LEGAL NEWS 29.01.2011

Dealing with the new competition laws


Business Line


There have been subjective criteria prescribed for the Competition

Commission of India (CCI) to use as a benchmark in its determination of

what constitutes an AAE. Every acquirer has to notify the CCI of a

combination and seek its approval prior to …




History and Dynamics of the MRTP Act and Competition Act in the …


Therefore, in common parlance, the MRTP Act, 1969 aimed at preventing ….

it shall after receipt of the MRTP Commission, pass the requisite orders.




Watching pornography is no offence: New IT Act


Times of India


Consumption of pornography on a personal device is frowned upon by neither

the Victorian-vintage Indian Penal Code ( IPC) nor the 21st Century

legislation on Information Technology (IT). Both laws, separated by over

130 years, are unsparing towards the …





Indian national arrested for attempting to bribe police




A second attempt at buying off the officer was rejected and this time, the

31-year-old was arrested. He will be charged in Court next Monday for the

offence of Theft under Section 379 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224 which

carries a jail term of three …





Irregularity in wheat purchasing on support price


Central Chronicle


Criminal cases under different sections of the Indian Penal Code are being

registered against the erring persons for conspiring against the

government, thereby causing financial loss to the government exchequer. It

may be mentioned that arrangements …






Fake stamp paper case: Court frames charges against Telgi


Times ofIndia


The judge framed charges against the suspects under the relevant sections

of the Indian Penal Code and theMaharashtraControl of Organised Crime

Act. Via video conferencing from aBangalorejail, Telgi expressed his

desire to plead guilty. …







Goa : Lifeguards Seek Legal Protection from Unruly Beach Crowd


DSRS has requested state government to include services of lifeguards under

first schedule of Industrial Dispute Act. “This means, any assault on

lifeguard will be treated as `assault on public servant’ under Indian Penal

Code,” Kanwar explained. …





Decriminalisation of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity …


By zackie


In 2009, the Delhi High Court declared the British colonial law in the

Indian Penal Code which outlawed sex between people of the same sex,

unconstitutional. Delhi Chief Justice, Ajit Prakash Shah and Justice S.

Muralidhar held that the …





Lecturers strike: Students go to Court


Daily Mirror


Three undergraduates have filed separate writ applications in the Court of

Appeal asking that the letters of resignation submitted by the university

heads of department be rejected. They are seeking a writ of prohibition

restraining the Vice …





2G: Mauritius SC directs AG to provide info sought by CBI


Economic Times


NEW DELHI: In a major boost to CBI’s probe in the 2G spectrum allocation

scam, the Supreme Court of Mauritius has directed the Attorney General

there to collect and provide, as soon as possible, information about

companies allegedly involved in the …





CBI court reserves judgement on Pandher bail plea


PTIGhaziabad: A special CBI court on Friday reserved its judgement till

Saturday on the bail plea by Moninder Singh Pandher, one of the main

accused in the sensational Nithari killings. CBI special Judge Shyam Lal,

who was to deliver the judgement on …





Column: What about the IITs of legal education?


Financial Express


This piece wishes to ignite the debate on legal research in premier

national law universities (NLUs). Last year, PM Manmohan Singh described

legal education inIndiaas a “sea of institutionalised mediocrity”.

Legal education has always received …





Gujarat riots: Mallika Sarabhai wants to quiz Sanjiv Bhatt, Sreekumar


Daily Bhaskar


On March 7, 2002, Sarabhai was the first to file a PIL seeking

compensation, rehabilitation and new housing for the affected and the role

of the government and police in the post-Godhra riots. “I am deeply

disturbed after hearing this. …








Cong asks leaders to utilise RTI in Oppn-ruled states




The Congress has directed the PCC leaders in opposition-ruled states to

file RTI plea and PIL on various issues, including UPA’s flagship schemes,

on the patterns of those filed in Uttar Pradesh. The move is aimed at

unravelling scams in states and …






Haryana Police to set up a special task force to deal with crime against children


