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: Consumer Commission orders recovery proceedings against Syndicate bank

Mumbai: Consumer Commission orders recovery proceedings against Syndicate bank

Mumbai: A district Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has ordered initiation of recovery proceedings by the Mumbai District Collector...Read More

Mumbai: Consumer Commission raps Panasonic India for faulty washing machine; orders to refund partial amount

Mumbai: Consumer Commission raps Panasonic India for faulty washing machine; orders to refund partial amount

Commission member Shraddha Jalnapurkar said in her order that Panasonic should have made sure that there are no defects in the manufactur...Read More

Consumer panel raps Panasonic India for faulty washing machine

Consumer panel raps Panasonic India for faulty washing machine

Soon after the purchase of the product in November 2015, she had started experiencing issues. Many technicians tried to solve the issue,...Read More

Mumbai: Kin of two cops who died in 2015 mishap ordered ₹1.28 cr total payout

Mumbai: Kin of two cops who died in 2015 mishap ordered ₹1.28 cr total payout

A Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) has ordered a total compensation of over Rs. 1.28 crore for families of two policemen in their mi...Read More

Mumbai: Father gets bail in rape case after daughter changes her statement, blames friend

Mumbai: Father gets bail in rape case after daughter changes her statement, blames friend

A special court designated under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act last week granted bail to a man accused by h...Read More

Mumbai: Islamic preacher says police pulled beard, insulted him over religion

Mumbai: Islamic preacher says police pulled beard, insulted him over religion

An Islamic preacher has approached the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) alleging that an Assistant Police Inspector of the Kasara pol...Read More

Mumbai: ₹80L payout for kin of PSI who died after helmetless biker hit her

Mumbai: ₹80L payout for kin of PSI who died after helmetless biker hit her

A Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) has ordered a bike owner and an insurance company to pay Rs. 81 lakh to the husband of 26-year-ol...Read More

Mumbai: 20-yr-old gets 1-yr jail, Rs 15K fine for winking, giving flying kiss to teen

Mumbai: 20-yr-old gets 1-yr jail, Rs 15K fine for winking, giving flying kiss to teen

Mumbai: A special court designated under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act on Wednesday sentenced a 20-year-old...Read More

Mumbai Court denies bail to youth who posed as cop to loot iPad, iPhones

Mumbai Court denies bail to youth who posed as cop to loot iPad, iPhones

A sessions court on Tuesday rejected the bail application of a 26-year-old who posed as a police officer along with accomplices who imper...Read More

Bhima-Koregaon case: NIA says no sanctity can be attached to Arsenal report

Bhima-Koregaon case: NIA says no sanctity can be attached to Arsenal report

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has said no sanctity can be attached to the US-based digital forensics firm Arsenal Consulting’s ...Read More

Mumbai: Court raps Vaze’s lawyer for letter leak, police officer says threat for his life in jail

Mumbai: Court raps Vaze’s lawyer for letter leak, police officer says threat for his life in jail

Suspended cop remanded in judicial custody

Khar New Year eve murder: Diya files for bail, says police planted evidence to link her

Khar New Year eve murder: Diya files for bail, says police planted evidence to link her

Khar New Year's Eve murder: Forensic reports of accused show no trace of drugs, alcohol

Payal Rohatgi

Mumbai: ‘Prima facie tweets show disregard for Muslim women, community’, says court on Payal Rohatgi

An Andheri magistrate court while recently ordering a police inquiry on the tweets last year of actor Payal Rohatgi in the context of the...Read More

Mumbai: ‘Cannot survive it this time’ echo across most trades

Mumbai: ‘Cannot survive it this time’ echo across most trades

The worry in the minds of businessmen and traders is how to pay employee their salaries and rents

Mumbai: Kangana Ranaut's challenge to proceedings in Javed Akhtar's defamation complaint dismissed

Mumbai: Kangana Ranaut's challenge to proceedings in Javed Akhtar's defamation complaint dismissed

In his complaint filed in November, last year, before the Andheri magistrate court, Akhtar had stated that Kangana had made comments in a...Read More

Mumbai: ‘Deceased would not have died if he had worn helmet’, says MACT; rejects payout claim of kin

Mumbai: ‘Deceased would not have died if he had worn helmet’, says MACT; rejects payout claim of kin

Stating that a 37-year-old who died in a road accident in 2014 after his motorcycle skid and hit a bus, would not have died if he had wor...Read More

Mumbai: Court tells jail not to make Pune blast accused dress in convict’s uniform

Mumbai: Court tells jail not to make Pune blast accused dress in convict’s uniform

Mumbai: Chhota Rajan, six others convicted in builder Ajay Gosaliya's attempt to murder case

Mumbai: Motor Accident Claims Tribunal orders Rs 28L for hotel helper injured in 2014 mishap

Mumbai: Motor Accident Claims Tribunal orders Rs 28L for hotel helper injured in 2014 mishap

After effects still haunting life of claimant, says tribunal


Mumbai: 'No sufficient material’; court closes 16-year-old case against Chhota Rajan

Mumbai: 'No sufficient material’; court closes 16-year-old case against Chhota Rajan

A special court designated under the Maharashtra Control of Organized Crime Act (MCOCA) on 26 March accepted a closure report filed by th...Read More

Jhanvi Kukreja murder case: 508-page chargesheet filed

Jhanvi Kukreja murder case: 508-page chargesheet filed

Mumbai: In a 508-page chargesheet filed by the Khar police before a Bandra magistrate court in the Jhanvi Kukreja murder case, a witness,...Read More

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