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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