Bhavna Uchil

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Bhavna Uchil has worked as a reporter for three years. She covers the legal beat for The Free Press Journal, closely tracking developments at the Sessions Courts and lower courts in Mumbai.

Stories By Bhavna Uchil

Mumbai: Court rejects plea seeking FIR against previous judge

Mumbai: Court rejects plea seeking FIR against previous judge

A special court designated under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act last Monday refused to entertai...Read More

FPJ Legal: ‘Accused did not exercise caution’, court refuses bail to employees of shipping firm handling barge that sank during Cyclone Tauktae

FPJ Legal: ‘Accused did not exercise caution’, court refuses bail to employees of shipping firm handling barge that sank during Cyclone Tauktae

A sessions court on Friday rejected the bail pleas of employees of a shipping firm incharge of operations in barge P - 305 which sank in ...Read More

Mumbai: Crime branch records Shilpa Shetty’s statement; husband Raj Kundra remanded to police custody till July 27

Mumbai: Crime branch records Shilpa Shetty’s statement; husband Raj Kundra remanded to police custody till July 27

Mumbai: The Mumbai crime branch recorded the statement of Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty in connection with the pornographic video case in...Read More

Buildings on the Brink: 53-year-old Mahim bldg declared 'dangerous' by BMC in 2005; tenants continue to stay put

Buildings on the Brink: 53-year-old Mahim bldg declared 'dangerous' by BMC in 2005; tenants continue to stay put

Burhani Manzil, 53-year-old building in the crowded market area of Kapad Bazar in Mahim West, has been categorized by the BMC as a C1 str...Read More

Mumbai: Ex-police chief’s son denied bail for ‘stalking’ wife

Mumbai: Ex-police chief’s son denied bail for ‘stalking’ wife

A sessions court, on Tuesday, rejected the bail application of former city police commissioner Ram Deo Tyagi’s son Raj in a case of stalk...Read More

It is possible that rape case was lodged to extract money: Court

It is possible that rape case was lodged to extract money: Court

A sessions court while granting relief of pre-arrest bail last week to a 73-year-old man accused of raping his domestic help, pointed to...Read More

Eknath Khadse

'Scapegoat of political conspiracy': Eknath Khadse’s son-in-law Girish Chaudhari in bail plea

Mumbai: Former revenue minister Eknath Khadse’s son-in-law Girish Chaudhari has said that he is a scapegoat of a political conspiracy in ...Read More

Mumbai: Former police chief’s son denied bail in intimidation case filed by estranged wife

Mumbai: Former police chief’s son denied bail in intimidation case filed by estranged wife

Mumbai: A sessions court on Tuesday rejected the bail application of former city police commissioner Ram Deo Tyagi’s son Raj Tyagi in a c...Read More

FPJ Legal: Woman denied discharge in POCSO case, Mumbai court says law applies to women too

FPJ Legal: Woman denied discharge in POCSO case, Mumbai court says law applies to women too

A special court on Saturday rejected the discharge plea of a woman accused of sexually harassing and assaulting three children, stating t...Read More

Money paid by Eknath Khadse’s kin for Pune land, routed back: ED

Money paid by Eknath Khadse’s kin for Pune land, routed back: ED

Mumbai: All transactions made in the Pune MIDC land deal by former revenue minister Eknath Khadse’s son-in-law Girish Chaudhari and wife ...Read More

Allegations against Teltumbde prima facie true: NIA court

Allegations against Teltumbde prima facie true: NIA court

Teltumbde had claimed he had not attended the Elgar Parishad event and had attended his friend’s son’s wedding that was held on the same day

Pune land deal case: Eknath Khadse’s kin bought MIDC land in 'void' sale deed, claims ED

Pune land deal case: Eknath Khadse’s kin bought MIDC land in 'void' sale deed, claims ED

Mumbai: Former minister Eknath Khadse’s wife and son-in-law entered into a sale deed purchasing a land belonging to the Maharashtra Indus...Read More

Mumbai: Khadse’s kin bought MIDC land in ‘void’ sale deed, claims ED

Mumbai: Khadse’s kin bought MIDC land in ‘void’ sale deed, claims ED

Former minister Eknath Khadse’s wife and son-in-law entered into a 'void' sale deed purchasing a land belonging to the Maharashtra Indust...Read More

FPJ Legal | Pune land deal case: Eknath Khadse’s son-in-law’s ED custody extended till 19 July

FPJ Legal | Pune land deal case: Eknath Khadse’s son-in-law’s ED custody extended till 19 July

Mumbai: A special court constituted to try cases related to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) extended the custody of former ...Read More

'Official language is Marathi': Special court refuses to provide chargesheet in English to Chhota Rajan’s associate

'Official language is Marathi': Special court refuses to provide chargesheet in English to Chhota Rajan’s associate

Mumbai: A special court on Wednesday said that its official language is Marathi and refused the plea of former underworld don Chhota Raja...Read More

Hema Upadhyay-Harish Bhambani murder case: No bail for Chintan

Hema Upadhyay-Harish Bhambani murder case: No bail for Chintan

A Dindoshi sessions court, earlier this month, rejected the temporary bail plea of artist Chintan Upadhyay, who is accused of conspiracy ...Read More

FPJ Legal | Doctor cannot be assaulted, if one loses life due to illness: Mumbai Court

FPJ Legal | Doctor cannot be assaulted, if one loses life due to illness: Mumbai Court

Mumbai: A sessions court while granting bail on Monday to a man who had assaulted a doctor at Sion hospital last month following the deat...Read More

Mumbai: Khadse gave directions to acquire Pune land: ED tells special court

Mumbai: Khadse gave directions to acquire Pune land: ED tells special court

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) told a special court on Monday that an internal note of the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporati...Read More

Mumbai: NIA court denies bail to Anand Teltumbde

Mumbai: NIA court denies bail to Anand Teltumbde

A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court, on Monday, rejected the bail application of Dr. Anand Teltumbde, a management profes...Read More

FPJ Legal | Internal notes show Eknath Khadse, who did not have charge of MIDC, gave directions to acquire Pune land: ED to court

FPJ Legal | Internal notes show Eknath Khadse, who did not have charge of MIDC, gave directions to acquire Pune land: ED to court

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) told a special court on Monday that an internal note of the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporati...Read More

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