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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

LEGAL NEWS 31.05.2011

Pune rural police to get tough with dhabas, hotels

Daily News & Analysis

Concerned at the spurt in fatal road accidents, the former superintendent
(Pune rural) Pratap Dighavkar told DNA, “We have decided to file cases
under 304 (A) (causing death by negligence) of the Indian Penal Code, 1860,
against those owners of dhabas, ...


12 child labourers rescued from Daryaganj

Times of India

Some of the rescued children said they were brought to the city by their
relatives with the promise of a better life. "All the culprits will be
booked under the Juvenile Justice Act, Child Labour Act, Bonded Labour Act
and Indian Penal Code," said ...


31 held from Andheri bar for obscenity

Hindustan Times
The accused were then handed over to the Andheri police station where they
were arrested under section 294 (obscene acts and songs) of the Indian
Penal Code. The police are on the lookout for the owner of the bar
identified as one Sushila Shetty, 75, ...


Mahanand gets first murder conviction

Herald Publications

The accused was booked under section 364 (kidnapping or abduction in order
to murder), 302 (murder), 392 (robbery) and 201 (destruction of evidence)
of the Indian Penal Code. The prosecution led by Sarojini Sardinha examined
21 witnesses including the ...


Death row convict meets brother, friend

Calcutta Telegraph

Guwahati/Jorhat, May 30: Death row convict Mahendra Nath Das's family has
decided to move Dispur with an appeal to keep his execution in abeyance as
they plan to file a writ petition before Supreme Court to commute his death
sentence to life term on ...


OCs challenge extension of quota for BCs

Deccan Chronicle

May 30: A writ petition was filed in the Andhra Pradesh High Court on
Monday by the OC Sankshema Sangham challenging the decision of the state
government in extending the tenure of reservation to Backward Classes in
service and educational institutions ...


Further setback for Maya

Daily Pioneer

Acting on a writ petition filed by Bindal and some farmers against the
Government's notification over the acquisition of 170 hectares of land, a
division bench of Justices Sunil Ambawani and KN Pandey quashed the
acquisition. ...


I am not a sympathiser or opposer of Naxals: Binayak Sen

The Hindu

The writ of the government no longer works with them.” He said that
contrary to the Chhattisgarh government's claim in the Supreme Court that
the Salwa Judum had ceased to exist, it still continued its operations. He
said that after seeing the ...


Semester row: SC rejects DU petition of

Deccan Chronicle

By SS NEGI The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the petition of Delhi
teachers against introduction of semester system and said only

the President, who is the Chancellor of the University, could take
appropriate decision on the issue. ...


Court notice to gutka-makers for using plastic pouches

The Hindu

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to gutka manufacturers on an
application alleging that even after the ban order restraining them from
using plastic material in package sachets they were flouting the law and
were still using plastic pouches. ...


Judge refuses to hear bail plea

Times of India

AHMEDABAD: The principal district judge of the Panchmahal court has refused
to hear the bail plea filed by Ismail Yusuf Chunga, an accused in the
Godhra carnage case. He was arrested by the Supreme Court-appointed SIT in
March after the judgment was ...


Supreme Court grants bail to Piyush Guha convicted

By Rituparna Chatterjee

Supreme Court grants bail to Piyush Guha, convicted in sedition case along
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Glucose case dragging on for 37 years

Times of India

The then ADJ LK Rathi had had gone through more than 20 kilograms of file
before dictating the judgement. The two stay orders granted by the high
court in 1985 were observed by the additional district and sessions judge,
when he was about to dictate ...


2 docs issued summons for violating PCPNDT Act

Times of India

PUNE: The criminal court on Monday issued summons to two doctors in the
city for violating provisions of the PCPNDT (Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal
Diagnostic Techniques) Act 1994. During routine inspection of the
sonography centres belonging to the two ...


