LEGAL NEWS 21.12.2010

Court dismisses bail plea of IAS officer Ravi Inder Singh

MSN India

A case was registered against the duo under various provisions of the
Prevention of Corruption Act and the Indian Penal Code dealing with
criminal …

<http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4721172>

 

 

 

 

 

Is the Dattatray Nursing Home episode a hype or a reality?

By Frederick Dsilva

The recent Supreme Court judgment in a case related to section 354 has
brought clarity to section 354 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860. Section 354
deals with assault or criminal force to a woman with intent to outrage her
modesty in …

<http://santacruzpatrika.blogspot.com/2010/12/is-dattatray-nursing-home-episode-hype.html>

 

 

 

 

Can’t pay arrears: AI

Hindustan Times

The affidavit has been submitted in response to a writ petition filed by a
group of retired Air India cabin crewmembers claiming pending arrears. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Can-t-pay-arrears-AI/Article1-640536.aspx>

 

 

 

 

Made to overstay, convict seeks Rs 25-lakh relief

Indian Express

Advocate Saeeda Sheikh, appearing for Sheikh, said, “We have moved a writ
petition seeking compensation from the state government. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Made-to-overstay–convict-seeks-Rs-25-lakh-relief/726891/>

 

 

 

 

I&B ministry recommends Lalli’s suspension

IBNLive.com

President Patil had recently given the go ahead for a Supreme Court inquiry
into charges of financial mismanagement raised by the Central Vigilance …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/ib-ministry-recommends-lallis-suspension/137948-3.html>

 

 

 

 

Indian Military : Service Benefits and Issues: Supreme Court …

By Navdeep / Maj Navdeep Singh

The Ministry of Defence had challenged the said orders in the Hon’ble
Supreme Court by way of an SLP. The SLP was dismissed last week thereby
upholding the orders of the AFT. Interestingly, the Army HQrs, even before
the issuance of the …

<http://www.indianmilitary.info/2010/12/supreme-court-upholds-grant-of-pension.html>

 

 

 

 

Bappi Lahiri sends legal notice to producers of Toonpur Ka Superrhero

Daily News & Analysis

By Soumyadipta Banerjee | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Music composer Bappi
Lahiri has sent a legal notice to producers of an Ajay Devgn-Kajol starrer
on …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/entertainment/report_bappi-lahiri-sends-legal-notice-to-producers-of-toonpur-ka-superrhero_1483630>

 

 

 

 

Case for an autonomous CBI

MorungExpress

The judiciary, despite all the setbacks it has suffered recently, is the
best bet against a CBI that could act recklessly under political control.

<http://www.morungexpress.com/write_wing/59276.html>

 

 

 

 

 

‘UT needs support of neighbouring states to retain its character’

Indian Express

During the resumed hearing of a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) concerning
preparation of a masterplan for Chandigarh, Advocate Sanjay Kaushal, …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/ut-needs-support-of-neighbouring-states-to-retain-its-character/726943/>

 

 

 

 

Pune has only 1 public urinal per 9100 citizens

Daily News & Analysis

He said a public interest litigation (PIL) relating to the condition of
public urinals in the city is pending before the Bombay high court. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_pune-has-only-1-public-urinal-per-9100-citizens_1483589>

 

 

 

 

News: Bombay high court cracks the whip on auto menace in Mira …

By Laptop Service Center

The PIL filed by BN Poojari, a resident of the area, had urged the court to
direct the authorities to take action against these auto-rickshaw drivers
who were not regulated in any manner. While the minimum auto-rickshaw fare
is Rs11, …

<http://blog.pentaitservices.com/2010/12/bombay-high-court-cracks-whip-on-auto.html>

 

 

 

 

Nothing was suppressed, says ex-CJI on Raja row | The Asian Age>

Nothing was suppressed, says ex-CJI on Raja row … now a Supreme Court
judge, that he had brought Mr Raja’s name to the notice of the then CJI,

<http://www.asianage.com/india/nothing-was-suppressed-says-ex-cji-raja-row-649>

 

 

 

 

Supreme Court Takes Charge of the 2G Spectrum Scam

MAARS News (blog)
… a petition filed by the Centre for Public Interest Litigation against
the judgment of the High Court as the latter had declined the necessary
relief. …

<http://news.maars.net/blog/2010/12/20/supreme-court-takes-charge-of-the-2g-spectrum-scam/>

 

 

 

 

‘Delhi High Court judge got Rs 9 crore bribe’

Express Buzz

“I mean this litigant had paid Rs 9 crore to that high court judge in
Delhi,” he tells Radia. “Kaun sa judgement tha? (which case?), asks
Radia. …

