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PJANARDHANA REDDY (ADVOCATE & DIRECTOR)     07 October 2010

WEEKLY UPDATES-NEWS

 

 

- Weekly news (2010-09-30 to 2010-10-07)

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--- Mattoo case: SC commutes death, family to file review 2010-10-07 ---
The Supreme Court on Wednesday commuted the death sentence of accused Santosh Kumar Singh in the sensational Priyadarshini Mattoo rape and murder case, sparking strong reaction from the family and friends of the victim.

--- S Arabian legislature approves extradition treaty with India 2010-10-07 ---
Saudi Arabia\'s legislative body, the Shura Council, has approved the draft agreements of an extradition treaty and a prisoner exchange deal with India inked during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh\'s visit to Riyadh early this year.

--- Govt should not get into Ayodhya dispute: Sibal 2010-10-07 ---
The Government should not step into the Ayodhya issue as it was a \"private dispute\" which should be left to the parties concerned to resolve, Union HRD Minister Kapil Sibal has said.

--- SC judges are wiser: Ex-Delhi HC Judge R S Sodhi 2010-10-07 ---
A Delhi High Court judge, who had awarded death penalty to Santosh Kumar Singh in the Priyadarshini Mattoo case, said on Wednesday he did not view the Supreme Court\'s decision of commuting the sentence as a failure of judicial system as apex court judges are \"wiser\".

--- Supreme Court reserves judgment on whether a woman having a live-in relationship is entitled to Palimony/Alimony in case of a break-up 2010-10-07 ---
(UNI):The Supreme Court reserved its judgment on the issue whether a woman having a live-in relationship is entitled to Palimony/Alimony in case of a break up.

--- SC commutes death sentence to life imprisonment in Mattoo case 2010-10-06 ---
(UNI):In a major relief for Santosh Kumar Singh,
son of late IPS officer, the Supreme Court today commuted the death sentence awarded to him by Delhi High Court in Priyadarshani Mattoo rape and murder case, to life imprisonment.

--- Law Min nod to revising upper age limit in child labour act 2010-10-06 ---
The Law Ministry is understood to have given its nod for bringing an amendment to a child labour act prohibiting engaging children below the age of 18 years in certain hazardous occupations.

--- Supreme Court directs Chief Secretaries of all states and Union Territories to take effective actions against officials causing deliberate delay in filing cases against defaulters 2010-10-06 ---
(UNI):The Supreme Court has directed the Chief Secretaries of all the states and the Union Territories to take effective actions against the officials causing deliberate delay in filing cases against the defaulters.

--- SC dismisses petition seeking supply of all documents pertaining to the reported \'oil-for-food scam\' 2010-10-06 ---
(UNI):The Supreme Court dismissed the petition of former external affairs minister Natwar Singh and his son Jagat Singh seeking supply of all documents pertaining to the reported \'oil-for-food scam\'. They had sought the court’s direction to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to supply them these documents.

--- Madras HC sets aside fixed fee structure in private schools 2010-10-06 ---
(UNI): The Madras High Court set aside a single judge’s order, staying the operation of the recommendations of Justice Govindarajan Committee appointed by Tamil Nadu government to fix fee structure in private schools.

--- Union Cabinet approves Judicial Standards and Accountability Bill 2010 2010-10-06 ---
(UNI): Finally a guardian Bill to guard the guardians of law and probity in public life was approved by the Union Cabinet.


--- Ayodhya::Fresh moves for out of court settlement 2010-10-05 ---
Fresh moves appear to be afoot to resolve the Ayodhya dispute out of court, Md Hashim Ansari, one of the main litigants in the title suits, met Mahant Gyan Das of Hanumanghari who is also President of Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad to explore the possibility of an amicable solution.

--- SC asks Raju to respond to CBI bail cancellation plea 2010-10-05 ---
The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from Satyam Computer\'s disgraced founder, B Ramalinga Raju, on the CBI\'s plea for ancellation of his bail in the multi-crore rupee accounting scam.

--- Supreme Court suggests provision of alimony for woman at the time of break up of a live-in relationship 2010-10-05 ---
(UNI):The Supreme Court has suggested that there should be a provision of alimony for woman at the time of a break up of a live-in relationship.

