24 June 2019


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Notifications & Circulars

Appointment of Additional Judges at Bombay High Court(22.03.2016)

Swapna Sanjiv Joshi, Kishor Kalesh Sonawane, Sangitrao Shamrao Patil and Nutan D. Sardessai have been appointed Additional Judges of the Bombay High C.....

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Bombay HC’s Directions over Children Remand Homes(29.03.2016)

Bombay High Court directed State Government to suggest names of two NGOs that would make surprise visits to children remand homes and check for cleanl.....

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Bombay HC to State: Take Urgent Steps to Tackle Water Scarcity(31.03.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed Maharashtra Government to take steps on a war-footing to address the issue of water scarcity and drought situation acro.....

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Bombay HC: Can't Bar Women from Entering Temples(31.03.2016)

Bombay High Court has said no rule should prevent women from entering temples. The Maharashtra Government has been asked to reply about its stand on w.....

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Bombay HC Asks State to Shift IPL out of Maharashtra(07.04.2016)

Bombay High Court has rapped BCCI (Board Of Control For Cricket In India), cricket associations over wastage of water to maintain pitches and asked St.....

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Bombay HC Directs to Make Railway Platforms Disabled-Friendly(08.04.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed the Central and Western railways to make all the platforms disabled-friendly by the end of April.

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Bombay High Court Grants Rahul Raj Singh Interim Protection from Arrest(13.04.2016)

Bombay High Court has granted interim protection from arrest, till Monday, to television actor-producer Rahul Raj Singh, accused of abetment of suicid.....

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Bombay HC Nods for May 1 IPL Match in Pune(20.04.2016)

Bombay High Court has allowed BCCI to hold the May 1 IPL match between Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Supergiants in Pune.

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Bombay HC Grants Anticipatory Bail to Rahul Raj Singh(26.04.2016)

Bombay High Court has granted anticipatory bail to Rahul Raj Singh, accused of abetting suicide of TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee.

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Bombay HC Dismisses Govt.’s Plea Seeking Regularisation of Illegal Structures(28.04.2016)

Bombay High Court has dismissed Maharashtra Government plea seeking to implement a policy to regularise illegal structures across the State which have.....

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Bombay High Court Permits US Couple To Adopt Abandoned Siblings(02.05.2016)

Bombay High Court has given permission to a US Couple for adoption of two minor children, who were abandoned by their biological mother in 2012.

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Bombay High Court Asks Maharashtra: What Steps Have Been Taken To Tackle Drought?(04.05.2016)

Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra Government to inform what steps it had taken to tackle the drought situation in May and June when it may worse.....

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Bombay High Court: Plot too was illegally occupied(04.05.2016)

Bombay High Court has held that the plot on which the 31-storey Adarsh building stands in Colaba was not even available to begin with.

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Bombay HC Stays Trial against Sooraj Pancholi(24.05.2016)

Bombay High Court has once again stayed the trial against actor Sooraj Pancholi, accused of abetting the suicide of actress Jiah Khan and posted the m.....

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Bombay HC: Changing Surname Does Not Change Caste of a Person(30.05.2016)

Bombay High Court has said that, "if the surname is changed, that does not change caste of a person..."

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Obey the Courts or Face Penalty: Bombay High Court to Tax Officials(02.06.2016)

Bombay High Court while hearing a matter related to appropriation of rebate claims by L&T has observed that Tax officials may be penalised and their .....

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Bombay High Court Extends Interim Relief to Pankaj Bhujbal and Others(08.06.2016)

Bombay High Court has extended the interim protection from arrest granted to Pankaj Bhujbal and over 10 others who are facing charges of money launder.....

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Bombay HC Seeks Details of Facilities Given to Nanded Migrants by State(09.06.2016)

Bombay High Court has asked the State Government to provide details about the facilities provided to those who migrated from drought-affected Nanded t.....

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Bombay HC Allows Conditional Admission in Two Engineering Colleges(09.06.2016)

Bombay High Court has allowed two city engineering colleges to give conditional admissions to the students for current academic year and directed them.....

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Bombay High Court on ‘Udta Punjab’ Controversy: Present Generation Wants to Watch Something Mature(10.06.2016)

Bombay High Court has criticised the controversy surrounding movie Udta Punjab and said there “should not be hue and cry over this”. The high court wa.....

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Bombay High Court Dismisses Shrikant Purohit’s Bail Plea, Asks Him to Move Trial Court(10.06.2016)

Bombay High Court has dismissed an appeal filed by Lt Col Shrikant Purohit, one of the main accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, against the trial.....

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Bombay High Court Tells BMC to Submit Policy on New Tree Plantation in City(10.06.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to furnish its policy for planting new trees and its upkeep in the city — .....

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Bombay HC Orders State to Set Up Full-Time Advisory Panel to Curb Dowry Cases(13.06.2016)

Bombay High Court, while addressing PILs filed by Priscilla Samuel and Mahrukh Edenwala, has ordered State Government to set up an advisory board with.....

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Bombay HC Put Stay on Retrospective Roll-Out of New Bonus Payment Act(15.06.2016)

Bombay High Court has stayed the retrospective implementation of the recently amended Payment of Bonus Act in an ad interim verdict passed on 13th Jun.....

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Bombay HC to State: Ensure Implementation of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act in State(23.06.2016)

Bombay High Court has told State Government to ensure proper implementation of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act and to see to it that no event.....

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Bombay HC Issues Direction to Include Axis Bank Bids in Mahanagar Gas Issue(29.06.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed Registrar and lead managers of Mahanagar Gas's recently-concluded initial public offer along with stock exchanges to co.....

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Bombay HC: No Leniency in Mandatory Attendance Rule for College Student with Attendance Shortfall(04.07.2016)

Bombay High Court while dismissing a petition filed by city college student has held that the responsibility of taking care of grandparents because pa.....

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Bombay HC Quashes Order Externing City Police Officer(04.07.2016)

Bombay High Court has quashed and set aside an externment order of police officer on the grounds that no witnesses came forward to depose against him.

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Bombay HC to State Transport Dept.: Ensure School Buses Follow Rules(04.07.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed the state transport department to reply to a PIL filed for seeking that light motor vehicles, BEST and MSRTC buses used.....

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Bombay High Court Raps CBI in Bilkis Bano Case(18.07.2016)

Bombay High Court has rapped the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for “not being prepared” in the 2002 Bilkis Bano gang rape case.

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Bombay High Court Permits Release of Money From FTIL’s Bank Accounts(02.08.2016)

Bombay High Court has permitted release of money needed for salary and other statutory expenses from FTIL’s bank accounts that had been attached by Ec.....

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SC Upholds Order on Maharashtra Illegal Land Grant(08.08.2016)

SC has upheld Bombay High Court order cancelling allotment of over 100 industrial plots by the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) i.....

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Bombay HC Disposes PIL on Permit System for Liquor Consumption(09.08.2016)

Bombay High Court has disposed of a PIL seeking to scrap the permit system for consumption of Indian and Foreign Made Liquor in Maharashtra.

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Bombay HC Extends Interim Protection from Arrest to Pankaj Bhujbal and Others(09.08.2016)

Bombay High Court has extended interim protection from arrest granted to Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Legislator Pankaj Bhujbal and others accused.....

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Bombay High Court Quashes FIR against Sussanne Khan in a Cheating Case(26.08.2016)

Goa Bench of Bombay High Court has quashed the FIR filed against Sussanne Khan in a cheating case, citing lack of evidence.

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Bombay High Court Asks Medical Aspirant to Pay CBSE Rs. 10,000(26.08.2016)

Peeved by a medical college aspirant, who submitted a 'duplicate' OMR sheet of National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test, Bombay HC has asked her to pay .....

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Bombay HC to State : How Ola, Uber Allowed to Run on Tourist Permit?(26.08.2016)

Bombay High Court has sought to know from State government that under what policy private cab companies like Uber and Ola are plying in the state and .....

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Bombay High Court: Haji Ali Dargah Must Allow Women to Enter the Inner Sanctum(26.08.2016)

Bombay High Court has ruled that women have the right to enter the inner sanctum of Haji Ali dargah.

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Bombay HC Denies Relief to Society Objecting Goat Slaughter on Bakrid(13.09.2016)

Bombay High Court has denied to grant any relief to members of a Malabar Hill apartment, who sought orders restraining three other members of their ho.....

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2006 Aurangabad Arms Haul Case: Bombay HC Directs SIT to Probe ‘Murder’ of Accused(20.09.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed to set up special investigation team (SIT), to probe the allegations of murder of suspected LeT terrorist Shaikh Abdul .....

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GoAir-Indigo Domain Name Tussle: Bombay HC Questions Usage of Generic Words(07.10.2016)

Bombay High Court while dealing with ongoing dispute between private carriers GoAir and Indigo over an alleged ‘similarity’ in their domain names has .....

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Bombay HC Approval Sistema Acquisition(10.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has approved Reliance Communication’s deal to acquire Russian conglomerate Sistema's Indian telecom unit, Sistema Shyam Teleservices.....

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Bombay HC Suggests State Government Traffic Violation Checks on Lines of Metros in Pune(14.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra Government to study how metros like Delhi, Bengaluru and others cope with traffic issues and violations and se.....

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Bombay HC Slams State Government over Malnutrition Deaths(17.10.2016)

Bombay High Court came down heavily on Maharashtra government for death of tribal children due to malnutrition, saying it seems to lack “sensitivity” .....

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Bombay HC Asks BCCI to Avoid IPL Matches at Drought-hit Areas(17.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to avoid holding Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in areas facing water.....

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Bombay HC Refuses Temporary Suspension of Sentence on Medical Grounds to Murder Convict(17.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has refused to grant a temporary suspension of sentence on medical grounds to a woman convicted of murder.

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Bombay HC Slams Maharashtra Government over Poor Law and Order Situation(17.10.2016)

Bombay High Court while hearing a petition filed in a Solapur murder case in which charge sheet was not filed for four years, has demanded a overhaul .....

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Bombay HC Asks Service Tax Department to Expedite Sale Mallya's Airbus(17.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed Service Tax Department to complete process of re-auction and sale of businessman Vijay Mallya’s private aircraft by Dec.....

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SC Extends Stay on Entry of Women in Haji Ali Dargah(18.10.2016)

Supreme Court has extended stay granted by Bombay High Court to facilitate an appeal against its decision to lift ban on entry of women near sanctum s.....

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Bombay HC Puts on Hold BMC Notice to Raze Illegal Structure in Kapil Sharma’s Flat(18.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has granted interim stay on a notice issued by BMC in April this year directing razing of an illegal structure allegedly constructed.....

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Bombay HC Slams State Government for Not Procuring Noise Meters(18.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has slammed State Government for its inability to purchase 1,843 decibel meters.

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Bombay HC: Desilt & Beautify Powai Lake(19.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed State Government and BMC to take steps to desilt and beautify Powai Lake.

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Bombay HC Seeks NIA's Reply on Purohit's Appeal in Malegaon Blast Case(20.10.2016)

Bombay High Court while admitting an appeal filed by Lt Col Prasad Purohit, an accused in 2008 Malegaon Blast Case, against rejection of his bail plea.....

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Bombay High Court Slams State Government for Failure to Constitute Police Complaint Authorities(20.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has rapped State Government for not constituting Police Complaint Authorities, which were to start functioning by October 15.

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Bombay HC Slams State Government over Failure to Procure Decibel Meters(21.10.2016)

Bombay High Court came down heavily on Maharashtra Government for failing to procure noise-measuring meters for State despite being given enough time .....

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Bombay HC Notices Ajit Pawar, Yavatmal MLC in Irrigation Scam(21.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has issued notices to Ex-Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and NCP MLC from Yavatmal Sandip Bajoriya in a PIL that alleged massive ir.....

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Bombay HC Permits Trust to Construct & Repair Tekdi Ganesh Temple(21.10.2016)

Bombay High Court, while considering risk to thousands of devotees who visit Tekdi Ganesh Temple everyday, has granted permission to carry on construc.....

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Bombay HC Refuses to Stay Administrator for Tajbagh Trust(21.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has refused to stay or quash appointment of administrator for Dargah of Hazrat Baba Tajuddin Welfare Society.

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Bombay HC Sets Aside MHA’s Order Declaring Goa MLA as Portuguese Citizen(21.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has set aside order by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) declaring Goa MLA Caetano Silva a Portuguese citizen which had cast a shadow o.....

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Bombay HC Ratifies Film Star Parveen Babi’s Will 11 Years After Her Death(21.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has ratified will of film star Parveen Babi, almost 12 years after her death, paving way for most of her assets to be diverted towar.....

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Bombay HC Suggests for Evolving a Better Mechanism for Dissolving Marriages(24.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has suggested that a mechanism be evolved to ensure matrimonial disputes are heard and decided or resolved within a fixed time frame.....

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Bombay HC Rules 'Suspecting Character of a Married Woman is Cruelty'(24.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has confirmed conviction of a Wardha man for ill-treating and abetting his wife's suicide while ruling that 'suspecting the characte.....

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Bombay HC Directs Insurance Companies to Pay Insured Accident Victims Having Fake Licenses(24.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has held that Insurance Companies are liable to pay compensation to victims of road accidents even if they possessed a fake or unaut.....

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Bombay HC: Parent Age Should Be Considered While Deciding Insurance Compensation(24.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has ruled that when an unmarried person dies in a road accident, the average age of his or her surviving old parents should be consi.....

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Bombay HC: Cyber Crimes Affecting Country’s Image Can’t be Ignored(25.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has observed that cyber crimes that affect image of Country cannot be brushed aside on premise that offences under Information Techn.....

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Bombay HC Rules ‘Chief Information Commissioner May Transfer Information Commissioner under RTI Act’(25.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has held that State Chief Information Commissioner has powers under Right to Information Act (RTI) to transfer State Information Com.....

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Bombay HC Stays Order on Sugar Stock Ceiling(25.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has temporarily put a stay on action, by either Central or State Government, against millers who had failed to adhere to 24 per cent.....

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Bombay HC Rejects Parole Plea, Allows Surgery in Hospital(25.10.2016)

Bombay High Court, while allowing a prisoner to undergo reconstruction surgery at a Kolhapur Hospital, has refused to release a prisoner from Kolhapur.....

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Bombay HC Rejects BEML’s Plea against Nagpur Metro(26.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has dismissed Bharat Earth Movers Limited’s (BEML) plea against Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Limited (NMRCL) which had rejected its.....

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Bombay HC Directs Municipal Corporation to Complete Road Repairing Work(26.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) to complete the task of completing road repairs and filling up potholes .....

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Bombay HC: Astronomical Returns Promised By Scamsters Are “Unrealistic”(26.10.2016)

Bombay High Court, while warning gullible investors against parking their money into Ponzi schemes, has observed that astronomical returns promised by.....

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Bombay HC Raps State Government over Apathy to Check Malnutrition Deaths(27.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed Maharashtra Chief Secretary to personally look into death of tribal children due to malnutrition and lack of government.....

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Bombay HC Rejects Intervention Application of Godhra Riots Survivor(27.10.2016)

Bombay High Court while rejecting Intervention Application (IA) filed by Bilkis Bano, survivor of a gang-rape and witness to murder of her family, in .....

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Bombay HC Asks US Couple to Make Representation to Government on Taking Back Embryos(27.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has allowed an American couple to make representation to Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) and Department of Family Welfare t.....

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Bombay HC Restrains BMC from Cutting Trees for Road Projects in Khar(28.10.2016)

Bombay High Court, while stating that every possible care must be taken to protect City’s depleting green cover, has prevented BMC from felling trees .....

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Bombay HC Notices Goa Government, Private Firm over Offshore Casino Case(28.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has issued notice to Goa Government and Ex-Haryana Minister Gopal Kanda’s Golden Globe Hotels Private Limited on a petition over a m.....

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Bombay HC Sets Aside FIR against Five Youths on Condition to Perform Social Works(02.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has set aside a First Information Report (FIR) against five youths, accused of outraging the modesty of two girls, on condition that.....

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Bombay HC Seeks MTDC’s Response over Accreditation of Lifeguards at Beaches(02.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) to check if a firm contracted to train 89 lifeguards was properly accre.....

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Bombay HC Seeks Government Response over Safeguarding Interests of Minors Living in Children Homes(02.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has said that condition of children’s homes in Maharashtra reflects State’s failure in running them.

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Bombay HC Rejects Divorce Plea, Rules ‘False Charges Maligned Wife’s Image in Society’(03.11.2016)

Bombay High Court, while dismissing a divorce petition by a husband on grounds that his wife had illicit relationship with three men during their marr.....

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Bombay HC Dismisses Adarsh Society’s Plea Challenging Defence Ministry’s Title Suit(03.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has dismissed a plea filed by Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society, opposing a title suit filed by Ministry of Defence regarding land .....

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Bombay HC Slams State Government over Poor Infrastructure for Judiciary(03.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has observed that Maharashtra Government should realize that if it cannot support its own judiciary by giving infrastructure and sta.....

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Bombay HC Rules ‘Court Cannot Ignore Illegal Detention’(04.11.2016)

Bombay High Court, while granting bail to a Gondia man arrested for murder and cases under Arms Act and SC/ST Act, has said that court can’t turn Nels.....

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Bombay HC Directs State to Constitute Statewide Committee to Maintain Hospitals(04.11.2016)

Bombay High Court, while observing that there exists an urgent need to evolve a safe and effective method of disposing of biomedical waste, especially.....

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Bombay HC Directs MMRCL to Provide Constructed Space to State’s Administrative Tribunal(04.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRCL) to give an undertaking stating that it will provide 18,000 square feet constructe.....

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SC Raps Bombay HC for Not Making Available Order Copies to Litigants on Time(04.11.2016)

Supreme Court has expressed unhappiness over careless attitude of Bombay High Court for not making available copies of Order to litigants in a time-bo.....

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Bombay HC Slams Commissioner of Police for Transferring Case on Accused’s Request(07.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has restrained Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Mumbai police from carrying out any investigation into alleged forgery and fabricatio.....

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Bombay HC Grants Interim Stay on Week-Long Ban on Care World TV Channel(09.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has granted interim stay on week-long Government ban on Care World TV Channel for allegedly showing objectionable content.

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Bombay HC Rejects Plea to Suo Moto Take Up Issue of Demonetisation of 500 & 1000 Rs. Currency Notes(10.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has turned down plea of two advocates, who had appealed to it to suo moto take up issue of inconvenience citizens are facing after d.....

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Bombay HC Notices State Government, BMC over Critical Shortage of Burial Spaces(10.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has issued notices to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), and State Government asking if the state has a policy in place t.....

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Bombay HC Rejects Plea Challenging Vires of Section 56 of CPC on Arrest of Women(10.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has dismissed a plea seeking scrapping of Section 56 of CPC, which prohibits arrest or detention of women in execution of decree for.....

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Bombay HC Puts on Hold Transfer of Employee Having Mentally Challenged Child(14.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has stayed transfer of an employee of Maharashtra Association for Cultivation of Science, an autonomous body under Union Government .....

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Bombay HC Raps Judiciary for Callous Approach in 2009 Pune Builder Murder Case(16.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has slammed callous approach of Judiciary and implementation of its orders by executive in a Pune builder murder case.

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Bombay HC Asks State Government to Introduce Advanced Investigating Methods for Serious Offences(16.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has said time has come for Maharashtra Government to take immediate steps towards introducing advanced methods for investigation of .....

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Bombay HC Allows Bhujbal to Withdraw Plea Challenging Constitutionality of PMLA(16.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has allowed NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal and his nephew Sameer to withdraw a petition challenging constitutional validity of certain p.....

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Bombay HC Rejects Bilkis Bano’s Plea to Intervene in Appeal Filed by Convicts(16.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has rejected a plea filed by Gujarat riot rape survivor Bilkis Bano to intervene and be heard in an appeal filed by convicts and in .....

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Bombay HC Refuses Bail to Peter Mukerjea in Sheena Bora Murder Case(16.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has rejected bail plea filed by Peter Mukerjea, Former Media Baron and an accused in Sheena Bora murder case.

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Bombay HC Rejects Plea Seeking Stay on Demonetization Policy(17.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has refused to hear a petition seeking stay on demonetization policy of Union Government.