<http://expressbuzz.com/nation/%E2%80%98Delhi-High-Court-judge-got-Rs-9-crore-bribe%E2%80%99/232291.html>

 

 

 

 

High court reprieve for thousands of trees

Hindustan Times

The proposed Andhra Lake Wind Power Project in Pune district has run into
rough weather with the Bombay High Court restraining the promoter, Enercon
(India) …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/High-court-reprieve-for-thousands-of-trees/Article1-640527.aspx>

 

 

 

 

Indian Property Review » Bombay High Court rules in favour of …

By sharma

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday ruled in favour of the Wadia
Group in a high-profile legal dispute with the GL Raheja Group , a decision
which could have a significant fallout for Mumbai’s real estate industry.

<http://news.indianpropertyreview.com/2010/12/bombay-high-court-rules-in-favour-of-wadias-in-legal-dispute-with-gl-raheja-group/>

 

 

 

 

HC rules in favor of Kings XI Punjab over BCCI

LSB

MUMBAI: Kings XI Punjab won for the second time against the Board of
Cricket Control in India (BCCI) in less than a week for the Bombay high
court ruled in …

<http://www.latestsportsbuzz.com/?p=12948>

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andhra: HC fines advocate for frivolous plea

Express Buzz

HYDERABAD: A division bench of the AP High Court has directed a petitioner
to pay Rs1 lakh as fine to the AP State Legal Services Authority within 30
days …

<http://expressbuzz.com/states/andhrapradesh/andhra-hc-fines-advocate-for-frivolous-plea/232777.html>

 

 

 

 
Pinjore-Parwanoo traffic menace: HC committee to find measures

Indian Express

In view of the increasing traffic congestion from Pinjore to the Parwanoo
barrier, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has constituted a committee of
five …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/pinjoreparwanoo-traffic-menace-hc-committee-to-find-measures/726945/>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Muslim will needn’t be probated under succession Act, says HC

Hindustan Times

PTI Differing to some extent with an earlier judgement, a single judge of
the Bombay high court recently held that a will made by a Muslim need not
be …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Muslim-will-needn-t-be-probated-under-succession-Act-says-HC/Article1-640543.aspx>

 

 

 

 
Pipavav moves HC against ONGC on Bombay High project

Hindu Business Line

MUMBAI: A consortium led by Pipavav Shipyard has moved Bombay High Court
challenging the legality of ONGC’s decision to decline them award of a
contract to …

<http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/blnus/28191510.htm>

 

 

 

 

 

 

HC orders FIR against public prosecutor, lawyer

Indian Express

In a first-of-its kind case, a public prosecutor and an advocate will soon
be seen defending themselves against the charges of acting in cahoots —
despite …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-orders-FIR-against-public-prosecutor–lawyer/726907>

 

 

 

 

New Delhi Child abuse Bill to have biting powers

Hindustan Times

“The Indian Penal Code (IPC) does not distinguish between adult and child
victims, and we are very clear about the need to protect innocent children
from …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Child-abuse-Bill-to-have-biting-powers/H1-Article1-640901.aspx>

 

 

 

 

One more witness turns hostile in Sankararaman murder case

Hindustan Times

… Vijayendra Saraswathi are the main accused and have been charged under
sections 120-B (criminal conspiracy) and 302 (murder) of Indian Penal code.

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/One-more-witness-turns-hostile-in-Sankararaman-murder-case/Article1-641112.aspx>

 

 

 

 

Katta Jagadish challenges FIR against him

Deccan Chronicle

… 13 (1) (d) and 13 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act and section
465 (forgery) and 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/bengaluru/katta-jagadish-challenges-fir-against-him-557>

 

 

 

 

Domestic Violence Information » Supreme Court says live-in …

By Harbinder Singh Kalsi, Advocate

… in relationship” is permissible in unmarried heterosexuals ( just in
case, one of many said persons is married, the person may be guilty of
adultery and yes it would figure to an offence under Section 497 of the
Indian Penal Code). …

<http://domesticviolences.com/supreme-court-says-live-in-relationships-are-fine-but-don%E2%80%99t-expect-ancestral-property/>

 

 

 

 

Supreme Court asserts its powers, overrules technicalities of law

Sify

New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that it holds vast
powers under the constitution and an aggrieved person could not be rendered

<http://www.sify.com/news/supreme-court-asserts-its-powers-overrules-technicalities-of-law-news-national-kmuuOidaeeh.html>

 

 

 

 

Verdict in fourth Nithari case put off till Wednesday

The Hindu
Special CBI judge AK Singh said the judgement in rape and murder case, in
which Moninder Singh Pandher and his domestic help Surender Koli are prime
accused …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/article965513.ece>

