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BOMBAY HIGH COURT NEWS

Sushant Singh Rajput Suicide: HC refuses to pass order on PILs, awaits Supreme Court decision

August 08, 2020 2:18 am

The pleas sought that either a special investigation team be constituted or the case transferred to the CBI or to any other investigating agency outside Mumbai “in the interest of justice”.

Special trains to other states went empty, reverse migration of workers in Maharashtra has begun: State to Bombay HC

August 05, 2020 4:53 pm

The Bombay High Court also sought details about the number of special trains and buses run, the number of migrant workers who boarded them, and the cost and losses incurred by the state government in these arrangements.

Great grandson of Frontier Gandhi moves Bombay HC, seeks appointment as aunt's guardian in India

August 04, 2020 10:11 pm

The court on Monday observed that though health reports sufficed to prove that Zarin was in need of guardianship, it could not decide on it until the Union government cleared its stand on the issue.

Submit report on Varavara Rao's health, Bombay HC tells city hospital

July 29, 2020 2:20 am

A division bench of Justices R D Dhanuka and V G Bisht also directed the hospital to elaborate on the line of treatment given to Rao, who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus on July 16.

Risk of ostracisation in disclosing names of Covid-19 patients: Bombay HC

July 28, 2020 1:44 pm

The HC had earlier enquired why the petitioner wanted to know the names of persons and how far one could go in revealing the identity of Covid-19 positive persons since the issue of privacy was involved.

Maharashtra: Cowshed president booked after cattle seized in police raid goes ‘missing’ gets bail

July 22, 2020 10:17 pm

According to the FIR, registered at Solapur’s Tembhurni police station on May 2, Yashwant Surve, the president of Shrikrishna Gaushala Bairagwadi, was given the responsibility to safe-keep more than 15 bulls seized during a police raid.

Cannot allow lawyers to travel by local trains: Maharashtra govt to HC

July 22, 2020 2:47 am

The restrictions, the state government said, had been put to prevent overcrowding and to ensure social-distancing onboard the local trains.

Spurious Soybean seeds: SC stays operation of HC order that directed criminal action against manufacturers & suppliers

July 21, 2020 12:29 pm

The state agriculture department had received more than 50,000 complaints from farmers, whose soybean seeds have reportedly failed to germinate. The department has filed FIRs against at least 23 seed companies, who are in the process of replacing the seeds for farmers.

Covid-19 impact: AICTE asks Bombay High Court not to cancel final year exams

July 21, 2020 12:08 pm

On July 6, the UGC issued revised guidelines and decided not to recommend cancellation of the final semester (or final year) examination for graduating batches and has advised institutions to conduct these exams by the end of September

Bombay HC seeks responses of state, NIA on whether Varavara Rao's family can visit him

July 20, 2020 5:13 pm

The 80-year old poet and activist, arrested in the Elgaar Parishad case, was shifted to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital on Sunday for neurological and urological treatment.

BOMBAY HIGH COURT PHOTOS

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.

BOMBAY HIGH COURT VIDEOS

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.