LEGAL NEWS 29.11.2010

Tata’s petition to bring ‘unlawful’ leakage of tapes into sharp focus

Indian Express

Whoever has stolen the government’s property (tapes) has committed criminal
breach of trust under Indian Penal Code. The government should register a
case …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/tatas-petition-to-bring-unlawful-leakage-of-tapes-into-sharp-focus/717420/>

 

 

 

 

Key papers in Adarsh case go missing

The Hindu

A case of theft has been registered at the Marine Drive police station on
Friday night under Sections 204 and 380 of the Indian Penal Code. …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/other-states/article918000.ece>

 

 

 

 

Court clerk held for sexually abusing boy

Hindustan Times

“The Bhandup police referred the case to us and we then registered a case
of unnatural sex under section 377 of the Indian Penal Code against
Jhagade. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Court-clerk-held-for-sexually-abusing-boy/Article1-632139.aspx>

 

 

 

 

 

Ratan Tata Must Challenge Aadhar Project And UIDAI Also

Techno Legal News And Views Journalists

He is going to file a writ petition under article 32 of Constitution of
India at the Supreme Court of India for violation of his right to privacy.

<http://cjnews.noads.biz/?p=812>

 

 

 

 

 

Bombay high court releases convict on parole to look after ailing wife

Daily News & Analysis

“After his application was rejected, Shaikh sent a letter to the court
through jail, which was converted in a criminal writ petition. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_bombay-high-court-releases-convict-on-parole-to-look-after-ailing-wife_1473645>

 

 

 

 

Managing committee hasn’t responded to several complaints

Mid-Day

The Bombay High Court in Writ Petition No 7231 of 2002 in the case of
Humble Home CHS Ltd vs Shri Sham Balani & Mrs SN Shetty have held that
terrace repairs …

<http://www.mid-day.com/news/2010/nov/281110-house-grouse-housing-society-issues-society-decisions.htm>

 

 

 

 

Mumbai may face more housing scams like Adarsh

IBNLive.com

Local authorities are yet to take action on a Public Interest Litigation
(PIL) filed by Colaba Cuffe Parade residents in 2000. Incidentally, the PIL

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/mumbai-may-face-more-housing-scams-like-adarsh/136044-3.html?from=tn>

 

 

 

 

Environment ministry writes to civic body about night sweeping

Hindustan Times

It affects people who commute in the morning,” said Ravinder Raj who had
filed a PIL in the Delhi High Court asking the civic agency to start night

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Environment-ministry-writes-to-civic-body-about-night-sweeping/Article1-632113.aspx>

 

 

 

 

Police detain cab driver for violating SC norms

Express Buzz

CHENNAI: In flagrant violation of Supreme Court guidelines, the Chennai
police allegedly kept a 45-year-old car driver in illegal custody for five
days …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/police-detain-cab-driver-for-violating-sc-norms/226822.html>

 

 

 

 

ED scores over CBI in interrogating Raja

India Infoline.com

Despite being indicted by the Supreme Court for not interrogating Raja, CBI
is still mulling over the matter BY Iftikhar Gilani Delhi Former Telecom

<http://www.indiainfoline.com/Markets/News/ED-scores-over-CBI-in-interrogating-Raja/5004585047>

 

 

 

 

Kith & Kin controversy – Names already forwarded by P&H HC

Law et al. News

… High Court has been forwarded to the Union Ministry of Law and Justice
even before the Supreme Court came down heavily on the Allahabad High Court
on …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2899>

 

 

 

 

 

Keep’ review in apex court

Calcutta Telegraph

28: The Supreme Court has glorified a “detestable” practice of
“patriarchal society” by using the term “keep” in a recent
judgment, a review petition filed …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1101129/jsp/nation/story_13234376.jsp>

 

 

 

 

MPP demands High Court in Manipur

Assam Tribune

The missive signed by MPP president Dr Nimai Chand Luwang said that despite
the provision under the Constitution for the institution of High Court for
each …

<http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=nov2910/oth05>

 

 

 

 

Wary of court order, Uttarakhand CM junks shady land deal

India Today

Afraid of the Uttarakhand High Court coming down heavily on him, chief
minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank moved in swiftly to scrap the deal. …

<http://indiatoday.intoday.in/site/Story/121516/India/wary-of-court-order-uttarakhand-cm-junks-shady-land-deal.html>

 

 

 

High Court reprieve for junior golfers

Hindustan Times

Frustrated by the dithering, Albatross filed a writ petition in the Delhi
High Court on Wednesday. After hearing the counsel of both sides on Friday,

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/High-Court-reprieve-for-junior-golfers/Article1-632060.aspx>

 

 

 

 

 

Punjab HC dismisses plea to know Sonia’s religion

Indian Express

A division Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed the
petition filed by former director general of police of Haryana, PC Wadhwa,

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/punjab-hc-dismisses-plea-to-know-sonias-religion/717598/>

 

 

 

 

Hsg soc goes to HC over redevpt row

Times of India

MUMBAI: A co-operative housing society in the posh Juhu-Vile Parle area has
moved the Bombay high court, challenging permission granted for
redevelopment to …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Hsg-soc-goes-to-HC-over-redevpt-row/articleshow/7006786.cms>

 

 

 

 

HC again tells Suleiman Mithaiwala owners to settle dispute amicably

Indian Express

The HC had time and again asked them to settle the dispute amicably and on
Friday, gave them a final chance to settle the dispute or else face police
action …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-again-tells-Suleiman-Mithaiwala-owners-to-settle-dispute-amicably/717536>

 

 

 

 

 

HC grants bail to man in wife’s suicide case

Indian Express

Dr Deepak Kaura, who was awarded four years of imprisonment by a local
court for creating circumstances that led his wife Dr Babita Kaura, aka
Dolly, …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-grants-bail-to-man-in-wife-s-suicide-case/717462>

 

 

 

 

HC gets tough on those caught with party drug

Hindustan Times

Those caught in possession of the party drug methamphetamine, popularly
known as Ice, may find it difficult to get bail. The Bombay High Court has
reversed …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-gets-tough-on-those-caught-with-party-drug/Article1-632136.aspx>

 

 

 

 

 

Charge for delay

Business Standard

The court allowed the appeals of DLF Universal Ltd and Ansal Properties &
Industries which had challenged the rule in the Punjab and Haryana HC. …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/charge-for-delay/416409/>

 

 

 

 

 

Man with upper limb disability to become doctor

Times of India

The HC has also held that the MCI’s decision to change the criteria of
disability for admission on reserved seats doesn’t adhere to the provisions
of the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Man-with-upper-limb-disability-to-become-doctor/articleshow/7007413.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

Can CJI cleanse system of corruption?

Times of India

And this was reflected in then CJI Sam Piroj Bharucha’s speech at Kollam,
Kerala, on December 22, 2002: “More than 80% of judges in this country, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Can-CJI-cleanse-system-of-corruption/articleshow/7005889.cms>

 

 

 

 

Hon’ble Sunil Ambwani,J. Hon’ble Dr. Satish Chandra,J. ARTICULATE

By yogeshsaxena

Was it a case in which by any stretch of imagination the Supreme Court
could issue notice and that too by the Bench presided over by the C.J.I.
(who headed the collegiums which recommended the name of Dr. Satish
Chandra). …

<http://cplash.com/post/Honble-Sunil-Ambwani,J-Honble-Dr-Satish-Chandra,J-ARTICULATE-THE-APPEASEMENT-BY-INTERIM-ORDERS-TRAPPING-THE-JUDGEMENT-FOR-FUTURE-ELEVATION208.html>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LEGAL NEWS 28.11.2010

Spy Madhuri chargsheeted for passing secret to ISI :

ekmulakatnews

… Kaveri Baweja sought the prosecution of the IFS Group B officer under
various provisions of the Official Secrets Act and the Indian Penal Code.

<http://www.ekmulakatnews.com/news.php?newsid=1850>

 

 

 

 

 

NIT challenge to interim orders by Arbitrator successful

Law et al. News

Allowing the Nagpur Improvement Trust’s (NIT) writ petition against city
builder, N. Kumar’s Indo Pacific Software & Entertainment Ltd. and
dismissing his …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2893>

 

 

 

 

 

NC Hills Council scam and ex-Governor Singh’s role

Assam Tribune

… rejection of the “Muli” species of bamboo by the HPC without any
recorded reasons and the Council filed a writ petition to the Gauhati High
Court. …

<http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=nov2810/at05>

 

 

 

 

 

Karnataka CM gets notice from Lokayukta

Times of India

BANGALORE: Lokayukta Justice Santosh Hegde issued Karnataka chief minister
BS Yeddyurappa a notice relating to land denotification around Bangalore
city. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Karnataka-CM-gets-notice-from-Lokayukta-/articleshow/7002813.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

Moily assures of steps to make judges more accountable

Sify

Moily was reacting to the order of the apex court bench of Justice
Markandey Katju and Justice Gyan Sudha Misra wherein it questioned the
integrity of some …

<http://sify.com/news/moily-assures-of-steps-to-make-judges-more-accountable-news-national-kl1uunjcgjj.html>

 

 

 

 

 

Centre says no to apex court bench in Chennai

Deccan Chronicle

27: Union law minister M. Veerappa Moily has rejected Tamil Nadu’s
long-pending demand that a Supreme Court bench be set up in Chennai for the
benefit of …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/chennai/centre-says-no-apex-court-bench-chennai-215>

 

 

 

 

 

Medical seats go waste at AIIMS

Hindustan Times

Aspirants to those seats have challenged the AIIMS decision in the Supreme
Court, where the institute, in its affidavit, has accepted that “some
students …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Medical-seats-go-waste-at-AIIMS/Article1-631829.aspx>

 

 

 

 

 

RIL files caveat in Supreme Court | answers hiwav

By admin

Reliance Industries Limited filed a caveat in the Supreme Court on Tuesday,
seeking to be heard before it considers any petition by the National
Thermal Power.

