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Bombay HC sets aside death penalty of man, asks state govt to pay Rs 10 lakh to child’s parents

The case dates back to January 1, 2012 when the girl’s father lodged a missing complaint for his daughter. A day later, he was called to the morgue to identify the body of a child he said was his daughter.

Mumbai HC judge hears pleas till 3.30 am to clear backlog

Justice Kathawalla often begins the court proceedings at 10 am, an hour earlier than the other judges, and hears matters beyond 5 pm, when the court shuts for the day.


Hawking only in designated zones: Bombay High Court

High Court says large number of hawkers on foot overbridge was ‘major contributor’ to Elphinstone Road stampede

HC sends cop to jail as deterrent against ‘atrocities on citizens’

Sub-inspector sentenced to three days in prison for assaulting a man in 1994.

HC orders demolition of illegal construction near Pune aerodrome

It alleged that several buildings have come up breaching government notifications issued under Works of Defence Act.

HC grants compensation for trees damaged by animals

The court rejected the argument of the government pleader on the different “behavioral pattern” of blue bulls.


Retrenched staff get relief from SC, 23 years after launching legal battle

The company had 150 employees of whom 98 were given a retrenchment notice on July 27, 1992 with a deadline of August 4, 1992.

HC notice to CR on woman’s maternity leave plea

Petitioner says she was denied leave on ground that she became mother through surrogacy.

Polls, festivals hit civic body’s crackdown on illegal banners

Of the 521 posters removed in October, only 127 were political banners, though these were seen in abundance last month.

3 Campa Cola societies move High Court

The societies allege ‘inaction and callous attitude’ on the part of officials in in granting deemed conveyance.