LEGAL NEWS 04.06.2011

Tenancy act draft confuses religious bodies


Daily News & Analysis


By DNA Correspondent | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Religious and charitable

organisations are confused about the exemption granted to them in the draft

of the Model Residential Tenancy Act, 2011. The draft exempts five groups

of organisations from the …





No respite for cop in false drug peddling case


Times ofIndia


AHMEDABAD: A sessions court on Friday refused to discharge DySP Manoj Patel

from a case, wherein the cop along with other police officers have been

accused of framing a person in a false drug peddling case in Junagadh. When

posted at ATS, …







Court grants bail to former Bihar Minister Ramadhar Singh


3.6.2011 (UNI) A Sessions court today granted bail to former Co-operative

Minister and BJP MLA Ramadhar Singh for allegedly making inflammatory

speech disturbing communal harmony in the area in 1995. After hearing both

the parties, District and …





CBI wants to grill ‘hitmen’ in Popular Builders firing case


Ahmedabad Newsline


The court said the two are in the custody of the Ahmedabad City Civil and

Sessions Court and not of the CBI court. Sylvestor Daniel and Jabir

Shermohammad, both accused of opening fire at the office of Popular

Builders, are said to be close associates …







Arrest of an activist raises uncomfortable questions


Times ofIndia


A sessions court denied them bail on Thursday. In his order rejecting bail,

sessions judge RCS Samant wrote, “An offence under section 505, the act

relates to disturbing public tranquility, which could have serious

consequences.. the government …





Adnan Sami’s double trouble


The Express Tribune


On Thursday, June 2, the Mumbai sessions court rejected his plea to travel

overseas for one-and-a-half months to perform. The restriction comes in

connection with a case of domestic violence filed by Khan’s ex-wifeSabah

Galadari, reportedHindustan…




Summons against Reddy: Govt to reply




The court was hearing PIL filed by a city advocate, GRMohan, against

tourism minister Janardhan Reddy condemning the act of police department in

failing to produce Mr Janardhan Reddy before a lower court, in spite of

non-bailable arrest warrant against …






AIADMK revives Chennai Monorail Project


However, political parties in the State, particularly the PMK, opposed the

it and the party even filed a PIL before the Madras High Court. Passing

orders on the PMK’s petition, the court restrained the Tamil Nadu

government from awarding the final …





India Infoline Weekly Newsletter – June 03, 2011


Apparently, a PIL was filed to direct the CBI to probe alleged

irregularities committed by Textiles Minister and DMK leader Dayanidhi

Maran when he was the Telecom Minister in the UPA’s first term. The

application was filed by advocate Prashant Bhushan …





PIL urges HC to provide for “negative vote” during polls – Yahoo! News


Read ‘PIL urges HC to provide for “negative vote” during polls’ on Yahoo!

News. Mumbai, Jun 3 (PTI) A PIL has urged the Bombay High Court to direct

the …







Nitish refuses to give views on Lokpal Bill


Times ofIndia


Incidentally, there has already occurred signs of differences within civil

societies themselves with regard to the question if PM and Chief Justice of

India (CJI) could be brought under the ambit of the proposed Lokpal Bill.

While the exercise over the …





Indian School Law Tests Rich and Poor


Wall Street Journal


Shri Ram itself is challenging the law in the Supreme Court, arguing in

part that the government exceeded its authority in imposing the quotas. “We

have a social obligation to bridge the gap between rich and poor,” says

Manju Bharat Ram, …






Delhi high court seeks Niira Radia’s take on lifting book ban


Daily News & Analysis


TheDelhihigh court on Friday issued notice to corporate lobbyist Niira

Radia on an application seeking vacation of stay on the release and

circulation of the book “Close Encounters with Niira Radia” authored by

advocate RK Anand. …





826 cases pending in Shillong bench of Gauhati high court


Times ofIndia


Asked about setting up of a separate high court for Shillong, the official,

who refused to be named, said, “It is mandatory for every state in the

country to have a separate high court according to the provisions laid down

in the Constitution. …






DoPT yet to authorize CBI probe


Times ofIndia


Almost a month has lapsed after the Centre assured the high court ofBombay

atGoato do so. Assistant solicitor general Carlos Ferreira had submitted

to the court that a notification under Section 5 of the Delhi Special

Police Establishment Act will …





Bombay high court throws spanner in BEST ad works


Daily News & Analysis


Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) has been

restrained by theBombayhigh court from finalising the contract for

display of advertisements on its fleet of 270 A/C buses.JusticeMNGilani

dismissed an arbitration petition by …







‘Khan Market shoppers will not pay parking fee’




TheDelhihigh court on Friday effectively put on the backburnerNew Delhi

Municipal Council’s decision to invite tenders for paid parking in the

area. While rejecting Khan Market Trader Association’s plea against

imposition of parking fee of R5.34 …





Kandla port case: Charge of Rakesh Shrivasta taken away


Law et al. News


A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Sanjiv Khanna of

the High Court of Delhi has directed Rakesh Srivastava, the IAS officer

being investigated into by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Kandla