New Act to ensure rents at market rates

Times of India

The housing ministry has prepared the Model Residential Tenancy Act, 2011
that is intended to replace archaic rent control legislations that capped
rentals, resulting in landlords getting a pittance for properties in prime
localities in metros. ...


Right to Education Act 2009 doomed to failure- Why?


By Chitta Behera The Right to Education Act, properly speaking Right of
Children to Fee and Compulsory Education 2009 is doomed to failure, not
because some eminent educationists like Dr.Anil Sadgopal predicted so since
its inception, ...


Assam Police Act fraud on people: Ex-DGP

Deccan Chronicle

By MANOJ ANAND In what has left the Assam government red faced, former
Assam director-general of police Prakash Singh has described the Assam
Police Act, 2007, as a fraud on the people of the state. Addressing a
seminar on police accountability and ...


Govt opposes inclusion of PM, judiciary in Lokpal ambit

Daily News & Analysis

Government representatives opposed the inclusion of the PM, higher
judiciary, lower level bureaucrats and acts of MPs inside Parliament under
the Lokpal ambit. Ironically, the government's version of the bill prepared
in January 2011 had brought the PM ...


School accused of throwing out 29 HIV+ve students

Times of India

The court also ordered notice to health and educational departments on the
PIL filed by K Radhakrishnan of Chengalpet. In his petition, Radhakrishnan
said he got information during September last year from an orphanage in
Cheyyur taluk that 29 children ...


Civic body to issue birth & death certificates in 3 days

Times of India

Raffling RMC feathers further, councillor of ward number 3 Arvinder Singh
Deol had also filed a PIL in Jharkhand high court recently, highlighting
inefficiency of the corporation in collecting revenue and taxes. "If the
applications are made within ...


SC allows CBI to probe ex-CJI

India Today

The Supreme Court has permitted the CBI to take "necessary action" on
complaints against former Chief Justice of India (CJI) KG Balakrishnan. ...


Minutes of the meeting of Lokpal Bill panel


... gauged from the fact that Justice Sen Gupta was raided and arrested
soon after he retired because after retirement, permission of CJI was not
required. ...


Verdict reserved on Kanimozhi's bail plea

The Hindu

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday reserved verdict on the bail
petitions of DMK Member of Parliament Kanimozhi and promoter and director
of Kalaignar TV, Sharad Kumar, accused and remanded in judicial custody in
the 2G spectrum case. ...


SC directs Bhatta Paraul villagers to Allahabad High court


A vacation bench comprising Justices GS Singhvi and CK Prasad told the
petitioners that Allahabad High Court is already seized of the matter and,
therefore, they should also go to the High Court. The High Court has
already issued notices to the Centre ...


Contempt charges against CPM Leader


KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Monday ordered a chargesheet to be issued
against CPM state committee member MV Jayarajan in a contempt of court
case. A Division Bench comprising Justice AK Basheer and Justice PQ Barkath
Ali also directed Jayarajan to ...


Bar association polls: status quo ordered on EVMs

The Hindu

The Delhi High Court on Monday directed the Election Committee of the
Supreme Court Bar Association to maintain status quo in respect of the
Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) used in the May 11 election of
office-bearers for 2011-12. ...


Private port plans run into rough weather

Times of India

BHUBANESWAR: The Orissa High Court on Monday prohibited the state
government from signing fresh MoUs or concession agreements for private
ports along the coast without its permission. The court order came during
hearing of a petition by Biswajit ...


SC dismisses Chiru's estranged son-in-law's bail plea

Deccan Herald

Bharadwaj's runaway-marriage with Chiru's younger daughter Srija had hit
the headlines in 2007 after the couple appeared before the Delhi High Court
and sought police protection for marrying against the wishes of the star's
family. ...


Ram moves high court against Company Law Board stay order


The Hindu's editor-in-chief N. Ram moved the Madras high court last week
against a Company Law Board (CLB) ruling which stipulated that key
resolutions approved by directors on the news organization's board on 20
May can't be implemented. ...