<http://answers.hiwav.com/ril-files-caveat-in-supreme-court/>

 

 

 

 

 

Soon, speedy trials for dud cheque cases

Hindustan Times

The committee recommended that while taking cognisance of the complaint
itself, the trial court should decide the jurisdiction of the drawee —
the person …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Soon-speedy-trials-for-dud-cheque-cases/Article1-631857.aspx>

 

 

 

 

 

Five-year jail term for former VC

The Hindu

A file photo:M. Moorthy A fast track court here has upheld a trial court
order sentencing former Vice-Chancellor of Periyar University here
Sethupathy …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/tamil-nadu/article917354.ece>

 

 

 

 

 

RTI should be used responsibly: CIC chief

Times of India

Information commissioner, CIC, Annapurna Dixit said RTI was an important
tool to contain corruption and it should be used in the public interest.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/varanasi/RTI-should-be-used-responsibly-CIC-chief/articleshow/7002232.cms>

 

 

Terms of reference of interlocutors under consideration: MHA

The Hindu

A copy of application is being forwarded to CPIO, CIC,” the reply said.
The decision to appoint a set of interlocutors was taken at the Cabinet
Committee on …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/other-states/article919608.ece>

 

 

 

 

 

Stung by tape, Tata may move SC

Times of India

He, however, wants to make it clear to the SC that he does not want to
stand in the way of an investigation into the 2G scam in any manner. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Stung-by-tape-Tata-may-move-SC/articleshow/7002146.cms>

 

 

 

 

Judges are also human: SC judge

Times of India

VARANASI: Everything should not be left on judges as judges are also human
beings and they have to depend on various articles written as chapters of
law …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/varanasi/Judges-are-also-human-SC-judge/articleshow/7002231.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

Special test for SC/OBC aspirants for UP Judicial Services

Hindustan Times

PTI A special written test will be held next year for more than 200 SC/OBC
candidates, who had appeared in the prelims of the Uttar Pradesh Higher
Judicial …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Special-test-for-SC-OBC-aspirants-for-UP-Judicial-Services/Article1-631727.aspx>

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clear litigations pending for more than 3 yrs: Moily to judiciary

Times of India

JAIPUR: Union minister of law and justice M Veerappa Moily has asked the
judiciary to strive for clearing all litigations pending in courts for more
than …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/Clear-litigations-pending-for-more-than-3-yrs-Moily-to-judiciary/articleshow/7002529.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

Prosecution to file appeal in TISS gangrape case

Daily News & Analysis

“We have sent the appeal to the law and judiciary department last week, who
will then forward it to the high court after verification,” a police
official …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_prosecution-to-file-appeal-in-tiss-gangrape-case_1473045>

 

 

 

 

 

SC on illegal voters

Sify

On Monday, the Supreme Court was pleased to admit the public interest
litigation (PIL) filed by the Assam Public Works (APW) alleging that the
electoral …

<http://sify.com/finance/sc-on-illegal-voters-news-analysis-kl2a44eecja.html>

 

 

 

 

B>Jay Bhattacharjee:</B> Judicial corruption: Pulling punches

Business Standard

If the CJI is of opinion (sic) that it is not a fit case for proceeding
under the Act, the case shall not be registered…It is necessary that the
CJI is …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/jay-bhattacharjee-judicial-corruption-pulling-punches/416332/>

 

 

 

Judges want terms “illegal” and “indecency” clarified

Asian Tribune

Chief Justice of India (CJI) SH Kapadia will soon take a call on setting up
such a bench to put at rest the controversy over an ‘illegal’ act and
‘indecent’ …

<http://www.asiantribune.com/news/2010/11/28/judges-want-terms-%E2%80%9Cillegal%E2%80%9D-and-%E2%80%9Cindecency%E2%80%9D-clarified>

 

 

 

 

How India missed getting its first woman Chief Justice India ...

Justice AN Ray was appointed CJI by the then Government overlooking the
three seniormost judges of the Supreme Court, including Justice Sikri’s …

<http://www.criticaltwenties.in/lawthejudiciary/how-india-missed-getting-its-first-woman-chief-justice-india>

 

 

 

 

Ex-VC gets 3-yr for cruelty to daughter-in-law

Times of India

The former academician’s daughter-in-law Sangeetha had accused him of
sexual harassment, dowry harassment and physical cruelty. In August this
year, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Ex-VC-gets-3-yr-for-cruelty-to-daughter-in-law/articleshow/7002495.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

New law against ‘uncle judges’ coming soon

Hindustan Times

The issue of ‘uncle judges’ was first raised by the Law Commission of
India, which advises the law ministry on complex legal issues, in its
report submitted …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/New-law-against-uncle-judges-coming-soon/H1-Article1-631830.aspx>

 

 

 

 

 

Himachal High Court questions governments resolve about zero toleration to

myHimachal

Shimla: Questioning the government’s resolve about zero toleration to
corruption, the Himachal High Court has asked the chief secretary to under
oath file …

<http://himachal.us/2010/11/26/himachal-high-court-talks-tough-on-corrupt-officers-postings/23143/news/ravinder>

 

 

 

 

Get charged to see your own news coverage? Yes you can

New Statesman (blog)

The High Court has ruled that anyone getting clippings of online newspaper
articles should pay a licence fee to the Newspaper Licensing Agency – which
is …

<http://www.newstatesman.com/blogs/the-staggers/2010/11/news-licensing-nla-online>

 

 

 

Despite conviction, man yet to be arrested in cheque bounce case

Times of India

CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has directed the Pudukottai district
superintendent of police to arrest a man found guilty and sentenced to
undergo …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Despite-conviction-man-yet-to-be-arrested-in-cheque-bounce-case/articleshow/7002499.cms>

 

 

 

Justice Kurian stresses on timely disposal of cases

myHimachal

Justice Joseph, Chief Justice HP High Court inaugurated two days workshop
on the NDPS Act and other Act, by lightening a lamp at Palampur, This
workshop is …

<http://himachal.us/2010/11/28/23178/23178/news/rsood>

 

 

 

Trai seeks SC directive on TDSAT power

Times of India

In a petition seeking the transfer of a case from the Delhi High Court to
the apex court, the Trai said that the TDSAT is not authorised to hear
appeal …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/news/telecom/Trai-seeks-SC-directive-on-TDSAT-power/articleshow/7000397.cms>

 

 

 

Letika Saran reappointed Director-General of Police

The Hindu

Her reappointment comes in the wake of the Madras High Court judgment on
October 8, setting aside Ms. Saran’s earlier appointment as DGP. The court
had held …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/11/28/stories/2010112857770100.htm>

 

 

 

AMU enjoys ‘innate’ minority character, says Khurshid

Hindustan Times

While Allahabad High Court had earlier scrapped its minority status and
cancelled 50 per cent reservation for Muslims, the Supreme Court had
restored status …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/AMU-enjoys-innate-minority-character-says-Khurshid/Article1-631753.aspx>

 

 

 

 

 

India News :: J&K High Court quashes detention of Bar Association

By Bhavesh

Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir High Court today quashed the detention of Bar
Association president Mian Abdul Qayoom, who was arrested in June on
charges of fuelling unrest and anti-state sentiments in the Valley. …

<http://news.indiaid.com/blog/_archives/2010/11/27/4689792.html>

 

 

 

 

 

HC notice to top cop & chiefs of civic bodies

Times of India

HC was hearing a plea of `Flyover Complex Welfare Association’ through
advocate RK Saini. The petitioners pointed out that in 2002 a PIL was filed
over …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/HC-notice-to-top-cop-chiefs-of-civic-bodies/articleshow/7002425.cms>

 

 

 

HC launches legal aid for domestic violence victims

Times of India

CHENNAI: Justice Altamas Kabir, Supreme Court judge and chairman of the
National Legal Services Authority, on Saturday said judges and presiding
officers …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-launches-legal-aid-for-domestic-violence-victims/articleshow/7002559.cms>

 

 

 

 

Venkaiah demands four HC benches in the state

Deccan Chronicle

Visakhapatnam, Nov. 27: Senior BJP leader M. Venkaiah Naidu demanded
establishment of a Supreme Court in South India and a four High Court
benches in …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/visakhapatnam/venkaiah-demands-four-hc-benches-state-335>

 

 

 

 

 

HC sets aside appointment special public prosecutor

Hindustan Times

An advocate, who has appeared for a complainant, cannot be appointed as
special public prosecutor to argue on behalf of the state government in the
same …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-sets-aside-appointment-special-public-prosecutor/Article1-631858.aspx>

 

 

 

HC lambasts bank for not paying rent of commercial premises

MSN India

New Delhi, Nov 28 (PTI) The Delhi High Court has lambasted a nationalised
bank for “harassing” a city resident by refusing to pay for his commercial

<http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4635764>

 

 

 

 

HC upholds life-term for husband for killing wife

MSN India

Mumbai, Nov 27 (PTI) The Bombay High Court, in a recent order, upheld life
sentence awarded by a lower court to a man, who killed his wife by setting
her …

<http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4633776>

 

 

 

 

 

Tehelka probes Meghen’s whereabouts

E-Pao.net

The Gauhati HC has issued directives to the state and Centre to explain the
current status of Meghen The civil society in Imphal is up in arms against
the …

<http://www.e-pao.net/ge.asp?heading=1&src=281110>

 

 

 

 

Rajasthan’s first rural court inaugurated

Indian Express

Union Law Minister M Veerappa Moily inaugurated Rajasthan’s first gram
nyayalaya at a subordinate court premises in Bassi town of the district.

