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OBC quota can’t be challenged 25 yrs after it came into effect: Mumbai govt to HC

The court was hearing a PIL, challenging a 1994-government resolution that increased the percentage of reservation by 16 per cent in the category of Other Backward Class (OBC) and Vimukta Jati (denotified tribes) and Nomadic Tribes (VJNT).

Bombay HC sets aside jail term for 2 accused of using residential flat for commercial purpose

“A person may not be residing in a particular premises and may be using that premises for studying or just for resting, so regular household articles may not be found in the said premises and, therefore, it cannot be a conversion of residential into commercial premises,” the High Court observed.

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Quota provided to alleviate Marathas from social, educational backwardness: Govt to HC

Responding to three petitions, the government also asserted that the ceiling of 50 per cent reservation imposed by the Supreme Court cannot be made applicable to all the states.

Its owners in jail, Bombay HC says Chandamama is up for sale

According to sources, Chandamama alone has been valued at over Rs 25 crore. Geodesic Ltd — the company that owns the magazine — faces provisional liquidation on allegations of fraud and siphoning of funds.

Demolish Nirav Modi bungalow in coastal regulation zone if illegal: HC

The court was hearing a petition seeking directions to remove the unauthorised constructions in Alibaug by “wealthy and law-breaking people” who reportedly presented themselves as agriculturists.

Parents obligated to spend on education of their children: Bombay HC

The HC quashed the magistrate court order after the son stated that he will repay Rs 15 lakh to his father in three months. The Court has held legally challenging such financial transactions shows deterioration of social values.

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EC tells Bombay HC: Unable to restrain political content on social media 48 hrs before polls

The submission was made before the division bench of Chief Justice Naresh Patil and N M Jamdar, which is hearing a Public Interest Litigation seeking that Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google take EC’s approval before publishing or sponsoring any political advertisement on their platforms.

Chandrashekhar Dharmadhikari: Noted Gandhian and former acting Chief Justice of Bombay HC dies at 91

The former acting justice was one of the prominent contributors to the Anti-Superstition Bill passed by the Maharashtra Legislature and also provided tips to the government on issues such as women’s safety.

Bhim Army moves Bombay High Court for Pune event, matter posted for today

In the absence of relevant clearances, the ‘Bhima Koregaon Sangharsh Mahasabha’, a rally planned by the Bhim Army on Sunday was cancelled. A few policemen were deployed at the venue when the stage and other arrangements were being cleared.

Opposition mounts twin attack against CM Devendra Fadnavis

The Congress threatened to drag the CMO to the Bombay High Court if certain modifications approved to the DP were not withdrawn before January 15.

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Police detain protestors opposing Sanjay Dutt's release

Pune, Feb 25 (ANI): The Pune police on Thursday detained protestors opposing the release of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt from the Yerawada jail. The 56-year-old, who has spent 42 months in prison, walked out of jail around eight months ahead of time - the reprieve was granted on grounds of good behaviour. The security outside the Yerawada jail has been tightened in view of Dutt's release. Meanwhile, a PIL has also been filed in Bombay High Court by social activist Pradeep Bhalekar, seeking a stay on early release of the 56-year-old actor. The PIL says several convicts secure good-conduct reports from prison authorities but are not granted remission or early release. Reportedly, the actor has been out on parole for 90 days in December 2013 and again in August last for 30 days for personal reasons.

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SC issues notice to Salman Khan in hit-and-run case

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to actor Salman Khan on the Maharashtra government's petition challenging the Bombay High Court verdict, where the actor was acquitted of all the charges in 2002 hit-and-run case. Chief Standing Council of Maharashtra Government Nishant Kanteshwarkar said the apex court issued notice after hearing all the arguments from both sides. Nishant said they demanded that Salman's driver's testimony should be heard in the matter.

SC issues notice to Salman Khan in hit-and-run case

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to actor Salman Khan on the Maharashtra government's petition challenging the Bombay High Court verdict, where the actor was acquitted of all the charges in 2002 hit-and-run case. Chief Standing Council of Maharashtra Government Nishant Kanteshwarkar said the apex court issued notice after hearing all the arguments from both sides. Nishant said they demanded that Salman's driver's testimony should be heard in the matter.

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