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JNU rape case: Charges false, result of political rivalry, says Anmol Ratan
Wed, Aug 24, 2016

The woman had approached police and filed a rape complaint Sunday, alleging that Ratan, also a PhD student, took her to his hostel room on the pretext of giving her a copy of the movie, Sairat.

Jigisha Ghosh murder case: Two convicts get death sentence, life imprisonment for one
Tue, Aug 23, 2016

Jigisha, an operations manager at Hewitt Associates Pvt Ltd in Noida, was abducted and murdered in March 2009.

Coal block allocation case: Govt should recognise honest officers, protect them, says Ex-coal secy
Thu, Aug 18, 2016

In an application filed in the CBI court Tuesday, former coal secretary H C Gupta had sought withdrawal of his bail bonds.

Delhi court extends custody after NIA seeks more time to probe role of LeT terrorist
Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Ali was captured on July 25, 2016 in North Kashmir and the NIA claimed that he was regularly guided by the control room of terrorist groups in PoK with the help of Pakistani forces.

What’s in a name, or 10 names: Plenty, finds English student quizzed in court on Shakespeare
Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Delhi Police had booked four students in connection with the case — two of them did not turn up in court — under the provisions of the Delhi Prevention of Defacement of Property Act, 2007.

Pallavi Purkayastha murder case: ‘There is no reason why Sajjad Mughal should not get death penalty’
Mon, Jul 18, 2016

Pallavi Purkayastha’s father says he has appealed to CMs of Maharashtra, J&K to direct police to ensure arrest of convict Sajjad Mughal who jumped parole.

Bilkis was forced to sign FIR, social workers tutored her, says defence
Sun, Jul 17, 2016

Senior criminal lawyer Harshad Ponda attacked the CBI for falsely implicating his clients. He argued that the CBI’s theory about the involvement of the 11 men was false and based on Bilkis’s “lies”.

Mumbai: After 3 decades in jail, convicted Khalistani terrorist to walk free
Tue, Jul 05, 2016

In 1997, Nishan Singh was sentenced to life, commuted to 30 years in 2011.

Mumbai melting pot: Varkaris set off on annual journey to Pandharpur
Mon, Jul 04, 2016

The Varkaris’ journey is unique, with saffron-clad barefoot pilgrims marching along, carrying Palkhis or palanquins of saints from their places of Samadhi (enlightenment or “spiritual birth”).

Pallavi Purkayastha case: Mughal called kin from Mumbai, said he’d surrender soon, say J&K cops
Sat, Jul 02, 2016

Confirming that the call has been traced to Mumbai, Baramulla police said it is a crucial lead and can help track Sajjad.

Pallavi Purkayastha murder case: Jail officer who okayed parole to Sajjad Mughal suspended
Fri, Jul 01, 2016

The Indian Express had on June 23 reported that Mughal, a building watchman who was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment for killing Mumbai-based lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha, had jumped parole after being granted relief on the ground of his mother’s illness.

Pallavi Purkayastha murder case: Jail officer who okayed parole facing probe in similar case
Thu, Jun 30, 2016

The home department had then ordered an inquiry against Naik, who is currently serving as the superintendent of Amravati jail.

Fundamental rights as much for Muslim women as for others: Noorjehan Niaz
Wed, Jun 29, 2016

In an interview to AAMIR KHAN, the activist discusses campaign against ban on women’s entry to Haji Ali

Pallavi Purkayastha murder: After convict goes ‘missing’, Maharashtra set to change parole rules
Tue, Jun 28, 2016

The move aims to avoid a repeat of the Mughal episode.

Gadoli Encounter: Punjab and Haryana HC refuses relief to 5 Gurgaon cops
Tue, Jun 28, 2016

Punjab & Haryana HC dismisses plea seeking quashing of suspension order, transfer of case; Mumbai Police can now issue arrest warrants, says lawyer

Zakiya Soman, Muslim Mahila Andolan: Why should Muslim women leave the fold to be treated as equals?
Mon, Jun 27, 2016

Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan has filed a new plea saying it is not calling for a uniform civil code but wants triple talaq declared un-Islamic.

Pallavi Purkayastha murder: Blame game begins over convict jumping parole
Sun, Jun 26, 2016

Policemen, jail authorities put blame on each other.

Pallavi Purkayastha murder: Guard who got life term jumps parole
Fri, Jun 24, 2016

Mughal was lodged in Nashik Central Jail after his conviction and sentencing in July 2014.