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Bombay HC Slams NIA for Failure to Submit Records on Sadhvi Bail Plea(17.11.2016)

Bombay High Court flayed National Investigation Agency (NIA) on failure to submit record and papers pertaining to bail application moved by Sadhvi Pra.....

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Bombay HC Refuses to Stay Concert by British Rock Band ‘Coldplay’(18.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has refused to stay upcoming concert by British Rock Band ‘Coldplay’, but said Maharashtra Government should take an undertaking fro.....

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Bombay HC Seeks ED’s Report on Cases Against Chhagan Bhujbal(18.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has sought Enforcement Directorate’s report regarding its probe against Ex-Maharashtra Deputy CM Chhagan Bhujbal and his family memb.....

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Bombay HC: Government's Intention to Act Against Parallel Economy in Black Money Not Mala fide(18.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has said that, "Government's efforts to act against black money needs to be supported".

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Bombay HC: Auto Rickshaw Drivers Must Know Marathi Language(18.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has observed that State Government’s condition of compelling auto rickshaw drivers to have knowledge of Marathi language is ‘reasona.....

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Bombay HC Seeks Government’s Stand on Child Adoption(21.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra government to clarify whether it would adopt model rules framed by Centre on child adoption or it intends to b.....

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Bombay HC Granted Go-Ahead to Five Developmental Projects(23.11.2016)

Bombay High Court, while cautioning environmentalists against taking an adversarial stand against all development work, has granted go-ahead to five p.....

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Bombay HC: Over 80% of PILs Not Filed for Genuine Reasons(23.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has observed that "Over 80% of PILs seem to have been filed by people who are put up by some individuals or for the purpose of black.....

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Bombay HC Allows Peter Mukerjea to Get Truncated Testimony of Secret Witness in Sheena Bora Case(24.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed that a copy of a witness statement withheld so far by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Sheena Bora murder case .....

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Bombay HC Summons BMC Commissioner over Site Identification for Installation of Doppler Radar(24.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Ajoy Mehta to remain present in Court in a matter regarding ident.....

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Bombay HC Asks State to Disclose State-Wise List of People with Police Protection(24.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has criticized Maharashtra Government for failing to take effective steps to recover government dues from people, to whom police pro.....

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Bombay HC Suggests Railways to Run Locals from Churchgate to Central Suburbs(24.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has suggested Railways to consider starting trains from Churchgate to Central Suburbs like Thane, Dombivli, Ambernath and so on to r.....

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Bombay HC Refuses to Hear Co-operative Banks Plea on Demonetization Issue(25.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has said that it cannot hear petitions filed by District Co-operative Banks on demonetization issue or grant any relief to them, and.....

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Bombay HC Extends Interim Relief to Comedian Kapil Sharma(25.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has extended by two weeks interim relief granted to comedian Kapil Sharma in a case involving alleged illegal constructions in his f.....

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Bombay HC Seeks Centre’s Reply over Plea to Enhance Compensation to 26/11 Victims(25.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has asked Union Government for its response to a 2014 order to frame a policy to enhance compensation given to terror attack victims.....

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Bombay HC Paves Way to Let Out Actress Nanda’s Triplex Flat(28.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has paved way to give Actress Nanda’s 4,000 sq ft sea-facing triplex residential flat in Versova on leave and licence, two years aft.....

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Bombay HC Seeks NIA’s Response over Discharge of Eight Accused in Malegaon Blast Case(29.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed NIA to file its affidavit in response to an appeal filed by Maharashtra's Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) challenging discha.....

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Bombay HC Slams State over Delay in Appointing Advocate General(29.11.2016)

Bombay High Court pulled up State Government over delay in making an appointment to post of Maharashtra Advocate General.

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Bombay HC Dismisses Petition of Four Students Admitted Under RTE Act, 2009(30.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has rejected petition by four students, admitted in a Malad school under Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Ac.....

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Bombay HC: No Power with Passport Authority to Curb Travel(01.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has said that Passport Authority did not have any right to decide whether an accused in a criminal case could travel abroad or not.

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Bombay HC Directs State to Complete Installations of CCTV Cameras in Lock-ups, Police Cabins(01.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has expressed displeasure over CCTV cameras not being installed in lock-ups and cabins of police officers, despite previous Court or.....

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Bombay HC Gives Nod to BEST Bus Depot at Nahur(01.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has cleared decks for BEST to set up a bus depot at Nahur, after it rejected an attempt to challenge State's decision to take over s.....

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Bombay HC Slams BMC For Delay in Approving Site for Doppler Radar(01.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed BMC Chief Ajoy Mehta to call for a Special Extraordinary Meeting of Improvements Committee to approve a site to install.....

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Bombay HC Quashes FIR Against Shoe Manufacturer for Hurting Religious Sentiments(02.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has quashed an FIR registered against a shoe manufacturer for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of a minority community observi.....

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Bombay HC: Accept Cheques & Demand Drafts For Bails and Sureties(02.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has issued a notice directing all subordinate Courts in State to begin accepting cheques and demand drafts instead of provisional ca.....

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Bombay HC Directs State Government to Make SPCA Functional Within Two Weeks(02.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has said that State Police Complaints Authority (SPCA) should start functioning in two weeks.

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Bombay HC: State Government To Take Final Call on Implementing Odd-Even Scheme(02.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has said that it was for Government, and not court, to take a decision to implement odd-even scheme for private vehicles.

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Bombay HC: Shivaji Park Has Become Dumping Ground for Celebrations(02.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has said that Shivaji Park has become "a dumping ground" for celebrations even as it chided State Government for not implementing it.....

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Bombay HC Slams State for Failure to Create Conducive Environment for Specially-Abled Students(05.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has rapped State Government and a Private School for their failure to create a conducive environment for specially-abled students un.....

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Bombay HC Directs to Break Bank Lockers to Unveil Demonetised Notes(05.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has appointed a court receiver to break open two bank lockers belonging to estate of the late classical singer and Sangeet Natak Aca.....

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Bombay HC Seeks State’s Reply over Steps Taken for Safety of Overnight Women Travelers(06.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed State Government to reply stating steps it has taken for safety of women travelling at night.

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Bombay HC: ‘Schools Are Not Commercial Venture’(06.12.2016)

Bombay High Court, while chiding a Navi Mumbai school for refusing to admit poor students in its pre-primary section under Right of Children to Free a.....

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Bombay HC to State: Install Video Conferencing Facility in All Courts by March, 2017(07.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed Maharashtra Government to ensure that video conference facility is installed in all courts across Maharashtra by March .....

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Bombay HC Puts on Hold NGT’s Proceeding Against JSW’s Steel Plant in Alibaug(08.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has stayed National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) proceedings following a notice to JSW group’s Alibaug Steel Plant alleging it of violatin.....

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Bombay HC: Mid-day Meal Scheme Should Not be Commercialized(08.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has said that mid-day meal scheme for school children, if implemented properly, is good, but its commercialization would not serve i.....

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Bombay HC: Now File Appeal Against Family Court’s Divorce Decree Within 90 Days(08.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has held that a warring Hindu couple now has 90 days, not 30, to file an appeal against a divorce decree granted by a Family Court.

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Bombay HC Suggests Formation of Special Task Force for Assessment of Parking Problem in Navi Mumbai(08.12.2016)

Bombay High Court, while hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) on parking spaces in Navi Mumbai has observed that, “If you have an aerial view in.....

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Bombay HC: Minority Educational Institutions Cannot be Compelled to Absorb Surplus Teachers(13.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has said that Minority Educational Institutions cannot be compelled to absorb surplus teachers unless institutions concur with the s.....

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Bombay HC Adjourns FTIL-NSEL Merger Case till December 20(14.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has adjourned Financial Technologies of India Ltd’s (FTIL) plea against a Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) order which proposed t.....

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Bombay High Court Rejects Habeas Corpus Plea By Chhagan Bhujbal(14.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has dismissed Habeas Corpus plea filed by Former Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal alleging that his arrest by Enfor.....

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Bombay HC Accepts Intervention Plea by Sooraj Pancholi in Jiah Khan Case(15.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has permitted actor Sooraj Pancholi, accused of having abetted suicide of his actor girlfriend, Jiah Khan, to intervene in petition .....

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Bombay HC Upholds Life Term for Youth Accused of Raping Four Year Old Girl(15.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has held a city youth, Sonu Varma, guilty of kidnapping and raping a four-year-old girl in Versova and upheld life imprisonment that.....

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Bombay HC Agrees to Hear Tata Sons, Nusli Wadia in EGM Vote Case(16.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has allowed Tata Sons and Industrialist Nusli Wadia to be made parties to a suit filed by four retail shareholders on removal of ind.....

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Bombay HC Notices Nagpur University over Inability to Evaluate Thesis(16.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has issued a notice to Nagpur University over its inability to evaluate Doctor of Letters thesis citing that new research norms were.....

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Bombay HC Slams CBI for Delay in Narendra Dabholkar Murder Mystery Probe(16.12.2016)

Bombay High Court came down heavily on CBI and said it was "bungling up" probe in murder case of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar by causing inordinate.....

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Bombay HC Directs State to Return ‘Unlawfully’ Taken Room(19.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed State to return a room it unlawfully took possession of in barracks at Nariman Point next to BJP State Headquarters.

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Bombay HC to NIT: Ensure Internal Roads in Layout Plan of Buty Mall(20.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has dismissed a review petition and reaffirmed its order asking Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) to ensure internal roads in layout pl.....

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Bombay HC Orders CBI Probe in Custodial Death of Valdaris in 2014(20.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to investigate charges of murder, culpable homicide, unnatural sex and abetment a.....

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Bombay HC Directs Service Tax Department to Revalue Mallya’s Plane(21.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has asked Service Tax Department, which has to recover dues of Rs 532 crore from business tycoon Vijay Mallya, to revalue his luxury.....

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Bombay HC to Army Officer: Join Private Firm If You Want to Stay With Family(21.12.2016)

Bombay High Court came down heavily on an Indian Army officer who has challenged Army’s decision to transfer him to Hyderabad on grounds that there is.....

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Bombay HC Directs State to Form Action Plan to Regulate Protest Marches(21.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has asked State Government to come up with a solution to regulate protest marches across city so that traffic is not affected and pe.....

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Bombay HC: Can’t Authorize to Reside in Country Without Valid Papers(22.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has observed that a person cannot be authorized to reside in country without valid papers even if he is entitled to Indian citizensh.....

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Bombay HC: Transfer of Ownership Cannot be Withhold in Perpetuity by Builders(22.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has ruled that a developer cannot indefinitely withhold a deemed conveyance certificate to a housing society.

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Bombay HC Permits Mangroves Trimming for Metro Project(22.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has granted permission for cutting mangroves at Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) and Malwani for Metro Line II project.

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Bombay HC Issues Guidelines for Claims Settlement Under Motor Vehicles Act(22.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has issued several guidelines regarding disposal of claims for accidents under Motor Vehicles Act by Motor Accident Tribunals in Sta.....

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Bombay HC Rejects Furlough Plea of Yakub Memon's Sister-in-law Rubina Memon(22.12.2016)

Bombay HC has refused to grant furlough leave to Rubina Memon who has been convicted and sentenced to suffer life imprisonment under Terrorist and Dis.....

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Bombay HC: To Keep Mumbai Clean, Conservancy Workers Can’t be Enslaved(23.12.2016)

Bombay High Court, while dismissing BMC's petition against making 2,700 persons from Solid Waste Department permanent has ruled that ‘to keep Mumbai c.....

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Bombay HC: Police Officers, Advocates Should Not Fight with Each Other(28.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has observed that it can’t be forgotten that Advocates, Police Officers, Public Prosecutors and Courts are stake holders in criminal.....

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Bombay HC Rejects Furlough Plea of 1993 Mumbai Blast Convict 'Rubina Memon'(29.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has rejected plea of 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blast terror convict Rubina Suleman Memon, seeking her release on furlough.

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Bombay HC Grants Six Months Time to Centre to Decide upon Safety Sealing(02.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has given Central Government six months’ time to take a decision on making safety sealing mandatory for healthcare and hygiene produ.....

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Bombay HC Upholds Centre’s Move to Shift DRT From Mumbai to Vashi(03.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has upheld Centre’s decision to shift one of the Debt Recovery Tribunals (DRT) from Mumbai to a new site at Vashi, stating it did no.....

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Bombay HC Rules, ‘Consensual Sex on Promise of Marriage is Not Rape’(06.01.2017)

Bombay High Court, while observing that ‘when two adults “consciously” enter into a physical relationship they are fully aware of consequences’, has d.....

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Bombay HC Directs State to Figure Out Need to Set up Modern Prisons(06.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked State Government to consider carrying out a scientific exercise to ascertain future requirements of setting up modern jail.....

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Bombay HC: Charges of Kidnapping Not Tenable If Minor Girl Elopes Voluntarily(09.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that if a girl, even if she is a minor but has attained the “age of discretion”, leaves her parents or guardians voluntaril.....

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Bombay HC: Family Court Must Examine Terms of Mutual Consent Divorce(09.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has cautioned Family Courts across Maharashtra to not grant decree of divorce on mere presentation of a joint application by spouses.....

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Bombay HC Seeks Comprehensive Policy to Address Parking Woes From BMC(09.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) if it has any comprehensive policy to address parking woes on city roads, caution.....

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Bombay HC Permits BMC to Use Four Polluting Vehicles Till June 30(10.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has allowed Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to use four of its polluting vehicles till June 30 considering that they are us.....

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Bombay HC Gives Government ‘Last Chance’ to File Report in Kripashankar Assets Case(10.01.2017)

Bombay High Court gave Government a last chance to submit a report on its probe into alleged disproportionate assets of former Mumbai Congress chief K.....

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Bombay HC Notices State over Regularization of Matrimonial Websites(11.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed State Government to file an affidavit with details of steps it has initiated to regulate matrimonial websites and marri.....

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Bombay HC Quashes State’s Demand Order Claiming 111.78 Crore Sale Tax From BrahMos(11.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has quashed and set aside a demand order issued to BrahMos Aerospace Pvt Ltd by Maharashtra Sales Tax Department, demanding Rs 117.7.....

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Bombay High Court Stays Repair Work of Lalbaug Flyover(11.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has granted temporary stay on repair work of 2.48-km-long Lalbaug flyover in south Mumbai pending structural audit report.

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Bombay HC Raps MLA For Filing PIL Before Approaching Police(11.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has rapped BJP MLA from Thane Sanjay Kelkar for moving the court with a PIL seeking criminal action against management and principal.....

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Bombay HC Acquits Four Held For Rape & Murder of Minor Girl(12.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has acquitted four youth, ten years after they were arrested for gangrape and murder of a three-and-a-half-year-old-girl in Govandi .....

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Bombay High Court Restrains Jaidev Shroff From Using Clips Defamatory to Wife Poonam(13.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has restrained industrialist Jaidev Shroff from using or circulating in public any video or audio clips that may prove defamatory to.....

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Bombay High Court Exempts Entertainment Duty For Bon Jovi Concert(13.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has granted an exemption from entertainment duty to international pop star Jon Bon Jovi concert in Mumbai organized twenty years ago.....

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Bombay High Court Seeks State’s Reply over Welfare of Children of Women Prisoners(13.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed State Government to file an affidavit on steps taken for welfare of children in prison with their mothers, and those le.....

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Bombay HC: ‘Prolonged Separation’ No Ground to Deny Maintenance to Wife(16.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that prolonged separation does not affect woman’s right to seek maintenance from her husband under Section 125 of Criminal .....

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Bombay HC: Sex Partners Cannot be Compelled to Marry(17.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed that just because two individuals are sexually involved they cannot be compelled to marry.

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Bombay HC Gives 120 Days to State For Raising Police Cell to Check Illegal Construction(17.01.2017)

Bombay High Court, while expressing its displeasure at the fact that over 400 illegal buildings have come up in Navi Mumbai since its July 2015 order .....

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Bombay HC Grants Bail to 3 Accused of Murdering Muslim Man, Terms It a Case of Religious Provocation(17.01.2017)

Bombay High Court while granting bail to three men accused of attacking and murdering a Muslim man after attending a Hindu Rashtra Sena (HRS) meeting .....

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Bombay HC Seeks State’s Reply Over Delay in Deciding Eligibility for Victim Welfare Scheme(17.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked State Government to explain delay in deciding whether benefits of its rehabilitation schemes meant for survivors of rape a.....

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Bombay HC: Providing Aid to Rape Survivors is State’s Duty, Not Charity(18.01.2017)

Bombay High Court came down heavily upon State for its “insensitivity” towards survivors of rape and sexual violence and said that Government must not.....

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Bombay HC Stays Demolition of 45 Religious Structure for Interim Period(18.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has stayed demolition of 45 temples till February 7 while hearing pleas challenging Nashik Municipal Corporation's (NMC) action agai.....

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Bombay HC Dismisses Plea Challenging Constitution of Mithi River Panel(18.01.2017)

Bombay High Court, while observing ‘Government property becomes a squatters' property’, has dismissed petitions challenging constitution of Mithi Rive.....

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Bombay HC Drops Contempt Case Against BMC Commissioner(19.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has dropped contempt proceedings against Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta taking note that orders sanctioning and regularising ille.....

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Bombay HC Stays FIRs Against Two Colleges in Multi-crore Scholarship Scam(19.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has granted interim stay on a police complaint lodged against two city colleges in multi-crore scholarship scam in Maharashtra colle.....

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Bombay High Court, Scholarship Scam Bombay HC Pulls Up State Over Vacant Posts at Forensic Labs(19.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed State Government to file an affidavit within 30 days stating in how much time it will fill 260 posts at forensic labora.....

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Bombay HC Directs Railways to Make Suburban Stations Disabled-Friendly(19.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has warned Railways that it will initiate contempt proceedings against General Managers of Central and Western Railways if it does n.....

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Bombay HC Reverses Collector’s Decision to Seal Cambata Building to Recover Labour Dues(20.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has reversed City Collector’s move to seal Churchgate's Cambata Building, which houses iconic Eros cinema to recover labour dues and.....

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Bombay HC Disqualifies BJP MLA For Concealing Info About Office of Profit(20.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has disqualified Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Gadchiroli (ST) Deorao Holi from Assembly membership on a plea that he didn't discl.....

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Bombay HC: Estranged Wife Entitled to Choose Place of Alternative Accommodation(23.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that a woman who is estranged from her husband is entitled to choose her place of alternative accommodation.

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Bombay HC Notices State’s Police For Making Public Station Diary Under RTI Act(23.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has questioned Maharashtra Police’s act of making available details of its station diary to an accused, citing compulsions under Rig.....

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Bombay HC: Promise To Marry Cannot Be Considered An Inducement In Every Rape Case(23.01.2017)

Bombay High Court, while granting pre-arrest bail to a 21-year-old youth after his former girlfriend lodged a case of rape following their break-up, h.....

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Bombay HC Questions Rape Charges Against Women Who Let Husband Molest Minor(23.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has questioned rape charges on a woman, who was booked under section 376 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) for not stopping her husband fro.....

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Bombay HC Quashes Court’s Order to Send Woman Lawyer in Police Custody in MCOCA Case(23.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has quashed as "totally perverse'' an order of a Special Court in Pune that last month sent a woman lawyer straight away to judicial.....

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Bombay HC Rules 'Taunting One's Wife For Lack of English Speaking Skills Not Cruelty'(23.01.2017)

Bombay High Court while granting bail to a man charged with abetment to suicide of his deceased wife, has ruled that taunting a wife and ridiculing he.....

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Bombay HC Directs ACB to Probe Allegation of Corruption In Traffic Police Dept(24.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Additional Director General of Maharashtra's Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) to supervise an inquiry into corruption charg.....

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Bombay HC Stays ED’s Order to Freeze All Demat A/Cs of Accused in NSEL Fraud(24.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has stayed an order passed by Enforcement Directorate (ED) freezing all demat accounts and investments of Jignesh Shah-promoted comp.....

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Bombay HC Dismisses Plea On Three-Member Wakf Tribunal(25.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has dismissed a petition challenging appointment of a three-member Wakf Tribunal.

