

 

 

 

Govt to placate RBI on bank mergers

Economic Times

Although the CCI became fully functional in May 2009, provisions relating
to clearance of mergers are yet to be notified. Currently, the regulator
only has …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/banking/finance/banking/Govt-to-placate-RBI-on-bank-mergers/articleshow/6778259.cms>

 

 

 

 

Day after tantrum, Kasab stays away from camera

Indian Express

The Bombay High Court, on Tuesday, had asked the prison guards to ask if he
would like to attend the hearing through video-conferencing again after he
spat …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Day-after-tantrum–Kasab-stays-away-from-camera/700298/>

 

 

 

 

Bombay high court permits police inquiry against Shiv Sena rally organiser

Daily News & Analysis

… and Milind Vaidya, under the Bombay Police Act for exceeding the 50
decibel noise limit laid down by Bombay high court for the rally at Shivaji
Park. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_bombay-high-court-permits-police-inquiry-against-shiv-sena-rally-organiser_1455754>

 

 

 

 

Supreme Court refuses to go easy on poacher

Hindustan Times

Sansar Chand was convicted and awarded a five-year sentence by the trial
court. This was upheld by the high court which also dismissed the revision
petition …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Supreme-Court-refuses-to-go-easy-on-poacher-/Article1-615554.aspx>

 

 

 

 

Hemant Karkare death: High court seeks commissioner’s reply on conspiracy petition

Daily News & Analysis

The Bombay high court on Wednesday asked the commissioner of police to
reply to a petition based on conspiracy theories regarding the death of
former …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_reply-to-petitions-on-plot-to-kill-hemant-karkare-bombay-high-court-tells-top-cop_1455599>

 

 

 

 

CBI opposes Amit Shah’s bail plea

Hindustan Times

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday opposed former Gujarat
minister Amit Shah’s bail plea in the Gujarat High Court in the 2005
Sohrabuddin …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/CBI-opposes-Amit-Shah-s-bail-plea-/Article1-615557.aspx>

 

 

 

 

To get benefits of marriage, live-in relationships can’t be just about sex

NDTV.com

The man in that relationship then appealed against that verdict in the
Madras High Court. However, the High Court ruled once again in the woman’s
favour. …

<http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/to-get-benefits-of-marriage-live-in-relationships-cant-be-just-about-sex-61303>

 

 

 

 

Ready Deshpande hall for old, disabled: High court

Times of India

NAGPUR: The Nagpur bench of Bombay high court, on Wednesday, directed the
PWD to fix handles at the Vasantrao Deshpande hall and at the state social
welfare …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Ready-Deshpande-hall-for-old-disabled-High-court/articleshow/6783706.cms>

 

 

 

 

High Court’s landmark verdict on car imports

The Bombay High Court has recently passed an order which will definitely
help in the prevention of illegal imports of all-terrain vehicles, MUVs and
superbikes into the country.

<http://vehicle.ezinemark.com/high-court-s-landmark-verdict-on-car-imports-16b95a98206.html>

 

 

 

 

SC tells BCCI-Modi to negotiate

Zee News

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said that the ongoing legal battle
between ex IPL commissioner Lalit Modi and the Board of Control for Cricket
in …

<http://cricket.zeenews.com/fullstory.aspx?nid=32873>

 

 

 

 

SC blames Chinese demand for poaching of tigers in India

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday blamed the huge demand for tiger
parts in China as the major reason for the thriving poaching syndicates run
by …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SC-blames-Chinese-demand-for-poaching-of-tigers-in-India/articleshow/6781860.cms>

 

 

 

 

Investigating officer’s evidence reliable: SC

Times of India

NEW DELHI: In a much needed boost to the morale of police, SC on Wednesday
ruled that evidence given by the investigating officer, even when most
witnesses …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Investigating-officers-evidence-reliable-SC/articleshow/6783472.cms>

 

 

 

 

Motorola can be charged in cheating case, says SC

Financial Express

While holding that the high court “clearly exceeded” its jurisdiction
in quashing the criminal proceedings, an SC bench comprising Justices B
Sudershan …

<http://www.financialexpress.com/news/Motorola-can-be-charged-in-cheating-case–says-SC/700377/>

 

 

 

 

SC panel chief calls for quota in private sector

The Hindu

The National Commission for Scheduled Castes has urged the Central
government to initiate affirmative action in providing reservations to the
deprived …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article840144.ece>

 

 

 

 

 

Bar exam SC writ adjourned to 25 October again for notice service

By Neha Chauhan

The Supreme Court writ petitions in the bar exam has been postponed again,
this time to 25 October, following no notices having been served on
respondents.

