Patna HC lawyers on strike, Bihar govt rules out roll back

01 April 2008 at 06:21

Patna HC lawyers on strike, Bihar govt rules out roll back Bihar's government has rejected the lawyers' demand for roll back of the court fees even as over 8,000 advocates of Patna High Court launched a three-day strike paralysing the functioning of

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SC refuses to order probe against Bachchan in Barabanki case

01 April 2008 at 06:21

SC refuses to order probe against Bachchan in Barabanki case The Supreme court on Monday refused to order investigation into the controversy involving Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan in the Barabanki land deal case in Uttar Pradesh. The apex court d

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Compromise can be arrived in personal criminal matters: SC

01 April 2008 at 06:21

Compromise can be arrived in personal criminal matters: SC In criminal proceedings where the question involved is of a purely personal nature and not related to public interest, courts can accept the compromise deed arrived by the disputing parties,

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TRAI phases out ADC, paves way for lower mobile tariffs

01 April 2008 at 06:21

TRAI phases out ADC, paves way for lower mobile tariffs Local and domestic long distance mobile call tariffs may drop further since the telecom regulator TRAI on Thursday announced that private telecom operators would be exempted from paying a fee ca

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HC takes up Dalmiya's perjury case against BCCI, Pawar

01 April 2008 at 06:21

HC takes up Dalmiya's perjury case against BCCI, Pawar The Calcutta High Court on Friday took up a perjury case filed by former BCCI chief Jagmohan Dalmiya against BCCI and its president Sharad Pawar for allegedly producing false documents before the

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SC stays trial against Chandraswami in FERA case

01 April 2008 at 06:21

SC stays trial against Chandraswami in FERA case The Supreme Court stayed the trial in a foreign exchange violation case against controversial tantrik Chandraswami after he sought permission to examine through video-conferencing, Saudi Arabia-based a

Posted in Criminal Law |    0 comments |   561 hits


SC okays proceedings against Ramoji Rao

01 April 2008 at 06:21

SC okays proceedings against Ramoji Rao The Supreme Court directed a trial court in Andhra Pradesh to go ahead with criminal proceedings against Media Baron Ramoji Rao, who had allegedly collected Rs 2,610 crore from public by setting up a chit fund

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Green signal to ED for proceeding against Natwar, Jagat : HC

01 April 2008 at 06:21

Green signal to ED for proceeding against Natwar, Jagat : HC New Delhi, Mar 28 (PTI) The Delhi High Court today gave a green signal to the Enforcement Directorate to proceed against former External Affairs Minister Natwar Singh and his son Jagat S

Posted in Constitutional Law |    0 comments |   330 hits


Kolkata court asks Red Chillies to file affidavit in IPL case

01 April 2008 at 06:21

Kolkata court asks Red Chillies to file affidavit in IPL case Kolkata, Mar 28 (PTI) A city court today directed petitioners and Red Chillies Entertainment to file affidavits by April 8 on a plea seeking free tickets for the 31,000 Cricket Associat

Posted in Constitutional Law |    0 comments |   355 hits


Law firms fight attrition with fatter paychecks & mid-term hikes

31 March 2008 at 12:54

hese may still be early days for foreign law firms to set foot in India, but they sure are shaking up the legal fraternity here. Top foreign law firms like Clifford Chance and Allen and Overy are stocking up on Indian talent, thereby effecting big sa

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Law teachers could soon practise in Courts

31 March 2008 at 12:54

New Delhi, Jan 27 If the government has its way, teachers in Indian law schools will be able to practise in courts and work as consultants too.This is being proposed to retain talent in law schools where the remuneration is far less compared to what

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Chief justice suggests out-of-court settlement of cases

31 March 2008 at 12:54

Chief justice suggests out-of-court settlement of cases New Delhi, Dec 3 Expressing concern over the increasing backlog of cases in courts and the slow rate of disposal, Chief Justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan Monday said lawyers could try to settle

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Microsoft Against Piracy

27 March 2008 at 23:36

In a bid to curb piracy, Microsoft India and industry players like Dell, HCL, HP, Lenovo, Sahara, Wipro and Zenith have launched a campaign "Asli Window ka Asli offer" aimed at making genuine software easily accessible.The customers are liable to get

Posted in Intellectual Property Rights |    0 comments |   568 hits


Drug major moves court- Challenges patent rejection

27 March 2008 at 23:36

Novartis AG has moved the Madras High Court challenging the rejection of its patent application for beta crystalline form of imatinibmesylate, as well as the provisions of the Patents(Ammendment) Act 2005 under which it was rejected.The pharma major

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DDA considering plea on alternative site for Appu Ghar, SC told

27 March 2008 at 22:23

Appu Ghar, an amusement park in the Capital which was closed last month may make a comeback with a new address.The DDA on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that an application filed by the amusement park authorities for an alternative site was unde

Posted in Civil Law |    0 comments |   356 hits


AIIMS move HC over ad-hoc registrar issue

27 March 2008 at 22:23

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Thursday moved to the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of a single judge's order which stayed the Acting Director's decision to permit a former ad-hoc registrar to rejoin duty.Filing a petition

Posted in Civil Law |    0 comments |   341 hits


Govt seeks dismissal of Shaukat's plea in Parliament attack case

27 March 2008 at 22:23

The Government on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to dismiss a fresh petition filed by Shaukat Hussain Guru, a convict in the 2001 Parliament attack case, challenging his 10-year jail term.Shaukat's earlier review and curative petitions on the issue

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SC appointed team for stringent fire safety norms for schools

27 March 2008 at 22:23

Setting up of "Fire Task Force" in every school and imparting compulsory fire fighting training to teachers and students are some of the measures suggested by a team of three Supreme Court-appointed lawyers.The suggestions come in the backdrop of the

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Maha assembly orders jail term to state CEO

27 March 2008 at 22:03

Maha assembly orders jail term to state CEO Mumbai, Mar 27 (PTI) The Maharashtra Assembly and the state's Chief Electoral Officer Nand Lal were today on a collision course when the House sentenced him to two-day custody for breach of privilege, a

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Law bends before justice: Shanti Bhushan

27 March 2008 at 22:03

Law bends before justice: Shanti Bhushan New Delhi, Mar 27 (UNI) Former Union Law Minister and Senior CounselShanti Bhushan, appearing for Shaukat Hussain Guru who has been serving ten year imprisonment in the Parliament attack case, today told the

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