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Bombay High Court to MSRDC: Don’t fell mangroves in area excess of 200 sq m

A bench of Chief Justice Nandrajog and Justice Bharati Dangre was hearing a petition filed by activist Zoru Bhathena seeking direction to cease destruction of mangroves in excess of two stretches.

Mumbai Aarey debate: 'Matter concluded by another bench, should not be entertained again by HC'

Kumbhakoni was referring to an order passed by Justice S C Dharmadhikari and Justice P D Naik in 2018, dismissing a PIL challenging the construction of a Metro car shed on 33 hectare at Aarey Milk Colony.

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Explained: How an MRI machine killed a man in Mumbai

Bombay High Court has directed BMC to pay interim compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the family Rajesh Maru, who was killed after he was sucked into an MRI machine at BYL Nair Hospital in January 2018.

File FIR against MHADA officials for not acting against defaulting builders, Bombay HC tells EOW

The bench, in its order, said that two high-ranking officers of the state were of the opinion that Shenoy’s allegation prima facie discloses cognizable offence committed by the officials of MHADA.

Bombay HC quashes sexual harassment proceedings against Mahesh Murthy

The complainant’s lawyer had argued that Murthy is a “serial sexual offender”, and that the limitation period to file a criminal complaint does not apply to sexual offences.

Mere possession or storage of tobacco cannot fall within purview of danger: Bombay HC

In March, an FIR was registered against Anand Chaurasia and Vijay Chaurasia, the petitioners in the case, after gutka and paan masala pouches were found from their residence.

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Bombay HC allows occupants to redevelop 25 dilapidated buildings at Sion Koliwada

The affidavit further said 25 buildings of 1,200 flats were constructed at Sion Koliwada to rehabilitate displaced persons from Pakistan after the Partition. Of these, 19 were constructed in 1955 and six in 1963.

Mumbai: Nephew missing, man moves HC against DRI

In his plea filed on Monday, Ajitsingh Rao has stated that his nephew Nilesh Rajawat, who worked for M/S Ekdant Commercial Private Limited, had been staying with him for four years.

Bombay HC to hear petitions on tree-felling in Aarey from Sept 17

The petitions are about seeking to declare Aarey as a forest, to check if Aarey is part of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, to save the floodplain and to ask for Environmental Clearance.

Maharashtra: Man fined Rs 5 lakh for filing ‘frivolous’ PIL

Calling it yet another “frivolous” PIL by the petitioner, a bench of Chief Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice Bharati Dangre said, “We find the petitioner is misusing the process of the court... Requiring strict action to be taken against him.”

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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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