A day after the Minister of State for Home and the head of Mumbais Traffic Police visited Bangalore to study and emulate its successful traffic management system,the department filed an affidavit in the Bombay High Court on Tuesday saying that under the given circumstances,the Bangalore-model of acting against traffic offenders cannot be implemented in Mumbai.
In a report submitted to the Bombay High Court on Friday,a court-appointed committee stated that the 18 girls from the Kalyani Mahila and Bal Vikas Sanstha in Panvel,where five girls were allegedly raped over a period of time,told them that they wanted to go back to the Panvel home where they were given lipsticks,make-up kits and junk food.
Emphesising the need for a bigger and better sewage disposal system for the city,the BMC has refused to budge from its decision to expand the Love Grove sewage pumping station in Worli that is being opposed by slumdwellers who would have to be relocated for the work.
In a ruling that has sealed the course of investigations in the state,a full bench of the Bombay High Court has held that an investigating agency need not issue a notice to an accused prior to freezing his or her accounts.
Taking a stringent view against trafficking of fake currency,the Bombay High Court,in an order passed earlier this month,observed that the offence of trafficking counterfeit notes amounted to waging a financial war against the country.
Eminent members of the Parsi community,opposing a ban imposed by the Bombay Parsi Panchayet on two priests barring them from performing religious ceremonies,have told the Bombay High Court that this would lead to the talibanisation of the 60,000-member Panchayet of the Parsi Zoroastrian community in Mumbai.
Caught in a legal tangle for over a decade,the 180 acres owned by the erstwhile PAL-Peugeot automobile company has been sold. After confirming the sale of 135 acres for
Rs 601 crore last month,the Bombay High Court on Thursday confirmed the sale of the remaining 45 acres for Rs 125 crore.