LEGAL NEWS 17.01.2011

Kargil war probe case: AFT slaps Rs 10000 fine on Army

Times of India

CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh bench of the Armed Forces Tribunal on Monday slapped
a fine of Rs 10000 on army authorities for not supplying the necessary
documents …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Kargil-war-probe-case-AFT-slaps-Rs-10000-fine-on-Army/articleshow/7305017.cms>

 

 

 

 

Verdict On Binayak Sen: Protest To show We Are Alive By Dr. Shah …

He and two others have been sentenced for rigorous life imprisonment and
shorter prison terms, to run concurrently under Sections 124A read with
Section 120B of the Indian Penal Code, Sections 8(1), 8(2), 8(3) and 8(5)
of the …

<http://www.countercurrents.org/alamkhan160111.htm>

 

 

 

 

CBI to move Interpol for notice against Assam serial blast accused

By Sinlung
Charges have been framed against the accused under various sections of the
Indian Penal Code, Explosives Substances Act, Unlawful Activities
(Prevention) Act. Eighty eight persons had died in the nine synchronized
blasts across Guwahati …

<http://neunderground.blogspot.com/2011/01/cbi-to-move-interpol-for-notice-against.html>

 

 

 
Naval War Room leak case: CBI team leaves for London to assist …

By admin

The case against these nine persons was registered under various sections
of the Official Secrets Act and Section 120-B of the Indian Penal Code.
Barring Jaiswal , Bajaj and Kashyap Kumar, charge sheets have been filed
against all the …

<http://apnnews.com/2011/01/17/naval-war-room-leak-case-cbi-team-leaves-for-london-to-assist-british-prosecutors/>

 

 

 

 
Trial court seeks measures to increase awareness about abortion …

By Fighting Legal Terror

The judge noted that the doctor’s act of carrying out the abortion of the
victim without her consent has also resulted in destruction of evidence
punishable under the Indian Penal Code. The FIR in this case was registered
with the …

<http://498amisuse.wordpress.com/2011/01/17/trial-court-seeks-measures-to-increase-awareness-about-abortion-laws-read-more-trial-court-seeks-measures-to-increase-awareness-about-abortion-laws-the-times-of-india-httptimesofindia-indiatime/>

 

 

 

 

Bihar farmer waiting for justice since 33 years

IBNLive.com

Patna: A farmer in Bihar has waited 33 long years for justice after he was
accused of stealing cattle. The case is still in court. …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/bihar-farmer-waiting-for-justice-since-33-years/140650-3.html>

 

 

 

 

1 killed, 30 injured in Jallikattu

Oneindia

More than 300 persons participated in the event, which washeld as per the
guidelines of the Supreme Court. The injured were immediately treated at a
medical …

<http://news.oneindia.in/2011/01/17/1killed-30-injured-injallikattu-aid0126.html>

 

 

 

 

SC to retain Indian money abroad; Advani apprises

Oneindia

The SC instructed the government authorities to disclose the names of
Indian citizen, those have deposited in the foreign banks and questioned
government’s …

<http://news.oneindia.in/2011/01/17/sc-to-retain-indian-money-abroad-advani-apprises-aid0116.html>

 

 

 

 

State gets ready to pay Netai victims

Indian Express

A PIL following the January 7 firing had requested the court to direct the
state government to, among other things, award compensation to victims. …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/state-gets-ready-to-pay-netai-victims/738385/>

 

 

 

 

National minority status for Jain community

The Hindu

He stressed the need for filing a new Public Interest Litigation (PIL) for
reversing a judgment of the Supreme Court that said Jain community was part
of …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article1095237.ece>

 

 

 

 

 

Pay excise on promotional samples supplied to doctors: SC

Economic Times

… condition for charging duty under the act (Central Excise Act, 1944),”
a bench comprising Justice DK Jain and Justice HL Dattu said in its
judgement. …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/healthcare/biotech/pharmaceuticals/pay-excise-on-promotional-samples-supplied-to-doctors-sc/articleshow/7300946.cms>

 

 

 

 

DoT moots up to Rs. 2 cr penalty on unlawful phone tapping

The Hindu

For breach of Section 26 of the Act, which prohibits telegraph officers or
other officials from making away with or altering, unlawfully intercepting
or …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article1095191.ece?homepage=true>

 

 

 

 

CJI report on NLSIU: exploration and accomplishment to diminution and …

Bar & Bench

The Chief Justice of India had appointed a School Review Commission to
review the 24-year old National Law School of India University (NLSIU,
Bangalore). …

<http://www.barandbench.com/brief/2/1224/cji-report-on-nlsiu-exploration-and-accomplishment-to-diminution-and-dissatisfaction>

 

 

 

 

