LEGAL NEWS-II 20.07.2011

Thou shalt not covet

CalcuttaTelegraph

Yet recently, the Bombay High Court struck down Mumbai businessman Deepak
Mirwaini’s petition that the law against adultery, or Section 497 of the
Indian Penal Code to be precise, be declared unconstitutional. Mirwaini was
having an affair with a …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1110720/jsp/opinion/story_14262343.jsp>

 

 

 

 

Woman cop blames med negligence for hubby’s death

Times of India

An FIR was registered against the relevant medical professionals in Erode
district on late Tuesday evening under section 304 of the Indian Penal
Code. “We want justice. My husband was recovering from his injuries and he
suddenly expired on Monday. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/coimbatore/Woman-cop-blames-med-negligence-for-hubbys-death/articleshow/9291901.cms>

 

 

 
Saxena held in 5th case of cheating

Times of India

Nungambakkam police registered a case under Section 386 (extortion ), 420
(cheating) and 506 (II) (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code
based on the complaint of Arul Murthy , proprietor of Digital Magic
Visuals, an animation and …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Saxena-held-in-5th-case-of-cheating/articleshow/9292313.cms>

 

 

 
DMK District Secy Among 4 Held for Land Grabbing

Outlook

Cases had been filed against them for various offences under the Indian
Penal Code such as forgery, cheating and criminal conspiracy, police said.
Except Krishna Pandi, the other three yesterday filed anticipatory bail
applications at the Madras High …

<http://news.outlookindia.com/item.aspx?728252>

 

 

 
Land grab: Case filed against former Minister

The Hindu

Cases under Sections 147, 148, 447, 386, 109 read with 506 (ii) and 467 of
Indian Penal Code and 3 (1) of Tamil Nadu Public Properties Damages Act,
1994 have been registered. Along with Mr. Arumugham, 12 others, including
his close relative and Salem …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/tamil-nadu/article2266860.ece>

 

 

 

 

Asaram Bapu skips hearing on death of two disciples at hermitage

DailyIndia.com

While Justice Akil Kureshi refused to hand over the probe to CBI, he struck
down the culpable homicide section 304 of Indian Penal Code or IPC from the
FIR which has stringent penalty and permitted the probe agency – CID
(crime), to retain the rash and …

<http://www.dailyindia.com/show/451709.php>

 

 

 

 

Eight found guilty of murdering TDP leader

IBNLive.com

PTI | 11:07 PM,Jul 19,2011 Anantapur (AP), Jul 19 (PTI) A local court today
found eight people guilty of murdering a TDP leader here in 2005. Of the 12
accused, four were acquitted by the Additional Sessions Court for lack of
evidence. …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/eight-found-guilty-of-murdering-tdp-leader/759042.html>

 

 

 

 

Plea to notify royal family jewels rejected

IBNLive.com

CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has rejected a writ plea from Thanushkodi,
who called himself a property genealogist and a social worker, for a
direction to the CGMs of the State Bank of India (SBI) in Chennai and
Mumbai and the assistant manager of the …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/plea-to-notify-rtoyal–gamily-jewels-rejected/168800-60-118.html>

 

 

 

 

Dinakaran plea against Forum assistance in probe dismissed

The Hindu

A Bench of Justices GS Singhvi and CK Prasad dismissed the writ petition
filed by Justice Dinakaran and said it would give detailed reasons later.
The Bench had already dismissed his writ petition, challenging the
proceedings, though it accepted his …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article2259947.ece>

 

 

 

 

Defer police exam result till July 27: HC

Times of India

The order came on a writ petition filed by constable Kiran Gupta and
others. The petitioners had demanded that they should be provided full
marks for wrong questions, which had been cancelled being incorrect and
redeclare results after making the said …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/Defer-police-exam-result-till-July-27-HC/articleshow/9292509.cms>

 

 

 

 

Supreme Court considers regulating prostitution

IndiaToday

In a move which could lead to the formal regulation of prostitution in the
country, the Supreme Court is mulling laying down “conditions conducive”
for sex workers to carry on their profession with dignity. A bench presided
over by Justice Markandey …

<http://indiatoday.intoday.in/site/story/supreme-court-prostitution/1/145521.html>

 

 