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Bombay HC Expresses Displeasure Over Slow Pace of Probe in Dabholkar Murder Case(27.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has expressed its unhappiness over pace of progress in Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare murder cases even as CBI informed Court.....

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Bombay HC: Defreeze Indira Jaisingh’s NGO Domestic Accounts(31.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has ordered domestic accounts of Former Additional Solicitor of India, Indira Jaisingh’s NGO The Lawyers Collective be de-freezed.

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Bombay HC Rejects Plea Over Razing Aarey Colony’s Green Cover For Metro Phase III(31.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has dismissed a petition raising concerns over razing of 33 hectares of Aarey Colony’s green cover situated in a No Development Zone.....

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Bombay HC Disposes Plea Alleging Molestation of Tribal Women by Police(31.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has disposed of a petition filed by an activist, which alleged that two tribal women from Chhattisgarh had been molested by Gadchiro.....

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Bombay HC: Proactive Approach May Tackle Cyber Crimes(31.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has said cyber crime and websites indulging in objectionable services are a problem for society at large, and police should be proac.....

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Bombay HC Finds Prima Facie Case of Contempt Against Makers of Jolly LLB2(31.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that prima facie there appears to be a case of contempt against upcoming film Jolly LLB 2.

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Bombay HC Slams Civic Bodies Over Illegal Hoardings, Orders Removal(01.02.2017)

Bombay High Court, came down heavily on authorities over illegal hoardings put up by political parties and passed several directions to not only pull.....

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Bombay HC Seeks Charge Sheet & Evidences in Pune Techie Murder Case(02.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked State to place on record charge sheet and all adverse evidence against main accused in murder of Pune techie Mohsin Shaikh.....

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Bombay HC Imposes Fine on Slum Dwellers For Encroaching Upon Railway’s Land(03.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakh on slum dwellers who encroached on Western Railway's land near Jogeshwari and sought protection from.....

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Bombay HC Denies Bail to Chintan Upadhyay in Double Murder Case(03.02.2017)

Bombay High Court, while rejecting bail to Chintan Upadhyay in case of double murder of his artist wife Hema Upadhyay and her lawyer Haresh Bhambani, .....

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Bombay HC Directs State to Act Upon Shortage of Handwriting Experts(03.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked State Government to do something about shortage of handwriting experts in Mumbai.

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Bombay HC Asks Police Not to Take Action Against VCA For Norms Violation(03.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed police not to take any coercive action against Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) officials for alleged fire-safety and.....

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Bombay HC Slams RBI For Not Exchanging Old Notes in Deceased’s Locker(03.02.2017)

Bombay High Court came down heavily on Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for not complying with its order to change demonetised currency notes totalling Rs .....

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Bombay High Court Rejects Plea to Suspend Conviction of NCPS Poll Aspirant(06.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has refused to suspend conviction of a Pune-based NCP member in an attempt to murder case, to allow him to file nomination for upcom.....

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Bombay HC Grants Bail to Father in Sexual Assault Case, Blames Girl(06.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has granted bail to a man who was accused of sexually assaulting his 17-year-old adopted daughter, stating that victim had sexual in.....

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Bombay HC Rules 'Sindur & Mangalsutra' Don’t Constitute Valid Marriage(06.02.2017)

Bombay High Court, while stressing on importance of proper ceremonies and “due form” for a legal union between man and woman, has ruled that, mere phy.....

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Bombay HC Directs Cops to Recover Security Dues From Political Parties(06.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has said Police Department should recover dues from political parties concerned, if their functionaries, to whom police protection i.....

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Bombay HC Okays Jolly LLB 2 With Four Cuts(07.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has ordered deletion of four scenes in Akshay Kumar's upcoming film Jolly LLB 2, a scene where a scared judge is hiding behind chair.....

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Bombay HC: More Independent Members Needed On Water Panel(07.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has said Committee of Experts directed to be set up by Maharashtra Government to look into two Water Management Schemes should have .....

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Bombay HC Moots For Saving Wetlands(08.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has said State Government must equally take care of citizens' interests as it does of builders and ruthlessly stop destruction of we.....

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Bombay HC Directs SEC to Consider Reshma Bhosale As Independent Candidate(09.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed State Election Commission (SEC) to consider Reshma Bhosale as an independent candidate, contradicting decision of Retur.....

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Bombay HC: Rallies & Morchas Are Inherent Part of Democracy(09.02.2017)

Bombay High Court, while observing that public rallies and morchas cannot be banned as they are an inherent part of democracy, has ordered Maharashtra.....

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Bombay HC Rejects Plea For SIT to Probe Actor Jiah Khan Death Mystery(09.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has rejected plea filed by Rabia Khan, mother of late actor Jiah Khan, seeking that a Special Investigation Team (SIT) be constitute.....

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Bombay HC Restrains BMC, Mumbai Rail From Razing Trees(10.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has restrained BMC and Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd from cutting trees for Metro-III line between SEEPZ, Andheri and Colaba.

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Bombay HC: Railways Duty Bound to Make Facilities Disabled Friendly(10.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that Railways was duty-bound to provide facilities for differently-abled passengers and suggested a separate budgetary allo.....

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Bombay HC Refuses to Withdraw Restraint on Cutting Off Trees For Metro 3(13.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that it would not withdraw restraint on cutting off trees for metro-3 line unless authorities convince bench that they have.....

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Bombay HC Rejects Plea Challenging RTE Norms Prescribing Reservation For EWS(13.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has dismissed a petition challenging Right To Education Act provision that stipulates 25% of seats in schools be allotted to student.....

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Bombay HC Bans Use of Cell Phones, Cameras & Likes Inside Court Rooms(14.02.2017)

Bombay HC has banned use of mobile phones, cameras or other audio/video recorders inside court rooms.

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Bombay HC: Fair Price Shops Not Duty Bound to Collect Data on Ration Card Holders(14.02.2017)

Bombay High Court, while granting relief to fair price shopkeepers, has ruled that is was not their duty to collect data on ration card holders before.....

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Bombay High Court Seeks Status Report On Installation of Sewage Treatment Plants(14.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to reply at what stage is installation of sewage treatment plants.

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Bombay HC Seeks Goa Govt’s Response Over Summoning Assembly Session(15.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Goa Government to inform Court the stand of Government in view of Supreme Court judgments making it mandatory to conven.....

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Bombay High Court Expresses Displeasure Over Deaths Due to Malnutrition(16.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed it’s a sad state of affairs that 443 million people in country are children, 50% of whom are below poverty line, and 18.....

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Bombay High Court Seeks Progress Report on Rehabilitation of Victoria Owners(16.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked Government of Maharashtra to file an affidavit within 14 days explaining their progress on developing a rehabilitation pla.....

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Bombay HC to Mumbai Police: Don’t Act Until Further Order in Barun Kashyap Case(17.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Mumbai Police not to take any action until further orders against Barun Kashyap, a film executive, against whom an FIR .....

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Bombay HC Dismisses Winding Up Petition Against Ruchi Soya(17.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has dismissed winding up petition against Ruchi Soya Industries, country's largest soya oil producer, which borrowed about Rs 200 cr.....

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Bombay HC: Drunk Women Consent For Sexual Intercourse Not an Excuse to Commit Rape(20.02.2017)

Bombay High Court held that consent given by an intoxicated woman will not be considered valid or an ‘excuse to commit rape’ when judging a relevant c.....

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Bombay HC Notices Google, YouTube Over Courtroom Video Titled ‘Sting’(20.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has issued showcase notices to Google and YouTube over a video uploaded online of court proceedings that was titled as a "sting".

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Bombay High Court Sets Aside Liquor Ban For Civic Polls(20.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has set aside ban on sale of liquor in Thane district on February 19 evening for civic elections.

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Bombay High Court Slams State Over Lackadaisical Approach in Rehabilitating Farmers(21.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has slammed Maharashtra Government for its lackadaisical approach in rehabilitating farmers affected by Chaskaman dam in Pune distri.....

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Bombay High Court Quashes Dowry Case Against UK Nationals(21.02.2017)

Bombay High Court came to aid of two UK nationals, mother and daughter, and quashed dowry harassment case registered against them by their estranged d.....

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Bombay High Court Asks State to Justify Delay in Drafting Master Plan For ESZs(22.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra Government to explain steps taken so far and reason for delay in preparing zonal master plan for Eco-Sensitive.....

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Bombay High Court Seeks Centre’s Stand on Deportation of Pakistani Couple(23.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Union Home Ministry to clarify its stand on deportation of a Pakistani couple.

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Bombay High Court Seeks Details of Manodhairya Scheme(23.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that it would consider if it should direct State government to hike compensation granted to victims of rape and other offen.....

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Bombay HC Directs State to Make Complaints Authority Functional Within a Month(27.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked State government to make State Complaints Authority functional within a month in view of petitions alleging lack of redres.....

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Bombay High Court: Police Department Responsible for Delayed Trials(27.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed that trials were being delayed because of police department, who do not produce accused persons before Court, hampering.....

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Bombay High Court Expresses Displeasure Over Slow Work Pace in VC Installation Project(27.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has expressed displeasure over Maharashtra Government's failure to complete process of installing video conference (VC) facility in .....

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Bombay HC: Marathi Knowledge For Auto Permit As A Condition Precedent ‘Not Correct’(28.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that State Government’s direction to make knowledge of Marathi language a pre-condition for all those applying for new auto.....

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Bombay HC: Can Maharashtra Backward Classes Commission Decide Whether Marathas Are Backward?(28.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has sought to know from a group of petitioners whether newly constituted Maharashtra Backward Classes Commission can decide if Marat.....

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Bombay High Court Questions Resurfacing Work on Lalbaug Flyover Without Pursuing Audit Report(28.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has questioned if Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had applied its mind to ascertain if resurfacing work of Lalbaug flyover .....

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Bombay High Court Asks BMC to Ensure Repaired Roads Remains Potholes Free For 5 Years(28.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that BMC must give residents of city a “guarantee” that roads repair work that it carries out before of this year’s monsoon.....

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Bombay High Court Sentences Lawyer With 2 Months Jail Term For Contempt(01.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has sentenced a lawyer, Satish Uke, to two months of simple imprisonment (SI) with fine of Rs 2,000 for contempt of court.

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Bombay High Court: Mere Speeding Doesn’t Amounts to Rash & Negligent Driving(01.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that merely driving a vehicle at a high speed is not enough to attract offence of rash and negligent driving.

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Bombay High Court: State Quota in Medical, Dental Colleges Not For Out of State Students(01.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that children of Central Government employees, who are not posted in Maharashtra, cannot seek admission to medical and dent.....

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Bombay HC: Rules Mandating Knowledge of Marathi As Condition Precedent For Auto Permits ‘Illegal'(02.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that condition mandating knowledge of Marathi for autorickshaw drivers to get permits is "completely illegal".

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Bombay High Court: ‘Compensating Rape Victims is State’s Duty, Not Charity’(02.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that rape victims are not beggars and giving compensation to women victims of crime is the State’s obligation and not chari.....

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Bombay High Court Asks CM to Monitor Working of Collector’s Office(02.03.2017)

Bombay High Court, while expressing "extreme displeasure" at the way Mumbai Collector, Ashwini Joshi, was conducting herself in matters of leases, has.....

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Bombay HC Permits Construction of Temporary Jetty At Chowpatty For Power Boat Indian Grand Prix(02.03.2017)

Bombay High Court, while observing that Mumbaikars cannot be deprived of an International level power boating event for petty reasons raked up by City.....

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Bombay High Court to State: Identify Land to Construct Additional Prisons in Mumbai, Pune(03.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has given State Government three months to identify government land to construct additional prisons in Mumbai and Pune.

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Bombay High Court Directs BMC to Give Fair Hearing to Organizers of Power Boat Race(03.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Brihanmumbai Municipal Council (BMC) to give a fair hearing to Procam International, organizer of powerboat race schedu.....

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Bombay High Court: Suicide Abetment Cases Can’t Be Quashed on Settlement Ground(06.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that cases of abetment of suicide cannot be quashed merely on ground of settlement between parties involved.

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Bombay High Court Seeks Detail Over Hazards to Nuclear Scientist(06.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Department of Atomic Energy, Atomic Energy Commission and Atomic Energy Regulatory Board to file affidavits specifying .....

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Bombay High Court Moots For Advance Techniques For Investigating Agencies(07.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has voiced displeasure over "old fashioned" techniques being used by Maharashtra and other states in probing serious offences like m.....

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Bombay High Court Refuses Relief to Govt Employee in Bribery Case(07.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has refused to grant relief to a MSEDCL (Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd) employee who was charged with accep.....

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Bombay High Court Directs MPCB to Check Air Guidelines Compliance at Kanjur Dump(07.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) to verify BMC claims that it was complying with anti-pollution norms at Kanjurm.....

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Bombay High Court Puts On Hold DV Case Against Magistrate(07.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has stayed proceedings initiated against a woman Chief Metropolitan Magistrate in Gujarat in a domestic violence case filed by her b.....

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Bombay HC Upholds FTII Decision Refusing Admission to Colour Blind to Film Editing Course(08.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has upheld decision of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) not to grant a colour blind candidate admission to film editing.....

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Bombay HC Permits Fakhruddin to Continue Suit to Declare Him ‘Spiritual Leader’(08.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has granted permission to Syedna Taher Fakhruddin to continue with suit to declare him as spiritual leader and substituted him as a .....

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Bombay High Court: Regularizing Illegal Homes Will Lead to Uncountable Litigations(08.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that Maharashtra Government’s proposed regularisation policy for unauthorised constructions across State would create many .....

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Bombay High Court Directs Demolition of South Mumbai Temple(09.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Civic Administration to demolish a temple at Chira Bazaar with police protection by 5pm on Thursday, as there was no pe.....

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Bombay High Court Seeks Status Report on Compensation to Dam Oustees(10.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Additional Collector (Rehabilitation), Pune District to place on record project-wise details of dams and affected perso.....

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Bombay High Court Says No to Interrogation At Night For Petty Offence(10.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has suggested that police should as far as possible not interrogate accused charged with petty offences at night.

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Bombay High Court Slams Civic Body Over Construction Approval Amid Water Crisis(14.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has warned Pune Municipal Corporation that it will not be allowed to grant permission for construction of new buildings if it fails .....

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Bombay High Court: State Doesn’t Seem To Value Human Rights Panel(14.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that State Government does not seem to care about State Human Rights Commission despite rise in instances of human rights v.....

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Bombay High Court: Keeping Money in Accounts For Daughter’s Wedding is not Maintenance(14.03.2017)

Bombay HC, while hearing a man’s plea challenging a Lower Court’s order awarding maintenance to his wife & daughters, has said that putting money in a.....

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Bombay HC Moots For Implementation of Water Scheme by Independent Panel(15.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that independent people must look into implementation of Maharashtra water schemes.

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Bombay HC Slams State for Incomplete Information on Noise Pollution(15.03.2017)

Bombay High Court came down heavily on State Government over incomplete data provided to it on noise pollution levels in State.

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Bombay HC: 30 Year Old Land Acquisition by State Lapsed(15.03.2017)

Bombay High Court came down heavily on State Government over incomplete data provided to it on noise pollution levels in State.

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Bombay High Court Asks State to Check Legality of Nursing Homes(15.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed State Government to find out if nursing homes are functioning with licences.

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Bombay High Court Seeks BMC’s Report on Land For Muslim Cemeteries(15.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to place on record its policy with regard to allotting land for a Muslim cemetery.....

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Bombay High Court Enhances Motor Accident Compensation Amount After 21 Years(16.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has increased amount of compensation awarded by Motor Accidents Claim Tribunal (MACT) 21 years ago against State Government and othe.....

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Bombay High Court Scraps 97 of 99 Allotments Under Urban Land Ceiling Norms(16.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has scrapped 97 of 99 allotments made between 1990 and 2007 of land declared surplus under Urban Land Ceiling Act (ULCA) in Nagpur.

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Bombay High Court: Trace Missing Flesh Trade Victims Immediately(16.03.2017)

Bombay High Court, while taking a serious note of charges of rape and trafficking of two girls, one of them a minor, came down heavily on State Govern.....

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Bombay High Court to State: Frame Policy to Permit Victorias to Ply Officially(17.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked State Government to consider framing a new policy that permits iconic Victoria horse-drawn carriages to ply officially.

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Bombay High Court Seeks Govt Response Over Green Nod to Phase III of Metro(17.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has sought to know from Ministry of Forest and Environment (MoEF) if environmental clearance was given to nine stations in phase III.....

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Bombay HC to State: Appoint Senior-most Teachers as HOD, OSD in SSH(17.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has sternly directed Maharashtra government to appoint senior most professors as Head of Department (HOD) or Officers on Special Dut.....

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Bombay High Court Asks Centre to Resolve Bridge Issue(20.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Maharashtra Government and Central Government to come up with a solution to temporarily build an overbridge around area.....

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Bombay HC: Explore Technology to Detect Foreign Objects on Rail Tracks(20.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has suggested Railways and Maharashtra Government to explore if there is any technology to detect presence of foreign objects on rai.....

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Bombay High Court Says ‘Twisting Woman’s Hand, Holding Saree Doesn’t Outrage Her Modesty’(21.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that merely twisting a woman's hand or catching hold of a corner of her saree during a quarrel cannot be said to be outragi.....

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Bombay High Court Upholds Ban on ‘Toddy’ in Mumbai(21.03.2017)

Bombay High Court while upholding State’s Restriction on ‘toddy’ has declared that resolution issued on October 28, 2016, to be in interest of public .....

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Bombay High Court Directs Driver Unions Not to Put Brakes on Uber Cabs(21.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has restrained several tourist cab driver unions, their leaders, members and followers from preventing Uber driver partners from goi.....

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Bombay HC to Doctors: Resign If You Don’t Want to Work(22.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has pulled up resident doctors of government hospitals in Maharashtra for abstaining from duty, and said their conduct is shameful.

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Bombay HC Questions State Over ‘No FIR’ in Sion-Panvel Expressway Tender Scam(23.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra Government to state reason why an FIR could not be filed in alleged Sion-Panvel Expressway tender scam.

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Bombay High Court: Winding Up Plea By Employee As Creditor to Recover Unpaid Wages is Maintainable(24.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that a winding up petition filed by an employee under Section 439 r/w sections 433(e) and 434 of Companies Act, 1956, as a .....

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Bombay High Court to State: Don’t Take Punitive Actions Against Resident Doctors(24.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed State and BMC not to take any punitive action against resident doctors who were on mass leave if they resume and asked .....

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Bombay HC Asks State to Frame Rules on Settling Rape Cases Post Compensation(24.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra Government to consider framing rules to deal with cases of rape victims, after accepting compensation, settle .....

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Bombay High Court Asks State to Frame Guidelines For Construction of Flyovers(24.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Maharashtra Government to set up an expert committee to frame guidelines for construction of flyovers, bridges and road.....

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Bombay HC Seeks Details of Children in State Prisons(24.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked State to reply on how many children are there in its 32 prisons and how much amount has been spent to establish anganwadis.....

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Bombay HC to Police: No Coercive Action Against Kapil in Illegal Construction Case(24.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has restrained city police from taking any coercive action against actor Kapil Sharma, based on FIR registered against him alleging .....

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Bombay High Court: Even in Love Affair, Man Cannot Violate Girl Against Her Will(27.03.2017)

Bombay High Court, while hearing a case in which a minor girl had accused a man of raping her, has observed that even if there had been a love affair .....

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Bombay High Court Annuls State’s Draft policy to Regularise constructions(27.03.2017)

Bombay High Court struck down Maharashtra Government’s draft policy to regularise unauthorised constructions built before December 31, 2015, in Digha,.....

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Bombay High Court Directs Google, Youtube to Immediately Remove Clips Defacing Judiciary(27.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Google India and YouTube to immediately remove video clips posted on websites recently which allegedly show judiciary i.....

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Bombay HC: ‘Immediate Inducement’ Not Sine Qua Non For Prosecution in Matrimonial Suicide Cases(27.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that in cases of suicides resulting from matrimonial disputes or sustained torture, ‘immediate inducement’ cannot be consid.....

