LEGAL NEWS 12.09.2011

Your turn to talk

 

Livemint

 

None of our courts—the Supreme Court, high courts, or various lower

courts such as the sessions courts, labour courts, cooperative courts, and

family courts, among others—carry out live telecasts of their

proceedings. Now, compare the Indian …

 

http://www.livemint.com/2011/09/11224613/Your-turn-to-talk.html?h=B

 

 

 

 

Moving into an age of consent

 

Hindustan Times

 

The government’s inaction prompted People’s Union for Civil Liberties

(PUCL) to file a writ petition in 2004 in the Supreme Court, asking for

direction to request the central government to suitably amend Rule 49 (O).

The writ petition was heard by a …

 

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Moving-into-an-age-of-consent/Article1-744434.aspx

 

 

 

 

 

SNDT can’t seek affiliation from Gujarat colleges

 

Daily News & Analysis

 

The court, hence, refused to issue a high prerogative writ like -a writ of

mandamus – in favour of the college. The bench held that the petitioner

colleges have no legal right to say that the government is legally bound to

grant an NOC as required for …

 

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_sndt-cant-seek-affiliation-from-gujarat-colleges_1586146

 

 

 

 

High Court issues notice to Defence Ministry for denying land compensation to …

 

Daily Bhaskar

 

The order was passed by the Justice Alok Sharma on the writ petition filed

by complainant Bahadur, residentof Janpalia. Ashok Changani, the

complaint’s lawyer, said that the land was acquired in 1994-95 and fenced.

But the government only paid the …

 

http://daily.bhaskar.com/article/RAJ-JOD-high-court-issues-notice-to-defence-ministry-for-denying-compensation-to-farmer-2422428.html

 

 

 

 

 

Gujarat riots: Trial court to decide if Narendra Modi needs to be probed, says SC

 

Times of India

 

PTI | Sep 12, 2011, 12.01PM IST NEW DELHI: In a relief to Gujarat chief

minister Narendra Modi, the Supreme Court on Monday refused to pass any

order on his alleged inaction to contain the 2002 Gujarat riots after the

Godhra carnage and referred the …

 

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Gujarat-riots-Trial-court-to-decide-if-Narendra-Modi-needs-to-be-probed-says-SC/articleshow/9953715.cms

 

 

 

 

Supreme Court upholds preventive detention order

 

The Hindu

 

The Supreme Court has held that in the matter of preventive detention, once

the detaining authority is subjectively satisfied about the various

offences labelled against the detenu, habituality in continuing the same,

difficulty in controlling him …

 

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article2445155.ece

 

 

 

 

 

 

E-auction of iron ore from Sept 14

 

Times of India

 

The monitoring committee constituted by the Supreme Court will conduct

e-auction on September 14 to enable them to buy iron ore stockpile lying at

various mines in Karnataka . Metal Scrap Trade Corporation Limited (MSTC),

a Union government enterprise …

 

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/E-auction-of-iron-ore-from-Sept-14/articleshow/9951530.cms

 

 

 

 

Justice Khehar had defined Sikh identity

 

Times of India

 

CHANDIGARH: Justice JS Khehar, who will be taking oath on Tuesday as judge

of the Supreme Court (SC) and is expected to become the first Sikh Chief

Justice of the country in 2017, had once defined a Sikh. While heading full

bench of the Punjab and …

 

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Justice-Khehar-had-defined-Sikh-identity/articleshow/9949820.cms

 

 

 

 

SC to take up Bhagawat Nagar demolition issue

 

Times of India

 

The Supreme Court (SC) is scheduled to take up the issue for hearing on

September 16. About two months ago, the apex court had asked the Bihar

government to clear “encroached areas” at Bhagwat Nagar, near Kumharar,

within 60 days. …

 

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/9949665.cms

 

 

 

 

 

 

After SC order, Raj institutes to show answer sheets under RTE

 

Times of India

 

JAIPUR: Education institutes in Rajasthan are working day and night to

prepare guidelines for effective implementation of the recent Supreme Court

order allowing disclosure of answer sheets under Right to Education Act

2009. The order has highlighted …

 

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/After-SC-order-Raj-institutes-to-show-answer-sheets-under-RTE/articleshow/9951167.cms

 

 

 

 

SC: Pay excise duty on laminated particle board

 

Business Standard

 

The Supreme Court last week ruled that manufacturers of laminated particle

board will be liable to pay a higher excise duty as after processing, the

product becomes a distinct marketable commodity different from the original

one. …

 

http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/sc-pay-excise-dutylaminated-particle-board/448793/

 

 

 

 

 

N.Srinivasan gets SC nod to take over as BCCI President

 

India Infoline.com

 

The application in the pending Civil appeal filed by AC Muthiah , has been

turned down by the Supreme Court, giving a go ahead to N.Srinivasan to

assume charge as the President of Board Of Control of Cricket in India (

BCCI). …

 

http://www.indiainfoline.com/Markets/News/N.Srinivasan-gets-SC-nod-to-take-over-as-BCCI-President/5239598210

 

 

 

 

 

Reform education sector, raise budget, says Mehendale

 

IBNLive.com

 

