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    Denying bail to accused in bailable offence is against right to life: Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: In a significant ruling, the Bombay High Court held that no person booked under a bailable offence can be denied bail by any court. The high court has said that denying bail to such a person would amount to violation of their right to life and liberty. This important order was passed by a single-judge bench of Justice Anuja Prabhudesai while granting bail to Appaso Kumasage, a hotelier from Sangli, accused

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    Maratha Quota Stir: 170 protesters granted bail Pune

    Pune: The Pune Sessions Court on Tuesday granted bail to 170 people, arrested for rioting and arson during the Maratha quota agitation in the city on August 9. On August 10, the Pune police arrested a total of 194 people, which included two minors and five women.

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    Bail racket busted, 6 arrested in Thane

    Thane: With the arrest of six people, police today claimed to have busted a major racket involving fabrication of documents and arranging guarantors to obtain bail for arrested persons from courts here in Maharashtra.

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    Matricide: Accused seeks bail saying he is of unsound mind

    Mumbai: A 21-year-old man, arrested for killing his mother last year, has approached the Bombay High Court seeking bail on the ground that he is of an unsound mind. Siddhant Ganore, a college student, was arrested for allegedly killing his mother, Deepali, at their residence in suburban Vakola on May 23, 2017. He stabbed his mother multiple times and then fled, according to the police.

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    Maharashtra: NCP missed Bhujbal’s leadership, says Ajit Pawar

    Mumbai: As former Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal was on Friday granted bail by the Bombay High Court, NCP leader Ajit Pawar welcomed the development while thousands of Bhujbal supporters erupted in celebrations with fireworks and distribution of sweets.

  • INX media case: Karti Chidambaram moves Delhi High Court for bail

    New Delhi: Karti Chidambaram, the son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, has moved the Delhi High Court seeking bail in connection with the INX media case. The high court will hear his petition on March 13. Currently, he has been sent to judicial custody till March 25 in the INX Media Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance case.

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    Mumbai: Keen to end tariq-pe-tariq, Chhagan Bhujbal team ups the ante for bail

    Mumbai: After the Supreme Court struck down Section 45 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), it has boosted prospects of former Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal’s bail. Interestingly, Bhujbal’s bail application was filed in July this year and since then it has only been ‘tariq pe tariq’ – a much popular line from Damini, a Hindi film.

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    Mumbai: ED opposes Chhagan Bhujbal’s bail plea

    Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday vehemently opposed the application moved by former deputy chief minister Chhagan Bhujbal, seeking bail. The central agency claimed that Bhujbal has given an explanation of only Rs 30 crore out of the total Rs 847 crore, the amount which he is accused of siphoning and laundering.

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    Mumbai: Chhagan Bhujbal waits for bail, ED attaches his properties

    Mumbai: Just prior to the hearing on former Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal’s application for bail, the ED has attached former’s properties, which the agency claims are worth Rs 20.41 crores. Interestingly, these properties include the house willed to Bhujbal by his grandmother and another which he had got under the MLA quota.

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    Supreme Court refuses bail to jilted lover who stabbed Mumbai girl

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused bail to a man from Ahmedabad who was awarded life sentence for assaulting a girl – he was apparently in love with – in her Mumbai office in October 2000, leaving her paralysed below waist. The Bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and R Banumathi dismissed the appeal of Pranjay Purushotam Goradia (37) who was sentenced by the Bombay High Court in 2013 after hearing

  • Bombay High Court dismisses Ramesh Kadam’s plea to raise Manjula Shetye murder case in monsoon session of State Assembly

    Mumbai: In a setback to the jailed Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Ramesh Kadam, the Bombay High Court on Wednesday dismissed his plea seeking one week bail. He had sought the temporary bail to attend the ongoing monsoon session and apprise the State Assembly with the malpractices and irregularities in the Byculla jail, that led to death of convict Manjula Shetye.

  • Malegaon blast case: Plea in Supreme Court against bail to Sadhvi Pragya

    New Delhi: A petition was filed on Thursday in the Supreme Court challenging the Bombay High Court’s order granting bail to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. The plea has sought a stay on the high court’s April 25 order granting bail to her. The high court had granted her the relief saying there was “no prima facie evidence against her”.

  • Malegaon blast: Sadhvi Pragya gets bail, victims to move SC

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, one of the prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case, nearly nine years after her arrest. However, the plea by her co-accused — former Army officer Lt. Col. Prasad Shrikant Purohit — was rejected by the High Court. Purohit had challenged a lower court’s rejection of his bail plea.

  • Bihar Road Rage: SC to hear plea challenging Rocky Yadav’s bail

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Friday hear a Bihar Government’s plea challenging the bail granted by the Patna High Court to Rocky Yadav, the main accused in the killing of Aditya Sachdeva in a road rage case in Gaya on May 7.

  • Saradha accused Madan Mitra gets bail

    Kolkata, Former West Bengal minister and Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra was on Friday granted bail by a court here, over 21 months after his arrest in the multi-crore rupee Saradha chit fund scam.

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