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HC tells Aurangabad administration to provide food, medicine to migrants

April 06, 2020 8:47 pm

The single-judge bench has sought response from the Aurangabad Police and municipal organisation and appointed advocate Amol Joshi to assist the bench on behalf of the migrant workers.

Maharashtra: Plea challenges decision to exclude undertrial prisoners booked under special laws

April 05, 2020 3:44 am

A high-powered committee had last week decided that undertrial prisoners booked for offences with maximum punishment up to seven years will be released on interim bail initially for 45 days on furnishing personal bonds.

Bombay HC to govt: ‘Give details of steps taken to provide shelter, ration to migrants’

April 04, 2020 1:51 am

The court sought a report on steps the government had taken to provide temporary shelter and medical facilities to migrants stuck at different districts in Maharashtra without daily wages.

Provide safety gear to doctors, health workers at private medical institutes: Bombay HC to authorities

March 27, 2020 7:52 pm

The court directed authorities running private medical colleges and hospitals across Maharashtra to provide safety gears, including personal protective equipment (PPE) or Hazmat suits, in adequate numbers to all doctors and health care workers within a weeks’ time in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

Bombay HC asks NGO to approach Sangli, Satara collectors

March 27, 2020 3:58 am

The NGO filed an interim application in the PIL filed by Ghar Bachao Ghar Bano Andolan seeking protection of rights of poor and marginalised population during the 21-day lockdown

Failure of govt hospitals to provide timely treatment violates right to life, personal liberty: HC

March 26, 2020 11:31 am

After hearing the submissions, the bench observed that maintenance and improvement of public health through services of medical officers is of paramount importance and relates to the life of every person.

Bombay HC senior advocates urge CJ Dharmadhikari to allow e-filing,video-conferencing of PILs for poor and marginalised

March 26, 2020 12:18 pm

The letter states that March 22 Janata Curfew has pointed difficulties to certain sections of the underprivileged citizen and 21-day lockdown will increase their hardships manifold.

After Hindustan Unilever moves Bombay HC, Dettol suspends handwash ad

March 23, 2020 11:36 am

HUL, through senior counsel Virag Tulzapurkar and advocate Hiren Kamod instructed by Khaitan & Co, argued, “Other products including alcohol-based sanitisers are recommended only when soap and water is not available. Moreover, nations across the world are communicating just the opposite and asking people to wash their hands with soaps and water.”

Justice Bhushan P Dharmadhikari sworn in as Chief Justice of Bombay High Court

March 21, 2020 3:06 am

However, Justice Bhushan P Dharmadhikari will serve a short tenure as Chief Justice since he is due to retire on April 27.

Are masses still being held in churches, Bombay HC asks govt

March 20, 2020 3:29 am

A bench of acting Chief Justice Bhushan P Dharmadhikari and Justice Nitin R Borkar took cognizance of a letter written by a woman advocate who claimed ‘unhealthy practices’ in churches when the spread of coronavirus is rampant.

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Mumbai: Protests at Aarey as felling of trees begin after HC clears Metro car depot

October 06, 2019 12:22 pm

Protesters fear that the metro car depot will destroy biodiversity and pave the way for further development and land exploitation in Mumbai's Aarey.

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Police detain protestors opposing Sanjay Dutt's release

February 25, 2016 5:54 am

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.

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

February 19, 2016 10:42 am

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

February 19, 2016 10:42 am

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.