<http://www.legallyindia.com/201010201427/Law-schools/bar-exam-sc-writ-adjourned-to-25-october-again-for-notice-service>

 

 

 

 

Failed by NU, passed by high court

Times of India

However, the judiciary, like numerous times, came to her rescue on
Wednesday. A division bench of justices Sharad Bobde and Mridula Bhatkar
while disposing …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Failed-by-NU-passed-by-high-court/articleshow/6783697.cms>

 

 

 

 

What about protection for MFIs? asks HC

Times of India

HYDERABAD: The AP High Court on Wednesday asked the state government to
explain as to what protective measures it envisaged for the micro finance

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/What-about-protection-for-MFIs-asks-HC/articleshow/6783161.cms>

 

 

 

 

HC asks petitioners to go to Shunglu panel

Times of India

HC advised him to file related documents before the committee looking into
the graft allegations, and said he could approach the court after the
probe.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/HC-asks-petitioners-to-go-to-Shunglu-panel/articleshow/6783366.cms>

 

 

 

 

HC orders action against judicial officers, cops for misuse of powers

Indian Express

The Himachal Pradesh High Court has ruled that keeping an innocent person
in police custody by misusing the powers is an offence and those guilty
should be …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-orders-action-against-judicial-officers–cops-for-misuse-of-powers/700333/>

 

 

 

Del. HC suggests shelters for destitute women; seeks govt, response

Law et al. News

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday while hearing a suo motu case regarding
death of a destitute women who died after giving birth to a girl child in a

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2552>

 

 

 

HC tells courts not to release ‘jugaads’

Times of India

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan High Court on Wednesday directed all lower courts not
to release ‘jugaads’ (locally made illegal motor vehicles) seized by the

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/HC-tells-courts-not-to-release-jugaads/articleshow/6784191.cms>

 

 

 

 
Setback for govt in HC complex case

Times of India

PANAJI: The high court of Bombay at Goa recently dismissed a review
application filed by the state government challenging an earlier order
passed by the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/Setback-for-govt-in-HC-complex-case/articleshow/6784331.cms>

 

 

 

 
HC seeks affidavit on polythene ban

Times of India

ALLAHABAD: The Allahabad high court on Wednesday asked the state government
to file an affidavit on the issuance of the notification regarding ban on
the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/allahabad/HC-seeks-affidavit-on-polythene-ban/articleshow/6783326.cms>

 

 

 

 
HC stays Centre’s notification on labour

Times of India

CHENNAI: A Central notification, providing for the appointment of labour
department officials as presiding officers of labour courts and industrial

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/TNN20labourdocHC-stays-Centres-notification-on-labour/articleshow/6783310.cms>

 

 

 
HC dismisses plea of Emaar Hills

Express Buzz

HYDERABAD: Justice NV Ramana of the AP High Court on Wednesday dismissed a
writ plea filed by Emaar Hills Township Pvt Ltd challenging an order made
by the …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/hyderabad/hc-dismisses-plea-of-emaar-hills/216825.html>

 

 

 

 
YMCA circulates audit report after HC fiat

Times of India

CHENNAI: Thanks to the timely intervention of the Madras high court, the
Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) management circulated an internal
audit …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/YMCA-circulates-audit-report-after-HC-fiat/articleshow/6783318.cms>

 

 

 
HC restrains CSMMU from construction near Bara Imambara

Times of India

LUCKNOW: The High Court on Wednesday directed the Chhatrapati Shahuji
Maharaj Medical University (CSMMU) not to carry out any construction
activity within …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/HC-restrains-CSMMU-from-construction-near-Bara-Imambara/articleshow/6783408.cms>

 

 

 

 

Lawyers’ ultimatum to govt on HC bench

Times of India

GUNTUR: The agitating lawyers issued an ultimatum to the state government
to act by October 25 on their plea for a separate High Court bench in
Guntur even …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/Lawyers-ultimatum-to-govt-on-HC-bench/articleshow/6783162.cms>

 