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Bombay HC: No Prosecution For Italian Man If He Brings Back Adopted Daughter(28.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that Italian man, who in breach of Court’s injunction order had run away with his seven-year-old adopted daughter, would no.....

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Bombay HC to ACB: Complete Sion-Panvel Highway Tender Scam Probe in 3 Months(28.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to complete its open inquiry into alleged Sion-Panvel Highway tender scam within three mon.....

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Bombay High Court Directs BMC Not to Take Coercive Action Against Gaylord Restaurant(28.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed BMC not to take any coercive action against alleged unauthorised construction by south Mumbai’s famous eatery – Gaylord.....

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Bombay High Court to BMC: Give Land to IMD For 2nd Doppler Radar(28.03.2017)

Madras HC, while noting that only academically brilliant students must join MBBS as people entrusted them with their bodies, has asked why Centre was .....

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Bombay HC: Mere Repayment of Loan Amount ‘No Ground’ For Quashing Cheating Case(29.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that re-payment of loan amount will not have any adverse effect on a criminal prosecution and observed that offences involv.....

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Bombay HC: Not Wearing Mangalsutra, Sindoor & Uncovered Head Does Not Amounts to Cruelty(29.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has rejected divorce petition that pleads cruelty saying wife would not cover head with pallu, or wear mangalsutra and sindoor.

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Bombay High Court Seeks State's Action Plan to Improve Resident Doctors Working Condition(30.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Maharashtra Government to file a report indicating how it proposes to improve deplorable working and living conditions .....

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Bombay High Court Directs State to Initiate Steps to Combat Corruption in Traffic Police Department(30.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked State Government to take steps to fight corruption in Traffic Police Department, including setting up a helpline for publi.....

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Bombay HC Directs Gaylord to Demolish their Cake Shop Within Two Weeks(30.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed iconic South Bombay restaurant Gaylord to demolish their cake shop housed right outside the restaurant, the open seatin.....

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Bombay High Court: Harassment for Loan Repayment Amounts to Abetment of Suicide(03.04.2017)

Bombay High Court while rejecting discharge pleas of two money lenders has said that continuous verbal and physical abuse and repeated demand for the .....

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Bombay High Court Exonerates Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Baby(03.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has struck down criminal proceedings initiated against a 26-year-old woman for attempting to kill her own infant, on the grounds tha.....

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Bombay HC Rejects Review Petition Filed by Victoria Owners(04.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has dismissed the review petition filed by horse carriage owners calling for the Victoria ban to be overturned.

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Bombay HC to Practitioners: Do Not Use Prefixes Like ‘Mr. /Ms. /Mrs. /M/s’ In Cause Title(05.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has issued a circular directing the practitioners not to use prefixes like Mr/ Ms/ Mrs/ M/s in the title of legal proceedings.

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Bombay High Court Asks State Government to Decide Dates for Meat Ban During Festivals(06.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra Government to submit dates on which animal slaughter and sale of meat should be banned in deference to religio.....

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Bombay HC Seeks Details of Utilisation of CM’s Relief Fund for Past 8 Years from State Government(07.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed State Government to file affidavit detailing the utilisation of CM’s Relief Fund from the year 2008-2009 onwards.

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Bombay HC Directs State Government to Compensate Student Who Lost MBBS Seat to College Irregularities(07.04.2017)

Bombay HC has directed State Government to pay Rs. 20 lakh compensation to MBBS student who was denied admission to the MBBS course in a private colle.....

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Bombay High Court: Use Modern Technology to Check Illegal Constructions(07.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that BMC must use modern technology including satellite and drones to supervise unauthorised constructions.

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Bombay High Court Asks for CCTV Footage to Probe Assault on Maharashtra Doctors(07.04.2017)

Bombay High Court while expressing displeasure over the attacks on doctors at civic and government hospitals has directed state government to submit C.....

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Bombay HC Junks 14 Year Old Ban on Meat Sale During Mahavir Jayanti(07.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has quashed 14 year old government order banning mutton sale on Mahavir Jayanti.

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Bombay High Court Restrains Release of Marathi Movie Rubik’s Cube(07.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has restrained filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar from releasing his film titled Rubik’s Cube which was set to release on April 14.

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Bombay High Court: Mentally Challenged Kids Cannot Be Deprived of Fundamental Right U/A 21A(10.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that under Article 39(f) of Constitution, it is the duty of State to make policy for healthy development of children, and c.....

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Bombay HC Grants No Relief to Zee in Copyright Case on Kid's Talent Show 'India’s Best Dramebaaz'(10.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has refused to grant any relief to Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd and dismissed the notice of motion in a commercial suit filed a.....

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Bombay HC Commutes Life Term of Man Convicted For Killing Wife(10.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has commuted life sentence of a man convicted for killing his wife by setting her on fire, observing that he “only wanted to inflict.....

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Bombay HC Seeks Government's Policy on Employing People With HIV(10.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has sought to know what the State and Union governments’ policies were on employing people with HIV.

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Bombay High Court Directs State, BMC to Ensure Closure of Illegal Pet Shops At Crawford Market(11.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed State Government and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to ensure closure of illegal pet shops selling birds and .....

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Bombay HC Slaps Rs 5 Lakh Fine on Contemnors For Willful Breach of Its Order(12.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has fined two contemnors Rs.5 lakh for deliberate and willful breach of its interim orders which restrained them from creating any t.....

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Bombay HC Orders Demolition of Structures Near Airport That Violate 'Height Norms'(13.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked Airports Authority of India (AAI), Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to .....

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Bombay HC Says 'No' to Environmental Massacre in Garb of Development(13.04.2017)

Bombay High Court, while observing that environment cannot be massacred in name of development, has asked Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRCL) to pro.....

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Bombay HC: Investors in Illegal Structures Project Can be Prosecuted(13.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that an investor in a construction firm that builds illegal structures is liable to face criminal prosecution.

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Bombay High Court Asks If Amul Ice Cream Ad Can be Tweaked(13.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked whether Amul ice cream ad, which HUL has challenged as being disparaging to its frozen desserts, can now say "vanaspati te.....

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Bombay High Court Notices State Over 'Police Complaint Authority' at State, District Level(18.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked State Government to file an affidavit with details of Police Complaint Authority that needs to be set up at State and Dist.....

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Bombay High Court Directs State to Streamline Medical Supply for Haemophiliacs(18.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed State Government to evolve a proper mechanism to ensure that there is no shortage medicines for haemophiliacs.

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Bombay High Court Upholds POCSO Charges Against Director For Not Reporting Rape Case in to Police(18.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has upheld charges under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, against director of a trust operating an Ash.....

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Bombay High Court Seeks State's Reply Over Policy For Children Born to Rape Victims(19.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked State Government whether there was a policy or scheme in place for children born to victims of rape.

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Bombay High Court Says 'No' to Fresh FIR on Receipt of Subsequent Info in Respect of Same Incident(20.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that there cannot be a fresh FIR on receipt of every subsequent information in respect of same cognizable offence or same i.....

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Bombay HC Says 'Rape Survivors’ Children are Victims Too'(21.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that merely giving compensation to rape survivors is not enough, and efforts should be made by State government to frame a .....

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Bombay High Court: Parents Free to Purchase Private Text Books For References(21.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that if parents desire, they are at liberty to purchase private text books for their references.

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Bombay HC Upholds Divorce on Grounds of Cruelty, Says 'False Complaint U/S 498A Amounts to Cruelty'(24.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has upheld order of a Family Court dissolving a marriage between a couple who had been married since 1987, on grounds that act of th.....

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Bombay High Court Sets Aside Rape Conviction For Infirmities in Evidence of Prosecution(24.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has set aside rape conviction of one Anant Shivde, giving him benefit of doubt after it was found that evidence of prosecution suff.....

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Bombay High Court to Taxi Associations: Don't Stop Uber From Doing Their Work(24.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has restrained associations of taxi drivers and owners in Mumbai from stopping drivers attached to app-based cab service provider Ub.....

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Bombay High Court: Complainant Can’t Pick & Choose Accused As Per Convenience(25.04.2017)

Bombay High Court while refusing to quash an FIR registered u/s 420, 406, 467, 471 and 34 of IPC, has held that complainant cannot pick and choose an .....

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Bombay High Court Asks State to Form Panel to Solve Resident Doctors’ Issue(25.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed State to set up a high-powered committee to resolve issues of resident doctors.

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Bombay HC Says 'No' to Dismissal of Appeals, Unless Matter Decided on Merits(28.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that an Appellate Court cannot dismiss an appeal exercising its jurisdiction under Section 386 of CrPC, unless the matter h.....

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Bombay HC to Law Colleges: Complete Admission Process Without BCI's Consent, Approval(28.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed completion of admission process to law colleges for this academic year within stipulated time without Bar Council of In.....

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Bombay HC: Implead ITC, Finance Ministry, SEBI as Parties in PIL Against LIC Investment in LIC(28.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed petitioners of a PIL opposing idea of Life Insurance Corporation of India holding one-third equity stake in tobacco gia.....

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Bombay High Court to State: Provide Portable Water, Dust Free Village to Residents of Sonshi(28.04.2017)

Bombay High Court at Goa has directed State Government to consider providing potable water to residents of Sonshi and to ensure that dust pollution in.....

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Bombay High Court Sets Precedent, Serves Summon via Messaging App 'Whatsapp'(28.04.2017)

Bombay High Court has set a precedent after it served a summon via WhatsApp in a copyright infringement suit against producers of Kannada movie ‘Pushp.....

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Bombay HC: Remarrying Sans Divorce is Cruelty by Spouse(02.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that marrying again while first marriage was intact and barring wife entry to a house shared with second 'wife' amounts to .....

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Bombay High Court Orders to Preserve MF Hussain’s Artworks(02.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Deputy Sheriff of Mumbai to preserve 25 paintings by renowned painter MF Hussain as these are stored in a cupboard at a.....

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Bombay HC: Civil Court Has Power to Summon Witness While Conducting Inquiry Under CrPC(03.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has ruled that a Civil Court has power to call a witness under Section 311 of Code of Criminal Procedure while conducting an inquiry.....

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Bombay High Court Seeks State's Stand on Maratha Reservation(03.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked State Government to decide whether or not it wants to refer matter of Maratha reservation to Maharashtra State Commission .....

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Bombay High Court: Metro Phase III Will Solve Issues of Connectivity(04.05.2017)

Bombay High Court, while observing that it cannot allow thousands of people to suffer because of present transport system on a daily basis, has said t.....

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Bombay High Court Slams State Government For Not Implementing Noise Pollution Rules(04.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has rapped Maharashtra Government over its ‘callous’ approach in implementing Noise Pollution Rules, 2000.

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Bombay High Court Terms Circular to File Pleas in Marathi 'Patently Illegal'(04.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has declared that a circular that made it compulsory for litigants to file petitions only in Marathi was "illegal".

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Bombay HC Junks Appeal By 11 Convicts, Sets Aside Acquittal of Cops in Gujarat Riot Rape, Murder Case(05.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has dismissed appeal filed by 11 convicts who were sentenced to life by a Trial Court in 2008, after being held guilty of gang-rapin.....

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Bombay High Court Turns Down Plea to Lift Ban on New Constructions(05.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has refused to lift its year-old ban on new constructions in city, which was imposed after BMC failed to comply with orders that req.....

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Bombay High Court Extends Stay on Law For Reservation to Marathas in Jobs, Institutes(05.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has extended its stay on a State law for another six months which seeks to reserve 16 percent seats for Marathas in Government Jobs .....

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Bombay High Court Orders Forensic Examination of EVMs Used in 2014 Assembly Elections(08.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has ordered forensic examination of EVMs used in 2014 for an assembly election in Maharashtra.

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Bombay High Court Says 'No' to Occupancy Certificate Till June 9 Due to Water Scarcity(08.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) to stop issuing any fresh occupancy and commencement certificate in Ghodbunder Road a.....

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Bombay High Court to 'Sarkar 3' Makers: Give Story Credit to Scriptwriter(09.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed makers of movie Sarkar 3 to give story credit to scriptwriter Nilesh Girkar, who had moved the Court claiming infringem.....

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Bombay High Court to State: Amicably Settle Dispute on Ban on Meat Sale During Festivals(09.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra Government to decide in six weeks time the days on which there would be a ban on slaughter of animals and sale.....

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Bombay High Court: State Duty Obliged to Provide Adequate Judicial Infrastructure(09.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that State Government is obligated to provide citizens adequate number of courts and infrastructure for them, and that it c.....

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Bombay High Court: No Relaxation in 2002 Triple Blast Convict’s Sentence(11.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has ruled that convict in 2002-03? Mulund, Vile Parle and Mumbai Central? triple bomb blast case, Saquib Nachan, cannot claim relaxa.....

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Bombay High Court: Detect Specific Learning Disabilities in Students(11.05.2017)

Bombay High Court voicing concern over sufferings of students with learning disability, has directed all schools affiliated with various boards across.....

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Bombay High Court to State: Ensure 'School Buses' Compliance Under CSA Guidelines(12.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed State to ensure that private vehicles that are allowed to ply as “school buses” carrying children come under Common Sta.....

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Bombay High Court: Pay Rs 10 Lakh For Submitting False OBC Certificate to Secure Medical Admission(15.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has ordered a medical student to pay Rs.10 lakh to State Government as she submitted a false Non-Creamy Layer Certificate to secure .....

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Bombay High Court Says 'No' to Sales Tax Exemption For Railway Catering Services(17.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that railway catering services cannot be exempt from sales tax under Article 285 of Constitution.

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Bombay High Court Junks Plea Challenging Vires of Contempt of Courts Act(18.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has dismissed a petition challenging constitutional validity of Contempt of Courts Act, 1971, filed by Advocate Satish Uke who in Fe.....

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Bombay HC: To Invoke Abetment of Suicide, Necessary to Prove Suicide Committed as a Result of Cruelty(24.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed that for invoking provisions of Section 306 of IPC it is necessary for prosecution to establish that deceased committed.....

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Bombay High Court Seeks MMRC’s Reply on ‘Indiscriminate’ Tree Felling For Metro Line III(26.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has sought Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited’s reply to allegations of cutting trees in South Mumbai arbitrary and indiscriminat.....

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Bombay High Court : Award of Interest Obligatory Under S.34 of Land Acquisition Act(26.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that claimants of compensation under Land Acquisition Act can claim award of interest at any stage as payment of the same i.....

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Bombay HC Grants Relief to Widow of Man Who Died in Train Mishap 15 Yrs Ago(29.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has allowed an appeal against a Railway Claims Tribunal order which rejected a claim for compensation by widow of a man who died in .....

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Bombay High Court Refuses to Grant Stay on Cutting of Trees For Mumbai Metro(29.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has refused to stay cutting of trees that is being carried out for Phase III of Mumbai Metro as residents approached court.

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Bombay HC: Claimant of Compensation under Land Acquisition Act Can Claim Interest at Any Stage(29.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that claimants of compensation under the Land Acquisition Act can claim award of interest at any stage as the payment of th.....

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Bombay HC Restricts Civic Body, Police From Taking Action Against Hawkers at Musafirkhana(30.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has refrained police and civic authorities from taking action against 200 hawkers at Musafirkhana near Crawford Market.

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Bombay High Court Declines Relief to Navy Officer Who Challenged Transfer(30.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has declined to grant relief to a Navy officer who challenged his transfer from Mumbai on ground that he needs to stay here to take .....

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Bombay High Court: Don't Treat Child As 'Chattel' For Claiming Custody(01.06.2017)

Bombay High Court, while observing that a minor child cannot be treated as a ‘chattel’ for claiming custody, has stayed orders of Family Court that gr.....

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Bombay High Court Rejects Plea to Let Bars, Permit Rooms Reopen After Highway Booze Ban(01.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has refused to allow more than a dozen hotels and permit rooms that had been sealed after Supreme Court’s ban on sale of liquor with.....

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Bombay HC Rejects Plea by Grandson of Deceased Account Holder Seeking Fund Release(01.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has rejected a petition filed by one Amol Patil who sought withdrawal of money from his deceased grandmother’s account without deman.....

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Bombay High Court: Court Can Summon Executive Magistrate Who Conducted TIP in Case of Doubt(02.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed that if a magistrate has doubts about admitting a document on memorandum of a test identification parade, he may summon.....

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Bombay HC Asks Excise Dept to Refund Excessive Fine Imposed for Transfer of Liquor License(07.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has decided to interfere in an order passed almost 19 years ago on November 26, 1998, wherein BN Sanas Company Pvt Ltd, which runs a.....

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Bombay High Court Says 'No' to De-freeze Bank Accounts of Adarsh Housing Society(08.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has refused to de-freeze two bank accounts of scam-hit Adarsh cooperative housing society.

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Bombay HC Upholds Vires of S. 28 A(1) of Maharashtra Civil Courts Act, 1869(09.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has upheld the vires of Section 28 A(1) of Maharashtra Civil Courts Act, 1869 that states about high court’s power to invest civil .....

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Bombay High Court Says 'One-night Stand Not Marriage Under Hindu Law'(12.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that a one-night stand or a physical relationship between a man and a woman does not fall under the definition of marriage .....

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Bombay High Court: Illegitimate Child Entitled to Benefits u/s 16 of Hindu Marriage Act(13.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has ruled that benefit of Section 16 of Hindu Marriage Act is available to an illegitimate child, who is born to parents who have un.....

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Bombay High Court Directs State to Justify Sanjay Dutt's Early Release from Jail(13.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra Government to detail how it assessed good conduct of actor Sanjay Dutt after he was released early.

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Bombay HC Asks State Excise, PWD To Decide Whether SC’s Booze Ban Order is Applicable to Bars, Hotels(14.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Secretary (Road) PWD and Commissioner for State Excise to decide whether certain bars, hotels and permit rooms are cove.....

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Bombay HC Allows Metro Rail to Cut 108 Mangrove Trees for BKC Station(14.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has permitted Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) to clear 108 mangroves to construct a station at Bandra-Kurla Complex (B.....

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Bombay HC Turns Down Plea To Terminate Rape Victim’s Pregnancy(15.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has refused relief to a 26-week pregnant rape victim seeking permission for termination of pregnancy.

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Bombay High Court Restrains Amul From Broadcasting Two TV Ads(19.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has restrained Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd (GCMMF), which markets ice cream under brand name Amul, from broad.....

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Bombay HC to Unaided Schools: Follow State Reservation Policy to Get Grant-In-Aid(21.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that unless unaided schools conform to policy of reservation as laid down by State Government, they would not be entitled t.....

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Bombay High Court: 'Malnutrition Deaths as Important an Issue as Farmers'(21.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that malnutrition deaths in tribal areas of Maharashtra is an issue as important as the farmers’ distress which attracted l.....

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Bombay HC Upholds Constitutional Vires Of Mandatory Pre-Deposit u/s 129E Of Customs Act(23.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has upheld constitutional validity of Section 129 E of Indian Customs Act, 1962, that makes pre-deposit mandatory for filing an appe.....

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Bombay HC: No Capital Gain Tax For Transfer of Shares by Company in lieu of Family Arrangement(27.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that receipt from transfer of Shares by Company in consequent to family arrangement by its shareholders would be exigible t.....

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Bombay HC: Damages Under MV Act Applicable Only When Injury/Fatality Is Due to Collision(29.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that Section 163-A of Motor Vehicles Act is applicable only if injury or fatality is result of collision and a consequence.....

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Bombay High Court Reserves Order Over Plea Seeking Deferment of GST Rollout(30.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has reserved its order after hearing both sides in a PIL seeking deferment of implementation of Goods and Services Tax Act (GST) til.....

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Bombay HC to MCA: Whether IPL Falls Under Sports or Commercial Activity Category?(03.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has sought to know from Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) whether IPL was a sports or commercial activity.

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Bombay HC Prevents Forest Dept from Shooting Tigress that Killed Two Persons(03.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has quashed an order passed by Principal Chief Conservator of Forest, Wildlife, directing a tigress, which killed two and injured tw.....

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Bombay HC Ensures Immediate Listing Of ABA, Bail Pleas(05.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has started listing anticipatory bail applications on board as soon as they are filed, and regular bail applications are listed with.....

