LEGAL NEWS 12.11.2010

Porbandar builder held for killing shopowner

Indian Express

The police have registered a case of murder under Section 304 of Indian
Penal Code against Odedara. Kishore’s brother Rajesh said Odedara had been
harassing …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/porbandar-builder-held-for-killing-shopowner/710049/>

 

 

 

 

 

Jail for four in Kachroo ragging case

The Hindu

… 34 (common intention) and 342 (wrongful confinement) of the Indian
Penal Code. The judge did not entertain the prosecution plea for convicting
the four …

http://www.hindu.com/2010/11/12/stories/2010111254801500.htm>

 

 

 

India Marxists get life sentences

BBC News
The court acquitted 23, and convicted 44 persons under the Indian Penal
Code,” Trinamul Congress district President Anubrata Mondal said. …

 

<http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-11736774>

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kerala: Pinarayi gags humour

Express Buzz

Moyideen, one among the hundreds who had forwarded the e-mail, has been
charged with various sections of the IT Act and the Indian Penal Code that
warrants …

<http://expressbuzz.com/states/kerala/kerala-pinarayi-gags-humour/222474.html>

 

 

 

 
SMS case: Melli Sonam released on bail

VoiceofSikkim

Both of them were arrested under 66 A (b) of the Information Technology
(Amended) Act, 2008 and 120 B and 500 of Indian Penal Code. …

<http://voiceofsikkim.com/2010/11/11/sms-case-melli-sonam-released-on-bail/>

 

 

 

 

Actress Jayamala faces police action on temple visit | My-Kannada.Com

By AA

… police is about to charge the actress, along with astrologer
Unnikrishnan and his assistant Raghupathi for their “deliberate and
malicious act” intended to outrage religious feeling under Section 295 A of
the Indian Penal Code. …

<http://www.my-kannada.com/?p=672>

 

 

 

 

Govt to ignore legal opinion on CAG powers

Hindustan Times

In a last minute damage control exercise on the 2G spectrum scam, the
government is set to ignore the legal opinion cited by the telecom ministry
that the …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Govt-to-ignore-legal-opinion-on-CAG-powers/Article1-625032.aspx>

 

 

 

 

 

Ecology board accuses GMR Energy of legal breach

Sify

The Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board (CECB) has moved court
against top executives of GMR Energy Ltd for allegedly starting
construction on a …

<http://sify.com/finance/ecology-board-accuses-gmr-energy-of-legal-breach-news-equity-klmbPeiahge.html>

 

 

 

 

CWG broadcast deal: Lalli seeks legal opinion

Indian Express

For the purpose, he has also suggested that a legal opinion should be
sought from Solicitor-General (SG) Gopal Subramanium, who had settled the
contract …

 

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/CWG-broadcast-deal–Lalli-seeks-legal-opinion/709943>

 

 

 

 

Raja’s done no wrong, Govt affidavit tells SC

Hindustan Times

The SC, which has already questioned Raja’s continuance in the cabinet and
pulled up the CBI for tardy progress in the probe, will take up the case
again on …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/rssfeed/newdelhi/Raja-s-done-no-wrong-Govt-affidavit-tells-SC/Article1-624780.aspx>

 

 

 

 

 

SC rejects Gujarat govt plea against SIT probe in Ishrat case

Hindustan Times

PTI In an embarrassment to the Gujarat government, the Supreme Court on
Friday dismissed its plea challenging the constitution of a special
investigation …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/SC-rejects-Gujarat-govt-plea-against-SIT-probe-in-Ishrat-case/H1-Article1-625158.aspx>

 

 

 

 

SC grants bail to molester cop Rathore

Hindustan Times

A day after the CBI filed closure reports in two criminal cases against
molester cop SPS Rathore (68), the Supreme Court released him on bail. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/rssfeed/newdelhi/SC-grants-bail-to-molester-cop-Rathore/Article1-624671.aspx>

 

 

 

 

 

Mattoo’s family to file curative petition in SC

Hindustan Times

PTI The family of Priyadarshini Mattoo will file a petition in the Supreme
Court against its recent verdict commuting to life term the death sentence

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Mattoo-s-family-to-file-curative-petition-in-SC/Article1-624946.aspx>

 

 

 

 

Central committee to streamline PDS, SC told

Financial Express

New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that a
high-level committee has been set up to streamline the public distribution
system(PDS), …