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Rajasthan–s-first-rural-court-inaugurated/717084>

 

 

 

 

 

LEGAL NEWS 27.11.2010

Court orders registration of FIR against Geelani, Arundhati Roy

Times of India

“The Delhi police is hereby directed to lodge an FIR under relevant
provisions of the Indian Penal Code and file a report in this regard on
January 6, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Court-orders-registration-of-FIR-against-Geelani-Arundhati-Roy/articleshow/7000961.cms>

 

 

 

 

Rape: Bail for civic garden dept official

Indian Express

The Sahakarnagar police invoked the stringent section 376 (rape) of Indian
Penal Code against Ghorpade and arrested him again. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Rape–Bail-for-civic-garden-dept-official/716829/>

 

 

 
FIR in Cyber Squatting: Misinterpretation of IT Act

JD Supra (press release)

The FIR u/s 66/66A IT Act and Section 469 Indian Penal Code was registered
by the EOW promptly acting on the aforesaid complaint and the opinion of
the …

<http://www.jdsupra.com/post/documentViewer.aspx?fid=05d3a1d6-0cbe-42c0-9f97-6670d51c2e50>

 

 

 

 

FIR against school in Khar for confining students over fees

Times of India

… hurt) and 342 (wrongful confinement ) and 34 of the Indian Penal Code
Act. Some students and parents were questioned by police on Thursday
evening. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/FIR-against-school-in-Khar-for-confining-students-over-fees/articleshow/6998853.cms>

 

 

 

 

‘Fill vacancies for blind, disabled within 3 months’

Times of India

The order came on a writ petition filed by National Federation of the
Blind. Its lawyer, SK Rongta, argued before the court that it was mandatory
for the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/Fill-vacancies-for-blind-disabled-within-3-months-/articleshow/6997908.cms>

 

 

 

 
To avoid a Lavasa, all proposals to go online

Mid-Day

Said YP Singh, who filed a writ petition in the Bombay High Court, against
the illegal rampant construction in Lavasa, “About 25000 acres have been

<http://www.mid-day.com/news/2010/nov/271110-Lavasa-proposals-online-mumbai.htm>

 

 

 

 

 

Court doubts medical record

Deccan Chronicle

The judge was dealing with a writ petition filed by one Mr B. Ramaraju
challenging the police for refusing permission for mass chanting by citing
the recent …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/hyderabad/court-doubts-medical-record-901>

 

 

 

 
New Judicial Complex – A bone of contention in Himachal

myHimachal

When contacted, a spokesperson of the HP High Court refrained to comment
saying, “the writ petition filed by lawyers was still pending before the
High Court …

<http://himachal.us/2010/11/26/new-judicial-complex-a-bone-of-contention-in-himachal/23133/news/ravinder>

 

 

 

 

 

Padmaraj probe irks Lokayukta

Deccan Herald

Lokayukta Justice N Santosh Hegde on Friday blasted the State Government
over the setting up of a judicial commission to probe land scams he was
looking …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/116065/padmaraj-probe-irks-lokayukta.html>

 

 

 

 

 

Take action against incorrigibles in Allahabad High Court: Supreme Court

The Hindu

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High
Court to act against a judge who had passed orders on extraneous
considerations, …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article915811.ece>

 

 

 

 

 

‘Good judges can be appointed through collegium system’

Indian Express

In a virtual endorsement of the collegium system, Chief Justice of India SH
Kapadia on Friday said he will prove in his two-year tenure that “good”
judges …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/-Good-judges-can-be-appointed-through-collegium-system-/716872>

 

 

 

 

After Supreme Court rap, CBI starts building case against Raja

Daily News & Analysis

By Aditya Kaul | Place: New Delhi | Agency: DNA A day after the Supreme
Court questioned the CBI on why it had not questioned former telecom
minister A Raja …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_after-supreme-court-rap-cbi-starts-building-case-against-raja_1472749>

 

 

 

 

Judiciary”s image “tarnished” by some graft cases: Vahanvati

MSN India

New Delhi, Nov 26 (PTI) Attorney General of India GE Vahanvati today said
the image of judiciary has been “tarnished” due to some recent corruption
cases …

<http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4631723>

 

 

 

 

SC bench to decide if judges’ appointment should be public

Times of India

NEW DELHI: On a day the Supreme Court brought back the focus on corruption
in judiciary, a two-judge Bench wondered whether the time had come to make
public …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SC-bench-to-decide-if-judges-appointment-should-be-public/articleshow/6997067.cms>

 

 

 

 

With no one in sight Evening Court turns to be a flop show

Law et al. News

With no solution in sight to contain increase in number of pending cases
the government and judiciary have taken a number of steps which can in the
long run …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2884>

 

 

 

 

 

SC seeks Karnataka’s view on plea against iron ore export ban

Hindustan Times

PTI The Supreme Court on Friday sought to ascertain the Karnataka
government’s stance on a petition challenging a July, 2010, order banning
the …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/SC-seeks-Karnataka-s-view-on-plea-against-iron-ore-export-ban/Article1-631320.aspx>

 

 

 
SC urged to push govt for setting up a green authority

Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Minister Jairam Ramesh’s plans to strengthen environmental
governance could well receive a judicial boost. On Friday, amicus curiae
Harish Salve …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/SC-urged-to-push-govt-for-setting-up-a-green-authority/articleshow/6998738.cms>

 

 

 

 

Only Sebi can exempt cos from disclosure norms: SC

NDTV.com

PTI, November 26, 2010 (New Delhi) In a landmark order, the Supreme Court
on Friday held that the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) cannot give
exemption …

<http://profit.ndtv.com/news/show/only-sebi-can-exempt-cos-from-disclosure-norms-sc-124935>

 

 

 

 

 

Train driver gets jail for killing jumbos

Daily Pioneer

In the first judgement of its kind, a local court here has awarded three
years’ rigorous imprisonment (RI) to a train driver for running over three

<http://www.dailypioneer.com/299498/Train-driver-gets-jail-for-killing-jumbos.html>

 

 

 

 

Law firm’s vow to aid ‘property scam’ victims

ChronicleLive

Last week, we reported how the victims of the alleged North East Property
Buyers scam faced homelessness after a High Court judgement went against
them. …

<http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/north-east-news/evening-chronicle-news/2010/11/26/law-firm-s-vow-to-aid-property-scam-victims-72703-27721990/>

 

 

 

 

First judgement in blood diamond case

NDTV.com

Ahmedabad: In the first conviction of its kind, the Chief Court in Surat on
Thursday sentenced two foreign nationals to four years imprisonment and
ordered …

<http://www.ndtv.com/article/cities/first-judgement-in-blood-diamond-case-68807>

 

 

 

 

Fast Track court confirms 5-year jail to former VC

MSN India

The fourth Judicial Magistrate court here in June last had pronounced the
judgement holding Ramalingam guilty of charges of harassment of his …

<http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4633362>

 

 

 

 
Muslim women rise up against false talaqs

Times of India

In one such case, the Secunderabad family court in a recent judgement has
upheld the clause cited by the woman and quashed the qazi’s divorce deed as
null …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/Muslim-women-rise-up-against-false-talaqs/articleshow/6997694.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

Act or we could become banana republic: Tata strikes back

Indian Express

Cautioning that the environment of scandals was damaging the country’s
image, Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata said here today that if the
government did not …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Act-or-we-could-become-banana-republic–Tata-strikes-back/716800>

 

 

 

 

 

 

City police booked 625 persons under Goondas Act this year

Times of India

CHENNAI: The city police have booked 625 people under the Goondas Act in
the last 11 months, commissioner of police T Rajendran said on Friday, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/City-police-booked-625-persons-under-Goondas-Act-this-year/articleshow/6997872.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

Cops won’t give up Phillaur Fort without a legal fight

Indian Express

The state police may move Punjab and Haryana High Court against any order
to shift the 120-year-old Punjab Police Academy out of Maharaja Ranjit
Singh Fort …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Cops-won-t-give-up-Phillaur-Fort-without-a-legal-fight/716805/>

 

 

 

 

 

Kaun Banega Crorepati promos insult Subhash Chandra Bose, says PIL

Daily News & Analysis

A public interest litigation (PIL), likely to be heard by a division bench
of the Bombay high court next week, alleges that its promotional clips are

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_kaun-banega-crorepati-promos-insult-subhash-chandra-bose-says-pil_1472767>

 

 

 

 
PIL against govt’s quota for Muslims

Indian Express

Nilmadhab Karmakar, president of the Confederation of Other Backward
Classes, a social organisation, filed a PIL last month seeking an order to
strike down …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/pil-against-govts-quota-for-muslims/716969/>

 

 

 

 

Married women take over plot for widows in Mumbai

Daily News & Analysis

By Rosy Sequeira | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA A PIL on Thursday alleged
that a plot in Chembur, originally meant for poor and needy widows, has
been taken …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_married-women-take-over-plot-for-widows-in-mumbai_1472765>

 

 

 

 
Crackdown on illegal liquor sale

Times of India

The court disposed of a PIL filed by Bhavani Ram Prasad and his wife
Manjula Bhavani who claimed that liquor is illegally supplied in dhabas and
police are …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/Crackdown-on-illegal-liquor-sale/articleshow/6997640.cms>

 

 

 

 
JK admits PIL against SKIMS

MSN India

Srinagar, Nov 26 (PTI) The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has admitted a PIL
challenging the procedure adopted by Sher- e-Kashmir Institute of Medical

<http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4631077>

 

 

 

 
Use of motor boats is sudjudice: Officials

Times of India

Since it is PIL, the directive applies to all directly or indirectly, he
stated adding that the district administration will be able to make the
next move …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mysore/Use-of-motor-boats-is-sudjudice-Officials/articleshow/6997244.cms>

 

 

 

 
Lawsuit challenges SBI’s life insurance scheme

Sify

… on a public interest litigation (PIL), challenging the firm’s scheme of
deducting a hefty premium against any housing loan taken from the bank. …

<http://sify.com/finance/lawsuit-challenges-sbi-s-life-insurance-scheme-news-default-kl0taxdjcgc.html>

 

 

 
HC asks NMC to level parking areas

Times of India

A division bench of justices Vijay Daga and Arun Chaudhari gave these
directions while hearing a PIL filed by Madan Thool who opposed parking
underneath …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/HC-asks-NMC-to-level-parking-areas/articleshow/6984123.cms>

 

 

 
Don’t discriminate against ‘private’ HIV+ on treatment, SC tells govt

Times of India

With the PIL claiming that over 15000 patients were currently receiving
second line treatment from private clinics/practitioners, the Bench said,

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Dont-discriminate-against-private-HIV-on-treatment-SC-tells-govt/articleshow/6996453.cms>

 

 

 

 
Panchkula MC: Haryana to move SC

Indian Express

Since a public interest litigation (PIL) had been filed only in case of
Panchkula, the other proposed mnicipal corporations remained largely
unaffected.