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Bombay High Court: Ranjit Patil ‘Misused’ Office to Back ‘Illegal’ Food Court(06.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed State Home Minister Ranjit Patil and State Government to file affidavits with regard to allegations that Patil misused .....

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Bombay HC Upholds CIC Order Directing UoI To Furnish BARC Employee’s APAR(07.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Centre to furnish complete Annual Appraisal Reports (APAR) of an employee at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) for t.....

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Bombay HC to State: Bring In Policy For Pre-Primary Education(07.07.2017)

Bombay High Court, while expressing displeasure over lack of procedure or policy with regard to pre-primary education in Maharashtra, has directed Sta.....

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Bombay HC Dismisses Review Plea By ‘Guilty’ Student to Revoke Degree he Obtained Fraudulently(10.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has dismissed a review petition filed by one Vaibhav Patil, who sought his graduation degree from Mumbai University to be revoked.

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Bombay HC Dismisses Appeal By Man For Divorce On Grounds Of Cruelty, Wife’s ‘Mental Disorder’(11.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has dismissed an appeal by a man who challenged a judgment by the family court of Bandra, wherein his petition for divorce was rejec.....

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Bombay HC Notices Centre, State Over Amit Shah’s Public Meeting At Goa Airport(11.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has issued notices to Ministry of Civil Aviation, Chief Secretary of Goa and other respondent authorities in a petition that questio.....

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Bombay HC Dismisses PIL Seeking To Defer GST Rollout(12.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has dismissed a PIL seeking deferment of implementation of GST which was rolled out on July 1.

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Bombay HC to State Govt: Pay Rs. 2 lakh Compensation for Illegal Detention(17.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed State of Maharashtra to pay at least Rs. 2 lakh as compensation to one Ranjit Singh Gill for keeping him in jail, three.....

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Bombay HC: SSC Not Needed, HSC from State Board Sufficient for State Quota Seats in NEET(17.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed State of Maharashtra to accept application forms for admission to health science courses for the academic year 2017-18 .....

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Bombay HC: Merely Because Second View Is Possible, Appellate Court Can’t Substitute View In Appeal(17.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that merely because a second view may be possible, the court, in its appellate jurisdiction dealing with an appeal against .....

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Bombay High Court Asks Maharashtra Government: How is Dahi Handi an Adventure Sport?(18.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra government to clarify grounds for classifying Dahi Handi as an adventure sport in 2015 and permitting minors t.....

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Bombay High Court: Caste of Mohammedans Can’t Be Decided On Basis of Surname(21.07.2017)

Bombay High Court, while quashing and setting aside an order passed by Caste Scrutiny Committee, which invalidated caste claim of the petitioner, has .....

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Bombay HC: No Provision for Delay Condonation in Filing Rectification Application Under Customs Act(24.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed that there is no provision for condonation of delay in filing rectification application under the Customs Act.

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Bombay HC: HC Cannot Entertain an Appeal wherein ‘Rate of Duty’ or ‘Value of Goods’ is Disputed(24.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed that in view of Section 35G of Central Excise Act, 1944, High Court has no jurisdiction to entertain appeals wherein th.....

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Bombay HC Dismisses Plea Against Release of Indu Sarkar(25.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has dismissed a petition filed by Priya Paul who claimed to be a biological daughter of Sanjay Gandhi, son of India's Former Prime M.....

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Bombay High Court: Ensure No Minor is Hurt During Muharram Matam Procession(25.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked Mumbai police to ensure that no minor is harmed or injured or permitted to use or carry a weapon and sharp objects during .....

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Bombay High Court: Father Duty-Bound to Maintain His Minor Child(26.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that a father cannot run away from his responsibilities nor can he be allowed to skip his obligation to maintain his son or.....

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Bombay HC: Tenant Occupying Premises Before Enactment of Public Premises Act to be Ruled by State Act(26.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed that such persons who are in occupation prior to premises belonging to or taken on lease by government companies and co.....

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Bombay HC: Tenant Occupying Premises Before Enactment of Public Premises Act to be Ruled by State Act(26.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed that such persons who are in occupation prior to premises belonging to or taken on lease by government companies and co.....

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Bombay High Court Directs Builders to Meet July 31 Rera Registration Deadline(27.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed a group of builders to comply with a July 31 registration deadline under the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) A.....

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Bombay High Court Annuls Govt Resolutions Making Quota For SC/STs During Promotion(28.07.2017)

Bombay HC has struck down two state Government Resolutions as ultra vires to Article 16 (4A) of the Constitution of India. The said GRs dated May 25, .....

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#RERA: Bombay High Court Seeks Centre, State Reply to Plea Challenging Provisions of Rera(01.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Centre and State to file their replies while hearing petitions challenging various provisions of Real Estate (Regulatio.....

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Bombay High Court Asks 'Are Transfers Adequate for Erring Traffic Cops?'(03.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked senior traffic police officials to discuss and inform the court if transferring officers, who take bribes from motorists, .....

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Bombay High Court Finds Maharashtra Taxi Rules Discriminate Against Private Cab Providers(04.08.2017)

Bombay High Court, while observing that Maharashtra City Taxi Rules discriminated between black and yellow cabs and mobile app-based services, has ask.....

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Bombay HC to BMC: How Many Lives Will Potholes Take?(04.08.2017)

Bombay High Court, while appointing Nodal Officers Statewide for citizens to get complaints about potholes solved, has lambasted BMC, asking how many .....

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Bombay HC to AAI: Don't Adopt a 'Dekha Jayega' Attitude With Regards to Airport Security(04.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has rebuked Airports Authority of India for taking a serious issue like security at Mumbai airport and its surroundings 'very casual.....

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Bombay High Court: No Addition Can be Made in Respect of Unutilized Cenvat Credit to Closing Stock(04.08.2017)

Bombay High Court, while upholding Tribunal order deleting addition in respect of unutilized Cenvat credit to closing stock, has held that irrespectiv.....

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Bombay HC Says 'Inmates of Open Prison Can Be Released on Furlough Without Surety'(08.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has upheld decision of a full bench of High Court that held that under Prisons (Bombay Furlough And Parole) Rules, 1959, a convict c.....

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Bombay HC Notices to State, Police Over Protection Against Cow Vigilantes Ahead Of Bakr-Eid(09.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has issued notices to Maharashtra Government and State police in a plea seeking measures to ensure protection against cow vigilantes.....

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Bombay HC: Income from Turnkey- Contract of Plantation Would Not Constitute ‘Agricultural Income’(09.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that income from turnkey- contract of plantation would not constitute ‘agricultural income’ for the purpose of section 2(1A.....

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Bombay High Court: No TDS on Payments made for Providing SMS Services(09.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that there is no Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) liability on payment for providing SMS services under Section 194J of the In.....

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Bombay High Court: Person Running Court Canteen is in Temporary Possession of Premises(10.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed that a person running a canteen on Court premises is in temporary possession and therefore is not entitled to relief u.....

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Bombay HC Says 'No' to NIA Appeal Seeking Areeb Majeed to be Charged As ISIS Member Under UAPA(14.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has dismissed an appeal filed by National Investigation Agency (NIA) against decision of Trial Judge to not charge Areeb Majeed unde.....

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Bombay HC Annuls Order Declaring Candidate For Sub-Inspector Post Unfit Due To His Tattoos(16.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has set aside an order declaring a candidate for post of Sub-Inspector in Central Industrial Security Force as unfit due to tattoos .....

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Bombay HC: State's New Pension Scheme Not Applicable to Judicial Officers As It Breaches SC Order(16.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has held recently that New Pension Scheme brought in by State Government, through a Government Resolution dated October 31, 2005 (cu.....

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Hyderabad High Court: UGC Rules Not for All Colleges(16.08.2017)

Hyderabad High Court, while stating that engagement of staff or employees in every private unaided educational institution cannot be deemed a public f.....

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Bombay HC Says No Bullock Cart Races in Maharashtra Until Rules are Framed(17.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has prohibited Maharashtra government from granting any permission allowing bullock cart racing before framing rules as envisaged in.....

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Bombay High Court: Nobody Can Claim Monopoly Over Names of Hindu Gods(18.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that names of Hindu Gods are 'not exclusive and nobody can be allowed to claim monopoly over such words as trademarks or tr.....

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Bombay High Court: Mom’s Role in Child’s Life Can Never be Doubted(18.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed that the role of a mother in development of a child’s personality can never be doubted.

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Bombay High Court: Can't Be Lenient in Cases of Sex Rules Violation(21.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has voiced concern over declining sex ratio and said a lenient approach cannot be taken while deciding matters pertaining to violati.....

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Bombay High Court: Foreign Court Can’t Decide Divorce Plea of Indian Domiciled Couple(21.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed that a Foreign Court does not have jurisdiction to decide matrimonial matters of a couple who have Indian domicile and .....

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Bombay High Court Says 'No' to Guidelines on Gau Rakshaks Ahead of Bakrid(22.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that it would not issue guidelines on gau rakshaks stating that it was the duty of State Government to do so.

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Bombay High Court: Provide Infrastructure to National Law University(22.08.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed State Government to provide Maharashtra National Law University with proper infrastructure within two weeks.

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MP HC: Release Compensation Amount To 1984 Riots’ Victim(22.08.2017)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed State Government to disburse within six weeks the compensation amount to a woman who lost four of her family me.....

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Bombay High Court Refuses to Accept Govt’s Stand on Silence Zones(24.08.2017)

Bombay High Court, while rejecting State Government’s stand that silence zones do not exist in state as of now, has said that its 2016 order declaring.....

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Bombay HC: Experts May Give Opinion in a Case, But Can’t Apply Law(04.09.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that an expert invited to give his or her opinion on a case cannot apply law to the facts of the case and offer a solution,.....

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Bombay High Court: Federation of Labour Law Practitioners Can’t Be Registered as a Trade Union(05.09.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that Federation of Labour Law Practitioners cannot be registered as a trade union under the Trade Unions Act, 1926.

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Bombay HC Restrains Patanjali Ayurved From Telecasting One Advertisement(05.09.2017)

Bombay High Court has passed an ex-parte order against Patanjali Ayurved owned by Baba Ramdev restraining them from broadcasting a particular advertis.....

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Bombay High Court to Special Court: Decide Peter Mukherjea’s Plea Afresh(05.09.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked the special court to decide afresh the plea of former media baron Peter Mukherjea, who has sought copies of the diaries ma.....

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Supreme Court Stays Bombay HC Order Banning Use of Loudspeakers(05.09.2017)

Supreme Court has stayed a Bombay High Court order banning the use of loudspeakers in Mumbai.

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Bombay High Court: Admiralty Court Can't Arrest Cargo On Board Ship For Unrelated Claim(13.09.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that an admiralty court does not have jurisdiction to arrest cargo on board a ship for an unrelated claim.

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Bombay HC: Formulations With Less Than 135 Mg of Dextropropoxyphene Can’t Be Classified As Narcotic(20.09.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that formulations containing less than 135 mg of dextropropoxyphene cannot be classified as a ‘narcotic’ or a ‘narcotic dru.....

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Bombay High Court: Cops Can't Be Private Guards(20.09.2017)

the Bombay High Court has said that Maharashtra Police cannot become private guards, while directing State government to review each and every case in.....

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Bombay HC Orders Recovery of Transit Rent for Tenants Through Sale of Devloper's Property(21.09.2017)

Bombay High Court has ordered attachment of properties of a developer who failed to pay transit rent to almost 100 tenants while the building concerne.....

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Bombay High Court Pulls up Maharashtra Government Over No Policy for Disaster Management(27.09.2017)

Bombay High Court has pulled up the State Government while taking note of the fact that the Maharashtra Government has ‘hardly’ taken any effort to fo.....

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Bombay High Court Grants Bail to Malegaon Blast Accused Major Ramesh Upadhyay(27.09.2017)

Bombay High Court has granted bail to retired Army Major Ramesh Upadhyay in the 2008 Malegaon blast case on the grounds of parity.

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Bombay High Court: LBT Leviable On SIM Cards & Recharge Coupons, Not On E-Recharge(28.09.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that Local Body Tax (LBT) cannot be levied on e-recharge, but leviable on SIM cards and recharge coupons once those enter w.....

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What Prevents Road Repairs, Bombay High Court Asks Authorities Across Maharashtra(29.09.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed all municipal, district and panchayat-level authorities in Maharashtra to explain the reasons for their inability to re.....

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Bombay High Court Refuses to Grant Stay on TRAI Decision to Cut Interconnect Usage Charge(03.10.2017)

Bombay High Court has refused to grant a stay on the telecom regulator’s decision to slash the interconnect usage charge by 57% from next month, and s.....

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Bombay High Court to State Government: Why Modify Compensation of Rape Survivors(06.10.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked the State Government to spell out the “purpose” due to which it decided to modify its existing scheme of granting compensa.....

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Elphinstone Stampede: Bombay High Court Pulls Up Activists for Closing Eyes to Problem(06.10.2017)

Bombay High Court has castigated "so-called activists" for approaching it on the issue of safety of commuters only after the Elphinstone Road station .....

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Bombay High Court: "Every Act in Married Life is Not Cruelty"(09.10.2017)

Bombay High Court, while observing that “each and every act in a married life does not amount to cruelty”, has granted pre-arrest bail to a man whose .....

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Bombay HC: Pre-Constitutional Documents Have Higher Probative Value While Considering Caste Claim(09.10.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that pre-constitutional documents have a higher degree of probative value while considering the caste claim of a candidate.

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Bombay HC Sets Aside Order Permanently Barring Medical Student From Seeking Admission(09.10.2017)

Bombay High Court has quashed and set aside an order of Director of Medical Education and Research which cancelled the admission secured on merits in .....

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Bombay High Court Upholds Maharashtra Forest Dept's Order to Shoot 'Man-eater' Tigress(13.10.2017)

Bombay High Court has upheld an order by Maharashtra Forest Department to shoot a man-eating tigress responsible for the deaths of two people between .....

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‘Dangerous’ Trend of Eliminating Opposition & Liberal Values: Bombay High Court(13.10.2017)

Bombay High Court, while voicing its concern over ‘dangerous trend’ of targeting people who hold ‘liberal values and principles,’ has said that such a.....

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No Application Of Mind In Changes To Manodhairya Scheme: Bombay HC(16.10.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed that there was no application of mind in the changes brought about by the state government to Manodhairya Scheme in Aug.....

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Bombay HC Strikes Down MoEF Notification That Transferred All Cases From Goa At NGT Western Zone(16.10.2017)

Bombay High Court has struck down a notification of MoEF dated August 10, 2017, wherein all matters relating to State of Goa, Daman, Diu, Dadra and Na.....

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Bombay HC Fines Vodafone For Not Forming Vishaka Panel on Sexual Harassment(25.10.2017)

Bombay High Court, while dismissing a sexual harassment complaint against Vodafone and its former top executives, has imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 fine.....

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Bombay High Court: INC Cannot Grant Recognition to Institutes Imparting Nursing Training in a State(27.10.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that Indian Nursing Council (INC) has no authority to grant recognition to institutes imparting nursing training in a state.....

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Bombay High Court: Woman Can’t Claim Maternity Benefits During Her ‘Entire Gestational Period’(30.10.2017)

Bombay High Court, while observing that law relating to maternity benefits has been enacted to achieve the object of securing social justice for women.....

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Bombay High Court Restricts Hawking to Designated Zones Only(02.11.2017)

Bombay High Court has restricted hawking to designated zones only, while banning the activity on foot-and rail-over-bridges and within 150 metres of r.....

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Bombay High Court Permits Woman to Terminate Foetus With Serious Abnormalities(07.11.2017)

Bombay High Court has allowed a 28-year-old woman to medically terminate her 25 weeks pregnancy as the foetus has serious neurological and skeletal ab.....

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Bombay High Court Panel to Monitor Repair of State Roads(09.11.2017)

Bombay High Court while pointing to the lack of implementation of the court’s order on repairing potholes and bad roads across the city has constitute.....

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No Compulsion For Legal Heir To Apply For Heirship Certificate: Bombay HC(13.11.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed that there is no compulsion for any legal heir of a deceased predecessor to either apply for a succession certificate o.....

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Bombay HC: No Need to Seek Leave for Leading Secondary Evidence(15.11.2017)

Bombay High Court has reiterated that under the Evidence Act there is no provision to seek leave for leading secondary evidence and directed the circu.....

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Bombay High Court: Tribal Population Neglected Completely(16.11.2017)

Bombay High Court, while taking serious note of the tribal population being "neglected" for too long by authorities in Maharashtra, has directed that .....

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Bombay High Court to Hear CBI Appeal Against Acquittal in Scarlett Death Case(20.11.2017)

Bombay High Court has passed an order to hear the CBI's appeal challenging the Goa children court's order which acquitted the two accused in the myste.....

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Gadoli Encounter: Prima Facie No Conspiracy by Gurgaon Cops(20.11.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed that prima facie it did not appear that the Gurgaon Police had hatched a conspiracy to kill gangster Sandeep Gadoli whi.....

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Bombay High Court Refuses to Ban Marathi Movie ‘Dashkriya’(21.11.2017)

Bombay High Court has rejected a plea seeking ban of a movie titled Dashkriya. The movie is based on Baba Bhand’s novel Dashakriya and the theme is co.....

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Bombay HC: Caste Certificate Once Issued, Can be Relied Upon to Verify Caste Claim of Other Relatives(27.11.2017)

Bombay High Court has reiterated that once caste validity certificate is granted on proper scrutiny to close blood relations, it ought to be relied up.....

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Bombay High Court Restrains Mumbai Metro One from Hiking Fares(05.12.2017)

Bombay High Court has restrained Reliance Infrastructure-led Mumbai Metro One Pvt Ltd (MMOPL) from hiking the fares on the Mumbai Metro’s Versova-Ghat.....

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Bombay High Court Upholds Merger of Rs 5,600 Crore-Scam Hit NSEL & Parent FTIL(05.12.2017)

Bombay High Court has upheld the government's order directing the merger of the erstwhile Financial Technologies (India) Ltd (FTIL) and its subsidiary.....

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Bombay High Court Upholds Constitutional Validity of RERA(07.12.2017)

Bombay High Court has upheld the constitutional validity of recently enacted Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act, 2016.

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Bombay High Court Dismisses Reliance Navy Plea Against IFCI(08.12.2017)

Bombay High Court has scuttled a last ditch attempt by the Anil Ambani company Reliance Naval and Engineering to prevent proceedings in the bankruptcy.....

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Bombay HC to Mumbai University: Justify Decision of Not Providing Addl Answer Sheets to Students(13.12.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed the Mumbai University to file a reply justifying its decision to not provide supplements or additional answer sheets to.....

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Bombay High Court Says Varsity Cannot Deny Extra Answer Sheets To Students(18.12.2017)

Bombay High Court has issued an interim order directing the Mumbai University to ensure that students appearing for undergraduate and postgraduate exa.....

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When Dispute is of Civil Nature, Giving It a Criminal Colour is Abuse of Process of Law: Bombay HC(18.12.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that when dispute is of civil nature, giving the proceedings a criminal colour is abuse of the process of law.

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Panchayat Members Can't Insist Upon Encroaching on Govt Land : Bombay HC(21.12.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that no member of a village panchayat can insist upon encroaching on government land and have immunity from disqualificatio.....

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Bombay High Court: Not All Homeopaths Can Practice Allopathy in Maharashtra(22.12.2017)

Bombay High Court has stayed a notification issued by State Government in September that allowed certain homeopathic doctors to practise allopathy.

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Bombay HC Strikes Down Provisions of Bombay Denatured Spirit Rules, 1959(26.12.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that the Bombay Denatured Spirit Rules, 1959 to the extent that they regulate the possession, use, sale, import, export and.....

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Release Man Held Illegally For 60 Days: Bombay High Court to CBI(27.12.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed a man, arrested by the CBI’s Economic Offences Wing (EOW), be released from illegal judicial detention of over 60 days.

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Bombay High Court: Legal Aid For Accused Should Not Be For Namesake(28.12.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that sufficiently experienced lawyer should be provided for conducting the case of the accused and they should be appointed.....