“The government should strictly implement the Unnikrishnan judgement on

capitation fee of Supreme Court even at school level to stop the menace of

capitation fee in schools,” Mehendale said. “Private institutions sought

and got the status of Deemed …

 

http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/reform-education-sector-raise-budget-says-mehendale/819289.html

 

 

 

 

Legal cell in university campus to give free aid

 

Times of India

 

NOIDA: For the first time in the country, a legal cell has been established

within the premises of a university that will provide free legal aid to

people from the weaker sections of society. The legal cell was inaugurated

by Justice Altamas Kabir …

 

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/noida/Legal-cell-in-univ-campus-to-give-free-aid/articleshow/9949491.cms

 

 

 

 

Punjab CIC directs PIO, Mata Gujri College to furnish information within 10 days

 

Punjab Newsline

 

FATEHGARH SAHIB: Chief Information Commissioner(CIC) RI Singh has directed

Public Information Officer(PIO) of SGPC run Mata Gujri College(MGC),

Fatehgarh Sahib to furnish information within 10 days. It may be mentioned

here that two retired teachers of …

 

http://www.punjabnewsline.com/content/punjab-cic-directs-pio-mata-gujri-college-furnish-information-within-10-days/33212

 

 

 

 

Retired High Court judge to probe Paramakudi firing

 

IBNLive.com

 

PTI | 12:09 PM,Sep 12,2011 Chennai, Sep 12 (PTI) Terming the firing

incident at Paramakudi as “unfortunate”, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J

Jayalaithaa today said the government will form an inquiry commission under

a retired High Court Judge to probe it. …

 

http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/retired-high-court-judge-to-probe-paramakudi-firing/819342.html

 

 

 

 

 

Noida land row: Court resumes hearing

 

India Today

 

The Allahabad High Court resumed hearing the farmers’ petitions in the

Greater Noida land acquisition row on Monday. The court will hear a total

of 491 petitions filed by farmers challenging the acquisition of more than

3000 hectares land for the …

 

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/greater-noida-land-acquisition-hearing-in-allahabad-high-court/1/150919.html>

 

 

 

Chalameswar is Supreme Court Judge

 

Deccan Chronicle

 

Justice Jasti Chalameswar, presently the Chief Justice of the Kerala High

Court, has been appointed a judge of the Supreme Court. The file relating

to his elevation to the Supreme Court has already been sent to the Union

law ministry, from where it …

 

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/channels/cities/hyderabad/chalameswar-supreme-court-judge-061

 

 

 

 

 

Now video conferencing facility in Gauhati HC, Imphal Bench

 

E-Pao.net

 

The inauguration function was graced by Chief Justice of Gauhati HC Justice

Madan B Lokur and Justice T Nandakumar of Gauhati HC, Imphal Bench as Chief

Guest and President respectively. Advocate General N Kotishwar also

attended the function as Guest …

 

http://www.e-pao.net/ge.asp?heading=19&src=120911

 

 

 

 

Plea to revoke HC order on Sabarimala Special Commissioner

 

The Hindu

 

An Ayyappa devotee from Bangalore, P.Ganesan has filed a special leave

petition (SLP) before the Supreme Court of India, challenging the Kerala

High Court order of September 5 shifting Mr SHPanchapakesan from the post

of Sabarimala Special Commissioner …

 

http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/kerala/article2444822.ece

 

 

 

 

HC upholds life term to woman, paramour for killing man

 

Indian Express

 

The Delhi High Court has upheld the life sentence awarded by a city court

to a woman and her paramour who had conspired and killed her husband nine

years ago. A bench of justices BD Ahmed and Veena Birbal dismissed the

appeal filed by Shama Parveen and …

 

http://www.indianexpress.com/news/hc-upholds-life-term-to-woman-paramour-for-killing-man/844894/

 

 

 

 

 

State plans appeal against HC’s order

 

Deccan Chronicle

 

The state will build its case for deleting the two items from service tax

as there is physical movement of goods. The state raised a tax demand of

about Rs 300 crore so far from mobile operators while the case was pending

in HC.

 

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/channels/cities/hyderabad/state-plans-appeal-against-hc%E2%80%99s-order-057

 

 

 

 

 

Justice Tatia to take oath as CJ of Jharkhand HC

 

Indlaw.com

 

Principal Secretary of the governor Sudhir Tripathy said Justice Tatia

would be administered the oath at Birsa Mandap inside the Raj Bhawan at

1700 hrs. Justice Tatia was the acting Chief Justice of the HC from May 12,

2011 after his predecessor …

 

http://www.indlawnews.com/newsdisplay.aspx?ee8a35f9-f9dc-4d06-9df8-658887462ef4

 

 

 

Dentistry college denied permission for MDS course

 

Times of India

 

The issue reached the Gujarat high court (HC) with the institute claiming

that the dispute is in regards with publication of third paper, which has

already been put on website. The Centre and the Dental Council of India

(DCI) maintained that the …

 

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/Dentistry-college-denied-permission-for-MDS-course/articleshow/9949663.cms

 

 

 

Now, UT Estate Office under scanner for ‘interpolations’

 

Indian Express

 

The HC has observed that “certain interpolations appear to have been made

in the Estate office for which investigation is required to be conducted

even in context of the documents available in the EO”. The directions

were passed on a petition filed by …

 

http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Now–UT-Estate-Office-under-scanner-for–interpolations-/845074/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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