Free Press Journal
  • Don’t proceed with trial in Jiah case: Bombay HC tells lower court

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today asked a lower court here not to proceed with the trial in the suicide case of actor Jiah Khan till it hears and decides a petition filed by the CBI challenging the Maharashtra government’s decision to appoint a special public prosecutor in the case.

  • HC gives Maha more time to file compliance on ‘Victoria’ ban

    Mumbai : Horse carriages, popularly known as Victorias, would continue to serve joy rides to tourists in the city for some more time as the Bombay High Court on Friday granted further time to Maharashtra government to file an affidavit on complying with its earlier order of banning them.

  • No Rath Yatra At Shivaji Park

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court on Thursday rejected the petition to hold the annual Jagannath Rath Yatra at Shivaji Park stating that the ground can only be allotted for designated purposes. A division bench of Justice Abhay Oka and Justice A K Menon was hearing the petition filed by a member of International Society for Krishna Consciousness (Iskcon) seeking direction to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to permit them to hold

  • HC Unhappy Over State Stand On Women’s Safety

    Mumbai : The State filed its compliance report on suggestions made by the Justice (retd) Dharmadhikari committee on women’s safety in the Bombay High Court on Friday. The court, however, expressed displeasure on the steps taken by the state.

  • What About Water Coolers? HC Takes A Potshot At State

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court on Friday made an oral observation suggesting the members of the bar council to contribute to put up water coolers and water purifiers in various court premises, as the State repeatedly failed to pay for the same.

  • Illegal Hoardings: HC Fumes Over Inaction

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court on Friday expressed displeasure over the failure of municipal councils in submitting their compliance report on action taken against illegal hoardings. The non-submission of report suggested that there was failure in complying with the previous orders of the court on removing illegal hoardings.

  • Rlys Draw HC Rap For Not Giving Amenities To Disabled

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court has pulled up the railways for not providing essential amenities for the disabled despite previous court orders directing them to do so.

  • Private Schools On Govt Space: HC Orders State, BMC To File Affidavit

    Mumbai  : The Bombay High Court, on Monday asked the state and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to file an additional affidavit stating its eviction proceedings against private schools on government land in suburban Mumbai.

  • HC Directs Govt To Raze Illegal Structures In Thane Villages

    Mumbai : The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), the Thane zilla parishad and Dawadi village gram panchayat to initiate and co-ordinate action to ensure that illegal structures in Thane’s villages are demolished.