<http://www.financialexpress.com/news/Central-committee-to-streamline-PDS–SC-told/709952/>

 

 

 

 

 

Capt J Rama Rao’s Blog: Environmental Laws need more Teeth …

By Capt J Rama Rao

The CJI said, sharing his experience as judge sitting in on the Supreme
Court Forest Bench for the last six years, that rather than dealing with
Environmental and Forest Laws, it had become a Bench to deal with
Corruption. …

<http://captramarao.blogspot.com/2010/11/environmental-laws-need-more-teeth.html>

 

 

 

 

 

There’s no contempt of court if matter relates to judge personally: Karnataka …

Daily News & Analysis

The bench cited several Supreme Court judgments and observed that contempt
of court could not be used to stifle the freedom of expression. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_there-s-no-contempt-of-court-if-matter-relates-to-judge-personally-karnataka-high-court_1465462>

 

 

 

 

 

Sen removal motion likely this session

Hindustan Times

The provisions of the Judges Inquiry Act, 1968, which lays down the
procedure for removal of high court and Supreme Court judges through
impeachment by …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Sen-removal-motion-likely-this-session/Article1-625012.aspx>

 

 

 

 

Few takers for Centre’s subsidized foodgrain release

Times of India

… system after it was singed by the Supreme Court’s “give it free instead
of wasting it” remark, the UPA government informed the apex court on
Thursday. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Few-takers-for-Centres-subsidized-foodgrain-release/articleshow/6908566.cms>

 

 

 

 

CIC directs RBI to script a disclosure policy in 3 months on its functioning

Daily News & Analysis

By Mayank Aggarwal | Place: New Delhi | Agency: DNA The Central Information
Commission (CIC) has directed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to prepare
its …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report_cic-directs-rbi-to-script-a-disclosure-policy-in-3-months-on-its-functioning_1465422>

 

 

 

 

Proactively disclose price lists: CIC to mining companies

Indian Express

The Central Information Commission has advised government-owned mining
companies to be “proactive” in disclosing its information like price
lists of various …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Proactively-disclose-price-lists–CIC-to-mining-companies/710105>

 

 

 

 

CIC slams delay by govt depts to answer RTI plea

Hindustan Times

While slamming both the departments concerned for the delay, the Chief
Information Commissioner (CIC) RI Singh also took note of procedures
followed by the …

 

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/CIC-slams-delay-by-govt-depts-to-answer-RTI-plea/Article1-624761.aspx>

 

 

 

 

 

ED remains in denial mode over blackmoney issue

Economic Times

Agrawal has filed a complaint with the CIC saying that CPIO has “defied”
the orders of the Commission by not providing the information which was
allowed to …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/finance/ED-remains-in-denial-mode-over-blackmoney-issue/articleshow/6907431.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

Pay Rs500 for information

Hindustan Times
A ruling by a full bench of the commission, headed by Chief Information
Commissioner (CIC) Justice MA Khan (September 24, 2007) requested the High
Court to …

 

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Pay-Rs500-for-information/Article1-624862.aspx>

 

 

 

 

 

Registration not granted for operating NBFC on principles of Sharia: RBI

The Hindu
The court was hearing the arguments on two public interest writ petitions
filed by Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy and another petitioner

 

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article880378.ece>

 

 

 

 

The Hindu : States / Tamil Nadu : High Court dismisses former LTTE

High Court dismisses former LTTE cadre writ petition … In the writ
petition, Vijayaratnam Sivanesan of Switzerland, represented by his Power
of Attorney …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/tamil-nadu/article878687.ece>

 

 

 

 

 

Paid holiday for Justice Soumitra Sen?