HC relief for man who 'tampered' with passport

Times of India

Hingorani told the court that Pandey did not want his wife to come to know
about his visit." The court was told that investigation is complete and
trial is yet to commence. The HC has now directed the magistrate's court to
complete the trial in six ...


HC vacates earlier order on training of shiksha mitras

Times of India

ALLAHABAD: A special appeal bench of the Allahabad High Court on Monday
vacated an order, whereby the policy of the state government to undergo
teachers training of graduate shiksha mitra was stayed. The order was
passed by a bench consisting of ...


HC stays decision to cancel Arun Kumars PhD


KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Monday stayed an order of Kerala University
which invalidated IHRD Director VA Arun Kumar's registration for PhD. Chief
Justice J Chelameswar and Justice Antony Dominic passed the order on a
petition filed by Arun Kumar, ...


HC asks Comed-K to stick to old matrix

Times of India

BANGALORE: In a big embarrassment to the state government, the Karnataka
High Court directed that counselling be held for PG courses in private
colleges, as per the April 8 seat matrix issued by Comed-K. Now, the 42%
seats, 17% of which are Karnataka ...


Remove encroachments right away, says HC

Times of India

On Monday a few RWA associations of Lajpat Nagar also approached HC saying
they faced regular traffic problems from the car accessory dealers who have
set up shop on arterial roads. The high court issued notice on their plea
and sought a response from ...


NSE files writ petition in Delhi HC, seeks dissent note on CCI order

Economic Times

MUMBAI: The National Stock Exchange on Monday filed a writ petition in the
Delhi High Court seeking details of the dissent note in the order passed by
the Competition Commission of India (CCI) that accused it of abusing its
position. ...


HC appoints observer for Pareek college elections

Times of India

JAIPUR : The Rajasthan High Court on Monday appointed former President of
Rajasthan High Court Bar Association RB Mathur as an observer for the
elections of the mangement committee of SSG Pareek PG College and allied
institutions in the state capital. ...


Delhi HC asks IP varsity to take over medical college


New Delhi: The Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) has been
asked by the Delhi High Court to explore the feasibility of taking over the
Army Medical College. The high court had been upset with the medical
college after the institute had ...


HC verdict leaves shooters in the lurch

Hindustan Times

On a petition filed by People for Animals, the HC had in 2002 quashed the
July 13, 1962 notification exempting air guns, air rifles, air pistols from
the requirement of licence. PFA had argued that these arms were used for
killing or maiming animals ...


Delhi HC directs ICAI to put Satyam scam on fast track


The Delhi High Court has allowed proceedings by the Institute of Chartered
Accountants of India (ICAI) against two Satyam auditors, reports CNBC-TV18.
Furthermore, ICAI can now take disciplinary actions against two former
PricewaterhouseCoopers ...


Wamiq Farooq killing: HC summons lower court's record

Kashmir Dispatch

Jammu and Kashmir High Court Monday summoned the lower court's record with
regard to the killing of teenager Wamiq Farooq. Advocate Aijaz Ahmad Dar,
the counsel of the family said a single bench of Justice Sunil Hali today
summoned the record during ...


HC adjourns Bidari case to June 3


PTI | 04:05 PM,May 30,2011 Bangalore, May 30 (PTI) Karnataka High Court
today adjourned to June 3 the petition filed by a former City Police
Commissioner challenging the legality of a Central Administrative Tribunal
order.The petition was filed by ...


J&K HC upheld termination of judge on charges of misconduct


30.5.2011 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir High Court has upheld the termination of
a sub-judge on the charges of misconduct, breach of judicial discipline,
misuse of authority and dereliction of duty. 'The judicial officers have a
divine job to discharge. ...