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Panchkula-MC–Haryana-to-move-SC/716888/>

 

 

 

 
CPM leader Anup Roy

Times of India

The high court order came in response to a PIL filed against corporal
punishment. The petitioners allege that there is no report on the kind of
penalty …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata-/CPM-leader-Anup-Roy/articleshow/6997956.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

Orissa High Court directs Jagatsinghpur collector to take possession of Black …

Orissadiary.com

The order was issued on a fresh PIL filed by secretary of Peoples Union of
Civil Liberties (Odisha) Guru Prasad Mohanty seeking judicial intervention
so …

<http://orissadiary.com/CurrentNews.asp?id=22639>

 

 

 

 
‘Keep private developers at least 1km from lakes’

Times of India

Environmental Support Group filed a PIL challenging commercialization of
Hebbal, Nagawara and other lakes. The next hearing is slated for February
4, 2011.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/Keep-private-developers-at-least-1km-from-lakes/articleshow/6997611.cms>

 

 

 
The Many Doubts That Thomas Has To Clear

Tehelka

Perhaps that is why while hearing a PIL on 23 November, the Chief Justice
of India exclaimed, “How can this man be CVC?” For instance, on 12
August this …

<http://www.tehelka.com/story_main48.asp?filename=Ne041210The_Many.asp>

 

 

 
Seeking ban on atrocities by wives, NGO fined Rs 1 lakh

Expressindia.com

Ahmedabad The Gujarat High Court imposed a fine of Rs one lakh on an NGO
while dismissing a public interest litigation (PIL) by the organisation
seeking law …

<http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/Seeking-ban-on-atrocities-by-wives-NGO-fined-Rs-1-lakh/716471/>

 

 

 

 

 

PMO panel to take fresh look at NAC’s food bill draft

Times of India

For months, NAC members have been pushing for a more expansive bill that
would covers as large a population as better foodgrain supply and
procurement can …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/PMO-panel-to-take-fresh-look-at-NACs-food-bill-draft/articleshow/6997377.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

What steps have been taken against corporal punishment? HC asks govt

Indian Express

The Calcutta High on Friday sought to know what kind of the steps were
taken against those teachers who were accused of corporal punishment
recently. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/In-The-Courts/716965/>

 

 

 

 
Tulsi encounter: Accused cop denied bail by HC

Times of India

AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat high court on Friday refused to grant bail to
suspended IPS officer Vipul Agarwal, who is in jail since May this year in
connection …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Tulsi-encounter-Accused-cop-denied-bail-by-HC/articleshow/6997581.cms>

 

 

 

 
Kasab given sufficient time to give confessional statement: HC

Hindustan Times

PTI The Bombay High Court on Friday observed that sufficient time was given
to 26/11 attack convict Ajmal Kasab by a magistrate and all precautions and

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Kasab-given-sufficient-time-to-give-confessional-statement-HC/Article1-631411.aspx>

 

 

 

 
HC sets aside land allotment for SEZs

Times of India

PANAJI: In a major blow to special economic zone (SEZ) developers, the high
court of Bombay at Goa on Friday held that Goa Industrial Development …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/HC-sets-aside-land-allotment-for-SEZs/articleshow/6998784.cms>

 

 

 

 
Open space can’t put to use for any other purpose: HC

Times of India

CHENNAI: Underlining the importance of open spaces in cities, the Madras
high court on Friday ruled that the character of an open space reservation
(OSR) …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Open-space-cant-put-to-use-for-any-other-purpose-HC/articleshow/6997875.cms>

 

 

 

 
HC seeks reply on illegal slaughter house

Times of India

PATNA: The Patna High Court (HC) on Friday directed the state government,
Bihar State Pollution Control Board and Patna Municipal Corporation to
state on …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-seeks-reply-on-illegal-slaughter-house/articleshow/6997841.cms>

 

 

 

 

HC pulls up govt for interfering in judiciary’s functioning

Times of India

However, all their complaints fell on deaf ears after which Motwani moved
the HC. On July 27, the court asked the government to take a decision on
the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/HC-pulls-up-govt-for-interfering-in-judiciarys-functioning/articleshow/6997293.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

DGP gives list of officers of doubtful integrity to HC

Indian Express

In an affidavit submitted before the Himachal Pradesh High Court, the state
Director General of Police (DGP) has accepted that the delay in completing

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/DGP-gives-list-of-officers-of-doubtful-integrity-to-HC/716820/>

 

 

 

 
Issue norms for timely pension release: HC

Indian Express

Expressing concern over the “callous disregard” in releasing pension to
defence personnel and their dependents, the Delhi High Court asked the
Centre to …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/issue-norms-for-timely-pension-release-hc/716949/>

 

 

 

 
HC allows mass chanting of Hanuman Chalisa today

Times of India

The petitioner complained that the police, citing incidents of riots in
March 2010, the recent Ayodhya judgment by the Allahabad HC and anniversary
of Babri …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/HC-allows-mass-chanting-of-Hanuman-Chalisa-today/articleshow/6997706.cms>

 

 

 

 

Probe Narela land scam: HC

Times of India

HC then sought a status report about investigation and action taken by
December 22. The Anti-Corrpution Bureau of Delhi government is probing the
alleged …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Probe-Narela-land-scam-HC/articleshow/6997727.cms>

 

 

 

 
Shia College governing body gets green signal from HC

Times of India

LUCKNOW: Dr S Akhtar Hasan Rizvi has got the green signal to remain as the
president of the governing body of Shia PG college, following dismissal of
a writ …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/Shia-College-governing-body-gets-green-signal-from-HC-/articleshow/6997909.cms>

 

 

 

 
Foreigners not entitled to all fundamental rights: HC

Hindustan Times

PTI The Bombay High Court has refused relief to a foreign national, who had
challenged the denial of employment visa on the ground that it violated her

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Foreigners-not-entitled-to-all-fundamental-rights-HC/Article1-631317.aspx>

 

 

 

 

 

HC raps cops for unlawful involvement in family spat

Hindustan Times

Police officers from Pydhonie police station were reprimanded for allegedly
aiding one of the legal heirs of Suleiman Bakery. The Bombay High Court,

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-raps-cops-for-unlawful-involvement-in-family-spat/Article1-631515.aspx>

 

 

 
HC takes serious note of non-filing of counter

MSN India

Chennai, Nov 26 (PTI) The Madras High Court today took serious note of the
“casual nature” in non-filing of counter by the office of the Commissioner
of …

<http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4632100>

 

 

 

 

 

HC seeks details of grant to clean Ganga

Times of India

ALLAHABAD: The Allahabad high court, while hearing a PIL relating to Ganga
pollution on Thursday, ordered the state government to provide details of
the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/allahabad/HC-seeks-details-of-grant-to-clean-Ganga/articleshow/6991354.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posting of tainted officers: HC tells government to clarify stand

Hindustan Times

The Himachal Pradesh High Court has asked the state government to clarify
its stand on the posting of tainted officers occupying crucial posts. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Posting-of-tainted-officers-HC-tells-government-to-clarify-stand/Article1-631335.aspx>

 

 

 

 
Himachal HC asks govt. whether setting up Vigilance Commission

Law et al. News

Corruption in the systems governing the nation seems to be getting not only
media attention but serious consideration at the doorsteps of the fountains
of …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2882>

 

 

 

 

Appointment of HC Judges: Chief Justice at Rajasthan HC and Judges at the ...

Bar & Bench

According to a PIB release, Justice Arun Kumar Mishra has been appointed as
the Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court. Justice AK Mishra previously
was …

<http://www.barandbench.com/brief/6/1137/appointment-of-hc-judges-chief-justice-at-rajasthan-hc-and-judges-at-the-andhra-pradesh-hc>

 

 

HC quashes detention of man held for obscenity

GreaterKashmir.com (press release)

Jammu, Nov 26: The Jammu High Court has quashed the Public Safety Act
slapped against a youth from (Islamabad) Anantnag district of Valley, who
was arrested …

<http://www.greaterkashmir.com/news/2010/Nov/27/hc-quashes-detention-of-man-held-for-obscenity-33.asp>

 

 

 

 

 

Confusion over jobs to kin of riots victims

Times of India

On September 23, a bench in the HC noticed in its order that state
government’s high-level panel, formed through a resolution, would submit
its …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Confusion-over-jobs-to-kin-of-riots-victims/articleshow/6997577.cms>

 

 

 
Kidnapping: FIR against 6 quashed

Times of India

District and sessions judge PL Ahuja, after checking HC orders, discharged
sector 7 resident Nitin Modi who runs a shop of private finance by the name
of …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Kidnapping-FIR-against-6-quashed/articleshow/6997822.cms>

 

 

 
Chavda declared absconder

Times of India

HC has sought an action taken report against Chavda by December 30. The
government submitted before HC that Chavda was missing since April 10 and
has been …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Chavda-declared-absconder/articleshow/6997560.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

Karnataka: BJP challenges HC order in SC « Janamejayan’s Weblog

By janamejayan

Karnataka: BJP challenges HC order in SC. By janamejayan. NEW DELHI: BJP’s
chief whip in the Karnataka assembly today moved the Supreme Court
challenging the High Court decision allowing impleading of Speaker K G
Bopaiah and Chief …

