LEGAL NEWS 15.09.2011

PIL on oil spills could hamper work: TR Zeliang

Nagaland Post

In the light of PIL filed against the ONGC and state government demanding
compensation for the damages and to clean up the entire mess, the cabinet
sub-committee on formed to address the issue of framing guidelines for
signing MoU for oil, …

<http://www.nagalandpost.com/ChannelNews/State/StateNews.aspx?news=TkVXUzEwMDAwNTc3NA%3D%3D-zLtF7y%2FACjA%3D>

 

 

 

 

HC defers order on medical examination of girl

Times of India

Following a PIL seeking a CBI probe into the alleged incident, the bench
passed an order on August 30, directing the Dean of Madurai Medical College
to conduct a medical examination on her and submit the report in a sealed
cover. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/madurai/HC-defers-order-on-medical-examination-of-girl/articleshow/9986693.cms>

 

 

 

 

Beggars wont be moved

IBNLive.com

The petitioner, B Krishna Bhat, had filed a PIL stating that tha BDA is
constructing a convention centre, a star hotel, commercial and retail
centres, office space and entertainment centre on the land allotted for
beggar’s rehabilitation centre. …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/beggars-wont-be-moved/184262-60-119.html>

Make sure no one dies of starvation, Supreme Court tells Centre

Daily News & Analysis

We direct chief secretaries of all states to indicate within two weeks how
much additional foodgrains are required,” judges said while hearing a PIL
filed by the People’s Union for Civil Liberty (PUCL) seeking a direction to
the Centre and the states …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_make-sure-no-one-dies-of-starvation-supreme-court-tells-centre_1587276>

 

 

 

Teams to monitor dengue control measures in every district

Indian Express

The team will function under District and ensure the implementation of
various decisions to control dengue in the state, the officials told the
court, which was hearing a PIL seeking actions for safeguards against
dengue. Agarwal told the court that …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/teams-to-monitor-dengue-control-measures-in-every-district/846978/>

 

 

 

Blade slashings: HC for security in jail van

Zee News

“We hope the Commissioner of Police will take the matter seriously and take
action accordingly,” the bench said while hearing a PIL initiated suomotu
by it on receipt of a letter from a Tihar inmate that incidents of “blade
bazi” (blade slashing) in …

<http://zeenews.india.com/news/delhi/blade-slashings-hc-for-security-in-jail-van_731572.html>

 

 

 
CBI, Home Ministry fail to file affidavits

IBNLive.com

The court on August 24 had directed the Ministry of Home Affairs to file an
affidavit within three weeks on what action it had taken in ratifying the
UN Convention against Torture 1984 on a PIL by one Deepak Pralhadkar.The
petitioner claimed that …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/cbi-home-ministry-fail-to-file-affidavits/822712.html>

 

 

 

 

BPL draft pending with PMO’

Daily Pioneer

Dealing with a PIL for effecting proper implementation of the public
distribution scheme (PDS), the Court on the previous hearing had lashed out
at the Commission for following a conservative yardstick to determine the
poor. In its earlier affidavit, …

<http://www.dailypioneer.com/nation/6406-bpl-draft-pending-with-pmo.html>

 

 

 
Dadar medical room caters to 238 injured in four months

Hindustan Times

Zaveri had filed a public interest litigation (PIL) demanding medical help
at railway stations. The Bombay high court (HC) had, then, ordered that a
medical room service be started at Dadar station as a pilot project, which
could then be adopted as a …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Dadar-medical-room-caters-to-238-injured-in-four-months/Article1-745867.aspx>

 

 

 

NRHM: Arguments end, Centre says CBI probe not against state

Lucknow Newsline

JN Shukla, a local journalist and a petitioner in a similar PIL, told the
court that an FIR was lodged last week at the Sarojininagar police station
of Lucknow regarding destruction of documents pertaining to NRHM. The court
asked Shukla to place the …

<http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/nrhm-arguments-end-centre-says-cbi-probe-not-against-state/846968/>

 

 

 

 

Bangalore: HC stops Link Road through GKVK University

Bellevision

This ruling is in a Public Interest Litigation filed by seven former Vice
Chancellors of the University led by Dr. Dwarakinath, and others. Research
and analysis in developing this PIL and advancing it in the High Court was
substantively undertaken by …

<http://www.bellevision.com/index.php?action=article&type=1586>

 

 

 
Bombay HC allows Ramlila at Shivaji Park

IBNLive.com

The petition was opposed by Wecom Trust on whose PIL the Shivaji Park was
declared a silence zone.Wecom Trust’s counsel V Tulzapurkar argued that
even on a normal day the noise levels at Shivaji Park cross the prescribed
50 decibel mark and the rules …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/bombay-hc-allows-ramlila-at-shivaji-park/823079.html>