Port controversy to be kept …




EGoM to make its stand clear on KG gas supply cut before HC


Business Standard


PTI /New DelhiJune 03, 2011, 20:18 IST A reluctant government today

agreed with the Delhi High Court that EGoM’s view was crucial in case gas

supply from RIL’s KG basin is to be cut to non-core sectors, a move that

has been challenged by Essar Steel. …





Delhi high court says no to high-rise near Rashtrapati Bhavan


Daily News & Analysis


TheDelhihigh court on Friday said the DLF cannot develop private flats

near Rashtrapati Bhavan, and that the land could not be converted for

high-rise construction since it would be vulnerable from the security point

of view. …




Mantri Mall gets HC reprieve for 4 weeks


Express Buzz


BANGALORE: Karnataka High Court on Friday stayed the demolition of Mantri

Square mall compound and ramp for four weeks. The promoters of the mall,

Mantri Developers, had filed a writ petition challenging the city

corporation’s decision to demolish the …







Notice by HC on BJP leader”s petition is against law: Speaker


PTI | 08:06 PM,Jun 03,2011Srinagar, Jun 3 (PTI) The legislature and

judiciary inJammu and Kashmirappear to be heading for a confrontation as

the Speaker of the Assembly Mohammad Akbar Lone today said the notice

issued to him by High Court on a …






Admission guidelines: KVS, govt get HC notices


Times ofIndia


Singh informed HC he was denied admission in class I under the economically

weaker section category by seven KVs in the capital. He alleged that the

current KVS Admission Guidelines on Disadvantaged Group/Economically Weaker

Section violate the …






Get clarity on EGoM’s stand on gas supply dispute: Del. HC to ASG


Law et al. News


The High Court of Delhi on Friday directed Additional Solicitor General AS

Chandiok to file an affidavit on the stand of the Empowered Group of

Ministers (EGoM) on the issue of cut in supply of natural gas to Essar

Steel from Reliance KG D6 fields. …




HC disposes of plea seeking CBI probe into illegal mining


PTI | 09:06 PM,Jun 03,2011Bangalore, June 3 (PTI): Karnataka High Court

today disposed of a petition praying for a direction to the state

government to seek a CBI probe into illegal mining. When the petition,

filed by freedom fighter HS Doreswamy …








Need transparency in admission: HC




Guwahati, June 3: Gauhati High Court has asked Dispur to maintain

transparency in the admission of medical students in postgraduate courses

from next year. A division bench of the high court comprising Justice Arup

Kumar Goswami and Justice Amitava Roy …




Apple A Day owners move HC for anticipatory bail


KOCHI: After hearing a big ‘no’ fromPrincipal Sessions Court, the owners

of Apple A Day Properties on Friday approached the Kerala High Court

seeking anticipatory bail. Saju Kadavilan and Rajeev Cheruvara filed the

anticipatory bail applications …





HC raps Himachal govt on plight of two upper Shimla roads




The Himachal Pradesh high court today pulled up the state government on the

pitiable condition of the Shimla-Narkanda national highway. The court bench

comprising the chief justice Joseph Kurien and justice Sanjay Karol said

the access from Shimla to …






HC notice to Centre on plea to strip medal of ex-IPS officer


PTI | 07:06 PM,Jun 03,2011 Rejecting the plea, Justice Muralidhar had said

that there was hardly any scope for judiciary to “transgress” in the

decision-making process of the executive.”The original file containing the

citation and notes leading to the …






HC circuit bench to come up by Dec next : Minister


PTI | 11:06 PM,Jun 03,2011 Jalpaiguri (WB), June 3 (PTI) The circuit bench

of Calcutta High Court, for northBengal, will come up by next December,

state minister Goutam Dev said today.”Even if the circuit bench does not

come up by the Durga puja this …–minister/713634.html





PIL Seeking Stay on Release of Ready in HC




PTI |Lucknow| Jun 03, 2011 A PIL has been filed in the Lucknow Bench of

Allahabad High Court, seeking a stay on the release of Salman Khan starrer

Ready citing objection to its song Character Dhila. The Public Interest

Litigation, moved jointly by …






Sohan Kumar files reply to HC


BANGALORE: Sohan Kumar, son-in-law of Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, filed

a reply to the application filed by advocate Sirajin Basha requesting the

court to vacate the stay granted by it to the proceedings in the special

court in the cases filed by …





Himachal Pradesh HC stays diversion of fund for urban poor by state government


2.6.2011 (UNI) The Himachal Pradesh High Court today stayed diversion of

funds meant for Basic Service to Urban Poor (BSUP) project under Jawaharlal

Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission to any other project for the time

being. While hearing a petition …





Give priority to senior citizens, court to SSP


Times ofIndia


… used to beat them and was trying to turn them out of their house. Singh

also said he approached local police but the cops booked him under 107/151

of Criminal Procedure Code. Later, with the help of a local NGO ”Dada

Dadi”, he approached HC.







15-yr-old refuses to leave grandparents, alleges mental torture, seeks CWC’s help


Mumbai Mirror


Law may have the child’s best interests in mind when it grants custodial

rights to the mother, but here is the strange case of a child who refuses

to stay with his mother and has approached the Child Welfare Committee

(CWC) for help. …






Katara case: 3rd conviction in July


Times ofIndia


NEW DELHI: A trial court on Friday reserved its order against the third

accused and the last accused in nine-year-old Nitish Katara murder case.

The trial against accused Sukhdev Pehalwan was separated from Vikas and

Vishal Yadav, who have already been …






SIC slams officer for disregarding RTI (press release)


When the case came up for hearing on May 31, the CIC has ruled that Masood

A Raja, Additional Secretary to Government-cum-Public Information Officer

has fulfilled the mandate given to him under the provisions of section 5

(4). …





Fair-play watchdog gets aggressive on cartels, monopolies


Times ofIndia


NEW DELHI: Fair-play watchdog Competition Commission of India (CCI) is

moving ahead with its plans to drive healthy competition in the Indian

corporate sector and check monopolistic moves and cartels. The regulator

has announced studies on three key …




















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