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Bombay HC: Ex Parte Decree Can Be Passed in Notice of Motion Filed Under Original Side Rules Only(28.12.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that on its original side, an ex parte decree can be passed in a notice of motion filed only under Rule 90 of the Original .....

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Bombay HC Refuses To Permit ‘Mentally Challenged’ Man To Donate Kidney To His Brother(29.12.2017)

Bombay High Court has refused a plea seeking permission to a ‘mentally challenged’ person to donate his kidney to his brother.

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Bombay High Court to State Government: Why Should Film Viewers Buy Food from Theaters(05.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed Maharashtra Government to file a reply to a PIL challenging the prohibition on carrying outside food into movie theatre.....

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Bombay High Court to Litigants: Exhaust All Legal Remedies Before Filing PILs(05.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that litigants must exhaust all other legal remedies before approaching the High Court with PILs seeking criminal action ag.....

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Bombay High Court Rejects Plea Seeking Nod for Floating Hotel in Mumbai(09.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has turned down a plea of a private developer seeking permission to construct a floating hotel and a jetty near Nariman Point in Sou.....

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Bombay High Court Raps Maharashtra Govt Over Bad Roads(11.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that State government cannot leave everything to be looked after by courts, while slamming the Maharashtra government for i.....

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Show ‘Sensitivity’ While Dealing With Cases Involving Minors, Bombay High Court(11.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has pulled up the Mumbai Police over its “insensitive” approach towards cases involving minors. The HC accordingly directed the poli.....

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Under SARFAESI Act, Addl DM/Addl CMM Has Judicial Powers Similar To That Of DM/ CMM: Bombay HC(11.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that for the purposes of S. 14 of the SARFAESI Act, the District Magistrate or the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate is not a p.....

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Bombay High Court: Blaming Husband for Lack of Children is Cruelty(15.01.2018)

Bombay High Court held that blaming the husband for a lack of children and repeatedly complaining to his employer amounts to cruelty while granting di.....

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Kamala Mills Fire a Result of BMC’s Failure, Says Bombay High Court(16.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that December 29 Kamala Mills compound fire that killed 14 people was a result of the civic administration’s failure to ens.....

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Bombay High Court to State: Frame Guidelines for Emergency Organ Donation(16.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to frame guidelines to deal with emergency situations related to organ donation and retrieva.....

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Bombay High Court Asks Govt to Work on Reducing Prices of Sanitary Napkins(17.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked the State Government to work on reducing the prices of sanitary napkins and spread awareness about their use.

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Dumping in Buffer Zone Near Mangroves Illegal: Bombay High Court(18.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has unequivocally told the Thane Municipal Corporation authorities that 'dumping in the buffer zone is illegal'.

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Bombay HC: No Appointment to Judicial Members of Tax Tribunals Without High Court's Consultation(18.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that judicial members of tax tribunals cannot be appointed without effective consultation with the high court and administr.....

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Bombay High Court: LLM Students Can Give Exams Next Semester as Well(23.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that students pursuing Master of Laws (LLM) degrees, who do not want to appear for the exams that start today, now have the.....

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Appointments to Public Bodies Must Be Based on Talent: Bombay High Court(23.01.2018)

Bombay High Court, while observing that appointments to all public bodies must solely be based on “talent”, has denied relief to a group of lower cadr.....

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Bombay HC: Property Inherited by Hindu Female from Her Parents, Will Devolve Upon Her Parent's Heirs(25.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that u/s 15 of the Hindu Succession Act, any property inherited by a female Hindu from her father or mother, will devolve u.....

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Bombay High Court Says, "Sohrabuddin Sheikh Case Gag Order Not OK"(25.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has cancelled a ban on media reporting on the trial in Mumbai of the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.

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Bombay High Court to Thane Municipal Corporation: Save 5k Trees from Being Cut(25.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked the Thane Municipal Corporation to re-consider constituting the tree authority, comprising qualified personnel.

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Bombay High Court: IPL No More Clean Entertainment(30.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that young players only wants to make money by playing in the popular T20 cricket league IPL and that it was "no more a cle.....

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Bombay High Court to BMC: Suggest Ways to Restrict Vehicles in Mumbai(30.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government and civic authorities to suggest ways to limit the number of vehicles on Mumbai roads.

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Bombay High Court: Move Vijay Mallya’s Airbus from airport(30.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that the luxury Airbus A319 belonging to Vijay Mallya, chairman of the now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines Ltd, is blocking the.....

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Bombay High Court Seeks Chart of Discharged Cops in Sohrabuddin case(30.01.2018)

Bombay High Court has decided to hear all applications filed in Sohrabuddin Sheikh alleged fake encounter case from February 9 on a daily basis. The H.....

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Bombay High Court to State: List Steps Taken on Banned Chemicals(01.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked the state government to state the steps it has taken so far to curb use of banned chemicals by farmers/vendors on vegetabl.....

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Bombay High Court to Police: List Steps to Curb Traffic Congestion in City(01.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that traffic congestion problems in South Mumbai could not be resolved by deploying constables alone.

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Bombay High Court Dismisses Petitions Challenging CBI’s Legal Validity(06.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has dismissed two petitions challenging the legal validity of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to function as an government.....

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Bombay High Court: Not All Can Afford 'School Bus'(06.02.2018)

Bombay High Court, while asking the state transport department to collate data on the number of accidents in the past few years involving school buses.....

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Bombay High Court: Meat Shops Can’t Be Shut on Suspicion That They Sell Beef(07.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has stayed Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation’s action to suspend licenses of 20 meat sellers from Nalla Sopara on the suspicion that.....

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Bombay High Court Stays I-T Notices to SRK, Juhi(07.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has stayed the showcause notices issued to actors Shahrukh Khan and Juhi Chawla by the I-T department over alleged undervaluation of.....

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Bombay HC: Stepson of a Hindu Dying Intestate Can’t Claim Inheritance(07.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that the stepson of a Hindu citizen dying intestate cannot claim inheritance over his property.

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Mentally Challenged Children Relying on God’s Mercy: Bombay High Court(08.02.2018)

Bombay High Court, while expressing shock over the conditions of ‘mentally challenged’ children in Maharashtra, has observed that these children are s.....

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Bombay High Court Restrains BMC from Allowing Cutting Down of 800 Trees(08.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has restrained the civic administration till February 21 from processing nearly 50 proposals for cutting 800 trees along many roads .....

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Bombay High Court Grants 'Conditional' Permit' for Kala Ghoda Festival at Cross Maidan(08.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has granted ‘conditional’ permission for holding cultural events like the Kala Ghoda festival at Cross Maidan.

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Bombay High Court: Why Only 4 People Can Play a Game of Rummy?(08.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has held the restriction of allowing only four person’s on a table to play the game of ‘rummy’ as unreasonable.

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End Rape & Murder Trial of Constable in 3 Months: Madras High Court(08.02.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the District Sessions and Mahila Court in Tiruppur, to complete the trial and dispose of the rape and murder of a woman.....

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Bombay High Court: Stepson Can’t Inherit Property Under Hindu Succession Act(08.02.2018)

Bombay High Court, while dismissing a plea by a stepson claiming a stake in his father’s property, has said that the definition of ‘son’ in the Hindu .....

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Bombay High Court?Raps State Government for Violating Order on Children’s Homes(09.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has rapped the state government for its apathetic approach towards the improvement of children's homes in the state.

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Bombay High Court: GST Regime Not User-Friendly(12.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has rapped the government for the trouble faced by assessees due to the poor execution of the country’s biggest tax reform, the Good.....

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Bombay High Court: 50% Attendance Rule is in Interest of Students(12.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that the Mumbai University’s ordinance, making a minimum of 50% attendance mandatory for students, was in the interest of s.....

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Bombay High Court: Can’t Deny Gun Licence on Basis of Income(12.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has quashed an order of Jalgaon District Collector who refused to give arm possession licence to a businessman merely because his in.....

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Orders from High Court’s Official Website Have Sanctity: Bombay High Court(12.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that orders uploaded on its official website have sanctity and trial courts that insist on production of a certified copy a.....

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Bombay High Court: Kamala Mills Fire an Opportunity to Improve System(13.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that authorities must take the Kamala Mills fire incident as an opportunity to start monitoring hotels, restaurants and oth.....

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Bombay High Court Raps CBI for Failing to Protect Witnesses in Sohrabuddin Encounter Case(13.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has rapped the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for ‘failing’ to protect witnesses in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh ‘fake encounter’ c.....

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Orders From HC’s Official Website Have Sanctity: Bombay HC(13.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that orders uploaded on its official website have sanctity and trial courts that insist on production of a certified copy a.....

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Bombay High Court: Excise Staff Must Inspect Pubs(15.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that excise officials too must inspect restaurants and pubs regularly and take action against violations.

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Bombay High Court: Make Top Cops' Mobile Nos Public(15.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked the Mumbai Traffic police department to publicise the personal mobile numbers of the Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic.....

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Bombay High Court: Can Law be Made to Balance Rights of Patients, Hospitals(15.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked the state government to consider bringing in a legislation to balance rights of hospitals and doctors to earn their fees a.....

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Deduction U/S 80-IB is Permissible Even If Construction is Not Acc. to Approved Plan: Bombay HC(15.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that the deduction under section 80-IB is available to the assessee-Builder, even if the construction is not according to t.....

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Take Expert Help to Probe Killing of Rationalists: Bombay High Court(16.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has told agencies probing the killing of activists Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare not to shy away from taking help of experts.....

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Bombay High Court: Citizens Need to be Proactive & Not Just Complain on Social Media(17.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that citizens need to be proactive and take their complaints of bad roads to the authorities.

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DSK Builder, Family Can't Fly Out of Country: Bombay High Court(19.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has vacated its interim stay from the arrest warrant granted to Pune-based builder Deepak Sakharam Kulkarni, his wife and son. The f.....

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Bombay High Court Slams Mumbai Civic Body for Using Illegal Hoarding for Ad(19.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has slammed Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) for using a hoarding, which the civic body had itself termed illegal earl.....

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Bombay High Court: Kamala Mills Fire Institutional Failure of BMC, Excise Dept(19.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that considering the scale of violation of regulations, it is impossible to accept that Kamala Mills fire incident could ha.....

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Bombay High Court Says BMC’s Rooftop Policy Will be Scrutinised(20.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that rooftop policy passed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) needs to reconsidered and should be put into imp.....

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Bombay High Court: Girl is Adult If She Does Not Tell Mom About her Relationship(20.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has deemed a girl to be “mature and adult” on the grounds that she had not informed her mother about her nearly one-year-long relati.....

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Sohrabuddin case: Bombay High Court Asks If Identification Parade Was Done(21.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked whether any identification parade was done on police officers from Gujarat who allegedly stopped a private bus and abducte.....

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Sohrabuddin case: Video-conference Not Substitute to Producing Accused in Court(21.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has told the State that Video-conferencing facility is not a substitute to producing an accused person before the trial court on sch.....

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Bombay High Court: Video-conference Not Substitute to Producing Accused in Court(21.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has told the State that Video-conferencing facility is not a substitute to producing an accused person before the trial court on sch.....

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Bombay High Court Stays Income Tax Notice to Uber India Demanding Rs 109cr(21.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has temporarily stayed the order and notices issued by Income Tax department to Uber India Systems Private Limited, demanding a sum .....

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Bombay High Court Refuses to Shut Kanjurmarg Dumping Ground(22.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has refused to shut down the dumping ground situated at Kanjurmarg saying it is the only site available for dumping the waste of the.....

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Bombay High Court: Conditions Not Met, Stop Navi Mumbai Airport Work(22.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has issued notice to the Centre and the Maharashtra government and sought their response to a PIL challenging the environment cleara.....

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Bombay High Court Quashes Govt Resolution to Shift Teachers’ Salary Accounts(22.02.2018)

Bombay High Court, while terming the decision to shift teachers’ salary accounts from Thane District Central Cooperative Bank to Thane Janata Sahakari.....

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Bombay High Court: Civic Chief Can’t Approve Tree Cutting Proposals(22.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has restrained the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) chief Ajoy Mehta from allowing the cutting or removal of trees.

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Bombay High Court on Sohrabuddin Case: Not Getting Enough Assistance from CBI(22.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that the CBI had failed to adequately assist it in Sohrabuddin Shaikh encounter case, due to which it was still unclear on .....

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Bombay High Court Raps ACB for Closing Probe on FSI for Parking(22.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has rapped the Anti-corruption Bureau (ACB) for closing investigation into corruption by developers who did not hand over parking sp.....

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Bombay High Court Notices to State, Centre and Coastal Authorities Over Shivaji Memorial(23.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has issued notices to the Maharashtra government, the Centre and the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority relating to a pet.....

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Bombay High Court: Politicians Not God, Not Above the Law(23.02.2018)

Bombay High Court, while observing that politicians were “not God” and nor were they above the law, has directed the Maharashtra police to book two lo.....

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Bombay High Court Quashes Maharashtra Domicile Circular(23.02.2018)

Bombay HC has quashed a state notification that rendered all PG medical aspirants from outside Maharashtra, including those who had completed their MM.....

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Bombay High Court Rules in ONGC’s Favour in Dispute Over Contract Cancellation(28.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has ruled in favour of ONGC after a vendor sued the energy firm for cancelling a Rs1,000 crore contract.

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Bombay High Court Permits BCCI to be Present During Cross-Examination by Lalit Modi(01.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has permitted the representatives of BCCI to remain present during the cross examination of some witnesses by former IPL commissione.....

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Courts Can Take Cognizance of Indian's Conviction Abroad: Bombay High Court(05.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that courts or judicial authorities in India can take cognizance of the conviction of an Indian by a foreign court for an o.....

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Bombay High Court Rules in Favour of Dyslexic Student(05.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has ruled in favour of a Class X student suffering from dyslexia, allowing him to choose two optional subjects in the CBSE examinati.....

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Bombay High Court: Not Offering Water to Husband is Not Cruelty(05.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that not taking care of a husband’s needs or failing to even offer him water when he returns home late from work does not a.....

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Bombay High Court Slams Family Court’s Harsh Order Against Mother(06.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has expressed shock at a family court order that put harsh restrictions on a mother and included discontinuation of maintenance and .....

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It’s Not a Fundamental Right to Erect Hoardings, Says Bombay High Court(06.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that it wasn’t a fundamental right of any individual or authority to erect a hoarding anywhere and instead local civic bodi.....

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Bombay HC Says State Free To Act Against Schools Violating Fee Regulation Act(07.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has said provisions of the Maharashtra Educational Institute (Regulation of Fees) Act, 2011 were applicable to all schools and the e.....

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Which Law Allows Turning Private Toilets Public? Asks Bombay High Court(07.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to explain the provisions under which the civic body had decided to convert '.....

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Convert Entitled to Hindu Parent’s Property, Rules Bombay High Court(07.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that the right to inheritance of a person born Hindu cannot be affected by his/her altered religious status, and the person.....

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Bombay High Court Asks Govt. to Sort Out GST Technical Issues(07.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed the Union and Maharashtra governments to sort out technical glitches and other grievances over filing of Goods and Serv.....

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No Filings to be Accepted on Original Side Without Proper Pagination: Bombay High Court(08.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed officers on the original side of the High Court not to accept any filings in any matter, unless the pages are properly .....

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Bombay HC Dismisses RCom's Plea Challenging Tribunal's Assets Sale Order(09.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has rejected Reliance Communications' plea challenging an arbitration tribunal's order which restrained the telecom company from sel.....

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Bombay HC Grants Bail to Ketan Parekh in SEBI Case(09.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has suspended a three year sentence awarded by a special SEBI court to Ketan Parekh in a securities scam for violating the SEBI Act .....

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Can’t Stop Metro Work: Bombay High Court(13.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that it could not bring work on Mumbai Metro to a stop.

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Bombay High Court Allows Woman to Remove Father’s Name from Daughter’s Birth Certificate(14.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has allowed her to make modifications in the birth certificate of her daughter by deleting the name of the child’s biological father.....

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Bombay High Court: Dying Declaration Can’t be Rejected Because It Was Not Read to Declarant(14.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that dying declaration cannot be rejected merely because the same is not read over to the declarant and the declarant a.....

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Contempt of Court If Pandals Not Allowed for Fests: Bombay High Court(15.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has warned all major municipal corporations of issuing contempt of court if they fail to abide by the court's directions over granti.....

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Bombay High Court: Muslim, Homeopathy Student Can Pursue her Course Wearing Hijab(15.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has ruled in the favor of a female Muslim student from a Thane-based homeopathy college, ordering the college to allow her to wear a.....

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Due Process Must for Every Govt Project: Bombay High Court(16.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that authorities are bound to follow due process of law even in the case of projects such as Metro if they affect citizens.

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Bombay High Court Allows Student to Attend College Wearing Hijab(16.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has granted the plea of a Muslim student, allowing her to wear a hijab, the traditional attire of Muslim women, while attending lect.....

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Parents Should Send Children to School by Bus: Bombay High Court(16.03.2018)

Bombay High Court, while observing that parking in a city like Mumbai should be treated as social interest rather than commercial, has suggested the M.....

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Bombay High Court Seeks Government’s Reply on Human Rights Panel’s Request for Office Premises(19.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has sought a reply from the Maharashtra government after the state human rights commission approached the court with a rather odd re.....

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Bombay High Court: Wife Not Preparing Food, Avoiding Husband Isn’t Cruelty(19.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that general allegations like wife not preparing food for the husband or not opening the door on his return to home, would .....

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Bombay High Court to DGCA: Quell Passenger Anxiety Over Aircraft Engines(19.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to ensure that "passenger safety was not compromised with", in light o.....

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Hindu Converted to Islam is Entitled to Inherit Father’s Property: Bombay High Court(20.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that a Hindu, who converted to other religion, is entitled to his/her father’s property if father died intestate.

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Bombay High Court Seeks Government Reply on Plea Against Toll on Mumbai-Pune E-way(20.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has sought a reply from the Maharashtra government on a plea filed by a local activist seeking that Mumbai-Pune Expressway’s contrac.....

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Not Cruel If Wife Doesn’t Open Door for Husband: Bombay High Court(20.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that a woman not opening the house door for her husband on his return from work or not cooking for him do not amount to cru.....

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Consider Special Cells to Probe Human Trafficking Cases: Bombay High Court(21.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has suggested to the State government to consider a special cell be set up for probing human trafficking cases only.

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One Can’t be Ousted from Property Over ‘Routine Quarrel’: Bombay High Court(21.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has ruled that ‘routine quarrel’ in the family over property does not amount to dispossession or ouster of an individual from his/he.....

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Bombay High Court to CBI: Decide on Time Frame to Complete Fake Stamp Paper Scam of 2002(22.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to decide on how long it intends to continue the prosecution in the fake stamp p.....

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Govt Cannot Claim Right in Transfer Charges of Leased Properties: Bombay High Court(22.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has reiterated that the government has no right to ask someone to seek its prior approval before entering into any new transaction o.....

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Prosecution Needn’t Adduce Evidence of Rape Against Each Accused In Gangrape Case: Bombay High Court(22.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that if it is proved that more than one accused had acted in concert with a common intention, then if rape had been committ.....

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Bombay High Court Upholds Revocation of Slum Development Contract(23.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has upheld the revocation of a contract for a slum redevelopment scheme in Borivli, which was hurriedly awarded to developer Abhinga.....

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Bombay High Court: Picking Up a Quarrel with One’s Husband, His Parents is Not Cruelty(23.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that picking up a quarrel with one’s husband and his parents would not amount to cruelty.

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Disclosure of Assets Needed to Educate Voters on Candidate’s Financial Status: Bombay High Court(26.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that the disclosure of assets and liabilities of candidates in an election was to make voters aware of the financial status.....

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Mere Demand of Bribe is a Punishable Offence, Says Bombay High Court(26.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that mere demand of bribe is punishable under provisions of the Prevention of Corruption (PC) Act, 1988.

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Bombay High Court Bars Mumbai School Trustee Facing Rape Charges from Entering Institute's Premises(27.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has restrained the trustee of an international school in Andheri, who had been accused of rape, from entering the school premises un.....

