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Malik, Dawood’s sister & ’93 blast convict met several times over Kurla property: ED
Sat, May 21, 2022

The chargesheet includes statements of 17 witnesses, including Dawood's brother Iqbal Kaskar, and Parkar's son Alishah Parkar, who has referred to transactions between his mother and Dawood till her death in 2014 and the sale of the property to Malik.

On trial MVA govt as BJP, Centre take it on in courts
Sat, May 21, 2022

The BJP and Centre seem to be holding the upper hand. As it reaches the half-way mark, the Uddhav Thackeray-led MVA government finds two of its ministers in jail, and several court reservals on its hand, including on Maratha and OBC reservations.

7 years in jail, Indrani Mukerjea was often in news, but not only for Sheena Bora’s death case
Thu, May 19, 2022

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court granted Indrani Mukerjea bail the case involving her daughter Sheena Bora’s murder. Mukerjea is facing trial for allegedly killing Sheena on April 24, 2012.

After 11 years, court frames charges against Pune stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan
Wed, May 18, 2022

On Tuesday, the court framed charges against Khan over a video conference, which he attended from Pune.

Mumbai: Two brothers arrested, NIA says they are members of Dawood’s gang
Sat, May 14, 2022

First arrests by the agency in the case filed against fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim

Maharashtra: 22 years on, woman acquitted in cheating case lodged under spl Act for protection of investors
Fri, May 13, 2022

The Maharashtra Protection of Interest of Depositors (in financial establishments) (MPID) Act, 1999, was enacted in the state to protect depositors from financial establishments detrimental to their interests with an intent to cause fraud.

Maharashtra: Two booked for murder to be tried as minors in conflict with law, says court
Fri, May 13, 2022

The court said that it considered the aim and objective of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection) (JJ) Act, 2015, and concluded that they should be tried as children in conflict with law.

As SC puts sedition trials on hold, cases against Rana couple, Kangana likely to be impacted
Thu, May 12, 2022

The SC said on Wednesday that till the re-examination of Section 124A under IPC is complete, it will be appropriate not to use the provision.

Supreme Court ruling on sedition law: High-profile cases to be impacted in Maharashtra
Wed, May 11, 2022

The cases against Kangana Ranaut and MPs Navneet and Ravi Rana are among those likely to be impacted by the SC's sedition law order.

Mumbai: Children of observation home win hearts as annual dance event resumes after 2 yrs
Mon, May 09, 2022

The competition is held annually by NGO Our Children for custodial and non-custodial institutions across Mumbai where children are lodged.

Sharad Pawar ping pong and politics of Bhima Koregaon violence probe
Sat, May 07, 2022

In 2018, less that 48 hours after the violence breaking out under the BJP government, Pawar had called it the handiwork of “outsiders”, and said he had learnt from some locals that it could be the work of right-wing leaders.

Booked under UAPA, man gets 7 years in jail after he accepts guilt
Sat, May 07, 2022

Special Judge Dinesh E Kothalikar allowed Yafai's plea and convicted him under UAPA. Yafai, in his plea, had said that he has already spent six years in jail and the trial will take a long time to commence.

Sharad Pawar ping pong and politics of Bhima Koregaon violence probe
Fri, May 06, 2022

In 2018, less that 48 hours after the violence breaking out under the BJP government, Pawar had called it the handiwork of “outsiders”, and said he had learnt from some locals that it could be the work of right-wing leaders.

Ranas’ statements ‘blameworthy’ but not enough to invoke sedition: Court in bail order
Fri, May 06, 2022

Ranas’ statements were ‘blameworthy’ but mere expression of derogatory or objectionable words not sufficient ground to invoke sedition, says court order.

Intent was to challenge law and order, recommend dissolution of govt: Mumbai Police opposes bail pleas of Navneet, Ravi Rana
Fri, Apr 29, 2022

The police said that the Rana couple’s interviews with the media between April 20 to April 23 ‘crossed limits of fair criticism permitted by law in a democratic country’ and are within the ambit of section 124A (sedition) of the Indian Penal Code.

Mumbai: Nawab Malik applies for bail on medical grounds
Fri, Apr 29, 2022

Citing a 2018 report by the National Human Rights Commission following a visit to Arthur Road jail, Malik’s plea said its 'inhumane conditions were well-documented.

Govt can’t be hypersensitive, say Navneet and Ravi as they file for bail
Tue, Apr 26, 2022

The bail plea states that the government cannot afford to be 'hypersensitive and impervious to criticism'.

How the sedition charge has held up in court in Maharashtra
Mon, Apr 25, 2022

On Sunday, the charge was invoked against MP Navneet Rana and her MLA husband Ravi Rana by the Mumbai police.

Peaceful agitation a fundamental right for citizens in a democracy: Mumbai court
Fri, Apr 22, 2022

A magistrate’s court in it's order acquitted five women booked for blocking the Eastern Freeway due to lack of water supply in their area.

Mumbai: 2 years on, woman gets life term for killing infant daughter
Thu, Apr 21, 2022

Dipika Parmar, now 42, had to undergo treatment after the incident and was diagnosed with post-partum depression.

Elgaar Parishad: Charges to be framed next week, all accused asked to remain present in court
Wed, Apr 20, 2022

The NIA had submitted draft charges in August last year based on which the court will decide on the charges to be framed against the accused.

Court acquits 17 in 2016 case ‘Dealing in scrap doesn’t mean they set dumping ground afire’
Wed, Apr 20, 2022

They were booked on various charges by the Shivaji Nagar police station after two fires spread at the dumping ground in January and April 2016, leading to worsening of the air quality of the city.

Deonar dumping ground fire: Court acquits 17 people for lack of evidence
Sun, Apr 17, 2022

In April 2016, a fire in the dumping ground had caused smog to spread in many parts of the city, leading then Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to order an inquiry.

Mumbai: Court refuses to grant further custody of Anil Deshmukh to CBI in graft case
Sun, Apr 17, 2022

The CBI, which arrested Anil Deshmukh in connection with a corruption case on April 11, had sought his further custody for three days.

Woman convicted for rash driving released on bond of good behaviour
Sat, Apr 16, 2022

The court said that instead of sentencing her at once, she will be released on a bond of good behaviour for a year under the Probation of Offenders Act.