LEGAL NEWS 12.09.2011

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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 …





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 …






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 …





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 …






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 …





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 …







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 …





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 …





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. …







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 …





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. …






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




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). …






Reform education sector, raise budget, says Mehendale


“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 …





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 …





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 …





Retired High Court judge to probe Paramakudi firing


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. …






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 …>




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 …






Now video conferencing facility in Gauhati HC, Imphal Bench


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 …





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 …





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 …






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.






Justice Tatia to take oath as CJ of Jharkhand HC


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 …




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 …




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 …–UT-Estate-Office-under-scanner-for–interpolations-/845074/










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