NDTV.com

Kolkata: Justice Soumitra Sen may be making history as only the second
judge on his way to impeachment but he still enjoys a big salary. …

<http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/paid-holiday-for-justice-soumitra-sen-65877>

 

 

 

 

Govt to make right to justice a fundamental right: Moily

Hindustan Times

PTI The government is working to enact a law to make right to justice a
fundamental right for Indian citizens, Union Law Minister M Veerappa Moily
said in …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Govt-to-make-right-to-justice-a-fundamental-right-Moily/Article1-624961.aspx>

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notice to SGPC for not providing information under RTI Act

Indian Express

Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has been served a legal
notice for not providing information under the Right to Information (RTI)
Act for …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Notice-to-SGPC-for-not-providing-information-under-RTI-Act/709919/>

 

 

 

 

Shanti Bhushan makes news again: Says he would rather go to jail than …

Bar & Bench

He said, “It is my firm belief that there is a lot of corruption in
judiciary. I am saying the same thing which Prashant Bhushan had said. …

<http://www.barandbench.com/brief/2/1100/shanti-bhushan-makes-news-again-says-he-would-rather-go-to-jail-than-apologize-for-leveling-corruption-charges-against-judiciary>

 

 

 

 

 

Sub judges yet to get revised hike under 6th pay commission

Times of India

CHENNAI: All is not well with Tamil Nadu’s subordinate judiciary. The
officers are seething with anger over the appalling delay in salary
revision, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Sub-judges-yet-to-get-revised-hike-under-6th-pay-commission/articleshow/6910142.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

Judges, too, are not above the law

Daily News & Analysis

Twenty years ago, corruption in the higher judiciary was not seen as a
problem; today, people suspect it may not be uncommon. The Paul Dinakaran
controversy …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/opinion/editorial_judges-too-are-not-above-the-law_1465360>

 

 

 

 

Govt may exclude chief justice from RTI Act

Livemint

“If at all, the judiciary needs greater transparency and not
protection,” said Nikhil Dey, a social activist who has been associated
with the RTI Act. “If …

<http://www.livemint.com/2010/11/11223118/Govt-may-exclude-chief-justice.html?atype=tp>

 

 

 

 

High court pulls up Bangalore varsity

Mid-Day

“This is not an attack on a judge, nor does it undermine the judiciary, but
is an attack on the functioning of the university,” he said, adding that
the …

<http://www.mid-day.com/news/2010/nov/121110-news-bangalore-bangalore-universityhc-judge-son-democracy.htm>

 

 

 

 

 

Exemption for banks, FIs unlikely in Competition Bill

Moneycontrol.com

The government is also looking at changing the competition commission of
India (CCI) complaint redressal system. One of the industry’s demands, …

<http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/cnbc-tv18-comments/exemption-for-banks-fis-unlikelycompetition-bill_498480.html>

 

 

 

 

 

 

Illegal houses: AMC to give time-bound action plan to High Court

Indian Express

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) will submit a timeframe during
the next hearing in the High Court about its plans to implement rulings and
around …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/illegal-houses-amc-to-give-timebound-action-plan-to-high-court/710080/>

 

 

 

 

 

HC upholds 100% quota for women in special projects

Times of India

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan High Court on Thursday upheld a service rule notified
by the state government which mandated that all the posts concerning
women’s …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/HC-upholds-100-quota-for-women-in-special-projects-/articleshow/6910187.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

Madras high court issued summons to Robo Team | Robo in Trouble …

By administrator

The Madras high court on Tuesday issued summons to the director and the
producer of Robo (Endhiran) on receiving a complaint from the writer who
claimed that the story was illegally taken from his book.

<http://blog.mp3hava.com/madras-high-court-issued-summons-to-robo-team-robo-in-trouble-notice-to-robo-team-complaint-from-the-writer-high-court-notice-to-robo-team-blog-mp3hava-com/2010>

 

 

 

 

 

Kings XI Punjab moves HC against BCCI

Cricketnext.com

New Delhi: After Rajasthan Royals, the other estranged Indian Premier
League franchise Kings XI Punjab moved the Bombay High Court on Friday
against the …

<http://cricketnext.in.com/news/kings-xi-punjab-moves-hc-against-bcci/51720-13.html>

 

 

 

 

 

Delhi HC rejects PepsiCo’s appeal against Heinz

Economic Times

NEW DELHI: THE Delhi High Court on Thursday rejected an appeal filed by
beverage and snacks maker PepsiCo against rival foods company Heinz over
alleged …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/cons-products/food/Delhi-HC-rejects-PepsiCos-appeal-against-Heinz/articleshow/6910752.cms>

 

 

 

 

Builders can’t block view: HC

Times of India

The HC did not buy the argument. Referring to apex court judgments, it said
the rule would apply only if the builder had disclosed plans for additional

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Builders-cant-block-view-HC/articleshow/6910620.cms>

 

 

