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    Bombay HC refuses interim relief to actor in cheating case

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today refused interim relief from arrest to actor Maria Susairaj in a cheating case. She had earlier served a three-year sentence in the 2008 murder case of TV executive Neeraj Grover.

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    Bombay High Court slams Parsi trusts for failure to highlight threat to shrines due to Metro 3 work

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday pulled up two Parsi trusts for their failure to highlight the “threat” to their temples situated in South Mumbai. The five trustees, who had approached the court, claimed that ongoing drilling work for the Metro III corridor poses a threat to their temples, which are heritage structures. They had also claimed that drilling alignment work can

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    HC summons municipal commissioner over non-compliance of order

     Mumbai:  Irked by non-compliance of court orders by municipal authorities, the Bombay High Court has directed Mumbai civic chief Ajoy Mehta to appear before it tomorrow. The order was passed by vacation judge Justice S J Kathawala yesterday while hearing a petition filed by tenants of Bhatia Building, a century-old structure in south Mumbai, against four landlords.

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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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    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)

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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

  • NSE drags SGX to court over derivatives products

    New Delhi : The Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Tuesday said it will list new India equity derivatives products in June despite NSE dragging the overseas bourse to court for an interim injunction on the new products.

  • Bombay High Court allows engineering student, charged with cheating and forgery, to sit for exams

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court recently came to the rescue of an engineering student, accused of cheating and forgery by manipulating the answer sheets of the recruitment of armed police personnel in the State Reserve Police Force (SRPF). The HC has allowed him to appear in his semester exams and till then has restrained the police from arresting him.

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    Bombay High Court helps 72-year-old, bars ‘abusive’ son from home

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has come to the aid of a 72-year-old city doctor and denied her son permission to enter her house after she alleged he regularly abused her. A bench presided over by Justice SJ Kathawalla refused to allow a plea filed by the woman’s son seeking access to the house. “Prima facie, the plaintiff (the son) has no right over the house of the mother, and also can’t

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    Bombay High Court: Demolish all ‘reconstructed’ illegal structures near Tansa pipeline

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court recently took cognizance of the rampant illegal construction being carried out near the Tansa pipeline, which is considered to be one of the major water supplying pipelines for Mumbai. The HC accordingly directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to pull down all the illegal structures, which are ‘reconstructed’ even after being demolished by the civic body.

  • We need to change our mentality on dealing with children in courtrooms, says renowned psychiatrist

    Mumbai: Nobel laureate Nelson Mandela once said that our children are our greatest “treasure and future” and those who abuse them “weaken our nation.” The Supreme Court of India recently referred this while directing the Bombay High Court and also other High Courts in the country to consider setting up special “child friendly and  vulnerable” witnesses court.

  • Mumbai Kamala Mills fire: Bombay High Court grants bail to Ramesh Gowani, Ravi Bhandari

    Mumbai: A vacation bench of the Bombay High Court on Wednesday granted bail to Ramesh Gowani and Ravi Bhandari, co-accused in the Kamala Mills fire case. Justice VL Achilya had heard extensive arguments from both sides on Tuesday after the Supreme Court directed the Bombay HC to expedite the hearing on the bail pleas. Gowani and Bhandari, co-owners of the Kamala Mills compound, were arrested and charged with culpable homicide, not amounting to

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    Bombay High Court refuses to grant interim bail to Sameer Bhujbal

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday refused to grant interim bail to Sameer Bhujbal, the nephew of former deputy chief minister Chhagan Bhujbal. The former law maker, Sameer has approached the HC seeking bail on the ground of parity citing the release of his uncle Chhagan, who was granted bail earlier this month.