Indian Express


The affidavit was filed during the resumed hearing of a PIL filed by World

Human Rights Council, through its Chairman Advocate Ranjan Lakhanpal. The

petitioner had sought strict possible action against the errantChandigarh

Police officers responsible …





Karnataka high court to civi body: Hunt down drain sharks


Daily News & Analysis


By DNA Correspondent | Place:Bangalore| Agency: DNA “Target jelly

fishes but catch sharks,” the Karnataka high court observed on Friday,

while giving directions to the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to

identify within a month encroachments …





Partial relief for Setalvad


The Hindu


Granting only a partial relief, the Gujarat High Court on Friday quashed

the summons issued by the police against the Mumbai-based social activist

and general secretary of the Citizens for Justice and Peace, Teesta

Setalvad, in connection with the 2006 …






Balwa request for iPad in jail rejected




On the ground of possible misuse of iPad inside the Tihar Jail premises,

theDelhihigh court on Friday refused to allow Asif Balwa, the director of

Kusegaon Fruits and Vegetables Pvt Ltd and an accused allegedly involved in

the 2G spectrum scam case, …




Can’t take away right to recall, SC tells Punjab


Times ofIndia


While allowing the state to withdraw its appeal against a high court order

quashing an amendment deleting the right to recall provision in the

original panchayati raj Act of 1994, a vacation bench said: “If at all we

believe in the tenets of the Father …







High court orders CBI inquiry into murder


Times ofIndia


ALLAHABAD: The Allahabad High Court on Friday ordered CBI probe into a

murder in which father of the victim had alleged that the Sumerpur police

in Hamirpur district was not investigating the case fairly and trying to

protect one of the accused under …





Delhi high court issues notice to Prasar Bharati Corporation


Daily News & Analysis


Place:New Delhi| Agency: PTI The Delhi high court today issued a notice

to Prasar Bharati Corporation on a petition filed by one of its board

members challeging the appointment of Additional Secretary of Information

and Broadcasting Ministry Rajiv …





Five colleges to collect higher fee


The Hindu


Kochi; The Kerala High Court on Friday permitted the managements of five

self-financing medical colleges to collect Rs.3.5 lakh as annual fee from

students seeking admission to the MBBS course in their colleges. Justice PR

Ramachandra Menon issued the …




Court extends stay on land use change


Times ofIndia


JAIPUR: A division bench of Rajasthan High Court on Friday extended its

previous stay on land use change under Section 90-B of Land Revenue Act.

All operation of land use change under the above section will remain

suspended till July when the court is …






HC blast: After Pilkhuwa raid, 2 detained


Times ofIndia


NEW DELHI: The special cell of Delhi Police has detained two persons in

connection with Wednesday’s blast atDelhihigh court. One of them is a

maulvi and was picked up from the Nizamuddin area on Thursday afternoon;

the other is one Gulfam, …







Identify and report on SWD encroachments: HC


Following the order, the BBMP seems to have gone on overdrive to ensure

they implement the HC directive. A BBMP official on the condition of

anonymity said that the drive to remove encroachments is on and will be

completed soon. …







HC sends out notices to DDA, builder and Centre


Times ofIndia


Justice GS Sistani directed the authorities to file their responses on the

petition seeking HC’s direction to the DDA to issue a completion

certificate at the earliest so that the owners can take possession of the

properties. …






4-yr wait for HC judge to get justice


Times ofIndia


AHMEDABAD: Many of us may have fallen for world tour promo lines like ‘wine

and dine while watching the brilliant Moulin Rouge show inParis’ and

booked a European tour for the summer. AGujarathigh court judge too went

on such a tour and got duped. …






College Fee: HC stays Mohammed Committee order


KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Friday stayed the order of the Justice PA