<http://janamejayan.wordpress.com/2010/11/26/karnataka-bjp-challenges-hc-order-in-sc/>

 

 

 

 

 

Don’t interfere in governance, CJI tells courts

Hindustan Times

Supreme Court Chief Justice SH Kapadia on Friday urged the courts to
refrain from interfering in the governance of the country as otherwise they
would …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Don-t-interfere-in-governance-CJI-tells-courts/Article1-631414.aspx>

 

 

 

 
Courts have to be very strict on frivolous litigation: Chief justice of India

Daily News & Analysis

Lawyers should also be very careful while representing such cases,” the CJI
said addressing the Law Day function at the apex court lawn. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_courts-have-to-be-very-strict-on-frivolous-litigation-chief-justice-of-india_1472638>

 

 

 

 

 

Right to Information Act, 2005: Constitution Bench to decide on

By Selvam

“The case on hand raises important questions of constitutional importance
relating to the position of the CJI and the independence of the judiciary
on the one hand, and on the other, the fundamental right to freedom of
speech and …

<http://newsaboutrtiact.blogspot.com/2010/11/constitution-bench-to-decide-on-rti-vs.html>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A ‘minor’ reason for rejecting RTI query

Times of India

The CIC’s order said that since the girl is a minor, she does not come
under the definition of a major as defined under the Indian Majority Act.
The …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/A-minor-reason-for-rejecting-RTI-query-/articleshow/6997903.cms>

LEGAL NEWS 25.11.2010

Chennai writ v foreign law firms pushed to January 2011 for consultations

Legally India

The Chennai writ petition against 31 foreign law firms was taken up today
after having last been heard on 5 October but has again been adjourned to
25 …

<http://www.legallyindia.com/201011241556/Law-firms/chennai-writ-v-foreign-law-firms-pushed-to-january-2011-for-consultations>

Madras HC directs MHA to file reply on LTTE ban

Law et al. News

The Madras High Court has ordered the Additional Solicitor General to get
instructions and report in three weeks on a writ petition challenging the
order of …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2849>

Bigg Boss 4 to continue on prime time slot till Dec 3

Hindustan Times

Viacom 18 Media Private Limited had filed a writ petition through their
lawyer Ameet and Vineet Naik against the notice. Rui Rodrigues and Advait
Sethna, …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Bigg-Boss-4-to-continue-on-prime-time-slot-till-Dec-3/Article1-629821.aspx>

Summons to officials in manual scavenging issue

The Hindu

… in a contempt petition filed by A.Narayanan of Virugambakkam, Trustee
of Sevaman Trust, who earlier filed a writ petition against manual
scavenging. …

<http://www.hindu.com/2010/11/25/stories/2010112557930100.htm>

Drug firm seeks contempt proceedings

Express Buzz

Advocate N Jyothi contended that while passing orders on the writ petitions
from the company, the High Court on August 18 this year has directed the
drug …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/drug-firm-seeks-contempt-proceedings/225816.html>

Family pension scheme on the cards?

Times of India

The order came in response to seven writ petitions alleging that the state
had neglected to comply with the direction on the 1981 scheme.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata-/Family-pension-scheme-on-the-cards/articleshow/6984478.cms>

ICSE, ISC set for course change

Times of India

… clauses of the Right to Education Act like the ‘no fail’ policy and
continuous comprehensive evaluation. A second writ petition was filed in
September.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/ICSE-ISC-set-for-course-change-/articleshow/6985388.cms>

PIL against land acquisition for Mahakumbh

Law et al. News

The High Court of Madhya Pradesh has been approached with a writ petition
challenging the temporary acquisition of land by the State of Madhya
Pradesh for …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2850>

No solitary confinement in Punjab, Haryana jails till death sentence is

Indian Express

The decision has been taken in the wake of a public interest litigation
(PIL) filed by advocate Navkiran Singh in the Punjab and Haryana High
Court. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/No-solitary-confinement-in-Punjab–Haryana-jails-till-death-sentence-is-confirmed-by-President/715547/>

BCI sets up committee on issue of foreign law firms entry

Law et al. News

The PIL has alleged that foreign law firms are undertaking corporate work
as well as arbitrations in India and the professional fees get forwarded to
their …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2852>

Alarmed World Bank pushes for study to trace killer spots like Vikhroli

Daily News & Analysis

“Often, victims lies unattended while authorities complete
formalities,” said activist Samir Zaveri, who filed a PIL in court over
the issue. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_alarmed-world-bank-pushes-for-study-to-trace-killer-spots-like-vikhroli_1471730>

Livening up court proceedings

Business Standard

… could not be misused to get reservation in jobs. Some ex-servicemen had
taken the PIL route to get reservation in appointment of teachers in Madhya
Pradesh.

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/liveningcourt-proceedings/416107/>

Speaker move on CAG report

Calcutta Telegraph

With the delay on the police inquiry, the SCAMoD later filed a PIL with the
Shillong bench of Gauhati High Court against the misappropriation of funds.

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1101125/jsp/northeast/story_13217328.jsp>

Beleagured government!

Central Chronicle

The apex court was hearing two petitions filed by the Centre for PIL and
former Chief Election Commissioner JM Lyngdoh, challenging the appointment
of …

<http://www.centralchronicle.com/viewnews.asp?articleID=52436>

Put up signages for auto stands: HC to civic bodies | Park Heavens

By Rajeev Lochan Sharma

The court was hearing a PIL complaining that there was not a single legally
authorised stand for the 55000-odd autorickshaws registered in the Capital.
Counsel for Delhi Traffic Police, Jyoti Singh told a bench of chief justice
Dipak …

<http://parking-news.blogspot.com/2010/11/put-up-signages-for-auto-stands-hc-to.html>

Spectrum case is mother of all scams: SC

Express Buzz

NEW DELHI: This scam puts all other scams put together to shame, remarked
the Supreme Court on Wednesday during the hearing of the case, filed by the
Centre …

<http://expressbuzz.com/nation/spectrum-case-is-mother-of-all-scams-sc/225791.html>

2G spectrum scandal: Judges ‘managed’, says anonymous letter

Daily News & Analysis

A lawyer who had access to the letter told DNA that the letter is addressed
to the chief justice of India (CJI). “It alleges that the judges hearing
the …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_2g-spectrum-scandal-judges-managed-says-anonymous-letter_1471708>

Hindu Mahasabha writes to CJI on Ayodhya verdict – Yahoo! India News

Jalandhar, Nov 24 (PTI) Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha today said it has
written a letter to the Chief Justice of India expressing its
dissatisfaction over …

<http://in.news.yahoo.com/20/20101124/1416/tnl-hindu-mahasabha-writes-to-cji-on-ayo.html>

Watching porn at home isn’t obscenity: Bombay high court

Daily News & Analysis

… the Bombay high court held on Wednesday while quashing proceedings
against customs officials who had attended a party in Lonavla on August 26,
2008. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_watching-porn-at-home-isn-t-obscenity-bombay-high-court_1471681>

Excavation of bodies: High Court vacates stay on FIR

Indian Express

The Gujarat High Court (HC) on Wednesday vacated the stay on an FIR
registered by Panchmahals police against seven persons for allegedly
digging at the spot …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Excavation-of-bodies–High-Court-vacates-stay-on-FIR/715708/>

High Court stays ‘Kavalan’ release | TamilKey.COm

By admin

High Court stays ‘Kavalan’ release. Share. Vijay’s ‘Kavalan’ seems to be in
troubles right now. The film is expected to release in the next month but
due the case filed by Tantra films the court stayed the release of the
film. …

<http://www.tamilkey.com/high-court-stays-%E2%80%98kavalan%E2%80%99-release.html>

Lawyers debate ‘Live-in’ relationship judgement

Law et al. News

The legal fraternity and the academicians in the capital on Wednesday
examined the loopholes of the recent and much debated judgement of the
Supreme Court …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2853>

Court erred in partially accepting Kasab’s confession’

Hindustan Times

Nikam further pointed out that Kasab’s act of retracting his confession in
trial court was a “well advised after-thought”. The prosecutor pointed
out that …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Court-erred-in-partially-accepting-Kasab-s-confession/Article1-630682.aspx>

LEGAL NEWS 24.11.2010

Blasphemy: Petition against Rahat Fateh Ali Khan dismissed

The Express Tribune

… 295-C (use of derogatory remarks in respect of the holy prophet) and
298 (uttering words to wound religious feelings) of the Pakistan Penal Code
(PPC). …

<http://tribune.com.pk/story/80868/petition-against-rahat-fateh-ali-khan-dismissed/>

 

Aamir Khan replies to notice over abusive language in Peepli Live

Daily News & Analysis

In their counter affidavit, the husband-wife duo have prayed that the writ
petition be dismissed with cost as the film, India’s official entry to this

<http://www.dnaindia.com/entertainment/report_aamir-khan-replies-to-notice-over-abusive-language-in-peepli-live_1471067>

Don’t announce panchayat poll dates till tomorrow’

Times of India

The bench headed by Chief Justice will pronounce its verdict regarding the
batch of writ appeals filed by SEC and others on that day. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/Dont-announce-panchayat-poll-dates-till-tomorrow/articleshow/6978402.cms>

SC slaps deadly notice on wife killer

Express Buzz

NEW DELHI: Favouring harsher punishment for crimes against women, the
Supreme Court on Tuesday slapped a notice on a convict from Andhra Pradesh,

<http://expressbuzz.com/nation/sc-slaps-deadly-notice-on-wife-killer/225524.html>

Media behaving as super jurist: SC

 

Indian Express

Dubbing journalists “super jurists”, the Supreme Court today indicated
that it doesn’t agree with media reporting on court proceedings in the 2G
Spectrum …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Media-behaving-as-super-jurist–SC/715148>