 

 
Private hospitals must treat poor for free, says HC

Times of India

HC’s comments came on a plea filed by a few prominent city hospitals like
Ganga Ram and St Stephen’s claiming that the 2007 landmark verdict of HC
approving …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/-Private-hospitals-must-treat-poor-for-free-says-HC/articleshow/6910257.cms>

 

 

 

 
Govt servants taking long leave: Terminate them, says HC


Indian Express
Kerala High court on Thursday flayed practice by those in government
service going on leave for long durations and asked the government to
terminate their …
<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/govt-servants-taking-long-leave-terminate-them-says-hc/709828/>

 

 

 

 

 
HC gives cops 4 weeks in company fraud case

Times of India

MUMBAI: Upset with the delay in investigation of a case filed by a company
against one of its directors, the Bombay high court recently gave an
ultimatum to …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/HC-gives-cops-4-weeks-in-company-fraud-case/articleshow/6910432.cms>

 

 

 

 
Hindu-Muslim marriage: HC frees man, slams cops

Indian Express

Playing the saviour in an inter-faith marriage, the High Court on Thursday
granted bail to a man who had been in police lock-up for three days on
charges of …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Hindu-Muslim-marriage–HC-frees-man–slams-cops/709907>

 

 

 

 
Demolish 58000 religious places in Raj: HC to govt

Indian Express

Taking a serious note of the mushrooming illegal roadside religious places,
the Rajasthan High Court has directed the state government to come out with
a …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Demolish-58-000-religious-places-in-Raj–HC-to-govt/709671/>

 

 

 

 
HC upholds UP seniority rule on promotions

Times of India

ALLAHABAD: Now, employees of the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes
(SC/ST) categories, working in the state government services on any post or
grade, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/allahabad/HC-upholds-UP-seniority-rule-on-promotions/articleshow/6909887.cms>

 

 

 

 
Indian doctor files suit against German publisher in Bombay HC for copyright …

Indlaw.com

12.11.2010 (UNI) An Indian medical practitioner, who authored a book on
treatment of AIDS and cancer, has filed a civil suit in the Bombay High
Court …

<http://www.indlawnews.com/newsdisplay.aspx?3e53cdeb-2e2b-4139-91fb-084cd2403b1b>

 

 

 

 

 

Green panel nod for Delhi HC parking near tomb

Hindustan Times

PTI After months of delay, the underground multi-level parking project near
Delhi High Court has been given a go-ahead by a green panel with the
Central and …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Green-panel-nod-for-Delhi-HC-parking-near-tomb/Article1-624938.aspx>

 

 

 

 
Delhi HC seeks reply from the Centre on a petition alleging irregularities in …

Indlaw.com

12.11.2010 (UNI) The Delhi High Court has sought a reply from the Centre on
a petition filed by an NGO, alleging irregularities in the appointment of
CMDs …

<http://www.indlawnews.com/Newsdisplay.aspx?0e0b1d3e-6a77-4f98-b608-b121c8df8848>

 

 

 

 
HC notices to SAIL on JK Cement petition

SteelGuru

The central government and Steel Authority of India have been issued
notices by the Delhi High Court seeking their response to a petition
contesting the …

<http://www.steelguru.com/indian_news/HC_notices_to_SAIL_on_JK_Cement_petition/174633.html>

 

 

 

 

KDA wants HC to adopt Kannada as its official language

Deccan Herald

The Kannada Development Authority, a watchdog set up by Karnataka
Government to promote Kannada, has said it would seek the High Court’s
opinion to adopt it …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/111871/kda-wants-hc-adopt-kannada.html>

 

 

 

 

 

HC directs impleading of Endosulphan manufacturers

MSN India

Kochi, Nov 11 (PTI) Kerala High Court today directed impleading of
manufacturers of Endosulphan on a Public Interest Litigation, seeking
compensation for …

<http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4566822>

 

 

 

 
Bennett Coleman has exclusive right over ”indiatimes”: HC

MSN India

New Delhi, Nov 11 (PTI) The Delhi High Court has held that Bennett Coleman
owned Times Internet has exclusive right over the domain name
”indiatimes” and …

<http://news.in.msn.com/business/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4566598>

 

 

 

 

