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    Bombay High Court asks BCI: Inspect proposed women’s law college

    Mumbai: Noting that law colleges meant exclusively for women students in and around the city deserved all the assistance from the authorities, the Bombay High Court has directed the Bar Council of India (BCI) to conduct inspection and related formalities, without further delay, of one such proposed college in Thane.

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    Mumbai: JJ Hospital resident doctors call off strike on security assurance

    Mumbai: Resident doctors of the state-run J J Hospital here called off their strike on Tuesday after the Maharashtra government assured them of fulfilling their demands. The doctors were on a strike since May 19 after two of their colleagues were allegedly assaulted by the relatives of a patient following her death while undergoing a treatment.

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    Aurangabad Riot: Muslim legislators demand action against Shiv Sena leaders

    Mumbai: Several Muslim legislators protested on Tuesday at Mantralaya over the alleged involvement of Shiv Sena party workers and police officers in the Aurangabad riots. The legislators claimed they were denied a meeting with chief minister Devendra Fadnavis despite prior appointment being taken. However, Fadnavis clarified the delegation of Muslim legislators has not taken his appointment and said he will meet them in the night.

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    Woman approaches Bombay High Court seeking abortion

    Mumbai: A 25-year-old woman approached Bombay High Court seeking permission to abort her pregnancy since it has crossed the permissible 20-week limit. The woman claims that her foetus has been detected with hernia. The Mumbai-based woman, along with her husband, approached the vacation bench of Justice Shahrukh Kathawala and Justice Ajay Gadkari. She has sought permission to abort her 26-weeks pregnancy as per the provisions of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP)

  • Lalu Prasad arrives in Mumbai ahead of hospitalisation

    Mumbai: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad arrived at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, ahead of his hospitalisation on Wednesday.

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    Mumbai: BMC aims to merge 63 schools

    Mumbai: Students of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) schools will be shifted as over 63 schools will be merged before this academic year begins in June. These schools are being merged with nearby civic-run schools as they do not have sufficient number of students attending classes.

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    Single incident of harassment not enough to penalise someone for domestic abuse, cruelty: Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: In a significant ruling, the Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court has said a single and solitary incident of harassment is not enough to attract the provisions of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which penalise domestic abuse and cruelty. The ruling was delivered earlier this month by a single-judge bench of Justice Kishor Sonawane while dealing with a criminal appeal filed by a man challenging his conviction under section 498 A

  • Maharashtra: WhatsApp group admin assaulted after member’s removal

    Mumbai: The ‘administrator’ of a group on the popular messaging platform WhatsApp was assaulted at the behest of a member who was incensed by his removal from the group, the police have said. Ahmednagar-based Chaitanya Shivaji Bhor, 18, was attacked by three persons with a sharp weapon, a senior police official told PTI. The incident occurred at a mess on the night of May 17 on the Ahmednagar-Manmad road.

  • Mumbai: 8 out of 24 BMC pothole helplines non-functional

    Mumbai: One-third of the helpline numbers of BMC road engineers (one for each ward), for the purpose of addressing public complaints related to potholes, which were published in several newspapers on Monday, either don’t work or are not connected to messaging applications. Eight of the 24 wards across the city are non-functional from the very beginning of the initiative.