Criminal justice system not working properly: SC

Indian Express

The Supreme Court recommended urgent steps to stem the rot in the criminal
justice system. Irked by the Allahabad High Court’s ‘casual approach’ in

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Criminal-justice-system-not-working-properly–SC/738132/>

 

 

 

 

Ramanand Tiwari defiant, says he will challenge suspension order in high court

Daily News & Analysis

I will challenge my suspension in the court. The inquiry is on and I am
confident the truth will come out soon. I am innocent,” he told reporters
after the …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_ramanand-tiwari-defiant-says-he-will-challenge-suspension-order-in-hc_1495309>

 

 

 

 
Kerala High Court seeks report from govt. on Sabarimala stampede

The Hindu

A mind game and a puzzle that you solve with reasoning and logic. Fill in
the grid with digits in such a manner that every row, every column and
every 3×3 …

<http://www.thehindu.com/incoming/article1097203.ece>

 

 

 

 
BMC worker’s widow seeks high court help for job

Hindustan Times

After failing to get a response from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
(BMC) for over a year, a widow is now seeking the Bombay high court’s help
to …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/BMC-worker-s-widow-seeks-high-court-help-for-job/Article1-651299.aspx>

 

 

 

 
Ex-health secretaries want graphic warnings on cigarette packs

Inquirer.net

Quoting international studies, petitioners told the high court that picture
warnings are proven to be effective in motivating smokers to quit. …

<http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/breakingnews/nation/view/20110117-314964/Ex-health-secretaries-want-graphic-warnings-on-cigarette-packs>

 

 

 

 
CWG scam: Mahendroo out on bail as CBI fails again

domain-B

The Delhi high court today granted bail to former Commonwealth Games
organising committee (OC) official Sanjay Mahendroo, who was arrested on
alleged …

<http://www.domain-b.com/industry/Sports/20110115_mahendroo.html>

 

 

 

 

 

Be kind to prisoners, they too have a life

Daily News & Analysis

Chief Justice JS Khehar of the Karnataka high court said that the state
would attempt to use technology to aid speedier disposal of cases. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_be-kind-to-prisoners-they-too-have-a-life_1495465>

 

 

 

 

Govt misses deadline to set up eco-courtGovt misses deadline to set up eco-court

Livemint

The Delhi high court in February reprimanded the environment ministry for
not constituting the NEAA fully, despite a court order three years earlier.

<http://www.livemint.com/2011/01/16210159/Govt-misses-deadline-to-set-up.html?atype=tp>

 

 

 

 
Ticketless travel: SC upholds sacking of woman magistrate

Oneindia

Walavalkar, a judicial magistrate was “compulsorilyretired” from service by
the Bombay High Court after aninquiry revealed that she had travelled
thrice in …

<http://news.oneindia.in/2011/01/16/ticketlesstravel-sc-upholds-sacking-of-womanmagistrate-aid0126.html>

 

 

 

 

Insurer liable till vehicle owner’s name is in register

Business Standard

The tribunal and the Himachal Pradesh high court held that the previous
owner had no liability as he was no longer the owner of the vehicle. …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/insurer-liable-till-vehicle-owner%5Cs-name-is-in-register/421971/>

 

 

 

 

CRPF wants CoI to abandon probe, moves HC

Kashmir Dispatch

After hearing Advocate BS Salathia with Advocate CM Sharma appearing for
the petitioners, Vacation Judge of State High Court, Justice Sunil Hali
issued …

<http://www.kashmirdispatch.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1544:crpf-wants-coi-to-abandon-probe-moves-hc&catid=132:headlines&Itemid=636>

 

 

 

 

Rule-tweak turn in cash course

Calcutta Telegraph

The Karnataka high court in the case of Samsung Electronics held that any
payment to a non-resident will be subject to withholding tax in India
irrespective …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1110117/jsp/business/story_13451481.jsp>

 

 

 

 

Govt employee moves court, wants retirement age to be fixed at 60

Indian Express

A government servant, due for retirement at the end of this month, has
moved the Bombay High Court challenging the different retirement ages
prescribed to …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Govt-employee-moves-court–wants-retirement-age-to-be-fixed-at-60/738331/>

 

 

 

 

Testimony of one witness sufficient for proving will: High Court

By Tarun Jain

The Delhi High Court in a recently reported decision [ANITA KHOSLA v. STATE
2010 173 DLT 290] has declared that one witness was sufficient in order to
determine the validity of a will. The Court held that it was not obligatory
to …

<http://legalperspectives.blogspot.com/2011/01/testimony-of-one-witness-sufficient-for.html>

 

 

 

 

Impose heavy fines, discourage crime’

Express Buzz

BANGALORE: Supreme Court Judge RV Raveendran on Friday said judiciary has
to start a discussion to bring about a change in the sentencing policies of
the …