 

 

MCA complains about criticism leveled against it by CBI

Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The ministry of corporate affairs has complained to the cabinet
secretary that criticism leveled against it by the Central Bureau of
Investigation , during Supreme Court proceedings, was unjustified. In a
letter to Cabinet Secretary AK Seth, …

<http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/news-by-industry/telecom/2G-scam-MCA-complains-about-criticism-leveled-against-it-by-CBI/articleshow/9276877.cms>

 

 

 

 

SC orders fresh tenancy survey in Raja of Mahmudabad’s Lucknow properties

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked a retired SC judge to conduct
a fresh survey of tenancy in Raja of Mahmudabad’s properties in Lucknow to
identify those which existed prior to 1965, when the government took them
over as enemy property. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/SC-orders-fresh-tenancy-survey-in-Raja-of-Mahmudabads-Lucknow-properties/articleshow/9292489.cms>

 

 

 

 

BJP weaves legal trap to expose BSP govt

Times of India

The first PIL, in fact, already found its way into the Lucknowhigh court
on July 12. The BJP legal cell is ready with another PIL which aims to drag
the government on the mat over the sale of sugar mills, by July end. The
cell hopes to step up the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/BJP-weaves-legal-trap-to-expose-BSP-govt/articleshow/9292538.cms>

 

 

 

 
Police should create machinery to prevent investor scams: HC

HindustanTimes

The division bench of justice Ranjana Desai and justice RV More was hearing
a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by Rajmani Shukla apprehending one
more scam involving a Singapore-based company, Speak Asia. “Having
perused the petition, …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Police-should-create-machinery-to-prevent-investor-scams-HC/Article1-723231.aspx>

 

 

 

 

Government files probe status on dal scam

IBNLive.com

The State Government also filed its counter to the PIL alleging largescale
corruption in supply of ‘arhar’ dal for implementing the MDM
scheme. As per the counter affidavit filed by the State, it has been stated
that following the allegation of …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/government-files-probe-status-on-dal-scam/168888-60-117.html>

 

 

 
Dal, roti to replace burgers and pizzas in schools

Daily News & Analysis

The ministry said this while responding to a PIL filed by an NGO in the
Delhi High Court seeking ban on the sale of junk food and carbonated drinks
within a 1500 feet radius of schools. The MoHFW said in an affidavit that
it is against sale of junk …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_dal-roti-to-replace-burgers-and-pizzas-in-schools_1566962>

 

 

 
Posco defends forestland clearance, diversion in Orissa High Court

Orissadiary.com

Mohanty was arguing during the adjudication of a batch of PIL challenging
the land acquisition as well as grant of forest clearance for the steel
project in the court of Chief Justice V Gopala Gowda and Justice BN
Mohapatra. The hearing of the case was …

<http://www.orissadiary.com/CurrentNews.asp?id=27968>

 

 

 

Orissa HC rejects Vedanta plea against MoEF

Financial Express

Besides VAL’s writ petition challenging the MoEF order, a PIL had been
filed demanding that the expansion work should not be stopped as it would
affect the livelihood of people engaged in the project work. A division
bench of the high court comprising …

<http://www.financialexpress.com/news/Orissa-HC-rejects-Vedanta-plea-against-MoEF/819596/>

 

 

 
Delhi HC orders roll back of fee hike by school

IBNLive.com

According to the petitioner, a PIL challenging the city government’s
decision allowing the private schools to increase the tuition fee is
pending before a division bench of the high court and a decision is awaited
and the school should have waited till …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/delhi-hc-orders-roll-back-of-fee-hike-by-school/758928.html>

 

 

 

Packing a nutritional punch in fight against malnutrition

Times of India

SAM children have been identified using the weight for age formula as per
the high court directive issued after a PIL by Mahan,” said Dr Satav. The
project, a brain child of Dr Ashish and Kavita Satav, has support from the
city’s medical fraternity. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Packing-a-nutritional-punch-in-fight-against-malnutrition/articleshow/9289918.cms>

 

 

 

 

Court seeks affidavit on live bands in city

IBNLive.com

BANGALORE: The High Court on Tuesday ordered the State Government to file
an affidavit in connection with the status of live bands in Bangalore
city.Hearing on a peition filed by Adam Sait who argued that live bands
were still functioning in Bangalore …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/court-seeks-affidavit-on-live-bands-in-city/168839-60-119.html>

