In a recent judgment, Justice Suresh Kait of the High Court concluded that under Section 57(3) of the Registration Act, there is no embargo on supplying the copy of a public document in favor of any interested person. The HC’s ruling is sure to bring some smile to the faces of people who buy property from holders of power of attorney, but are unable to provide the proof of transaction in the event of any disputes. The buyer may also confront with issues if the owner of the property repudiates the sale agreement.
A bench of Justice Manmohan ordered the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) as well as the concerned regional office to re issue the passport in favor of the petitioner. However, the bench asked the petitioner to pay INR 50,000 to the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital, as charity for being negligent in taking care for his passport.
“This is a harsh social and national reality, and the court of law cannot shut its eyes to the same”, observed Kamini Lau, the Additional Sessions Judge, while hearing a petition filed by a doctor couple accused of engaging in pre-natal sex determination.
The court’s orders came in the wake of a plea filed by a man named Ranjit, the father of a missing daughter. The man filed the plea in the High Court on March after the police failed to take the required action. During the hearing, the court observed that the police initially refused to hear Ranjit’s complain when he approached them after his daughter went missing. It took nearly two weeks for the sleuths to get hold of the girl’s call details.
The vacation Judge V Kameswar Rao ordered the websites mentioned in the petition filed by MSM, and also others which are later found of infringing MSM’s broadcasting rights, be blocked by the various Internet Service Providers (ISPs). In addition, the High Court registry has also been directed to inform the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and Department of Information Technology of the court’s order, so that they can steps to enforce it among the ISP’s.
The guidelines will ensure that any foreign prisoner, who has completed his sentence, is deported to his respective country within a period of two weeks. In cases where the nationality of the prisoner cannot be ascertained, he is to be issued a long-term visa and an identity certificate so that he can make a living here in India till the time more permanent steps can be taken. Such cases are also to be referred to the United Nations for resettlement outside India.
A bench set by the Delhi High Court awarded the verdict in favor of the Indian division of the multinational soft drink giant. The bench comprising Justice GS Sistani also ordered PSI Ganesh Marketing – the adversary in the case, to refrain from using “deceptively similar” trademark ‘Aqua Fies’ as it could lead to an infringement of copyright and trademark.
The court made the observation while it upheld the life term awarded to four members of a family, including the girl’s father for killing her lover in October 2006 as he did not approve of the relationship. The incident reportedly took place in the Uttam Nagar area of west Delhi.
Advocate Ajay Verma mentioned the petition by the woman, a sales executive in the airline, saying that her petition of sexual harassment against a senior Sri Lankan colleague has been pending since 2009. The airline has also failed to take any action against the accused.
Of the first list submitted which listed 729 out on bail life convicts, the police were able to track 558 and efforts were continuing to trace the remaining 97. However, following this development, the new and comprehensive report submitted by the DG (Prison) added an additional 186 such cases.