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>

 

 

 

 

 

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