 

 

 

 

Rathore Case: CBI to submit status report

IBNLive.com

The report is in connection with a PIL seeking a fresh case against Rathore
charging him with abetment of suicide of child. The bench was hearing
Rathode’s …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/rathore-case-cbi-to-submit-status-report/138095-3.html?from=tn>

 

 

 

 

 

Maharashtra: 5000 Cases Under ST/SC Act Pending

Outlook

National Dalit Movement for Justice, a voluntary organisation, had filed a
PIL in this regard. Sangraj Rupavate, petitioner’s lawyer, said the Act
provides …

<http://news.outlookindia.com/item.aspx?705769>

 

 

 

 

 

Odisha High Court issues notices to government over illegal construction by …

Orissadiary.com

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed by Pramod Kumar Jena and
three others, who had complained that despite being slapped with
restrictions on …

<http://orissadiary.com/CurrentNews.asp?id=23280>

 

 

 

 

Cost in Dollars likely – Cautions Gujarat High Court

Law et al. News

The First Bench of the High Court was hearing a public interest litigation
(PIL) filed by a Kolkata based NGO, People for Better Treatment (PBT). …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=3126>

 

 

 

 

Will inform you on probe progress: CBI, state to High Court

Indian Express

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the State government on
Monday told the Bombay High Court that it would inform the court of the
progress made …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Will-inform-you-on-probe-progress–CBI–state-to-High-Court/727380/>

 

 

 

 

Rape of 15-year-old: Court says Borude’s conduct suspicious, denies him bail

Indian Express

The Bombay High Court on Monday rejected the anticipatory bail application
of dismissed cop Arun Borude charged with the rape of a minor. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Rape-of-15-year-old–Court-says-Borude-s-conduct-suspicious–denies-him-bail/727379/>

 

 

 

 

 

Decide defection case within four months – High Court to Haryana Speaker

Law et al. News

The Punjab and Haryana High Court today gave a four-month deadline to the
Haryana Vidhan Sabha Speaker to decide on MLA Kuldeep Bishnoi’s plea on …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=3127>

 

 

 

 

HC quashes Emaar plea against DDA

Times of India

But DDA failed to convince HC that State Bank of India was in connivance
with Emaar by delaying payment to it. SBI explained by way of an affidavit
it had …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/HC-quashes-Emaar-plea-against-DDA/articleshow/7136607.cms>

 

 

 
HC frowns on NRI doc’s PIL on Ketan

Indian Express

A division bench of the HC headed by Chief Justice SJ Mukhopadhaya has kept
the petition for hearing on December 22. The issue cropped up during the
hearing …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-frowns-on-NRI-doc-s-PIL-on-Ketan/727402/>

 

 

 

 
Drug bail: HC stays ‘blood relative’ rule

Times of India

The suggestion was made while the court was hearing a bunch of petitions
challenging recent guidelines laid down by the HC, which made it mandatory
for an …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Drug-bail-HC-stays-blood-relative-rule/articleshow/7136108.cms>

 

 

 

 

HC judge recuses himself from Lavasa case

IBNLive.com

Mumbai: One more judge hearing the writ petition filed by Lavasa
Corporation against Ministry of Environment and Forests in Bombay High
Court has recused …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/hc-judge-recuses-himself-from-lavasa-case/138132-3.html>

 

 

 

 
HC stays recruitment of 8800 cops

Times of India

PATNA: The Patna high court on Monday stayed the appointment of 8800
constables in the state. A single bench presided by Justice Jayanandan
Singh, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/HC-stays-recruitment-of-8800-cops/articleshow/7135566.cms>

 

 

 

 

Why can’t prices at Night Food Street be affordable, asks HC

Indian Express

The argument of the Chandigarh Administration that the concept of Night
Food Street was introduced “not” with the intention of providing food
at cheaper …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Why-can-t-prices-at-Night-Food-Street-be-affordable–asks-HC/727321/>

 

 

 
HC asks petitioner to lodge FIR in custodial death case

Times of India

RANCHI: Disposing of a PIL filed for CBI probe into the custodial death of
an alleged Maoist named Dhirendra Singh, the Jharkhand high court on Monday
asked …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ranchi/HC-asks-petitioner-to-lodge-FIR-in-custodial-death-case/articleshow/7135621.cms>

 

 

 

 
Karnataka HC orders probe on ‘shady’ land deals

Express Buzz

BANGALORE: In two separate cases, the High Court ordered a Lokayukta
inquiry into illegal disbursement of compensation to third parties by the
Karnataka …

