Sailee Dhayalkar

Articles By Sailee Dhayalkar

Mumbai coastal road project: HC asks BMC to stop all reclamation work, maintain status quo

The High Court was hearing a petition stating that the ongoing reclamation is not only illegal but will also irreversibly alter the coastal morphology, biodiversity and traditional ecological practices.

Mumbai: HC asks MSRTC to extend licence of STD booth run by physically challenged person

According to the petitioner, the MSRTC issued a circular on August 3, 2008, restricting the licence period for STD-PCO booths to 11 months.

Bullet train project: 95% construction complete, 2 builders move Bombay HC seeking change in alignment

The petitioners informed the court that 95 per cent of construction is completed and around 50 flats have been sold.

Stop reclamation, maintain status quo on ongoing coastal road project work, Bombay HC tells civic body

On Monday, a bench of Chief Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice N M Jamdar was informed that over the weekend, there was “unprecedented” reclamation work, contrary to the BMC’s assurance before the court that it will not carry out any further reclamation till April 23. 

‘Need a TV channel’: Eyes of Sindhi community on Delhi HC as hearing draws close

From making a mobile application to teach Sindhi to offering tablets as prizes for language-related competitions held for children, the NGO and others of the community have been taking steps to promote the language and culture.

Evict allottee who transferred premises for commercial purposes, High Court tells Slum Rehabilitation Authority

According to the petition, one Pradeep Bhaigade had filed a complaint with the competent authority, complaining that Vishwakarma had illegally transferred his residential premises to Pratibha Shetty and that the premises were being used for commercial purposes.

Bombay High Court: State responsible if abortion after 20 weeks fails & parents refuse to raise child

A division bench of Justice A S Oka and Justice M S Sonak, after allowing the petitions of three women seeking termination of pregnancy exceeding 20 weeks, kept the petitions pending as several such petitions are being filed in the court seeking relief under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971, which prescribes a limit of 20 weeks for an abortion.

Mumbai: Bombay High Court directs institute to issue certificate to woman without husband’s name

A 31-year-old doctor from Jalgaon wanted to change her name on her diploma certificate after she divorced her husband last year.

Destroyed embryo on request of man’s wife: Fertility centre to Bombay HC

The petition filed by the father, mother and two sisters of the deceased through their lawyer Tejesh Dande had asked the court to “hold and declare” the father and mother of the deceased entitled to utilise the embryo.

If elected, will cancel port land development policy: Deora

Sawant has alleged that it was Deora who, as a minister, brought the controversial policy. Sawant and Deora have both made an election pitch promising port trust tenants to resolve their issues.

Mumbai: High Court begins hearing on confirmation of death sentence

Ankur Panwar had allegedly thrown sulphuric acid at 23-year-old Preeti Rathi at the Bandra railway station in May 2013. She died a month later.

Thane, Navi Mumbai: MCZMA nod to remove mangroves, make way for bullet train project

MCZMA counsel Sharmila Deshmukh Monday informed the court they have approved the NHSRCL proposal and sent a request to MoEF for final approval.

Mumbai: Divorced woman moves HC to drop husband’s name from diploma certificate

The woman said while the medical council has changed her name in the online records and also promised to issue a duplicate certificate with her maiden name, the institute has rejected her request to change the name on her diploma certificate.

Mumbai: Thane civic body notice to stop work on bullet train project-affected area

The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC), in its notice, had claimed that the buildings were coming up on a land where the Rs 1.08-lakh crore Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project - spread across three districts of Maharashtra - is coming up.

Mumbai: Family of deceased man asks HC to allow sister to be surrogate mother

The man’s wife, while he was still alive, had agreed to the in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) procedure, but after his death in 2017 has backed out, the family has stated.

IIT-B submits final report to HC: Mahul ‘not conducive for human safety, security and decent living’

The Urban Development Department last year had asked the IIT Bombay to “survey infrastructural facilities to be provided to the Mahul project rehabilitates” on the high court’s direction.

2006 fake encounter: Govt agencies gave biased reports to help free 11 cops, says Bombay HC

On December 2, 2015, deputy secretary of the state home department, based on reports submitted by the commissioner of police, the additional director general, the inspector general and the National Human Rights Commission, had suspended the sentences of the 11 officers.

Lawyer files plea against top MMRCL officials, seeks jail

The petitioner further stated that according to the court order, MMRCL was directed to keep the noise levels within standards prescribed and act immediately to reduce the noise levels if exceeded, but L&T had stated that no action will be taken unless the noise levels in the hour immediately preceding the complaint exceeded 83.6 decibel.

Govt on Maratha quota: ‘No jobs for graduates, postgraduates’

The state government began arguments on three petitions filed by advocates, along with others, challenging a govt notification providing reservation to members of the Maratha community.

Pune Metro: 50 per cent of SKP campus to be acquired; trust moves HC

The petition states that the school has been running for the past 30 years and has catered to the need of the underprivileged students in the surrounding areas.