Plea against Jamia gold medals turned into PIL

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court has converted a petition raising questions
over the gold medal distribution policy of Jamia Milia University into a
PIL. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Plea-against-Jamia-gold-medals-turned-into-PIL/articleshow/6978352.cms>

HC issues notices on power bill non-payment by lawyers

Indian Express

Acting on a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by Arvind Thakur of
Global Human Rights Protection Council, a local NGO, the court has also
issued …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-issues-notices-on-power-bill-non-payment-by-lawyers/715023/>

Civic body locks 454 more illegal shops in A’bad

Times of India

… the government’s drive to seal and demolish illegal and unauthorised
construction following a court order issued in a public interest litigation
(PIL). …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Civic-body-locks-454-more-illegal-shops-in-Abad/articleshow/6978158.cms>

PM gets clean chit from complainant in 2G Spectrum issue

 

Indlaw.com

Mr Prashant Bhushan, counsel for Centre for PIL, intervened, saying that in
case the court has already applied its mind by taking cognisance, then
where is …

<http://www.indlawnews.com/Newsdisplay.aspx?90213adf-c3d5-4940-9053-341137d4a951>

HC moved for probe into woman’s rape

Times of India

CHENNAI: Accusing all the state organs of shielding three constables who
had allegedly raped a Sri Lankan Tamil woman, her mother has filed a
petition in …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-moved-for-probe-into-womans-rape/articleshow/6978470.cms>

After HC fiat, YCMH beefs up security to prevent baby theft

Indian Express

The PCMC-run Yeshwantrao Chavan Memorial Hospital has stepped up efforts to
prevent any attempts to steal new born babies from the hospital wards. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/After-HC-fiat–YCMH-beefs-up-security-to-prevent-baby-theft/715226>

Arrested for Naxal links, 7 get bail in HC

Indian Express

While granting bail to them a few days ago, the HC cited lack of evidence
to prove they were members of any banned organisations.

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Arrested-for-Naxal-links–7-get-bail-in-HC/715159/>

Land acquisition: HC gives temporary relief to Anjolie

Indian Express

Chandigarh: In an interim relief for artist Anjolie Ela Menon, the Punjab
and Haryana High Court has directed the Haryana government not to change
the …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/City-Briefs/715125/>

Student shouldn’t pay for varsity’s fault in evaluation: HC

Times of India

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday came to the rescue of a student of
a Kandivli-based management institute, directing Mumbai University to work
out a …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Student-shouldnt-pay-for-varsitys-fault-in-evaluation-HC/articleshow/6978521.cms>

HC: Why can’t KIADB be wound up?

Times of India

BANGALORE: The Karnataka High Court issued notice to advocate general Ashok
Haranahalli on Tuesday seeking his assistance on why the scam-ridden
Karnataka …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/HC-Why-cant-KIADB-be-wound-up/articleshow/6978401.cms>

File affidavit on varsity posts, HC to govt

 

Times of India

PATNA: The Patna high court on Tuesday directed the state government to
submit affidavit regarding action taken for filling up the 3019 posts of
lecturers …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/File-affidavit-on-varsity-posts-HC-to-govt/articleshow/6978195.cms>

Row in Assembly over HC verdict on Vedanta varsity

Business Standard

The members of the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) found themselves in a tight
spot on the opening day of the winter session of the state legislative
assembly …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/row-in-assembly-over-hc-verdictvedanta-varsity/415917/>

HC rejects Satyam auditors’ plea to halt ICAI proceeding

Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has refused to halt disciplinary
proceedings against two Price Waterhouse partners by the apex body of
chartered accountants …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/software/HC-rejects-Satyam-auditors-plea-to-halt-ICAI-proceeding/articleshow/6977619.cms>

HC wants clear policy on sand mining

Times of India

BANGALORE: A division bench headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar on Tuesday
asked the state government to come out with a policy with regard to
excavation of …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/HC-wants-clear-policy-on-sand-mining/articleshow/6978385.cms>

Gujarat HC enquires nature of Zadafia’s deposition

Law et al. News

The Gujarat high court Tuesday asked the advocate general to take
instructions from the Justice GT Nanavati and Justice Akshay Mehta enquiry
commission of …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2834>

Orissa HC grants bail to BJP MLA

Orissadiary.com

Cuttack: The Odisha High Court on Monday grfanted bail to the jailed BJP
MLA from G Udayagiri Assembly constituency in Kandhamal, Manoj Pradhan. …

<http://www.orissadiary.com/ShowDistrictNews.asp?id=22574>

HC asks MGU to publish results of MSc students

Express Buzz

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday directed Mahatma Gandhi University
to declare the examination results of five MSc students and to treat them
as …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/kochi/hc-asks-mgu-to-publish-results-of-msc-students/225537.html>

Madras HC issues notice to TN government on Nalini’s fresh plea for early ...

Indlaw.com

23.11.2010 (UNI) The Madras High Court ordered issue of notice to the Tamil
Nadu government, returnable in two weeks, on a fresh plea made by Nalini,

<http://www.indlawnews.com/newsdisplay.aspx?2a496ffb-a49e-4feb-907f-44366543c61a>

Himachal HC seeks reply on labour law violation charges

 

Law et al. News

Expressing serious concern on the issue of non-implementation of labour
laws in the state, the Himachal High Court today directed the Labour
Commissioner to …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2830>

Illegal buildings: HC gives more time to CMDA

 

Express Buzz

CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has granted one more week to the
Advocate-General to furnish details of the unauthorised constructions
within the …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/illegal-buildings-hc-gives-more-time-to-cmda/225614.html>

HC notice in Lankan Tamil woman refugee sexual assault case

MSN India

Chennai, Nov 23 (PTI) The Madras High Court today ordered issue of notice
to the state home secretary on a petition seeking a CBI enquiry into the
alleged …

<http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4613049>

Give info on unauthorised buildings: HC to CMDA

 

Express Buzz

PTI CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has given the Chennai Metropolitan
Development Authority (CMDA) a week’s time to furnish details of
unauthorised …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/chennai/give-info-on-unauthorised-buildings-hc-to-cmda/225471.html>

Bombay HC deffers Vodafone’s hearing to Feb 8: report

India Infoline.com

Vodafone had filed a writ with the court on Oct. 15, saying the tax
office’s move to treat the company as an agent of the seller was an unusual
move The …

<http://www.indiainfoline.com/Markets/News/Bombay-HC-deffers-Vodafones-hearing-to-Feb-8-report/4998806736>

HC dismisses Jayalalithaa’s petition

Economic Times

BANGALORE: The Karnataka High Court today dismissed a petition by former
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa challenging a trial court order, …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/HC-dismisses-Jayalalithaas-petition/articleshow/6976730.cms>

High drama at Vijayawada court

 

Times of India

The advocates alleged that law minister Mopidevi Venkataramana was playing
into the hands of some influential persons to stall the setting up of the
HC …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/High-drama-at-Vijayawada-court/articleshow/6978041.cms>

Ruckus over Kalyan building demolition

Times of India

The HC then directed the KDMC commissioner to demolish the building,
declaring it unsafe for human habitation. However, no action was taken
despite the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Ruckus-over-Kalyan-building-demolition/articleshow/6978245.cms>

“Complaint should be comprehensive and not merely consist of some letters”

The Hindu

Appearing for the Prime Minister in the 2G spectrum case, the AG quoted
several High Court and Supreme Court judgments. He said the complaint
should be …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article908060.ece>

Jaipur high court seeks lower court’s records in royal family property case

Daily News & Analysis

Place: Jaipur | Agency: PTI The Rajasthan high court has asked for the
lower court records in a dispute over property of Gayatri Devi of the
Jaipur royal …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_jaipur-high-court-seeks-lower-court-s-records-in-royal-family-property-case_1470846>

CVC choice was clearly a mistake

Deccan Chronicle

The CJI has maintained quite appropriately that since the CVC remains an
accused in a listed case, he will not be in a position to issue notice to a
party …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/dc-comment/cvc-choice-was-clearly-mistake-924>

Supreme Court defers view on PM role in 2G scandal

Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday deferred giving its view in a
case over the prime minister’s role in investigating allegations of
corruption in …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/et-cetera/Supreme-Court-defers-view-on-PM-role-in-2G-scandal/articleshow/6980571.cms>

La Marts moves SC against high court order in Srijan case

Times of India

KOLKATA: Retracting its decision to abide by the Calcutta high court
directive, La Martiniere for Boys (LMB) has moved Supreme Court with a
special leave …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata-/La-Marts-moves-SC-against-high-court-order-in-Srijan-case/articleshow/6978616.cms>

LEGAL NEWS 23.11.2010

Bigg Boss 4 continues to boss the prime time slot

Oneindia

Reality show ‘Bigg Boss 4’ aired on Colors TV will continue its prime time
slot (9 pm- 10 pm) as the Bombay High Court on Monday has extended the stay
on …

<http://entertainment.oneindia.in/television/top-stories/news/2010/bigg-boss4-boss-prime-time-slot-231110.html>

 

 

 

 

 

Residents of Adarsh society move Bombay high court over power, water supply cuts

Daily News & Analysis

By Rosy Sequeira | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Adarsh society residents on
Monday moved the Bombay high court challenging cancellation of occupation

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_residents-of-adarsh-society-move-bombay-high-court-over-power-water-supply-cuts_1470625>

 

 

 

 

Nalini appeals to HC again

Times of India

CHENNAI: More than seven months after the Madras High Court upheld the
Tamil Nadu government’s decision to reject the premature release plea of
Nalini …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Nalini-appeals-to-HC-again/articleshow/6972560.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

Navi Mumbai airport: Maha to seek HC exemption for forest clearance

Times of India

In January 2010, the HC had ordered that all mangroves in the state should
be treated as forests and accordingly project developers should seek
clearance …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Navi-Mumbai-airport-Maha-to-seek-HC-exemption-for-forest-clearance/articleshow/6971070.cms>