<http://expressbuzz.com/cities/bangalore/impose-heavy-fines-discourage-crime/240145.html>

 

 

 

 

Former SC judge asks ex-CJI to come clean on DA allegations

Indian Express

It is the need of the nation and the judiciary,” Justice Thomas said in an
interview to a local television channel. “I don’t know what could be the

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/former-sc-judge-asks-excji-to-come-clean-on-da-allegations/738197/>

 

 

 

 

Adarsh members to challenge demolition order in HC

Indian Express

Terming the Union Environment Ministry’s order to demolish the Adarsh
building in Colaba as arbitrary, members of the housing society are now
planning to …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/adarsh-members-to-challenge-demolition-order-in-hc/738302/>

 

 

 

 

MoEF to submit Lavasa report in Bombay HC today

Zee News

New Delhi: The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) will on Monday
submit a report prepared by its Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) on the …

<http://www.zeenews.com/news681065.html>

 

 

 

 

Don”t submit report without our nod: HC to probe panel

Oneindia

As per newspapers, Bashir-ud-Din on July 30 had said”Our report will be
based on statements of witnesses,circumstantial evidences. …

<http://news.oneindia.in/2011/01/17/dontsubmit-report-without-our-nod-hc-to-probe-panelbr-aid0126.html>

 

 

 
HC quashes FIRs in lottery case

Times of India

AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat high court has quashed police complaints filed by
the sales tax department more than 13 years after two firms were charged
with doing …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/HC-quashes-FIRs-in-lottery-case-/articleshow/7301524.cms>

 

 

 

 
HC tells top cop to look into hotel prostitution claim

Times of India

A journalist, Rupesh Ramesh Ravidhone, filed a petition in the HC,
complaining about prostitution of minors in the hotel. The petition will be
heard on …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/HC-tells-top-cop-to-look-into-hotel-prostitution-claim/articleshow/7300476.cms>

 

 

 

 
Madras HC upholds compulsory retirement on postman for tampering with mailbags

Times of India

CHENNAI: Confirming the dismissal of a mail man, who was caught red-handed
while tampering with the mail bags in his custody, the Madras High Court
has said …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Madras-HC-upholds-compulsory-retirement-on-postman-for-tampering-with-mailbags/articleshow/7300703.cms>

 

 

 

 

Rajkot land allotment: HC says done in ‘undue hurry’

Indian Express

The Gujarat High Court (HC) has raised questions over the state
government’s allotment of more than 260 acres in Rajkot district near
Wankaner to a private …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/rajkot-land-allotment-hc-says-done-in-undue-hurry/738456/>

 

 

 

 
delhi hc notice to nia home ministry

SamayLive

The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to National Investigative
Agency (NIA) and Ministry of Home Affairs. The High court has issued notice
to NIA …

<http://english.samaylive.com/nation-news/676480907/delhi-hc-notice-to-nia-home-ministry.html>

 

 

 
Business in liquor not fundamental right: HC

Times of India

CHENNAI: Though the right to carry on business is a fundamental right, the
right to carry on business of liquor, including foreign liquor, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Business-in-liquor-not-fundamental-right-HC/articleshow/7300363.cms>

 

 

 
PIL to safeguard HC heritage structures

Times of India

CHENNAI: A PIL to put in place measures to safeguard the heritage structure
of the Madras high court buildings has been filed in the high court. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/PIL-to-safeguard-HC-heritage-structures/articleshow/7300532.cms>

 

 

 

 

HC orders ad hoc compensation to poor widow to help her move lower court

Indian Express

Coming to the rescue of a poor widow who has no financial means to contest
a legal battle against the Punjab State Electricity Board (PSEB), laxity on
part …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/HC-orders-ad-hoc-compensation-to-poor-widow-to-help-her-move-lower-court-against-PSEB/738285/>

 

 

 

 

HC show-cause to Hailakandi CJM

Assam Tribune

SILCHAR, Jan 16 – The custodial death of Iqbal Hussain Laskar under
mysterious circumstances took a new turn as the Gauhati High Court issued a
show-cause …

<http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=jan1711/state06>

 

 

 

 

Abetment to suicide: Co-accused granted bail in Atrocity case

Indian Express

The Gujarat High Court (HC) has granted bail to one Magan Rajpara (67) from
Bhavnagar district, accused of abetting a dance teacher, Ramesh Yagnik, …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/abetment-to-suicide-coaccused-granted-bail-in-atrocity-case/738449/>

 

 

 

 

Officials delay nursery admissions info, fined

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Central Information Commission (CIC) recently fined two PIOs
of the Directorate of Education (DoE) for delay in providing information
under …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Officials-delay-nursery-admissions-info-fined/articleshow/7300131.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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