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  • Sheena Bora murder case: Indrani’s ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna claims driver Shyamvar Rai eyed Sheena

    Mumbai: The sensational Sheena Bora murder case on Wednesday witnessed a new twist with one of the accused blaming approver Shyamvar Rai for Sheena’s ‘sudden’ disappearance. The allegation was levelled by Indrani’s ex-husband – Sanjeev Khanna, who also claimed Rai was eyeing Sheena. The claims were made while cross-examining Rai, who deposed before a special…

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  • Dabholkar Pansare Murder Case: Bombay High Court wants citizens to help save “largest democracy”

    Mumbai: To quicken the pace of the probe in the murder cases of rationalists Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare, the Bombay High Court recently appealed to the general public to come out and depose as witnesses. The HC has appealed to citizens to help save India’s “largest democracy” image globally. A division bench of Justice Satyaranjan…

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  • Mumbai: Fight for 53rd spiritual head of Bohra community continues

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday continued recording the testimony of Syedna Taher Fakhruddin, the claimant of the 53rd Dai-al-Multaq, the spiritual head of the Dawoodi Bohra Community. He was cross-examined for the second consecutive day by his cousin – Syedna Muffaddal Saiffuddin. Syedna Fakhruddin had deposed before a single-judge bench of Justice Gautam…

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    Scrutinise Shiv Sena corporator Sagun Naik’s caste claims, Bombay High Court tells Caste Scrutiny Committee

    Mumbai: In what can spell trouble for Shiv Sena’s corporator Sagun Naik, the Bombay High Court recently directed the district Caste Scrutiny Committee to consider afresh, his claims of belonging to the Other Backward Caste (OBC) category. The HC has asked the Committee to decide Naik’s caste claims, within a period of six months. A…

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  • NIA inconsistent in Malegaon blast probe: Col. Purohit’s wife Aparna

    Mumbai: The fate of Colonel Prasad Purohit and Sadhvi Pragyasingh Thakur, two main accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case will be decided on December 21, the day when the special court is likely to pass orders on their discharge pleas. Meanwhile, Col. Purohit’s wife Aparna has for the first time said there has been…

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  • Malegaon blast accused Colonel Purohit still a hero to his kids

    Mumbai: ‘A father will always be a hero for his children’ this can be clearly seen in the Purohit family, which has suffered for more than nine years. Two sons, an old mother and a wife all waited eagerly for nine years for the release of Colonel Prasad S Purohit, who was behind the bars…

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  • RERA not ‘retrospective’, still let Parliament decide, says Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: The landmark ruling of the Bombay High Court upholding the constitutional validity of the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) act will surely have some larger implications on the real estate industry. The major clarification sought by the developers and home buyers was if RERA has a ‘retrospective’ effect but the HC has put the…

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  • I have special knowledge to lead Bohras: Syedna to Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: The fight between two cousins to become the Dai-al-Mutlaq, spiritual head of the Dawoodi Bohra community intensified on Friday with one deposing in the Bombay High Court and claiming to have been ‘specially trained’ to handle the position. Syedna Taher Fakhruddin deposed as a ‘witness’ in the historic central courtroom, which was jampacked by…

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    Padmavati row: Bombay High Court lashes out at fringe groups

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday came down heavily on the ‘fringe groups’ who have been opposing the release of the controversial film Padamvati and threatening to kill artists. The court, while hearing matters pertaining to the murders of Dabholkar and Pansare, observed that the world’s largest democracy is cutting to a sorry figure owing…

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  • Mumbai: Bombay High Court upholds RERA Act

    Mumbai: In a major relief to home buyers across the country, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday upheld the constitutional validity of the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) Act. The court’s orders have come as a setback to the developer community, since the RERA is tasked with the business of regulating the incomplete projects. This ruling…

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    Bombay High Court voices concern over rising numbers of missing children, be proactive on child labour tells cops

    Mumbai: The Bombay HC recently voiced concern over the rising numbers of missing children. The HC suggested people must become proactive in reporting any case of child labour. The HC also suggested the Maharashtra Police to consider initiating departmental proceedings against officers, who fail to trace missing children. A division bench of Justice Satyaranjan Dharmadhikari…

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  • Bombay High Court nixes Mumbai Metro fare hike

    Mumbai: In a major breather for commuters, the Bombay High Court on Monday quashed the proposal of the Mumbai Metro One Private Limited to hike the fares of Metro One, which connects Ghatkopar and Versova. The court also directed the Maharashtra government to reconstitute a fare fixation committee. This comes as a relief to lakhs of…

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