 

 

 

 

High Court seeks govt. reply on implementation of labour laws

Law et al. News

The orders of the division bench comprising Chief Justice Kurian Joseph and
Justice Rajiv Sharma came on a PIL taken up suo motu by the court after
getting an enquiry conducted on an anonymous letter addressed to the Chief
Justice pertaining to unfair …

<http://www.lawetalnews.com/NewsDetail.asp?newsid=4716>

 

 

 

 

Imran Khan files suit against drinking age

Deccan Herald

“After the huge success of ‘Delhi Belly’ and ‘My Brother Ki Dulhan’,
Imran waited for few days before he filed the PIL (public interest
litigation),” said his spokesperson. The delay in filing the suit was
also due to uncertainty on his eligibility to …

<http://www.deccanherald.com/content/190831/imran-khan-files-suit-against.html>

 

 

 

 

Two sent to custody in HuJI email case

Hindustan Times

A sessions court in Kishtwar on Wednesday sent to judicial custody two
persons suspected to have sent the email that claimed responsibility for
the New Delhi blast on September 7. The email had been sent on behalf of
the militant organisation …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Two-sent-to-custody-in-HuJI-email-case/Article1-745751.aspx>

 

 

 

 

Maha lok adalat on Sunday, 71792 cases to be put up for settlement

Indian Express

The Pune District Legal Services Authority (PDLSA) will put up 71792 cases
for settlement before the Maha Lok Adalat on Sunday at the Pune district
and sessions court at Shivajinagar. “This is for the first time that we
are putting up so many cases for …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/maha-lok-adalat-on-sunday-71-792-cases-to-be-put-up-for-settlement/846920/>

 

 

 

 

Court nod to probe case against DY Patil’s firm

Pune Newsline

The court had asked the police to submit the report by May 2 following a
complaint filed by Sadashiv Siddhu Pawar (66) from Erandwane. On June 1,
Joshi stayed the order by the lower court. “Since the sessions court had
rejected the revision petition, …

<http://www.expressindia.com/latest-news/court-nod-to-probe-case-against-dy-patils-firm/846927/>

 

 

 

 

Rs.18 lakh for conductor who fell into pit dug for civic works

The Hindu

Allowing a writ petition filed by P. Ravichandran through his counsel U.
Nirmal Rani, Justice Vinod Kumar Sharma held that the mishap had occurred
due to the negligence of the authorities concerned who had failed to take
sufficient precautions to avoid …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/states/tamil-nadu/article2455347.ece>

 

 

 

 

Supreme Court directs DIAL to abolish contract labour system

The Hindu

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed Delhi International Airport Limited
(DIAL) to abolish its system of contractual labour and asked it to pay
compensation of Rs 5 lakh to each of its 136 workers who were not
reinstated after expiry of their …

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article2455503.ece>

 

 

 

 

Amend law to benefit land losers: Supreme Court

Daily News & Analysis

… deprived of their sole source of income and end up paying hefty court
fee for seeking hike in their compensation under the Land Acquisition Act,
the Supreme Court has asked the state to amend its law for the benefit of
those who lose their land. …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_amend-law-to-benefit-land-losers-supreme-court_1587279>

 

 

 

 

Gujarat, Chhattisgarh’s computerized PDS can serve as model for all: SC

Times of India

NEW DELHI: The computerised public distribution system in two BJP-ruled
states — Gujarat and Chhattisgarh — came in for praise on Wednesday from
the Supreme Court, which asked the Centre why these be not taken as a model
for the entire country. …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Gujarat-Chhattisgarhs-computerized-PDS-can-serve-as-model-for-all-SC/articleshow/9986934.cms>

 

 

 

Bank does not have lien over the guarantor’s funds

Business Standard

To what extent does a bank have a right of lien over its customer’s funds
has been considered in a judgement of the national commission in the case
of ING Vysya Bank Ltd versus YG Sreeram Setty. Gautam Enterprises had taken
an advance of Rs 80000 from …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/bank-does-not-have-lien-overguarantors-funds/449188/>

 

 

 

Cash-at-judge’s door: CBI accuses law minister of subverting process

Hindustan Times

Appearing for the CBI, special public prosecutor, Anupam Gupta, emphasized
that the matter should have gone up to the appointing authority ie
President of India and it is the President who has to consult the Chief
Justice of India (CJI) on such matter. …

<http://www.hindustantimes.com/Cash-at-judge-s-door-CBI-accuses-law-minister-of-subverting-process/Article1-745736.aspx>