Gadoli ‘fake’ encounter: Maharashtra to oppose Punjab & Haryana HC order restraining cops’ arrest
Wed, Jun 22, 2016

Hearing today in Chandigarh, state claims court has no jurisdiction to pass order.

Fitness report by JJ hospital is not mine: NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal to court
Wed, Jun 15, 2016

His counsel Amit Desai claimed the blood report showed his client’s date of birth as May 24, 1947 whereas it was October 15, 1947.

Special public prosecutor in Jiah Khan case: CBI to move Bombay HC against Maha govt appointment
Thu, May 26, 2016

The CBI cites “conflict of interest” as one of the grounds for opposing the state government’s choice of prosecutor.

Mumbai: ‘With thousands of manuscripts left to be rewritten, it is a race against time’
Mon, May 23, 2016

‘Shrutganga’, the centre of rewriting Jain manuscripts, nestles on the third floor of Shrut Ganga Mandir, situated amidst the hustle and bustle of the commercial hub of Kalbadevi.

2004 Abduction case: Bombay HC drops MCOCA against accused, says cops didn’t prove criminal antecedent
Thu, May 19, 2016

Among other requirements, invocation of MCOCA requires the prosecution to establish that a member or members of the crime syndicate have been chargesheeted more than once within the preceding 10 years from the registration of the present crime.

What the Bombay High Court verdict on beef ban means
Sat, May 07, 2016

Maharashtra Beef Ban: The law had been amended to include Section 5 D that banned people from possessing meat of cow, bulls and bullocks, slaughtered within or outside the state.

Maharashtra custodial deaths: 10 years on, police learn law allows magisterial inquiry
Fri, May 06, 2016

Under this provision, the magistrate is empowered to hold inquests by ordering a post mortem of the body within two days.

Adarsh chairman pins hopes on SC, says society had environmental clearance, paid Rs 16 cr to govt for land
Sun, May 01, 2016

Brigadier T K Sinha Adarsh chairman pins hopes on SC, says society had environmental clearance, paid Rs 16 cr to govt for landsays, the society got environmental clearance and Rs 16 crore was paid to the government as it is government land.

Bombay HC slams BMC for ‘flouting’ mangrove order
Thu, Apr 21, 2016

The BMC was contesting an order passed by National Green Tribunal, which directed the civic body to demolish the compound wall around the 3,000-tonne bio-reactor plant on the Kanjurmarg ground.

Son’s death in alleged medical botch-up: 2 yrs on, HC asks police to record woman’s statement
Mon, Apr 18, 2016

She alleged power went off in the operation theatre during surgery, which was done using torch lights

Egg donor’s death: Petition dismissed, no court relief for doctors
Sat, Apr 09, 2016

The HC framed several questions over the victim’s death and dismissed their petition.

Bombay HC junks ISIS recruit’s plea against NIA court’s order rejecting his bail
Mon, Apr 04, 2016

The Bombay High Court on Monday dismissed an appeal filed by alleged ISIS recruit Areeb Majeed challenging a special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court order that had denied him bail in May, 2015.

It is State’s duty to protect fundamental rights of women: Bombay High Court
Sat, Apr 02, 2016

The Bombay HC was hearing a public interest litigation challenging the prohibition on women’s entry to the shrine area at Shani Shingnapur temple

Medical students from backward classes move Bombay HC over withdrawal of ‘freeship’
Thu, Mar 31, 2016

Filed through the Human Rights Law Network, the PIL says that various medical colleges across the state have put a pre-condition of fee payment before students can write exams for post-graduate or diploma courses.

Melting Pot: Bhatia community organisation-Helping members mix, to find the perfect match
Mon, Mar 28, 2016

The Global Bhatia Foundation, a community trust, organises every month what it calls parichay milan, or meetings with interested men and women of the community.

Lawyers can’t be denied entry to bars they are not members of, says Bombay HC
Mon, Mar 28, 2016

They claimed that many lawyers not based in Mumbai come here only when they have a case to attend to, and are not allowed to sit on chairs as they are “meant” for other senior colleagues of that particular bar.

I am disappointed with this govt: Shrihari Aney
Wed, Mar 23, 2016

In an interview to Aamir Khan, ex-AG Shrihari Aney says not even 25% of expectations were met as parties have lost the ability to understand Vidarbha.