 

 

 
Make public rankings of pvt engg colleges: High court

Times of India

CHENNAI: The Madrashigh court has directed different branches of the Anna
University of Technology (AUT) to make public the academic rankings of all
affiliated self-financing engineering colleges in their region. The AUT has
branches in Chennai …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Make-public-rankings-of-pvt-engg-colleges-High-court/articleshow/9292548.cms>

 

 

 
Confusion prevails over Bhopal waste disposal

Times of India

NAGPUR: After the High Court in Madhya Pradesh directed the disposal of
Bhopal waste in Nagpur and the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court clamped a
stay on it, confusion also prevails in getting a departmental nod for doing
away with the toxic material …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Confusion-prevails-over-Bhopal-waste-disposal/articleshow/9289722.cms>

 

 

 

 

BDA is Bengaluru Destroy Authority, says High Court

DeccanHerald

The High Court of Karnataka on Tuesday termed BangaloreDevelopment
Authority as Bengaluru Destroy Authority. “First it was the KIADB, and
now it seems the BDA too has been involved in corruption and irregularities
while acquiring land in the name of …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/177673/bda-bengaluru-destroy-authority-says.html>

 

 

 
Samacheer Kalvi: State government moves Supreme Court

The Hindu

The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging
the Madras High Court judgment striking down ultra vires the amendment to
the Tamil Nadu Uniform System of School Education Act to defer
implementation of the ‘Samacheer system’. …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/tamil-nadu/article2260433.ece>

 

 

 

 

 

2G case: Morani’s plea for interim bail rejected

Daijiworld.com

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday rejected the interim
bail plea of Cineyug Films founder Karim Morani, who is in jail for his
alleged involvement in the 2G spectrum scam. Seeking relief for Morani on
health grounds, …

<http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=108927>

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gujarat | DeshGujarat.Com » Archives » Rajiv Ranjan Verma is new

By DeshGujarat

Angry Gujarat High Court reproached centr for casual approach after
consequently third officer JV Ramudu refused to take charge this week. The
High Court threatened contempt proceeding if due explanation not given. …

<http://deshgujarat.com/2011/07/19/rajiv-ranjan-verma-is-new-head-of-sit-probing-ishrat-encounter/>

 

 

 

 

Jagan moves SC against HC order for CBI probe into assets

Times of India

The HC had on July 12 had ordered a CBI probe on a letter-cum-petition
filed by Congress MLA P Shankar Rao and a separate petition by three TDP
leaders, all of whom accused Reddy of amassing wealth much beyond his known
sources of income. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Jagan-moves-SC-against-HC-order-for-CBI-probe-into-assets/articleshow/9290520.cms>

 

 
HC disallows Singur gag

CalcuttaTelegraph

Calcutta, July 19: Calcutta High Court today turned down a state plea to
gag the media from reporting the day’s events in the Singur case, which
witnessed an unexpected turn when the Tata Motors counsel sought to
withdraw himself over a government …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1110720/jsp/frontpage/story_14262889.jsp>

 

 

Give free treatment, HC tells private hospitals

IBNLive.com

In case the parties agree to the HC directions, the Court has directed the
Union Government to refund the bonds and bank guarantees, which will be
deemed to cancellation. “Hospitals who do not file affidavit in a manner
expressed hereby shall proceed …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/give-free-treatment-hc-tells-private-hospitals/168809-60-115.html>

 

 

 

 

MTNL faces HC heat over snapped lines

Times of India

A group of lawyers from the Delhihigh court have complained to HC about
the unresponsive attitude of MTNL when for four months landlines in several
chambers of advocates in the court premises remained out of service. The
connections were disconnected …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/MTNL-faces-HC-heat-over-snapped-lines/articleshow/9288781.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

GLC students move HC over admission plight

Times of India

The HC on July 14 termed the entire process “illegal” and ordered the
college to rework the admissions. The institute accepted in court that it
was its fault and following the HC order, it is supposed to submit a fresh
common merit list on Thursday. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/GLC-students-move-HC-over-admission-plight/articleshow/9290198.cms>