--- ISSUES FOR BRIEFING (Ayodhya Verdict) 2010-10-04 ---
The disputed site is the birth place of Lord Ram. Place of birth is a juristic person and is a deity. It is personified as the spirit of divine worshipped as birth place of Lord Rama as a child.

--- Gist of Ayodhya Verdict by Justice Dharam Veer Sharma 2010-10-04 ---
OOS No. 1 of 1989 Shri Gopal Singh Visharad Vs. Zahur Ahmad and 8 others, OOS No. 3 of 1989 Nirmohi Aakhada etc. Vs. Baboo Priya Dutt Ram and others, OOS No. 4 of 1989 Sunni central Board of Waqfs U.P. Lucknow and others Vs. Gopal Singh Visharad and others andO.O.S.No. 5 of 1989 Bhagwan Sri Ram Virajman at Ayodhya and others Vs. Rajendra Singh and others were filed before the Court of Civil Judge, Faizabad. Thereafter on the request of State of U.P. the cases were transferred to this Court and Hon\'ble the Chief Justice constituted special Bench.

--- Gist of Ayodha Verdict by Justice Sudhir Aggarwal 2010-10-04 ---
4566. In the light of the above and considering overall findings of this Court on various issues, following directions and/or declaration, are given which in our view would meet the ends of justice:

--- Gist of Fidings on Ayodhya Verdict by S.U.Khan 2010-10-04 ---
The disputed structure was constructed as mosque by or under orders of Babar.

--- SC issues notice to CBI in Ruchika case 2010-10-04 ---


The Supreme Court has sought a response from the CBI on the appeal filed by former Haryana Director General of Police SPS Rathore challenging his conviction and 18-month sentence in Ruchika Girhotra molestation case.

--- Kerala High Court directs state government to receive advance tax on lotteries of other states 2010-10-01 ---
The Kerala High Court directed the state government to receive advance tax on lotteries of other States.A Division Bench comprising Justices Thottathil B Radhakrishnan and P Bhavadas also directed Megha Distributors not to transfer any lottery tickets to the State of Kerala before the fourth of next month.

--- Gist of the verdict of Ayodhya land title suit 2010-10-01 ---
Following is the gist of findings by Justice S U Khan of Allahabad High Court on the Ayodhya dispute. Justice Khan was on the court’s three-member Lucknow bench which delivered the verdict.

--- Excitement in air; security in place; verdict at 1530 hrs 2010-09-30 ---
(UNI):Amid growing excitement about the
Ayodhya verdict by the Special bench of the Allahabad High Court in Lucknow today, security forces stepped up vigil in sensitive places across the country and mounted tightest ever security in and around the court premises and Ayodhya to foil any bid to foment tension after the judgement.

--- Ban on bulk SMS, MMS extended till Oct 1 2010-09-30 ---
(UNI):A cautious Government has extended the
ban on bulk SMS and MMS services for one more day, that is till October 1, to prevent any misuse of this technology to spread rumours or hateful messages in view of the verdict in the Ayodhya land title suit that is likely to be pronounced by the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court this afternoon.

--- Delhi High Court to hear case relating to the corruption in the Commonwealth Games only after the games are over 2010-09-30 ---
(UNI):The Delhi High Court said they will hear the case relating to the corruption in the Commonwealth Games only after the games are over.


--- Delhi High Court upholds the government has powers to exclude applicability of certain sections of the Commissions of Inquiry Act 2010-09-30 ---
(UNI):The Delhi High Court has upheld that the government had powers to exclude applicability of certain sections of the Commissions of Inquiry Act.

--- Place of Ramlalla belongs to Hindus: Allahabad HC 2010-09-30 ---
(UNI):The Special Bench of Allahabad High Court
today held that the place where the makeshift idol of Lord Ram is
situated at the Ayodhya site belongs to Hindus and it should not
be shifted from there.

--- Allahabad High Court rules place where the makeshift idol of Lord Ram is situated belongs to Hindus 2010-09-30 ---
(UNI): The Special Bench of Allahabad High Court today held that the place where the makeshift idol of Lord Ram is situated at the Ayodhya site belongs to Hindus and it should not be shifted from there.


   
         
         
         

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 2 Replies

M. A. Khan (advocate)     07 October 2010

Thanks for such vast legal news.

Bhartiya No. 1 (Nationalist)     07 October 2010

Respected Reddy Sir,

Thanks for such a great work/posting.


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