<http://expressbuzz.com/states/karnataka/karnataka-hc-orders-probe-on-%E2%80%98shady-land-deals/232994.html>

 

 

 


HC reserves order on THC case jurisdiction issue

Times of India

LUCKNOW: A division bench of the high court comprising Justice Abdul Mateen
and Justice YK Sanghal on Monday reserved its order on the question whether
it …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/HC-reserves-order-on-THC-case-jurisdiction-issue/articleshow/7135872.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

Rs 25k fine on HC employee

Times of India

LUCKNOW: The Information Commission on Monday slapped a fine of Rs 25000 on
Mohammed Ishtiaq, assistant registrar of the Allahabad High Court, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/Rs-25k-fine-on-HC-employee/articleshow/7135862.cms>

 

 

 
Produce Faheem on Dec 21 to verify fake passport: HC to police

Hindustan Times

The HC is hearing confirmation of death sentence given to Pak terrorist
Ajmal Kasab for his role in the attacks. His appeal against the penalty and
state’s …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Produce-Faheem-on-Dec-21-to-verify-fake-passport-HC-to-police/Article1-640810.aspx>

 

 

 

 

 

Bombay HC reserves order in Jet-Sahara tax row

MSN India

Mumbai, Dec 20 (PTI) The Bombay High Court today reserved order in a tax
dispute case between Sahara India and Jet Airways over the buyout of
erstwhile …

<http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=4721837>

 

 

 

 

 

HC reserves order on PILs in Taj corridor case

Hindustan Times

PTI The Allahabad High Court on Monday reserved its order on three PILs,
challenging dropping of proceedings against chief minister Mayawati and her
cabinet …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/HC-reserves-order-on-PILs-in-Taj-corridor-case/Article1-640808.aspx>

 

 

 
HC allows rail union office-bearers to become party in case of missing colleague

Times of India

CHENNAI: The Madras high court on Monday permitted Southern Railway Mazdoor
Union’s (SRMU) president and general secretary to implead as respondents in
a …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-allows-rail-union-office-bearers-to-become-party-in-case-of-missing-colleague/articleshow/7135885.cms>

 

 

 

 

Missing girl traced, brought to city: CID tells Calcutta HC

Indian Express

The state CID has finally traced Tahira Khatun —the 16-year-old girl who
had gone missing from Kakdwip village in South 24-Parganas in April 2009.

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Missing-girl-traced–brought-to-city–CID-tells-Calcutta-HC/727388>

 

 

 
Reprieve for PRTC brass: HC orders release of salaries and allowances

Indian Express

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered the release of salaries of
officials of Punjab Roadways Transport Corporation (PRTC), and also their
travel and …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Reprieve-for-PRTC-brass–HC-orders-release-of-salaries-and-allowances/727198/>

 

 

 

 

Extra security cover not vips’ right: HC

Hindustan Times

VIPs cannot claim a particular category of security as a matter of right,
the Delhi high court has said. According to the court, security
categorisation was …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Extra-security-cover-not-vips-right-HC/Article1-640916.aspx>

 

 

 
Doc took help of MBBS inmate, so review his sacking: HC

Indian Express

Four years after a doctor was sacked for allowing a convict to administer
an injection to an ailing inmate at Tihar Jail, the Delhi High Court has
asked the …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Doc-took-help-of-MBBS-inmate–so-review-his-sacking–HC/727346>

 

 

 

 
Lawyers get no ‘HC relief’ from burden

Bangalore Mirror

A Majority of the 5000 advocates practising at the Karnataka high court do
not have locker facility. There are only 1700 lockers which have been given
for …

<http://www.bangaloremirror.com/article/10/20101221201012210738236995fb74632/Lawyers-get-no-%E2%80%98HC-relief%E2%80%99-from-burden.html>

 

 

 

 

 

Kashmiris take on government with unusual weapon

The Hindu

The CIC directed Dr. Bhat to send the details of the case to the DIG
Frontier at the earliest, and directed the BSF officials to ensure that
they responded …

<http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/article963549.ece>

 

 

 

 

Kashmiris take on government with unusual weapon

The Hindu

The CIC directed Dr. Bhat to send the details of the case to the DIG
Frontier at the earliest, and directed the BSF officials to ensure that
they responded …

<http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/article963549.ece>

 

 

 

 

Satyananda Mishra takes over as new Chief Information Commissioner

NetIndian

He joined the Central Information Commission (CIC) as an Information
Commissioner on September 5, 2008 and would thus, in the normal course, be
in office as …

<http://netindian.in/news/2010/12/20/0009390/satyananda-mishra-takes-over-new-chief-information-commissioner>

 

 

 

 

 

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