 

 

 

 

‘CJI has no unfettered powers’

Deccan Chronicle

PTI The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled no government or authority,
including the “Chief Justice”, has any “unfettered discretion” or
“unaccountable action” and any such exercise is subject to judicial
review. A bench of justices RV Raveendran and …

<http://www.deccanchronicle.com/channels/nation/north/%E2%80%98cji-has-no-unfettered-powers%E2%80%99-910>

 

 

 

 

High court seeks report

Times of India

RANCHI: The Jharkhand high court on Wednesday took suo motu cognizance of
media reports of rising eve-teasing incidents in the state capital and
sought report from the deputy commissioner and Ranchi senior superintendent
of police (SSP). …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ranchi/High-court-seeks-report/articleshow/9990682.cms>

 

 

 

 

Court stays Das’s hanging

Calcutta Telegraph

14: Mahendra Nath Das, a murder convict who is on death row for 14 years,
today got a temporary reprieve from Gauhati High Court which stayed the
execution of his death sentence till November 1. A division bench,
comprising Chief Justice Madan Bhimarao …

<http://www.telegraphindia.com/1110915/jsp/northeast/story_14507304.jsp>

 

 

 

 

MCX gets currency licence extension

Business Standard

Sebi issues another showcause notice; approval subject to outcome of
ongoing case in Bombay High Court. The Securities and Exchange Board of
India (Sebi) has granted a conditional extension to MCX-SX to operate in
currency trading. …

<http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/mcx-gets-currency-licence-extension/449172/>

 

 

 

 

Ban on liquor: Licence holders move high court

Indian Express

Aggrieved by the curtailing of their business in wake of the SGPC
elections, liquor licence holders in Punjab on Wednesday moved the Punjab
and Haryana High Court seeking compensation in wake of the ban on sale of
liquor ordered by the state government …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Ban-on-liquor–Licence-holders-move-high-court/846751/>

 

 

 

 

Illegal mining: HC notice to govt on revenue loss

Times of India

PANAJI: The high court of Bombay at Goa on Wednesday issued notices to the
director of mines (DoM), Goa State Pollution Control Board ( GSPCB) and
Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) in a public interest
litigation (PIL) pointing out …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Illegal-mining-HC-notice-to-govt-on-revenue-loss/articleshow/9987679.cms>

 

 

 

 

Why green tribunal not in city, HC asks Centre

Times of India

NAGPUR: In a respite to thousands of aggrieved farmers fighting against
forced acquisition of their lands by the state government for various power
plants in Vidarbha, Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Wednesday asked
the Central government “why the …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Why-green-tribunal-not-in-city-HC-asks-Centre/articleshow/9988940.cms>

 

 

 

 

HC stays Rs 11 lakh fine imposed on Yahoo India

IBNLive.com

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday stayed the Controller of
Certifying Authorities (CCA) order asking Yahoo India to pay Rs 11 lakh as
penalty for its failure to provide email information of a person in
national interest. …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/hc-stays-rs-11-lakh-fine-imposed-on-yahoo-india/184273-11.html>

 

 

 
Punjabi youths in Iraq: HC notice to MEA, Punjab

Times of India

The HC also asked the MOIA how the corpus fund created by it was utilized
in bringing back these youths. The youths were sent to Iraq illegally by
unscrupulous travel agents from Punjab, and forced to remove left-over bomb
shells, among others, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Punjabi-youths-in-Iraq-HC-notice-to-MEA-Punjab/articleshow/9988345.cms>

 

 

 

Alagiri moves HC against summons

Times of India

MADURAI: Union Minister of Fertilisers and Chemicals MK Alagiri on
Wednesday moved the Madurai Bench of Madras HC challenging an notice-cum
order of the collector calling upon him and other trustees of the MK
Alagiri Educational Trust to appear before …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/madurai/Alagiri-moves-HC-against-summons/articleshow/9986668.cms>

 

 

 

 

HC orders prison IG to pay Rs 50000 to warder’s wife

Times of India

CHENNAI: An ill-advised appeal against a jail warder who died in 1997 has
cost the prison administration, including the inspector-general of prisons,
Rs 50000 by way of exemplary cost. The first bench of the Madras high court
comprising Chief Justice …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/HC-orders-prison-IG-to-pay-Rs-50000-to-warders-wife/articleshow/9986220.cms>

 

 

 

 

