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30% basic pay hike for judicial officers: HC asks chief secretary why SC directions not implemented

The court was hearing a petition moved by the Maharashtra state judges association, stating that on March 27, 2018, the Supreme Court had directed extension of interim relief of 30 per cent increase in basic pay with accrued increments, to be paid to all cadres/ranks of judicial officers.

Nusli Wadia's defamation case fallout of corporate dispute: Ratan Tata

Ratan Tata and the other directors earlier approached the high court, seeking to quash and stay the proceedings initiated against them by a magistrate court in the 2016 criminal defamation case filed by Nusli Wadia.

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Coastal Road project: Unprecedented pace of reclamation, Bombay High Court told

A petition was filed by Shweta Wagh, an architect, and eight others stating that the ongoing reclamation is not only illegal but will also irreversibly alter the coastal morphology, biodiversity and traditional ecological practices.

Absconding, by itself, hardly any evidence of guilt: Bombay High Court

The wife of an inspector of Mumbai Police, Deepali was found allegedly murdered in the family’s Vakola home on May 23, 2017. Three days later, Siddhant was arrested from Rajasthan. Siddhant was missing since Deepali’s body was discovered by his father.

Coastal Road project: Fishermen accuse BMC of expediting reclamation, violating HC order

Speaking to The Indian Express, Shweta Wagh said that the high court directed the BMC to stop further reclamation for the coastal road project in areas not already reclaimed but the civic body is flouting the directive by continuing with the work.

PUBG ban: Bombay HC asks govt to view game, decide if developer should issue guides

The petitioner informed the court that the game is quite addictive and that it promotes violence, aggression and cyber-bullying. He added that the game is banned in states like Karnataka, Jammu and Kashmir and Gujarat.

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Coastal road: No new reclamation of land, Bombay HC tells BMC

Senior counsel Gayatri Singh, arguing for the petitioners, informed the court that a project of such magnitude needs necessary environmental clearance, which has not been obtained by the BMC.

Justice Oka gets collegium’s nod for appointment as Karnataka HC Chief Justice

A collegium led by CJI Ranjan Gogoi recommended Bombay High Court Justice Abhay S Oka to be appointed as the Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court.

Mumbai: Mayor disqualifies three corporators after HC order, they look to SC

The disqualification is likely to increase the corporator strength of the Shiv Sena in the BMC, as the runner-up in two of these seats were from the Sena. In the third seat, the runner-up candidate belongs to the Congress.

Will carry conjoined twins for full term, woman seeking abortion tells Bombay HC

The woman had approached the court when she was 28-weeks pregnant, informing that the obstetric report of JJ Hospital on March 18 had stated that she had conjoined twins with shared heart and liver.

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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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