 

 

HC to decide on Shivani case retrial

Times of India

The standing counsel drew HC’s attention to the fact that during trial, 43
of the 209 witnesses turned hostile allegedly after Sharma threatened them.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/HC-to-decide-on-Shivani-case-retrial/articleshow/6972461.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

Lokayukta can`t probe charges against IAS: HC

Times of India

HC also dismissed the plea of Lokayukta to be impleaded as a party,
pointing out once it has passed an order, it should not seek to `defend’
such a decision …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Lokayukta-cant-probe-charges-against-IAS-HC/articleshow/6972458.cms>

 

 

State needs UPSC nod to pick DGP: HC

Times of India

In its direction, the HC made it mandatory for the state to fill the post
of DGP (HOPF) only after sending a list of all eligible DG rank officers to
the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/State-needs-UPSC-nod-to-pick-DGP-HC/articleshow/6973424.cms>

 

 

 

Retired HC judge to probe land scams in Karnataka

Hindustan Times

PTI The Karnataka government on Monday appointed retired high court judge B
Padmaraj to head the one-man Commission of Inquiry to probe land scams
including …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Retired-HC-judge-to-probe-land-scams-in-Karnataka/Article1-629632.aspx>

 

 

 

HC seeks details of action taken against Chavda

Times of India

AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat high court on Monday questioned the state government
whether actions had been taken against HN Chavda, the former secretary of

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/HC-seeks-details-of-action-taken-against-Chavda/articleshow/6971931.cms>

 

 

 

 

TNN(22law.tim)HC asks govt to provide pension to employees

Times of India

LUCKNOW: In a big bonanza to the thousands of employees working in
development authorities, state owned corporations, public undertakings and
municipalities …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/TNN22lawtimHC-asks-govt-to-provide-pension-to-employees/articleshow/6972747.cms>

 

 

HC prods cops to plug chargesheet hole

Calcutta Telegraph

Calcutta, Nov. 22: Calcutta High Court today asked the police chiefs of
Murshidabad, Hooghly and North 24-Parganas to take steps to ensure that
chargesheets …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1101123/jsp/bengal/story_13210120.jsp>

 

 

 

Emmar MGF yet to complete CWG Village: DDA to HC

Business Standard

PTI / New Delhi November 22, 2010, 20:48 IST Real estate giant Emaar MGF
has failed to complete the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Village housing project
till …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/emmar-mgf-yet-to-complete-cwg-village-dda-to-hc/116809/on>

 

 

 

HC seeks affidavit on additional posts of judicial officers

MSN India

Allahabad, Nov 22 (PTI) The Allahabad High Court today asked the Law
Secretary and the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh to file an affidavit
regarding …

<http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4608454>

 

 

 

HC sends notice to Haryana chief secy

Indian Express

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has issued show-cause notices to Urvashi
Gulati, Chief Secretary, Haryana and Deputy Commissioner, Panchkula, …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-sends-notice-to-Haryana-chief-secy/714577/>

 

 

 

Isharat Jahan contempt petition disposed of by Gujarat HC

Law et al. News

The Gujarat high court today disposed of a contempt petition in the Ishrat
Jahan alleged staged shootout case following the state government’s
affidavit …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2811>

 

 

HC Grants Bail to BJP Legislator Manoj Pradhan

Outlook

The jailed BJP MLA from G Udayagiri Assembly constituency in Kandhamal,
Manoj Pradhan was today granted bail by Orissa High Court. …

<http://news.outlookindia.com/item.aspx?702085>

 

 

Enforce ban on public smoking: HC

Express Buzz

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Monday directed the police authorities to
ensure that the ban on public smoking is enforced. A Division Bench of the
High …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/kochi/enforce-ban-on-public-smoking-hc/225304.html>

 

 

 

 

Lawyers’ strike cripples courts in Seemandhra

Times of India

With a majority of the litigations reaching the HC from cash-rich areas of
coastal Andhra, the influential lobby in Hyderabad strongly resisted the

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/Lawyers-strike-cripples-courts-in-Seemandhra/articleshow/6972500.cms>

 

 

 

 

Goa court acquits two in Russian sexual assault

Washington Bangla Radio

While, Aman was charged under Sections 376 (rape) read with 511 (attempt to
commit an offense) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Section 8 (2) read
with …

<http://www.washingtonbanglaradio.com/content/111514710-goa-court-acquits-two-russian-sexual-assault>

 

 

 

 

 

Salman Khan slammed with a court case – Again!

Newspost Online

The case has been filed under multiple IPC (Indian Penal Code) sections by
Aroop Kaushik a lawyer of Aligarh, in a district court of Aligarh. …

<http://www.newspostonline.com/celebrities/salman-khan-slammed-with-a-court-case-again-2010112289189>

 

 

 

 

Sex with wife below 18 may get 7 years in jail

Expressindia.com

One of the most important recommendations of the committee is that it wants
a separate clause in the Indian Penal Code to deal with the offence of acid

<http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/Sex-with-wife-below-18-may-get-7-years-in-jail/714707/>

 

 

 

 

PIL seeks video conference facility in lower courts

Indian Express

… Haryana and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on a public
interest litigation (PIL) filed by Viresh Shandilya, resident of Punjabi
Bagh, …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/PIL-seeks-video-conference-facility-in-lower-courts/714552/>

 

 

 

PIL against shutdowns and curfews

Rising Kashmir

As the PIL came up for hearing before the Division Bench comprising Justice
Hakim Imtiyaz and Justice Hasnain Masoodi, two persons Muhammad Sidiq Malik
and …

<http://www.risingkashmir.com/news/pil-against-shutdowns-and-curfews-3732.aspx>

 

 

It’s Uttar Pradesh government’s primary duty to save Ganga from pollution …

Daily News & Analysis

The bench, comprising Justice Ashok Bhusan and Justice Arun Tandon, gave
the directons on a PIL which said pollution levels in the river had reached

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_it-s-uttar-pradesh-government-s-primary-duty-to-save-ganga-from-pollution-allahabad-high-court_1470572>

 

 

Nirma cement plant: SC seeks report

Times of India

The farmers filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the HC, seeking
direction to the state government to cancel the land allotment, claiming
that it …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Nirma-cement-plant-SC-seeks-report/articleshow/6971911.cms>

 

 

 

 
Head: Govt pulled up for inaction

Times of India

Veena Rai, a Bangalorean, has filed the PIL claiming there are no women
protection officers appointed as per the Act, and the government’s move to
entrust …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/Head-Govt-pulled-up-for-inaction/articleshow/6972420.cms>

 

 

 

SC questions CVC Chief’s integrity – AG to reply

Law et al. News

The court was hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by NGO
Centre for PIL represented by Prashant Bhushan. The PIL challenges
appointment of PJ …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2825>

 

 

 

 

3-month deadline to CBI for probe

Deccan Chronicle

As the top court pointed out that advocate Prashant Bhushan, who opened
arguments on petition of NGO Centre for PIL, was relying on the CAG report
now in …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/national/3-month-deadline-cbi-probe-747>

 

 

 

List all festivals where animals are sacrificed: U”khand HC

MSN India

The instruction of the High Court came while hearing a PIL, filed by an NGO
People For Animals and some other religious organisations, seeking a ban on

<http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4611157>

 

 

 
Schools want Esma cover to escape bandh

Times of India

While the association is also planning to file a Public Interest Litigation
(PIL) in the HC by the end of this month, Cardinal Gracious High School,

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/Schools-want-Esma-cover-to-escape-bandh/articleshow/6973422.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

SC tells petitioner to initiate contempt proceedings against states

Times of India

Gonsalves, who appeared for an NGO PIL petitioner, submitted a chart
showing the status of implementation of the law. Taking the example of
Maharashtra, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SC-tells-petitioner-to-initiate-contempt-proceedings-against-states/articleshow/6971523.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

HC fines jail officers for adjournments

Times of India

… officers had wasted the time of the judiciary as well as the
exchequer’s money by seeking repeated adjournments without filing
satisfactory affidavits. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/HC-fines-jail-officers-for-adjournments/articleshow/6972491.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

HC stays appointment of Dir Health, FW

Rising Kashmir

The contention of Dr Rehman in his writ petition was that there is no
provision of lateral movement of Directors from Medical Education to Health
Department …

<http://www.risingkashmir.com/news/hc-stays-appointment-of-dir-health-fw-3725.aspx>

 

 

 

 

Integrity for CVC’s post not mandatory: Govt to SC

India Today

The Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) and former Chief Election
Commissioner JM Lyngdoh had, in two writ petitions, pointed out that the
apex …

<http://indiatoday.intoday.in/site/Story/120828/India/integrity-for-cvcs-post-not-mandatory-govt-to-sc.html>

 

 

 

 

Media distorted and dragged highest political office into controversy: SC

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday expressed distress over what it
called “distorted” coverage of its order seeking an affidavit on the prime
minister’s …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Media-distorted-and-dragged-highest-political-office-into-controversy-SC/articleshow/6971758.cms>

 

 

 

 

New Delhi SC adds murder charge to dowry cases

Hindustan Times

The Supreme Court on Monday virtually amended the anti-dowry law by making
it mandatory for trial courts across the country to add murder charge
against …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/SC-adds-murder-charge-to-dowry-cases/H1-Article1-629661.aspx>

 

 

 

 

2G probe report by March: CBI to Supreme Court

Daily News & Analysis

By Rakesh Bhatnagar | Place: New Delhi | Agency: PTI The CBI has told the
Supreme Court that the investigation in the spectrum scam will be over by
March 20 …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_2g-probe-report-by-march-cbi-to-supreme-court_1470606>

 

 

 

 

 

TDP MLA Suman Rathod election illegal: HC

Times of India

However, the court gave her six weeks time to appeal against this oder in
the Supreme Court during which period the HC order stands suspended. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/TDP-MLA-Suman-Rathod-election-illegal-HC/articleshow/6972508.cms>