 

 

 
Delhi HC questions Ajmer nazim appointment

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Delhihigh court on Tuesday asked the Centre to explain the
ad hoc appointment of a ‘nazim’ (administrator ) for the cash-rich shrine
of sufi saint Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti at Ajmer. Justice Rajiv Sahai
issued notice to the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/Delhi-HC-questions-Ajmer-nazim-appointment/articleshow/9292355.cms>

 

 

 
Govt not serious on probe into missing carpets, says Rajasthan HC

Times of India

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday observed that the state
government was not at all serious in the investigation into the missing
precious carpets allegedly sent from state hotel Khasa Kothi to chief
minister’s office during the tenure of …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/Govt-not-serious-on-probe-into-missing-carpets-says-Rajasthan-HC/articleshow/9292325.cms>

 

 

 
HC hauls up judicial officer

Times of India

SHIMLA: The Himachal Pradesh High Court has hauled up a judicial magistrate
for refusing police custody and granting bail to an accused in a case of
fraud, where the FIR had been registered on the orders of a higher court. A
division bench consisting …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/HC-hauls-up-judicial-officer/articleshow/9291237.cms>

 

 

 

CBSE reiterates ambiguous stand on school-based exam in HC

Times of India

NAGPUR: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday made it
clear that it had introduced the school-based exam in Class X for students
who don’t want to change the board. However, it also clarified that both
school and board-based exams …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/CBSE-reiterates-ambiguous-stand-on-school-based-exam-in-HC/articleshow/9289707.cms>

 

 

 
Police can investigate, not decide a case: HC

HindustanTimes

Expressing displeasure over the fact that the police had refused to
register a First Information Report (FIR) in the alleged murder of a
50-year-old Ananth Kumar Naidu, the Bombay high court slammed the police
for purportedly pre-deciding a case even …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Police-can-investigate-not-decide-a-case-HC/Article1-723205.aspx>

 

 

 

 

HC wants list of cops added in last decade

Times of India

MUMBAI: Reminding the state that more police officers need to be dedicated
to crime investigations and law and order, the high court on Tuesday sought
information from the government on the number of personnel added to the
police force in the last …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/HC-wants-list-of-cops-added-in-last-decade/articleshow/9292554.cms>

 

 

 

 

HC asks CID to investigate fake accident claim

Times of India

BANGALORE: Expressing concern over increasing fake accident claims for the
sake of easy money, a division bench of the high court has directed CID to
investigate one such case pertaining to Bangarpet police station in Kolar.

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bangalore/HC-asks-CID-to-investigate-fake-accident-claim/articleshow/9292832.cms>

 

 

 

HC breather for 52 Dharavi slum families

Times of India

MUMBAI: Occupants of some 52 tenements near the water pipeline at Dharavi,
Sion, have got a breather from demolition with the Bombay high court on
Tuesday directing them to submit proof of occupancy to the municipality.
The demolition was scheduled to …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/HC-breather-for-52-Dharavi-slum-families/articleshow/9289999.cms>

 

 

 

HC suspends govt’s BHVP order

Times of India

HYDERABAD: Justice G Rohini of the High Court on Tuesday suspended the July
14 order of the state government which recalled the permission it gave
earlier to Bharat Heavy Plates and Vessels (BHPV) to establish its own
trust under the Employees …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/HC-suspends-govts-BHVP-order/articleshow/9290415.cms>

 

 

 

 

 

Centre gave wrong advice in Rana’s case: State

Times of India

GANDHINAGAR: In a curious twist to the Central Administrative Tribunal
(CAT) verdict against the Gujarat government for refusing to pay former
senior IAS officer JS Rana’s voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) dues since
2008, the state government on …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Centre-gave-wrong-advice-in-Ranas-case-State/articleshow/9291230.cms>

 

 

 

 

Orissa, Chhattisgarh questioned on dam panel’s report

MSN India

The apex court by its April 11 order asked the expert team comprising
former member of Central Water Commission (CWC) M. Gopalakrishnan, member
(designs and research) of CWC SP Kakran and member (Water Planning and
Projects) of CWC ME Haque, …

<http://news.in.msn.com/national/article.aspx?cp-documentid=5301718>

 

 

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