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Bombay HC stays auction of Mulund plot by MahaRERA to repay homebuyers

January 26, 2020 1:56 am

The HC order came on Tuesday, a day before the auction was set to be held, on a petition filed by SREI Equipment Finance Limited (SREIEFL), which claimed the plot was mortgaged to the company.

Nagpur: High Court relief to cop accused targeting Modi, BJP on Facebook

January 25, 2020 3:56 am

The bench comprising Justices Sunil Shukre and M J Jamadar Thursday said the accused, Suresh Ghusar, currently Police Station Officer at Manmad in Nashik, had committed no offence and hence FIR against him be quashed.

Bombay HC grants anticipatory bail to suspended DIG facing molestation charges

January 23, 2020 4:01 am

The HC has directed More to appear before Taloja police in Navi Mumbai on January 29, 30 and 31 to cooperate with the probe.

International study centre better than tallest statue for Dalit icon: VBA chief Prakash Ambedkar

January 22, 2020 5:02 am

“The greatness of B R Ambedkar cannot be measured with the height of a statue. It is a futile exercise undertaken by successive governments to serve their politics,” Prakash Ambedkar told The Indian Express.

2018 Drive By Nashik Police to Arrest Beggars: No procedure followed, several detained not beggars, says HC

January 21, 2020 3:32 am

As many as 160 people, most of them hawkers, were detained by Nashik police on May 7, 2018. They were produced before a magistrate court the same day, and sentenced to year-long detention in beggar’s home under the Bombay Prevention of Begging Act, 1960. Of them, 19 were children.

Payal Tadvi suicide case in HC: Medical council’s response sought on suspension of accused’s licence

January 16, 2020 2:08 am

In November last year, the accused had approached the HC seeking relaxation in some of the conditions imposed, including not allowing them to leave the city, reporting to the crime branch every alternate day and not entering the BYL Nair Hospital.

Mumbai: HC grants bail to 25-yr-old booked for kidnap, rape of minor

January 14, 2020 2:24 am

“No doubt, that the applicant, under the preview of POCSO Act, is a minor, however, the facts of the present case indicate that she had sufficient knowledge and capacity to know full import of what she was doing and had only thereafter voluntarily joined the complainant,” the High Court said.

Adani probe: Supreme Court stays Bombay HC order on DRI's global info requests

January 08, 2020 3:28 pm

An LR is a formal request seeking judicial assistance in accessing information on an offshore entity in connection with an ongoing probe.

Agnelo Valdaris case: Bombay HC directs trial court to frame murder charges against 8 cops

December 20, 2019 2:09 am

Valdaris, along with three others, was apprehended by the Wadala Government Railway Police (GRP) in April 2014 in an alleged theft case. The four, including a minor, were allegedly sexually abused, as well as physically tortured.

Explained: Mumbai Coastal Road Project, and why it's caught in litigation

December 19, 2019 9:11 am

A Supreme Court order has set the stage for resumption of work on certain key stretches. What is the Mumbai Coastal Road project, what is its progress, which parts of it were caught in litigation, and why?

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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.