 

 

 

 

‘One rank One Pension’ demand not feasible: Govt

Economic Times

Regarding the Armed Forces Tribunal advocating providing equal salary and
pension to the personal holding equal rank, the Minister said, “Chandigarh
Bench …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/One-rank-One-Pension-demand-not-feasible-Govt/articleshow/6970319.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEGAL NEWS 22.11.2010

Another embarrassment for govt as SC questions appointment CVC chief
Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has questioned the appointment PJ Thomas as
the Chief Vigilance Commissioner. Questioning the appointment the apex
court said …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Another-embarrassment-for-govt-as-SC-questions-appointment-CVC-chief/articleshow/6968618.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

Supreme Court judges may hear bar exam cases this month after all
Legally India

The Supreme Court matter had reached a stalemate due to procedural hurdles
for nearly two months but the next hearing expected to take place in the
coming …

<http://www.legallyindia.com/201011211539/Law-schools/supreme-court-judges-may-hear-bar-exam-cases-this-month-after-all>

 

 

 

 

Two get lifer for trader’s murder

Times of India

AKOLA: Two persons were pronounced guilty and sentenced to life
imprisonment under section 302 of the Indian Penal Code for murdering
Sardar Jodha Pawar, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Two-get-lifer-for-traders-murder/articleshow/6966476.cms>

 

 

 

 

Bigg Boss 4 Makers Faces Legal Trouble Again! | Television

By Geetha

Everybody named in his petition stands guilty of violating clauses
underlined in sections 293, 294 and 120B of the Indian Penal Code. The UP
court has set 24th November as the hearing date of the ‘Bigg Boss 4’ case.

<http://hamaraphotos.com/bollywood/television/bigg-boss-4-makers-faces-legal-trouble-again.html>

 

 

 

 

 

CRIMINAL LAW AMENDMENT BILL, 2010 STEP TOWARDS MODERNITY*,Criminal …
In the draft bill the word rape is being replaced by the word assault but
the assault as such defined in section 351 of Indian Penal Code does not
include …

<http://article.legalera.in/articledetail.aspx?aid=131>

 

 

 

 

 

No inaction in Raja case, PM tells SC

Indian Express

Rejecting the charge of inaction on the part of his office in the 2G
spectrum scam, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday told the Supreme
Court that he …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/no-inaction-in-raja-case-pm-tells-sc/713903/>

 

 

 

 

 

SC panel sets deadline

Express Buzz

… approval to all the four medical colleges as the MCI found it
unacceptable that 70 percent of seats in these colleges could be reserved
for SC students. …

<http://expressbuzz.com/nation/data-on-up-dalits-sc-panel-sets-deadline/224992.html>

 

 

 

 

 

Medical college”s pro-poor admission policy gets SC nod

IBNLive.com

PTI | 03:11 PM,Nov 21,2010 New Delhi, Nov 21 (PTI) Unaided private medical
colleges can admit the poor and deserving students free of cost in its
management …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/medical-colleges-propoor-admission-policy-gets-sc-nod/508974.html>

 

 

 

Minor rape victim pleads with SC for a chance to be ‘heard’

India Today

A nine-year-old rape victim, found unfit to be a witness on account of her
tender age in the initial stage of the trial three years ago, has
approached the …

<http://indiatoday.intoday.in/site/Story/120763/India/minor-rape-victim-pleads-with-sc-for-a-chance-to-be-heard.html>

 

 

 

 

 

Need to revamp university system, says law minister

Times of India

CHENNAI: There is a need to revamp the entire university system and define
size, scope and operation of universities clearly, said union law minister,

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Need-to-revamp-university-system-says-law-minister/articleshow/6966448.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

CJI seeks teeth for environmental laws – Yahoo! India News

New Delhi, Nov 9 (PTI) Chief Justice of India SH Kapadia today suggested
amending various environmental laws to give them more teeth and also
providing …

<http://in.news.yahoo.com/20/20101109/1416/tnl-cji-seeks-teeth-for-environmental-la_1.html>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘Legal professionals’ divided on new legal super-regulator’s effects and efficacy
Legally India

The proposed Legal Services Board has elicited mixed reactions from legal
practitioners on CNBC-TV18’s The Firm, with Rajiv Luthra welcoming tighter

<http://www.legallyindia.com/201011221541/News/legal-professionals-divided-on-proposed-legal-super-regulators-effects-and-efficacy>

 

 

 

BJP to provide legal aid to victims of Delhi building collapse

Daily News & Analysis

… in Delhi has links with ruling Congress leaders, Delhi BJP today said
it will provide free legal aid to the victims for fighting their cases in
court. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_bjp-to-provide-legal-aid-to-victims-of-delhi-building-collapse_1469913>

 

 

 

 

 

CWG: Swamy warns PM of 2G-like situation

Indian Express

Subramanian Swamy’s PIL in the Supreme Court on the 2G Spectrum allocation
issue has already dragged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to court. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/CWG–Swamy-warns-PM-of-2G-like-situation/714306>

 

Apex court ruling cheers GVK-EMRI

Express Buzz

“The dismissal of the PIL has encouraged us to refocus on our services and
further streamline our operations with more dedication,” said a top
official from …

<http://expressbuzz.com/states/karnataka/apex-court-ruling-cheers-gvk-emri/225007.html>

 

 

 

 

CBI should take over entire Adarsh scam probe, says PIL

Daily News & Analysis

Place: Mumbai | Agency: PTI A PIL filed in the Bombay high court has
demanded that Central Bureau of Investigation should probe the entire
Adarsh Housing …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_cbi-should-take-over-entire-adarsh-scam-probe-says-pil_1470007>

 

 

 

 

 

SC questions CVC’s appointment, Govt hits back

IBNLive.com

Earlier, Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan had leveled numerous
accusations against Thomas while arguing a PIL in the apex court. …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/sc-questions-cvcs-appointment-and-credibility/135582-3.html?from=tn>

 

 

 

 

Govt may pitch SC-monitored CBI probe into 2G scam to oppn

Times of India

Prashant Bhushan, who had moved a PIL before the SC bench of Justices GS
Singhvi and AK Ganguly alleging inaction on the government’s part in
probing the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Govt-may-pitch-SC-monitored-CBI-probe-into-2G-scam-to-oppn/articleshow/6966788.cms>

 

 

 

Mumbai battles rise in chronic bronchitis

Daily News & Analysis

A city-based NGO and activists will be filing a PIL in the high court
demanding a national health programme. They also want the public health
centre and the …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_mumbai-battles-rise-in-chronic-bronchitis_1470115>

 

 

 

ED likely to confront Madhu Koda’s aide

Times of India

The court’s direction for a CBI probe followed a PIL filed by social
activist Durga Oraon who sought a probe into the disproportionate assets
allegedly …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/ED-likely-to-confront-Madhu-Kodas-aide/articleshow/6963928.cms>

 

 

 

 

Ms. Sonia Gandhi had committed a breach of ethics by falsely

By yogeshsaxena

(vi) Although procedural laws apply to PIL cases but the question as to
whether the principles of res judicata or principles analogous thereto
would apply depends on the nature of the petition as also facts and
circumstances of the case …

<http://cplash.com/post/Ms-Sonia-Gandhi-had-committed-a-breach-of-ethics-by-falsely-claiming-in-the-Lok-Sabhas-whos-who992.html>

 

 

 

 

HC admits appeal against acquittal of highway robbers

Times of India

CHANDIGARH: The court of additional district and sessions judge, Ved
Parkash Sirohi, admitted police appeal against the acquittal of highway
robbers …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/HC-admits-appeal-against-acquittal-of-highway-robbers/articleshow/6966551.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

Thousands of acres of land in illegal possession, Railways DGP tells HC

Indian Express

Despite the Punjab and Haryana High Court being aware of the seriousness of
land-grabbing cases in and around Chandigarh, the instances of
land-grabbing and …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/thousands-of-acres-of-land-in-illegal-possession-railways-dgp-tells-hc/714180/>

 

 

 

 

Bombay HC CJ orders probe into Madhu Dandavate case

Times of India

MUMBAI: Bombay high court Chief Justice Mohit Shah has ordered an inquiry
into why the will of the late socialist leader, Madhu Dandavate, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Bombay-HC-CJ-orders-probe-into-Madhu-Dandavate-case/articleshow/6964231.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

Illegal buildings: Huge task ahead for civic body

Indian Express

AMC has already sealed nearly 2000 units in the last five days as part of
the time-frame given to the HC. The court has asked shopkeepers to work out
some …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/illegal-buildings-huge-task-ahead-for-civic-body/714353/>

 

 

 

 

 

Who will police the police now?

Times of India

Ever since a Delhi HC bench comprising Justices YK Sabharwal and DK Jain
(as they were then) in 1995 reluctantly opened the carefully wrapped and

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Who-will-police-the-police-now/articleshow/6966718.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

 

PILs are mostly of private interest now: SC judge

Times of India

Karnataka HC Chief Justice JS Khehar instructed high court judges to
include the performance of a subordinate judge in their confidential
records. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/PILs-are-mostly-of-private-interest-now-SC-judge-/articleshow/6966490.cms>

 

 

 

 

BMC courts trouble on hoardings

Times of India

The HC had recently ruled that a political leader who appears on an illegal
hoardings could be held re sponsible. “By July 27, the Shiv Sena-ruled BMC
had …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/BMC-courts-trouble-on-hoardings/articleshow/6966338.cms>

 

 

 

 

CCI imposes Rs 1 cr fine on Kingfisher Airlines

Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Competition watchdog CCI has imposed a fine of Rs 1 crore on
Kingfisher Airlines for not furnishing information it sought during the …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/CCI-imposes-Rs-1-cr-fine-on-Kingfisher-Airlines/articleshow/6964501.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

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