Narsi Benwal

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Bombay High Court quashes defamation case against Ratan Tata

Bombay High Court quashes defamation case against Ratan Tata

The proceedings had been initiated by a magistrate court while dealing with a criminal defamation lawsuit filed by Wadia against Tata and...Read More

Mumbai: KEM activists sceptical of claim

Mumbai: KEM activists sceptical of claim

The surprising data has been provided by the hospital management in response to an application made under the Right To Information (RTI) ...Read More

Bombay High Court lets girl seek certificate based on her mother’s caste

Bombay High Court lets girl seek certificate based on her mother’s caste

A bench of Justices Sunil Shukre and Shreeram Modak slammed the district caste scrutiny committee of Amravati for denying a caste certifi...Read More

Mumbai: City zonal officers yet to get paid for poll duties

Mumbai: City zonal officers yet to get paid for poll duties

However, the government employees in Mumbai, who worked tirelessly for over two months, are yet to get their remunerations.

Actor expresses solidarity with kin of mob lynching victims

Actor expresses solidarity with kin of mob lynching victims

Their demand was backed by actor Naseeruddin Shah and noted activists like Subhashini Ali, Teesta Setalvad, etc.

Bombay High Court won’t tweak imbalance

Bombay High Court won’t tweak imbalance

Activist Zoru Bhathena had petitioned the bench led by CJ Nandrajog seeking proper constitution of the Tree Authority as there was a disp...Read More

Can ex-top cop fight legal battle on his own?

Can ex-top cop fight legal battle on his own?

The case dates back to July 2014, when the state’s chief information commissioner (CIC) passed certain strictures against Maria while dec...Read More

It’s the duty of landlord, tenants, to maintain old buildings, rules Bombay High Court

It’s the duty of landlord, tenants, to maintain old buildings, rules Bombay High Court

The HC said that the landlord and the tenants must conduct a structural audit after their building completes 30 years and then every 10 y...Read More

Bombay High Court says Metro does not necessitate Coastal Road

Bombay High Court says Metro does not necessitate Coastal Road

The HC said the authorities could have had considered the fact that the Metro network would run parallel to the proposed coastal road.

Coastal Road is not a dying need for Mumbai: High Court

Coastal Road is not a dying need for Mumbai: High Court

The High Court said, the BMC cannot continue with the construction of the 29.2 km coastal road project, until it obtains the requisite gr...Read More

Mumbai: Bombay High Court goes Herbal

Mumbai: Bombay High Court goes Herbal

In a significant ruling, the Bombay High Court has held that restaurants across Maharashtra cannot be barred from serving herbal hookah t...Read More

Mumbai: Bombay High Court seeks BMC policy on ‘illuminated’ hoardings

Mumbai: Bombay High Court seeks BMC policy on ‘illuminated’ hoardings

Observing the safety of pede­s­t­ri­ans and motorists is of paramount importance, the Bombay High Court recently directed the BMC to plac...Read More

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Mumbai: Bombay High Court junks PIL on schemes named after Balasaheb Thackeray

The Bombay High Court recently dismissed a PIL which had objected to the proposal to name at least three public projects after Balasaheb ...Read More

Adult survivor of trafficking can’t be forced to live in correction home: Bombay High Court

Adult survivor of trafficking can’t be forced to live in correction home: Bombay High Court

Observing that the fundamental rights of citizens are paramount, the Bombay High Court has held that an adult rescued from trafficking or...Read More

We are not a branch of BMC: Irked Bombay High Court tells residents

We are not a branch of BMC: Irked Bombay High Court tells residents

Observing that it is not an extended branch of any municipal corporation, the Bombay High Court reiterated that it would not pass any ord...Read More

328 Mumbaikars died after falling into manholes in last 5 years: Right To Information

328 Mumbaikars died after falling into manholes in last 5 years: Right To Information

A total of 328 Mumbaikars have lost their lives after slipping into an open manhole or drowning into the sea, in the last five years. The...Read More

Competent authorities can’t exceed jurisdiction: Bombay High Court

Competent authorities can’t exceed jurisdiction: Bombay High Court

A person seeking a caste certificate would have to apply for it to the competent authority of his or her own area/ territory, ruled the f...Read More

Bombay High Court insists caste certificate is from relevant district

Bombay High Court insists caste certificate is from relevant district

A person seeking a caste certificate would have to apply for it to the competent authority of his or her own area/ territory, ruled the f...Read More

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Before Dr Payal Tadvi, Nair hospital had received 4 ragging complaints

Mumbai: The BYL Nair Hospital’s tall claims of holding regular meetings to sensitise students about tough ragging laws seem to have falle...Read More

Failure to ban Sanatan Sanstha bailed out Punalekar

Failure to ban Sanatan Sanstha bailed out Punalekar

The failure of the Maharashtra government in taking proactive steps to ban the right-wing group — Sanatan Sanstha, has proved to be a boo...Read More

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