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How films are certified, why it causes dispute

Certification— unrestricted public exhibition (U), parental guidance for children below age 12 (U/A), adult (A), or viewing by specialised groups (S) — is decided by the Regional Officer based on reports by Examining Committee members in unanimity or majority.

Mumbai Coastal Road project: Bombay HC quashes CRZ permission for southern stretch

The High Court said that the BMC cannot proceed with the works without obtaining environmental clearance under the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) notification.

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Theft of sari, nine tiffin boxes: Court closes case files pending for 30 years

The CMM’s order came following the Bombay High Court’s deadline to clear cases that have been pending for more than 30 years.

The punishing state

It is necessary to critique its tendency to over and under-punish sexual violence.

Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act: Rescued adult can’t be sent to corrective home against wish, says Bombay HC

The court was on Thursday hearing a petition regarding a woman, who was sent to a corrective institution for a year by a judicial magistrate first class (JMFC) after she was rescued by the Pandharpur taluka police in a crime registered under the Act.

Maratha quota: Bombay HC rejects medical aspirants’ plea

In May, the Nagpur bench of the High Court had held that the earlier 16 per cent reservation granted to the Maratha community will not apply to postgraduate medical admissions this year. The decision was later upheld by the Supreme Court.

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Bombay HC dismisses Vijay Mallya's plea seeking protection from sale of assets

Earlier this year, Vijay Mallya had told the Bombay High Court that by declaring him a fugitive economic offender and allowing attachment of his assets, a special court had awarded him an “economic death penalty”.

Mumbai wall collapse: ‘HC told state govt in 1997 to relocate Kurar slum dwellers from forest land’, cites report 

The report will be submitted to the BMC, advising the latter to find immediate alternative shelter apart from Mahul, and provide medical support in the slum to ensure infections like leptospirosis do not escalate.

Maharashtra: Medical students challenge constitutional validity of amendments to SEBC Act in HC

On May 20, Maharashtra Governor promulgated an ordinance approving 16 per cent reservation for Maratha community in various government jobs and educational institutes. This had retrospective effect on medical admissions in the state for 2019-20 academic session.

Mumbai: Suspected ‘LeT operative’ gets bail

The Maharashtra Anti-terrorist Squad (ATS) had filed a chargesheet against five persons, including Gaus, for offences punishable under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, Section 201 (causing disappearance of evidence of offence) of the Indian Penal Code and the Indian Arms Act.

Bombay High Court Videos

Discussing The Bombay High Court Directive To Demolish The Controversial Adarsh Housing Society

The Bombay High Court on Friday ordered the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to demolish the 31-storey Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society in South Mumbai. The High Court also directed the Centre and state government to consider launching criminal proceedings against bureaucrats, politicians and ministers for “committing various offences in acquiring the plots” on […]

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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