Mohammed Committee which refixed the fee of self-financing medical

colleges. The court has also granted permission to the managements of five

SFMCs to exact an annual fee of Rs …







HC tells BMC not to evict residents


Times ofIndia


The Bombay HC has directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) not

to forcibly evict 236 members residing in 11 buildings in Mahatma Phule

Nagar, Saat Rasta in Mumbai Central till June 15 not to take any coercive

steps and not to forcibly …






HC to Centre: Frame laws to monitor online survey cos


Times ofIndia


LUCKNOW: The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court directed the

additional solicitor general ofIndiato obtain instructions from the

Centre to frame guidelines and monitoring mechanism on the operation of

SpeakAsiaOnline Private Limited. …






HC issues show-cause notice to Punjab principal secretary


Indian Express


Taking strong note of the filing of an affidavit in contravention of a

Supreme Court judgment, thePunjaband Haryana High Court today issued show

cause notices to AR Talwar, Principal Secretary, Home asking him to explain

why contempt proceedings be …





Counselling for management quota


The Karnataka Private Medical and Dental Colleges Association had sought

for a direction from the High Court (HC) through filing a petition. They

had sought for quashing the seat matrix dated 14 and 15 of April 2011

prepared by the Director of Medical …





HC directs new fee structure for medical course




KOCHI: The Kerala High Court yesterday stayed the medical course fee

prescribed by justice PA Muhammad committee. The High Court also directed a

renewed fee rate after agreeing to the demand of the self-financing

managements which filed a petition on …




Karnataka HC directs CID to re probe Medical Post Graduate Entrance Test


26.5.2011 (UNI) Acting swiftly on a petition filed by nine students, the

Karnataka High Court today directed the CID to re-investigate allegations

of malpractice in the Medical Post Graduate Entrance Test (PGET) at






Reliance ADAG officials conspired to circumvent DoT policy: HC


Indian Express


Reliance ADAG executives not only created a “web of companies” but also

conspired to circumvent the DoT policy to get maximum out of the 2G scam,

the Delhi High Court said while refusing them to give them bail in the

case. ADAG Group MD Gautam Doshi, …




SC upholds HC order restraining Cadila from selling ‘Hb tone’: reports


The Supreme Court refused to vacate the Bombay High Court order, which

restrained Cadila Healthcare from making and selling hemoglobin enhancing

drug ‘Hb Tone’ for trade mark infringement, as alleged by a local

manufacturer, according to reports. …





HC notice to state government over controversial Indore helmet rule


Daily Bhaskar


Indore: TheIndoreadministration’s controversial helmet rule has run into

further trouble with the Madhya Pradesh High Court issuing show cause

notices to the state government and other concerned departments. Hearing a

petition filed by Sanjay Mittal, …





Make food street policy, says HC


Times ofIndia


CHANDIGARH: UT on Friday received a rap on its knuckles fromPunjaband

Haryana high court for not formulating any policy regarding night food

streets. The bench of justices Surya Kant and Ajay Tewari gave one last

opportunity to the administration for …





No HC relief for Tips, Yamla Pagla Deewana


Indian Express


Granting no relief to Tips Industries Limited (TIL) that had sought a

restraint on the telecast of the film Yamla Pagla Deewana on television,

the Bombay High Court on Friday asked the music record company to amend its

petition and add the necessary …–Yamla-Pagla-Deewana/796370/




Now, lawyers move HC on SC Bar polls, notice issued


Indian Express


An in-house controversy seems to be brewing in the Supreme Court’s own

backyard, with the Delhi High Court issuing a notice to the newly-elected

office-bearers of the apex court Bar association and the election committee

on a petition filed by lawyers …–lawyers-move-HC-on-SC-Bar-polls–notice-issued/796492/





HC extends stay on change in land-use


Daily Bhaskar


Jaipur: There will be no conversion of land for residential or commercial

use in Jaipur till July. The Rajasthan high court has extended its stay on

any change in land-use of the plots in the city till its next hearing in

July. …







Residents of 236 flats get HC protection




The redevelopment of 11 buildings in Mahatma Phule Nagar at Saat Rasta has

been put off for the moment after theBombayhigh court on Friday

restrained the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) from forcibly

evicting 236 families living there. …







SP-rank officers hit again as Himachal HC turns down seniority petition


Indian Express


The Himachal Pradesh High Court, on Friday, dismissed the appeal filed by

promoted Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSPs) seeking benefits of their

‘officiating service’ as DSPs for the purpose of seniority. Upholding the

decision of single bench …








HC extends stay on Padmaraj Commission


BANGALORE: The High Court on Friday extended the stay against Justice

Padmaraj Commission’s probe into the alleged land scams involving Chief

Minister BS Yeddyurappa for another eight weeks, in the case challenging

the appointment of the Commission to …





HC to hear Posco land acquisition PIL on June 3


Times ofIndia


It has asked petitioners to submit details of the land that they will lose.

