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Mayura Janwalkar


After decade in jail,HC thinks trio innocent
Mon, May 16, 2011

After three young men spent 10 years in prison,the Bombay High Court recently came to the conclusion that the offence they were convicted for could well have been committed by someone else.

HC refuses interim relief to builder,says interest of slumdwellers more important
Tue, May 10, 2011

Observing that the interest of the builder in a redevelopment project was not above that of the slumdwellers,the Bombay High Court last week refused to grant an injunction.

One party cannot withdraw consent for divorce: HC
Mon, May 09, 2011

The Bombay High Court has held that “before the decree is passed,one party cannot be allowed to unilaterally withdraw the consent.

Rape convict gets High Court relief
Wed, May 04, 2011

Five years after a man was convicted for rape,the Bombay High Court on Tuesday set aside the order and said the statement of the victim was not sufficient to punish the accused.

Weekend shots
Sun, May 01, 2011

This group of photography buffs in Mumbai has never found a reason in the past two and a half years to skip its Mumbai Weekend Shoot

City not ready for Bangalore traffic model yet: Cops to HC
Wed, Apr 27, 2011

A day after the Minister of State for Home and the head of Mumbai’s 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.

High Court reduces punishment of man who burnt wife
Mon, Apr 18, 2011

Taking note of the attempt made by a man to save his wife after setting her ablaze,the Bombay High Court last week reduced his punishment from life imprisonment to 10 years.

Appointment on varsity tribunal challenged
Sat, Apr 16, 2011

The appointment of Justice N D Deshpande on University and College Tribunal,Mumbai and SNDT Women University Tribunal has been challenged in the Bombay High Court. Lawyer V P Patil

Only heir can’t claim right over mother’s property: High Court
Fri, Apr 15, 2011

The Bombay High Court has dismissed a daughter’s claim that she should get her mother’s property as she is the only legal heir to it.

Cops involved only in 4 cases: state to HC
Wed, Apr 13, 2011

Of the 24 custodial deaths that occurred across the state between January 2008 and March 2009,the state government has owned up to four deaths caused by police brutality or negligence.

Adopted from city & then deported,she finally gets a nationality
Mon, Apr 11, 2011

Deported from the US in 2008,India was an enigma for Jennifer Haynes.

Bar Council seeks transfer of civil suits from HC
Mon, Apr 11, 2011

In an unprecedented move that may significantly reduce the backlog of cases pending in the Bombay High Court.

Informers seek HC help for protection from bookies they busted
Thu, Apr 07, 2011

Their attempt at bringing bookies to book has landed four Kandivli residents before the Bombay High Court.

Girls want to return to Panvel home: Panel to HC
Mon, Apr 04, 2011

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.

BMC: Won’t compromise on expansion of Love Grove sewage plant
Mon, Mar 28, 2011

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.

‘We had proposed admiralty courts in each state’
Mon, Mar 28, 2011

The arrest of 61 Somali pirates this year has led the Mumbai Police to new investigative challenges and the increasing danger that lingers on the high seas off the Indian coast.

Notice not needed to freeze accounts: High Court
Tue, Mar 22, 2011

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.

Man jailed for libellous letter about magistrate
Tue, Mar 22, 2011

Holding a man guilty of criminal contempt for writing a “scandalous” letter to the President and the Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court

Adarsh: Cong leader owned 3 benami flats,says CBI
Thu, Mar 17, 2011

Kanhaiyalal Gidwani and his sons allegedly bought the apartments in names of proxies.

Man moves HC to seek father’s custody
Wed, Mar 16, 2011

A man has filed a habeas corpus petition in the Bombay High Court seeking the custody of his father,a cancer patient,allegedly detained by his father’s first wife and daughters.

Fake currency offences financial war against country: HC
Mon, Mar 14, 2011

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”.

Ban on priests will lead to talibanisation of Parsi Panchayet,HC told
Tue, Mar 08, 2011

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.

HC reinstates man who lost job 22 yrs ago; ‘employer’s discretion can’t be whimsical’
Thu, Mar 03, 2011

Twenty-two years after a man lost his job for not disclosing to his employer that an adultery case was pending against him,the Bombay High Court has upheld his reinstatement.

Court distributes Harshad Mehta’s dues,I-T dept gets Rs 1,995 crore
Sat, Feb 26, 2011

In an order pertaining to distribution of funds of the Harshad Mehta Group (HMG) to clear the dues of the late “Big Bull”.

Court clears PAL-Peugeot land sale for Rs 726 crore
Fri, Feb 25, 2011

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.