PPs to be appointed in 4 months: UPSC

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The UPSC has assured the Delhi HC that public prosecutors for
various courts would be recruited in four months’ time. Assuring an HC
bench that …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/-PPs-to-be-appointed-in-4-months-UPSC/articleshow/6910247.cms>

 

 

 

Vested interests against HC bench in capital’

Express Buzz

Today is the 1000th day of the agitation for a High Court bench in
Thiruvananthapuram. I express my solidarity with the lawyers’ community of
our state …

http://expressbuzz.com/cities/thiruvananthapuram/vested-interests-against-hc-bench-in-capital/222026.html>

 

 

 

 

CHANDIGARH NEWS: Arrest Inspector, HC Tells Punjab | Punjab News …

By admin

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday issued directions
to Punjab to arrest inspector Gurmukh Singh, who was SHO, police station,
Dhilw…

<http://punjabnews.org/chandigarh-news-arrest-inspector-hc-tells-punjab.html/>

 

 

 

 

 

Jethava murder: CBI chargesheet names BJP MP’s nephew
Indian Express
Jethava was killed on July 20 this year in front of the HC premises on the
SG Highway, a few days after he filed a PIL seeking court’s intervention to
check …
<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/jethava-murder-cbi-chargesheet-names-bjp-mps-nephew/710046/>

 

 

 

 

 

Notice to Centre on telecom appointments

The Hindu

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Centre to reply on a public
interest litigation (PIL) petition that has alleged irregularities in the

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/article878719.ece>

 

 

 
Take steps to stop polythene use near Ganga: HC

Times of India

 

The order was passed by the court while hearing a PIL seeking removal of
pollution in the Ganga. The court also directed the state government and
Nagar …
<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/allahabad/Take-steps-to-stop-polythene-use-near-Ganga-HC/articleshow/6909886.cms>

 

 

Provide security and conserve Jagannath temple – Orissa High Court

Law et al. News

A PIL had been filed in the year 2003 by a Cuttack based socio-cultural
organization “Maitree Sansad” in the matter seeking the court’s
direction for …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=2719>

 

 

 

 

Lawyers feeling insecure: ‘Judge’ Rakhi

Hindustan Times

Undeterred by the public interest litigation (PIL) filed against her by a
lawyer challenging her reality show, Rakhi Sawant says she will continue
hosting …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Lawyers-feeling-insecure-Judge-Rakhi/Article1-624872.aspx>

 

 

 

 
DoT admits law min advice on 2G disregarded

Times of India

Though this was accompanied by a caveat, the acknowledgement buttresses one
of the allegations levelled by a PIL by Centre for Public Interest
Litigation …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/DoT-admits-law-min-advice-on-2G-disregarded-/articleshow/6910573.cms>

 

 

 

 
Delhi High Court directs Police Commissioner to ensure removal of shops …

Indlaw.com

Acting on a PIL filed by an NGO World Lung Foundation, which brought to the
notice of the court the failure of authorities to implement the ban on
tobacco …

 

<http://www.indlawnews.com/Newsdisplay.aspx?eb9216cb-474d-4945-95d2-65196b38140a>

 

 

 

 

Bombay high court fines organisation to set an example for frivolous litigants

Daily News & Analysis

… Dhananjay Chandrachud on October 21 delivered their judgement on a
public interest litigation (PIL) filed by the Prajasattak Samajsik Seva
Sanstha. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_bombay-high-court-fines-organisation-to-set-an-example-for-frivolous-litigants_1465447>

 

 

 

 

 

 

Govt can’t curb poisons in food

Financial Express

The Bench was hearing a PIL seeking directions to the city government to
take appropriate steps for preventing artificially coloured vegetables and
fruits …

<http://www.financialexpress.com/news/govt-cant-curb-poisons-in-food/709783/>

 

 

 

 

‘Objectionable’ TNS survey was conducted in Pune

Indian Express

The Kerala police registered a case against the surveyors under section 153
A (for promoting enemity between various groups) of Indian Penal Code. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/-Objectionable–TNS-survey-was-conducted-in-Pune/709368/>

 

 

 

 

 

Double jeopardy applies to same offence, not same facts: SC

Economic Times

“An act or an omission can amount to and constitute an offence under the
Indian Penal Code and at the same time can constitute an offence under any
other …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/Double-jeopardy-applies-to-same-offence-not-same-facts-SC/articleshow/6907293.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

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