St Teresa’s convent moves HC

Times of India

KOCHI: The St. Teresa’s Convent has filed a petition at the Kerala High
Court against the plan to widen National Highway 17 on the
Edappally-Moothakunnam stretch, citing that the extension of the road would
result in St. Joseph’s School and Chavara …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kochi/St-Teresas-convent-moves-HC/articleshow/9987467.cms>

 

 

 
MPCB chief under HC lens

Times of India

“We brought to the notice of the HC that Sahani is not qualified to hold
the post as he is a postgraduate in history. His appointment was in blatant
violation of the apex court guidelines and provisions of the Air Act, 1974,
on the qualifications of …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/MPCB-chief-under-HC-lens/articleshow/9985801.cms>

 

 

 
HC slams govt failure to check waterlogging, flashfloods

Times of India

GUWAHATI: The Gauhati high court criticized the state government for
failing to provide relief to city dwellers from problems such as
waterlogging and flashfloods. The court’s reaction came as it was hearing a
PIL filed by Lakshmi Talukdar and others …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/guwahati/HC-slams-govt-failure-to-check-waterlogging-flashfloods/articleshow/9985246.cms>

 

 

 
HC stay on auction of agri varsity land alloted to JMRC

Times of India

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan High Court has directed the state government not to
sell, lease or mortgage the Agriculture Research Station’s land situated at
Tonk Road that was handed over to the Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation (JMRC).

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/HC-stay-on-auction-of-agri-varsity-land-alloted-to-JMRC/articleshow/9987637.cms>

 

 

 
Conduct fogging, anti-larval drive: HC

Times of India
LUCKNOW: If there is no dearth of funds, why are the health and urban
development departments unable to curb deadly diseases and thereby protect
people. This was the question put forth by the high court, on Wednesday, to
the principal secretary, …

<http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/Conduct-fogging-anti-larval-drive-HC/articleshow/9986650.cms>

 

 

 
‘Govt move to challenge probe panel’s order surprised HC’

Indian Express

However, the government did not produce the same and challenged the order
at the HC. Asaram Ashram Trust has moved an application to be joined as
party to the petition through its advocate SK Patel. The petitions came up
for hearing before the HC on …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/govt-move-to-challenge-probe-panels-order-surprised-hc/846969/>

 

 

 
Centre won’t appeal against HC order on Maya

Indian Express

Instead, the Union Ministry of Finance decided not to approach the apex
court against the HC order. In three other ITAT cases against Mayawati, the
Centre didn’t even appeal in the HC. In its affidavit filed before the
Supreme Court on Tuesday, …

<http://www.indianexpress.com/news/Centre-won-t-appeal-against-HC-order-on-Maya/846776/>

 

 

 
Mafatlal paintings theft case: Bombay HC asks Sheetal to file reply

Daily News & Analysis

By Urvi Mahajani | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA Asking Sheetal Mafatlal to
file her reply in the petition seeking CID inquiry for allegedly stealing
paintings worth Rs2 crore, the Bombay High Court has observed that prima
facie this seems to be a family …

<http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_mafatlal-paintings-theft-case-bombay-hc-asks-sheetal-to-file-reply_1587235>

 

 

 

 

HC stays death sentence of Mahendra

Assam Tribune

GUWAHATI, Sept 14 – The Division Bench of the Gauhati High Court
comprising Chief Justice Madan Bhimarao Lokur and Justice K Meruno after
hearing the Writ Petition (Criminal) No. 35/11 filed by Mahendra Nath Das
today issued notice returnable by …

<http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=sep1511/at09>

 

 

 

 

Armed Forces Tribunal

Armed Forces Tribunal (Jaipur Bench) Judgments given by Hon’ble Mr. Justice
Bhanwaroo Khan (J) & Hon’ble Lt. Gen. Susheel Gupta (A) …

<http://www.aftdelhi.nic.in/judgments_august2011_jaipur.html>

 

 

 

 

Katara murder: HC rejects Vikas Yadav’s plea

IBNLive.com

PTI New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday rejected a plea of Vikas
Yadav, serving life sentence along with cousin Vishal for killing MBA
graduate Nitish Katara in Febraury 2002, for an early hearing of his appeal
against the trial court’s …

<http://ibnlive.in.com/news/katara-murder-hc-rejects-vikas-yadavs-plea/184143-3.html>

 

 

 

 

 

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2 Responses

  1. Dear Sir, Now I want to know the status of registered petition no.200068/2006 & 200005/2009 before sr. div. judge , satara, maharashtra , without going into the court of laws. Is it possible?

    I had already lodged other petition under rule 11 of C.E. act against shivraj service station, satara & ram ramesh tardsers, satara alongwith their 79 petitions are suspecious with different affidavitted addresses & both their trading businesses leads towards the taxation.

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