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Consider Allotting Two Plots to House Displaced People: Bombay High Court(27.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked the Maharashtra government to consider allotting two plots in suburbs, originally reserved for a cancer hospital and a pub.....

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Consider Allotting Two Plots to House Displaced People: Bombay High Court(27.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked the Maharashtra government to consider allotting two plots in suburbs, originally reserved for a cancer hospital and a pub.....

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Why No Fixed Working Hours for Cops, Asks Madras High Court(27.03.2018)

Madras High Court has directed the authorities to answer a query as to why not the state government fix definite working hours for the police force.

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Bombay High Court Refuses to Stay Carnac Bunder Bridge Demolition(28.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has refused to stay the demolition of the 130-year-old Carnac Bunder bridge, saying human life is more important than inconvenience .....

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Bombay High Court Rejects Plea for Medical Termination of Pregnancy by ‘Rape Victim’(29.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has rejected the plea for medical termination of pregnancy (MTP) of a 32-year-old woman from Buldana district, who had claimed she h.....

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Bombay High Court Asks Builder to Ensure Safety(29.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked a private developer, who is re-plastering a high-rise in South Mumbai to tender an undertaking to the court, stating that .....

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Bombay High Court : Fitness Certificate to Vehicle Without Independent Test Illegal(29.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has said the Maharashtra government's practice of issuing fitness certificates to private vehicles without conducting an independent.....

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Bombay High Court Raps Mumbai Police for Summoning Child Witness to Police Station(29.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has castigated the city police for summoning repeatedly a child witness to the police station for recording his statement in a case .....

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Dying Declaration Can’t Be Rejected Merely Because It Wasn’t Read Over to Declarant: Bombay HC(29.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that a dying declaration cannot be rejected merely because it was not read over to the declarant.

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Poker Not a Game of Skill, It's Gambling: Bombay High Court(30.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has ruled the game of poker is not a game of 'skill' but one of 'chance', while refusing to quash a police complaint against a busin.....

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Make Plan to Monitor Shelters: Bombay High Court(30.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has suggested the state to develop a model plan for constant governance and supervision of shelter homes for children in the state.

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SC/ST Act Not Abused in Every Case, Says Bombay High Court(31.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has held while hearing a criminal appeal that it cannot proceed on the footing that the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (P.....

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Bombay HC Tells College to Pay Rs. 20 Lakh to Student Denied Medical Admission(31.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed a private medical college to pay Rs. 20 lakh as compensation to a student, who was denied admission to an MBBS course d.....

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Bombay HC to UGC: Declare 2nd Semester Result of Optometry Course(31.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed the University Grants Commission (UGC) to declare the second-semester results of 40 students, pursuing a course in opto.....

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Bombay High Court Directs to Sell 6 Ships of Insolvent Varun Resources(31.03.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed the sale of six ships operated by Varun Resources, India’s largest operator of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carriers, .....

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Follow Due Process for Demolishing Building: Bombay High Court(02.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has allowed a petitioner to reconstruct an illegal structure that was demolished by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) as .....

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Sexual Relations Due to Deep Love Not Rape: Bombay High Court(02.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that a man cannot be convicted for rape for having sexual intercourse with a woman by "a misrepresentation of fact", when t.....

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Battered Wives Needn’t Depose for Maintenance: Bombay High Court(02.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that an affidavit filed by the women battling for maintenance from estranged husbands under the Domestic Violence Act will .....

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Bombay High Court: Domestic Violence Means Mental, Economic Harassment Too(02.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that domestic violence involves not only physical abuse but also mental, emotional and economic harassment.

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Can’t Reject Approver’s Evidence If Confirmed: Madras High Court(02.04.2018)

Madras High Court has observed that if the evidence of the approver is corroborated by other material particulars, the same cannot be eschewed merely .....

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Bombay High Court Tells Mumbai Cricket Association to Appoint CoA(04.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed Mumbai Cricket Association to appoint a Committee of Administrators (CoA) to oversee the implementation of the Justice .....

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Bombay High Court: Cost of Food and Water Inside Multiplexes Are Exorbitant(05.04.2018)

Bombay High Court, while noting that the cost of food and water inside multiplexes was exorbitant, has opined that it should be sold at regular prices.....

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Bombay High Court: Issue New Birth Certificates Without Father's Name to Single Mother(05.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to issue new birth certificates for a girl child born through the test tub.....

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Bombay High Court Disposes of PIL Filed Against Airport Authority(06.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has disposed of a PIL, filed by a lawyer, alleging that the Airport Authority India (AAI) granted permission for construction of bui.....

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Bombay High Court Says Teesta Setalvad, Javed Anand Cannot be Arrested till May 2(06.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that social activists Teesta Setalvad and her husband and associate Javed Anand cannot be arrested till May 2 in a criminal.....

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Bombay High Court: No Compassionate Job for Families Not Facing Financial Crisis(09.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that the appointment of a government employment on compassionate grounds cannot be given to a family which is not facing a .....

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Bombay High Court: 'Unmarried Adult Daughter Entitled to Claim Maintenance from Her Father'(09.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has ruled that an unmarried daughter is entitled to claim maintenance from her father even after attaining the age of 18 if her pare.....

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Court May Allow Evidence on Affidavit, Cross-Examination to Test Its Veracity: Bombay HC(10.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that under Domestic Violence Act, the court is empowered to deviate from the prescribed procedure under DV Rules or S.125 o.....

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Bombay High Court: Police Need Guidelines on Handling Rescued Pregnant Minors(11.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has expressed the need for guidelines instructing police as to what they should do on rescuing pregnant minor girls.

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Bombay HC Suspends Recruitment For 9000 Stenographers, Junior Clerks and Peons(11.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has stayed the process for recruitment of around 9,000 stenographers, junior clerks and peons, in furtherance of an order noting tha.....

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Bombay High Court: Demand for GST is in Accordance with Law(12.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that the demand for payment of Goods and Services Tax is in accordance with the law and dismissed a petition saying its dem.....

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Bombay HC Upholds Levy of GST on One-Time Premium Charged for Letting Land on Lease Basis(13.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has upheld Goods and Services Tax (GST) levied by Central Industrial and Development Corporation of Maharashtra Limited (CIDCO) on o.....

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City Not "Smart" Till Its Roads Are Pothole Free: Bombay High Court(13.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that the Maharashtra government's endeavour to make every city "smart" was commendable but it would only be possible when a.....

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One Year Limitation for GST Transitional Credit Constitutionally Valid: Bombay HC(13.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has upheld the Constitutional validity of One Year Limitation for GST Transitional Credit under Section 140(3)(iv) of the CGST Act, .....

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Bombay HC Quashes FIR Against Israeli National Found With Live Rifle Cartridge(16.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has recently quashed an FIR lodged against a 61-year-old woman who had allegedly found in possession of a live rifle cartridge while.....

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Bombay High Court Asks DGCA Not to Blindly Follow International Rules for A320neo Grounding(17.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) must not "blindly" follow international guidelines on air safety but .....

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Bombay HC Rejects Plea of Students Barred from Exams for Low Attendance(17.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has refused to allow two students from a Kandivli college to appear for semester examinations after they were barred from the tests .....

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Bombay High Court: High Fees Do Not Make a School a Good One(18.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that a school does not become a ‘good’ school only because of its ‘high’ fees or expenses.

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Bombay High Court Raps Govt Over Rehab of Tansa Pipeline Squatters(18.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has rapped the Maharashtra government for failing to come up with a solution to rehabilitate encroachers on and along the Tansa wate.....

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Bombay High Court: Accused’s Admission in Bigamy Cases Can’t Prove Second Marriage(18.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that in cases of adultery or bigamy, the admission of marriage by an accused cannot be construed as an evidence to prove ma.....

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Bombay High Court: No Pavana Water for IPL Games in Pune(19.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has restrained the state from renewing the agreement with the Maharashtra Cricket Association to provide water from Pavana dam to it.....

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Bombay High Court: Discrepancies in Rape Victim’s Testimony Do Not Mean She is Lying(19.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that a witness, especially a rape or sexual abuse victim is not a ‘tape-recorder’ to depose in verbatim of her original sta.....

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Bombay High Court: We Can’t Decide If Mumbai Metro Should be Underground(20.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that it cannot decide if the proposed Metro II-B line connecting the western and eastern suburbs of the metropolios should .....

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Bombay High Court: India Seems Like Nothing But a Country of Crimes and Rapes(20.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that India's image today has taken a beating with a growing perception abroad that it's a country of crimes and rapes a.....

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Bombay High Court: No Abetment in Act of Recovering Credit Card Dues on Behalf of Bank(23.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that the act of recovering credit card dues does not constitute an act of abetment.

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Bombay High Court: Make Police Aware of Changes in Laws Related to Minors(24.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has emphasised the need for the state government to make its police force aware of changes in laws and said police should always wor.....

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Bombay High Court: Consider Setting Up Child-friendly Courtroom(24.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to consider on "priority", establishing a "model child-friendly courtroom" for minor victims.....

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Bombay High Court Refuses Interim Stay on Amendment to Trees Act(24.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has refused to grant an interim stay on a recent amendment that allowed chiefs of civic bodies in Maharashtra to decide applications.....

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Maharashtra Govt Obligated to Reduce River Pollution: Bombay High Court(25.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that the state government is under obligation to take steps to reduce pollution and improve the quality of rivers in Ma.....

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Bombay High Court Suggests Underground Parking at Crawford Market(25.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has suggested that the state government should consider constructing an underground parking facility below Crawford market to reduce.....

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Bombay High Court Orders Immediate Reconstruction of Carnac Bridge(25.04.2018)

Bombay high court has directed the Central Railway and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to immediately take up the reconstruction of Carna.....

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Bombay High Court: Minor Girls Have Right to Deny Sexual Abuse(26.04.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that even a minor girl has the right to live with dignity and has the right to make a choice, which includes denying se.....

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Bombay HC Extends Due Date for Filing TRAN-1 for Identified Taxpayers(01.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has extended the due date to file TRAN-1 by identified taxpayers to 10th May 2018.

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Bombay High Court: Dying Declaration Recorded by Magistrate Cannot be Doubted(02.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that a dying declaration recorded by a Magistrate cannot be doubted.

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Bombay High Court: School Boards Can’t Refuse to Change Names of Students, Parents(03.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has ruled that the law does not prohibit an individual from changing her name, and therefore school boards cannot bar her from doing.....

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Bombay High Court: Incorrect Reporting of Court Orders Affects Administration of Justice(03.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that incorrect reporting of court orders affect the perception of people in the existence of the Rule of law and affect.....

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Bombay High Court Bats for Property Cap on Judges(04.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has opined that bureaucrats and judicial officers, who have at least one property in Maharashtra, should not be allotted another one.....

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Bombay High Court: BMC Needs to Follow Due Process of Law to Take Over park(04.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) cannot take possession of the 20-acre Priyadarshini Park in south Mumbai .....

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Bombay High Court: Pay Salaries of Social Welfare Staff within 2 Days(04.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed the Directorate of Social Welfare to release the salaries within two days to two staffers of the office of the commissi.....

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Bombay HC: No Formula to Determine Period of Limitation for Filing Administration Suit(07.05.2018)

Bombay High Court while allowing a man to claim rights as a beneficiary to an estate under a will over three years after a parent's death has held tha.....

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Bombay High Court: Enquiry Can be Initiated Just on Evidence in Absence of Written Complaint(08.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that departmental enquiry can be initiated against a judicial officer if there was verifiable material to substantiate the .....

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Bombay High Court: In Absence of Domestic Violence, No Maintenance for Wife Under DV Act(08.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that a wife cannot be entitled to seek maintenance from her estranged husband under the Domestic Violence Act unless she ha.....

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Bombay High Court: Courts While Acting in Administrative Capacity Are “State” Within Art. 12(08.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has held Courts, while dealing with their employees or acting in other matters purely in administrative capacity, fall within the de.....

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Bombay High Court Upholds State’s Power to Recover ‘Unearned Income’ on Leased Lands(09.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has upheld the state government’s power to levy and recover ‘unearned income’ if lease-hold rights in government lands are transferr.....

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Bombay High Court: Not Producing Undertrials Violates Their Right to Fair Trial(09.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has taken cognizance of the issue pertaining to shortage of police escort parties to produce undertrials before a court and its impa.....

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Bombay High Court: Domestic Violence Act Can’t Be Invoked Simply For Claiming Maintenance(10.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that the provisions of Domestic Violence Act cannot be invoked simply for claiming maintenance unless the party alleges.....

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Cheating Complaints Against Builders Not Civil in Nature: Bombay High Court(11.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that complaints filed by public, where they allege of being cheated by a developer or builder, cannot be termed as "civil d.....

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Bombay High Court Upholds The Dismissal of ‘Latecomer’ Civil Judge(11.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has dismissed a writ petition filed by a probationer Civil Judge Junior Division and Judicial Magistrate First Class at Ulhasnagar a.....

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Recovery After Retrospective Pay Revision Post-Retirement Not Permissible: Bombay High Court(14.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that recovery of money after retrospective pay revision after retirement or superannuation is not permissible in law and gr.....

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Woman Governed By Muslim Personal Law Can Invoke Provisions of DV Act: Bombay HC(15.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that merely because parties are governed by the Muslim Personal Law, it should not be an impediment in the wife invoking pr.....

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Bombay High Court: No Adoption Sans Permission(17.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) not to consider the application of a couple from Karnataka for the adoption .....

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Bombay High Court: Arrest of Woman After Sunset Illegal, CBI Officials Liable for Disciplinary Action(17.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has held the arrest of Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud accused Kavita Mankikar in February “illegal”.

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Bombay High Court: Arrest of Woman After Sunset Illegal, CBI Officials Liable for Disciplinary Action(17.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has held the arrest of Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud accused Kavita Mankikar in February “illegal”.

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Form Special Team to Probe Emails Sent to Tata Firm: Bombay High Court(21.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed the Mumbai Police to constitute a "special team" of officials, who are experienced in dealing with cyber crimes, to pro.....

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Bombay HC Imposes 50,000 Fine on CBI For Arrest of Woman After Sunset(21.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has slapped a fine of Rs. 50,000 on the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for an illegal arrest made by its officer in the PNB f.....

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Bombay HC Directs BCI to Expedite Inspection of Proposed All-women Law College(24.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has pulled up the Bar Council of India (BCI) for its inaction in inspecting a proposed all-women law college in Thane.

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Bombay HC Permits Woman to Abort 26-week Foetus Suffering from Hernia(25.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has allowed a 25-year-old woman to abort her 26-week pregnancy as the foetus was detected with hernia.

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Bombay High Court Bars SGX’s New India Contracts Till Arbitration Is Complete(30.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has barred Singapore Exchange Ltd. from launching its new derivatives mirroring the National Stock Exchange Ltd.’s indices till the .....

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Felling of Even a Single Tree Can Impact the Environment: Bombay High Court(31.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that felling of even a single tree can have an adverse impact on the environment.

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Bombay HC Refuses to Interfere in Departmental Inquiry Ordered Against Civil Judge(31.05.2018)

Bombay High Court has dismissed a couple of petitions challenging an order of the Registrar General of the High Court wherein a departmental inquiry w.....

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Bombay High Court Grants NCP Leader Sameer Bhujbal Bail in Money Laundering Case(07.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has granted bail to Nationalist Congress Party leader Sameer Bhujbal in a money laundering case. Bhujbal was arrested in February 20.....

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Bombay High Court: Passport Can be Impounded by Passport Authority Only(08.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that CBI only had the authority to seize the passport, but the power to impound it lies with the Passport Authority.

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Consider Asking Media Not To Use Term 'Dalit': Bombay High Court(11.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to consider issuing a direction to media to stop using the word 'Dalit'.....

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Bombay High Court Drops Videocon Case Against SBI, RBI(14.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has disposed of a petition filed by Videocon Industries Ltd, objecting to the initiation of bankruptcy proceedings against the compa.....

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Courts Can Step in & Remove Errant Executor in Absence of a Named Legatee: Bombay HC(14.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that in the absence of a named legatee, courts can step in and remove an errant executor in order to protect the interests .....

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Bombay High Court Says Legal Notices Received on WhatsApp Valid(18.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has ruled that legal notices sent, received and opened via online messaging application WhatsApp will serve as valid evidence in cou.....

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Bombay High Court: Kindness to Convict Should Not Result in Cruelty to Society(19.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has upheld a provision denying furlough to rape convicts, asserting that “kindness to the convicts does not result in cruelty to the.....

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Installing CCTV Cameras Without Flat Owner’s Consent is Invasion of Privacy: Bombay High Court(19.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that installing CCTV cameras outside somebody’s flat or residence without their consent in order to monitor their daily mov.....

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State Obliged to Provide Medical Treatment to Inmates/Prisoners in Need: Bombay High Court(20.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that it is the duty of the state to provide free medical assistance to any inmate or prisoner.

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Bombay High Court Refuses to Grant Relief to Zakir Naik(21.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has refused to grant relief to Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, who is facing charges of inciting communal disharmony and engaging in un.....

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'Make In India' Function Caused Damage to Mumbai Beach: Bombay High Court(22.06.2018)

Supreme Court has refused to allow CBSE's appeal against a Bombay High Court order asking it to give proportionate marks to a batch of candidates, who.....

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'Make In India' Function Caused Damage to Mumbai Beach: Bombay High Court(22.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has said the government's Make in India function at Girgaon Chowpatty beach in south Mumbai in 2016, which had to be abandoned after.....

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Certificate of Purchase Can’t Be Conclusive Proof of Title: Bombay High Court(22.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that in case of a joint family property certificate of purchase cannot be conclusive proof of title vis-à-vis joint tenants.....

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Sexual Offences Against Children Involve Moral Turpitude & Delinquency: Bombay High Court(28.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that offences committed against children involves moral turpitude or moral delinquency and requires exemplary treatment.....

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Sexual Offences Against Children Involve Moral Turpitude & Delinquency: Bombay High Court(28.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that offences committed against children involves moral turpitude or moral delinquency and requires exemplary treatment.....

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Don’t Act in a Manner That Makes Public Think RBI, ED Are Politicians’ Puppets: Bombay HC(28.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that those in power and opposition should not act in a manner which gives the public at large an impression that vital .....

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Why MP's Name is Missing from FIR in Noise Pollution Case: Bombay High Court(29.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has rapped police for failing to initiate action against Shiv Sena MP Shrikant Shinde, accused of organising an event in which the n.....

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Co-Operative Society Is Not An ‘Industry’: Bombay High Court(29.06.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that a co-operative housing society cannot be said to be an ‘industry’ within the meaning of Section 2(j) of Industrial Dis.....

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Landowner Has Preferential Right to Redevelop Land Under Maharashtra Slum Act: Bombay HC(02.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that owner of land has preferential right to redevelop the land under Maharashtra Slum Areas (Improvement, Clearance and Re.....

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Bombay High Court Pardons Acid Attack Convict After He Marries Victim(03.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has set free a man sentenced to life imprisonment in an eight-year-old acid attack case in a college romance gone awry after the con.....

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Bombay High Court Rejects Plea Seeking Urgent Hearing on Food Prices at Multiplexes(03.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has refused to urgently hear an application moved by Multiplexes Owners Association, seeking clarification whether there was any ord.....

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Bombay High Court Seeks Details of Total Toll Collected on Mumbai-Pune E-way(04.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked the state government to submit details of survey carried out by Public Works Department, indicating the toll collected on .....

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Deduct Re 1 Per Day from Salaries of Top State Officials: Bombay High Court(06.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed state government to deduct Re 1 per day from the salaries of Chief Secretary, Principal Secretaries of Urban Developmen.....

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Bombay High Court Refuses Relief to Mithun Chakraborty's Son, Wife in Rape Case(06.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has refused to grant any interim relief from arrest to actor Mithun Chakraborty's wife and son in a complaint of rape and cheating f.....

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Bombay HC Directs State to Accept Income Tax Returns Without Aadhaar(09.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has granted interim relief to a group of 25 taxpayers who had filed a petition challenging the insistence of the Revenue Department .....

