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Shameful that people take ‘pride’ in wearing masks below chin and blame govt for rising Covid cases, says Bombay HC in suo motu PIL
Fri, May 07, 2021

The Court said that it was compelled to pass orders making use of helmets and masks compulsory, 'as if it is only government duty to protect citizens and that citizens owe no duty towards themselves or their family members

Bombay High Court: High time private hospitals have their own oxygen plants
Fri, May 07, 2021

The HC suggested that the state can consider taking measures, including imposing a complete lockdown for a limited period in districts reporting substantial rise in cases.

Bombay High Court refuses Deshmukh immediate protection from coercive steps, seeks CBI reply on plea
Fri, May 07, 2021

The Court refused to grant immediate interim protection to Deshmukh and said that he can approach the vacation bench with 48-hour notice to respondent CBI in case of extreme urgency.

Dabholkar murder case: Bombay HC grants bail to accused, says trial unlikely in ‘near future’
Fri, May 07, 2021

Bhave (37), currently lodged at the Yerwada Central Jail in Pune, will be released after submitting a personal bond of Rs 1 lakh and sureties.

BJP MP won’t be treated above law if found guilty: Bombay High Court
Thu, May 06, 2021

However, the HC refused a prayer seeking registration of the FIR by the court itself.

Merely expressing extreme or harsh point of view doesn’t make it hate speech, says Bombay High Court
Thu, May 06, 2021

The bench noted that the police have failed to show that the tweet led to disturbance of law and order or public order or peace and tranquility.

HC quashes FIR against Navi Mumbai resident for ‘offensive tweets’ on migrants’ gathering at Bandra station
Wed, May 05, 2021

The state government had earlier said that the petitioner, with more than 20, 000 followers on Twitter, was a “professional tweeter” and “social media influencer” and was involved in “spreading misinformation” in “volatile situation” and therefore, her posts cannot be disregarded and the FIR against her was justified.

Provide jabs, masks to homeless: Bombay High Court to state
Wed, May 05, 2021

The HC bence said that while the state has made it compulsory for all to wear masks, there is no uniformity in the amount collected as fine for violating the norm.

CBI FIR intended to give material to Opposition to destabilise govt: State to Bombay HC
Wed, May 05, 2021

The Maharashtra government recently moved the Bombay High Court seeking directions to set aside two “unnumbered paragraphs” from the corruption FIR registered by the CBI on April 21 against former state home minister Anil Deshmukh.

Param Bir’s plea against PEs can be adjudicated by CAT: Bombay HC
Wed, May 05, 2021

The court was told by the state government that Director General of Police (DGP) Sanjay Pandey has recused from the probes and therefore Singh's plea be rendered infructuous and non-maintainable.

Ensure strict Covid curbs, erect electric crematoriums: Bombay HC to state, civic bodies
Mon, May 03, 2021

The HC noted that trees were being felled indiscriminately and wood used for funeral pyres was being sold at exorbitant prices.

Bombay High Court junks MSRTC decision to reappoint employees terminated for corruption charges
Sun, May 02, 2021

A division bench of Justice Sanjay V Gangapurwala and Justice Shrikant D Kulkarni was hearing a suo motu PIL initiated by the court in 2017 after noticing that MSRTC's scheme was “against public interest”.

Ensure Covid patients from weaker sections get ‘optimum’ healthcare: Bombay HC to state
Sat, May 01, 2021

The court said authorities implementing the scheme shall take all possible steps to make treatment available to all patients from weaker sections of society and they should not be deprived of healthcare facilities on financial grounds.

Elgar Parishad case: Rona Wilson’s accusations of documents being planted against him uncalled for, NIA tells Bombay HC
Sat, May 01, 2021

The Central agency also said that the report of the US-based consultancy was not part of the chargesheet filed against him and therefore can only be raised during trial.

BMC in Bombay High Court: Adequately managing 2nd wave, improving preparedness
Sat, May 01, 2021

The BMC said that an average daily consumption of remdesivir injection in BMC hospitals is 1,719 vials per day and therefore, a 7-day requirement was ascertained at about 12,033 vials.

Remdesivir via chartered flight: Bombay HC asks home dept to keep CCTV footage
Fri, Apr 30, 2021

“We will not tolerate any excuse about any CCTV footage being lost or loss of any details of the chartered/ private aircraft landings and take off,” the HC noted.

Is Aadhaar mandatory for prisoners to get vaccinated: Bombay HC asks Centre, Maharashtra govt
Fri, Apr 30, 2021

A division bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice Girish S Kulkarni was hearing a suo motu public interest litigation (PIL) based on news reports highlighting alarming rise in Covid-19 cases in last two months in prisons across the state.

Bombay HC pulls up state govt, civic bodies: Don’t want hospitals to be Jatugrih
Fri, Apr 30, 2021

The HC also observed that the safety of patients was of paramount importance and it does not want hospitals turning into potential “Jatugrih/ Lakshagrih”

Param Bir Singh moves Bombay HC against preliminary inquiry orders
Thu, Apr 29, 2021

HC seeks Maharashtra's response on allegations

HC junks PIL seeking uniform Covishield, Covaxin rates
Thu, Apr 29, 2021

The plea by lawyer Fayzan Khan and others was moved on Wednesday before the High Court seeking directions to Covid vaccine-makers to sell doses at an uniform rate of Rs 150 per dose.

‘Appears malafide’: Relief to Indiabulls as HC stays probe in Palghar FIR
Wed, Apr 28, 2021

The HC issued notices to the respondents — the police and the complainant — to submit a reply to the IHFL plea by June 28, when it will hear the case next.

PIL in Bombay HC seeks uniform price for Covid vaccines by SII and Bharat Biotech
Wed, Apr 28, 2021

The petition sought directions to the central government to acquire the entire supply and control vaccine price.

Why are private individuals getting remdesivir directly from pharma firms, HC asks Centre
Tue, Apr 27, 2021

Politicians from several parties, including those in the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA), sold or distributed the drug directly to people after procuring it from the manufacturer or by dipping into district stocks.

Carry Aadhaar while stepping out during curbs, says Bombay HC
Tue, Apr 27, 2021

The court said that people wearing masks below the chin or exposing their mouth or nose are Covid-19 ‘super-spreaders’ and police can book them for offences of not wearing masks.

Those stepping out beyond relaxation period must have Aadhaar: Aurangabad bench of Bombay HC
Mon, Apr 26, 2021

The bench said the police would take this into account and refrain from registering offences against members of the community during the relaxation period “only during Ramadan month”.

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