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>

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