Narsi Benwal

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Narsi Benwal covers the legal beat for the Free Press Journal, reporting extensively on orders passed by the Bombay High Court, as well as developments at the City Civil Sessions Court and other lower courts in Maharashtra. He also reports special features on legal issues and other issues that make news in the city and state.

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Divorced Canadian woman asked to surrender Overseas Citizenship of India 

Observing that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act casts a duty on the Union Ministry of Home Affairs to cancel the Indian citizenship grante...Read More

Mumbai Police is one of the best in the world, cooperate with the force, says Bombay High Court

Mumbai Police is one of the best in the world, cooperate with the force, says Bombay High Court

A bench of Justices Sambhaji Shinde and Makarand Karnik said that Mumbai Police is considered as one of the best in the world and thus th...Read More

Free treatment for Covid patients or not?

Free treatment for Covid patients or not?

HC pulls up State for making varying submissions

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In line with CAA, Bombay High Court asks Canadian woman to surrender overseas citizenship

The Canadian woman was challenging the communication of the Home Ministry asking her to surrender her OCI card.

Bombay High Court stays all eviction, demolition of illegal constructions in Maharastra till Dec 22

Bombay High Court stays all eviction, demolition of illegal constructions in Maharastra till Dec 22

Says the prevailing situation still doesn't allow citizens to freely approach courts of law

Lawyers and clecks can board local trains till December 1

Lawyers and clecks can board local trains till December 1

The Bombay High Court, on Thursday, extended its orders allowing registered lawyers and clerks to travel in the suburban train services t...Read More

Activist drags NCW chief Rekha Sharma to Bombay HC over ‘love jihad’ tweets

Activist drags NCW chief Rekha Sharma to Bombay HC over ‘love jihad’ tweets

Gokhale seeks directions to sack her, says posting such statements cannot be seen casually

City Cops vs CBI: Central agency dubs Rhea's FIR registered by Mumbai Police against Sushant's sisters as 'bad in law', which must be 'quashed'

City Cops vs CBI: Central agency dubs Rhea's FIR registered by Mumbai Police against Sushant's sisters as 'bad in law', which must be 'quashed'

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday came to the rescue of both sisters of the deceased actor Sushant Singh Rajput and ...Read More

Bombay High Court asks BMC to shell out withheld salaries of differently-abled workers

Bombay High Court asks BMC to shell out withheld salaries of differently-abled workers

Embarrassing the BMC for its "flip flop" over the issue of providing proper travel facilities for its differently-abled employees, the Bo...Read More

Saket Gokhale drags NCW chief Rekha Sharma to Bombay HC over her 'misogynist and partisan' tweets

Saket Gokhale drags NCW chief Rekha Sharma to Bombay HC over her 'misogynist and partisan' tweets

In what can spell troubles for Rekha Sharma, the chairperson of National Commission of Women (NCW), an activist has filed a petition at t...Read More

Bombay High Court asks district caste committees to dispose "validation" pleas of elected candidates expeditiously

Bombay High Court asks district caste committees to dispose "validation" pleas of elected candidates expeditiously

The Court has directed all the district caste scrutiny committees to dispose applications within 8 months

Sushant died within 5 days of the banned drugs prescribed by his sisters, Rhea Chakraborty tells Bombay High Court

Sushant died within 5 days of the banned drugs prescribed by his sisters, Rhea Chakraborty tells Bombay High Court

Actress Rhea Chakraborty, who is presently on bail, has urged the Bombay High Court not to quash the FIR registered by the Mumbai Police ...Read More

TRP scam: HC orders India Today to deposit Rs 5L fine

TRP scam: HC orders India Today to deposit Rs 5L fine

The Bombay high court on Friday ordered that that the fine imposed on India Today by the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) for t...Read More

Marriage certificate not enough to prove wedlock, rules Bombay High Court

Marriage certificate not enough to prove wedlock, rules Bombay High Court

The HC further said even a second wife can file a complaint against the husband under section 494, which penalises second marriage during...Read More

Mahesh Bhatt slaps 1 cr defamation suit

Mahesh Bhatt slaps 1 cr defamation suit

Accused of operating human trafficking racket by 'nephew's wife'

'Maintain dignity for PM, CM': Bombay HC on tweets against Uddhav Thackeray

Marriage certificate not enough to prove marriage, rules Bombay HC

Mumbai: In a significant ruling, the Bombay High Court recently said a marriage certificate is not to enough to prove a marriage between ...Read More

Bombay HC orders detailed probe into 51 fake accident claims

Bombay HC orders detailed probe into 51 fake accident claims

Authorities asked to check more such crimes to ensure public fund is not wasted

Nanded Gurudwara allowed to hold 3-century-old Dussehra procession

Nanded Gurudwara allowed to hold 3-century-old Dussehra procession

Only 24 persons were allowed to participate in the procession, of which 16 and 8 persons each would board two open trucks

Assault on public servant cannot be tolerated: Bombay High Court

Assault on public servant cannot be tolerated: Bombay High Court

Court said it while dismissing anticipatory bail plea of a man, who was booked for beating up a cop for asking to wear a mask

State can see SC students differently, says HC while asking IIT-B to rectify its mistake

State can see SC students differently, says HC while asking IIT-B to rectify its mistake

Observing that the state has powers to make special provisions for the socially and educationally backward classes, the Bombay High Court...Read More

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