 

 

 

We’ve no info of judicial meet, says HC

Times of India

On Tuesday this week, Agarwal filed an appeal before the HC registrar
seeking details of the meet, cost incurred and list of judges from India
who attended …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/Weve-no-info-of-judicial-meet-says-HC/articleshow/6783124.cms>

 

 

 
HC strikes a blow for property buyers

Times of India

MUMBAI: In an important order, the Bombay high court on Wednesday gave its
nod to the disputed status of land being mentioned in the property records.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/HC-strikes-a-blow-for-property-buyers/articleshow/6783060.cms>

 

 

 
HC admits contempt plea against temple EO

Times of India

HYDERABAD: Justice Nooty Ramamohan Rao of the AP High Court on Wednesday
admitted a contempt case and summoned Vijay Kumar, the executive officer of
the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/HC-admits-contempt-plea-against-temple-EO/articleshow/6783242.cms>

 

 

 

 
HC summons senior cop over lifer’s plea

Times of India

MUMBAI: The Bombay high court on Wednesday directed the additional
director-general of police (prisons) to remain present in court on
Thursday. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/HC-summons-senior-cop-over-lifers-plea/articleshow/6783100.cms>

 

 

 

 
Liquidator to take over Pyramid Saimira assets: Madras HC

Moneycontrol.com

The Madras high court on September 3 has passed an order that a provisional
liquidator will take over the assets of Pyramid Saimira. …

<http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/cnbc-tv18-comments/liquidator-to-take-over-pyramid-saimira-assets-madras-hc_492836.html>

 

 

 

 
Decide on TMB share transfers by Feb-end, Bombay HC tells RBI

Sify

Till the decision is made, the HC said, TMB cannot call for any general
meeting or take any major policy decision. This means the bank’s
88th AGM, …

<http://sify.com/finance/decide-on-tmb-share-transfers-by-feb-end-bombay-hc-tells-rbi-news-banking-kkvbadicbic.html>

 

 

 

 

HC asks govt file affidavit by Oct 23 in Qayoom’s case

Kashmir Dispatch

Srinagar, October 19: Jammu and Kashmir High Court Tuesday directed the
government to file a counter affidavit ‘positively’ by Friday in the habeas
corpus …

<http://www.kashmirdispatch.com/ShowStory.asp?NewsID=2952&CategoryID=2>

 

 

 

 

hc disposes arun bhatia s petition

SamayLive

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday disposed the petition of former Indian
Administration Service (IAS) officer Arun Bhatia, seeking an inquiry into
alleged …

<http://english.samaylive.com/regional-news/national-capital-region-news/676475772/hc-disposes-arun-bhatia-rsquo-s-petition.html>

 

 

 

 
Get a certificate that litigation is necessary, HC tells Govt

IBNLive.com

PTI | 10:10 PM,Oct 20,2010 Mumbai, Oct 20 (PTI) In a significant order,
Bombay High Court has asked India Security Press and two other
government-run …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/get-a-certificate-that-litigation-is-necessary-hc-tells-govt/431081.html>

 

 

 

 

CAT bars GMCH head from making ACR

Indian Express

The Chandigarh Bench of the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) has
restrained Dr Raj Bahadur, Director of Government Medical College and
Hospital …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/CAT-bars-GMCH-head-from-making-ACR/700434/>

 

 

 

 

Male SSC officers allege ‘reverse gender bias’ in IAF

Times of India

NEW DELHI: Alleging “reverse gender bias”, 13 male short service commission
(SSC) officers have approached the Armed Forces Tribunal against the Indian
Air …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/-Male-SSC-officers-allege-reverse-gender-bias-in-IAF/articleshow/6782574.cms>

 

 

 

 
Tribunal rejects Rath’s plea in Sukna land scam case

Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The Armed Forces Tribunal today dismissed Lt Gen PK Rath’s plea
seeking the quashing of charges levelled against him in the ongoing court
martial …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/Tribunal-rejects-Raths-plea-in-Sukna-land-scam-case/articleshow/6780174.cms>

 

 

 

 

CWC asks cops to probe child’s abduction

Indian Express

The CWC’s directive came in after police reportedly showed reluctance to
probe the issue under the pretext that the child was an orphan and was
taken care …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/CWC-asks-cops-to-probe-child-s-abduction/700295/>

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