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>

 

 

 

 

 

 

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