Last Friday, the state government and Posco had filed their counter

affidavits in this matter after the high court notice to them. The state

government has stated in its …





HC comes to BEd students’ rescue


Times ofIndia


LUCKNOW: TheLucknowbench of the Allahabad High Court has given relief to

BEd students in the fee confirmation issue. These students had taken

admission in various colleges affiliated to theLucknowUniversityafter

the first round of counseling in …




HC rejects Teesta’s plea on quashing FIR in exhumation case


Times ofIndia


PTI | May 27, 2011, 04.50pm IST AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat High court on Friday

rejected the application of social activist Teesta Setalvad, seeking

quashing of FIR against her in the 2006 Pandarwada case, where bodies of

post-Godhra riot victims were …





Cop fined for failing to verify death claim


Times ofIndia


NEW DELHI: A trial court has imposed a fine of Rs 10000 on a Delhi Police

officer for his failure to verify whether a robbery case accused facing

trial before it was actually dead or trying to avoid court feigning death.




Prof. Bhullar’s village to seek clemency for him




Bhullar, who belongs to Kothe Surjeet Pura, was awarded the death sentence

by aDelhitrial court in 2001. Subsequently, the sentence was upheld

confirmed by the Supreme Court in a majority decision. Bhullar has been

held guilty of triggering a blast …





Five cops convicted 18 years after killing a man in custody


Times ofIndia


NEW DELHI: A trial court has convicted five Delhi Police officials for

causing the death of a person in their custody 18 years ago. One of them

was an ASI and four were constables. While Additional sessions judge KS

Mohi held ASI Chaman Lal guilty of …





CCI: NSE abused dominance like Microsoft but softens DG market definitions




Stock exchanges: You win some, you lose someExclusive: P&A Associates and

client MCX-SX won an order from the Competition Commission of India (CCI)

finding that the National Stock Exchange (NSE), which was represented by

Amarchand Mangaldas and Vaish …





CIC pulls up PIO for delaying information




by Vijay Kumar Malla May 27, 2011Srinagar, May 27 (Scoop News) – Baldev

Singh Rajput field an application under the State RTI Act 2009 on 24.7.2009

before the District MagistrateJammu. As per the provisions of the State

RTI Act 2009, the District …





Mumbai attacks: Prosecutors assure court on recording Kasab’s statements


The Express Tribune


By Mudassir Raja Prosecutors for the Mumbai attacks case have assured the

trial court that the Indian government would facilitate the proposed

judicial commission to record the statements of investigators inIndia. The

Federal Investigation Agency …






Sodomy convict gets 30 days off to marry


Times ofIndia


NEW DELHI: A trial court, which had sentenced a Tihar jail inmate to a year

in jail for sodomizing a fellow prisoner, has suspended his prison term for

30 days to enable him, among other things, to appeal against his conviction

and also to tie the …







RPF man gets his job back after 16 yrs


Times ofIndia


NEW DELHI: Coming to the rescue of a Railway Protection Force (RPF)

employee, who fought a legal battle for almost 16 years against harassment

by seniors, a trial court has directed his department to reinstate him on

the job and provide him with all …






Going abroad is fundamental right of every citizen: Court




“I am of the considered opinion that there is no illegality and impropriety

in the order (giving permission to go abroad) passed by the trial court

which may need interference by this court,” the judge said. Pooja, a

resident of Gurgaon, …





More villagers move court


Times ofIndia


NOIDA: Encouraged by the Allahabad High Court order denotifying nearly 156

hectares of land in Shahberi village and 72 hectares in Surajpur village,

villagers from four more village – Bisrakh, Patwadi, Khairpur and Milak –

approached the court on …





Court issues non-bailable warrant against Sanjay Dutt


Indian Express


A court in Mau today issued a non-bailable warrant against actor Sanjay

Dutt for not appearing before it despite several summons and a bailable

warrant for allegedly making provocative remarks at a rally for the 2009

Lok Sabha elections. …












Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: