23 November 2020


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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 produc