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Raise Height of Tracks to Avoid Flooding: Bombay High Court to Railways(11.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has rapped Central and Western Railway for their inability to take preemptive measures ahead of Mumbai rains.

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No Hawking Near Railway Stations: Bombay High Court(12.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has refused to allow flower vendors to hawk their wares within 150 metre of railway stations.

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Bombay High Court Directs MPCB to Record Ambient Noise Levels(12.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed the officials of Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) to record the ambient noise decibel levels at South Mumbai’.....

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Cost of Higher Education Can’t Qualify as Business Expenditure: Bombay High Court(12.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that there needs to be a direct nexus between the cost of higher education paid by an assessee and the business activities .....

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Bombay High Court to IMD: Install Second Doppler Radar Within 18 Months(16.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed the India Meteorological Department (IMD) to install the second Doppler radar in the city within 18 months.

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Bombay High Court Says 'No' to Use of Thermocol for Ganpati Decorations(16.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has declared that thermocol, or polystyrene foam, can no longer be used for decorations during Ganesh Chaturthi.

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Bombay High Court: Matrimonial Discord 'No' Reason For Permitting Termination of Pregnancy(16.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that matrimonial discord cannot be considered as a reason for permitting termination of pregnancy by invoking provisions of.....

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‘Permanent’ Custody of Children Can’t be Ordered in Proceedings Under DV Act: Bombay HC(18.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that no ‘permanent custody’ orders can be made in proceedings under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 200.....

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Bombay High Court: Don't Use Any Trademark Resembling Pro Kabaddi League(23.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has restrained organisers of Pro Rajasthan Kabbadi league, from using a trademark deceptively similar to the popular, 'Pro Kabaddi L.....

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Bombay HC Permits Supply of Free Copies of Notes of Evidence in PDF Format to Parties(23.07.2018)

Committee of Administrative Judges of Bombay High Court has granted permission to supply digital copies of notes of evidence in PDF format to parties .....

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Illegal Works No Grounds for Cancelling Building Registration: Bombay High Court(24.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that registration of a housing society cannot be cancelled, granted or refused on the grounds that illegal or unauthorised .....

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Woman’s Loose Character Does Not Give Men the Right to Rape Her: Bombay High Court(24.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that even if the woman was assumed to be of loose character, it could not be said that men have a right to rape her or .....

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Bombay High Court Questions Non-Working of Mumbai Debt Recovery Tribunal(24.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has questioned the shutdown of Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) following a fire in the said building premises over a month ago and expr.....

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Bombay High Court Raps Animal Husbandry Department Over ‘poor quality food’(26.07.2018)

Bombay High Court while observing that it is only concerned with the ‘quality’ of food being served to the public, the Bombay High Court has rapped th.....

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Bombay High Court: Prescription Without Diagnosis Leads To Culpable Negligence(27.07.2018)

Bombay High Court while observing that prescribing medicines to patients without diagnosis amounted to culpable negligence, has turned down the antici.....

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Ghatkopar Building Collapse: Bombay High Court Dismisses Bail Pleas of Shiv Sena Worker, Contractor(27.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has rejected the bail pleas of a Shiv Sena worker and a contractor arrested in connection with a building collapse incident in which.....

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Bombay High Court Upholds Rules for Admissions to Medical Institutes Under State Quota(30.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has upheld constitutional validity of the ‘conditions’ imposed by Maharashtra government upon medical aspirants, seeking admissions .....

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Prescription Without Diagnosis Leads to Culpable Negligence: Bombay High Court(30.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that prescribing medicines to patients without diagnosis amounted to culpable negligence.

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Check If Schools, Colleges are Disabled Friendly: Bombay High Court(30.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra government and Directorate of Education to call for compliance reports from all educational institutes and uni.....

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Convict Confined in Open Prison Can Be Released on Furlough Sans Surety: Bombay HC(30.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that a convict confined to open prison can be released on furlough by the sanctioning authority by doing away with the requ.....

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Bombay High Court: Witness to Crime Can’t Challenge Judgment of Acquittal(31.07.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that an eye witness cannot circuitously impugn or appeal against a judgment of acquittal and seek a re-trial under Section .....

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Bombay High Court: Pothole-free Roads Least Government Should do for People(01.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that providing pothole-free roads is the minimum the government should do for its citizens.

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All Live-in Relationships Are Not Covered Under Provisions of DV Act: Bombay High Court(02.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that in order to claim any relief under the provisions of Domestic Violence Act, relations between the woman and her partne.....

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No Sale of Vet Products Sans Prescription: Bombay High Court(06.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed the state government to ensure that shop owners dealing in veterinary products do not sell these products without a pre.....

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Bombay High Court:Civil Court Can Grant Muslim Wife Maintenance(06.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has ruled that in divorce proceedings under the Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act, 1939, a civil court can grant maintenance, mehr.....

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Bombay High Court:Asking Wife to Cook Properly Not Ill-treatment(06.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that asking one’s wife to cook properly or to do household work would not by itself amount to ill-treating her.

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Bombay High Court Rejects Abu Salem's Plea for Parole to Marry(08.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has rejected 1993 serial blasts convict Abu Salem's plea for parole to get married.

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Bombay High Court: Lessen Gap Between Train Footboard and Platform(08.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that there is no harm in learning or adopting a new technology, as is available in Western countries, where there seems to .....

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Bombay High Court Slams Govt for Letting Small Vehicles, Autos Ferry Schoolkids(09.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has pulled up State Transport Commissioner’s office over its directive to issue permits to vehicles with less than 12 seats and auto.....

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Bombay High Court: Mental Age Can't Decide Child in POCSO Case(09.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has observed that the biological age and not mental age of a sexual abuse victim should be considered while deciding if he or she is.....

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Bombay High Court: How is Food Inside Multiplexes a Security Issue?(09.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has questioned state government stand to not allow outside food inside theatres/multiplexes because of security reasons by saying “I.....

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Bombay High Court: Buses Without Speed Limiting Devices Play with Lives(09.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has said private tourist buses plying without any speed regulation are “playing with people’s lives”.

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Bombay High Court: RERA Provisions Would Apply to Long-Term Lease Agreements(09.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has ruled that provisions of the Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority would apply in cases of long-term lease agreements and.....

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Bombay High Court: License for Carrying Catering Business Mandatory(09.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has upheld the vires of Section 394 of Mumbai Municipal Corporation Act of 1888 and ruled that a license under the provision is mand.....

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Bombay High Court Directs BMC to Demolish Illegal Garden Built Over Khajuria Lake(09.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (BMC) to restore the 100-year-old Khajuria Lake which is a natural lake that w.....

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Bombay High Court Upholds State’s Ban on Hilltop, Slope Construction(14.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has upheld the state government’s directives to prohibit construction on hilltops and hillslopes and to adhere to a 100 feet no-deve.....

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Bombay High Court to MMRCL: How Will You Implement VJTI Report?(14.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) as to how it proposes to implement recommendations given by VJTI, which has .....

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No Tax Benefit to Industry If It Has No Control Over Manufacturing Process: Bombay HC(14.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that benefit of deduction under section 80-IB of Income Tax Act, 1961 cannot be given to an industry if it does not have an.....

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No Input Tax Credit on Goods Not Resold Within a Period of 6 Months: Bombay HC(14.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that no input tax credit can be claimed on goods not resold within a period of 6 months as is stipulated by the legislation.....

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Bombay High Court: Gowari Community Falls Under ST Category(16.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has ruled that the Gowari community falls in the Scheduled Tribes category.

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Bombay High Court Sseeks CBDT Reply to Brokers’ Petition Against NSE, SEBI(17.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) to file its reply by 23 August in a petition filed by Association of National Exch.....

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Bombay High Court Allows Expansion of Byculla Zoo(17.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has dismissed a plea by Mafatlal Industries seeking compensation of Rs. 1,600 crore from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC.....

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Bombay High Court Slams 'Erroneous' Online System That Allows Animal Slaughter on Bakr-Eid(17.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has slammed BMC's "erroneous" online system for granting permission for animal slaughter in the city this Bakr-Eid after a petitione.....

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Bombay High Court: Income Tax from Foreign Company Rendered in India is Taxable(20.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that a company or individual who renders services to a foreign company in India and receives remuneration in foreign exchan.....

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Bombay High Court: Income Tax from Foreign Company Rendered in India is Taxable(20.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that a company or individual who renders services to a foreign company in India and receives remuneration in foreign exchan.....

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Bombay High Court Directs BMC to Ensure Adherence to Goat Slaughter Rules(21.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked BMC to take steps so that rules regarding goat slaughter are followed.

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Make Beaches Secure Before Ganesh Festival Starts: Bombay High Court(22.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra government to take all necessary steps to ensure safety on beaches in the city ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi festi.....

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Bombay High Court: State Must Refer Claim for Dues Under Working Journalists Act to LC(23.08.2018)

Bombay HC has ruled that when employees of newspapers under the Working Journalists & Other Newspaper Employees & Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1955, .....

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Individual Parents Can't Challenge Hike in School Fees: Bombay High Court(23.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has ruled that individual parents cannot challenge a school fee hike before the Divisional Fee Regulatory Committee (DFRC).

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Bombay HC Warns Man Claiming Possession of Court Building(24.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has warned a man against filing applications claiming possession of the heritage building of the court, its furniture and staff base.....

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Bombay HC to ASG: Find Out Exact Rate at Which Securities Transaction Tax Should be Collected(24.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has told the Additional Solicitor General (ASG) to take instructions from the Central Board of Direct Tax by August 28 on the exact .....

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Bombay HC to State: Explain Gross Delay in Demolishing Illegal Shrines(24.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has sought an explanation from Sate Government over the “gross delay” in demolishing illegal shrines in the state.

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Bombay High Court: Flat Owner Cannot Recover House Repair Cost from Society(27.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that a flat owner cannot recover cost of repairs to his flat from the society.

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Sufficient Knowledge of Marathi Must for Lower Court Judges: Bombay High Court(28.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has ruled as "constitutional" the requirement for prospective subordinate court judges in the state to have sufficient knowledge of .....

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Bombay High Court Objects to Charges Against Journalist(30.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has objected to the maintainability of charges levelled against a journalist, who was booked for allegedly abetting the suicide of I.....

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Bombay High Court Refuses to Extend Term of MCA Administrators(30.08.2018)

Bombay High Court has refused to extend the term of Committee of Administrators which is overseeing the functioning of Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA.....

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Bombay High Court Slams Maharashtra Police for Press Conference on Sub-Judice Bhima-Koregaon Case(04.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has rapped the Maharashtra Police for holding a presser in connection with the recent Bhima-Koregaon raids while the matter is sub-j.....

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Bombay HC Restrains Action Against Radiologist(05.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has restrained police from filing a chargesheet against a city radiologist, charged with negligence over the death of an 18-month-ol.....

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Bombay High Court Directs Western Railway to Address Medical Emergencies Swiftly(10.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed Western Railway to check facts and take appropriate action on the merits of cases of medical emergency.

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Bombay High Court Disapproves Practice of People Writing Directly to PM, President(10.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has deprecated practice of people writing directly to the PM, the President or CM making wide allegations on certain people instead .....

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3rd Parties to Arbitration Proceeding May Appeal If They Are Affected By Award: Bombay High Court(12.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that a third party to an arbitration proceeding has the right to maintain an appeal under Section 37 of the Arbitration and.....

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Bombay High Court Refuses to Lift Ban on DJs, Dolby Speakers in Festivals(17.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has refused to lift the blanket ban on use of DJ and high-volume sound systems during the Ganesh Chaturthi and Navaratri festivals.

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Bombay High Court Lets Mumbai Teen Rape Survivor With Cancer to Abort 24-Week Foetus(17.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has permitted a 14-year-old rape victim afflicted with cancer to medically terminate her pregnancy which is now in the 24th week.

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MMRDA Not Liable to Deduct TDS on Acquiring Land from Illegal Occupants: Bombay HC(17.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has ruled that the Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA) is not liable to deduct TDS under sections 194L/194LA .....

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Bombay High Court Orders Protection of Mangroves(18.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has ordered a “total freeze” on the destruction of mangroves in the state and said that the destruction of mangroves across the stat.....

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Bombay High Court Orders Probe of Over 160 Illegal Bungalows in Alibaug(18.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has ordered the Divisional Commissioner, Konkan Region to conduct an enquiry and report within there months to the principal secreta.....

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Delhi High Court Directs Delhi University to Secure EVMs Used in DUSU Elections(18.09.2018)

Delhi High Court has directed Delhi University to keep the EVMs secured which are used in the student union election, on a plea by three candidates of.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Mool Chand, Stephen's Hospitals' Reply on Free Treatment of EWS Patients(18.09.2018)

Delhi high court has sought response from three major private hospitals on a plea alleging violation of court order on providing free treatment to eco.....

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Undertaking Violated, Bombay High Court Slaps Rs 15 Lakh Costs on Litigants(19.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked 72 residents of six dilapidated buildings in Matunga to shell out Rs 15 lakh as legal cost to the BMC for an attempt to “a.....

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‘Can’t Deny Food Benefits to Kids Without Aadhaar: Bombay High Court(20.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed that no child in Maharashtra should be deprived of benefits of Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) for want of a.....

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‘Can’t Deny Food Benefits to Kids Without Aadhaar: Bombay High Court(20.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed that no child in Maharashtra should be deprived of benefits of Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) for want of a.....

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Bombay High Court Gives Relief to Adani in Coal Imports Case(20.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has granted an interim stay on letter of requests sent by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence to other countries in connection w.....

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Bombay High Court Go-Ahead for Mahim Bus Depot Revamp, Luxury Tower(21.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has cleared decks for BMC to consider grant of completion and occupation certificate to a 24-storey luxury tower and the Mahim bus d.....

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Bombay High Court Imposes Fine of Rs.1.5 Cr on Two Pharma Companies(24.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has imposed a cost of Rs.1.5 Cr on two pharma companies for repeatedly infringing copyright and selling illegal drugs.

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Bombay High Court Allows Abortion in 30th Week of Pregnancy(24.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has allowed a 33-year-old woman, who is in her 30th week of pregnancy, to undergo an abortion, after a medical test revealed that th.....

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Try to Be First in Malnutrition Eradication: Bombay High Court Tells State(25.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has told the state government to strive towards being the first as far as eradication of malnutrition is concerned rather than boast.....

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Hybrid Amplifier Comes Within Residuary Entry Under Bombay Sales Tax Act: Bombay HC(25.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that the Hybrid Amplifier would fall within the residuary entry of Schedule Entry C-II-126 under the Bombay Sales Tax Act.

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Bombay HC Pulls Up State for Not Delivering on Potholes(26.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has pulled up state for not delivering on potholes and said that if the state is collecting a hefty amount through tolls, why has it.....

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Bombay High Court Appoints Advocate Rajendra Deshmukh to Prepare PIL in GMCH Case(27.09.2018)

Bombay High Court has appointed Advocate Rajendra Deshmukh as amicus curiae, asking him to prepare a public interest litigation PIL on the sorry state.....

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Ashwini Bidre Murder Case: Bombay High Court Rejects Bail Application of Eknath Khadse's Nephew(01.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has rejected the bail application of Dnyandev Patil alias Raju Patil who is the nephew of ex-BJP Minister Eknath Khadse and was arre.....

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Bombay HC Refuses to Hear Petition Challenging Triple Talaq Ordinance(03.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has refused to hear a petition filed by a group of citizens against the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2.....

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Bombay High Court Directs Two Men Accused in Criminal Case to Clean Versova Beach(03.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has quashed a case of criminal intimidation against two persons and directed them to do community service for a month by helping in .....

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Formulate Policy Guideline for Allowing Redevelopment in Industrial Zone: Bombay High Court(03.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has said that it is time for the civic body to formulate a policy guideline for allowing redevelopment of areas by demolishing old b.....

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Bombay High Court Rejects NSEL Brokers' Plea on De-Registration from Sebi(05.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has rejected a petition by NSEL (National Spot Exchange Ltd) brokers seeking their de-registration from markets regulator, Securitie.....

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Builder Not Liable to Pay Service Tax on ‘One-Time’ Maintenance Charges: Bombay HC(05.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that builder is not liable to pay service tax on One-time maintenance charges collected from Flat Buyers.

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Re-Open TRAN-1 to Rectify Errors: Bombay High Court to GST Department(05.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked Central Government to re-open the facility to file GST TRAN-1 to allow the tax payers to rectify the human typographical e.....

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Re-Open TRAN-1 to Rectify Errors: Bombay High Court to GST Department(05.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked Central Government to re-open the facility to file GST TRAN-1 to allow the tax payers to rectify the human typographical e.....

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Satellite Mapping will Help Identify Illegal Structures: Bombay High Court to State(05.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked state government and the BMC to implement the policy on satellite mapping and aerial photography to identify and act again.....

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Bombay High Court Asks Centre About Regulation of Obscenity in Web Series(08.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has issued notices to the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting over a plea seeking regulation of the content of 'web series' or ot.....

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Domestic Violence Cases Against Visiting Relatives not Tenable: Bombay HC(08.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that domestic violence cases filed against relatives who do not live in the married couple’s household but regularly visit .....

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Implement Education Scheme in State Homes for Special Kids: Bombay High Court(08.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra Government to ensure that key education scheme ‘Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan’ is implemented in state-run home.....

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Pune’s Mutha Canal Wall Collapse: Bombay High Court Asks Reason(08.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) if they are aware of the exact reason for the collapse of Mutha canal wall, which supplie.....

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Bombay High Court Quashes FIR Against Mumbai Woman Who Deposited Fake Notes(09.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has quashed an FIR and trial against a 25-year-old woman who was charged with depositing five counterfeit currency notes in her bank.....

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Bombay High Court Cancels Preity Zinta's 2004 Molestation Case Against Ness Wadia(11.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has scrapped the molestation case which was filed by actress Preity Zinta against industrialist Ness Wadia.

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Bombay High Court Slams MMRC Over Tree-Cutting Permission(11.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation to file a detailed affidavit along with permissions as it failed to produce permissions f.....

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Take Action Against Illegal Slaughterhouses: Bombay High Court to Maharashtra Government(11.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked authorities to ensure action against illegal slaughterhouses and observed authorities cannot prevent slaughtering of anima.....

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Osho’s ‘Fake’ Will: Bombay HC Accepts ‘C Summary’ Report by EOW(12.10.2018)

Bombay HC has said that it is not inclined to entertain the petition alleging that will of spiritual leader Osho is fake, in view of ‘C summary’ repor.....

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Bombay HC Asks Railways to Begin ‘Double-Decker' Train Service Between Virar and Churchgate(15.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has asked the Railways to start a double-decker local train between Western Railways’ Virar and Churchgate stations on a trial basis.....

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Bombay HC De-Seals Liquor Outlets, Slams Maharashtra Excise Commissioner(15.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has ordered the immediate de-sealing of 15 liquor shops in the suburbs of Thane and Palghar, and criticised State Excise Commissione.....

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Bombay High Court Stays MERC's Order to Stop Recording Proceedings(15.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has stayed Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission’s order stating that it is stopping the practice of recording proceedings o.....

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Bombay High Court Sentences Former Journalist to Three Months in Jail for Contempt(15.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has sentenced a former journalist, Ketan Tirodkar, to three months in jail and imposed a fine of Rs 2,000 for criminal contempt of c.....

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Bring ‘Order and Discipline’ in Granting Refunds: Bombay High Court Directs Tax Deptartment(16.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has directed income tax department to bring some order and discipline to granting refunds and also clarified that it is the duty of .....

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Bombay High Court Grants Bail to a Female Tuition Teacher Held for Sexual Abuse of Boy(17.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has granted bail to a female teacher charged of sexually assaulting and harassing a 17-year-old male student and observed that it is.....

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House is Not Just a Women’s Job: Bombay High Court(18.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has batted for gender equality and asked why all household chores should only be done by women and also said it is high time men, to.....

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Bombay High Court Slams BEST for Terminating Electric Bus Contract(18.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has quashed a Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport Undertaking (BEST) notice terminating a contract with a private company for 4.....

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Bombay High Court Refuses Bail to Man Accused of Parading Kids Naked for 'Stealing' Snacks(18.10.2018)

Bombay Hi