Kerala HC orders charge sheet against Jayarajan

Express Buzz

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court Monday ordered a charge sheet to be filed
against Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader MV Jayarajan by
June 8 for his public outburst against the judiciary. Jayarajan, who is
facing contempt of court charge on ...


HC allows hermaphrodite to sit for paramilitary forces exam

Hindustan Times

The Delhi HC has allowed a hermaphrodite to take the recruitment exam of
the Sashastra Seema Bal. Earlier, the force had denied her employment, as
she did not have ovaries. Overturning the home ministry observations,
justice Geeta Mittal said, ...


Dibrugarh varsity VC Appointment process under HC scanner

Assam Tribune

DIBRUGARH, May 30 – The appointment of Dr KK Deka as the Vice-Chancellor
of Dibrugarh University by the former Governor of Assam, Lt. Gen. Ajai
Singh, has come under High Court scanner. A division bench of Gauhati High
Court comprising Chief Justice ...


Boy moves HC against school for TC


PTI | 10:05 PM,May 30,2011 New Delhi, May 30 (PTI) The Delhi High Court
today sought a response from the city government on a six year-old child's
plea against a private school for allegedly not issuing him the transfer
certificate. ...


Delhi HC issues notice on working of London Court of International Arbitration ...

Law et al. News

The High Court of Delhi has issued notice to the New Delhi branch of the
London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) on a petition seeking it
to remove the word “London Court” from its name. The order of the court
came over a petition filed by ...


UP: Police Refuses FIR, HC Orders Probe Into Murder


PTI | Allahabad | May 30, 2011 The Allahabad High Court has ordered a CBI
inquiry into the murder of a businessman in Hamirpur district last year
after the father of the victim alleged that the probe was not conducted
properly as the suspects were ...


Madras HC issues notice to makers of Endhiran


MUMBAI: The Madras High Court has issued a notice to the producer and the
director of Endhiran, based on the complaints filed by writer Aarur
Tamilnadan who claimed that he had written the screenplay. In his complaint
Tamilnadan had stated in the civil ...


Raj HC rejects accused bail plea in dowry death case

Daily Bhaskar

Jodhpur: The Rajasthan High Court cancelled the bail plea of the accused
who was arrested in a dowry death case. A complaint in this regard was
registered by Suresh Kumar at Jalore District Police Station on December 9,
2009. ...


BMC's zebras lose their stripes within few days

Mumbai Mirror

The Bombay High Court (HC) recently directed the BMC to paint zebra
crossings across the city by May end. But it's no surprise that within days
after being painted, the stripes start fading and chipping off. Pointing
out to the faded zebra crossing ...


P&H HC seeks response from Maharshi Dayanand Univ. on irregularities

Law et al. News

The High Court of Punjab and Haryana has taken suo moto cognisance of
irregularities in LL.B. course run by Rohtak based Maharashi Dayanand
. The bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Aadarsh Kumar Goyal

and Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal has ...


Appointment of 16 HCS officers upheld

Times of India

On September 17, 2010, a single bench of the HC headed by Justice Permod
Kohli had quashed the orders passed by the state government wherein they
had ordered for repatriating these officers, nominated during the Chautala
regime. ...


Another firm to intervene in MbPT row

Times of India

... of a large chunk of port area for tearing down ships from across the
world. The HC vacation bench of Justice AR Joshi and Justice MN Gilani did
not vacate an interim order against the port trust but said it would hear
the matter at length on Tuesday.


Ongoing probe no excuse to deny info'

Times of India

MUMBAI: The Central Information Commission (CIC), in an order, said that
investigation agencies cannot withhold details merely on the grounds that a
case is being probed. Central information commissioner Shailesh Gandhi
passed this order while hearing ...


Court stays fine imposed on Delhi airport operator


New Delhi, Mya 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday stayed a Central
Information Commission (CIC) order imposing a fine of Rs.2000 on Delhi
International Airport Limited (DIAL) for misrepresenting the panel's 2007
order. "The CIC should not take fine ...